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Apple readies $1B war chest for Hollywood programming

Apple readies $1B war chest for Hollywood programming Apple is said to be budgeting about $ 1 billion to acquire and produce original TV shows over the next year, according to the Journal . Currently, Apple has Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke but neither are exactly killing it. [Full Article...]

THQ Nordic Announces Black Mirror, No Not That One

THQ Nordic Announces Black Mirror, No Not That One Black Mirror follows the story of David Gordon, a man who never knew his estranged father very well, and who is in shock after he is summoned to his family's ancestral home in the Scottish highlands, where his father has just committed suicide. [Full Article...]

Pakistani club cricketer dies after being hit by bouncer

Pakistani club cricketer dies after being hit by bouncer He was a resident of Katlang, Mardan . Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed the news on Wednesday in a message in social media and stressed on the need to wear the safety gears all the time. "Condolences to his family". Shaken after the blow, Warner walked off the field, leaving his bat behind. In November 2014, Australia's left-hand test batsman Phillip Hughes also lost his life to a bounc... [Full Article...]

Four new characters announced for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Four new characters announced for Dragon Ball FighterZ Additionally, Shonen Jump confirmed that Android 16 and Android 18 will be among the playable characters, both coming with some unique abilities. According to the scan, Android 17 makes an appearance in one of 18's super moves called Accel Dance, but there is no mention of whether or not he will be a separate, standalone character. [Full Article...]

Xbox One X Pre-Order Info Coming Tomorrow

Xbox One X Pre-Order Info Coming Tomorrow Microsoft will release details about the Xbox gamescom 2017 plans today as well as moreinformation about the Xbox One X pre-order. The Xbox One X will be an upgrade of the base Xbox One model, and will be capable of true 4K gaming as well as improving the performance of legacy titles for the platform. [Full Article...]

Google Allo Is Now Available on Desktop With Web Client

Google Allo Is Now Available on Desktop With Web Client It will be a few more weeks probably before iOS is supported. Of course, tapping it on at the moment tells you that you'll need to scan a QR code at allo . The mobile app has Google Assistant integration as well, which will keep your log history. It was the first app in Android to come with the AI powered Google Assistant and it received a lot of positive reviews from users around the wor... [Full Article...]

Google Launches 'Allo For Web' Browser Messaging Client

Google Launches 'Allo For Web' Browser Messaging Client Sadly, Google didn't emulate Facebook's other chat service, Messenger - in that case there's no pairing required, the web version acts like a standalone client. Google made no mention of a limit on the number of devices you're able to connect to your Allo account so it remains to be seen whether such a restriction exists. [Full Article...]

Allo For Web Is Officially Launched

Allo For Web Is Officially Launched In other words, it'll be quicker in most cases to just use your phone. Allo also allows the user to send and receive texts messages (SMS). Now, you can finally access Google's new chat on the web through browsers. It's no secret that there are more than a few messaging platforms to choose from these days, and it's often said that Google is one of the biggest offenders in that area. [Full Article...]

Humble 2K PlayStation Bundle Includes PS3, PS4, and Vita Games

Humble 2K PlayStation Bundle Includes PS3, PS4, and Vita Games United Kingdom time on October 30, Monday. You can even support charity with your purchase. Those who pay 20 will find themselves with two PlayStation Vita games, seven PlayStation 3 games, and three PlayStation 4 games. At the end of last month it was announced that Sony will raise the price of the subscription of PlayStation Plus from August 31 and now we bring you a news that you may be... [Full Article...]

EA Hinting At More Titles For The Nintendo Switch

EA Hinting At More Titles For The Nintendo Switch Nintendo's success marks a good way for the industry, now it all depends on FIFA's performance on the console to see if we see other major released on Nintendo's hybrid. Will EA bring more games to the Switch? "We're delivering the immersive and authentic experience that fans expect from Federation Internationale de Football Association, while leveraging innovative ways to play both at home and... [Full Article...]

Korean tensions keep yen near eight-week highs

Korean tensions keep yen near eight-week highs LONDON, Aug 11 ( Reuters ) - The dollar was pinned close to an eight-week low against the yen on Friday as escalating tension over North Korea dominated currency markets thinned out by the summer holidays in Europe and the United States . [Full Article...]

Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions

Pacific territory of Guam. Most of the reaction is to President Trump's warning on late Wednesday and North Korea's comment about exploring the idea of hitting USA territory Guam with a missile strike. First, a wave of selling doused Asia's markets - sending Tokyo's Nikkei 225 down 1.3% and pressuring South Korea's Kospi Index to a 1.1% decline. The Dow closed up 0.05% and the Nasdaq was up ... [Full Article...]

No Man's Sky v1.3 Atlas Rises update released

No Man's Sky v1.3 Atlas Rises update released Judging from the description, the entire game is getting an overhaul, with new trading systems and a new story. In the Atlas Rises story, the fabric of existence is starting to falter. It has now been brought to our notice that PlayStation Plus subscription is not needed for the Joint Exploration in No Man's Sky . Players who come close to each other will see their fellow travellers visuali... [Full Article...]

Court documents: Second man arrested in cop killing changed story

Court documents: Second man arrested in cop killing changed story Sunday, August 6th. McCarthy fled the scene in a vehicle but crashed two blocks from the scene of the shooting. Bill Lowe said William Noble, 35, of Clinton was taken into custody Thursday and charged with felony tampering with evidence. [Full Article...]

New photos and hands-on with iPhone 8 dummy model

New photos and hands-on with iPhone 8 dummy model Most have moved on to these larger phones at this point but some still prefer the old 4-inch form factor, which is why Apple released the iPhone SE previous year. Gone are the antenna lines, as the iPhone 8 will be the first iPhone since the iPhone 4s to feature a glass shell on the back. Many new cars now come with wireless charging pads, and if Apple is able to add wireless charging to its h... [Full Article...]

Walmart Very Sorry About Back-to-School Gun Display

Walmart Very Sorry About Back-to-School Gun Display Wal-Mart is catching fire for a guns display at one of its stores , after a photo went viral on Wednesday of the sign that hung above it. But confusion over the photo appeared to spread within the company's management team, with Walmart first identifying a store in IN as the source of the photographed display. [Full Article...]

Google cancels townhall meeting about controversial anti-diversity memo

Google cancels townhall meeting about controversial anti-diversity memo But rather than disappearing into the white noise of the often heated diversity discussion, Damore instantly became a celebrity. Others argued that Mr. "We are unequivocal in our belief that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as a company", Brown said in the statement. "We'll continue to stand for that and be committed to it for the long haul", according to Bloomberg Techno... [Full Article...]

Consumer Reports No Longer 'Recommends' Microsoft Surface

Consumer Reports No Longer 'Recommends' Microsoft Surface But to date, sufficient user feedbacks were collated, and the CR was able to come up with an estimate of the predicted reliability of Microsoft Surface laptops . Finally, Panay shared the Surface Team's engagement on improving with every generation of devices and made a promise: "one thing that will never change is our commitment to our customers and our dedication to ensuring your Surface ex... [Full Article...]

Key facts about Guam, the center of US-North Korea tension

Key facts about Guam, the center of US-North Korea tension Earlier, the average had been down more than 88 points. The single currency slipped 0.3 percent to $1.1723 and was holding just above a July 28 low of $1.1688. For years, North Korea has claimed Guam is within its missiles' striking distance, making furious statements each time when the USA flew powerful bombers from the island's air base to the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Stock Futures Lower as North Korea Threatens US in Guam

Stock Futures Lower as North Korea Threatens US in Guam ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 52.87 points, or 0.24 percent, at 22,032.47, the S&P 500 was down 2.8 points, or 0.11 percent, at 2,472.12. Trump tweeted on Wednesday about the strength of the American nuclear arsenal, but expressed hope it would not need to be used, while U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he did not believe there was an imminent threat. [Full Article...]