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Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft

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It has eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, 6 teraflops of graphics performance and 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. PlayStation is on the other end of the spectrum, releasing their own VR headset and spending a good portion of Monday night's press conference announcing new games for the headset. Read More »

This Week In The Business: Xbox One Stand-Off

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Ben Gilbert of Business Insider points on two main reasons that the Xbox One X console is expensive. The company explained that Xbox One X would eventually be able to run its Mixed Reality headsets, made by manufacturers such as Acer and HP. Read More »

Reasons Not to Install iOS 11 Beta & 5 Reasons You Should

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As such, the company has already announced its new OS version iOS 11. The next mobile operating system from Apple , iOS 11, will give iPad users extensive software updates and long-awaited features, such as a file management tool and customizable app dock. Read More »

New leaks show Catchy Design of Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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The Emperor Edition could be exclusive to China. The latest trend is bezel-less and edge-to-edge displays in smartphones, but rumours of integrating a fingerprint scanner under the display has been circulating around the web for a while now. Read More »

Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

According to Phil Spencer, PlayStation 4 Pro is a Xbox One S competitor and PlayStation 4 Pro is not in the same league, "just look at the specs", says Spencer. Microsoft has come under fire from some critics who worry the company's new Xbox One X is overpriced. That included the likes of Forza 7 , Metro Exodus , and Anthem , a new Destiny-like sci-fi shooter from Bioware and EA. Read More »

Warriors release statement on possible White House visit

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed his disappointment with the election results last November saying after the election that President Donald Trump regularly used "racist, misogynist, insulting words" during his campaign. Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant , right, and his mother Wanda, center, wave at fans during a parade and rally in honor of the Warriors , Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Oakland, Calif., to celebrate the team's NBA basketball championship. Read More »

Queen 'sombre' on her birthday as protesters express anger over London fire

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Her Majesty was shown the food supplies donated to those made homeless by the fire when she visited the West Way sports centre. This year, however, it is hard to escape a very' sombre national mood. People watch from a balcony as people walk during a demonstration following the fire at Grenfell Towers that engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning, in London, Friday June 16, 2017. Read More »

58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire; number may increase

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The death toll in the fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower in west London rose to 30 yesterday amid fears that it could climb to over 100 in one of the worst fire tragedies in the country. "People have lost their lives, people have had their homes destroyed, they have fled for their lives with absolutely nothing". As the victims of the fire entered the Downing Street, hundreds of demonstrators had gathered in Whitehall to protest against the prime minister. Read More »

Adams: Sinn Fein backs powersharing as strategic way to united Ireland

Former British Prime Minister John Major said he was concerned May's plan to govern with the support of the DUP could pitch the province back into turmoil by persuading "hard men" on both sides of the divide to return to violence. But a deal with the DUP also risks destabilising Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro- British unionists, who have struggled for years with nationalists. Read More »

US Open at Erin Hills

Thomas' dramatics happened on the 18 when he hit his second-shot three wood more than 300 yards on the par-five 667-yard finishing hole. Jason Day had two triple bogeys and posted a 79, his worst score ever in the U.S. Open and the first time he has made the cut. Unfortunately for him, a finishing bogey on the 18th, the easiest hole statistically in the championship, meant he is playing catch-up. Read More »

Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

Myers realizes adding Durant might not have worked so well with anyone but the Warriors. The Warriors did not do the same for Barnes and Ezeli, who were two of the primary casualties when the team signed Durant this offseason, something they had been planning for at least two years. Read More »

United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks "pragmatic" Brexit

LUXEMBOURG, June 16 British finance minister Philip Hammond said Britain should adopt a pragmatic approach to Brexit negotiations which begin on Monday, striking a different tone to Prime Minister Theresa May who has threatened to leave the European Union without a deal if necessary. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United Reunion is a Possibility

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has confirmed that Manchester United's deal for Alvaro Morata will not be affected by the uncertainty surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's future in the Spanish capital. The 4 times Ballon d'Or victor, who joined Real from Manchester United for £80m in 2009, signed a five-year deal with the European champions in November 2016. Read More »

E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

Phil Spencer has revealed that Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X hardware. The confusion also comes because earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal had reported that Xbox Marketing Chief Mike Nichols told them Xbox One X would not be able to work with VR headsets. Read More »

Xbox One X Is Currently The Most Wishlisted Product On Amazon

After all, one of the biggest reasons why the Xbox One well and truly lost the war with the PlayStation 4 was that the latter debuted with a $100 lower price. Maybe you wait a few weeks (if that's possible) or until after the console arrives on shelves in November. According to David Cole, an analyst from DFC Intelligence, the Xbox One X is positioned as a second system for previous Xbox One and PlayStation 4 owners due to its price point. Read More »

True cost of console REVEALED, as Microsoft makes bold claim

This is a true 4K console", Spencer told Eurogamer . It's impossible to say whether Microsoft will be making a loss on the Xbox One X, or merely breaking even, but we do know for sure that they'll be relying on selling lots of games to turn this into a profitable venture. Read More »

New Sphero Spider Man Toy Launched

Again, though, the idea is that Sphero will continuously add stories to Spider-Man's arsenal. Now, Sphero is releasing yet another toy - a talking Spider-Man - that continues to expand its connected toy line. Like ultimately if you feel like you're an elite athlete in your prime, that's what we're trying to convey. Spider-Man will simply feature one suit in the PlayStation exclusive game, there will be multiple. Read More »

Nintendo: Super Mario Odyssey Will Support Co-op Mode

But Super Mario Odyssey , the latest game starring Nintendo's marquee cast of characters, manages to be even stranger than its predecessors. The upcoming game comes with a co-op mode that allows players to team up. Unlike the original title, players can explore the nooks and crannies of the city, find coins, and be sidetracked by other quests. Both players will also have control of the game's camera as well. Read More »

Apple HomePod - Things to know about the Wi-Fi speakers with Siri

What sets it apart are its smarts; that puts it up against other "smart" speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home . "Music is deep in our DNA, dating back from iTunes and iPod". It, too, comes with a built-in speaker and voice controls through the smart assistant Google Assistant. Amazon has a lot to lose with the release of the HomePod given that it dominates the market for voice-controlled speakers. Read More »

Phil Spencer wants to extend Xbox backwards compatibility to PC

That's a fairly substantial investment for most people, but it turns out that parting with the sort of cash doesn't mean you'll be lining Microsoft's collective pocket, at least not at first. "While we would love to bring all the games to the newest machine, there are several reasons while the original Xbox backwards game library will be small compared to the Xbox 360 games". Read More »

Here are all the important Nintendo releases from E3, with trailers

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That and the decision to omit an UHD Blu-ray player from its newest console were holding the company from greater numbers, though it continues to outsell the Xbox One . Also announced was an as-yet-unnamed Pokemon RPG (scheduled for 2018/19), Metroid Prime 4 , new Kirby and Yoshi games, and also Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, which looks hilarious. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey will have local co-op

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While controlling Cappy , the second player is able to fly around independently from Mario , which they show off by solving a puzzle involving collecting music notes. It's a move that echoes Nintendo's smartphone strategy , where the platform holder finally seems comfortable about letting its big-name brands take flight outside its own platforms and development teams. Read More »

Sony bows out of movement towards cross-platform play in E3

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Microsoft's E3 2017 press conference was an awesome one, we got see the Xbox One X and many games were revealed including the Xbox exclusive Forza 7. If Microsoft is to shift significant numbers of units of the Xbox One X, it must convince gamers that the extra money is worthwhile; certainly a challenge considering Sony's massive advantage in installed user base. Read More »

The 'Xbox One X Enhanced' program needs improvement

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Given Bethesda's stance on supporting Microsoft we very well could see The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind playing on an Xbox One soon. The pre-order figure ahead of Xbox One X release could have a been an interesting market tool: A simple statement from Microsoft like - " Xbox One X pre-orders is above expectations" would have given them a lot of free publicity. Read More »

Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

When you find yourself asking why, here's a brief explanation. Dustin Johnson had to gouge it out of the rough on at least eight occasions, including the par-5 14th hole when he tried to play conservatively and laid up into rough. "(It's tough to get through) a U.S. Open or any major without some kind of hiccup". The Florida native has more good finishes in the majors than any of the other four. Read More »

The Xbox One X Is Not For Everybody, Says Microsoft's Phil Spencer

Microsoft took the wraps off its powerful new home console, the Xbox One X, at the E3 games show in Los Angeles earlier this week. For this Weekend Open Forum, we want to know what you think of the Xbox One X. For gamers who do not want to shell out the extra cash for a 4K TV and who are not that big on graphics, the $299 Xbox One S and PlayStation 4 are better options. Read More »

Player Co-Op Has Been Confirmed For Super Mario Odyssey

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In the local co-op mode, players will see that Mario's hat will float around Mario's head. In co-op mode, Cappy hovers at a slight distance above Mario's head, and an onscreen prompt also appears to explain the basic controls. One thing can certainly be said for Nintendo this year, they like teasing out all their announcements. "When you throw Cappy he's invincible, so we thought that would be a really good opportunity for people, who aren't used to games, to be able to play with ... Read More »

YouTube: Super Mario Odyssey Was The Second Most Viewed Trailer During E3

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Players will be able to fly around, attack enemies and do actions that Mario is not capable of doing, according to IGN . In Holiday 2017, a highly anticipated Super Mario Odyssey becomes the high profile system-selling exclusive, featuring a special hat that allows Mario to poltergeist his way into controlling other characters, enemies, and objects. Read More »

Official news is BAD for Xbox One X players

Now, according to Polygon , Microsoft's head of Xbox , Phil Spencer has rejected Sony's defense of their decision not to adopt cross-platform play. The original PC game is still known as the " Minecraft: Java Edition" and will still be supported. "Yeah, you should probably ask them", Spencer said when I put that question to him. Read More »

Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X

The $499 price of the Xbox One X makes it the most expensive current-generation console in the market, with some gamers claiming that the price is too steep. The PlayStation 4 Pro uses an upgraded AMD Jaguar/Radeon chip that provides 4.2 teraflops of graphics processing capabilities - a massive leap up from the 1.84 teraflop GPU in the original PS4 (both have 8GB RAM). Read More »

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility For Original Xbox Games Will Be Limited

Xbox One X comes with 8-core custom AMD CPU clocked at 2.3GHz. Some of us were a bit underwhelmed by this year's E3 due to a lack of really solid, brand new exclusive game announcements from both Xbox and PlayStation . For various PC problems, we recommend to use this tool . All the titles now optimised for the Xbox One X , including Forza Motorsport 7 , "looked" and "played great", the site reports. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Short Interest Up 19.6% in May

The stock has gained 0.01%, reaching at $87.66 after hovering between $87.14 and $87.98. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.71% with $697.07 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. Read More »

Microsoft Shows Off Completely Overhauled Xbox Avatars With Colorful Trailer

Ben Gilbert of Business Insider points on two main reasons that the Xbox One X console is expensive. The Xbox One X will release November 7, 2017 for $499, and is compatible with all existing Xbox One games and accessories. Amazon also offers discounts on Switch games. Ybarra went on to attempt to justify his comments, which have drawn derision in some quarters. Console-makers typically don't make a profit on hardware , but the software and service ecosystem that powers the hardware. Read More »

Xbox One X: Microsoft's Gaming Comeback or Just Another PS4 Pro?

However, we may see an official emulation solution from Microsoft as Xbox's chief Phil Spencer claimed that he'd love to see the original Xbox game being emulated on the PC. Microsoft has high hopes for the device, which is the second 4K-supporting console to enter the video game market following Sony's PS4 Pro a year ago. Read More »

'Mad as hell,' Philando Castile's mother reacts to not guilty verdict

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Taylor said he felt like a jury with only two black members was already stacked against Philando and after one day with no verdict, he was just hoping for a hung jury. Since all human beings are fallible, "perfect negroes" are an impossibility, but I thought, because I was desperate, that Philando Castile might be one. Read More »