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Author: 0 Kinect Is Officially Dead

While Kinect was viewed by many in the "hardcore" segment of the gaming population as a gimmick, Microsoft trudged on and tried to improve the sensor in the Xbox One. Microsoft has been quietly winding down Kinect support for years, but it looks like the device has now officially been laid to rest. "That was our goal with the Xbox One launch, but like all product launches, you monitor over time, you learn and adjust".

Research Einstein's note with happiness theory sold for 1.56 mln Dollars
Author: 0 Einstein's note with happiness theory sold for 1.56 mln Dollars

The buyer of the note was a European, according to the Jerusalem-based Winner's Auction. It says: "A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness". The Winner's auction house said Einstein scribbled the note in German to a bellboy while travelling in Japan in 1922 after he did not have cash to give him a tip.

Research GTA V single-player DLC isn't necessary: Rockstar
Author: 0 GTA V single-player DLC isn't necessary: Rockstar

A lot has changed since Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online launched a little over four years ago. But that DLC never came to pass. It wasn't an underwhelming spot to wrap up the narrative, but when keeping story expansions like The Ballad of Gay Tony and The Lost and Damned in mind, it does lead to some questions as to why Grand Theft Auto V didn't receive the same treatment.

Research Advanced Micro Drops 6% Despite Q3 Beat, Higher Year View
Author: 0 Advanced Micro Drops 6% Despite Q3 Beat, Higher Year View

Today's world-class companies share three essential characteristics. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Advanced Micro Devices by 5.9% in the third quarter. The Fund's investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal and Pennsylvania income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management.

Research Singapore Airlines app now accepts Apple Pay and Android Pay
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines app now accepts Apple Pay and Android Pay

Naturally Apple is working to further expand Pay's reach. Apple Pay is transforming mobile payments with an easy and secure way to pay that's fast and convenient. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. With Android Pay and Apple Pay, customers are not required to fill in payment information prior to making a purchase through the carrier's app.

Research Microsoft Drops DOJ Suit After Feds Limit Secret Gag Orders
Author: 0 Microsoft Drops DOJ Suit After Feds Limit Secret Gag Orders

In response to concerns that Microsoft raised in a lawsuit we brought against the USA government in April 2016, and after months advocating for the United States Department of Justice to change its practices, the Department of Justice (DOJ) today established a new policy to address these issues.

Author: 0 The Xbox One X Will Run Xbox 360 Games at Native 4K

The three games that will get fresh enhancements include Halo 3 , Fallout 3 , Assassin's Creed , and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion . Unfortunately for the achievement hunters among us, there will be no achievements added to any original Xbox games.

Author: 0 Eye Catching Stock: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reporting a 50 percent earnings increase in all markets even as global sales remain flat. A rating of 1 or 2 would represent a Buy, and a 3 rating would signify a Hold on the stock. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -5.80%. The ATR (Average True Range) value is 0.32. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock.

Research The 4.0 firmware update on Switch secretly unlocked GameCube controller support
Author: 0 The 4.0 firmware update on Switch secretly unlocked GameCube controller support

All in all, they are a mixed blessing, these GameCube controllers. Since Nintendo made the Switch compatible with GameCube and didn't release the information, could this mean they're planning something to utilize the controllers? Now, with a week's worth of digging, it's been discovered that the update added another ability that went unnoticed: GameCube controller support .

Research Amazon's Kindle app gets a major update
Author: 0 Amazon's Kindle app gets a major update

The new app is available for download now on iOS and coming soon to Android. The app is designed for the iPhone and all iPad models. With the new Kindle app, it is easier to get to what you want. The biggest upgrade to the app is more meaningful integration of Goodreads, the social reading network Amazon snapped up back in 2013. Reading is better when you can discuss it with friends.

Research Russian Federation slams USA for 'Dresden-like' bombings on Raqqa
Author: 0 Russian Federation slams USA for 'Dresden-like' bombings on Raqqa

Russian Major-General Igor Konashenkov said about 200,000 people had lived in Raqqa before war erupted in Syria, and less than 45,000 people remained there today. But he complained Russian requests for aid to be given to Syrians in other parts of the country had been rejected by the West. The immediate allocation of millions of dollars and euros for Raqqa, Senator Klintsevich said, is another example of how the US-led coalition uses double standards in Syria, differentiating between ...

Research Demand for Hawking Thesis Shuts Down Cambridge University Website
Author: 0 Demand for Hawking Thesis Shuts Down Cambridge University Website

A release from the university describes the young Hawking as a "then little-known 24-year-old Cambridge postgraduate". " By making my PhD thesis Open Access, I hope to inspire people around the world to look up at the stars and not down at their feet; to wonder about our place in the universe and to try and make sense of the cosmos ", said Professor Hawking.

Research Facebook tests removing publishers from News Feed-unless they pay
Author: 0 Facebook tests removing publishers from News Feed-unless they pay

People likely stuck to the main News Feed, content with posts from family and friends, and didn't visit the test area where posts appear from media pages they like. More broadly, "it's impossible to forget just how vital [Facebook] has become for media and news distribution", he added. We will hear what people say about the experience to understand if it's an idea worth pursuing any further.

Author: 0 Kaspersky hopes independent review will restore trust in its software

In a statement released by the company , founder Eugene Kaspersky said , "We want to show how we're completely open and transparent". An independent review of the company's source code by Q1 2018 will be followed by similar audits of its software updates and threat detection rules.

Author: 0 Apple, Samsung head back to court to re-decide design infringement damages

At first, Samsung was ordered to pay Apple as much as $1 billion but throughout many appeals, Samsung's lawyers managed to cut that number down to $400 million. Either way, we should hear more over the next week, as Apple and Samsung lawyers meet to propose a new trial date. The federal judge signed an order instructing the two companies to return to court and said that the onus would be on Apple to make its case.

Research Animal Crossing Mobile Nintendo Direct set for October 24
Author: 0 Animal Crossing Mobile Nintendo Direct set for October 24

However, given the date of this Direct we hope it'll be much sooner than that. Animal Crossing for mobile was first announced back in April 2016 and it was initially supposed to be one of Nintendo's first big mobile games in the first quarter of 2017.

Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ release date moved forward to 26 January

The story mode will feature a " LINK System " that lets you embody multiple characters and witness events from different perspectives. These strategical choices will have an overall impact over the fighting abilities for future fights, so choose wisely.

Research Nintendo 3DS XL SNES Classic edition
Author: 0 Nintendo 3DS XL SNES Classic edition

The system comes with a full game download for Super Mario Kart - one of the games loaded onto the SNES Classic - which older-model 3DS systems are unable to play. The U.S. version will sport the classic blue and grey motif. You can pre-order it now via Amazon . Nintendo is keen to cash in on nostalgia by bringing back the retro consoles in miniature form.

Research Porsche 911 Carrera T revealed
Author: 0 Porsche 911 Carrera T revealed

You'll also find nylon door-opening loops instead of proper handles, plus thinner, lighter glass for the rear windscreen and side-rear panes. On the inside, Porsche has confirmed the 911 T will boast a shortened gear lever with embossed shift pattern in red, and seat centres made of Sport-Tex material.

Author: 0 Essential Phone is now $200 Cheaper in the US

The Essential PH-1 smartphone was officially launched in June 2017 with an estimated shipping date of three weeks, but the phone did not reach the consumer's hands until the end of August. According to a report on TechCrunch the company is providing a discount to take all the available space left in a market dominated by brands such as Apple and Samsung.

Author: 0 Tesla Building Electric Car Factory In China

Despite being the first foreign vehicle maker to be granted the right of owning its own factory, it's unlikely that the company will be able to escape from the 25 percent import tariff. Details of the deal, as reported Sunday morning by the Wall Street Journal , are still being worked out. Tesla is now working with the Shanghai government about details of the deal's announcement, such as timing, the report noted.

Research Can We Expect a OnePlus 5T? Leaks Say so!
Author: 0 Can We Expect a OnePlus 5T? Leaks Say so!

Strictly speaking about the OnePlus 5T, the fingerprint sensor moves from the front (as on previous devices) to the rear, above the OnePlus logo. A leaked render of OnePlus 5T revealed a larger, almost bezel-less smartphone with a larger screen that is tipped to go against other flagships like the iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and Google Pixel 2.

Research Linux on Galaxy | SEAP - SEAP
Author: 0 Linux on Galaxy | SEAP - SEAP

However, there are no actual launch details of new Galaxy S9 series but there are still some rumors about the specs of new Galaxy S flagship phones. "Linux on Galaxy is made even more powerful because it is DeX-enabled, giving developers the ability to create content on a large screen, powered only by their mobile device".

Research Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) Under Analyst Spotlight
Author: 0 Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) Under Analyst Spotlight

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVEO) has accumulated 4.56% over the course of one week. Amid volatile financial markets and the presidential election, various investment brokerages have made amendments to their price targets and ratings on shares of Winnebago Industries, Inc .

Research Man Dressed As Pikachu Jumps White House Barrier To Become YouTube Famous
Author: 0 Man Dressed As Pikachu Jumps White House Barrier To Become YouTube Famous

Combs, who told officers he was unarmed before climbing, ignored orders from police and stated warning signs urging him to stop climbing before he was arrested. A backpack he has was investigated by bomb technicians and later cleared by police. Combs, charged with one count of misdemeanour unlawful entry, could not be reached for comment.

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Author: 0 "Orionids" meteor shower peaks early Sunday morning

Cooke told space.com that Orion is best visible around 2AM in the month of October and the best viewing will be on October 21 and 22. The meteor shower is caused by particles that are dispersed by Comet 1P/Halley, better known as Halley's Comet.