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IT Tesla, Mozilla step back from Facebook after user data issues
Author: 0 Tesla, Mozilla step back from Facebook after user data issues

The coming weeks will show whether this really has been a lightbulb moment where two billion Facebook users wake up to the unsafe bargain they have struck with the social network - or whether they go on sharing their data with not a care in the world.

IT Tencent shares set to open down 7.8 percent after Naspers' selldown
Author: 0 Tencent shares set to open down 7.8 percent after Naspers' selldown

Investors also sold off Chinese stocks as a trade dispute with the U.S. escalated. Tencent reported a better-than-expected jump in earnings on Wednesday, with fourth-quarter net profit soaring 98 per cent to 20.8 billion yuan, boosting its 2017 net income by 74 per cent to 71.51 billion yuan (US$11.31 billion).

IT Russian Federation to Use World Cup Like Hitler Used Olympics, Says British FM
Author: 0 Russian Federation to Use World Cup Like Hitler Used Olympics, Says British FM

Johnson agreed with an MP who suggested, "Putin is going to use it in the way Hitler used the 1936 Olympics", as a propaganda exercise. Johnson said the global soccer tournament - to be held in the summer at locations throughout Russian Federation - will be "a [public relations] exercise" similar to that of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, who employed the Berlin Games as a tool for propaganda.

IT Sarkozy blasts 'lack of evidence' for graft charges
Author: 0 Sarkozy blasts 'lack of evidence' for graft charges

Sarkozy denies he was aware of the overspending. A judicial source with direct knowledge of the case told The Associated Press that Sarkozy was being held at the Nanterre police station, west of Paris . The courts have ruled it can be used as evidence. Sarkozy, who was questioned for two days, was released from police custody on Wednesday. Franco-Lebanese businessman Ziad Takieddine also claims to have delivered three suitcases stuffed with a total of €5 million ($6.15 million) to Sarkozy ...

IT Here's a look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' new 4x4 map
Author: 0 Here's a look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' new 4x4 map

Players unite into teams of eight people, and the drop rate of rifles doubled. Players can, however, expect more exciting features in the future. One of the biggest differences between Fortnite and PUBG is the size of the maps. A new, and smaller than usual map for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be available to try out in early April, the developer announced today.

IT BlackBerry QNX to power Jaguar Land Rover electronic controls
Author: 0 BlackBerry QNX to power Jaguar Land Rover electronic controls

These units could be used for multiple vehicle systems, but BlackBerry said the first project will be a "next-generation infotainment system". For BlackBerry, it is a strategic win, as the Waterloo, Ont. John Wall, senior vice-president and GM of BlackBerry QNX, said, "Our platforms help process data efficiently and keep it secure and trusted". JLR will also showcase technology which alerts drivers when an emergency vehicle is approaching and notifies motorists when another connected auto ...

IT Bombing kills 2 in Alexandria, targets security chief
Author: 0 Bombing kills 2 in Alexandria, targets security chief

Five other people wounded in the blast were being treated in the city's military hospital, the official said. There was no claim of responsibility for the bombing. It was reported that the public prosecutor has ordered an investigation. The extremists of Ansar Beit al-Maddis have killed hundreds of soldiers, policemen and civilians, mainly in its North Sinai stronghold but also elsewhere in Egypt .

IT Red Raiders advance to Elite 8 for first time ever, eliminating Purdue
Author: 0 Red Raiders advance to Elite 8 for first time ever, eliminating Purdue

He was raked in the face by Zhaire Smith , shoved around by Norense Odiase and had his shot rudely blocked by Justin Gray . When Purdue did make a run here and there, drawing within three several times , Evans came through. These guys have come together, and we started our first year and were close. "We saw that they were kind of exhausted, and we were running them". "Why shouldn't we? We've got a great university", coach Chris Beard said.

IT Rauner, Pritzker win IL primaries, will square off in governor's race
Author: 0 Rauner, Pritzker win IL primaries, will square off in governor's race

But none involved the kind of spending as seen in the governor's race. He defeated pro-life state Rep. Jeanne Ives to secure the GOP nomination for a second term, pitting him against Democrat J.B. This is an important time for IL, and the only way for the average citizen to be part of the process is to wield the power of the vote. The news even reached the other side of the Atlantic and was reported by the French newspaper Le Figaro , who questioned that, "the Grand Old Party failed to ...

IT Robert Kraft flies Parkland shooting victims' families to Washington on Patriots plane
Author: 0 Robert Kraft flies Parkland shooting victims' families to Washington on Patriots plane

In a motion filed Friday, Kimok said that when he tried to schedule a hearing to discuss the bond amount with Judge Melinda Brown, he was told she was unavailable for a hearing until April 9. "If this were any other Thursday, I'd be back in the library, helping students, helping them learn, and I can't be silent when there are solutions right in front of us", she said.

IT Google Assistant now lets you send or request money through Google Pay
Author: 0 Google Assistant now lets you send or request money through Google Pay

Once this has been determined, Files Go will the n prompt you to safely delete those files by taking you to the Free us Space interface in the Photo app on your device. Just say "OK Google, request $35 from John for his share of dinner", or "Hey Google, give Ryne $20 for being a really cool guy". Funds will be transferred nearly instantaneously, even if the recipient doesn't have a Google Pay account.

IT Major Siri bug exposes all your hidden Signal messages on iPhone
Author: 0 Major Siri bug exposes all your hidden Signal messages on iPhone

We're not sure when exactly the fix will arrive, but it's possible that it might come in iOS 11 .3, which is now in beta, or even possibly in iOS 11.2.7 if Apple were to release a minor update. While iOS 11.3 is said to arrive sometime in the coming weeks, the company will probably fix the issue sooner in a minor supplementary update. As of now, you can fix this issue by disabling Siri while your iOS device is locked.

IT Some Galaxy S9+ phones reported to have touch screen issues
Author: 0 Some Galaxy S9+ phones reported to have touch screen issues

According to The Korea Herald , Samsung's display division has cooked up three or four ways for the company to implement an embedded fingerprint scanner into the Note 9's display. Meanwhile, as per a SamMobile report , Samsung has now started to test the smartphone's firmware globally. These are the top features of Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus set to be released in mid-March.

IT Sea of Thieves Will Be Offline For Five Hours Tomorrow
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves Will Be Offline For Five Hours Tomorrow

Voyages form the core loop of SOT, and its three main companies - the Gold Hoarders, the Order of Souls and the Merchant Alliance - each offer a different type of quest to undertake. If you got the wrong one, you'll need to kill it with your sword! Largely, crewing up with "randoms" works fine, and there are plenty of in game emotes that can be used if you don't want to use in-game chat to get messages across.

Author: 0 Facebook Aims to Rebuild Trust After Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

Facebook was blindsided by the user-data scandal that has grabbed the headlines in the past week - and the company had undergone an "awakening" to deal with the crisis, says Campbell Brown, the company's head of news partnerships. Kogan then shared this data with Cambridge Analytica . "I'm sure that there's v2, version two, of whatever the Russian effort was in 2016, I'm sure they're working on that", he said.

IT Siri can read out hidden notifications on locked iOS 11 iPhones
Author: 0 Siri can read out hidden notifications on locked iOS 11 iPhones

Since its launch in September 2017, Apple's iOS 11 has been laden with multiple bugs and issues. A privacy bug reported by Brazilian site Mac Magazine allows someone to access hidden message notifications on a locked iPhone by asking Siri to read them ...

IT Atlanta hit with cyberattack; hackers demand ransom
Author: 0 Atlanta hit with cyberattack; hackers demand ransom

Cox said the cyberattack has affected internal programs and customer-facing applications that allow residents to pay bills. The City of Atlanta responded: "We are unable to process payments at our customer service window and we also can not process online payments, but customers are able to pay by phone by calling 404-546-0311 and press #1".

IT UConn finally gets Dan Hurley to be their new coach
Author: 0 UConn finally gets Dan Hurley to be their new coach

Hurley late Wednesday agreed to a six-year contract worth roughly $3 million per year, triple his salary at Rhode Island . University of Connecticut Athletics Director David Benedict announced today that Dan Hurley has been selected as the 19th head coach of the UConn men's basketball program.

IT Friday in CE: Apple to Intro Lower-Priced iPad Next Week
Author: 0 Friday in CE: Apple to Intro Lower-Priced iPad Next Week

Apple is pushing its Swift programming language. It's conceivable that both these bits of gossip are discussing the same refreshed item, that Apple has two new spending PCs arranged, or that nor is right. With Microsoft and Google still predominantly focused on laptops and convertibles, Apple could try to sell schools on the promise of touchscreen tablets.

IT Toys R Us Founder Dead at 94
Author: 0 Toys R Us Founder Dead at 94

I remember being little and getting their catalogs at Christmastime and my brother and I going through them, circling everything that we wanted. Generations of shoppers were sad to hear the company was closing last week, but they were looking forward to sales they thought would start on Thursday .