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Sony Announces 2 Licensed 'Elite' PS4 Controllers From Razer, Nacon

According to a new insight, the controllers actually look alike the Xbox One's highly praised Elite controller. The announcement came via a blogpost on the European PlayStation Blog site, where the company revealed how it worked collectively with the two game producers to improvise the PlayStation 4 Pro Controllers.

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Qualcomm acquires NXP Semiconductor in a cash deal worth $47 billion

The deal sees Qualcomm paying an eye watering $47bn in cash (£38.5bn) or $110 per NXP share. The Hedge Fund company now holds 48,445 shares of NXPI which is valued at $4,912,323. NXP had acquired Freescale Semiconductors in March 2015 and had become a one stop shop for automotive intelligence. At this price, it would be the biggest chip deal ever in the world.

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Facebook Allows Advertisers to Exclude Viewers Based on 'Ethnic Affinities'

But language is different from ethnicity and only the Hispanic Ethnic Affinity has subgroups regarding the language they prefer; the Asian-American category, for instance, does not reflect that these users could primarily speak or be bilingual in any of the many languages spoken in Asia.

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Mariah Carey demands $50M from ex-fiance for disruptions, promises

My fans deserve better than how some of these promoters treated them (sic)'. Despite multiple sources confirming that their relationship is officially over , clearly, the diva is still holding on to one thing, stepping out to dinner on Thursday night looking totally carefree, and still sporting her massive 35-carat engagement ring .

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Can Tesla's Solid 3Q16 Report Keep Its Stock Soaring?

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Tesla Motors in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. The shares have been given a mean Overweight rating keeping in view the consensus of 29 Analysts. The stock price of firm is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 0.02% and remote isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -2.23%.

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Clinton Campaign Panics After Obama's Statements On Private Email Server

She switched from talking about a CNN poll to questioning Podesta about Clinton's emails . Not only is Hillary's laugh annoying and possibly a sign of a physical or mental illness, but she cackles at inappropriate moments. "This is the 3rd time this week where she has gone to daddy to change a decision or interject herself", Band, the longtime aide to Bill Clinton, wrote about Chelsea Clinton in 2011.

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AT&T's $85.4B deal for Time Warner: A new bet on synergy

The tie-up includes the vast Time Warner film library, including the Harry Potter franchise, and TV operations that include HBO's popular "Game of Thrones", and would allow AT&T to deliver the content to its fiber TV subscribers and also through its newly acquired DirecTV satellite service and mobile devices.

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Technology Stocks Worth Chasing: AT&T, Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc . (NYSE:VZ) quarterly performance is -12.74% while its price to sale ratio is 1.51. It opened the session with a $48.79 price tag, later ranging from $47.95 to $48.92, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day.

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Iran's president criticizes US presidential candidates

Spectators had gathered at a stadium to listen to Rouhani during his visit to the central city of Arak. Rouhani said during his September visit to the U.N. The pragmatist politician and cleric may run for reelection in Iran's presidential polls in May 2017. Opposition to his candidacy exposed the still-lingering wounds from the widespread unrest that followed his contested 2009 re-election.

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Multiple deaths reported in California tour bus crash

A woman who answered the phone at USA Holiday told The Times that she was the daughter of the company's owners. The paper added that a passenger treated for minor injuries said the vehicle had travelled from Los Angeles to Red Earth Casino in Thermal, and had been making its return trip on Sunday morning.

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Nintendo Mum On Switch's Battery Life, Whether It Has A Touchscreen

When you get home you can insert the tablet back into the dock and your game will be displayed on your TV. You can put it on the kickstand and play hands-free. "They must find a way to release the Switch at US$299 to stand a chance, that's the threshold..." The details are a bit scarce but this could be a "worthy" successor to the 3DS that will support all your physical games as well.

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Several Major Websites Go Down In DDOS Attack

Reports of online disruption cropped up across the East Coast of the United States after a key internet firm was hit by a cyberattack Friday. Many of you (ourselves included) may have experienced slight emotional meltdowns in your offices when sites like Twitter and Spotify were unavailable for about two hours.

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How's Xbox Doing? Here Are the Key Takeaways From Microsoft's Earnings

Azure revenue in particular grew 116% from the same period in 2015, Microsoft says, though it doesn't disclose specific financials for that business. Microsoft has a big event planned on October 26, which will invariably focus on Windows 10, and its hardware. The original Surface Book features the Intel HD graphics 520 GPU with a 267ppi pixel density and 3000x2000 resolution.

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Verizon will handle (and screw up) Google Pixel software updates

However, with Verizon controlling updates for its Pixel phones, the carrier will nearly certainly delay the rollout of updates to ensure their bloatware is fully compatible. It's worth noting that the telecommunications titan will additionally oversee updates for Pixel devices sold at Best Buy, as such units also come with Verizon-locked bootloaders.

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Google Flights to take on Hopper with predictive pricing

Anyone who's ever bought an airplane ticket or booked a flight knows the dreaded horror of rapidly changing prices, but Google wants to help: enter the new and improved Google Flights . This is meant to make your job easier when you plan a trip , and it is based on information it takes from your Gmail account and other data, such as reviews from other people and other apps, such as Destinations.

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Russell Crowe accused of assaulting rapper Azealia Banks

Oscar Award victor, Russell Crowe planned a fun dinner night at his hotel suite for himself and a couple friends so he invited just 10 people including his good friend, rapper RZA . However, the rapper's version of events is drastically different than what eyewitnesses told TMZ . Banks, 25, posted a photo of herself on her official Twitter page, saying: "No woman should ever fear speaking out about being a victim of any form of assault".

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Sleeping Dogs 2 hopes dashed as developer shuts down

A reason for the studio's closure hasn't been provided, and an official announcement hasn't been released either. Although United Front Games just put out their most recent Early Access game Smash+Grab this month, the studio is apparently shutting down as per NeoGAF reports .

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Russia Today has United Kingdom bank accounts closed by NatWest

The worldwide television network based in Moscow Russian Television is facing a financial attack from the U.K.as their accounts were frozen at British bank NatWest on Monday. She did not explain the reasons behind the move. The channel presents itself as a left-leaning alternative to "mainstream news" under the slogan "Question More"? On Sunday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he wanted to increase pressure on Russian Federation over its military campaign in support of ...

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Spencer Talks Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility Progress

Spencer replied that getting third party titles such as Black Ops 2 is always a partnership with its publisher, but he would like to have the game on Xbox One as well. According to Spencer, it hasn't being ruled out but the team isn't working on the feature for the moment. To this day, the feature records over 150 million hours of gaming in the Xbox One console alone.

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Features, pricing and release date — Microsoft HoloLens

We also celebrated our existing partners, organization across a wide range of industries, who moved pilots created specifically for mixed reality and our holographic landscape into production. KitGuru Says: The Hololens is an intruiging product but it is far from being ready for consumers to use. Nasa has also been using the technology in its offices and on board the International Space Station.

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Unofficial Remixes Are Now Available On Spotify And Apple Music

One of SoundCloud 's biggest advantage over other streaming services has been its large library of unofficial remixes and DJ remixes (although they have rethought their open policy as of late). But multi-song mix sets are expected to be added eventually since they are also supported by Dubset's royalty distribution system. The availability of unofficial content on main stream music services may make any deal to sell SoundCloud, known for mixes unavailable elsewhere, far less attractive.

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Skyrim And Fallout 4 Are Getting Mod Support On PS4 After All

As mentioned in a previous post, Bethesda claimed that Sony has not gotten back to them and that this was an indication that the PS game console manufacturer was not interested in bringing game mods for " Fallout 4 " and " Skyrim Special Edition ".

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Arkham VR Main Story Is an Hour Long, Dev Says

Even in the case of Batman: Arkham VR , one should not expect it a game that will keep you busy for weeks. This lines up with the "2-2.5 hours of content" that was teased at E3 in June, adding up perfectly to that upper amount. The list of PlayStation VR launch titles doesn't look that exciting outside of Batman: Arkham VR and maybe Rez Infinite, and we've still yet to see how those games will turn out.

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Facebook unveils Messenger Lite for Android users on spotty connections

The company says it will come to other countries in the coming months. The logo of Messenger Lite is the same as the Messenger , but with the colors reversed: a blue bolt on a white chat bubble background. Facebook launched a stripped down version of its mobile application named the Facebook Lite. The app is quick to install and start up. Users can communicate with businesses from day one, but some of the more advanced features such as chatbots will not be included - for now at least.

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Yahoo called out on "state sponsored hack"

Yahoo said last week that it only recently discovered the intrusion, which it blamed on a state-sponsored actor without providing technical evidence. With the permission of people whose information was caught up in the hack, the company checked the database and found it corresponded with real Yahoo accounts from 2014.