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Sci-tech Luigi's Mansion 3DS remake is announced, launching this year
Author: 0 Luigi's Mansion 3DS remake is announced, launching this year

The original GameCube title came out in 2001, and 17 years later it will get ported to Nintendo's handheld. With that said, it doesn't look too different from the original. The original Luigi's Mansion - while not critically loved in its time - is a cult classic among Nintendo fans. As before the game follows the adventures of the titular duo as they explore Bowser's innards in 2D, while Bowser explores the overworld.

Sci-tech Life Is Strange Sequel Will Be Revealed Very Soon
Author: 0 Life Is Strange Sequel Will Be Revealed Very Soon

According to the words of the company, it seems that the sequel to Life is unusual will put aside the story of Max and Chloe. Every week, it seems like there's more games for more platforms than ever before. We are excited to say that the Bonus episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm , entitled 'Farewell', is available to download now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC (Steam).

Sci-tech Supreme Court sets aside Kerala High Court judgment in Hadiya case
Author: 0 Supreme Court sets aside Kerala High Court judgment in Hadiya case

In its ruling in the Kerala "love jihad" case, the SC asked the National Investigation Agency ( NIA ) to continue its probe without interfering in the marriage of Hadiya and Jahan. Ridiculing the NIA's invasion into Hadiya's personal decisions, the bench noted that "whether this marriage is a disguise (to commit crime) is a separate issue".

Author: 0 Baldwin Investment Management LLC Buys Shares of 1050 NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ:NVDA)

The shares were sold at an average price of $185.57, for a total value of $31,732.47. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 26,104 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,144,315.28. Topeka Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $32 target in Friday, November 6 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 15 by Mizuho.

Sci-tech Google Duo App Gets Video Voicemail Support
Author: 0 Google Duo App Gets Video Voicemail Support

The app is the 17th most popular social networking app on Apple's App Store, while Allo sits at No. 93, while Duo on Android has long since passed the 100 million download threshold. Google says that video messages are the opportunity to share your important events even if other person is not available. Also to note, the received message can be accessed from the newly redesigned people view with play icons notifying when you have a new message.

Sci-tech Renault EZ-Go concept aims to 'reinvent the taxi'
Author: 0 Renault EZ-Go concept aims to 'reinvent the taxi'

Following the autonomous Symbioz concept of 2017, the EZ-Go is essentially Renault's answer to the Volkswagen Sedric concept. EZ-GO represents Renault's vision of a future on-demand mobility service that would be suitable for any city.

Sci-tech NASA scientists prepare a unique mission to the Sun
Author: 0 NASA scientists prepare a unique mission to the Sun

NASA is giving people the chance to send their names to the sun aboard its Parker Solar Probe , which will plunge into our star's atmosphere on a quest for science. The announcement was made at a ceremony at the University of Chicago, where Parker serves as the S Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Sci-tech Huawei P20 range leaked: triple camera on one model
Author: 0 Huawei P20 range leaked: triple camera on one model

Further, the leak also reveals that the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro will feature fingerprint scanner on the front, while P20 Lite will feature the fingerprint scanner at the back. At the rear, you get an all glass design with the Huawei and Leica branding at a landscape orientation. The screen scratches edge to edge but it leaves a bottom chin for the fingerprint sensor.

Sci-tech Geometric clusters of cyclones churn over Jupiter's poles, scientists find
Author: 0 Geometric clusters of cyclones churn over Jupiter's poles, scientists find

This gravitational asymmetry is caused by hydrogen-rich gas is flowing asymmetrically deep in the planet, and Juno was able to study this process. Each cyclone measures several thousand miles (kilometers) across. A series of four papers using data from NASA's Juno mission reveals intriguing information about Jupiter, including its gravitational field , its atmospheric flows , its interior composition and its polar cyclones .

Sci-tech Microsoft's Surface Pro With LTE Is Now Up For Preorder
Author: 0 Microsoft's Surface Pro With LTE Is Now Up For Preorder

However, the device was only available to business users. Microsoft is offering two versions of the LTE device including a Core i5 7300U, 4GB RAM, and 128GB storage , for $1,149, and the same processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage for $1,449.

Sci-tech 2019 iPhones Won't Use a Notch
Author: 0 2019 iPhones Won't Use a Notch

Building software to account for this design choice can be a hassle for developers, so Google's Android P will include new "display cutout" tools that can make apps notch-friendly, the company said in a blog post. However, due to the relatively high prices of iPhone 8 and iPhone X compared to their predecessors, Apple recorded a 13 percent increase in its revenue.

Sci-tech Google adds chat feature to Tez mobile payments app
Author: 0 Google adds chat feature to Tez mobile payments app

The app will then provide a user with a list of over 80 billers to choose and add your account info and start making payments instantly. Although the feature isn't available to all Google Tez users and is initially rolling out at a slow pace, it is only accessible if both parties are running the latest version of the Tez app on their mobile devices.

Sci-tech Samsung's new TVs blend in with their surroundings
Author: 0 Samsung's new TVs blend in with their surroundings

Visitors look at a Samsung Electronics Co.'s premium TV during a showcase event held in NY, the United States, in this photo released by the company on March 8, 2018. Ambient mode: Think of this as a glorified screen saver. Like last year's models, it connects to the TV via a "One Visible Connection" cable, although this one's slightly thicker (we're talking just millimeters here) in order to take on that extra responsibility.

Sci-tech Alexa now supports Deezer music streaming as well as Spotify
Author: 0 Alexa now supports Deezer music streaming as well as Spotify

A number of users caught Alexa's laughter on video and posted the clips on social media, saying the laughter appeared to be unprompted, often coming in the middle of the night. Reports first surfaced last month when a Twitter user said he was "freaked out" when Alexa started laughing randomnly through his JBL Bluetooth speaker paired with the Echo Dot .

Sci-tech Every Oculus Rift is offline thanks to an expired certificate
Author: 0 Every Oculus Rift is offline thanks to an expired certificate

It appears the security certificate for certain software components the device uses has expired, so PC's are blocking the device from working. Essentially, Microsoft checks software to ensure it is signed by the vendor when it goes to read data from other files to prevent hackers from stealing your personal information.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus unboxing video
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus unboxing video

First, we put the phones side by side with the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus to examine the small physical differences (there's not much, but at least Samsung moved the fingerprint reader); then we looked at the S9's big camera upgrade; and of course, we closed out with a look at the phone's two horrors: Bixby and AR Emoji.

Sci-tech Fortnite Teams of 20 Is the Next Limited Time Mode
Author: 0 Fortnite Teams of 20 Is the Next Limited Time Mode

Are there any other problems you've noticed that you feel should be fixed as soon as humanly possible, or do you simply have a suggestion that you think would make Fortnite that much better to play? Here, you potentially have a number of separate battles going on, with the victors then grabbing all the loot before seeking out other teams.

Sci-tech Medicaid Recipients Can Now Get a Discount on Amazon Prime
Author: 0 Medicaid Recipients Can Now Get a Discount on Amazon Prime

Not only does Amazon typically offer prices at or below those of brick and mortar retail stores, but online shopping might be the only viable option for those grappling with disabilities. But it's not altruism; Amazon Prime has been widely adopted by middle-class and well-off Americans, so if the membership program is going to continue to grow in the US, the company has to figure out how to attract other demographics .

Sci-tech Messenger Lite gets video chat to help people 'stay connected'
Author: 0 Messenger Lite gets video chat to help people 'stay connected'

The app comes in at under 10MB, meaning it installs quickly and generally uses less bandwidth to operate. In theory, Messenger Lite is designed for "people with older Android devices and/or slower internet connections", but it's increasingly looking like the best option for any Android users.

Sci-tech March 8th Nintendo Direct Announced
Author: 0 March 8th Nintendo Direct Announced

At the time of writing, the next Nintendo Direct has already been announced, and it's set to take place at 2 p.m Pacific time on March 8. Tune in 3/8 at 2pm PT for a Nintendo Direct featuring upcoming #NintendoSwitch and Nintendo #3DS games, including new details on #MarioTennis Aces!...

Sci-tech Google Home devices get hands-free calling in the UK
Author: 0 Google Home devices get hands-free calling in the UK

It's a feature that has been available via Google Assistant on a smartphone, but now it has made the leap to the smart speaker stage. An update rolling out this week will add the new feature to Google Home speakers around the country. Google can already recognise different users on Assistant, so "call mum" won't lead to any embarrassing misunderstandings. You can also use it like a landline phone by saying "Hey Google, call mum" (or whoever).

Sci-tech 32-inch vs 43-inch models' comparison
Author: 0 32-inch vs 43-inch models' comparison

Given the price and specifications, Xiaomi's new TV series is expected to be an instant hit. Also, Xiaomi's 11-button Mi Remote comes in handy as it allows users to search content in both online and STB or cable operator at the same time.

Sci-tech Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' coming to Windows 10 next year
Author: 0 Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' coming to Windows 10 next year

It was an interesting idea, but industry watchers were skeptical from the start . That would have involved doing away with Windows 10 S as a separate iteration of Windows and Microsoft has now confirmed that it's going to do just that. Windows Insiders earlier this year reported that their Windows 10 S PCs had switched to Windows 10 Pro following an update to one of Microsoft's Insider builds.

Sci-tech Android P will turn your phone as a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse
Author: 0 Android P will turn your phone as a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse

Samsungs latest DeX dock allows the Galaxy S9 to be used as a trackpad, a feature that Huawei already supported in its own PC mode and Microsoft in its Continuum before that. Notably, Android does not support the implementation of HID in Bluetooth stack by default. This new technology will help the developers to integrate it in the future development of their new applications which comes with the support for both, Android and PC.

Sci-tech Apple plans to bring cheap MacBook and iPhone with affordable price
Author: 0 Apple plans to bring cheap MacBook and iPhone with affordable price

The device's spiritual successor, the MacBook , was first introduced in 2015 , and the Air hasn't received a meaningful refresh since then. Currently, the cheapest Apple MacBook Air is £949 in the United Kingdom and $999 in the US. "When they launch the 12" MacBook, it was thought that Macbook Air will eventually lose favor. The base $999 model includes a 13.3-inch 1,440-by-900 resolution display, a 128GB SSD, 8GB of RAM, and is powered by a dual core 1.8GHz Intel Core i5-5350U with ...

Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S could feature wireless charging, AI capabilities

The Mi MIX 2S will be revealed on 27 March 2018, which is on the same day as Huawei's P20 flagship launch. At first glance it looks like the image shows a generic Xiaomi Mi Mix device on a wireless dock. One of the most intriguing aspects of the Mi MIX 2S so far has been its design. The report also notes that the Mi Mix 2S will be flaunting a vertically stacked rear dual camera setup.

Sci-tech Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Trims Stake in Amazon.com, Inc
Author: 0 Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Trims Stake in Amazon.com, Inc

Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $1.10M was sold by JOHNSON TIMOTHY A. $51,000 worth of Big Lots, Inc. Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN ) will report its next earnings on Feb 01 AMC. The insider Olsavsky Brian T sold 2,333 shares worth $3.42 million. The insider Zapolsky David sold 2,216 shares worth $3.24M. Insiders have sold 8,264 shares of company stock valued at $11,323,672 over the last 90 days.

Sci-tech White House engaged on election security to counter Russian threat
Author: 0 White House engaged on election security to counter Russian threat

The intelligence director echoed the concerns of Navy Admiral Michael Rogers, the outgoing chief of the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, who told lawmakers last week that Russian Federation hadn't "paid a price" for election interference. Coats agreed that the USA must do more to deter attacks. When pressed again by Blumenthal to assure the American people that the president has instructed him to take action on Russian cyber-operations, Coats held firm: "The president told me to do my job".

Sci-tech Jaguar showed a concept version of its first electric vehicle
Author: 0 Jaguar showed a concept version of its first electric vehicle

The I-Pace is no slouch either since its two electric motors generate a combined 394 horsepower and 512 lb-ft. of torque. The Tesla equivalent used to take 6 seconds and was upgraded to 4.9 seconds, but reaches a top speed of 130 miles per hour, while the I-PACE only makes it to 124.

Sci-tech Toxic Chinese space station in death spiral, could hit New Zealand
Author: 0 Toxic Chinese space station in death spiral, could hit New Zealand

Fortunately, Earth's atmosphere will disintegrate most of the 9.4-ton satellite. The northern states of the US, New Zealand, Tasmania, parts of South America and southern Africa could also see the debris. Over the years, several space stations have crash-landed on Earth, but there haven't been any reports of deaths or injuries from the debris falling back from the space, except for one instance when a woman was hit by a small piece of debris but was uninjured.

Sci-tech Yes, Diablo 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Yes, Diablo 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch

However, they then went on to dampen everyone's excitment by stating "As of now, we do not have any current plans to announce Diablo for Switch ", adding that the tweet was simply "a fun engagement piece". You may remember last week when Blizzard led fans on Twitter to believe that Diablo 3 would be coming to the Switch after posting a video of a Diablo-shaped nightlight with a switch on it.

Sci-tech 1st T20: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets
Author: 0 1st T20: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

Whether this neighbourliness persists when the action begins, especially between India and Bangladesh, who have played some spiteful games in the recent past, remains to be seen. He was dismissed after failing to clear Thisara Perera at long-off off Gunathilaka. In the ninth over, Chandimal was sent packing by Chahal. But it didn't matter as SL still had Upul Tharanga.

Sci-tech 'Lost in Space' Netflix trailer delivers a freaky Robot
Author: 0 'Lost in Space' Netflix trailer delivers a freaky Robot

It bears a resemblance to the " Stranger Things " demogorgon and knocks out the famous "Danger, Will Robinson" line in a spooky, mechanized voice. The new footage also introduces a modern take on the Robot, Will Robinson's constant companion from the show's original incarnation.

Sci-tech Ubisoft outlines post-launch plans for Far Cry 5
Author: 0 Ubisoft outlines post-launch plans for Far Cry 5

It's also the first time that Ubisoft is bringing all of these game modes together within the in-game editor, making Far Cry 5 the bringer of many firsts. Far Cry Arcade combines the best of both those worlds to allow you to build, well, whatever the hell you want, really. Although it's unclear how often these community challenges will take place, rewards such as new customization items - like unique vehicle and weapon skins - will be up for grabs.

Sci-tech AMD's eSports push improves performance in 'PUBG' and 'Dota 2'
Author: 0 AMD's eSports push improves performance in 'PUBG' and 'Dota 2'

As AMD seeks to remain competitive in the PC gaming hardware space, it's focusing on optimizing performance for some of the most popular eSports titles around, including Overwatch , Dota 2 and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . The Radeon driver team is also touting 9% improvements in 99th percentile frame times in PUBG , 7% in Dota 2 , and 2% in Overwatch . For a how-to guide on enabling Radeon Chill and customizing its settings, such as the designated frame rate the tool will reduce ...

Sci-tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Merchandising Products Appear In GameStop Listings
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Merchandising Products Appear In GameStop Listings

One user recalls that in Advanced Warfare after the release of Black Ops III appeared guns in the style of world war II - so Sledgehammer Games have hinted at the interior of its next Call of Duty . Even the items' May release date is significant, given recent Call Of Duty history. The game ends when all the players are infected or the survivors survive till the timer runs out.

Sci-tech Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Is A Smart-Looking 630HP Bruiser
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Is A Smart-Looking 630HP Bruiser

Three trim options will be available - SE, Sport and AMG Line - and all three engines will come with a seven-speed automatic gearbox. It can hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.3 seconds before topping out at 193 miles per hour. Up to 100km/h, the rear wheels point in the opposite direction to the front wheels so minimize turning circles, while over that they turn in the same direction for stabilisation.

Sci-tech North Korea's Kim Jong Un had 'openhearted talk' with Seoul envoys
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong Un had 'openhearted talk' with Seoul envoys

To that end, the South Korean delegation in Pyongyang will "have an in-depth discussion on measures to continue various talks between North Korea and the global community, including the United States ", according to Chung. The Pentagon nevertheless said it was "cautiously optimistic" about the North-South talks, which resumed in January. "We must talk with North Korea for the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula", Moon said.

Sci-tech Winging it: Toyota's new GR Supra racing concept
Author: 0 Winging it: Toyota's new GR Supra racing concept

Developed by Toyota Gazoo Racing (hence the GR in the name) the concept speaks to the fifth-generation Supra when it returns to production - the GR Supra continues with a front-engine/rear-drive format and embraces the use of lightweight materials.

Sci-tech VW's latest concept is a smart device on wheels
Author: 0 VW's latest concept is a smart device on wheels

That would give the VW model an estimated range of around 413 miles on the European test cycle - the EPA test system typically about 25% less. There's no firm launch date for the production version of the I.D. VW claims this allows for optimal interior space. As well as driving itself and tailoring ventilation, media and lighting to match pre-programmed profiles, the I.D Vizzion also has the ability to ask its passengers if they would like to stop at a cafe or order drinks to go, while ...

Sci-tech Xiaomi to enter USA smartphone market by 2019
Author: 0 Xiaomi to enter USA smartphone market by 2019

The news was first brought to our attention via a report from The Wall Street Journal , in which Xiaomi Chief Executive Officer Lei Jun confirmed the company's U.S. Whether it is capable of navigating the current resistance to Chinese smartphone makers is unknown. However, online retail sales account for less than 5 per cent of smartphone sales in America, according to Gartner, with the vast majority of consumers buying their phones as part of plan purchased from a telecoms carrier.

Sci-tech Instagram has an unlaunched 'Portrait' feature hidden inside
Author: 0 Instagram has an unlaunched 'Portrait' feature hidden inside

This could potentially let people shoot stylized portraits with bokeh effect-blurred backgrounds or other lighting effects. They also quoted that it was actually found out by a TechCrunch reader Ishan Agarwal exclusively shared the images below with TechCrunch after decompiling the APK, which is the file format equivalent of Windows'.exe but for Android .

Author: 0 Italy in limbo as populists stake claims to govern

Yes, the populist 5-Star Movement, the biggest single party following the election, is likely to be pivotal to any negotiations for a new coalition government. Salvini and Berlusconi met Monday at the Milan residence of Berlusconi, the three-time former prime minister. Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee, also reporting from Rome , said on Monday that the collapse of the centre-left politics across Europe was now "a properly engrained trend".

Sci-tech SpaceX to launch 50th Falcon 9 mission early Tuesday morning
Author: 0 SpaceX to launch 50th Falcon 9 mission early Tuesday morning

SpaceX will try once again to launch a Spanish satellite into space from Florida early Tuesday morning. Two of the rockets returned to a landing pad nearby as the third landed in the sea and was destroyed. The company has tweaked and altered its Falcon 9 platform over the years, optimizing the design from version 1.0 to subsequent versions 1.1 and 1.2.

Sci-tech What Apple Employees Told 911 After Walking Into Glass Walls
Author: 0 What Apple Employees Told 911 After Walking Into Glass Walls

Apple's vice president of real estate and development, Dan Whisenhunt, reputedly told the Rotary Club of Cupertino in January: 'We've had people bump into the glass. The dispatcher seeks clarity: "You walked through a glass door?" "I walked into a glass door", the Apple employee responded. But when Apple started letting employees use it in January, they discovered a big problem: they kept running into glass windows and doors.

Sci-tech Google sold Zagat, but it'll probably be OK
Author: 0 Google sold Zagat, but it'll probably be OK

A purchase price was not disclosed. The Infatuation will introduce Zagat to its highly engaged, millennial audience and will leverage the social capital which they have earned since their launch nine years ago to help grow the Zagat brand.

Sci-tech Walmart to offer prepared meals at its stores
Author: 0 Walmart to offer prepared meals at its stores

The company also is introducing four $15 meal-kit options in stores, expanding a business that had previously only been offered online through outside vendors. But the company's proprietary foray into meal kits comes as Amazon , a top retail competitor, also looks to take hold of the cooking trend; Amazon acquired high-end grocery store Whole Foods past year and now sells meal kits for $16 to $20 through its AmazonFresh service.

Sci-tech Hawking explains nothing existed at singularity
Author: 0 Hawking explains nothing existed at singularity

The first part of his answer is "Nothing was around before the Big Bang" - but before you say "well, there it is" and leave, he then gives a more in-depth explanation of why time and space couldn't exist (as we know it) before the Big Bang occurred.