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Hitman getting new 'Definitive Edition,' thanks to Warner Bros

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It might be a distant memory now, but it wasn't actually too long ago that IO Interactive and its Hitman series was in serious trouble. News has come out that we'll have Warner Bros publishing Hitman for the next game at least, though there's no telling about whether or not they'll also be publishing other Hitman games in the future. Read More »

Fortnite's new update adds vending machines, all-explosives mode

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As we mentioned, the vending machines can be used to exchange materials for weapons , which vary in cost depending on the rarity of the weapon. The Fortnite devs have released it a day earlier than usual and have implemented vending machines to allow for you to trade in spare supplies for weapons . Read More »

Apple is working on new touchless controls for its displays

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Co-Founder Steve Jobs popularized the mouse in the early 1980s. Outside of the expectation of these new features, we should also expect the new Schoolwork app for students and a ClassKit API to allow developers to make third-party applications to better support Apple's efforts to become a staple in the classroom. Read More »

Female shooter at YouTube HQ, one dead, three injured

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Cops didn't immediately go into detail explaining what sparked Aghdam's rampage - though a manifesto posted on her Web site showed her to be paranoid and angry. "There are no words to describe how awful it was to have an active shooter @ YouTube today", Ms. Wojcicki said. "Following an initial search to identify any immediate threats, a perimeter was established with the assistance of responding officers from several allied police agencies. Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Developer Beta with AirPlay 2 Support

Another feature that makes a return is AirPlay 2. Nothing is official until Apple releases the final version of iOS 11.4, but as of right now, iMessages in iCloud is included in the iOS 11.4 beta. With Messages in iCloud, users can see all of the conversations synced between iOS devices and their Mac using iCloud. For example, if you delete a message on one device, it's deleted on all other devices. Read More »

President Trump's Plans to Militarize Border Could Cost Lives

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His first homeland security secretary, John Kelly - now White House chief of staff - assured Congress that it made no sense to build a "sea to shining sea" wall along rivers, canyons and remote rugged mountains. Trump also says he spoke with Mexico and warned them to halt a caravan of mostly Honduran migrants traveling through the country. "I told Mexico, and I respect what they did, I said, look, your laws are very powerful, your laws are very strong". Read More »

God of War: Kratos's Leviathan Axe Showcase Trailer

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That's a huge chunk of time, especially when you compare it to previous God of War games. And then 2010's God of War 3 was the biggest to date, taking 17 hours to finish . Sony shared a new gameplay video of upcoming God of War , showing off troll fights and exploration. The newest iteration of the iconic series has gone through some major changes including moving the setting from Greek to Norse mythology, some much-needed character development in Kratos with the addition of his son ... Read More »

Samsung reportedly launching Samsung Galaxy S9 mini

Geekbench listing reveals that the new smartphone is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 660 chipset with eight cores clocked at 1.84GHz. On the software front, the Galaxy J7 Duo will reportedly run on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system right out of the box. Read More »

Acer Aspire S24 slimline AIO still finds space for wireless charging

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Coming to the sound department, the PC features two 2W 2.1 channel speakers with a sub-woofer design with Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Digital Audio Premium. The system is also outfitted with Bluetooth 4.2, 802.11ac and Gigabit LAN and comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse. It even has a built-in SD card reader, which should be a great addition for all the photographers out there. Read More »

Apple Hires Google's AI Head John Giannandrea

Giannandrea will become one of sixteen executives who report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook . TechCrunch chatted with Giannandrea at our most recent Disrupt SF conference, where he spoke at length about how humans could help make computers smarter, but that we could also lend them our biases if we aren't careful. Read More »

Trump 'goes after' Amazon on Twitter

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Amazon shares were up as much as 1.6 percent in premarket before the president's tweet . After the market opened on Thursday, shares fell another 2.6% as of 10.20am NY time . The company has not disclosed how much its customers pay in sales taxes , but it is considerable. The tweet followed a report in Axios that Trump is fixated on penalizing the company owned by Jeff Bezos (who also owns the Washington Post , frequently critical of the president). Read More »

Stocks slide as China announces tariffs on United States imports

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The Standard & Poor's 500 index skidded 80 points, or 3 percent, to 2,560 as of 2:30 p.m. The S&P 500 rose 12 points to 2,593 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq managed to remain up by 19.7 points at 6,889. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.76 percent. After peaking at nearly $1,600 a share last month, Amazon has slumped with the market recently. Read More »

Google Home & Home Mini Smart Speakers To Launch In India This Month

On a more conceptual level, Google is also looking to join the intelligent home automation market with its Nest products like a doorbell, alarm system, and smoke detector, hopefully over the next year. When news broke yesterday that Giannandrea was unexpectedly stepping down as Google's AI chief, he immediately became perhaps the most eligible tech executive on the market. Read More »

12 terrorists, three soldiers, four civilians killed in Kashmir gunfight

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While one militant was killed and another surrendered before the forces at Dialgam in Anantnag district, seven ultras were killed in a gunbattle at Draggad in Shopian district, the official said. He summoned the family members of the two terrorists in a bid to persuade them to give themselves up. # 10:30 AM: One terrorist was killed in Anantnag & another was caught alive. Read More »

Spotify's Daniel Ek Quotes Daft Punk in Day-Before-IPO Blog Post

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Launched in 2008, the company claims to have almost 160 million monthly active users, across dozens of countries. "That will be a tightrope act of the highest order". A $10,000 investment in Netflix's 2002 initial public stock offering would now be worth more than $2.6 million, leaving some investors wondering if Spotify might be on a similar trajectory in music streaming. Read More »

Shahid Afridi draws controversy over tweet on Kashmir

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Shahid Afridi is one of the most-loved Pakistani cricketers in India . While it is not clear what was the reason behind Shahid Afridi's outburst, it was enough to tick off Gautam Gambhir , known for his aggressive style of play and fiercely nationalist views. Read More »

Overwatch Update Announces Upcoming Event Archives

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He said there will be a new skin "for your favorite Shimada brother", which could be presumed to be Hanzo, especially considering the other Shimada brother, Genji, received a skin in last year's Uprising event . Overwatch's limited-time mode, Uprising, is returning this year, and Blizzard shared a few more details about it today. Not to mention that said map would have to be many times bigger than any existing one now in Overwatch . Read More »

Arabian Nights-Inspired Roguelite City of Brass Launches in May

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For those that don't know, City of Brass puts players in the role of a sword and whip-wielding thief as he attempts to find the treasure buried in the heart of a mysterious city in the middle of the desert. The game includes Blessings & Burdens System, which is expected to make the experience much more comfortable or maybe deliver the total opposite. We hope players will enjoy plundering the city for its treasures when the game launches this May. Read More »

Snapchat gets group video calls and Mentions feature for tagging friends

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Tapping the new video icon will initiate a live video chat with everyone that's part of the group, and everyone will get a notification once you've started the call. Facebook introduced group video calling on Messenger back in 2016, and you've always been able to tag other users in stories on Facebook-owned Instagram. Read More »

ACA calls for reduction of 'disproportionate' sanctions for ball-tampering

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There may well be a push behind the scenes in coming days for the domestic sanctions to be eased so that the players would be permitted to turn out in the Sheffield Shield. The only exception was Bancroft's press conference in Perth where the chief executive of WA Cricket, Christina Matthews, sat alongside the player .Ms Matthews is a former Australian wicket keeper and is the country's most capped female Test player . Read More »

Block blocked: Google to banish cryptominers from Chrome Web Store

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The company previously pointed out cryptomining extensions would only be allowed if that was the extension's only goal, and only if the user is informed adequately about the cryptomining behavior of the extension. It consumes high levels of CPU power and can severely impact system performance. Google's crackdown against cryptocurrencies is enclosing a new domain. Read More »

Analyst's Notable Buzzer: Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

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The company had a trading volume of 6,033,635 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,133,500. (NYSE: TWX ) rating on Thursday, July 13. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has risen 25.45% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. The Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc holds 123,800 shares with $11.32M value, down from 142,038 last quarter. Since October 26, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 selling transactions for $15.22 million activity. Read More »

Games officials confirm syringes found in athletes village

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David Grevemberg said there was a "clear breach" of the Games' no-needle policy. "I'm confident that our boxers (have) not taken anything", Nieva told the Seven Network. The weather has been a concern for organisers with persistent, heavy showers nearly a daily feature for the past month. "The atmosphere is relaxed and you meet so many different athletes, from different sports". Read More »

Roseanne Reboot Reaches 25 Million Viewers, Won't Mention Trump By Name

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The first two episodes aired on March 27, while the third is coming on Tuesday, April 3, and THR mentions that it will be telling to see how the next episode fares in terms of viewership. The President himself called Roseanne Barr this week to congratulate her on the successful reboot; saying he was "proud" the show portrayed his supporters in a positive light. Read More »

PUBG's 4×4 map, Codename: Savage, starts testing today

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The first experimental testing window will run from April 2 at 7pm PDT until April 5 at 4am PDT and access is limited to only players with the unlock keys. The usual caveats apply. This 4×4 map is now in development, but PUBG Corp is trying to get the player base involved with development by deploying it onto the Test Server first and taking community feedback into consideration. Read More »