January 24, 2018

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Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League


Both cars will have their own unique trails, and will be available only on the Nintendo Switch- as happens with console exclusive content in this game, if you are playing with an Xbox One or PC player (because the Switch version will offer cross platform play), they will see a generic vehicle instead. Read More »

Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker


That timeline isn't specific, but at least it's something. Moreover, Samsung's president says that his company is very serious about offering a solid user experience at home with Samsung devices, which is why it will be " moving quite heavily on it". Read More »

BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition Revealed


To celebrate, 2K Games is releasing a special 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition BioShock bundle for fans (via Neowin ). Celebrating the occasion, 2K is releasing a special collector's edition for those in the U.S., with pre-orders available now. Read More »

OnePlus 5 8GB variant now available in Slate Gray color


Ahead of the festive season, OnePlus announces OnePlus Super Seller Week on Amazon from 21st to 25th August, 2017 with exciting offers on OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T. OnePlus 5 sports a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Optic AMOLED 2.5D Display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Chinese smartphone company OnePlus is expanding its "successful smartphone" OnePlus 5 series in India. Read More »

Duke University Takes Down Vandalized Robert E. Lee Statue


These options won't satisfy everyone, of course, but for the bulk of people who want to reject racism while remembering history, they could do the trick. "So in some respects, to some people they have been hiding in plain sight", said Schoenfeld. "My concern is for the safety and security of our people". Read More »

Solar Eclipse Event In Santa Clarita Offers Free Safety Glasses, Workshops


MODOT says if you're driving in the path of totality at that time and want to see it pull into a parking lot somewhere or a side street before it happens. Residents and visitors of Greenville will experience two minutes and ten seconds of the eclipse at 2:38 p.m. EST. If it were, there'd be a solar eclipse once every 29 ½ days. Read More »

Allo for web arrives, but only available for Chrome browser for now


Likewise, if you're intentionally blocking the Allo app from running in the background on your Android handset for any reason, you'll need to stop doing so if you're planning on using Allo For Web . Google launched the Allo Messenger a year ago to Android and iOS devices. From here, you'll select " Scan QR code ". While the idea of an Allo web interface sounds exciting in theory, in reality it's just another Google messaging platform to ignore. Read More »

Tesla seeks $1.5 bln junk bonds issue to fund Model 3 production


Elon Musk's company said Monday that it hoped to raise the cash in a bond offering "to further strengthen its balance sheet during this period of rapid scaling with the launch of Model 3 , and for general corporate purposes". Chief Executive Elon Musk told analysts last week on Tesla's earnings call to expect debt rather than an equity tap. The company receives about 1,800 net orders a day for its mass-market electric vehicle, Musk told investors on Wednesday, putting total net ... Read More »

Plot thickens as experts baffled by flesh-eating sea bug


Sam's father Jarrod Kanizay said while his son was recovering in hospital, the family was waiting for answers as to what happened. Australian doctors, accustomed to the fact that the inhabitants of their country periodically bitten by a poisonous snake, spider, and even jellyfish have been surprised by the stripes on the legs of a teenager from Melbourne . Read More »

Showdown set in Venezuela as new assembly prepares for power


The strongly worded communique, issued by the Vatican's Secretariat of State, says Pope Francis is following closely the situation in Venezuela , where President Nicolas Maduro is headed towards a showdown with the opposition, as he pushes ahead with the inauguration of his new Assembly. Read More »

United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days


A statement from the police said the 20-year-old Briton had arrived in Milan on July 10 for a reported photo shooting arranged through her agent. A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We have been providing consular support to a British woman in Italy and are in touch with local authorities". Read More »

Solar eclipse: When, where, and how to view it


Every few years, the moon completely blocks on the sun, resulting in a total solar eclipse. "If you can get to see totality and if you're in the path of what we call the "umbra" the full shadow of the Moon, then the sky gets dark and you'll be able to see things like Venus, Mars, and perhaps even Mercury during that totality", Professor Schneider noted. Read More »

Trump to Sign Russia Sanctions Bill, White House Says


President Donald Trump will sign a bill into law that would ramp up sanctions against Russian Federation, the White House said Friday, ending speculation over whether he would veto the measure. Earlier on Thursday, Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told reporters: "I would guess that he (Trump) will sign it". Read More »

18-year-old woman arrested after live streaming deadly crash


Manuela Seja, who was ejected from the auto and survived, also faulted social media for the crash that killed her girlfriend. The passengers were both 14 years old and were not wearing seat belts; one was killed and the other suffered a major injury, the highway patrol said. Read More »

Samsung posts best quarterly profit amid chip boom


Wall Street Journal Samsung's massive earnings growth could top Apple's quarterly profits for the first time in history, a very good news for the South Korean tech giant indeed. Tight supplies coupled with rock solid demand have pushed prices of memory chips higher, with average selling prices of DRAMs and flash memory chips doubling over the past year, bringing South Korea's memory chip makers record wide profit margins. Read More »

Chrome will completely remove Flash support at the end of 2020


Now, that number has fallen to 17% and continues to drop, according to Google . Once a key tool for accessing dynamic internet content, Flash has come under growing scrutiny with many of its functions now folded into web browsers through new open standards - eliminating the need to download the program separately. Read More »

Branden Grace Makes History With a 62 at the British Open

Johnson, starting the day on three over par, birdied six of the opening 15 holes and dropped no shots as he moved to three-under overall. McIlroy was at 4 under, three shots out of the lead. With clear skies and little wind - a significant departure from the windy and wet conditions during Friday's second round - Grace was able to hit 16 of 18 greens and sink eight birdies with no bogeys. Read More »

Ghost Recon: Wildlands' 4v4 PvP mode coming autumn, open beta this summer


Ghost War will reportedly sport large maps that challenge players to contend with unsafe terrain and weather conditions in addition to enemy players. The new mode will be called Ghost War . It's unclear what exactly will be included in the open beta, but the primary goal of it will be to balance the game mode ahead of launch. Read More »

GE's Stock Gains After Profit And Sales Beat Expectations


This was on revenues of $29.6 billion. Net income was $1.2bn, down 57% from the year-ago period. Revenue fell 12% to $29.56 billion, but was above the FactSet consensus of $29.14 billion. GE pledged to boost its cost-cutting program earlier this year after discussions with Trian Fund Management, which has been frustrated by missed profit goals. Read More »

Nintendo launches Nintendo Switch Online app ahead of Splatoon 2 release

As a sign of its continued adoption of third-party platforms, Nintendo has just launched the Nintendo Switch Online app on Google Play and the Apple App Store . The app allows players to access SplatNet 2 , to invite friends to online matches, and voice chat during various game modes. Many Nintendo fans were disappointed by the fact that they would have to use a smartphone app to engage in voice chat , rather than a traditional headset. Read More »

Google Challenges Facebook With Custom News Feed Fueled By Machine Learning


Google has begun verifying the apps registered with them to ensure safety. The main feed would still show content from Now such as Google Calendar events and also weather information. On the other hand, if you've been reading up on herpes that shouldn't show up in the feed, because Google is using technology to filter out "potentially upsetting or sensitive content". Read More »

Some users report OnePlus 5 crashes when dialing 911


But it's not just 911 service that's affected. He first experienced this issue earlier this week when he saw a building on fire a few blocks away. In a statement to The Next Web , OnePlus said it is looking into the issue. Other users, including at least one in the United Kingdom, experienced the same issue when trying to call 911 or local emergency services numbers, according to posts on Reddit . Read More »

Apple celebrates emojis by previewing iOS 11 emoticons

The update will also include a new " bearded person " emoji , more mythical creatures like "genie" and " zombie ", and expressive new smiley faces meant to convey such emotions and behaviors as "mind-blown" and " vomiting ". If you're a bearded person who's had a long night out and feels like a zombie the next morning, now you can finally tell your whole story through emoji . Read More »