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Microsoft Details Specs for Xbox One X, Formerly Called Project Scorpio

Xbox One X comes more than three years after the launch of the Xbox One, which critics slammed because you had to be online to play and because the system was locked. Eliminating the need to keep your old Xboxes is nice and all, but there's absolutely no need to get the new one as of right now. Spencer also added that he's been focused on hardware innovation, and that the Xbox One S and One X are the great products of that work. Read More »

Will Apple's New iPad Help Drive Sales?

It's a pretty penny, basically. Also, Apple has initiated the software development for its iPad with some latest technology including the iOS 11 software. But the reason why I've barely put this iPad Pro down is the new ProMotion tech that powers the Retina display. The improvements that Apple made stand out -even the reduced latency with the Apple Pencil thanks to that aforementioned refresh rate- and the best part is that it's only going to get better once iOS 11 arrives later this year. Read More »

Evidence that Jupiter is the oldest planet in the solar system


Most Earth-bound meteorites are fractions of space rock that break off from asteroids residing in a large asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter , Plait reports. But Kruijer and his colleagues can measure specific chemical signatures in meteorites - which reveal not only the rocks' age but which of the two groups they once belonged to. Read More »

Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate

JAMES COMEY: "I think it's described in a written release from DOJ which I don't remember sitting here, but the gist is he will be recused from all matters relating to Russian Federation or the campaign ". "I am not stonewalling ", Sessions said. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Department of Justice regulations created to prevent the appearance of a conflict of interest mandated his recusal from the Department's Trump-Russia probe. Read More »

Box now lets enterprise users stream files to the desktop


That means users who have hundreds of gigabytes of files shared with them don't have to cram their computers' hard drives full of all that data. "Because you have to get the local operating system to be able to create effectively a simulated network drive, but pull all of the data from the cloud". Read More »

Sony: Over 60M PS4 Consoles and 487M Games Sold

The PlayStation 4's closest rival, the Xbox One , had moved 27 million units as of January 2017. Following an interesting E3 2017 presentation that consisted entirely of trailers, Sony announced that it has sold through over 60.4 million PlayStation 4 consoles since launch on November 15th, 2013. Read More »

Finally! Kim Kardashian West is About to Launch Her Own Makeup Line


Kim also tweeted a link to her website , which reads the same date. What the collection will consist of, we do not know, however, the star is best known for her flawless contouring as well as her iconic smoky eye. Kim has developed a number of different business interests over the years , including her own app. Kim then discussed the possibility of her and Kanye using a surrogate on the show but said that she felt a special bond with her kids by being pregnant and giving birth to ... Read More »

Razer Blade Stealth gets a bigger display and awesome new gunmetal colour


Despite being a bigger screen, it hasn't forced the laptop to increase much in size. Of course, it's used to power the latest version of Windows 10. This enclosure is true plug-and-play, so you can hook up your laptop to it, without it forcing you to restart your system. A gaming laptop without dedicated graphics may sound like an oxymoron, but we along with our colleagues at PCMag have been impressed by the line ever since its 2015 launch. Read More »

Memory, spines lacking at Sessions hearing

Risch asked. "I would know it was improper", Sessions said . He said at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. "It is my judgment that it would be inappropriate for me to answer and reveal private conversations with the president when he has not had a full opportunity to review the questions and to make a decision on whether or not to approve such an answer", Sessions said. Read More »

Flatworm grows second head after spending time in space


It started out normally, or as normally as space science goes: A team of researchers led by scientists at Tufts University sent a group of regular planarian flatworms into space, sealed in tubes half filled with water and half with air, some amputated and some whole. Read More »

Dow Hits Record High as Banks Gain, Tech Recovers


Apple Inc. skidded 2.5%, Facebook Inc. slid 0.8%, Alphabet Inc. dropped 0.9% and Microsoft Corp. lost 0.8%. But good news is in store for the banking and financial sector in the United States economy. Turning to index movements, the Nasdaq Composite recorded its biggest weekly decline last week after posting a sharp fall on Friday. Some investors had anxious the pullback in tech stocks might be a harbinger of a correction in the broader market. Read More »

Climate Change Research Trip Cancelled - Too Risky In Warm Weather


Barber said the shifting of thick ice will have implications for ship movements in other areas of the Arctic , including Baffin Bay and parts of the Northwest Passage. David Barber, Expedition Chief Scientist and BaySys Scientific Lead. "I have been in the Arctic for 35 years and this is one of the most incredible experiences I have ever had", he said Monday. Read More »

Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed


Looking a lot better than the other five-door luxury auto that debuted today, Jag's XF Sportbrake sports the same dapperly sinister design from the B-pillar forwards. However, the new BMW 5 Series Touring is arguably the best in this class, and the XF Sportbrake will have to be very impressive if it wants to topple the German vehicle off the top step. Read More »

Fatalities confirmed as huge fire rips through Grenfell Tower in west London


Investigators were working to establish the cause of the blaze. However the BBC reports that 50 people have been taken to a number of London hospitals. The British celebrity chef, whose Jamie's Italian chain has a restaurant at the Westfield London shopping centre near the tower block, also shared his "thoughts, love and prayers" for those affected by the blaze. Read More »

Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence, major aide quit

The newspaper says its sources requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak for Uber. The "Holder Report", prepared by former US Attorney General Eric Holder, is the result of an external investigation into workplace misconduct at the firm from the top down. Read More »

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick steps aside indefinitely

It's hard to put a timeline on this - it may be shorter or longer than we might expect. Upon his announcement, former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm Covington and Burling released their recommendations to Uber , after conducting an independent investigation. Read More »

Sessions Decries "False And Scurrilous Allegations"

SESSIONS: Well, you let me qualify it. He said he never met with, or had conversations with, Russians about election interference. Jeff Sessions knows that. In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former FBI Director James Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. Read More »

Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building

At least 30 people have been taken to five hospitals across the city, the London Ambulance Service said in a statement. Authorities said they were still monitoring the stability of the structure, but firefighters had managed to enter the building and had checked as many as 20 floors for remaining people. Read More »

I never committed tax fraud in Spain - Ronaldo


A statement from the prosecutor's office said that Ronaldo used a "business structure" to hide revenue generation. It added that Ronaldo declared in his tax returns a domestic-source income of 11.5 million euros between 2011-14 when, in reality, it amounted to almost 43 million euros. Read More »

E3 2017: Watch all the game trailers Ubisoft featured today!

Big 5 vs 5 player team battles will have you plundering the high seas with your friends and arming up your ships for combat when this beaut looking adventure sets sail in Fall 2018. These parts can also be obtained digitally. The second installment in the quirky and over-the-top role-playing series will still release on October 17 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Read More »

Microsoft has announced the new Xbox Live Avatars will arrive this Fall


These new Xbox Avatars feature a completely new design aesthetic with more expressive faces and a look that would feel right at home in a Disney or Dreamworks animated feature film. Microsoft's Xbox boss Phil Spencer said a year ago that additional customization options for Xbox Live Avatars were "not far off", when he was requested by users to add wheelchairs to the customization options. Read More »

Massive Fire Engulfs London Tower Block


Matt Kane, who lives in the building next to the Grenfell Tower, said he was woken by screams and sounds of people running. "It's clearly been a devastating fire", he said . The fire is believed to have started around 1:00am, before spreading rapidly throughout the building. "It had completely spread within half an hour". Read More »

Two suspicious deaths are suspected overdoses: Vancouver police


He says the deaths were "sudden and suspicious". A third person needed medical assistance. Police said the area was deemed safe, which allowed first responders to continue investigating the deaths of two adults. A hazmat team from Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services was called to the apartment in the 4000 block of Knight Street shortly after 11 a.m. PT Tuesday, along with police. Read More »