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Monster Hunter World Director Explains Why No Nintendo Switch Version Is Planned

Monster Hunter World Director Explains Why No Nintendo Switch Version Is Planned

The Nintendo Switch was the best selling console in seven out of 10 months between March and December 2017 competing with the PlayStation 4 . But why? Surely the game could be downscaled a little...

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Man mistakes bank drive through for a Taco Bell, gets DUI

Man mistakes bank drive through for a Taco Bell, gets DUI

The manager said they started banging on the Hyundais window "for some time", according a deputys report, before Francisco finally woke up. Once he awoke, the befuddled motorist asked the bank manager...

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Social Engineering to the People: Facebook Asks Users to Rank Media Credibility

Social Engineering to the People: Facebook Asks Users to Rank Media Credibility

The social network has long struggled with fake or misleading news on its platform. On January 12, Facebook said it will change the way it does business to emphasise "meaningful social interaction...

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'Serial stowaway' arrested again after flying to London, police say

'Serial stowaway' arrested again after flying to London, police say

Hartman reportedly made her way through a screening point in O'Hare's Terminal 3, then made her way to Terminal 5, where she boarded the British Airways flight. She was jailed in Chicago that same y...

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Amazon's first checkout-free store opens

Amazon's first checkout-free store opens

Then you just walk out. Amazon is about to open its first cashier-less supermarket. "The store knows you're leaving and it tallies up your items and charges your account", said Gianna Puerini, vic...

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We Happy Few delayed, developers offer refunds to Early Access purchasers

We Happy Few delayed, developers offer refunds to Early Access purchasers

The game will have a total of three narratives, one following Arthur - who is now playable in the game; Sally, and a third character who is now unknown. "Discover the retrofuturistic city's dark histo...

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Google and Tencent forge new tech partnership

Google and Tencent forge new tech partnership

Under the cross-licensing agreement, two of the world's largest corporations are open to deeper collaborations on developing future technologies. The cross-licensing deal is meant to minimise the poss...

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TRAI recommends in-flight mobile calls, internet services

TRAI recommends in-flight mobile calls, internet services

In a move that is set to bring a cheer among flyers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a recommendation for in-flight internet connectivity and mobile communication on ...

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WhatsApp launches new app for small businesses

WhatsApp launches new app for small businesses

The application, for now, has been rolled out in select countries - Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the USA - but it is expected to be available in other markets and on iOS devices in...

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Amazon updates the Alexa app so you can actually use Alexa

Amazon updates the Alexa app so you can actually use Alexa

For a while now, Amazon has been partnering up with device manufacturers to bring their digital assistant, Alexa , into Android. The updated Alexa app will act as a virtual Echo for you, but give...

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CT out of the running as Amazon picks finalists for headquarters

CT out of the running as Amazon picks finalists for headquarters

Amazon received 239 proposals from cities across the USA, including Birmingham and Huntsville. Amazon expects to make a decision later this year. The list reveals little in terms of geographic p...

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Congress workers stage protest against Haj subsidy withdrawal

Congress workers stage protest against Haj subsidy withdrawal

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday condemned the Opposition's criticism of the Centre's move to end the Haj subsidy, saying that it's their habit to find fault in every decisio...

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Reliance Jio is committed to use Open Source technology: Akash Ambani

Reliance Jio is committed to use Open Source technology: Akash Ambani

Reliance Retail's revenue in the quarter under review jumped over two-fold at Rs18,798 crore as against Rs8,688 crore in the year-ago period. Though the company launched its 4G services in September...

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Tom Hardy's 1990s rap mixtape resurfaces

Tom Hardy's 1990s rap mixtape resurfaces

Before Tom Hardy was starring in blockbuster films, he was an aspiring rapper. Take a look at the young Irish actor chatting about the music scene in Cork. 'Lo and behold, here it is in all its ra...

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South Korean Consumer Group Files Criminal Complaint Against Apple Over iPhone Slowdown

South Korean Consumer Group Files Criminal Complaint Against Apple Over iPhone Slowdown

Senator John Thune, R-South Dakota, sent Apple CEO Tim Cook a letter with questions about Apple's slowdown feature and its transparency, and requested answers by January 23. The Italian authority sa...

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Facebook adds livestream features to old videos

Facebook adds livestream features to old videos

While a Watch Party is going on, you'll see a widget on the group page and when you join it, you can see the video that all other members are already now watching. Three-quarters of survey respondents...

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Life is odd bonus episode 'Farewell' launches March 6th

Life is odd bonus episode 'Farewell' launches March 6th

The Vinyl Edition contains everything from the Standard Edition , as well as an exclusive vinyl music set of the original soundtrack, a CD of the soundtrack, a physical artbook, and a presentation ...

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Can we trust Facebook's users to decide what news we should trust?

Can we trust Facebook's users to decide what news we should trust?

The new ranking system, he said, would hopefully separate news organizations that are only trusted by their readers or watchers, from ones that are broadly trusted across society. Earlier in 2018, Fac...

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The Swift is reborn in a familiar yet brand new form

The Swift is reborn in a familiar yet brand new form

Under the hood will sit a 1.2-litre petrol engine churing 83 hp of power and 115 Nm of torque and a 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine producing 74 hp of power and 190 Nm of torque. Pioneering the compact v...

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Hot Stock Analysis: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Hot Stock Analysis: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

This buyback authorization authorizes the retailer to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $33.98. Its up ...

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Charges filed against Kashmiri separatists for waging war against India

Charges filed against Kashmiri separatists for waging war against India

Altaf Ahmed Shah, one of the 12, is Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son-in-law, while another person Bitta Karate has close links to the Hurriyat. According to NIA investigation, the analysi...

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You May Want To Turn Off Instagram's Newest DM Feature - Here's How

You May Want To Turn Off Instagram's Newest DM Feature - Here's How

As part of a new update rolled out this week, the app will now show people who you follow or have previously messaged when you were last online from the direct messages tab. The feature might be a c...

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Man, 66, charged with first-degree murder in disappearance of two Toronto men

Man, 66, charged with first-degree murder in disappearance of two Toronto men

Investigators said there have been some suggestions within the Church and Wellesley community that the disappearances of Esen and Kisnman are linked to the cases of three other men reported missing fr...

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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), bluebird bio, Inc. (BLUE)

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), bluebird bio, Inc. (BLUE)

Kingdon Capital Management Llc decreased Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) stake by 23,787 shares to 23,137 valued at $4.62 million in 2017Q3. The firm owned 4,900 shares of the technology company's...

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Google to penalize slow-loading websites

Google to penalize slow-loading websites

The update goes live in July 2018, so webmasters have time to prepare their webpages. Google said the "Speed Update" applies the same standard to all webpages regardless of the technology they're bu...

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New Updated Xbox Elite Controller Photos Leaked

New Updated Xbox Elite Controller Photos Leaked

Originally posted on Chinese site Baidu , the leaked images show a slightly redesigned Xbox Elite controller with 3 horizontal LED lights and redesigned rubber grips. While Microsoft is yet to conf...

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Morgan Stanley Reports Q4 Earnings Beat

Morgan Stanley Reports Q4 Earnings Beat

It also beat out Wall Street's earnings per share estimate of 77 cents for the quarter. Morgan Stanley reported $4.4 billion in revenue from wealth management during the fourth quarter - about h...

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Ford's Ranger's Big Return in Detroit

Ford's Ranger's Big Return in Detroit

The Dearborn automaker is trying to deal with a shifting automotive industry that is feeling pressured to show progress, especially in China and Europe, on expanding its electric vehicle offerings. In...

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The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

Nintendo consoles continue to fly off the shelves. The Nintendo 3DS family of systems also demonstrated continued strength, posting its best sales month since December 2014. On the software front,...

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Nintendo Open to Third-Party Opportunities if Labo is a Success

Nintendo Open to Third-Party Opportunities if Labo is a Success

Showcased using a mix of in-game footage and real-world moving parts, we now know that coming on April 20th 2018 is Nintendo Labo: A variety of minigames and experiences all controlled by cardboar...

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