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He mentioned, for instance, that the only information that bad actors would be able to scrape using a phone number was information that was public on Facebook user profiles. He said that more than one million people had followed the Facebook pages and that 493,000 had followed the Instagram accounts. "We removed this latest set of pages and accounts exclusively because they were controlled by the IRA - not based on the content", Mr Stamos wrote.
  • Apple hires former Google AI chief, probably wants to make Siri smarter

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    The company has hired John Giannandrea , who was the man in charge for AI and Search at Google, to lead its new AI efforts, including probably Siri and Google Maps. The report states that majority of these job hiring will for Apple's new Apple Park headquarters. Despite the fact that Apple introduced the fashion of personal voice assistants, her own assistant named Siri never differed mind and ingenuity.
  • U.S. stocks rise on bargain-hunting, earnings hopes

    U.S. stocks rise on bargain-hunting, earnings hopes

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    Facebook , which has experienced a rash of defections by users since becoming embroiled in a scandal over data privacy last month, saw its shares drop 2.7 percent. Amazon.com rose almost 2 per cent, after closing down more than 5 per cent yesterday after President Donald Trump's latest attack on the online retailer.
  • Google Home Smart Speakers Coming To India This Month

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    Giannandrea joined Google back in 2010 when the latter purchased his startup Metaweb. As it plans to open up its own stores in the country, the company is looking to expand in the offline market. The speakers are compatible with over 95 percent of Android phones worldwide. Google finally ready to dive into the Indian market with a formal strategy in place to face the competition.
  • Google Has Big Plans For India - Smart Speakers, Laptops Coming Soon!

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    It will soon launch its smart Home speakers, premium laptop Pixelbook , intelligent home automation products and a mid-range Google smartphone in India. The company has also set aside huge funds for brand promotions of the upcoming phone, The Economic Times reported citing an unnamed executive. There are a lot of cellphone brands that did well in the emerging markets.
  • Spider-Man confirmed for a 2018 release on PS4

    Spider-Man confirmed for a 2018 release on PS4

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    The magazine is also promising new information on the game's controls and combat, as well as upgrades and customization like suit crafting. We spent two days in Insomniac's studio learning about the development team's vision for Spider-Man on PlayStation 4.
  • NRA Board Member Ted Nugent Is Still Mocking Parkland Survivors

    NRA Board Member Ted Nugent Is Still Mocking Parkland Survivors

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    Eleven companies so far have pulled their ads after a pushback by Parkland student David Hogg , 17, who called for a boycott of her advertisers. He is consumed with hate. Nugent, an NRA board member, said survivors of the Parkland school shooting are wrong to blame the NRA for mass shootings. She later apologized and said Hogg should be proud of his grades.
  • Valve hammers final nail into coffin of Steam Machines

    Valve hammers final nail into coffin of Steam Machines

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    For various reasons, Steam Machines never exactly found an audience. Valve seems to be trying to forget its bid to get everyone playing games on expensive little boxes from Alienware , Asus and the like, as it's removed the Steam Machines section from Steam.
  • Trump campaign employee sues to void nondisclosure agreement

    Trump campaign employee sues to void nondisclosure agreement

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    After filing a discrimination suit against the campaign in NY state court, they pressured her to drop the case due to the confidentiality agreement she signed by seeking to move the lawsuit to arbitration. This is the third case involving a woman who accuses Trump and his people of trying to keep them quiet. The campaign doesn't have a lawyer listed yet in the new federal court case, and Rosen and a campaign spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment.
  • 'City Of Brass' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

    'City Of Brass' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

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    Leaping from the pages of the Arabian Nights , adventure awaits in the accursed City of Brass - a place of legend beneath the sand, filled with danger and reward. Armed with scimitar and a versatile whip, you'll lash and slash, bait and trap your way to the heart of an opulent, Arabian Nights-themed metropolis - or face certain death as time runs out.
  • Next Chrono Trigger Steam Update To Introduce Original SNES Graphical Style

    Next Chrono Trigger Steam Update To Introduce Original SNES Graphical Style

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    Today, we have our first glimmer of hope that Chrono Trigger may one day be legally playable on PCs without hating ourselves. There are a lot of things wrong with Chrono Trigger on PC . Those who have played Square Enix's mobile games (which frequently get ported to PC later) are no stranger to these attempts at "modernizing" classic titles.
  • Wall Street ready to tune in as Spotify set to go public

    Wall Street ready to tune in as Spotify set to go public

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    Music sales soared anew past year in the United States backed by the rise of streaming, bringing revenue to a level last seen a decade ago. "Nothing ever happens in a straight line - the past ten years have certainly taught me that". Ninety percent of the firm's revenue now comes from premium service subscription fees, but Ek is hoping to attract investment with the public offering.
  • Afridi condemns Kashmir killings, questions UN's efforts to stop bloodshed

    Afridi condemns Kashmir killings, questions UN's efforts to stop bloodshed

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    Afridi, who retired from global cricket in 2016, said he was appalled and anxious by the situation in "Indian Occupied Kashmir". The comment offended many in India who, besides trolling him, reminded the swashbuckling cricketer that he had once praised India to the skies by saying that the " Pakistani cricket team received more love in India than they did in Pakistan ".
  • 20MP + 9.7MP triple camera setup and more

    20MP + 9.7MP triple camera setup and more

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    But it looks like the device in question may have already been revealed in full thanks to the leaked specs sheet of the Nokia 9. As rumors suggested, HMD Global has announced the Nokia 1 Android Go smartphone at the MWC 2018. The 41MP sensor will most likely feature 1.4-micron pixel size, OIS, a wide-angle lens and a variable aperture of f/1.5 and f/2.4. The 20MP telephoto lens will have OIS and a fixed aperture of f/2.4.
  • Overwatch Developer Update Titles New Event

    Overwatch Developer Update Titles New Event

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    When Epic Games revealed that the battle royale offshoot of Fortnite only took around two months to put together, players were given the idea that integrating such a mode of play into any other title should be a fairly straightforward process.
  • Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) - Watch List stock

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    The institutional investor held 83,963 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.32 million, down from 96,432 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com invested 0.31% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NYSE:WR) for 200 shares. (NASDAQ:BGCP). Convergence Inv Limited Liability Company owns 116,124 shares.
  • Snapchat takes leaf from Facebook with group video, mentions

    Snapchat takes leaf from Facebook with group video, mentions

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    Snapchat is introducing several new features this week, including the ability to make group video calls and a " Mentions " feature that allows users to tag friends in snaps uploaded onto Stories. To use the video group chat feature, enter an existing group chat you already have, or start a new group. Snapchat originally introduced voice and video chat back in 2016.
  • Instagram drops its Apple Watch app

    Instagram drops its Apple Watch app

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    Instagram notifications will still appear on Apple Watch , via the iPhone notification system. Instead of putting efforts to make changes to the app again, Instagram made a decision to end support for the Apple watch . Apple has killed other major apps for its watch, including Amazon, Slack, Google Maps, Whole Foods, and eBay. Since Instagram has also abandoned the app, it is not a good sign for Apple.