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Apple wants to make iPads cheaper. Here's how that might happen Apple wants to make iPads cheaper. Here's how that might happen
- March 26, 2018

This marks Apple's first education-related product launch in six years. Regardless, rumours about Apple's product lineup are rarely accurate more than a few months out, much less several years, so any prediction about what the company will release in 2020 is best taken with a grain of salt. (more...)
Apple To Launch Foldable iPhone That Doubles As Tablet In 2020 Apple To Launch Foldable iPhone That Doubles As Tablet In 2020
- March 26, 2018

Now, high school and middle school-aged students are more likely to be using Google's Chromebooks and Microsoft's Surface laptops, instead of an iPad or a MacBook. If you've been holding out on investing in an iPad , now may be your time . Expect there to be some new iPads for all the new education software, and probably some new accessories. (more...)
Saudis say 1 killed by missile attack from Yemen Saudis say 1 killed by missile attack from Yemen
- March 26, 2018

Saudi state media are reporting that the kingdom's armed forces have intercepted a ballistic missile over Riyadh fired by Shiite rebels in Yemen . Debris from the missiles fell on a home in Riyadh , killing an Egyptian resident and wounding two other Egyptians, said coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki, according to SPA. (more...)
Facebook scooped up Android call and text metadata (with consent) Facebook scooped up Android call and text metadata (with consent)
- March 26, 2018

If you granted permission to read contacts during Facebook's installation on Android a few versions ago - specifically before Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) - that permission also granted Facebook access to call and message logs by default. Users who made use of Facebook via its Windows Phone and iOS apps would have had no such issues as neither platform offered up the relevant APIs. (more...)
Indiana students join nationwide anti-gun violence marches Indiana students join nationwide anti-gun violence marches
- March 25, 2018

Eighteen-year-old Joey Chester, a College Republican at Montana State University, is slated to speak at Montana's "March For Our Guns" rally on Saturday. "He was really smart". "It was everything to me", said Middleton, who witnessed an armed robbery while buying groceries at 13 years old. "The last couple messages I sent him were, 'could you send me the algebra homework?' It didn't really hit me until I came back to school freshman year and he wasn't in my math class". (more...)
Final Four bound: MI beats Florida State to get to San Antonio Final Four bound: MI beats Florida State to get to San Antonio
- March 25, 2018

Next weekend, MI will have to face NCAA Tournament darling Loyola-Chicago, which is in the Final Four as a No. 11 seed. MI took a 27-26 lead at halftime, despite making only 1 shot from the floor in the final 8 minutes of the first half. After a first half in which neither team was able to separate itself, MI threatened to do so at the start of the second half, scoring seven of the first nine points to take a 34-28 lead and force an FSU timeout called by Hamilton. (more...)
Boris Johnson, Top UK Diplomat, Likens Russia World Cup to '36 Olympics Boris Johnson, Top UK Diplomat, Likens Russia World Cup to '36 Olympics
- March 25, 2018

Johnson also called for Russian guarantees over the safety of England fans at the World Cup. I frankly do not think England should be participating in the World Cup. "I remember the old Cold War and it was a pretty miserable time", he said. Skripal, 66, a retired military intelligence officer, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped and unresponsive on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover Starts Testing Self-Parking Valet Technology Jaguar Land Rover Starts Testing Self-Parking Valet Technology
- March 25, 2018

Blackberry's QNX unit which is responsible for the development of computer systems on cars and has been used for years bone to run auto infotainment consoles, and now expects to start generating by the year 2019. "Our platforms help process data efficiently and keep it secure and trusted", said John Wall, general manager of BlackBerry QNX. "Together with BlackBerry engineers, we will be able to access the most dynamic and up-to-date software to ensure the highest security required for our ... (more...)
BJP's Rajya Sabha win immoral, SP-BSP alliance intact: Mayawati BJP's Rajya Sabha win immoral, SP-BSP alliance intact: Mayawati
- March 24, 2018

Indications are, however, that the defeat of BSP candidate may bring SP-BSP even closer to seal a formidable challenge for the Lok Sabha elections next year. Meanwhile, the Samajwadi Party said it had planned a function at the party headquarters here to celebrate the victory of its candidate Jaya Bachchan, but since the other candidate, Bhimrao Ambedkar (BSP) lost, party president Akhiliesh Yadav has cancelled it. (more...)
United Kingdom judge approves warrant to search Cambridge Analytica offices United Kingdom judge approves warrant to search Cambridge Analytica offices
- March 24, 2018

Investigators have been granted a search warrant to access Cambridge Analytica's offices. Around 20 officials, wearing black jackets with "ICOEnforcement" on them, arrived at the firm's central London offices soon after a High Court judge granted a search warrant sought by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). (more...)
Earnings Analysis Of Amazon.com, Inc Earnings Analysis Of Amazon.com, Inc
- March 24, 2018

About 4.68M shares traded. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Hansen decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 37.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Amazon .com, Inc. shares fell $21.71 (-1.41%) in premarket trading Friday. After going under observation of traders 4.75 million shares traded at hands. (more...)
Ex-French President Sarkozy Arrested Over Libya Cash Ex-French President Sarkozy Arrested Over Libya Cash
- March 24, 2018

As part of preliminary charges brought against Sarkozy on Wednesday, judges restricted his travel to certain countries including Libya, and forbade him from talking to nine other people involved in the investigation. BFMTV reported further that Sarkozy was banned from meeting other defendants in the case, including former Chief of Staff Claude Gueant. After becoming president, Sarkozy invited Gadhafi to visit France for a state visit at a time when the Libyan leader was considered an ... (more...)
Lawsuits against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica filed in Chicago, Maryland Lawsuits against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica filed in Chicago, Maryland
- March 24, 2018

Facebook , which has over two billion users globally, including over 200 million from India, has been in the eye of the storm over harvesting of data of millions of users by Cambridge Analytica that is linked to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign . (more...)
New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds tropical island map revealed in new developer diary video New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds tropical island map revealed in new developer diary video
- March 24, 2018

Of course, you never know at this point: next week we might be writing about the other PUBG Mobile by Timi. The first iteration of the Event Mode is pretty simple, as the PUBG Corporation intends it to be. Both PUBGand Fortniteare now available on iOS (and Android, in the case of Greene's game). In-game purchases have been performing well for Fortnite , which has seen its monthly revenue eclipse that of PUBG in February: US$126 million vs. (more...)
Wall Street reeling from trade war concerns Wall Street reeling from trade war concerns
- March 24, 2018

US stocks ended a turbulent week with a late-day sell-off that knocked the Dow down more than 400 points and pushed it officially back into "correction" territory as fears of a looming trade war prompted nervous investors to sell. The losses Friday followed a massive selloff the previous day as the indexes lost between 2.4 and 2.9 percent, having their biggest daily decline since February 8. (more...)
Illinois Governor In Full Campaign Attack Mode As The Fall Election Begins Illinois Governor In Full Campaign Attack Mode As The Fall Election Begins
- March 24, 2018

But there's no question that the fiscal instability - and its impact on the state's social services - has taken a serious toll on the governor's approval rating, which has sunk to 31 percent, according to a January Morning Consult poll . (more...)
Your 'hidden' iPhone notifications can be outed by blabbermouth Siri Your 'hidden' iPhone notifications can be outed by blabbermouth Siri
- March 24, 2018

However, a Mac Magazine reader discovered that Siri will read the content of most messages even though the content is hidden on the display. Users have the ability to temporarily disable it, albeit at their own inconvenience, by simply turning off "Show Lock Screen " within the Settings and Notifications option. (more...)
The First Solid Samsung Galaxy S9 Deal Is Here The First Solid Samsung Galaxy S9 Deal Is Here
- March 24, 2018

However, all may not be well with the phones since a number of users have been complaining about their units having "dead spots" and "dead zones" on the display. What big marquee feature might Samsung's most expensive phone have? With USB-C and wireless charging capabilities, there's more than one way to keep your Galaxy S9 topped up while in the auto. (more...)
Wilmington Police still searching for armed robbery suspect Wilmington Police still searching for armed robbery suspect
- March 24, 2018

Armed with a handgun, a Jersey City couple robbed a $30 bottle of perfume from a Secaucus clothing store, but they were caught by Jersey City police a short time later, authorities said. One of the three men held without bond since July, when they were charged in connection with an armed robbery at the Sycamore 7-Eleven, is headed to trial. (more...)
OnePlus 6: Price, specifications, release date and everything you need to know OnePlus 6: Price, specifications, release date and everything you need to know
- March 24, 2018

It would come with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage which would likely be non-expandable. This suggests a higher-end model could come with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. On the front, there's going to be a 20MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture. The price could also be an indication as to how much the OnePlus 6 could be sold for. (more...)

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