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USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2019

USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2019 The H-1B visa is a temporary work permit that allows highly skilled professionals to travel to the USA, and is used extensively by the Indian information technology industry. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted an H-1B visa lottery for over 1.90 lakh applications received during the filing period in first week on April. [Full Article...]

USA senator asks Facebook to write user agreement in 'English not Swahili'

USA senator asks Facebook to write user agreement in 'English not Swahili' Kennedy predicted Tuesday that the controversy will result in a "whole bunch of bills" being introduced to regulate Facebook , saying that it would largely be up to Zuckerberg whether they pass. Amy Klobuchar, of Minnesota, in demanding that Zuckerberg and the CEOs of Twitter and Google come testify. "I don't want to vote to have to regulate Facebook , but by God I will". [Full Article...]

United States, United Kingdom, and France launch strikes against Syria

United States, United Kingdom, and France launch strikes against Syria Russia's Canadian embassy tweeted , "Washington & its UK/French allies should and will be held #responsible for this brazen act of #aggression and disregard of worldwide law". He said this was believed to be the main site of Syrian sarin and precursor chemical production equipment. "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria". [Full Article...]

Apple tells employees to stop leaking information, in a leaked memo

Apple tells employees to stop leaking information, in a leaked memo The use of outsiders is a premiere for Apple but it was the last resort the company appealed to in order to fulfill the massive iPhone battery replacement requests coming for clients who are unhappy with their Apple devices' performances. [Full Article...]

Latest Galaxy Note 9 leak suggests 4000mAh battery, larger display

Latest Galaxy Note 9 leak suggests 4000mAh battery, larger display It could be the latest Samsung smartphone after the Galaxy J7 Duo launch in India. If true, then Galaxy Note 9 could get a massive upgrade in terms of battery from a 3,300mAh one in Galaxy Note 8 . Connectivity options of the Note 9 could be Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz and MIMO. The device runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo interface and is dust and water resistant d... [Full Article...]

Moto G6 gets listed on Amazon ahead of launch: Key specs revealed

Moto G6 gets listed on Amazon ahead of launch: Key specs revealed As per the leaked images, the Moto G6 Play will feature a 5.7-inch HD+ display with 1440 x 720-pixel resolution and a 2.5D curved glass protection. Some hand-on images of the Moto G6 Play were first posted by an Instagram user and later spotted by SlashLeaks. [Full Article...]

Latest patches on Android Phones may miss critical security patches

Latest patches on Android Phones may miss critical security patches Despite Google's constant effort most of the vendors tend to skip on the occasional security patch for their devices and majority are specific to the mid-range devices. While some manufacturers only missed at most one patch that SRL was looking for - including Google , Sony, Samsung, and Wiko - other devices, particularly those using MediaTek processors, had far more absences. [Full Article...]

2K Games has a new BioShock game in the works

2K Games has a new BioShock game in the works According to the Kotaku story , the team has been struggling to find its next project since the release of Mafia III in 2016, resulting in a rough music game prototype and multiple rounds of layoffs. Unfortunately for fans of the series, it still sounds like the game may be a ways away from launch. "They're trying to be really smart about figuring out what the core thing is", one person involve... [Full Article...]

WEATHER AWARE: Strong storms expected Sunday

WEATHER AWARE: Strong storms expected Sunday SUNDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Amid a continued balmy southerly breeze flow, temperatures are likely to operate well into the 70s again. However, IF they DO form, there is potential for them to become very strong. Weekend storms brings colder temperatures to the area for next week. Our northwestern parishes will see more of the widespread, stronger storms compared to our southeastern parishes. [Full Article...]

Facebook Is the Least Trusted Tech Company by a Factor of 1120%

Facebook Is the Least Trusted Tech Company by a Factor of 1120% Rep. Debbie Dingell of MI highlighted Facebook's other opaque data gathering techniques that typical Facebook users may be unaware of. Sandberg had informed her "that Facebook is working on improving transparency on political advertising and showed openness to cooperate with European Union regulators on all these issues", Jourova said . [Full Article...]

New Gmail Design May Feature Self-Destructing Emails

New Gmail Design May Feature Self-Destructing Emails The researchers behind the project wrote in a blog post; "Our method works on ordinary videos with a single audio track, and all that is required from the user is to select the face of the person in the video they want to hear, or to have such a person be selected algorithmically based on context". [Full Article...]

Vivo Y71 with 'Face Access', FullView display launched at Rs 10990

Vivo Y71 with 'Face Access', FullView display launched at Rs 10990 The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 10,990. The smartphone will be equipped with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, although the storage is expandable or not is not yet known but looking at Vivo's previous launches it is expected that the phone will have a microSD slot. [Full Article...]

AMD announced 2nd generation Ryzen desktop processors

AMD announced 2nd generation Ryzen desktop processors Delivering high-performance computing and innovative new features, 2nd gen Ryzen desktop processors are built to create faster and smoother computing experiences for PC gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts. It comes with the basic Wraith Stealth cooler and is priced at $199. You are still getting more cores and threads as compared to what Intel has to offer. [Full Article...]

Does Intel Corporation (INTC) Have Any Gas After Today's Huge Increase?

It has outperformed by 21.91% the S&P500. The stock becomes active when traders or investors changed hands with 13,776,765 shares contrast to the three-month volume average of 33.86M shares. ( NASDAQ :XLNX) for 31,817 shares. (NYSE:PFE). New Hampshire-based American Trust Advsr Limited has invested 0.18% in Pfizer Inc. At one point, Intel shares were up as much as $75.81 in August 2000 before fa... [Full Article...]

De Lille crosses party lines and the DA is not too pleased

De Lille crosses party lines and the DA is not too pleased De Lille says she has responded to the DA, telling them that she will deal with this issue after Saturday's funeral. Once you've listened, share the podcast with your circle and let us know what you think, by voting in the poll below. The two women had worked together in Parliament and on a number of projects, her spokeswoman, Zara Nicholson, said. "She either goes to the ANC or the EFF, both ... [Full Article...]

Jefferies Group Weighs in on ICICI Bank's FY2018 Earnings (IBN)

Jefferies Group Weighs in on ICICI Bank's FY2018 Earnings (IBN) Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. now owns 23,180 shares of the bank's stock valued at $226,000 after acquiring an additional 8,000 shares in the last quarter. Moon Capital Management Llc, which manages about $166.36 million and $97.61B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Group 1 Automotive Inc. The stock of Expedia Group, Inc. [Full Article...]

Is your Android phone hiding security updates from you?

Is your Android phone hiding security updates from you? Google pointed out that security updates are just one layer of security that make it hard to actually exploit Android devices. And as vendors chalk up security points for non-existent patches, end users are left with a false sense of security. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle reportedly arrives in Chicago

Meghan Markle reportedly arrives in Chicago Samantha has been grabbing quite a few headlines in the lead up to the royal wedding . Andrew Morton wrote in his new book that the LA-native delivered a " Meghan chill" to friends "she no longer had the time for". While Trevor had a reputation for arriving late with stains on his clothes and dishevelled hair, Meghan valued perfectionism. "For her, getting used to that will be quite intense"... [Full Article...]

Epic takes down Fortnite for emergency maintenance

Epic takes down Fortnite for emergency maintenance This is particularly useful for avoiding the 20 percent Apple tax buying V Bucks on the iOS version, so save your cash and get them on the Xbox One and PC instead. The game has different modes single, duo and squads (4 player co-op). Restarting the game console seems to fix or at least reduce the waiting times. Once you land the game begins. [Full Article...]

Oil Minister Pradhan says no directive from govt to defer price hike

Oil Minister Pradhan says no directive from govt to defer price hike This time around IOC , Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) have reportedly been asked to absorb up to Re 1 a litre hike. The prices at petrol pumps of state-owned fuel retailers like International Olympic Committee were cut by 1-3 paisa every day in the first fortnight of December. [Full Article...]


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