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PlayStation Black Friday Deals: $199 PS4, Cheap Games & More

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We've handpicked the best PS4 Black Friday deals so far - be sure to bookmark this page for the latest discounts. Alternatively, you can check out our other round-ups for deals on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles. If that wasn't enough for Black Friday deals, Sony has also slashed the price of PSVR down to £250. PS4 500GB with Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, GT Sport , Knowledge is Power and That's You! For that price , you'll get the PSVR ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T: Highlights from Carl Pei AMA

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The selective strategy regarding the OnePlus 5T's ability to make selfies prettier hasn't been explained by the official who only revealed that the BBK Electronics-owned company will begin testing its current improvements as soon as next week. Read More »

Apple acquires augmented reality headset maker Vrvana

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Apple shares were slightly higher in premarket trade, and have gained 49% in 2017, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 19% and the S&P 500 has gained 16%. While the company has never made the device available in the market, but it did preview the headset on several occasions. The headset promises a seamless blend of augmented and virtual reality and also features inside-out tracking via infrared cameras and also does hand tracking for gesture control using the same cameras. Read More »

Our first-ever interstellar visitor has been sighted

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Very few objects in our Solar System have such an extreme light curve. By its orbit. The object, which has been named 1I/2017 U1 ('Oumuamua), has an orbit that is near impossible to achieve if it is from our own solar system. Kotulla, along with his colleagues from UCLA and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), captured some of the first pictures of the interstellar asteroid using the 3.5-meter WIYN Telescope in Arizona. Read More »

Android devices collect location data for Google despite privacy settings

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The spokesperson said that the Cell ID data was required to enhance the speed of message delivery, but the data collected was "immediately discarded" and the network sync system was recently instructed to no longer request it. The transmissions have been made for the past 11 months, but were never stored or used by the company, a spokesman told Mr Collins. However, it remains unclear why the company would even start this invasive data collection practice. Read More »

Android 8.0 Oreo update arrives to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

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Besides what's to be expected from Oreo, it's adding parallel apps, picture in picture, auto fill, and smart text selection to the mix. Even so, the company managed to work fast and start rolling out the Android Oreo upgrade earlier than other, larger, manufacturers did. Read More »

Sunderland to appoint Chris Coleman as manager

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The 47-year-old is expected to be in place as Black Cats manager by Sunday, ready to take charge of his first match at home to Aston Villa on Tuesday night. "Kit Symons has also resigned from his position as National Team Coach and the FAW would like to put on record its gratitude for his commitment to the Wales National Team". Read More »

Researchers Warn Amazon Key Can Be Hacked

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The frozen camera would not show them returning to the house, and it is up to them to relock the door. That security safeguard doesn't look quite so foolproof after a group of researchers from Rhino Security Labs discovered multiple techniques to knock out the Cloud Cam and enter a house equipped with a Key system undetected. Read More »

Dog ownership linked to living longer, study finds

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According to the study, single dog owners had greater protection from cardiovascular disease and death because they were the sole person interacting with their pet as opposed to couples and families. But Fall says their research does not show how dogs protect their owners from cardiovascular disease and other causes of death. Bond commented that owners of hunting breeds may be getting more exercise because these dogs are more active as opposed to small dogs who do not require as much ... Read More »

Daily Telegraph accused of 'blatant bullying' of Tory Brexit rebels

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Labour's bid to make it harder to change employment rights, environmental protection and other EU regulations after Brexit in the form of two amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill was repelled. Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednedsya called on MPs from all sides of the political spectrum to "come together" to deliver Brexit. Read More »

Mark Hamill surprises fans on 'Star Wars' ride at Disneyland

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Check out the full poster below! Written and directed by Rian Johnson , Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Daisy Ridley , John Boyega, Mark Hamill , Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran and Benicio del Toro . Read More »

Bungie Talks Mercury In 'Curse Of Osiris' Livestream

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Brother Vance will be the area's NPC and will award Lighthouse Engrams. We can travel to the core of Mercury which will be known as the Infinite Forest. "We're learning from and listening to all the feedback we got on Destiny 1 , and we're applying it", Ward noted. "Learn about the places you'll go, the characters you'll meet, and the enemies you'll fight", said Bungie in its description of the show. Read More »

Nearby planet 'could host alien life' - and it's moving towards Earth

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The organization discovered the planet, named Ross 128b, orbiting a star within the constellation of Virgo . Ross 128 b is 20 times closer to its star than Earth, taking a mere 9.9 days to complete one orbit. Despite its proximity to its star, Ross 128 b only absorbs about 1.38 times as much radiation as our planet, giving the Earth-sized world a hospitable equilibrium temperature in the range of -60 to 20 °C (-76 to 68 °F). Read More »

A 'Hitman' TV Series Is In The Works From 'John Wick' Creator

Despite unfortunately having his future in the video game world from which he originated in limbo , it turns out that us fans of Agent 47 actually have something to look forward to in the not too distant future. Since the release of that first game, there have been eight more Hitman video games released. In 2007, Leon: The Professional director Luc Besson produced Hitman starring Justified'sTimothy Olyphant as Agent 47 . Read More »

Final Fantasy XV's Noctis is Joining Tekken 7's Roster Soon

Spring 2018 suggests the second quarter of 2018 for those worldwide game fans. The company says that the cutscenes in the trailer are just "promotional" meaning that players won't actually get to see Lars and Noctis go on a fishing trip. If you're a Final Fantasy fan who enjoys fighting games, this DLC is flawless for you. There's also a Final Fantasy XV stage coming along with him, containing lots of nods to the game in background elements. Read More »

Meet Chevy's 2019 Corvette ZR1, the fastest Corvette ever made

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Chevrolet's 2019 Corvette ZR1 , which was to debut Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Dubai International Motor Show, features an exclusive 6.2-liter supercharged LT5 engine capable of 755 hp and 715 pound-feet of torque and a top speed of more than 210 miles per hour - making it the fastest production Corvette ever. Read More »

IPhone X screen can become unresponsive in cold weather

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Apple has confirmed that this is an issue and told CNBC that they would be working on a software fix. Some of the X owners say they restarted and even restored their devices to no avail - the pesky green bar remains on the screen no matter what. Read More »

Chinese firm to acquire lip-synching app Musical.ly for $1 billion

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Users can share, like and comment on the clips, which run between 15 seconds and a minute in length. ByteDance announced the deal yesterday without citing a price tag. Bytedance's leading AI technologies and top-notch AI developers can empower us to innovate faster and roll out new user offerings unlike anything users have experienced before. Read More »

Grace leads local charge in Nedbank Golf Challenge

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Dubuisson's round was a mix of four birdies and one fewer bogey as he kept alive a goal of a third Tour victory after his pair of Turkish Airlines Open wins in 2013 and 2015. China's Li Haotong finished fourth after making eight birdies in a blemish-free round of 64 - the lowest of the week - for a score of seven-under par. Read More »

Sean Parker: We Built Facebook to Exploit You

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There have been "unintended consequences", Parker said, now that Facebook has grown to include 2 billion people - two out of every seven people on the planet. But Dr Highfield says it hard to know what impact this is having because "we don't know necessarily how people are using the platforms". Mr Parker became Facebook's first president after making hundreds of millions of dollars from the music-sharing service Napster. Read More »

EA Set to Purchase Titanfall Studio Respawn Entertainment

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All totaled, the EA deal, which involves cash, options, and performance-based incentives, is valued at $455 million. Early previous year, EA announced that it had contracted Respawn to make a Star Wars action game, in addition to the Battlefront series and what was then planned as a Star Wars action-adventure from Visceral, which has since been canceled. Read More »

NASA scrubs rocket launch because a plane flew too close

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The launch of an Orbital ATK Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia is scheduled for 7:37 a.m. Saturday, and, weather permitting, will be visible from CT to North Carolina. In a later tweet , it was confirmed that the spacecraft remains "healthy" and is all set to launch. The interior of the rocket was packed to the brim with crew supplies and science experiments weighing a total of 7,400 pounds, the equivalent of three Toyota Corollas. Read More »