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Hi-Tech 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Release Time: Here's when the full game unlocks
Author: 0 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Release Time: Here's when the full game unlocks

Bioware and EA's Mass Effect Andromeda , the fourth entry in the series, is due out tomorrow- but if you want your appetite whetted until then, we have you covered. In any case, it's always best to run game with the latest drivers, which in this case are the new 378.92. This can not be helped as those that got an early access on the game confirmed that Mass Effect Andromeda is a failure in graphics.

Hi-Tech Badgers prep for Villanova
Author: 0 Badgers prep for Villanova

SC head coach Frank Martin shouts to his team during the first half against Marquette in a first-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017 . Hayes admits that seeing his college career draw to a close has motivated him to step up his game. If the Badgers lead down the stretch, don't expect the pressure of pulling off the upset will be too much.

Hi-Tech Donald Trump wiretapping joke overshadows meet with Merkel
Author: 0 Donald Trump wiretapping joke overshadows meet with Merkel

For most of the 30 minutes in the East Room, Merkel was stony-faced as Trump ripped into Washington's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not paying for their "fair share" for transatlantic defense and demanded "fair and reciprocal trade" deals.

Hi-Tech UK Government Pulls Youtube Ads Amid Extremism Concerns
Author: 0 UK Government Pulls Youtube Ads Amid Extremism Concerns

In a blog post published Friday , Google said it had "heard from our advertisers and agencies loud and clear". The move follows a number of brands in the United Kingdom and Australia being found to be unwittingly placing ads next to ISIS, white supremacist and pornographic content.

Hi-Tech Google Reduces JPEG Image File Sizes by 35 Percent
Author: 0 Google Reduces JPEG Image File Sizes by 35 Percent

These zoomed-in images show the original at left, Guetzli compression in the middle, and an alternative called libjpeg at right. Secondly, Guetzli would seem set to have a significant resource footprint compared to the long-established image compression libraries now in use (mostly over Apache or other Linux-based frameworks).

Hi-Tech Intel To Buy Assisted Driving Tech Firm Mobileye for $15.3 Billion
Author: 0 Intel To Buy Assisted Driving Tech Firm Mobileye for $15.3 Billion

The technology that Intel and MobilEye are working on won't just be limited to BMW cars, though. The company has a market cap of $13.49 billion , a PE ratio of 132.22 and a beta of 0.97. The deal is the largest by any technology vendor in the burgeoning autonomous vehicle market. Ford Motor Co. said last month that it bought majority ownership of an artificial-intelligence startup called Argo AI as part of plans to invest $1 billion in the company.

Hi-Tech Sonos makes a second play for your TV with Playbase
Author: 0 Sonos makes a second play for your TV with Playbase

One of them has a sound bar that slightly obscures the bottom of the screen. This means you'll be able to control it via the Sonos app, or select partner apps, like Spotify, and you'll have access to over 80 music services. All TVs come with optical outputs for optical cables, he noted, and optical cables are thinner and lighter than HDMI cables. Will the Playbase re-energise the sound base category? Looking to upgrade your home theater audio but can't decide between a full surround-sound ...

Hi-Tech EPA head Scott Pruitt denies that carbon dioxide causes global warming
Author: 0 EPA head Scott Pruitt denies that carbon dioxide causes global warming

Not so, according to Exxon's own research team in 1977, as Inside Climate News reported in its expose in 2015: "In the first place, there is general scientific agreement that the most likely manner in which mankind is influencing the global climate is through carbon dioxide release from the burning of fossil fuels", Black told Exxon's Management Committee, according to a written version he recorded later.

Hi-Tech Forecast: 2 to 4 inches of snow expected Friday
Author: 0 Forecast: 2 to 4 inches of snow expected Friday

Northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Final amounts will be 2 to 4 inches in the city, with 4 to 6 inches north of the city and on the East End of Long Island. West wind 9 to 15 miles per hour. In the near future however, we could see some rain Thursday night into Friday , perhaps up to a quarter-inch. Friday: A chance of snow after noon.

Hi-Tech Google is going after cable with its own streaming service, YouTube TV
Author: 0 Google is going after cable with its own streaming service, YouTube TV

Like other similar services , you'll be able to stream YouTube TV to pretty much any device with a screen and internet connection: connected TVs and set-top boxes, phones, tablets, and computers. Turner Broadcasting channels, including CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1, are excluded from the service. YouTube Now's pricing will make it hard/impossible for YouTube to turn a profit, given the carriage fees it has to shell out for the four big networks, but YouTube ...

Hi-Tech Uttar Pradesh records over 37 per cent voting by one pm
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh records over 37 per cent voting by one pm

Polling stations with defective EVMs functioned long after 3 pm, the official closing time. Of the total 1,643 polling stations, where polling was being held on Saturday, 837 polling stations have been identified as hyper sensitive and 529 as sensitive by the Election Commission (EC).

Author: 0 Google Denies Claims on Cheaper Pixel Models, Says Pixel 2 will…

It was only a couple of days ago when we heard Rick Osterloh saying there won't be any new Pixel laptop at the moment. The only new feature , according to the changelist, allows Android users to access Cortana from the lock screen. Just tap the Google Assistant icon in the compose box and Assistant will be there to assist. Although Google Allo, the mobile messaging network that Google launched last September to compete with other networks like WhatsApp, among others.

Hi-Tech Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Review Roundup
Author: 0 Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Review Roundup

At GDC today, Nintendo's Satoru Takizawa, one of Breath of the Wild's designers, divulged some new information about some of the concepts that led up to the current game . Once you have a good spot take your amiibo and place it on the right Joy-Con near the thumbstick. Buying the Nintendo Switch isn't going to be all that exciting if it weren't for this game .

Hi-Tech Five trends at Mobile World Congress
Author: 0 Five trends at Mobile World Congress

The Nokia 3310 has 16MB of built-in memory which can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card, sports a 2MP camera with LED flash, a 2.4-inch QVGA display and a 1200mAh battery. Here's a look at some notable devices that stole the headlines in the last few days. The KEYone will run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor and Adreno 506 GPU, and will come with Quick Charge 3.0 technology for its 3,505 mAH battery.

Author: 0 First LTE-U Devices Get Approved by the FCC

As a result of the FCC LTE-U authorization, other carriers also are likely to begin deployments as a means of boosting network capacity. In order to take advantage of the speed boost from LTE-U, however, customers will need a compatible device - of which there aren't any now on the market.

Author: 0 Become a homeowner in The Elder Scrolls Online with today's free update

Locations like Seyda Neen and Vivec City have been recreated in The Elder Scrolls Online engine, and the video also contains some of the new armour and weapons that'll be in the 6 June expansion. You'll get to experience the world as it was 700 years before the events of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind . Travel from the volcanic Ashlands to the mushroom filled forests and walk the streets of Vivec City, still under construction at this point in time.

Hi-Tech IOS 10.3 Will Make Things Easier For AirPods Users
Author: 0 IOS 10.3 Will Make Things Easier For AirPods Users

Much like Find My iPhone , the feature will illustrate the last place a user's AirPods were active and connected to an iOS device. The third beta of iOS 10.3 comes only two weeks after the second beta was released, as Apple ramps up for the upccoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, Calif., in June.

Hi-Tech Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood adds Samurai job, opening movie
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood adds Samurai job, opening movie

According to Yoshida, the goal of the " Final Fantasy XIV " development team is to release the Square Enix RPG to as many video game console possible. Here's hoping something gets worked out, because playing a high-quality MMORPG like Final Fantasy XIV on the go would be kind of unbelievable. The new hub for players is a port town named Kugane, with Shirogane being a new residential area .

Author: 0 Revised Immigration Travel Ban Will be Introduced Soon Says President Trump

But one might expect that during the five or six days that the 9th Circuit was deliberating, court clerks and staff would corroborate the assertion in Trump's executive order that "numerous foreign-born individuals [from these seven countries] have been convicted or implicated in terrorism-related crimes since 9/11".

Author: 0 Moto G5 Plus renders show a familiar style

If you've been keeping up with the myriad Moto G5 leaks over the past couple of weeks, you already know virtually everything there is to know about the new smartphones. The smartphone is said to have 8GB of internal storage and 2350 mAh battery . It is expected to be fuelled by either a 3,080mAh battery or a 3,000mAh battery with Turbo Charging support.

Hi-Tech Despite rumors, evacuations below Lake Oroville remain in effect
Author: 0 Despite rumors, evacuations below Lake Oroville remain in effect

Officials from the California Department of Water Resources are set to inspect an erosion scar on the spillway at the dam on Lake Oroville , about 150 miles north-east of San Francisco. "Immediate evacuation from the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream is ordered". Authorities ordered evacuation from low-lying areas of Oroville, Yuba and other towns downstream from Oroville Dam on Sunday, citing a "hazardous situation" at the tallest dam in the US.

Hi-Tech AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile Lower on Verizon's Return to Unlimited Data
Author: 0 AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile Lower on Verizon's Return to Unlimited Data

And unlike T-Mobile or Sprint's plans, which limit video resolution to 480p, Verizon's will allow for streaming videos in high definition. T-Mobile's plan goes to 26GB. Sloan says carriers will kick you off your plan. Additionally, customers must use AutoPay. The move is in response to several of Verizon's competitors who have also reintroduced unlimited data plans .

Hi-Tech Toyota's 2018 Tundra and Sequoia gain TRD Sport upgrades, new safety tech
Author: 0 Toyota's 2018 Tundra and Sequoia gain TRD Sport upgrades, new safety tech

The 2018 Tundra gets Toyota Safety Sense as standard, bundling a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Auto High Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. Customers will be able to choose between 4x2 and 4x4 on the TRD Sport. Inside, the Toyota RAV4 Adventure gets a leather-wrapped shift knob, Adventure doorsill protectors, all-weather mats with the Adventure logo and unique interior trim pieces.

Author: 0 Google strikes on apps lacking privacy policy

In the primary YouTube app, the option to save online videos is limited. You'll need to verify the YouTube Go app by text message when you first set it up - like you would with an app like WhatsApp or Google Allo. Named as YouTube Go , the app itself is about 8MB in size, giving an indication of what the developers have in mind. The download will resume automatically once the phone has internet access.

Author: 0 PS4 Pro 'Boost Mode' could revamp older games

It appears the mode may not work with every game flawlessly, as users are told to turn the feature off in the event there is any "unexpected behavior during gameplay". Also in that update , one of the most requested features for PS4: support for USB 3.0 external hard drives. At the moment, it remains unclear when Sony will officially launch Firmware 4.50 for the general public.

Author: 0 US Judge orders Google to turn over Foreign Emails

The Federal court thinks that there was no interference as far as the account holder's possessory interest. Both Microsoft and Google had hoped this latest case would solidify that precedent if it fell in Google's favour, meaning it would be the end of the court battles that have been popping up since 2013.

Author: 0 Israel Passes Bill That Retroactively Legalizes Jewish Settlements

Mr Netanyahu is meeting the Prime Minister in Downing Street today (Monday) for talks that will include trade and the peace process. In addition, Israel has built more than 120 authorized West Bank settlements, housing about 400,000 people, that it considers legal and that most countries do not.

Hi-Tech Skoal, Copenhagen products recalled due to metal found in cans
Author: 0 Skoal, Copenhagen products recalled due to metal found in cans

According to Daily Mail , the objects were visible to consumers from the cans. There have been no confirmed reports of injury or health concerns associated with the recall. USSTC is urging people not to use or open the recalled products so they can be returned for a refund. FDA official said NNN is a potent carcinogenic agent that can greatly increase cancer risks to consumers of the smokeless tobacco.

Author: 0 LG G6 leaked photo shows off THIS great new design

One of the most notable things given away by the new image is the shiny black rear on the G6 which may be a limited edition variant of LG flagship being launched to counter the Jet Black variant of the new iPhone 7. Check out the previous leak showing off the front of the LG G6 at the link below. Though all the information is truly based on the leaks and reports many portals have gathered and nothing as of now is confirmed, so we will have to wait for LG to officially introduce the device ...

Author: 0 Apple AirPods challenger? Samsung S8 to come with wireless earphones

This is because the Galaxy S8 will still feature an audio jack port, something which the iPhones can't offer to cater to the Airpods. In past years the phones hit the streets a few weeks after Unboxed, so expect to see it on sale in Australia by late April.

Author: 0 Airbnb CEO Offers Free Housing for Refugees Caught in Travel Ban

The unconditional offer was made by Brian Chesky , CEO and co-founder of Airbnb. The offer encourages Airbnb hosts to volunteer their services to house refugees and people who were affected by the travel ban. Syrian refugees who had been promised a place in America have already been turned back . Trump's order, in addition to temporarily closing the USA border to all refugees as well as travelers with passports from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, bans refugees ...

Author: 0 Gas Prices Rise In Las Vegas

Prices in much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast have followed the national average by dropping during the past week, according to AAA. Prices in Montana are up about two cents, to $2.31 a gallon. After prices tumbled to less than $2 in many parts of Florida through Thanksgiving week, oil producing nations agreed to cut production by 1.8 million barrels of day for the first six months of 2017.

Author: 0 Coach K bans players from locker room, wearing team apparel

Krzyzewski faced criticism for reinstating Grayson Allen from his indefinite suspension after just one game following the junior guard's third tripping incident and subsequent temper tantrum on the bench last month. ESPN is saying that the current punishment system he is pulling on his team is nothing new, as he has used them several times in the past. "He wasn't happy", a source told ESPN , "especially after the loss to NC State".

Author: 0 HP puts out another pesky battery recall

HP issued a recall for 41,000 notebook batteries in the United States in June past year over similar concerns of combustion. HP sold batteries for these notebooks separately for as much as $90. "Customers should cease use of affected batteries immediately". This is on top of the 41,000 HP already recalled last June for the very same reason.

Hi-Tech Mother Allegedly Tapes Son To Wall While On Facebook Live
Author: 0 Mother Allegedly Tapes Son To Wall While On Facebook Live

Now a mother is in jail and her son in protective custody after a disturbing episode of child cruelty. In a later video posted on YouTube, Rudolph says someone reported her to child services. She is also heard telling the toddler not to make her use more tape. "You be all right". "They called Children Services on me, so fuck it, now he in the corner", Rudolph said.

Hi-Tech Fire Emblem Heroes is Nintendo's Next Mobile Game
Author: 0 Fire Emblem Heroes is Nintendo's Next Mobile Game

Today's Fire Emblem-themed Nintendo Direct was actually full of quite a few surprises. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valeria is a "reimagining" of Fire Emblem Gaiden , the second title in the series launched exclusively in Japan in 1992.

Author: 0 India won't rule out Apple manufacturing incentives

However, in the latest development it appears that some Indian officials are unwilling to compromise with Apple over its long list of demands. A team of senior Apple Inc. Officials from departments of commerce, industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), revenue, environment and forest, electronics and information technology (DeITY) will take part in the deliberations.

Hi-Tech Japanese spray toilets receive new standardised symbols to help foreign tourists
Author: 0 Japanese spray toilets receive new standardised symbols to help foreign tourists

The country's famously fancy toilets have always been the subject of fascination, but the varying button designs used by different manufacturers have also paved the way for some rude surprises delivered to foreigners' nether regions. The hope is that the new pictograms will make things easier for non-Japanese speakers. The JRRIA said that in surveys of public toilet users in Japan, the most common reported problem was that people did not understand how to operate the advanced functions.

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