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Pokemon Go Giving Rewards For Earth Day Events

Pokemon Go Giving Rewards For Earth Day Events The idea is to get players to convene in a public area on Earth Day, April 22, and then clean it up together. All trainers get a special avatar item and participating in the actual cleanups will have special rewards unlocked across the world. [Full Article...]

Amazon Fire 7 And Fire HD 8 Tablets Get 'Hands-Free' Alexa

Amazon Fire 7 And Fire HD 8 Tablets Get 'Hands-Free' Alexa Amazon is bringing "hands-free" access to Alexa - a feature now found on its flagship Fire HD 10 tablet - to the rest of its Fire tablet line, the company announced this morning. Amazon says the feature is rolling out this week. What's interesting is that the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 also show on-screen graphics depending on what task is asked of Alexa. [Full Article...]

Facebook says data of 620000 Canadians improperly shared with consulting firm

Facebook says data of 620000 Canadians improperly shared with consulting firm Nigeria's government will investigate allegations of improper involvement by Cambridge Analytica in that country's 2007 and 2015 elections, a presidency spokesman said on Monday. Zuckerberg's comments signal that Facebook users in the US may soon have less control over their personal data than European users. Both based in California, they possess enormous amounts of data on billions of people. [Full Article...]

This Will Blow Your Mind: BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB)

This Will Blow Your Mind: BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB) This trading sentiment put the stock on Active spotlight. The S&P 500 closed 1.3 per cent higher, having dropped 2.2 per cent on Monday. Analysts may be more active around earnings report periods. In theory, there are an infinite number of simple moving averages, but the most common are three SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200. If we checked progress of the long term moving average 200 SMA, then we noticed ... [Full Article...]

Mustapha Bukar, senator representing Buhari's hometown, dies

Mustapha Bukar, senator representing Buhari's hometown, dies Senator Bukar died in the morning of Wednesday, April 4, after a brief illness according to Daily Nigerian. While reacting to the lawmaker's death on Wednesday, President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad , posted on his official Twitter account that Bukar was " an honest man ". [Full Article...]

Trump's Attack on Amazon Sends Stock Plunging

Trump's Attack on Amazon Sends Stock Plunging Insiders have pointed out that Trump has many business allies who are involved in bricks and mortar retail and are feeling the pressure as a result of the rise of shopping online, fuelled by Amazon . The president's claim about Amazon's misuse of the Postal Service has been questioned, as well. How the USPS fares in its business relationship with Amazon is not fully known. [Full Article...]

Latest IIHS testing dings 2018 Ford Escape, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Latest IIHS testing dings 2018 Ford Escape, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport The not-for-profit research group, which works to cut insurers' losses from vehicle accidents, deemed the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport as "marginal" and the Ford Escape as "poor". "Manufacturers shouldn't shortchange protection for front-seat passengers". In the Escape, the dummy's head came in contact with the front airbag before sliding around the side, while in the Outlander Sport, the dumm... [Full Article...]

Fortnite's latest update brings vending machines

Fortnite's latest update brings vending machines When you jump from the Battle Bus, just send your group towards places like Tilted Towers or Pleasant Park. Epic Games has announced that they'll be slowing down their Fortnite patch schedule to once every two weeks to improve bug fixing. [Full Article...]

Hitman: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One next month

Hitman: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One next month It will include in-game disguises based on IO games like Freedom Fighters , Kane & Lynch and Mini Ninjas to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The Danish developer, which has been an independent studio since being dropped by Square Enix , and the publisher of Mortal Kombat announced a deal today to release Hitman: Definitive Edition in May for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . [Full Article...]

China's finance ministry confirms additional tariffs on USA goods

China's finance ministry confirms additional tariffs on USA goods Beijing's list of 25 percent additional tariffs on US goods covers 106 items with a trade value matching the $50 billion targeted on Washington's list, China's commerce and finance ministries said. The prospect of Beijing targeting soybeans was the topic of so much speculation because there's so much at stake for both sides in a trade that was worth about $14 billion a year ago. [Full Article...]

Apple reportedly working on iPhone touchless gesture controls

Apple reportedly working on iPhone touchless gesture controls As for what touchless gestures are, the feature would let users perform tasks by moving their fingers without having to actually tap the screen. While it won't be the primary way for users to interact with their devices, finger and hand gestures could add another layer of convenience to iPhone controls. [Full Article...]

Acer updates Nitro 5 gaming laptop with Intel Coffee Lake processor

Acer updates Nitro 5 gaming laptop with Intel Coffee Lake processor Acer's Nitro 5 laptops have offered a wide range of hardware configurations at relatively-affordable prices since their introduction previous year. Users simply need to press Windows key + G directly on the Windows 10 Game bar. Coming to the sound department, the PC features two 2W 2.1 channel speakers with a sub-woofer design with Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Digital Audio Premium. [Full Article...]

Woman injures three at YouTube headquarters, kills self

Woman injures three at YouTube headquarters, kills self A man was in critical condition and two women were seriously wounded in the attack, which ended when Aghdam shot and killed herself. There were conflicting reports on whether the shooter knew the victims. "I went outside with my electric skateboard and I started skating down, because I thought it was a fire", he told CNN affiliate KPIX . "Our deepest gratitude to law enforcement & first respond... [Full Article...]

IOS 11.4 Public Beta 1: Here's what's new

Another feature that makes a return is AirPlay 2. Messages in iCloud allows your backups to be stored in the cloud, resulting in space saved on your local device, while also syncing deleted messages as well. AirPlay 2 debuted nearly a year ago at WWDC 2017, and while it was present in early betas of iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3, it was later removed. Outside of the expectation of these new feature... [Full Article...]

Trump says he wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border

Trump says he wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would send the military to the US-Mexico border. To view the full article, register now. "We have very bad laws for our border". Trump has struggled to secure funding for his central campaign promise of a wall, which the administration and border officials say will cost approximately $20-25 billion. [Full Article...]

God of War optimized for 1080p performance on PS4 Pro

God of War optimized for 1080p performance on PS4 Pro God of War tells the story of Kratos, many years after he took his vengeance against the Olympian gods. That's a huge chunk of time, especially when you compare it to previous God of War games. This time around, he's guiding his young charge Atreus through a Norse mythology-based world, challenging enemies while solving puzzles and trying to keep them in one piece. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy A6+ to launch soon, spotted on company's website

A Geekbench database entry from April 2 shows a Samsung smartphone with model number SM-G8750, along with some specs. Geekbench listing reveals that the new smartphone is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 660 chipset with eight cores clocked at 1.84GHz. [Full Article...]

Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Showcases Street-Level Combat

Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Showcases Street-Level Combat The last we heard, Insomniac said its new Spider-Man game will launch on PlayStation 4 at some point in 2018, but when exactly will it come out this year? Starring one of the world's most iconic Super Heroes, Marvel's Spider-Man features the acrobatic abilities, improvisation and web-slinging that the wall-crawler is famous for, while also introducing elements never-before-seen in a Spider-Man g... [Full Article...]

11 militants killed in massive anti-terror operations in south Kashmir

11 militants killed in massive anti-terror operations in south Kashmir Some of them received pellet injuries and were admitted to hospital in Shopian, the police said. "Encounter also going on in Kachdoora Shopian, some civilian trapped efforts to rescue them on", the DGP said. Gen Bhatt said two terrorists responsible for killing Lt Fayaz when he was visiting his family on a holiday had been eliminated. The operations, which have rendered a severe blow to terror g... [Full Article...]

Apple Hires Google's AI Head John Giannandrea

Finally, it seems Apple is getting a lot more serious about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning . He took the role of senior vice president of Engineering from Amit Singhal in early 2016, signalling Google's emphasis on weaving ML and AI into Search. [Full Article...]


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