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Far Cry 5 old West game might happen

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If Red Dead Redemption 2 does get delayed, then Ubisoft releasing a Far Cry 5 game in that era will serve as a (potentially great) stopgap for the release the industry has been waiting on for years. The sequence the production crew was shooting involved two men fighting near a hanging bell as a train rolled by on the tracks a half-mile away. The footage they were filming was apparently mostly to be used as marketing material for the game, so it was probably a live action trailer. Read More »

Samsung Virtually Confirms Galaxy Note8 Launch Later this Year

The electronics manufacturer posted extremely good first-quarter earnings on Thursday, highlighting the size and diversification within the company. Regardless of their fine built and outstanding features, both the devices have been plagued by issues, some of which have been fixed via an update but some are still sticking around. Read More »

Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident

While Buffett acknowledged that tax cuts would benefit his shareholders - although not all of them - he also called medical costs "the tapeworm of American economic competitiveness ". And in answering a question about how much that person would be paid, he took a swipe at compensation consultants who often urge corporate boards to pay their managers extravagant salaries. Read More »

Trump's travel ban faces new test

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President Donald Trump's controversial revised travel ban is going to face scrutiny in court for the first time next week, almost two months after a federal judge issued a last-minute halt on its implementation. "The anti-Muslim message embodied by the order singles them out for particular condemnation and stigma because they are Muslim immigrants", the ACLU filing said. Read More »

Sturgeon congratulates Macron after victory in French vote

All 577 seats in the National Assembly are up for grabs. Macron has said he was aiming to secure an absolute majority in the lower chamber through the June 11 and 18 elections. Front National's Marine Le Pen, who conceded defeat after polls closed, said she would look to lead "a profound reformation of our movement to constitute a new political force". Read More »

Hotstar to livestream Arnab Goswami's Republic

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Tata Sky, the most popular DTH platform, is testing the channel and will start transmitting it for all users from late Friday onwards. Vivo is also the presenting sponsor of the 9-pm show, while Microsoft is the technology partner. The "Prime Time" Newshour anchor known for his fierce debates Arnab Gowasmi's Republic TV is the talk of the entire nation today. The channel became the first one in India to be aired live on Star India's digital platform Hotstar. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices Is Overvalued

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At present, 4 analysts call it Sell , while 16 think it is Hold. Now the shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Buy and their mean rating for the stock is 1.50 on scale of 1-5. Read More »

Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

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The bout then exploded in the 5th with Joshua dropping Klitschko early and opening up a cut over his right eye. Joshua hurt Klitschko with a hard left hook that knocked him down. The result saw Joshua bring his flawless fight record to 19-0. Klitschko seized his moment and began to land flush as he took control of the unpredictable encounter. Read More »

Mars Curiosity Rover explores dark, mysterious Martian sand dunes

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Since the wind comes down from the mountain slope, it is more powerful and has a more drastic effect on the sand. This is the phase 2 of the rover's dunes campaign and the onboard analysis will complete the investigation of those dunes. Sand samples are scooped up by a sample-handling instrument attached to Curiosity's arm. "A balky brake appears to be affecting drill feed mechanism performance", said Curiosity Deputy Project Manager Steven Lee, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory , ... Read More »

Dead Island 2 Is Apparently Still On The Way

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The last trailer for Dead Island 2 , if you missed it back in 2014, displayed precisely the kind of humor we've come to know and love from zombie games. This week though, Deep Silver has finally given a quick status update regarding the game. Chances are there are a number of you who have already purchased the PC version of Dead Island off of. Read More »

Tyson Sees Profit Dive, Shares Down Sharply

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The company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.01. The company earned $9.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.07 billion. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be issued a $0.225 dividend. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.42%. Read More »

SpaceX postpones classified US military launch until Monday

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The NRO says it surveys potential threats to the United States by tracking terrorists and monitoring the development of nuclear weapons in other countries. SpaceX reportedly plans to fly up to 24 missions this year for customers including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This will be SpaceX's first mission for the California-based company, headed by billionaire tycoon Elon Musk. Read More »

Tonne of energy going into India, says Apple CEO

Cook also believes a company should give back and should have values because a company is a collection of people. Cook explained, "If we can create many manufacturing jobs around, those manufacturing jobs create more jobs around them because you have a service industry that builds up around them". Read More »

Trump's new travel ban faces key test in appeals court

Only two circuit judges voted to grant the rehearing, while a majority rejected the request, the appeals court said in a May 3 order. Also for the first time: the 4th Circuit will also provide a live audio broadcast of the hearing. The fate of the ban is one indication of whether the Republican can carry out his promises to be tough on immigration and national security. This is not the Trump administration's first legal showdown over the President's travel ban. Read More »

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs of relief in Europe

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Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (R) and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany during World War II on May 8, 2017 in Paris. His election also represents a long-awaited generational change in French politics that have been dominated by the same faces for years. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hillary Clinton also congratulated Macron on twitter. Read More »

Sonic the Hedgehog's abandoned skateboarding game surfaces

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Sonic Extreme would have been a hoverboard-based game, featuring two playable characters: Sonic and Shadow Sonic . The skatepark that would have featured in the game would have been based off of the Green Hill Zone, the famous level which features in most Sonic The Hedgehog Games. Read More »

SpaceX Lands Its Falcon 9 Rocket After Launching Military Satellite

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Space Exploration Technologies' launch on Monday was completed as part of a contract between spacecraft maker Ball Aerospace (NYSE:BLL) and the National Reconnaissance Office, which oversees US spy satellites. Instead, SpaceX focused its webcast on the successful touchdown of the first-stage booster. The company has launched its first recycled rocket just last month. Read More »

Everything you need to know about Windows 10 S

Apart from that the rest of the specs are pretty interesting as well. The Windows 10 S seems to be Microsoft's direct dig at Google's Chromebooks as well as Apple's Macbook Air. Anyone needing to use professional tools or non-Store software will need to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. Microsoft unveiled its Surface Laptop yesterday and it is just as good looking as the leaked images of it suggested. Read More »

Pokemon Go Event Makes Grass Types More Common

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The event will be similar to the first community event that was held following the launch of the game a year ago. The first such event is being held in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 7 as part of Open Streets 704 . Pokemon Go fans are counting down the seconds until the start of Niantic's brand new grass event. There are already a lot of Grass Pokemon in the game, especially since the Gen 2 'mons are also included at the event. Read More »

HUDCO IPO subscribed 63% on Day 1

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The market on Monday witnessed the initial public offering (IPO) of the Government-owned Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) in an attempt to raise funds. Shares of the company are proposed to be listed on the BSE and the NSE. However, NPAs from the government sector is only 0.75 per cent. The report also said that 90 per cent of the loans have been granted to state government and their agencies. Read More »

Harman Kardon quietly reveals its Cortana-powered speaker

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For now, you can register to be notified about when the Invoke will go on sale. Samsung has a virtual assistant of its own called Bixby, created to compete with Cortana, Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. The black version of the Harman Kardon Invoke . Considering this week is Build out in Seattle, we'd be hoping to hear more on not only this device, but the Cortana Skills Kit that powers it. Read More »

Amazon is the queen of pointless speakers

The new device may help Amazon expand and improve the Echo's capabilities in more areas, including video chats and online shopping, making the gadget more of a must-have item for homes. Google's device is powered by Google Assistant, which can also be used on Android phones. The potential home speaker - the likes of which are created to be the focal point of a connected lounge room - would directly compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home which have carved out a dominant stake in the ... Read More »

Trump congratulates Macron for ´big win´ in French election

Macron, an independent centrist, won decisively against the far right candidate Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election, securing about 66% of the vote. French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris , France, Sunday. Read More »

Samsung's chip business keeps things looking up in Q1 2017

Not because it's a terribly deal-breaking "misfeature" but because of how Samsung is handling the problem. Especially due to the fact this is the company's first device since its infamous Galaxy Note 7, which kept exploding in people's hands and ended up being banned on flights over safety concerns. Read More »

Samsung's New Galaxy S8 And S8+ Up For Grab In India

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Samsung is developing a new smartphone under its "C" series, one that will come with dual rear cameras. Being an Active variant, we expect Samsung to include some Military Grade Ruggedness and we hope Samsung doesn't mess up with water resistance this time as the previous generation Galaxy S7 Active failed to stand on the claims made by Samsung itself. Read More »

Apple eager to tap India's huge potential, says Tim Cook

Speaking on CNBC's Mad Money on Wednesday, Cook boasted that Apple has already created 2 million jobs in America and said the company has plans to hire "thousands more employees in the future". Apple hopes that its $1 billion investment will expedite job creation and growth. That practice has been a sore point for President Donald Trump and some members of U.S. Read More »

Republicans Pass Trumpcare, Then Go Into Hiding

According to a number of news articles and social media posts, pregnancy, sexual assault and domestic violence could be considered "pre-existing conditions" that make it hard to keep insurance coverage under the Republican health care bill. Read More »

Apple VP shares thoughts on voice-powered speakers with screens

Alexa responds to users on the Amazon Echo and gives them what they need to hear. The company is constantly launching new products. But now, the leader and its parent company seem to have something new and exciting on the horizon with a device that goes beyond the standard voice controlled apparatus that has traditionally been flooding US households in recent years. Read More »

Derby victor Always Dreaming heading to Preakness early

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The almost black son of Bodemeister from the Excess stallion Above Perfection was installed as the 9 to 2 betting favorite and rewarded his backers with the win against 19 rivals on a track that had absorbed 2-1/2 days of rain and was truly rated "sloppy". Read More »

Facebook warns of fake news danger ahead of British election

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Among the tips released via the British newspapers, there is advice to be wary of "skeptical headlines", and how to investigate a site's sources. Facebook said it had already removed "tens of thousands" of fake accounts. "False news and hoaxes are harmful to our community and make the world less informed". Facebook thinks this behaviour may be a sign that a story has misled people, so it will have a lower ranking on the site. Read More »

Fire continues to spread in Georgia wildlife refuge

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A fire official says a wildfire in the Okefenokee Swamp is continuing to spread in southern Georgia. He says the fire in total has covered 129,856 acres (52,550 hectares) as winds are pushing it southeast toward the St. The Charlton County school board canceled all Monday classes citing the use of St. George Elementary as a staging area for fire crews, the road closures and the evacuation. Read More »