Many Android, iOS Apps Ask for ´Risky´ Permissions, Push Aggressive Ads: Symantec

11 min atras | NDTV (Namíbia)

While Apple and Google regularly upgrade their respective app store listings to limit malicious apps to some extent, Symantec has highlighted that there are tons of apps that put user privacy at risk. The company through a new research found that there ... View details »

How Will NASA Know If Opportunity Is Okay After the Martian Dust Storm?

11 min atras | Gizmodo (Namíbia)

Nearly all of Mars has been under the assault of a planet-wide dust storm since June. The nerve-wracking question: Is the Opportunity rover okay? The 15-year-old rover has been incommunicado since June 10, according to a NASA release, as the dust storm... View details »

The most hotly anticipated Nokia phone in over a decade is coming soon

11 min atras | BGR (Namíbia)

Nokia Android phones have been selling impressively for well over a year now, and the company that owns the Nokia phone brand, HMD Global, unveiled a bunch of new devices back in early spring. But so far, we havent had a true Nokia flagship that can... View details »

The OnePlus 6T will have some serious help to take on the Pixel 3 in October

11 min atras | BGR (Namíbia)

Ever since the OnePlus One was launched in 2014, the chippy Chinese phonemaker has worked hard to build up its brand as being different to the rest of the smartphone makers. Forget buying devices on two-year contracts from shiny stores — until ... View details »

How Google´s location-tracking issue affects you

11 min atras | Engadget (Namíbia)

Watching Twitter and Facebook commit reputational suicide over the past 20 months has been as painful as it has been entertaining -- entertaining in the sense that all anyone had to do was let the companies be themselves. The cost has been terrible,... View details »

After HomePod challenged Echo, Amazon wants to poach Apple Music fans

11 min atras | VentureBeat (Namíbia)

Turnabout is fair play, as they say, so after Apple challenged Amazons Echo smart speakers with HomePod, Amazon has decided to aggressively chase Apple Music users with its own streaming service. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is launching an... View details »

New coaches, contrasting transitions at Arsenal and Chelsea

11 min atras | The Globe and Mail (Namíbia)

When Arsenal and Chelsea square off on Saturday it will provide a glimpse into two contrasting managerial transitions for London rivals trying to rejoin the Premier League elite. Chelsea fans have grown used to seeing new faces in the dugout. Maurizio ... View details »

Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary tool elephants use to stay cancer-free

11 min atras | Quartz (Namíbia)

Once they got into the laboratory, the scientists didnt hold back. The elephant tissue theyd collected was divided into several petri dishes, and then the researchers purposefully infected them with a slew of known carcinogens, curious about whether ... View details »

New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

11 min atras | Independent Online (Namíbia)

New York - A new intravenous HIV drug has shown to be effective in reducing virus, boost immunity among patients with advanced, multi-drug resistant HIV infection, results of a phase-III trial has showed. As the first monoclonal antibody approved by ... View details »

Contact lens gets stuck in woman´s eye for 28 years and forms cyst

11 min atras | Scottish Daily Record (Namíbia)

A woman had a contact lens removed from her eye, 28 years after it became stuck. The woman, who is now aged 42, had sought medical help after her left eyelid became swollen and droopy. An MRI scan at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee showed she had a... View details »

US Ends Syria Stabilization Funding, Cites More Allied Cash

11 min atras | Voice of America (Namíbia)

The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict, citing increased contributions from anti-Islamic State coalition partners. The State Department said it had notified ... View details »

Turkey´s lira weakens 5 percent, Trump says won´t take pastor´s detention ´sitting down´

12 min atras | Yahoo News UK (Namíbia)

By Daren Butler, David Dolan and Humeyra Pamuk. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkeys battered lira weakened 5 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastors appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump who...and more View details »

My favorite part of ´Crazy Rich Asians´ was the credits. Here´s why.

12 min atras | (Namíbia)

Awkwafina, from left, Nico Santos and Constance Wu in a scene from the film Crazy Rich Asians. Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. When I stepped into the movie theater last week to watch Crazy Rich Asians, I felt waves of anxiety, skepticism, and hope. I knew ... View details »

AFRIMA unveils nominees for 2018 awards

12 min atras | Vanguard (Namíbia)

By Benjamin Njoku. The 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, on Tuesday, unveiled the nominees list for the 2018 edition. The event which held at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, had officials of the African Union Commission, Jury... View details »

Ariana Grande´s ´Sweetener´ Proves That Trap Is the New Pop

12 min atras | Rolling Stone (Namíbia)

Like nearly every modern pop star, Ariana Grande has flitted from genre to genre over the course of her career, easily collapsing the distance between the steroidal EDM of “Break Free” and the relaxed reggae of “Side to Side,” the clipped Eighties pop ... View details »

´Amazing Grace´: How Aretha Franklin Took Us All to Church

12 min atras | New York Times (Namíbia)

Albums dont “matter,” anymore. But they used to, and when they did, Aretha Franklin, who died on Thursday, was responsible for one of the very best: “Amazing Grace,” a live album recorded over two days in January 1972, at the New Temple Missionary... View details »

Oil Posts Longest Losing Run Since 2015 Amid Economic Fears

12 min atras | Bloomberg (Namíbia)

Oil posted its biggest weekly loss in five weeks and its longest run of weekly declines in three years on lingering fears of an emerging market demand slowdown and building U.S. stockpiles. Futures added 0.7 percent in New York amid a slipping dollar,... View details »

Elon Musk: This has been the most painful year of my career

12 min atras | WPLG Local 10 (Namíbia)

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Elon Musk is hurting. This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career, he said in an emotional interview with The New York Times published late Thursday. It was excruciating.... View details »

Lungu ´ultimately responsible´ for Biti deportation – Musumali

1 hr atras | (Namíbia)

SOCIALIST Party general secretary Dr Cosmas Musumali says President Edgar Lungu and his associates are de facto the law and the unrestricted alpha and omega over peoples lives. Dr Musumali said under President Lungu, Zambias foreign policy was... View details »

The best-kept secret in smartphones is coming to a US carrier for the first time ever

1 hr atras | Business Insider UK (Namíbia)

The OnePlus 6T will be the first smartphone from OnePlus to be sold by a US carrier. It could also cost $550, $20 more than the current OnePlus 6. Despite no previous availability at US carrier stores, OnePlus phones have an incredibly dedicated ... View details »

NASA admits $400M Mars Opportunity rover could be lost forever

1 hr atras | Fox News (Namíbia)

In a blog post, NASA said that it may never again have contact with the Opportunity rover, after the craft got caught up in a Martian dust storm in the middle of June. While expressing optimism that the worst of the Opportunitys rovers problems may ... View details »

Android´s Back button is great, but makes gesture navigation worse

1 hr atras | Fast Company (Namíbia)

Its been a few months since I started using Androids take on gesture navigation, having enabled it on my Pixel 2 XL smartphone as a beta feature back in May. Now that the feature is out of beta alongside the rest of Android 9.0 Pie, Im turning it ... View details »

Best Buy drops the price of MacBooks for its anniversary sale

1 hr atras | Digital Trends (Namíbia)

With brands like HP, Dell, Lenovo, and Samsung all vying for your attention, finding the right laptop can be a real struggle. Whether youre looking for something with a little processing power or an impressive graphics card, youll need to carefully ... View details »

ProBeat: Of course Google is tracking you

1 hr atras | VentureBeat (Namíbia)

Google tracks your every move. But you already knew that — even if youve never explicitly thought about it. The notion is completely understandable and explainable, for it is in Googles interest to do so, and Google users frankly dont care. On ... View details »

​Fox21 Acquire Rights For RPG Title Vampyr, TV Adaptation Planned

1 hr atras | LADbible (Namíbia)

Focus Home Interactive has revealed that Fox21 has now attained the rights to Vampyr, and they plan to make a TV adaptation of the RPG title. In a post on their forum, publishers Focus Home Interactive said: Fox21 has secured the rights to DONTNOD... View details »

Lucas Torreira, the man from Fray Bentos, can beef up Arsenal´s midfield

1 hr atras | The Guardian (Namíbia)

Time for Torreira. That is the motto Arsenal chose to accompany all their messaging about the most pivotal of the five new recruits they have welcomed to try to help Unai Emery rework the shape of the team. Arguably, time for Torreira is long overdue ... View details »

Halep beats Barty in first of 2 matches in Cincinnati

1 hr atras | Daily Mail (Namíbia)

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Top-ranked Simona Halep won the first of two scheduled matches Friday at the Western Southern Open, edging 16th-seeded Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-4. Halep will face unseeded Lesia Tsurenko in a quarterfinal match after rain delayed... View details »

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone´sDomawa finishes in 5th position

1 hr atras | Awoko (Namíbia)

The President of Paralympics Committee, Unisa Deen Kargbo, said Brima Nelson Domawathe only athlete to represent Sierra Leone in the World Para Powerlifting African Championship in Algeria was ranked 5th position out of 11. He said Domawa was a...and more View details »

Ronaldo Joins Juventus, and Everybody Wins

1 hr atras | New York Times (Namíbia)

Cristiano Ronaldos arrival at Juventus could be a commercial, financial and structural victory for Italys Serie A. The whole world is watching. CreditMassimo Pinca/Reuters. Supported by. By Rory Smith. Aug. 17, 2018. FLORENCE, Italy — As soon as the ... View details »

No handshakes, no helmets in eastern Congo city preparing for Ebola

1 hr atras | Business Insider (Namíbia)

By Fiston Mahamba. GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo... View details »

Maternal exposure to insecticides tied to autism in offspring

1 hr atras | Healio (Namíbia)

Study findings published in the American Journal of Psychiatry revealed that maternal exposure to insecticides during pregnancy was linked to autism in offspring. “Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that causes substantial distress and impairments ... View details »

Contact Lens Lodged in Woman´s Eye for 28 Years Underscores New CDC Warning

1 hr atras | Inverse (Namíbia)

The 42-year-old UK woman at the heart of a disturbing new case study had no idea what was causing her upper eyelid to swell and droop. When her doctors ordered an MRI, they saw there was clearly a mass in there, but it wasnt until they operated and... View details »

Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests: medics

1 hr atras | Reuters (Namíbia)

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of other taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce deal that would calm the impoverished enclave. A ... View details »

Elected Prime Minister, Imran Khan Offers Little Conciliation to Foes

1 hr atras | New York Times (Namíbia)

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Imran Khan, the charismatic cricketer-turned-politician, was elected prime minister on Friday in an acrimonious vote in the lower house of Parliament that was punctuated by partisan shouting. “Those people who have looted the... View details »

Turkey: the perils of Erdogan´s power grab

1 hr atras | Financial Times (Namíbia)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan had never even heard of a pastor from North Carolina called Andrew Brunson until last spring, according to one senior Turkish official. It was during a briefing ahead of a visit to the White House, the official claims, that the ... View details »

Vampyr Is Being Made into a TV Series as Fox21 Secures the Rights

1 hr atras | DualShockers (Namíbia)

Vampyr launched into the gaming universe last June to critical acclaim with it reaching first place on steam and selling over 450,000 copies in its first month, but with that said, will it do just as well when its boxed up and packaged for television ... View details »

13 Feminist ´Sweetener´ Lyrics That Will Make Ariana Grande Fans Ready To Take On The World

1 hr atras | Bustle (Namíbia)

After much anticipation and excitement, Ariana Grandes Sweetener album is officially here for everyone to enjoy. Her new music dropped on Friday, Aug. 17, and fans couldnt be more thrilled about the 15 tracks they finally get to listen to. Theres ... View details »

Aretha Franklin´s Producer Narada Michael Walden Remembers the Queen of Soul: ´Her Eyes Had That Fire´

1 hr atras | Variety (Namíbia)

In the mid-1980s, Aretha Franklins career was at a low ebb. Not only had her long hot string of hits largely cooled off, her beloved father, the Reverend C.L. Franklin, had died after spending years in a coma. During this time, she joined forces with ... View details »

Pininfarina to reveal its luxury 250mph all-electric hypercar at Pebble Beach

1 hr atras | Malay Mail (Namíbia)

MILAN, Aug 17 — Automobili Pininfarina has announced that it will be presenting a full-scale design concept of its luxury electric hypercar — codenamed PFO — at Pebble Beach Concours dElegance, ahead of its official unveiling at the Geneva ... View details »

Active Stocks Getting Hammered on Analysts´ Scrutiny: B2Gold Corp. (NYSE:BTG)

1 hr atras | NASDAQ Times (Namíbia)

B2Gold Corp. (NYSE:BTG) shares price -0.47% moved down during latest trading session. The firm belongs to Basic Materials sector, other than individual factors many other macro and micro factors also effects whole sector and industries. Moving down to... View details »

NEWS ANALYSIS: Tencent´s slump shows what happens when Beijing flips the switch

1 hr atras | Business Day (Namíbia)

Hong Kong/San Francisco — China long celebrated Tencent Holdings as a national champion. Now, the tech giant is getting a taste of what its like to be on the other side of government patronage. Tencent tumbled on Thursday after reporting its first ... View details »

Investors query funding costs at a private Tesla

1 hr atras | Reuters (Namíbia)

NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - Several Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shareholders have told Reuters they are concerned that the electric car maker will have to pay more to fund its growth if it becomes a private company and loses the ability to sell new shares to ... View details »

Americans Bike Around World to Prove Evil Doesn´t Exist — Tragedy Strikes When They Reach ISIS Territory

2 hr atras | Independent Journal Review (Namíbia)

An American couple was tragically killed by ISIS terrorists while attempting to cycle around the world. Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan left their Washington D.C. home over two years ago with their bicycles and a desire to see the world. They ... View details »

Ramaphosa hands SADC reins to Namibia´s Geingob

2 hr atras | Citizen (Namíbia)

Ramaphosa says he does not doubt that with Geingob at the helm of the organisation, the SADC integration agenda will be advanced even further. South Africas president Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday handed the chairmanship of the Southern African... View details »

A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble´s is now officially under construction

2 hr atras | Business Insider (Namíbia)

Construction crews have broken ground on the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. When complete, the telescope will have a light-collecting area about 80 feet in diameter — nearly the area of a basketball court. GMTs photos will be about 10 times ... View details »

T-Mobile will reportedly sell the OnePlus 6T, which is great… for everyone but you

2 hr atras | PCWorld (Namíbia)

While the fall smartphone season generally belongs to Samsung, Apple, and Google, OnePlus has been making plenty of noise the past two years. After moving to a six-month refresh cycle with the 3T, the Oppo offshoot has steadily increased pressure on ... View details »

Google changes website to clarify exactly when it is tracking people around

2 hr atras | The Independent (Namíbia)

Google has changed a description on its website of when and how exactly it is tracking its users. The revision was made to the explanation of how its Location History settings works. The page suggested that it might turn off all location tracking ... View details »

US judge blocks tools that help GTA Online players cheat

2 hr atras | PC Gamer (Namíbia)

A U.S. court has awarded Take-Two Interactive a preliminary injunction to block software that helps players cheat at Grand Theft Auto Online, Reuters reports. On Thursday, U.S District Judge Luis Stratton awarded the injunction against Georgia resident ... View details »

Premier League odds, Matchday 2: Chelsea vs. Arsenal, Liverpool at Palace and Manchester United at Brighton

2 hr atras | (Namíbia)

Matchday 2 of the Premier League begins this Saturday and concludes with one game on the slate on Monday, with the weekend highlighted by the big Arsenal vs. Chelsea match at Stamford Bridge. There are plenty of matches this weekend with top teams... View details »

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 44

2 hr atras | Reuters (Namíbia)

GENEVA (Reuters) - Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 44 people, the World Health Organization said on Friday. FILE PHOTO:... View details »