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Zuckerberg: social media regulation 'inevitable'


Zuckerberg has been grilled on the categories of information Facebook collects, its failure to crack down on opioid sales on its platform, and its building of " shadow profiles " of non-users without their consent. According to the company, Facebook has records of how data was compromised as far as 2014. The company is still investigating the Cambridge Analytica incident. Read More »

Day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg's testimony at Congress: What to expect

President Donald Trump's election campaign among its clients. Zuckerberg responded , "I'm not sure what that means". He also is to testify Wednesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee . "We'll do everything possible to ensure these elections are safe", said Zuckerberg . Zuckerberg is also expected to be asked about Russia's use of US social media during the 2016 elections - a subject of several congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into ... Read More »

Google Home and Google Home Mini officially launch in India


Earlier on April 2, Google had took to micro-blogging site Twitter to confirm the India launch . It uses dual band wifi supports dual band Wi-Fi.HE-AAC, LC-AAC+, MP3, Vorbis, WAV (LPCM), FLAC. Google Home Mini supports both WiFi and Bluetooth, whereas the bigger Home speaker is only Wi-Fi-enabled. Other features include Google Assistant that can answer questions as well as inform you about the weather and scheduled meetings among others and the ability to control other smart devices ... Read More »

Zuckerberg Dismisses The Idea That Facebook Is A Monopoly


Zuckerberg is under intense scrutiny following revelations that Cambridge Analytica , a data firm with ties to President Trump's campaign, improperly obtained and shared personal data from up to 87 million Facebook users. In his opening statement, Zuckerberg acknowledged that the company faces "a number of important issues around privacy, safety, and democracy". He went on to elaborate that Facebook does have access to audio when people record videos on their devices for Facebook ... Read More »

Ford Focus Adds Interior Space, Style, and Tech


While there are a range of new engines available in Europe, Australia-bound models are set for a big change under the bonnet, with four-cylinder engines being replaced by a choice of two three-cylinders. If stopped longer than this, the driver can push a button on the steering wheel button or gently apply the accelerator to pull away. The adaptive headlamps are not only active but predictive. Read More »

Raid on his lawyer abuses attorney-client privilege


McConnell also tells reporters he doesn't believe Mueller will be removed. "I have this witch hunt constantly going on for over 12 months now or longer", he said. Could it have something to do with the Stormy Daniels case? Daniels' lawsuit, as Sputnik previously reported, was in response to remarks Cohen made in February 2018 that suggested the actress was untrustworthy and that the public should ignore her claims about having an affair with Trump in 2006. Read More »

Facebook suspends Canadian data analytics firm over data scandal


Techcrunch reported that Facebook had removed messages from Mark Zuckerberg and other top executives at the company that was sent on Messenger . AggregateIQ was not immediately available for a comment. In his Vox interview, Zuckerberg said the tools helped to prevent warring Muslim and Buddhist factions in Myanmar from communicating through the app. Read More »

HMD Global to focus on expanding product portfolio and retail presence


At an event today, HMD Global , the new home of Nokia smartphones have released the new Nokia smartphones in the country. With that out of the way, it's time to take a look at the devices on offer. Nokia has used the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset we saw in the predecessor to power the new smartphone . That being said, it could very well be the next best thing in case you can't hop on them flash sales for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro . Read More »

Hello, Ozil, hello: Arsenal star in friendly dig at Stoke police


The Frenchman marked his comeback on Sunday from a knee injury with an 89th-minute penalty in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over struggling Stoke . The Gabon worldwide soon doubled the lead with a well-taken volley from Ozil's corner. Arsenal had a series of controversial decisions go against them, so a Gunners fan tweeted Stoke police saying "would like to report a robbery". Read More »

Spotify share trading hints at $25bn flotation for music streaming giant


It also enables it to go public without having to hire an investment bank or broker to underwrite the process. Even if Spotify proves immune to the threats of Apple and Amazon, there's still that wacky direct listing to think about. Investors may have to wait a while to see if Spotify can pull off its dream of a stable, low drama listing. (What's more, there is plenty of available cash in private markets for promising tech companies, so many put off listing for as long as possible.) ... Read More »

Google will reportedly launch mid-range Pixel smartphone for emerging markets

The first smart speaker was introduced two years ago and it has since received a number of updates and integrations with several products and services. A user on Reddit noticed the availability of Gaana and Saavn on the list of available music services for Google. Interestingly, it has been also reported that there will be support for Netflix as well. Read More »

Anthony Joshua wins new title after beating Parker


Parker had noticeably increased his work-rate, although Joshua still held control and he got a quickfire combination going at the end of round eight which ended a quiet spell for the British star. It's local. We're staying right here. Look at what Anthony Joshua's doing. They don't want to know. There's a lot to work on - it's a good experience being here, thank you all for the opportunity, to fight in this big stadium. Read More »

Facebook knows who you call


As that sinks in, some are choosing to quit the platform. And that's without touching on the company's other services, Instagram and WhatsApp, which between them form a trifecta of seeming indispensability. " Facebook's use and abuse of user data for discriminatory purposes needs to stop", National Fair Housing Alliance CEO Lisa Rice said in a statement . Read More »

Editorial Exchange: American youth are rewriting the gun control debate


Adults created, perpetuated and continue to perpetuate the gun violence issue. Kids are smarter today than when I went to high school. Now, in the days of ALICE drills, our preschool teachers are tasked with the responsibility of teaching 3-, 4- and 5-year-old children with cognitive disabilities the life skill of how to decide whether to hide or run away if someone is being risky with guns. Read More »

Confirmed: The OnePlus 6 Will Ship with a Notch


Additionally, the leak reveals a bamboo back, suggesting that OnePlus could launch a limited edition premium version of its next flagship device. Speaking to Mobile News a OnePlus spokesperson said: "We are coming up to the end of our exclusive deal with O2, we're now in talks to see what continuing the partnership would look like". Read More »

Jamar Lovelace introduced as new Fleming football coach


Melton, who finished in eighth place, will hope to build on what was one of their best performances of their season for the following campaign where more consistency will be needed. I think they were top 25 in the country, and my number two player, my senior, lost in a ten-point super tiebreaker. He led us in all categories except steals. Read More »

Easter egg hunt Friday in Frazee


Starkville First United Methodist Church will hold a church-wide Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. for two-year-olds through third graders. Proceeds will ICT SOS. 100-W in Hartford City. Participants "tossed" 96 raw eggs before a victor was declared. Beth Eichner with some of her candy egg creations. Extra hot dogs will be sold for $1.50 each. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S With 12MP Dual Rear Cameras Announced


Now that the phone has been confirmed through a teaser, we can't wait to get to know more about it. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S will be quite similar to the Mi MIX 2 in terms of the design, though it seems like its bezels will be slightly thinner. Read More »

Facebook is making its privacy settings easier to find


People familiar with Facebook's plans said that Facebook truly meant to release its new smart products in the fall but have a developer preview right after the May unveiling. The notice, issued on March 23, stated that there was a need for further information about the data breach from Facebook . In a Twitter post announcing the decision to step away from Facebook , Chief Creative Officer Cooper Hefner also described the world's largest social-media platform as "sexually repressive". Read More »

Apple Releases Its Cheapest iPad With Apple Pencil Support


Or at least cheaper ones. What's at stake is the tech loyalty of the next generation. That said, today's event doesn't seem likely to change the market trajectories - or Apple's business. "That's why education is such a big part of who we are as a company, and has been for forty years". A spokesperson at the event said it was powerful enough to rival a Chromebook. Read More »

Ride-hailing firm Grab eyes expansion as it acquires Uber


Ending the long battle between the two ride-hailing firms, Uber will make its exit from the region in the upcoming months, and current users will have just two weeks left to book rides with the app. The next stage of growth for Grab , the building of a Southeast Asia leading online-to-offline mobile platform, is now a possibility with the acquisition of Uber's services in the region... Read More »

Apple might debut low-priced iPad with updated Pencil at Chicago event


While the iPad is probably not yet at the point where it can completely replace a Mac or PC, it's certainly an excellent tool both for entertainment and education - and this event will likely focus on the latter. New accessibility emoji could be headed to mobile devices next year. While new iPhones, Watches, MacBooks and the rumored cheaper HomePod are very unlikely, there are plenty of products in Apple's portfolio which could be updated at an education-focused event. Read More »

Facebook's Sandberg Says She Regrets Not Speaking Out Sooner

Facebook was already being scrutinized by lawmakers regarding Russian meddling on its platform leading up to the 2016 elections . The proposed class-action lawsuit was filed Tuesday at the US District Court in San Jose, California. "They seem freaky, but they find out little details about your personality and that all goes into a big aggregate pile and that's your profile", said Brandon Latronica, graduate assistant for computer science at Youngstown State University. Read More »