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Nintendo announces 2DS XL for $150 Nintendo announces 2DS XL for $150
- May 02, 2017

Nintendo has taken the wraps off a new portable gaming device. It is priced at $149.99 in the US, CAD 199 .99 in Canada, AUD 199 .95 in Australia and New Zealand, and JPY 14 ,980 in Japan. I mean, it worked with the AR games and the near but brief AR moments of Bravely Default and Bravely Second but they were hardly worth noting. If you were hoping that Nintendo might return with a full-fledged press conference at this year's E3, we've got some bad new for you. (more...)
'Star Wars: Episode IX' confirmed summer 2019
- May 01, 2017

The only other films now set for that date are Minecraft and Universal's untitled Doctor Dolittle movie, but you can bet that they're both going to get re-scheduled to avoid the sure blockbuster. As you might imagine, there are nearly no additional details about this movie. PC gamers can get a deal on KOTOR and its sequel, The Sith Lords , plus The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition , as well as Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi ... (more...)
Vigil held to mark 25th anniversary of 1992 Los Angeles riots Vigil held to mark 25th anniversary of 1992 Los Angeles riots
- May 01, 2017

Before I could even get into the conversation-which was probably my fifth at the time on the exact same subject I'd had with other producers-I had to break down for her the difference between labeling what happened in 1992 as a riot versus a rebellion, uprising or civil unrest and the reaction that "riot" evokes in the people she's trying to get to participate. (more...)
Nokia 3, 5, 6, 3310 to hit the United Kingdom in June Nokia 3, 5, 6, 3310 to hit the United Kingdom in June
- May 01, 2017

So this smartphone will be launched very soon in the month of June or maybe on 30 June 2017 of around Rs.19000. This isn't the case with United Kingdom retailer Clove which has made a decision to list all 4 devices on its website accompanied by a rough timeline of release dates and costs. (more...)
VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack' VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'
- May 01, 2017

U.S. and Japanese troops wait for the arrival of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on the flight deck of U.S. navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. As the brown bomber jacket-clad vice president was briefed near the military demarcation line, two North Korean soldiers watched from a short distance away, one taking multiple photographs of the American visitor. (more...)
North Korea's senior diplomat holds talks with Russia's ambassador
- May 01, 2017

Military options for dealing with the North were still "on the table", Tillerson had warned. The other three, including the most recent launch , appear to be KN-17 anti-ship ballistic missiles. "Bad!", Trump said in a post on Twitter after the launch. The USS Carl Vinson is heading north toward the Korean peninsula in a show of force after satellite images suggested North Korea may b. (more...)
New Texans QB Deshaun Watson willing to 'learn from veteran guys' New Texans QB Deshaun Watson willing to 'learn from veteran guys'
- May 01, 2017

These are my three winners and three losers from April 27's first round. Clemson cornerback Cordrea Tankersley became the third member of the National Champion Tigers to be drafted when he was chosen in the third round as the 97th overall pick. (more...)
Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies
- May 01, 2017

An "umbilical cord" attached to a machine outside the bag removes carbon dioxide and delivers oxygen and nutrients to the fetus. They even grew coats of wool, and opened their eyes. Just when we thought we'd seen it all, researchers created a device that mimics a pregnant mammal's womb! The study on an extra-uterine system to physiologically support extremely premature lambs was published in Nature Communications this week. (more...)
Is There A New Macbook Air 2017 Coming Soon? Is There A New Macbook Air 2017 Coming Soon?
- May 01, 2017

The sudden, significant drop from $999 to $799 was nearly a clear sign that a fresh Apple product is upcoming . For this reason, Apple is expected to out a 2017 version, which should rightfully satisfy the public expectations. This left Macbook Air fans disappointed. Apple's super-high-end laptop, MacBook Pro, received a massive update in 2016, launched with a new design and an innovative Touch Bar feature. (more...)
NYC starts new ferry service with Queens, East River routes NYC starts new ferry service with Queens, East River routes
- May 01, 2017

The route for the Rockaways , Wall Street ferry, which launched May 1, 2017, is seen. "It's all new boats and nobody has a clue what's going on", he continued. The mayor says this will be a lifeline for many. It will provide routine maintenance including exterior and interior cleaning, restocking of food and beverage items, fueling and basic repairs. (more...)
Coons: Senate May Need to Support Military Action in North Korea Coons: Senate May Need to Support Military Action in North Korea
- May 01, 2017

Trump spoke to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday about North Korea and his outreach to regional leaders aims to get "everyone in line backing up a plan of action" if the situation in North Korea deteriorates, Mr Priebus said. (more...)
Apple Expected to Launch Online Stores by October in India
- May 01, 2017

The online store may also sell Apple accessories which will be sourced from India. The company plans to start assembling of iPhones in Bengaluru by June. On the offline store front, Apple may open just 4 to 5 flagship outlets in various metros over the course of the next 5 to 10 years. This will surely bring down the cost of iPhone in the country. (more...)
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks USA spaceflight record NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks USA spaceflight record
- May 01, 2017

She called it "a huge honor" and thanked the NASA crew that helped make it possible. The bill Trump signed also authorizes $19.5 billion in funding for NASA. To congratulate Whitson on her achievement, US President Donald Trump, joined by his daughter and close advisor Ivanka Trump and American astronaut Kate Rubins, made a call from the Oval Office to the space station. (more...)
Galaxy S8 owners see red as phones ship with tinted screens Galaxy S8 owners see red as phones ship with tinted screens
- May 01, 2017

Pricing details are yet to be officially confirmed , but judging by other markets, the Samsung Galaxy S8 in India will likely cost anywhere between 46,000 and 50,000 Indian Rupees ($712 - $774), while the larger Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will probably carry a price tag of 55,000-60,000 Rupees ($851 - $928). (more...)
Pembina Pipeline to Purchase Veresen for $4.28 Billion Pembina Pipeline to Purchase Veresen for $4.28 Billion
- May 01, 2017

Veresen , also based in Calgary, is an energy infrastructure services firm which focuses on pipelines, midstream and power generation services. The offer is 22.5 per cent above Veresen's closing price of $15.23 on Friday. The combined company will benefit from a strong position in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, with Pembina's assets primarily located in the Deep Basin, Duvernay and Alberta Province Montney, complemented by Veresen's position in the British Columbia Montney. (more...)
Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Is Punching Onto The Nintendo Switch Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Is Punching Onto The Nintendo Switch
- May 01, 2017

The developers have described it as " Streets of Rage meets Street Fighter meets Devil May Cry ", and have promised that "this time, we won't FU it up!" Its been so long since we've heard anything about Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn that I honestly forgot it was in development. (more...)
Hot Switch sales boost Nintendo sales, trim quarterly loss Hot Switch sales boost Nintendo sales, trim quarterly loss
- May 01, 2017

Nintendo announced its new handheld this morning, muddying the waters in the wake of the Switch launch. Further, the gaming company has enabled NFC support in the console for Amiibo support, notes TechCrunch . IT'S A BIG DAY for Nintendo fans. A strong yen cheapens the value of overseas earnings of Japanese exporters like Nintendo . Nintendo has revealed that the 3DS sold 7 million units in the last fiscal year, so it's still selling at a steady pace. (more...)
Opera Fire in Highgrove 1500 Acres and 15% Contained Opera Fire in Highgrove 1500 Acres and 15% Contained
- May 01, 2017

More than 80 firefighters were trying to control the fire with air tankers, helicopters and ground crews. The fire later expanded to 1,200 acres and was threatening several homes. Calfire ordered those flying the drones to immediately land them. "I just want to make sure my house is going to be standing", she added. The wildfire was one of at least four that sent clouds of smoke into the skies over the Inland Empire. (more...)
Microsoft Windows 10 'Redstone 3' test build brings back My People feature Microsoft Windows 10 'Redstone 3' test build brings back My People feature
- May 01, 2017

The event kicks off Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:30AM ET / 6:30AM PT. As Microsoft describes it, the feature is about bringing the people you would like to connect with, near you. A recent interview with Mashable revealed that Belfiore is focusing on education efforts for Windows, and it's likely he'll appear onstage to introduce this new Windows 10 focus. (more...)
Rishi Kapoor criticises 'actors of this gen' for skipping Vinod Khanna's funeral Rishi Kapoor criticises 'actors of this gen' for skipping Vinod Khanna's funeral
- May 01, 2017

The actor was hospitalized last month due to "severe dehydration" reported the Hindustan Times . Born in Peshawar (now in Pakistan) on October 6, 1946, Vinod Khanna is survived by his wife Kavita Khanna, actor-sons Rahul and Akshay and daughter Shraddha Khanna. (more...)