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No Man's Sky PS4 Neo Experience, PS4 Issues This Week No Man's Sky PS4 Neo Experience, PS4 Issues This Week
- August 13, 2016

Here are 15 tips and tricks that will help you get to grips with Hello Games' truly spectacular (if not a tad lonely) universe. The QA team will work alongside the developors to assure a smooth, bug-free experience for PS4 users of the game . (more...)
Pool with green water closed for divers Pool with green water closed for divers
- August 13, 2016

World swimming governing body FINA said the color change was the result of a failure by the organizers to sufficiently treat the water after tanks at the venue ran out of chemicals. "We have treated both pools during the night and the alkalinity levels have already improved", Andrada said . "Hopefully that means we haven't been diving in anything too bad the last couple of days", tweeted Daley, 22 . (more...)
Warriors, Cavs key Christmas schedule Warriors, Cavs key Christmas schedule
- August 13, 2016

The NBA's five-game showcase on Christmas Day (Sunday, Dec. 25) is headlined by a Finals 2016 rematch between the Cavaliers and Warriors in Cleveland at 2:30 p.m. Fans won't have to wait long to see the Super-Team in Golden State, as Kevin Durant and the new-look Warriors travel to Boston on November 18. Rose and Noah make their return to Chicago to face the Bulls on November 4. (more...)
Court rules UK's Labour can omit 1000s from leadership vote Court rules UK's Labour can omit 1000s from leadership vote
- August 13, 2016

On Friday the court of appeal found in favour of the NEC's original decision, to the ire of Jeremy Corbyn's campaign which said this had potentially disenfranchised thousands of members. "It was the correct decision to seek clarification on this fundamental principle in the Court of Appeal". The full impact of the decision on the leadership race is unclear: whilst Smith is backed by most of Labour's elected lawmakers, Corbyn is strong favourite to win the contest thanks to widespread ... (more...)
Donald Trump May Not Tweet His Own Thoughts Donald Trump May Not Tweet His Own Thoughts
- August 13, 2016

When Trump wishes the Olympic team good luck, it comes from an iPhone. Donald Trump is a creature of Twitter , but he and his campaign are uncomfortable bedfellows, at best. On the contrary, it's pretty clear that there are two people who have access to Trump's Twitter account: Trump, of course, who tweets from his own personal Android device and a Trump staffer who tweets from an iPhone. (more...)
Virgin Media TiVo customers get major platform update and new features Virgin Media TiVo customers get major platform update and new features
- August 13, 2016

The option to record more channels at the same time was also highlighted as a valuable feature, as Sky Q has 12 tuners, compared to three on the TiVo box, as well as more visually appealing menus. You can also bookmark ant programme on TV, on demand or on Netflix. We'll find out very soon how much of our wishlist has come true. The update comes as Virgin Media is making significant changes to its TV service in 2016 with an improved user interface, exclusive programming and a new set-top ... (more...)
Mojang to Launch Minecraft for Oculus Rift Next Week Mojang to Launch Minecraft for Oculus Rift Next Week
- August 13, 2016

Mojang's Tommaso Checchi said the VR version of the game developed by the platform will hit the markets next week. Players of " Minecraft Windows 10 Edition " may be looking at enjoying " Minecraft in VR as early as next week". Rift support will allow PC gamers with the Windows 10 edition of Minecraft to start playing the game with the headset right away. There's no word as to exactly when that will happen, but you only have a few more days to wait, so just sit tight. (more...)
Hookup Games? Tinder use skyrockets in Rio
- August 13, 2016

Army who, like Allen, is projected to win a medal at the Games. "Usually at the Olympic Games new stars are born and I'm sure this will be the same here", he added. "Unfortunately, legal advice and experience shows us we're not able to push for those because, as things stand, the punishment has to be equivalent of the crime committed". (more...)
Apple may launch an all-glass iPhone next year Apple may launch an all-glass iPhone next year
- August 13, 2016

Bloomberg accounted that "people familiar with the matter" as cited by some articles. Apple is still releasing two new iPhones this year , but the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will have one major difference between them . The SE trailed Apple's iPhone 6s/6s Plus (15.1 percent) and Samsung's Galaxy S7/S7 Edge at 14.1 percent. The upcoming iPhone models are rumoured to lack a 3.5mm headphone jack, and feature redesigned antenna lines. (more...)
SC lifts ban on registering diesel vehicles in NCR SC lifts ban on registering diesel vehicles in NCR
- August 13, 2016

Toyota was also part of this lobby. The Delhi diesel ban has seriously hampered the prospects of OEMs like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar Land Rover, Mahindra, Toyota, etc., which specialize in vehicles with high displacement diesel engines. Earlier, Mercedes had said that it would launch petrol versions of all its models sold in India by September this year. In exchange for the lifting of the ban, the apex court has established a 1 per cent environmental protection cess (green cess) on such ... (more...)
SC allows diesel SUVs for Delhi, but with a new tax SC allows diesel SUVs for Delhi, but with a new tax
- August 13, 2016

Currently, all manufacturers will have to pay the one per cent additional cess for selling these cars. So much so that India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki also announced that it is working on expanding hybridisation technology to address concerns over vehicular pollution. (more...)
An Bord Pleanála gives green-light for Apple data centre An Bord Pleanála gives green-light for Apple data centre
- August 13, 2016

It will initially consist of a single data hall, an administration building, and other associated developments. When completed, the centre will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, the App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri, for customers across Europe. (more...)
No Man's Sky suffers launch issues on PC, patch incoming for PS4 No Man's Sky suffers launch issues on PC, patch incoming for PS4
- August 13, 2016

The same can't be same about this morning's launch on PC, however. Murray adds that players who might have run into an issue where they don't have a hyperdrive in their ship are usually directed "to a nearby NPC who will give the player the hyperdrive they need", while others were able to resolve the issue by restarting their console. (more...)
No Man's Sky Game-Breaking Bug Strands Players
- August 12, 2016

Hello Games is yet to issue a statement regarding the bug, but we suspect it'll have it patched in an upcoming update. No Man's Sky does have more than 18 quintillion planets to offer. This can be frustrating and needlessly complex, because you only get the larger life forms on planets closer to the centre of the universe - this may well be a way of gating the third ending so fewer people find it, since even knowing what you're looking for it'll take a while. (more...)
This year's Perseid meteor shower is expected to be spectacular
- August 12, 2016

And it was spectacular. Stargazers expect a similar outburst during next week's Perseid meteor shower, which will be visible overnight on August 11 and 12. Most years, Earth barely grazes the edges of the ancient comet debris. Analysis by Russian astronomer Mikhail Maslov and Finnish astronomer Esko Lyytinencometary suggests a portion of the material tailing the comet Swift-Tuttle was recently shifted toward Earth by Jupiter's gravitational field. (more...)
Huffington Post co-founder quitting firm Huffington Post co-founder quitting firm
- August 12, 2016

The Huffington Post is going to be without a Huffington. In 2012, it won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting on its series of stories about wounded veterans. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong said in a memo, published by the Huffington Post , that "We have formed an interim editorial committee (Ryan Grim, Liz Heron, Katie Nelson, Kate Palmer, and Whitney Snyder) that will be stepping in to fill Arianna's role and they will be involved in an ongoing search for a new Editor-in-Chief of The ... (more...)
South Korea to review toxins data disclosure process
- August 12, 2016

Nearly six cases involving 10 workers, the protection of trade secrets was the justification for withholding information. In the South Korean government, it is very hard for the employees to get compensation from work-related illnesses and without particulars of the contact with toxins in their workplaces. (more...)
Judge to be investigated after foul-mouthed exchange in court Judge to be investigated after foul-mouthed exchange in court
- August 12, 2016

After the sentence was handed down Hennigan also told the judge to "go fuck yourself", to which she replied: " You too ". A judicial investigation has been launched after a judge reportedly swore back at a defendant in a courtroom. Hennigan breached his ASBO by making racist remarks to a Caribbean woman and her two children, his ninth breach of the order. Judge Patricia Lynch QC was appointed to the bench in 2014 after 14 years as a Recorder, following a distinguished career as a ... (more...)
Perseid meteor shower expected to be better than usual this year Perseid meteor shower expected to be better than usual this year
- August 12, 2016

The Perseid shower occurs every year from mid-July through late August. The Perseids are created when the Earth crosses the tail of Swift-Tuttle, a comet which takes 133 years to orbit the sun. ET thanks to NASA's live-stream, but prime-time viewing is from midnight to dawn. "Every Perseid meteor is a tiny piece of the comet Swift-Tuttle", NASA says. (more...)
Phelps, Lochte face off in individual medley finals Phelps, Lochte face off in individual medley finals
- August 12, 2016

MI native Allison Schmitt led the relay for Team USA. Ledecky was asked whether she represented the future of American swimming. Earlier in the evening, a new king of speed was crowned in the Olympic pool. Katie Ledecky of Team USA will also be in action in the qualifying round for the 800 meter freestyle. The 200-meter individual medley. The Australian settled for the silver, just three-hundredths of a second behind. (more...)

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