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  • Two Reasons Nintendo Switch Is Such A Grand Success

    November 1, 2017 10:31 AM 92

    More than six months after its launch, Nintendo’s hybrid console is still flying off the shelves. The Japanese company said in its latest six-month (Apr-Sept) earnings report that it sold roughly 2.9 million Switch units during the July-Sept quarter. It means Nintendo has shipped more than 7.6 million Switch consoles since its launch in March. The massive

  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds finally has an Xbox One release date

    November 1, 2017 9:48 AM 80

    Microsoft's Paris Games Week presentation has revealed that hit third-person shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be coming to the Xbox Game Preview Program on December 12th. As the word 'preview' implies, this means the game won't arrive on the console in a finished state, but will see frequent updates much as the PC version has seen while in Steam

  • More men accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual assault

    November 1, 2017 9:07 AM 278

    Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexual assault by a number of other men. The 'House of Cards' star - who, earlier this week, was accused by actor Anthony Rapp of making a sexual advance towards him when he was just 14 years old in 1986 - has been hit by a fresh wave of allegations that he flashed or tried to grope three guys, but had his advances spurned

  • Delaying umbilical cord clamping may save preemies' lives

    November 1, 2017 8:33 AM 116

    Globally, about 15 million babies are born before 37 weeks gestation annually and one million die. The findings showed that waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately reduced hospital mortality by a third and is safe for mothers and pre-term infants. Further, delayed clamping also reduced subsequent

  • New Spacey accusations fly as Netflix suspends 'House of Cards'

    November 1, 2017 8:08 AM 82

    A Mexican actor became the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment Tuesday, predicting more such claims would emerge as Netflix suspended production of the two-time Oscar winner's hit series "House of Cards." Roberto Cavazos, who acted in several plays at London's Old Vic theater when Spacey was artistic director there from 2004 to 2015, said the Hollywood

  • Sony revives pet AI project with updated AIBO robot dog

    November 1, 2017 6:13 AM 97

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Sony Corp said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovation after years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit

  • WhatsApp's Delete for Everyone Feature Now Rolling Out: Here's How to Use It

    November 1, 2017 5:26 AM 96

    WhatsApp, after rolling out the feature to limited users last week, has now announced official rollout of the 'Delete for Everyone' feature. It will be now available to users of the latest WhatsApp versions for Android, iPhone, and Windows Phones. The Delete for Everyone, or revoke feature was a much demanded feature on the most popular instant messaging

  • 'We lacked everything': Conte blasts Chelsea after Roma rout

    November 1, 2017 5:14 AM 165

    Antonio Conte blasted Chelsea’s lack of hunger after becoming the first English club to lose in the Champions League this season with a ruthless 3-0 rout by AS Roma. Conte lamented that the English champions – who would have advanced to the last 16 with a win – “lacked everything” after a match where they went a goal down after 38 seconds, the first

  • Roma maul Chelsea to claim top spot

    November 1, 2017 5:12 AM 103

    Rome - Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions. The rematch in Rome's Stadio Olympico after a 3-3 thriller in London two weeks ago did not disappoint the 55 000 crowd as Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was frustrated on his return to Italy

  • New allegations leveled against actors Spacey, Piven

    November 1, 2017 4:46 AM 79

    LOS ANGELES — Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor's allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series "House of Cards" and prompted CBS to check into an actress' claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven. Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey