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Microsoft, Feds Face Off in Court Over Customer Privacy

Microsoft, Feds Face Off in Court Over Customer Privacy The dissenting judges in the appeals court argued that this could hamper national security, and that there wasn't any "substantial privacy interest" in protecting offshore data. Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, said that the decision puts focus on improving the 31-year-old law while protecting consumer privacy. [Full Article...]

Google search veteran now hails from Uber

Google search veteran now hails from Uber Thompson spent over 12 years at Google - nearly as much as Singhal, who was at the search giant for over 15. Singhal had announced his departure from Google recently and his message regarding leaving Google sounded like he was up for retirement. [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus Complains About The Press Trying To Delegitimize Donald Trump

Reince Priebus Complains About The Press Trying To Delegitimize Donald Trump Priebus argued that there was a media conspiracy to delegitimize Trump's presidency, claiming that media outlets were incorrect to report on issues including Russia's meddling in the United States presidential election. He also attacked the media on crowd size at the ceremony on Saturday. She was challenged by Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet the Press to say why Mr Spicer's first appearance had been ... [Full Article...]

Trump's FCC chairman nominee Ajit Pai wants to end net neutrality

That would mean Pai could lead the commission throughout Trump's four-year term in the White House. If the new president really wanted an FCC chairman who'd stand up against the runaway media consolidation that TRUMP himself decried in the AT&T/TIME WARNER deal, PAI would have been his last choice - though corporate lobbyists across the capital are probably thrilled. [Full Article...]

DFC Intelligence Forecast Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units By 2020

DFC Intelligence Forecast Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units By 2020 A great deal has been said in regards to the Nintendo's most current hybrid console the Nintendo Switch. Right now, the system remains sold out, as the Wii U was at launch, so that tells us little. Before the change, the games were priced somewhere between £49.99 and £59.99. And now that it is announced, the developers should have come out with more information regarding the features of the ... [Full Article...]

How to search on Google without data

How to search on Google without data And its plenty fair to other advertisers, according to Google. The European Commission has filed antitrust charges against aspects of Google's search, advertising and mobile businesses, amid dozens of complaints including by WSJ-owner News Corp. [Full Article...]

Antarctic research station to be shut down for winter

Antarctic research station to be shut down for winter According to BBC News , the inhabitants will leave in March. The plan is to return to the station in November and resume normal activities, but the last person will flip the lights off in March. Although there's no imminent danger, BAS officials believe that given the looming ice chasms, staying at the research station during the unpredictable Antarctic winter would be ill-advised. [Full Article...]

Netflix hits 93.8 million subscribers 10 years after launching streaming

The company has a market capitalization of $57.19 billion, a PE ratio of 360.16 and a beta of 1.67. NASDAQ: NFLX has a 50 day moving average of 124.42 United States dollars and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at 105.77 USD. This, rather than an advertising model, has been the preferred strategy, and has involved spending more on content to expand the selection of original content i... [Full Article...]

Nintendo says Switch won't replace the 3DS

As device usage in this instance most likely directly relates to the game you are playing, it's starting to sound like the biggest Switch games are going to eat a ton of storage space and a significant amount of your battery life . Please note that the picture above is a digitally altered representation of what this port might look like, and not an official Nintendo image. Would be unbelievab... [Full Article...]

Live Fire Mode, New Maps & More

The release date for the next Titanfall 2 update has not yet been confirmed, but it will be free for all players. Playable offline, the single player campaign in Titanfall 2 will let fans step out onto The Frontier as a Militia rifleman with aspirations of becoming an elite Pilot. [Full Article...]

"'Was that Godzilla?" Video of massive alligator goes viral

Kim Joiner, a park visitor, shot video of the gator Sunday as it lumbered across a path. The wild creature seen in the footage is a 12-foot-long bull alligator nicknamed "Mr. "Check out this fantastic creature caught during an afternoon stroll by Kim Joiner at Circle B Bar Reserve yesterday". 'I have been going out there for years too'. [Full Article...]

Ultra Street Fighter 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Ultra Street Fighter 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch No date has been revealed for the game, but we will here more about it in the coming months. You can check out the trailer below, and prepare yourself for a beating when Ultra Street Fighter II debuts this spring. "Violent Ken is the result of M. Bison kidnapping and brainwashing Ken, enhancing his abilities with Psycho Power and twisting his brotherly rivalry with Ryu into hatred". [Full Article...]

Nintendo hoping for turnaround with Switch console

The Nintendo Switch Pro controller will be sold separately. A new Zelda at launch is nice, but I'm much more excited about the idea of going online with my Nintendo Switch and blowing the hell out of seven other players on a grid-based playfield. [Full Article...]

United States charges former Takata executives over airbag scandal

United States charges former Takata executives over airbag scandal At least 15 deaths and more than 150 injuries have been linked to the defect worldwide, with 10 related deaths in the United States alone. The auto parts supplier will be required to make significant reforms and be on probation and under the oversight of an independent monitor for three years. [Full Article...]

Android Wear 2.0 could officially launch in early February

Android Wear 2.0 could officially launch in early February Google says that this is to help developers get their apps discovered by users. ANDROID WEAR 2.0 will finally make it onto the wrists of ordinary folk in February, a leaked email from Google has confirmed. You can view a screenshot of the email here. This a nod to the fact that Android Wear 2 .0 is the first release to incorporate the Google Play store, which means users will be able to brows... [Full Article...]

China's SAFE Denies Reports on Flows Stricter Administration

China's SAFE Denies Reports on Flows Stricter Administration China's total value of exports and imports in 2016 fell for the second straight year, official data showed Friday, in the latest sign that growth of the world's second-largest economy is moderating. Huang Songping, spokesman for China's General Administration of Customs (GACC), revealed during a press conference that China's foreign trade reached almost US$3.5 trillion in 2016, down 0.9 percent fr... [Full Article...]

U.S. retail sales disappoint at end of the year

U.S. retail sales disappoint at end of the year The retail sales data also suggested the Fed would follow through with its forecast in December for three projected rate hikes this year, analysts said. Most of the gain for the month, however, was driven by vehicle sales. That was up 0.6 percent from November. Gas station sales rose 2 percent, largely because of higher prices. [Full Article...]

Google ends exploration of solar-powered drones

First reported by 9to5Google , the closure resulted in members of the Titan team getting reassigned to other projects. It turns out that the cancellation came down to the "economics and technical feasibility" of solar powered drones. Google wanted to use them as "atmospheric satellites" that could bring internet access to millions, aid with disaster relief and even combat environmental damage li... [Full Article...]

Carl Edwards Retires From NASCAR

Edwards' retirement is a shock considering how many years left he'd likely be competitive, and how close he came to winning the title. In 2014, Edwards finished first on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. The anticipated announcement will come less than two months after Edwards almost won his first Cup Series championship while continuing with a hectic schedule that had him flying his own plane so... [Full Article...]

Authorities issue Amber Alert for missing teen

Authorities issue Amber Alert for missing teen The boy, Marcus Hatch, who deputies considered a possible kidnapping victim, was found safe Tuesday afternoon. Brandon Giannuzzi, 23, and his girlfriend said they believe the home invasion was a setup, and that Hatch knows his roommate. Hatch is reportedly working with investigators, now that he was found in Jacksonville in good health. Deputies said the do not believe the man was at the home du... [Full Article...]


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