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Sci-tech Facebook policy update forbids using platform for surveillance tools
Author: 0 Facebook policy update forbids using platform for surveillance tools

Facebook Inc. on Monday clarified its policies to state that outside developers can not use consumer data for surveillance purposes, a move that follows pressure from privacy groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union. That's why Facebook on Monday took new steps to stop companies using its data to build surveillance tools. The revelation resonated, and Facebook (which owns Instagram) and Twitter cut off access to Geofeedia nearly immediately.

Sci-tech Get ready to spring forward as daylight saving time begins Sunday
Author: 0 Get ready to spring forward as daylight saving time begins Sunday

In fact, most major farm groups oppose daylight saving time because it moves sunrise earlier, giving them less time in the early morning hours to get goods to market. I can nearly hear Woodrow Wilson now: "Sure, Germany is trying to dominate Europe and is killing off our doughboys with mustard gas and all that, but daylight saving time?! ".

Sci-tech Iraqi forces say mass grave of 500 people at Badoush prison
Author: 0 Iraqi forces say mass grave of 500 people at Badoush prison

The general said he expected the fighting there to be completed in the coming hours. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who is also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, announced the start of an offensive on February 19 to drive extremist militants out of the western side of Mosul, locally known as the right bank of Tigris River, which bisects the city.

Sci-tech Boaty McBoatface set for first scientific mission
Author: 0 Boaty McBoatface set for first scientific mission

Said agency rejected the name, obviously, opting instead to christen the vessel after British naturalist David Attenborough , who is perhaps most famous for his narration work on the series "Planet Earth" and the upcoming "Planet Earth II" .

Sci-tech EPA Chief Unconvinced on Carbon dioxide link to Global Warming
Author: 0 EPA Chief Unconvinced on Carbon dioxide link to Global Warming

Mark Phillips reports from the bottom... Brian Schatz also stated that anyone who dismisses such a century old science and basic facts is no longer qualified to be in EPA. Where, Wallace asked, does Mr. Trump stand on climate change? Litigation over the impending EPA dismantlement of the Endangerment Finding (and other aspects of now in-place EPA regulations relating to climate change) will necessarily come to a point on this question: Does Mr.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge Release Date

As seen images above we can see the small size of the Galaxy S8 in comparison to the Gold colored Galaxy S8+. The Galaxy S7 is also getting its update to Android 7.0 Nougat right now, which is the latest and greatest version of Android, as we speak.

Sci-tech Hulu TV Streaming Service Gets A&E Channels, Misses Viacom Networks
Author: 0 Hulu TV Streaming Service Gets A&E Channels, Misses Viacom Networks

Hulu and A+E say today that A&E, History, Lifetime, LMN, FYITM, and Viceland will be part of the core package of live and on-demand services Hulu will begin to offer in the spring. Google's recently announced YouTube TV will not include Viacom nets at launch (nor does YouTube now have Discovery, A+E, Scripps, Turner or HBO), with deals to offer CBS, Showtime, Fox, NBC, ABC and Disney channels.

Sci-tech American Airlines adds service to Appleton airport
Author: 0 American Airlines adds service to Appleton airport

O'Hare - a hub city for both Fort Worth, Texas-based American and Chicago-based United - also received several of the 47 new daily round-trip flights United announced last month. "An airline like American Airlines doesn't just go anywhere", said Outagamie County Executive Thomas Nelson. PTI officials have been concerned for years that a lack of direct nonstop competition, as well as the top low-fare carriers, has led potential Triad customers to travel to Charlotte or Raleigh for lower-cost ...

Sci-tech AT&T GoPhone Now Offers $60
Author: 0 AT&T GoPhone Now Offers $60 "Unlimited" Plan, 6GB Plan for $40

However, unlike AT&T's new $90 Unlimited Plus plan with up to 10GB of 4G LTE tethering, the GoPhone plan does not include Mobile Hotspot capabilities. Unused data on this plan will roll over to the next month. "AT&T GoPhone customers now have even more flexibility to pick the plan that fits their needs as well as the flawless device from a selection of premium smartphones they really want".

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S6 Turned Back On Pure Android

According to Forbes , the handset has never made it to the news headline which means there is nothing special about it. And today, we have yet another report which talks about a new feature which the company will be adding to the smartphones.

Sci-tech This is how Apple's next iPhone will look
Author: 0 This is how Apple's next iPhone will look

Apple fans still have six long, painful months to wait before Apple finally unveils its exciting new iPhone 8 flagship smartphone alongside the update iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. The design has no home button since the company is expected to integrate the TouchID fingerprint sensor underneath the display. These will be replaced by a 3D scanner that would carry out biometric face scanning to unlock the device.

Sci-tech Soon a GRE Will Be Enough to Apply For Harvard Law
Author: 0 Soon a GRE Will Be Enough to Apply For Harvard Law

Thanks to dips in an uncertain job market for lawyers and hikes in tuition costs (Harvard Law costs a mere $90,000 a year to attend), law school applications are tumbling down. Four sections are scored : reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and two logical reasoning sections. The entire GRE test is graded and the fee to take the exam is now $205.

Sci-tech Miracle at the Nou Camp - who said what
Author: 0 Miracle at the Nou Camp - who said what

PSG were furious that a theatrical Luis Suarez tumble was rewarded with a stoppage-time penalty that Neymar converted to put Barca within one goal of victory, but first-season coach Unai Emery said the game was lost elsewhere. "I understand there were many people who wanted to bury us, but we've shown we are still here, and we want to win". "It is a hard night to explain with words", said outgoing Barca boss Luis Enrique .

Sci-tech California May Soon Allow Human-Free Vehicle Testing
Author: 0 California May Soon Allow Human-Free Vehicle Testing

California's DMV had long frustrated the self-driving vehicle industry, which felt state regulators were holding back innovation that could improve public safety. "They are expanding our existing stand-alone vehicle testing program to include vehicles where no human drivers are present", said Jean Shiomoto, director of California's DMV.

Sci-tech Astronomers Are Finally Able To See The Most Distance Galaxy Ever
Author: 0 Astronomers Are Finally Able To See The Most Distance Galaxy Ever

ESO scientists released a video depicting the ancient galaxy for public viewing. Due to gravitational lensing the cluster became a telescope of giant cosmic that can magnify even distant galaxies, like A2744_YD4 up to 1.8 times. Determining the timing could be the key to "one of the holy grails of modern astronomy". Far beyond this cluster is the faint, young galaxy A2744_YD4 .

Author: 0 Potatoes may grow on Mars, shows experiment

In February 2016, the International Potato Center (CIP )-which is a real place-began its second phase of a project to grow potatoes using the driest soils from the Peruvian desert. "This [research] could have a direct technological benefit on Earth and a direct biological benefit on Earth", Dr. McKay predicts. Walter Amoros, a potato breeder at CIP, says that potatoes have tremendous genetic capacity for adaptation to severe environments.

Sci-tech Gunmen attack military airport in eastern Afghanistan
Author: 0 Gunmen attack military airport in eastern Afghanistan

Last week on Wednesday three attackers entered the Sardar Mohammad Daoud hospital and killed 30 and wounded 70 others. Earlier this week, a brazen attack on Afghanistan's biggest hospital frequented by hundreds of civilians and security forces claimed at least 49 lives.

Sci-tech Sane Trilogy Video Reveals Crash Bandicoot 2
Author: 0 Sane Trilogy Video Reveals Crash Bandicoot 2

The official Playstation Twitter account tweeted out some gameplay of the upcoming Crash N. Sane Trilogy earlier on today. Publishers Sony and Activision as well as developer Vicarious Visions have been mum on what platforms the Bandicoot will be coming to when he backs his return this summer.