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Star Wars: The Last Jedi novelization will include Han Solo's funeral Star Wars: The Last Jedi novelization will include Han Solo's funeral
- January 25, 2018

That author is Jason Fry, whose work with the Star Wars canon has been nothing short of prolific. Director Rian Johnson teased the new material - which will be released in the novelization of The Last Jedi - in the latest installment of The Star Wars Show , Lucasfilm's YouTube series. (more...)
Billion Humans coming from World of Goo developers Billion Humans coming from World of Goo developers
- January 25, 2018

No programming expertise is required! Tomorrow Corporation, the developers behind Little Inferno and Human Resource Machine have just announced a new game to join their library called 7 Billion Humans . The original Human Resource Machine released in 2015 for PC and Mac, and it had you programming a single office worker to fulfil specific challenges. (more...)
Vulcan Materials Company (VMC), United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) — Hot Trending Stocks
- January 25, 2018

It has outperformed by 94.41% the S&P500. First Foundation Advisors bought 97,772 shares as the company's stock declined 3.26% while stock markets rallied. The Virginia-based Davenport Company Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Entegris, Inc. Narrowing in further, the stock has been recently noted at -0.24% away from the 30 day high and +10.48% separated from the 30 day low. (more...)
Cross-dressing clown made girl, 16, pose for sleazy photos Cross-dressing clown made girl, 16, pose for sleazy photos
- January 25, 2018

Mr. Lubin, through his lawyer, released a statement Tuesday night acknowledging and apologizing for his conduct. According to the Cut , former aerialist Zoey Dunne accused performer Barry Lubin in a letter that was sent to the Big Apple Circus on Friday. (more...)
Who is Virginia Woolf? Google Doodle honours English book author's 136th birthday Who is Virginia Woolf? Google Doodle honours English book author's 136th birthday
- January 25, 2018

Virginia Woolf was born on January 25 1882 in an affluent household in Kensington, London. Woolf's legacy has endured well beyond her tragic death, with the author's importance coming to the fore with the rise of the feminist movement in the 1970s. (more...)
'God has not forsaken us': high school shooting mourners told 'God has not forsaken us': high school shooting mourners told
- January 25, 2018

Tuesday with a pistol and immediately opened fire, striking 16 people. They said he and Noelle had been in a relationship but recently broke up. The names of the two students killed have been released. "He had to go over to convince himself that that was not his daughter", Sanders said. He said in a statement released to the community later in the day that she was shot multiple times. (more...)
Mueller wants to question Trump 'within weeks' Mueller wants to question Trump 'within weeks'
- January 25, 2018

Comey in May 2017, a person familiar with the matter has told Reuters . "I would love to do it, and I would like to do it as soon as possible", Trump said . "Did Hillary do it under oath?" he asked, while the reporter claimed not to know. After Comey's accusation in June about the circumstances of his firing, Mueller is thought to be investigating whether when Trump was attempting to obstruct justice. (more...)
Apple iOS adds new feature that shows iPhone's battery health Apple iOS adds new feature that shows iPhone's battery health
- January 25, 2018

Four new Animoji characters will be landing: a lion, bear, dragon and a skull. The next big feature update , we now know, will be iOS 11 .3. Update: This article has been updated to include a comment from Apple . It will essentially be a way for users to communicate directly with businesses right within Messages. Business Chat will go into beta when iOS 11.3 comes out. (more...)
Nintendo is pulling the plug on Miitomo Nintendo is pulling the plug on Miitomo
- January 25, 2018

It has stopped selling Miitomo coins, the in-app currency, and will offer daily login bonuses of Miitomo coins and game tickets. Miitomo , Nintendo's first tentative step into the world of mobile gaming , will be ceasing operations at 7:00PM AEDT on May 9. (more...)
Xiaomi Outpaces Samsung To Become Top Smartphone Seller In India
- January 25, 2018

However, this figure is million short when compared to Xiaomi's Q3 2017s shipments figure of 9.2 million. Despite the annual growth of 17percent, Samsung failed to maintain its lead, shipping just over 7.3 million smartphones to take second place. (more...)
Michael Jordan Explained Hornets' Position On Trade To Kemba Walker Michael Jordan Explained Hornets' Position On Trade To Kemba Walker
- January 25, 2018

Charlotte Hornets star point guard Kemba Walker is available on the trade market and the New York Knicks could be a potential landing spot. "It's not like we are shopping him. Also, we've been asking about players. "We ask teams who they like on our roster and they always say Kemba". Despite the lesser numbers, the 27-year-old will have the chance to return to the All-Star game as a reserve. (more...)
$2.54 Billion in Sales Expected for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) This Quarter
- January 25, 2018

It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500. Spencer M. Waxman decreased its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) by 30.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shares for $2.46 million were bought by TISCH JAMES S. Moreover, Pictet Asset Mgmt Ltd has 0.09% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). (more...)
PUBG Corp says PUBG 2.0 has no clear roadmap PUBG Corp says PUBG 2.0 has no clear roadmap
- January 25, 2018

While every Tom, Dick, and Harry is busy having a crack at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , its developer has conceded it has no current roadmap in place for PUBG 2.0 or beyond just yet. The post adds: "Lots of interaction among multiple players in such a small area had a high impact on the servers". Previously, all the players would spawn together at the same location awaiting the start of the match. (more...)
Marvel The Avengers Game Gets Incredible Talent Boost Marvel The Avengers Game Gets Incredible Talent Boost
- January 25, 2018

Marvel revealed their intentions to team up with Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics to create an Avengers game one year ago . Crystal Dynamics seems extremely satisfied with what he has managed to build up to now and says he is absolutely confident about the reception that the game will receive at the time of the release. (more...)
Brexit Forcing Jaguar Land Rover To Cut Back On UK Production Brexit Forcing Jaguar Land Rover To Cut Back On UK Production
- January 25, 2018

From April the amount of excise duty paid by those buying new diesel cars will increase which will hit JLR - 90 percent of its sales are thought to come from diesel cars, most likely from the Land Rover brand. "Halewood has enjoyed an extraordinary transformation since the introduction of the Range Rover Evoque in 2011 and Discovery Sport in 2014 thanks to more than £700m of investment", JLR said. (more...)
RollerCoaster Tycoon For Switch? It Could Happen With Your Help RollerCoaster Tycoon For Switch? It Could Happen With Your Help
- January 25, 2018

The title, now called RollerCoaster Tycoon Switch , is being built through an investment campaign on StartEngine . Will you gather the funds to help invest in the project? Investors will have to put down at least $250, after which they receive a pro rata share of 50 percent of profits until an investor receives 120 percent of their original investment. (more...)
The Sea of Thieves Beta is Having Connectivity Issues, Matey The Sea of Thieves Beta is Having Connectivity Issues, Matey
- January 25, 2018

It's worth noting that if you pre-ordered Sea of Thieves digitally on either Xbox Live or the Windows 10 Store, the Closed Beta should have appeared automatically under the Xbox Insider Hub under the "Insider Content" panel. (more...)
Ubisoft Is Working on a Virtual Assistant Named SAM Ubisoft Is Working on a Virtual Assistant Named SAM
- January 25, 2018

Sam will even notify you when you've logged into a Ubisoft game, offering information like challenges available when it does. Do you know anyone who is passionate enough about Ubisoft games that they need an app like this in their life? You're probably more than a little familiar with the likes of Alexa , Siri and Cortana as digital assistants on your smartphone and little loudspeakers perched in the corners of kitchens and living rooms, but Ubisoft are the first gaming company to try ... (more...)
New Overwatch Update Featuring Blizzard World Map Released New Overwatch Update Featuring Blizzard World Map Released
- January 25, 2018

No one, that's who, they make things better and fix broken stuff, how can you not love them? Uncovered by Google vulnerability researcher Tavis Ormandy back on December 8 , the flaw was found in the Blizzard Update Agent, which controls access to all of Blizzard's games, such as World of Warcraft , Overwatch , StarCraft 2 and even Bungie's Destiny 2 . (more...)
Game developer survey shows growing interest in Nintendo Switch, more loot boxes Game developer survey shows growing interest in Nintendo Switch, more loot boxes
- January 25, 2018

GDC's free report on the State of the Game Industry 2018 can be downloaded in PDF form from its website . It's been a little less than a year since Nintendo launched the Nintendo Switch , but a new report reveals that the console is already incredibly popular with game developers. (more...)