Facebook Stock Price Hits All-Time High Despite Controversies

Despite the massive Cambridge Analytica data scandaland a couple of users’ privacy issues owing to internal bugs, Facebook stock closed at an all-time record high of $203.23 (roughly Rs. 14,000) on Friday. Investors are loving the social network more than ever that saw its stocks dipping earlier in 2018 when it was under an intense probe over data … Read more

Myanmar Hardline Monks Vow to Stay on Facebook Despite Ban

Myanmar’s hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using it to “tell the truth”, they said on Friday, after the social media giant barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims. United Nations officials investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar have said Facebook has been a source of propaganda against the minority in … Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo Using Mobile Data Despite Wi-Fi Turned On, Some Users Complain

While Android 8.0 Oreo has not been made available widely for very long yet, it seems like a bug associated with the new platform has shown up. As per a user of the latest version of Google’s mobile platform, the update has brought along an issue where the system is using up mobile data even when Wi-Fi has been … Read more

Infosys stock jumps 2 per cent despite board-founders differences

NEW DELHI: Shares of Infosyswent up further by nearly 2 per cent on Monday even as differences persisted between the founders and the board over corporate governance issues. The stock, which has been advancing for the last three sessions, moved up by 1.60 per cent to end at Rs 983.50 on BSE. During the day, … Read more

Trump immigration ban still in place despite court ruling, says DHS

Hours after a federal judge issued a stay on President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily restricting entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and a senior White House adviser issued robust responses, emphasizing that the order remains in force. In a statement issued in the early hours of … Read more

Yellen says she wants to serve out her term, despite Trump pressure

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen wants to serve out her term despite pressure from President-elect Donald Trump. “I guess the way I think about it is that I was confirmed by the Senate to a four-year term. The term of the Fed chair was not meant to coincide with the president … I do intend … Read more

Tested: Battlefield 1 shines on this all-AMD gaming PC despite DirectX 12 weirdness

Bizarre DX12 results don’t take away from Battlefield 1’s brilliance on AMD’s FX-8370 processor and Radeon RX 480. Credit: Brad Chacos 11COMMENTS Brad Chacos | @BradChacos Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM DICE didn’t let you down this time, folks. Battlefield 4 stumbled out of the gate with connection problems. The less said … Read more

Despite growth warning, most of Wall Street is still bullish on Facebook

Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CFO David Wehner spooked Wall Street on Wednesday’s post-earnings conference call by reiterating a warning that ad revenue growth would slow in 2017, and that next year will be a year of heavy investment for the company. The stock closed down almost 6 percent, just under $120 per share on … Read more

Despite growth warning, most of Wall Street is still bullish on Facebook

Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CFO David Wehner spooked Wall Street on Wednesday’s post-earnings conference call by reiterating a warning that ad revenue growth would slow in 2017, and that next year will be a year of heavy investment for the company. The stock closed down almost 6 percent, just under $120 per share on … Read more

Despite Rio Olympic woes, Brazil may still be a winner with investors

The Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are here! For the next two-and-a-half weeks, more than 10,000 athletes representing 204 countries will compete in 28 different sports, entertaining billions of spectators across the globe. Reports of poor-quality facilities and last-minute construction travails by the host country will likely soon give way to the drama … Read more