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Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Friday endorsed USA legislation to regulate political ads across the internet, a concession to lawmakers days before he is scheduled to testify in two US congressional hearings. Facebook announced Friday it will require political ads on its platform to state who is paying for the message and would verify the identity of the payer, in a bid to curb outside election interference.
  • (MSFT) Shares Sold by PHH Investments Ltd.

    (MSFT) Shares Sold by PHH Investments Ltd.

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    Wesbanco Comml Bank accumulated 272,413 shares or 1.58% of the stock. The stock decreased 1.24% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $50.1. During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.77. It has 0.06, from change from 2017Q3's 0.83. It fall, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings.
  • Australian Authorities Open Investigation Into Facebook's Improper Sharing Of Data

    Australian Authorities Open Investigation Into Facebook's Improper Sharing Of Data

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    Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday on when it discovered the data scraping. How this verification would take place, Facebook did not say. It said that Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer had also been called as a witness. The political data-mining firm allegedly used ill-gotten Facebook user data in its efforts to sway elections.
  • Google's chief of AI is now working for Apple

    Google's chief of AI is now working for Apple

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    Apple's smart speaker - the Homepod - has received mixed reviews since its launch past year, so Giannandrea's expertise is a major coup for the company. Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant have made strides over the past few years in voice recognition and information requests, and while Siri helped define the idea of an AI-assistant, it has fallen behind in terms of capability.
  • Facebook to verify identities for political ads

    Facebook to verify identities for political ads

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    The firm will ask those placing political ads for a United States government-issued ID and a physical mailing address. We did not follow up and confirm, and that's on us - and particularly once they were active in the election, we should have done that.
  • Revenue Forecast of Nokia Corporation (NOK)

    Revenue Forecast of Nokia Corporation (NOK)

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    At the launch event, Gadgets 360 spoke to Pranav Shroff, Global Portfolio Director, HMD Global about how it's going to build on its gains from previous year, and how the new slate hopes to answer criticisms about its 2017 offerings. Comparatively, the gazes have a Gross margin 39.50%. The Return on Investment ( ROI ) ratio of Nokia Corporation (NOK ) is -4.6 percent. 50-SMA is used by traders to measure mid-term trends.
  • Apple Stops Signing iOS 11.2.6, Downgrades and Restores No Longer Possible

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    This brought the total number of apps on the App Store to 2.1 million, down from 2.2 million in 2016. That meant that a number of abandoned apps were cleared out from the store, including past favorites such as Flappy Bird. As we mentioned, this is claimed to be the first drop since the launch of the App Store in 2008. For Android , this was an increase of about 17% year over year, the largest jump since 2014, while for Apple iOS platform this was a drop of 29%, biggest in 10 years.
  • Spying on Chats? Facebook Confirms It Scans Your Messenger

    Spying on Chats? Facebook Confirms It Scans Your Messenger

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    TechCrunch reported last night that Facebook retracted Facebook messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other executives from their recipients' inboxes . One possibility is that message authors will be able to set an expiration time for their messages, after which point they'll be automatically deleted from the recipient's inbox.
  • Quitting Facebook can reduce stress

    Quitting Facebook can reduce stress

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    Dr. Eric Vanman, co-author of the study from School of Psychology at the University of Queensland explained that those who were removed from Facebook reported that they were not interacting as much as they wished with their loved ones and this was leading to their feeling of dissatisfaction.
  • Your first look at the OnePlus 6

    Your first look at the OnePlus 6

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    OnePlus could be coming up with a pair of Wireless Bluetooth Headphones named "OnePlus Bullets Wireless". While OnePlus has yet to officially unveil the phone, Lau took to the site's forums earlier this week to confirm that the OnePlus 6 will feature the Snapdragon 845 CPU , as well as up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage .
  • Rumour: Google Working On A Chromeboook With 4K Display

    Rumour: Google Working On A Chromeboook With 4K Display

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    In October, we finally got a hardware revision , with beefier processors and better battery life, but it looks like the next upgrade could be just around the corner. While it is just six months old, the Pixelbook may be getting a successor soon. Now, a user on Reddit has discovered some juicy details in a file related to Chrome OS which essentially reveals a device codenamed "atlas" with a display resolution of 3840x2160 pixels.
  • $5.41 EPS Expected for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

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    The stock decreased 1.08% or $2.75 during the last trading session, reaching $253.06. About 495,148 shares traded. (NYSE:GS) has risen 9.66% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3,113 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 166,229 shares, and cut its stake in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX).
  • Australian woman charged with murder after police use evidence from Apple Watch

    Australian woman charged with murder after police use evidence from Apple Watch

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    Caroline Nilsson had claimed that she was tied up in the Adelaide home as Myrna Nilsson , 57, was being fatally attacked, according to ABC in Australia . "The deceased must have been attacked at around 6:38pm and had certainly died by 6:45pm", prosecutor Carmen Matteo told a bail hearing. The daughter-of-law claims the woman was followed home by a group of men in the auto and proceeded to spend 20 minutes arguing with them outside the house.
  • Spyro: Reignited Trilogy to be released on PS4 and Xbox One

    Spyro: Reignited Trilogy to be released on PS4 and Xbox One

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    Yan and Nadelberg touched on the game's development, including how the team checked in with Insomniac to make sure Toys for Bob stayed true to the spirit of Insomniac's original games. Gamers playing in North American can enter the code ↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → square on the title screen for Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped to see the trailer for the new Spyro: Reignited Trilogy .
  • Foxconn will make the world's first blockchain smartphone

    Foxconn will make the world's first blockchain smartphone

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    Further, the Finney devices will be manufactured at FIH Mobile's existing facilities. In an initial coin offering, Sirin Labs raised $157.8 million (roughly Rs. As part of the deal, the report said, FIH Mobile will design and manufacture the phone while Sirin Labs will lead the development of the wallet hardware and operating system (OS).
  • Analysts noticed Universal Currency (UNIT)'s 24 hours decline of -1.03%

    Analysts noticed Universal Currency (UNIT)'s 24 hours decline of -1.03%

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    One LevoPlus coin can now be purchased for about $0.0013 or 0.00000019 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges. It traded at $0.06799 200 days ago. Dogecoin (DOGE) traded 2.2% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0028 or 0.00000040 BTC. The Reddit community for NAV Coin is /r/NavCoin and the currency's Github account can be viewed here. Request Network's official message board is blog.request.network .
  • Apple's war on bad applications saw its App Store shrink for first time previous year

    Apple's war on bad applications saw its App Store shrink for first time previous year

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    The decline can be attributed in part to Apple's decision back in 2016 to remove old apps that were no longer compatible with newer iPhones and apps that didn't comply with recent review guidelines. The publication adds that twice as many apps were ported from iOS to Android than from Android to iOS. The most popular non-native developer tools for Android and iOS apps were Cordova and Unity, followed distantly by Adobe Air, Cocos2D, Xamarin, Appcelerator, Corona, and React Native.