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Diamondbacks scratch out tiebreaking run in eighth inning to edge Brewers Diamondbacks scratch out tiebreaking run in eighth inning to edge Brewers
- May 17, 2018

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was scratched from last night's game with tightness in his mid-back. The game drew 16,762, the smallest home crowd for the Diamondbacks this season. Lorenzo Cain walked to load the bases off reliever Jimmie Sherfy, and Domingo Santana's sacrifice fly made it 4-2. Patrick Corbin allowed four runs in six-plus frames as he fell to 4-and-1. (more...)
YouTube launching new music streaming service that rivals Spotify YouTube launching new music streaming service that rivals Spotify
- May 17, 2018

If you like an artist or genre, YouTube Music will put their new singles and albums right on your homepage, so you don't find out about Daughtry's new single months after it came out like me. Entering the gym? We'll suggest some beats to get the heart-rate going. YouTube is the Internet's biggest video site, with more than 1.8 billion accounts tuning in every month. (more...)
Marvel Avengers OnePlus 6 is here and it looks incredible Marvel Avengers OnePlus 6 is here and it looks incredible
- May 17, 2018

This one though will have Hydrogen OS instead of Oxygen OS but they are extremely similar, and you could of course flash an Oxygen OS to it, just as you could a Star Wars OnePlus 5T. As far as the OnePlus specifications are concerned, the smartphone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that runs at a speed of 2.8GHz - it speeds up performance by 30% and lowers power consumption by 10%, says firm. (more...)
Ripple Launches Innovation Initiative Xpring Ripple Launches Innovation Initiative Xpring
- May 17, 2018

The Ripple team announced the new initiative in a press release published on May 14th, stating that the Xpring project is created to ensure that interesting entrepreneurs "have the key essentials to grow their businesses and prosper". (more...)
NWS confirms tornado in Wayne County NWS confirms tornado in Wayne County
- May 17, 2018

The EF1 storm moved through a discontinuous path of 75 yards in Patterson with estimated peak winds of 100 miles per hour. A third tornado hit Newburgh in Orange County. Steven Price, the director of the county Emergency Management Agency, and representatives of the weather service spent the day examining damage left by Tuesday's thunderstorms. (more...)
Mets put Yoenis Cespedes on DL, return uncertain Mets put Yoenis Cespedes on DL, return uncertain
- May 17, 2018

An MRI on Tuesday revealed the injury - picked up on May 6 - but the Mets chose to pull him from the lineup, stating he was available to pinch hit. Cespedes initially suffered the injury May 6 against the Rockes. He could have continued to gut it out, continue to play. Cespedes is hitting.255 with eight home runs and 28 RBIs this season. "It's just wear and tear on the body through the major league season that everybody goes through". (more...)
Family pays tribute to former Premier League footballer Jlloyd Samuel Family pays tribute to former Premier League footballer Jlloyd Samuel
- May 17, 2018

Cheshire police confirmed Samuel died on the scene. A spokesman for the force said: "At around 7.55am police were called following reports of a collision involving a van and a Range Rover near to Costcutter on West Lane". Samuel also played for Bolton and had loan spells at Gillingham and Cardiff before ending his playing career in Iran in 2015. "Took me under his wing when I joined Villa and helped me settle". (more...)
Banned ozone-destroying chemical makes a mysterious resurgence Banned ozone-destroying chemical makes a mysterious resurgence
- May 17, 2018

The researchers show that CFC-11 levels, measured at a number of remote monitoring sites around the world, decreased in line with expectations between 2002 and 2011. Unreported production of CFC-11 outside certain specific carve-out purposes in the treaty would be a "violation of worldwide law", Weller confirmed, though he said that the protocol is "non-punitive" and the remedy would probably involve a negotiation with the offending party or country. (more...)
Distant galaxy opens door to `uncharted period of cosmic history´ Distant galaxy opens door to `uncharted period of cosmic history´
- May 17, 2018

For this reason, the presence of distant oxygen is a sign there were earlier generations of stars in this galaxy, an emailed press release on the study reported. The researchers confirmed the distance of the galaxy with observations from ground-based telescopes in Chile and reconstructed the earlier history of MACS1149-JD1 using infrared data from orbiting telescopes. (more...)
Diego Maradona named chairman of obscure Belarusian club Diego Maradona named chairman of obscure Belarusian club
- May 17, 2018

Diego Maradona will get down to work after the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. He's been appointed chairman of Belarusian Premier Division side Dinamo Brest and is expected to, in the club's words, "deal with strategic development". (more...)
AMD has begun sampling second-generation Threadripper processors AMD has begun sampling second-generation Threadripper processors
- May 17, 2018

In another slide, AMD shows the processor architecture progression of 14nm Ryzen Summit Ridge and 12nm Zen+ Pinnacle Ridge. AMD is also partnering with several OEM's to create a range of business ready system from sleek enterprise notebooks to powerful desktops. (more...)
Closed beta phase for The Crew 2 begins on May 31st Closed beta phase for The Crew 2 begins on May 31st
- May 17, 2018

The Crew 2 closed beta will run from 8AM UTC / 9AM BST/ 10AM CEST / 4AM EDT on Thursday, May 31 to 8AM UTC / 9AM BST/ 10AM CEST / 4AM EDT on Monday June 4. All the in-game photo and replay modes will be available, as will cooperative play. What's more, beta participants will receive a leather jacket in their inventory in the final game as a reward. (more...)
This is how the hefty dinosaurs incubated without squashing their eggs This is how the hefty dinosaurs incubated without squashing their eggs
- May 17, 2018

Almost all modern bird species sit right on top of their eggs, though it should be noted that even the largest birds are generally smaller compared to oviraptorosaurs. "Oviraptorosaurs appear to have adapted to being able to sit on their clutches, even at giant body size", study co-author Darla Zelenitsky , an assistant professor of paleontology at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, told Live Science . (more...)
Facebook's Zuckerberg to appear at European Parliament -speaker Facebook's Zuckerberg to appear at European Parliament -speaker
- May 16, 2018

More than a million of these victims are believed to be in the United Kingdom, but Mr Zuckerberg has so far refused to appear before British MPs, in a move they describe as absolutely astonishing. Mr Zuckerberg's appearance before European Union politicians comes just ahead of the bloc's new data protection laws, which Facebook has said it will only implement within its jurisdiction - standing in contrast to Apple, which has said it will apply the same privacy standards worldwide. (more...)
New Flagship SUV On The Way? Lexus Registers LQ Trademark In US New Flagship SUV On The Way? Lexus Registers LQ Trademark In US
- May 16, 2018

S. on May 7 for "automobiles and structural parts thereof". If you are not familiar with the name "L" from Lexus, it is usual reserved for their top models . Automakers often register names that never get used, whether they're meant to or not at the time of application. The architecture of the Lexus LF-1 Limitless involves the use of standard gasoline engines, and hybrid, fully electric or hydrogen units. (more...)
Instagram CEO Confirms Usage Insights Feature Being Developed Instagram CEO Confirms Usage Insights Feature Being Developed
- May 16, 2018

Systrom admitted that the time people are spending online may be having a negative effect on individuals, and it was down to companies like Instagram to respond to the issue. A 2017 study released by analytics firm Flurry showed the average USA user spends five hours a day on their device, a 20 percent year-over-year increase. (more...)
Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India
- May 16, 2018

Facebook on Wednesday announced several new updates for its Indian consumer, following which the updates will be part of Facebook's global platform, it was announced. We've been talking to our community to understand how people want to use Stories, so we can give them the tools to create and connect in meaningful ways. (more...)
ZTE Is Among Samsung's Plans To Expand Exynos Processor Sales ZTE Is Among Samsung's Plans To Expand Exynos Processor Sales
- May 16, 2018

Currently Samsung's only client for the Exynos processers is the Chinese OEM company Meizu. Among the manufacturers of smartphones, which Samsung is negotiating on the supply of processors, it appears ZTE. This move if successful, can put Samsung in direct competition with Qualcomm, which supplies to all the major smartphone makers. That's not a big surprise, given the fact that American companies have been banned from selling to ZTE for seven years. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Smash Bros. will be playable at Japanese locations next month Nintendo Switch Smash Bros. will be playable at Japanese locations next month
- May 16, 2018

The game's huge, dedicated community only have to hold out a little longer for some more answers, as well as a look at the game in action, once E3 rolls around, scheduled to take place in Los Angeles between June 12-14. Now, Nintendo has confirmed E3 attendees will be able to play the game on the show floor. "We're always looking to improve the ways people can maximize the fun they have with Nintendo at E3", explains Nintendo of America senior vice president of sales and marketing, Doug ... (more...)
Deep Silver Delays Shenmue 3 for PS4/PC Into 2019 for Additional Polishing Deep Silver Delays Shenmue 3 for PS4/PC Into 2019 for Additional Polishing
- May 16, 2018

It was originally supposed to come out in December 2017. Publisher Deep Silver made the announcement, giving the usual reasons for why games get delayed. "Deep Silver today announce that their upcoming release Shenmue III has been moved and will now release in 2019", the announcement reads. This will allow developer YS Net some extra time to "polish the quality of the game", though for Shenmue fans it is yet another hurdle they face in finally getting their hands on the long-awaited game. (more...)