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August 26, 2017 8:59 PM Mayweather-McGregor: Countdown to the fight Saturday night in Las Vegas

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Predictions from Times staff Conor McGregor has said much about defeating Floyd Mayweayther Jr. on Saturday night. Now that the fight is at hand and McGregor has ensured prize money that should exceed $100 million, everything that follows the opening bell will be about how to spin this forward. Mayweather will pick McGregor apart 75

August 26, 2017 5:30 PM Why no one should watch the Mayweather-McGregor fight, explained by a sports analyst

“This is bigger than a fight, or the legacy of a boxer, or the legacy of MMA as a sport. When you look at the racial environment, now it’s black versus white.” Even the least sports-enthused know that the biggest fight of the year is coming Saturday night in Las Vegas: undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement to face off against 94

August 26, 2017 7:12 AM The solar eclipse was viewed over 90 million times on NASA website

WASHINGTON: The total solar eclipse of August 21 attracted more traffic to NASA websites than any other event on record, according to data revealed by the US space agency. "With more than 90 million page views on nasa.gov and eclipse2017.nasa.gov, we topped our previous web traffic record about seven times over," NASA officials wrote. It was one of the biggest 124

August 24, 2017 1:30 AM Take Note: Samsung's new 8 is hot favourite in sales battle

The tech giant has released what may be the ultimate business phone. But can the Note 8 banish the ghosts of its exploding predecessor in the battle with Apple's new iPhone? Our technology editor handles with care as he finds out The business phone segment is among the most profitable around. This is not just because the handsets themselves are among 86

August 23, 2017 12:13 AM #Hashtag10: Important Irish hastags of the last 10 years

If you’re not on social media, that sentence will be meaningless to you. If you are on social media, then Happy #Hashtag10. A hashtag is a word (or series of run-on words) preceded by a #, in a Twitter post, making your tweet immediately searchable and identifiable with other tweets on the same subject. “Hashtags are hugely beneficial in that they allow 92

August 22, 2017 4:32 PM Nintendo's $80 mini Super Nintendo went up for sale overnight and sold out immediately

Despite Nintendo's insistence that its upcoming SNES Classic Edition console won't be impossible to find, things aren't off to a great start. The console doesn't come out until September 29, yet both Amazon and Best Buy are already sold out of pre-orders. You're forgiven for missing the alert: Best Buy pre-orders reportedly went live somewhere around 59

August 22, 2017 10:05 AM Hands on: SNES Classic Mini review

The next step in Nintendo’s history tour Have any questions about the new console? We'll be hosting a live Q&A later today, so come along if you'd like to ask us about the SNES Classic Mini, or just discuss your favorite games. The NES Mini was one of 2016’s most pleasant surprises. The miniature console, which contained 30 games from Nintendo’s first 111

August 22, 2017 6:01 AM Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump after conservative website bashes his clothes

Once again, Barron Trump has become the target of online criticism. And once again, political figures, celebrities and others on social media are standing up for the 11-year-old, imploring the media to keep the youngest Trump out of the negative limelight. On Monday night, conservative news outlet the Daily Caller published a story attacking Barron for the T-shirt 54

August 21, 2017 8:16 PM Age of Empires IV announced

Microsoft just announced that Age of Empires IV is in development by Relic Entertainment, creators of the Company of Heroes series and other beloved strategy games. Other than its existence, and the intention to publish the game on Windows 10, Microsoft revealed almost nothing about the project. Judging by the animated concept art in the trailer, Age IV won't 44

August 20, 2017 1:44 PM Roundtable: Media Members Share Thoughts on Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Fight week is here. An event many thought would never happen is happening Saturday in Las Vegas when undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather takes on mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor in a boxing match. Is it an actual sporting event? Is it a promotional gimmick that will make a lot of money for a handful of people? What exactly is happening with this fight 71