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Technology Bitcoin breaches US$8000 level as March slump accelerates
Author: 0 Bitcoin breaches US$8000 level as March slump accelerates

The company will also ban advertisements from exchanges and wallets "unless they are public companies listed on certain major stock markets". Paid search sends less than one percent of traffic to cryptocurrency exchange sites, so the effect of crypto ad bans may be limited, according to research by website SimilarWeb, published Monday.

Technology Facebook faces new Android data questions
Author: 0 Facebook faces new Android data questions

News outlets have reported on the FTC investigation last week, but the FTC hadn't confirmed it until Monday. Reps for Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment . In addition to the FTC investigation, the company now faces investigations by multiple USA state attorneys general, and questions from officials in Europe - including the UK's Information Commissioner, whose staff raided Cambridge Analytica last week in London.

Technology Arizona governor orders Uber to suspend self-driving auto operations in state
Author: 0 Arizona governor orders Uber to suspend self-driving auto operations in state

Voledyne in particular makes these sensors for several companies that are testing self-driving cars, including Uber , and Marta Thoma Hall, president Velodyne Lidar, Inc., told Bloomberg in an email that the company is "baffled" by the collision, adding that although the sensors could have seen Elaine Herzberg before the vehicle hit her, "Lidar doesn't make the decision to put on the brakes or get out of her way".

Technology VW to show pickup in NY; could be made in Chattanooga
Author: 0 VW to show pickup in NY; could be made in Chattanooga

The Editorial department is independent of Cars.com's advertising, sales and sponsored content departments. Volkswagen will reveal a US-market "unibody" pickup truck concept at the NY motor show this week, according to well-placed sources speaking with industry title Automotive News .

Technology Google Play allows users to bypass blocking
Author: 0 Google Play allows users to bypass blocking

The development came after Elliot Alderson, a self-proclaimed French hacker , alleged that the Congress's app was transferring user data to the party's website membership.inc.in, whose server, according to the hacker, is located in Singapur.

Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers formally ask Facebook CEO to testify on user data

Currently, Facebook apps are only granted access to people who directly sign up for them. Deleting the apps or modifying their permissions is only the first step. "My biggest skepticism is that we've seen this play before", said Helio Fred Garcia, a professor of crisis management at NYU and Columbia University in NY.

Technology Feds launch investigation of Facebook privacy issues. Company stock plunges
Author: 0 Feds launch investigation of Facebook privacy issues. Company stock plunges

He says the hearing also will examine what steps companies like Facebook can do to better protect personal information. Zuckerberg has said he's willing to testify before Congress to answer questions about the privacy scandal. SpaceX's and Tesla's Facebook profiles disappeared last week. She said campaigns such as " Delete Facebook " would likely make a strong impression on the company because "in the end the currency that Facebook works with is trust".

Technology Google debuts first Chrome OS tablet
Author: 0 Google debuts first Chrome OS tablet

With Apple strongly predicted to debut new, low-priced iPads with Apple Pencil support at tomorrow's education-themed event, Google has today unveiled its first ever Chrome OS tablet . You can use the Chrome OS browser and extensions to access content on the web, which is faster and more powerful than the browser on Android tablets.

Technology Gas prices spring ahead with seasonal change
Author: 0 Gas prices spring ahead with seasonal change

The average retail price of gasoline in NY rose 3.4 cents per gallon last week to reach $2.72 on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's survey of 6,118 gas stations in that state. A few reasons for the increase in gas prices can be attributed to crude oil prices rising by $3.82 to a closing settlement of $65.88, the highest settling price since January 26 this year.

Technology Vivo V9 with 19:9 'FullView' display launched
Author: 0 Vivo V9 with 19:9 'FullView' display launched

The Vivo V9 with its 19:9 FullView Display 2 .0 and an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio represents a sleek and futuristic style. Talking about the rear, Vivo V9 features a vertical dual camera setup with the LED flash placed below the dual camera setup.

Technology Chrissy Teigen Is Breaking Up with Snapchat
Author: 0 Chrissy Teigen Is Breaking Up with Snapchat

Following both Rihanna's and Jenner's comments about leaving the app, Snap Inc. shares took a dive. After the singer's social media rant, Snap, Snapchat's parent company, stock fell 3.6 percent, costing the company $ 800 million in market value, according to The Wall Street Journal .

Technology Smartphone Huawei P20 declassified 100%
Author: 0 Smartphone Huawei P20 declassified 100%

While most of the expected specifications, features, and pricing have already been revealed, a new report has divulged the full details of the upcoming handsets. Since it misses out the P20 Pro's 40-megapixel sensor, you should not expect a 5X hybrid zoom function. Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are slated to be unveiled on March 27 in Europe.

Technology Hero cop dies after sacrifice in France
Author: 0 Hero cop dies after sacrifice in France

Friday's attacker was identified by authorities as Redouane Lakdim , a 25-year-old Moroccan-born French national from the city of Carcassonne, not far from Trebes, the tranquil town of about 5000 people where he struck on Friday afternoon.

Technology Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 launched in India
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 launched in India

Korean smartphone maker Samsung today silently listed the successor of the Galaxy J7 Prime on its Indian website. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 sports a 5.5-inch TFT screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Listed for Rs 13,990, the J7 Prime 2 comes with 13 megapixel cameras both in the front and back. By keeping the fingerprint module on the rear side of the latest Galaxy S9 series smartphones, Samsung couldn't expand the battery life compared to the previous models.

Technology Apple's New Low-Cost iPads Aim for Market Share
Author: 0 Apple's New Low-Cost iPads Aim for Market Share

Apple will want to make sure production moves smoothly this time around, and in an effort to avoid similar delays that the iPhone X met with past year, the company is reportedly planning to start trial production much earlier. The sessions listed were located all over the Chicago area, which I like, except that it made it harder to find sessions at the Apple Store closest to my home .

Technology Apple proposes new emojis to represent people with disabilities
Author: 0 Apple proposes new emojis to represent people with disabilities

Still, the introduction of something as radical as a foldable phone might do wonders for Apple and help breathe life into a line of phones that have generally kept to the same sort of formula - outside of the iPhone X , of course. Apple is believed to be developing self-driving vehicle technology and not actual cars. That technology, called MicroLED , makes for slimmer and brighter screens than those that use other technology, like liquid crystals or organic light-emitting diodes.

Technology Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook privacy breach in full-page newspaper ads
Author: 0 Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook privacy breach in full-page newspaper ads

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that Facebook had not been "fully forthcoming" over how Cambridge Analytica had used Facebook data. "You may have heard about a quiz app builty by a university researcher that leaked Facebook data of millions of people in 2014. We're now taking steps to make sure this doesn't happen again", he said.

Technology A New Low-Cost iPad Might Support the Apple Pencil
Author: 0 A New Low-Cost iPad Might Support the Apple Pencil

India will soon have more than 10 million people using Apple iPhones, making it the eleventh smartphone brand to cross that mark, a report by CyberMedia Research said on Friday. Also, the report states that Apple is planning to expand the low-cost iPad into the service and industrial sectors. Samsung and Lenovo too are reported to have experimenting with foldable screens.

Technology French shooting: Gendarmerie succumbs to injury
Author: 0 French shooting: Gendarmerie succumbs to injury

The officer who offered to be swapped for a female hostage was identified as Col. Arnaud Beltrame . "We have had a long friendship with them", Bishop Alain Planet said. The violence began on Friday morning in Carcassonne, where Lakdim hijacked a vehicle. Lakdim, a petty criminal who was on a watchlist over fears he had been radicalised, shot and stabbed the policeman before anti-terror officers moved in to kill him and end the siege.

Technology Zuckerberg apologises to Britons with newspaper apology ads
Author: 0 Zuckerberg apologises to Britons with newspaper apology ads

The outrage is overwrought, but. Cambridge Analytica have since suspended their chief executive Alexander Nix who was secretly filmed saying the company ran Trump's digital campaign. "As Facebook has grown into a global colossus that connects about a third of the globe, Zuckerberg has subsequently assumed a reputation as an aloof megalomaniac deeply out of touch with the people who use his product", he wrote for Vanity Fair in January.