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Tech USA strikes cripple Syria's chemical weapons ability: Pentagon
Author: 0 USA strikes cripple Syria's chemical weapons ability: Pentagon

ABC News previously reported at least 40 people were killed in the suspected chemical attack . Tonight, I ask all Americans to say a prayer for our noble warriors and our allies as they carry out their missions. A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the United Kingdom is now underway. "It is not about regime change", said Theresa May, Britain's prime minister.

Tech Facebook boss Zuckerberg apologises for privacy failures
Author: 0 Facebook boss Zuckerberg apologises for privacy failures

Jefferies said in an April research note that the firm "analyzed Facebook's traffic over the course of March and believe that recent headlines around Facebook's data policies have not meaningfully impacted engagement on the platform".

Tech Egypt to extend state of emergency for 3 months - official gazette
Author: 0 Egypt to extend state of emergency for 3 months - official gazette

Egypt's army said jihadists wearing explosive belts tried to storm a military camp in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, April 14 in an assault that left 8 soldiers and 14 attackers dead. Eight army personnel were also killed while 15 others were injured during the attack, the armed forces said in a statement. El-Sissi first imposed a countrywide state of emergency in April 2017 after IS militants carried out two church bombings on Palm Sunday , killing at least 45 people.

Tech Secret 2K Studio Working on Next Bioshock
Author: 0 Secret 2K Studio Working on Next Bioshock

According the Kotaku's report, the studio and individual devs were hit hard when they lost out on bonuses, which were contingent on Mafia III getting either an 80 or 85 on Metacritic (it ended up with a score in the 60s ). No other mention of a new BioShock is contained within the article and we can find no other mention of such a title from other sources. While many are leaning towards it being Borderlands 3 , it could be the new BioShock , because the franchise is really important ...

Tech Teachers nationwide call for fairer school funding
Author: 0 Teachers nationwide call for fairer school funding

Arizona Education United and the Arizona Education Association should urge state teachers to lobby, organize ballot petitions and educate communities with facts instead of considering a walkout that will damage support for public education for years to come.

Author: 0 BJP Ministers, Who Backed Men Accused In Kathua Rape Case, Resign

The girl, who was from the nomadic Bakerwal Muslim community, disappeared near her house in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, on January 10. "The J&K police conducted a thorough investigation and have arrested the accused", she said. The state government entrusted the enquiry to crime branch who arrested eight people including a police sub inspector, police head constable, two special police officers, a former revenue official, his son, a juvenile and his friend in the matter.

Tech Some Android OEMs lied about applying security updates
Author: 0 Some Android OEMs lied about applying security updates

Even more alarming than the number of missed patches is that Security Research Labs states that some vendors weren't just foregoing the patch updates, but going so far as to actively alter the date and version number of the patch to show as if the security update was applied even when it really wasn't.

Tech Reliance Jio to launch 4G laptops powered by Snapdragon 835
Author: 0 Reliance Jio to launch 4G laptops powered by Snapdragon 835

Reliance Jio is now in talks with chip-maker Qualcomm to launch laptops with cellular connectivity that will be powered by Windows 10. Reliance Jio is said to be in talks with chipset maker Qualcomm to launch laptops running on Windows 10 and with inbuilt cellular connectivity.

Tech Fortnite's guided missiles removed with the new update
Author: 0 Fortnite's guided missiles removed with the new update

As of 2:10 a.m. ET (the most recent update ), the company said it was still working on the issue and Fortnite was still down. On Thursday however, it seemed that the maintenance rather ruined some aspects of the game's server performance, and users we're struggling to log into the game.

Tech Ring Video Doorbell Now at Lowest Price of the Year
Author: 0 Ring Video Doorbell Now at Lowest Price of the Year

Amazon has completed its acquisition of smart home company provider Ring, which it purchased back in February. In addition, Ring Video Doorbell Pro is also discounted, but only 9 percent to $274 CAD . The relationship between Amazon and Ring began in 2016 through the Alexa fund, Amazon's investment division focused on supporting companies that develop voice-related features.

Tech God of War Review - Parenting, Action, Brutality, and All-Time Classic Design
Author: 0 God of War Review - Parenting, Action, Brutality, and All-Time Classic Design

He has retired to Scandinavia, is recently widowed and father to a tweenaged son who knows nothing of his god-slaying, blood-soaked past in Greece. Kratos doesn't feel like the unstoppable god he has been in the past. The more rare and powerful they are, the more useful. Good luck trying to complete the story in one sitting, though. God of War games have always relished a sense of sublime spectacle, with gargantuan enemies and sweepingly fantastical architecture.

Tech Cambridge Analytica may have accessed private Facebook messages as well
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica may have accessed private Facebook messages as well

If Facebook stopped collecting this data, it would undermine its entire business model. Clicking on the "Review Now" prompt is created to take you to your settings for Facebook Messenger on mobile - but this didn't work when we tried it. He asked Zuckerberg if content on Facebook is filtered, and who determines what is appropriate and inappropriate for the site. "In order to do that we believe we need to offer a service everyone can afford, and we're committed to doing that".

Tech 'Ashamed' B-Town biggies demand justice for Kathua rape victim
Author: 0 'Ashamed' B-Town biggies demand justice for Kathua rape victim

Her body was recovered on January 17, from the forest of the Rasana village - mutilated and rotting. The chargesheet has thrown up sordid details like how she was confined in a temple, sedated and repeatedly raped . Slamming Modi over his day-long fast against the washout of the second part of Parliament's budget session due to disruptions, which the BJP blames on the Congress , Sibal said: "Why don't you fast against incidents of rape?" The charge sheeted in the case include, Sanji Ram, ...

Tech Apple's stumbling HomePod isn't the hot seller company wanted
Author: 0 Apple's stumbling HomePod isn't the hot seller company wanted

If this report's numbers can be believed, Apple's physical stores alone would be on track to sell almost two million HomePods in 2018 before considering online and third-party retail sales - a trickle compared with other Apple products. That's the novelty of this type of device, not really the quality of the speaker where Apple is placing it's priority. At Apple Stores throughout the country, the HomePod is collecting dust with some locations selling fewer than 10 units a day.

Tech SteamSpy Shut Down After Valve Changes Steam Privacy Settings
Author: 0 SteamSpy Shut Down After Valve Changes Steam Privacy Settings

Like many Steam features, these privacy options come directly from user feedback. Sergey Galyonkin's Steam Spy , a site which scrapes data from Steam in order to display generalised statistics including sales volume and play time, has discovered an issue Valve failed to mention in its announcement, however: The new default is to hide game ownership information from public view until and unless the user chooses otherwise.

Tech 'It was my mistake, and I'm sorry,' Zuckerberg says at hearing
Author: 0 'It was my mistake, and I'm sorry,' Zuckerberg says at hearing

In January, Zuckerberg said that Facebook took action to reduce deceptive content, and that those changes had already reduced time spent on the site by 50 million hours per day, or 5 percent. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg placed the blame for privacy and security lapses at the world's largest social network squarely on himself as he girded for appearances this week on Capitol Hill before angry lawmakers.

Tech Instagram Nametags Feature in Testing, Similar to Snapchat's Snapcode
Author: 0 Instagram Nametags Feature in Testing, Similar to Snapchat's Snapcode

For using this new feature, the user needs to go to the story section on their profile and swipe towards the left to right. The good part about the feature, is that it works with both the front and rear cameras, so you can take a portrait selfie or take a picture of your friend or family.

Tech Amazon Echo, Echo Dot price in India dropped after Google Home launch
Author: 0 Amazon Echo, Echo Dot price in India dropped after Google Home launch

In fact, as the company wearily repeats nearly weekly, Echo devices do not, and can not, send voice recordings back to Amazon unless they have heard one of the preselected "wake words", such as " Alexa ", "Echo" or "computer". Google is yet to implement customised skills for Google Home . Google's Home shares a lot in common with the Echo, as far as functionality, is concerned.

Author: 0 A-Fort Included, New Replay System, Weapons Nerfed, and More

Of particular note is the addition of the Port-A-Fort in Battle Royale , weapon nerfs, a replay system to allow you to rewatch your favorites matches, and a new Save the World questline called "Into the Storm: Opening Act". Also coming is a chat wheel that should let even the most non-verbal players help out their squad - even if the voice chat in the game is full of nice people .

Tech IPhone 8, 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Announced
Author: 0 IPhone 8, 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Announced

Economic Daily News reported Monday that Apple wants to move on from the lukewarm response to its iPhone X/8/8 Plus series by introducing a new model with triple back cameras next year. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus . Well, the photo below - which features the red iPhone 8 lined up to a few other red smartphone models - should give you a good idea.

Tech Apple Must Pay $502.6 Million to VirnetX, Federal Jury Rules
Author: 0 Apple Must Pay $502.6 Million to VirnetX, Federal Jury Rules

It's small change for Apple, but an important win for VirnetX. Shares of VirnetX Holding Corp . surged in the extended session Tuesday after a federal jury in Texas said Apple Inc . A jury had already awarded VirnetX $302 million, which was later increased to $439.7 million and has now gone up to $502.6 million. Since that time, there have been numerous trials and appeals.

Tech Kotaku report: PS5 release unlikely until 2020 at the earliest
Author: 0 Kotaku report: PS5 release unlikely until 2020 at the earliest

Two people "directly familiar" with Sony's plans told him that there was no chance of the PS5 releasing in 2018. After the recent SemiAccurate report , Kotaku has investigated the possibility that a PlayStation 5 could be coming in 2018 or 2019, ruling it out based on the different sources it was able to communicate with during and after the GDC.

Tech Spotify And Hulu Launch Bundled Streaming Package
Author: 0 Spotify And Hulu Launch Bundled Streaming Package

The model has worked well so far for the company which witnessed 157 million users at the end of 2017, which included 71 million paid users. The offer grants an initial three-month Hulu subscription for the exclusive price of 99 cents before charging a monthly price of $12.99 for the bundle.

Tech Alia Bhatt Raazi Movie Trailer released
Author: 0 Alia Bhatt Raazi Movie Trailer released

Based on a true story of a spy , Raazi gives us a peek into the life of a fearless heart who fought for our nation till the end. The film also stars Vicky Kaushal who is seen playing Alia's husband and we are just so impressed with what we saw of him in the trailer.

Tech Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo: What We Know So Far
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo: What We Know So Far

The smartphone comes with a rear camera system of 13 MP+5MP setup and 8MP front camera . On the top, the earpiece is present along with the front camera , LED flash and the sensors. It also comes with Face Unlock feature, which allows you to unlock your phone effortlessly. It will be available for buying starting from April 12. It packs 3000mAh battery .

Tech NVDA) — NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ
Author: 0 NVDA) — NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ

Williams Jones And Associates Limited owns 0.52% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 117,827 shares. Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) placed on investor's radar this week as the lagging Chikou 26 day line has dropped below Ichimoku's Tenkan line, creating an environment ripe for a reversal.

Author: 0 Microsoft Dusts Off '90s-Era File Manager for Windows 10

Many more tweaks were needed since 2007 - incorporated in the master branch - to get File Manager to run on Windows 10 . File Manager, which was a key element of early versions of Windows , introduced a multiple-document interface that enabled users to view several folders in the same window .

Tech Fortnite gets a pop-up fort with the new Port-a
Author: 0 Fortnite gets a pop-up fort with the new Port-a

The Port-a-Fort doesn't have a confirmed release date as of yet, but chances are that we'll see it arrive in this Thursday's update, as that tends to be the way things go with these Tuesday content reveals. It certainly does sound like it will be a grenade that will pop out a structure with four walls and a roof but we can't know for certain until the grenade actually releases.

Tech Honor 10 leaked picture reveals twilight signature color and dual camera system
Author: 0 Honor 10 leaked picture reveals twilight signature color and dual camera system

The poster read that the Honor 10 will powered by Huawei's homegrown HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset paired with 6 GB of RAM. The invite comes with a caption 'Beauty in AI " suggesting the smartphone will be equipped with Artificial Intelligence as the invite has a GIP with the shutter icon closing to reveal the phrase "AI'.

Author: 0 Syria and Russian Federation accuse Israel of attack on air base

Experts on Syria's war cited France and perhaps even Britain and Middle East allies as potential partners in any US military operation, which would aim to discourage future chemical weapons use in Syria's brutal civil war. The Syrian regime and it ally Russian Federation have rejected claims of an attack, with Moscow arguing against jumping to any "dangerous" conclusions.

Tech Toy Story 4 has finally received a release date
Author: 0 Toy Story 4 has finally received a release date

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly , the Parks and Recreation alum, McCormack explains, "There is so much talent at Pixar, and we remain enormous fans of their films". So where do you go with Toy Story 4? The storyline of the sequel has not been released, but reports say the movie will be a love story with Woody and Bo Peep.

Tech Apple will copy triple camera from Huawei P20 Pro
Author: 0 Apple will copy triple camera from Huawei P20 Pro

Not even five years ago you would have imagined that one day Huawei and Samsung will be running in the same category and that the first one would be making actual groundbreaking advancements in comparison to the latter who happens to be a seasoned manufacturer that has been competing in the flagship high-end phone market.