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Cross-System Play Coming To Minecraft On Consoles

Xbox One and Nintendo Switch version users will receive the new Edition - simply called Minecraft - free of cost. Meanwhile, the Mojang team confirmed plans to bring all versions of the game to parity, and it will do by connecting those various games-including many not on Microsoft platforms-via the Xbox Live service.

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IPad Pro 10.5 Review: A Surprisingly Powerful Tablet

I must admit I hadn't noticed the delay before, but sitting here the last few days I've been hard pressed to fault the new iPad pro and Pencil combo. Frank Gillett of Forrester Research also agrees that the firm needs to slow down on the hype of the new iPad Pro.

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Sony Be Refusing Cross-Platform Play for Minecraft

As part of the update, Minecraft is ditching any special branding associated with Minecraft for Xbox One , Nintendo Switch , mobile games or VR - they'll all just be known as " Minecraft ". For Microsoft, this is a major shift toward treating Minecraft as a service that players can access however they want. That convergence also means playing multiplayer games on a variety of hardware is easier - something called cross-play.

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Uber CEO Kalanick says he will take leave of absence

The need for a new approach was highlighted by former Uber engineer Susan Fowler , who published a blog post in February in which she said that she was sexually harassed at the company and that both managers and the human resources unit ignored her complaints.

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'Super Mario Odyssey' Trailer, Release Date, Box Art and Pre-Order

The new game will be a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure! The showcase was chock full of big announcements, including a main series Pokemon game and Metroid Prime 4 being in development. Super Mario Odyssey is set to be released on October 27th, and the game can be pre-ordered now over at Amazon . After struggling to keep up with the huge competition from rival shooter games , Nintendo has finally found some success with Pokemon GO and Switch as it plans to ...

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London Tower Fire: Several questions begging for answers - Mayo Khan

Several people have died in the fire, a fire chief has said (via BBC ), and 50 people are being treated in hospital, London Ambulance have confirmed. The fire has been burning for more than three hours and stretches from the second to the 24th floor of the building. The fire involved almost every floor of the 24-story building.

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Sony Unveils New Spiderman Game at E3 Expo

Building off of robust PS4 momentum, user engagement across the PlayStation® ecosystem has also experienced vibrant growth. 'It's all about gaming. Game play on 4K screens, whether on televisions or personal computer monitors, is expected to be among themes at E3 this week. The sales of the popular console saw a 7 million units increase since the company's last sales report of 53.4 million units, which it shared in January.

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Move Over, Kylie Jenner! Kim Kardashian Is Launching a Beauty Website

Kardashian announced Kim Kardashian West Beauty ( KKW Beauty ) on Instagram Monday, providing very little information about the kinds of products which will be offered aside from their June 21 release date. Kim Kardashian West's makeup routine is a thing of beauty in and of itself. While in Japan, Kim "woke up in the middle of the night" and 'wanted to take a bunch of pictures'.

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Sprint (S) Unveils Mobile-Service Freebies to Lure Customers

The name of Sprint's new offer takes a direct hit at rival Verizon , along with other US networks such as AT&T and T-Mobile. Sprint is now running a pretty wild promotion that customers of Verizon (possibly AT&T and T-Mobile too) might want to consider, assuming they have decent Sprint coverage in their area.

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Petrol pumps withdraw strike call over daily price revision

Experts say that this daily revision of prices may cause problem for the dealers to manage their inventory. Petrol , diesel daily price revision row: Petrol pump dealers on Wednesday withdrew the strike against daily revision of petrol and diesel prices.

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Tech selloff spreads to Europe and Asia, politics lifts euro

Big technology names like Microsoft MSFT .O , Alphabet GOOGL .O and Facebook FB.O were also up about 1 percent, propping up the S&P technology sector .SPLRCT . France's CAC40 Index added 0.4 percent, while Germany's DAX Index rose 0.6 percent. Tech has led the benchmark S&P 500's 9-per cent rally this year, and its recent swoon has sparked speculation that investors may be rotating into other swaths of the market that have lagged in 2017, such as financials and energy.

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Opposition leaders meet to discuss Presidential election strategy

Venkaiah Naidu- to talk with the Opposition parties to finalise a consensus candidate for country's next President. The BJP has not given any indication about its likely nominee but opposition parties including the Congress have held parleys to find a consensus candidate.

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Shady developers are turning Apple's app subscriptions into giant scams

The notion that something like this appears in the App Store - which Apple is supposed to keep close tabs on - is noting short of infuriating and inexcusable. Lin explains how unethical developers are abusing Apple's App Store Search Ads platform and "taking advantage of the fact that there's no filtering or approval process for ads, and that ads look nearly indistinguishable from real results".

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London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno, At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

London's Ambulance Service (LAS) said over 50 patients had been taken to five different hospitals across London following the blaze. One woman lost two of her six children when trying to escape a burning London tower block early on Wednesday morning while others tried to throw their children to safety, witnesses said.

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5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

Testifying at a Senate hearing , Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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New Middle-earth: Shadow of War footage introduces the Blade of Galadriel

It'll release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC through Origin. If you're already sold on the game, you can preorder Middle-earth: Shadow of War here . So far, we know there will be Nazgul boss battles and much more robust predator skills . Michael de Plater, creative vice president of Monolith, says that "As lifelong fans of Middle-earth, we are so grateful to have the privilege to bring to life the most incredible fantasy world ever created in a new way, for a new generation".

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North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

In a statement from Cindy and Fred Warmbier, to CNN, Otto's parents confirmed his condition and the timeline of how they were notified before condemning how their family "have been brutalized and terrorized" by the ordeal. The three other Americans detained by North Korea remain there. "I'm not going to characterize what their son has been through". The North Koreans later urgently requested another meeting in NY, and Yun met North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations on June 6 and was ...

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Workers fired over alleged chicken abuse caught on video in BC

Included in the Mercy for Animals b-roll footage is video linking Elite vehicles to the farms where the alleged abuse occurred. Veteran BC SPCA cruelty investigator Marcie Moriarty calls it some of the worst behaviour she's ever seen in Canada's food industry.

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Pic Talk: Allu Arjun's 'Na Peru Surya' launched

Allu Arjun's mother Nirmala clapped the first clap today in film nagar. On Wednesday, the Race Gurram star has begun work on his forthcoming film titled Na Peru Surya Na Ilu India. The movie is coming in the combination of Allu Arjun and Dil Raju who gave a hit combo in with their film Arya in 2004. Vakkantham Vamsi will make his directorial debut is Telugu movie with Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India .

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Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

The Labour leader said he would continue to campaign in marginal seats across the United Kingdom while opposing Theresa May's government in Westminster. "The reality of this Parliament inevitably will be one of a great deal of consultation, a lot of work trying to build alliances, probably even on individual aspects of legislation, to try to pull in support from people in other parties".

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Watch Ubisoft's E3 conference here

What did you think of Ubisoft's conference? Chris and Aoife got hands on with Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle yesterday in order to bring you half an hour of gameplay. Ever wanted to play another South Park game with a hilariously sarcastic superhero theme? Starring Elijah Wood , the mysterious VR title Transference comes out spring 2018.

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Fire engulfs tower block in west London

She told journalists: "This incident is unprecedented". He said it was likely to be some time before police are able to identify the victims, adding that it was too early to speculate on the cause of the fire. He says it was frightening but people are being cared for well. That was about 2:00 am (0100 GMT), she said. Other witnesses said they could hear screams coming from the building.

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Aston Martin Vantage AMR Unveiled, Just 300 Will Be Made

AMR is Aston Martin's new performance sub-brand (Aston Martin Racing) which may or may not also hint at Aston's new friends at AMG. Other AMR models are likely to appear in due course, including versions of the DB11 and Vanquish models.

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Seconds podcast: The jury deliberates

No explanation was given for the request. The jury also requested transcripts of squad vehicle audio and of Yanez's statement to state investigators the day after the shooting, but the judge denied the request because defense attorneys did not agree.

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South Korea names new unification minister to handle North Korea ties

The recent drone appears to be very similar in design to the one found in 2014, which used technology from the 1960s, and therefore may not be capable of transmitting the photos to North Korea remotely. The South Korean president told Mr Infantino: "If neighbouring Northeast Asian countries, including South and North Korea, can host the World Cup, I think that would contribute to peace between South and North Korea and in the Northeast Asian region".

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OnePlus 5 Black And White Camera Sample Shared By CEO

The image is a little blurry but confirms what we've already seen before. We are barely a week from the day of OnePlus 5's official launch, which is scheduled for June 20 globally and June 22 in India. 12, a fingerprint sensor with a ceramic coating, and a 3,300 mAh battery that will support Dash Charge . Similar to Samsung Galaxy S8 , the same report also adds that the upcoming OnePlus 5 will ship with the latest Bluetooth 5.0 standard.

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Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

There's no need to mince the words, Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday was no testimony at all. In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey at a hearing last week before the same panel.

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US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

They also revealed they learned of his medical condition last week. "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime" in North Korea , Warmbier's parents said. Warmbier was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised tearful public confession to trying to steal a propaganda banner. "With Dennis Rodman's celebrity I think it is bringing attention to Kim Jong Un that he does not deserve and shouldn't get", he said.

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Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool). Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O'Neill also read portions of the deposition in which Cosby said he claimed he had a prior sexual encounter with Constand.

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11 ways iOS11 is better than previous version

The company's executives showcased some of the most important features of iOS 11 on stage during the keynote. These renders, which are purely speculative, have been released by iDropNews and gives us a look at how the iPhone 8 might look when the latest iteration of Apple's mobile operating system unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC'17 ) earlier this week.

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Mobile broadband subs to double to 8.3 bln by 2022

Ericsson forecasts LTE will account for 80 percent of total subscriptions by 2022. By the end of this year alone, the report predicts that average active smartphone data consumption will reach 6.9GB per month in the US. It has taken only five years for LTE to cover 2.5bn compared to the 3G technologies WCDMA and HSPA which took eight years to reach that milestone. As a result, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase to 71 exabytes a month by 2022, up from the current figure of 8.8 ...

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Mojang Bring Crossplay and 4K to Minecraft on Xbox One

Additionally, Minecraft is also throwing in a server browser to its latest update . The first piece of information revealed and arguably one of the most important pieces of information we've seen in modern gaming is the introduction of cross-play servers for all Minecraft players.

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Greenpeace in Spain protests Trump climate decision

Trump - who has called climate change a "hoax" and "mythical"- made the controversial decision last week to opt out of the deal. She said the town will bring in a new electric vehicle charging station; they will start a project to erect a solar array over a former landfill; and they will look at strengthening a storm water ordinance in anticipation of increased flooding due to global warming.

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Xbox One X Announced

Spencer also used this argument to justify the $100 price premium over the PS4 Pro ($499 versus $399). In addition to the console's support for 2160p (also known as 4K) visual display, Microsoft has claimed these features make the Xbox One X the most powerful console in the world - although it will also be the most expensive.

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What is Airplay 2? Apple's multi-room speaker system explained

With the update, Apple has added the ability for users to see what your friends are listening to, so that you can find new music. Texts sent via iMessage will also be intercepted. Siri will also be capable of contextual learning. Yes, it will run on other iPads, from the iPad Air 2 onwards, but it takes advantage of the higher refresh features of this iPad in a way that will convince some people to make the switch.


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