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Sci-tech Microsoft claims high initial demand for Xbox One X
Author: 0 Microsoft claims high initial demand for Xbox One X

The YouTube channel NX Gamer recently did some tests on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , and found that if you pop in a disc version of the game without updating it, the Xbox One X can run the game at 60 FPS. The review is more glowing than glower, though, and rounds out by suggesting the system for people willing to pay the price... While the PlayStation 4, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X will be getting HDR lighting, the main difference comes with resolution.

Author: 0 Star Wars' Millennium Falcon parked near golf course in England

Longcross has been the subject of avid fan speculation throughout The Last Jedi's production, so the Falcon's presence at the studio hasn't exactly been a secret. Quite often on Google maps you can see something unexpected. The Millennium Falcon was previously spotted at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire during filming for Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

Sci-tech Iran Crude Oil Price Hits New Year-High
Author: 0 Iran Crude Oil Price Hits New Year-High

West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for the price of oil , was down 0.33 percent to $57.01 per barrel. The arrests came hours after an anti-corruption committee, under Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, was formed by a royal decree. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid said on Sunday that Uzbekistan may attend the meeting of OPEC-non-OPEC producers this month as an observer. Oil prices have been on the rise ever since the Oil of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announced it has ...

Sci-tech Apple releases patch for 'i' autocorrect bug for iPhone, iPad
Author: 0 Apple releases patch for 'i' autocorrect bug for iPhone, iPad

Apple also devised a workaround fix for the issue until the company fixed it in the next iOS update . Apple Inc. first introduced its Apple Pay Cash feature, which allows peer-to-peer payments via iMessage, in June at its Worldwide Developers Conference, but the feature hadn't yet rolled out to iOS 11 users.

Sci-tech Google announces a new partnership with Salesforce
Author: 0 Google announces a new partnership with Salesforce

This connector suite is capable of supporting both the Salesforce Classic and Lightning user experiences, as well as providing call control and reporting for various knowledge workers, the company said. Salesforce.com Inc has a fifty-two week low of $66.43 and a fifty-two week high of $105.25. The stock has a market cap of $73,824.87, a price-to-earnings ratio of 513.60, a P/E/G ratio of 9.80 and a beta of 1.24.

Sci-tech This Super Smart Russian Claims He's From Mars
Author: 0 This Super Smart Russian Claims He's From Mars

He says the surface of the planet was wiped out in a nuclear holocaust, and that while Martians do still live on the planet, they have actually made their home deep underground, and breathe carbon dioxide. Kipriyanovich says that he once lived on Mars many years ago, and that he died when then planet was in the midst of a nuclear war. You starting to believe him yet? There were only a few survivors, he claims, who constructed protection lodges and built new weapons.

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch is finally getting video apps, starting with Hulu
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch is finally getting video apps, starting with Hulu

It was...until today! We are very proud to announce that Hulu is the first United States streaming entertainment service to debut on Nintendo Switch! Like with the 3DS and Wii U, the Hulu app on the Switch is available for free. The console's portable design seemed to make it a natural fit for such services. Unlike most current-gen consoles, the Nintendo Switch has been exclusively about games since its release.

Sci-tech Items May Be Cheaper After GST Council Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points
Author: 0 Items May Be Cheaper After GST Council Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points

As per reports, officers from finance departments of various states will convene on November 9 while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will head the meeting on November 10. He, however, said the overhauling would require some calculations by the fitment committee, which will decide which items need a rationalisation of rate under the GST.

Sci-tech IPhone 7 the best selling phone in Q3 2017
Author: 0 IPhone 7 the best selling phone in Q3 2017

According to a report from the market research firm Canalys , Apple managed to ship 11.8 million units of the newly announced iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in the third quarter of 2017, falling short of last year's iPhone 7 line up which sold 14 million units.

Sci-tech Seattle elects its first lesbian mayor
Author: 0 Seattle elects its first lesbian mayor

The former US attorney's opponent, Cary Moon , conceded the race Wednesday afternoon and said she had called Durkan to congratulate her. Both women were vying to replace Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, who resigned in September , after facing a fifth allegation of child sex abuse.

Sci-tech Jio's Triple Cashback Offer! Exclusively For Jio Prime Members
Author: 0 Jio's Triple Cashback Offer! Exclusively For Jio Prime Members

From the Jio offer document we received, customers who recharge their prepaid numbers with Rs 399 and above via MyJio app or from the company's official website will get cashback worth Rs 400. MobiKwik is offering Rs 300 worth cashback by using code NEWJIO, while Paytm and FreeCharge are offering Rs 50 each with NEWJIO and JIO50 codes, respectively.

Sci-tech Heat source under Antarctica melting ice sheet
Author: 0 Heat source under Antarctica melting ice sheet

Studying meltwater in western Antarctica may allow scientists to estimate how much ice will be lost in future. There are some red-hot rocks sitting beneath the ice and producing nearly as much heat as the Yellowstone supervolcano and melting part of Antarctica from the inside out.

Sci-tech Google's Chrome Browser to Stamp Out Sneakier Pop-Up Ads
Author: 0 Google's Chrome Browser to Stamp Out Sneakier Pop-Up Ads

Amongst them is the way a website takes you to a completely different page or even open a new tab because you clicked on something you wanted to see. These redirect and pop-up ads hamper the surfing experience. Google Chrome is going to war against low-quality ads and autoplaying content with sound next year. Chrome already blocks pop-up ads, but sneaky developers have managed to bypass these protections.

Sci-tech An experimental SpaceX rocket engine has exploded in Texas
Author: 0 An experimental SpaceX rocket engine has exploded in Texas

This isn't the first time a SpaceX rocket or engine has blown up. " SpaceX is committed to our current manifest and we do not expect this to have any impact on our launch cadence". A Block 5 Merlin engine encountered an "engine out" anomaly at a test stand in McGregor, Texas, on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Due to contracts and regulations, SpaceX has notified NASA, The Federal Aviation Administration, the Air Force and other agencies of the incident.

Sci-tech Remarkable 'zombie star' exploded, survived - and then kept on exploding
Author: 0 Remarkable 'zombie star' exploded, survived - and then kept on exploding

The scientists were prompted to look deeper when the 2014 explosion presented itself like a supernova that stemmed from a star's hydrogen-rich core collapsing - giving off light in the same way others of this kind have done - but showed other "characteristics that differ extensively from those of known supernovas".

Sci-tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sells 20 million
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sells 20 million

The achievement was announced by developer and publisher Epic Games via the title's official Twitter account, in which the firm thanked the users who had played the game. The team also made note that the peak player counts on Steam continue to reach new heights, as it managed to reach 2.37 million players online the other day - more than three times the count of one of Steam's most popular games, DOTA 2 .

Sci-tech The Nintendo Switch Almost Even With The Xbox One In Ubisoft Sales
Author: 0 The Nintendo Switch Almost Even With The Xbox One In Ubisoft Sales

Apart from the magnificent Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the F-Zero-inspired FAST RMX , the current crop of driving games available on the Nintendo Switch platform is somewhat limited. The game will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch next week. Square Enix recently talked a bit about their plan for 2018, and it includes some interesting tidbits.

Sci-tech 2017 will be among the hottest years in history
Author: 0 2017 will be among the hottest years in history

Ice and snow: Arctic sea-ice extent was well below average throughout 2017. This means 2017 as a whole is likely to be the second or third hottest since records began, with 2016 set to remain the warmest ever, propelled by the powerful El Niño that year.

Sci-tech Rihanna Set to Host 2018 Met Gala
Author: 0 Rihanna Set to Host 2018 Met Gala

Vogue made the announcement earlier on Wednesday that three women, who happen to be some of the most fashionable people in the world, will be taking up hosting duties carried out by Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams , Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady at the last edition.

Author: 0 Twitter Character Count Doubles Across the Globe

After Twitter announced it would eventually be rolling out its new 280-character limit to all users, those who had already been granted the extra space got to filling it with expanded tweets. The change means that Twitter users now have the ability to express themselves on the social media website with a full 280 characters , which is double the previous limit.

Author: 0 Microsoft, LinkedIn want to help Office 365 users build better resumes

It could also be used in conjunction with Word's existing resume templates so that Microsoft essentially helps with the design and layout for the original resume, with LinkedIn serving as wingman for the content. Look out for more updates in the coming months. Microsoft paid $26.2 billion in cash to buy LinkedIn past year, and the new Resume Assistant feature is the latest example of how the Redmond, Wash., software giant is using the professional social network's data and artificial ...

Author: 0 A redesigned, High-End iPad with Face ID Coming in 2018

The new 2018 iPad model is also expected to have an improved Apple Pencil stylus and better software for taking notes and drawing. Apps that already support Touch ID will automatically support Face ID. The first tablet to mirror the most recognisable change of the iPhone X could arrive later next year, the sources say. Speaking of screens, this is a potential point of delineation between Apple's next flagship tablet and its new, almost all-screen smartphone: it won't utilize OLED screen ...

Sci-tech Israeli company claims Apple copied its dual-camera tech
Author: 0 Israeli company claims Apple copied its dual-camera tech

However, another report revealed that Samsung was beaten by Apple during the same period in the U.S. market, the most important and largest market for the Korean company. USA tech giant Apple Inc , was the number one player in the United States smartphone market in the July-September period, data showed Wednesday, while its archrival Samsung Electronics Co approached closer, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Sci-tech BMW M3 CS Limited Run Special Edition Revealed
Author: 0 BMW M3 CS Limited Run Special Edition Revealed

BMW has lifted the lid on its all-new M3 CS - a more aggressive and more powerful variant of the standard M3 saloon. In M3 CS guise, that engine makes 453hp at 6250 rpm, a gain of 28hp. It also supports a rear diffuser which can also be found in the M4 GTS . Rubber is courtesy of Michelin with range-topping Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres measuring 265/35 at the front and 285/30 on the driven axle for grip to match the grunt.

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