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Technology System Shock: Remastered Delayed, Developer
Author: 0 System Shock: Remastered Delayed, Developer "On Hiatus"

As a result, the remake of System Shock is going on hiatus for the moment. Polygon has some sources familiar with the game, and said that "mission creep" along with unrealistic ambitions saw Nightdive burn through the $1.3 million raised on Kickstarter .

Technology Karate Kid
Author: 0 Karate Kid "Cobra Kai" Trailer

No, we're talking about the original 1984 film that gave the world Ralph Macchio and saw Happy Days veteran Pat Morita turn in what became the most iconic performance of his career as Mr Miyagi . According to Entertainment Weekly , which debuted the trailer, the cast will include Parenthood's Xolo Maridueña as a bullied youngster who's mentored by Johnny , while Designated Survivor's Tanner Buchanan plays Johnny's son, who's fighting to escape his father's shadow.

Technology Powerful Earthquake Hits South, Central Mexico
Author: 0 Powerful Earthquake Hits South, Central Mexico

Pictures on social media showed minor damage to roads and some buildings, but there were no reports of injuries. Standing in the middle of the street, her eyes glued to her fifth-floor apartment, Graciela Escalante, 72, could hardly speak.

Technology Winter Olympics: Japanese speedskater gives Pyeonchang its first doping case
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Japanese speedskater gives Pyeonchang its first doping case

He was provisionally suspended and voluntarily agreed to leave the Olympic Village on Tuesday. Saito said he was shocked by the test results, insisting he had never taken a steroid and there was no need for him to use a masking agent. "So I have no motivation to use this". The athlete was "surprised and dismayed" by the outcome of the drugs test, he said. "So it is beyond my comprehension how his samples can test positive", Tsotomu Kawasaki said at a news conference.

Technology Samsung Galaxy S9 to get stereo speakers and 3D emoji
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 to get stereo speakers and 3D emoji

Rumors have already outlined its display sizes, design elements, cameras, and processor in detail so many buyers already know what to expect. Similarly, the Galaxy Note 9 will probably be very similar to this year's Galaxy S9 +, as well as the Galaxy Note 8 .

Technology Sea of Thieves scale test setting sail this weekend
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves scale test setting sail this weekend

They want the game to break so they can learn how the software could fail. Grab a bottle of rum and raise the mast, because the Sea of Thieves scale test is here to test the waters - and it starts very soon. Microsoft, which owns Rare and is publishing the game, has confirmed that everyone who had access to the previous closed beta can play this one as well, but the company isn't planning on adding anything new from the final product into this test.

Technology Apple Bringing Peace To iOS 12 With Performance Boost And Bug Extermination
Author: 0 Apple Bringing Peace To iOS 12 With Performance Boost And Bug Extermination

But several other features that were initially cooked up with iOS 12 in mind have been postponed to iOS 13 or later. That decision, which Maestri explained as a typical move with iPhones, will lead to a quarter-over-quarter decline in iPhone average selling prices during the Q2 2018 because the new iPhones are expected to make up a smaller portion of shipments than they did during the previous quarter, which also included the holiday sales season.

Technology Google Home Max tops Apple HomePod for audio, says Consumer Reports
Author: 0 Google Home Max tops Apple HomePod for audio, says Consumer Reports

But, this doesn't mean that it's flawless. It's clear that Apple would prefer their users purchase AppleCare+ but slapping such a hefty fix cost on out-of-warranty HomePods may not sit well with everybody. $349 isn't a tiny amount of money you can spend without weighing down pros and cons. Already engrossed in Apple's ecosystem. "[You] really need an Apple Music subscription to make the most of Siri's capabilities", said Martin.

Technology Morgan out, Chapman debuts; England bowl first
Author: 0 Morgan out, Chapman debuts; England bowl first

The visitors had won the toss and put New Zealand in to bat, leaving the skipper satisfied at his team's efforts on what appeared to be a challenging surface. They effectively have two chances to book their spot in Auckland later this month, with one win from their next two games enough to edge England out.

Technology Sea of Thieves end-game detailed, Pirate Legends ahoy!
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves end-game detailed, Pirate Legends ahoy!

Your deeds will go with you . Meanwhile, on the other end of the spectrum, the developer has also listed a "Below Min Spec" column that will let players with Intel integrated GPUs join in on the fun, as long as they aren't bothered by things like slideshows or being able to count the pixels on the screen.

Technology HTC's smartphone president has resigned following ten quarters of losses
Author: 0 HTC's smartphone president has resigned following ten quarters of losses

The company hasn't revealed any replacement for Chang yet. HTC said Chang's resignation is not expected to impact the company's operations since the smartphone brand recently completed an internal business restructuring by appointing five managing directors to supervise its smartphone and artificial virtual operations in Taiwan, the Americas, Europe, North Asia and China.

Technology And Apple has confirmed it's real
Author: 0 And Apple has confirmed it's real

It corroborated information from two sources claiming that they had been given the iBoot code by a low-level Apple employee in 2016, who the publication was unable to speak with. Apple countered suggestions that it was a huge security issue , arguing that few people - if indeed any at all - would be affected by iBoot's leaking.

Technology Recent Snapchat update enrages users
Author: 0 Recent Snapchat update enrages users

The update contains an nearly completely reconfigured system, removing and replacing some of the traditional designs the app has featured for over a decade. Jacob was more vocal with his critique: "Yeah the new snapchat update really is as bad as everyone was saying. the simplicity of snapchat was the only thing keeping me from fully switching to IG stories".

Technology North Korea Holds Military Parade on Eve of South Korean Winter Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea Holds Military Parade on Eve of South Korean Winter Olympics

The two countries will enter the ceremony together this year, and they are fielding a women's hockey team medal competition with athletes from both countries. S. Vice President further said that the goal of his trip was to "make sure that North Korea doesn't use the powerful symbolism and the backdrop of the Winter Olympics to paper over the truth about their regime".

Technology Red Dead Redemption 2 info leak reveals plenty about game
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 info leak reveals plenty about game

The remaining details largely consist of returning features from the original Red Dead Redemption . The publication originally kept the leaks from release, but as of last week's announcement , "a great deal of the information in the documents has been validated in Red Dead Redemption 2 promotional materials".

Technology Broadcom Boosts Bid for Qualcomm to $121B
Author: 0 Broadcom Boosts Bid for Qualcomm to $121B

Silicon company Broadcom has upped its offer to fellow chipmaker Qualcomm , with the offer valued between US$120-billion and US$146-billion . That would represent a 50% premium over the price Qualcomm was trading at on November 2, before the news of the first approach broke.

Technology Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in U.S. subscribers, WSJ says
Author: 0 Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in U.S. subscribers, WSJ says

Its US subscriber base is growing at about 5% a month, faster than Spotify's roughly 2% clip, WSJ reported , citing those people. If that rate continues, Apple could surpass its rival in the country during the summer. And in spite of it, Apple being available in 115 markets versus Spotify's 61. The users who sign up for Apple Music three-month trial have the option either to pay or cancel.

Technology West Ham sack director accused of racism
Author: 0 West Ham sack director accused of racism

The club announced the firing in a statement on Friday. Initially he replied, "no", only to be "informed that we understand he has told more than one agent in the last month that the club does not want any more African players" ( DAILY MAIL, 2/1 ).

Technology Super Eagles Nigeria to play Morocco in CHAN final
Author: 0 Super Eagles Nigeria to play Morocco in CHAN final

Former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, has backed the Super Eagles to win the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco . Despite the good spirit of Gabriel Okechukwu and Emeka Ogbuh, and energetic play of Rabiu Ali, Dayo Ojo and Emeka Atuloma, the Eagles' rearguard was overwhelmed time and again and the second goal came as El Karti reacted quickest when goalkeeper Oladele Ajiboye punched the ball in the 62minute.

Technology Korean athletes arrive for Olympics
Author: 0 Korean athletes arrive for Olympics

The organizing committee promised to give better accommodation to volunteers before the games kick off next Friday. He suggested that recent communication between North Korea and South Korea , which is hosting the Olympics in Pyeongchang , was a positive development.

Technology Essential releases Android 8.1 Beta instead of Android 8.0
Author: 0 Essential releases Android 8.1 Beta instead of Android 8.0

The company made the decision to skip Oreo 8.0 after discovering several unspecified stability issues. After the update for the Essential Camera app, here is a new one . Even bad news is often sweetened when communicated sincerely and in a timely fashion, which "Team Essential" is trying to do today. As far as we have heard, we have not heard of phone manufacturers running into any issues with Android 8.0.

Technology ASUS is launching its new dual-camera smartphone lineup at MWC 2018
Author: 0 ASUS is launching its new dual-camera smartphone lineup at MWC 2018

The company has scheduled a press event on February 27 and the poster for the event clearly hints that it's going to be the Zenfone 5 series that gets unveiled at this event. It will be live-streamed on the company's official site. The Asus ZenFone 5 Lite, on the other hand, was certified in Russian Federation. One of them, the ASUS Zenfone 5 Max has already received certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance.

Technology Facebook Shut Down the Group Planning to Trash Black Panther's Viewer Ratings
Author: 0 Facebook Shut Down the Group Planning to Trash Black Panther's Viewer Ratings

Before attacking Black Panther , this online collective had set their focus on Star Wars: The Last Jedi and on sabotaging its Rotten Tomatoes score . Now, those same passionate (some would say "crazy") fans are up to it again, creating a Facebook group with the express goal of lowering the Rotten Tomatoes audience score for Black Panther en masse.

Technology OnePlus 5T Official Stable Oreo Build Released
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Official Stable Oreo Build Released

Apart from that, Launcher app has been updated to version 2.2, Gallery app has been updated to version 2.0, Weather app has been updated to version 1.9, and File Manager app has been updated to version 1.7.6. Interestingly, the OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Open Beta 3 earlier this week. These gestures will enable you to go back, home and activate app switcher just like the iPhone X .

Technology Hyundai Motor to Launch All-New Santa Fe SUV Next Month
Author: 0 Hyundai Motor to Launch All-New Santa Fe SUV Next Month

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe will be coming in with major exterior upgrades but besides that, Hyundai will also be giving their crossover a few new safety features this year. Its sales fell 33 percent a year ago, with just 51,661 units sold, widening a gap with Kia's top-selling Sorento SUV. The Korean auto major will invest over $1billion in India over the next three years, including funding for local assembling of Kona electric SUV to roll out in 2019, a year before Maruti Suzuki ...

Technology Waymo buys thousands more Chrysler vans for driverless service
Author: 0 Waymo buys thousands more Chrysler vans for driverless service

And while the business model for making money off these robots is still opaque-will it sell its software to carmakers, or maybe manage its own nationwide fleet of self-driving taxis?-it's moving full speed ahead. "Our partnership with Waymo continues to grow and strengthen (and) this represents the latest sign of our commitment to this technology". In May 2016, the companies announced an association to manufacture about 100 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans equipped with Waymo's ...

Technology Microsoft disables 'buggy' Intel patch
Author: 0 Microsoft disables 'buggy' Intel patch

The update is for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 systems, and installing it will disable the protection against the Spectre variant 2 until Intel can find a solution to the problems of their firmware upgrades. On 22 January, Intel told customers not to install one of the security updates it had issued, as the software patch was causing more problems. Microsoft's update is meant to prevent that behaviour.

Technology Apple previewed iOS 11.3 with some strong upgraded and updates
Author: 0 Apple previewed iOS 11.3 with some strong upgraded and updates

Animoji has been introduced with iPhone X a year ago. iOS 11.3 introduces four new Animoji , giving iPhone X users the ability to express themselves as a lion, bear, dragon or skull. The removal of the home button on the iPhone X provided a bit of foreshadowing for not just the 2018 iPhone lineup, but the iPad Pro as well. There was the initial round of apps, and people looked at them and said, "this is not anything, mobile apps are not going to take off".

Technology PUBG celebrates 4M players on Xbox One with free loot crates
Author: 0 PUBG celebrates 4M players on Xbox One with free loot crates

PC games don't always translate well to a console audience, and that's ignoring the fact that the Xbox One release was a (very) early access title with a lot of technical problems. The Xbox One version also receives regular updates , with the last one tweaking controller options to better optimize for a controller as opposed to the PC's mouse and keyboard.

Technology Apple adds new features to show battery health
Author: 0 Apple adds new features to show battery health

Users can now turn the throttling feature off and take a better look at the battery's health via its settings . The Messages in iCloud helps the Apple users to have free space on their iPhone by keeping their photos and other attachment in iCloud.

Technology Vince McMahon: XFL to return in 2020 without gimmicks
Author: 0 Vince McMahon: XFL to return in 2020 without gimmicks

Like the first rendition of the XFL, the league will consist of eight teams that will play games with a two-round playoff. The Birmingham Thunderbolts - coached by Gerry DiNardo and featuring former Alabama star Jay Barker at quarterback and Auburn standout James Bostic at running back - were one of eight original XFL teams and played their home games at Legion Field.

Technology Bitcoin Prices Slide 18% In Three Days To $10500
Author: 0 Bitcoin Prices Slide 18% In Three Days To $10500

In response to the flurry of activity, the South Korean government has gone so far as to label the trend "irrational". The South Korean government looks to be tightening their grip on cryptocurrency speculation, as well as establishing new taxation measures for exchanges.

Technology Sky News no longer critical to broadcaster, says chief executive
Author: 0 Sky News no longer critical to broadcaster, says chief executive

Geographically, Sky saw revenues rise in every region. Sky added 365,000 customers and reduced the rate at which subscribers leave, according to a statement from the London-based company. In content, our focus on high quality, differentiated local programming to complement what we acquire through our partners is working well. It has dipped its toe into the streaming sector with Now TV in the United Kingdom as well as the launch of a sports service in Switzerland but it plans to offer ...

Technology New Microsoft Games Will Hit Xbox Game Pass on Release Day
Author: 0 New Microsoft Games Will Hit Xbox Game Pass on Release Day

This means that Xbox One exclusives such as Sea of Thieves and Crackdown 3 will be available on the day that they launch worldwide. To clarify, they noted that yes, this includes the upcoming Sea of Thieves , and on March 20, you can play it off of Game Pass at launch for free.

Technology Acer launches new Chromebook 11 series
Author: 0 Acer launches new Chromebook 11 series

There are quite a few configuration options available to customers so they can pick and choose based on their requirements. As the model name suggests, the Chromebook Spin 11 is an 11.6-inch laptop. They'll be available in the U.S. from March and Europe from April. This morning, Acer is announcing a couple of new devices at the Bett show in London, which is an industry show focusing on education technology.

Technology Apple HomePod to hit stores February 9
Author: 0 Apple HomePod to hit stores February 9

Using spatial awareness to sense its location in the room, it automatically adjusts the audio to sound great wherever it is placed. Another unknown is whether the HomePod will work with music streaming services other than Apple Music .

Technology Google Play Books now offers audiobooks with Assistant and Cast support
Author: 0 Google Play Books now offers audiobooks with Assistant and Cast support

According to the banners displayed by the company, google audiobooks will be initially available in selective countries such as the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. There are two tiers, which give the user one or two credits per month. Audible members also get a 30% discount on audio titles. You can also summon help through the Google Assistant .

Technology Google to start selling audiobooks on Play Store
Author: 0 Google to start selling audiobooks on Play Store

For example, the Audible Clips feature allows users to record their favorite lines from audiobooks that they can share with their friends and family. If Google is about to enter the audiobook market, it would see the company going head to head against Amazon once more; both giants are already in direct competition when it comes to cloud storage, smart speakers and a variety of other gizmos you probably don't need in your life.

Technology Expect two OLED iPhones, one LCD iPhone in 2018
Author: 0 Expect two OLED iPhones, one LCD iPhone in 2018

More action on the iPhone X would eat up sales of the newest models in 2018, said Kuo. Analyst from AppleInsider revealed the major reason behind less sales of Apple's flagship iPhone X to be disinterest of it in China. This gives the iPhone X an oddly shaped screen, and has sparked widespread complaints about the phone. Apple might be replacing the damaged iPhone 6 Plus with an iPhone 6SPlus by the end of March 2018.

Technology Google's Arts & Culture face matching doesn't work in IL or Texas
Author: 0 Google's Arts & Culture face matching doesn't work in IL or Texas

It's now only available in the U.S. Download the " Google Arts & Culture App" from the Google play store if you are an android user. From there, you take the selfie with your smartphone camera, and see what Google comes up with. The company said it won't use data from photos for any other objective but to match it with images in its catalog. Research the person or work of art you were matched with and tell us: What did you learn from the Google app that matched your photo to a ...

Technology Fact or Fiction: Cop duped by fake auto?
Author: 0 Fact or Fiction: Cop duped by fake auto?

Instead, he left a ticket letting the artist know he made his night. It's illegal to park on the street during snow removal, which is probably why the police officers showed up to check out the situation. A Canadian artist chose to make light of a cold situation in the country when he played a trick on snow removers and received the attention of police.

Technology IPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook Says
Author: 0 IPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook Says

Speaking with ABC News , Cook apologized again for the whole slowdown debacle but he also stressed that Apple will continue to take the actions it did (reducing performance of aging iPhones) in case the OS deems it necessary, so as to help users prolong their battery usage and prevent any sudden shutdowns or reboots.

Technology Life is Strange: Before the Storm Bonus Episode Given Release Date
Author: 0 Life is Strange: Before the Storm Bonus Episode Given Release Date

The prequel to the very popular Life Is Strange will be available for the PS4 and Xbox One in three different configurations including a Standard Edition ($29.99), a Limited Edition ($39.99), and a Vinyl Edition ($69.99). Life is unusual fans who aren't yet ready to say goodbye to Max and Chloe will be pleased to hear that the bonus episode featuring the first game's two best pals will be released on March 6th.