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Phishing has been discovered to be the Biggest Online threat Among Others Phishing has been discovered to be the Biggest Online threat Among Others
- November 13, 2017

In short, the threats online can be summed up to three MOs: keylogging , third-party breaches, and phishing, which has been discovered to be the biggest threat among the three. Account takeover, or "hijacking", is a common problem for users across the web. The study found that 82 per cent of blackhat phishing tools and 74 per cent of keyloggers tried to record a user's IP address and location while an additional 18 per cent of tools also tried to collect users' phone numbers as well as the ... (more...)
Volkswagen is considering making the Beetle electric
- November 13, 2017

However, this wouldn't be the first nostalgic vehicle of theirs that they would have given the electric auto treatment either, the other being the ID Buzz Microbus , which is expected to hit production sometime in 2022. Looks like the Beetle is primed to go electric. Although Diess stated an EV Beetle is not confirmed, the only hitch in development is the approval to be gained from the VW board of directors. (more...)
Vodacom boosts profit as it hits 40 million subscribers in SA Vodacom boosts profit as it hits 40 million subscribers in SA
- November 13, 2017

Normalised service revenue grew by 4.6%, boosted by a strong increase in customer gains in South Africa and significant gains in data and M-Pesa revenue internationally. 4G customers on its network increased 62.8% to 6.0 million, while the average monthly data usage on smart devices increased 19.5% to 776MB. "Without new spectrum, we are forced to build more base stations to meet data growth demand". (more...)
Michael Bublé Has Just Announced A Huge Stadium Gig For Dublin Michael Bublé Has Just Announced A Huge Stadium Gig For Dublin
- November 13, 2017

It will be his only Irish show of the year. You guys have been patient and I can't thank you enough for all your support. He's sold over 30 million albums worldwide, including the likes of It's Time , Call Me Irresponsible and Crazy Love , and is best known for hit singles like "Home", " Haven't Met You Yet ". (more...)
Real Estate Investors PLC Real Estate Investors PLC
- November 13, 2017

About 3.03M shares traded or 18.36% up from the average. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since November 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.76% the S&P500. Cohen And Steers Inc accumulated 922,275 shares. The Company invests in real estate assets in the markets of central Birmingham and the Midlands. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 16,400 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $186,000 after purchasing an ... (more...)
The Pixel 2 XL has another screen issue: unresponsive edges The Pixel 2 XL has another screen issue: unresponsive edges
- November 13, 2017

Given how important its AI helper is to the Pixel experience this is a pretty big deal and unsurprisingly the issue has been widely reported on the Google support forums. That poster also made a video with the Display Tester app "touch screen test" to show exactly what was going on. It'd be great to see such tech baked into DSLRs, action cams, and of course, more phones in the future. (more...)
Tekken 7 Adds Noctis from Final Fantasy XV as a Playable Character
- November 13, 2017

In this trailer, we got to see that none other than Noctis Lucis Caelum, the main character from Square-Enix's recent Final Fantasy 15 , will be joining the cast of Tekken 7 . There are so many moves for each character, mastering even one complete move set will take nothing less than complete dedication. Bandai Namco has been doing a killer job with its guest characters in Tekken 7 , including Akuma of Street Fighter fame and Geese Howard from SNK's Fatal Fury series. (more...)
Anambra: Senate INEC Committee says November 18 date holds Anambra: Senate INEC Committee says November 18 date holds
- November 13, 2017

The Senate Committee on INEC gave the warning on Friday and urged the electoral body to ensure that the election was conclusive, as its credibility would foreshadow what 2019 general elections will be like. "It is not clear to the commission whether these two alleged incidents are related, but the commission wishes to state that it is not aware of any missing sensitive election material and has not received any official report in that regard", he said. (more...)
IPhone X screen can become unresponsive in cold weather
- November 13, 2017

After admitting that the iPhone X can temporarily lose touch functionality in cold weather conditions, Apple is reportedly planning a software update to fix the issue. The green line problem appears to be rather more limited, but it is concerning nonetheless. The Galaxy S7 Edge had some problems where a pink line appeared on their AMOLED display affecting some users. (more...)
Corvette ZR1 Unveiled With 755 HP, 210+ MPH Top Speed Corvette ZR1 Unveiled With 755 HP, 210+ MPH Top Speed
- November 12, 2017

The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever - the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1. The supercharger is 52% larger in terms of displacement than the one used for the Corvette Z06, which itself is no slouch in the performance department. An all-new front fascia is created to channel air for propulsion-system and drivetrain cooling, with four new radiators bringing the heat-exchanger total to 13. (more...)
TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL) SVP Sells $796432.53 in Stock
- November 12, 2017

The company was downgraded on Monday, May 9 by Goldman Sachs. TE Connectivity has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $93.50. The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/10/te-connectivity-ltd-tel-svp-sells-796432-53-in-stock.html. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Shares Sold by Stevens Capital Management LP
- November 12, 2017

About 3.23 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500. First Republic Investment Management Inc increased Resolute Energy Corp stake by 15,338 shares to 121,433 valued at $3.62 million in 2017Q2. Strategy Asset Managers Limited Liability, New Jersey-based fund reported 3,650 shares. Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $1.62 million activity. (more...)
Sex toy firm caught recording users' sex noises, calls it a 'bug' Sex toy firm caught recording users' sex noises, calls it a 'bug'
- November 12, 2017

The Reddit user, posting under the username tydoctor , told the r/sex subreddit on the site that they found an audio recording that lasted the duration of the last time the vibrator was used. It adds: "The fix deletes the temporary audio file "tempSoundPlay" after exiting the Sound Control feature and the app will do an additional check and delete each time the app is started". (more...)
Behold: A next-gen iPad with Face ID and no notch Behold: A next-gen iPad with Face ID and no notch
- November 12, 2017

Those devices' OLED screens are sharper than the standard LCDs found on many other smartphones, but Bloomberg says that right now only Samsung is in a position to deliver OLED screens in time for the production schedule of a 2018 iPad, and all of that supplier's OLED resources are currently devoted to meeting production demands for the iPhone X devices. (more...)
Android will highlight battery draining apps and what they're doing Android will highlight battery draining apps and what they're doing
- November 12, 2017

Storage space on smartphones which do not support microSD card has always been an issue. Overall, two awesome features are coming to Android 8.1, which would have been really nice to see in 8.0. Interestingly, this feature triggers only when your phone is having low space. Once the beta version of the app leaked out, Google itself turned the closed beta into public beta to get feedback from a larger audience. (more...)
How Will The Louis CK Scandal Affect The Future Of FX? How Will The Louis CK Scandal Affect The Future Of FX?
- November 12, 2017

He will no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation on any of the four shows we were producing with him - Better Things , Baskets , One Mississippi and The Cops . A blunt, experimental, hilarious new kind of sitcom, the show earned critical raves and awards, and helped put FX on the map as a destination for creatively adventurous programming. (more...)
Padmavati new poster: Ranveer Singh's look is intimidating-See pic Padmavati new poster: Ranveer Singh's look is intimidating-See pic
- November 12, 2017

The films also stars Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor in titular roles. The song accentuates how the two showcased their undying love for each other while maintaining the royal protocol. His contribution to this film is irreplaceable and awesome. Talking further about the film itself, Kapoor added, " Padmavati is a huge part of my journey and is very close to my heart because I've literally put my blood and sweat into this film". (more...)
Facebook 'Local' to bring together restaurants, bars for users Facebook 'Local' to bring together restaurants, bars for users
- November 11, 2017

Local will recommend events that your friends are going to while also offering tips on things like new restaurants or the best places to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade . Facebook Local can also be seen as a potential threat to Yelp or Foursquare , considering the massive amount of local business data and user-generated reviews and photos that Facebook has. (more...)
Ranveer 'Khilji' Singh is dynamic in 'Padmavati's latest poster Ranveer 'Khilji' Singh is dynamic in 'Padmavati's latest poster
- November 11, 2017

Ranveer Singh's Alauddin Khilji new poster from the film " Padmavati " is scariest of them all! The makers of the film just dropped upon us another new poster, and it is one that the fans have certainly been waiting for. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, " Padmavati " has been in the headlines since its inception. Since the actors have given their blood and sweat to the film, all these negative remarks before the release can really affect an actor emotionally. (more...)
New Titanfall Game Confirmed, Officially Part Of EA Now New Titanfall Game Confirmed, Officially Part Of EA Now
- November 11, 2017

For those not familiar, Respawn Entertainment was started in 2010 by ex-Infinity Ward devs Jason West and Vince Zampella, both previously having worked on the Call of Duty series. Based on the letter on Respawn's website, nothing will change much with Titanfall and Star Wars as they assured fans that EA won't interfere with their game making process. (more...)
Anasuya Sarabhai Google Doodle: A Student, A Leader And A Teacher Anasuya Sarabhai Google Doodle: A Student, A Leader And A Teacher
- November 11, 2017

She came from a family of industrialists. Mahatma Gandhi supported her work and with his help she set up Gujarat's oldest labour union the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association, which later paved the way for the founding of the Self-Employed Women's Association of India ( SEWA ). (more...)
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Chairman Sells $12114403.80 in Stock
- November 11, 2017

It has underperformed by 15.93% the S&P500. First Manhattan Company decreased Huntsman Corp (HUN) stake by 20.34% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Godsey & Gibb Associates sold 5,506 shares as the company's stock rose 15.92% with the market. (more...)
One Nation to put Greens 'dead last' One Nation to put Greens 'dead last'
- November 11, 2017

But Mr Thornton said he was unaware of inflammatory content on the business's social media page. "I'm not aware of this, can you tell me what site it is, where it's from and what it's in relation to?" Senator Hanson is one of the most recognisable Australians alive today, given her history in both politics and pop culture. (more...)
Comics Based on Telltale's Batman Series Coming Soon Comics Based on Telltale's Batman Series Coming Soon
- November 11, 2017

Batman - The Telltale Series gives players the opportunity to role-play as both Bruce Wayne and Batman in a fresh take on Batman canon. Enter the fractured pysche of Bruce Wayne in this dark and violent new story from Telltale Games , and discover the far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront II Will Get More Single-Player Story in December Star Wars Battlefront II Will Get More Single-Player Story in December
- November 11, 2017

Players begin by choosing a faction, either First Order of The Resistance; from there, your participation in challenges will contribute to your faction's points and earn you special rewards. According to a press release, new Star Wars Battlefront 2 DLC will arrive on December 5th. Players are also getting a new vehicle that week in Tallie Lintra's RZ-2 A-wing, along with an upgrade to Poe Dameron's X-Wing that will give it a new ability themed around The Last Jedi . (more...)
Suspension: Sen. Ndume floors Senate Suspension: Sen. Ndume floors Senate
- November 11, 2017

The Senate had challenged the jurisdiction of the trial Court to entertain the matter on the grounds that Ndume wrongly joined several causes of action in his Originating Summons and that an action for the enforcement of fundamental rights to fair hearing can only be brought against a court or a tribunal, established by law as held by the Supreme Court in several current cases, and not against Committee of a legislative body. (more...)
First Real Photos Of The Samsung W2018 Android Flip Phone Appears Online
- November 11, 2017

We're also assuming this model will officially follow the Samsung SM-G9298 flip phone announced back in August. Nothing is certain yet but these leaked live images show us the South Korean tech giant is more than ready with another premium-looking flip smartphone. (more...)
Daimler unveils the first fully-electric school bus Daimler unveils the first fully-electric school bus
- November 11, 2017

It will be offered with various battery pack sizes, the largest with ranges exceeding 120 miles per charge. Having a massive entity like Daimler behind the tech, however, could help to bring Jouley to more school districts, as Thomas Built Buses will have access to the parent company's burgeoning EV development initiatives. (more...)
Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Has $341000 Stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Has $341000 Stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- November 11, 2017

Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,972 shares of the software company's stock worth $387,000 after buying an additional 13 shares during the period. Technical Analysis: The Company has the market capitalization of $89.76B. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of GE in report on Friday, May 12 to "Sell" rating. (more...)
Watch Metallica and Dead & Company play California wildfire benefit show live online Watch Metallica and Dead & Company play California wildfire benefit show live online
- November 11, 2017

Bay Area sports legends also made appearances throughout the show including Joe Montana. The full four-hour version of the concert can be seen above, and begins with Oakland rapper G-Eazy's heartwarming rendition of "Fuck Donald Trump". The show will also be livestreamed on the Metallica YouTube channel and Twitter via @tippingpoint and at live.twitter.com/bandtogetherbayarea . Google will be matching donations up to $1 million made on the livestream, the Google.org website and via the ... (more...)