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Facebook urged to shut down children's Messenger app

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But she says the company should have considered imposing time limits on children's use of the app, citing research that correlates increased time on social media with detrimental effects. The app, which is only available in the U.S. for now, lets parents control and monitor how their children use the app. "Younger children are simply not ready to have social media accounts", the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, ACLU of Massachusetts, Common Sense Media and others write. Read More »

What's The Story Behind Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ATVI)'s FCF growth is presently at 0.352268. The Company's products include DexCom G4 PLATINUM system for continuous use by adults with diabetes; DexCom G4 PLATINUM with Share, a remote monitoring system; and DexCom G5 Mobile, a CGM system that directly communicates to a patientÂ's mobile and its data can be integrated with DexCom CLARITY, which is a next generation cloud reporting software for personalized, easy-to-understand analysis of trends to improve ... Read More »

Nokia 5 starts receiving stable Android 8.0 Oreo update

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Talking about the development, it has come just two weeks after Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global announced the Android Oreo rollout for the Nokia 6 (2018) model. Namely, that the "roll-out will be phased as usual to secure quality delivery" for the Nokia 6 and 5 around the world. This combination is complemented by 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage along with up to 128GB expandable memory via microSD card. Read More »

How To See the Super Blue Blood Moon in Dallas

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That makes the moon appear unusually large in the sky. Along the Atlantic seaboard, the sun will have already risen by the time totality begins, but closer to the Pacific you should be able to step outside in the pre-dawn hours and see the eclipse for yourself, assuming there is no cloud cover. Read More »

Microsoft snaps up backend service platform PlayFab

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Microsoft is likely hoping that PlayFab's platform will make Azure more attractive to small to midsized game developers, many of which now host their online games through rival cloud platform Amazon Web Services. This will save developers the potential hassle of sorting out their own hosting and designing online systems from scratch, and it should work out to be much cheaper thanks to the economies of scale a large company can provide - even more so now that Microsoft has snapped them up. Read More »

Fossil of New Dinosaur Species Found in Egypt's Desert

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Field Museum in Chicago's Eric Gorscak, a postdoctoral researcher, said most of Africa is covered in grasslands, rainforest ad savannas that obscure underlying rock where fossils may be discovered . Analysis of the features of the Mansourasaurus's bones showed that it is closely related to dinosaurs from Europe and Asia than dinosaurs found in Africa and South America. Read More »

Nokia 3310 4G VoLTE Phone Announced

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The Nokia 3310 4G is now listed on the official Nokia Mobile website (Chinese edition). Pricing has not been announced at this point. The device is actually listed in only two color variants on the company's website, Blue, and Black, though it is quite possible that more color variants will become available. Read More »

Thousands gather in Kenya for opposition leader's 'swearing in'

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The local radio station Capital FM reported that Odinga's supporters had been granted permission to use the park, but police and government spokespeople could not immediately be reached for comment. But by 8.30am, the few police officers inside Uhuru Park as more Nasa supporters trooped in. "There is a psychological benefit that people feel their voices are heard, but more important it will mark the real start of our resistance", he said. Read More »

Google completes $1.1bn purchase of HTC's engineering talent

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Google has paid for a non-exclusive use of the company's intellectual properties and patents, however. The deal was confirmed in September 2017 but, it has now passed the requisite approvals and is finalised. Google, which is entering its third year in the hardware business, will get to work immediately with its new teammates, combining the best of its artificial intelligence, software and hardware resources, Osterloh said. Read More »

Songwriters are getting a huge pay raise from streaming services

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More than any other part of the industry, songwriters and publishers are at the mercy of Washington D.C. Specifically, the Copyright Royalty Board . But as we've seen, the music industry moves much quicker than Washington. While the bodies did not secure the per-stream rate they had sought, the landmark decision was still praised across the business. Martin Bandier , chairman/CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the world's biggest music publisher, also praised the ruling. Read More »

Rare Lunar Trifecta to Grace Skies this Wednesday

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Finally, a blood moon is a total eclipse that gives the moon a red hue as the sun's light travels through our atmosphere. Gordon Johnston, Program Executive and Lunar Blogger at NASA Headquarters in Washington, said that the January 21, 2019 lunar eclipse will be visible throughout all of the USA and will be a supermoon , though it won't be a blue moon . Read More »

Dell is reportedly considering selling itself to VMware, its own subsidiary

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What is more, an IPO of Dell, or a divestiture of one or more of its assets, would help it pay down debt faster, saving it money on expensive interest payments, for which it now pays about $2 billion annually. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $1.02, while the High earnings estimate is $1.19.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter past year was $0. Read More »

Eclipse 2018: What time is the super blue blood moon in India?

And this one will also be a supermoon , meaning the Earth's natural satellite will appear about 14% bigger and 30% brighter in the sky as it reaches its closest point to Earth. The moon itself can in-fact appear blue, but it takes an abundance of dust or smoke particles in the atmosphere, which happened after forest fires in Sweden and Canada in 1950 and 1951, and after the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883, which caused the moon to appear blue for almost two years. Read More »

Police provide update on Toronto murder suspect

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Toronto police say Bruce McArthur is now being charged with three new counts of first-degree murder in the cases of three men who went missing from Toronto's gay village. The 58-year-old Toronto man was reported missing in October 2012 . At McArthur's first court appearance, Alphonso King - who knew Kinsman through volunteer work - described his late friend as "very well-known in the activist community". Read More »

Epic Shutting Down Paragon April 26, Refunding All Purchases

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The Paragon servers will shut down on April 26th, 2018. On January 29th, it was announced that a " Sniper Shootout " game mode will be available to players for a limited time until February 2nd. To make things easier, the refund will come straight from Epic Games instead of the player's platform provider. It was free to play though, which meant it wasn't as fleshed out as some of its more classic story-driven experiences. Read More »

SpaceX Sets Schedule Of First Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

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It will pack almost 4.7 million pounds of thrust - much more power than any launcher has generated. Falcon Heavy is expected to cost about $90 million per launch, compared to about $62 million for a Falcon 9 launch. Large white clouds of the engine exhaust swelled out into the blue sky with everything around seemed to be quite normal: The rocket that stood tall at 70 meter of 230-foot has been spotlessly white even after the test on such a historic pad that was once used for the launch of ... Read More »

Tight security outside Mumbai theatres for 'Padmaavat' release

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Karni Sena chief Thakur Kushalpal was on Saturday arrested by the Haryana police in link with the incidents of violence during the release of movie " Padmaavat ". But the protesters still rampaged through, forcing residents to initially avoid theatres. Former Rajasthan governor Margaret Alva says decision regarding watching the film " Padmaavat " should be left to individuals. Read More »

Prepaid Plans Now Give 2GB Per Day Data

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The UK-based telco has now revamped the Rs 198 tariff plan in some circles as it now gives 1.4GB data per day, in-line with other private telecom operators unlimited tariff plans. Jio's prepaid recharges also include unlimited voice calls, and free 100 SMS per day. They can also get a recharge from the MyJio app itself. Reliance Jio, which generates about 70% of India's mobile Internet traffic, is likely to introduce four data top-up packs today, according to a company source. Read More »

Serial stowaway nabbed at Chicago airport days after release

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Hartman made national news in 2014, when she was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for successfully boarding a flight from Mineta San Jose International Airport without a ticket. The sheriff's office had advocated for special treatment for Hartman, according to NBC Chicago. As a condition of her release, Hartman was ordered to stay away from O'Hare and Chicago Midway Airport and undergo a psychiatric evaluation, CNN affiliate WLS reported . Read More »

Exercise-tracking app mapped military bases, revealed where spooks go jogging

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What Nathan Ruser found could have serious implications for the United States military and the safety of its personnel. The Global Heat Map , published by the GPS tracking company Strava, uses satellite information to map the location and movements of subscribers to the company's fitness service over a two-year period, by illuminating areas of activity. Read More »

Tesla Model X Is Simply Not Meant For You

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The company previously said it would have 5,000 cars rolling off the assembly line per week at the end of 2017. However, Tesla firmly refutes numerous claims made in the story. A Tesla spokesman said the company was "on track" with its recently reduced projections. Until we reach full production, by definition some elements of the production process will be more manual. Read More »