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US ISPs Reassure That They Will Not Sell Your Browsing Data

US ISPs Reassure That They Will Not Sell Your Browsing Data

Internet service providers are in an awkward spot. That's helpful. But Comcast isn't making commitments that'll make it easier for customers to protect their data from being used. Lewis asserted that plenty of misleading information has been floating around. Assuming Trump signs the repeal, which he is expected to do , ISPs won't necessarily be required to give consumers an opt-in option on web browsing and app usage data. Read More

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Trump signs 2 executive orders aimed at trade abuse

The first order will instruct the Commerce Department and the USA trade representative to compile a report on the sources of the U.S. trade deficit within 90 days. The first meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, set to take place at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida next week, will be "very hard", Trump said Thursday evening. Read More

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Galaxy S8 to Use Facial Recognition to Confirm Samsung Pay Transactions

Galaxy S8 to Use Facial Recognition to Confirm Samsung Pay Transactions

There will be a dedicated Bixby button located on the side of the new Galaxy S8. The field of personal digital assistants is only getting more crowded, with Samsung's new entry Bixby joining the fray. That means whatever a user can do, Bixby can also do. Samsung's next flagship smartphone will not only use facial recognition for device unlocking, but will also link it to transaction verification on Samsung Pay, reports Bloomberg Technology . Read More

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Product Red iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Special Edition Smartphones Launched

Apple is offering the Product (Red) Special Edition iPhones in 128GB and 256GB sizes, starting at $749. As noted by Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple's (RED) products have significantly helped in the effort to stop the spread of AIDS. The (PRODUCT) RED iPhones will start shipping by the end of March in the USA and in more than 40 countries and regions including Australia, New Zealand, Japan, UK and Canada. Read More

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Sensex ends 116 points higher, Nifty50 tops 9150

Sensex ends 116 points higher, Nifty50 tops 9150

The gauge had lost 184.25 points in the previous session. The BSE Sensex ended 0.09 per cent lower at the close of the day's trading on Friday, ending 27 points lower at 29, 621 points after touching an intra-day high of 29,673. Besides, the market sentiments were lifted as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, 2017, along with three other GST Bills for consideration of and passage by the Lok Sabha. Read More

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Google releases first developers preview of Android O

Google releases first developers preview of Android O

Google says it will also be available for phones, however, and will allow folks to watch movies or other video clips while performing other activities, like checking email or surfing the web. Android 8 is reported to deliver an array of awesome features that are expected to add more productivity to the open-ended OS. The preview is not meant for consumer or daily use and is only accessible for Nexus Player, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Pixel C, Pixel XL, and Pixel devices. Read More

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 smartphone

Samsung's main bid to attract consumers is its brand-new Infinity Display . As a result, you get an ample amount of display in a comparatively smaller form factor, and that too with Samsung getting proactively into a bezel-less war. In addition, the other standard security features include a fingerprint scanner, pattern lock, and password. Further noting that the company will choose where and when to sell the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 accordingly. Read More

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China urges Trump to ease high-tech export controls

China urges Trump to ease high-tech export controls

President Xi Jinping will fly to Mar-a-Lago next week for a meeting with Donald Trump, China's Foreign ministry has confirmed. "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives", Trump said. In a tweet, Trump said the highly anticipated meeting between the leaders of the world's two largest economies, which is also expected to cover differences over North Korea and China's strategic ambitions in the South China Sea, "will be a very hard one". Read More

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Samsung uses OSTRICH to promote Gear VR

The Oculus Browser launched on Gear VR Wednesday, enabling users to search the web directly from Oculus Home. Oculus said on Wednesday that the upgraded landing page will no longer take as long to load various VR apps. The controller makes it much easier and more fluid to play games in the Gear VR space. It's a refreshingly original idea, and an ingenious way to utilise and encourage users to learn the new motion controller on the Gear VR platform. Read More

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You can't buy Congress's web history - stop trying

You can't buy Congress's web history - stop trying

Together, self-called privacy activists have collected close to $500,000 for the cause, but many have been quick to point out that what they aim to achieve is easier said than done. "To be clear, you can't do this". "That's the most likely way you'll have your Web surfing history sold ", said Calabrese - which means getting the raw data on, say, President Trump could be harder than you think. Read More

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Trump to target trade abuses with executive orders

Ross said . But even though China is the largest source of that deficit - $336.2 billion worth of goods and services in 2015 - and also the biggest offender on dumping, administration officials say it's not about any one country. Mr Trump tweeted on Thursday night that his first meeting with Mr Xi would "be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits.and job losses". Read More

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Open Google Maps right now and play 'Ms. Pac-Man' around Utah

Open Google Maps right now and play 'Ms. Pac-Man' around Utah

Clicking the icon will transform the area into a gaming grid which means players can choose desired locations as a map for the game. Google did a similar gag two years ago, converting its maps into a version of the original Pac-Man. Either way, Ms Pac-Man is controlled by swiping on the touchscreen. This was a year after Pac-Man became popular throughout the world. First of all, make sure your eyesight is ideal to see all that Google Maps presents on the screen. Read More

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Advertisers leave YouTube because of repugnant videos

Advertisers leave YouTube because of repugnant videos

But media industry analyst Brian Wieser thinks that Google - which claims more than 30 percent of global online ad revenue and gets 90 percent of its own revenue from ads - has a major incentive to solve the problem. Google has come under intense scrutiny for ads appearing alongside videos on YouTube carrying hate or offensive messages. The biggest part of that still comes from search advertising. Read More

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Court decides whether to arrest ousted South Korean president Park

Court decides whether to arrest ousted South Korean president Park

The prosecutors had been waiting for months to serve the former South Korean president with an arrest warrant; it took the judges an extraordinarily long day of deliberation to weigh the merits of their request. After each meal, mostly comprising of rice and three side dishes within the budget of 1,414 won ($1.26), Park will have to wash her food tray and return it, just like every other prisoner. Read More

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Income tax dept contributes Rs 52 lakh to Clean India mission

Income tax dept contributes Rs 52 lakh to Clean India mission

Earlier, the government had proposed to make a one-page Income Tax Return (ITR) form only for those with an annual income of Rs 5 lakh. The Board has also reduced the number of ITR Forms from the existing nine to seven forms. The existing ITR Forms ITR-2, ITR-2A and ITR-3 have been rationalized and a single ITR-2 has been notified in place of these three forms. The tax department also said that there is no change in the manner of filing returns compared to previous year."All these forms are ... Read More

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Be the World's First Phone With Bluetooth 5.0

It will be interesting to see where on the phone Apple decides to put the button if true, as some Samsung fans have noted concerns over the company's decision to put the button right next to the camera. To complement what Samsung calls its new "infinity display", the phone will have a resolution of 2960 x 1440 and run on either Samsung's Exynos or Qualcomm's newest Snapdragon 835 on a 10nm chip, which will allegedly lend itself to better battery life. Read More

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Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities

Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities

Later in the day, Trump was on Twitter again, singling out three Freedom Caucus members and claiming that if they were to get on board with his agenda "we would have both great healthcare and massive tax cuts & reform". Trump. The plan, Ryan told reporters Thursday, is for the House to send a 10-bill package of non-defense spending measures — and some, but not all, of Trump's supplemental spending request — to the Senate, where it would be merged with a bipartisan $578 billion ... Read More

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What Does Galaxy S8 Mean for Apple's Next iPhone Release?

If this is a move that turns out to be true, then it would definitely be taking a similar path that Samsung took with their Galaxy S8 . Also, we gave each phone Nougat since Samsung has updated most S7 models to Nougat at this time. That huge curved screen. Can Samsung Slow Apple's Momentum? If you plan on buying the Galaxy S8 , I recommend turning this option off entirely, at least if you want to keep prying eyes from opening your smartphone. Read More

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Trump faces questions of interference in investigations

Trump faces questions of interference in investigations

The White House danced around a report in the New York Times that two White House officials provided information to Nunes, meant to bolster President Trump's claim that he was wiretapped by former President Obama. Regarding how Devin Nunes get onto White House grounds, Spicer said he still does not know. "Unmasking is not unprecedented, but unmasking for political purposes. Read More

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Freedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against Trump

Freedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against Trump

Though President Donald Trump turned hostile on Twitter toward the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Thursday, his sway with those members' constituents may not be enough to affect outcomes in the 2018 midterm elections. "Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!", Trump tweeted . Read More

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Bill Would Allow Police To Use Weaponized Drones

Bill Would Allow Police To Use Weaponized Drones

For now, North Dakota is the only state in the country that allows police to use weaponized drones, but the allowable weapons are far less deadly-they use stun guns-than what CT lawmakers are considering. "We would be setting a risky precedent", said ACLU of Connecticut Executive Director David McGuire. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow police to use drones fitted with deadly weapons. Read More

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Hyundai Preparing Dedicated EV Platform

Hyundai Preparing Dedicated EV Platform

It also is giving a first look at a fuel cell concept vehicle. A separate electric-car platform could help the South Korean automaker develop cars that can better accommodate larger battery packs while maximizing cabin space better than cars developed on platforms designed around internal combustion engines. Read More

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Are these the secret social media profiles of FBI Director James Comey?

If you think FBI Director James Comey agonizes over how he's perceived by critics when he makes politically fraught decisions, you're probably overthinking the matter. Comey said he doesn't let anyone into his profiles, they're only for family members. "It falls in line with his willingness or his determination to be transparent", says Frank Montoya Jr., a former special agent in charge of the FBI's Seattle division and the former head of national counterintelligence. Read More

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Watch this teacher's amazing April Fools' spelling prank

Watch this teacher's amazing April Fools' spelling prank

Watch the epic classroom prank (below)! April Fools' Day came early this year for a group of elementary school kids from MI. This is great! School should be FUN! Not only are the nonsense words he created excellent (especially the ones with three extra "silent" letters at the end), but the scandalized voices of his students are what really give this prank life. Read More

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South Korea presidential scandal: What you need to know

South Korea presidential scandal: What you need to know

The Seoul Central District Court earlier issued a warrant to detain Ms Park on charges of bribery, abuse of authority, coercion and leaking government secrets, after a almost nine-hour court hearing on Thursday. March 6: The special prosecutor says Park colluded with Choi to take bribes from the Samsung Group, paving the way for her to be prosecuted if she is ousted from office. Read More

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Samsung unveils flagship smartphone Galaxy S8

While a leak from last week already revealed the price tag and specs of the dock, information about the commercial launch for the DeX was scarce prior to the "Unpacked" event held on March 29. The 12-megapixel rear-facing main camera sensor, water-resistant body, wireless charging and a headphone jack has been retained. The voice assistant is said to go beyond existing tools on Apple and Android phones by being able to understand complicated queries and successfully fulfill tasks, as ... Read More

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