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Research Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'ready to rock' after breast-cancer surgery
Author: 0 Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'ready to rock' after breast-cancer surgery

The Veep actress revealed she had breast cancer in September. Hey cancer, [expletive] you!' The comedienne also shared a glamorous photo of herself, joking: "Here's my first post-op photo". "I wish I could have been @SAGawards tonight but have to admit it's pretty fun to watch in my pj's". So happy for my @VeepHBO bozos for winning ensemble award.

Research Ford revs up large SUV production to boost margins, challenge GM
Author: 0 Ford revs up large SUV production to boost margins, challenge GM

The increased investment comes on top of $900 million in assembly line changes made a year ago to produce the overhauled 2018 model Expedition and Navigator. Nearly 85 percent of Lincoln Navigator buyers opted for the high-end Black Label trim - $96,650 - and second-highest-end Reserve - $82,400 - trim levels, meaning average transaction prices for the new Navs ticked up more than $21,000 compared to January past year.

Research Fox offers to guarantee independence of Sky News
Author: 0 Fox offers to guarantee independence of Sky News

Sky is 39%-owned by 21CF, controlled by the Murdoch Family Trust - which also controls News Corporation, the publisher of British newspapers including The Sun and The Times . Cable giant Comcast Corp.is contemplating reviving its pursuit of 21st Century Fox, after its bid for the company's entertainment assets was turned down despite being over 15% higher than that of eventual buyer Walt Disney Co., according to people familiar with the situation.

Research Trump's Spending Plan Could Fire Up Defense ETFs
Author: 0 Trump's Spending Plan Could Fire Up Defense ETFs

The 2019 request also asks for $2 billion for an additional 24 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets for the Navy , compared to the fiscal 2018 request for 20 of the jets. In December, President Donald Trump by executive order approved a 2.4 percent military pay increase for fiscal 2018. Even after lawmakers reached a deal to lift mandatory defense spending caps to clear the way for a $1.4 trillion, two-year military funding plan for the 2018 and 2019 fiscal years, they have yet to pass a full ...

Research Snapchat introduces audience insights for creators
Author: 0 Snapchat introduces audience insights for creators

A Change.org petition requesting that Snapchat revert back to its old design has amassed more than 860,000 signatures. "Many users have found that it has not made the app easier to use, but has in fact made many features more hard", the petition at change.org states.

Research Google Chrome's Ad Filtering Goes Live Tomorrow, Here's How it Works
Author: 0 Google Chrome's Ad Filtering Goes Live Tomorrow, Here's How it Works

But some in the industry say the ad giant's move is self-serving, and they contend Google overly influenced the process that selected which ad types to block. If a match is found, Chrome will block the network request which will prevent the ad from being displayed. Here are Google's recommendations for ads to use in place of the "annoying" ads being blocked.

Research Get a Close Look at SpaceX's Falcon Booster Minutes After Landing
Author: 0 Get a Close Look at SpaceX's Falcon Booster Minutes After Landing

Those two boosters, which were used in previous launches of SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket, will not be reused again, Musk said in a post-launch news conference last week. The space-faring company is working on a new vessel capable of supporting booster landings, Teslarati reports , one they will call A Shortfall of Gravitas .

Research New Horizons' Recently Captured Image Breaks Voyager 1's 27-Year Record
Author: 0 New Horizons' Recently Captured Image Breaks Voyager 1's 27-Year Record

The image was captured by the New Horizons capsule from Pluto in July 2015 and reveals a much more diverse landscape than scientists have assumed. From here on out, every image it sends back will be the most distant image ever sent back. It is now about 41 times as far from Earth as Earth is from the sun.

Research The Redmi Note 5 Pro's dual-camera bump looks very familiar
Author: 0 The Redmi Note 5 Pro's dual-camera bump looks very familiar

I'm going to try to address two questions today - the first is whether the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro have what it takes to build on the success of the Redmi Note 4 . The entry-level 3/32GB Redmi Note 5 configuration shall fetch Rs. 9,999, with 4 gigs of RAM and 64GB internal storage space setting you back 2,000 extra rupees for a total of less than $190.

Research Google is bringing AMP to email
Author: 0 Google is bringing AMP to email

Web pages that normally take tens of seconds can load in under a second, and take less data to transmit - a big consideration for people on less than generous mobile data plans. The feature was first introduced by Snapchat, later copied by Instagram and the Facebook added it to both WhatsApp and Messenger. The aim is modernize email, allowing for the creation of messages with interactive, dynamic content.

Research Trump wants to privatize the International Space Station
Author: 0 Trump wants to privatize the International Space Station

It is entirely possible for industry representatives to continue to manage certain elements or functions of the ISS within a future commercial platform. "It's inherently always going to be an worldwide construct that requires US government involvement and multi-national cooperation". Aeronautics giant Boeing now operates the station - which weighs roughly 460 tons - on behalf of NASA.

Research Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story
Author: 0 Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story

Some users guilty of screenshotting stories have already received pop-up warnings from the app that states rather ominously, "Next time you take a screenshot or screen recording, the person who posted the story will be able to see it". Another workaround is for users to download Stories directly from the web version of Instagram. The Stories feature tells you who has watched your story when you tap on the "seen by" area in the bottom left corner.

Research Facebook Losses Young Users in Unexpected Amount
Author: 0 Facebook Losses Young Users in Unexpected Amount

The study reinforces perceptions that Facebook is becoming a less appealing space for teenagers as it gets increasingly crowded with their parents and grandparents. Instagram is one of them. In detail, the eMarketer analysis shows Facebook will lose around 2 million users aged 24 and under, during 2018. However, eMarketer does note that while Snapchat is popular mainly among youngsters right now, it could appeal to more age groups in the future.

Research Frigid opening to 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Frigid opening to 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang

North and South Korea teams entered together under the Korean Unification Flag during the Opening Ceremony. There is still plenty of tension between the USA and North Korea because the dictatorship nation continues to test nuclear weapons.

Research Kathleen Kennedy explains Solo directors axe
Author: 0 Kathleen Kennedy explains Solo directors axe

LucasArts took that one step forward, allowing fans to "wield" lightsabers in battle and, of course, dance their assorted hearts out to brand new songs that were all inspired by the Star Wars franchise. But he ended up getting some help. Those are wise words indeed, and Howard took them to heart. I could understand why you'd ask, and some might even be curious, but look, everybody who has been involved in this has done nothing but love what this movie could be, and that's been the vibe ...

Research WhatsApp rolls out payment feature in India
Author: 0 WhatsApp rolls out payment feature in India

WhatsApp is reportedly testing UPI-based payments to boost digital payments in India and combat Paytm and Hike. The implementation appears to be very simple and straight-forward. So make sure the mobile phone has the SIM for the same mobile number. Choose the bank with which you have an account and where UPI is activated. Users have been complaining about problems with linking their bank accounts to UPI, which is to be expected considering the beta status of the feature.

Research Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flat
Author: 0 Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flat

Moon responded to the invitation by suggesting the two countries "should accomplish this by creating the right conditions", adding that talks between North Korea and the United States were also needed, and requested that North Korea be more active in talking with the US, according to Kim Eui-kyeom.

Research Chrome will start marking HTTP sites as 'not secure'
Author: 0 Chrome will start marking HTTP sites as 'not secure'

The crackdown on such websites will begin in July 2018 when Google Chrome 68 will be launched. At the time the company had noted that it would start labeling HTTP connections as non-secure in a phased manner in order to give site owners and operators enough time to make the change.