• Calls to probe Facebook, data firm on privacy
Calls to probe Facebook, data firm on privacy

Cambridge Analytica has ties to President Donald Trump's election campaign. US regulators and state attorneys general are increasing pressure on Facebook as they probe whether the company's data-collection practices have hurt the people who use its services.

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  • Facebook apologises for data scandal
Facebook apologises for data scandal

The social network, which boasts 2.2 billion active users, has issued adverts in major United Kingdom and U.S. newspapers apologising for their "breach of trust". The US-based technology giant saw its shares nosedive by $60 billion following the backlash over fears it could lead to steep fines and increased regulation in the digital advertising ind...

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  • Son of Geelani's Successor Joins Hizbul, Pic Goes Viral on Social Media
Son of Geelani's Successor Joins Hizbul, Pic Goes Viral on Social Media

Junaid's picture in which he is seen brandishing an AK-47 rifle went viral on social media. The accompanying photo caption read "Junaid Ashraf, who has a master's degree in business administration from Kashmir University, has been code-named Amaar Bhai".

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  • Car Bomb Strikes Egypt's Alexandria Ahead of Presidential Vote
Car Bomb Strikes Egypt's Alexandria Ahead of Presidential Vote

The statement added that the bombing had taken place after an improvised explosive device was planted underneath a vehicle and exploded as the security director's convoy was passing in Al-Moaskar Al-Romany Street in central Alexandria, without mentioning if the security director was hurt in the attack or not.

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  • Dropbox jumps 38 percent in USA market debut
Dropbox jumps 38 percent in USA market debut

Dropbox sold 36 million shares for $21 apiece Thursday, raising $756 million, after offering them for $18 to $20 apiece - already an increase from the original price range. The company offered a service which allowed users to store, share and collaborate on documents, photos and other files via the platform. "We look at the iconic tech companies o...

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  • Spain to try Catalan separatist leaders for rebellion
Spain to try Catalan separatist leaders for rebellion

If found guilty, they face up to 30 years in prison. The court decisions further inflamed the protesters in Barcelona, some of whom burnt pictures of King Felipe VI, a crime in Spain, as well as photos of judge Llarena. Along with him the Judge passed orders to to arrest without bail, all former regional legislators like Josep Rull, Raul Romeva a...

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  • Hundreds expected at Vancouver March for Our Lives rally against gun violence
Hundreds expected at Vancouver March for Our Lives rally against gun violence

We are not safe at school. The congresswoman, who led a 2016 sit-in demonstration that sought to force Congressional action on gun control measures after a mass shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, told The Republican that she's "so heartened" to see students shaping the debate on firearms.

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  • Texas Tech Basketball: Red Raiders use elite defense to beat Purdue
Texas Tech Basketball: Red Raiders use elite defense to beat Purdue

Purdue vs Texas has all the makings of going down to the wire. Perhaps he would have gone unnoticed had he not been wearing a hat the size of the backboard. Second-seeded Purdue (30-7) was hoping to join Villanova in the Elite Eight, getting 30 points from Carsen Edwards and 12 points and 13 rebounds from Vincent Edwards .

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  • India Vows To End TB By 2025
India Vows To End TB By 2025

And while we now have improved treatment options for latent TB, we must get better at delivering them to patients in need. The disease can also affect the brain, kidneys, and the spine. It's key to note that the more people know about TB, the more focus - and resources - can be shifted toward ending it. Also read: Is Tuberculosis A Dangerous Dis...

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  • Sarkozy says Libya funding accusations make his life 'hell' - paper
Sarkozy says Libya funding accusations make his life 'hell' - paper

The case is connected to accusations that Sarkozy received money from Gaddafi to fund his successful election bid in 2007, allegations he denies and has dismissed as "grotesque". "Gaddafi paid Sarkozy, it paid for the campaign, it paid for other things.", Takieddine said. He could face up to ten years in jail if convicted. The charges reportedl...

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  • South Korea's ex-President Lee Myung-bak arrested over corruption allegations
South Korea's ex-President Lee Myung-bak arrested over corruption allegations

Prosecutors arrested Lee at his residence in Seoul and moved him to a detention center in the city. Her trial is coming to a close and prosecutors are demanding she serve 30 years in jail. The 76-year-old faces at least 14 charges, the most serious of which is receiving ten million USA dollars in bribes from businesses and agencies. Lee, a former H...

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  • Instagram will finally show you more new posts first
Instagram will finally show you more new posts first

It must be noted that the platform is not fully returning to a chronological feed. Toward the end of previous year, Instagram has hit more than 800 million month to month active clients. Instagram is one of the top social media companies within the United States, according to the Pew Research Centre , and is used by 35% of adults in the USA...

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  • Monster Hunter World Mega Man Palico Gear Added in New Update
Monster Hunter World Mega Man Palico Gear Added in New Update

April will also see the Spring Blossom Fest taking place and the Mega Man Palico gear surfacing. It's all steps in the right direction, and updates that include both quality of life adjustments and content are my cup of tea. Long Sword: improvements to Foresight Slash input timing and hitbox detection. Finally, following player feedback ...

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  • Listen to Lots of Music on YouTube? Expect Way More Ads
Listen to Lots of Music on YouTube? Expect Way More Ads

YouTube's decision to tighten restrictions on gun videos comes with heightened tension in the U.S. gun debate. He promises lots of videos, playlists and more. They fear that "educational content" may now be lumped in with prohibited firearm videos and everything lost together. " PornHub has a history of being a proactive voice in the online commun...

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  • Graduate Programs at DU Ranked Among the Top in the Nation
Graduate Programs at DU Ranked Among the Top in the Nation

The Leeds School of Business received rankings for both its part-time (51) and full-time (65) MBA programs. Under Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs, Rossin College ranked 46th out of 93 schools. Wake Forest continues to hold the top spot among North Carolina business schools , at No. 17 in this year's survey. Baylor's School of E...

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  • Xiaomi Stocks Over 4 Lakh Redmi 5 Units For Sale Tomorrow
Xiaomi Stocks Over 4 Lakh Redmi 5 Units For Sale Tomorrow

Are you going to purchase the Redmi 5 in the first sale tomorrow? The Redmi 5 is now bigger in size, slimmer, and comes with minimalist bezels. As far as specifications are concerned, the Redmi 5 flaunts a 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio.

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  • Android
Android "now as secure as iOS" claims Google chief

New security features were also added to Android Oreo which made it safer to download apps , dropped insecure network protocols and provided more control over identifiers. So starting with Android P , minimum supported apps will be above Android 4.2, and new app submissions will have to target Android 8.0 Oreo or above.

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  • Sonic The Hedgehog x PUMA Sneaker Collab In The Works
Sonic The Hedgehog x PUMA Sneaker Collab In The Works

Sonic Mania Plus will be coming to Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in summer 2018 for $29.99. These include holographic packaging, a 32-page artbook and a SEGA Genesis reversible cover. Additionally, SEGA plans to produce five animated shorts in the style of Sonic Mania's intro and release them on their YouTube channel. I...

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  • Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug
Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug

Google has kicked off a limited time promotion that offers a $200 statement credit for anyone who picks up a Pixel 2 XL with the Google Store financing option. Google Financing 24-month terms reduce the cost to $35.38 for 64 GB model and $39.54 per month for 128 GB models. That $200 comes as a statement credit that Google gives you back after ...

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  • Google may have a master plan to take down Amazon
Google may have a master plan to take down Amazon

The two services, along with Google Express , are linked by a new universal shopping cart. "We see ourselves as part of a solution for retailers to be able to drive better transactions". Shopping Actions is an effort by Google and retailers to counteract the popularity of Amazon. "Brands are looking at Google as the enemy of the enemy and that m...

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