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New Prey gameplay trailer shows off alternate protagonist

New Prey gameplay trailer shows off alternate protagonist

Watch the first official gameplay trailer , but this time with Morgan Yu as a woman. The reimagination of the Prey series was first revealed at E3 2016, and since then, we've seen plenty of gameplay teased through short videos. But this doesn't just apply to how you play. The station will be continuous, interestingly enough, rather than featuring separate levels and missions or quests, so like games such as Alien: Isolation, this means you'll likely go back and forth between areas to find ... Read More

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Pixel Phone Details Leaked Ahead of Google's Big Oct. 4 Event

Google's Pixel phones is considered a grown up one, which is aimed at competing with other high-end phones of the world, such as Samsung phones and Apple phones. While the prematurely posted Pixel listings did not include price information for either the Pixel or Pixel XL , previous leaks have said the Pixel is likely to carry a price-tag of $649, which means the larger phone will probably cost even more. Read More

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Activist Elliott Takes Aim, Proposes 'De-Merger' of the Group — Samsung

Even so, Samsung Electronics shares have continued to trade near their highest level ever. Samsung declined to comment on whether it was in direct contact with $27 billion fund Elliott on the latter's approach. At the time, Elliott argued that the merger unfairly benefited the Lee family at the expense of smaller shareholders and urged broad governance changes at the companies. Read More

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Facebook Wants to Be Craigslist... Again

Facebook Wants to Be Craigslist... Again

Discover Items for Sale Near You Marketplace opens with photos of items that people near you have listed for sale. Facebook Marketplace looks to be one of the company's better ideas, as it will allow you to buy or sell from within your own circles or in larger networks if you choose. Read More

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BlackBerry stops making smartphones, focus on software

This might shock you but Blackberry , which was once considered a game changer in the smartphones business, has announced that it would no longer make its signature smartphones internally and focus on software and services . It comes as BlackBerry prepares to release its final update to its own BlackBerry 10 operating system, version 10.3.3 - which was supposed to have been delivered in March . Read More

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No Malaysians affected in deadly New Jersey train crash

A large part of station roof has collapsed amid heavy and extensive damage to the train and the station due to the crash. Witnesses described people helping bloodied passengers, some trapped by debris, from the packed front auto. "I thought to myself, 'Oh my god, he's not slowing up, and this is where we're usually stop, '" Albelli said. There (were) no brakes. Since details are still being sorted out, there is no need to jump to conclusions about the nature of the crash or speculate on any ... Read More

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Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in WH

Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in WH

What the country needs, Obama said, is "an adult in the White House". Obama then touched on the subject of Donald Trump asking his burning question of whether or not President Obama was even born in the United States. Because we know that being president isn't anything like reality tv, it is not an apprenticeship, and it is not just about fiery speeches or insulting tweets. Read More

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Phone home: Galaxy Note 7 users face Samsung's recall

The lithium-ion battery can overheat and catch fire. So far in the United States there have been 92 reports of batteries overheating. Customers can also get a refund for the phone. The recalled devices have a 5.7 inch screen and were sold in the following colors: black onyx, blue coral, gold platinum and silver titanium with a matching stylus. Read More

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Transformers and the Resident Evil remaster highlight October's free PlayStation Plus games

Transformers and the Resident Evil remaster highlight October's free PlayStation Plus games

Six new games will be added to the extensive PlayStation Plus library, with access unlocked on the first Tuesday of the month - October 4 in this case. If nerve-shredding thrills and spills aren't your cup of tea, Transformers: Devastation is arguably one of the better licensed games to hail from developer Platinum Games in recent years, after the middling disappointments of both Mutants in Manhattan and The Legend of Korra . Read More

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The Zuckerbergs have a new charitable goal: End all disease

The Zuckerbergs have a new charitable goal: End all disease

That was the question Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg asked on stage as he gave a talk at the University of California San Francisco . However, the shift cannot come backed merely by your typical academic grants. Now they are putting a large chunk of that money to work. Shortly after, they pledged to donate 99 percent of their Facebook holdings or some $45 billion to "advance human potential and promote equality". Read More

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IPhone 7 Issues Already Disappointing Fans

Twitter user Darrell Etherington issued a post detailing his own experience of the iPhone 7's hissing sound, explaining that he did not even have to restore his phone and was just downloading some files. Plus, it seems to be getting worse as the device is used more and more. Now as to the root cause of the problem, no one seems to be entirely sure. It is unclear how widespread this issue is. Read More

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Apple mulls launching of MacBook Pro 2016

Because MacBook Pro 2016 is not on the list of products launched last September 7, 2016 , a cloud of mystery is already in the air. Commenting on the survey, a MacRumor reader Blake points out that he got a query asking him whether he would make use of the headphone port on the MacBook Pro . Read More

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Syria ceasefire extended by another 48 hours

Syria ceasefire extended by another 48 hours

The truce, brokered by the United States and Russian Federation, came into effect on Monday. However, prominent Syrian opposition politician George Sabra said the many violations of a previous truce had undermined confidence in the current ceasefire, adding that it was too early to talk about a resumption of peace talks that were abandoned in April. Read More

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Ben Barnes Reportedly Cast as 'The Punisher' Villain

Ben Barnes Reportedly Cast as 'The Punisher' Villain

The closest thing Frank Castle has to a chief nemesis is the psychotic and disfigured criminal known as Jigsaw, who Dominic West memorably portrayed in the underrated live action cartoon that is Punisher: War Zone. When the first season Daredevil made its way to Netflix, it was an instant hit. The initial Marvel lineup includes Daredevil , Jessica Jones , Luke Cage , Iron Fist , and the Defenders crossover series. Read More

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