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Sci-tech Star Wars: Rivals is PVP fun for your smartphone
Author: 0 Star Wars: Rivals is PVP fun for your smartphone

Lucasfilm and Disney have just announced the upcoming availability of Star Wars: Rivals , the "first real-time Star Wars competitive action shooter for mobile devices". Lucasfilm also applied for a trademark on Star Wars: Rivals on February 23, 2017. The game also lets players join Guilds, allowing them to climb up the Arena Leaderboards and claim additional rewards.

Sci-tech Dark Souls Remastered Confirmed For Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Dark Souls Remastered Confirmed For Nintendo Switch

Bandai Namco has announced that Dark Souls: Remastered will be inviting fearless adventurers to revisit the risky realm of Lordran, when it launches for Xbox One , PlayStation 4 , Nintendo Switch and PC this May. It's also headed for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC. Now it is finally a certainty as it was confirmed in Nintendo Direct 2018 that Dark Souls Remastered will indeed be heading to the Nintendo Switch in the near future.

Sci-tech European Union outlines supercomputer plan
Author: 0 European Union outlines supercomputer plan

To give you an idea of how far behind, China has the world's fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight , with 93 petaflops (93 million billion floating point operations per second) of computing power. "Brexit has thrown a lot of uncertainty around the UK's participation and it is really unfortunate and causing delay and confusion", University of Bristol's Simon McIntosh-Smith told Bloomberg .

Sci-tech Scientists captured the super-massive black hole while burping
Author: 0 Scientists captured the super-massive black hole while burping

While astronomers have predicted this type of event before, it has never been observed directly. This discovery is proof that black holes can be active and inactive at different periods of time. In the clearest photo of the event, the beginning of a massive burp is seen shooting out of the upper left of the black hole, while the remnants of an older burp can be spotted still dissipating below it.

Sci-tech ULA launches spy satellite launch from California
Author: 0 ULA launches spy satellite launch from California

It marked the 27th NRO launch by United Launch Alliance, which is a Colorado-based aerospace partnership between Lockheed Martin and Boeing. As usual with classified payloads, no details about the NROL-47 satellite were released. The GEM 60s provided additional thrust to the lone Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-68A engine located in the Delta IV's first stage. It was also the 36 flight of the Delta IV rocket since its inaugural launch in 2002.

Sci-tech After 'Fire And Fury,' The President Is Talking About Libel Laws Again
Author: 0 After 'Fire And Fury,' The President Is Talking About Libel Laws Again

Trump, who propagated false rumors that Barack Obama was born in Africa and that the father of Senator Ted Cruz had aided the assassination of John F. The singer previously suggested she would if Trump became president. Trump has floated changes to libel statutes in response to negative media coverage in the past, saying as recently as October that it's "disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write".

Sci-tech Death toll from California mudslide rises to 17
Author: 0 Death toll from California mudslide rises to 17

It is truly devastating to see so many people who undoubtedly suffered through the recent wildfires now have to struggle through record mudslides . DeGeneres Facetimed with her neighbor Oprah Winfrey, who earlier this week shared images of the destruction near her home. The US Coast Guard has sent "multiple airships to support rescue operations" and warned the public not to fly drones, otherwise the flights would be grounded.

Sci-tech Google Play takes down 63 children's apps after malware discovered
Author: 0 Google Play takes down 63 children's apps after malware discovered

Google Play bans software that promotes sexually explicit content, and the company has safeguards in place to prevent malware-laden apps from infiltrating the platform. Check Point says the "malicious code's own ad library... contains ads of an offensive nature, including pornographic ads". In a statement (via Gizmodo ), Google confirmed the apps have been removed from the Play Store.

Sci-tech 'Detective Pikachu' (3DS) Gets Release Date - Trailer
Author: 0 'Detective Pikachu' (3DS) Gets Release Date - Trailer

Oh, one last thing: you don't actually play as Detective Pikachu in the game, you play as his new human friend "Tim Goodman" (which sounds like an alias if I've ever heard one). However, the announcement of Detective Pikachu for the west means more goodies. Tim's father has gone missing, and Pikachu helps search for him.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio to develop its own cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Reliance Jio to develop its own cryptocurrency

Mukesh Ambani's older son Akash Ambani will lead the JioCoin project, and a 50-member team of young professionals will work on the blockchain technology required for the currency, the report said. The company could deploy smart contracts and use it in supply chain management logistics. The unidentified official said the team will build the blockchain technology for JioCoin.

Sci-tech Vic Fangio expected to return as Bears defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Vic Fangio expected to return as Bears defensive coordinator

Helfrich, 44, was the OR head coach from 2013 to "16, after four years of being the Ducks" quarterbacks coach-offensive coordinator under Chip Kelly. He was sacked on the heels of a 4-8 finish in 2016. He takes over a 5-11 team that missed the playoffs for the seventh straight season and hasn't finished above.500 since Lovie Smith got fired after going 10-6 in 2012.

Sci-tech No alien megastructure around mysterious 'Tabby's star', analysis shows
Author: 0 No alien megastructure around mysterious 'Tabby's star', analysis shows

These new results are not the first of their kind, rather confirming the results of another research group that previously determined that Tabby's star was likely orbited by a dust cloud that completes a lap every 700 days. "We were hoping that once we finally caught a dip happening in real time we could see if the dips were the same depth at all wavelengths", astronomer Jason Wright says in a statement .

Sci-tech Could a New Prince of Persia be in Development for PS4?
Author: 0 Could a New Prince of Persia be in Development for PS4?

The Prince of Persia franchise was replaced by Assassins Creed years ago. For those unaware, it has been a long time since Prince of Persia graced the gaming world with its very first entry, as the original title launched way back in 1989 for Apple II home computers.

Sci-tech Fox News' chief DC reporter left after harassment claims
Author: 0 Fox News' chief DC reporter left after harassment claims

Gretchen Carlson, a former Fox anchor, sued Mr. Ailes in 2016 , saying he had forced her out after she refused his sexual advances. Fox News confirmed Rosen's departure in December, but did not say why the 18-year employee left or announce it on air.

Sci-tech Intel presents drone light show over Bellagio Fountains this week
Author: 0 Intel presents drone light show over Bellagio Fountains this week

The drone market is rapidly growing in the world. The Intel Shooting Star Mini drones will be powered by the new Intel Indoor Location System. The flock of drones flies in the ideal complex formation as they are controlled by an algorithm. Intel did indeed lit the night sky with the squad of synchronized drones. The brand had debuted at the halftime show at the last Superbowl with its drone-based light shows, seems to have now added a lot more to the latest device.

Sci-tech Intel just showed off its first self-driving auto
Author: 0 Intel just showed off its first self-driving auto

Speaking at the event in Las Vegas, Krzanich said the company had received no information indicating the exploits had been used to obtain customer data. Shares of Intel ( INTC ), which closed Monday at $44.74, losing 4.5% in the week, have been under heavy selling pressure ever since reports of a security vulnerability with its CPU chips.

Sci-tech Airtel ties up with Amazon to offer free Prime subscription
Author: 0 Airtel ties up with Amazon to offer free Prime subscription

Amazon Prime Video India director content Vijay Subramaniam said, "We are delighted to associate with Airtel to bring Prime membership to Airtel's consumers". If you avail it today, you will get it until December. If the user downgrades to a lower, non-eligible plan after receiving and activating the subscription, the offer will be revoked immediately and the Prime subscription will be stopped.