• South African woman jailed three years for racist rant
South African woman jailed three years for racist rant

Momberg was convicted of four counts of crimen injuria on November 3 for a racist rant during which she lashed out at a black police officer who had helped her after an alleged smash-and-grab incident in Northriding, Johannesburg . "This is a landmark ruling". If the appeal fails, she will be the first person to be imprisoned in South Africa for...

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  • GameStop reports 15 percent rise in revenue on Nintendo Switch demand
GameStop reports 15 percent rise in revenue on Nintendo Switch demand

After a series of problems post-launch, everything looks great for Nintendo Switch . One user named Sean told Kotaku that his Switch quit working after connecting it to his Nyko Portable Switch Docking Kit . "Unlicensed products and accessories do not undergo Nintendo's testing and evaluation process", they say. Nyko points out that its pro...

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  • Game of Thrones nights are coming to a ballpark near you
Game of Thrones nights are coming to a ballpark near you

The Houston Astros , pictured celebrating defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, are the 2018 World Series favorites. The Giants finished last in the NL West with a 64-98 record when many picked them to get to the postseason. The Cubs are also...

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  • Blue Moon: Saturday Will Be Year's Second
Blue Moon: Saturday Will Be Year's Second

What makes this upcoming blue moon extra special is it will be the first time in nearly 20 years we're getting two blue moons so close together, according to AccuWeather Astronomy Blogger Dave Samuhel , with the last time being 1999. on Saturday morning, but for those who would rather sleep in, just look up on Friday night or catch the Weather Ch...

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  • Apple iPad 2018 with Apple Pencil support launched: India price, offers revealed
Apple iPad 2018 with Apple Pencil support launched: India price, offers revealed

Apple gives all accountholders five gigabytes of storage before charging for additional space. Apple unveiled a new iPad on Tuesday . The new iPad will start at $329, for a 32GB Wi-Fi model and $459 for a 32GB + cellular one. Standard models come with 50 GB.The biggest selling point is that the new iPad works with the Apple Pencil...

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  • Hyundai Tucson Facelift REVEALED - on sale in the United Kingdom summer 2018
Hyundai Tucson Facelift REVEALED - on sale in the United Kingdom summer 2018

The Tucson also gets new alloy wheel designs (ranging from 17 to 19 inches) and round back the taillights get a fresh inner design. "With this major update, we expect the New Tucson to remain highly attractive to our customers, who consistently make it our best-selling model".

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  • Kiswahili added as a Google Maps language
Kiswahili added as a Google Maps language

There are chances that the application which already has many users in various countries where the newly supported languages are spoken, however, this would open a large new market for the Google Maps . Google plans to work with public transport agencies worldwide to expand the service in coming months. In 2014, Google initiated an experiment w...

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  • Chinese space lab plunging to fiery end
Chinese space lab plunging to fiery end

The European Space Agency believes China's space station will return to Earth between Saturday morning and the morning of April 2. On Monday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua cited the agency as saying the spacelab "should be fully burnt as it reenters the Earth's atmosphere".

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  • US administration hits China with tariffs on $60 bil. in imports
US administration hits China with tariffs on $60 bil. in imports

USA agriculture exports to China are nearly $20 billion. The Chinese embassy in Washington said in a statement: "If a trade war were initiated by the US, China would fight to the end to defend its own legitimate interests with all necessary measures".

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  • Facebook overhauls privacy settings amid data breach outcry
Facebook overhauls privacy settings amid data breach outcry

Pointing that Facebook now has its "largest footprint in India in terms of its user base", the government has further asked as to what proactive measures are being taken to ensure the safety, security and privacy of such large user data and to prevent its misuse by any third party.

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  • Facebook ends partnerships with data brokers who help advertisers target people
Facebook ends partnerships with data brokers who help advertisers target people

The decision comes on the heels of a data mining scandal involving the British firm Cambridge Analytica , which is accused of harvesting the data of 50 million Facebook users without their explicit knowledge or consent . The company also introduced Access Your Information system through which users can manage their information, including delet...

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  • Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history
Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history

The suit comes as the social network is scrambling to deal with an global crisis over the misuse of data belonging to 50 million of its users. However, the housing groups' and ProPublica's ability to exclude people interested in Telemundo suggests that advertisers could still discriminate by using proxies for race or ethnicity.

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  • Facebook revamps privacy settings menu in response to outcry
Facebook revamps privacy settings menu in response to outcry

A new Privacy Shortcuts menu has also been created for users to control data in just a few taps, with clearer explanations of how the controls work. Finally, Facebook will allow users to securely manage information and posts shared on the platform, whether its downloading this data to keep or deleting it from the site altogether.

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  • Oldest human footprints in North America discovered in Canada
Oldest human footprints in North America discovered in Canada

Humans are believed to have migrated from Eurasia to North America during the last ice age, which ended around 11,700 years ago. "Along the Pacific coast of Canada, much of this shoreline is today covered by dense forest and only accessible by boat, making it hard to look for the archaeological evidence which might support this hypothesis".

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  • Citron Shorts Twitter on Data Privacy Concerns
Citron Shorts Twitter on Data Privacy Concerns

All but one of its 33 subindexes were in negative territory, with financial sector stocks particularly downbeat. The price movement is overhead the 200 day moving average - trend is up and TWTR stock is good on basis of this long-term indicator.

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  • How does Google search actually work?
How does Google search actually work?

After a long testing period, the search company notes that search results will soon change based on its new process. Google recently announced that they would be rolling out their mobile-first indexing feature where search results on mobile would start indexing websites that are mobile-optimized.

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  • Pokemon Go: What's To Expect In Next Community Event?
Pokemon Go: What's To Expect In Next Community Event?

Special Research comes from Professor Willow himself, and looks to include some exploring. Players can earn a stamp per-day for finishing the tasks and will unlock a special package called "research breakthrough" when they accomplish seven of them.

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  • Bad Day for Sunbathing: Huge Stellar Flare Erupts on Proxima Centauri
Bad Day for Sunbathing: Huge Stellar Flare Erupts on Proxima Centauri

The big eruption was much powerful than solar flares produced by the Sun, which means it was strong enough to kill off any organisms living on planets like Proxima b, which is orbiting the star. While it was already known that Proxima Centauri, like all M-type stars, experiences regular flare activity, this one appeared to be a rare event. "Ove...

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  • Family's auto ends up at bottom of swimming pool
Family's auto ends up at bottom of swimming pool

COVERING CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY- Two local veterans: a husband and wife are spreading love and hope. The 5 foot 3 mum-of-nine leapt into action and led dazed Ken away from his blazing auto, chatting to him to keep him alert - and her revelation about how big her brood is really caught his attention.

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  • Apple unveils new Spring color range for iPhone and iPad cases
Apple unveils new Spring color range for iPhone and iPad cases

Although the new iPad doesn't look that different on the outside there are plenty of new features including support for Apple's Pencil stylus. Not much of a surprise on the pricing front as well as the tablet has been priced a quite low $299, which however applies to only students of up to K12.

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  • Playboy deletes Facebook page, claims contradiction of values
Playboy deletes Facebook page, claims contradiction of values

Playboy said it reaches 25 million readers on Facebook. Cooper Hefner, Playboy's chief creative officer and son of the magazine's founder, tweeted early Wednesday that Facebook's "content guidelines and corporate policies " continue to contradict Playboy's "values".

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  • Russia Mourns Kemerovo Mall Fire Victims
Russia Mourns Kemerovo Mall Fire Victims

The inspections, targeting malls in Russian Federation with "entertainment centers" and movie theaters, are scheduled to wrap up on April 16. Relatives of victims say they have compiled a list of 85 people, majority children, who are still missing.

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  • Here's how much you'll pay for the Huawei P20 Pro on contract
Here's how much you'll pay for the Huawei P20 Pro on contract

MTN is now listing the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro for pre-order, but haven't specified the pricing details yet. Users looking to pre-order the device on prepaid can also look at Technomobi , listing the P20 Pro for R15 999. Fuelling the smartphone is a 4,000mAh battery along with SuperCharge quick charging technology, the smartphone comes with...

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  • Facebook adjusts ad targeting tools in response to Cambridge Analytica
Facebook adjusts ad targeting tools in response to Cambridge Analytica

Wednesday's announcement follows revelations that a Trump-affiliated consulting firm got data on millions of unsuspecting Facebook users. "There are more than 25 million fans who engage with Playboy via our various Facebook pages, and we do not want to be complicit in exposing them to the reported practices".

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  • Bitcoin Red (CRYPTO:BTCRED) Price Tops $0.0162
Bitcoin Red (CRYPTO:BTCRED) Price Tops $0.0162

Exchange and YoBit. Cboe Global Markets Inc., which was the first USA exchange to list Bitcoin futures past year, continues to have plans to introduce more cryptocurrency-related products. It was first traded on January 3rd, 2009. ValueChain's total supply is 300,000,000 tokens. Bitcoin Red's official Twitter account is @BitcoinRed1 and its F...

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