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Facebook Pauses App Review To Stop New Apps From Joining The Platform

Regulators and attorneys general across the country are now probing Facebook's role in the data collection, and the Federal Trade Commission announced Monday it was investigating the company. But, he added, "the Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to target certain groups while excluding others". That law essentially says that platforms that merely allow third parties to post material can not be held liable for something that is discriminatory.

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Passover 2018: Things To Know About Jewish Holiday Celebrating Liberation From Slavery

As in 2017, the two holidays overlap again this year: The eight-day celebration of Passover beings Friday, March 30, and Easter falls on Sunday, April 1. And perhaps Jews also see the sense of affinity that they have with their Christian neighbors and perhaps find other ways in which their own celebrations are illuminated.

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Google's URL Shortener Service goo.gl Is Being Shutdown

Back in December 2009, Google introduced its URL shortening service now known as goo.gl (or Google URL Shortener, for those talking about it at some fancy white collar event). You can manage all your short links and their analytics through the goo.gl console during this period. They survive the app install process, so even new users see the content they're looking for when they open the app for the first time.

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Full Moon Tonight: What Is the Blue Sap Moon?

The name has nothing to do with the way the moon appears or its color at that time. The second blue moon of the year and the last until 2020 will appear on Saturday morning. An airplane flies in front of the Blue Moon of January 31, 2015. Nevertheless, we might be treated to a delightful appearance of a red or orange moon as the celestial body comes close to the horizon, AccuWeather points out.

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IOS 11.3, macOS 10.13.4, tvOS 11.3, and watchOS 4.3 Now Available

That last feature is the result of a hailstorm of criticism and bad press that Apple faced when it was discovered that iOS automatically slows down peak processor performance in some iPhones to prevent unexpected shutdowns . To take advantage of the feature, start in Settings , tap Battery and then tap Battery Health , which you'll notice is still in beta. With 11.3, owners of iPhone 6 devices or newer can check on their battery's health from the Settings app.

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Reliance Jio offers Rs 2000 cashback, 60GB data on Nokia 1

The Jio Prime members get complimentary access to the content library that entails 550 plus live TV channels, over 6,000 movies, lakhs of videos/TV shows, over 14 million songs and access to more than 5,000 magazines, along with subscriptions to 500 e-newspapers.

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Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play specs, images leaked

The Moto G6 , meanwhile, is set to offer a 5.7-inch FHD+ 18:9 display , 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450, up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, microSD slot and the same camera configuration as its larger sibling - dual 12MP + 5MP sensors at the back, and a 16MP shooter up front.

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Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter

The last time a blue Paschal moon fell on March 31 and Easter Sunday on April 1 was in 1714. Would it be too obvious to make a pun or reference about a rare occurrence that only happens once in a blue moon as a way to transition into this news? The Easter 2018 Blue Moon will be the last to grace the night skies until Halloween in 2020.

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China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth this weekend

The space station's re-entry in such proximity to April Fool's Day may inspire some jokes about what has happened in the backyard. According to Chinese officials in a May 2017 report , the station, which had been put in orbit in September 2011, officially stopped operating on May 16, 2016.

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Playboy leaving Facebook over privacy

Playboy's main Facebook page has been taken down. Facebook's data collection scandal keeps making waves and it's unlikely to die down anytime soon. However, it said it would go dark on its Facebook and Instagram accounts for a week in solidarity with those seeking to build a healthier, more consumer-friendly tech ecosystem.

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Playboy is latest to #DeleteFacebook

The data row has addressed off billions from Zuckerberg's fortune and hammered the stock value of Facebook . According to data compiled by strategic marketing consultancy firm Kepios, Facebook's monthly active users (MAU) data for March 2018 actually indicates that very few people, if at all, have actually deleted Facebook.

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Syracuse recruit Bazley decommits, heading to G

Whether his decision to skip college for the G League remains an anomaly or starts a new trend remains to be seen. "This is a life-changing decision", Bazley told Yahoo Sports . Darius Bazley may have taken the first step in ending the NCAA's long-held grip on the path to the National Basketball Association. I'm taking this head on.

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Google Maps Gains Support For 39 New Languages

However, the government has not agreed to the proposal , the Minister informed. Ahir was responding to a question from Balasubramaniam Senguttuvan a member from Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth, which provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world.

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Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia head coach

The International Cricket Council banned Smith for one test and fined Bancroft for their attempts to tamper with the ball during the third test against South Africa in Cape Town last weekend. "My family and I have copped a lot of abuse over the last week and it's taken its toll on them". "But the point is they've put a statement out there not just for Cricket Australia but for world cricket - and the reaction (to that) is all to do with how people want to watch cricket".

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Bumble sues Tinder's owner Match for $400m over trade secrets, 'false statements'

Bumble's complaint calls Match's patent lawsuit "frivolous", arguing that the patent has an extremely narrow definition, one that is not relevant to Bumble's implementation of the swipe-right, swipe-left function. The suit says Match held onto this information, but did not return with the promised offer. Match told Reuters Bumble's suit is " is a petulant and meritless response to our patent, trademark and trade secret claims.

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Footprints from 13000 years ago found in Canada

Petraglia told the New York Times that the ancient human footprints uncovered on Calvert Island in British Colombia, 62 miles north of Vancouver Island, suggest " an early entrance into the Americas ". The study claimed the prints were proof that humans managed to navigate waters and make their way to Canada's coast at the tail end of the Pleistocene epoch, or the last time large parts of the planet were frozen over.

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Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Announced, Launching Sometime This Year

The game originally launched all the way back in 2009 on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 to favorable reviews. Justifying the remastered moniker, it will feature reworked textures and added graphical features like specular maps, there will be improved shadow rendering and lighting, as well as a rework of the shaders and post-processing.

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Maserati Levante Trofeo revealedFerrari-powered SUV headed for showrooms

In addition to 590 hp at 6,250 rpm, the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 under the Levante Trofeo's hood kicks out a stout 538-lb-ft of torque from 2,250 rpm to 5,000 rpm. In front, the Levante Trofeo has Full Matrix LED headlights, a front grille with double vertical bars in a piano black finish and lower honeycomb mesh fascia, as well as body color door handles, oval exhaust tips in a dark finish and performance painted brake calipers in red, blue, black, silver or yellow.

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Playboy deletes Facebook page, claims contradiction of values

The magazine publisher is the latest high-profile name to announce it is quitting the social media platform in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal . Last week, tech billionaire Elon Musk deleted the Facebook pages for his two main businesses, electric vehicle maker Tesla ( TSLA ) and rocket startup SpaceX .

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New Huawei smartphone has three main cameras

The P20 Pro will be available starting April 6, 2018 at a price of 899 Euros (approximately Rs 72,200). Huawei P20 , on the other hand, comes with a 5.8-inch RGBW FullView Display . Coming to other aspects, the Huawei P20 Pro has a 6.1-inch OLED FullView Display . The notch doesn't feature complex face recognition sensors like in Apple iPhone X, and this had helped in the reduction of notch thickness considerably.

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Google acquires GIF platform Tenor

The San Francisco-based company attracts nearly 300 million users to its platform and 12 million monthly searches. Tenor will continue to operate as a separate brand under Google , Edwards and Tenor CEO David McIntosh confirmed. "Whether you're using the Tenor keyboard or one of our other products, you can expect to see much more of this in your future", Edwards said . On Tuesday, the company bought Tenor, a search engine for GIFs.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Criticizes Facebook's Approach to Privacy

However, I think we're beyond that", Cook continued. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently came out against Facebook's data privacy standards in several interviews - while the CEO generally prefer companies to regulate themselves as far as data privacy goes, he feels the window for Facebook to do so has long since closed.

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Dragon Quest XI release date announced

Given how well Monster Hunter World has been received after leaving the 3DS behind, I can't say I blame them. The company has no plans to release for Nintendo Switch this year and the 3DS version will not be released in West. In addition to delivering over 100 hours of content, the western version of Dragon Quest XI will feature several upgrades and enhancements not seen in the Japanese version.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S launched: Everything you need to know

First off, Xiaomi Mi 6X will sport a 5.99-inch display that uses TFT technology which offers a high pixel resolution of 2160 x 1080. Apart from the built-in Intel HD graphics, Xiaomi is bundling in a top end Nvidia GPU that varies depending on the variant of the notebook.

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Arizona suspends Uber's driverless vehicle testing after deadly accident

The safety of Uber's self-driving vehicle program is under intense scrutiny since Elaine Herzberg, 49, was killed last week after an Uber Volvo XC90 SUV operating in autonomous mode struck and killed her while she was jaywalking with her bicycle in Tempe, Ariz.

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Official LEGO® The Incredibles - Announce Trailer

Before the sequel (directed by Brad Bird) gets here in June, you can enjoy a brand-new trailer for the LEGO game, which ties right into the franchise , created by Warner Bros. Lego The Incredibles sees you strapping on your superhero cape and reliving action-packed sequences from both The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2 , with players encouraged to work together as a team to utilise each Parr family member's unique attributes.

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Trump's legal hope: Lawyer with doctorate in medieval history

Last month, he pleaded guilty to two counts - the first count, conspiring against the USA, comes from the original October indictment of Gates and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . Van Der Zwaan says he never told anyone, including a Skadden senior partner he recorded, about the recordings. Van Der Zwaan, 33, says "his days are empty and lonely".

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Uber Driver Gets Stuck At Church & Market Safeway

Uber has since stopped testing its autonomous vehicles throughout North America, and Arizona state governor Doug Ducey has suspended Uber's ability to test and operate autonomous vehicles on Arizona's public roadways. After passing a Freeway supermarket, Fred's Uber GPS told him to take a right turn. KRON4 in San Francisco reported the incident happened in front of a Safeway grocery store, but no one - including the driver and passengers in the auto - was hurt.

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Tough talk on global trade escalates as Trump claims results

But Beijing on Friday also unveiled a hit list of products that could face duties of up to 25 per cent, from fresh fruit to meat and certain beverages, though it stopped short of pulling the trigger as it indicated its readiness to negotiate an agreement.

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Confirmed: The OnePlus 6 Will Ship with a Notch

OnePlus' Carl Pei told The Verge that the notch will be smaller than that of its competitor, while bigger than the slither on the Essential phone . Is this the OnePlus 6? If you're not a fan of the notch, tough: it's here to stay. While OnePlus joins Apple, and countless others that have adopted the notch in the screen of their premium phones, there is one area where the company is not yet ready to follow the iPhone maker.

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New Audi RS5 Sportback features 444bhp turbocharged V6

At the rear, the RS5 Sportback receives wider rear fenders extending out by the same 15mm over the standard A5 Sportback as those up front as well as a subtle fixed spoiler. "The sporty nature of the five-door high-performance coupé is emphasized by details such as the RS sport seats with optional honeycomb pattern in fine Nappa leather, and the flat-bottomed RS multifunction sports leather steering wheel".

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Starting tomorrow, the PlayStation VR Starter Pack is just €299.99 RRP

It's generally been cheaper to dive into VR on the console side of things versus buying an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive for use with a PC, but it is still not a cheap endeavor. It comes with everything that bundle has, as well as a disc copy of Doom VFR . For the former , the price of the Doom VFR bundle (originally priced at $399.99) has been cut to $299.99.

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Toyota RAV4 with Bold New Grille Teased

Higher end models can opt for a high-output JBL audio system. When pressed for why-and how-the RAV4 will have a greater towing capacity, Toyota declined to answer. No word yet on cargo volume. The new European RAV4 drops the current model's sole diesel version in line with Toyota's stated aim to phase out the powertrain from its passenger cars in the region by the end of the year.

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Mercedes-AMG C63 2018 revealed

It's going to be a crowded stage. The rear end gets redesigned twin tailpipe trims in high-gloss chrome and a more angular diffuser, and the S also gets a new diffuser board. Cabriolet models have standard Airscarf seat heating to keep front passengers' necks warm with the roof lowered. The G 63 features an analogue instrument cluster as standard, but as an option, the vehicle can be ordered with Merc's latest widescreen combination, which mixes fully digital dials with a large central ...

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China threatens retaliatory tariffs on USA products

It called for a negotiated settlement to the dispute. Moreover, Trump's trade policy also involves discouraging Chinese investments in U.S. technology companies to prevent Beijing from acquiring trade secrets. A commentary published by the official Xinhua news agency said the United States had adopted a "Cold War mentality", and "panic" over China's economic rise was driving Washington's confrontational approach.


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