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The legislation would expand existing election law covering television and radio outlets to apply to paid internet and digital advertisements on platforms like Facebook , Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. Facebook says it will start requiring political advertisements on its network to state who is paying for the message and it will verify the identity of the advertiser, in a bid to curb outside interference in elections around the world.
  • Don't upgrade your iPhone unless you have to

    Don't upgrade your iPhone unless you have to

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    We know that Apple is at least considering this tech based on a patent released in November 2017, which described using the iPhone X's TrueDepth's camera system to recognize hand movements in 3D space. The upcoming gesture technology will be able to understand if a finger is close to the screen. In a world with so many smartphone manufacturers constantly competing with each other for a share of the market, innovation is a key factor and Apple is attempting to be at the forefront of ...
  • Apple Plans to Bring Foldable iPhone in 2020: Isn't that insane?

    Apple Plans to Bring Foldable iPhone in 2020: Isn't that insane?

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    The report said that if Apple chooses to implement new gesture control feature and screen technology in its future handsets, it won't be ready for consumer use at least before two years. The mighty iPhone X , Apple's tenth anniversary iPhone , marked the first prominent re-design in iPhones since ever. Apparently, people with knowledge on the matter have said Apple is working on the screen and control tech, though it won't show up for a few years yet.
  • Pitching Stock: CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)

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    Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. The company has market cap of $48.22 billion. The stock decreased 2.25% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $54.35. In Friday, March 2 report Scotia Capital maintained it with "Hold" rating and $63.0 target. Bennicas & Associates Inc, which manages about $195.04M and $114.78M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 26,250 shares to 40,880 shares, valued at $713,000 in 2017Q4, ...
  • Union Bankshares Corp Increases Stake in Apple (AAPL)

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    The stock decreased 2.56% or $4.42 during the last trading session, reaching $168.38. About 17.97M shares traded. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). Ameritas Prtn Incorporated stated it has 2.13% in Apple Inc . Shares of Apple Inc . The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, January 19. On Friday, November 3 the company was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.
  • Tariffs could take a toll on USA pork producers and soybean farmers

    Tariffs could take a toll on USA pork producers and soybean farmers

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    It's in direct response to taxes the USA put on about 1,300 Chinese products. A Commerce Ministry statement said China was protecting its "legitimate rights and interests". White says it could be enough to put some people out of business. China purchases 61% of total US soybean exports and more than 30% of overall USA soybean production.
  • Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan gets bail, fans rejoice

    Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan gets bail, fans rejoice

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    Salman Khan has been convicted in blackbuck poaching case and got 5 years in jail . Khan's team will now have to finish the paperwork before the actor can be released. The actor's counsel has also admitted a review petition against his five-year sentence. Salman had a total of four separate cases registered against him in connection with the poaching of blackbucks and chinkara.
  • Kapil Sharma abuses, threatens journalist and files police complaint

    Kapil Sharma abuses, threatens journalist and files police complaint

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    Kapil has been in the news for his abusive tweets to a journalist, a recording of which has gone viral on the internet. However, the actor-comedian previously said his account had been hacked. "He handled his success very well but couldn't handle his drop", said Vicky Lalwani to ANI after the telephonic conversation with Kapil. He was quoted by DNA as saying, "We have enough proof to support our argument.
  • Facebook suspends another data analytics firm, AggregateIQ

    Facebook suspends another data analytics firm, AggregateIQ

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    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said the change will mean "we will hire thousands of more people" and will take place this year ahead of USA mid-term elections in November. "Any advertiser who doesn't pass will be prohibited from running political or issue ads", Zuckerberg wrote . The company did not say what this number would be.
  • Victoria firm tied to Facebook scandal got $100K from feds in 2017

    Victoria firm tied to Facebook scandal got $100K from feds in 2017

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    Apps will no longer be able to access the member list of a group. "I ultimately think we as a community working on the disinformation problem need to understand ourselves as operating arm-in-arm with strengthening the integrity of our elections system against cyberattacks, and strengthening the role of public service journalism at a time when there is less and less money to hire professional reporters", Scott said.
  • Facebook deleted messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from recipients' inboxes

    Facebook deleted messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from recipients' inboxes

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    The news comes as Facebook VP Sheryl Sandberg said the company is still unable to confirm what happened to the data obtained by Cambridge Analytica , the data analytics firm hired by the Trump presidential campaign, because it needs to wait until the United Kingdom information commissioner completes an investigation.
  • Video Game Titan Ubisoft Opens A New Studio In Winnipeg

    Video Game Titan Ubisoft Opens A New Studio In Winnipeg

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    That includes more than 4,500 employees at Ubisoft's current Canadian locations in Montreal, Saguenay, Toronto, and Quebec City. Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 5 is the fastest selling title in the franchise's history. With the economic boost, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says not only will Ubisoft supply jobs, it will also help bring people here for their education.
  • "Fortnite" Finally Available to All iOS Users, Made $1.8M So Far

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    Fortnite originally launched on the App Store on March 15th, meaning the game has raked in $15 million over the last 20 days. Epic lifted those invite requirements earlier this week, at which point spending skyrocketed by 197 percent, with player expenditure on Monday, April 2, totaling more than $1.8 million for the day.
  • Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages for abuse

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    The company apologized for not doing so sooner. They were also erased from the files contained in their data archives that Facebook allows users to download . The tool was discovered by TechCrunch , which noticed a discrepancy between emailed receipts of Facebook messages being received (which Facebook can not retract) and the actual contents of Facebook inboxes.
  • Facebook CEO says Facebook is changing methods to search for users

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    A new TechCrunch report, that cites three independent sources, suggests old Facebook messages sent by Zuckerberg have "simply vanished from their Facebook inboxes while their own replies to him conspicuously remain". She also conceded that there could be other data breaches in the future. The university researcher referenced, Aleksandr Kogan, allegedly developed This Is Your Digital Life, which allowed Cambridge Analytica to potentially unlawfully collect the data of up to 87 million ...
  • Snapchat unveils super-realistic lenses for iPhone X

    Snapchat unveils super-realistic lenses for iPhone X

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    Apple's TrueDepth innovation for the iPhone X selfie camera ventures 30,000 infrared dots on users face. As per the claims made by Snapchat , the lenses will help to reflect the surrounding light in a more realistic manner. There are three AR lenses in total, which are the ones you see above. Are you comfortable with Apple letting app developers have access to the TrueDepth camera to enhance their apps? The first three lenses are the new Truedepth ones.
  • The World's First Luxury Space Hotel Is Now Taking Reservations

    The World's First Luxury Space Hotel Is Now Taking Reservations

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    Orion Span is already starting to accept deposits for those who want to be the first guests in their affordable luxury hotel in space . They'd then be launched to Aurora Station to spend 12 days in space . Construction will proceed in Houston while the company will develop the accompanying software to run the system in the Bay Area. Bunger said the Aurora Station has been created to "grow and respond" to market needs.
  • The Division devs are working on a Battle Royale game

    The Division devs are working on a Battle Royale game

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    Massive, the developer of The Division is based in Malmö, Sweden and is now working on The Division 2. Massive Entertainment is of course the creative force behind The Division . Does Massive Entertainment Have Time To Work On a New Game? One question asked if players would be interested in seeing a Last Man Standing mode, such as battle royale, thus indicating that Massive/Ubisoft are at least aware of consumer interest in the game type.