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Author: 0 Sophie Turner Opens Up About The "Terrifying" 'Game of Thrones' Finale

Some of the cast members have hinted what events might occur in Westeros , possibly also hinting who is going to survive until its eighth and final season. It came at just the right time , as the fantasy series is nearing its end in Season 8 , but now it sounds like even though these spinoffs are coming, fans will still have to say goodbye to some beloved GoT characters - in particular, Sansa Stark .

Technology Novak Djokovic forced to retire from Wimbledon match with right arm injury
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic forced to retire from Wimbledon match with right arm injury

Querrey will now face seventh seed Marin Cilic in the semi-final after the Croat beat Gilles Muller in five sets. " That's fine . I would rather be ranked number one but I go away now to try and find a way to get back there". It then just left Roger Federer of the "Fab Four" to battle it out with Canadian Milos Raonic . Berdych advanced when Novak Djokovic retired from their match with an injury.

Technology Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Downgraded to
Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Downgraded to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

Jennison Associates has an ownership of 12,179,488 company stock worth at $607,269,000 after scooping up an extra 12,168,453 shares through out the quarter. Hilliard Lyons downgraded Activision Blizzard , Inc. The current value of the RSI is 27.39 that is in oversold range. $897,347 worth of Activision Blizzard , Inc.

Technology Blake Lively To Lead Spy Thriller THE RHYTHM SECTION
Author: 0 Blake Lively To Lead Spy Thriller THE RHYTHM SECTION

Blake Lively has signed on to lead new thriller The Rhythm Section . There's still a good chance that she'll run in heels, though. If you want even MORE to get you going - the movie also already has some majorly talented crew attached as well, including the filmmakers behind the past eight Bond movies, and Reed Morano , who directed a few episodes of The Handmaid's Tale .

Technology No Beating Saban At His Own Game
Author: 0 No Beating Saban At His Own Game

Alabama didn't win the National Championship a year ago, losing the title game to Clemson in the last minute, which means Nick Saban has had a bad last eight months. The famously humorless coach has fashioned Alabama into an empire that has won its last 17 conference games, all but three by double-digit margins.

Technology Etisalat has changed its name to 9Mobile
Author: 0 Etisalat has changed its name to 9Mobile

The Central Bank of Nigeria recently took over the company after it failed to pay up a debt of $1.2 billion owed a consortium of 13 banks. Dowidar also confirmed that all UAE shareholders of Etisalat Nigeria , including state-owned investment fund Mubadala, have left the company.

Technology Donald Trump, an unpredictable American in Paris
Author: 0 Donald Trump, an unpredictable American in Paris

In the evening the two couples will dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant on the Eiffel Tower . While the two leaders discuss world affairs, Macron's wife Brigitte is due to accompany Melania Trump on a visit to Notre Dame cathedral and a boat tour on the Seine.

Technology Jaguar E-Pace launches with a barrel roll
Author: 0 Jaguar E-Pace launches with a barrel roll

Buyers of this version are also be treated to upgraded Windsor leather seats, 20-inch alloy wheels, First Edition carpet mats, a "suedecloth" (synthetic suede) ceiling, a head-up display and the Activity Key. The idea of taking the front end of F-Type and applying it to a compact SUV was one of several ideas we tried, but we liked the challenge of it. Overall that's 60 litres more than you get in a Skoda Octavia estate, but the E-Pace is over 19cm shorter.

Technology Premier League clubs soar in £3.6bn revenues
Author: 0 Premier League clubs soar in £3.6bn revenues

The total £3.6bn earnings of Premier League clubs in 2015-16, as reported by the Guardian's own review of the clubs' most recently published accounts are projected to have increased to £4.5bn last season, the first of the league's vastly more lucrative 2016-19 TV deals.

Technology Man City & Spurs agree £50m Walker fee
Author: 0 Man City & Spurs agree £50m Walker fee

Tottenham Hotspur are hopeful of kick-starting their summer transfer business this week when they stage talks with Sporting Lisbon officials over signing midfielder Adrien Silva . Since then, he has made 228 appearances for the Lilywhites but with Manchester City's interest, Walker's head was turned. With 27 England caps to his name, Walker is one of the first names on Gareth Southgate's team sheet.

Technology Alberta premier not weighing in on debate over Omar Khadr payout
Author: 0 Alberta premier not weighing in on debate over Omar Khadr payout

IF the Conservatives thought that they could garner political support by whipping up emotions against the apology and compensation to Omar Khadr by the federal government (in 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Khadr's Charter rights had been violated by the federal government due to its involvement with his detention and interrogations in Guantanamo), they didn't seem to make a dent in the popularity of the Liberal Party or Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Technology Mario Kart Arcade Game Gets VR Upgrade
Author: 0 Mario Kart Arcade Game Gets VR Upgrade

Mario Kart has always been the game that you play alongside friends during a casual gathering of competitive fun. Some new footage of just what it will be like to race against others in Mario Kart VR makes all the racing mayhem all the more real and much more intense.

Author: 0 CBO: Trump budget would not balance

So as the Senate GOP pushes to patch together an amended health care bill that can pass the Senate on a simple majority vote, this may not be the last timewe seethe White House openly disparaging the accuracy - or rather the "innaccuracy" - of the CBO's reports.

Technology Non-moving teams to rake in $55 million from Rams, Chargers, Raiders
Author: 0 Non-moving teams to rake in $55 million from Rams, Chargers, Raiders

The Rams and the Chargers will each pay $645 million beginning in December 2019 and ending in December 2028. The relocation of several National Football League teams in a four year span will result in a major profit for the other 29 franchises, even if it has come at the expense of multiple scorned and disheartened fan bases.

Technology Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone
Author: 0 Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone

The addition of a 3D laser system would dramatically improve these measurements, making AR more realistic. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the latest financial firm to predict that Apple's tenth anniversary iPhone might not be ready before its release date.

Technology Kansas State Tabbed Third In Preseason Football Poll
Author: 0 Kansas State Tabbed Third In Preseason Football Poll

Five Sooners were named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team on Wednesday. Nine offensive starters are back for 2017, including Preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year Baker Mayfield , who has finished in the top four of Heisman Trophy voting each of the last two years.

Technology Arians says he's fine after cancer surgery
Author: 0 Arians says he's fine after cancer surgery

Arians coached the rest of the season before undergoing surgery to remove a small portion of his kidney in February. Arians had a case of diverticulitis during the 2016 preseason, and was hospitalized briefly in late November while complaining of "discomfort".

Technology Nintendo ceases production of the New Nintendo 3DS in Japan
Author: 0 Nintendo ceases production of the New Nintendo 3DS in Japan

The recently announced New 2DS XL , the New 3DS XL, and the standard 2DS are still being manufactured for Japan. As of December 31, 2016, the New 3DS had sold 2.49 million units worldwide, far below the 9.82 million of New 3DS XL. Nintendo continues to drive sales of the New Nintendo 3DS XL and later in this month, the new member of the family will launch. For now, it looks like the company is slowly going to focus heavily on the Switch.

Author: 0 Facebook brings VR live streams to Oculus Rift

Facebook Live and Facebook Spaces are integrated via a virtual camera that captures actions possible in Spaces such as looking at regular and 350-degree videos, drawing with virtual markers and bringing Messenger users into conversations through video calls.

Technology Moto Z2 Force Launch Teased for July 25 Event
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Force Launch Teased for July 25 Event

In the wake of Motorola announcing the new E4 and the E4 Plus smartphones in the country, many of you must be confused as to which of these E-series siblings would be the better option for you to get hold of. As for the secondary camera , it will probably have an 8MP sensor. No words on the pricing front as of yet, or if Motorola will bring the device to India or not.

Technology Ads heading for Messenger home screens globally
Author: 0 Ads heading for Messenger home screens globally

While Messenger Lite is said to be a lightweight version of the regular app, it still offers basic features of Messenger, but still functions like a gem on slower connections and low-end Android smartphones. Meanwhile, the global announcement of the Messenger ads came on Wednesday. The home screen on Messenger acts as an inbox for a user's most recent conversations with friends, automated bots, or brands.

Technology PC Market In Decline, Shipments Dropped To 10-Year Low
Author: 0 PC Market In Decline, Shipments Dropped To 10-Year Low

With the increase in market share, Apple now holds the fourth position in the PC market after toppling Asus. The latest stats on PC shipments from Gartner are in, and the figures show that the market has hit its lowest level in a decade, with Apple really struggling in the U.S., and Lenovo hitting troubled waters and losing its number one PC vendor spot to HP.

Technology XCOM 2: War of the Chosen New Gameplay Showcases a New Mission
Author: 0 XCOM 2: War of the Chosen New Gameplay Showcases a New Mission

The Skirmishers are former Advent soldiers who are build as high-impact frontline units. The trailer goes into each class' unique abilities. The Chosen , a new enemy, emerges with the aim of recapturing the Commander (that's you). The new expansion for XCOM 2 , War of the Chosen , is launching for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC next month. The expansion to the excellent XCOM 2 is nearly upon us, with XCOM 2 : War of the Chosen launching August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Technology Google accused of 'bias' in research funds
Author: 0 Google accused of 'bias' in research funds

Google has spent millions funding academic research in the United States and Europe to try to influence public opinion and policymakers, a watchdog has claimed. "That's really bad", Heald reportedly told the Journal , saying that the money did not influence his findings, and that Google gave him no conditions.

Technology North Korea quake 'not a nuclear test', says Seoul media
Author: 0 North Korea quake 'not a nuclear test', says Seoul media

An undersea quake off the coast of North Korea was not caused by a nuclear test, the South's media reported. A 5.8-magnitude quake hit an area about 100 miles from the North Korean coast, according to the U.S. Cho Ik-hyun at South Korea's state weather agency said the depth shows it was a natural event, too deep for a possible nuclear blast. Major Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, cited the depth and location from initial reports for ruling out a nuclear test.

Technology Rounds of severe storms, flooding possible Wednesday
Author: 0 Rounds of severe storms, flooding possible Wednesday

Wednesday's thunderstorm chances are low in general. Today: Storms with some moderate rain are possible in the morning and then storms should take off again late in the day or in the evening. They will fire off of our stationary front still located to the northwest throughout the afternoon and will be isolated in nature for the most part. Scattered showers and thunderstorms may linger into the day on Thursday initially, but we will see a drying trend as we go through the day.

Technology Google finally released its tool to let you backup your entire computer
Author: 0 Google finally released its tool to let you backup your entire computer

Google has today announced the launch of its new Backup and Sync tool. For those updating, previous settings from Google Drive for Mac/PC will be respected. As you can see from the screenshot below, you can choose any folders to upload to Google Drive, so effectively, you can back up your entire computer if you want to, and if you have enough free space to upload to.

Technology Data of 6 million Verizon users leaked online
Author: 0 Data of 6 million Verizon users leaked online

Vickery contacted Verizon about the files after discovering them on June 8, and the data was secured by June 22. UpGuard, a cyber-security company that discovered the leak, says the server belongs to NICE Systems , an Israeli tech company involved in supplying mass surveillance capabilities to oppressive regimes [1, 2], but also software for back-office and call center operations.

Technology It's over: the Dodge Viper dies forever on August 31
Author: 0 It's over: the Dodge Viper dies forever on August 31

The company had announced in 2016 that Viper production would end after the 2017 model-year, putting the 392,000-square-foot factory's future in jeopardy. FCA has been celebrating the Viper's sunsetting output for more than a year. It was idled in July 2010 after the Viper was temporarily discontinued following Chrysler's brush with death during its 2009 bankruptcy.

Technology MacOS High Sierra & tvOS 11 Public Beta 2 Released
Author: 0 MacOS High Sierra & tvOS 11 Public Beta 2 Released

Yeah, we are indeed getting excited over nothing more than a word in iOS 11 beta, but that word may mean that Apple actually believes its mobile devices are about to become viable gaming / streaming machines! For example, you can finally use the microphone to record audio from external sources when using the new built-in screen recording feature.

Technology Torino President: 'No Chelsea offer for €100m Serie A striker'
Author: 0 Torino President: 'No Chelsea offer for €100m Serie A striker'

The Italian worldwide has a clause in his contract that means he can leave for £85m if a non-Italian club makes an offer and Zola believes the 23-year-old is worth the risk, especially if the Blues want someone similar to Costa. "I'm glad he's with us and hope he stays". "They weren't real offers, but there were contacts". Chelsea are set to submit a bid for Andrea Belotti .

Technology Virginia is First With FirstNet
Author: 0 Virginia is First With FirstNet

This will make Virginia the first state in the country to "opt-in" to FirstNet and bring advanced technologies that will help first responders save lives and protect communities. FirstNet released its initial state plans on June 19 and made them actionable, so governors would have the opportunity to "opt in" to FirstNet prior to the final state plans.

Author: 0 Liverpool offer five-year deal to £25m-rated Atletico forward

Liverpool have signed England Under-20 global Dominic Solanke in a free transfer from Premier League champions Chelsea. The Reds are apparently considering the 22-year-old in order to provide squad depth in the attacking positions, as a return to the Champions League football beckons.

Technology Early WWE Battleground Betting Odds Revealed
Author: 0 Early WWE Battleground Betting Odds Revealed

The crowd was pumped for this one and Smackdown Live did it right slotting this segment right on top of the show. Mahal cut a slightly tweaked version of his typical promo after the match, promising to bring hell to Randy Orton next week on SmackDown Live when the Punjabi Prison will hang over the ring.

Technology 'Outlander' Season Three Will Premiere In September On Starz
Author: 0 'Outlander' Season Three Will Premiere In September On Starz

Starz announces the official panel presentation for its Original Series "Outlander" season 3 - moderated by actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum - to take place on Friday, July 21st at 5:00 PM at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017. "Time has passed, they've become different people, but they do have this great love for each other and this great bond". The new season of the show will officially return to the network on September 10.

Technology Amazon Prime Day breaks record; event grew by more than 60 percent
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Day breaks record; event grew by more than 60 percent

The company posted deals throughout Monday night and Tuesday, causing customers to flock to the platform to scoop up fashion items, electronics and deeply discounted Amazon products. As of 4am in New York, Amazon said that "millions" of Prime members had already shopped on the website. Shares of Amazon are up 32.79% this year.

Technology Apple sets up China data centre to meet new cyber-security rules
Author: 0 Apple sets up China data centre to meet new cyber-security rules

The iPhone maker partners with a local internet services company to set up the office as part of its US$1 billion investment in the country. The centre will be built in partnership with local data management firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry to comply with new cybersecurity regulations introduced last month .

Technology Cano Wins All-Star Game For AL
Author: 0 Cano Wins All-Star Game For AL

This year the game didn't count, thankfully at least in this correspondents humble opinion, so bragging rights were all that was really at steak. The AL tied the National League in the all-time series 43-43, with two ties. Giancarlo Stanton , the star slugger of the hometown Marlins, was 0 for 3 with a pair of strikeouts and a dribbler in front of the plate. Molina was part of a modern All-Star moment in the top of the inning, when he entered wearing a shiny gold helmet ad chest ...

Technology End of windows 8.1 phones?
Author: 0 End of windows 8.1 phones?

Because no-one bought ye. This feature is available to the Microsoft Insiders that are using the test builds and will come out for the general public with the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . Windows Phone 8.1 brought support virtual assistant Cortana, design changes and a number of other innovations. This isn't the end for Windows on mobile altogether.

Technology RED's Smartphone with Holographic Display for Pre-Orders in Two variants
Author: 0 RED's Smartphone with Holographic Display for Pre-Orders in Two variants

RED is the professional camera maker company that makes high-end cameras and is now looking into entering the smartphone industry in a unique way. Based on an analysis of the figures, it appears that multiple RED Hydrogen-like devices (each with a USB-C connection with the purposing of busing) can be attached to each other through a magnetic pin system with different I/O such as HDMI and other ports.

Technology Google wants human-centred AI technologies
Author: 0 Google wants human-centred AI technologies

Researchers will publish research that looks at making AI easier to build and understand for engineers and fellow researchers, as well as looking into how AI can help various professionals in their work and how everyone can benefit from AI.

Technology Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks roadmap to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership
Author: 0 Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks roadmap to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership

Russian Federation has repeatedly opposed NATO's expansion in eastern Europe, including Ukraine becoming a member. "After that, we'll see how we should react", the diplomat said. "Russia must withdraw its thousands of soldiers from Ukraine and stop supporting the militants", Stoltenberg said . Those reforms would cover the areas of defense, anti-corruption, governance and law enforcement.

Technology Dell Latitude 7285, world's first wirelessly charging laptop, goes on sale
Author: 0 Dell Latitude 7285, world's first wirelessly charging laptop, goes on sale

The Wireless Charging Keyboard costs $379.99 by itself, while the Wireless Charging Mat is priced at $199.99, so you'd better buy them as a bundle. Dell has given the world its first wireless-charging laptop. The laptop comes with an IGZO display that is 12-inches and comes at a resolution of 2880×1920. In terms of ports and connectivity, the laptop will feature two Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C ports as well as an option for support of Dell's Active Pen.

Technology Valve Is Still Releasing Half-Life Patches
Author: 0 Valve Is Still Releasing Half-Life Patches

Thanks to Marshal Webb from BackConnect, Inc for reporting this. Valve recently released a new update to Half-Life , nineteen years after release. Previously, the game might crash when loading modified.BSP files, or allow arbitrary files to be written into the game folder as a result of a malformed.SAV file, but both of these problems should now have been addressed.