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Google plans to revamp its ad policies

The U.K. government said it suspended advertising on YouTube until the site can ensure they're not placed next to content it doesn't approve of. According to the damning report , an ad appearing alongside a YouTube video typically earns advertisers $7.60 per every 1,000 views, meaning companies were unwittingly funding extremists and inciting hatred and violence to boost their profit. Read More »

Senate quashes an Obama-era regulation to protect your privacy online

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In a joint statement following Thursday's Senate vote , FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn and FTC commissioner Terrell McSweeney, both Democrats, condemned the legislation. Two Republicans did not vote. The ultimate target of the GOP and broadband providers, Democrats said, are the controversial online traffic rules known as net neutrality that are created to ensure the free-flow of content on the Internet. Read More »

Another New GTA 5 Online Update Has Arrived

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GTA 6 doesn't seem to be Rockstar's priority right now as the company is set to release another of its highly anticipated blockbuster hits, Red Dead Redemption 2, which is supposedly expected to be launched sometime around Fall of this year. Read More »

French ad group Havas says only United Kingdom unit pulling adverts from Google

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A government spokeswoman said it had placed a temporary restriction on YouTube advertising pending assurance. According to a report in The Times , Google is to be summoned before the government to explain why ads have been running alongside inappropriate video content - including terrorist propaganda, banned hate preachers and rape apologists. Read More »

Google Makes Web Images 35% Smaller

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Smaller file sizes means less data is being transferred around the Internet and websites will load faster. The announcement by Google software engineers Robert Obryk and Jyrki Alakuijala explains that the new compression algorithm does not affect web compatibility (like the average video format, digital image formats are essentially wrappers for content that could be encoded in any number of ways - the important thing is that the browser/viewer/player knows how to handle the different ... Read More »

Honda Cars India launches crossover WR-V starting at Rs 7.75 lakh

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The two petrol variants of Honda WR-V are priced at Rs 7.75 lakh and Rs 8.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) while the diesel variants are tagged at Rs 8.79 lakh and Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), cited the report. The WR-V is offered in two variants, namely; the S and VX and takes some design cues from the Jazz hatchback. The most fuel efficient engines! While the petrol version is available at ₹7.75 lakh and ₹8.99 lakh, the diesel variant is priced at ₹8.79 lakh and 9.99 lakh (all ex-showroom, ... Read More »

Check these 5 alternatives to the Samsung Galaxy 8

Now, AT&T is a bit behind, but they are at least sending out an update to a number of older Samsung devices. What appear to be screenshots of Samsung's Galaxy S8 software have been spotted inside the.apk file of Samsung's Smart Switch app. Read More »

Man with axe 'injures several in Dusseldorf train station rampage'

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German newspaper Bild reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the attack. Heavily-armed special police forces swooped in on the station, located in the center of Germany's ninth-largest city. "Stay away from #Dusseldorf train station insane man with #axe on the lose". Emergency vehicles filed through Konrad Adenauer square outside the station entrance. Read More »

Nintendo's Joy-Con controllers work with the PC, too

According to dbrand, the coating on both the Nintendo Switch and the Joy-Cons begin to peel off after a few cosmetic skin applications. That Breath of the Wild was Switch's most popular software during its launch weekend came as little surprise to anyone who has followed the game. Read More »

China continues trend of sinking defense budget growth

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The precise figure will be provided by Premier Li Keqiang in his address to the National People's Congress on Sunday morning. The increase in defence spending was announced by Fu Ying, the spokesperson of China's parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC), ahead of its annual meeting. Read More »

Brisk voting in UP, Manipur registers 10% till 8AM

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Over 8,400 personnel from the CRPF were deployed for security in 1,643 polling stations in 38 constituencies. However, in an isolated incident of violence, Erendro Leichombam, the only candidate from Irom Sharmila's People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) in the first phase was attacked by unknown miscreants. Read More »

Would you buy the new Nokia 3310? (Poll results)

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This week alone, more than two-thousand companies will show off their latest mobile gadgets to throngs of delegates looking for how innovation will shape the mobile industry for the next year and beyond. The perfectly sized 5.7-inch quad-HD IPS display quite effectively satisfies the display requirements surrounded by a really tiny side bezel. A journalist tries the new features of the Gionee device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. Read More »

Active Volume Stock: Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP)

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Office Depot , Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 5.1%. The Boca Raton, Florida-based company reported net income of $80 million, or 15 cents per share, in the quarter ending December 31, compared with $15 million, or 3 cents per share, in the same period the year before. Read More »

Spotify Takes on Tidal; Hi-Fi Music On Its Way for Less

Spotify users have been prompted with a notification about Hi-Fi, but it looks like Spotify is now testing out a pricing strategy for the new tier. Spotify is preparing to launch a lossless audio version of its streaming service , according to multiple sources. Read More »

Warren Buffett discusses various themes in Berkshire annual letter

This year's letter and Berkshire's annual report gave no clues about who will succeed Buffett as chief executive officer, a question shareholders and Wall Street have speculated about increasingly in recent years. In addition, the 86-year-old Mr. Buffett, whose shrewd investments have earned him the nickname "the Oracle of Omaha", still has plenty of cash on hand for future acquisitions as a way to drive profit. Read More »

First LTE-U Devices Get Approved by the FCC

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LTE-U is so called because it refers to a spectrum that is now unlicensed. "LTE-U will make it possible for T-Mobile to bring its forthcoming Gigabit LTE to more places across the country". While this move does not support any handsets on the market right now in their current form, future phones will be certified to draw LTE signal from 5 gigahertz spectrum that is currently unused in the area. Read More »

Kansas governor vetos tax bill to preserve political legacy

It is the state's largest business group, a powerful voice within the Republican Party and a stronger backer of income tax cuts. Kansas's state budget has been in disarray ever since Brownback and the Kansas legislature slashed taxes starting in 2012, as revenue for the state has routinely fallen well short of projections. Read More »

Apple Ships More Developer Betas for Xcode 8.3, iOS 10.3

The "warmer" color temperature is created to not only reduce eye strain when working in dark environments, but it will also theoretically help the user get a good night of rest. Here are the iOS devices that will be compatible with iOS 10.3. watchOS 3.2 Beta 3: Where And How To Download? Users that aren't now enrolled in the Public Beta Program can do so on the official Apple Beta Software Program website . Read More »

Arsenal's Arsène Wenger anxious about Sutton's artificial pitch for FA Cup

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The Gunners travel to Gander Green Lane to take on non-league, fifth-tier upstart Sutton United in the FA Cup's round of 16 (3 p.m., FS1) in a David vs. Much has been made of the facilities Arsenal's stars will have to contend with at Gander Green Lane before, during and after the game tonight. Sutton United have the opportunity to make it two non-League clubs this year - but only if they can achieve the phenomenal task of beating Arsenal . Read More »

Feds not rushing travel-ban appeal to Supreme Court

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Trump's executive order , signed January 27, barred refugees from entering the country for 120 days; citizens of Iraq , Iran , Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Libya for 90 days; and citizens of Syria indefinitely. The courts will and must continue to question and check Trump's executive orders and actions, because if they do not, the safety of the entire country truly will be at stake. Read More »

Moto G5 & Moto G5 Plus Smartphones Leaked Ahead of Their Launch

Unlike the Moto G4, the Moto G5 comes with the fingerprint sensor. Unlike its predecessor Moto G4 Plus which featured 4GB RAM , both Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will come with 2GB RAM . Both will support Qualcomm's fast charging technology. What do you think about the rumored Moto G5 Plus specifications and style? While the specs only list 2GB of RAM , it's extremely likely that there will be another version sporting 4GB of RAM as well based on the current models: the Moto G4 Plus ... Read More »

YouTube Go APK Available For Offline Download App

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This means you can access it only on Android devices, at present. One problem for users outside of India now is that all content seems to be marked as ineligible for download, which somewhat removes the point of downloading the app in the first place. Read More »

LG G6 hands-on image reveals glossy back, dual cameras

The images also show a Type-C USB port, a microphone jack and a mono speaker lined up at the bottom of the device. The photos leaked up till now were created on a computer and appeared to be the renders of the LG G6. However, the images also reveal that the rear side shell is not the one that is planned for the G6 model in terms of the panel material. LG G6 is expected to come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 SoC, a 5.7-inch QHD Display with a resolution of 2880×1440 pixels, and maybe even the ... Read More »

What slower growth? Facebook soars on strong mobile and video ads

Facebook is expected to generate about $29.71 billion in mobile ad revenue in 2017, according to research firm eMarketer, up about 35.2 percent from 2016. Total revenue rose to $8.81 billion from $5.84 billion a year ago. A sign at the entrance to the Facebook World Headquarters located in Menlo Park, California on March 18, 2014. Read More »

Samsung May Have Big Plans for the Galaxy Tab S3

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What do you think of the Galaxy Tab S3′s rumored specs? The company typically dominates the Sunday before the show, and may yet look to continue this trend with the Galaxy Tab S3 launch. Soneira expects all phones to have OLED screens that will at least match the quality of the Galaxy Note 7's screen, a phone that DisplayMate says it has the best display in a smartphone. Read More »

Airbnb to Provide Free Housing to Refugees, CEO Says

Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said in a tweet Saturday night that the home-rental platform would provide free housing to refugees. The ride-sharing app Lyft has also pledged to donate $1 million to the ACLU , which is fighting the executive order in court, over the next four years. Read More »