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German court: Facebook privacy settings illegal

German court: Facebook privacy settings illegal

The Berlin court passed judgement late last month but the verdict was only made public this week. Facebook is thinking of appealing against this rulling but hopes that the planned changes to the app will satiesfy the law. "That's not enough for informed consent". Finally, the court ruled Facebook's "real name" clause unlawful, believing it to be a covert way of obtaining users' consent to use this data.


Julia Louis-Dreyfus Proclaims She's

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Proclaims She's "Ready to Rock" After Surgery

To celebrate their co-star's progress in her battle against cancer, Veep's Timothy Simons and Tony Hale recorded a video lip-syncing to Katy Perry's 2013 song "Roar". "The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let's fight all cancers and make universal health care a reality". "Our love and support go out to Julia and her family at this time", the network said in a statement.


Climate change causing global sea levels to rise rapidly every year

Climate change causing global sea levels to rise rapidly every year

Second, melting land ice flows into the ocean, also increasing sea level across the globe, he said. Published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the study finds that sea level rise will not increase at a steady rate.


Former Samsung CTO Injong Rhee is now a Google executive

Former Samsung CTO Injong Rhee is now a Google executive

On Monday 12 February, Injong Rhee shared a Linkedin post informing that he would be a part of Google's IoT team. Rhee will also be responsible for creating distinct consumer and enterprise product lines, with the goal of making Google IoT "sustainable and profitable".


Apple rules out special dividend

Apple rules out special dividend

In a strangely transcendental moment during Apple's annual shareholder meeting, CEO and quinquagenarian Tim Cook told the company's investors today that he is "hoping to be alive to see the elimination of money". Seeing as Apple's current stock price is falling, albeit, at a slow rate, this will surely be brought up by the investors themselves. According to Cook, the combined revenue from all those products is nearing that of a Fortune 300 company.


Snapchat Stands Pat On Redesign Despite Receiving Significant Backlash

Snapchat Stands Pat On Redesign Despite Receiving Significant Backlash

And yet it may be all for naught. The app updated automatically for a lot of users. The Snapchat redesign is proving rather controversial, to say the very least. I've had the Snapchat update for a few days now and still haven't figured out the equation. " Snapchat has also introduced a range of interactive features that have appealed to teen audiences, in turn driving up the user number".