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AT&T and Verizon halt Google ads over extremist videos


According to Business Insider , an AT&T spokesperson said on Wednesday that the company is "deeply concerned that our ads may have appeared alongside YouTube content promoting terrorism and hate". A number of United Kingdom firms pulled their ads after discovering that these had been displayed alongside content such as videos by alleged terrorist sympathisers, the Wall Street Journal reported . Read More »

Drake releases long-awaited More Life playlist project


That doesn't mean Drake and Apple's relationship is ending however, as it was apparently those at Apple Music who helped decide to call More Life a " playlist " rather than an album or mixtape. Here, Drake returns to complaining about the famous-people problems he spent much of Views questioning. "I switch flow like I switch time zone", Drake raps on "Gyalchester". Read More »

Console Market Sees a 2.5% Shrink, Sony Continues to Dominate


For those unaware, the 500 GB model of the PS3 is its Super Slim iteration from 2012 and it is the only version of the console that's actually still in production at the moment, but it's now unclear exactly when manufacturing of the system could cease altogether in Japan. Read More »

Laptop Could Outperform iPad Pro 2


And it added: "Because of how this support policy is implemented, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 devices that have a seventh generation or a later generation processor may no longer be able to scan or download updates through Windows Update or Microsoft Update". Read More »

Breath of the Wild World Map has been Uncovered


Many bundles are being packaged with a Pro Controller ($69.99), extra Joy Con controllers ($79.99 each), and the release title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ($59.99). " Free of the traditions that the series has followed so rigorously over the past decade, Breath of the Wild emerges triumphant". Nice! Hopefully, you're having fun exploring the world of Hyrule in Zelda: Breath of the Wild or playing 1-2 Switch with your friends. Read More »

Twitter Beefs Up Anti-Abuse Tools To Ban Trolls And Curb Bullying


Users can now mute directly from their timelines and decide how long that mute is going to last, whether they want it to be in place permanently for only for a short amount of time. "Many people requested more filter options for their notifications, and we're excited to bring these to everyone on Twitter ", Ho wrote . He didn't offer specifics about how this active monitoring would behave, but said that Twitter's algorithm will act on accounts that it's "confident" is exhibiting signs ... Read More »

The Great War Just Got A Bit Greater With Battlefield 1 Expansions


Released at the end of past year on our machines, Battlefield 1 is brought to increase over time through a season pass whose contents we did not know yet. This DLC pack will introduce a new destroyer class ship, as well as a new "coastal class" airship, too. Battlefield 1 Turning Tides: Participate in the amphibious warfare of WW1. Read More »

Quora, Slack, Kickstarter, Coursera among those affected due to issues with AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is experiencing problems with its us-east-1 region of data centers, and that is causing some major outages and headaches for companies relying on the service. At least Twitter is working, or where else would we discuss the Amazon S3 outage. S3 is Amazon's largest service, used by more than half of its million plus customers, Bartoletti said. Read More »

Normal People Are Going To The Moon - For A Cost


This is the same Launchpad NASA deployed for its Apollo missions. "This presents an opportunity for humans to return to deep space for the first time in 45 years and they will travel faster and further into the Solar System than any before them", the company said in the statement. Read More »

AT&T lowers unlimited data price to $90, adds 10GB of tethering


If you subscribe to the Unlimited Plus plan, AT&T will take $25 off the price of a subscription to its DirecTV, U-Verse TV, or DirecTV Now service each month. Naturally, the pricing schedule is increasingly complicated the more lines you pay for, but you can get four lines for $185 a month. Subscribers will have to pay an additional $40 per month for each handset, tablet, or connected auto added. Read More »

Ford Celebrates F-150' Dependability Award From JD Power, Praises Itself


Power of the study's findings. Subaru's niche all-wheel-drive vehicles continue to sell at a hot pace around the globe, and this study hasn't affected consumer's decisions to buy the new Outback, Forester and Crosstrek models. Battery failure climbed up to the top 10 list of problems this year. J.D. Power found that 6.1 percent of all three-year-old vehicles in the survey had suffered from battery failure, up 1.3 percent over 2016. Read More »

Google Cardboard Leads in VR Headset Volumes

The camera stream, displaying a see-through headset and the user's face and eye-gaze, is then merged with the VR environment to create the Mixed Reality video . "With this new technology, we're able to make a more complete picture of the person in VR". "This model allows us to mimic where the person is looking, even though it's hidden under the headset". Read More »

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India

The " Made for India " app will enable Android phone users to make calls and exchange instant chat messages with other Skype users, free of cost. As the name suggests, Skype Lite is a lighter and more data friendly version of the video calling app which will only be available in India. Read More »

'Dragon Quest Heroes II' Explorer's Edition offers arsenal of extra weapons


Developed by Omega Force, the same brains behind the tactical action series Dynasty Warriors , and gaming industry giants Square Enix, Dragon Quest Heroes 2 was clamored for by fans across the globe. Anyone seeking to pick up Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Explorer's Edition can only do so at the Square Enix Online Store here. The field-roaming RPG "sends players on a new adventure to restore order in a once peaceful world filled with hordes of monsters and battles of epic proportions", ... Read More »

Tesla reduces losses-per-share in 2016, makes more cars

The fund owned 41,045 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock after buying an additional 31,241 shares during the period. It may be hard to determine how much it impacted Tesla's numbers unless management provides specific information on SolarCity. Read More »

Square Enix Establishes New Studio To Work On RPG 'Project Prelude Rune'

Its reported in the press release that Hideo Baba , who was previously the producer of Bandai Namco's Tales series, will be the president of the new studio. Square Enix did not reveal much else about the game, but did say it aims to build an RPG "with a new fantasy: unfolding across a vast land teeming with life". Read More »

Samsung Woes Continue, Heir Arrested for Corruption


The heir apparent to the Samsung empire was arrested in Seoul on Friday for allegations of bribery, perjury, and embezzlement, according to a Bloomberg report . Samsung Group's heir-apparent Lee Jae-Yong, right, leaving after attending a court hearing in Seoul on February 16, 2017. Her would-be successors praised the decision to arrest Lee. Read More »

AT&T Goes Unlimited As Wireless Battle Rages On

With this plan, you can also make unlimited calls from the U.S. to Canada and Mexico and send unlimited texts to over 120 countries. Is the AT&T unlimited data plan for you? AT&T's plan isn't without caveats. You can enable it by downloading the My Verizon app to your phone, logging into your account and going to the section labeled "Data Hub" where you'll see a toggle to turn the feature on. Read More »

HTC will streamline its smartphone lineup for 2017

During a launch event for the U Ultra, HTC announced that it will also be developing a mobile VR headset for its newest smartphone. HTC made its mark in the VR market with the introduction of the HTC Vive a year ago, which is a higher-end product compared to Samsung's Gear VR and Google's Daydream View . Read More »

Toyota Camry Hybrid and Prius launched in India


Toyota estimated that its hybrid vehicles have resulted in at least 77-million fewer tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. Known as the "father of the Prius" for his role in popularizing the world's best-selling hybrid auto, Takeshi Uchiyamada said he expected to sell 1 million plug-in hybrids in less than 10 years, the time it took for sales of its conventional hybrid vehicles to hit that mark. Read More »

Newspaper apologises after using Baldwin SNL photo instead of Trump

The publication is called " El Nacional " and used a picture of Baldwin impersonating Trump in one of their articles. Baldwin did play a pilot alongside Tom Hanks in an episode previous year where the actor reprised his role as Sully Sullenberger, but otherwise has only appeared as Trump, most recently seen insulting world leaders by phone in last week's cold open. Read More »

Android Wear: The bloatware that turned into gloatware


According to him, both the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style will launch on the same day and both will be the first devices to run Google's generation operating system for wearables. Apart from the user manuals, the retail packaging for the Watch Style variant has also been leaked and mentions the South Korean company's partnership with Google to design the device. Read More »

At least six tornadoes slam Louisiana, three touchdown New Orleans


Take Shelter IMMEDIATELY!" An estimated 2.7 million people in parts of the three states were at the highest risk for severe weather, according to the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. More than 17,000 people in Louisiana were without power, according to utility company Entergy's outage map. The Baton Rouge area was also hit. Warnings remained in effect for large swaths of Louisiana as well as parts of Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Amazon Fire TV chief jumps ship to Apple TV

Timothy Twerdahl, a former director of Amazon's Fire TV business has left the online retail giant to become the vice president of marketing for Apple's Apple TV business. But in past year, Apple TV has struggled to grow. Distad is also nicely fit for his new position, as his combined efforts of running the Apple TV division before Twerdahl and having a role at Hulu in the past should help make securing the content deals an easier task. Read More »

Hundreds of thousands protests in Romanian cities

European Commission Vice President Frank Timmermans called on the Romanian government to "urgently reconsider" the decree on Thursday, warning it could affect the amount of funding Romania receives from the EU. But the drive proved unpopular with politicians. It's the third rally in Bucharest protesting against a decree decriminalising some forms of corruption , with the country's new socialist Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu refusing to repeal the controversial measure. Read More »

Lessons From Standing Rock

Dakota Access protests cropped up around the country before that announcement, and thousands of demonstrators established protest camps against it in North Dakota. Standing Rock Sioux youths helped begin the protest past year, questioning whether their sacred sites and water would be adequately protected. The protesters, who call themselves "water protectors", argue that the pipeline will threaten the reservation's water supply and traverse culturally sacred sites. Read More »

Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Refugees From Muslim-Majority Nations


It also bars visa holders from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Iraq, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days and bans Syrian nationals indefinitely . The draft order says that while the programme is suspended, the United States may admit people on a case-by-case basis "when in the national interest" and the government will continue to process refugee requests from people claiming religious persecution, "provided that the religion.is a minority religion in the individual's country". Read More »

Resident Evil 7 Unlikely To Be Released On Nintendo Switch


But, even I had some trepidation about the new Resident Evil 7 , which allows you to play the entire game in virtual reality on a Sony PlayStation 4 console, via the PSVR headset. It was as of late affirmed that it's a Xbox Play Anywhere game for Xbox One and PC. Resident Evil 7 is available on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. Read More »

Apple Partner Foxconn Reportedly Setting up $7 Billion Display Manufacturing Facility


Gou also states that if this scenario would end up being cheaper than shipping from China or Japan, then Foxconn would be more than ready to start the construction phase of the facility. "I'm going to get Apple to start making their computers and their iPhones on our land, not in China", he said a year ago. This announcement follows US President Donald Trump confirmation of his "America First" agenda meant turning over global trade agreements. Read More »

Jammeh's departure from The Gambia temporary - ECOWAS, AU, UN

Equatorial Guinea not being a signatory to the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court, means Jammeh would not be extradited in the event he was charged with crimes against humanity or other serious offences. "According to information we received, there is no money in the coffers", Barrow said. "We will look for arms caches and detect mercenaries, so that we can restore calm", said Marcel de Souza, president of the ECOWAS commission, explaining to reporters overnight ... Read More »

Apple reportedly planning 3 new tablets for 2017


There is no changes reported with its camera but given the time frame since the latest model, there is a possible upgrade and users may expect a 12MP rear snapper and a 5MP front-facing camera aligned with the iPad Pro 9.7. So far, there seems to be an agreement that Apple will have a new iPad that, for the first time in Apple's history, straddles the 10-inch size. Rumor has it that the iPad Air 3 will arrive this March. Read More »

Netflix Shares Pop on Subscriber Additions and Positive Guidance

Pivotal Research reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $155.00 price target (up previously from $125.00) on shares of Netflix in a research report on Tuesday, October 18th. On average, equities analysts forecast that Netflix will post $0.40 EPS for the current fiscal year. The original version of this article can be read at http://www.mareainformativa.com/netflix-inc-nflx-stock-rating-reaffirmed-by-morgan-stanley/94839/. Read More »

WhatsApp, Facebook, Apple to be targeted by new European Union privacy rules

The European Commission (EC) wants stricter privacy rules to govern the online environment, bringing Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, and others on par with telecoms in terms of privacy. "New rules will allow users to be more in control of their settings, providing an easy way to accept or refuse the tracking of cookies and other identifiers in case of privacy risks". Read More »

President-Elect Trump: Auto Industry "Finally" Bringing Jobs To US

For its part, Ford Motors Company, under pressure from Trump, canceled an investment for 1.6 billion of a plant in San Luis Potosí. Mexico is for us a very big market as well. Ford's description contrasts Trump's public persona. Trump has also turned his attention toward General Motoros with the threat of a "big border tax" over compact cars being made in Mexico. Read More »

Four soldiers killed in Jerusalem truck attack

Israeli Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told CNN a "group had gotten off the bus and were getting organized with their bags when the terrorist took the opportunity, ramming his truck into the group". The driver was shot dead by other soldiers and one of the tour guides with the group that was hit as the driver reversed back towards the dead and injured. Read More »