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EA to acquire Titanfall developer Respawn

We have worked together a long time from the inception of the studio. Hidden alongside the acquisition announcement came other news though. The question was, where we are in the industry, how do we take the next step in making bigger, better games.

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EA hints at making Madden and Federation Internationale de Football Association subscription-based games

In a statement to Bloomberg TV, EA CEO Andrew Wilson put forward the idea that the likes of Madden and Federation Internationale de Football Association might one day make the switch to a subscription series. Instead, they might only have to pay a regular fee in order to download and start playing new content. For one, Wilson says the annual game release may become a thing of the past as technology develops to make significant, incremental game changes for subscribers a better option for ...

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Hulu Video Streaming App Now Available for the Nintendo Switch

Starting later on Thursday, Hulu subscribers can use the Nintendo Switch to stream both live TV and VOD-only plans. More importantly, it means that other third-party companies that have poo-pooed the Switch in the past, saying it's simply "not powerful enough" for their games, have less of an excuse.

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Media alert: iPhone 8 Plus out-ships iPhone 8 in Q3 2017

Still, it was Apples older models that were the top phones by shipments worldwide. " Apple is clearly making a portfolio play here", he said in a statement accompanying the report. "This makes the iPhone 8 Plus the first iPhone Plus model to out-ship its smaller sibling in a single quarter", Canalys pointed out. The Chinese company has had a strong presence in the Asian market, which explains the OPPO A57 and the R11 taking 4th and 5th place, shipping 7.8 million and 7.2 million ...

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Facebook wants Canadians to send them their nudes to combat revenge porn

Let's say you have a spiteful ex who decides to embarrass you by posting a nude photo made in private. The unorthodox scheme is now being tested among Facebook's Australian users, but Britain, Canada and the United States are also expected to take part in the project.

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Jio announces triple cashback offer for Jio Prime members

The cashback redemption availability is divided into three categories. The cashback vouchers in mobile wallets will be provided across RJio's partner wallets such as AmazonPay , AxisPay , FreeCharge , Mobikwik , PayTM and PhonePe , the company said in a statement.

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New 2017 Ford Ecosport Facelift India Launch: Details, Images And Prices

On the safety front, you get ABS with EBD and dual front airbag as standard, front seat belt with pretensioner, seat belt reminder for driver, power door locks, and crash unlocking system among others. Powering the new EcoSport will be an all-new three-cylinder 1.5-liter Ti-VCT petrol engine that's smaller, lighter and efficient. The vehicle gets an all new touch screen infotainment system.

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OnePlus 5T Price Details Emerge; No Support For Wireless Charging

But, OnePlus is dropping the idea of this feature. That is why OnePlus 5T is not going to have a wireless charging. The CEO of the OnePlus, Pete Lau has confirmed this in a recent blog post explaining the benefits of the headphone jack.

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Volvo XC60 gets five-star ANCAP rating

The highest score received a new midsize crossover the Volvo XC60, which has achieved the safety of the driver and front passenger in 98%, and safety of children and pedestrians is estimated at 87% and 76%, respectively. Unlike the larger vehicles featured in this round of testing, small MPVs don't need to have Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB ) as standard, but the Vauxhall Crossland X and its platform-sharing cousin the Citroen C3 Aircross come equipped with other driver-assistance ...

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Grand Theft Auto 5 has shipped 85 million units

Players do not care about how old the game is though, as the updates to GTA Online keep it interesting, and neither does publisher Take-Two Interactive, as Grand Theft Auto V continues to rake in real money from microtransactions. And finally, there's the news that 42% of Take-Two's sales are made up of microtransactions, with consumer spending having grown by 84% year-over-year.

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Square Enix talks unannounced titles, Switch during latest financial results briefing

Square Enix describes the core architectures of PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch as similar, and says multiplatform development is possibly by building a basic version of a game, then optimizing it for each platform. Being the start of November, most companies are releasing their earnings reports for the first few months of the fiscal year, with the latest gaming company being Square Enix .

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United States ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives

The exercises coincide with U.S. President Donald Trump's trip across Asia. According to Sagan, a change of tactic is therefore needed, considering that North Korea "no longer poses a nonproliferation problem", but instead a nuclear deterrence problem, which one worldwide relations scholar likened to the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962, but in slow motion.

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Gunman's Phone Locked; 10 Victims Are Critical

Law enforcement officials argue that encryption that prevents a police officer from opening a suspect's phone even with a court order makes it increasingly hard to solve murders and a host of other crimes; privacy advocates say that encrypted communications protect everyone from hackers and thieves and that the government should be able to find evidence through other means.

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Instagram removes 24-hour recency requirement for photos, videos posted to Stories

Now the Facebook-owned photo-and-video app has removed that recency requirement (Stories themselves still disappear after 24 hours). When you try to upload an older photo or video to stories, Instagram will automatically place a sticker showing the date the photo or video was taken.

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Apple's next iPad could have Face ID and no home button

Other suppliers, including LG Electronics Inc., Japan Display Inc., Sharp Corp., and smaller China-based firms like BOE Display and Tianma Microelectronics are also unlikely to have the ability to supply tablet-sized OLED screens to Apple next year, other people familiar with the supply chain said.

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Microsoft starts using Linkedin data to help you get a better job

The new Resume Assistant uses LinkedIn insights on the back end to connect to Microsoft Word on the front end. You can see how it works in the video below. Resume Assistant is still in preview stage. Microsoft completed its $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn close to one year ago, and it has been rolling out new integrations ever since.

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Texas church gunman escaped mental facility

The incident came shortly after Kelley was placed in pretrial confinement by the Air Force - for what would be months, a USA official tells NPR's Tom Bowman - as he waited for his court-martial for assaulting his wife and young stepson.

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Air Force Info Might Have Stopped Sale to Gunman

Now, many are asking: If it happened in the Air Force, could it happen within other military branches? Investigators said they found hundreds of empty shell casings and 15 empty ammunition magazines at the First Baptist Church in the town, near San Antonio, of about 400 residents.

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MLB The Show 18 Release Date & Cover Athletes Announced

Aaron Judge has been selected as the cover athlete for next spring's " MLB The Show 18 ", marking the first time that a player from the Yankees will have appeared on the cover of the prestigious video game franchise. With this, you'll be able to pick up or download your copy on March 23, a full four days before the regular release on March 27. It comes with nearly everything in the All Rise Edition (but not the physical hat, of course), with one difference being 20 standard packs instead of 10.

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Battle Royale games PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite hit 20 million

What's really interesting here is that Epic Games has managed to double its playerbase in just a month. "I just feel that Fortnite Battle Royale is a bit lazy to me". Could a more elaborate mode been put together? Fortnite is a co-op zombie survival game from former Gears of War developer Epic Games, in which you and three friends build a fort from scratch and defend it from an onslaught of the undead.

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Curbs on gun sales would make 'no difference' in Texas shooting

His rampage on a Sunday morning, during mass, in First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs resulted in the murder of 26 people aged 5 to 72. "You would have had hundreds more dead", Trump claimed at a press conference in South Korea. Under federal law, his conviction should have prevented him from purchasing the assault-style rifle he used in the attack and two other handguns. He also says blaming mental health so broadly is counterproductive and actually keeps people from seeking out ...

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Apple sued by Israeli company over phone camera patents

Most of the patents are related to mundane things like battery power and wireless hardware, but 3D tracking is much more interesting: The feature would use the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera system, which now enables the iPhone X to recognize faces.

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Piatt County Veterans Day observances

All veterans are welcome to attend. The annual celebration is 10:30 a.m.to noon at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, and will feature a wall of honor displaying photos and service history of Carson Valley veterans. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Sabetha Cemetery. - All Claiborne County veterans are invited to the Veterans Day Celebration ceremony to be held November 11 at 11 a.m.at the Cardwell Park, located across from the Tazewell Post Office.

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SteelSeries Announces Arctis 3 Bluetooth Headset

Today, SteelSeries introduce a new Arctis gaming headset to the award-winning line-up, the Arctis 3 Bluetooth. "That is why this is a wired headset for gaming and Bluetooth for everything else". The new headset allows for chat or music connections through apps like Discord over Bluetooth while also receiving wired audio connections with PC or consoles like PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch.

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Twitter expands new 280 character limit globally

Twitter users now have the luxury of using 280 characters instead of the longstanding 140 limit. The test has been so successful, Twitter said, that it will now become a permanent feature. The new limit will not apply to tweets written in Japanese, Chinese and Korean which can convey more information in a single character. Now with more advanced devices, there's no technical limit on the size of tweets.

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McGraw, Hill will perform again at Golden 1 Center

Following an American Express pre-sale on November 10, tickets will be available to the general public on November 17 - the same day that the husband-and-wife duo release their first-ever album together, The Rest of Our Life .

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Skip the line: restaurant wait times on Search and Maps

Estimating the wait time for a table at a restaurant seems anything but a science. The information will be displayed in the same section where "Popular Times" are displayed. If you're planning a few days ahead you can swipe left or right to see estimated wait times for every day that the restaurant is open. Google will also display a summary of the total waiting times for the day.

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IPhone X has 'best smartphone display' in the world, apparently

Now, as the iPhone X has been launched, it has been tested by DxOMark and has been given an overall score of 97, which is still behind Google Pixel 2 . It delivers neither under-saturated nor over-saturated colors. DisplayMate says the notch, which has received a mixed response from critics, has a negligible presence on the front panel.

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 gets Zelda: Breath Of The Wild crossover

While adventuring, these abilities might increase the number of items that can be collected, open up new paths to explore or initiate other special effects. Expansion pass owners can look forward to some extra support items when the game releases. But not the expansion pass or the Pro Controller. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will launch exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on December 1 at a suggested retail price of $59.99.

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Lamborghini Terzo Millennio Concept Supercar Unveiled

Mircea Dinca and the other by Prof. Anastasios John Hart, Department of Mechanical Engineering. "Exactly one year ago we have signed an agreement with the MIT-Italy Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which marked the start of a collaboration between two outstanding entities for the creation of a project that intends to write an important page in the future of super sports cars for the third millennium ", Stefano Domenicali, chairman and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, said ...

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Call of Duty: WWII server issues cause changes

At launch, we experienced an extremely high volume of players connecting to our servers in a very short window. In response, we pushed a change enabling higher capacity load balancers, resulting in improved live connectivity. The "vast majority" lost five ranks or fewer, Sledgehammer said, which at lower ranks is less than an hour of playtime. Connectivity has reportedly improved, but there was a further problem reported: players have been losing their multiplayer progression data.

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Huawei Honor 7X with full screen display launching in India in December

In the Russian retail networks much cheaper smartphone Huawei Honor 5C is equipped with a module NFC for contactless payment via the payment system Android Pay. There is a 16MP primary sensor paired with a secondary 2MP sensor whose sole job is to capture depth data for bokeh shots. The device is backed by a 3,350mAh battery.

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IPhone X users are inadvertently training Face ID to recognize siblings

Most recently we had our OCBC Business Mobile Banking app, where we were the first to avail fingerprint authentication, then voice banking using Siri, and now facial recognition technology". It's annoying that I have to change my behavior to open my phone (remember to move my hand from my face, not have anything blocking my face, or take off my hat) when the technology that FaceID replaced didn't require me to do any of these things.

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Gun store owner says church shooting suspect passed two background checks

The network has played a vital role in expanding Brady background checks in the six states that have passed legislation since the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut and produced the largest national protest of gun violence in US history - The Million Mom March, Mother's Day 2000.

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Reliance Communications to sell DTH business

RCom said that the existing DTH license of BIG TV shall be renewed with the submission of the required bank guarantees with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting by the buyer. The move comes days after RCom announced plans to shut down its DTH subsidiary, Reliance Big TV, as its licence was due for renewal. RCom , reeling under debt of around Rs.


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