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Tech NORAD helps children keep track of Santa Claus on Christmas eve
Author: 0 NORAD helps children keep track of Santa Claus on Christmas eve

His elves otherwise known as volunteers working to answer calls from kids all over the world. The website is www.noradsanta.org, with updates offered in a number of languages in addition to English. If you'd prefer to track St. Nick via voice command, your Google Home and Amazon Alexa will have you covered, too. Major Leaton says Santa will also traditionally drop his presents off in Canada first, which she insists does not cause any Christmas envy for the Americans at this Canadian Forces ...

Tech Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit
Author: 0 Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit

Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports. On the back of the revelations, Apple was hit by two separate class action lawsuits this week, one filed in California , and another lawsuit filed in IL. Bogdanovich and Speas are trying to get the case certified to cover anyone in the United States who owned an Apple phone older than the iPhone 8.

Tech Apple sued after it admits to slowing down older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple sued after it admits to slowing down older iPhones

While Apple will probably be quick to point out that the software updates in question were meant to prevent users from encountering unexpected shut downs on phones with degraded batteries, the Illinois suit claims that Apple's failure to inform consumers about the full extent of these software updates is in direction violation of Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practice Art, along with similar consumer protection laws in IN and North Carolina.

Tech Facebook and UMG Sign Global Licensing Deal
Author: 0 Facebook and UMG Sign Global Licensing Deal

The deal is created to attract advertisers to Facebook as the social media platform expands into video to compete with Youtube's success with music videos. In 2017, though, the social network has hired a number of music-industry executives to start negotiating its own deals with music labels and publishers.

Tech Reliance Aims To Become Big Clean Energy Provider: Mukesh Ambani
Author: 0 Reliance Aims To Become Big Clean Energy Provider: Mukesh Ambani

India's Reliance Industries Ltd will become a major provider of clean energy in the country , Chairman Mukesh Ambani said, as the South Asian nation transitions to renewable energy sources from fossil fuels. Reliance Jio aims to become the leading operator in India by next year providing all the three services - 4g mobile broadband, fixed-line broadband, and DTH.

Tech Julian Assange's Twitter account has vanished
Author: 0 Julian Assange's Twitter account has vanished

GMT, according to Gizmodo . The platform has recently had a crackdown on prominent Twitter users overstepping the lines and violating Twitter's terms of service, which has seen many prominent alt-right accounts suspended. Assange has been living in the Embassy of Ecuador in London, UK, since 2012. He faces rape allegations in Sweden, which he denies, and is seeking asylum as he believes that if he leaves the embassy he will be extradited to the USA over WikiLeaks' publications.

Author: 0 Caxton Associates LP Sells 126361 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

The stock decreased 0.88% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $64.51. The stock had a trading volume of 3,300,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,580,000. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) on Thursday, August 4 to "Buy" rating. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Activision Blizzard, Inc".

Tech Shoppers Spend Christmas Eve Buying Last Minute Gifts
Author: 0 Shoppers Spend Christmas Eve Buying Last Minute Gifts

So, have you gotten all your holiday shopping done? She was shopping for a last-minute gift and thought she'd be fighting the crowds. Brown was at the mall with her mom looking to get presents for her kids, which she says isn't easy to do anymore.

Author: 0 EP Wealth Advisors LLC Buys 3638 Shares of Intel Co

Palladium Partners Llc, which manages about $1.69B and $1.31 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Allergan Plc Shs by 24,392 shares to 6,769 shares, valued at $1.39M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The firm has a market capitalization of $218,836.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.33, a P/E/G ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 1.06. As per Thursday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

Tech Apple slammed with two lawsuits for 'forcing people to buy new iPhones'
Author: 0 Apple slammed with two lawsuits for 'forcing people to buy new iPhones'

While Apple will probably be quick to point out that the software updates in question were meant to prevent users from encountering unexpected shut downs on phones with degraded batteries, the Illinois suit claims that Apple's failure to inform consumers about the full extent of these software updates is in direction violation of Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practice Art, along with similar consumer protection laws in IN and North Carolina.

Author: 0 Guardian Project Debuts Haven Security App to Protect Personal Privacy

The app, designed by The Guardian Project and the Freedom of the Press Foundation , is "for people who need a way to protect their personal spaces and possessions without compromising their own privacy". Snowden's app does this by detecting motion and changes in light. According to The Intercept's Micah Lee, "Here's how Haven might work". It's not limited to the camera and microphone either, Haven can also pull data from the smartphone's ambient light sensor and accelerometer to help ...

Tech Conservative artist takes credit for Meryl Streep #SheKnew posters, inspired by Trump
Author: 0 Conservative artist takes credit for Meryl Streep #SheKnew posters, inspired by Trump

The result is that people are starting to wonder who turned a blind eye and who exactly benefited the most from Weinstein's reign of terror. After a 40 year career, three Oscars, and almost achieving something close to sainthood status due to her anti-Trump activism, Meryl Streep's fall from grace over the Harveywood scandal is near complete.

Author: 0 Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Check Capital Management Inc. CA

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $20.08. Texas Permanent School Fund has 1.43 million shares for 2.83% of their portfolio. Portland Lc invested in 0.89% or 15,050 shares. The Oregon-based Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc has invested 0.01% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO).

Tech NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) is Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.'s Largest Position
Author: 0 NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) is Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.'s Largest Position

Telemus Capital Llc who had been investing in Nvidia Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $118.33 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $195.27. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 12, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets.

Tech Google pays tribute to legendary singer Mohammed Rafi with special doodle
Author: 0 Google pays tribute to legendary singer Mohammed Rafi with special doodle

The Doodle on the home page of Google has been created by Mumbai-based illustrator Sajid Shaikh. This still shows Dharmendra and Waheeda as part of the sketch. Rafi has six Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award to his kitty. Rafi has about "five thousand songs to his credit" across a number of music genres from romance to classical music, rock and roll to ballads in languages ranging from Hindi to Arabic, English, Persian, Creole, Sinhalese, and Dutch.

Tech Pence Says He's `Fully Cooperating' With Mueller's Russia Probe
Author: 0 Pence Says He's `Fully Cooperating' With Mueller's Russia Probe

They've pointed to the text messages of Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from Mueller's team after the anti-Trump messages surfaced. Mueller's investigation should and must continue and must not be obstructed". Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, the first lawmaker to openly demand that Mueller be fired , discussed the special counsel probe with Trump aboard Air Force One earlier this month ahead of a rally in Florida.

Tech Catherine: Full Body Might Be Coming To Nintendo Switch In The West
Author: 0 Catherine: Full Body Might Be Coming To Nintendo Switch In The West

Of course, this new introduction will make the title to also have new cutscenes that present situations different from those we saw in the original title of PS3 and Xbox 360. The remake's new character Rin seems like she may be treated in a similar, disrespectful manner. As a remake , Full Body will add a variety of new features both in terms of story and gameplay, with the most notable among them being a new love interest named Rin (voiced by Aya Hirano), whose introduction effectively ...

Tech All eyes to the skies to track Santa's Christmas Eve flight
Author: 0 All eyes to the skies to track Santa's Christmas Eve flight

They don't tell kids they're at the North Pole or that they're elves or anything like that, just that they work with NORAD and with Santa. Any time on December 24, Windows Phone users can ask Cortana for Santa's location, and OnStar subscribers can press the OnStar button in their vehicles to locate Santa.

Author: 0 Apple is now facing two lawsuits over slowing down iPhones intentionally

When contacted by The Verge for comment about the controversy, Apple pretty much owned up to it , though the company stated it enacted this measure in order to fix battery issues and hardware failure. But then you got really furious when read that it was a deliberate act by Apple - lowering the clock speed of the iPhone - after a few years of use, with the evil intention of forcing you to upgrade .