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Gears of War 4 February update arrives with two new maps
- February 08, 2017

More immediately, there's going to be a Valentine's event in Gears 4. Making its way to Gears of War 4 for the first time, War Machine has now uprooted from the dingy train station of old to a grandiose looking COG settlement. All the beloved parts will stay, including frantic fights for the Sniper, and the turret which changes the course of battle. Additionally, the spawn system has been improved in Guardian due to fan feedback. (more...)
New Device Adds Amazon's Alexa To Car New Device Adds Amazon's Alexa To Car
- February 08, 2017

The device is called the Logitech ZeroTouch and it comes in two versions and three colors. While you will need the mount, and need to have your phone paired to it via Bluetooth in order to use the app, once the app is fired up, you can use its Alexa integration to get most of the functionality of an Amazon Echo. (more...)
Google develops CSI-like technology that 'enhances' low resolution images
- February 08, 2017

We recently covered Google's RAISR technology, which aids in making low-resolution images higher-resolution while also eliminating artifacts and preserving details. Then, when the source image is upscaled, it tries to add new pixels that match what it "knows" about that class of image. ArsTechnica references an example of a brown pixel being identified as an eyebrow, which Google Brain fills in with eyebrow-like pixels. (more...)
Valentine's Event Begins In Pokémon GO Valentine's Event Begins In Pokémon GO
- February 08, 2017

Lures will also be far more potent. Additionally, egg hatching will yield more Cleffa, Igglybuff, and Smoochum than you might normally expect. The event begins at 7pm United Kingdom time (11am Pacific) today, 8th February, and will last until the same time on 15th February. (more...)
Overwatch Introduces Server Browser on PTR
- February 08, 2017

Overwatch will soon receive a new patch that will include the server browser, but the new patch will also let you gain XP in custom games, just as you do in Quick Play, Arcade, and Competitive modes. Overwatch's latest seasonal mode will be sticking around once the event has ended. Players can now choose to disable hero abilities or even change the pick-up time for the flag. (more...)
'Grand Theft Auto V' Has Sold More 75 Million Copies Worldwide
- February 08, 2017

The company's most recent update on sales of GTA 5 came early November. According to Daniel Ahmad, a video game industry analyst at Niko Partners, there were a record number of users on GTA Online in December 2016. Although GTA 5 is well over three years old, sales are still strong and the trend indicates that sales figures are still growing. The company also trimmed its full-year net revenue forecast range, mainly due to deferrals. (more...)
Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook employees to get 20 bereavement leaves Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook employees to get 20 bereavement leaves
- February 08, 2017

The extension comes as more Silicon Valley companies are battling to offer benefits to their employees. Moving forward, anyone can take up to three days of paid leave to care for a child or relative with a short-term illness, or up to six weeks for something more serious. (more...)
GOP breaks attempted filibuster on Jeff Sessions, sets up final Wednesday vote GOP breaks attempted filibuster on Jeff Sessions, sets up final Wednesday vote
- February 08, 2017

Daines said that Rule 19 "applies to imputing conduct or motive through any form or voice to a sitting senator". Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell interrupted a speech Sen. Edward Kennedy Sr., from 1986 when the Massachusetts Democrat led the opposition to Sessions joining the federal bench: "Mr. Sessions is a throwback to a shameful era, which I know both black and White Americans thought was in our past". (more...)
Xbox 360 emulator for Windows 10? 'Never say never'
- February 08, 2017

In other words, it isn't likely to happen, or at least there doesn't appear to be any current plans of bringing Xbox 360 compatibility to Windows 10, but Spencer isn't willing to rule out such a scenario. Xbox One users will get to experience the adrenaline rush of driving as a Hollywood stunt driver who is taking a shot at stardom. The game's size is 5.53 GB. (more...)
PayPal's first payments bot is a Slack app PayPal's first payments bot is a Slack app
- February 08, 2017

PayPal's own Venmo app exists for that objective, and other similar service launches include Snapchat's payments, Square Cash, and Google Wallet. PayPal pointed to Slack's 5 million daily users as one of the reasons why it chose to launch a bot on its platform. (more...)
Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey goes missing
- February 08, 2017

Just minutes after Tom Brady won his record fifth Super Bowl, he came back to his locker to pack up his most prized possession: his game-worn jersey. "He just willed us to another victory". "Man, I'm just doing what my teammates expect me to do", Hightower said. "We all saw that today". After the Patriots erased a 25-point second-half deficit with the first overtime victory in Super Bowl history, there no longer was a hint of an argument whether Brady is the greatest quarterback in ... (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege Velvet Shell Patch Notes Arrive
- February 08, 2017

Coastline will also take advantage of the new "Two Layer Destruction" system which will be seen in all forthcoming maps. After the initial 7-day exclusivity period, any player will be able to unlock the operators with a whole lot of Renown or real-money R6 credits. (more...)
Sony Announces 3-Layer Stacked CMOS Image Sensor with DRAM for Smartphones Sony Announces 3-Layer Stacked CMOS Image Sensor with DRAM for Smartphones
- February 08, 2017

According to Sony, the sensor can read a single image of 19.3 million pixels in just 1/120th of a second - a figure the electronics giant claims is four times faster than the IMX318 sensor it announced nearly exactly a year ago. The goal is for the technology to reduce focal plane distortion in fast-moving objects or situation. All of this makes it possible to record movies that combine regular speed and super slow motion for some fantastic, dramatic effects. (more...)
Minnesota, you're on the clock for Super Bowl LII Minnesota, you're on the clock for Super Bowl LII
- February 08, 2017

ESPN predicted the Vikings and Colts will be in Super Bowl LII, making the Vikings the first team to host the Super Bowl and play in it. When Minneapolis hosts the Super Bowl, both the game and numerous festivities around it will take place in a compact area downtown. (more...)
IPhone 8's Biggest Launch Ever Might Come Sooner Due To Early Production
- February 08, 2017

The "X" mentioned by Bluefin represents the possible iPhone 8 Plus variant that could launch along with the highly-awaited iPhone 8. However, the company asked for fiscal concessions, including Customs duty waiver on import of components. (more...)
The Tesla Model S P100DL Just Did 0-60 in 2.28 Seconds
- February 08, 2017

This latest test by Motor Trend pushed the Tesla ahead of the 2017 911 Turbo S, which was previously the quickest according to tests conducted by the magazine in November 2016. MotorTrend reports that it has never had a production auto break the 2.3 second 0-60 barrier until the Tesla P100D in Ludicrous Plus mode. The lighter wheels are expected to improve the vehicle's performance, but unless Motor Trend would test the P100D without them, it is hard to quantify the improvement. (more...)
Watch Tom Brady transform into 'Psycho Tom' before Super Bowl LI Watch Tom Brady transform into 'Psycho Tom' before Super Bowl LI
- February 08, 2017

Tom Brady's mother was unable to attend a Patriots game all season long, but that changed on Super Bowl Sunday. The greatest quarterback in National Football League history led the biggest Super Bowl comeback to be the MVP on Sunday night. (more...)
Creating a better internet
- February 08, 2017

David Keane, Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, said national campaigns such as Safer Internet Day are a "great chance" to highlight potential dangers and provide support. The social media giant's involvement cuts across public sector and non-governmental organizations operating in the internet safety arena. We are working extremely hard in partnership with O2 and the thousands of parents/carers we have spoken to, to give children the best chance to be safe online. (more...)
Valentines Day Week 2017: Know importance and meaning of Rose Day
- February 08, 2017

These are ideal if you have fought with someone and want a new beginning. If Feb. 14 makes me stop for a minute and consider all of the people I love, I'm OK with that. Orange is the mix of red and yellow and likewise, has the passion of red and cheerfulness of yellow. An orange rose during the Valentine Week will send across the subtle message about your interest and desire in the person. (more...)
Vonn bombs as Schmidhofer wins world super-G ski Vonn bombs as Schmidhofer wins world super-G ski
- February 08, 2017

Tina Weirather won silver for Liechtenstein in 1:21.67 as Switzerland's home favourite Lara Gut had to settle for bronze. "It was my first run after my crash, so I'm happy I didn't forget how to ski", said Gut, who now has five world championship medals but no titles. (more...)

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