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Monster Hunter is Getting its Own Nintendo Direct on October 27th

Well, what can you do? Nintendo has announced that it will be holding a Nintendo Direct stream specifically about Monster Hunter . What fans should expect is more footage and information on the aforementioned Monster Hunter Stories game, as well as a possible new title in the works.

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Nintendo Switch Details Revealed With New Video

One of the most controversial issues that came to the Nintendo Switch platform is that Bethesda Softworks didn't confirm the existence of the epic RPG game, Skyrim on the Nintendo platform despite its appearance during the trailer. The Nintendo Switch hybrid home/portable games console that was revealed yesterday will support amiibo functionality, Nintendo has confirmed to IGN .

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Cloud Business Propels Microsoft (MSFT) Stock to All-Time High

The stock was sold at an average price of $57.97, for a total value of $8,289,710.00. Argus reissued a hold rating on shares of Microsoft Corp .in a research note on Monday, July 25th. The two companies are teaming up to announce the return of a student filmmaking initiative now called the Coca-Cola and Regal Films program. Sales grew 0.4% to $20.45B in the quarter.

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LeSean McCoy felt pain in hamstring in Bills' Week 7 loss

In that game, Miami managed just 51 yards rushing, with 42 of them coming from Ajayi . "It's insane to imagine it's happening so fast like this", Ajayi said . "I don't know him to be a dirty player, but you don't like to see those types of hits, especially losing that type of caliber of player for our defense".

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Ashes Of Ariandel Introduces New Map, Weapons, Armor Sets

After the hiccup with the Dark Souls III DLC being released onto the Xbox Store due to an error over the weekend, Bandai Namco made a decision to rectify the problem with something that you probably didn't see coming: releasing the DLC earlier than expected.

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This Long Lost Super Nintendo Rayman Game Surfaced Today

Up until now, public knowledge of the SNES version of Rayman was limited to a trio of screenshots from the French gaming magazine Pix'N'Love , one of which Ancel used for his own tragic Instagram post earlier in the week. Ancel shared insight into Rayman's legacy last week. I'd want all Rayman releases bundled along with the SNES prototype as an added bonus on the cartridge.

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Game stores charging £5 for 10 minutes of PlayStation VR

The Bullring branch of GAME in Birmingham came under fire from gamers who were outraged at having to pay to try out the latest piece of tech from Sony. "Our pay-to-play PlayStation VR experience is a GAME-led initiative". One user postulated that it might be a breach of the EULA and another called it "exploitative", the core of the anger being that GAME charge people for the demo.

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Fully autonomous Tesla tested

A particular area of concern is the fact that Tesla is not using a LIDAR sensor, the light-sensitive laser imaging radar which many industry experts feel is a necessary component to build a self-driving auto, in order to keep costs down. The said mode does not pose the same safety risk as the said driving assistance system. When will these features will be useful? In addition to offering a more compelling product than any of its competitors, Tesla seems to have a much better ...

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Galaxy Note 7 phones banned by major Australian airlines

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones have become quite notorious these days due to smoke and fire incidents. Earlier, passengers on the United States airlines were allowed to bring the phones on to the plan, but were requested to either switch them off or keep them in their check in luggage.

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Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey

The Tesla brand ranked 25th among the 29 rated. These eight brands were listed as "More Reliable" according to Consumer Reports' ranking method. Volkswagen's luxury Audi brand was the only German manufacturer among the eight "more reliable" brands, finishing in the fourth spot - followed by Kia, Mazda, Hyundai, Infiniti, BMW and Honda.

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Trump makes 'closing argument' speech, again attacks accusers

At a campaign rally in Gettysburg over the weekend, Trump vowed to sue "all of these liars" who have recently accused him of groping and unwanted touching. Donald Trump threatens to sue every woman who has accused him of inappropriate conduct, and again hits out at the media who reported the allegations.

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Parents reminded to keep trick-or-treaters safe

Halloween candy is king as far as retail sales go. The survey found US consumers are expected to spend an average of $82.93, up from last year's $74.34 with total spending for the holiday expected to reach a record-high $8.4 billion. Wait for candy to go on sale to stock up, or buy candy at a bulk store or in larger bags. Wear something reflective on your costume or trick or treat bag to make yourself more visible in the dark.

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Seahawks, Cardinals battle to a 6-6 draw

It was a brilliantly athletic feat. "I didn't touch him". It was good to get out of there without a loss, and now the Seahawks get to try to right the ship against the awful New Orleans Saints defense on the road. "Same with the last one". The sight of Sowell being taken to the locker room on a cart with a towel over his head and the issues Seattle was having in pass protection before that raised anew the discussion about whether the Seahawks should consider trading for a tackle ...

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BSF guard killed after India, Pak use shells on Kashmir border

Pakistan also said that 2 persons, including a one-year-old baby, were killed and 7 others injured in firing by Indian troops across border. Singh who was undergoing treatment at the Government medical college and Hospital died at around 11.45 pm, said police.

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Stock Yards Bank Trust Co adds Xilinx (XLNX) to its portfolio

Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on shares of Xilinx from $44.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, July 28th. The latest exchange of 3.06 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.3 Million shares. Capital Research Global Investors increased its position in shares of Xilinx by 36.1% in the second quarter.

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Hamilton wins US Grand Prix in Austin, besting Rosberg in 2nd place

The victory cuts his deficit to 26 points behind the German and keeping him alive in the title race, but Rosberg still controls his own destiny. His fastest lap of 1 minute, 34.999 seconds pushed Rosberg to No. "It's very technical in terms of braking and positioning". "It's always a battle between us", said Rosberg. Championship wise, it is a crucial weekend for the reigning world champ Hamilton.

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Smart-Watch Market In Transition As Shipping Volume In Q3 Plunges

Today, the IDC released a new industry report demonstrating a steep decline in the number of smartwatches being shipped for the third quarter 2016, compared with the same time period past year. Vendors are having to decide between launching new devices for the holidays, or trying to satisfy consumers with those running the older OS. Apple likes to compare the Apple Watch to the iPod, and suggests that the device should see strong seasonal sales as it makes for a good holiday gift.

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Android Pay expands its reach via new partnerships with Visa and Mastercard

Once your Samsung account is linked, you can authenticate and pay on your phone when checking out on a supported website. No more remembering individual logins for just one payment service or the other - if the site supports Visa Checkout or Masterpass, you'll be able to pay with a couple taps and an authentication of your fingerprint on your phone.

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AGF Investments Inc. Sells 43979 Shares of T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS)

Price Potential: Even though the stock has posted -0.64% fall in value, its new closing price reflects a -2.83% fall in value from company's one year high of $48.11. In other T-Mobile US news, CFO J Braxton Carter II sold 59,600 shares of T-Mobile US stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 239,971 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,506,609.45.

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Departing passenger's Galaxy Note 7 emits smokes at Kansai airport

The next-generation device, the Galaxy S8 , is rumored to be announced on February 26, 2017. Technology giant Samsung has been in the news a lot lately over its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, some of which have caught fire. Japan this month said it barred all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes, following moves by USA regulators and a string of carriers that banned the recalled devices over fire risk concerns.

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Mystery Deepens On Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Explosions (SSNLF, AAPL)

The fallout from the Galaxy Note 7 is estimated to cost Samsung Electronics more than 7 trillion won ($6.1 billion), according to the company and industry analysts Friday. The company will not accept any phones from "individual customers or through retail outlets, including drop boxes". "We'd get phone calls every day about it, wondering mainly when their replacements from the first time came in", store manager Stephen Marcus said, referring to the earlier recall of the phones after a ...

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Bound Tesla Model 3 Will Be Equipped With Full Self-Driving Hardware

To that end, every auto that rolls off of its Fremont, California, assembly line is equipped with eight 360-degree cameras that can "see" for about 275 yards, no less than 12 ultrasonic sensors, and a forward-sensing radar. Elon Musk shared a video demonstrating the technology in action. Musk's response to that was to cite the huge amount of crashes that happen around the world in manual mode and point out that self-driving cars are inherently safer.

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Video emerges of Kim Kardashian's robbers during getaway

Added Kourtney: "I think we're all really still shaken up and, you know, I think she has a big, supportive family". Following the October 3 robbery in Paris , which left the Kardashian power house rattled, Kim has avoided public appearances and even stayed off her pet social media accounts.

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USA to examine AT&T deal to buy Time Warner

AT&T says it expects the Time Warner acquisition to be completed by the end of the year and expects Time Warner chairman and CEO to stay on with the company at least through a transitional period. Media analysts warn the merger could spark a content arms race from major distributor and technology companies, including Google and Apple. Despite their concern, a handful of antitrust experts said AT&T's bid for Time Warner would likely win USA antitrust approval, and two thought there ...

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Irish plane passengers warned not to use Samsung phones

More explosions have been reported as well, prompting the company to end production of the Note 7. Samsung shares closed 1.43 percent higher at KRW 1,557,000 on the Korean Stock Exchange (1 United States dollar = 1135.73 South Korean Won, or SKW).

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Google's Pixel smartphones have started to ship in Canada

Through Google Play, the Pixel Launcher can quickly be updated without the need for a full system update. Some have decried it as it seems to be going against what the Nexus phones used to stand for, which was a stock Android experience, but Google seems to have made a decision to include some Pixel-exclusive features instead.

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Tour Bus, Semi-Truck Crash in California, Killing at Least 11

Emergency responders clear debris from the collision of a tour bus and a big-rig truck near Palm Springs. "When you usually see someone involved in a high speed motor vehicle crash, the things you see are big time broken bones", Townsend explained.

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Kim Kardashian Says She's Monetised The Act Of Living

Ironically enough, Kim Kardashian sat down with "60 Minutes" for an interview prior to the robbery to discuss the pros and cons of posting the details of your life online. "I totally attribute my career to social media", she said. Although, in an attempt to stay humble, Kim simply stated that the money is "not bad".

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Major DDoS Attack Causes US Outages on Twitter, Reddit, Others

These hacked devices then formed various " botnets " of connected nodes that were harnessed in order to overload Dyn with traffic and disrupts its DNS services. Our worst hacking fears came true on Friday as criminals deployed millions of everyday objects - internet-connected cameras, printers and so on - to launch an attack on a critical part of the Internet.

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Calais Jungle Camp Clearing Sparks Violence As Refugees Are Dispersed

Many residents say they have had enough of the conditions and it is time to leave, with most hoping to hide in trucks, cars or ferries and cross into Britain, which has barred majority on the basis of EU rules requiring them to seek asylum in the first European country they set foot in.

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Webcams and thermostats used in sophisticated cyber-attack

For the moment, it's still unclear who's behind the three DDoS attacks launched against Dyn , although conspiracy theories abound - is it Russian Federation disrupting business as usual in the United States or is it a move to keep Wikileaks trove of leaked Clinton emails hidden? The Department of Homeland and Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation were both investigating Friday's attack, Reuters reported.

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South Korean Government Probes Samsung Smartphone Fires

Boarding an airplane with one of Samsung's potentially explosive Note 7 smartphones is now a crime in the US . "We will offer full compensation for remaining inventories of Note 7 components among our suppliers", the firm said in a statement.

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Samsung Permanently Stops Producing Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone

Samsung usually releases a new iteration of the Galaxy S series in spring, so the company may have to provide a strong incentive to sell the 6-month-old phones, such as lowering their prices. In another case over the weekend, a Kentucky man with a replacement Galaxy Note 7 was treated for smoke inhalation after he said he woke up to find his bedroom filled with smoke.

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Samsung slashes profit forecast over Galaxy Note 7 crisis

An expanded United States recall was ordered Thursday for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, including replacements for the devices plagued by exploding batteries. "This indicates that it will not produce any more Galaxy Note 7s", said Samsung . One of the bigger threads was the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's protracted investigation of the whole mess, which started a couple of months back when the fist incidents of exploding devices first surfaced.

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Aviation authority advises Galaxy Note 7 owners over use on aircraft

There have been 20 cases of Galaxy Note 7 phones catching fire or overheating on the mainland, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement Tuesday. The company received 13 reports of burns and 47 reports of property damages associated with the phones. However, the Galaxy Note 7 has been on the market for several months now, enough time for some units to have become second hand.