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The Nasdaq Composite index fell on Wednesday , dragged down by losses in Amazon and Apple, while gains in healthcare stocks propped up the Dow and the S&P 500. The bigger the return, the more efficient management is in utilizing its asset base. Currently, Akers Biosciences (AKER)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is resting at -17.70.
  • Hyundai Tucson facelift unveiled, India-bound; Jeep Compass SUV watch out

    Hyundai Tucson facelift unveiled, India-bound; Jeep Compass SUV watch out

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    The rear bumper has also been updated as have the tail lights, while new alloy wheels are available too. Mechanically the engines from the previous Hyundai Tucson will be carried over to the new auto or at least that is what we think. The New Tucson is powered by two diesel and two petrol engines ( specification differs by market ). The former 1.6-litre GDI is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive, while the 1.6-litre T-GDI can be mated to either a six-speed ...
  • Government says no to Google's Street View in India

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    Google Maps is one of the few necessary evils. Google Street View is present in more than 82 countries around the world, which have benefited from it in terms of tourism and other aspects. This wouldn't be the first attempt the company has made to push this service in India; its first application with the government to do so was in 2015.
  • Chinese space station to crash down to Earth this weekend

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    But given its speed and other factors, crash sites include everywhere between the latitude of 43 degrees north and south - spanning an area stretching from southern France to Hobart, Tasmania. Most of the debris anyway falls back to the ocean. In this view from the webcast, Tiangong-1 is gleaming as the sun reflects off the spacecraft's surface and faint star trails streak across the background.
  • U.S. steel tariff measures criticized at WTO

    U.S. steel tariff measures criticized at WTO

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    Under the terms of the memorandum, Mr Trump will target the Chinese imports only after a consultation period, a measure that will give industry lobbyists and legislators a chance to water down a proposed target list which runs to 1,300 products.
  • Facebook to change privacy controls after data scandal

    Facebook to change privacy controls after data scandal

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    The company has faced a global outcry after a whistleblower said that data from millions of users was improperly harvested by consultancy Cambridge Analytica to target US and British voters in close-run elections. The company has listed 12 policy-related job openings based in Washington DC as it faces increased scrutiny over its privacy policies after it was reported that Cambridge Analytica had obtained data from up to 50 million Facebook users.
  • Facebook changes its privacy setting: What you need to know

    Facebook changes its privacy setting: What you need to know

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    Manage who sees your posts and profile information: Users have the ultimate rights on what they share on Facebook, and he/she can manage things like who sees their posts and the information they choose to include on their profile. Facebook is already allowing its users to download their information from a portal called Access Your Information which shows what information does Facebook has about you and you can delete the same.
  • Facebook sued for housing discrimination

    Facebook sued for housing discrimination

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    The law protects renters and homebuyers from discrimination based on things such as race, national origin, religion, sex, whether someone has children, or disability. Still, in November of previous year, ProPublica was able to buy dozens of rental housing ads that excluded blacks, Jews, people interested in wheelchair ramps, mothers of high school kids, and Spanish speakers.
  • New Zealand's privacy commissioner also deletes Facebook

    New Zealand's privacy commissioner also deletes Facebook

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    Still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Facebook has announced a new category in its "bug bounty" program that targets "data misuse" in third-party Facebook apps. Yet, some analysts said Facebook and its chief Mark Zuckerberg have made similar promises in the past. Later, there were reports and whistleblowers coming out in public saying Cambridge Analytica, through Facebook , has influenced Indian elections as well and even caste votes were created by them.
  • Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) moves 98.80% away from One Year Low

    Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) moves 98.80% away from One Year Low

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    Stock value has moved between $38.06 - 50.58 in last one year. But the sentiment has improved after reports that the countries were willing to renegotiate tariffs and trade imbalances. Beta used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which determine the expected return of an asset based on its beta and look ahead to market returns.
  • How does Google search actually work?

    How does Google search actually work?

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    The first step, it outlined, is to ensure that mobile versions of a web page have the same content as the desktop version. The search engine uses a series of algorithms - the exact ins and outs of which remain a close-guarded mystery, with Google only ever revealing minor details and cryptic tips - to sort through the billions of pages in its index .
  • Does Google Know Everything About You? Short Answer: Yes

    Does Google Know Everything About You? Short Answer: Yes

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    Sometime yesterday, a thread ( a long series of tweets around a topic) on Twitter went viral. Facebook's users are looking a lot more closely at how much data the company holds on them after the Cambridge Analytica scandal , which demonstrated how seemingly trivial Facebook apps could actually harvest huge amounts of personal information.
  • Doom 4K Update Hitting PS4 Pro, Xbox One X Today

    Doom 4K Update Hitting PS4 Pro, Xbox One X Today

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    Despite coming out in 2016, DOOM is still being updated, and the most recent addition is 4K support on two consoles. It remains to be seen if this will be possible in 4K, and Bethesda hasn't commented on this. "Whether you're a new player or just eager to jump back into your Praetor Suit, you're going to want to visit Hell to experience it for yourself". A Nintendo Switch version launched in November 2017, and it is not getting any form of the new update.
  • Big solar flare detected on the surface of Proxima Centauri

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    A eruption 10 times larger than a major solar flare would bombard Proxima b with 4000 times more radiation than Earth receives from a typical solar flare. And that's where the bad news starts: even by solar flare standards, what the team discovered was humblingly violent. It was already known the dwarf star was prone to outbursts of smaller, X-ray flares.
  • Pregnant wife seeks divorce over sex

    Pregnant wife seeks divorce over sex

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    I held her hand and begged her to give me a chance. "He was clutching his chest so I unclipped his seat belt and told him to lean on me to get out the auto". " I have been trying to get into the house for about four years before I finally got the chance". We both have good jobs. "So, I wouldn't want to expose such".
  • France honours policeman killed in supermarket attack

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    Thirty anti-Semitic attacks have been reported since January, according to the Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, who denounced the "intolerable" rise of such acts. "Her son said he wanted everyone there, so we are here", she said. "Nazi!" rang out at Wednesday's march in Paris , which drew thousands. The organiser of the vigil, Sabrina Moise, said that while she "loves France" she felt it was "no longer safe for Jews because of galloping anti-Semitism ".
  • Apple unveils Everyone Can Create curriculum and Schoolwork app

    Apple unveils Everyone Can Create curriculum and Schoolwork app

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    This new third-party stylus will join the official lineup of writing tools for the iPad and is a great alternative to the $99 Pencil ($89 for students ). The app will help teachers create assignments, and keep track of students' progress in a convenient manner. Apple wants iPads in schools to capture the hearts of a new generation.
  • Playboy Joins Exodus From 'Sexually Repressive' Facebook

    Playboy Joins Exodus From 'Sexually Repressive' Facebook

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    Facebook, Hefner's tweet reads, "continues to be sexually repressive". Playboy's accounts, which the release claims totaled more than 25 million unique users across Facebook, were deleted early Wednesday morning as the company joins Tesla CEO Elon Musk and others in striking their presence from the world's most popular social network.
  • Russian Federation mourns victims of deadly shopping mall fire in Siberia

    Russian Federation mourns victims of deadly shopping mall fire in Siberia

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    With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Russia's Siberia. Public anger in Kemerovo was reflected in protesters' placards. "Everyone wants more money, without a care about safety". "Vova and Aman to prison!" read another banner, referring to Putin and the local governor.
  • Huawei P20, P20 Pro to launch in India 'soon'

    Huawei P20, P20 Pro to launch in India 'soon'

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    Huawei at its event explained that its notch is smaller in size compared to the iPhone X, allowing for a bigger screen-to-body ratio at around 90 per cent. In the software department, the P20 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.1 skin on top, and it also supports Project Treble that will enable faster software updates.