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THQ Nordic Buys Deep Silver and Koch Media for €121 Million

Deep Silver is also a publishing partner for many games, including the recently released Kingdom Come Deliverance , and some upcoming projects like Bloodsta...


SpaceX reveals why Falcon Heavy central booster crashed into the sea

Last week's Falcon Heavy launch saw the two side boosters come down side by side at Landing Zones 1 and 2 at Cape Canaveral, while the middle booster attemp...


NASA just published the farthest-ever images taken in space

New Horizons will fly about three times closer to MU69 than it did to Pluto in July 2015, allowing the spacecraft's cameras to provide a more detailed look at t...


VLC 3.0 released: Chromecast, 8K, HDR, Android PiP, iPhone X optimization

You will now be able to stream content from your Android device to your HDTV over Chromecast. Right now, VLC's Chromecast support is only available for Window...


Winter Olympics will miss star power of Lindsey Vonn when she's gone

She also won super-G bronze at Vancouver 2010 . Vonn's only regret is that her grandfather, Don Kildow, won't be able to watch her compete in the country in ...


Pioneering research reveals what first modern Briton looked like

The results indicate that Cheddar Man had blue eyes, dark coloured curly hair and "dark to black" skin pigmentation. Tottenham MP David Lammy, who is black,...


Twitter Earnings Show User Growth Suffered Due to Fake Accounts, Russian Meddling

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. While Twitter's United States revenue dropped 8% ...


Look for a lobster emoji to surface this year

Is there an emoji missing that you want? Maine's state crustacean will soon be one of the "emoji" pictograms available for electronic messaging. Android relea...


Here's What's Coming in PS4 System Software 5.50 Update

A select few people, starting today, have access to the beta program and all of its awesome new features that Sony has chose to share with us today via a sne...


Amid increased tension, Pakistan troops resort to heavy shelling along LoC

The shelling across the LoC comes two days after Border Security Force personnel in Samba district foiled an infiltration bid from across the International Bord...


Google completes $1.1 billion acquisition of HTC hardware team members

It means that Google now owns a major chunk of HTC, and soon all the HTC employees under the deal will be joining Google. While some of its smartphone talent ...


'Super Blue Blood Moon' triple threat occurs pre-dawn Wednesday

While Floridians will be able to catch a glimpse, Hochhalter recommended heading to the beach to get the best experience. But have you heard of a Super, Blue B...


Apple to launch four new iPhones this year?

For example, Murata Manufacturing has been churning out its MetroCirc circuit boards - key to making the phones as thin as they are - around the clock since e...


Microsoft disables Spectre patch after bugs reported

Microsoft told ZDNet it's now waiting for Intel to release the fixed firmware version after determining "system stability can in some circumstances cause ...


SpaceX sets historic first Falcon Heavy launch for February 6

Musk tweeted out the flight is aimed for February 6 from Apollo launchpad 39A at Cape Kennedy. Musk has repeatedly warned there's a good chance the new rocke...


India marks 69th Republic Day with colourful parade

According to Saran, all the ASEAN leaders had expressed admiration for India's growth story, and some had even sought details on use of the Aadhaar card and o...


Padmaavat: Tepid response to bandh call in Guj; film not shown

In Gujarat, a bandh call given by Karni Sena and other anti- Padmavaat organisations evoked a mixed response. Shopkeepers in Udaipur are apprehensive of the agg...


What we know after a bruising day at the Wanderers

Though Amla and Elgar batted bravely‚ the Indian quick bowling quartet of Bhuveneshwar Kumar‚ Ishant Sharma‚ Bumrah and Mohammed Shami did not attack the stum...


Apple reworking iBooks app to get back into the digital books

This new app will have tabs where you can view the books you're now reading, along with a tab dedicated to audiobooks . The company has hired a former Audible ...


Remembering 'father of South African jazz' Hugh Masekela

He released over 40 albums and toured in South Africa and internationally until late in 2017. The world-renowned trumpeters involvement in the struggle against ...


Reliance Jio's Republic day 2018 offer

There is no daily limit for the 98-rupee plan. Besides, Jio has also added an entry-level plan for Rs 98 that's offering 2GB of data with a validity of 28 da...


Apple HomePod Review: Apple, is this all you've got?

The HomePod also is far more expensive than Amazon's highest-end Echo speaker , the $150 Echo Plus, which is more focused on smart home setup than audio. T...


Instagram introduces GIF stickers into Stories as rivalry with Snapchat intensifies

It only takes a couple of steps beyond adding a "normal" sticker to your photo or video. We love the new changes that have come to the Gboard iOS app, because...


Intel: Don't Deploy Our Faulty Spectre Patches

At the issue's outbreak, Intel advised hardware partners to stop issuing updates for unpatched devices, but not to recall the updates they had already issued....


Google's warning to mobile publishers: Slow-loading pages will see reduced rank

The company announced an upcoming "speed update" to search, which will put some slower loading pages lower down in search results on mobile devices. Google sa...


WhatsApp introduces Business app

How to begin with WhatsApp Business? Here's a quick look. Further, there's no need to download anything new. If you own a small business and want to use Wh...


Nick Kyrgios keeps his cool to overcome unusual distractions at Australian Open

Yelling in French at the offending fan, Tsonga ignored the chair umpire's warnings to calm down and was given a code violation for unsportsmanlike conduct. Will...


Nintendo Introduces the Labo Cardboard Kits for Switch

Here's how it works: "With each Nintendo Labo kit , kids can transform modular sheets of cardboard - specially created to interact with the Nintendo Switch c...


Corbynistas Tighten Their Grip on UK Labour Party

Close ally Emily Thornberry also suggested the party would shift its position if public opinion turned dramatically against leaving the bloc. The poll, which ...


Ford hikes investment in electrification to $11B

Also, it appears the electric crossover may not carry not the "Model E" name, thought to be the working label for a future lineup of compact hybrid, plug-in hyb...


She's Back! 2019 Ford Ranger Debuts In Detroit At NAIAS

Ford has said production will begin later this year and that it will come equipped with a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, 10-speed auto transmission and high-stre...


Karen Gillan Wraps Filming 'Avengers' Sequels in Atlanta, Georgia

If the report concerning the actress' involvement in the film is true, it will be the first time a Nigerian-born actor will appear in a Hollywood superhero movi...


Huawei's AT&T U.S. smartphone deal collapses

Huawei's legal victory comes days after it was dealt a setback in its efforts to expand sales in the USA when, according to media reports , a planned deal...


Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze On Switch

With a tentative date of "spring", Donkey Kong will swing into the craziness of Mario + Rabbid: Kingdom Battle only on the Nintendo Switch . Alternatively, t...


Kirby Star Allies Gets Nintendo Switch Release Date

People can use the Joy-Cons HD Rumble to feel the unique song each creature has, then use motion controls to match it and sing with them. This new Tennis ti...


Google buys a firm that turns screens into speakers

The system by Cambridge-based Redux could eliminate the need for small speakers to be used in mobile phones. No financial details of the acquisition are present...


SpaceX Aims to Test Fire Falcon Heavy This Week

SpaceX is pushing back on claims that the Falcon 9 rocket suffered an alleged malfunction following its launch from Cape Canaveral on Sunday. "We do not comme...


Astronomical oops: Japanese astronaut didn't grow nine centimetres after all

Japanese and United States astronauts Norishige Kanai and Scott Tingle arrived at the ISS on December 19, 2017. "My height's been measured here in space and...


Overwatch League-Twitch Deal Worth At Least $90M

It came down to the wire, but the Overwatch League has secured a multi-year distribution deal with Twitch . The skins were released today by Blizzard , wit...


Vivo beats Apple and Samsung to the top smartphone feature of 2018

Synaptics has said the sensor takes just 0.7-seconds to authenticate the fingerprint and that seems to have played out in various hands-on tests at CES. In all...