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Science Google Maps knows where Waldo is for April Fools' Day
Author: 0 Google Maps knows where Waldo is for April Fools' Day

Will you be popping on to look for Waldo and friends? And he is not travelling alone. "Remember, there;s Woof (but all you can see his is tail), Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard, and Odlaw ". Google also said there's a Google Assistant component to this campaign; you can ask "Where's Waldo? " on a Home speaker, Chromebook or Android smartphone and something will happen.

Science Google URL Shortener will be shut down on March 30, 2019
Author: 0 Google URL Shortener will be shut down on March 30, 2019

Now, Google is making the move to shut down its goo.gl link shortening service to concentrate on FDL. According to Google, "To refocus our efforts, we're turning down support for goo.gl over the coming weeks and replacing it with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL)".

Science India, Pakistan call for truce over diplomats' harassment issue
Author: 0 India, Pakistan call for truce over diplomats' harassment issue

It turned ugly when the children of Pakistani diplomats while on way to their schools were stopped and harassed. While the agenda was agreed upon by both sides, Pakistan raised objections to the design of Pakaldul dam, Lower Kalnai projects ( Indian projects which under construction on River Chenab) said sources.

Science Big Full Blue Moon appear Tonight
Author: 0 Big Full Blue Moon appear Tonight

It has also been nicknamed the " Sap Moon " by Native American tribes "as it marks the time when maple sap begins to flow and the annual tapping of maple trees begins", according to the Old Farmer's Almanac . The Blue Moon on March 31 will be the second Blue Moon of 2018 and the last one until October 31, 2020. Saturday's moon is also called the "full sap moon" .

Science New change number feature to roll out soon
Author: 0 New change number feature to roll out soon

It also creates a separate instance of chat history in the recipients' phone to avoid duplicity of chat transcripts. To recall, the current Change Number option lets people modify their number and migrate details like their WhatsApp account information, settings , and groups.

Author: 0 Don't Use Third-Party Switch Docks

Third-party docks are bricking Nintendo's hybrid console and it's unclear exactly why it is happening. To those using third-party docks, be cautious for the moment and stick to the first-party hardware if you can. Third-party peripherals have been a part of PC and console gaming for decades. There have been reports of this in the past, but ever since the Switch 5.0 firmware update earlier this month , the reported cases have skyrocketed, many pointing to the firmware update as the ...

Science Here's How To Stop Apple From Slowing Down Your Older iPhone
Author: 0 Here's How To Stop Apple From Slowing Down Your Older iPhone

However, many iPhones and iPad users would like to get a more customizable operating system and since Apple seems to not understand that the only viable solution is an iOS jailbreak. Apple's also rolled out watchOS 4 .3 and tvOS 11.3 alongside, featuring a new Nightstand mode and auto frame rate switching, respectively. As promised, it is now possible to disable Apple's power management feature.

Science Reliance Jio Prime Membership Extended By One Year
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Prime Membership Extended By One Year

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio said on Friday its existing Jio Prime members, who come on board by March 31, 2018, will be offered 12-months of complimentary prime benefits without any additional fee. One example of such an offer is the Nokia 1 phone available with effective cashback of Rs 2200 for Jio users. "With the on-going augmentation of content offerings and consumer engagement programs, Jio is gearing up to bring new and superior experiences with the PRIME program", it added.

Science Blue Moon: Saturday Will Be Year's Second
Author: 0 Blue Moon: Saturday Will Be Year's Second

Now if you are hoping to seeing this rare second Blue Full Moon that arrives this Saturday, you'll have a hard time seeing it. Some may call it just another full moon but this Blue Full Moon is especially rare. There was no full moon in February, but we have another Blue Moon coming up this weekend. Yes, although it's very rare to see a moon that's colored blue.

Author: 0 Playboy Goes Off 'Sexually Repressive' Facebook Amid Data Scandal

Facebook's data collection scandal keeps making waves and it's unlikely to die down anytime soon. Playboy Chief Creative Officer Cooper Hefner also released a statement , branding Facebook as "sexually regressive". It's worth noting that Playboy , SpaceX , and Telsa are, however, still active on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook; a fact that many Facebook deleters seem happy to ignore.

Science Jurassic World Evolution won't launch with mod support
Author: 0 Jurassic World Evolution won't launch with mod support

You'd think that after four movies at this point we'd be a little adverse to the idea of a dinosaur theme-park, but here we are. "It gets 10 Goldblums out of a possible 10 Goldblums - that's my highest rating". The game will release on PC on June 12, including a whole new chapter of the official Jurassic mythology. Of course, life will, uh, find a way. When asked whether new dinosaurs and accessories would become available over time, the company hinted at their approach to previous games, ...

Science Match Shares Rise 4%, Bumble Countersues Match Group
Author: 0 Match Shares Rise 4%, Bumble Countersues Match Group

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd co-founded Tinder and later sued the company for harassment and discrimination. Bumble is seeking $400 million in damages from Match Group , Tinder's parent company. The legal action is not direct a response to Match Group's initial lawsuit. "I want to be clear about something: this is not about singling out any individual company".

Science Apple iOS 11.3 brings power management to the people
Author: 0 Apple iOS 11.3 brings power management to the people

The updated version of AR Kit is now able to detect and place objects on vertical surfaces, which is a huge step forward for Apple's AR platform. Messages: Your iPhone's messages are also getting a boost, too. Battery Health will be available on any model later than the iPhone 6, and can be found in the " Battery " section of the " Settings " menu. You can find a detailed breakdown of the power management feature here.

Science Australian cricket captain Smith sent home in disgrace, coach stays
Author: 0 Australian cricket captain Smith sent home in disgrace, coach stays

Warner , Australia captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft were penalised by Cricket Australia on Tuesday. "I take full responsibility ..." Smith initially said the decision was made by the leadership group within the team, but reports in Australia said Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc, seen as among those senior figures, were not involved and angry at being implicated.

Science Ancient footprints found on Calvert Island confirmed as oldest on North America
Author: 0 Ancient footprints found on Calvert Island confirmed as oldest on North America

After an analysis of the prehistoric footprints, researchers concluded that they could have belonged to two adults and a child, also noting that all three early humans were barefoot. 2015 and 2016 digs expanded the muddy excavation pit and brought more footprints to light. The beach area they studied is hard to access now, as Calvert Island is overrun with rainforests and bogs.

Science 'Red Faction Guerrilla' Remaster Confirmed For PS4, Xbox One, PC
Author: 0 'Red Faction Guerrilla' Remaster Confirmed For PS4, Xbox One, PC

Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered will feature fully reworked graphics, heavily reworked textures and graphic features adding for example specular maps. Multiplayer also returns, including fully destructive environments. It was the third game in the Red Faction franchise. Multiplayer Combat - There is no place to hide when you put your guerrilla warfare skills to the test in a variety of highly destructive multiplayer combat modes.

Science Windows 10 Redstone 4 RTM Released to Insiders
Author: 0 Windows 10 Redstone 4 RTM Released to Insiders

Panos Panay , meanwhile, will now serve as Chief Product Officer. The new security issue was found out by a Swedish security researcher. He will be the key leader ensuring end-to-end devices business execution excellence. Alex Kipman was assigned to lead a new team called "AI Perception & Mixed Reality (MR)". A third engineering team focused on artificial intelligence and research will live on under the current leadership of executive vice president Harry Shum.

Science The Maserati Levante Trofeo is your new 582bhp Italian super-SUV
Author: 0 The Maserati Levante Trofeo is your new 582bhp Italian super-SUV

Maserati has stormed the 2018 NY motor show - and the 542bhp Jaguar F-Pace SVR's welcome party - with its own super-SUV. That combination, says Kuniskis, is enough to scoot the all-wheel-drive Maserati to 60 miles per hour in just 3.8 seconds, and to a top speed of just over 187 miles per hour.

Science Playboy pulls page from 'sexually repressive' Facebook amid Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Playboy pulls page from 'sexually repressive' Facebook amid Cambridge Analytica scandal

A large chunk of Facebook's business model is using people's data to sell targeted ads to advertisers, and scrutiny of it has led its stock to drop by close to 20% in the last two weeks. Facebook is facing a firestorm of protests and calls for investigations following disclosures that personal data on some 50 million users was hijacked by a consulting firm linked to Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Science Huawei P20 vs Apple iPhone 8: the weigh
Author: 0 Huawei P20 vs Apple iPhone 8: the weigh

Huawei just launched the P20 series phones and the smartphone fans are most interested in the more powerful P20 Pro that we covered a few moments ago . The notch doesn't feature complex face recognition sensors like in Apple iPhone X, and this had helped in the reduction of notch thickness considerably.

Science This Galaxy Has Almost No Dark Matter-And Scientists Are Baffled
Author: 0 This Galaxy Has Almost No Dark Matter-And Scientists Are Baffled

Unlike the classic spiral galaxies, DF2 does not have a dense central region, no spiral arms, no disc of matter. Based on the colours of its globular clusters, the galaxy is about 10 billion years old. Abraham said that although astronomers have only been looking at the hierarchical notions of galaxy formation to understand UDGs, nature likely has a whole retinue of ways to form galaxies.

Science Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S now official with two rear cameras, Snapdragon 845
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S now official with two rear cameras, Snapdragon 845

Under the hood, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S comes with Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 845 SoC which is paired with 6 or 8 GB RAM . It utilises a Sony IMX363 sensor with large 1.4-micron pixels for better low-light performance. Another big change comes in the camera department where Xiaomi has introduced two 12 Megapixel sensors. The device doesn't look like your average gaming notebook , and this is because the company wanted to design a laptop that's also suitable for a ...

Science Uber loses self-driving test permit in California
Author: 0 Uber loses self-driving test permit in California

Since the self-driving auto crash in Tempe, Texas, there has been heightened scrutiny of the safety track record of Uber's self-driving auto unit, and questions have been raised over whether the vehicle's sensors should have been able to detect and avoid the pedestrian.

Science Rick Gates in contact with Russian intelligence figure during 2016: prosecutors
Author: 0 Rick Gates in contact with Russian intelligence figure during 2016: prosecutors

However, the legal hot water he faces highlights how Mueller's prosecutors have used laws against lying to federal investigators as a way to gain cooperators and gather information during their probe. They also say that " Person A " still had ties to Russian intelligence in 2016. Kilimnik told The Post in June that he has " no relation to the Russian or any other intelligence service ".

Science Oracle Wins $8.8 Billion Lawsuit Against Google
Author: 0 Oracle Wins $8.8 Billion Lawsuit Against Google

Oracle Corporation ( ORCL) stock price traded with surging change along with the volume 20.75 million shares on Monday trading session. The institutional investor held 107,833 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.21M, up from 84,644 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Science The Lathrop Investment Management Corp Lowers Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
Author: 0 The Lathrop Investment Management Corp Lowers Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Huntington Steele Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $696.22 billion market cap company. Chickasaw Mngmt Limited Co has 6,600 shares. Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.45 EPS, up 662.50% or $0.53 from last year's $-0.08 per share.