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Tech SEGA Announces Sonic Mania Plus and Teases New Sonic Racer
Author: 0 SEGA Announces Sonic Mania Plus and Teases New Sonic Racer

Sonic Mania Plus will be coming to Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in summer 2018 for $29.99. The updated game will feature an all-new four player competition mode, as well as an "Encore Mode". One of the most enduring video game franchises is teaming up with an equally prolific sneaker brand for a crossover collaboration. A New 2D Animated Series - Sonic Mania Adventures features story elements from the Sonic Mania universe and the first episode of the episodic ...

Tech President Trump Signs Off on New Sanctions Against Venezuela Over Currency
Author: 0 President Trump Signs Off on New Sanctions Against Venezuela Over Currency

In an executive order that took effect immediately upon its issuance, President Donald Trump declared illegal all USA transactions related to Venezuelan digital currencies, coins or tokens. The Venezuelan government has stated that it guarantees that it will receive the Petro as a form of payment for national taxes, fees, contributions and public services.

Tech Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug
Author: 0 Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug

If you buy a Pixel 2 XL with Google Store financing from today through March 31, Google will hand you a $200 finance credit within two billing periods. The smaller Pixel 2 is also eligible for a free 18 W charger but misses out on the $200 credit. Even with the Galaxy S9 now available , I'd argue that you should still be looking for the best deal on Google's Pixel 2 XL if in the market for a new phone .

Tech News of Apple display sends Asian supplier shares down
Author: 0 News of Apple display sends Asian supplier shares down

It is also more hard to produce than OLED displays . MicroLED displays could be on the horizon. Apple almost gave up in developing a MicroLED display but is now in an advanced stage of development, says Bloomberg . It has already done that with its own "A" processors and "M" co-processors, and it might soon be doing similarly with its display panels. Apple now buys its phone screens from Samsung, including the flashy OLED display found on the £999 iPhone X .

Tech Sea of Thieves has the best day one patch ever
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves has the best day one patch ever

It's no secret that Rare has paid close attention to community response to Sea of Thieves , its upcoming Xbox One and Windows PC pirate adventure. Early adopters have confirmed on Reddit that you can snap up the Day One Patch (an eye patch with the number one on it) in the General Clothing shop for a measly one coin.

Tech Woman hit, killed by self-driving Uber
Author: 0 Woman hit, killed by self-driving Uber

The woman was taken to hospital but later died from her injuries, NBC 26 reports. At the time of the accident, which occurred overnight Sunday to Monday, the auto was in autonomous mode with a vehicle operator behind the wheel, Tempe police said .

Tech Google introduces 'Shopping Actions' to help retailers in their battle with Amazon
Author: 0 Google introduces 'Shopping Actions' to help retailers in their battle with Amazon

The program is open to United States retailers of any size. On a national basis, people in Venezuela were the most interested in searching for cryptocurrency on Google, having held the top spot for the past 90 days. Later, the customer can stand in the kitchen, and use the Google Home voice device to add paper towels to the same cart and buy everything at once. Ulta Beauty's average order value has jumped 35 percent since partnering with Google, Chief Executive Officer Mary Dillon said.

Tech Twitter may soon ban cryptocurrency ads
Author: 0 Twitter may soon ban cryptocurrency ads

Analysts believe the recent dip in the cryptocurrency market may be a direct effect of the ban imposed by Google and Facebook . Google may have only just announced its plans to ban similar ads, but Facebook did so right at the start of the year.

Tech Tinder sues rival Bumble alleging patent infringement
Author: 0 Tinder sues rival Bumble alleging patent infringement

According to a new patent infringement lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco at Texas late on Friday, Match Group may be putting efforts to push the contract along in an untraditional way. Media reports suggest that this could be Match's way to take over Bumble as it had initially declined the acquisition. Whether Bumble would be willing to part ways with current owner Badoo in exchange for making a lawsuit go away remains to be seen.

Author: 0 While you were asleep, Drake and Ninja took Twitch by storm

Ninja is now the most popular " Fortnite " streamer on Twitch. According to Kotaku , the achievement wouldn't be possible without crossplay , which gamers have been requesting across platforms. It's available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Macintosh OS. Fortnite Mobile is also heading to Android, but so far Epic Games have only released the iOS version.

Tech WhatsApp introduces a number of features for its Android users
Author: 0 WhatsApp introduces a number of features for its Android users

Here's explaining the new group-focused features, the Group Description, as the name suggests let members of a particular group add a description to the group. The search icon on the top of the Group Info screen will help the user with this. The feature was previously spotted in the Android beta version 2.18.4.

Tech City Easter egg hunt is Sunday
Author: 0 City Easter egg hunt is Sunday

An egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and juice or coffee. Eggs are filled with candy and gifts with special prize eggs for each age group. March 24, featuring games, crafts, snacks, music and an Easter egg hunt children ages 2 through fourth grade. Please bring a long-handled wooden spoon for the roll.

Tech Watch Syracuse vs. Michigan State NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Watch Syracuse vs. Michigan State NCAA Tournament

The over/under total is now listed at 129.5 points. The Orange start a frontline of 7-foot-2 Paschal Chukwu , 6-foot-9 Marek Dolezaj and 6-foot-8 Oshae Brissett . He fouled out on a technical with 6:06 left and finished with 27 points. They missed all 13 threes they shot in the first half - a first for the program in Bruce Pearl's tenure - and finish the night just 5-for-24 from beyond the arc while shooting 35.6 percent from the floor.

Tech PDP Senators absent as President Buhari hosts Lawmakers
Author: 0 PDP Senators absent as President Buhari hosts Lawmakers

It was gathered that numerous 43 senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are favourably disposed to quashing the veto. Also yesterday, the House of Representatives declared it would override the veto. "In democracy, the most potent power to legislate belongs to the parliament". The president can not hold them or the nation to ransom. "We would not sit anywhere this constitution will be violated".

Tech Drake and Ninja Streams 'Fortnite,' Breaks Twitch World Record
Author: 0 Drake and Ninja Streams 'Fortnite,' Breaks Twitch World Record

During the downtime, Drake and other members of his band had also started watching Ninja via Twitch. Fortnite won't play on your iPhone or iPad if it has been jailbroken. Thankfully, it has been clarified that players appearing smaller in Fortnite is "definitely not intentional", according to a member Epic Games' PR staff.

Tech Former England Batsmen Kevin Pietersen announces retirement from world cricket
Author: 0 Former England Batsmen Kevin Pietersen announces retirement from world cricket

The 37-year old represented England in 104 Tests and scored 8,181 runs with 23 centuries and 35 half-centuries, after making his debut against Australia at Lord's in 2005. Andrew Flintoff and Pietersen were England team-matesFollowing the end of his worldwide career, Pietersen predominantly became a globe-trotting T20 specialist, playing in the T20 leagues in Australia, India, South Africa, West Indies and the PSL .His last appearance in England came for county side Surrey last summer."I'm ...

Tech Nintendo to broadcast new 'Nindies' Switch showcase March 20
Author: 0 Nintendo to broadcast new 'Nindies' Switch showcase March 20

Nintendo is giving independent developers some time to shine next week with a new showcase of indie games - or "Nindies" - coming to Nintendo Switch. "Mark your calendars for a Nindies Showcase video highlighting indie titles coming to Nintendo Switch".

Tech Drake sets records with his Fortnite: Battle Royale Twitch debut
Author: 0 Drake sets records with his Fortnite: Battle Royale Twitch debut

A new report from VentureBeat confirms that, although it's in limited distribution and has only been out for a few hours, Fortnite has already become the number one most downloaded iPhone game in the United States. According to Forbes , Ninja earns more than $350,000 a month from subscriptions alone and is now the most popular player on Fortnite and Twitch.

Tech Microsoft's AI system can translate Chinese to English with human accuracy
Author: 0 Microsoft's AI system can translate Chinese to English with human accuracy

In order to hit the translation milestone, Microsoft says that it employed deep neural networks to train its AI systems, rather than the previous approach, statistical machine translation . However, the researchers have said that this discovery does not mean that the problem with machine translations has been solved. To attain the record speed at which this achievement was gained, Microsoft Researchers used dual learning for fact-checking translations and deliberation networks to ...

Tech New shocking game mode being added to 'Fornite: Battle Royale'
Author: 0 New shocking game mode being added to 'Fornite: Battle Royale'

There you will see a button with the Invite Link. In the time leading up to the global release, Epic Games will continue to update the game and apply various fixes. Game developers have likely already heard about the fervor surrounding battle royale games like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite Battle Royale , so the fact that the latter's mobile launch has generated a buzz shouldn't be too surprising.

Tech Facebook autocomplete search result shocks users
Author: 0 Facebook autocomplete search result shocks users

The social media giant has since come out and apologized for the error, and said that they are now investigating the matter. Facebook has since apologized for the survey, with company spokesperson saying, "We sometimes ask for feedback from people about our community standards and the types of content they would find most concerning on Facebook..." By way of explanation, Facebook said its search predictions are representative of what users are searching for, and common search patters.

Tech Balhama gunfight; Slain militants identified
Author: 0 Balhama gunfight; Slain militants identified

Militants had attacked BJP leader, Muhammad Anwar Khan and injured his security guard Bilal Ahmad after which they fled and took shelter in Balhama village. Police have registered a case under relevant sections and investigation is in progress, the spokesman added. In wake of the encounter, authorities made a decision to reduce mobile internet speed in police district Awantipora as a precautionary measure.

Tech Google Maps to add wheelchair routes
Author: 0 Google Maps to add wheelchair routes

The feature is now available in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney. "In city centers, buses and trains are often the best way to get around, which presents a challenge for people who use wheelchairs or with other mobility needs", said Google in a blog announcement .

Tech PUBG mobile quietly soft-launches in Canada
Author: 0 PUBG mobile quietly soft-launches in Canada

Closed beta invites have already been sent out to iOS users for Fortnite BR, so it looks like the two companies will continue to compete head to head in the mobile space, in addition to PC and console. Hardcore PUBG fans have one more reason to be jealous of Fortnite , as the title is now available on iPhones and comes with extensive cross-play support.

Tech The Crew 2 Late-June Release Date Announced
Author: 0 The Crew 2 Late-June Release Date Announced

The Crew 2 features a fully revamped U.S. setting to cruise around in, allowing you to soak up an authentic American motorsports experience that sees racers going solo or teaming up with a friend. Along with the release date it was also announced that The Crew 2 will be getting a special " Motor Edition " which will give players a three day headstart on playing the game on June 26 as well as a few other extras.

Tech Google Lens Rolling Out for iOS Users within Google Photos
Author: 0 Google Lens Rolling Out for iOS Users within Google Photos

If you want to give it a try, Google says it's rolling out for Google Photos users over the next week or so. As you can see, Lens was able to identify rapper Logic in a screenshot I took and pull up his other two most recent releases. Look at flyers that mention events, and they'll be added to your calendar apps if you so desire. Google also allows you to delete any history from the "My Activity" page at any time.

Tech The HTC U12+ will be the next-gen premium flagship
Author: 0 The HTC U12+ will be the next-gen premium flagship

Now, we got to know the key specifications of the HTC's upcoming flagship smartphone. Photo Credit: VentureBeat HTC have stayed out of the spotlight as of late after their followup flagship from the well-received U11 was delayed for unknown reasons.

Tech Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Charged With Massive Fraud By SEC
Author: 0 Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Charged With Massive Fraud By SEC

The regulator said that Theranos, Ms Holmes and Ramesh Balwani , the former president of the company, made "numerous false and misleading statements" in investor presentations, product demonstrations and media articles to deceive investors about the "brilliance" of the blood analyser.

Tech 'Game of Thrones' Star Iain Glen Predicts Mixed Response to Series Finale
Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' Star Iain Glen Predicts Mixed Response to Series Finale

However, he also warned that not everyone will like how the storylines are wrapped up. But we will just have to see. IF YOU WERE living with one of the main characters from Game of Thrones , how would you stop yourself from finding out spoilers? "And as me Da used to say, 'Jesus, it's a bit dragged out isn't it?', so we don't want to drag it out".

Tech Super Bomberman R goes multiplatform with help from Ratchet and Master Chief
Author: 0 Super Bomberman R goes multiplatform with help from Ratchet and Master Chief

In addition to that, players who either pre-order the game digitally or purchase the Shiny Edition will receive access to the 8 Shiny Bomberman Brothers Set and the Golden Vic Viper Bomber . This price is quite a bit less than the SRP at launch on Switch. It appears that the latest Bomberman game, Super Bomberman R , may find its way to the PC.

Tech Wear OS by Google gives Android Wear a smartwatch reboot
Author: 0 Wear OS by Google gives Android Wear a smartwatch reboot

It's just a different name for the same product. Its Nexus line of Android smartphones turned into Pixel handsets - see last year's excellent Pixel 2 - while Google's self-driving vehicle project is now known as Waymo. No other company sells smartwatch SoCs to device makers. "As Android security has matured, it has become more hard and expensive for attackers to find high severity exploits", the report says.

Tech Spotify Will Officially Go Public On April 3
Author: 0 Spotify Will Officially Go Public On April 3

It must convince investors that its business is sound and that investors who buy shares in the public market debut will not be hurt by unexpected volatility. Tomas Otterbeck, an equities analyst with Swedish research firm Redeye, said he was impressed by McCarthy repeating the idea that "We are playing a market share game" and that Spotify could reach 100 million paying subscribers by early next year.