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  • What You Can Do To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness Beyond The Confines Of Your Community

    October 31, 2017 3:17 PM 212

    As someone who has survived twice now, raising awareness about breast cancer is a daily task. Having chosen to take a positive and creative approach to deal with my breast cancer trauma, I try to encourage others in situations similar to mine to do the same. I aim to empower young women to be brave and confident by gaining back a measure of control of their

  • SNES Classic hits 2 million sales, production will continue

    October 31, 2017 2:07 PM 165

    New figures from Nintendo show that the much sought-after SNES Classic sold two million units worldwide thus far. Nintendo plans to continue shipping the system "moving forward." In a statement made by Nintendo President, Tatsumi Kimishima said that Nintendo were hoping the SNES Classic would get gamers of yesterday back into the hobby, leading to them looking

  • Kevin Spacey: Special Emmy award withdrawn after assault allegations

    October 31, 2017 2:02 PM 169

    Kevin Spacey has been dropped as the recipient of a special Emmy award he was due to receive next month. The International TV Academy said in a statement that it was withdrawing the International Emmy Founders Award "in light of recent events". Responding to the allegations, Spacey said he was "beyond horrified" but did not remember the encounter

  • Nintendo's huge bet on Mario for smartphones still hasn't paid off

    October 31, 2017 1:46 PM 178

    The biggest phone game of 2017, "Super Mario Run," has been downloaded over 200 million times. Even with that huge number of downloads, Nintendo says it still hasn't "reached an acceptable profit point." The game is available on Apple iOS devices, like the iPhone and the iPad, as well as Android devices. It costs nothing to download, and the first few levels

  • Apple reportedly building iPhones, iPads without Qualcomm chips

    October 31, 2017 1:43 PM 171

    Qualcomm has reportedly withheld software needed for testing its chips in Apple devices. The latest news in the Apple-Qualcomm saga suggests that Apple may be trying to leave the chipmaker behind as soon as next year. A report by The Wall Street Journal states that Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that do not use Qualcomm components. Instead, the tech giant

  • Nokia Android Phones to Get Lumia Camera UI Features, Hints HMD Global

    October 31, 2017 1:15 PM 191

    It's been months since the Nokia brand made a comeback to the smartphone market. But HMD Global, the company behind the Finnish brand, is now planning to pay homage to its iconic Lumia series by upgrading its default camera app with some similar tweaks. Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas hinted at the development on Twitter. Sarvikas suggested the arrival

  • Scientists can't explain a 'worrying' rise in methane levels

    October 31, 2017 1:09 PM 204

    New figures show atmospheric pollution levels are surging. The WMO's report also points to a mysterious rise in the levels of methane in the atmosphere, which were also higher than the 10-year average. Speaking to BBC News, Professor Euan Nisbet from Royal Holloway University of London said this was not expected in the Paris Agreement. "We do not understand

  • Microsoft’s Surface Pro with LTE launches on December 1st

    October 31, 2017 10:25 AM 231

    Microsoft first unveiled its Surface Pro with LTE earlier this year, promising a release before the end of 2017. As the year draws to an end, Microsoft now says it plans to launch the Surface Pro with LTE support on December 1st. If that timing sounds familiar, it’s because a Microsoft employee accidentally revealed it during an Ignite session last month

  • Nokia 2 Budget Smartphone With 2-Day Battery Life Launched in India; Releasing Mid-November

    October 31, 2017 10:13 AM 173

    HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2 entry-level Android smartphone in the Indian market as it looks to tap the lower end of the market. The company is touting the 4100mAh battery that delivers up to 2 days of juice and premium design with polycarbonate body and 6000 Series Aluminium frame as the highlights of the smartphone. Nokia 2 also has a 5-inch

  • Kevin Spacey thought that coming out was a good way to respond to a molestation charge. Hollywood did not agree

    October 31, 2017 10:02 AM 168

    A two-time Academy Award-winner and acclaimed star of film, theater and television publicly comes out as gay for the first time. In 2017, that would seem like a triumphant moment and cause for celebration in the LGBTQ community. But when Kevin Spacey finally ended decades of speculation by declaring in a late Sunday night tweet that “I have loved and had romantic