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Marvel The Avengers Game Gets Incredible Talent Boost

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Today, we've received our first update on the project, in the form of some new hires at Crystal Dynamics. Creative directors are ultimately responsible for much of the stuff players care about: the way the game plays, its aesthetics and story, that sort of thing. Read More »

Android 8.1 Now Tells You How Fast Nearby Wi-Fi Networks Are

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What do you guys think about this new Android 8 .1 Oreo Beta update for the flagship phone? HMD Global at the time of launching its new Nokia smartphones a year ago had promised that it would be prompt in releasing software updates and it has lived up to it so far, having seeded Android Nougat to all its handsets. Read More »

Qualcomm fined $1.2B for violating antitrust rules

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The European Commission early today ordered mobile chip maker Qualcomm Technologies Inc.to pay a 997 million euro ($1.23 billion) fine for allegedly violating EU antitrust laws. The EU says Qualcomm abused its dominant position in LTE chips. According to European Union , the fine represents 4.9 percent of Qualcomm's revenue in 2017. Read More »

Pakistan reach Semi-Finals of ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

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Pakistan's pace-duo of Musa and Shaheen had earlier shared five scalps to restrict South Africa to 189 for nine. In their chase, Pakistan too stuttered but South Africa just did not have enough in their bowling firepower to defend the paltry total of 189/9 which they had accumulated in their allotted 50 overs. Read More »

World's most powerful rocket undergoes key engine test

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The Tesla CEO said in December that the Roadster would be playing David Bowie's "Space Oddity" and "will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent". With the certification, SpaceX will be able to compete through fiscal 2019 for 11 launches that include three GPS III satellite missions. At the time of this writing, the government shutdown is well into its third day. Read More »

Google I/O 2018: How to watch and what to expect

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That could mean the announcement of new VR games and experiences or even some new VR hardware - though we wouldn't count on that, as a new version of the Google Daydream View landed in late 2017. For instance, last year, it added support for Whirlpool and GE appliances, availability on iOS as a standalone app, a developer's kit so it could come to more devices, and several more improvements thanks to Google's machine learning progress. Read More »

Apple iPhone X order weak point may hit suppliers

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had previously predicted that the 6.1-inch iPhone will have a pixel density of somewhere around 320-330. Apart from this, Apple's other iPhones such as iPhone SE, 6s, 7 and 8 were also sold out well in the market in the fourth quarter a year ago. Read More »

Apple previews iOS 11.3

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Apple is set to deliver a ton of new iOS 11 features in the iOS 11.3 update that is coming in early 2018. After many months of rumors, Apple announced that it is launching a personal health record (PHR) feature with iOS 11.3, the beta of which launched Wednesday to users in Apple's iOS Developer Program. Read More »

This Australian Town is Technically Sitting on Parts of Canada

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Anyone who's taken the epic plane flight from North America to Australia knows that Oz is very, very far away. During this time, nearly all the continents were drifting together in what would eventually be known as the supercontinent Nuna , lead author and Curtin PhD candidate Adam Nordsvan explains in a press release. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association seeking sponsors for VAR system at World Cup

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Different technologies exist for goal-line review though most use multiple high-speed cameras and computer algorithms that quickly detect the ball's location, sending an alert to the referee's watch when the ball crosses the line. "Being able to once again hold the original trophy brings back incredible memories for me, and I can not wait to find out who will lift this precious sporting icon after the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup". Read More »

Reliance Jio Republic Day offer vs Airtel's new data plans

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Shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) were down 1.71% at Rs 964.90. Here's a look at Reliance Jio vs Airtel plans and their benefits. Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 47.42 points or 0.13% at 36,092.56. The Rs 98 pack at present offers 2.1 GB data at 4G speed and thereafter speed drops to 64 kilobit per second with 14 days validity. Reliance Jio has announced a revision to its prepaid plans yet again. Read More »

Google Lunar XPrize Competitors to Finish With no victor

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The organizers at the X Prize Foundation conceded that none of the five remaining entrants have a chance of getting off the ground by the deadline at the end of March. A120-member startup company having successfully raised over $35 Mn in three rounds , Team Indus was working on raising more money from sponsors before the deadline. Read More »

70000 tickets sell for Parker-Joshua bout in record time

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More than 70,000 tickets have sold for the world heavyweight unification clash between Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua. His fights reach the masses in all corners of the world such is his significant star now in world boxing. "I don't know how to take that", said Parker. I don't know? Have to be more than human? "One one of the scam websites we've been monitoring, you can actually add more VIP ringside seats to the basket and proceed to the payment page than there are seats at ringside", ... Read More »

Smartphone Battery Explodes After Customer Bites It

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He drops it quickly and stands shocked as others in the marketplace stop too. He chewed into an iPhone battery only to watch it explode. It has since been viewed more than 4.5 million times according to the publication. It is uncertain if the quality of the battery had anything to do with the explosion or if it was just the pressure. As a result, many iPhone owners began to look into replacing their device's batteries - either via Apple's discounted program , or through third-parties. Read More »

Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End

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The four-term NY senator and the dozens of other Democrats who initially voted Friday to block the spending bill had been lauded by their progressive base even as almost 1 million federal workers were furloughed without pay. The majority of Senate Democrats voted Monday for a bill to fund the government through February 8, less than three days after standing together to force a short-lived government shutdown . Read More »

Woman dragged out of vehicle, raped; husband held at gunpoint in Gurugram

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The incident took place when the woman and her husband were returning in her brother-in-law's vehicle from a family function. "Around 15 minutes after we had left my brother in-law's home, while we were crossing the 200ft road behind Business Park Tower, my husband asked his nephew who was driving to stop to relieve himself". Read More »

Scientists discover a piece of America in Australia

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The rocks - sandstone sedimentary rocks that formed in a shallow sea - had signatures that were unknownin Australia but strongly resembled rocks that can be seen in present-day Canada. The continents as we know them today have shifted places throughout Earth's 4-billion-year history. Speculation about such a connection has existed since the late 1970s, when a paper proposed a connection dating back to the continent of Rodinia, around 1.13 billion years ago. Read More »

Snapchat makes Stories easier to share. Just not yours

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These traditionally disappear after a day, but Stories shared outside of the app will be available for 30 days, Snapchat confirmed. Rest of the users will have to update the application to the latest version. Those Stories will remain available on the web for up to 30 days, Snap says. So what if you want to share your own Stories? " Search Stories are another way to discover user generated Snaps on Snapchat". Read More »

Brief Overview on Valuations: ChromaDex Corporation (CDXC), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $91.88. About 738,708 shares traded. CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI) has risen 66.12% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. Lincluden Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.89% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Lc invested in 1.70 million shares or 4.38% of the stock. Read More »

Kogi doctor who contracted Lassa fever dies

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According to The Guardian, the Ose and Owo local government areas of the state accounted for six of the cases, while Akoko area has recorded four cases. He also advised the public to store food items, especially grains, garri and powdered food in air-tight containers. Tijani, therefore, urged the people to maintain personal hygiene and utilize any measure to get rid of rats to curtail the disease. Read More »

The Xbox One X is now in India, priced at Rs. 44990

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The console comes with built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player along with the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X offering 3D spatial sound. The new console is the smallest Xbox ever, however, despite the smaller footprint, the design looks pretty much similar to the ongoing Xbox One S. Read More »

Switch gets the original SteamWorld Dig next month

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The Animal Crossing trademark application was filed a few days ago and shared by Japanese Nintendo . The trademark application reportedly mentions a variety of purposes including software for a home video game machine, portable electronic game machine, and smartphone devices. Read More »

Apple HomePod Starting To Be Shipped

Update: The HomePod page on Apple's website confirms that not only is AirPlay 2's multi-room support delayed until later this year, but so is the previously demoed capability to have two HomePods pair together for offering stereo sound. That being said, we do know the speaker can adapt to any room you put it in. Speaking of Siri, the voice assistant is pretty limited right now. Furthermore, when activating Siri, a waveform will appear on the top of the speaker indicating she's ready to ... Read More »

Acer Unveils New Stylish & Convertible Chromebook Spin 11

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The Acer Chromebook 11 C732 delivers solid everyday performance powered 2by either an Intel ® Celeron ® dual-core processor N3350 or Intel ® Celeron ® quad-core processor N3450. The Acer Chromebook 11 C732 can tolerate drops from heights up to 122cm (48 inches) thanks to a durable corner-shield structure and rubber bumper surrounding the keyboard. Read More »

Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC Acquires 19078 Shares of Intel Co

About 1.48M shares traded or 9.44% up from the average. It is up 13.09% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500. First Quadrant LP acquired 79,818 shares as Inc Research Holdings Inc A (INCR)'s stock rose 2.75%. Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $31.43 million activity. Read More »

The first 512GB microSD card arrives in February

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In a press release , the Marketing Manager of Integral Memory, James Danton explained that there is the need to extend the storage capacity in order to provide the greater experience to the users. Integral's 512GB microSD card meets Video Speed Class 10 (V10) and UHS-I U1 standards and offers transfer speeds up to 80MB/s. Integral does not mention how much the 512GB microSD card will cost, but as Engadget notes, the company's 400GB card already commands a price of around $250, which means ... Read More »

Rust Leaves Steam Early Access in February After Four Years

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When the full release of Rust hits, the only major change will be the price change. The developers will be transitioning from a weekly update schedule to a monthly update schedule. "That's the delta that we feel qualifies us to leave Early Access", Facepunch's Garry Newman wrote. Rust is $20 right now and it'll cost $35 once it's out of Early Access. Read More »

Xbox One X now officially launched in India

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The Xbox One X lacks dedicated Kinect port and comes with just the HDMI-in port. Microsoft will now start shipping the Xbox One X in black color with 1TB of storage. Microsoft Xbox One X was first introduced back in November. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, WiFi (Dual band) with Wi-Fi Direct, IR Blaster, 3 x USB 3.0 Ports, IR Out, S/PDIF and Ethernet Port. Read More »