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DICE Makes Changes To 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Crate System

Classes will have milestones that unlock Crates specific to that class; inside, you'll find Star Cards and crafting parts. It won't be possible to just dump some real money on crates, convert everything to crafting materials, and churn out some incredible Star Cards.

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With iPhone X demand soaring, Apple shares hit a new all-time high

There is no indication of the current Apple Stock but the company will be reporting its results on Thursday. The phone will not be available for orders until December . While you might be wondering that firing an engineer is way too extreme, the video clearly had footage of an iPhone X confidential information like codenames of upcoming products from Apple and special employee-only QR codes.

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Astronomers Discover Extra-Solar Object Zipping Through the Solar System

As per the CNEOS's team, A/2017 U1 came from the direction of the constellation Lyra and moving with a speed of 15.8 miles (25.5 Kilometers) per second. "I would assume there are plenty of interplanetary travelers like this", she said, "I'm assuming that we would see them only very rarely because they are very small, not particularly bright, and are only here for a short period of time".

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Bernstein Analysts Give Intel Corp (INQ) a $30.00 Price Target

Intel Corp now has $207.65 billion valuation. On Friday, Shares of Intel Corporation ( NASDAQ: INTC ) expressed a change of 7.38% and closed its trade at $44.40. With short interest at 116,014,067 and short average daily volume at 23,506,637, days to cover is 5.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.05% as of September 29.

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Samsung names 3 long-time execs as new leaders

The current three co-CEO management structure would be maintained, it added, without elaborating. The new appointees are all long-serving Samsung insiders whose elevations suggest continuity rather than any new direction at the $348 billion company.

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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is now Rs. 1000 cheaper!

The phone is available on major e-com stores and Mi.com along with Mi home stores. However, later in September the company also launched the 32GB storage variant of Mi Max 2 in India. Under the hood, the handset has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC with an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 GPU. On the front, it has a 2.5D curved glass screen, featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, with a 5MP camera and light sensor on the right and left sides of the earpiece.

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CCP Backs Off On Creating VR Titles and Announces Studio Closures

This is only a month after CCP's title Sparc released on PSVR. The company made the official announcement via press release, revealing that its offices in both Atlanta, GA in the USA, and Newcastle in the United Kingdom, will be closed down and sold as CCP Games pivots to a focus on both PC and mobile titles.

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S Korea, China agree to normalise ties after Thaad fallout

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, known as Thaad, is created to defend South Korea from an attack by North Korea. And there have been further plans from the Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, in Vietnam next month.

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PGW 2017: PlayStation Plus Members Get Monster Hunter

The beta will run for three days and feature three quests, where players can join up with others online or take on the missions solo. Also, it's worth noting that Aloy is exclusive to the PlayStation edition, but I'm sure you gathered that.

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Watch SpaceX launch and land a Falcon 9 rocket this afternoon

After all, sending something like the Koreasat-5A commercial communications satellite to a geostationary transfer orbit is becoming old hat for the new space company. A 2 hour, 24 minute window for the launch is scheduled to open at 3:34 p.m. The first stage engines shut down two-and-a-half minutes later. The powerful Falcon Heavy is made up of three Falcon 9 core stages strapped together and a standard second stage.

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NASA releases playlist of spooky space sounds for Halloween

Now it should be pointed out that these are not the sounds directly recorded from space. The bow shock is formed by the collision of stellar wind with the planet's magnetosphere. Saturn's Radio Emissions: Saturn is a source of intense radio emissions, which were monitored by the Cassini spacecraft . The radio waves from Saturn are closely related to the auroras near the poles of the planet.

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Ghost of Tsushima announced from Infamous developer Sucker Punch

Players take up the role of a lone surviving samurai who must use the way of the Ghost to take back his land. Ghost of Tsushima takes place during Japan's feudal period. To celebrate the announcement of the game, a brand new trailer was released. Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay - What can we expect? The trailer showed off Mongols capturing and tearing apart Japanese villages and a foreign invader asking one of the samurais to surrender.

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Curse of Osiris DLC Coming on December 5th

If the endgame content for Destiny 2 wasn't enough for you, Bungie has heard your cries. Bungie has offered a rundown of a few new things that will be coming to Destiny 2 soon, including the introduction of private matches in early 2018 and the addition of "new systems and rewards" to grant the game's more "engaged" players more optional pursuits.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Won't Make It Before Apple

Or, at the very least, greatly confused. The partnership between the two companies has since continued, though at times suffering through hardships mostly with the patent infringement lawsuits launched by Apple and Samsung against each other.

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Airtel, Celkon partner for 4G smartphone at effective price of Rs1,349

Airtel's exclusively tailored Rs. 169/- tariff plan for the bundled 4G handset, offers 500MB of 4G data per day and unlimited voice calling to any network and is valid for 28 days . 0 (Zero). Commenting on the launch of the new Celkon Smart 4G smartphone, Raj Pudipeddi, Director - Consumer Business & CMO, Bharti Airtel , said, "We are pleased to partner with Celkon in our endeavour to bring affordable smartphone options to the market and build an "open ecosystem" of low-priced ...

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Sundar Pichai Offered To 'Drop Everything' To Discuss An Emoji. Here's Why

The debate ignited when Mr Pichai responded to a tweet by Thomas Baekdal , who had written: "I think we need to have a discussion about how Google's burger emoji is placing the cheese underneath the burger, while Apple puts it on top". It's generally accepted that cheeseburger cheese should be placed directly on the meat patty for optimal melting. Many agree that the standard bun, tomato, cheese, patty, lettuce, and bun that McDonald's popularized should be the norm.

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Ferrari take covers off the FXX-K Evo package

The FXX-K EVO's insane headline numbers are 847bhp at 9,200rpm from a V12 engine that is complemented by an electric motor producing 187bhp for an incredible 1,034bhp combined figure. Among the highlights of the new aero package are the canards on the front bumper and vortex generators on the bonnet. More than one year of CFD simulations and wind tunnel testing has resulted in downforce figures that are very close to those of cars from the GT3 and GTE series, enhancing cornering, stability, ...

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Facebook vows more transparency over political ads

We know that many of you guys have had conversations with friends in real-life, only to open Facebook or Instagram and suddenly you've been served up ads based on the topic that you were just talking about. As part of the documentation process, Facebook said that advertisers would not only be required to identify that they are running election-related advertising, but also verify both their entity and location.

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Nintendo Switch Topselling Game Is Still Zelda BOTW

For comparison, Nintendo only ever shipped 13.56 million Wii U consoles over its entire lifespan - the Switch is set to sell in one year what the Wii U managed in almost five. A drop in the currency inflates the value of profits earned overseas by Japan's exporters. Its Super Mario Odyssey , released last week, was also expected to increase sales for the second half, the firm said.

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Reliance Jio halts JioPhone production, working on Android phone to counter Airtel

The JioPhone runs KaiOS, which does not support numerous widely used apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp and others. It has also been reported that the telco is working with Google and Facebook to create compatible version of their apps. On Saturday, the Sunil Mittal-led Airtel put out front-page advertisements in The Times of India and other publications that says, "Airtel welcomes Reliance Communications customers, switch to India's fastest network".

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New Kind of Snow Predicted to be Falling on Alien World

It orbits tightly to its star, meaning its day side reaches temperatures of 2,760°C (5,000°F), while its night side is perennially cold and dark. Astronomers from Penn State recently used the impressive capabilities of the Hubble Space Telescope to investigate the exoplanet and learn a bit more about how it works.

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Google will now automatically search from your location regardless of domain used

Do you regularly switch Google domains to get localised searches related to a specific country? For instance, if you are in the USA, it will show you search results from the US. "Upon return to Australia, you will seamlessly revert back to Australian country service". Google says that on visiting another country or whatsoever the search results provided would automatically be relevant to that country.

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Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely

Multiple players took to social media to post about the freaky situation, but the team said everyone is safe and sound, and the flight landed as planned and on schedule at Midway International Airport. "We had a rough flight to say the least", Steven Adams said in tweet asking NASA, Neal deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye what could have caused it.

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Einstein note on happy living sells for Sh161.8 million: auction house

This particular note was given by Einstein to a courier in Tokyo back in 1922. The memos have drawn attention as they indicate the German-born Nobel laureate's theory of happiness . It has been learned that in 1922, Einstein was in Japan for some lectures, he received a courier there and did not had any money to tip the delivery boy, so made a decision to give the notes to him saying that if he is lucky these will become valuable one day.

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Astronomers Are Watching an Interstellar Object That's Appeared in Our Solar System

Diagram of the path of a space rock from outside our solar system - the first ever observed. Astronomers have spotted an interstellar visitor for the first time. It is now looping back above the planetary plane and, traveling at 44 kilometers per second, is shooting toward the constellation Pegasus. Karen Meech, an astronomer at the IfA who is specialized in small bodies and their connection to solar system formation, said, "We have long suspected that these objects should exist because ...

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Microsoft Andromeda tipped as folding Windows 10 smartphone tablet

Microsoft tried everything to carve out space in the smartphone landscape heavily dominated by iOS and Android , even buying Nokia in the process. According to sources close to Windows Central , the Andromeda is now in its prototype stage that runs on Windows 10 built with Windows Core OS and CShell , both of which are internal projects within Microsoft.

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NHS hack 'could have been prevented'

Almost 19,500 medical appointments, including 139 potential cancer referrals, were estimated to have been cancelled, with five hospitals having to divert ambulances away. "We learned a lot from WannaCry and are working closely with our colleagues in other national bodies to continue to listen, learn and offer support and services to frontline organisations".

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Edmunds Partners With Facebook For Used Cars

As well, Facebook has struck new partnerships with Edmunds , SOCIALDEALER , Cars.com, CDK Global , and Auction123. The new partners will help populate Facebook's year-old Marketplace tab with vehicles sold by auto dealers rather than only the for-sale-by-owner listings that are available now.

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New gene-editing technique may lead to treatment for thousands of diseases

CRISPR/Cas9 is a molecular scissors that snips DNA. Liu says he's hopeful that base editing of DNA and RNA could be used as complimentary approaches for a "broad set of potential therapeutic applications". In RNA, DNA's chemical cousin, some naturally occurring enzymes can reverse this common mutation. Cells interpret this as guanine. Zhang is part of the team who first harnessed CRISPR for mammalian genome editing and has now been instrumental in creating the new system fix.

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Free tacos after Astros' Cameron Maybin steals a base in World Series

The free tacos will be available at participating locations. See additional details on their website . Taco Bell has been running their "steal a taco" promotion for the last few years during the World Series and NBA Finals. Note: The offer excludes the Doritos Locos Tacos Supreme. Customers are limited to one taco per person. In a response to Taco Bell's tweet about him being a "Taco Hero", he admitted "I'm now the coolest dad around".

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Oppo R11S gets listed on official Chinese website: Key specifications, features revealed

As for the storage is concerned, the Oppo R11S will come with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage capacity. Oppo has taken the wraps off the F5 smartphone, in Manila at least. Security isn't taken care of exclusively by the front camera though, as there is still a fingerprint scanner, albeit on the rear panel instead. On the rear, the phone has a 16-megapixel camera with the F/2.0 aperture.

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LG brings four unlocked phones to Amazon Prime Exclusive program

All four phones are available for pre-order from Amazon now at the links below, and shipping starts on November 9th. "LG offers premium lineups of smartphones that combine the latest technology consumers need with the slim and sleek designs they crave", said Chang Ma, president, LG Electronics MobileComm USA Inc.

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Over 1500 people attend Leesburg's Trunk-or-Treat

Entries in this year's Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest must be taken to the Courtyard on the Square no later than 5:30 p.m. on Halloween, since judging will take place at 5:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at 6:15 p.m. Hundreds of costumed children will descend upon Veterans' Memorial Park on Saturday in search of candies during the annual Trunk or Treat.

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Samsung announces new Galaxy Tab A, available November 1 for $229

Several airports and flights had banned Note 7 in their premises for safety reasons. However, the report does not share the names of the devices which will receive the update. with minimal fanfare as well. One of them being the - "allow your applications to open faster". Among other things, visitors can explore the Galaxy Note 8's key features by placing the device on the interactive smart table, which comes with a display that automatically detects the smartphone and demonstrates its key ...

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Euro falls, European stocks firm, on ECB bond-buying taper plans

While inflation has remained stubbornly low at 1.5%, economic growth has gained momentum this year to an annual rate above 2% in the second quarter, leaving the bank under pressure to roll back on its support for lending. The APP is not going to stop suddenly, he added. The ECB said it could extend the purchases beyond September "if necessary", and that if conditions deteriorated, it stood ready to increase the size of the program in terms of size and/or duration.


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