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Pokemon Go: Coding error gave company access to emails
- July 12, 2016

According to Niantic Labs, Google said that the game app has not accessed any user data beyond basic profile information and that Google is planning to reduce Pokemon Go's access to only the limited info that it needs to access. The game gives you a limited amount of Pokeballs. "I'm walking past people downtown and they are saying go over there and you can catch that". A Pokemon Go fan about in Sydney on Sunday. (more...)
UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion
- July 12, 2016

At the time, UFC and White denied those reports. Upon closing of the deal, Lorenzo Fertitta will be stepping down as Chairman and CEO of the organization, however Lorenzo and Frank will retain a minority ownership interest in the business. (more...)
Pokemon GO Is Getting An Update Very Soon Pokemon GO Is Getting An Update Very Soon
- July 12, 2016

So many people have been using it that the servers have been crashing. Normally in these situations, where you sign up to an app using Google, you're prompted with a notification of the access you are granting to the app. And as Adam Reeve outlines on Tumblr, yes, that means they can read your email, browse your Google drive, essentially access any part of your life you use Google for. (more...)
Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost Torque Boosted to 470 LB-FT Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost Torque Boosted to 470 LB-FT
- July 12, 2016

According to Ford, that's enough to edge out all diesel and gasoline-powered competitors, including those utilizing V8 engines with almost twice the displacement of the EcoBoost V6. Ford now sells more than 60 percent of its F-150s with EcoBoost turbocharged engines, two of which are offered with their half-ton pickup, the aforementioned 3.5-liter V6 and a smaller 2.7-liter V6. (more...)
Pokemon Go frenzy leads to robberies and injuries
- July 12, 2016

That means downloading and installing the game from an third party site and naturally, unofficial one, such as file-sharing networks like BitTorrent. "If nothing else, Pokémon GO has shown that there are "dormant" Nintendo fans eager to trial its content for smartphones", Deutsche Bank analysts said in a note. (more...)
A 4TB SSD is ideal for hoarding old Steam games A 4TB SSD is ideal for hoarding old Steam games
- July 12, 2016

If you want both super-fast performance and top capacity for your computer, you can have it now, if you're willing to spend $1,499.99 (£1,156, AU $1,991, converted), which is the price of the latest 4TB 850 Evo solid-state drive (SSD) that Samsung announced today. (more...)
Philando Castile Shooting Had 'Nothing to Do With Race,' Officer's Attorney Says Philando Castile Shooting Had 'Nothing to Do With Race,' Officer's Attorney Says
- July 12, 2016

Anthony Police Department's 2015 annual report points to Yanez's volunteerism; he gave a tour of the station to a local Cub Scout troop and volunteered with St. It has a long history of use as a powerful medium for accountability, which is what Diamond Reynolds achieved. Johnson, before being killed by police after a prolonged standoff, told a hostage negotiator he was upset about the shootings of Sterling and Castile and he "wanted to kill white people , especially white officers". (more...)
Vulkan Has Come to DOOM Vulkan Has Come to DOOM
- July 12, 2016

On DOOM, Vulkan allows PC users to experience significant performance boosts on supported GPUs and CPUs, translating directly to better gameplay feel. According to the company's own testing, the Vulkan API can deliver up to a 27% performance improvement over OpenGL (disclosure: AMD's test system featured an Intel Core i7-5960X processor - not exactly "low-end"). (more...)
Pokemon Go takes you back in time with augmented reality
- July 12, 2016

Larger distance means it will hatch into a rarer Pokemon . Pokemon Go was finally released on July 6 all over the world, being an augmented reality game that can be played on iOS and Android devices. "It does get people out and about, the only downfall is that people are out and about looking at their phones". There are numerous locations and points of interest which are called "Pokestops". (more...)
Pokémon Go Will Allow Players to Trade Pokémon Pokémon Go Will Allow Players to Trade Pokémon
- July 12, 2016

But believe it or not, this is bigger than Pokemon. For now, the game is only available in US, New Zealand and Australia. They're Bulbasaur , Charmander and Squirtle , the same "starter" Pokemon that appeared in the original Pokemon games, and you can only choose one to capture. (more...)
Dallas shooter planned other attacks, say police
- July 12, 2016

The tension comes after five officers were shot dead by sniper Micah Johnson during a protest in the city on Thursday night. During a long standoff with police, Johnson told negotiators that he was upset over recent police-involved shootings of blacks and wanted to kill white people, especially white police officers. (more...)
Another Tesla Crash Blamed On Autopilot
- July 12, 2016

A police officer told the Detroit Free Press that the driver said the Autopilot system was engaged at the time of the accident . The latest move follows a separate blog post last month in which Musk revealed his plans for Tesla to acquire leading United States solar developer SolarCity in a deal worth up to $2.8bn. (more...)
'Black lives matter' term is racist, says Rudy Giuliani 'Black lives matter' term is racist, says Rudy Giuliani
- July 12, 2016

Rudy Giuliani sparked national outrage with comments he made about the Black Lives Matter movement Sunday. Alicia Garza, a co-founder of the official Black Lives Matter group, responded directly to Giuliani's remarks Monday during an appearance on MSNBC. (more...)
Pokemon Go craze jolts Nintendo market value by $7.5 billion Pokemon Go craze jolts Nintendo market value by $7.5 billion
- July 12, 2016

It has partnered with US-based game developer Niantic and the Pokémon Company, which owns the rights to the characters. There is a question however as to how the group will monetize the game, which is now available to download for free. Police say that you should only play this game in a group, in daylight hours and only go to neighborhoods that are crowded or that you are familiar with. (more...)
Pokemon Go more popular than Tinder
- July 12, 2016

Meanwhile, Mia Nagasaka, an analyst at Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities, said in her July 8 report that Nintendo needs to constantly post monthly sales of at least 15 billion yen ($148.6 million) to 20 billion yen to make a difference in the company's bottom line. (more...)
Pokemon Go raises safety concerns for users
- July 12, 2016

You and your dog become the greatest Pokemon trainers of all time while getting lots of exercise. "I was walking around with them, they were showing me how to play". Alex Linke said there was already a similar game released, that he thought was better than Pokemon GO . Well played Pokemon GO . The game sends players walking around the world catching Pokemon and visiting landmarks using their phone's Global Positioning System and camera. (more...)
Offensive Snapchat post leads to suspension of Memphis officers Offensive Snapchat post leads to suspension of Memphis officers
- July 12, 2016

A press conference was called on Friday with MPD Interim Director Michael Rallings and Mayor Jim Strickland to discuss the department's relationship with the city following the Dallas, Texas, shootings Thursday night in which five officers were killed and others wounded, reported The Commercial Appeal . (more...)
Microsoft plots Project Scorpio trade-up programs for Xbox One owners Microsoft plots Project Scorpio trade-up programs for Xbox One owners
- July 12, 2016

He also lauds the fact that refreshed consoles alleviates the need to build up a brand new user base. Since Microsoft's E3 2016 press conference, many fans have some questions, with the most prominent one that fans have been asking that Why Microsoft is porting its Xbox exclusive games to PC? The two are only releasing a year apart and some Xbox owners aren't ready to make the transition from the original Xbox One. (more...)
Pokemon Go craze sends Nintendo stock soaring Pokemon Go craze sends Nintendo stock soaring
- July 12, 2016

When it does finally launch in the UK, Pokemon Go will be available as a free download from the iOS App Store and Google Play . In order to have a meaningful impact on Nintendo's profits, Pokemon GO needs to hit a minimum of $140 to $196 million turnover per month, claims Mia Nagasaka, an equity analyst with Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities. (more...)
Tesla driver's death on 'Autopilot' triggers probe, dilemma
- July 12, 2016

A DVD player was found in the vehicle when it crashed, reportedly playing a Harry Potter film. Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes confirmed to Tech Insider that the airbags did not deploy, but said that there could be any number of reasons why they were not enacted. (more...)
Mercedes decide not to appeal Rosberg's Silverstone penalty Mercedes decide not to appeal Rosberg's Silverstone penalty
- July 11, 2016

Not only do they love their British drivers but they appreciate passionate drivers who are out there doing their best.that's quite unique". Stewards ruled that the advice he received broke regulations introduced to limit the amount of information teams are able to supply to drivers in those circumstances. (more...)
Pokemon Go Is Now Live In The US Pokemon Go Is Now Live In The US
- July 11, 2016

Mobile games are expected to overtake console-based games. If the rumors are correct, the actual release of "Pokemon GO" will coincide with the Pokemon founder and former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata's death anniversary, which falls on July 11. (more...)
Murray 'unlikely' to play for Britain against Serbia Murray 'unlikely' to play for Britain against Serbia
- July 11, 2016

Appearing in his 11th final at the majors, but his first against an opponent other than Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, the Scot shattered Raonic's hopes of becoming the first Canadian to win a grand slam crown. "It was belief. From being a very promising junior to getting where he got to, there was a constant, 'When are you going to win Wimbledon?' ". Im going to try to improve my return game, improve my serve. (more...)
Minecraft Available with Project Malmo Tool Minecraft Available with Project Malmo Tool
- July 11, 2016

According to Neuro Gadget , the project was previously announced back in March but it was named as AIX. The preview also contains a thorough tutorial on how to install your own AI script on the Minecraft platform . Project Malmo is an artificial intelligence system used to test out AI algorithms using the Minecraft world. Putting them in a simulated environment where they can associate words and actions will give them the opportunity to learn what those words really mean, just as humans ... (more...)
First look at Fallout 4 Vault-Tec DLC coming tomorrow First look at Fallout 4 Vault-Tec DLC coming tomorrow
- July 11, 2016

According to a report by Gamespot , gamers are getting a better look into the expansion this month as well with Bethesda scheduling a livestream broadcast for the expansion on Twitch on Tuesday, July 12. There is also no confirmed release date for Vault-Tec Workshop outside of "July". It seems like Bethesda will have a very busy half-year especially when it comes to developing new downloadable content to their games and expanding them. (more...)