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ESRB says video game loot boxes don't qualify as 'gambling,' despite similarities

The ESRB's criteria considers real gambling to involve the wagering of real cash, while simulated gambling means that players can gamble without betting or wagering actual money . A system where it's possible to get nothing new or useful for your money sounds like gambling to me. They inherently prey on the player's need for reward, prompting them to take a chance at instant gratification which can in turn cause addiction in the same way that gambling does, all the while enabling ...

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Apple Rumoured to be Developing Foldable OLED iPhone with LG

Samsung has said that it will release it's own "smartlet" - a phone which unfolds into a tablet - by next year . First we heard of Samsung's plans to produce a smartphone with a bending, foldable screen , and now it's Apple's turn for a lap of the rumour mill.

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Teens Get Their Own Amazon Accounts, With Parents' Approval

Amazon is targeting a new segment of shoppers - teenagers. Parents can set pre-approved spending limits for the kids on their account if they want to as well. Afterwards, the teen will log into the Amazon App using their own username and password. "Our new monthly payment option lets students enjoy the best of Amazon in a more flexible and simple way", Ellen Kinney, Director of Amazon Prime Student , said in a statement .

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Android Video Calling Just Got Much Simpler

The devices are now on pre-order, and in the USA, you can only get them from Google and Verizon . Google is making video calling an integrated part of your phone via Google Duo , in an effort to ease Android phone users into starting a video call.

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Nokia 9 with curved glass display and dual rear cameras leaks

According to their sources, the Nokia 9 will have a 5.5-inch quad HD AMOLED display . The placement of the dual cameras on the Nokia 9 are a bit peculiar. Besides, the back of the phone also seems to be curved at the edges, which should help users hold it more comfortably. Well, there's no 3.5 mm headphone jack on the Nokia 9, and, it isn't too surprising, considering how many manufacturers (including Google) have ditched the 3.5 mm headphone jack on their smartphones.

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Amazon introduces a new waterproof Kindle Oasis with bigger screen

The Oasis is available in two models, the 8GB with Wi-Fi support and the 32GB with cellular connectivity. The device is IPX8 waterproof certified which means it can be submerged in water up to 2m for up to 60 minutes. The e-reader is available in 8GB and 32GB storage variants. Another nifty feature, Audible integration will allow users to seamlessly switch from a textual version of a book to its audio counterpart, without having to open the Kindle or Audible mobile apps.

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Petrol pump dealers call off their October 13 strike

S Jaikrishnan, HPCL director (marketing), said dealers' commission, one of the demands, was increased on August 1. A forum of three associations of dealers had declared on Saturday that about 54,000 retail fuel stations across India would remain shut on October 13 to protest the delay in the implementation of the pending agreement signed with the OMCs in November 2016, and to seek resolution of their other demands, such as higher marketing margin.

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Razer may announce a phone on November 1

But no one knows about technical details of device. On company's page, wait for November 1, and re's a photograph of someone with a smartphone in hand. The report had also stated that the company was raising funds for the smartphone. That all lined up with Nextbit , the folks who put together the Robin smartphone, joining the Razer team back in January .

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Assassin's Creed Origins Season Pass And Future DLC Detailed

As well as the two major DLC packs, Ubisoft has announced that other DLC will be available to download for free . Those DLC packs are The Hidden Ones and The Curse of the Pharaohs . Both are available with the launch of the game. Career Mode lets you keep track of your progress in leaderboards, while Rapid Mode offers a quicker experience, with fewer categories and clues.

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[Download] iOS 11.1 Update with a New Emoji Batch

Apple is continuing its relentless march to deal with important iOS 11 bugs with iOS 11.0.3, the third weekly update since iOS 11's launch. He wrote in a blog post that Apple's reliance on asking users to regularly enter their passwords to undertake a range of functions presents a security hole that could easily be used by hackers to steal user credentials.

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Drilling Down Into PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

The stock go up so far this year; showing a rise of 67.80% and added with positive flow of 3.19% during recent week. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 29,252 shares in the company, valued at $1,733,181.

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Oculus announces $199 stand-alone VR headset, Oculus Go

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get a billion people to live and play in VR. Oculus Go will need neither. So, it has the same wide field of view as the Rift, but with significantly reduced glare. The headset's also only $199 and shipping early next year. However, the Oculus Go headset seems a little different from that headset. To keep the price down, it will only have a single motion controller.

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Super Mario Odyssey trailer is a Broadway musical

Nintendo has spread out its first-party releases and bolstered its catalogue with a cavalcade of lively indie titles. Oh, and Nintendo transformed Super Mario Odyssey into a musical for the game's latest trailer. But also it's impossible to watch without falling into the existential question of what Mario is. This trailer demonstrates several of Mario's new abilities through his magic hat, Cappy.

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This is the Coolest Remote-Controlled Car Ever

Six computers mounted in the rear of the GT-R/C communicate back and forth between the controller and the vehicle up to 100 times per second. Nissan's GT-R is often referred to as "the PlayStation sports auto", due to the fact that before the release of the very first Gran Turismo video game in 1998, much of the English-speaking world had never heard of Nissan's halo vehicle.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Slips To Fifth Place In Q3 PC Shipments

Lenovo came in at number two during the quarter with 14.36 million shipments, but that was down 1.5 percent year-over year. Lenovo was as close second with 14.4 million shipments, followed by Dell (10.1 million), Asus (4.9 million), and then Apple .

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Honor 7X With 5.93 inch Full View Display Launched In China

All the variants come coupled with 4GB RAM. The Honor 7X has been priced at 1,299 CNY for the 32GB storage variant, 1,699 CNY for the 64GB storage variant and 1,999 CNY for the 128GB storage variant. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 processor with MaliT830-MP2 GPU. The Honor 7X runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 skinned on top.

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OnePlus OxygenOS phone data tracking raises privacy concerns

Earlier, there have been reports on OnePlus manipulating benchmarks and incorrect mounting displays but this time around, Moore while participating in the SANS Holiday Hack Challenge chose to check the internet traffic from his phone OnePlus2 2.

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The Tamagotchi Craze Is Coming Back This November

The Tamagotchi was released in 1996 in Japan and rolled out to the rest of the world in 1997. Bandai America created a wave of excitement and huge demand for Tamagotchi when the device was introduced 20 years ago. Since its initial debut, the company said it's sold over 82 million Tamagotchis globally. The new Tamagotchi toys will be smaller than their '90s counterparts, but should otherwise look and act the same to hit all the nostalgic notes you're hoping for.

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Okala backs Eagles for Russian Federation glory

Daniel Akpeyi - The World Cup is something you want to enjoy till maybe the final game, so avoiding the strong teams won't be bad, but I will love us to face Argentina, we need to avenge the pain they have inflicted on us in the past. "The national team coaches are experienced men who have also played this game, so the confidence is there that they can make the team even better", Chikatara who was Nigeria's shining star at the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda with four goals ...

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NVDA) — NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ

NVDA share have rallied by 73.68% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and added 13.26% in the last month. The company has market cap of $113.68 billion. The shares were sold at an average price of $189.62, for a total transaction of $9,481,000.00. The insider SEAWELL A BROOKE sold $434,980. Shares for $6.47M were sold by COXE TENCH .

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Even Porsche Has a Car Subscription Service Now

Even better news for those intrigued: there are no mileage caps, unlike some rival car-subscription services, which means a cross-country road trip via Porsche 911 is A-OK in Porsche's eyes. That's priced at $3,000 per month, and offers a full 22 models. This membership plan grants access to the Cayenne E-Hybrid, among 22 other Porsche models.

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Deadly Squishy Fingers Return To Call Of Duty This Week

Before it does, though, the latest series entry seems determined to squeeze some fun out of a game that otherwise punishes improvising players-something underscored by its newly-launched " Willard Wyler's Halloween Scream " event. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was officially released on November 4, 2016, and is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and Windows PC. So, you may want to bear that in mind.

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New Android Wear 2.0 Features Can Now Arrive Via Play Store

Announced via Google + this week, the only place Android Wear news seems to be alive and well, the wearable platform from Google will receive incremental updates via official Android Wear app updates on Google Play, instead of all things being pushed through in an OTA.

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Plug-in hybrid for Range Rover speeds race to electric era

Like the rest of the Range Rover line-up , the P400e is paired exclusively to an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission , with power put down via a permanent four-wheel-drive system with a new transfer case. Designed and engineered by Jaguar Land Rover in the United Kingdom, the PHEV announcement comes with confirmation of a 2018 update for the flagship Land Rover offering.

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Taking a Look at the Data Behind Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

The Ifrah Financial Services Inc holds 5,578 shares with $429,000 value, down from 9,617 last quarter. The stock rose 0.07% or $0.06 reaching $91.41 per share. Therefore 55% are positive. The stock is now trading 0.04% away from the 52-week high and separated 37.10% from the 52-week low. Fulton Bank, N.a. claims 4,873 shares with a value of $437,000.

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Dow Jones Reports Google Bought Apple Due To 'Technical Error'

In addition to launching a tech battering ram on Apple's iPhone line, the company also announced Google Home Max, a speaker with a build in virtual assistant that targets Apple's recently announced HomePod in both price and functionality. Dow Jones regrets the erroneous headlines published on its Dow Jones Newswires this morning between 9:34 and 9:36 AM ET. "Due to a technical error , a stream of test data was inadvertently published", the spokesperson said, in a statement .

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Super Mario Odyssey's amiibo content will be unlockable without the amiibo

Super Mario Odyssey has plenty going on, and if you're confused about how it all ties together Nintendo has a quick little primer for you. Not only does the trailer set the stage for Odyssey's conflict - Bowser has kidnapped Princess Peach once again and plans to marry her - but it also shows us some of the things Mario and his companion, Cappy , are capable of.

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Sandberg to Discuss Facebook Ads With Congressional Black Caucus

The sprawling inquiry into the extent of Russian attempts to purchase ads on the U.S. internet before the 2016 U.S. federal elections has expanded to yet another digital giant, with Microsoft confirming that it has launched an internal investigation into whether it sold such advertisements via its Bing search engine.

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"Brutally Engrossing and Spectacular" Middle-earth: Shadow of War Launches Today

Shadow of War continues the original narrative of Shadow of Mordor, victor of more than 50 industry awards, with the return of Talion and Celebrimbor, known as the Bright Lord, who must forge a new Ring of Power and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgûl, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth.

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'Overwatch' Halloween Event Trailer Teases the Return of Junkenstein, New Skins

Called Overwatch Halloween Terror, the event runs from today through November 1st and is packed with tricks and treats for all. "You will work closely with our concept, environment and character teams to create hard surface and organic props, weapons and possibly characters that are both detail-oriented and consistent with the art style we've defined".

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Facebook India MD Umang Bedi quits, Bhushan interim MD

Facebook's head of consumer and media in South Asia, Sandeep Bhushan will take over as interim MD, sources in the company said. Umang Bedi took over as head at Facebook India in July 2016 after former MD Kirthanga Reddy returned to the U.S.

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Reasons Not to Install iOS 11.1 Beta & 5 Reasons You Should

The new iOS 11 including many features like smarter new Siri, document scanner, searching handwritten notes, Do not disturb feature while driving, live Photo, new file app, multi-tasking feature for iPhone and iPad, drag and drop feature in iPad and much more.

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Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Shares Sold by Wilsey Asset Management Inc

That's a potential -2.48 fall from where (NYSE:PGR) has been trading recently. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500. Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO ) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 16th. About shares traded. Brown & Brown, Inc. Cisco Sys Inc. now has $167.18B valuation. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) was sold by Walker Karen . The network equipment provider reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.61.

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Destiny 2: What Is Iron Banner

This is a very objective driven event which makes communication critical to your success, especially since players will earn more Iron Banner reputation tokens if they win. To access Iron Banner , you need to have beaten the campaign to find Lord Saladin in the Tower. At this point, you'll be free to enter the Iron Banner through the Crucible Quickplay menu, with full matchmaking enabled.

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Assassin's Creed Origin's Has Loot Boxes

It was assumed that Drachma would be purchasable with real-world cash, following in the footsteps of games such as Middle-earth: Shadow of War , Forza Motorsport 7 and the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront 2, but game director Ashraf Ismail confirmed to Eurogamer that this would not be the case.


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