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New Petition Asks The Crown's Matt Smith To Donate Pay Difference New Petition Asks The Crown's Matt Smith To Donate Pay Difference
- March 20, 2018

Smith came into The Crown - on which he played Prince Philip for two seasons - with considerably more experience after having spent three seasons starring as The Doctor on Doctor Who . The explanation has not appeased critics who argued that the discrepancy should only have shown up in the first season, before Foy was garlanded with awards and acclaim. (more...)
Microsoft DirectX Raytracing API Microsoft DirectX Raytracing API
- March 20, 2018

As the post explains, raytracing is not a new rendering method by any means but has not been a practical option for real-time rendering for game devs in the past because of its computationally demanding nature. All in all, the new NVIDIA RTX Technology provides a path for game developers to further boost realism in their games through the usage of real time ray tracing which is something they might not able to be done before. (more...)
Anthony Joshua predicts which round he will KO Joseph Parker in Anthony Joshua predicts which round he will KO Joseph Parker in
- March 20, 2018

The bout will take place for the WBO, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles in front of over 80,000 fans at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. "I think just take one step at a time because Parker is not a mug". They probably don't know what we are going to come in and do in the fight. "A very, very focused guy". (more...)
'Oumuamua Origin Discovered: Asteroid Came From Tatooine-Like Binary Star System 'Oumuamua Origin Discovered: Asteroid Came From Tatooine-Like Binary Star System
- March 20, 2018

Scientists originally thought it might be an icy comet, but now agree it is an asteroid. The study found that rocky objects are more likely to have originated in binary star systems than from single star systems like the one Earth is located in. (more...)
Magic Leap releases its first set of AR developer tools Magic Leap releases its first set of AR developer tools
- March 20, 2018

Magic Leap, the secretive startup behind the Magic Leap One augmented reality (AR) glasses, is opening its once-mysterious doors in a big way. Access to the Magic Leap Creator Portal is free, and anyone can sign up. "This partnership with Epic will enable more creators to join Magic Leap on its journey, creating content for the next computing platform". The creator portal touts a set of tutorials, a community for technical support, and a "Magic Leap Simulator" that will presumably help ... (more...)
New God of War Gameplay Footage Leaked Online New God of War Gameplay Footage Leaked Online
- March 20, 2018

Hopefully, the full game will live up to the footage shown here. Even though he's bringing his son Atreus along, Kratos certainly isn't toning down on the blood and guts that are getting spilled along the way. New God of War gameplay footage has leaked online, showing off some brand new (and ultra-violent) clips from the upcoming game. "While the team doesn't want us sharing much on story, there's one sequence early on that takes the scale of a God of War boss fight in a totally different ... (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile is now available to download on iOS, Android devices PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile is now available to download on iOS, Android devices
- March 20, 2018

You can download PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile for iOS here and Android here. Like Fortnite mobile released this week, PUBG mobile attempts to make the barrier for entry into battle royale games even lower. With a large selection of firearms, melee weapons, and throwables with realistic ballistics and trajectories, this is the flawless combat experience on mobile . (more...)
Willis Investment Counsel Sells 32165 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- March 20, 2018

Btg Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Targa Res Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.45B market cap company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, November 2. Therefore 29% are positive. Merriman Wealth Ltd Liability Company has invested 11.99% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
Fortnite Battle Royale For iOS Tops Charts In 13 Countries Fortnite Battle Royale For iOS Tops Charts In 13 Countries
- March 20, 2018

According to a brief post on Fortnite Battle Royale's subreddit, Epic Games succinctly states that Blitz Mode is now live and consists of "swift games and lots of loot", while a rundown of the new Limited Time Mode on the company's official site expounds a bit more on its contents and parameters. (more...)
Watch out, Google and Facebook: Amazon ads are on the rise Watch out, Google and Facebook: Amazon ads are on the rise
- March 19, 2018

Monica Peart, eMarketer's senior forecasting director, noted how Facebook's slowdown may be due to "News Feed ad prices reaching their limit", but this will be offset by the increases in its Instagram ad spend. The so-called duopoly's combined share of U.S. advertising will be a projected 56.8 percent in 2018, compared with 58.5 percent past year. We expect Twitter to return to positive growth in 2019. (more...)
Vivo X21 with Snapdragon 660 SoC and 6GB RAM Goes Official Vivo X21 with Snapdragon 660 SoC and 6GB RAM Goes Official
- March 19, 2018

Talking about the cameras, Vivo has added a 12MP primary sensor with a f/1.8 aperture to the back, which works in tandem with a secondary 5MP depth sensor. It also learns the user's habits for better suggestions in the future. Perhaps one of the interesting features on the phone is an A.I. assistant called Jovi, although there's not much information about it, but Jovi should function like a typical A.I. (more...)
Pixel 2 XL on Google Store gets credit promo, free 18W charger Pixel 2 XL on Google Store gets credit promo, free 18W charger
- March 19, 2018

The Google Pixel 2 XL is a very capable flagship smartphone. On most chargers, such as the official one that ships from Google or any other USB-C PD compliant charger of the correct wattage, this causes the phone to constantly leave and restart a charging state as overcurrent protection kicks in and stops charging. (more...)
Microsoft is working on a streaming service for video games Microsoft is working on a streaming service for video games
- March 19, 2018

Set to be released on March 20, Sea Of Thieves occupies an important place in the strategy of the Xbox division. In other Sea of Thieves related news , the development team of Rare Ltd. Microsoft's new " Netflix for video games" would offer users access to games from a variety of developers on a subscription basis and is meant to lure developers and game publishers to use Microsoft's cloud services , particularly as games become more connected across devices for their multiplayer ... (more...)
Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cann Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cann
- March 19, 2018

About 1.13M shares traded. Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) has risen 2.77% since March 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 35.31% the S&P500. Barclays set a $85.00 target price on shares of Clovis Oncology and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Susquehanna. (more...)
Rumor: Assassin's Creed 2019 Will Take Place in Ancient Greece Rumor: Assassin's Creed 2019 Will Take Place in Ancient Greece
- March 19, 2018

Looks like we will have a new Assassin's Creed game in 2019. However, the information coincides with reports from early on in the development of Assassin's Creed: Origins that ancient Greece will also make an appearance, but ancient Egypt will be the focus. (more...)
Oppo R15, R15 Dream Mirror Edition launched in China: Specifications and more Oppo R15, R15 Dream Mirror Edition launched in China: Specifications and more
- March 19, 2018

Both smartphones feature Apple iPhone X-like notch display design. Oppo team do not launch its R series of smartphones in India. With the 19:9 aspect ratio, both devices sport a 6.28-inch OLED display of 1,080x2,280p resolution and a glass back. (more...)
Stephen Hawking predicted 'end of the universe' 2 weeks before death Stephen Hawking predicted 'end of the universe' 2 weeks before death
- March 19, 2018

He told the Sunday Times that he met with Hawking to obtain final approval before submitting the paper. In the " no boundary theory", he and American physicist James Hartle described how the Earth hurtled into existence during the Big Bang. (more...)
'Here's what Apple is making at its secret manufacturing facility' 'Here's what Apple is making at its secret manufacturing facility'
- March 19, 2018

The company will most likely outsource production of the new screen in order to minimize the risk of hurting its bottom line with all the manufacturing issues. About 300 engineers reportedly work there designing and producing MicroLED screens. "But Apple could own MicroLED". Apple reportedly just recently manufactured the first full functional MicroLED screens for the Apple Watch , though that's just the beginning the process. (more...)
Sonic Mania Plus announced, coming this Summer Sonic Mania Plus announced, coming this Summer
- March 19, 2018

Players will also be able to play through Sonic Mania as two new characters, Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel. Both are taken from the obscure SegaSonic the Hedgehog coin-op, although they did cameo in Sonic Generations as well. (more...)
Microsoft rolls out OneNote's Insider features to regular Windows 10 users Microsoft rolls out OneNote's Insider features to regular Windows 10 users
- March 19, 2018

Apple announced the support for HEIF in macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 that were released last year.In addition to this major feature, Windows is bringing a new way to safely eject the external GPUs, when connected to Windows 10 PCs/laptops through the Thunderbolt 3 port, while gaming. (more...)