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by | April 17, 2018 | 17:20

The captions of both photos are "June 2018". If "Summer Sixteen" were Drake's time, it's looking like a repeat is in order in the upcoming warmer months with the drop of " Scorpion " just in time to make everyone's pool party playlists. Drake recently released a video for " Nice For What " that celebrates the women of the world, featuring cameos from the likes of Olivia Wilde, Issa Rae and more.

by | April 17, 2018 | 15:54

Most of the political ads about divisive issues that ran on Facebook Inc (FB.O) before the 2016 USA presidential election were sponsored by "suspicious groups" with no publicly available information about them, according to a study released on Monday and based on a database of five million ads on Facebook .

by | April 17, 2018 | 15:34

With only a few days left for the official launch of the OnePlus 6 , OnePlus has rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.0 with Android 8.1 Oreo for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T smartphones. Just tap on System updates , and the phone will check if the update is available for your phone. New features on the OxygenOS 5.1.0 include changes to the gaming mode and Launcher.

by | April 17, 2018 | 14:13

It seemed like just another weekend. 2018 GE3, as the asteroid is named, was identified on April 14 by the Catalina Sky Survey, a project by the American University of Arizona, funded by NASA and dedicated to the search for asteroids and comets near the Earth .

by | April 17, 2018 | 13:47

This device, circular design similar to a Google Chromecast, you cannot buy traditionally but it will be included in the price of a subscription to Spotify Premium service with a commitment of one year and that could range between 12 and 15 dollars a month in the United States, as revealed by the Country of Spain.

by | April 17, 2018 | 03:55

Mitchell goes on to claim that his investigation will uphold the integrity of his claims, proving that his scores were done professionally and legitimately. King of Kong referenced that that he was a referee and on the board of directors. His statement suggests that it might still be a while before we see the evidence he has, as he says it's taken a long time to collect everything.

by | April 17, 2018 | 02:45

Wetherspoon chairman, Tim Martin, was a strong campaigner for leaving the European Union in 2016 and claimed that social media is "all a bit of marketing hype". In a statement issued today, JDW said the decision had been made following bad publicity surrounding social media, including the " trolling of MPs and others, especially those from or ethnic minorities".

by | April 16, 2018 | 22:57

I mean, personally, I would love to try it. " Fortnite " has introduced different modes into the game in the past, like a 50 vs 50 game mode. And remember: You must own the Season 3 Battle Pass to earn these rewards. It's not something that is easy to map from one to the other. Each class has different collision "volumes" on the different characters. Perhaps if Epic does find a way to integrate the two modes, it will be a way for the developer to meet players in the middle.

by | April 16, 2018 | 21:29

Their release was announced yesterday, and according to the commentary, Sega , the new edition of Shenmue 1 and 2 are not simple reprints, and improved. "You've asked, we listened and we're extremely excited to finally announce that Shenmue I & II are coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC in one package!" says Sega via a tweet over the weekend.

by | April 16, 2018 | 21:25

On the NSE, the top gainers were Cipla, Grasim Industries and Hero MotoCorp, while the top losers were Tata Motors , Infosys and Wipro. Wholesale inflation was 2.48 per cent in February and 5.11 per cent in March a year ago. Reflecting further improvement in the economic situation, industrial production grew by a healthy 7.1 per cent in February while the key retail inflation slipped to a five-month low of 4.28 per cent in March, official data showed on Thursday.

by | April 16, 2018 | 19:20

In November a year ago, a report from Korean site The Investor claimed that Samsung was developing the Note 9 under the codename "Crown". Unlike the iPhone X , the device also features curved panels on its front and back, and a dual-lens rear-facing camera.

by | April 16, 2018 | 17:20

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is backed by a 3,080 mAh battery and offers 4G, VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Global Positioning System as connectivity options. Alongside, the report also revealed its key specs through its new firmware files. Under-the-hood, it is said to come packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 chipset or proprietary Surge S2 , 4GBR AM, 64GB storage, a dual rear camera module with 20MP (F2.0 aperture) sensor and 8MP (F1.8) secondary sensor.

by | April 16, 2018 | 14:51

It sports a 5.8-inch 4K (2160x3840 pixels) HDR Triluminos display with the X-Reality for mobile engine. Branded Xperia XZ2 Premium , the new device keeps the same overall design as the XZ2, but upgrades the display , rear camera , battery , and a handful of other key specs.

by | April 16, 2018 | 09:53

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary committees on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 10 about the use of Facebook users' data to target USA voters in the 2016 election. The trick is few people really understand what they're giving, or are capable of truly controlling it. Zuckerberg seemed to concede as much after a lawmaker brandished a stack of papers said to be Facebook's data collection and ad policy disclosures to its users.

by | April 16, 2018 | 05:48

Christiansen, as well as the eight other scientists and representatives who spoke at the briefing, all stressed the diversity of the exoplanets, many of which hold traits that have not been seen before. The targets TESS finds are going to be fantastic subjects for research for decades to come. TESS being checked pre-launch; engineers included for scale.

by | April 16, 2018 | 05:21

Special counsel Robert Mueller has evidence showing that President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , visited Prague during August or September of 2016, McClatchy reported Friday. Cohen, in NY on Thursday. Cohen also figures in the Trump-Russia investigation through his efforts, in 2015 and early 2016, to help Trump secure a licensing deal for construction of a Moscow high rise.

by | April 16, 2018 | 01:47

Kardashian also shared her desire for "positive vibes" only on Twitter, admitting that she had deleted some of her photos after getting hit by non-positive comments. She shared a video of her walking around her school where she stated , "We are walking down the same halls that we walked 20 years ago, this is insane!" Kim Kardashian has been entertaining her Instagram followers with ever more revealing photos from her vacation in Turks & Caicos.

by | April 15, 2018 | 19:13

The code was found in the watchOS beta's NanoTimeKit, the framework that handles watch face configurations, which is usually inaccessible to developers. Such integration would be a first for Apple, a company known to keep major user-facing features under tight control. The updated policy does not apply to the Apple Watch Series 1 or Series 3.

by | April 15, 2018 | 06:43

About 5,000 people were expected to attend the Washington D.C. March for Science on Saturday, with thousands of others attending similar marches in cities around the country, the Washington Post reported . "We need to speak up, or policy decisions will be made without scientific input", the toxicologist told CNN . Lehigh University Assistant Professor Joshua Pepper said science is also hurt by attacks on immigrants and refugees because science is driven not just by homegrown scientists ...

by | April 15, 2018 | 03:35

On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we zero in on what Mark Zuckerberg failed to answer during his United States congressional appearances, about just how much data Facebook collects - and the control users have over it. Zuckerberg admitted that Facebook's data was used in the famous " Analytica scandal ". So, not having a Facebook account is not an effective way to avoid its data harvesting.

by | April 15, 2018 | 02:30

On regulation , Zuckerberg said he was open to it. Later on, Rep. Barton read Zuckerberg a letter from a constituent voicing concern over Facebook's treatment of the conservative women and asked the tech giant for his response. By the close of Wednesday's hearing , Zuckerberg had spent roughly 10 out of the previous 24 hours testifying before Congress . In his testimony before a joint hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary ...

by | April 14, 2018 | 23:17

Google has confirmed that the new design and features are coming within the coming weeks. Now a report in TechCrunch suggests that Gmail could soon allow users to send expiring mails , similar to what ProtonMail offers. 'We're working on some major updates to Gmail (they're still in draft phase)', a Google spokesperson told MailOnline. Your Gmail might start looking different, with a new design about to be unveiled by Google .

by | April 14, 2018 | 14:55

Apple has been swamped with high demand for subsidized iPhone battery replacements ever since it began offering them as part of its apology for failing to disclose that it throttled the performance of older iPhones . Apple's Global Security team employs investigators who have previously worked in the US military, USA intelligence agencies like the National Security Agency, and law enforcement agencies like the Secret Service and the F.B.I.

by | April 14, 2018 | 11:11

What's more, this Shenmue I & II bundle is going to be arriving at some point in 2018, although Sega has yet to confirm and exact date or the price at which the games will be made available. These revolutionary masterpieces deliver a gripping story of retribution as Ryo Hazuki sets out to avenge his father's death and attempts to unravel the secrets behind a mysterious artefact known as the Dragon Mirror .

by | April 14, 2018 | 11:10

BP PLC boosted its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 32.0% in the fourth quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $67.26 billion market cap company.

by | April 14, 2018 | 09:28

One thing shown that we weren't previously expecting is a new sidebar found on the far right. It will also include a number of useful new features, and easy access to other G Suite apps, such as Google Calendar . In a statement, Google did not confirm specific changes but did acknowledge that it's working on an update to its email service. We've been hearing about a Gmail redesign since previous year.

by | April 14, 2018 | 06:17

Read: Rolls-Royce faces turbulence over engine issues . The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to reduce the amount of time the affected planes can fly on a single engine after a failure of the other. The inspections affect Trent 1000s with the Package C compressor, and the engine manufacturer says 380 such engines are in service. The need to inspect and fix Trent 1000 engines has led to an industry-wide shortage.

by | April 14, 2018 | 02:57

A high court in London ruled Friday that some lawbreakers have a " right to be forgotten " on Google - but not everyone should be allowed to scrub their criminal histories from the web. "He remains in business, and the information serves the objective of minimizing the risk that he will continue to mislead, as he has in the past", Warby said of NT1.

by | April 14, 2018 | 02:42

Sea of Thieves has been receiving weekly updates since its launch last month , bringing balance changes and bug fixes, but Rare revealed today that there are some major content drops in the horizon, arriving free of charge to all players.

by | April 13, 2018 | 23:47

The March date won't be when services start being pulled but is instead when Apple will make its plan public, allowing users to make ample preparations for the service to close. Leakers in the supply chain are getting caught, too . These programs have almost eliminated the theft of prototypes and products from factories, caught leakers and prevented many others from leaking in the first place.

by | April 13, 2018 | 22:52

It also goes by a reference qualified design supported by Qualcomm Technologies and is identified by the model number BT31B. There has been a lot of talk about the OnePlus 6 pricing, but we will have to wait to get closer to the launch, or the actual launch itself, to learn about the real price.

by | April 13, 2018 | 20:56

If you can't wait, the game's already out for the Wii U, so if you still have one sitting around you can play that without having to pony up again for the Switch version, but with the improvements made to the game, it's definitely worth grabbing.

by | April 13, 2018 | 16:23

The decision came into force immediately and Telegram is expected to be blocked today. The court turned down the request, and swiftly ordered Telegram's blocking. Telegram had missed a deadline of 4 April to hand over the keys. In December, Telegram Messenger LLP filed a lawsuit with the Supreme Court of Russian Federation seeking to cancel the Federal Security Service's (FSB) decree establishing the procedure for provision of information on decoding of user data.

by | April 13, 2018 | 09:17

The Indian IoT brand Smartron has confirmed that Qualcomm is working to bring Snapdragon 835-powered laptops with cellular connectivity. Qualcomm is already working with the company on the 4G feature phone launched by Jio past year. The laptops also promise better security on mobile connections than public Wi-Fi hotspots. In the light of this news, Reliance seems adamant to embed Jio in each and every device that is capable of running the internet.

by | April 13, 2018 | 08:24

Security updates are one of many layers used to protect Android devices and users. This is according to Wired which reported on research set to be published tomorrow at the Hack in the Box security conference . We're working with them to improve their detection mechanisms to account for situations where a device uses an alternate security update instead of the Google suggested security update.