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Govt requests for Facebook user data up a third in H1

Not all requests are secret, but 57 percent of those from the USA were accompanied with a non-disclosure agreement prohibiting the company from notifying the us...


McCain has returned home to Arizona after treatment, office says

In a statement provided by Mr. McCain's office on Sunday, Dr. Mark R. Gilbert, chief of the neuro-oncology branch at the National Institutes of Health's Nationa...


Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged

That, at least, is the worst-case scenario for Facebook's latest feature, which automatically notifies you if anyone uploads a photo that looks like you're in ...


Final tax reform bill passes House, now moves to Senate

The Senate was expected to pass the measure Tuesday evening, clearing the way for President Trump to sign it as early as Wednesday. Senate Republicans are...


Owner Jerry Richardson will sell Carolina Panthers, team says

Sports Illustrated's report released details of inappropriate comments and behavior that included "admiring backsides" during the team's "Jean Day Fridays", as...


Tag: Samsung Galaxy A8 Specifications

Like the previous Galaxy A range of smartphones, both the Galaxy A8 (2018 ) and A8+ (2018) are differentiated with only some features . Like the Galaxy S...


Xiaomi achieves $2 billion revenue target in India

The Mi A1 Special Edition Red comes in an attractive, vibrant shade of red to appeal the customers. Jain said only one premium model - Mi Mix 2 - is imported ...


Nasa and Google announcement reveals 'major' discovery of exoplanet Kepler 90i

Suzanne Aigrain, an astrophysicist at Oxford University who was not involved with the research, said: "What is perhaps most exciting is that they are able to fi...


Tottenham slammed by Frank Lampard for Man City performance - 'It's a mess'

De Bruyne was on the end of a poor challenge from Dele Alli but the former Chelsea man recovered to score a minute later and Guardiola was in disbelief at De B...


Kaka Announces Retirement From Football

The blog is a little saddened that the handsome game loses one if it's finest players of our era today, as Kaka has announced his retirement from football aged ...


RIP: BlackBerry Priv Will No Longer Receive Monthly Security Updates

Accompanying this announcement is news that the Priv will no longer receive updates, considering that it's over 2 years old at this point. Also BlackBerry wil...


New Patent From Microsoft Reveals Foldable Display and Self-Regulated Hinges

Another day, another Microsoft patent to examine. But there are many people who did not lose their hope about a Surface Phone , and they may be right. "From ...


Uber hacked trade secrets, says report

In the letter, dated November 22, the department informed the judge that there was additional evidence that Uber had not turned over in the case , referring to...


The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango

The tech giant will cease support of Tango in March 2018, focusing its efforts on ARCore instead. So, to help the developers to narrow down their development ...


Free Shipping Day: Retailers Ensure Deliver By Christmas Eve

Shopping online is the way to go (everyone's doing it this year!), since stores are crowded and merchandise is likely picked over. The founders of Free Shippin...


Facebook to push more videos via pre-roll ads for 'Watch'

The deals between video producers and Facebook required the former to create a certain amount of video content that could allow for mid-roll ad tests each mon...


Samsung's Galaxy S9 range gets a mega-leak

Again, the Galaxy S9 is expected to sport slimmer bezels, a singular camera, surrounded by features like the fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor. Previ...


Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) announced

The body is made out of a magnesium alloy called Metal12, which is both light and durable. "Buyers of 13" Notebook 9 and Notebook 9 Pen models will have to ma...


GTA Online Gets Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission And Weapon

And hidden within the Doomsday Heist game files is evidence that Rockstar Games is planning a Red Dead Redemption 2 surprise for GTA 5 fans. While there...


Adrian Peterson Plans to Return Next Year After Season-Ending Neck Injury

Peterson himself confirms this report with a statement he made , which also addressed his future. Peterson is technically under contract for another season...


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets 4K resolution on Xbox One X

Resetera user JumPeR later discovered the Xbox One X version looks to be running at the equivalent of the PC edition's "medium" settings. PlayerUnknown's B...


Vivo to Be First Smartphone Maker With Synaptics' In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Meanwhile, Vivo hasn't given out any details on which of its new upcoming smartphones will use the technology. It was crowned as the 5th most popular smartp...


Don't want to unfollow a friend? Facebook now lets you 'snooze' them

Facebook today is launching a new feature created to give users more control over what content they see in their News Feed: a "Snooze" button. Over the next...


AppleCare+ for iMac Pro Costs $169

Sporting a 5120-by-2880 resolution and 500 nits of brightness, the 27-inch Retina display is capable of displaying billions of colors and uses the P3 color gamu...


Apple to give Finisar $390 million to increase TrueDepth camera tech production

It's rumored that some of next years iPhone's will have Face ID included. The investment will enable Apple to "get better supply and better pricing, and i...


Cardinals trade Piscotty to Oakland

Piscotty had a physical and the A's were in the process of looking through its results before agreeing to the deal with the Cardinals. Members of the Cardinal...


Word, Excel, Outlook to get cool AI-powered features this month

Microsoft has also landed its first partnership to integrate Cortana into a third-party Android launcher. Microsoft is adding new artificial intelligence ...


These special features will be available in Apple's latest updates

When using third-party apps on the iPhone and iPad , some bugs related to reboot have been fixed by Apple in their latest update. Apple, however, promptl...


Panasonic shares rise on news of Toyota battery partnership

Toyota's goal is for green cars to comprise half of its global sales by 2030. Japanese auto giant Toyota said Wednesday it wanted half of its global sales to...


Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans

California Republicans largely backed the bill in the House, but they came under pressure during the conference negotiations to push for an expansion of the sta...


Samsung Galaxy A8 Reported To Have Dual Front-Facing Cameras

The manual indicates that the display will be in 18:9 aspect ratio with slim bezels, following the trend set by a flurry of phones released this year. It is als...


Facebook has opened its augmented reality platform to the public

While Facebook is better known as being the owner of Oculus, the makers of the Rift virtual reality headset, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerbe...


Google Reveals Top Searches In Ireland

Google's biggest search also relates to the sports world: Hurricane Irma spread mass devastation across the Caribbean and southern United States. Former " ...


Tech Giant Acquires Shazam for $400 Million

Shazam is also available on Android-based devices, but Apple did not say whether it would keep the Android version available. Apple's decision to splash out ...


Xbox One players, check your PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds server

It's important to note that the Game Preview Program is quite similar to Steam's Early Access , meaning that the game is a work in progress and is not finished...