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Switch Worldwide Sales Surpass 10 Million Units Switch Worldwide Sales Surpass 10 Million Units
- December 13, 2017

The company has revealed that in the 9 months since the company released its new hybrid console, it has gone on to sell 10 million units. According to Ars Technica , The Nintendo Wii sold 13.17 million units within the first 10.5 months of its release. (more...)
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dead at 65 San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dead at 65
- December 13, 2017

As he talked about Lee, who was head of purchasing and public works for the city when Brown was mayor, his voice cracked with emotion. The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that Mayor Edwin Lee has died. Lee served was a director of San Francisco's Human Rights Commission from 1991 to 1996 and served Newsom as the City Administrator from 2005 to 2011. (more...)
Do aliens exist? NASA likely to make big revelation this week Do aliens exist? NASA likely to make big revelation this week
- December 12, 2017

NASA said in a release it will announce "the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope ". The scientists used Kepler space telescope to study planets outside our solar system , also known as exoplanets . Kepler-11, imagined here by an artist, is a sun-like star orbited by six planets. However, its decision to call a press conference suggests this could be a more significant discovery. (more...)
Medievil AKA The Best PlayStation Game Is Getting Remastered For PS4 Medievil AKA The Best PlayStation Game Is Getting Remastered For PS4
- December 10, 2017

That shirt is usually on the chest of Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Shawn Layden, and it typically teases a new game. We do Horizon, we do God Of War , we do Detroit, Uncharted, The Last Of Us. There will be a special level for the competition and the matches will take place on Sunday. It's not possible for everyone to reach California and attend the PlayStation Experience 2017 event. (more...)
Soulcalibur VI Announced At The Game Awards 2017 Soulcalibur VI Announced At The Game Awards 2017
- December 10, 2017

You can check out the first teaser trailer down below. Despite 1998 marking the beginning of the Soul Calibur franchise, a preceding game called Soul Edge was released in 1995. Interestingly enough the new game travels back to 16th century to explore the first Soul Calibur with a " diverse lineup of new and returning characters with their unique fighting styles ". (more...)
California wildfires can be seen from space California wildfires can be seen from space
- December 10, 2017

Yes Faith, unfortunately we can. Unrelenting winds fanned towering flames in southern California, where hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee multiple devastating fires in the Los Angeles area and new outbreaks near San Diego. (more...)
Nifty posts biggest weekly gain in six Nifty posts biggest weekly gain in six
- December 10, 2017

The sentiment also remained upbeat as United States markets settled higher overnight and opinion polls suggesting BJP may see easy win in Gujarat elections that kicks off on Saturday. It was followed by HUL 5.21 percent, Maruti 5.03 percent, Infosys 4.49 percent, Tata Motors 2.98 percent, ITC 2.51 percent, Tata Steel 2.37 percent, Tata Motors DVR 2.14 percent, ICICI Bank 1.74 percent and Axis Bank 1.66 percent. (more...)
Amazon Echo availability expands to 80 more countries
- December 10, 2017

According to some reports , the new YouTube Music service will be called Remix. YouTube Red , which used to be YouTube Music Key, has a $9.99 a month cost and it's possible that YouTube will try to charge the same amount. Additionally, you will also be able to stream out that particular music from the YouTube app. Back in July this year, YouTube's head of music confirmed that Google Play Music and YouTube Red would be merged to create a new streaming service. (more...)
Instagram Testing Seperate Messaging App Instagram Testing Seperate Messaging App
- December 09, 2017

As of April this year, the Direct messaging feature in Instagram was said to have 375m users . The new service will be available for download for iOS and Android starting today in Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay. (more...)
Throwback Thursday: Former Browns GM passes on Carson Wentz Throwback Thursday: Former Browns GM passes on Carson Wentz
- December 09, 2017

Dorsey, who was instrumental in the rebuilding of the Kansas City Chiefs but was sacked in June, brings with him an impressive resume of identifying and acquiring elite National Football League talent. " Hue Jackson will remain our coach and will return for the 2018 season but we feel it is necessary to take significant steps to strengthen our personnel department", Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said in a statement. (more...)
Rep. Graves, House pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill Rep. Graves, House pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill
- December 09, 2017

The bill was backed by the National Rifle Association, which called passage of the legislation "the most far-reaching expansion of self-defense rights in modern American history". The review comes after a Las Vegas gunman used the device during an October rampage that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more . "There's no cure for stupid". (more...)
Apple reportedly set to acquire Shazam for $400 million
- December 09, 2017

Over the years, Shazam has raised more than $ 143 million in funding, and in 2015 it reached a $1 billion valuation , which is significantly higher than the price Apple is reportedly expected to pay. Apple could opt to integrate Shazam into future versions of iOS or use the app in conjunction with Apple Music. Shazam launched way back in 1999, well before the days of apps, as a service you reached by way of a SMS code - in fact, its first name was 2580, after the number you typed in ... (more...)
Modi tears into Aiyar again while Rahul attempts damage control Modi tears into Aiyar again while Rahul attempts damage control
- December 09, 2017

Led by party vice president Rahul Gandhi , Congress was giving a neck to neck fight to BJP for the first time in last 22 years in Gujarat. Narendra Modi has reassured Gujarat on the eve of the first round of polls that divine forces would protect him in spite of Mani Shankar Aiyar taking out a " supari (contract for murder)" on the Prime Minister in Pakistan. (more...)
Nissan to test their self-driving auto service in Japan 2018 Nissan to test their self-driving auto service in Japan 2018
- December 08, 2017

Called Easy Ride, the vehicles will work alongside a mobile app that enables users to hail one of the cars as and when they need one. The project combines Nissan's Intelligent Mobility technology, which ensures the robot vehicle navigates roads safely, with DeNA's experience in developing and operating self-driving mobility services using its experience in artificial intelligence and the internet. (more...)
Senators Question Facebook Over Messaging App For Kids Senators Question Facebook Over Messaging App For Kids
- December 08, 2017

To know more about children's needs, and the risks they face online, Facebook collaborated with various agencies and institutions such as the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Center on Media and Child Health, Connect Safely, and the Sesame Workshop. (more...)
New Tomb Raider game in development New Tomb Raider game in development
- December 08, 2017

After that, the title " Shadow of the Tomb Raider " was leaked during a powerpoint presentation . At least we know that the game is coming and it sounds like it might come as soon as next summer or autumn, so we won't have to wait much longer. (more...)
Two students shot outside Washington high school, sheriff's office says Two students shot outside Washington high school, sheriff's office says
- December 07, 2017

Deputies were actively sweeping the school grounds, but said there was no indication the suspects were on campus. "We got out to the school and found that there were two students who had been shot", said Troyer. Four schools in the district went under lockdown, but Graham Elementary students were recently released to their buses, per the district. "I was actually kinda calm because we've been trained since really early on to know what to do in these situations", said Graham-Kapowsin ... (more...)
SpaceX's new SpaceX's new "Falcon Heavy" rocket to carry Tesla Roadster to Mars
- December 06, 2017

As per the blog, Musk confirmed the plan in an email response: "it's so real". In what can only be described as "the freakish news of the day", Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla has announced that the next SpaceX mission rocket will carry a very unique payload - his own first generation Tesla Roadster. (more...)
Honor View 10 Unveiled in the UK Ahead of January 8 Launch Honor View 10 Unveiled in the UK Ahead of January 8 Launch
- December 06, 2017

With the Honor 7X , Huawei has embraced the bezel-less trend of 2017 and equipped the smartphone with a 5.9-inch FullHD+ display which flows from one edge to the other. The presentation also showcased impressive low-light shots taken in full auto mode, not manual mode, and this is where the Honor View 10 could pull ahead of many other phones in its price category. (more...)
NASA Fires up 40-Year-Old Boosters From 13 Billion Miles Away NASA Fires up 40-Year-Old Boosters From 13 Billion Miles Away
- December 06, 2017

If you tried to start a vehicle that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. NASA engineers have to resort to a set of thrusters called "trajectory correction maneuver" (TCM) since the ones that they have been using have degraded past beyond an acceptable point. (more...)
Facebook Launches 'Messenger Kids' For Under-13 Users Facebook Launches 'Messenger Kids' For Under-13 Users
- December 05, 2017

Parents have to use their own Facebook credentials to authenticate a device for use with the new Messenger Kids app, and parents have full and final say over who the kid is able to connect with through Messenger. The reasoning behind this, says Facebook, is to avoid forcing parents and other relatives to download an extra app. If your kids are going to message friends and family, wouldn't you rather have them do it safely and securely? Also, unlike the regular version of Facebook, ... (more...)
Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday
- December 05, 2017

There is fear that could lead to higher prices and less access to the internet. "Federal law guarantees every American a voice in this process", Schneiderman said during a New York City press conference Monday. Without additional information about the alleged anomalies surrounding the public record, the FCC can not conduct a thorough and fair evaluation of the public's views on this topic, and should not move forward with a vote on December 14 , 2017. (more...)
Amazon Australia has launched, music coming soon Amazon Australia has launched, music coming soon
- December 05, 2017

Some of the deals and bargains available on Australian website at launch included a Nintendo switch console for $399 and the PlayStation 4 video game Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 for $40.But the user has made some complains that prices offered on Amazon's website are no cheaper than existing Australian department stores and some deals were more expensive. (more...)
Google to issue warnings when apps steal your personal data Google to issue warnings when apps steal your personal data
- December 05, 2017

From February next year, Android apps that handle personal data such as phone numbers and email addresses, as well as device data, will be required to prompt users for permission to collect the information. The new Unwanted Software Policy from Google is actively working cut down on unwanted and malicious mobile behaviour in the Android ecosystem. This will apply at all times; for instance, the list of installed apps on your device can not be sent from your device during a crash report ... (more...)
After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters
- December 03, 2017

Voyager 1 , NASA's farthest and fastest spacecraft, is the only human-made object in interstellar space, the environment between the stars. The spacecraft had been relying on its primary thrusters to keep it oriented, but these have degraded over time. (more...)