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Hi-Tech American triumph and disappointment in Olympic ice dance
Author: 0 American triumph and disappointment in Olympic ice dance

We're all very sorry that we're not the Shibutani siblings. "This was the most incredible moment for us today", Maia Shibutani said. Chock and Bates also didn't want the fall to take away from the message they were trying to convey while skating to John Lennon's "Imagine".

Hi-Tech Mercedes-Benz Owner Daimler AG May Have Rigged Emissions Tests
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz Owner Daimler AG May Have Rigged Emissions Tests

Investigators found Mercedes-Benz cars were equipped with software which may have helped them to pass diesel emissions tests, German weekly Bild am Sonntag reported citing confidential documents. Another function under scrutiny allowed the emissions cleaning system to recognise whether the auto was being tested on the basis of speed or acceleration patterns.

Hi-Tech Launch trailer released for Metal Gear Survive
Author: 0 Launch trailer released for Metal Gear Survive

This second open beta was first announced last week and is scheduled to last up until February 18. On February 20 we're getting several interesting cross-platform titles, including The Station (PC, PS4, Xbox One ), Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time (PC, PS4), and Metal Gear Survive (PS4, Xbox One).

Hi-Tech March's Games with Gold Include Superhot, Trials of the Blood Dragon
Author: 0 March's Games with Gold Include Superhot, Trials of the Blood Dragon

We've reached that time of the month where the frugal gamers amongst us find out what free games they'll be receiving as part of their Xbox Live Gold subscription. Also, if you don't own both an Xbox 360 and Xbox One you can still add all the games to your Xbox Live account. This 2012 action-adventure game is a family-friendly adventure that has you travel with bow and arrow, swords, and more throughout Scotland to break a magical curse and save a country with wits and combat.

Hi-Tech Samsung shares take a hit as iPhone X sales slump
Author: 0 Samsung shares take a hit as iPhone X sales slump

Samsung Display, the division of the technology giant responsible for display industry, is now planning to prepare screens for a 20 million or less iPhone units at its southern South Korean factory in the first quarter of 2018. Flexible OLED allows device makers more leeway in design but has been used mostly for premium models as it is more expensive than the rigid counterpart.

Hi-Tech OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: BC athletes finish strong on the slopes in South Korea
Author: 0 OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: BC athletes finish strong on the slopes in South Korea

In fact, he became the first athlete outside of Europe or North America to medal at all in the sliding events-skeleton, luge, bobsleigh-at the Olympics. Eileen Shiffrin, her mother and coach, said "she has to have a day off" and added that the event "is not a big goal anyway", per Nancy Armour at USA Today .

Hi-Tech Amazon uses cash back benefits to entice Prime members to Whole Foods
Author: 0 Amazon uses cash back benefits to entice Prime members to Whole Foods

Members already get 5% back on any Amazon purchases when they use the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa card . And if you have the card but are not a Prime member, you'll get 3% back on your Whole Foods purchases. It nearly immediately made good on those promises with store-wide price cuts , and has offered seasonal discounts on things like Thanksgiving turkeys and Valentine's roses .

Hi-Tech Nuance Confirms that Swype Keyboard for Android and iOS is Discontinued
Author: 0 Nuance Confirms that Swype Keyboard for Android and iOS is Discontinued

Instead of tapping individual keys with your fingers, Swype allows you to type faster by swiping through your letters on the screen. Now the company behind the popular keyboard, Nuance... For those of you looking for a replacement for Swype, Gboard is your best bet and also, Swiftkey is still around. 8 years is a long time and gesture-typing is no longer the hottest thing in the market right now and Gboard (long live Gboard) is just fantastic.

Hi-Tech Google Tez payments now lets you pay your utility bills
Author: 0 Google Tez payments now lets you pay your utility bills

Tez will send clients you a timely notification when their bill arrives, and clients will have the capacity to check whether they have paid a bill by simply tapping the biller's name on their Tez home screen . Tap on "New" icon under payments. The app is supporting over 80 billers now, and you can add a biller easily. They can also manage bills from their multiple accounts.

Hi-Tech 'Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia' coming soon to a bookstore near you
Author: 0 'Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia' coming soon to a bookstore near you

The original book came out in Japan in 2015, and an English translation was reportedly set to be released on June 15th previous year, according to Amazon preorders, but those listings were taken down without an explanation. You can pre-order today through that very same Amazon listing, though you're in for quite a wait if you do, as it won't be released until October 23, 2018.

Hi-Tech Google Pixel 2 owners reporting battery drain, overheating issues
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 owners reporting battery drain, overheating issues

Lastly, the Feb security update for the Pixel 2 has proved to be a headache for many users; so, it's a good idea to stay away from this update for now, until these issues are fixed. The second issue is that while this slow down is happening, the phone still shows a notification that it is "charging rapidly", which is certainly misleading users.

Hi-Tech 'Mega Man Legacy Collection' is headed to Nintendo Switch May 22
Author: 0 'Mega Man Legacy Collection' is headed to Nintendo Switch May 22

Those of you who have a regular or golden Mega Man amiibo can get their hands on some extra fan-made challenges to boot. The games will also feature a new rewind mechanic that will allow players to rewind their actions to prevent death. The first Mega Man Legacy Collection includes the NES-era Mega Man games - of which there are six - and a whole host of concept art, songs, a production gallery, and some added challenges.

Hi-Tech Grand Theft Auto V Premium Edition Spotted On Amazon
Author: 0 Grand Theft Auto V Premium Edition Spotted On Amazon

Another possibility for this " Premium Edition " could be that GTA V will be getting a Nintendo Switch version. The listing was made for the Xbox One , but presumably it should also eventually make its way onto the PS4 and PC. Go nuts thanks to the GTA Online Tax Refund. The game has managed to sell over 90 million copies since its release, and it continues to be a best-seller - even without any single player DLC to lengthen the story.

Hi-Tech Rainbow Six Siege New Operators Lion and Finka Announced
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege New Operators Lion and Finka Announced

If you happen to be watching the Rainbow Six Siege Invitational on Twitch you may have just seen some new details on the new operators as part of Operation Chimera . More importantly, it also shares their weapon loadouts and what their gadgets do. Originally from Russia ( Finka ) and France ( Lion ), these two new characters specialise in chemical weapons, a focus of this DLC.

Hi-Tech We have waited too long for gun laws -- Joseph Swinea
Author: 0 We have waited too long for gun laws -- Joseph Swinea

He said previous year he would "never" infringe on the right to keep arms. Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence. "It only happens here not because of coincidence, not because of bad luck, but as a outcome of our inaction". He also said he'll be working with Congress "on many fronts".