Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Facebook 'Protect' software installs spyware on iOS Facebook 'Protect' software installs spyware on iOS

Over time, this helps the tool work better for you and others. According to the Journal , Facebook uses the data it gathers from Onavo Protect to know which apps its users open, when they do so, and where they do so, in order to gain an edge...

Google's Project Fi expands global coverage to 170 countries Google's Project Fi expands global coverage to 170 countries

One of Project Fi's goals since launch has been to support some pretty substantial global coverage, with more than 100 countries across the globe supported with free roaming. The good thing here is that Project Fi still doesn't charge you additio...

Essential Phone's new colours are gorgeous, but also very limited Essential Phone's new colours are gorgeous, but also very limited

In a post, the company acknowledged that users and potential customers have been waiting for a long time for these new colors, and stated that developing custom colors for ceramic is "much more complex and challenging than altering colors on standa...

Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo stable update now rolling out Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo stable update now rolling out

HMD Global , the home of Nokia phones , today announces that the Nokia 2 will be available in United Kingdom starting 26 February from Amazon, Argos, Carphone Warehouse, EE, John Lewis and Tesco. Not only is it receiving a the Android 8.1 Oreo ...

Facebook Is Losing Friends as Snapchat Lures UK Teens Facebook Is Losing Friends as Snapchat Lures UK Teens

In an article on eMarketer website, the writers did not cite any specific reason of this shift but predict Facebook's proportion of social network users accessing the platform will continue to decline. EMarketer expects about 1.6 million ne...

SpaceX's Tesla Roadster payload included a secret backup of human knowledge SpaceX's Tesla Roadster payload included a secret backup of human knowledge

SpaceX announced its intention to build the Falcon Heavy in 2011, crafting it as a vehicle essentially made out of three combined Falcon 9s, the company's now most-used rocket. On Twitter, Musk explained away the crash landing: "Not enough ignition f...

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon X24, World's First 2Gbps LTE Modem Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon X24, World's First 2Gbps LTE Modem

These guys will be conducting standard compliant trials based on the Qualcomm X50 5G NR chipset for mobile devices including a smartphone form factor. The X24 is Qualcomm's third-generation Gigabit LTE modem and will offer a 2x speed boost over...

Chrome will mark all HTTP sites 'not secure' from July Chrome will mark all HTTP sites 'not secure' from July

Google said increased adoption of HTTPS had prompted it to make the move on HTTP sites; it said 81 of the top 100 sites now default to HTTPS. Numbers maintained by the company show that volume of encrypted web traffic to Google is well over 90 per...

$0.87 EPS Expected for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) $0.87 EPS Expected for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Company trades at a P/E ratio of 47.67, and is more expensive than the average stock in the Multimedia & Graphics Software industry. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $70.07. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Ny State Comm...

Facebook tests downvote button for flagging comments Facebook tests downvote button for flagging comments

A dislike button has always been one of the most requested features on Facebook , but it's something Mark Zuckerberg is reluctant to add. Hitting the downvote button hides the comment, and will also let you report the post for being " offe...

Samsung finally started rolling out Android Oreo to Galaxy S8 and S8+ Samsung finally started rolling out Android Oreo to Galaxy S8 and S8+

The update has now been rolled out only in Germany region but it is expected to roll out in other countries in future as well. With the update expected to pickup steam in the next few weeks, now would be a great time to start preparing yourself and...

Nintendo will convert Gold Points into Switch game discounts Nintendo will convert Gold Points into Switch game discounts

If you've been buying digital games on your 3DS, Wii U, or Switch since My Nintendo's rewards program went live , chances are you have some gold points saved up if you haven't been trading them in for discounts. Stay tuned for more details! The es...

DNA Analysis Reveals Britain's Oldest Known Modern Man Had Dark Skin DNA Analysis Reveals Britain's Oldest Known Modern Man Had Dark Skin

A sample pulled from bone dust extracted from Cheddar Man's skull provided scientists with a full genome that enabled them to reconstruct the shape of Cheddar Man's face as well as discover the colour of his skin, eyes and hair. Meet the 10,000...

Nest is being folded back into Google Nest is being folded back into Google

Google said that this is to "supercharge" the original mission of Nest , which is "to create a more thoughtful home " that will take care of the people within it. The reunion between these companies has been rumored since November, in order to...

Will Google's Yeti Game Streaming Service Challenge Amazon's Twitch? Will Google's Yeti Game Streaming Service Challenge Amazon's Twitch?

According to a report from The Information , Google is working on a game streaming service that could work either on Chromecast or a brand new console developed by the company. It's not clear how Google's service would work, or how much it will co...

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully

After clearing the launch pad, something Elon Musk famously stated would be the point after which he considered the launch a success, Falcon Heavy rapidly accelerated on its way to orbit, passing one of the riskiest points of rocketry (Max-Q, pea...

New Emojis Are Coming New Emojis Are Coming

Also to-be-released are hot and cold faces, woozy and pleading faces, anatomy and miscellaneous science lab objects, a fire extinguisher, toilet paper roll and a sponge. "Not only is the lobster of substantial cultural relevance", he argued, but acco...

The Ozone Layer Might Not Be Recovering Properly The Ozone Layer Might Not Be Recovering Properly

Almost three decades later, the " ozone hole " over the South Pole and the upper reaches of the stratosphere are showing clear signs of recovery. London is at 51N. Dr. William Ball from ETH Zurich and PMOD/WRC Davos, who led the analysis, said...

IPhone 8 and X propel Apple into smartphone lead over Samsung IPhone 8 and X propel Apple into smartphone lead over Samsung

It seems that, for the last quarter of previous year, Apple managed to win the blue ribbon against eternal rival Samsung . According to the latest research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor service, Samsung led the smartphone market by volu...

Xiaomi launches Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus in Malaysia: price and specifications Xiaomi launches Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus in Malaysia: price and specifications

The upcoming smartphone could be Xiaomi Redmi 5 because the company had launched in China two months back. The smartphone is expected to compete directly with Honor's recently released 9 Lite ( review ), which starts at Rs 10,999 for base 3GB/32GB ...

Windows 10 Surpassed Windows 7 In Global Desktop OS Market Share Windows 10 Surpassed Windows 7 In Global Desktop OS Market Share

Another figure Microsoft cares about is how many Windows 10 users are running the latest version, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . Microsoft has announced that Windows Defender will start removing software that has "coercive messages" or "misle...

Valve Suspends Counter-Strike Co-Creator Following Disturbing Allegations Valve Suspends Counter-Strike Co-Creator Following Disturbing Allegations

Seattle-based KIRO 7 reports that Cliffe was arrested by Seattle police on Thursday morning, though the publication notes that he had not been formally charged with a crime at the time of his booking. A bail hearing is reportedly expected to take p...

NASA's Curiosity takes stunning panorama shot of Mars NASA's Curiosity takes stunning panorama shot of Mars

If the mountain doesn't quite look like 18,000 feet, that's because Vera Rubin Ridge (named for influential astronomer Vera Rubin) is already located about 1,000 feet (300 meters) on Mount Sharp , making the peak look less intimidating from this a...

Skywatchers relish 'Super Blue Blood Moon' spectacle Skywatchers relish 'Super Blue Blood Moon' spectacle

Paul Taylor's stunning view from Hawke's Bay caught the eye of many on Facebook . Unlike solar eclipses, which are typically visible in narrow bands across the globe, lunar eclipses are pretty much visible everywhere during the night. However, i...

Long Term Trend: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Transocean Ltd. (RIG ) held 396.85 million outstanding shares now. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky invested 0.39% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). The computer hardware maker reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarte...

Nintendo And Ilumination Team Up For Super Mario Movie

We are expecting the same from Super Mario Bros . Illumination is the same studio that created the " Despicable Me " franchise and the " Minions " spin-off, as well as " The Secret Life of Pets ". failure. Universal Studios is also opening a Ninte...

Government should do more for Black History Month, says PEI woman Government should do more for Black History Month, says PEI woman

In 1912, he received his PhD from Harvard University. " African Americans in Times of War: A Resilient Spirit" at the African American Art & Culture Complex, Burial Clay Theater, 762 Fulton St., San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. Each year in February,...

Square Cash expands bitcoin buying and selling to all users Square Cash expands bitcoin buying and selling to all users

The option is not open to several states, including New York, Georgia, Hawaii and Wyoming, which have strict regulations around cryptocurrency trading. The latest update lets you use your Cash balance to instantly buy and quickly sell BTC, and addi...

Kenyans take opposition leader's 'mock' inauguration literally with the "Swearing-in Challenge"

The first arrest has been reported as part of a government investigation into the event's "conspirators". "I, Raila Omolo Odinga, do swear that I will protect the nation as people's president, so help me God", Mr Odinga said to the cheers of more t...

Get Ready for More Local News in Your Facebook News Feed Get Ready for More Local News in Your Facebook News Feed

Elsewhere in the United States tech sector on Wednesday, Microsoft reported better than expected second quarter underlying profit and revenue figures, thanks to demand for its cloud computing services. EMarketer reckons this year, Facebook will hav...

Super, Blue Blood Moon combines three different lunar spectacles into one Super, Blue Blood Moon combines three different lunar spectacles into one

While Floridians will be able to catch a glimpse, Hochhalter recommended heading to the beach to get the best experience. There will also be a full lunar eclipse occurring as the moon enters the shadow of the earth, essentially cutting off the su...

Apple halving iPhone X production in Q1 Apple halving iPhone X production in Q1

The new devices are said to be 5.85-inch and 6.46-inch units. Following a downgrade to an investment recommendation for Sony last week, other iPhone X-related Japanese electronic parts manufacturers also saw their share prices decline.

How to Watch the "Super Blue Blood Moon" on Jan 31

It's the second full moon of the month and commonly known as a blue moon . Stages of the January 31, 2018 " super blue blood moon " (weather permitting) are depicted in Pacific Time with "moonset" times for major cities across the USA, which aff...

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is ready to launch SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is ready to launch

But it does serve as self-promotion for Musk, who is also the CEO of Tesla. "I love the thought of a auto drifting apparently endlessly through space and perhaps being discovered by an alien race millions of years in the future", Musk replied whe...

Trump after 's---hole' reports tells African leaders he 'deeply respects' them Trump after 's---hole' reports tells African leaders he 'deeply respects' them

The missive, sent after Trump reportedly referred to African nations as "shithole countries", addressed leaders ahead of the African Union summit being held this weekend in Ethiopia. The letter comes as African nations are gathering for the AU Summit...

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