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Stoneman Douglas principal shares emotional message after shooting Stoneman Douglas principal shares emotional message after shooting
- February 21, 2018

Are you kidding me? "I'm here to support the students", he said. The group will begin their quest next week in Tallahassee, Florida, where they will meet with local legislators to try to convince them to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines, both of which are now legal in the state. (more...)
DOOM Adds Motion Controls, Party System In 1.1 Update DOOM Adds Motion Controls, Party System In 1.1 Update
- February 21, 2018

We're not sure if this makes it better for aiming, but the option is there for gamers who prefer playing with tilt controls rather than on the joysticks. A new patch for the Switch version of Doom has added motion controls to the first-person shooter. In addition to motion controls, Bethesda also detailed that it has added a new party system for the game's multiplayer mode to allow players to group up more easily and find matches together. (more...)
Wales recall Leigh Halfpenny and Dan Biggar for Ireland clash Wales recall Leigh Halfpenny and Dan Biggar for Ireland clash
- February 21, 2018

But Ireland are a better team now: tactically, they are one of the best out there; their kicking game from Sexton and Murray is incredibly accurate, and that is something that Wales are going to have to improve on because they were quite poor against England. (more...)
Is this the next-generation Porsche 911 (992)? Is this the next-generation Porsche 911 (992)?
- February 21, 2018

Whereas the previous RS 4.0-litre sacrificed some top-end power to improve its torque spread, the new unit boosts low- and mid-range urge while allowing access to the full 9000rpm, power peaking at 383kW, a 15kW increase over the previous model. (more...)
Amazon starts new food retail venture in India Amazon starts new food retail venture in India
- February 21, 2018

SoftBank's objections to a Walmart investment in Flipkart have also been reported by Mint . " Flipkart has been trying to foray into offline stores for a long time and has been looking for the right partner", the investment banker said , requesting anonymity and declining to disclose more details. (more...)
Lexus UX crossover teased ahead of its debut in Geneva Lexus UX crossover teased ahead of its debut in Geneva
- February 20, 2018

If the name sounds familiar, that's because the UX shares the same name with a concept from the 2016 Paris Motor Show. From this shadowy image of its rear-end, however, it's clear the small crossover - even in F Sport form pictured here - will not be as wild as the concept that previewed it. (more...)
Snap CEO Spiegel sells $50m-worth of shares Snap CEO Spiegel sells $50m-worth of shares
- February 20, 2018

The stock increased 3.22% or $3.7 during the last trading session, reaching $118.6. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.38, for a total value of $309,500.00. Marietta Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 10,948 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 8,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Advisory Ntwk Ltd Liability accumulated 299 shares. (more...)
Jessica Jones Offers Another Season 2 Trailer Before the March Premiere Jessica Jones Offers Another Season 2 Trailer Before the March Premiere
- February 20, 2018

Because it's been so long since the first season, I was planning to rewatch the 13 episodes before season 2 so I can get caught up and remember some of the finer points and details and to get back in that Jessica Jones vibe. Ramirez. The trailer focuses on Jones' vices, including her drinking habits and seemingly unsolvable anger issues, as she tells people gathered for group therapy what's going on in her head. (more...)
Biomutant gameplay trailer shows off what the little guy can do Biomutant gameplay trailer shows off what the little guy can do
- February 20, 2018

Each of these new mutation will change the way players' heroes play in the game's real-time melee martial arts / gun combat, allowing players to fine-tune their hero to suit their play style. Gear up for adventure: You have full freedom when equipping your character. As seen below in Biomutant's gameplay teaser trailer , fans are shown plenty of instances of the title's third-person action, which involves shooting, hand-to-hand combat, robotics, and more, and players can use these ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch transformed into Linux tablet by hackers Nintendo Switch transformed into Linux tablet by hackers
- February 20, 2018

Nintendo first launched the Switch back in March 2017 previous year, and was generally a bare bones tablet without support for even the most popular apps. On February 6, fail0verflow posted a photo on Twitter that appeared to show Linux running on the Switch, though it only displayed the bootup screen. (more...)
Split Screen Android Apps Working On Chromebooks in Canary Split Screen Android Apps Working On Chromebooks in Canary
- February 20, 2018

It works like it does now with Chrome OS apps, but with this functionality added, it shouldn't matter which type of app you are running. The developers rolled out a powerful ad blocking feature which is an important addition to every user. (more...)
'Mentally-challenged' person shot dead near Air Force station in Budgam 'Mentally-challenged' person shot dead near Air Force station in Budgam
- February 20, 2018

According to a police official, the incident took place on Sunday late night. He crossed the security fence and came close to the station perimeter wall, he claimed. All of them are unmarried and live in extreme penury. The matter has been registered by the concerned authorities and investigations are underway in the matter. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins' New Game Plus mode comes with a secret reward Assassin's Creed Origins' New Game Plus mode comes with a secret reward
- February 20, 2018

The Discovery Tour is available as a free download for all owners of Assassin's Creed: Origins . Assassin's Creed Origins gets its New Game Plus mode in an update due today. Q: Is enemy scaling activated automatically with New Game +? You can also consider setting the game difficulty to the highest as with so many abilities, it is easier to take down enemies in this game mode. (more...)
Burnout Paradise Remastered Release Date Leaked Burnout Paradise Remastered Release Date Leaked
- February 20, 2018

Burnout Paradise Remastered, coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One , will include all DLC from the Year of Paradise , including the Big Surf Island update . " Burnout Paradise is an arcade racer built to provide players the thrill of racing with their friends, in a free form way that was both seamless and immersive, but also a little insane with all the different stunts and crashes players could pull off". (more...)
Get Ready For Some Action With March's Xbox Games With Gold Get Ready For Some Action With March's Xbox Games With Gold
- February 20, 2018

There's the usual total of four new games being introduced across Xbox One and Xbox 360, with an especially good one up for grabs on the newer console. If you haven't played Superhot before, this announcement is the flawless news for you. This 2012 light-hearted puzzling platforming romp has you control a young boy as you use your uncle's latest invention to solve puzzles and rescue your uncle from the insane mansion you find yourself in. (more...)
Critical week for gun control debate Critical week for gun control debate
- February 20, 2018

February 19, 2018. The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting. Cruz was reported to have been investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun. (more...)
Rite Aid, Albertsons plan $24B merger Rite Aid, Albertsons plan $24B merger
- February 20, 2018

Vetr lowered Rite Aid from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $2.47 target price on the stock.in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. The name of the new company has not yet been determined, and will be announced after the deal is finalized, the release says. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC lifted its holdings in Rite Aid by 37.8% in the second quarter. (more...)
Amazon extends Prime credit card benefits to Whole Foods purchases — GeekWire Amazon extends Prime credit card benefits to Whole Foods purchases — GeekWire
- February 20, 2018

When Amazon purchased Whole Foods for $14 billion a year ago, it promised that the Prime shipping and entertainment membership program would become the loyalty program of Whole Foods, too. Amazon acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion previous year in June. Cardholders who aren't Prime members aren't being left out in the cold entirely, though. (more...)
HTC Desire 12 Specifications Leaked via Retail Box HTC Desire 12 Specifications Leaked via Retail Box
- February 20, 2018

And, thanks to a leaked retail box, we now know what kind of hardware it will come packed with. And now, details about one of HTC's handset Desire 12 has yet again been leaked on the web. It will come with Bluetooth and WiFI 802.11 for connectivity. In any case, HTC is yet to announce and confirm the existence of the smartphone officially. (more...)
Metal Gear Survive Update 1.02 Fixes its Broken Launch Metal Gear Survive Update 1.02 Fixes its Broken Launch
- February 20, 2018

The beta runs on all platforms until February 18. The action RPG will be available for the PS4 and (for the first time) the Xbox One , and this time players will be able to engage in gunplay against the giant bosses. Konami has come under a lot of controversy for releasing this spin-off title from fans beloved Metal Gear series which was originally created by Hideo Kojima (who was sacked from Konami ). (more...)
Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass Includes 30 New Tiers Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass Includes 30 New Tiers
- February 20, 2018

Season three's Battle Pass will be space-themed, so it's rather fitting that Epic has chose to take their loot system to new heights by adding thirty new tiers to it. This will cost you 2800 V-Bucks, so we're guessing many of you will go with option B; weekly challenges. While there's no official word on when exactly season three starts, it seems likely that it could start as soon as February 21, the day after season two comes to an end. (more...)
Samsung Unveils World's Largest 2.5-inch SSD With 30.72TB of Storage Samsung Unveils World's Largest 2.5-inch SSD With 30.72TB of Storage
- February 20, 2018

If you need an incredible amount of storage, where speed isn't exactly your first priority, a high-capacity hard disk drive (HDD) will probably fit the bill. It's courtesy not only of fast NAND memory but a new controller. The drive also includes 40GB of DRAM thanks to Through Silicon Via (TSV), which allows for the interconnection of 8Gb DDR4 chips. (more...)
Windows 10 on ARM detailed, FUD is now spreading
- February 20, 2018

A year later, Asus, HP, and Lenovo unveiled the first of these laptops , and while they may boast an "all-day" battery life, a recent document published by Microsoft has revealed some of the platform's limitations . And finally, it said Microsoft's Hyper-V isn't supported, meaning no VMs using Microsoft's hypervisor technology. Windows 10 on ARM supports DirectX 9 through 12, but that's about it. (more...)
How to pay your bills How to pay your bills
- February 20, 2018

The company added, "Today's rollout of bill payments on Tez comes with an exciting new offer". Besides, the Tez app also fetches your latest bills from the billers that support Bharat BillPay system. Google said it would add new organizations to the list every day and cover all the states and metro cities in India. For every new biller paid this month, customers will receive a scratch card that could win you up to INR 1,000. (more...)
Mario may finally be getting his own encyclopedia in English this October Mario may finally be getting his own encyclopedia in English this October
- February 20, 2018

The Super Mario Encyclopedia , the 30th Anniversary book released in Japan in 2015, is getting a western release this October thanks to Dark Horse Publishing, Kotaku have spotted. "Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels". The original Super Mario Bros . was released in 1985, and Super Mario 3D World launched for the Wii U in 2013. (more...)
Pixel 2 February Update Causing Overheating And Battery Issues Pixel 2 February Update Causing Overheating And Battery Issues
- February 20, 2018

While not yet clear, it could mean that you might not see "Charging rapidly" written on Pixel 2 XL lock-screen after the forthcoming update. At the moment, Google has not provided an official position on this issue which is affecting the Google Pixel 2XL's battery life. (more...)
Uhssup, the Samsung WhatsApp would come with the Galaxy S9 Uhssup, the Samsung WhatsApp would come with the Galaxy S9
- February 20, 2018

Based on several leaked renders, Samsung Galaxy S9-series doesn't seem to come with a major design change over the predecessor. This year, the Galaxy S9 is reportedly to come with the company's own social network called "Uhhsup", which will apparently compete with established social media platforms out there. (more...)
Google Reveals Another Microsoft Vulnerability Before Its Fixed Google Reveals Another Microsoft Vulnerability Before Its Fixed
- February 20, 2018

The standard 90-day-deadline was awarded to the company to fix the issue before it was disclosed to the public. This was flaw was discovered by Google security researcher Ivan Fratric who reached out to Microsoft to inform them of it. Allocate a writable memory region on the same address JIT server is going to write and write a soon-to-be-executable payload there. But there's a somewhat inhuman aspect to bug-dumping-by-numbers. (more...)
Mega Man Legacy Collection Is Coming To Nintendo Switch Mega Man Legacy Collection Is Coming To Nintendo Switch
- February 20, 2018

Amiibo compatibility means you can use the standard or gold Mega Man amiibo to unlock fan-made challenges that were previously only available on the 3DS version. Mega Man 9 and 10, both 8-bit retro throwbacks, will include all previously released DLC. Mega Man Legacy Collection will be available digitally for $14.99 while Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 will be available for $19.99. (more...)
Aspark Owl electric hypercar breaks the sub-2 second 0-60 barrier Aspark Owl electric hypercar breaks the sub-2 second 0-60 barrier
- February 20, 2018

Well, who doesn't like a nice round number. Aspark's hypercar prototype, the Aspark Owl , has hit 0-60mph in just 1.9 seconds, but will it rival Musk's Tesla Roadster? The target of a sub-two-second 0-62mph acceleration run has also been laid down by Tesla , which will launch a new generation of Roadster in 2020. (more...)