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Ark: Survival Evolved PS4 Version Coming Out Next Week Ark: Survival Evolved PS4 Version Coming Out Next Week
- December 01, 2016

With Ark Park, Snail Games intends to provide a large theme park experience where "players will participate in a multiplayer tour, so they can share the visceral gameplay and the thrill of witnessing dinosaurs up-close and personal", according to their announcement of the game. (more...)
Amazon employee reportedly injured after jumping off company building in Seattle Amazon employee reportedly injured after jumping off company building in Seattle
- December 01, 2016

On Monday, an Amazon employee was injured after leaping from a 12-story building at the Amazon Seattle headquarters. Instead, the person was placed on an employee improvement plan, which can lead to termination, according to Bloomberg , which cited persons "familiar with the matter". (more...)
Microsoft Surface Phone Prototype Runs Snapdragon 835, Supports x86 Apps
- November 29, 2016

And with the use of the Surface pen, users will be able to sketch and doodle on the Microsoft Surface Studio. 2017 will see Microsoft release what CEO Satya Nadella describes as "the ultimate mobile device ". "We will continue to be in the phone market not as defined by today's market leaders, but by what it is that we can uniquely do in what is the most ultimate mobile device . (more...)
Android update for the Honor 8 Android update for the Honor 8
- November 28, 2016

However, the update will only be for the global, unlocked version of the HTC 10 . With the Android 7.0 Nougat OS update now rolling out on the HTC 10 smartphones, the company joins a list of various other smartphone manufacturers who have released the update. (more...)
Even with holiday creep, Black Friday is a big shopping day
- November 26, 2016

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the largest bricks-and-mortar retailer in the United States, said Thanksgiving Day was "one of the of the top online shopping days of the year". "Overall, we think sales are going to be up, [and] consumers are going to spend more", said Matthew Shay, NRF CEO. Daniels, the Best Buy shopper , was optimistic about the effect Donald Trump's presidency might have on the economy. (more...)
Don't Expect Any PlayStation VR Black Friday Deals Don't Expect Any PlayStation VR Black Friday Deals
- November 26, 2016

For the handheld gamers, the best deal is the new Nintendo 3DS XL which is on sale for a low price of $99.99. It's set to get a Winter update later this year , which should also be very exciting. GAME UK seem to be one of the few UK retailers that is offering a specific PS4 Pro bundle deal for Black Friday in the UK. "It's important to note that PS4 Pro is not another generation of console", reads PlayStation's explanation on its blog . (more...)
Black Friday 2016: Xbox and PS4 console and bundle discounts and deals
- November 25, 2016

Apart from being the most wanted game in the "Call of Duty" franchise, " Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 " is also now the most requested title in the backwards compatibility list overall. Wherever you go, it's worth bearing in mind that Techradar is predicting that a number of retailers will only have a small number of deals on offer at the best prices on the day. (more...)
Amarinder Says No Impact Of Demonetisation On Terror Funding Amarinder Says No Impact Of Demonetisation On Terror Funding
- November 24, 2016

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday alleged that both SAD (Badal) led by Parkash Singh Badal and Punjab Congress led by Captain Amarinder Singh are hand in glove to protect each other's business and political interests. (more...)
University police officer shot in the head in Detroit
- November 23, 2016

Rose, 29, is a canine officer, who had was hired by the Wayne State police department in March 2011, the police department said in an e-mail to reporters. Roy Wilson. Around 6:30 p.m., he was investigating vehicle break-ins reported in the area. A university statement posted on the school's website said Tuesday night that the officer was injured and is hospitalized at a local hospital, Detroit Receiving. (more...)
Blues Beat Backes & Bruins 4-2 Blues Beat Backes & Bruins 4-2
- November 23, 2016

Chara left for the dressing room after one shift in the second period. "We got caught in our own end at times for long periods of time and then we had some guys that were out there exhausted", Boston coach Claude Julien said. Dominic Moore also scored for the Bruins, who lost for just the third time this season with Tuukka Rask starting in goal. "He's obviously an awesome player, but we're going to have injuries to guys and we need to spread the wealth and all shoulder a little bit ... (more...)
Android Nougat is Rolling Out to the LG G5 on Sprint Android Nougat is Rolling Out to the LG G5 on Sprint
- November 22, 2016

So what about the rest of the LG smartphones. Now a Galaxy S6 running Android 7 .0 Nougat has been spotted on benchmarking websites. The LG G5 users will receive Android 7.0 Nougat update as build LS992ZV8, which is available as an OTA, and in order to check if their device is eligible for the update, users must head to Settings About device. (more...)
Original non-Performance Base Surface Books are now $200 off Original non-Performance Base Surface Books are now $200 off
- November 19, 2016

On the other hand, users expect to see the Kaby Lake processor in the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 , though nothing is confirmed yet. If you are interested in picking up Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet and you are based in the United Kingdom, then there's good news for you. (more...)
Hugely successful Facebook fake news author considers himself a Hugely successful Facebook fake news author considers himself a "satirist"
- November 19, 2016

The tech news outlet found that the 20 top-performing bogus stories from hoax websites and extremely partisan blogs generated slightly more than 8.7 million shares, reactions and comments at the leading social network in the three months before the November 8 election. (more...)
Xbox Project Scorpio Shall be the most Powerful Console Ever
- November 18, 2016

There is also a leak about the Cosco Holiday Flyer, which seems to be quite a very impressive one as some parts of the entire black Friday circular but contains some very unbelievable and hottest details of the upcoming deals on offer of several technology items. (more...)
Here are the 20 best deals Here are the 20 best deals
- November 18, 2016

Black Friday is becoming more of a chore for shoppers compared to what it once was. "That demands significant planning for a very fluid trading environment across hundreds of offers and we are always focused on offering the best price match promise all year and especially around Black Friday ". (more...)
Sony suspends player who found a sex organ in 'Watch Dogs 2' Sony suspends player who found a sex organ in 'Watch Dogs 2'
- November 18, 2016

With Watch Dogs 2 Ubisoft has taken a very bold step. Most over-the-shoulder third person, semi-open world games of that sort are either Assassin's Creed titles or GTA clones with a gimmick like Prototype (not that I didn't love Prototype ). (more...)
Government to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise Government to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise
- November 16, 2016

It's unclear exactly what sort of sound the mandate requires, here's hoping this isn't something similar to those backup beeps that many vehicles use today. " With pedestrian fatalities on the rise, it is vitally important we take every action to protect the most vulnerable road users ". Eric Bridges, director of the American council of the Blind, said it welcomed the adoption of the safety rule and said it would provide an "additional safety cue for all pedestrians who share the streets ... (more...)
Students rally in Portland, Oregon against Trump Students rally in Portland, Oregon against Trump
- November 15, 2016

Monday. Earlier, Los Angeles police warned of the impending demonstrations in a statement that stated: "It is very hard to ensure the safety of children when they leave the safe confines of their school campuses". Noelie Quintero, 17, said they represented Latinos, Muslims, women and others marginalized by Trump. No arrests were made. When the student went to administrators to complain, they were allegedly told "that is what you get for voting for Trump". (more...)
Microsoft Releases Xbox One Preview Program Publically
- November 11, 2016

In return, members get access to early builds of new software updates, before the general public. The dashboard for the feature is also being reworked. Yesterday, Microsoft added the Xbox to its set of Insider programs . Dropping down to the 1TB Gears of War 4 console will get you a price of $329.99 plus a free copy of last week's release Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - that's $20 off the console along with a free $60 value game . (more...)
Theresa May defends media after Brexit judges attack
- November 09, 2016

Davis is under pressure to flesh out what Prime Minister Theresa May's administration is prioritizing as it prepares to start Brexit negotiations by the end of March . May will use her first bilateral trade trip since taking office to try to boost ties with India before Britain leaves the European Union and to pave the way for a free trade deal as soon as possible once Brexit is completed. (more...)
Amazon reviews may be linked to SC murder suspect
- November 09, 2016

The man arrested after a woman was found chained on his property in rural SC has been charged with multiple counts of murder. Law enforcement investigators have expanded their search for human remains beyond the SC property where they discovered a woman chained inside a storage container after the landowner confessed to a 13-year-old quadruple slaying and led them to graves where he says two bodies are buried. (more...)
VW Diesel Scandal Returns To Life With New Audi Discovery VW Diesel Scandal Returns To Life With New Audi Discovery
- November 09, 2016

CARB technicians conducting lab tests on Audi's vehicles made them react as if on a road by turning the steering wheel, the people said. The ongoing Dieselgate scandal at the Volkswagen Group regarding special software created specifically for the sole goal of allowing cars to cheat during the emissions tests might increase even more in magnitude according to the latest report. (more...)
New Nintendo 3DS Will Go on Sale for $100 on Black Friday
- November 08, 2016

Some of the best deals every Black Friday are the sales and bundles for video games and consoles. It's a pretty great deal if you are looking for gift, or if you are looking to replace a Nintendo 3DS of your own. Been eying up a New Nintendo 3DS? Keep in mind that this is the standard-sized New 3DS, not the New 3DS XL . New 3DS faceplates are a great way to customize your 3DS and a major selling point of this system. (more...)
Apple to offer MacBook Pro 2017 with 32GB RAM at cheaper price
- November 06, 2016

As a final feature-if you've always thought closing your laptop could be smoother, Apple's got you covered there with nifty, new spring-loaded tensioners. Earlier, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, conducted an interview with the Independent where he justified the limitations of the company's latest notebook. (more...)
Will Jay-Z/Beyonce event help Clinton energize black voters?
- November 05, 2016

A huge turnout in the African American community for Clinton in the swing state of OH could be a crucial victory in the race against Republican Party representative Donald Trump, political observers say. The crowd booed when he contended that Clinton supports "open borders". In addition to Queen Bey and Jay-Z, superstar artists such as Katy Perry , The National and John Legend are also scheduled to perform at the event, which is being held on the campus of Cleveland State University. (more...)
Things You Can Do with Amazon Echo Things You Can Do with Amazon Echo
- November 04, 2016

By now, most of us are familiar with the Amazon Echo family: the original Echo , the smaller Echo Dot , and the portable Echo Tap. Surely, I thought, after collecting all that info about the world (and about me) for years and years, Google would crush Amazon in the home-intelligence race. (more...)
Obama makes a promise about his wife Obama makes a promise about his wife
- November 01, 2016

He spoke in an interview broadcast Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America". While the moment of bipartisanship is often short-lived, the public appearance sends an important signal to the country that both parties are ready to accept the will of the voters and move forward. (more...)
Walking Dead S7: Creator Explains Why That Character Needed to Die [SPOILERS]
- November 01, 2016

It's one thing to exercise carte blanche of killing characters in comics, and another to repeat such an upsetting death to avoid diverging from source material. While it was sad to witness the death of Abraham, see that Glenn was particularly hard. I think Daryl is a character that will blame himself. According to Slate, the folks who bring " The Walking Dead " to the screen did what they set out to do. (more...)
Apple ditches its infamous startup chime with the new MacBook Pros Apple ditches its infamous startup chime with the new MacBook Pros
- November 01, 2016

Recently, Apple received an email from a customer who failed to understand the Cupertino company's logic for restricting the RAM in its new models of MacBook Pro . One of the eye catching feature of the MacBook Pro was the replacement of the Mac's row function keys to a Touch Bar which is a mini Retina display . (more...)
Judge approves US$14.7 bln deal in VW emissions scandal Judge approves US$14.7 bln deal in VW emissions scandal
- October 27, 2016

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said the almost $15 billion deal "adequately and fairly" compensates consumers and gets the polluting vehicles off the road as soon as possible. It gives owners the options to take a buyback, or wait to have their cars modified to meet emissions standards. He also raised the specter of bankruptcy for Volkswagen if it had to pay the full purchase price. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Spotted at Kanye West's Show with Kourtney and Kris Jenner Kim Kardashian Spotted at Kanye West's Show with Kourtney and Kris Jenner
- October 27, 2016

Tuesday, Kim, 36, was spotted at his show at the Forum in Los Angeles, according to People and US Weekly , which published blurry paparazzi pictures of the couple riding on the back of a golf cart backstage. However, new sources have revealed that Kim is finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel - and we could not be happier for her. "She is definitely acting like a new Kim though". (more...)
Nintendo cuts profit forecast as strong yen overwhelms Pokemon Nintendo cuts profit forecast as strong yen overwhelms Pokemon
- October 27, 2016

Shares in Nintendo ( NTDOY ) may suffer in NY today after the seller of hit smartphone game Pokémon Go cut its full-year sales and profit guidance due to a stronger-than-expected yen and a weaker sales outlook. Beyond this business year, Nintendo is counting on its first game console in four years to drive earnings growth. Nintendo profits from Pokemon GO through investments in Pokemon Co and Niantic Inc. (more...)
Dreamworld share price plummets in wake of tragedy
- October 27, 2016

Ms Thomas was then told the Dorsett family were actually watching the press conference and were furious at nay suggestion they had been offered support. 'People have a perception about a culture of fear and intimidation within the workplace, ' Queensland union secretary Ben Swan told Radio 2UE . The park will open its gates for a memorial on Friday, opening smaller rides, animal attractions and its water park. (more...)
Angelique Kerber outsmarts Simona Halep — WTA Finals Angelique Kerber outsmarts Simona Halep — WTA Finals
- October 26, 2016

Kerber was even more dominant in the second set as Halep, one of the best returners in the game, struggled to impose her own game on the in-form German, who reached the top of the world rankings when she won the US Open last month. Spectators at Singapore's Indoor Stadium looked on in stunned disbelief when the Russian gave herself an impromptu haircut early in the deciding third set, asking the umpire to get her a large of pair scissors before proceeding to chop off the end of her ponytail ... (more...)
Sony Launches PlayStation Tournaments Feature on PS4, Starts With NBA 2K17
- October 24, 2016

Major Cup rounds will take place each Saturday, with the top three winners of the Tournament scoring a prize pack that includes PlayStation gear , as well as accessories such as a DualShock 4 controller. Once signed up, you'll be given a prompt reminding you to play your tournament match when your match starts. "We're incredibly excited to be able to offer this seamlessly integrated solution for the most passionate esports fans", ESL exec Marcel Menge said. (more...)