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Electronics Nintendo's 'First Game Designer' Retires After 45 Years
Author: 0 Nintendo's 'First Game Designer' Retires After 45 Years

While he, along with everyone else at Nintendo, was overshadowed by the company's most famous designer, Shigeru Miyamoto, Takeda nevertheless had an incredible career over the course of nearly 46 years. Takeda was also a huge influence during the development of the Wii. Shiota's new role is subject to approval by Nintendo's board once Takeda formally steps down after the company's AGM on June 29th.

Electronics Marvel Phase 4 Going Cosmic With James Gunn
Author: 0 Marvel Phase 4 Going Cosmic With James Gunn

For example, how long will Gamora and Drax the Destroyer remain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Feige also explained that they are headed in a new direction . Do you want to see the Avengers and the Guardians go head to head in Avengers: Infinity War , or should we all just get along? In all of the hullabaloo surrounding the press for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

Author: 0 Apple patent reveals latest plans for wireless charging

The metal chassis of the iPhone 7 means wireless charging is not an option. Apple is apparently testing an all-new iPhone design with an all-screen on the front panel, curved glass and a stainless unibody steel frame. In its fifth wireless charging patent for 2017, the company notes that challenges can come in implementing wireless charging and communications systems, according to Patently Apple .

Author: 0 Leaked iPhone 8 schematic hints at dual camera and wireless charging

It has always been rumoured that Apple is investigating the possibilities for wireless charging technology, but the latest patent filed by the firm reveals a surprising new approach. There's also in-screen Touch ID support, something that may or may not end up launching with the iPhone 8 later this year. It also has a large round area that may be meant for the rumored wireless charging functionality.

Author: 0 Huawei regains its position beats Oppo: Canalys

Canalys also estimates 114 million smartphones shipped in China in the quarter ending 31 March 2017. Xiaomi, which was placed third in Q1 2016, has now dropped to the fifth place, behind Apple. Chinese brands Oppo and Vivo a year ago pushed out previous fourth- and fifth-place players Lenovo and Xiaomi, and the Chinese pair don't appear to be going away in 2017.

Author: 0 Venezuela to pull out of OAS regional block: President

The foreign ministry and President Nicolas Maduro will forward a letter to the OAS on Thursday stating that " Venezuela will not participate in any activities that promote interventionism", Rodriguez said, adding that the exit process will take 24 months.

Electronics BMW M550d arrives with quad-turbocharged diesel
Author: 0 BMW M550d arrives with quad-turbocharged diesel

Available in both sedan and the more practical Touring (station wagon) body styles, the M550d comes with standard rear-biased all-wheel drive, but it's what lies under the hood that makes this 5er special. Fitted with BMW's 8-speed ZF automatic transmission, the M550d is said to return 39.9mpg on the combined cycle, although the Touring model drops this number to 37.9mpg.

Electronics McDonald's Decides Against Selling Stake in Japanese Unit
Author: 0 McDonald's Decides Against Selling Stake in Japanese Unit

The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, January 6 by UBS. The fast-food giant reported $1.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.14. from $139.00 to $137.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 4th. The 52 week high McDonald's Corporation's shares have peaked at is 142 whilst the 52 week low for the company's shares is 110.33.

Electronics AT&T Loses TV Subscribers, On Track to Acquire Time Warner
Author: 0 AT&T Loses TV Subscribers, On Track to Acquire Time Warner

Macquarie reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of AT&T in a research report on Wednesday. AT&T Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. AT&T's dividend payout ratio is now 93.78%. Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company.

Electronics Tesla Inc (TSLA) to Take Help from Robots for Model 3 Production
Author: 0 Tesla Inc (TSLA) to Take Help from Robots for Model 3 Production

However, Tesla had to make sure that this safety feature could work. Consumer Reports , an independent testing agency that also likes generating headlines, has downgraded its rating of the new Tesla Model S. One of those customers is Consumer Reports , which purchases cars for its test fleet instead of accepting loaners from manufacturers in order to maintain a degree of impartiality in its findings.

Author: 0 Previous Microsoft Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits

In a statement on their blog , Microsoft clarified the exploits from "Shadow Brokers" have already been patched. Misner said anyone with those older versions should upgrade their systems to avoid the vulnerabilities. "Whenever the NSA is caught going in the backdoor when they already had front-door access (such as the backdoor monitoring of Google and Yahoo's internal communication revealed in the Snowden documents), it not only closes the backdoor but also results in legal pushback that ...

Electronics Gboard for Android gets updated
Author: 0 Gboard for Android gets updated

In order to access the new text editing mode, users must select the Text Editing icon in the quick features menu by pressing the G button in the suggestion strip. That said, if you now use the Google Indic Keyboard , Google is encouraging you to take Gboard for a spin. Because the buttons are so big, for some people this system will be easier than delicately dragging the pointers to select text.

Electronics Sony Xperia XZ, X Performance get Android 7.1.1 update
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XZ, X Performance get Android 7.1.1 update

A renowned tipster Roland Quandt, O2, a carrier in Germany, told everyone about this release date on the press event. So we have to wait for the smartphone to come out on sale from June 1 to come across the price of the smartphone. The camera also provides supplementary features like "Motion Eye" which comes with the world's first memory stacked sensor, Predictive Capture, Anti-Distortion Shutter, and super slow motion video recording at 960fps which seems really fantastic.

Electronics Apple Working on Venmo Competitor
Author: 0 Apple Working on Venmo Competitor

Apple will announce the new service later this year, one source told Recode , while another told the website an announcement and launch date may not yet be set. The cards would also have their own numbers so that they could be used for online purchases. Apple Pay usage has been lighter-than-expected since its launch two and a half years ago, the website reported, citing sources from big US banks.

Author: 0 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's New Characters - What You Need to Know

Gold Mario is a variant of the Metal Mario character from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . Everything is from the past games and environments which feel nostalgic to the players.in addition, there is versus races, time trials and Grand Prix competitions for the players to pleasure up with.

Author: 0 Samsung Pay officially launches in the UAE

Like Android Pay, Samsung Pay needs support for your bank. "Less than two years ago, Samsung Pay came to life in Korea with a simple mission: To empower customers with mobile payments that are simple, secure and available nearly anywhere", said Thomas Ko, VP and Global General Manager of Samsung Pay .

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphones with Tinted Screens Anger Users

Even Flipkart started teasing the launch of the smartphones on its website and now we finally have the device launched officially. CNET reviewer Jessica Dolcourt sees a lot to love about the new device, including a gorgeous design, great camera, high-resolution screen and solid battery life.

Electronics Amazon's Echo Look transforms Alexa into a personal stylist
Author: 0 Amazon's Echo Look transforms Alexa into a personal stylist

Earlier versions were essentially home speaker systems connected to the internet and powered by Alexa, Amazon's artificial intelligence sytem that allows the user to interact with the system through voice control. The company has been pushing hard into selling clothing online. It appears the Echo Look is now available by invitation only and will cost you $199.99 if you're a prime member.

Electronics Digital ad spend jumps 22 percent to $72.5 billion in 2016
Author: 0 Digital ad spend jumps 22 percent to $72.5 billion in 2016

Digital ad spending broadly climbed a healthy 22% in the USA from the prior year. Mobile ads took a 53 percent share of total revenue in the fourth quarter. About 40% of marketers are interested in advertising on Spotify, which was ahead of social media platforms like Snapchat (35%), according to an RBC Capital Markets study published in partnership with Ad Ag.

Author: 0 Samsung issues 'urgent update' for Galaxy S8 to fix Wi-Fi issue

This rumour sounds believable to some extent, given the fact that the Galaxy Note 7 was permanently pulled from the market past year due to battery defects. There's now no confirmation if, and when, Samsung might release its next Note smartphone but it could be one to watch out for. Th reputation of the Note line is in serious disarray, while Samsung has cleaned it's proper name up quite a bit.

Author: 0 Microsoft ensures Windows users secure by leaked NSA hack tools

But Microsoft, which initially stated only that it was investigating the matter, added on late Friday night that it already patched most of the vulnerabilities. March was the last month for which such bulletins were issued in the same style as they have been for more than a decade; from this month, Microsoft changed the style of issuing details of its monthly security updates.

Electronics Steve Stephens found dead inside vehicle in Erie, Pa.
Author: 0 Steve Stephens found dead inside vehicle in Erie, Pa.

Stephens, 37, shot dead Robert Godwin, 74, as the victim walked home from Easter lunch on Sunday in Cleveland . Since Stephens' suicide on Tuesday, Lane has received support from many close to her, but also from two strangers: two of Godwin's daughters.

Electronics ON Semiconductor Corporation (:ON) Volume Spiking Mid-session
Author: 0 ON Semiconductor Corporation (:ON) Volume Spiking Mid-session

The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.19 and lower end at 0.14 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.2. It has underperformed by 46.93% the S&P500. Gray Fincl Group Ga Adv Adv holds 0.15% or 33,264 shares in its portfolio. Hutchin Hill Lp invested in 50,100 shares. Pvg Asset Mngmt accumulated 349,908 shares.

Author: 0 Alleged iPhone 8 blueprint reveals dual vertical cameras and dual batteries

Apple is apparently testing an all-new iPhone design with an all-screen on the front panel, curved glass and a stainless unibody steel frame. AAPL is expected to turn to OLED displays for the iPhone 8, and Samsung has reportedly invested billions of dollars to ramp up its production capacity to meet demand.

Author: 0 Google's "copyless paste" feature could spare you a whole lot of taps

So, say you are in Chrome, looking for a restaurant to take your significant other out to and you think you have found the flawless place. If you're interested in updating to the latest version of Chrome for Android, it will be rolling out over the next week for all users.

Electronics Here are the 5 new features
Author: 0 Here are the 5 new features

According to the description, it will "provide suggestions for text input based on your recent context " to cut down on the amount of time you need to spend playing with text handles. Furthermore, you can now view and erase your own browsing data more quickly since Google has just redesigned the History page. The new Chrome version's release was announced on April 25 and Google shared that it was pushed out only after thorough testing in the beta channel.

Author: 0 Most Active Stock: Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN)

Compass Point reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of Ocwen Financial Corp in a research report on Thursday, January 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company.

Electronics Amazon's $200 Echo Look Will Judge Your Fashion Sense
Author: 0 Amazon's $200 Echo Look Will Judge Your Fashion Sense

Like Echo and Dot, Echo Look is voice-enabled, allowing consumers to take full-length photos and videos of themselves with their voices. The support app tells them which outfit looks the best , meaning quite literally Amazon has created an app that now gives fashion advice based on machine learning.

Author: 0 Chris Soules' 'Bachelor' Ex Whitney Responds To His Arrest

The crash caused the tractor to roll and go into a ditch on one side of the road, while Soules' truck went into a ditch on the other side, the patrol said. Chris Soules following his arrest. He rear-ended a tractor with his pickup truck in Buchanan county on Monday evening near 8:20pm. For those reasons, and "because Mr.

Electronics After Facebook, Katrina Kaif debuts in Instagram
Author: 0 After Facebook, Katrina Kaif debuts in Instagram

However, Katrina indicated that she will debut in Instagram in the Facebook post on Wednesday, with a picture. Katrina shared the picture with a caption that read, "Getting myself a new place soon. Katrina has stated that she may join Twitter, in the future but Snapchat is a big no. These celebrities have huge fan following on their personal and as well as on their fan pages too which determines how famous they are and how their fans like to know them more.

Electronics Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko

The 45-year-old told Sky Sports that Joshua , at 27 years old, is still going to command some respect even if he losses to the aging boxer. "As a champion you're supposed to throw down like there's no tomorrow so I'm not going to say because I'm a champion I've got so much pressure on my hands".

Author: 0 NFL Draft order: Complete list of teams' picks for all seven rounds

Ask fellow corner Aqib Talib, too. "Yet we don't talk about the guy [as the top pick]". This is the type of attitude the Chicago Bears need if they want to get back in the playoff mix. "I was there [in the building] and John told me the exact same thing 'I'm not telling you who I'm drafting, ' and 'I'll tell you it was a good meeting'".

Electronics Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor
Author: 0 Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

Compatriot memory maker SK Hynix also saw record profits of 2.47 trillion won for the first quarter. You can find out more details about Samsung's quarter one earnings over at the company's website at the link below. Turning into a holding company would have taken up to a year and those pending proposals may been approved more quickly if Samsung moved in that direction, Robert Yi, head of investor relations, told analysts in a conference call.

Electronics Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips
Author: 0 Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips

Get activity suggestions based on what's nearby, customizeable day plans, and your travel reservations from Gmail. It imports the aviation and hotel reservations, clubbing them under appropriate sections within the app. (Though the app did incorrectly identify the Airbnb reservation as part of a separate trip , during the same dates to the same location.) All the information can be saved for offline viewing, which is great if you're heading somewhere with limited cell service.

Electronics Kupwara attack: Pakistan will suffer the same, says Nirmal Singh
Author: 0 Kupwara attack: Pakistan will suffer the same, says Nirmal Singh

According to ANI , reports of stone pelting emerged from locations near to the site of the Army camp attack. PTI said that separatist leader Asiya Andrabi has also been arrested in the state. Reports said two of the injured soldiers were in critical condition. India has been making attempts to get him declared as an global terrorist by the UN.

Author: 0 Target to Give More Than 650 Stores a Mario Kart Makeover

These new additions include the auto accelerate and smart steering features. The original Wii-U version was well received and offers additional downloadable content, such s additional characters and tracks, to enhance the excitement. Technical limitations aside, doesn't it seem unusual that F-Zero didn't have a multiplayer mode, even though it seemed just right for split-screen action? As reported by Polygon , the option for each player to use a pair of Joy-Con controllers is greyed out.

Electronics Samsung's New In-Traffic Reply App Is Designed For Drivers
Author: 0 Samsung's New In-Traffic Reply App Is Designed For Drivers

Samsung is trying to combat that with a new app called In-Traffic Reply that's created to help people avoid using their phones while driving or biking by automatically sending preset replies when in motion. Be it eating or simply reaching for your phone to respond, distractions make you more likely to crash. For now the app is only available as part of a beta test programme in the Netherlands, with Samsung looking for 500 people to download it and try it out.

Author: 0 Facebook makes AR push, launches VR app

Even though the Facebook CEO has not hinted anything about developing AR games, he did say that the popular networking platform is a great hub for businesses to reach people and experiment with AR. Friends you haven't seen for ages, scattered around the world, smile and talk to each other across a table - a virtual table, in a virtual world, seen through a virtual reality headset.

Electronics Waymo opens self-driving vehicle fleet to the public
Author: 0 Waymo opens self-driving vehicle fleet to the public

Formerly known as Google Car Project, the Alphabet-run Waymo is allowing residents in Phoenix to sign up to use its self-driving vehicles in a ride-hailing service, Bloomberg reports. "The addition of 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans is a further acknowledgement of the hard work put forth by both engineering teams". Proponents say autonomous driving can prevent numerous 1.2 million traffic-related deaths recorded yearly worldwide.

Electronics Google's wireless headphones with Active Noice Cancelling spotted in a FCC filing
Author: 0 Google's wireless headphones with Active Noice Cancelling spotted in a FCC filing

The headphones can be adjusted up and down, while the cups come with really thick padding. The audio accessory is named as "Bluetooth and ANC headphone", featuring an over-the-ear design that's anything but innovative. These headphones are for Google employees only and are a replacement/upgrade from the previous wired set they now are supplied with. "Google issues headphones to a large number of its employees, and the current model is getting quite long in the tooth", AP reported.

Electronics Sen. Sanders Proposes Dem Bill Hiking Min. Wage to $15/Hour
Author: 0 Sen. Sanders Proposes Dem Bill Hiking Min. Wage to $15/Hour

According to the Economic Policy Institute , tipped minimum wage workers experience twice the poverty rate of other Americans, with almost 13 percent living in economic hardship. For the rest of the state, the minimum wage will be raised to $12.50 by the end of 2020. "We are just going to pass it on", Scott told an audience in Irasburg during the campaign.

Electronics Xiaomi Mi 6 Has Been Officially Launched
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 6 Has Been Officially Launched

Last week it was teased that this week Xiaomi could launch their new flagship handset in the form of the Xiaomi Mi 6 . Stay tuned for the device's debut coming soon! The Mi 6 doesn't quite compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6 when it comes to screen-to-body ratio, nor does it follow in the design footsteps of Xiaomi's own Mi MIX.

Electronics Why Apple Is Hiring NASA Staffers
Author: 0 Why Apple Is Hiring NASA Staffers

Per MacRumors , it was also under Norris' leadership that the JPL Ops Lab provided the Microsoft HoloLens to astronauts working at the International Space Station. Meanwhile, other reports announce that the people who will be allowed to use Apple's autonomous driving vehicles on public roads have experience in the robotics industry, and they include former employees of Tesla and NASA .

Author: 0 Apple delays release of first original series 'Carpool Karaoke'

According to Reuters , that Lose Angeles event was also cancelled last minute, with no indication when we can expect the series. Apple's Carpool Karaoke adaptation was originally slated to debut this month on Apple Music, but the company has apparently delayed that premiere.

Electronics See What the Power of Project Scorpio Does to a Beetle
Author: 0 See What the Power of Project Scorpio Does to a Beetle

The headings indicate what hardware and display settings they were captured with - pay special attention to little details like how sharp the strands of hair and documents in the background look. A Greek dealer, Public.gr , has entered to its page the price of Xbox Scorpio on the online list, reporting a price of 549 Euros. While both screenshots of the bug were taken from Scorpio in 4K, the "enhanced" version is dramatically better, as you can see things such as the individual bumps and ...

Electronics Google Home Will Now Read Cooking Directions Out Loud
Author: 0 Google Home Will Now Read Cooking Directions Out Loud

Google has announced an update for its Google Home smart speaker, which brings step-by-step guides to the web's best recipes into your kitchen. Obviously, the first decision is to pick a recipe that you want to try by going to Google Search or use Google Assistant to track down that special recipe.

Author: 0 'Frozen 2,' 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Snag Release Dates in 2019

Disney have just announced a slew of release dates for upcoming movie projects, and excited as we are for the likes of Frozen 2 , Indiana Jones 5 and the live-action Lion King remake the details we were REALLY keen to see were for upcoming threequel Star Wars episode 9.

Author: 0 Star Wars Battlefront II Gets Its Official Reveal Trailer, New Gameplay Details

The trailer shows the campaign side of Star Wars Battlefront 2 . The story was formed after asking what happened after Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, so it seeks to fill that gap. "I'm trying to use you as therapy to get through this", he told the audience in Orlando. This wasn't elaborated on. Actor Mark Hamill wants to add one more role to his acting repertoire - George Lucas.