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Sneaky Android Malware Impersonates Uber Android App To Steal Your Login Credentials

Sneaky Android Malware Impersonates Uber Android App To Steal Your Login Credentials Same as other banking malware system, it will collect the data like the login credentials, contact lists, SMS and it will upload them directly to the malicious server. "This case again demonstrates malware authors' never-ending quest for finding new social engineering techniques to trick and steal from unwitting users", the company added . [Full Article...]

China's manufacturing sector to continue expanding in 2018

China's manufacturing sector to continue expanding in 2018 China's GDP, a measure of economic growth, rose by 6.8% year-on-year from July to September, slowing from a 6.9% pace in the first and second quarters. The uptrend was driven by stronger market demand from home and worldwide markets, Dodhia added. Both new export orders and overall new business received by manufacturers increased at the quickest clip in four months, according to the survey, whic... [Full Article...]

Instagram Recommends Photos in Your Feed Now, Users Aren't Happy

Instagram Recommends Photos in Your Feed Now, Users Aren't Happy Another highlight of the post is that if you don't like this new feature, you can always choose to hide it. It's seems to be like a combination of the "Following" section and the "Search and Explore" section , both of which are methods of finding photos and videos from accounts you don't follow. [Full Article...]

Uber sells 15% stake to SoftBank

Uber sells 15% stake to SoftBank SoftBank is also investing $1.25 billion in new capital in Uber at its most recent $70 billion valuation. Uber will use the SoftBank funding to invest in its technology, fund its growth and revamp its corporate governance, an Uber spokesman said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Kulbhushan Jadhav thanks Pakistan govt for allowing him to meet his family

Kulbhushan Jadhav thanks Pakistan govt for allowing him to meet his family Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Lahore jail in 2013 , said Pakistan played a "cruel joke" by not allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife and mother freely and dubbed the entire exercise a "drama". Jadhav's family had a brief stop at the mission again before they headed to the airport to catch a flight to India via Dubai. Pakistan claims Jadhav is the face of Indian te... [Full Article...]

Lawrence Dawsey out as Florida State wide receivers coach

Lawrence Dawsey out as Florida State wide receivers coach The folks over at Reddit College Football put together quite the story and investigation into the number of scholarships that FCS foe Delaware State, who the Seminoles beat 77-6 on November 18th, to see if it met NCAA rules. FSU's bowl streak would not reach 36. The NCAA has an option to extend a waiver to Florida State due to extenuating circumstances, if any action is to be taken at all. [Full Article...]

Snow arrives in Kitsap County for Christmas

Snow arrives in Kitsap County for Christmas For Christmas to be officially recorded as "white" in Omaha, an inch of snow will still have to be on the ground at Eppley Airfield at 6 a.m. Monday, DeWald said. Winter weather advisories have been issued for our area until 1 AM. South wind around 7 miles per hour will become northeast after midnight. In 2016, Shimla experienced snowfall on Christmas, nearly after a gap of nearly 24 years. [Full Article...]

United Nations adopts tough new sanctions on North Korea

United Nations adopts tough new sanctions on North Korea The country had also regularly threatened they would destroy South Korea, Japan and the United States and continue to claim that the weapons program is necessary to counter USA aggression. Asked about the effects of sanctions before these latest proposals were announced, Michael Kirby, who led a United Nations inquiry into human rights abuses in North Korea, said cutting off fuel imports would be ... [Full Article...]

Salvation Army volunteer rings in holiday season

Salvation Army volunteer rings in holiday season The Salvation Army says this year's goal is still lacking $100,000 to meet its campaign goal for 2017. "For me, it really started in 2005 when I went down to Louisiana during the Hurricane Katrina clean-up effort", she said. Online: www.salvationarmybr.org and click the DONATE button. Last year, the organization served about 7,900 people in the Greenwood area. "This donor, I believe, has ... [Full Article...]

US Census Bureau: Idaho population booms; IL drops to sixth-biggest state

US Census Bureau: Idaho population booms; IL drops to sixth-biggest state IL had the largest numeric decline, losing 33,703 people (this was a relatively small percentage change compared to its population of 12.8 million). That represents 1% of the Cowboy state's total population and the largest percentage decline in the country. [Full Article...]

Nashville MLS Team Expansion Announcement Expected

Nashville MLS Team Expansion Announcement Expected It is too close to call between Sacramento and Cincinnati who are both worthy of an MLS team in this round of expansion. That means there is only one expansion team left to be awarded. Then there is the Miami factor. The Tennessean reports an announcement from MLS is expected Wednesday in Nashville . Does St. Louis have any chance at all in the next round of MLS expansion? Convers... [Full Article...]

AT&T will give bonuses to 200000 workers to celebrate tax cut

AT&T will give bonuses to 200000 workers to celebrate tax cut AT&T said the bonus payments will go to all union-represented, non-management and front-line managers, totaling more than 200,000 employees. "We believe tax reform is good for our USA economy and are pleased to take these immediate steps to invest in our team members, communities, small businesses, and homeowners", said President and CEO Tim Sloan in a company release . [Full Article...]

Sean "Diddy" Combs expresses interest in Panthers, signing Kaepernick

Sean The Panthers won't be sold until after the football season, Richardson said Sunday, as the only owner the franchise has ever known is jumping ship during an NFL investigation into his behavior. "Let's make it happen". There are NO AFRICAN AMERICAN MAJORITY OWNERS IN THE NFL! Richardson is the highest-profile owner in pro sports to sell a team under ignominious circumstances since 2014, whe... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Continues Upward Climb Despite New Futures Deal

Bitcoin Continues Upward Climb Despite New Futures Deal The website's Bitcoin Price Index had it priced at $19,400 at the time CME launched the contracts. "We saw a nice open on light volume, but pretty uneventful so far", Spencer Bogart, partner at Blockchain Capital LLC, said shortly after trading began on Sunday. [Full Article...]

ITAA welcome proposed Tuesday talks over pilot strike

ITAA welcome proposed Tuesday talks over pilot strike Investors in Ryanair have questioned if Michael O'Leary's reign is coming to an end after he yesterday offered to recognise unions for the first time in the company's 32-year history. The announcement was made on Sunday night by the Impact trade union which also represents in this case Ialpa, the pilots' union. The union added that it had asked Ryanair to release its pilot representatives ... [Full Article...]

INEOS' North Sea pipeline closure 'worth £20m a day'

INEOS' North Sea pipeline closure 'worth £20m a day' Ineos , which operates the Forties pipeline system in the North Sea , said Wednesday it was reviewing a range of options to fix cracks in a system that carries about 40 percent of total regional production, or about 450,000 barrels per day. [Full Article...]

Salvation Army Makes Final Holiday Push

Salvation Army Makes Final Holiday Push The Christmas Red Kettle campaign in Meadville is also ongoing and is now only at 37 percent of its goal and running slightly behind last year's totals as of last week, according to officials. The Salvation Army is still $40,000 away from its $100,000 thousand Red Kettle goal in 2017. The donations fund programs such as the local food pantry, which operates year-round. [Full Article...]

Black Friday boost for retail sales

Black Friday boost for retail sales However, there was unexpected cheer from the country's retailers in data for November released by the Office of National Statistics that showed sales volumes increased 1.6% compared to the same period one year ago, which beat all forecasts by economists. [Full Article...]

Gas prices continue to drop before the holidays

Gas prices continue to drop before the holidays The small gain in fuel economy is more than outweighed by premium's higher price. In 2015, drivers wasted $2.1 billion by paying for premium fuel when their vehicles were created to operate on regular, according to the AAA. " Horsepower for test vehicles averaged an increase of 1.4%", AAA said. Premium may boost horsepower for some engines, but likely not enough for most people to notice in n... [Full Article...]

South Shore now included in Winter Weather Advisory

South Shore now included in Winter Weather Advisory Benji's snowfall is slowing down in Texas Friday morning and moving toward the Gulf Coast and the Mid-Atlantic. Bethany Beach has seen an accumulation of 2.3 inches, while Bridgeville and Seaford have 1.9 inches on the ground. Other news outlets are saying 6 to 8 inches. But another big factor that could keep down the totals is what has happened over the ocean, weather service meteorologist ... [Full Article...]


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