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Hi-Tech Google receives 2.4m requests to delete search results
Author: 0 Google receives 2.4m requests to delete search results

According to Google's Right to be Forgotten Transparency annual report , European Union courts have so far forced the tech giant to take down 2.4 million URLs directing to info on people that want the info gone from the search results. "These results illustrate that while hundreds of thousands of Europeans rely on the RTBF to delist a handful of URLs, there are thousands of entities using the RTBF to alter hundreds of URLs about them or their clients that appears in search results", the ...

Hi-Tech Oops, Sega released Yakuza 6 for free
Author: 0 Oops, Sega released Yakuza 6 for free

Incidentally, the demo pretty much lets you get a headstart on the game, as your save will transfer to the release version once it'll become available, including all the progression, items, and money you accumulate. After some time Sega ended up blocking the game from the Playstation Store after it became apparent that they accidentally made the whole game playable for free.

Hi-Tech Samsung launches My BP Lab app for blood pressure and stress research
Author: 0 Samsung launches My BP Lab app for blood pressure and stress research

The Samsung Galaxy S9 was launched at the Mobile World Congress on Sunday, will it overpower Apple's latest iPhone X? Samsung's newest phones , the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, didn't debut with any new VR hardware . The front camera on both phones is 8MP with f/1.7 aperture. The design is top-flight too, with a glass back, a metal frame, hardly any bezel and dust and water resistance.

Hi-Tech Apple Relies on Google Cloud Services for iCloud Storage
Author: 0 Apple Relies on Google Cloud Services for iCloud Storage

The iCloud solution is agnostic about what is kept and takes care of all data content similarly, as a collection of bytes. Of the big three, Google's Cloud Platform trails behind that of Amazon and Microsoft by a not so insignificant margin, which makes today's finding all the more interesting to report .

Hi-Tech Asus Zenfone 5 Lite packs four cameras, two of them wide-angle
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone 5 Lite packs four cameras, two of them wide-angle

The Zenfone 5Z in particular has a lot of potential to become a hit. The device carries more features and high-end specs compare to the original Asus ZenFone 5 and Asus ZenFone 5 Lite smartphones. Everything else about the devices is much the same though, you'll have the same design and features on both, including Android 8 Oreo right out of the box, so you'll have all the latest features from Google's OS right away.

Author: 0 Motorola Moto E5 Plus Renders Leaked

Assuming that the leaked render is the final design, the Moto E5 Plus looks idential to the upcoming Moto G6 Play but with Dual Rear Cameras. Interestingly, while the rear camera module suggests dual lenses since there are two cutouts, Blass in a follow up tweet seemingly confirmed that there will be just a single camera lens.

Hi-Tech YouTube Live gets an update, now includes chat replay, captions
Author: 0 YouTube Live gets an update, now includes chat replay, captions

YouTube has made some changes to its livestreaming and live chat services. If you have ever seen a livestream on YouTube before, you must be familiar with the rate at which the comments in the chat section flow in - making it nearly impossible to read the messages in the first go.

Hi-Tech New video game label required for in-game purchases
Author: 0 New video game label required for in-game purchases

Critics of Loot Boxes contend that the RNG systems that decide what players get amount to a form of unregulated gambling and how publishers and developers use manipulative tricks to get players to spend more money. "Moreover, we will be expanding our efforts to educate parents about the controls now at their disposal to manage in-game spending before their kids press "Start".

Author: 0 Price Target Analysis Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Riverstone Holdings Llc sold 9.29M shares as the company's stock rose 6.85% with the market. Personally, I prefer Take-Two Interactive Software Inc ( NASDAQ : TTWO ), which has outperformed ATVI over the past year, but it's easy to see the appeal of Activision stock.

Hi-Tech IPhone X vs Asus Zenfone 5: The Doppelgangers
Author: 0 IPhone X vs Asus Zenfone 5: The Doppelgangers

Asus hosted a media briefing to show us what the Zenfone 5 is all about. With MWC 2018 in full swing, the mobile space has had a bevy of big name announcements. At the front you get an 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The back is reserved for a dual-camera setup comprised of a 16-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel one with 120-degree wide angle.

Hi-Tech Apple is disconnecting iTunes from older computers, including the original Apple TV
Author: 0 Apple is disconnecting iTunes from older computers, including the original Apple TV

You can download the latest version of iTunes from Apple here. Yes, there are still people - and businesses - that are running Windows Vista and Windows XP, or are quite happy with their first-gen Apple TV. But without updates iTunes isn't going to work - you'll need to upgrade to a second-generation or newer TV. The need to download and store content is a thing of the past.

Hi-Tech Metal Gear Survive Dev Appears to Call Out Konami in Hidden Message
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Dev Appears to Call Out Konami in Hidden Message

Metal Gear Survive is the first Metal Gear game developed since Hideo Kojima's departure, but it seems like the developers at Konami managed to sneak in a tribute to their former creative leader. It's possible this is all just a unusual coincidence, but it certainly feels like someone involved with the title was trying to send a message. Metal Gear Survive is way down on the list of concurrent players, now 66th as of writing.

Hi-Tech ZTE Unveils New Mid-Range Blade V9 Series at MWC 2018
Author: 0 ZTE Unveils New Mid-Range Blade V9 Series at MWC 2018

With the ZTE Blade V9 low-light camera, consumers can now capture those moments that make us wonder and dream, the moments that feel magical, the moments when we fall in love, and the moments when the world around us fades away. Pocketnow's MWC coverage is made possible by InvisibleShield, which frees you to go everywhere with your mobile device without the fear of damaging your screen .

Hi-Tech Nokia is bringing back the Matrix phone
Author: 0 Nokia is bringing back the Matrix phone

It'll ship with Android Oreo loaded and will fetch €799 when it goes on sale in April. "For the high end, HMD announced the Nokia 8 Sirocco , which is earmarked as a flagship product with stainless steel and glass design, a 5.5" 2k OLED display, Nokia spatial audio, wireless charging and 6GB of RAM.

Hi-Tech MWC 2018: Nokia 7 Plus with 3800mAh battery, 4GB RAM announced
Author: 0 MWC 2018: Nokia 7 Plus with 3800mAh battery, 4GB RAM announced

Despite this, it includes nice-to-have features like face unlocking and - yes - a 3.5mm headphone jack. HMD also showed the new Nokia 6 today. It will be available starting this April and comes with a price tag of $85. On the back you'll find that the trend of incredibly shiny phones continues with a single polished sheet of Gorilla Glass complete with an nearly infinite black coating underneath.

Hi-Tech Leak: Nokia's alleged Android One handset shows up ahead of MWC
Author: 0 Leak: Nokia's alleged Android One handset shows up ahead of MWC

Huawei's MediaPad M5 8, MediaPad M5 10 and MediaPad M5 10 Pro tablets too are expected. For us, it's also the stage for a week's worth of new Android phone launches. Early renders of the ZenFone 5 point towards the smartphone looking nearly exactly like Apple's tenth anniversary iPhone - down to the notch at the top of the display and the vertically oriented dual camera setup at the rear.

Hi-Tech MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ and what to expect
Author: 0 MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ and what to expect

Now, an official document from a Spanish bank comes to light. Such new launches however come following dwindling global demand for newer smartphones; industry analysts Gartner reported last week that global device sales fell year-on-year for the first time ever in the fourth quarter of the year, dropping 5.6 per cent to 408 million during the three months to the end of December.

Hi-Tech How to watch HMD Global's Nokia presentation at Mobile World Congress 2018
Author: 0 How to watch HMD Global's Nokia presentation at Mobile World Congress 2018

Meanwhile, a Nokia 9 is also likely. HMD Global will be holding a Mobile World Congress 2018 presentation on Sunday, February 25 at 11 pm. Other leaks about the Nokia 8 Pro also spill some information about a circular emboss that houses camera lens alongside an LED flash and a black dot that could be a sensor.

Hi-Tech Nokia's 4G Banana Phone Is A Blast from the Past
Author: 0 Nokia's 4G Banana Phone Is A Blast from the Past

Be it the Nokia 9 or the Nokia 8 Pro, the premium smartphone is expected to hit the shelves in the United States sometime in August or September. New Nokia 6 will be available from May for a global average retail price of €279. In India, Reliance Jio, along with a slew of domestic and Chinese handset players are planning to bring their Android Go-based ultra-affordable smartphones to the market.

Hi-Tech Universities are telling kids it's okay to get suspended for protesting guns
Author: 0 Universities are telling kids it's okay to get suspended for protesting guns

Yale University said on its Twitter account that it would not rescind admissions decisions regardless of any penalties imposed on students by high school administrators. There is also the question of why colleges and universities consider school discipline records in the first place. Officials at some school districts have warned against involvement in demonstrations during school hours.

Hi-Tech Team USA Beats Canada to End Women's Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Drought
Author: 0 Team USA Beats Canada to End Women's Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Drought

Lamoureux-Morando told reporters after the game that she was "digging the new necklace". Melodie Daoust put Canada ahead in the fourth round of shots, but Amanda Kessel pulled the U.S. I'm sure they're pretty happy themselves after training for so long and it's like you have four years of a window to get your chance. But Canada dominated the second frame, getting scores from Haley Irwin and Marie-Philip Poulin to take a 2-1 lead.

Hi-Tech Wall Street falters as Federal Reserve points to more rate hikes ahead
Author: 0 Wall Street falters as Federal Reserve points to more rate hikes ahead

It was a dramatic turnabout, as stocks initially moved higher following the release of the minutes, as investors (and algorithmic trading systems) focused on the few hints of dovishness sprinkled in the document. According to the minutes for Fed's policy meeting on January 30 and 31, Fed officials have become more confident about the growth and inflation outlook, paving way for gradual interest rate hikes in the future.

Hi-Tech Huawei Matebook X Pro launched at #MWC2018
Author: 0 Huawei Matebook X Pro launched at #MWC2018

Given the edge-to-edge display, the camera has been intelligently integrated into the keyboard of the notebook. The 8th-gen Intel Core i7 SoC, 8GB RAM and 512GB storage is priced at Euro 1,699... Furthermore, Huawei has added dual speakers to the tablet. These are the first tablets to feature "2.5D" curved glass screens. The 10.8-inch model is fueled by a 7,500mAh battery with fast charging.

Hi-Tech Final Fantasy 15 Episode Gladiolus Will Be Around Two Hours Long
Author: 0 Final Fantasy 15 Episode Gladiolus Will Be Around Two Hours Long

For that reason, the content will likely spill into 2019. Beyond that, the developers did not reveal more about the additional DLC episodes they are looking to release, so only the one featuring Ardyn remains confirmed at this time. While Final Fantasy 15 Episode Gladiolus doesn't really have any real information about its story (such as what Gladiolus did while he was absent from the party), but producer Haruyoshi Sawatari says that it's not the story that players will be taken with.

Hi-Tech What to watch for in gadgets, deals from the biggest mobile show
Author: 0 What to watch for in gadgets, deals from the biggest mobile show

The current top dog in India, Xiaomi, is rumoured to be launching its Mi Mix 2S, which is also stepping to Snapdragon 845 and may finally enter the artificial intelligence game. If leaks and rumours are anything to go by, the Asus ZenFone 5 is set to be Android's answer to the iPhone X - literally. It will come with 64GB of internal storage expandable via MicroSD card.

Hi-Tech Dark Mode Could Finally Be Coming To Android P
Author: 0 Dark Mode Could Finally Be Coming To Android P

ARCore gives developers the ability to build apps that can understand a physical environment allowing objects and information to be placed with in it. The Mountain View-based company says that ARCore works on around 100 million smartphones, giving them advanced AR capabilities. The SDK is Google's response to Apple's ARKit and is expected to result in an influx of new AR-powered games on the Google Play store.

Hi-Tech Smith Jarrod Takes Sides in the Sex and the City 3 Feud
Author: 0 Smith Jarrod Takes Sides in the Sex and the City 3 Feud

Speaking to People magazine, she quipped: "I think things that I saved are obviously sentimental professionally or personally and they can do duke it out and figure that out". "At this time we ask for privacy but we want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time". It has been exactly 20 days since Sex And The City's Kim Cattrall announced that her brother, Chris Cattrall, passed away unexpectedly.

Author: 0 Rhumbline Advisers Acquires 29690 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

It has underperformed by 13.79% the S&P500. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc increased Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) stake by 129.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Grove Bank & Trust grew its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 261.7% in the third quarter. In related news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 20th.

Author: 0 Olympic roundup: Counting down to the closing ceremony at Pyeongchang

Particularly in ice-skating practice, where my skater will sometimes turn when I tell her, sometimes jump and land when I tell her, but often will do whatever the hell she wants, and what she wants is to fall on her ass a lot. She also won a bronze in the team event . The duo's signature dance came at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo in the former Yugoslavia, when they earned full marks from all nine judges and a gold medal for their "Bolero" routine.

Hi-Tech Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event
Author: 0 Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event

The Menlo Park social media giant, according to website ThinkProgress, had for the second year paid for a booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference - the annual right-wing gathering where President Donald Trump on Friday repeated his call to arm teachers in the wake of the Parkland school shooting February 14.

Hi-Tech Nokia 7 Plus press renders show off design from all angles
Author: 0 Nokia 7 Plus press renders show off design from all angles

Forget about CES , IFA, Computex, because MWC is the most important telecom/tech event of the year. But we're unlikely to see it at MWC, because several sites have picked up on the fact that Huawei will not be introducing a phone at MWC this year.

Hi-Tech PNB Fraud: Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi's Passports Revoked
Author: 0 PNB Fraud: Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi's Passports Revoked

A major crackdown followed where ED confiscated 176 steel almirahs and 60 plastic containers that contained numerous imported watches from an office of Modi. "Questioning auditors will help in unravelling if they were part of the larger criminal conspiracy". "The kind of unfair treatment, unfair investigation, media frenzy and political statements are making me highly insecure about the safety of myself and my family members", said Choksi.

Hi-Tech Nokia 7 Plus Renders Surface to Reveal its Design from All Sides
Author: 0 Nokia 7 Plus Renders Surface to Reveal its Design from All Sides

Did I mention devices? We spoke about all the big launches expected at MWC 2018 on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below. "We've got a fairly serious realignment going on", said Richard Price, head of telecoms, media and technology at MUFG in London. The Xiaomi Mi 7 will not be at the event, according to recent reports, but the company might still announce a few smartphones.