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What's Really Up With Apple Giving Face Data To Developers?

What's Really Up With Apple Giving Face Data To Developers?

A number of privacy groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Democracy and Technology, are now anxious that Apple may not be able to control how developers will use their access to sensitive biometric data once they transfer such data to their individual servers.


Pixel 2 XL phones shipping to some buyers without an OS

Pixel 2 XL phones shipping to some buyers without an OS

While not installing an operating system on the Pixel 2 XL was most likely an isolated incident, what is not uncommon to users is the blue tint that forms on the larger phone. The phone has been affected by various issues both "intended" and not. Then there's the burn-in issue, which some users say showed up on their Pixel 2 XL's display after a very short duration, some as little as a week.


Prosecutors mull charges in DNC hacking

Prosecutors mull charges in DNC hacking

Federal prosecutors have enough evidence to charge each of the alleged Russian hackers and could unseal criminals charges against them as early as 2018, the report said . Oftentimes the US DOJ will arrest Russian nationals while they are on vacation in extraditable nations, as we have seen quite often in past hacking and financial crime cases.



Snapdragon chips demand helps Qualcomm top estimates

The product plans are in the early stages and may still change, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the matter is private. Excluding items, Qualcomm earned 92 cents per share, beating analysts estimates of 81 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.


Unique Retreats: A House Made From 25 Million LEGO Bricks

Unique Retreats: A House Made From 25 Million LEGO Bricks

Winners will be flown in from anywhere in the world. There's more: A master Lego builder will impart top-secret tips and tricks, and robot waiters will serve meals, which guests must build out of legos first. Guests will even be supplied with Lego-proof slippers to avoid any injuries. "Unleash your imagination, bring your wildest Lego vision to life, and fall asleep surrounded by 25 million bricks", the contest rules tease.



Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA), Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

The stock has a market capitalization of $19.16 billion, a PE ratio of 22.38 and a beta of 1.90. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was surged -8.05% and plunged in last 63 trading days (quarter) of -17.79%. Therefore 80% are positive. Accordingly, all of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.'s and Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.'s distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal tax withholding at the highest applicable effective tax rate.