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Portal, Half-Life 2 co-writer Erik Wolpaw has left Valve

He's a writer, and he's worked on huge titles like Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Half-Life. He's working with Double Fine for Psychonauts 2 as well. Along with n...


Cross-party Lords coalition to push for Brexit bill amendments

The House of Lords will not be bullied or "threatened" into writing the Prime Minister a "blank cheque" on Brexit, peers have said, as the upper house starts a ...


SpaceX Successfully Launches First Rocket From Historic NASA Pad

It's also SpaceX's first launch from Florida since their devastating explosion in September a year ago. It was at launch complex 39A that Apollo 11 blast...


Jones pays tribute to Dan Vickerman

In a statement released by the Rugby Football Union, Jones said: "On behalf of the RFU and myself, I would like to send my condolences to Dan Vickerman's fami...


Beam app for Xbox One is rolling out to random Xbox Insiders

While the company usually rules the headlines on the Monday morning of the biggest week in gaming, this year it's putting itself even further ahead of Sony's tr...


Now you can use Google Home to order products through Google Assistant

Starting today, you can shop for your everyday essentials-from paper towels to vitamins. Thanks to this new service, Google Home users can order from more th...


Alphabet's Project Loon internet balloon effort just made a major breakthrough

The use of machine learning as brought the firm " years closer " to rolling out the balloons as it has given researchers much better control over where the ball...


IBM and Visa Tie Up To Turn Everything Into Mobile Payment System

For example, IBM suggests that, in a connected vehicle that uses the Watson IoT Platform, a driver would be alerted when the car's warranty or certification is ...


These Ultra-Rare, $4M Lamborghinis Are Being Recalled For Fire Risks

Also part of the recall are about 5,900 Lamborghini Aventadors, each has a base price of around $400,000. Lamborghini is recalling the Aventador for engine-co...


ZTE to announce the first gigabit phone at MWC

Not that the world hasn't been toying around with the idea. Qualcomm unveiled its first 5G compatible modem - Snapdragon X50 - with gigabit LTE technology a yea...


Astronaut John Glenn to Be Buried at Arlington National Cemetary

US space agency NASA said Glenn died Thursday at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. Glenn made history in 1962 as the first NASA ast...


Wall Street Wins Again as Trump Picks Bankers, Billionaires

There, Republicans are likely to hold only 52 seats, leaving the door open for Democrats to obstruct or delay any tax reform and prevent them from reaching the ...


Microsoft Surface Phone surfaces

Rumors pertaining to the Windows 10 Mobile-powered Surface Phone have been creating quite a bit of stir online in the past few months. This is because one ...


Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Get to Seaward Cave

Multiple Sun and Moon users have posted online to showcase and warn others of the glitch, which reportedly occurs most often when players save their game in ar...


Clinton now leads Trump with over 2m votes

As many as 7,143,347 votes went to third party, write-ins, or independent candidates, the data revealed . In the USA presidents are elected by the Electora...


Microsoft Working on Ultimate Mobile Device: Satya Nadella

Although Microsoft has never confirmed the existence of the Surface Phone, there is no denying that it is one of the most-anticipated devices. Nonetheless, de...


Fatal I-95 Crash: Boy, Volunteer Driver Killed

The driver was transported to the hospital, and their condition as of 4:30 p.m. was still not known. Police said the driver suffered critical injuries. The tr...


Under pressure on USA jobs, Ford tries new gambit with Trump

I owed it to the great State of Kentucky for their confidence in me". "There will be no job impact whatsoever with this move". Trump said in one of two tweet...


Trump's election leaves American Muslims reeling and scared

I want to feel safe. In the aftermath of the terror attacks in Paris one year ago, there was a rise in open racism, hate crimes, and xenophobia directed towards...


Fallout 4: PS4 Mods Caught Guilty Of Cheating

Along with the remaster came the introduction of mod options that pre-installed with the console versions of the game and the promise of introducing more in the...


Nintendo Eases Worry About NES Classic Edition Availability Following High Consumer Demand

This mini-console is basically a smaller version of the original NES , it comes with a select amount of games aimed at gamers who are looking for a bit of nost...


Donald Trump to forfeit $400000 annual salary as President

I have a chance at making America great again; that's the whole focus". During a campaign appearance in Rochester, New Hampshire, last October, the billionair...


Naruto's Friend Sasuke Will Seek To Atone His Sins After The

The episodes that will continue "Naruto" will be about Sasuke Uchiha, Naruto's friendship and rivalry with him. According to an article , the new arc which wil...


Pokemon Sun And Moon May Be Too Big For Its Own Good

Masuda admitted to being surprised at how popular Pokemon Go became. " Pokemon Sun & Moon " is now available on Amazon for gamers who want to pre-order the ...


Microsoft Surface Phone 2017 Release Date Becoming More Likely; Domain Name Registered

It's either the company wants to keep things confidential or the phone actually is inexistent. Microsoft selling off Nokia six months ago raised many eyebro...


Mars lander Schiaparelli probably exploded,…

ESA estimated that the Schiaparelli lander dropped from an altitude of 2-4 kilometers at a speed of greater than 300 km per hour, eventually coming to a halt w...


Manga Creator Eiichiro Oda Removing Sanji From Series? Chapters 845, 846

As Luffy announced that he will be undergoing a hunger strike until Sanji comes back for him, the latter was able to drop down his uncaring face and started to...


FAA Bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From All Flights

Moreover, while in some countries Galaxy Note 7 bans are at the airlines' discretion, in the United States it's now a federal crime to bring a Note 7 onto a...


Single Player DLC For Uncharted 4 Could Debut At PlayStation Experience

Sony will also show off the PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim at the event, as well as multiple PlayStation VR game demos. A short collection of facts and secrets about So...


Third runway at Heathrow given the go ahead

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling called the decision "truly momentous" and said expansion would support commerce and jobs. "We are now exploring the options...


12 more early voting sites open across Mecklenburg County

Alreadym more than 9,000 people in Aiken County cast ballots. Multiple Texas counties reported record-breaking turnout figures on the first day of ...


Images suggest Schiaparelli Mars lander exploded on impact

Although the landing was a failure, overall the mission was a success because the Schiaparelli lander's mothership has been brought into orbit around Mars, wh...


Kickoff time adjusted for Ohio State, Northwestern game

The touchdown throw in overtime gave Barrett his 89th career touchdown passing or rushing, breaking the school record previously held by quarterback Braxton Mil...


3-Alarm Fire at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Building

Ayotte said mutual aid companies assisted in the extinguishment and overhaul of the fire. I knew that we did have sprinkler protection in this building. Eventua...


Some Samsung Top-Load Washing Machines Are at Risk of Coming Apart

The company said consumers with affected models should use the lower-speed delicate cycle when washing those materials. Techradarestimates that the cost of repl...


A Rare Black Moon Will Rise In the Sky on Friday Night

A few days after the Black Moon , a small silver slit will begin to appear, as the crescent moon starts to build. The lunar calendar nearly lines up with E...


Puerto Rico In Sight Of Sprites From Hurricane Matthew Saturday

Vibrant colors were seen dancing during the stormy skies from 400 miles off southwestern Puerto Rico. While lightning struck the Caribbean Seas during the sto...