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Ubisoft Reveals New Beyond Good and Evil 2 Gameplay Footage

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Additionally, you'll get a fresh look at how melee combat is coming together, with a taste of some work-in-progress footage of Shani showing off some elaborate combat moves with her staff. Beyond Good and Evil 2 will focus on being a captain of a spaceship. You'd still have a crew with specialized abilities that you'd have to order around, though it's unclear if these will be NPCs or controllable characters. Read More »

Google Assistant on Wear OS now issues voice responses, offers smart suggestions

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Google notes that is aimed at providing quick interactions, and similar to how Assistant works on phones with a carousel of suggestion chips at the bottom of every screen. So far, Amazon's Echo products hold the lead in smart speaker sales, with 71.9% of the market compared to 18.4% for Google, according to a March report by the industry news and analysis firm Voicebot. Read More »

Steam now supports the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

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The support comes from the Steam Client Beta, and is expected inside Steam's official client release shortly. In an announcement on Steam, it's been revealed that the platform now supports the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. The switch Pro Controller is also a really well-designed controller that's easy to use too so that's a plus. Checking the Switch Pro Configuration Support option will enable controller configurations to be created, shared, and browsed on a per-game basis; once it's ... Read More »

Hawaii May Be First State To Ban Sunscreen Harmful To Ocean Ecosystems

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Hawaii's governor still needs to sign the bill before it becomes law. The measure, introduced by state Sen. That's why the state is moving to ban the sale of sunscreen mixes containing these two compounds, becoming the first U.S. In addition to harming coral reefs, there is some evidence that these chemicals pose a danger to humans by acting as endocrine disruptors and potentially damaging human DNA. Read More »

Stephen Hawking's final paper was just published - and it's mindblowing

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Our universe, by that logic, is just one pocket where that exponential inflation stopped and stars and galaxies formed. Visualisation of the inflating multiverse. That concept relies on something known as "eternal inflation". Ultimately, this allowed the physicists to reduce eternal inflation to a timeless state on a spatial surface. Read More »

NASA just discovered something new in 20-year-old Galileo data

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This shielding property of the magnetosphere protects planets from a lot of harmful space radiation and is therefore an important factor in sustaining life as we know it. Typically, magnetospheres are shaped by the pressure of supersonic solar wind particles flowing past them. This gives Ganymede's magnetosphere a unusual, horn-like shape that extends ahead of the moon in the direction of its orbit. Read More »

Evercore ISI Cuts Match Group (OTC:MTCH) Stock To a In-line Rating

Match Group had 4 analyst reports since November 9, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Match Group , Inc. ( MTCH) stock gained attention from Active Investors. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lifted its holdings in shares of Match Group by 211.7% in the 4th quarter. Read More »

Facebook Implements "Hate Speech" Alerts, Up Vote / Down Vote Buttons

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That is the message that thousands of Facebook users have reported seeing on their news feeds . People saw the question appear on innocuous posts, including one from The Bad Apple bar in Chicago talking about menu items. The notifications no longer appear below Facebook posts. This comes as Facebook hosts its biggest event ever, with 5,000 developers flying in from around the world for the F8 developer conference on May 1-2. Read More »

Twitter admits to selling data to Cambridge Analytica-affiliate Aleksandr Kogan

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It adds: "Despite Cambridge Analytica's unwavering confidence that its employees have acted ethically and lawfully. the siege of media coverage has driven away virtually all of the company's customers and suppliers". As a result, Facebook has stepped up its efforts to offer its users a more secure experience amidst calls for Facebook to be more strictly regulated. Read More »

Climate activists raising money to carve Trump's face into glacier

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Project Trumpmore criticises Trump's stance on climate change , highlighting a December 2017 tweet where he said the east coast of the United States "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming ". An enormous, slowly dripping sculpture of Trump's visage, says Nicholas Prieto, chairman of the Melting Ice association, might help persuade the leader of the free world that the thing almost everyone else in the world thinks is happening is happening. Read More »

Iowa lawmakers pass strictest abortion law in the US

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Any challenges to the law would likely consider if it violates U.S. Supreme Court rulings, including the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. Senator Michael Breitbach, a Republican from Strawberry Point, says an estimated 150-million dollars worth of rebates and energy efficiency incentives will STILL be handed out annually by Iowa electric and gas utilities. Read More »

Hillsborough teen: Apple Watch saved my life

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Stacey, a registered nurse, told the local news network that she wasn't aware of the Apple Watch's ability to send such an alert, and while she didn't initially trust the accuracy at first, she was "surprised, it was right on". "It was alarming that the watch was telling us to seek medical attention", her mother, Stacey, added. "I instantly started to pray and thank God for her having that watch", said Tom Recktenwald, Deanna's father. Read More »

U.S. will consider blocking imports of Nintendo Switch

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The investigation is based on a complaint filed by Gamevice, Inc. on March 30, 2018. The company, which appeals to principles contained in the Tariff Act of 1930, which protects the North American market against imports, seeks to stop Nintendo from manufacturing the Joy-Con controls, which could stop the import of Switch to the US. Read More »

First Amazon Alexa skills for kids arrive in the UK

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Here are some examples of the kid skills available today, in Germany and in the UK: Bibis Welt (quiz ), Affenbeste Freunde (goodnight stories ), Radio Teddy (kid radio ), Moshi Twilight (bedtime stories ), Lego Duplo Stories (kid stories ), and Beano (quiz ). Read More »

Nokia says close to a deal to sell its digital health venture

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Before the decision to purchase Withings representatives of the Finnish company turned to Google and Samsung, but to agree with them failed. Digital health was one of the areas Nokia had been counting on for future growth opportunities amid a tough market for its mainstay telecom network equipment business. Read More »

Lee Danner & Bass Inc. Sold 1990 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The company has market cap of $150.46 billion. Ticker's shares touched $99.6581 during the last trading session after 0.67% change.Currently The Walt Disney Company is downtrending after 11.59% change in last May 1, 2017. Deutsche Bank maintained BlackRock, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) rating on Friday, February 9. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 16 with "Hold". Read More »

NASA launches mission to study internal features of Mars

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It is slated to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Santa Barbara on May 5 and arrive on Mars on November 26. As noted on the NASA website , Mars mission, InSight will explore the inner planet through the conduct of seismic surveys, use of geophysical methods and heat transfer. Read More »

Google unveils .app domain for app developers

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The big difference is that HTTPS is required to connect to all. app websites, helping protect against ad malware and tracking injection by ISPs, in addition to safeguarding against spying on open WiFi networks. According to Google, .app is the first "TLD with enforced security made available for general registration". The new domain can also be used as a landing page where developers can boast download links, and keep their users up to date regarding all recent developments, and also provide ... Read More »

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Disappears from Wii U eShop

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Playing Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze on the handheld screen is a pretty refreshing way to play too, and if you play out of the house a lot, it makes it an essential part of the package. You can't cheese your way through any of the levels or battles, you just get a few extra chances to correct your mistakes. All of these moves have been created to allow the player greater freedom in moving about each level but also in hoovering up the myriad collectibles strewn throughout. Read More »

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid launched with 456bhp electrified powertrian

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The 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid replaces the 2018 Cayenne S E-Hybrid, and Porsche says that it gains enhancements that give the new vehicle an advantage not only over the old hybrid model, but gas versions of the Cayenne , as well. All E-Hybrid Cayennes come with Porsche's Sport Chrono package that includes adjustable driving modes for maximum efficiency, max power or something in-between; Porsche Active Suspension Management (with an option for three-chamber air suspension) and Auxiliary ... Read More »

Microsoft releases preview of Office 2019

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Windows Insiders have had the privilege of these apps for a while now, and today, Microsoft is choosing to promote the Twitter PWA . You can still use Groove Music to play the music on your PC or to stream music from OneDrive. The Outlook team this week introduced a multitude of new Outlook features for Windows, Mac , on the web and on mobile devices that are collectively created to help you better manage your time. Read More »

Little leaguer touches home in slowest (and cutest) way possible

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At the end of his odyssey, he victoriously collapsed at home base while an exasperated little batter watched. The whole thing was recorded and posted to Twitter by Salcedo's cousin. "He was definitely trying to put on a show for everyone, " Rodriguez told TODAY . So far the video has been seen almost seven million times, which means Lennox is either destined for the big leagues or the theatre. Read More »

Facebook announces new tools to deepen communication in Messenger

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Sources claim one of the two models features a touchscreen and camera, enabling users to access Facebook Messenger and video chat with other users. Some of the launch partners for the closed beta test of AR on Instagram include Kylie Jenner, NBA, Jiffpom, Liza Koshy, Baby Ariel, Ariana Grande, Vogue and BuzzFeed. Read More »

Instagram Video Chat Goes Live In A Few Weeks

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First and foremost is video calling, which is now in a testing phase and will roll out globally in the coming months. You can launch a video call just by tapping the new camera icon on the top of a thread. These new features might include a new video call feature, reactions - similar to the ones on, a new Slow-Mo mode for Stories, a Mute button to remove certain profiles from your feed, and a new Calendar view for Instagram Stories' archive. Read More »

Earth's Magnetic Field Is Not Reversing

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Scientists claim that even if the geomagnetic field has declined by 5% since 1840 and even though there is an anomaly over the Atlantic Ocean in the south, this doesn't mean that the reversal is imminent. According to NASA's statement , Earth is now at the middle of a 20-million-year pattern. "There has been speculation that we are about to experience a magnetic polar reversal or excursion", says Richard Holme, co-author of the study. Read More »