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Sci-tech Carentan Coming to Call of Duty: WW2
Author: 0 Carentan Coming to Call of Duty: WW2

Carentan will be made available at launch as a Bonus Map for all Season Pass holders. The DLC includes "new and iconic Multiplayer Maps , new chapters of Nazi Zombies and all-new War Missions", according to an Activision blog post .

Sci-tech Google takes direct shot at Amazon with mini smart speaker
Author: 0 Google takes direct shot at Amazon with mini smart speaker

The Google Home Mini is a compact Google Home device with a curvier design that suits best in any corner of your house. The four LED lights are present under the fabric. The Google Assistant has received plenty of upgrades which were announced at the Pixel event. Google will offer 12 months of ad-free YouTube music subscription with the purchase of the Home Max .

Sci-tech Google remembers Begum Akhtar through doodle
Author: 0 Google remembers Begum Akhtar through doodle

She is regarded as one of the most veteran and revered Ghazal singers in India and has thus been given the monicker, of Mallika-e-Ghazal. Born on October 7, 1914, in Faizabad , Begum Akhtar began singing at the age of fifteen despite opposition from her family.

Sci-tech There's an incredible easter egg inside the special edition Xbox One X
Author: 0 There's an incredible easter egg inside the special edition Xbox One X

Master Chief is of course a poster child of the Xbox brand and helms one of its most popular series, Halo . It's unfortunate that the Project Scorpio moniker was dropped in favor of the much blander " Xbox One X ", but it's nice to see Microsoft is still giving props to the name the console started with.

Sci-tech Ferrari says Vettel's gearbox is good for Japan
Author: 0 Ferrari says Vettel's gearbox is good for Japan

Speaking ahead of the race, Hamilton said he is "preparing for war" with Vettel . The Renault-bound Spaniard, already set for a hefty grid penalty for exceeding his power unit component allocation, walked away unscathed but his vehicle came to a rest across the track, leading to a 16-minute delay as the debris was cleared.

Sci-tech Japanese reporter dies after clocking 159 hours of overtime
Author: 0 Japanese reporter dies after clocking 159 hours of overtime

Prosecutors had taken action against Dentsu for forcing Takahashi and three other employees to work overtime between October and December 2015 beyond a monthly 50-hour limit agreed with the company's union, Japanese media said. "We are hoping for legislative change so that stiffer penalties can be imposed when a worker dies", Takahashi's mother Yukimi said in a statement after the ruling.

Sci-tech Microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II cause concern
Author: 0 Microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II cause concern

Star Wars: Battlefront II is still in beta phase and we expect the development at DICE to make some improvements to the graphics and visuals department on Xbox One S. Those who play will get access to Arcade, Galactic Assault, 8 vs 8 Strike missions, and Starfighter Assault . This is better still news for Star Wars fans as the Star Wars Battlefront II beta is running during the same time.

Sci-tech IPhone X may earn Samsung more money than Galaxy S8
Author: 0 IPhone X may earn Samsung more money than Galaxy S8

Last year's Pixel smartphones were also the top-rated devices on DxOMark at the time, although they scored a lowly 89 points in comparison. "A phenomenal photo sub-score that breaks new ground as the first smartphone to hit 100 points makes the Note 8 the current class-leader for stills, thanks to excellent zoom quality, good noise reduction and detail preservation, as well as fast and accurate autofocus", Carroll notes.

Sci-tech Timelapse Captures Stunning Harvest Moon in Scituate, Massachusetts
Author: 0 Timelapse Captures Stunning Harvest Moon in Scituate, Massachusetts

While the harvest moon actually lasts for a few night, people who want to take a picture of the "orange moon" that is mostly associated with the harvest moon will have to do so just as it appears up in the sky on the evening of October 5. In other words, moon rises near twilight around this time. Now, these myths no longer apply, but mystery and symbolism still surround the Harvest Moon.

Sci-tech Amazon Echo can now call landlines and mobile phones for free
Author: 0 Amazon Echo can now call landlines and mobile phones for free

Based on some of the new product specs, it appears Amazon may have gotten feedback that it needed to improve on sound quality and the ability to understand commands in noisy rooms, suggested Mark Beccue, principal analyst at Tractica . This model will have a 7-inch screen attached, similar to the Echo Show. Google's decision to pull YouTube off of the Echo Show now makes more sense, as it wants to save functionality for its own platform.

Sci-tech AOL Instant Messenger to sign off
Author: 0 AOL Instant Messenger to sign off

In a statement released on tumblr by Michael Albers , the VP of Communications Product at Oath, the company reminisced on old times while looking forward to new ones. We hope that somehow you'll ~BrB~. I was still using AIM to chat with my friends throughout college at the end of the decade, including to stay in touch with my (not-yet) significant other while she was studying overseas.

Sci-tech Toyota GR HV Sports Concept: hybrid GT86 show auto debuts new powertrain
Author: 0 Toyota GR HV Sports Concept: hybrid GT86 show auto debuts new powertrain

Toyota will take its hybrid knowhow into new territory at the Tokyo Motor Show with electrified concepts for a sleek sporty coupe and big boxy crossover. "Tj" stands for "toolbox" and "joy". It claims the unveiling of the TJ Cruiser Concept marks the "birth of a new van and SUV fusion genre aimed at drivers with active lifestyles", so perhaps we'll eventually see a production version come about.

Sci-tech Late Kane Winner Sends England To Russia After Turgid Display v Slovenia
Author: 0 Late Kane Winner Sends England To Russia After Turgid Display v Slovenia

England's plodding display meant supporters found attempts to aim paper planes at the pitch more entertaining than matters on the field at sparsely-filled Wembley. "It was imperative. They have to go to a World Cup ". Kane , who scored 13 goals for club and country last month, said England had plenty of leaders in the side irrespective of who wore the armband.

Author: 0 Sonos announce their smart speaker, the Sonos One

Tom Taylor, the SVP of Amazon Alexa , says that the company will also open the Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service to allow developers to create customized software for Indian and Japanese customers. But don't let its familiar looks fool you, the Sonos One might look similar to their Play One speaker on the outside - but on the inside, it has been completely re-engineered.

Sci-tech Travel by Rocket From New York to Tokyo in 30 Minutes?
Author: 0 Travel by Rocket From New York to Tokyo in 30 Minutes?

Speaking at a space conference in Australia recently, Musk revealed that his company SpaceX , which is now developing spacecraft and cargo ships to colonize Mars, is looking into using the rocket technology for Earth travel. The space agency has handed much of its Earth-orbiting work to private industry, including SpaceX , Orbital ATK and Boeing. The first unmanned cargo ships will be sent to deposit the components needed to build the first off-world colony and look for resources.

Sci-tech FIFA Rejects Leicester City Appeal Over Adrien Silva Signing
Author: 0 FIFA Rejects Leicester City Appeal Over Adrien Silva Signing

The Foxes signed the 28-year-old from Sporting Lisbon on the final day of the summer transfer window but the deal reached Federation Internationale de Football Association 14 seconds after the signing deadline passed on August 31. According to reports, the now infamous registration paperwork arrived at the FA 14 seconds after the window's deadline, preventing Silva's move from being completed.

Sci-tech Democrats boycott moment of silence for Las Vegas victims
Author: 0 Democrats boycott moment of silence for Las Vegas victims

On June 12, 2016, we woke up to news that an active shooter entered the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, taking the lives of 49, injuring 53 & traumatizing thousands. CeaseFire PA, the organizer for tonight's event says sadly they find themselves in the same place physically and emotionally mourning the loss of life in Las Vegas.