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Villanova Wins The 2018 NCAA Championship Villanova Wins The 2018 NCAA Championship
- April 06, 2018

And with good reason. Donte DiVincenzo finally broke through at 12:44. The whole thing was mostly kind of a joke until Monday night, when the sixth man on a Villanova team distinguished by its selflessness and share-the-ball mentality appropriately enough emerged as the most outstanding player of the Final Four with 31 points in the Wildcats' 79-62 victory over MI at the Alamodome. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica row: Using Facebook now 'creepy' for some
- April 06, 2018

Following the Bloomberg report that made waves, Facebook said that the publication had misunderstood Zuckerberg's statements and that Messenger does not in fact read text conversations. Another concern is how this message deletion function is not available to Facebook Messenger's 1.3 billion regular users. The U.K. regulator is in the midst of an investigation into the scandal, which saw data from Facebook users misused by political data firm Cambridge Analytica in the 2016 USA ... (more...)
NFL Star Julian Edelman Stops Possible School Shooter on Instagram NFL Star Julian Edelman Stops Possible School Shooter on Instagram
- April 06, 2018

Edelman alerted Shannen Moen, his Boston-based assistant, and asked her to scour through the hundreds of comments under his latest post at the time - a picture of him with fellow National Football League player Danny Amendola on March 25. Since the Parkland shooting in February, schools have faced numerous threats of violence. According to Platzer, police traced the message back to a 14-year-old boy in Port Huron. (more...)
Quadrant Private Wealth Management LLC Purchases New Stake in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Quadrant Private Wealth Management LLC Purchases New Stake in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)
- April 06, 2018

Pentwater Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Monsanto Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.04 billion market cap company. 160 funds bought holdings and 346 increased holdings. Tru Invest Advsr, Indiana-based fund reported 5,195 shares. Associated Banc accumulated 0.04% or 11,218 shares. (more...)
Three-nation talks on Ethiopia dam fail to reach agreement Three-nation talks on Ethiopia dam fail to reach agreement
- April 06, 2018

The talks were attended by the foreign ministers, irrigation ministers and intelligence chiefs of the three countries. Ghandour, said that the climate is positive for reaching agreement between these countries. Egypt has expressed mounting alarm over the soon-to-be-completed upstream dam as it depends on the Nile for nearly all of its water needs. The Grand Renaissance Dam aims to produce 6,000 megawatts of hydro-electric power - the equivalent of six nuclear-powered plants. (more...)
Firewatch is coming to Nintendo Switch Some Time Soon Firewatch is coming to Nintendo Switch Some Time Soon
- April 06, 2018

The game has won multiple awards, that include Best Indie Game at the 2016 Golden Joystick Awards, Best Narrative at the 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards, and Debut Game at the 2017 British Academy Games Awards. "We know what a good Switch game feels like, and want to make sure Firewatch feels like one too". Although in the post, Campo Santo mentioned that there may be a surprise for their release on Switch. (more...)
StealthCoin (XST) soars 10.54% on April 3-4
- April 06, 2018

Bytom (BTM) traded 3.2% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.47 or 0.00006726 BTC. According to 2 analysts could reach $0.372218959790989. NAV Coin can be bought or sold on these cryptocurrency exchanges: Poloniex, Bittrex, Cryptopia, LiteBit.eu and Binance. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018) now available in India: Price, specifications and features Nokia 6 (2018) now available in India: Price, specifications and features
- April 06, 2018

So let's check out how these two devices fare when pitted against each other the lower mid-range segment of smartphones. Share us your views by posting your comments below. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and supports expandable storage up to 256GB via hybrid memory slot. Though its UI is a lot lighter than any Xiaomi device in the past, it's not flawless and still packs in a bunch of bloatware that one might struggle to get rid of. (more...)
Rumour: Google Working On A Chromeboook With 4K Display Rumour: Google Working On A Chromeboook With 4K Display
- April 06, 2018

The rumour popped up after a member of Reddit and XDA Developers community discovered a device codenamed Atlas while messing around with Chromium OS source code . All it says is a name and screen resolution, but the resolution is 3840 x 2160, which is indeed 4K. Currently, most high-end laptop makers are switching to 4K displays, so while Google's Pixelbook might not necessarily need a higher resolution, the upgrade will help it to compete in this changing landscape. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz launches SUV GLS Mercedes-Benz launches SUV GLS
- April 06, 2018

The vehicle is sold in the GLS 350d diesel and the GLS 400 petrol version, and both priced at Rs 86.90 lakh at pan India showroom. The Pune-headquartered company said that India has emerged in the top 6 markets for the GLS SUV, globally and that the full-size luxury SUV remains a key product in the SUV portfolio of Mercedes-Benz. (more...)
India's RCom says top court lifts ban on assets sale India's RCom says top court lifts ban on assets sale
- April 06, 2018

Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani on December 26 said the company has achieved full resolution of RCOM's debt, reducing it by Rs 25,000 crore to Rs 6,000 crore by monetising its assets. SBI had said it had total dues worth Rs 4,027 crore against RCom Consolidated and also asserted that unsecured creditor can not make claims over secured creditors. (more...)
Facebook admits its data drama has 'a few' advertisers pressing pause Facebook admits its data drama has 'a few' advertisers pressing pause
- April 06, 2018

Had Facebook audited CA's data holdings, Facebook could have prevented the privacy scandal that has derailed the company, Sandberg told Today's Savannah Guthrie. Some investors see the chaos as a chance to snap up shares in a service for which there is scarce alternative, despite rising public scrutiny and the prospect of a grilling from US legislators when Zuckerberg testifies before Congress next week. (more...)
Buy Apple iPhone X at Rs 79999 On Flipkart from 9th April Buy Apple iPhone X at Rs 79999 On Flipkart from 9th April
- April 06, 2018

Besides, Apple is also said to be working on touchless gestures. Co-Founder Steve Jobs popularized the mouse in the early 1980s. As expected, Apple hasn't commented on the development of any such features for future iPhones. Samsung is already working on a foldable smartphone, while Huawei is seeing increased success in Asia. Let's look deeper into what the new changes could mean for end users. (more...)
OnePlus 6 Getting Gestures Like This to Speed Things Up OnePlus 6 Getting Gestures Like This to Speed Things Up
- April 06, 2018

However, the company will also ne introducing an option which will enable the users to hide the notch if they don't need it. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has shared some more details about the feature. On the front, it is said to sport a 6.2-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) screen having 19:9 aspect ratio and is confirmed to boast Apple iPhone X-like notch on top of the display , which will house 20MP front-camera with face unlock capability. (more...)
Unusual Volume Spikes For: Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F)
- April 06, 2018

Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc.'s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $1,071,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The quarterly performance for the stock is -9.50%, while the half-yearly performance is -5.23%. will post $1.81 EPS for the current year. According to today's trading volume Ford Motor Co.is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. (more...)
Removal of Steam Machines from Steam homepage Removal of Steam Machines from Steam homepage "based on user traffic"
- April 06, 2018

The Steam Machine initiative was announced at the end of 2012 and was Valve's play to bring PC gaming to the living room. Today, Valve spoke out about why it removed the PCs from Steam's main store page, and what that means for other products like SteamOS . (more...)
The Pixel 3 gets a call-out in the AOSP
- April 06, 2018

However, while we wait for a mid-ranger to arrive, another rumor has popped up reporting that the Pixel 3 phone featuring entry-level specs is also going to be released this year and it is going to be running the Android Go platform. Not much is known about the upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. According to a recent leak , the affordable Pixel smartphone is believed to be codenamed "Desire" and will run on Google's optimized Go OS. (more...)
Facebook's facial recognition violates user privacy, watchdog groups plan to tell FTC
- April 06, 2018

He also said that Facebook is now signing up to more of Europe's privacy agenda and that it will even roll out some of the EU's strict privacy rules to all of the social network's global users. Founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify before the United States Congress next week. That Russian troll farm was charged with conspiracy and other crimes in an indictment issued in February by special counsel Robert Mueller. (more...)
Diablo's Deckard Cain is coming to Heroes of the Storm (yes, really) Diablo's Deckard Cain is coming to Heroes of the Storm (yes, really)
- April 06, 2018

His second Heroic Ability? Cain's ultimate abilities include Stay Awhile and Listen , which only makes me feel sad for ol' Deckard. So much so that we had to double check with Blizzard to ensure that this was indeed real - and not some elaborate april Fools gag. (more...)
Workers scramble as crane topples at SPPD construction site Workers scramble as crane topples at SPPD construction site
- April 06, 2018

But the video revealed that one worker was nearly crushed as the crane came toppling down. In the video, you can see the crane begin swaying before toppling over as workers below ran to be avoid it. The only damage appears to be to the crane itself. The crane fell just after 8 a.m.at the site, which is located at 1301 First Ave. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the incident but officials there declined to comment on Thursday. (more...)
Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages
- April 06, 2018

Facebook says anyone potentially impacted will be informed shortly. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the company had made a "huge mistake" and vowed to take further steps to tighten privacy on the platform. Facebook has been under scrutiny in recent weeks over how it handles users' private data and the revelation struck a nerve. Those measures include preventing third-party access to event information and acting as a gatekeeper to third-party apps that require ... (more...)
Apple (AAPL) PT Set at $159.00 by Goldman Sachs Apple (AAPL) PT Set at $159.00 by Goldman Sachs
- April 06, 2018

Patten Group Inc who had been investing in Facebook Inc A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $450.57 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $1.245 during the last trading session, reaching $172.855. That's 0.03, from change from 2017Q3's 0.7. It increased, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 637 rose holdings while 151 funds amassed holdings. (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Analyst's Predictions on Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- April 06, 2018

AGF Investments America Inc. now owns 8,795 shares of the technology company's stock worth $1,353,000 after purchasing an additional 308 shares during the last quarter. Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) have shown a high EPS growth of 31.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 12.80% yoy. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9: Installing Google Camera app may improve quality of photos Samsung Galaxy S9: Installing Google Camera app may improve quality of photos
- April 06, 2018

The Exynos 9810's processor can achieve speeds of up to 2.90GHz on the performance cores. However, there could be a new addition to the flagship Galaxy S9 range scheduled to launch in the coming weeks. Samsung has politely reminded fans of its older phones now might be the flawless time to upgrade to the brand new Galaxy S9 . That would seem to suggest humbler specs than what the Galaxy J7 (2017 ), aka SM-J730F, now offers, although the metal-made 5.5-incher unveiled back in ... (more...)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV)
- April 06, 2018

The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $49.75 price target, but the individual stock is already up 20.11% from its recent lows. Analyst's mean target price for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. The present relative strength index (RSI ) reading is 28.71. The Williams %R fluctuates between 0 and -100 measuring whether a security is overbought or oversold. (more...)
Most Active Stock: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- April 06, 2018

On a Monthly basis the stock is -17.97%. Some analysts pointed to comments by recently-installed White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow who suggested President Donald Trump's strident approach to China was a negotiating tactic to win concessions. (more...)
Stocks in Motion: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Stocks in Motion: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)
- April 06, 2018

At the end of the day, it's only a stock's performance that matters. The S&P and the Nasdaq indexes ended the day having given up most of the gains made since a steep sell-off in February, while the Dow closed at its lowest level since November. (more...)
Apple's Efforts to Cleanup the App Store are Paying Dividends Apple's Efforts to Cleanup the App Store are Paying Dividends
- April 06, 2018

Appfigures suspects that the decrease in the number of new iOS apps could be due to Apple rejecting more store submissions as a result of its tighter guidelines. We don't usually cover infographics and comparisons on Android Police - most are biased, pointless, or without much credibility - but this latest data set from appfigures made us stop and do a double-take because it presented interesting stats from a rather reputable app analytics company. (more...)
Taking a Facebook break reduces level of stress hormone cortisol, study finds Taking a Facebook break reduces level of stress hormone cortisol, study finds
- April 06, 2018

One group gave up Facebook for five days while the other group used the social media as before. 'Abstaining from Facebook was shown to reduce a person's level of the stress hormone cortisol, but people's own ratings of their stress did not change - perhaps because they weren't aware their stress had gone down, ' he explained. (more...)
Switching Off Facebook Reduces Stress
- April 06, 2018

While the 138 participants in the study took a break only from Facebook, the researchers think the same thing would happen to anyone who took a break from their favorite form of social media. Scientists from the University of Queensland and Australian Catholic University have explored the mental side effects of giving up Facebook in a study recently published in the Journal of Social Psychology , entitled "The Burden of Online Friends". (more...)