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Resistance Update For 'The Division' Includes New Area, Game Modes Resistance Update For 'The Division' Includes New Area, Game Modes
- August 31, 2017

In addition to that, players will also have two new modes to play. The map will grow larger with a West Side Pier map expansion spread across two zones. A new social hub, Camp Clinton, is also included as a place for players to equip and change gear before venturing into the fight. Teams gain points every time a downed player is eliminated, with each team scrambling to get the most points before the timer runs out. (more...)
Rare triceratops fossil found at Colorado construction site Rare triceratops fossil found at Colorado construction site
- August 31, 2017

There is no word how much of the skeleton is in tact or what else may be uncovered at the site as the dig continues. Crews working at the site found what appeared to be a triceratops skull and skeleton on Friday. A dinosaur fossil has been discovered in Colorado by construction workers. According to Sertich, knowing that this is a dinosaur find, he is ecstatic and over the moon. (more...)
Zeiss VR ONE Connect gives you PC-powered VR on the cheap Zeiss VR ONE Connect gives you PC-powered VR on the cheap
- August 30, 2017

The Zeiss VR One Connect includes two motion controllers and software used to tether your smartphone to your PC so you can play games typically meant for expensive, PC-connected VR systems. Zeiss' VR One Connect doesn't include a full-featured tracking system, but it's capable enough to play standing and seated VR games. The positional tracking is a bit limited, though, so you'll be confined to a single position in the VR render. (more...)
Field Museum dinosaur shuffle: Titanosaur coming, SUE on the move Field Museum dinosaur shuffle: Titanosaur coming, SUE on the move
- August 30, 2017

Known by its scientific name of Patagotitan mayorum , the Argentinian herbivore represents planet Earth's largest land-dwelling animal species so far discovered by paleontologists. Several users suggested SUE should run for governor, while others said it's good that she'll be moved somewhere "more SUEtable". The exhibition, which traces life from its origins to today, is home to a legion of dinosaurs ranging from tiny, birdlike Buitreraptor to 72-foot long Apatosaurus. (more...)
AT&T to expand 5G trials to three new cities AT&T to expand 5G trials to three new cities
- August 30, 2017

The company has been testing in Austin, and will extend those to Waco, Texas; Kalamazoo, Mich.; and South Bend, Ind. "In Austin, we see all types of weather and substantial foliage", said Marachel Knight , senior vice president, Wireless Network Architecture and Design, AT&T . (more...)
Super Meat Boy Forever dashes to the Nintendo Switch in 2018 Super Meat Boy Forever dashes to the Nintendo Switch in 2018
- August 30, 2017

While the trailer didn't showcase any gameplay from the next installment, it did feature Travis Touchdown looking better than ever thanks to Travis Strikes Back utilizing Unreal Engine 4. Levels also get progressively harder each time you go back and try to complete them, showing a dedicated level of just straight meanness from Team Meat! No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again will be available exclusively for Nintendo Switch sometime in 2018. (more...)
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is heading to Switch Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is heading to Switch
- August 30, 2017

There's even a little guest appearance from another brutal indie action game favorite: Hotline Miami . To begin, Travis Strikes Back picks up seven years after the events of No More Heroes where The Bat, the masked character we see in the trailer, is out to exact revenge on Travis for killing his daughter. (more...)
Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership
- August 30, 2017

You will be able to turn to your Echo device and say , "Alexa, open Cortana", or turn to your Windows 10 device and say, "Cortana, open Alexa". The New York Times reports that Microsoft and Amazon partnered in May past year, after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos raised the idea with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Microsoft's CEO summit. (more...)
PSVR's RIGS Is Free For PS Plus Subscribers This Month
- August 30, 2017

You might want to get that PS Plus subscription soon if you're itching to play some AAA PlayStation royalty in September. As per Hot UK Deals , which captured a screenshot of the same, it seems that Infamous: Second Son and Child of Light will be free for PlayStation 4. (more...)
Overwatch's Deathmatch & Junkertown Add To The PTR Overwatch's Deathmatch & Junkertown Add To The PTR
- August 30, 2017

Kaplan admitted that his team has done a subpar job of keeping the fan base informed of the changes it has planned to improve a community that the fan described as "toxic". In the medium term, the developer is looking to completely ban repeat Competitive offenders, meaning that if a player has been banned for more than "X seasons" they'll be banned from ever playing competitive again. (more...)
NASA's Cassini delivers spectacular image of turbulent clouds on Saturn! NASA's Cassini delivers spectacular image of turbulent clouds on Saturn!
- August 30, 2017

The long-lived spacecraft's fateful plunge is a foregone conclusion - an April 22 gravitational kick from Saturn's moon Titan placed the two-and-a-half ton vehicle on its path for impending destruction. Its thrusters fire at 10 percent of their capacity to maintain directional stability, enabling the spacecraft's high-gain antenna to remain pointed at Earth and allowing continued transmission of data. (more...)
Acer Switch 7 Black Edition boasts fanless design with GeForce graphics Acer Switch 7 Black Edition boasts fanless design with GeForce graphics
- August 30, 2017

When the keyboard isn't connected to the tablet, the Switch 7 Black Edition weighs about 2.5lbs. Acer is offering a choice of up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a rated battery life of 13-hours. Acer is selling the Spin 5 in Europe starting in December, with a confirmed recommended retail price of €1,099. Meanwhile, the newly-announced Swift 5 focusses on providing incredible portability thanks to an ultra-light magnesium-lithium alloy chassis that keeps the weight below 1kg (2.20 pounds). (more...)
Samsung unveils Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker Samsung unveils Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker
- August 30, 2017

The Gear Sport, Samsung's latest smartwatch, has been announced at IFA 2017 alongside the Gear Fit 2 Pro and Icon X 2018 earbuds. The first thing that strikes about the Gear Sport is its considered size: in a world where fashion watches are growing to achingly huge wrist protrusions, we think Samsung has found the sweet-spot here - a sensible size for all manner or wrists. (more...)
Bang & Olufsen teams up with LG on this stunning OLED television Bang & Olufsen teams up with LG on this stunning OLED television
- August 30, 2017

In addition to 4K video processing technology, the TV offers LG Electronics´ most recent webOS 3.5 platform. It can access Spotify , Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and various other services. It is certainly true that two objects have met here, but the result feels less like the lovely creation of a partnership and more like two major companies jamming bits of technology together in a bid to create, well, something. (more...)
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Announced, Coming to PC & Consoles Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Announced, Coming to PC & Consoles
- August 30, 2017

Details for an actual release date are now unavailable, but the game will be getting a worldwide reveal on October 17. Fatshark Games have announced Vermintide 2 on Twitter today. It makes sense why there is no respawning at all in the random dungeon crawls, but the current respawn system in the campaign is beyond comprehension. (more...)
711 million email addresses exposed in 'Onliner' spambot scheme 711 million email addresses exposed in 'Onliner' spambot scheme
- August 30, 2017

A malware researcher has discovered a spamming operation that has been drawing on a list of 711.5 million email addresses. Web security expert Troy Hunt has had a chance to look over the information exposed by Benkow and add it to his Have I Been Pwned? service . (more...)
Big iPhone 8 reveal: How the virtual home button will probably work Big iPhone 8 reveal: How the virtual home button will probably work
- August 30, 2017

Considering Apple's tradition, the pre-order of the new iPhones are expected to kick off on September 15. According to the Wall Street Journal , sources claimed that Apple has scheduled a product announcement event on September 12 that will include the expected three new iPhone models: the iPhone 7s, the iPhone 7s Plus, and the iPhone 8 . (more...)
Cummins unveils fully electric tractor Cummins unveils fully electric tractor
- August 30, 2017

Aeos - named after one of four winged horses who drive the chariot of the Sun God from Greek mythology - gets the diesel equivalent of more than 30 miles per gallon with a range of 100 miles on a single charge. These engine options offer 50 percent fuel savings compared to today's diesel hybrids with zero emissions. Cummins executives are touting energy diversity as "critical to its future success" and is working toward advancements in clean diesel, alternative fuels and power solutions , ... (more...)
Acer Announces Holo360 & Vision360 Cameras at IFA 2017 Acer Announces Holo360 & Vision360 Cameras at IFA 2017
- August 30, 2017

The Acer Holo360 is powered by Qualcomm's Connected Camera Platform and the Snapdragon 625 mobile processor which lets you directly share the pictures, videos on various social networks. When the camera detects that a collision has occurred, it'll automatically begin recording the Global Positioning System location and not only save it in a secure location on the camera, but also upload it to the cloud so that you have evidence of where you were at the time of the accident. (more...)
Logitech Unveils Super-Fast Gaming Mouse Logitech Unveils Super-Fast Gaming Mouse
- August 30, 2017

The new products address the demand among gamers to get rid of wires without compromising gaming performance. It's the first gaming mouse to feature Logitech G's HERO sensor with exceptional accuracy and precision with sensitivity up to 12,000 DPI. (more...)
Xiaomi to reveal Mi Mix 2 on September 11 Xiaomi to reveal Mi Mix 2 on September 11
- August 30, 2017

The Chinese phone maker has also released several teaser images of the Mi Mix 2 prior to announcing the September 11 event, and it looks like it's going to completely remove the bottom bezel that was present in the first-generation Mi Mix. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey looks enormous from the International Space Station
- August 30, 2017

JSC had been closed since the storm's arrival over the weekend because of flooding that made travel in the area hard, if not impossible. Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but continues to generate "a tremendous amount of rainfall over areas including Houston", according to the JSC emergency website. (more...)
Bentley Continental GT revealed Bentley Continental GT revealed
- August 30, 2017

For the third-generation Continental GT, the British automaker decided to make the four-seat longer and wider. We can think of a few manufacturers who might disagree, but he goes on to say: 'We are the world leader in luxury mobility and our products and services define new luxury in the automotive world'. (more...)
OnePlus 5 fixes display bug with its new OxygenOS update OnePlus 5 fixes display bug with its new OxygenOS update
- August 30, 2017

OxygenOS 4.5.10 mostly brings camera improvements, as well as some bug fixes. Once the software version is installed, the launcher will now show the country information of the photographs that were submitted to the Shot on OnePlus initiative. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Position Raised by Solaris Asset Management LLC
- August 30, 2017

Tesla Mtrs Inc (Put) now has $58.14B valuation. Cambridge Advsrs accumulated 3,154 shares or 0.17% of the stock. 952629 shares were traded on Adobe Systems Incorporated's last session. 2,900 are held by Bluestein R H & Commerce. Stewart And Patten Ltd Company invested in 40,207 shares or 0.92% of the stock. Ardevora Asset Management Llp bought 664,100 shares as the company's stock declined 18.09% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is a new budget smartphone contender
- August 30, 2017

After all, it made headlines for all the wrong reasons with the launch of the Galaxy Note 7 a year ago when it soon became apparent that its batteries were prone to shorting and exploding. Galaxy Note 8 is IP68 certified to protect itself from the water and dust. Gadget freaks will be on cloud nine as Samsung has cut the prices of its 2017 smartphone Galaxy S8 plus yet another time. (more...)
Intel announces Myriad X Vision Processing Unit Intel announces Myriad X Vision Processing Unit
- August 30, 2017

Where the Myriad 2 offers a claimed 100-150 gigaflops - 100-150 billion floating-point operations per second - of compute performance, the Myriad X is said to be ten times faster at over a teraflop of peak compute performance. "With Myriad X, we are redefining what a VPU means when it comes to delivering as much AI and vision compute power possible, all within the unique energy and thermal constraints of modern untethered devices". (more...)
Ram Harvest Edition pickups salute the American farmer Ram Harvest Edition pickups salute the American farmer
- August 30, 2017

If you're insane about design, then you're in luck - the trucks can be ordered to match the owner's farm equipment, with the new Case IH Red and New Holland Blue. The 1500 on itself comes with a one-inch suspension lift and 17-inch chrome wheels, the Heavy Duty models get a cargo-view camera and 18-inch chrome wheels. (more...)
Don't panic, Hurricane Harvey could send gas prices up
- August 30, 2017

The average price in OR may climb a few more pennies before September 4, AAA spokeswoman Marie Dodds said. "Basically, it's economics 101", Mac said. $2.02 per gallon in 2016, $2.05 in 2015, $3.17 in 2014, $3.24 in 2013 and $3.49 in 2012. Three large oil refineries in Houston were shut down as a result of the powerful storm that battered Texas' Gulf Coast. (more...)
Time To Buy Juno Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JUNO)? BTIG Upgrades Shares Today Time To Buy Juno Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JUNO)? BTIG Upgrades Shares Today
- August 30, 2017

Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) has declined 39.85% since August 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 56.55% the S&P500. To measure price-variation, we found JUNO's volatility during a week at 5.56% and during a month it has been found around 4.48%. (more...)