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'Travis Strikes Again' comes to PC and PS4 on October 17th
You won't have to own a Switch to play a modern take on the No More Heroes universe. Suda51's Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition is…
Aug 17, 2019 23:50 UTC Technology Read More

Dragon Age 4 Lead Producer Fernando Melo leaves BioWare
A few days ago, Windows Central reported that Ben Irving, the Lead Producer of Anthem, was leaving BioWare. This was seen by many as a massive blow…
Aug 17, 2019 23:36 UTC Technology Read More

Let Pokemon Help Your Posture With This Slowpoke Computer Cushion
Slowpoke is a weird Pokemon, not so much because of its appearance, but rather its insanely slow demeanor. Barely managing to move whenever necessary,…
Aug 17, 2019 23:10 UTC Computing Read More

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets
The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.
Aug 17, 2019 23:03 UTC Business Read More

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets
The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.
Aug 17, 2019 23:03 UTC Markets Read More

The US Plans To Send Nuclear Reactors To Space
Despite the nuclear industry stumbling in the domestic United States, the country is looking to put nuclear reactors on Mars and the Moon.
Aug 17, 2019 22:59 UTC Science Read More

Top Insider Buys Highlight for the Week of Aug. 16
The largest insider buys this week were Mastercard Inc. (NYSE:MA), Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT), General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) and Athenex Inc.
Aug 17, 2019 22:40 UTC Business Read More

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fans Petition Nintendo About Big Missing Feature
Animal Crossing fans are a passionate bunch, and thus it should come as no surprise that they have started a petition about a missing feature in Animal…
Aug 17, 2019 22:37 UTC Technology Read More

Making calls with Siri or Google could lead to you getting scammed
If you've ever used Siri or Google to call a business, you could be in danger of falling victim to a new scam. Phone calls made with voice assistants could open…
Aug 17, 2019 22:10 UTC Technology Read More

Trump Mused About 100% French Wine Tariff at Hamptons Fundraiser
President Donald Trump suggested he might impose a 100% tariff on French wine to retaliate for President Emmanuel Macron's tax on multinational technology…
Aug 17, 2019 21:31 UTC Business Read More

US cuts funding to Kenya’s Aids war, cites sharp drop in cases
The US government justifies the drop in funding to what it says are huge successes in bringing down the threat of HIV to controllable levels.
Aug 17, 2019 20:59 UTC Health Read More

Dauphin County sample tests positive for West Nile Virus
Add Dauphin County to the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that has tested positive for West Nile virus in 2019. Dauphin County Conservation District staff…
Aug 17, 2019 20:41 UTC Health Read More

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license
Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with…
Aug 17, 2019 20:35 UTC Business Read More

NAMI golf tournament helps support local mental health programs
GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) – A golf tournament in Hampshire County is hoping to raise awareness and funds for people struggling with their mental health.
Aug 17, 2019 20:31 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Crypto Markets Descending, With Bitcoin Price Sinking Below $10,200
Most major cryptocurrency markets have seen a slight drop today, with Bitcoin price falling below the $10200 point.
Aug 17, 2019 20:07 UTC Markets Read More

Democrats, including three presidential candidates, want FCC to delay vote on T-Mobile-Sprint
Some Democrats are asking the FCC to delay voting on the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint until the regulatory agency collects comments on…
Aug 17, 2019 19:49 UTC Business Read More

Pokemon Go: Should you power up or evolve first?
Even three years after Pokemon Go's release, a lot of trainers still don't know whether you should power up or evolve your Pokemon first. Advertisement. Speed.
Aug 17, 2019 19:42 UTC Technology Read More

Swiss Scientists Develop New Cat Allergy Vaccine
Swiss scientists have developed a vaccine for cats that could protect animal lovers who are allergic to them.
Aug 17, 2019 19:40 UTC Health Read More

Asteroid shock: NASA preparing for ‘colossal God of Chaos’ rock to arrive in next 10 years
NASA has already begun preparations for the arrival of asteroid 99942 Apophis - dubbed the 'God of Chaos' asteroid - which will skim past the earth in 10 years.
Aug 17, 2019 19:36 UTC Science Read More

Heads-Up: Scammers Are Manipulating Phone Number Voice Search For Google Assistant, Siri And Alexa
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) recently reported that voice assistants are accidentally dialing scammer phone numbers.
Aug 17, 2019 19:32 UTC Gadgets Read More

Why gold’s ‘strong undercurrent’ has some analysts eyeing $2,000 an ounce
Some gold bulls are setting their sights on $2000-an-ounce after the precious metal's recent rally.
Aug 17, 2019 19:25 UTC Business Read More

How low-paid Microsoft contractors train Cortana by listening to you
Not only does Microsoft have human contractors listen to some of your Skype and Cortana voice recordings, those contractors are paid poorly and given…
Aug 17, 2019 19:05 UTC Technology Read More

Aides convinced Trump to postpone tariffs by warning they could 'ruin' Christmas: CNN TheHill
President Trump's decision to delay tariffs may have been partially driven by concerns that implementing such tariffs would hurt Christmas,
Aug 17, 2019 18:55 UTC Business Read More

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