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SEGA Forever Collection brings SEGA classics to Android and iOS for free

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It's a possibility that the company may launch a subscription fee to get rid of the ads. The players will be provided with the option to turn off the advertising permanently with a $1.99 in-app purchase. Majority were never meant to work on handheld devices, and the Japanese company needs to figure out how to make them compatible and easier to play. You can find the Forever series on its official websites. Read More »

GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

Instead, slashing Medicaid spending creates fiscal headroom for what is euphemistically being called "tax reform" - a soon-to-come package of huge tax cuts favoring the wealthy. "Simply put, if there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this bill will do you harm", Obama said. That language could be forced out of the bill for procedural reasons, which would threaten support from conservatives, but Republicans would seek other ways to retain the restriction. Read More »

NASA exposes Gwyneth Paltrow's energy stickers as a scam

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That same blurb also used to claim that the stickers are "made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so they can monitor an astronaut's vitals during wear", but that line has recently changed after a Gizmodo report . Read More »

Government announces 30 smart cities, Thiruvanathapuram tops list

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Centre's ambitious Smart City project for the third stage was announced by Central Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu here on Friday. "Selection of cities for smart city development is running ahead of schedule and the remaining cities would submit revised smart city plans for filling up the vacant slots", Naidu said. Read More »

Facebook launches United Kingdom anti-hate speech initiative

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Technology companies were criticised in the wake of the recent London Bridge terror attack , when Theresa May claimed social media sites provided terrorists with "safe places" online. Together they will support NGOs included the Jo Cox Foundation, set up in memory of the Labour MP murdered past year, Tell Mama, an organization tracking anti-Muslim attacks, Imams Online, and the Community Security Trust, which protects the Jewish community in the UK. Read More »

West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

The dugout of a baseball field is destroyed in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, as severe weather from Tropical Storm Cindy brushed along the northwest coast of Florida Wednesday mo. Starting Thursday evening, county and local officials can send the division situation reports or requests for help as needed, he said. Cooler air can not hold as much moisture as warm air, so this approaching mass of cooler air will essentially wring out the atmosphere like a wet ... Read More »

76ers pick Fultz No. 1 overall in NBA Draft

Making the move to get Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in this year's draft was the move many believe is the final step in the process for the young Sixers squad. Fultz averaged 23.3 points a game, 5.7 rebounds a game and 5.9 assists a game in his lone college season. The Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick to choose University of California at Los Angeles point guard Lonzo Ball . Read More »

Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

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He couldn't stress it enough Thursday, shortly after the Detroit Pistons selected the 6-6 shooting guard from Duke with the 12 pick in the draft. Kennard was one of the most improved prospects in the country last season, putting his full offensive repertoire on display in a breakout sophomore season at Duke. Read More »

Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Lakers' execs Magic Johnson and Jeanie Buss have selected a player who has the skills and looks to only get better with time. He was the conference's first player to average 14 points, six rebounds and seven assists per game since Kidd did it at California. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to make landfall Wednesday

At least one death is already being blamed on the storm, a 10-year-old boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed yesterday by a log thrown ashore by the storm surge. TS Cindy is still on track to land between Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana late Wednesday or early Thursday. It is forecast to merge with a front over Kentucky and Tennessee Friday. Read More »

Honor 8 Pro with 6GB RAM launched in India

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The device will face competition with the recently launched OnePlus 5. The device is powered by a 2.4GHz HiSilicon Kirin 960 octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73) processor coupled with Mali-G71 MP8 GPU to handle the graphics. Read More »

North Korea Denies Torturing American Detainee Otto Warmbier

His parents released a statement that said his death was the inevitable result of "the terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans". "We see no evidence of an acute or healing fracture". Some 2,000 people filled an auditorium, cafeteria and gym at a school in Otto Warmbier's home town of Wyoming, Ohio, for the service. Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 display embedded Touch ID sensor causing delays

Also, the high demand Apple is anticipating for iPhone 8 is adding further pressure on the brand to resolve issues much before the launch and the announcement. In addition to the radical fingerprint sensor technology, the iPhone 8 is expected to come with an edge-to-edge TrueTone OLED display , a radical bezel less design, an iris scanner, an updated 3D Touch module, Wireless Charging, a more powerful processor in the form of Apple A11 and a Smart Connector for accessories such as ... Read More »

Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

It was no less than Cameroon deserved. Australia now head to Moscow to play Chile , where they must win and have another result go their way to reach the semi-finals in Russian Federation. "It's our biggest challenge yet", he said after Australia's 1-1 draw with Cameroon on Thursday night. Postecoglou made two changes from the side that started against Germany . Read More »

These Smart Cams Will Work With Amazon's Echo Show

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The Amazon Echo Show starts shipping in about a week, so Amazon is ramping up announcements surrounding the device's capabilities. Obviously there is the image reference for both tablet and TV in these pictures, so if you use an Amazon Fire Stick , you could soon see these pretty side bars pop up on your favorite shows (although why anyone would check their to-do list while watching Game Of Thrones is beyond us). Read More »

11 dead in car bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan

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Balochistan government spokesman Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar said that the explosion took place at 9:00 am when the police officers were checking the suspected auto. He said the nature of the blast is yet to be determined. "There were only general threats and no specific threat had been received", he said adding that officials are trying to determine whether the attacker managed to escape or got killed in the attack. Read More »

Portland Trail Blazers select Justin Jackson

The Blazers got the 10th pick following a trade with the Sacramento Kings that saw Portland give up the number 15 and number 20 overall picks. When Collins declared for this year's NBA Draft , he became Gonzaga's first one-and-done in school history. Read More »

India Puts Cartosat, NIUSAT, 29 Foreign Satellites into Orbit

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Jayakumar in his address after the successful launch. The launch came two weeks after the space agency successfully sent GSAT-19 satellite with GSLV Mark III-D1 rocket. In the next 40th flight it is about to wear the PSLV rocket which weighs 712kg Cartosat-2 series satellite. It is similar to the earlier satellites in the objective of having the high-resolution scene-specific spot imagery. Read More »

Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Launches Second iOS 11 Beta

According to Macrumors , the iOS 11 Beta 2 release notes from Apple lists quite a number of bug fixes on top of new features added. The iOS 11 beta 2 highlights many known problems, such as an unexpected pop when restarting iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, as well as the SOS notification that goes out even when cancelled. Read More »

China security talks focus on North Korea

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Medical tests did not show what precipitated his injuries, but also found no evidence of the botulism infection that North Korea claimed was the cause of his coma. "No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the medical examiner's office said Tuesday. Read More »

Ford to Invest $900 Million in Kentucky Truck Plant

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All these will help create a more operationally fit Ford, the statement said . Ford team member Mark Lynett helped celebrate the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant. The New York Times reported that the American auto giant will "build its next-generation small vehicle in China rather than in the United States or Mexico". Read More »

Tesla reaches agreement with Shanghai to explore production

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Kemper Master Retirement has 19,000 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) traded up 1.65% during trading on Thursday, reaching $382.61. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 218.93, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 12.02 and 503667.63 respectively. Read More »

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

Family members, friends and thousands of mourners bade farewell Thursday to Otto Warmbier , the American college student who died shortly after his release from North Korea in a coma. Kye, undoubtedly prepped by Pyongyang, seemed intent on driving a wedge between the US - which prioritizes denuclearization of North Korea - and South Korea, whose new president appears to favor direct North-South dialogue. Read More »

Facebook unveils new mission statement, tools focused on Groups

Image via YouTube.comBut when the company has 1.9 billion monthly users and is worth $440 billion, no surprise. "After a tumultuous previous year, my hope for this challenge is to get out and talk to more people about how they're living, working and, thinking about the future". Read More »

Overwatch Cuts Rate of Loot Box Duplicates and Adjusts Highlight Feature

The Overwatch team is now testing some of the highlight reel changes promised back in May , and you can help things move along by hopping onto the Public Test Realm (PTR). Also, players can record their Top 5 or Recently Captured highlights. On PC, players will also have the option to select the quality at which these highlights are exported, supporting up to 4K at 60 FPS for Windows 8 or higher operating systems, and up to 1080p on Windows 7. Read More »

S. Korea cautious about assessing NK's offer for moratorium on nuke tests

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The Hamilton County Coroner's Office was conferring with doctors at the Cincinnati hospital where Otto Warmbier , 22, died on Monday, before reaching any conclusions about his death, investigator Daryl Zornes said. Ohio's Republican U.S. senator said Wednesday he had a secret meeting with North Korean officials in NY last December to press for Warmbier's release. Read More »

Xbox One X preview

The Xbox One X will cost $499 when it launches this November, making it the most powerful and expensive console on the market. " Xbox empowers game developers large and small to create different types of games for every type of player", said Phil Spencer, head of Xbox . Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

A storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast, the NHC said. Read More »

Apple negotiates cut in royalties on music services

They recently negotiated a new deal with Spotify further lowering their take from the service, provided Spotify's growth continues. ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) is seeking to pay lower fees to record labels in exchange for the rights to stream their music, as key contract renewal negotiations heat up. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn fails to bow for Queen then WINKS at colleague

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In remarks in the debate that followed the speech, she acknowledged government failings in helping victims of the London high-rise fire on June 14 that killed at least 79 people. The prime minister's Downing Street office said nothing had changed: an invitation had been extended and accepted. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party, called the speech "thin gruel". Read More »