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Google introduces 'Confidential Mode' in its new Gmail design Google introduces 'Confidential Mode' in its new Gmail design
- April 15, 2018

In a statement, Google did not confirm specific changes but did acknowledge that it's working on a change to its email service. Your Gmail might start looking different, with a new design about to be unveiled by Google . When composing an email it appears users will be able to click a lock that prevents the contents of said communication being forwarded, copied, pasted, printed or downloaded . (more...)
Survey claims that 9% of Facebook users have deleted their accounts Survey claims that 9% of Facebook users have deleted their accounts
- April 15, 2018

You didn't know what a shadow profile is. According to Zuckerberg, the company has 200 people working on efforts to combat the promotion of "extremist" content. Could no one find him an adjustable chair? The talk of "Big Tech" regulation is nothing new, but up until now it has been just that, talk. Senator John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, asked Zuckerberg if he is willing to make a commitment to protect political speech from "all different corners". (more...)
Facebook will add AR doodles and Boomerang GIFs to Stories Facebook will add AR doodles and Boomerang GIFs to Stories
- April 15, 2018

With the availability of the AR-based 3D drawing feature clear signifies that a major push is being given to the Stories and it is said to help increase the popularity of stories and drive user engagement. On the other hand, Instagram's Boomerang feature is going to replace the Camera button on the Stories on Facebook . Apart from the new features, Facebook is also making the panel larger and adding a camera window in the status composer. (more...)
Shareholder Hbk Investments LP Increased Qualcomm INC (QCOM) Stake Shareholder Hbk Investments LP Increased Qualcomm INC (QCOM) Stake
- April 14, 2018

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $174.73. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Atlantic Grp Limited Liability invested in 982,244 shares or 0.92% of the stock. Blue Chip Inc reported 45,240 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 54,305 shares. (more...)
The New Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro The New Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro
- April 14, 2018

However, South Korean tech giant Samsung thinks the world needs a "smartphone" that doesn't connect to the Internet, hence, it has launched the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro. Other specs include a 3,000 mAh battery , 8MP front facing selfie camera, Android 8.0 and IP68 water and dust resistance. We will probably see such devices in the future from other manufacturers, as well, if the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro experiment proves to be a success. (more...)
Android Auto's wireless mode is now available for Pixel and Nexus phones Android Auto's wireless mode is now available for Pixel and Nexus phones
- April 14, 2018

Android Auto Wireless aims to fix that by introducing a Wi-Fi network that smartphones can use to tap into Android Auto , at last affording you the option to launch Android Auto without taking your phone out of your bag or pocket. If you don't have a Nexus or Pixel device, don't lose hope but I wouldn't count on a quick solution. Should you be the owner of a compatible head unit and Android device, you can now utilize Android Auto wirelessly inside of your vehicle. (more...)
Is this Android P's gesture-based navigation bar? Is this Android P's gesture-based navigation bar?
- April 14, 2018

The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. In a screenshot posted to the Android Developers blog (and since adjusted to hide part of the user interface), the navigation bar takes on a whole new look, with a back button, a wider button, and no Overview (multitasking) button. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Spills Details on Khloe Kardashian Giving Birth Kim Kardashian Spills Details on Khloe Kardashian Giving Birth
- April 14, 2018

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has given birth to a daughter with Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson . "Everyone is so excited about the baby". Speaking from experience. Cardi B , whose fiancé Offset was accused of being unfaithful late a year ago, believes Khloé Kardashian should follow her heart amid reports that Tristan Thompson cheated on the reality star throughout her pregnancy. (more...)
Syrian Foreign Ministry condemns US-led attack Syrian Foreign Ministry condemns US-led attack
- April 14, 2018

Trump is also putting pressure on Russian Federation and Iran to remove their support for Syria as he asked, "what kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men and women and children?" The strikes had been expected since harrowing footage surfaced of the aftermath of the alleged toxic gas attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma, which took place a week ago, and Trump reacted in an emotional tweet . (more...)
EBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Earns Buy Rating from Robert W. Baird EBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Earns Buy Rating from Robert W. Baird
- April 14, 2018

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of EBAY . The stock has a market cap of $42.01B and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 1.04B. Baird set a $52.00 price objective on shares of eBay and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating, twenty have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to ... (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 rumored to come with a max 4000mAh battery Galaxy Note 9 rumored to come with a max 4000mAh battery
- April 14, 2018

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC or Samsung's Exynos 9810 SoC. There are some reports that Samsung may push the envelope for the Galaxy Note 9 and opt for an in-screen fingerprint scanner as well, but, we'll have to wait and watch out on that one. (more...)
Junto Capital Management LP Stake in Adobe Sys INC (ADBE) Increased
- April 14, 2018

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $92.75. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on shares of Adobe Systems from $115.00 to $125.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th. (more...)
Apple warns its representatives on dripping information Apple warns its representatives on dripping information
- April 14, 2018

Putting Apple in a rather harsh light, a freshly leaked memo shows the draconian measures it takes to stop employees and business partners from leaking sensitive information. The full memo can be read on Bloomberg's site. It notes that Apple caught 29 leakers in 2017, including employees, contractors, and partners in its supply chain. (more...)
Metal Gear Solid Reference In Splinter Cell Ghost Recon Wildlands Metal Gear Solid Reference In Splinter Cell Ghost Recon Wildlands
- April 14, 2018

In fact, even some of Solid Snake's industry rivals bemoan the unfortunate circumstances of his retirement. The video below from Doctor Gamma reminds everyone of the time Snake talked about Fisher (and Syphon Filter's Gabriel Logan), and when the latter joked about a particular mechanic in Metal Gear Solid . (more...)
Stock Showing Surging Activity: Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- April 14, 2018

About 8,394 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is. Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its position in shares of Nvidia by 100.0% in the fourth quarter. Amica Mutual Insur reported 0.45% stake. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv owns 19,378 shares or 0.18% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
PayPal (PYPL) Holdings Increased by Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA PayPal (PYPL) Holdings Increased by Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA
- April 14, 2018

Just look at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that he couldn't wait to break off and is now trying to worm back in. Morgan Stanley thinks this is an areas ASX shareholders should be watching. For that reason, PYPL's SMA20 days and SMA50 days (simple moving average) comparison gave us the clear-cut view. After the latest check-in, shares are -10.48% off of the 50 day high and 7.87% away from the 50 day low number. (more...)
Samsung slapped with monster $2.8 billion lawsuit for allegedly stealing biometric tech Samsung slapped with monster $2.8 billion lawsuit for allegedly stealing biometric tech
- April 14, 2018

As a result of Samsung's infringement of the '993 Patent, PACid has suffered monetary damages, and is entitled to an award of damages adequate to compensate it for such infringement under 35 U.S.C. Nevertheless, let's see how the Korean company will handle this particular lawsuit from PACid. The Investor suggests, for example, that industry sources call the company " a patent troll" that relies on "suing companies that actually develop and sell products based on loose interpretations of ... (more...)
Apple launches red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus to help fight Aids Apple launches red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus to help fight Aids
- April 14, 2018

It's been years since Apple first took to the stage with U2's Bono to announce the first (Product) Red iPod. In fact, Apple and Product Red have a history of creating products with the red shine, including new iPhones, Beats, iPads and Apple Watches. (more...)
Your Android Smartphone May Be Missing Critical Security Updates Your Android Smartphone May Be Missing Critical Security Updates
- April 14, 2018

In addition, Google is working to improve Nohl's app so that it can identify Android phones installed with "alternative security updates " that the company says may have gone undetected from his research. An app called SnoopSnitch enables users to check if smartphone is running the security patches which it claims. Android phones usually get the latest security patches months after Google releases them. (more...)
This Gmail Will Self Destruct: Confidential Mode Is Coming This Gmail Will Self Destruct: Confidential Mode Is Coming
- April 14, 2018

Google has revealed a new design for Gmail's web client, that will roll out across multiple platforms in the coming weeks . This time the layout has been kept pretty much the same as of the present Gmail.com. According to the report , which cited a TechCrunch tipster named Chaim, Gmail's compose message pane will now also feature a lock with a clock in front of it. (more...)
Shenmue I & II Coming To The PlayStation 4, Xbox One And PC Shenmue I & II Coming To The PlayStation 4, Xbox One And PC
- April 14, 2018

Both games feature a day-and-night system, variable weather effects, non-player characters with daily schedules, and various minigames, as well as a 3D fighting system similar to Sega's Virtua Fighter series. The game features scalable resolution, choice of modern or classic controls, PC graphics options, an updated user interface, and the option to select original Japanese or English voiceovers. (more...)
Munster face Cheetahs ahead of big Racing 92 clash Munster face Cheetahs ahead of big Racing 92 clash
- April 14, 2018

Captain Peter O'Mahony, Andrew Conway and Simon Zebo are among those to re-enter the fray after playing no part in the Southern Kings victory. The Cheetahs will therefore have their work cut out for them, but should have enough firepower to secure their most important win of the season. (more...)
Facebook plans to charge users for their privacy Facebook plans to charge users for their privacy
- April 14, 2018

Zuckerberg again apologised and took responsibility for the Cambridge Analytica data-harvesting scandal, that has resulted in close to 90 million user profiles being scraped for personal information . We are the suckers who are born every minute. "Facebook's response to our white hat reports of "single person targeting" that "this is working as designed" shows an apathy toward micro-targeting and circumventions of the rudimentary micro-targeting protections Facebook has put in place", the ... (more...)
Severe weather arriving Saturday morning — FIRST ALERT FORECAST Severe weather arriving Saturday morning — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
- April 14, 2018

The bad news is the low pressure system that brought Thursdays rain and is now centered over Wisconsin will be moving on and bringing more rain. A warm and breezy day ahead for your Friday . Friday night , winds will speed up to 35 to 40 miles per hour with gusts as high as 55 miles per hour. At times it will be heavy. Stay tuned to ABC 17 for the latest forecast and updates. (more...)
Gmail promises to show a new Gmail promises to show a new "radical" upgrade
- April 14, 2018

Google launched three submarine cables in January: Curie, a private cable between Chile and Los Angeles; Havfrue, a consortium cable connecting the USA to Denmark and Ireland; and the Hong Kong-Guam Cable System (HK-G), a consortium cable interconnecting major subsea communications hubs in Asia. (more...)
Jr NTR at First Day Shoot of Trivikram Movie Jr NTR at First Day Shoot of Trivikram Movie
- April 14, 2018

Coincidentally, Pawan Kalyan attended as chief guest for the Puja ceremony of NTR28 and Naga Babu took part in the shoot on the day the film actually rolled. His film before that, Janatha Garage was also a blockbuster. Scenes involving NTR and the Mega brother were canned today. The team has started the proceedings with an action sequence choreographed by stunt choreographer duo Ram-Laxman in a specially constructed set. (more...)
Volatile Movement - Walmart Inc. (WMT) Volatile Movement - Walmart Inc. (WMT)
- April 14, 2018

During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.30 earnings per share. Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. The insider Lipar Jack Anthony sold $369,487. $200,291 worth of Walmart Inc . The firm earned "Perform" rating on Friday, March 2 by Oppenheimer. Presently, Walmart Inc . (more...)
Microtransactions are set to return to Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions are set to return to Star Wars Battlefront 2
- April 13, 2018

Now, Battlefront II will become decidedly cuter with the introduction of the adorable Ewoks. As mentioned previously, the Night on Endor update will be bringing Ewoks in the form of Ewok Hunt . The April update will also see the return of Crystals, the premium currency that EA removed from the game just ahead of release in the face of anger over Battlefront 2's loot boxes . (more...)
In 2 weeks, Apple could start making iPhone 6s Plus here In 2 weeks, Apple could start making iPhone 6s Plus here
- April 13, 2018

The trial production is running at tech city Bengaluru, Wistron the contract manufacturer will lead the price correction. According to the report , Wistron has set up a new assembly line for the almost three-year-old iPhone 6s Plus , which is now one of Apple's most popular phones in India. (more...)
PUBG's Massive New War Event Mode Is Live Now PUBG's Massive New War Event Mode Is Live Now
- April 13, 2018

Three teams of ten will battle it out in a sectioned piece of the original map, Erangel. Dying will land you back on the plane you parachuted out of to start the match, and you'll have to jump back down all the way to the ground once more . (more...)