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A new cast of characters at top of US Open

The top two ranked players in the world, defending champion Dustin Johnson and 2011 US Open victor Rory McIlroy , also failed to make the cut. "I was a little mad at myself because I could feel I was hungry on 14 (where he parred the par-five) and 15". Read More »

Prez inaugurates new line of Bengaluru Metro


The President said that in warming up to and finally adopting Metro as a viable mode of public transport, we in India were late by several decades. "We started with the first metro network in Kolkata in 1984 and then we started in Delhi in the year 2000", he said. Read More »

Insomniac's Spider-Man is a dedicated and thrilling reimagining of an icon

You won't be able to kill anyone in Insomniac's Spider-Man. Intihar wouldn't confirm whether you'd get to play as Peter Parker in everyday situations, but I got the sense that you will. In a way, it feels as though the Sphero Spider-Man is a little like an extension of the Force Band released for Star Wars' remote control BB-8 a year ago, which not only allowed people to control the Sphero BB-8 with gestures, but also acted as a walk-around augmented reality game, much like Pokemon Go except ... Read More »

European Union says divorce bill, citizens' rights focus of Brexit talks

May is seeking a " confidence and supply " deal with the DUP that would see the party backing the Tory government on the Queen's Speech and budget requests. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has written to Mr Davis urging him to "reset" the Government's "belligerent and reckless" approach to leaving the European Union, warning that Theresa May's "inflexible" stance makes a good deal for Britain less likely. Read More »

E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

In an interview with BusinessInsider, when asked if the Xbox One X will be making Microsoft a profit, Phil Spencer has flatly answered "No". The Xbox One X is powered by a six-teraflop Polaris GPU which is 1.4 times better compared to its rival, Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro. Read More »

US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead

He three-putted on No. 13. Lurking at five under was a pack including young South Korean Kim Si-woo, who recovered from an early bogey by stringing together three straight birdies through the turn on the way to a two-under 70. It didn't for McIlroy , either. After the Travelers, McIlroy will take a week off and then play in the Irish Open, the Scottish Open and the British Open in consecutive weeks. Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case


The jurors have re-examined both Cosby's and Constand's versions of the night in question, with particular focus on the pills that he gave her before the sexual encounter began. The portion of her mother's testimony where she talks about a 2.5-hour phone conversation with Cosby, about a year after the alleged assault. Cosby's wife, Camille , who attended just one day of the trial , issued a fierce statement on Saturday, read out by a representative. Read More »

London fire: England councils order urgent housing review

The death toll is expected to rise further as rescue workers continue to search for victims - an operation that Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy described as "extremely challenging". While the deadly blaze at the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington has prompted an outpouring of generosity, it has also unleashed rage at the authorities as the charred tower was cast as a deadly symbol of a divided society. Read More »

Xbox head Phil Spencer responds to Sony's comments about Minecraft cross-play

Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, and Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition will simply become "Minecraft" - owners of all three editions will get the new edition on each platform for free. Minecraft will come with cross platform support across iOS , Android , devices as well. All purchases from now on will be available across all devices at no extra charge. Read More »

Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

Original Xbox games are not the only thing from the 16-year-old console to be making a comeback. This is true as the Xbox One X does feature a customized AMD graphics capable of 6 teraflops of performance alongside 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. Microsoft could soon be making money from Xbox One X sales, but how long that will take is now unclear. "I've said I want to bring Game Pass to the PC". Read More »

Microsoft is resurrecting old-school Xbox


Microsoft first revealed it would allow Xbox gamers to play against PS4 and PC players at E3 past year, and Sony's initial reaction seemed like it would be open to the idea . Both don't work cross-platform with PlayStation. Using Xbox Live does guarantee a uniformity of experience across platforms (in terms of services like chat and parental controls), but it also hooks more people into Microsoft's online service. Read More »

Xbox Head Fires Back At Sony's Reason For Preventing Cross-Platform Play


At Xbox's E3 show, they revealed Minecraft would allow cross-play across nearly every platform including the Nintendo Switch . "We link together all platforms through Xbox Live". "If you have a Realm that you've created on the PC and you want to get to it on the Switch, we have to have an identity system and we just use Xbox Live". Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as one - Team Scalise

A statement from Scalise's office released earlier Wednesday morning said Scalise was undergoing surgery. This years unfortunate shooting of GOP practicing for the game, which put Steve Scalise in critical condition in hopsital after he was shot by a deranged gunman who was targeting Republicans actually brought Republican and Democratic congressman together if only for a short time. Read More »

What comes after the Xbox One X? Microsoft's Albert Penello explains


Now Destiny 2 Project Lead Mark Noseworthy steps in to clear things up and explains why Destiny 2 runs at 30FPS on consoles, and confirms the team is indeed investigating 4K enhancements on Xbox One X. This is a console that's capable of outputting games in 4K resolution - the next step after HD. "Metro: Exodus" is one of the first games shown running on the Xbox One X. Read More »

Why Microsoft's new Xbox costs $500 - and why that's fine

The two console versions are, therefore, created to cater to different audiences - and the Xbox One X is the smaller one. There are games that we should all play to understand-just like there are books that people should read, and movies they should watch. Read More »

Xbox One X: First impressions, price and release


The power of the Xbox One X allows Super Lucky's Tale to run at 4K/60FPS, which Bettner told us is a big deal for platformers . Now that the Project Scorpio has been revealed in its full glory as the Xbox One X , gamers have been contemplating a big decision: Should I wait, or buy the Xbox One S while it is on sale? The Xbox One X supports 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range) gaming and will be available on November 7, 2017. Read More »

Paul Casey stays in US Open hunt as Rory McIlroy misses cut

Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills , the longest ever layout for a U.S. Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. With Johnson, McIlroy and Day misfiring, it was left to a clutch of unheralded players to dominate the upper reaches of the leaderboard. Brooks Koepka, Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman were at 67, with Patrick Reed and Adam Hadwin in the group at 68. Read More »

Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference

This 1992 photo provided by the St. Clair County. Years later, another one of his teenage foster daughters accused him of abuse. Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Read More »

The 'Xbox One X Enhanced' program needs improvement

Ryan thinks game makers will make one enhanced version that will work identically on both Xbox One X and PS4 Pro . The game was running at dynamic 1080p with 60 fps but due to this, the resolution wasn't consistent throughout the game. Read More »

Game tips: 'Super Mario Odyssey' headlines Nintendo E3 2017 showing


Super Mario Odyssey is out on Nintendo Switch on October 27. As promised, the tech giant unveiled more details during its E3 Treehouse Live Stream . While it's easy to dismiss this as "little brother" co-op, these kinds of modes are useful for introducing new players to games by giving them some control/agency without the fear of consequences. Read More »

Sony explains lack of cross-platform online play

Hence, developer Psyonix confirmed that cross-platform will play between Xbox One , Switch , and Steam. "Today I wanted to talk about things that if you're going to buy the console you will be able to play, but I'll continue to work to deliver games". Read More »

Microsoft Xbox One X vs Sony PlayStation 4 Pro: the weigh

But if you can get past the straight-up comparison with the PlayStation 4 Pro and other consoles and look at the Xbox One X from some different perspectives, it actually looks like a good deal. Microsoft could soon be making money from Xbox One X sales, but how long that will take is now unclear. It's going to be there on launch day for Xbox One X , which will be a great showcase for the box. Read More »