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Beyond Good and Evil 2 Shows off Beautiful In-Engine Game Demo

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At the time, only the cinematic announcement trailer was publicly available, with a behind closed doors demo being shown to members of the press at E3. That being said, the fact that Ancel said Beyond Good and Evil 2 was at "day zero" of development , this is a pretty impressive rate of progress. Read More »

College closes due to threats made after professor's posts

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The black people who saw these status updates probably thought they were a little hotep-ish (Mostly because they had "white" in quotation marks and everyone has met at least one hotep who tried to lecture you on the 1482 universal legal definition of the word "black"). Read More »

Russian hackers targeted 21 US states during election

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As a result, some 122 local election offices received phishing emails. But DHS officials simultaneously testifying in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee said 21 states were targets of cyberattacks - though they were not prepared to disclose which states. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Rethinking Decision To Leave Real Madrid

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Manchester United , Chelsea , Bayern Munich - or anyone with real money - were linked with a summer transfer for the 32-year-old, with a potential transfer fee quoted from anywhere between £131m to €1bn. Ronaldo has always spoken highly of United and their fans since leaving, and it's hard to imagine him wanting to play for any other English side. Read More »

Card Pack Changes to Make Things Fun & Exciting

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Previously you were only guaranteed a legendary when you hit the "pity timer", having opened 40 packs without a legendary. If you want to make decks, you need cards. Shacknews is seeking clarification on that point. This is a major shift from how pack opening works now, where it can sometimes take 20, 30 or even more packs to hit on your first legendary in a set. Read More »

Sling TV picks up cloud DVR on Windows 10 and Xbox One

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Today's update brings the add-on DVR feature to Apple's mobile devices along with stability and performance improvements. DirecTV Now, AT&T's OTT TV service, has a cloud DVR on its product roadmap. Conflict-free recording- Record multiple programs simultaneously, and forget about recording conflicts. Sling's DVR "First Look" costs an extra $5 per month on top of your subscription and gets you 50 hours of cloud storage. Read More »

Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman wrestler to compete in WWE

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The growing list seems to indicate the unprecedented all-women's single-elimination tournament will feature talent from around the world at a level similar in prestige and variety to last year's Cruiserweight Classic. A strongwoman and professional MMA fighter outside the ring, the bruising Berliner has achieved her greatest success in Europe and Japan. Conti spent years honing her martial arts skills in her native Brazil, eventually being promoted to black belt in judo and blue belt in ... Read More »

CEO Zuckerberg tweaks Facebook mission to focus on groups

Instead of making the world "more open and connected," Facebook's goal now is to "bring the world closer together", CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at a Thursday event in Chicago for Facebook group admins. The tools include a way to remove past posts by "bad actors" if they're booted from a group, a streamlined way to batch-sort members requesting access and a set of analytics to track group engagement, Facebook said in a post detailing the changes. Read More »

United States urges China to do more to restrain North Korea

The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. While Trump has heaped praise on Xi for trying to contain North Korea , which counts on China for some 90 percent of its trade, the effort has delivered few results. Read More »

Sony Xperia X and X Compact Get Android 7.1.1 Update

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Good news for owners of the Sony Xperia X and the Xperia X Compact as Sony has released a new software update for both handsets. As always, bear in mind that while the update has started rolling out, it will take some time to make its way to the two handsets in all markets. Read More »

Destiny 2 Release Date Pushed Forward For Server Reasons

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What is interesting here is that the folks over at Blizzard have grown quite fond of taking certain elements from one of their games and then featuring those across their other offerings. Still, though, the fact that Lost Sectors represent such a dramatic departure from how Bungie has handled content in Destiny should be taken as a sign of the franchise's overall growth - Bungie clearly wants to improve on some of the short-comings of the original Destiny , and given that one of the ... Read More »

Abhinav Bindra Slams Virat Kohli Over Anil Kumble's Resign

He added even though BCCI tries to resolve the misunderstandings between him and captain their partnership will be untenable. The cricket board's move came following Anil Kumble's acrimonious exit from the job. "It (the coach selection process) should have been done after the home season and not just before the Champions Trophy ". After Kumble's appointment as coach in June 2016, Kohli had tweeted: "Heartliest welcome to Anil Kumble Sir". Read More »

Chevy Releases Video Of Spectacular Camaro ZL1 1LE 7:16.04 'Ring Lap

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To put things into perspective, the ZL1 1LE's time is good enough to place it 13.56 seconds ahead of the ZL1 with the 10-speed automatic that Chevy tested back in 2016 . " It offers total control, with the confidence that it will deliver lap after lap ". It's yours for $69,995 (MSRP), but isn't officially available in the UK. Read More »

Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems

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Just before Apple's WWDC event for 2017 kicked off on Monday, it came to light that there could be a new file management app for the company's latest mobile device operating system. Redditors who have already installed the developer beta are reporting that Apple has purportedly included full playback support for FLAC audio files in iOS 11 . Read More »

Vivo to launch smartphone with fingerprint sensor underneath the display

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As per the launch teaser, the company might be launching its upcoming smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai, scheduled to start on June 28. The handset also included dual rear camera setup. While the authenticity of the video was not determined, it definitely made a lot of noise among smartphone enthusiasts. Read More »

Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share

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Goldman and Bank of America Corp, which provided bridge financing to Amazon , could receive between $35 million and $50 million in debt arranging fees, according to Freeman. Amazon invested in refrigerated distribution centers to hold items. SELYUKH: Outside the Whole Foods in Northeast Washington , the shoppers were broadly pleased with the news - two trusted brands coming together, presumably planning to offer something high-quality and convenient - but then a big-picture step back ... Read More »

AMD launches Epyc server family of CPUs

In this article we'll be looking at the different SKUs in this product stack and thinking about how they fit into server market. The new family of server chips consists of twelve models in both single-socket and two-socket formats, and they are available to enterprise costumers starting today. Read More »

US Senate Unveils Health Care Bill

Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and Sen. The effort is one of President Donald Trump's and the GOP's top priorities, but internal divisions have slowed its progress through the Republican-controlled Congress . What happens if the Senate passes the bill? The Senate would end the tax penalties Obama's law created for people not buying insurance and larger employers not offering coverage to workers. Read More »

Steam pipe explosion buckles street in downtown Baltimore

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Witnesses say the explosion sent chunks of debris flying into the air, shattering vehicle windows and injuring bystanders. A large part of the street is buckled. Eutaw St. between Lombard and Pratt St. remain closed due to steam explosion. Steam rises after a steam pipe explosion on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Baltimore, Md. Read More »

Thinking About Xbox One X and VR/MR

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Coming out of E3, Microsoft has the most to prove in the console sales race. Now they have the power advantage over Sony. Buy it from the Microsoft Store here . Forza Motorsport 7 also debuted on the show floor alongside the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS. Xbox chief Phil Spencer made his case for 4K gaming at E3 this year. Read More »

References In HTC U11's Code May Point To Pixel 2

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The flagship's system code seems to contain a list of devices HTC is working on that use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, and among those, S2 and M2 can be seen in the list. However, if the LG rumour turns out to be false, then we could be seeing both Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 built by HTC. If the LG theory is true, it is nearly certain that HTC will be working on the Google Pixel 2 alone. Read More »

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI

The ODI series is slated to begin on June 23 with the first two matches to be played at the Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain. They did as well, winning Test series against West Indies and then at home against New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia. Read More »

Super Mario Bros. Level Recreated In AR By HoloLens Developer

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Singh re-created the classic 1-1 level from the NES version of Mario for this augmented reality demo that should sell anyone with even a mild interest in video games on the hardware. "I also had to model all the assets and elements of the game and at times rethink the experience and gameplay to work in a real-world 3D setting". Seeing a man walk around in overalls a la Mario while wearing a headset like the HoloLens is amusing enough on its own, especially since we can't see what he's seeing. Read More »

Juror reveals why Bill Cosby walked free

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Jurors reported they were hopelessly deadlocked on all three criminal counts stemming from Cosby's alleged drugging and assaulting former Temple University athletic department employee Andrea Constand at his Cheltenham home in January 2004. Read More »

BCCI to appoint new coach ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Kohli seems to be oblivious of the backlash in the social media as in the photo posted on Twitter in the early hours of Wednesday by Cricket West Indies , Kohli is smiling and shaking hands with the West Indies captain Jason Holder upon arrival at the team hotel in Trinidad shortly after Kumble shared his statement. Read More »