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Sci-tech Release date announced; New announcement trailer released
Author: 0 Release date announced; New announcement trailer released

The pricing of the game will change to reflect its move from early access to full release, with the PC version coming in at $39.99 while the console version will be $49.99. The physical version of the game will come with a colored map of the Exiled Lands and an exclusive weapon that you can use from day one Conan's Atlantean Sword.

Author: 0 Nationwide Fund Advisors Sells 1569 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

For comparison's sake, analysts expect the S&P 500 to grow earnings by an average of 12% in 2017. It has outperformed by 23.17% the S&P500. About 1.43M shares traded. Finally, Vetr lowered Activision Blizzard from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $59.97 price objective on the stock.in a report on Monday, October 23rd.

Sci-tech Roots of Great Red Spot of Jupiter revealed by Juno
Author: 0 Roots of Great Red Spot of Jupiter revealed by Juno

To get a closer look, Juno swung low during its first pass over the Spot in July 2017, and along with a collection of stunning photos , the spacecraft tuned all of its instruments towards the storm. While the Great Red Spot has been monitored by the astronauts since 1830, the storm is believed to have appeared on the planet's surface since some 350 years.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) leaks with an infinity display
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) leaks with an infinity display

The names of the devices are also rumored to change to A8 and A8 Plus. They said the Clear ID fingerprint scanner was designed for phones with "infinity displays", Samsung calls their lovely 18:9 aspect ratio curved display as infinity display.

Sci-tech Human-sizeed ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand
Author: 0 Human-sizeed ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand

It has been estimated that the bird probably weighed about 220 pounds and was around 5 feet 10 inches tall. "We examined the wing and leg bones of this penguin and quickly realized that we had a previously unknown species ", he said . Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. It's an ancient species that swam off the coast of New Zealand between 55 and 60 million years ago.

Sci-tech Birth of new island could offer NASA clues about life on Mars
Author: 0 Birth of new island could offer NASA clues about life on Mars

The Tongan Island happens to be a model for researchers by which they can have a better understanding of the terrain on Mars. It comes after US President Donald Trump on Monday directed NASA to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars.

Sci-tech Instagram Now Lets You Follow Your Favourite Hashtags
Author: 0 Instagram Now Lets You Follow Your Favourite Hashtags

Search for something, and relevant hashtags will be listed in the results. And to find more hashtags you like, you can click on hashtags your friends are using to discover more things that might interest you. Hashtag followings will be invisible to onlookers if your account is private, too. Tap on it to follow posts from that hashtag. " Instagram is making interests - and the communities that form around them - a big focus, and following hashtags is our first step".

Sci-tech Facebook agrees to pay millions more in tax
Author: 0 Facebook agrees to pay millions more in tax

Its move is sure, however, to lead to anxiety within Government at the first tangible evidence that European pressure over Ireland's role as a linchpin in the tax avoidance of multinationals is having an impact. But its United Kingdom corporation tax only rose to £5.1m from £4.2m a year earlier, and once deductible expenses were applied, the company only paid £2.58m.

Sci-tech Microsoft previews Quantum Development Kit
Author: 0 Microsoft previews Quantum Development Kit

And as it's deeply integrated into Visual Studio , many elements will be familiar to devs who regularly work with other programming languages. Microsoft has launched its Quantum Development Kit - even though a quantum computer doesn't even exist yet.

Sci-tech Google releases three photography 'appsperiments'
Author: 0 Google releases three photography 'appsperiments'

Now that this is enabled, your phone app's call log will also house a record of Duo calls, just like Google previously announced. First up is an application for Android called Storyboard . The idea behind the app is an individual moving around into various poses, while the app clicking a picture every time the individual stops moving. The primary highlight of the app is that it automatically captures images as soon as it identifies the subject as posing.

Author: 0 Detective Pikachu Game May Be Coming to Europe, North America

So mark it on your calendars, Pokemon fans. Ryan Reynolds ( Deadpool ) was recently tapped to play the title character in the movie. The first live-action film based on the franchise is starring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith ( Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ) and Kathryn Newton ( Big Little Lies ).

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch hits 10m sales in nine months
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch hits 10m sales in nine months

And since every Nintendo Switch system comes bundled with two Joy-Con controllers, players can easily share the fun of compatible multiplayer games with friends and family* right out of the box. The Wii shifted 100 million units throughout its lifetime , and while the Switch is certainly performing well, it isn't quite on that level just yet.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9: Everything we know so far
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9: Everything we know so far

The fingerprint sensor in the Note 8 has been placed next to the dual-rear camera. Infinity Display is the term Samsung uses for its display on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 and has actually been trademarked by the company, so no other vendors can use it.

Sci-tech BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill
Author: 0 BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill

The songs can be chosen from your preferred streaming service including Amazon's Prime Music or partner services like Spotify, TuneIn, and Pandora. The second generation Amazon Echo DOT has just been released in Canada. A variety of voice commands can be used to set up these alarms. Only Fire TV will not support this feature for alarms. Amazon Music customers can also preset alarms with music based on their mood, activity, or remembered song lyrics by saying "Alexa, wake me up to ...

Sci-tech LOOK UP: Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky
Author: 0 LOOK UP: Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

The Geminids are unusual in that they are not shed by a classic icy comet but a body that shares characteristics of both comets and asteroids. Of the nine class I meteor showers that appear this year, the Geminids are arguably the greatest.

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Author: 0 Google's "AR Stickers" app is now available for Pixel phones

Google has said it will release more AR sticker packs over time. Google's recent release advertisement for AR Stickers dives deep into the upcoming film release of " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ". The AR stickers will interact with other characters in the scene as well. This isn't anything new to anyone used to Snapchat; you get a bunch of animated 3D "stickers" that work together with the camera and be dropped around in your environment.

Author: 0 Knock-off version of 'MyEtherWallet' tops Apple's App Store charts

The app's sudden surge in popularity comes as digital currency Bitcoin continues to grow in value and as Bitcoin exchange app Coinbase has dominated the store's free downloads list. Apps are so popular that Apple's App Store was growing increasingly and, apparently, unacceptably cluttered. A crypto wallet consists of a public address where money is sent to, that's shareable, and a private key that grants the wallet owner access - that should never be shared and should be kept securely.

Sci-tech We've made history in setting up Real Madrid showdown
Author: 0 We've made history in setting up Real Madrid showdown

Al-Jazira set up a FIFA Club World Cup semifinal against European champions Real Madrid as they beat Urawa Red Diamonds 1-0 in Abu Dhabi. "We were excited to arrive here and are looking forward to the opportunity of defending this title", Ramos told Real Madrid's official website.

Sci-tech You can finally order the Google Home Max in the US
Author: 0 You can finally order the Google Home Max in the US

That happens to be today, and as it turns out, the device is now available from Best Buy and Verizon , priced at $399. Up to this point, we still only have a " Join Waitlist " option from Google's own store . The big box retailer says it will be able to deliver the Assistant enabled smart speaker as early as tomorrow, if you choose expedited shipping. It comes with a USB type-C port and microphone switch, and connects to devices via a 3.5 mm headphone jack, Chromecast , or Bluetooth.

Sci-tech Google Maps gettting real-time notifications soon
Author: 0 Google Maps gettting real-time notifications soon

The new addition can be found when you do the usual search for your transit directions in the app. The new thing is that one would be able to get the live updates as the individual walks or rides a bus or train as soon as the "start" button present at the bottom of the screen is tapped along with providing the details about the tour.

Sci-tech Some Familiar Faces are Coming to Street Fighter V
Author: 0 Some Familiar Faces are Coming to Street Fighter V

She will be released on January 16th and she isn't a kid anymore. Capcom dropped a bomb at the PlayStation Experience 2017 event by revealing as many as six new Season 3 DLC characters for Street Fighter V . The second season just wrapped up with the final addition of Zeku and the company is now preparing the launch a new version of the game which includes a number of big additions as well as the highly requested Arcade Mode.

Sci-tech Has Nasa's Kepler telescope discovered alien life? Stargazers set for big announcement
Author: 0 Has Nasa's Kepler telescope discovered alien life? Stargazers set for big announcement

NASA does not mention aliens explicitly in its description of the telescope's mission, but it does state that Kepler is on the hunt for planets like Earth . "The idea is that if advanced alien civilizations build planet-sized megastructures - solar panels, ring worlds, telescopes, beacons, whatever - Kepler might be able to distinguish them from planets", Wright wrote in a blog post .

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9 might come with improved Iris Scanner
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 might come with improved Iris Scanner

The Galaxy S9 Plus could have a notch at the bottom of the screen. South Korean smartphone giant Samsung has released a new software update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones in the Indian market. This would allow incredible high-quality slow motion footage, with Samsung having already announced a sensor that is capable of delivering this spectacular feature.

Sci-tech Geminid meteor shower peaks this Wednesday
Author: 0 Geminid meteor shower peaks this Wednesday

And at three miles wide, it is just half the size of the space rock that led to the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs. Those chances diminish as the Geminid showers wane December 16, with a 70-percent chance of snow and freezing rain in Bonners Ferry, conditions are likely to be too overcast and too miserable for meteor watching.

Sci-tech Dengue death: Victim's father files police complaint against Fortis Hospital
Author: 0 Dengue death: Victim's father files police complaint against Fortis Hospital

Besides registering an FIR against a doctor at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in connection with the death of seven-year-old Adya during treatment for dengue, the local administration is now considering criminal action against the hospital management for violation of directions under the Epidemic Diseases Act.

Sci-tech There will be Saturday night Premier League games from 2019 to 2022
Author: 0 There will be Saturday night Premier League games from 2019 to 2022

Overall, the Premier League is expected to raise the number of live games broadcast from 168 to 200, out of 380 fixtures. The three season deal from the 2016-17 until 2018-19 seasons had a 70% increase on the previous £3 billion deal. Additionally, it will be interesting to see the attendance from away fans who would be travelling long distances. "We do not want to see more games on live TV as this makes life increasingly hard for away fans in particular", he said.

Sci-tech From Software Teases New Project in Brief Trailer at The Game Awards
Author: 0 From Software Teases New Project in Brief Trailer at The Game Awards

All you can see is some sort of gruesome looking device made of bone, which contains a spindle for a blood-soaked rope. While The Game Awards 2017 held many big reveals, such as Soulcalibur VI and Beyonetta 3, Dark Souls developer FromSoftware is a little more coy on what it now has in the oven.

Sci-tech IND vs SL 1st ODI: Dhoni helps India avoid lowest total scare
Author: 0 IND vs SL 1st ODI: Dhoni helps India avoid lowest total scare

Thisara Perera, Sri Lanka's new ODI skipper, chose to bowl first and the seamers justified his decision by picking up quick wickets. # Angelo Mathews gets the leg of Shikhar Dhawan before middle stump and dismisses him at duck. MS Dhoni scored more than half of the runs the entire team scored (112 all out) with a magnificent 65-run inning that came off 87 balls and was laced with 10 fours and two very big sixes.

Sci-tech You can now pre-load this weekend's Monster Hunter
Author: 0 You can now pre-load this weekend's Monster Hunter

During this weekend's PlayStation Experience event, Capcom is letting players get in on the action with its limited beta demo of the game. If you have a PS4 at least. The beta features three quests set across two different maps: the dense, verdant foliage of the Ancient Forest and the arid sands of the Wildspire Waste.

Sci-tech Sony PS4 VR sales cross the 2 million mark
Author: 0 Sony PS4 VR sales cross the 2 million mark

Still, to do that with the sense of scale that Trico would actually have sounds like a pretty spectacular use of virtual reality technology. Look for it in the PlayStation Store on December 12. Now fans of VR will be able to experience a slice of the game inside the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. Sony also has a more powerful and capable version of the PS4, called the PS4 Pro, bringing 4K gaming to the console platform.

Sci-tech 'We lost lives,' but quick response to school shooting praised
Author: 0 'We lost lives,' but quick response to school shooting praised

Substitute teacher Kathleen Potter had 16 students in a classroom with her at Aztec High School in Aztec, about 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque, when she heard the shooting, according to police. State and federal authorities are investigating what led to the shooting. According to a KOB4, a local news station, Fernandez was a recent transfer to Aztec High School .

Sci-tech NBA Looking To Add G League Team In Mexico City
Author: 0 NBA Looking To Add G League Team In Mexico City

Those games are the centerpiece of the N.B.A.'s 25th anniversary celebration of its first exhibition game in Mexico in 1992 and the 20th anniversary of its first regular-season game here (Dec. The Nets improved to 10-14 with their second straight victory and third in four games. The Miami Heat , which will play Brooklyn in the second of two regular season games in Mexico City here Saturday night, almost left coach Erik Spoelstra behind Friday afternoon after the team stopped to pose for a ...

Sci-tech Snow showers for weekend as cold sticks around
Author: 0 Snow showers for weekend as cold sticks around

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Today (Friday): It's more cloudy than not, with high temperatures staying muted and chilly. Coldest areas likely are the snow-free areas north & west of town. High temperatures top out in the mid-30s to around 40. High temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40s appear possible, before clouds increase later in the day and halt the sun's heating.

Sci-tech Firewatch developers reveal In the Valley of Gods
Author: 0 Firewatch developers reveal In the Valley of Gods

There's not much more to go on than that thus far although consoles haven't been ruled out yet and are being looked into, it's only announced for PCs including Mac and Linux thus far. It's titled In The Valley of Gods and stars two characters exploring a hidden valley in the Egyptian desert, where they're searching for treasure and a discovery that could bring them fame and fortune.

Sci-tech Bel-Air fire: 4 homes destroyed, 475 acres burned
Author: 0 Bel-Air fire: 4 homes destroyed, 475 acres burned

The destructive blaze broke out as firefighters tried to corral the largest fire in the state that was burning around Ventura — 130 miles (209 kilometers) to the north — and destroyed 430 buildings as it grew to 180 square miles (466 square kilometers) since Monday.

Sci-tech Breath of the Wild Dominates The Game Awards 2017
Author: 0 Breath of the Wild Dominates The Game Awards 2017

The Champions' Ballad DLC Pack adds a new dungeon, an original story, and even more new challenges. Okay, Nintendo . You have my attention. Earlier this year, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released on the Wii U and the new Nintendo Switch to universal acclaim.

Sci-tech 62 models meet tougher criteria to earn IIHS awards
Author: 0 62 models meet tougher criteria to earn IIHS awards

This year the criteria proved a bit more hard to meet. To qualify for the TPS + award, vehicles must also earn an acceptable rating in a new passenger-side small overlap front test introduced by the IIHS for 2018. Headlights that effectively light up the road are another area where the IIHS has raised its standards. Automakers have pledged to make it a standard feature by 2022.

Sci-tech Little Foot skeleton revealed
Author: 0 Little Foot skeleton revealed

The skeleton dates back 3.6 million years. Even then, Clarke surmised that the fossilized bones came from an Australopithecus species - the smallish, ape-like human ancestors that roamed this part of Africa millions of years ago. The results of these studies, which will include the scientific value of the find, are expected to be published in a series of scientific papers in peer-reviewed worldwide journals in the near future.

Sci-tech Facebook App For iPhone Aimed At Catering to Child Users
Author: 0 Facebook App For iPhone Aimed At Catering to Child Users

But the app could prime kids to become lifelong Facebook users, and lock their families deeply into the platform where they'll see ads. The free service, called Messenger Kids , must be activated by the child's parents. "Kid-appropriate" emoji, masks, and sound effects are also included in the app. Messenger Kids is interoperable with the main Messenger app, so adults don't actually have to download the Kids app.

Sci-tech All 2018 iPhones To Come With Notch And Face ID
Author: 0 All 2018 iPhones To Come With Notch And Face ID

As Samsung Display continues to be the exclusive OLED screen supplier for the Apple iPhone X , the California-based giant is aiming to bring other players into the production foray so that it can command better prices for this particular component.

Sci-tech PUBG Desert Map Name and Features Revealed
Author: 0 PUBG Desert Map Name and Features Revealed

The map features a portion of beach towns overlooking the sea, but most of the action will take place inland. The exact location of the three supply drops and other pertaining information, such as the passwords to unlock them with, will be revealed by Microsoft through the official Xbox Australia Facebook page very soon.

Sci-tech Air New Zealand cancels flights following Rolls-Royce engine trouble
Author: 0 Air New Zealand cancels flights following Rolls-Royce engine trouble

The Star Alliance carrier says that following two recent events, Rolls-Royce has advised that its fleet's Trent 1000 engines "require maintenance sooner than previously indicated". Earlier this year, Virgin Atlantic switched one of its daily trans-Atlantic flights to Delta Air Lines, which bought a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic in 2012, to allow the Trent 1000 engines mounted on its 787 Dreamliners to undergo maintenance.

Sci-tech Amazon Prime Video In Action On The Apple TV
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video In Action On The Apple TV

They said that Google has been in talks with Amazon to ensure that both of its customers get access to each of their services irrespective of their platform. "There is nothing that excites us more than delighting our customers, and we are thrilled for them to stream Prime Video on Apple TV", said Mark Eamer, VP of Amazon Prime Video.

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