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Research Facebook seeks to best leverage blockchain, sets up research group
Author: 0 Facebook seeks to best leverage blockchain, sets up research group

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will keep her duties while more than a dozen executives will change roles or absorb more responsibilities in the restructure, Recode reports. The analysis arrives as Facebook has confronted fallout over data privacy and "fake news", amid revelations of data sales to external companies like Cambridge Analytica , and signs from Russian elections interference.

Author: 0 Summary of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) Ratings

Peel Hunt maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 1087 target in Thursday, April 7 report. On Tuesday, March 20 the stock of Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) has "Add" rating given by Peel Hunt. easyJet plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an airline carrier primarily in Europe.The firm is valued at 6.50 billion GBP. The firm explores for gold ore deposits.

Research This WhatsApp message can crash your phone
Author: 0 This WhatsApp message can crash your phone

Just a few days ago, a spam forwarded message was making the rounds and even though it actually has the "don't touch here" part of the message, even if you do not actually touch, it still caused WhatsApp to hang and/or crash. The first one involves an ominous black dot that comes with a warning on what will happen if you tap on it, while the other is worse because doesn't come with any warning.

Research Microsoft Isn't Done With Kinect Yet
Author: 0 Microsoft Isn't Done With Kinect Yet

Microsoft is seeking to advance its big push around the "intelligent edge" with a rollout of new capabilities and technologies for developers. This solution makes available the key hardware and software required to develop camera-based IoT solutions.

Research Reliance Jio vs Idea Cellular vs Vodafone vs Bharti Airtel vs BSNL
Author: 0 Reliance Jio vs Idea Cellular vs Vodafone vs Bharti Airtel vs BSNL

In an effort to compete with Reliance Jio and Airtel , Vodafone has now revamped its Rs 349 prepaid plan. Here are five best unlimited (voice or data) plans launched by BSNL recently under Rs 350. It also includes unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and uninterrupted access to a slew of Jio apps like Jio TV, JioMusic, JioMovies, and others.

Research Sensex snaps 4-day rising streak, slips 73 points
Author: 0 Sensex snaps 4-day rising streak, slips 73 points

The key Indian equity indices provisionally closed lower on Friday following broadly negative global cues such as high crude oil prices and geo-political tensions in the Middle East. The index had gained almost 12 percent in the previous month on the back of a weaker rupee and strong earnings from IT majors. Other laggards were Asian Paints, L&T, HUL, Coal India, Infosys, RIL, ITC Ltd, Bharti Airtel, Tata Motors, TCS, Adani Ports, HDFC Bank, Yes Bank and Hero MotoCorp.

Research Elon Musk accepts his move to snub Tesla analysts was 'foolish'
Author: 0 Elon Musk accepts his move to snub Tesla analysts was 'foolish'

As for whether this is the last of Musk's odd behavior, that seems unlikely. "They are actually on the *opposite* side of investors", Musk tweeted on Friday. The EV maker claims it doesn't need to raise more funds for capital expenditures. Tesla has fallen far short of Musk's promises to ramp up Model 3 production, which the company has said is key to turning a profit.

Research Instagram is getting video calling, Spotify integration and more
Author: 0 Instagram is getting video calling, Spotify integration and more

The feature is available from the Direct inbox. A new camera icon will appear at the top of a Direct thread. Video chats can also be minimised so users can continue browsing the app while chatting. This includes face filters and world effects through Facebook's Camera Effects Platform . "If you see a new effect in Stories from an account you follow and want to try it yourself, just tap " Try it on " and the tool will be added to your tray", Instagram said.

Research Pentagon bans sale of Huawei and ZTE phones on United States military bases
Author: 0 Pentagon bans sale of Huawei and ZTE phones on United States military bases

The US Deparment of Defense has expressed concerns over smart devices issued by the two companies, fearing that they may pose an "unacceptable risk to the department's personnel, information, and mission". Both ZTE and Huawei reported lower sales from the U.S. The US government's concerns over both Chinese smartphone makers go back years and are underscored by similar worries in other countries.

Research Coli update: 121 infections and one death
Author: 0 Coli update: 121 infections and one death

The CDC is investigating the source of the outbreak , and said last week that it has identified at least one farm, Harrison Farms of Yuma, Arizona, that may have been a source of the germ. Laboratory testing in April determined that the strain of deadly E. coli behind the outbreak, known as O157:H7, produces a toxin known to cause more severe illness, which could explain the high hospitalization rate, the CDC said .

Research Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199
Author: 0 Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199

This is a standalone VR headset that works without a phone or PC. The product page also states that Amazon doesn't know "when or if this item will be back in stock". Mainly, the Snapdragon 821 chipset that this device has definitely feels sluggish at times; while I haven't had any lagging with the Oculus UI elements on the home screen, some of the experiences I demoed on the Go took as long as 30 seconds to boot up.

Research Ford To Stop Selling Most Of Its Cars In North America
Author: 0 Ford To Stop Selling Most Of Its Cars In North America

Ford will still continue to make SUVs and trucks. Incidentally, Ford has also chose to increase hybrid & pure electric vehicle production and minimize the development & production costs for increasing its revenues as well as its market share price.

Research Amazon to double credit line as cloud revenue jumps 49%
Author: 0 Amazon to double credit line as cloud revenue jumps 49%

So I am betting that we'll see a reporting change beginning in the next fiscal year. Microsoft's success reinforces a clear overall trend towards the cloud from corporate users. Overall revenue , which includes sales from Whole Foods, increased 43% year-over-year. "One of the key things is, architecturally, the way we build Azure , the way we build Office 365 , the way we build our gaming cloud and the way we build even Dynamics, are all on one architecture", said Nadella.

Research Bears beefing up defense with Butkus winner Smith
Author: 0 Bears beefing up defense with Butkus winner Smith

All-America First Team for the Associated Press, Walter Camp, American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News and Phil Steele, in addition to winning the Butkus Award. Floyd was taken at No. 9 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. Chicago has one second-round pick, two fourth-rounders and one each in the fifth, sixth and seventh.

Research BMW iX3 concept unveiled at Beijing Motor Show
Author: 0 BMW iX3 concept unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

BMW says the iX3 has a range of 249 miles on the new WLTP cycle. The battery can be charged in just 30 minutes. Automotive News reports production will take place in Shenyang, China, through a joint-venture with Brilliance China Automotive.