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Infamous Nintendo Switch Firmware 5.0.0 Is Out

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The new system update also enables users to add specific software titles to their whitelist using the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app. Detailed in full on the Nintendo Support website, this update makes it easier to add Facebook and Twitter friends who are also Switch users, and introduces 24 new Arms and Kirby user icons to adopt as your favourite new avatar. Read More »

Planned US steel tariffs not 'helpful': senior United Kingdom official

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US President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports are a "black day" for the world and could hurt the Australian economy, according to BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie. On imposing the tariffs , the president said, "Right now, 100 per cent, but it could be a part of NAFTA". The European Commission is preparing punitive tariffs on US exports from motorcycles to Kentucky bourbon, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Read More »

Hearthstone kicks off the Year of the Raven with The Witchwood expansion

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They all had a good laugh about it later. The Witchwood is slated for a mid-April 2018 release and six new cards have been revealed off the bat, including - who else in a Gilneas-centric adventure - but the King of Gilneas himself, Genn. First up, you've got Azalina Soulthief , who replaces your current hand with an exact copy of your opponents hand, meaning both players know exactly what they're facing. Read More »

Mario Can Guide You in Google Maps This Week

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Google Maps, meet Mario Kart . But lest you think this gives you permission to drive as Mario would in his Super Go Kart game, Google reminds people to drive safely. He'll be a constant companion wherever you're driving this week- to work, to school, or the curry house. Google is also encouraging users to share their experience. Read More »

Xbox One S and X Gaining AMD Radeon FreeSync Support

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Announced previous year, AMD's FreeSync 2 extends AMD's FreeSync abilities, chiefly by specifying low-latency HDR support on top of variable refresh. We've known for a while that Microsoft's budget console includes a newer display controller in order to support 4K output for UHD videos, but until now it was never for certain that the controller was also capable of supporting variable refresh. Read More »

Apple buys magazine app Texture that's partially owned by Rogers

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The "virtual newsstand" gives readers online access to current and back issues of about 200 titles, including Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair , Vogue and Cosmopolitan, for a monthly fee of $9.99 (£7.19). In a joint statement, publishers Conde Nast, Hearst Magazines, and Meredith said the acquisition will help further their mission. According to 9to5Mac, Cue teased that Apple will have "a technology angle that will be a "surprise" to its service". Read More »

WhatsApp changes its 'delete for everyone' feature

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Facebook-owned app-based messaging service firm WhatsApp has recently increased the time limit to delete messages for everyone to 4,096 seconds (or 68 minutes and 16 seconds). Earlier, when a recipient received this particular message containing the revoke request, WhatsApp checked if the ID of the message was present in the database and if the original message was found, it directly deleted it without checking any other important information. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Starting March 30th

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Many market analysts, including Counterpoint Research, have previously forecast that the shipment of the S9 models will be in the range of 40 million to 43 million this year. SamMobile reports that the S9 March update, which will be coming to both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus is already available in Germany and will be rolling out to other countries over the next few days. Read More »

Fortnite now has cross-play support between Xbox One, PC and Mobile

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This was kind of a bummer considering Xbox has always been the console frontman for pushing cross-play incentives - it was always Sony that wasn't ready to play ball. In a post on their website by the Fortnite team, the developers have stated "We're happy to announce today that in partnership with our friends at Microsoft, Fortnite will feature cross-play, cross-progression, and cross-purchase, between Xbox One, PC, Mac, iOS and (in the next few months) Android". Read More »

Breaking down the NCAA tourney — March Madness

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They played first- and second-round games in Omaha in 2008, 2012 and 2015. The other games in Nashville are Nevada-Texas and Missouri-Florida State. The Tar Heels could be in for a battle with either team. The league title was just the third in program history. The West Region will be a tough one as the group features multiple conference champions and risky threats. Read More »

NASA captures surreal image of where day meets night on Jupiter

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The image captures the swirling cloud formations around the south pole of Jupiter, looking up toward the equatorial region. Of all the images released by Juno to date, the computer-reconstructed infrared views of Jupiter's atmosphere , like the one pictured above, are particularly awe-inspiring. Read More »

Watch the Video Game Violence Video Shown to President Trump

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Hartzler told Glixel that the behind-closed-doors White House meeting began with a viewing of a montage of violent scenes from various games. The conversation lasted for nearly an hour and was "vigorous" but "respectful", and Trump seemed to be interested in hearing from all sides, said Melissa Henson of the Parents Television Council, a group that advocates against violence and sex in entertainment. Read More »

Super Smash Bros is coming to the Nintendo Switch

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A tweet from SourceGaming was able to mostly translate the tweet to English: "While we have not gotten to the point where we can announce the game's title, I have been working on the title in silence day after day", Sakurai's translated tweet reads. Read More »

Chinese space station might fall on Thailand which has a 0.1% probability

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The Tiangong-1 station will mostly burn up as it plummets through Earth's atmosphere. "There is a chance that a small amount of Tiangong-1 debris may survive reentry and impact the ground", Aerospace reports. The doomed 8.5-tonne craft, which has been hurtling towards Earth since control was lost in 2016, is believed to contain risky hydrazine. Tiangong-1, known as the "Heavenly Palace", originally launched in September 2011 and was viewed as a major step for the space agency in its ... Read More »

Motorola's new Moto Mod might be a Daydream viewer in disguise

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Last month, it launched the Moto Z2 Force in the country and next month, it might launch the Moto G6 series in the country, followed by Moto E5 lineup and Moto Z3 devices. Motorola has announced three new Moto Mods this year. Their expected last day of work is April 6, 2018. When asked if the Moto Z line would get the axe too, he said, "To be honest, it looks even worse than that..." AP says that Motorola is also scaling back its efforts to parter with third-party Moto Mod makers. Read More »

Amazon has added a new mode called follow-up for Alexa

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Once the light starts to fade, Alexa is officially go back to sleep mode and must be woken up again with "Hey, Alexa", or whatever work you decide to set as your custom wake word or phrase. The blue ring on your Echo will remain lit to indicate that she's still listening. What do you think about Follow-Up Mode? The feature is only available for U.S. Read More »

Relief call for telecom

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The cabinet approved the recommendations of an inter-ministerial group set up to look at the "stressed assets" in the telecom sector. Similarly, Bharti Airtel , which is acquiring Norwegian firm Telenor's India business, while also merging Tata Teleservices' consumer mobile business, will also stand to gain from the move. Read More »

Sea of Thieves gets one last (massive) beta before launch

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Executive producer John Neate provided more info and some sort of final speech in the occasion, penning an open letter to the community on the official Sea of Thieves blog where he detailed the new stuff included in the build. Watch out for that telltale skull cloud above a fort which indicates the chance of great rewards but also great risk. "Since we began we've seen our community grow as players go adventuring in our magical world, we've seen battles held, friends made, instruments ... Read More »

New McLaren BP23 Will Go Faster Than Legendary F1

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Additionally, he said the hypercar will make its debut this year. McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt also confirmed at Geneva that we'll be seeing the new auto in a public reveal before 2018 is out. Featuring a three-seat cockpit design with a central driving position - the same layout as the F1 - and a petrol-electric hybrid powertrain , BP23 will deliver the unparalleled blend of extreme performance and sporting luxury that befits its status as the ultimate road-going McLaren. Read More »

State of OR sues mogul Steve Wynn, company after sex allegations

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The stock increased 6.41% or $10.79 during the last trading session, reaching $179.2. About 924,811 shares traded. Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN ) has risen 37.63% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It was reported on Mar, 8 by Barchart.com. However, the lawsuit alleges Wynn Resorts' management later indicated to her that the complaints "had been taken to the highest levels" of the company and that "nothing would be done to change (Wynn's) behavior". Read More »

UK Student Films People Outside Her Dorm Room Chanting Racial Slurs

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The university's latest statement was published on Twitter in which they said: "We are shocked and appalled by this video". Chisango explained that the incident happened on Monday night and after having reported it to reception, she was told that it would be dealt with the following morning although by Wednesday night, when she tweeted about what had happened, nothing had been done. Read More »