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November 1, 2017 10:31 AM Two Reasons Nintendo Switch Is Such A Grand Success

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 120

November 1, 2017 9:48 AM PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds finally has an Xbox One release date

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 91

November 1, 2017 9:07 AM More men accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual assault

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 298

November 1, 2017 8:33 AM Delaying umbilical cord clamping may save preemies' lives

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 139

November 1, 2017 6:13 AM Sony revives pet AI project with updated AIBO robot dog

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 117

November 1, 2017 3:12 AM Ahead of iPhone X launch, China vendors cut prices of iPhone 8 models

HONG KONG - Chinese vendors have slashed the price of Apple’s iPhone 8 by up to a fifth in a bid to lure customers amid sluggish demand ahead of the launch of the tech giant’s much-anticipated iPhone X on Friday. Buyers can now snap up Apple’s new iPhone 8 Plus and the more basic iPhone 8 models at discounts of between nearly 14 percent and 20 percent 113

October 31, 2017 9:33 PM Mario’s big smartphone debut wasn’t really worth it for Nintendo

For years, Nintendo held off on bringing its most successful franchises to Android and iOS devices, choosing to save them for first-party consoles. Last year, in its first smartphone push, Nintendo finally relented and announced Super Mario Run for iPhone, and then Android a few months later. While the game has been a huge success in terms of downloads 110

October 31, 2017 8:24 PM Why the iPhone 8 makes the iPhone X a tougher sell

For months, analysts studying Apple and its supply chain have been saying "good luck finding the iPhone X" when it launches in November. Yet, despite demand for the phone being "off the charts" according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, you can still order an iPhone X right now and get it before the end of 2017. As of October 31 — four days after pre-orders kicked 107

October 31, 2017 7:30 PM India has the potential to become our top revenue generator by next year: Florian Seiche, CEO, HMD Global

It feels like a continuation to me since I have been co-leading this from the beginning. The part that we are most excited about the journey so far is the consumer feedback on the phones because it’s been phenomenal. Two key initiatives going forward are – making a very strong impact through portfolio expansion in smartphones and geographical expansion 88

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM ‘House of Cards’ suspends production indefinitely amid Kevin Spacey scandal

“House of Cards,” which helped transform the way we watch TV, is meeting a particularly unceremonious end. Amid a scandal involving lead actor Kevin Spacey, Netflix and production company Media Rights Capital said in a statement Tuesday that they would suspend production on the political drama’s sixth season “until further notice, to give us time to review 86