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IT Anger grows over union effort to sabotage Oklahoma teachers strike
Author: 0 Anger grows over union effort to sabotage Oklahoma teachers strike

The state legislature only approved a fraction of that funding demand and teachers made no further progress since last Friday. Lanae DeArman of Sulphur, Okla., joined picketing teachers at the Capitol, lobbying her representatives to raise taxes to fund education.

IT Soul Calibur 6 Siegfried Drops Into Action As Playable Character
Author: 0 Soul Calibur 6 Siegfried Drops Into Action As Playable Character

His barrage of sword attacks look deadly, and will no doubt require opponents to constantly think about high-low mixups, as well as ensure he isn't given too many openings as, once he gets going, he's hard to stop. Here's the official Bandai Namco description of Siegfried in the SoulCalibur series from the press release. Soulcalibur 5 had 25 playable characters in total, so we have a long way to go to match that.

IT Apple's memo warning employees about leaking information is predictably leaked
Author: 0 Apple's memo warning employees about leaking information is predictably leaked

Their belief is that "once Apple establishes a price band it typically keeps it, consistent with what we've heard from former Apple employees", the UBS told clients in a note recently. In June 2012, an AT&T executive admitted to leaking Apple-related information to investors. "Global Security's digital forensics also helped catch several employees who were feeding confidential details about new products including iPhone X, iPad Pro and AirPods to a blogger at 9to5Mac".

IT MineCraft for the Nintendo Switch supports Xbox achievements
Author: 0 MineCraft for the Nintendo Switch supports Xbox achievements

As manager, players will provide team talks, make substitutions and provide play instructions. Manticore: Galaxy on Fire will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on April 19th, priced at £17.99. Start your managerial career at one of the world's top teams, create your own club or tackle one of several management scenarios in Challenge Mode.

IT Taylor Swift drops two new songs on Spotify Singles
Author: 0 Taylor Swift drops two new songs on Spotify Singles

Y'all have to stop saying Taylor Swift " covered " anything. A statement issued by Spotify said: " Taylor says that she chose September for sentimental reasons". Or like ever ever in love? Swift had already embraced Apple Music after she was satisfied with its terms. See some of the harshest and most hilarious reactions to Swift's take on " September " below.

Author: 0 BJP ministers, who supported Kathua rape case accused, resign

Lekhi also claimed that the two cases were "selectively" highlighted to target the BJP and said a similar rape-and-murder case of a minor girl in Assam did not get the prominence that the Kathua and Unnao incidents got. "Zakir Hussain was the main culprit with two [other] culprits", Lekhi said as she accused the media of not playing up the BJP's comments on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

IT Researchers say some Android phone makers hide missed updates
Author: 0 Researchers say some Android phone makers hide missed updates

The main reason is the way Android is built. An undisclosed list of Android phone makers have been actively deceiving customers about their devices' security against malware and hacking vulnerabilities, according to Wired , which spoke with researchers at the Security Research Lab (SRL) based in Germany.

IT Reliance Jio And Qualcomm Working On Making Laptops With Cellular Connectivity
Author: 0 Reliance Jio And Qualcomm Working On Making Laptops With Cellular Connectivity

The Jio laptops will come with in-built 4G connectivity. Qualcomm is already closely working with Jio and Reliance Retail for the 4G feature phone . This has been an age-old problem for the telecom providers in India. For those unaware, Jio already offers multiple devices including JioPhone, JioFi, and Lyf smartphones.

IT Ring smart doorbells get big price cuts on Amazon Canada
Author: 0 Ring smart doorbells get big price cuts on Amazon Canada

The deal, announced in February and closed today, means Amazon now owns a leader in DIY video security systems. However, part of the deal will be the transfer of Ring's customer data to Amazon. For example Nest's smart doorbell is $229 (£210). Ring has contributed to keeping neighborhoods and neighbors safer-from helping people with disabilities more easily see who's at the door and respond, to helping prevent activities like package theft or home burglaries.

IT Android smartphone makers and their security patches
Author: 0 Android smartphone makers and their security patches

Google told Wired , "some of the devices SRL analyzed may not have been Android certified devices, meaning they're not held to Google's standards of security". The team at SRL labs put together a chart that categorizes major device makers according to how many patches they missed from October 2017 onwards.

IT PUBG PC Patch 10 Changes Blue Zone Speed, Tweaks Miramar Map
Author: 0 PUBG PC Patch 10 Changes Blue Zone Speed, Tweaks Miramar Map

Blue Zone delay time has been reduced. Oh, and clothing spawns are out now, too. This latest update introduces some significant changes to the Blue Zone and Safe Zone, as well as removing all in-game clothing spawns. Other item spawn balance remains the same. Most notable are the introduction of a lake in the north, the new village Alcantara in the northwest, and several new off-road paths in the northeast.

IT VK Singh reacts to Kathua rape case, says 'failed Asifa as humans'
Author: 0 VK Singh reacts to Kathua rape case, says 'failed Asifa as humans'

The Union minister's word has generated hope back in the State that those involved in the heinous crime would be brought to justice. A Senior BJP leader and former Member of Indian parliament Nandkumar Singh Chauhan is seeing the Pakistan hand behind the Kathua rape case .

IT Toys
Author: 0 Toys "R" Us receives financing in Asia, Central Europe

All 2,054 employees of the United Kingdom business have been informed and will be paid up to and including their last day of employment, the administrators added. The retailer's administrators have confirmed over 2-thousand employees will be made redundant. WCPO pored through the Toys R Us bankruptcy records for companies and governments with ties to Cincinnati.

IT DOJ Relents, Provides House Intel With Crucial Russia Probe Document
Author: 0 DOJ Relents, Provides House Intel With Crucial Russia Probe Document

Meanwhile, "current and former" law enforcement officials had leaked to the New York Times on December 30 that the investigation was started after an Australian diplomat had a conversation with former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos and reported it to US intelligence.

IT Apple's stumbling HomePod isn't the hot seller company wanted
Author: 0 Apple's stumbling HomePod isn't the hot seller company wanted

However the catching up will take time and at present, Apple has reportedly lowered sales forecasts and cut some orders with Inventec Corp., according to a new report. Originally expected to launch in December, Apple pushed back the release to February of this year . Google , on the other hand, will likely sell 18 million Home speakers in 2018 and 32 million in 2019.

IT Steam tweaks privacy settings, will soon let you be invisible while online
Author: 0 Steam tweaks privacy settings, will soon let you be invisible while online

In a post on the Steam Blog , Valve explains that "these privacy options come directly from user feedback". SteamSpy is an analytics-focused site that helps determine how many players own a specific game, how many concurrent users a game had at one point, and other tidbits of useful information that many, including journalists, utilized when writing articles or making buyign decisions.

Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg's personal worth surges by £2 billion after testimony

But senators showed no sign of doing anything as useful as that, so Zuck's net worth has soared. Facebook had not taken a broad enough view of its responsibility for people's public information, said Zuckerberg . Ever since the Facebook data breach reports came in, we are no longer sure about how safe and secure our personal information is with Facebook. Under "Data safety", the notes read , "Made mistakes, working hard to fix them".

IT Instagram Announce New 'Focus' Feature, Similar to Apple's Portrait Mode
Author: 0 Instagram Announce New 'Focus' Feature, Similar to Apple's Portrait Mode

According to a report by Bloomberg , Zuckerberg asked its engineers to copy the Stories feature of Snapchat in Instagram . The report claims that Zuckerberg was anxious that if they did not do something to change up the way Instagram is used, they might miss out on an entire generation of users.

IT First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI): Wall Street Analyst Views in Focus
Author: 0 First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI): Wall Street Analyst Views in Focus

First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. now owns 14,927 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $10,682,000 after buying an additional 5,068 shares in the last quarter. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . WILKE JEFFREY A sold $3.25M worth of stock or 2,800 shares.

IT Destiny 2's next expansion, Warmind, is coming in May
Author: 0 Destiny 2's next expansion, Warmind, is coming in May

As revealed Warmind will be available alongside the start of season 3 . Destiny 2's second expansion will release on May 8 , Bungie has announced . Season 3 is also when Bungie will mix Crucible maps a bit. "With the arrival of Private Matches, players will need to purchase each Expansion to have exclusive access to play those Crucible maps with other players in a private match".

IT LG G7 specs leak: A notch that turns off, better camera, AI
Author: 0 LG G7 specs leak: A notch that turns off, better camera, AI

Published by render shed light not only on the design of the mobile but also on the available color options, of which there were five. Similar to the LG V30S ThinQ , which LG released earlier this year, the LG G7 ThinQ will place an emphasis on AI software.

IT Apple announces special edition red iPhone 8 to support AIDS charity
Author: 0 Apple announces special edition red iPhone 8 to support AIDS charity

The aluminum band and glass enclosure are both red , and the front - like the space gray iPhone - is all black. And it looks stunning. The phone will be available online starting tomorrow and will arrive in retail stores April 13th. A leaked memo from Virgin Mobile has suggested that Apple's collaboration with (PRODUCT) RED is set to continue with the release of red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus handsets.

IT A-Fort Is All You Need in Fortnite Battle Royale
Author: 0 A-Fort Is All You Need in Fortnite Battle Royale

In addition to the nifty new replay feature, the readily available port-a-forts, new heroes, and the upcoming new game mode, Storm Shield One has uncovered new cosmetic items that will be dropping soon! The update also adds the Port-a-Fort item (shown in the trailer below), which enables you to deploy an impromptu tower on the battlefield in seconds.

IT Apple Introduces Red iPhone for a Cause
Author: 0 Apple Introduces Red iPhone for a Cause

Still, if you need a brand new iPhone unboxing video to hold you over until Apple's next-gen iPhone lineup gets released, this video should do the trick. The new model comes as Apple works on a larger, 6.5-inch iPhone, an update to the iPhone X, and a new low-priced model for the fall, Bloomberg News has reported .

IT Apple Must Pay $502.6 Million to VirnetX, Federal Jury Rules
Author: 0 Apple Must Pay $502.6 Million to VirnetX, Federal Jury Rules

A federal jury in East Texas has found that Apple is guilty of infringing secure communications patents belonging to VirnetX Holding Corp ., a notorious patent troll that has been battling Apple in court for almost eight years now. In cases that are before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (USPTO) has already made the determination that the patents in question are invalid.

IT PlayStation 5 Rumors: What We Know So Far
Author: 0 PlayStation 5 Rumors: What We Know So Far

We've heard many a time about individual developers and their games doing surprisingly well on the Nintendo Switch, regardless of whether or not it's an entirely new release or has in fact just made a transition onto Nintendo's hybrid-console platform.

IT Spotify rumored to improve its free music service for mobile users
Author: 0 Spotify rumored to improve its free music service for mobile users

It'll be inching closer to the paid service. Spotify's premium version now accounts for less than 50% of its user base, though it is also responsible for 90% of the company's revenue amounting to 4.09 billion euros previous year. Paying customers get whatever they want, minus the ads. The labels scored one victory previous year in the latest round of negotiations, convincing Spotify to let artists delay the release of new works on the free service.

IT Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo hits India with dual cameras in tow
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo hits India with dual cameras in tow

Both cameras come with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash, making the Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo a decent smartphone for low-light photography. The operating system is recorded as Android Oreo 8.0, which means the Galaxy J7 Duo will have most recent Samsung Experience 9.0 user interface.

Author: 0 Microsoft Open Sources the Original File Manager of the 90's

The File Manager can be compiled with Visual Studio and also works on 64-bit Windows OS. Back in the early prehistory of desktop computing, we didn't have Explorer for managing our files in Windows . Licensed under the MIT License , the source code of the File Manager was supported by Microsoft's Craig Wittenberg. As we previously reported, the Spring Creators Update was expected to debut on April 10 , but according to sources who spoke to Windows Central , Microsoft found a ...

IT Makers of Student Of The Year 2 release new poster
Author: 0 Makers of Student Of The Year 2 release new poster

Young star Tiger Shroff plays the male lead in the new film. Especially, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan are now the toast of Bollywood with their choice of films. He introduced Tara with a poster in which she is seen wearing a pair of denim shorts and a matching jacket. The sequel, produced by Johar's Dharma Productions, will reportedly be shot in Dehradun, Rishikesh, Mussoorie and Mumbai .

IT Upcoming Honor 10's banner leaked, shows a Huawei P20-like design
Author: 0 Upcoming Honor 10's banner leaked, shows a Huawei P20-like design

The device has been leaked ahead of its launch; the leaked images show the promo images of the device. Today, a new image showing the rear panel of the Honor 10 has appeared on Weibo . However, the Pro variant could ask for a premium price; the device is set to launch on 15th May 2018. It will also include AI tools for object and image recognition.

IT Russia Is Jamming US Drones in Syria, NBC Reports
Author: 0 Russia Is Jamming US Drones in Syria, NBC Reports

U.S. allies have rallied behind President Donald Trump's warning that Syria would pay a "big price" if it is found to have carried out a chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma. "However, no antidote for chlorine exists, if its use is confirmed, and treatment is symptomatic", said World Health Organization spokesman Tarik Jasarevic.

IT Disney & Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' Set For 2019 Release
Author: 0 Disney & Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' Set For 2019 Release

Rashida Jones and Will McCormack were the original writers for Toy Story 4. Initially, Toy Story 4 was planned to be released in summer 2017, but it was later pushed back. Apparently, the upcoming movie will be a love story between her and Woody which will be interesting to see. Disney Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter told CNBC that they would never release a film unless the storyline was flawless.

IT Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-11-2018 - Expert Prediction
Author: 0 Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-11-2018 - Expert Prediction

Letestu is in his second stint with the team and has reached a point where he comfortably fits in on the fourth line in a shutdown forward type of role. Game 4 - Lightning at Devils, Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Boston will host Toronto. All of whom are 21 years old or younger and recorded at least 60 points on the season.

IT Huawei P20 Pro With Triple Leica Camera Setup Gets Torn Down
Author: 0 Huawei P20 Pro With Triple Leica Camera Setup Gets Torn Down

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro , which features a dual camera setup on the rear, also featured one connector for two cameras. These days, unfortunately, living in the U.S. According to Huawei, the P20 Pro does get OIS on its telephoto lens for steadier shots while zooming in. And the P20 Pro is no slouch either in video mode, thanks to class-leading image stabilization, a good autofocus, and very low noise levels.

IT Mega Man X Legacy Collection Releasing July 24
Author: 0 Mega Man X Legacy Collection Releasing July 24

Besides the eight Mega Man X games, the special collection will include The Day of Σ , a video originally included with Maverick Hunter X that explores the origins of series antagonist Sigma and the rise of Mavericks, while shedding additional light on the events leading up to Mega Man X .

IT Instagram launches Focus, a portrait mode camera feature
Author: 0 Instagram launches Focus, a portrait mode camera feature

The motive behind Nametags would be to make it easier for people to visually promote their Instagram accounts. Focus will be available for the iPhone 6S and select Android smartphones. Additionally, there's a new way to mention another Instagram user on iOS. Be it the Stories feature or the special effects like facial masks and texts, all of it were imitated by Facebook-owned Instagram.

Author: 0 GTA: V Now the Highest Grossing Media Title Ever

Undoubtedly one of the most controversial, if not the most controversial video games of all time, Grand Theft Auto 5 has just become the highest grossing media title to date, amassing to $6 billion since its release in 2013. "Michael Jackson had a lot of hit albums but he only had one Thriller", Creutz said. However, with Rockstar having put all its weight behind GTA Online , a key factor in GTA 5's success has been the continued support of its multiplayer component.

IT LG G7 ThinQ to debut on May 2
Author: 0 LG G7 ThinQ to debut on May 2

Black will definitely be available at launch, with other colors depending on region and carrier. Now it is also confirmed that the smartphone has to come with a ThinQ branding. Android Authority speculates that it may be a dedicated hardware button for LG's artificial intelligence feature. LG has finally announced that it will be launching its latest flagship smartphone in the G-series on May 3.

IT Chevrolet Camaro revealed, Turbo 1LE variant added
Author: 0 Chevrolet Camaro revealed, Turbo 1LE variant added

Also, the 2019 Camaro separates itself from its LS/LT, RS and SS siblings with a new front-end design with new LED dual-element headlamps, a reshaped hood inspired by the ZL1, and redesigned fascia. The driving dynamics can be tailored by the driver with the help of the new Track Mode or Competition mode, which will allow for performance readouts, launch control and gear shift indicators, among many other cool features.

IT All Apple Facilities are now Powered by Clean Energy
Author: 0 All Apple Facilities are now Powered by Clean Energy

In a battle of the giants, the software company has subsequently announced its global offices, retail stores and data centres are all running on 100 per cent clean energy. Previous year almost half of the world's new renewable energy investment of $279.8 billion (pdf, p.11) came from China, according to a report published April 5 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, and the sustainable energy finance center run by the United Nations Environment Program and the Frankfurt School of Finance and ...

IT Zuckerberg to testify about data breach
Author: 0 Zuckerberg to testify about data breach

In February, US Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russians and three Russian companies with interfering in the election by sowing discord on social media. "And if we find that someone is improperly using data, we'll ban them and tell everyone affected ". CubeYou denies any deception, CNBC said, adding that Facebook did not know about this particular issue until it was informed by CNBC.

IT Google building $600 million data center on former TVA coal plant
Author: 0 Google building $600 million data center on former TVA coal plant

Google will procure 78.8 megawatts (MW) of solar energy for its data center in Douglas County, Georgia as part of efforts to leverage renewable energy in every market it operates in. They want Jackson County students to stay right here and work for them at this new data center. The company said the center will create between 75 and 100 highly technical jobs, with potential for growth in the future.

IT Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)_a man attacking Walmart shoppers
Author: 0 Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)_a man attacking Walmart shoppers

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) has revealed a visible change in the trend volumes of the stock market recently. It has outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering MGP Ingredients ( NASDAQ:MGPI ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold.

Author: 0 Groups Allege YouTube Is Violating Law That Protects Kids

That's a 20-year-old law that prohibits internet companies from knowingly collecting personal data from kids under 13 without their parents' consent. YouTube said in an emailed statement that it "will read the complaint thoroughly and evaluate if there are things we can do to improve".