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Ultra Street Fighter 2 Launches On Switch In May Worldwide Ultra Street Fighter 2 Launches On Switch In May Worldwide
- March 02, 2017

The only new additions to this game is that Evil Ryu and Violent Ken have been added. Get ready fighting game fans, as Ultra Street Fighter II is headed to the Nintendo Switch on May 26! Not to mention this is a remake of a game released back in 1991. (more...)
Rebooted Nokia 3310 steals the show at exhibition of mobile tech Rebooted Nokia 3310 steals the show at exhibition of mobile tech
- March 02, 2017

Maximizing the immersion experience for the user - is what LG Electronics is promoting with its new G6 smartphone - which was unveiled ahead of the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. BlackBerry announced its KeyOne, a smartphone that could be its best BlackBerry to date, and Nokia literally rose from the dead and even brought back something from the past in the form of the 3310. (more...)
Snapchat looking at drones to give it a lift Snapchat looking at drones to give it a lift
- March 02, 2017

Venice-based Snap was expected to release the official price later in the day. But IPO demand is hot, suggesting that Snap could price at 18, which would give it a $25 billion market. Despite a almost seven-fold increase in revenue , the Los Angeles-based company's net loss widened 38 percent a year ago. In comparison to Twitter, Snapchat's product innovation has almost all come from its team, not its users. (more...)
Ford Expedition First to Be Offered with SlingPlayer Ford Expedition First to Be Offered with SlingPlayer
- March 02, 2017

In the all-new Expedition, available this fall, an available Wi-Fi hotspot supports as many as 10 devices at once - up to 50 feet from the vehicle - while an available dual-headrest rear seat entertainment system provides a next-generation video experience that allows passengers to watch live TV via SlingPlayer on either of two video screens. (more...)
The Range Rover Velar The Range Rover Velar
- March 02, 2017

Despite its high-style demeanor, the Velar is meant to slot between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport, and it will be available in four trim levels when it goes on sale in the USA this summer. SE models and above get a 12 inch adaptive digital display for the driver. The option of 4G connectivity with a SIM mean the vehicle can have its own WI-Fi hotspot too . (more...)
New drivers to lose licence if caught using a phone New drivers to lose licence if caught using a phone
- March 02, 2017

Anyone caught within two years of passing their test will lose their license and have to retake their practical and theory test. Many new cars come with Bluetooth systems fitted as standard, which allows the driver to use their phone legally. (more...)
Elephants may sleep less than any other mammal Elephants may sleep less than any other mammal
- March 02, 2017

When faced with a potential predator, the elephants will skip a night's sleep completely and just keep on walking away from the danger zone (they must know those lazy lions will get exhausted eventually). It's telling here that mammals observed in their natural habitat sleep less than do their counterparts in zoos. Previous studies of sleep in captive elephants have shown that they sleep for four to six hours per day. (more...)
Haye riled ahead of heavyweight clash at O2 Haye riled ahead of heavyweight clash at O2
- March 02, 2017

Six of Haye's nine British opponents were stopped before the fight had run its course and the same was true for eight of Bellew's 12, so if one of them gains the upper hand at the O2 Arena then it is unlikely that this encounter will need to be decided by the judges. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4: Specifications, Price and Release Date
- March 02, 2017

We don't know if this will come to the United States, but considering the announcement was made on Samsung's German site, chances seem slim. The phone is powered by a 2,800 mAh battery and features a 13MP primary camera coupled with a 5MP selfie shooter. (more...)
Iran celebrates an Oscar win - and a chance to needle President Trump
- March 02, 2017

Asghar's film won Best Foreign Language Film on Sunday; prior to that, on January 29, he'd announced he was boycotting the ceremony in light of President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran. Speaking later, Naderi said that Farhadi could have chosen from many important Iranians to speak for him at the Oscars. "I'm sorry I am not with you tonight", the letter read. (more...)
Unidentified caller threatens veteran film maker Mahesh Bhatt, demands 50 lakh Unidentified caller threatens veteran film maker Mahesh Bhatt, demands 50 lakh
- March 02, 2017

Mahesh Bhatt gets calls threatening to kill daughter Alia Bhatt and wife Soni Razdan By Neha Prashar Mahesh Bhatt gets calls threatening him to kill Alia Bhatt and wife Soni Razdan, files complaint in Juhu Police Station. He said if his instructions weren't followed, he would kill Bhatt, Alia and Soni. Soon after the call, Mahesh filed an FIR with Juhu police, soon after which the case was then handed over to the Anti Extortion Cell for further investigation. (more...)
Denver Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe Denver Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe
- March 02, 2017

The unplanned birth comes as an upstate NY zoo enters the seventh day of live streaming a giraffe preparing to give birth. "This was certainly a welcome addition to the Denver Zoo family", said Brian Aucone, Denver Zoo senior vice president for animal care and conservation. (more...)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first prototype looked like a NES game Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first prototype looked like a NES game
- March 02, 2017

Zelda games tend to tell a similar story: a hero explores dungeons and faces monsters to collect equipment so that he can defeat a greater evil that is threatening his homeland. Other concepts included a Biker Link, a la his appearance in Mario Kart 8's DLC, and a rock musician Link. As described by Ars Technica , Nintendo personnel Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Satoru Takizawa, and Takuhiro Dohta explained the following regarding prototyping and development of the game. (more...)
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Announced, Watch the Epic Trailer
- March 02, 2017

After Warner Brothers decides to completely reveal the game, it is suggested that it would be available on the highly anticipated gaming platform Project Scorpio as well. The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience. (more...)
McLaren Unveils Revolutionary, Folding Instrument Cluster for Next Super Series McLaren Unveils Revolutionary, Folding Instrument Cluster for Next Super Series
- March 02, 2017

This is by no means revolutionary, but the display can be switched to Slim Display Mode, which sees the display slide down to show only essential information in a strip, just like in a race auto. This will serve as the main input device for the infotainment system, and alongside it will be switches machined from aluminum. This is where things get interesting - in this setting, the gauge cluster folds down and slides into the dashboard, while a little strip at the edge peeks through and ... (more...)
Duke Energy solar power plant now online
- March 02, 2017

Minnesota is home to what will be the single largest solar facility in the Midwest. Duke Energy Indiana's first large-scale solar power plant is now in commercial service and sending clean, renewable solar energy to customers throughout its 69-county service territory. (more...)
Spotify Hi-Fi Music Streaming Tier Being Tested
- March 02, 2017

Spotify might be one of the most widely used music streaming services on the planet but it's not like it doesn't have to put up with intense competition. The Verge , citing multiple sources, reports that Spotify will offer lossless, CD-quality audio via a service now known as Spotify Hi-Fi. Others, meanwhile, have been presented with half of the aforementioned perks at double the cost, though there could be currency discrepancies in play. (more...)
Research Analysis of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Research Analysis of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
- March 02, 2017

BB&T Corp increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 18.4% in the second quarter. Horan Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in Exxon Mobil during the third quarter worth approximately $137,000. Barclays PLC set a $97.00 price target on Exxon Mobil Corporation and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, October 31st. (more...)
Thomas Vanek traded to Panthers Thomas Vanek traded to Panthers
- March 02, 2017

Detroit retains 50 percent of Vanek's remaining salary/cap hit. "[The Panthers] showed a year ago they were capable of making the playoffs". He's now going to make a playoff push with him. Vanek has scored 20 or more goals in a season 10 times, including a career-high 43 goals in 2006-07 and 40 in 2008-09, when he made the NHL All-Star team. (more...)
India and Israel to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties
- March 02, 2017

The two nations are celebrating 25 years of diplomatic ties this year. Last November, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin traveled to India, just over a year after his Indian counterpart, President Pranab Mukherjee, visited Israel. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely visit Israel in June - marking the first-ever trip by an Indian prime minister to the country - to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of full diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, the Indian daily ... (more...)

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