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For a while now, Microsoft has been completely open to it, with Sony being the roadblock when it comes to Minecraft , ARK: Survival Evolved, Rocket League , Gwent and more. So far, Epic Games has yet to confirm or deny that it has implemented cross-console play in Fortnite . What's more is that the Reddit user switched to his Xbox One to look up zCypher Nine on Xbox's network, only to find that he/she did indeed exist there.
  • Rocket League for Switch Gets Sweet New Mario & Luigi Cars

    Rocket League for Switch Gets Sweet New Mario & Luigi Cars

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    Depending on your team, you'll play as one or the other. The " Mario NSR" shows up only in the Orange Team while the "Luigi NSR" appears only in the Blue Team. The idea of Rocket League on the go is what makes the Switch a great platform. A Wave Beam Rocket Boost is exclusive to Samus' Gunship version. Though both vehicles are FREE on Nintendo Switch, players will still need to unlock them in-game by completing certain requirements.
  • Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker

    Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker

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    Is a Bixby-powered smart speaker something that interests you? Bixby's Spotify integration will allow owners of the Galaxy S8 , Galaxy S8 Plus, and the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 to play and discover music using the service through voice commands, being able to simply tell Bixby which song, album, playlist, or station they want to listen and having the digital assistant do the rest.
  • The Perseid meteor shower had its peak on August 12

    The Perseid meteor shower had its peak on August 12

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    However, if enthusiasts are unlucky, there could be a number of different factors that can prevent them from enjoying the Perseid meteor shower to its full extent. "You might be lucky or unlucky; that's the way with meteors". They are little pieces of cosmic dust and debris that are left behind by the Comet Swift-Tuttle.
  • Samsung hits record quarterly profit on back of semiconductor business

    Samsung hits record quarterly profit on back of semiconductor business

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    Samsung said that despite the strong sales performance of premium smartphones, its total smartphone shipments remained at a similar level quarter on quarter, due to decreased sales of mid- to low-end products. "The dovish statement from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) contributed to a rise of USA shares overnight, which also had a positive impact on the Korean main bourse", said Seo Sang-young, an analyst at Kiwoom Securities.
  • Google Glass Enterprise Edition is here

    Google Glass Enterprise Edition is here

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    Google said it has worked with over 30 experts over the past two years to build customised software and business solutions for Glass for people in such fields. Google Glass was a very hotly watched product before it was effectively shelved from public view in January of 2015 , since then Google X, or X as it's now known under parent company Alphabet , has been re-working it as a tool in the enterprise space.
  • Oil Prices Fell After OPEC's Forecast

    Oil Prices Fell After OPEC's Forecast

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    Rob Haworth said that prices are likely to remain at the lower end of the current trading range until U.S. oil investment and production fall. "Attempts to curb United States shale out of the market have had muted effects, though it has somewhat rescued oil prices from falling".
  • Gold prices hoves near four-month low

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    Nevertheless, we believe that since global key rates will rise very gradually from extremely depressed levels, their adverse effect on gold will be limited, especially since inflation in the U.S. CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to 114.32 from 114.04 yen late Monday. It ended 0.54 percent higher on Monday, taking the year-to-date gains to 12.7 percent.
  • Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

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    The Islamic Society of North America ( ISNA ) follows guidance from the Fiqh Council of North America, which relies on astronomical calculations of the moon sighting in Mecca, the city in Saudi Arabia that is considered the birthplace of Islam.
  • YouTube CEO announces new mobile, VR features at VidCon

    YouTube CEO announces new mobile, VR features at VidCon

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    More information about the VR180 format can be found on the YouTube website . YouTube is working on a new virtual reality format for creating content in 180-degrees rather than the 360-degrees typically associated with VR. The first series of VR180 products are expected to hit the market by the fourth quarter of this year. For creators, you'll be able to set up and film your videos the way you normally would with any other camera.
  • Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

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    In reality, Amazon informally looked at acquiring Whole Foods previous year, according to people familiar with the matter. It's also not clear if Amazon will sell the technology to other companies - for the sake of being able to profit off this vertical when the competition's already sealed off from its customers anyways.
  • Kepler telescope finds 10 more possible life-friendly planets

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    It's also the final catalog from the spacecraft's view of the patch of sky in the Cygnus constellation . NASA explained that nature commonly makes rocky planets up to about 75% bigger than Earth. "Maybe Kepler today is telling us indirectly. that we are not alone". Once planets are classified as candidates then they can be studied further to determine whether they are actually viable and confirmed exoplanets.
  • US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

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    The president's decision to pull the United States out of the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change and seek renegotiated terms "fair" to America drew widespread global condemnation earlier this month. In a statement on Monday, he defended the USA position. With a rogue superpower being led by a person who advocates numerous wrong solutions, perhaps there is a chance the rest of the world can unite to implement the correct ones.
  • Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

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    He was addressing the audience during the Anual World Wide Developer Conference event in San jose, California today. Although Apple Watch has emerged as the leader in its technological niche, it hasn't become a smash hit like the iPhone or the iPad - at least until tablet sales started declining.
  • Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker

    Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker

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    It's no surprise, but there's integration with the Apple Music online subscription. But Apple was careful to frame it as a product focused on music first - potentially differentiating it from the Echo and Home. HomeKit control is also available, thanks to the power of Siri. It would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google. Artificial intelligence is software that enables machines act like humans in a more dynamic way.
  • Intel Reveals Intel core i9 Features, Speeds & Feeds

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    The users have a range of options to choose from like the Core i5-7640X having 4-core to Core i5-7640X that has 10-cores. Turn to CRN.com for more coverage around Intel's new Core X platform. The Intel Core i9 7980XE , in short simple words, is a beast. Aside from the Core i9 X-series processors, more variants for the Core i7 X-series will also be coming, and these ones will be aimed at a more reasonable price range.