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Hitman May Survive Sale of Developer IO Interactive


It's also worth noting that IO Interactive is the studio behind the Kane & Lynch series, so it's possible Matsuda's mention of "other renowned titles" is in reference to that franchise, as well as any other projects the studio may have been developing for the publisher. Read More »

'The Square' wins Palme d'Or award at Cannes Film Festival


The film - an art-world satire which centers on a museum curator - stars Claes Bang, Dominic West and Elisabeth Moss . Diane Kruger was named best actress and Joaquin Phoenix best actor . The Square has won the top prize of Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival . The title was one of 19 films competing for the prestigious award, in the 70th year of the festival on the French Riviera. Read More »

ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 is a powerhouse with a 4K touchscreen

It's bigger than the regular ZenBook 3 , with Asus calling it the world's thinnest 14-inch laptop at 12.9mm thick. The company says that the new 360-degree ErgoLift hinge has a dual-action mechanism that can lift and tilt the keyboard into the typing position even when the display is opened beyond 135 degrees. Read More »

Google gets a Personal search, here's how it works


Google is rolling out a new feature that allows users to perform personal searches through your personal data, like your Gmail account or Google Photo library. Even simple searches for Linux or known file attachments or subjects on Gmail did not return a result. That is actually not a bad price considering that the Google Photos app and the machine learning tools are doing all of the work for you, including getting your best pictures together and organizing them. Read More »

ARM launches first cores based on DynamIQ micro-architecture


The company aims to improve their chips' AI performance numbers by 50 times over the next five years. With these new chips inside the chip, mobile devices will be able to perform machine-learning tasks without having to rely on a cloud far away and without having to rely on the quality of external bandwidth. Read More »

Trump 'Wide Open' to Views on US Participation in Paris Climate Deal

The Group of Seven (G7) summit ended up with an unusual note of discord, as the leaders of the world's biggest industrialized countries failed to agree on a common stance on climate change or trade. They also called for a demilitarization of " disputed features ". The European Union and the United States imposed sanctions on Russia after Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and pledged to up the penalties if Russian interference in Ukraine intensified. Read More »

Takuma Sato Wins Indy 500, Alonso Forced To Retire

Sato powered past Castroneves with only five laps to go in the 200-lap race around the 2.5 mile (4.02 km) oval then bravely held off the Brazilian while screaming in delight as he took the checkered flag. "I went to the outside, but the tires were shot, and I would have hit the wall". The Honda teams had a clear horsepower advantage over Chevrolet, but things were dicey in Indy for more than a week and certainly on race day: Before Alonso's failure, 2014 victor Ryan Hunter-Reay lost ... Read More »

CCTV photo released of killer on day of Manchester bombing


CCTV stills of Abedi, bespectacled and casually clothed, were released by police in a plea for information about his movements between May 18 and the attack. Armed police were on the streets outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arrived for the FA Cup soccer final between Chelsea and Arsenal, one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Read More »

First results from Juno mission


Juno launched on August 5, 2011, entering Jupiter's orbit on July 4, 2016. Its mission is scheduled to end in February next year, when the probe will self-destruct by diving into the planet's atmosphere. Researchers found "signs of ammonia welling up from the deep atmosphere and forming giant weather systems". "It resembles a deeper, wider version of the air currents that rise from Earth's equator and generate the trade winds", Bolton said. Read More »

Southern Miss to host NCAA Baseball Regional


However, an RPI of 13 and 39 wins during the regular season proved to be enough as Clemson joined four other ACC schools selected as regional sites. Oregon State and Stanford are hosts from the Pac-12, and Texas Tech and TCU are home teams in the Big 12. Each regional features four teams playing a double-elimination format for the right to move onto a super regional. Read More »

Who'll win? Cannes gears up for Palme d'Or prize night

The Cannes Film Festival awards show is underway, with Italian actress Monica Bellucci as host. Last year, "The Salesman" by Asghar Farhadi won the Best Script award and Best Actor award at Cannes' main competition section. Fellow jury member Will Smith was bubbly as ever, saying: "I'm ecstatic". No single movie has emerged as the clear favorite among the 19 in competition for the coveted prize being awarded Sunday evening. Read More »

Trump handshake 'moment of truth': Macron


The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of Trump's handshakes to draw attention online. The French president reportedly referred to his now legendary handshake with Trump as "a moment of truth". I don't believe in the diplomacy of public invective, but in my bilateral dialogues, I don't let anything pass, that is how we are respected", he said. Read More »

Back on court after knife attack, Kvitova wins in Paris

Next up for the Czech, who appeared understandably emotional after sealing her win, is a clash with Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina . The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Kvitova broke to start the second set and held a 6-3, 2-0 lead when a brief rain shower interrupted play. She had originally targeted a return at Wimbledon , where she is a two-time champion, but made quicker progress that anyone had dared hope. Read More »

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader, who calls it natural

What's less clear is how Trump will confront those issues with the fresh perspective of his foreign travels, if at all. Trump's theme was repeated with Monsieur Macron in the Brussels meeting the two had when he first surprised quite a many people by declaring he had actually been rooting for Marine Le Pen's victor. Read More »

Trump tells confidants, US will leave Paris climate deal

However, there was relief that Trump agreed to language in the final G7 communique that pledged to fight protectionism and commits to a rules-based global trade system. Despite the media insistence that there is 97% scientific consensus on climate change , many climate experts and scientists in related fields want the U.S to #ClimExit . Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Will Cure One Major Anxiety Issue


Jain's tweet suggested the Mi 6 could be launched early in July and the first sale of the handset going live on July 23. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has been launched in China in two variants - Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage version, and Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage version. Read More »

A Look At The Rest Of The 'Far Cry 5' Trailers


How do you feel about the trailers for Far Cry 5? There are bound to be huge action sequences in Far Cry 5 thus the game needs someone in the law to run the show. Gamers will be able to create the character they will play from scratch, being a sheriff's help relocated to the city. But of course, the above is just a fan theory made by us and you should take it with a grain of salt. Read More »

Ferguson: Man U's Europa League title gave Manchester a lift


The United manager celebrated Wednesday's victory exuberantly at the Friends Arena, at one point being bundled to the turf in an embrace with his jubilant son. "I will ask UEFA and Federation Internationale de Football Association if they will not play any finals on this date", he said with a wry smile. Read More »

WannaCry ransomware hit Windows 7 worse than Windows XP, analysis suggests

More than 97 percent of WannaCry infections affected Windows 7 , according to Kaspersky Lab, contrary to initial fears that organisations such as the NHS had made themselves vulnerable by relying on outdated Windows XP systems. The WannaCry ransomware works by encrypting files on targetted Windows computers before demanding a ransom be paid in the crypt-currency Bitcoin. Read More »