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Technology Rita Ora joins 'Detective Pikachu'
Author: 0 Rita Ora joins 'Detective Pikachu'

It's already been a huge year for Rita. She joins Ryan Reynolds, who will voice Detective Pikachu , as well as Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy, and Suki Waterhouse , who are also part of the supporting cast. The film is now shooting with Rob Letterman directing. Pokemon originally launched with a video game that became a card-collecting, TV and movie franchise phenomenon.

Technology Amazon eliminates hundreds of Seattle jobs in rare cutback
Author: 0 Amazon eliminates hundreds of Seattle jobs in rare cutback

It is Amazon's second-largest workforce in the world after US. The company has notified some employees that their roles have been redundant, and the layoffs are expect to be completed over the next few weeks. Amazon is automating tasks such as forecasting demand for new products and negotiating their prices, said Michael Lagoni, chief executive officer of Stackline, an e-commerce data analytics firm that helps brands and manufacturers sell on Amazon.

Technology Microsoft Bringing Windows Defender ATP to Windows 7 and 8.1
Author: 0 Microsoft Bringing Windows Defender ATP to Windows 7 and 8.1

The company also says that it has been working with its partners to help Windows Defender ATP better detect threat not only to Windows, but also macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android devices. Microsoft later indicated it was adding autoremediation capabilities to this service through its integration of Hexadite technology , so the service is also created to automatically fix security problems.

Technology AI-powered facial recognition systems have gender and racial bias
Author: 0 AI-powered facial recognition systems have gender and racial bias

MIT researchers found that three facial recognition programs had an error rate of up to 0.8 percent when white men were involved. The findings raise questions about how today's neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by looking for patterns in huge data sets, are trained and evaluated.

Technology Uber Losses Down in Fourth Quarter, but Still Huge
Author: 0 Uber Losses Down in Fourth Quarter, but Still Huge

Adjusted net revenue last quarter increased 61 per cent to $2.22bn (£1.58bn) from the same period in 2016. Uber said it lost $1.1 billion in the last three months of 2017 on revenue of $11.05 billion - results that reflect a steady improvement in the company's financial position, with revenues growing and losses narrowing.

Technology Here's Who Might Direct The Call Of Duty Movie
Author: 0 Here's Who Might Direct The Call Of Duty Movie

Variety is reporting that Activision Blizzard are "ramping up development" on a Call of Duty movie, with one of the first moves being to find a director. Van Dyk said that the Call of Duty films will "have the same sort of high-adrenaline, high-energy aesthetic as the game, but it's not a literal adaptation".

Technology Choi Soon-sil: Friend and downfall of a president
Author: 0 Choi Soon-sil: Friend and downfall of a president

Tuesday's verdict comes just days after an appeals court freed Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong after a year in jail. According to the judge who presided over the trial, Choi accepted around 14 billion won from Samsung and Lotte and that she also " meddled in the state affairs widely".

Technology Spyro The Dragon remaster trilogy is in the works
Author: 0 Spyro The Dragon remaster trilogy is in the works

The report also claims that it will feature updates to the save feature with something way more user friendly. SPYRO fans rejoice - the beloved purple dragon may be coming to the PS4 this year, with the team behind Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy taking charge of the project.

Technology Publisher paywalls are coming to Facebook's iOS app
Author: 0 Publisher paywalls are coming to Facebook's iOS app

First, Facebook will experiment with a section within its Watch video hub dedicated to "hard news video", Brown said on stage at Recode's Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, California. Publishers will receive 100 percent of the proceeds. Facebook doesn't collect a fee and the mobile web paywall avoids Apple's standard 30% fee on subscriptions, per TechCrunch .

Technology Shahid Kapoor Starts Shooting for Batti Gul Meter Chalu
Author: 0 Shahid Kapoor Starts Shooting for Batti Gul Meter Chalu

The film will be released on August 31, 2018. Yami has started prepping for the same and will be seen unleashing her action-packed side for the first time. Batti Gul Meter Chalu is a social comedy drama which also stars Yami Gautam and Shraddha Kapoor. ALSO READ: Save The Date! Shahid posted a picture on Instagram with a caption, "Day 1".

Technology German court rules Facebook default privacy settings unlawful
Author: 0 German court rules Facebook default privacy settings unlawful

Key settings are activated by default when users sign up and were hard to find, making them invalid as declarations of consent. "Facebook hides default settings that are not privacy-friendly in its privacy centre and does not provide sufficient information about it when users register", said Heiko Duenkel, litigation policy officer at the vzbv .

Technology Don't forget the Overwatch free weekend
Author: 0 Don't forget the Overwatch free weekend

Kingdom Come Deliverance was released yesterday on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One , with full support also to the two mid-gen consoles of Microsoft and Sony. You can even level up, nab loot boxes , and and earn other customization options. Overwatch is available now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC - for more specific details on the upcoming Free Weekend for the game as far as where and when you can access it, you can head here.

Technology Just announced: 3 big changes coming to Sam's Club in 2018
Author: 0 Just announced: 3 big changes coming to Sam's Club in 2018

The retailer also is lowering membership for additional Club memberships to $40, it stated. Hoping to better compete with arch-rival Costco Wholesale (cost) and Amazon.com , Sam's Club said on Wednesday that it's now offering free shipping for many items to its premium members as part of a restructuring to its membership programs.

Technology Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC Benchmarked, May be Better than Apple's A11
Author: 0 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC Benchmarked, May be Better than Apple's A11

While there have been a lot of speculations and information leaks related to the Galaxy S9's technical specifications, Samsung has not yet officially announced anything about its next flagship. But how much of an improvement is it over the Snapdragon 835 and rival chipsets? As like the last time the Galaxy S9 will have only 4GB of RAM this time too, which is quite enough for a powerful smartphone these days.

Technology Erin Hamlin, the face of USA Luge, set to say goodbye
Author: 0 Erin Hamlin, the face of USA Luge, set to say goodbye

Davis is a five-time Olympian, and was the first African-American athlete to win an individual gold medal, winning the 1,000 meters race at the 2006 Torino games. "We've grown up watching the Olympics and we're always like, 'Who's going to be carrying the flag?' And to actually be that person is insane". The toss was issued to be the deciding factor after a committee tied on its nominations for the flag bearer, 4-4 between Davis and Hamlin.

Technology New YouTube TV Channels Arrive Alongside Price Hike
Author: 0 New YouTube TV Channels Arrive Alongside Price Hike

Thanks to a new deal with Turner , YouTube TV is adding the company's eight networks-TNT, TBS, CNN, Adult Swim , Cartoon Network , truTV, Turner Classic Movies, and HLN-to its basic, or "skinny" package starting Wednesday. And in the coming months, you'll also be able to watch NBA League Pass , the league's premium out-of-market live game service, or MLB.TV, the longest running sports streaming service in the US, for an extra fee.

Technology Apple CEO Says Customers Have Been Slow to Pay with Mobile Phones
Author: 0 Apple CEO Says Customers Have Been Slow to Pay with Mobile Phones

Apple shares ended 1% lower at $164.34, in the United States session, Tuesday. Apple recently opened its $5-billion campus, but visitors are unlikely to see the inside of the main building, Business Insider reported . Apple had recommended that shareholders vote against both of the measures. Apple has been coy on giving exact numbers about adoption of Apple Pay, though the service has regularly gained new features since it was launched in 2014.

Technology Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Complete Specs Leaked ahead of Launch
Author: 0 Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Complete Specs Leaked ahead of Launch

Here are the details about features and prices of Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro launched by Xiaomi . Both the devices have been announced in four colour options namely Black, Gold, Rose Gold, and Lake Blue. Xiaomi in December launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus with full view display and smaller bezels in China . It comes with Fingerprint sensor on its back side.