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Tech Twitter to clamp down on mass tweet 'bot' tactics
Author: 0 Twitter to clamp down on mass tweet 'bot' tactics

While the list is substantial, it can be summarised as below . The firm allows automated software to be used to send tweets under some circumstances, but forbids the posted content from being misleading. The crackdown is an effort to churn out the automated and fake accounts, a move which has rankled some of the conservative personalities. Her Twitter account, @ThankUGOD4Trump , still has a warning that it's temporarily restricted for "unusual activity", as you can see in the ...

Tech PNB scam: ED seizes 9 luxury cars of Nirav Modi
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PNB said this in its response to a mail written by Nirav Modi , who allegedly cheated the bank of Rs 11,400 crore. CBI tells court that they seized applications for fraudulent LoUs made to PNB from Vipul Ambani's office in Mumbai; gets remand of Modi firm's executive till Mar 5.

Tech Airbnb reveals new hotel-like service called Airbnb Plus
Author: 0 Airbnb reveals new hotel-like service called Airbnb Plus

Chesky said. Visit airbnb.com/superhost to see the full range of benefits. This new tier is reserved for homes that have been "inspected and verified in person against a 100+ point checklist covering cleanliness, comfort, and design", Airbnb wrote in a news release .

Tech Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Free DLC Update Lands On Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Free DLC Update Lands On Nintendo Switch

Named Luigi's Balloon World , you should actively seek and find the green brother to engage in a deep conversation. Earning high scores for finding and hiding balloons will also allow players to rank up. As it's a mini-game that involves online ranking tables and other players you'll have to be connected to the internet in order to play it. News of this excellent new addition for the Switch (and Super Mario Odyssey ) comes as rumours around another big potential Switch game have started ...

Tech Samsung to Showcase Galaxy S9 Using Augmented Reality
Author: 0 Samsung to Showcase Galaxy S9 Using Augmented Reality

THE Samsung Galaxy S9 is now just days away from launch , and basically every aspect of the phone has already been leaked. The Galaxy S9 will pack 4 GB of RAM while the Galaxy S9 + will boast 6 GB of RAM. Such is the number of leaks and details revealed over the past few months in relation to the new devices specs. As for specifications, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + are not going for a major design overhaul.

Tech Ferrari 488 Pista Revealed
Author: 0 Ferrari 488 Pista Revealed

The 488 Pista (Italian for track ) is a considerably leaner machine than its GTB counterpart with a 90kg savings showing in its 1280kg kerb weight. Comparing the numbers, the 488 GTB will do all this in 3 seconds, 8.3 seconds and 05 miles per hour (330 kph), respectively. The front end has a new diffuser inspired by the 488 GTE's, while the rear diffuser also benefits from development of the GTE racing auto.

Tech Billy Graham Is Dead At 99
Author: 0 Billy Graham Is Dead At 99

The Rev. Graham was pastor to the presidents, a preacher to a generation, and I have fond memories of my great-grandmother listening to him on television and radio. Graham's remarkable life with plans to recognize his accomplishments and lifetime of service. Today the BGEA "exists to support and extend the evangelistic calling and ministries of Billy Graham and Franklin Graham by proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to all we can by every effective means available to us ...

Tech Apple reportedly looking to buy cobalt directly from miners
Author: 0 Apple reportedly looking to buy cobalt directly from miners

Apple is rumoured to be buying long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to Bloomberg , in a bid to secure long-term supplies - possibly for an electric auto project. On it's part, Apple declined to comment on the issue. Cobalt prices went ballistic previous year, with the metal quoted on the London Metal Exchange ending 2017 at $75,500 per tonne, a 129 percent annual surge sparked by intensifying supply fears and an expected demand spike from battery ...

Tech Microsoft to end push notifications for Windows 7.5, 8.0 Phones
Author: 0 Microsoft to end push notifications for Windows 7.5, 8.0 Phones

For those of you using newer Windows phones will not have to worry as it only affects the older phones. It's worth noting, of course, that Windows Phone 8.1 support ended back in July , so there's no guarantee that Microsoft will continue to support it with notification services for any given time.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9+ scores big in Geekbench test
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9+ scores big in Geekbench test

We'll just have to wait until next week for Samsung's keynote at MWC 2018 (assuming they do announce it). And we're expecting the Galaxy S9 Plus to be yet another success story. On the camera front, the device to sport a 12 Megapixel of rear camera as Primary Camera at the back panel and an 8 Megapixel of Secondary Camera at the front panel as selfie shooter camera.

Tech Samsung crams 30TB of SSD into a single 2.5-inch drive
Author: 0 Samsung crams 30TB of SSD into a single 2.5-inch drive

Coming to its built & hardware details, the SSD is developed from 32 sticks of 1TB NAND flash packages. The company said there's enough room on this device to store around 5700 full HD movies at 5GB each. As long as we're talking about big numbers, the drive's 40 GB of DRAM cache is also worthy of attention. Samsung, which is now leading the flash-based storage market, has announced a whopping 30.72TB SSD.

Tech Facebook Ordered to Stop Collecting User Data by Belgian Court
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Facebook, which will be fined 250,000 euros ($392,000) a day or up to 100 million euros in the event that it doesn't agree to the court's judgment, said in an announcement it would advance the decision. A Belgian court on Friday ordered Facebook to stop tracking internet users in the country who do not have accounts with the U.S. social media giant, or face heavy fines.

Tech Google image search undergoes changes after new deal with Getty
Author: 0 Google image search undergoes changes after new deal with Getty

Google removed the "view image" button from the search results appearing on Google Images on Thursday upon reaching a deal with Getty Images . But it's bound to annoy users who will now have to click through to the website and find the photo they want to use. The tech giant attributes the decision, at least partially, to a recent deal it made with Getty Images, a highly prominent American stock photo company.

Tech Taylor Swift's
Author: 0 Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" Copyright Lawsuit Dismissed

The writers of 3LW's 2001 single " Playas Gon' Play " claimed that Swift's " Shake It Off ", notably its lyric "The players gonna play, play, play, and the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate", infringed on their song. But Gerard Fox, the attorney for the two songwriters , said he had no intention to file an amended complaint and would instead appeal Fitzgerald's ruling to the 9th U.S.

Tech Motorola launches Limited Edition Z2 Force bundle in India with TurboPower Mod
Author: 0 Motorola launches Limited Edition Z2 Force bundle in India with TurboPower Mod

Owners of the Z2 Force will have to use the same USB-C port for connecting the charger and earphones. The storage can be expanded up to 2TB with a microSD card slot. The Moto Z2 Force has been launched in India for Rs. 34,999. In the past, Motorola has impressed its fans with the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus by making them one of the better budget phones in the market right now.

Tech Capcom once again addresses the fan-demand for a Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Capcom once again addresses the fan-demand for a Monster Hunter

It should be nothing that would concern hunters that aren't willing to pay more for the game. He added that their immediate answer to this was launching the " Monster Hunter XX " on Switch. Monster Hunter World is now the fastest selling game in Capcom's history . Tsujimoto told Toyo Keizai that each gaming console has its game play style, it has different function, controls and settings.

Tech Microsoft Ships the First Redstone 5 Build, Launches Windows App Previews
Author: 0 Microsoft Ships the First Redstone 5 Build, Launches Windows App Previews

A Windows 10 system in Ultimate Performance mode disregards power management features altogether to eliminate "micro-latencies" and boost raw speed, which is handy for users dabbling in computing activities that use heavy amounts of power, such as 3D modeling, animation, and the ones mentioned above.

Tech Buildings sway as magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico
Author: 0 Buildings sway as magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

The quake was 15 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The news has come after 370 people, including schoolchildren, died from an natural disaster in central Mexico last September. Crowds of people gathered on Mexico City's central Reforma Avenue as well as on streets in Oaxaca state's capital, nearer the quake's epicenter. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that "based on all available data ...

Tech Chipotle hires away Taco Bell's CEO
Author: 0 Chipotle hires away Taco Bell's CEO

Niccol's appointment will be viewed as a near-term catalyst for the stock given his experience repositioning the Taco Bell brand and successful execution across innovation, marketing, and value initiatives", UBS analyst Dennis Geiger wrote in a note to investors on Wednesday.

Tech Tinder plans to launch Bumble-style 'ladies first' feature
Author: 0 Tinder plans to launch Bumble-style 'ladies first' feature

It won't be available at all, however, until a forthcoming Tinder update is released. "Often, women don't really want the pressure of kicking off the conversation, but if they want it, that's great", Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg told MarketWatch .

Tech Images of the Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus surface
Author: 0 Images of the Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus surface

Similarly to the Xiaomi A1 Android One phone we expect the Nokia 7+ to come with a camera app of Nokia's making. According to famous tipster Evan Blass , who revealed these images on his Twitter account also uncover the phones' rumoured specifications .

Tech Hackers Hit the USA and UK Government Websites to Mine Crypto-Cash
Author: 0 Hackers Hit the USA and UK Government Websites to Mine Crypto-Cash

Malmo University and Lund University in Sweden, among other Swedish education institutions, were also affected by the hack. The Register added the affected sites were mining the Monero cryptocurrency. Coinhive hijacks the processing power of a user's computer to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. Closing the window stops the code from running. The malicious code inserted cryptocurrency mining software from Coinhive into the Browsealoud plugin.

Tech Apple Could Be Revising Its Approach To iOS, macOS Updates
Author: 0 Apple Could Be Revising Its Approach To iOS, macOS Updates

Are you happy with the proposed trade-off of fewer new features in favour of a better, overall platform? In addition to this, Animoji will also feature an extended update for the iPad as well as FaceTime integration. Apple has also recently released features later than it expected, as the rush to meet the annual deadline overtaxed engineers and created last-minute delays.

Tech New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series
Author: 0 New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series

Jos Buttler is again set to stand in as skipper, with batsman James Vince keeping his place in the XI. This match will nearly determine who will play the Aussies in the finals at the Eden Park, Auckland on February 21, 2018. Williamson's first job was to back up Guptill, who launched Adil Rashid for three slog-swept sixes en route to 65 from 40 balls. When Seifert hit England's best bowler Jordan twice over the rope in the final over New Zealand had a total way higher than they would ...