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Author: 0 Nintendo Direct Mini: Everything Announced On Jan. 11

The Direct opens the announcement of a Switch port of The World Ends With You , a Square Enix JRPG - not one of their largest brands, but a highly-respected title that has a history on Nintendo platforms nonetheless. If you missed out on 2014's Hyrule Warriors , the Definitive Edition is on the way with content from both the Wii U and 3DS versions this spring. Retro Studio's take on Donkey Kong also gets the same treatment.

Sci-tech SpaceX launches secret satellite tv for pc on first flight of yr
Author: 0 SpaceX launches secret satellite tv for pc on first flight of yr

The rocket's second stage propels the satellite into orbit. For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night. Results from the firing will be analyzed ahead of Falcon Heavy's demonstration flight around the "end of the month", according to CEO Elon Musk. SpaceX did not report any problems with the launch; however, while the company usually announces a successful launch regardless of the classification of the payload, no confirmation was ...

Sci-tech Yep, that long-rumored Assassin's Creed Rogue remaster is real
Author: 0 Yep, that long-rumored Assassin's Creed Rogue remaster is real

Assassin's Creed: Rogue Remastered will come packed with all previously released DLC as well, including the " The Armor of Sir Gunn " and " The Siege of Fort de Sable " bonus missions. Assassin's Creed Rogue debuted in November 2014 as a farewell letter from the series to past generation platforms. Assassin's Creed Rogue tells the unique story of Shay Patrick Cormac an Assassin who become disillusioned with the way of the brotherhood after a disastrous event with an artifact.

Sci-tech House votes to renew NSA spying, rejects reform push
Author: 0 House votes to renew NSA spying, rejects reform push

The White House had said it supported the underlying surveillance bill but strongly opposed Amash's amendment. But under the eavesdropping authorized by the law's Section 702 , the NSA incidentally collects a lot of communications of Americans without individual warrants.

Sci-tech House OKs Surveillance Renewal, Rejects Warrant Amendment
Author: 0 House OKs Surveillance Renewal, Rejects Warrant Amendment

If the legislation passes in its current form, the Senate is expected to quickly take it up before the law authorizing the program expires on January 19. Just a day prior, the White House offered its support for the reauthorization. Rep. Mark Meadows, who is backing an amendment - opposed by the White House - to make major changes to the FISA bill, said the President's tweets have "given people pause".

Sci-tech Hacker accused of recording minors having sex, stealing data
Author: 0 Hacker accused of recording minors having sex, stealing data

The alleged crimes, outlined in a 16-count indictment , occurred from 2003 until early 2017. The DoJ claimed he also installed Fruitfly on computers in private enterprises, schools, a police department and even the government, including one machine at a subsidiary of the US Department of Energy.

Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey DLC finally brings back Luigi

Why not drop them on the new outfits coming to the game? "A new mini-game called Balloon World is coming to one of the highest-rated games of all time". What's more, the update will also include new outfits (Sunshine Shades & Outfit, Musician Hat & Outfit, and Knight Helmet & Armor) and new filters for Snapshot Mode.

Author: 0 Dark Souls Remastered Coming to Nintendo Switch This May

Original: Ahead of a Nintendo Direct today, reports have surfaced that Dark Souls is being remastered for current generation consoles. This will be the first time that the franchise sees a release on a Nintendo platform. This is in addition to the Nintendo Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered revealed during the surprise Direct event. The game will also be the first title in the series to feature a story mode, complete with missions and boss battles, since the Game Boy Advance ...

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch Getting Remake of Classic DS RPG
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Getting Remake of Classic DS RPG

Play as Link, Zelda, Midna, Skull Kid and dozens more in action-packed battles at home or on the go. This new version launches for Nintendo Switch in spring". Aces follows Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash , which came to Wii U in 2015. Players worldwide will be ranked online. Not only does this game look hauntingly handsome, but it apparently uses Nintendo's HD rumble to help players "sing" along with other creatures in the game.

Author: 0 Final Remix Announced For Switch, Release Date 2018

There are additional details on downloadable content for Super Mario Odyssey , Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle and Pokemon Tournament DX . The new version will support the CRIME.NET feature, which enables you and up to three other like-minded players to team up locally for the ultimate job.

Sci-tech Facebook is testing a new section to emphasize local news
Author: 0 Facebook is testing a new section to emphasize local news

Social media platform, Facebook , on Wednesday announced its new feature aimed at disseminating local news to its users. The move comes as part of the social network's Journalism Project announced in January past year which aimed to counter the spread of fake news on its platform and build out local news partnerships .

Sci-tech Refreshed, 2019 Ford Edge Unveiled, Along With An All-New ST Model
Author: 0 Refreshed, 2019 Ford Edge Unveiled, Along With An All-New ST Model

Drivers can also manually shift using the steering wheel-mounted SelectShift paddle shifters while firmly positioned in unique Edge ST seating with additional bolstering. Owners of the Edge generally aren't weekend warriors and don't have multiple vehicles, said Jonathan Crocker, vehicle engineering manager. The Edge ST promises improved handling and braking with an ST-tuned suspension.

Sci-tech U.S. spy satellite believed to be lost
Author: 0 U.S. spy satellite believed to be lost

Shotwell said in her Tuesday statement that the company "does not anticipate any impact on the upcoming launch schedule" since the data reviewed so far "indicates that no design, operational or other changes are needed". And as soon as April, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy will be used in the U.S. Air Force's Space Test Program-2 mission, which is comprised of military and scientific research satellites .

Sci-tech Facebook to shut down its virtual assistant 'M'
Author: 0 Facebook to shut down its virtual assistant 'M'

The assistant digital assistant essentially stayed out of sight and watched the conversations users would have and then insert suggestions when it found something relevant. Starting on January 20, all users will only have access to M suggestions, which can now be used for making plans, sending stickers through the Messenger app, and receiving suggestions for payments.

Sci-tech Google combines Android Pay and Google Wallet; Tez unaffected
Author: 0 Google combines Android Pay and Google Wallet; Tez unaffected

With this new system, your payment information will be saved in your Google account and will then be available to use everywhere you use Google products. In a blog post, the company mentioned that they've worked hard to make shopping experiences, "experiences simpler, safer, and more consistent". First partners for Google Pay are Airbnb , Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse and Instacart.

Sci-tech Mobile's aggressive new smartphone promo includes high-profile iPhone X
Author: 0 Mobile's aggressive new smartphone promo includes high-profile iPhone X

The BOGO deal is available on the Apple iPhone 8 (64GB), iPhone 7 , and iPhone 7 Plus, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S8 , and the LG G6 , V30, and V30+. T-Mobile has announced three new deals to start off the new year including a Buy One, Get One promo on the iPhone. It's a complicated system, but it's better than the deals from Verizon or AT&T, since you get your rebate within two months, after which you can cancel the new line you activated, or even pay off your phones and leave ...

Sci-tech Overwatch League's Streaming Deal With Twitch Reportedly Worth At Least $90M
Author: 0 Overwatch League's Streaming Deal With Twitch Reportedly Worth At Least $90M

Twitch has secured the exclusive rights to livestream the Overwatch League's first two seasons for a reported $90 million. The fact the deal was struck so late could affect viewing numbers, said one analyst. Twitch says it is: "Developing innovative rewards for fans, which will bestow the league's most steadfast viewers with Overwatch League in-game items".

Sci-tech SanDisk Unveils World's Smallest 1TB and 256GB USB Flash Drives
Author: 0 SanDisk Unveils World's Smallest 1TB and 256GB USB Flash Drives

The flash drive also supports Universal Serial Bus Type C (USB-C) connection. It's a USB 3.1 Gen 1 drive with read speeds of up to 130MB/s. It has a Type-C interface. It can also be accessed wirelessly using the built-in 1x1 802.11ac/n WLAN radio. In addition to the 2TB version for $799, the My Passport Wireless SSD is also available with 250GB for $249, 500GB for $299, or 1TB for $449.

Sci-tech LG's 65-Inch OLED TV Can Be Rolled Up, Hidden Away
Author: 0 LG's 65-Inch OLED TV Can Be Rolled Up, Hidden Away

LG OLED technology has created a new high-end category of displays that delivers an awe-inspiring picture with flawless blacks and incredible color, even from wide viewing angles, unlike any LCD and LED display. The original development was in 18-inch size though had similar foldable form-factor as of the new 65-inch panel to bring portability to new levels. The incredible video experience, featuring impactful natural wonders such as forest, glacier, waterfall, blizzard and others, is ...

Sci-tech CES 2018: Dell introduces new laptops, monitors and portable Thunderbolt 3 SSDs
Author: 0 CES 2018: Dell introduces new laptops, monitors and portable Thunderbolt 3 SSDs

In terms of specifications and features the 2018 Dell XPS 15 comes with a brand new design. Dell had launched the current-gen XPS 15 (9560) in India several months after its debut in the U.S. To increase convenience and productivity, Dell also introduced a software solution that enables wireless integration between Dell PCs and smartphones (iOS and Android).

Sci-tech CES 2018: Newest Moto Mod is a QWERTY keyboard
Author: 0 CES 2018: Newest Moto Mod is a QWERTY keyboard

The company behind the mod originally planned to include a 1,750mAh battery into the mod, but when they unveiled it at CES 2018, they did not mention about the battery which we are assuming will not come with the final product. Basically, the Lenovo Vital Moto Mod is a health accessory which will keep an accurate track on key vital signs like respiratory rate, Pulse Ox, core body temperature and systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

Sci-tech Google Assistant Comes to Android Auto
Author: 0 Google Assistant Comes to Android Auto

Google Assistant can do a ton of things these days and as the list of compatible services and products continues to grow , especially given all the CES announcements , keeping track of all the available commands is pretty much impossible.

Sci-tech A Highly Classified Spy Satellite Has Been Destroyed. Probably
Author: 0 A Highly Classified Spy Satellite Has Been Destroyed. Probably

It's shooting for even more flights in 2018. The multibillion-dollar satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday. SpaceX televised the launch and landing of the first stage, but did not provide coverage of the second stage firing or orbital insertion of the satellite, as it often does, because of the classified nature of the mission.

Sci-tech Vuzix Launches Alexa-Enabled Digital Glasses
Author: 0 Vuzix Launches Alexa-Enabled Digital Glasses

Vuzix unveiled at CES a new pair of smart glasses to deliver augmented reality content from connected smartphones and computers. Amazon is pushing for Alexa to be integrated into pretty much everything , from cars to fridges, thanks to providing developers with the tools to easily fit the virtual assistant into their devices.

Sci-tech Smoking iPhone battery forces evacuation at Zurich store
Author: 0 Smoking iPhone battery forces evacuation at Zurich store

An overheated and smoking iPhone battery forced the evacuation of about 50 people from an Apple Store in Zurich on Tuesday and left an employee slightly injured, police said. It has been feeling the heat over its throttling of old iPhones and has apologized by offering users battery replacements for $29. Marco Bisa of the Zurich police office says store staff "responded well and correctly" by sprinkling quartz sand on the overheating battery to contain the smoke, then opening ventilation ...

Sci-tech Norishige Kanai: Astronaut Grows 3.5 Inches in 3 Weeks in Space
Author: 0 Norishige Kanai: Astronaut Grows 3.5 Inches in 3 Weeks in Space

This is what happened to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Norishige Kanai on the International Space Station. Lt Kanai tweeted: "Good morning, everybody". Because their vertebrae aren't being bunched together as tightly as they are on Earth, they can suddenly float apart, leading to the change in height.

Sci-tech Lenovo Mirage Solo is a standalone VR headset, Daydream capable
Author: 0 Lenovo Mirage Solo is a standalone VR headset, Daydream capable

Lenovo also launches the Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream , which can capture 180 degrees of VR video to watch on the Solo. Essentially, there's a flagship smartphone packed inside of the Mirage Solo. Yep, it's the same experience, so there's zero learning curve if you already know your way around. The headset has a 2560 x 1440 resolution, which should prove pretty sharp, and a 110-degree field of view, which is a bit wider than the Samsung Gear VR but not quite as much as the HTC ...

Sci-tech Over 300 New Overwatch League Skins Available Now In-Game
Author: 0 Over 300 New Overwatch League Skins Available Now In-Game

Fans can buy skins of their favourite teams with League Tokens. You'll find the skins by clicking on each of the 12 Overwatch League team names-one for each of Overwatch's 26 heroes, which adds up to 312 different skins. "Blizzard has cut it fine by announcing Twitch as its streaming partner for the Overwatch League just a day before the start of the competition in Los Angeles on 10 January", said Piers Harding-Rolls, head of games research at analyst IHS Markit.

Author: 0 Smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensor showcased at CES 2018

However, Vivo's new revolutionary technology will allow company to develop slimmer handsets as they will no more need additional space to incorporate separate module like for the metal-based finger-print sensor. Vivo is now showcasing the next level of this technology at CES 2018 . In all likelihood, Vivo will opt for an under display fingerprint sensor for the bottom half of the display.

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