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New game from THQ Nordic promises Gothic horror vibe

Scotland, 1926. Following the death of his father, David Gordon visits his ancestral home for the first time in his life. Within it he will discover things that sent other Gordons mad. The point-and-click gameplay of the original trilogy formed the basis for the re-imagined gameplay, and focuses on close-up investigation and interaction with hellish visions which hound the game's protagonist, David Gordon.

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Apple To Spend $1 Billion On Original Shows Over Next Year

There are bigger plans looming ahead, however, as Apple is reportedly setting aside a budget of about $1 billion with the sole goal of producing high-end original entertainment content. Shows like Game of Thrones cost as much as $10 million per episode , and half hour comedies can hit $2 million per ep. Neither of those projects have panned out just yet, so in the meantime, Apple will be investing $1 billion to launch its own TV shows.

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Mewtwo arrives in Pokémon Go

Players secure invitations by completing a prior Raid Battle at the same gym where Mewtwo eventually spawns. The invitations will notify gamers of when the raid will take place, so plan accordingly with your friends and figure out who will have the honor of trying to capture Mewtwo as you take the legendary monster down.

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We Happy Few Listed for PS4 by Amazon

Each of these three playable characters has their own particular strengths―and their own dark secrets. We Happy Few will be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on 13th April 2018, priced $59.99/£54.99/€69.99 at retail, with 15% off until launch day.

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Google's diversity crisis worsens, CEO cancels town hall

In a memo to staff on Thursday a half-hour before the meeting was to start, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that they had canceled it, saying, "Googlers are writing in, concerned about their safety and anxious they may be "outed" publicly for asking a question in the Town Hall".

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The 'Soft Gold' OnePlus 5 is now official

OnePlus launched its most expected flagship smartphone, OnePlus 5 about a couple of months ago, and is already doing well in the markets all around the world. Beyond the colour, there's no difference between the gold and standard grey model, with key specs including a 5.5-inch display, octa-core processor and nifty dual-camera setup.

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S&P, Dow hit record highs as Apple climbs

At 12:38 p.m. ET (1638 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 24.61 points, or 0.11 percent, at 22,117.42, the S&P 500 was up 2.04 points, or 0.08 percent, at 2,478.87. The energy sector led the laggards with a 0.9 percent drop as oil prices edged lower on a rebound in production from Libya's largest oil field, along with worries about higher output from OPEC and the United States.

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Google employee anti-diversity memo causes heated debate

Unsurprisingly, the document has caused outrage amongst many employees at the liberal-leaning firm, with internal discussion boards set ablaze with debate. Google is also under investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor for extreme pay disparities between men and women, The Guardian reported . Google is a huge organization, such kind of action from an employee representing gender inequality in the Anti-diversity manifesto was not expected.

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Tesla is making a risky move by issuing $1.5 billion in debt

Also, insider Jeffrey B. Straubel sold 109,100 shares of Tesla stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 9th. The high numbers associated with the MPGe ratings of electric cars underscore how efficiently they use energy, compared to the waste of 70 to 75 percent of the energy in gasoline as heat and noise in a auto that burns gasoline in an engine.

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Samsung introduces more durable version of Galaxy S8 with larger battery

Finally, after months of rumors running wild, the Galaxy S8 Active is official. The rugged version of Samsung's 2017 flagship will be available in Meteor Gray or Titanium Gold color options. Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold are the color options available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active in the U.S., exclusively available at AT&T NEXT for $28.34/month for 30 months.

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Galaxy Note 8 teaser image arrives alongside final specs 'leak'

Interestingly, the battery of the Galaxy Note 8 seems to be between Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +, which come with 3000mAh and 35000mAh batteries respectively. With 6GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage, the handset will lack the facility of micro-SD card slot. Moving to the camera and the biggest highlight of Samsung GalaxyNote 8, the phone will come with a dual rear camera of both 12-megapixel primary and secondary sensors.

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Sony net profit soars in April-June quarter

Sony Corporation on Tuesday announced its consolidated financial results for the second quarter of the calendar year, i.e. the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, boasting a massive surge in profits driven by its recovering imaging sensor business.

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Dragon Quest XI Heads West In 2018

The game, which will release as Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age , will be released sometime next year in North America and Europe. Thanks to the power of modern consoles, Dragon Quest XI will deliver a title that utilizes the latest and greatest in graphics technology, which should help elevate the highly anticipated title above the rest.

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HTC's China-only standalone Vive could be called the Vive One

The Vive Standalone headset will be powered by an Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and will first be made available throughout China sometime before the end of the year. A couple of months back, Qualcomm announced a partnership and reference design for Google's Daydream platform, a purpose-built experience for VR that extends beyond the capabilities of what Cardboard originally offered.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Announce Microtransactions For Charity

This is the Gamescom Invitational Crate, which will contain the largest assortment of clothing and accessories for players. " PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS has sold more than six million copies in four months since its Early Access launch on March 23, 2017 with peak concurrent users, again surpassing the 422,000 mark with 422,618 simultaneous players at one time on Steam ".

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Nokia phones return to Irish market

With monthly security updates your Nokia smartphone is safe, up-to-date as well as clutter-free - putting choice at the heart of the consumer experience. The Nokia 2 smartphone was spotted a few days ago in a leaked image comparing it with the Nokia 3 . The Finnish technology giant began this year by reviving its classic Nokia 3310 feature phone.

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Dying Light still so popular it's getting another year of free DLC

As a thank you - and as a lovely demonstration of why people still play - Techland has announced plans to release even more free content, on all platforms, in the next 12 months. As for what players can expect to receive with this new DLC, things like new enemies, events , mysteries and "much more" are on the horizon. The first update, numbered DLC #0 , will be coming in the near future to give Dying Light fans some new enemies and a taste of what's to come.

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Google's latest Android easter egg is here, and it's an octopus

We'll be testing it soon, but we can confidently guess it'll probably run just about all of your apps without fail-something that developer preview 3 couldn't do. Speaking of, the beta release schedule for Android O has largely mirrored what Google did a year ago with Nougat. A new version of the Android Testing Support Library is also on the way with several new features to streamline application testing.

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Samsung announces availability of its budget unlocked Galaxy J3 and J7 handsets

But the Galaxy 8 is not just a pretty face - it scores high points in battery life, wireless charging, speed and water-resistance, with an external storage slot that allows you to store more photos, videos and music. There will be a fingerprint scanner placed below the display, integrated into the home button. An f1.7 aperture lens helps in getting better picture quality, especially in low light conditions.Rating:As a smart-phone maker Samsung is mostly known for its high-end devices, ...

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Ready Player One Trailer

For those unfamiliar, Ready Player One centers around the main character Wade Watts (played by Tye Sheridan ) who spends his time in a virtual world known as OASIS . Zak Penn wrote the screenplay. "I grew up watching this man's movies and studying them", said Cline. What I mean by that is - I have not read the book yet.

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Truck the Police: Ford unveils pursuit-rated 2018 F-150 Police Responder

F-150 Police Responder joins the broadest lineup of law enforcement vehicles in the industry. It's got four-wheel drive for all-terrain performance, a police-calibrated brake system, 375 horsepower and 470 lb. The capabilities of the F-150 Police Responder will be tested this year by both the Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office, and is slated to formally launch early next year, when it will no doubt make its presence felt on back roads and snow-covered highways ...

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Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Mass Effect: Andromeda is now available for Xbox One , PC and PlayStation 4. Electronic Arts and BioWare gave to try out Mass Effect: Andromeda even before the release, but then the offer was available only through subscription Access.

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Everlasting Paris handshake: Trump & Macron bid long farewell

It was a great honor to represent the United States at the magnificent #BastilleDay parade. Macron invited Trump to be the guest of honor at Friday's celebration, which also commemorates the 100th anniversary of the USA entry into World War I.

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India must withdraw troops to avoid 'serious consequences': Chinese state media

Just two days earlier, China had indicated that it was considering options on issuing a travel alert for citizens visiting India. "If certain issues can not be resolved for the time being, they may be shelved temporarily so that they will not affect the normal state-to-state relations", Jiang said.

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Over 40000 Steam accounts banned after Summer Sale

Cheaters take advantage of promotions such as the Steam Summer Sale to pick up several copies of games at low prices. Nobody likes cheaters, so raise a glass this evening to the VAC team. The total value of digital items lost as a result of the ban wave totals about $9,580, according to tracking site Vac-Ban . The same month, Valve had also come under fire from the Counter-Strike community for not being able to counter Spinbot-hacking technique - which allows a player to be ...