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Facebook's AI Will Now Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported Facebook's AI Will Now Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
- November 28, 2017

When the company launched its Facebook live video broadcasting service a year ago, a raft of violents acts including murders, rapes and suicidesproliferated on the platform - and the company's image suffered from the resulting outrage. The company did not elaborate on why European Union countries - which have vastly different privacy and other Internet laws than the United States - are not yet participating. (more...)
Rahm Emanuel, Kim Foxx sue Uber over data breach Rahm Emanuel, Kim Foxx sue Uber over data breach
- November 28, 2017

Why Uber chose to stay mum on the incident isn't clear, but its previous CEO, Travis Kalanick, was notorious for trying to buck the rules . Uber executives are travelling round the globe to reassure regulators that the company is changing the way it does business, after a string of controversies hurt the ride-hailing firm's reputation, its Asian head said on Monday. (more...)
Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time
- November 28, 2017

The biggest prize for reaching the target number of caught Pokemon is the rare Pokemon Farfetch'd. With the release of Ho-Oh, it's hypothetically possible that players can have a full Pokedex.with the exception of the Mythical Pokemon Mew and Celebi and the Gen 2 Pokemon Delibird and Smeargle, both of which have unusual movesets. (more...)
Oppo F5 6GB preorders opening soon Oppo F5 6GB preorders opening soon
- November 27, 2017

The selfie camera comes with AI technology which promises clear and lovely selfies and can be used to unlock the device using facial recognition. The F5 6GB version will be coming in Black and Red colour options. As per the company, it offers bokeh effect and can scan 200 facial recognition spots to beautify a selfie shot perfectly. Powering the smartphone is MediaTek's Helio P23 16nm octa-core chipset with a Mali G71 MP2 GPU. (more...)
Cities to make United Kingdom world leader in drone technology Cities to make United Kingdom world leader in drone technology
- November 27, 2017

New measures will also make it mandatory for drone owners to register to improve accountability. Authorities are also looking at restricting drone flight near airports and above 400 feet - which is in place in the U.S. Do not take this lightly - if you use a drone to invade people's privacy or engage in disruptive behaviour, you could face serious criminal charges. Police will also be given new powers to crackdown on illegal use of the unmanned aerial vehicles, the BBC reported on Sunday. (more...)
All Chromebooks can now download Microsoft Office from Google Play Store
- November 27, 2017

The apps can be found by searching the Google Play Store. They can also run some Android apps that are made available through Google's Play Store for Chromebooks, and it is the Android versions of Microsoft's Office apps that are now available for Chromebook users to download from this store. (more...)
This Weird-Looking Gadget Is The Fidget Spinner For Smartphone Addiction This Weird-Looking Gadget Is The Fidget Spinner For Smartphone Addiction
- November 27, 2017

With smartphones, there has emerged an inherent, unshakeable itch to keep scrolling, tapping, or flipping through something - anything just to pass the time. "These observations inspired the idea of making a tool that would help stop this "checking" behaviour". Schillinger explains smartphone addiction like any other, and kicking the habit may require a substitute. (more...)
Oppo launches another bezel-less smartphone Oppo A79: Check price, specs Oppo launches another bezel-less smartphone Oppo A79: Check price, specs
- November 27, 2017

It remains to be seen when the Oppo A79 will make it to India and other global markets. The camera department of the new Oppo is manned by a 16MP f/1.8 aperture rear shooter. Besides, it supports a Facial Unlock feature that unlocks the screen using your face. Note that the front camera of the device will allow to do self-shots all the same resolution of 16 megapixels. (more...)
After Uber, Imgur reveals 2014 data breach impacting 1.7 million user accounts After Uber, Imgur reveals 2014 data breach impacting 1.7 million user accounts
- November 27, 2017

Hackers made off with the email addresses and passwords in a recently uncovered hack from 2014. 2017's unending parade of major companies and web destinations suffering through major breaches of user information has not slowed down. "We have always encrypted your password in our database, but it may have been cracked with brute force due to an older hashing algorithm (SHA-256) that was used at the time", Imgur said. (more...)
Oreo Beta for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 is on the way Oreo Beta for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 is on the way
- November 26, 2017

The update weighs in at 1232Mb, and according to Xperia Blog , the Xperia X Performance should receive the update soon as well. Sony's commitment to snappy updates has really been shining through lately, and this continues with the Oreo love being shared to two of the company's older handsets. (more...)
Get the iPhone 7 now for an absolute steal for Black Friday Get the iPhone 7 now for an absolute steal for Black Friday
- November 26, 2017

The retailer is offering a whopping $300 gift card on iPhone X , iPhone 8 Plus , iPhone 8 , iPhone 7 , and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones. Pick up this Black Friday deal while you still can here . MacBook , MacBook Air, MacBook Pro , iMac, Mac Pro will get you a gif card of $210 that equals $160 Dollars. Apple is doing Black Friday in the only way they know how. (more...)
Researchers report rapid formation of new bird species in Galápagos islands Researchers report rapid formation of new bird species in Galápagos islands
- November 25, 2017

The assumption that it takes hundreds of generations to create a new species is now debatable, as the ongoing study of the Big Birds has revealed that it takes as little as three generations for an entirely new species to develop. These birds were able to adapt to their environment, and sustain themselves in the food chain. The distant setting has permitted the researchers to examine the evolution of variety due to natural selection . (more...)
Steam Black Friday 2017 Sales - Best Games on PC Get Massive Discounts Steam Black Friday 2017 Sales - Best Games on PC Get Massive Discounts
- November 25, 2017

There are further big discounts on previous games in the franchise, too, with cuts of up to 87% (although RE sees pretty regular price-cutting on Steam ). While you're shopping, don't forget to check out the rest of the best Black Friday deals we've found right here. Steam users can go to the store page for any game - not just titles released in 2017 - nominate it for an award. (more...)
Vikings' Everson Griffen announces birth of baby on shirt Vikings' Everson Griffen announces birth of baby on shirt
- November 25, 2017

Griffen is expected to be fined $6,076 for putting a personal message on his uniform. The new baby joins brothers Greyson and Ellis , and hopefully Vikings fans can help him settle on a name he likes. "She's good, the baby's good, so we're all excited". It'll drive her insane. His 11 sacks this season are one shy of a career-high, according to ESPN Stats & Information. (more...)
X-rays show Dolly the Sheep did not have arthritis X-rays show Dolly the Sheep did not have arthritis
- November 24, 2017

The Atlantic reports that since Dolly was cloned, a whole menagerie of other animals has been cloned as well: pigs, dogs, cats, monkeys etc. Studies that followed such clones found that their telomeres were shorter, normal or even longer. (more...)
Tag: Sony Black Friday Deals Tag: Sony Black Friday Deals
- November 24, 2017

The study focuses on the growth of Black Friday through Google search and interest in November 2014, 2015 and November 2016. Below is the list of discounted Amazon Kindle Fire devices. Amazon Global Store will offer deals on headphones, laptops in the electronics department as well as for cameras and accessories. Recently, China also had a shopping festival called Single's Day under which JD.com and Alibaba made huge profits. (more...)
Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not water Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not water
- November 24, 2017

On board is the HiRISE camera, which has photographed the Martian surface in great detail. The streaks were originally hailed as a "major scientific discovery" in 2011, with experts claiming the Mars "fingers" were likely left by liquid moving across, or beneath, the planet's surface. (more...)
Facebook will tell users if they followed Russian pages Facebook will tell users if they followed Russian pages
- November 24, 2017

The web page will show only a list of accounts, not the posts or ads affiliated with them, according to a mock-up. "It is important that people understand how foreign actors tried to sow division and mistrust using Facebook before and after the 2016 U.S. (more...)
Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals
- November 24, 2017

It is the norm that in Black Fridays, shops and retail outlets tempt potential buyers with deals that are mouth-watering. Not only did shoppers spend more online on Black Friday in 2016 than they spent in stores, they spent more than they did the prior year, while online spend decreased slightly on Cyber Monday and Thanksgiving Day . (more...)
Earth enveloped by new pollution right in front of our eyes Earth enveloped by new pollution right in front of our eyes
- November 23, 2017

In many other developed countries that are already very bright , the team saw an increase in the total amount of light, despite the fact that many cities appear to be "going dark" by switching to LEDs, Kyba added. White LED light has been linked to disruptions in sleep patterns, and the glare is found to affect eyesight. The study concluded that a steady increase in the use of energy-efficient lights that are cheap and readily available will result in even more light pollution and a ... (more...)

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