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Hi-Tech VW to Reveal Pickup Concept at NY Auto Show
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Assuming you can determine the intentions of an automaker from a concept vehicle shown at an auto show, it looks like Volkswagen could be the first German brand to offer a pickup truck for sale in the U.S. Automotive News quotes an insider source as saying VW CEO Herbert Diess has backed the project from a very early stage. Volkswagen may be hitching a ride on an all-American pickup.

Hi-Tech Google Search to Use Mobile Versions of Sites for Indexing
Author: 0 Google Search to Use Mobile Versions of Sites for Indexing

Sites that are being migrated to mobile-first indexing are being notified in the Search Console that they will see "see significantly increased crawl rate from the Smartphone Googlebot". Instead, this new boost stacks with that one, which means that a very mobile-friendly page that loads quickly and has a wealth of content presented to the user from the start has a high chance of being the first thing somebody on a phone sees when making a relevant search.

Hi-Tech Here's how you can change your Facebook settings
Author: 0 Here's how you can change your Facebook settings

Many of us on Facebook are also promoting our businesses. (His comment is particularly noteworthy because Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014). Just go look at your Facebook privacy settings - there's a good chance you've given random apps access to your data and have completely forgotten about it.

Hi-Tech Facebook facing scrutiny for pulling Android call, texts
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Some consumers are deleting their Facebook accounts, yet even that won't ensure that all of a consumer's data is wiped from Facebook's network. Facebook has penned a new blog post attempting to set the record straight on exactly how it collects call and SMS data, and how you can further control the information you send to it.

Hi-Tech Google tries to steal Apple's thunder with its first Chromebook tablets
Author: 0 Google tries to steal Apple's thunder with its first Chromebook tablets

Interestingly, Acer's tablet apes the 9.7-inch, 2048 x 1536 display matches the specs deployed in that iPad. The Chrome OS slate, which also targets the education market, will go on sale for $329 (around £239). Here are a few more apps that educators love to use with tablets: - Get hands-on with handwriting: Students can use their stylus to jot down notes in Google Keep without the hassle of keeping track of (and losing) paper.

Hi-Tech Google threatened with European Union break-up due to market dominance
Author: 0 Google threatened with European Union break-up due to market dominance

Google has a 91.5 per cent share of the search-engine market in Europe, the report said. For companies like Google , the rise of blockchain technology is both beneficial and challenging at the same time. "You get to be dominant and you get a special responsibility that you do not destroy the already weakened competition", she was quoted as saying. Vestager has said that Google is using its dominance in search to shut out competitors across industries .

Hi-Tech Unlocked Galaxy S8, Note 8 Models to Get Android 8.0
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Besides bringing the security patches for this month, the new update rolling out on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is also fixing five vulnerabilities found in Samsung Experience, the customized user interface from the Korean giant. "Google has become much better about working with hardware manufacturers to get operating system updates out at a faster pace, but it's unlikely to ever be Apple-like in speed or adoption", we wrote in our Android Oreo review.

Hi-Tech Pokemon Go Adding Mew Through New Quest System
Author: 0 Pokemon Go Adding Mew Through New Quest System

These will "take [players] on a journey to make important discoveries!" Research tasks will go out beginning this week, bringing new activities and challenges that offer in-game rewards when completed. Legendary Pokemon encounters were previously limited to players who could participate in raids (which meant finding both a raid and other players), so this opens the game up to those who don't have easy access to gyms.

Hi-Tech Trebes Crisis: Heroic French Policeman Married His Sweetheart on Deathbed
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Col. Arnaud Beltrame was among the first officers to respond to the attack on the supermarket in the south of France on Friday. After French President Emmanuel Macron said evidence suggested the gunman's actions were considered terrorism, the Islamic State militant group's propaganda arm claimed responsibility.

Hi-Tech Boko Haram set to release Dapchi Christian girl in captivity -IGP
Author: 0 Boko Haram set to release Dapchi Christian girl in captivity -IGP

Their release leaves one schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu , still in the hands of the kidnappers, reportedly because she is a Christian who has refused to convert to Islam. "The sudden withdrawal of soldiers from checkpoints is a clear sign the girl is coming", said Dapchi resident Sanda Masida. "I appreciate you for the steps you have taken to reposition the Nigeria police since your assumption of duty", Maj Gen Nicholas said.

Hi-Tech New 'Street Fighter' TV Series Thankfully Sounds Nothing Like Awful 1994 Movie
Author: 0 New 'Street Fighter' TV Series Thankfully Sounds Nothing Like Awful 1994 Movie

Bison, the evil mastermind who runs Shadaloo, a global criminal organization", reads a line from the show's description. Gordon said in a statement at the time of the announcement, " Street Fighter is a global tour de force franchise, having garnered huge worldwide commercial success and built a vast devoted fanbase that has only grown through its 30-year legacy".

Hi-Tech Analyst expects foldable iPhone in 2020; new iPad coming next week?
Author: 0 Analyst expects foldable iPhone in 2020; new iPad coming next week?

Apple appears to be working on a new iPhone that will change the way we think about the legendary handset as it will fold out into an iPad . This comes at a good time as Apple has been losing market share in the US K-12 market as Google and Microsoft release cheap alternatives to Apple products.

Hi-Tech Zuckerberg apologises for data scandal in UK adverts
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It started with revelations that Cambridge Analytica , a data firm with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, had tapped into the profiles of more than 50 million Facebook users without their permission. The remaining stock market value - about US$394-billion - depends nearly entirely on the vast amounts of data it collects, and the riches investors expect the company to gain from that information.

Hi-Tech Mark Zuckerberg takes out full-page newspaper ads to say 'sorry'
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Three Facebook employees said morale had improved following the interviews and the internal communications that Mr. Zuckerberg did on Wednesday. It was published Sunday in three major American publications and in six national United Kingdom newspapers, including The Observer .

Hi-Tech NCAA TOURNAMENT: FSU relies on unselfish spirit
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But, following a time out, the Noles weathered the storm and got hot, going on an 8-1 run, including a PJ Savoy three pointer to make it 55-52 with 1:06 to play. With just over two minutes to play, MI stretched the lead to 10 on a Duncan Robinson corner triple, but the Seminoles wouldn't go away. With Michigan up by four, Florida State allowed the Wolverines to dribble out the clock without fouling again.

Hi-Tech Putin will 'use World Cup like Hitler did the 1936 Olympics'
Author: 0 Putin will 'use World Cup like Hitler did the 1936 Olympics'

They remain critically ill in hospital. "I'm afraid that's completely right, completely right", Johnson replied. He said that so far there had been 24,000 applications from England fans to attend the World Cup, well down on the 94,000 applications at the same stage of the Rio World Cup in 2014.