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California reports 1st death in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

California reports 1st death in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak The government now has reports of 121 people who got sick in 25 states . Almost half of those reporting illness, 52, have been hospitalized, which is a higher-than-usual hospitalization rate. All romaine from the farm linked to Alaska's cases was harvested between Mar 5 and Mar 16, and health officials said last week that the facility is now growing grass. [Full Article...]

Snap Inc Stock Plummets After Q1 2018 Revenue Miss

Snap Inc Stock Plummets After Q1 2018 Revenue Miss The number of daily active users, crucial for generating advertising revenue, rose to 191 million in the quarter ended March 31, short of consensus expectations of 194.15 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The website redesign in February famously led to one or another of the Jenners ditching Snapchat and temporarily costing the company $1 billion in market cap. [Full Article...]

Sharing Spotify Content on Instagram Just Became a Whole Lot Easier

Sharing Spotify Content on Instagram Just Became a Whole Lot Easier You don't have to connect your Facebook or Instagram account to other apps in order to share to Stories. Just tap the share button in an app like Spotify to share what you're listening to directly into the camera. The song, album, or playlist you've chosen will then be presented with a sticker that you can move, resize, and rotate. If you're using an iOS device, you don't even need a thi... [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg takes stage during Facebook developer conference

Zuckerberg takes stage during Facebook developer conference It is unclear if Facebook will charge users for its dating feature . "Time will tell, but this may help Facebook overcome the shadow of the Cambridge Analytica scandal ", he said. Then Zuckerberg returned to techno-enthusiasm mode. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today at the company's annual developer conference, F8, that the social media giant will take on the world of online matc... [Full Article...]

Facebook F8 attendees will reportedly receive the Oculus Go

Facebook F8 attendees will reportedly receive the Oculus Go Now it's listed as "Currently Unavailable" and Amazon won't take any more orders, though the retailer will notify you when that changes. While much of the discussion is expected to center on privacy and data protection, Amazon's offering of a pre-order on the site suggests that the Oculus Go pre-order and launch date might also be announced at the show. [Full Article...]

Celtics notebook: Jaylen Brown listed as doubtful for series opener vs. 76ers

Celtics notebook: Jaylen Brown listed as doubtful for series opener vs. 76ers The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics turn back the clock when they face each other in the Eastern Conference semifinals that begin in Boston Monday night. Philadelphia picked Markelle Fultz; he did not play on Monday night. It remains to be seen just what the Celtics have left in the tank, especially with such a quick turnaround. [Full Article...]

New Shepard space flight to launch out of Van Horn Sunday morning

New Shepard space flight to launch out of Van Horn Sunday morning Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' space flight company Blue Origin is testing its New Shepard rocket for the eighth time on Sunday, part of the company's preparations to send humans into space by the end of the year. Not only was this the second flight of a new version of the capsule with large windows, but the webcast's host, Ariane Cornell, repeatedly discussed the customer experience. [Full Article...]

Ravens considered drafting Lamar Jackson at No. 16

Ravens considered drafting Lamar Jackson at No. 16 His last-second touchdown catch in the playoffs last season is a career-highlight for Diggs. However, after trading down earlier in the evening, the Baltimore Ravens chose to give their quarterback Joe Flacco another big weapon. It's a position he has held for all 22 years of the Ravens' time in Baltimore, and he made his success through the draft: Picking 18 different Pro-Bowl honorees ... [Full Article...]

Louisiana-Lafayette's Simeon Thomas taken in 6th round by the Cleveland Browns

Louisiana-Lafayette's Simeon Thomas taken in 6th round by the Cleveland Browns He rushed for 1,345 yards and 15 touchdowns last season. BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Browns opened the second round of the National Football League draft by addressing the huge hole left by Joe Thomas. Chubb (5-foot-11, 227 pounds) actually started ahead of fellow Georgia runner Sony Michel , who the Patriots selected with the 31st overall selection. [Full Article...]

NFL Draft: LSU CB Donte Jackson picked by the Carolina Panthers

NFL Draft: LSU CB Donte Jackson picked by the Carolina Panthers The University of North Carolina linebacker was picked with the 234th overall selection in the draft. The three-year Tar Heel's season ended early last fall after a season-ending knee injury against Louisville in week two. He started 12 of 13 games and had 49 tackles, an interception and 10 pass breakups. Wilkins, who previous year became the fifth Rebel to ever rush for 1,000 yards in a single ... [Full Article...]

Recommended For Civil Services This Year; Durishetty Anudeep Topper

Recommended For Civil Services This Year; Durishetty Anudeep Topper Kumari topped among the female candidates. Durishetty, who hails from Hyderabad , is already an officer of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) of the 2014 batch. She is a science graduate from Delhi University who later picked up a MBA degree from IMT, Nagpur. Therefore, he used to prepare the most for his weekends and study as much as he can. [Full Article...]

Audi aims to double auto output in China in five years

Audi aims to double auto output in China in five years But last week Beijing announced it will liberalise foreign ownership limits in the sector, a move seen as a possible olive branch to US President Donald Trump, who has railed against China's policies in the sector. On Tuesday Didi - China's answer to Uber - announced it had joined forces with some thirty partners, including Renault and Volkwagen, to develop vehicles and products specifically tai... [Full Article...]

Intel Delays its 10nm Chips Again

Intel Delays its 10nm Chips Again What this means for you: Some have said that Intel's cupboard looks a bit bare for 2018, as the company wrestles with the instability in Moore's Law and an 8th-gen Core line that's including more and more products. Intel said its data-centric businesses accounted for approximately half (49 per cent) of its revenue, an all-time high. Before launching the new platform, Intel is giving itself more... [Full Article...]

Snapchat's new Spectacles are water resistant and cost $149

Snapchat's new Spectacles are water resistant and cost $149 Pressing it again will record a video for 30 seconds while a press and hold function will snap a photo. Spectacles 2 .0 are not a type of AR glasses, but the lightweight camera technology and design could presage future ventures into AR. [Full Article...]

Nintendo preparing new 3DS titles for "2019 and beyond"

The Japanese games-maker sold 15.05 million Switch units in the fiscal year, meeting its internal hardware target while pushing total cumulative Switch console sales to 17.79 million. At the same time, we have the SNES Classic Edition, which achieved 5.28 million sales in the last 12 months. In its financial report , Nintendo also reported that its operating profit had made it to ¥21.1 bill... [Full Article...]

Belgium Joins the Netherlands in Ruling That Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal

Belgium Joins the Netherlands in Ruling That Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal According to the decision, if loot boxes are not removed the Belgian government will prohibit the sale of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch in the country. There's no distinction being made here between cosmetics and game balance changing rewards, they all count as gambling. The country told publishers that they must modify l... [Full Article...]

India to get Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular on May 11

India to get Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular on May 11 Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio , which debuted in September 2016, has signed up a staggering 168 million subscribers by offering affordable data and free calls (and ploughing billions of dollars into the infrastructure and network that transmits them). [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6 to have glass back, confirms CEO

OnePlus 6 to have glass back, confirms CEO We recently told you that the OnePlus 6 would be arriving with new materials but with the same craftsmanship. Today, the CEO of OnePlus, Pete Lau, confirmed on the company's forums that the OnePlus 6 would indeed follow the trend and sport a glass back. [Full Article...]

IPL 2018| Gowtham's innings was once in a lifetime experience: Sanju Samson

IPL 2018| Gowtham's innings was once in a lifetime experience: Sanju Samson But they have not performed well together in a single match. Management would like to return to both colours and bring the team on the path of victory. The Top Buy: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma , retained for Rs. 15 crore, was dismissed for a duck. "He (Gowtham) really batted well". [Full Article...]

Apple offers free battery replacement to select 13-inch MacBook Pro users

Apple offers free battery replacement to select 13-inch MacBook Pro users Apple is clear that this isn't a safety issue and that it will replace eligible batteries at no cost. This programme does not affect 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar or older 13-inch MacBook Pro models, Apple said. Apple walks you through the replacement process here. "Service may take 3-5 days". The battery program covers affected MacBook Pro laptops for a period of five years from their ... [Full Article...]


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