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Industry Call of Duty: WWII's social space looks good for goofing off
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Those who preorder the COD WW2 get exclusive access to the beta from 8/25 - 9/1. Activision, the publisher of the upcoming series throwback Call of Duty: WWII , has forged a partnership with cable provider Comcast to extend the reach of the game's upcoming multiplayer beta.

Industry Over 500 Android apps found to secretly contain spyware
Author: 0 Over 500 Android apps found to secretly contain spyware

Are you a techie who knows how to write? A lot of mobile app developers use specific SDKs in order to perform various advertisement services. Once Lookout started researching the Igexin SDK a little more, the mobile security firm found that it was present in over 500 apps that were found on Google Play Store.

Industry The hashtag at 10 years young
Author: 0 The hashtag at 10 years young

To celebrate the #'s birthday, Twitter has created a special hashtag ( #Hashtag10 ) and released some stats about the phenomenon. The ubiquitous social media symbol was first invented on Twitter 10 years ago today in a tweet by former Google designer Chris Messina , who proposed using the symbol for groups.

Industry New Overwatch animated short tells Mei's harrowing backstory
Author: 0 New Overwatch animated short tells Mei's harrowing backstory

It has fantastic pacing and packs a huge punch in a short amount of time, and could likely even be enjoyed by those who haven't played the game but just like good animation. The story of how Mei came to be part of the current Overwatch team was told in full, from her humble beginnings as a researcher in the artic, to the tragic death of her coworkers.

Industry Metroid, Mario Cars Coming to Rocket League on Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Metroid, Mario Cars Coming to Rocket League on Nintendo Switch

You will get the former if you are on the Orange Team, and the latter if you are on the Blue Team. This also has two flavours based on her Varia suit colour schemes, and both it and the Mario cars come with their own boost trails. The Battle-Cars will be available as special unlockables when the game is launched on the Nintendo Switch this winter. And finally, a Metroid vehicle, called Samus' Gunship, will also make its way to the Switch version with a "Wave Beam" trail.

Industry Rocket League to get Nintendo-themed cars on Switch
Author: 0 Rocket League to get Nintendo-themed cars on Switch

Mario and Luigi Toppers can be used on non-licensed customizable Battle-Cars, while a Super Star Rocket Boost can be used with the Mario and Luigi cars. The Battle-Cars will be available as special unlockables when the game is launched on the Nintendo Switch this winter. Hey, Rocket League players care about boost trails.

Industry Pricing details reportedly leak for Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact
Author: 0 Pricing details reportedly leak for Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact

And now the Japanese giant has reached a preliminary settlement in the class-action lawsuit that followed: it will offer a 50% refund of a handset's RRP if a customer had to file water-damage claims. The problem being that many of these phones were only water resistant, not waterproof, which is something users found out the hard way when they tried to do something from the ads.

Industry Benitez dismisses claims he's fault for Newcastle negativity
Author: 0 Benitez dismisses claims he's fault for Newcastle negativity

However, Rafa Benitez has told of his intention to rotate many of his squad players, as they look to compete on both competition fronts. "We are trying to move players in, but at the same time we are trying to move players out". Elliot said: "We said in the dressing room we didn't want to start off with two defeats but we did that past year and won the league". "It feels like the joy and the feeling of coming up seems to have gone away very quickly before we kicked a ball", he admitted.

Industry Tesla Model X takes on Lamborghini Aventador SV in epic drag race
Author: 0 Tesla Model X takes on Lamborghini Aventador SV in epic drag race

And now for its latest party trick, a Model S which is an SUV was filmed somewhat trolling the Lamborghini Aventador in a drag race at the Palm Beach International Raceway. Where this is a family vehicle anyone could walk into a Tesla showroom and buy, the other two fast cars are the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder, both produced in limited numbers, are super exclusive and cost a fortune.

Industry PayPal is now available on the Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 PayPal is now available on the Nintendo Switch

PayPal has been on the Xbox One and PS4 stores since day one, but so far, Nintendo users haven't had this option. The story driven time sink received a positive reception upon release, although it was rightfully criticized for reusing most of the missions from the original game and failing to really enhance the visuals.

Industry Pack an umbrella, it's probably raining diamonds on Uranus
Author: 0 Pack an umbrella, it's probably raining diamonds on Uranus

But Gericke pointed out that the implications of the research go beyond the planets , with researchers now exploring whether the technique be used to produce diamonds for use in polishing and other industrial applications. I already prepared my team for a very hard experiment and data analysis. The teeny tiny diamonds created by the LCLS are nothing compared to the real thing - right now, somewhere on Neptune , it's probably raining diamonds that are millions of carats in size.

Industry Alabama players, 2 Auburn named AP preseason All-Americans
Author: 0 Alabama players, 2 Auburn named AP preseason All-Americans

The Seminoles, favored to win the ACC this year, placed behind Ohio State and Alabama , who is the top-rated team in the preseason for the second straight season. Maryland, at Purdue, vs. Michigan State and vs. IL. Despite four national championships in 10 seasons, Saban always finds a carrot. The team ( USC ) with the best quarterback, Sam Darnold, is 4.

Industry Matteo Trentin delivers on Stage 4, Chris Froome stays in red
Author: 0 Matteo Trentin delivers on Stage 4, Chris Froome stays in red

Trentin also finds himself riding into the green points jersey. Trentin had finished behind team-mate Yves Lampaert in Sunday's second stage. The Belgian WorldTour teams great start to the Vuelta continues their outstanding season. Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo) 5. Today's stage sees the riders one of the few stages with opportunity for the sprinters. The quintet managed to get an advantage of and they managed to get a lead of 7:28 over the Pelton, which wasn't putting in a very hard ...

Industry Fallout 4 VR Won't Contain Any Add-On Content At Launch
Author: 0 Fallout 4 VR Won't Contain Any Add-On Content At Launch

Next, there's Doom VFR , arriving 1st December on PSVR and HTC Vive. According to a report from VRFocus (via UploadVR ), it seems that Bethesda has announced that Fallout 4 VR will be launched without any of its DLCs. Doom VFR isn't a remake of Doom 2016 for virtual reality, though; it's a new game with a new story and new locations. None of the games will be available as a free upgrade to owners of existing non-VR versions, by the way.

Industry Gamescom 2017: HP announces new OMEN X gaming Laptop
Author: 0 Gamescom 2017: HP announces new OMEN X gaming Laptop

The company has recently announced its latest gaming laptop in the form of the HP Omen X . The most immediately eye-catching thing about the desktop Omen X was its corner-balancing-square shape, which the company says isn't just for looks: propping the case up like that allows the fans to suck in more air to cool the system more efficiently.

Industry Chiru's motion poster is fantastic, says Rajamouli
Author: 0 Chiru's motion poster is fantastic, says Rajamouli

To grab the universal appeal, film unit has chose to fix "Sye Raa". The motion poster shows a rebel army led by Narasimha Reddy's lay siege to a fort occupied by British forces. The official music director of the film is legendary musician AR Rahman, and the problem is his track record. The movie stars Chiranjeevi, Amitabh Bachchan , Kichcha Sudeep, Jagapathy Babu, Nayanthara and several other prominent actors in important roles.

Industry GWENT single player campaign Thronebreaker announced
Author: 0 GWENT single player campaign Thronebreaker announced

The studio also announced the coming kickoff of the new Gwent Masters esports series today, saying that it's meant to "elevate competitive Gwent to a professional level and give gamers the opportunity to become the best Gwent players in the world".

Industry New Splatoon 2 Maps Coming This Week
Author: 0 New Splatoon 2 Maps Coming This Week

In advance of its Gamescom presentation later tonight, Nintendo has dropped some exciting announcements for fans of its recent multiplayer games Splatoon 2 and ARMS . Next, players will be receiving Manta Maria, a new map for Turf Wars and Ranked Battles. These include a new map, a new Salmon Run stage, and a new special weapon, all of which are set to debut soon.