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IT In a first, transgender person becomes news anchor in Pakistan
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Many hailed the move as progress for transgender rights in Pakistan, a country in which violence and discrimination against members of the LGBT community are widespread. On my own, I did some menial jobs and continued my studies. Everywhere we go, a transgender person is looked down upon. Transgender people in Pakistan will now be defined as "any person whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from the social norms and cultural expectations based on the sex they were assigned ...

IT Easter Bunny visits the Mackay Airport
Author: 0 Easter Bunny visits the Mackay Airport

According to the Mansfield News Journal , police said a 54-year-old woman was having her picture taken with the Easter Bunny while intoxicated at the Richland Carrousel Park when she allegedly made lewd comments at the celebrated, chocolate-loving bunny.

IT Making it easier to find and share GIFs with Google
Author: 0 Making it easier to find and share GIFs with Google

We celebrated the launch of the first ever sponsored GIF in late 2017, and since then, Tenor has worked with dozens of major brands . This is notable given that Tenor powers the GIF search module across several platforms including the likes of Telegram and WhatsApp.

IT 'Final Fantasy XV' team forms a studio to develop new IPs
Author: 0 'Final Fantasy XV' team forms a studio to develop new IPs

The studio has an official website , which now contains a hiring call for developers in a multitude of potential roles. He'll serve as the studio head as well as the Chief Operating Officer of Luminous Productions , which Square says will develop AAA games and innovative game content.

IT How to Make Money Fast in Far Cry 5
Author: 0 How to Make Money Fast in Far Cry 5

That's all it does, though, so those looking for bigger changes will have to wait. We had a quick look at Far Cry Arcade, and even created a shit level. This mode will be entirely dependent on the community to drive success, but Ubisoft has provided a brilliant platform to get them started. The action-adventure first-person shooter is set in the fictional Hope County, Montana, and players are set against a menacing doomsday cult named Eden's Gate which is led by a radical preacher named ...

IT Firefox extension keeps Facebook from tracking you on the web
Author: 0 Firefox extension keeps Facebook from tracking you on the web

The "Facebook Container", as the new extension is called, isolates your Facebook identity from the rest of the web. So when you install the extension in the first instance, all your existing Facebook cookies and data will be deleted. The next time you navigate to Facebook it will load in a new blue colored browser tab (the "Container"). Facebook is facing scrutiny from governments and consumers alike as the Cambridge Analytica scandal unfolds and the company faces more scrutiny.

IT Moto G6 leaked images bring it one step closer to reality
Author: 0 Moto G6 leaked images bring it one step closer to reality

And, according to rumours, the Moto G6 series could be unveiled next month considering how online reports are now buzzing around the handsets. It's believed there will be three G6 phones: a regular mode, a G6 Plus and a G6 Play . The home button slash fingerprint sensor is also narrower than its predecessors. Besides, TENAA revealed that the future Moto G6 will be a Dual-Sim, with LTE, GPS, Bluetooth, and WiFi connectivity.

IT Sea of Thieves Death Cost planned, then dropped
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves Death Cost planned, then dropped

The feedback was immediately and nearly overwhelmingly negative. Needless to say, the first week after launch was a rough one but the team over at Rare are determined to get everything in working order. Other fans argued against the addition for similar reasons. Despite those issues, Sea of Thieves has had a successful launch, topping the United Kingdom games charts on its first week of release.

IT GMC Sierra AT4 is for the refined off-roader
Author: 0 GMC Sierra AT4 is for the refined off-roader

Buyers can opt for 18-inch wheels shod in all-terrain tires or 20-inch wheels with similar tires, but if that isn't enough, mud-ready Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires are on offer, as well. GMC's heads up display that shows data such as front tire angle is part of the package, as is its surround view camera system. The first 2019 Sierra AT4s is expected to go on sale in 2018.

IT What's next for Volkswagen at NY auto show?
Author: 0 What's next for Volkswagen at NY auto show?

Volkswagen already markets a midsize pickup called the Amarok in other markets outside of the US through its light commercial vehicles subsidiary headquartered in Hanover. With consumer preferences shifting toward trucks and utilities, the company is clearly looking at ways to expand the variety of offerings. Could it be a trial balloon for VW's first US pickup truck since the little Rabbit in the late 1970s? If it gets greenlighted for production, the Atlas-based unibody pickup will ...

IT Foxconn Interconnect Technology set to Acquire Belkin for US$866 Million
Author: 0 Foxconn Interconnect Technology set to Acquire Belkin for US$866 Million

FIT Hon Teng says its merger with Belkin will give it access to the company's sales networks, technology, and production capabilities, along with more than 700 patents. California's Belkin is best known for its array of phone and PC accessories; Linksys manufactures networking equipment; Wemo makes home automation equipment, and Phyn sells a product that notifies you of water leaks in the house.

IT Ford, Alibaba Launch 'Car Vending Machine' in Guangzhou
Author: 0 Ford, Alibaba Launch 'Car Vending Machine' in Guangzhou

Alibaba's users will be eligible to book the vehicle and then take it for a spin, post which they can further decide if they want to buy the same or try another one. Alibaba and Ford signed a deal to form a partnership past year that would see both companies working together on new technological opportunities. If they are not totally satisfied, consumers can simply take out another auto and can test-drive two vehicles provided they are different models.

IT Microsoft Edge is now optimized for iPads and Android tablets
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge is now optimized for iPads and Android tablets

Microsoft launched the mobile version of Edge Browser for both iOS and Android OS previous year in October as beta. There is a reading list and reading view, and users can choose between a light or a dark theme. In a blog post on Monday, Microsoft boasts: "What makes Microsoft Edge really stand out is the ability to continue on your PC, allowing you to open a web page from your phone right on to your PC".

IT Here come the Chrome OS-powered tablets
Author: 0 Here come the Chrome OS-powered tablets

While it's hard to know the order in which these things happened, the ability to use Chromebooks in tablet form would obviously be semi-pointless without the addition of Android app support and the Google Play Store. Plus, Chrome OS is automatically updated and guards students against ever-changing online threats, such as viruses and malware. The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will go on sale for USA $329 in the USA next month, with a worldwide release expected in May.

IT Feds launch investigation of Facebook privacy issues. Company stock plunges
Author: 0 Feds launch investigation of Facebook privacy issues. Company stock plunges

Scrutiny by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission , which generally confirms the existence of an investigation only in cases of significant public interest, adds to pressure from lawmakers in the United States and Europe for Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to explain how his company handles user data.

IT Chrissy Teigen Becomes Third Major Celeb To Proclaim Snapchat Defection
Author: 0 Chrissy Teigen Becomes Third Major Celeb To Proclaim Snapchat Defection

Chrissy Teigen may be the undisputed queen of social media, but there's one platform she refuses to use for a myriad of reasons-one of which clearly expresses her position against domestic violence. It's now unclear what kind of share market chaos Teigen's tweet could wreak on the app, considering her very different positioning to Jenner and Rihanna in pop culture.

IT Apple may release iPhone foldable at the end of the decade
Author: 0 Apple may release iPhone foldable at the end of the decade

Given it's at a public school and considering its recent work with the Chicago school system, Apple's scheduled media event in Chicago at 10 am US Central Time on Tuesday, March 27 , is likely to be about education . The rumor mill has been churning about updates to Apple's tablet line. The event invitation [above] looks an very bad lot like an Apple Pencil drawing, and there's a chance that Apple could have a cheaper version of the Pencil planned to pair with those rumored ...

IT Air Force Intercepts Houthi Rebel Missile Over Riyadh
Author: 0 Air Force Intercepts Houthi Rebel Missile Over Riyadh

Saudi activists in the social media reported powerful explosions over the sky of Riyadh . Another witness said he saw a long stream of light followed by additional explosions. Saudi authorities could not immediately be reached for comment. "This aggressive and hostile action by the Iran-backed Huthi group proves that the Iranian regime continues to support the armed group with military capabilities", coalition spokesman Turki al-Malki said.

IT 'March for Our Lives' offers opportunity for vital school safety discussions
Author: 0 'March for Our Lives' offers opportunity for vital school safety discussions

Several additional marches are planned across California, including in Placer County, Stockton and more than a dozen in the Bay Area. The demonstration was one of hundreds of March for Our Lives events held in the USA and other parts of the world, organized in the aftermath of a school shooting that killed 17 students and teachers last month in Parkland, Florida .