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Technology Facebook faces renewed privacy concerns about collecting phone numbers and text messages
Author: 0 Facebook faces renewed privacy concerns about collecting phone numbers and text messages

President Donald Trump in 2016. In a statement to Ars , a Facebook spokesperson referred to the data as part of the "widely used practice [of] uploading your phone contacts" to connect users to their real-life friends. Fair enough, but what is concerning is how Facebook went about getting these permissions. "Call and text history logging is part of an opt-in feature for people using Messenger".

Technology Facebook apologises for data scandal in UK newspaper ads
Author: 0 Facebook apologises for data scandal in UK newspaper ads

When Facebook takes stronger action in how it shares customer data, specifically strengthening its default privacy settings for third party apps, we'll consider returning. The most pressing question is not whether to delete our Facebook accounts or not, but what are we willing to do to make the web great again. The company is also investigating every single app that had access to significant amounts of data before this was fixed.

Technology Microsoft signs the largest corporate solar agreement in the United States
Author: 0 Microsoft signs the largest corporate solar agreement in the United States

Return on assets (ROA) is a financial ratio that shows the percentage of profit a company earns about its overall resources. The company reported its EPS on 12/30/2017. European stocks traded lower on Friday. The company was maintained on Friday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 1.80.

Technology Kapil Sharma Clarifies Reports On 'Cancelled Shoot'
Author: 0 Kapil Sharma Clarifies Reports On 'Cancelled Shoot'

Kapil had to face a lot of backlash over his ugly spat with Sunil Grover . While, some blamed Kapil Sharma's mood swings for it other reports suggested that it was because of Tiger Shroff and Baaghi 2 team's no-show that led to the cancellation of the shoot.

Technology The Crypto coin DFSCoin (DFS) increased $0.00195 on March 23-24
Author: 0 The Crypto coin DFSCoin (DFS) increased $0.00195 on March 23-24

Bitcoin (BTC) traded 3.9% lower against the dollar and now trades at $8,483.65 or 1.00000000 BTC. PACcoin can be purchased on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: Trade Satoshi, YoBit and Cryptopia. CFI uses algorithm and proof type. BlazerCoin's official website is blazercoin.cf . KickCoin's official Twitter account is @KICKICOplatform and its Facebook page is accessible here.

Technology Russian Federation criticises Boris Johnson's 'unacceptable' Hitler statement
Author: 0 Russian Federation criticises Boris Johnson's 'unacceptable' Hitler statement

On Wednesday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was "emetic", vomit-inducing, that Putin is rejoicing over hosting the World Cup soccer tournament this summer. Asked about the EU's failure to take action when Russian troops entered the territory in 2014, Mr Johnson said: "We didn't". Even before events in Salisbury, there were concerns that England fans could be targeted by violent Russian hooligan gangs.

Technology Music industry makes more money, thanks to streaming
Author: 0 Music industry makes more money, thanks to streaming

Recorded music sales in the USA increased by 16.5 percent last year, continuing an increase in sales seen the previous year, according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America , a trade group. The report also shows that for the first time since 2011, revenues from physical products exceeded revenues from downloads. That's because revenues from digital downloads had a much steeper drop at 25%, to $1.3 billion in 2017.

Technology BJP's dirty tricks won't affect SP-BSP alliance: Mayawati
Author: 0 BJP's dirty tricks won't affect SP-BSP alliance: Mayawati

He, however, said that any decision on alliance with the SP in future polls will be taken by BSP supremo Mayawati. Reacting to the loss of the BSP candidate, party chief Mayawati said BJP's victory was a result of malpractices and the voting was influenced by creating an environment of fear.

Technology Trustcore Financial Services LLC Buys Shares of 4046 Nike (NKE)
Author: 0 Trustcore Financial Services LLC Buys Shares of 4046 Nike (NKE)

Institutional owners hold 84.70% stake while Insiders ownership held at 1.70% in the company. Field & Main Bank bought a new position in Nike during the 4th quarter worth approximately $100,000. The stock's quarterly performance represents optimistic momentum of 0.28 percent. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 2nd. Nike's dividend payout ratio is presently 75.47%.

Technology Snapchat launches new location targeting features
Author: 0 Snapchat launches new location targeting features

To access it, you'll need to pull up your Snap Map as you've always done, by pinching to zoom out from the camera, discovery, or friends pages. Think of it as Snap re-imagining the old AIM "away" status as literally showing where you are or what you're doing.

Technology Here's a look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' new 4x4 map
Author: 0 Here's a look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' new 4x4 map

KitGuru Says: It's interesting that while other developers are scrambling to join the battle royale craze within their respective titles, PUBG Corp is already well under way to potentially setting a new trend. Until its launch as an Xbox-exclusive in December , PUBG was available only on Windows. PUBG will be keeping things simple with its first event.

Technology Huawei talks to Sirin Labs on blockchain phone
Author: 0 Huawei talks to Sirin Labs on blockchain phone

Even so, the move certainly lands a devastating blow against the company. After all, Huawei has used Samsung's storage solutions in the past. Huawei was supposed to announce a partnership with AT&T in January at CES 2018 to carry its flagship smartphone, the Mate 10 Pro.

Technology Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Anantnag
Author: 0 Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Anantnag

Two Hizbul militants, top commander Ashraf Molvi and his bodyguard Asif were killed in the encounter. The identity of the slain militants is being ascertained, it added. Funeral prayers in absentia were held for the militants in Khargund village of Dooru in south Kashmir's Anantnag district . In this connection, a case has been registered and investigation has a been taken up under the relevant provisions of the law by the police.

Technology Siri Bug on iOS 11 will Read out Your Hidden Messages
Author: 0 Siri Bug on iOS 11 will Read out Your Hidden Messages

Apple Insider has shared some workaround to prevent Siri from reading out hidden notifications on the lock screen. It then displays a very general "Mail message " for email and "iMessage" for text content in the notification box. Apple has not given any comment on this issue. It is unclear when the update will be released and whether or not users will have to wait until iOS 11.3 or if it could be released sooner.

Technology Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ to Soon See ARCore Support
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ to Soon See ARCore Support

Another source was quoted as saying, "There is enough time for the display company to improve the technology to meet the handset maker's expectations before the launch of the Note 9 in late August", so even though the tech might not be flawless right now, Samsung could still green-light the decision.

Technology OnePlus no longer selling its flagship 5T smartphone from North America
Author: 0 OnePlus no longer selling its flagship 5T smartphone from North America

As mentioned earlier, this handset is expected to get a successor in June this year. The OnePlus 6's price got leaked just a few days ago, and now a fresh leak has given away most of its specs. According to the listing, the OnePlus 6 will have the same dual camera setup as the OnePlus 5T at the back, with 16Megapixel and 20Megapixel sensors with f/1.7 lenses.

Technology Nissan announces plan to sell 1 million electric vehicles annually by 2022
Author: 0 Nissan announces plan to sell 1 million electric vehicles annually by 2022

Although a bit hit, the Leaf can not achieve that goal on its own, so Nissan presented on Friday plans to make the company the single largest player in the emerging market segment. In the US, the expectation is about 20% to 30% by 2025, while in China it's 35% to 40%. The company's scrip surged 4.9 percent at the bourse trading as the market estimates investment of around $200 million.

Technology Blackberry Working With Jaguar In Software Development For Land Rovers
Author: 0 Blackberry Working With Jaguar In Software Development For Land Rovers

BlackBerry and Jaguar Land Rover have signed a deal to collaborate on the auto giant's next-generation vehicles. Financial terms of the agreement were not immediately disclosed. Jaguar Land Rover focused on BlackBerry's reputation for safety in the announcement. As the industry evolves from connected, to automated, and ultimately to autonomous driving, the electronic architecture of the vehicle will change from having more than 100 disparate electronic control units (ECUs) distributed ...