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Science Crytek is Suing the Developers of Star Citizen for Breaching CryEngine Copyright
Author: 0 Crytek is Suing the Developers of Star Citizen for Breaching CryEngine Copyright

Crytek is claiming that CIG (and Roberts Space Industries, also founded by CIG founder Chris Roberts) is still using code that from CryEngine 3 despite the move to Lumberyard . Crytek added that changes made to CryEngine while it was being used to develop Star Citizen have also not been passed on to it. According to the complaint filed December 12 ( via PC Gamer ), Crytek agreed to a below-market rate for Cloud Imperium to use CryEngine with the agreement being that Cloud Imperium ...

Science Google Flights, Trips, hotel search get you ready for the holidays
Author: 0 Google Flights, Trips, hotel search get you ready for the holidays

Earlier this year , Google Flights began displaying tips that alerted users of the best time to book tickets. The feature is available on desktop and mobile, so when you search for a flight, you should now see this option. The new ticket and tour deals will appear in the city you're visiting within the app, and will be launched worldwide in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese.

Science Net Neutrality Repealed, Substratum Price Sees New All Time High
Author: 0 Net Neutrality Repealed, Substratum Price Sees New All Time High

While the White House expectedly welcomed the voting down of net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) on Thursday, the decision appeared headed for legal challenge, with several USA states and organisations announcing their plans to go to court within hours.

Author: 0 Featured Stock: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

More notable recent Activision Blizzard, Inc. The stock had a trading volume of 4,737,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,741,985. MA ended last trade at 65.03 a share and the price is up more than 80.09% so far this year. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) shares were sold by Durkin Dennis M. ZACCONI RICCARDO sold 19,761 shares worth $1.21M. Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q2.

Science ITunes won't hit the Microsoft Store before the end of 2017
Author: 0 ITunes won't hit the Microsoft Store before the end of 2017

The press got excited, after all Apple has never been on good terms with Microsoft. Presumably, we'll still see iTunes hit the Store at some point in 2018. Similar to Apple's implementation of iPad in the classroom, the strategy reduces exposure to security risks and streamlines installs in mass device management scenarios like educational deployments.

Science Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad
Author: 0 Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad

In a press release called, Hard Questions , David Ginsberg, director of research, and Moira Burke, a research scientist at Facebook, acknowledge and comment on the scientific research linking social media to negative impacts on well-being, before outlining the steps Facebook is taking to solve these issues.

Author: 0 Artificial intelligence helps discover new planets

Utilising Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms from Google that decoded massive sets of data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, scientists have discovered two exoplanets, including one that has the first known eight-planet system like ours.

Science RIP: BlackBerry Priv Will No Longer Receive Monthly Security Updates
Author: 0 RIP: BlackBerry Priv Will No Longer Receive Monthly Security Updates

Now that we've seen quite a few BlackBerry devices powered by Android, and now that BlackBerry is no longer a phone company , the Canadian firm is finally starting to cut back. Also announced in this update is some software-related news for those of us still using a phone running BlackBerry OS 10 or earlier (meaning, all phones released including and before the BlackBerry Leap.) For all phones running this operating system, BlackBerry promises "at least two full years of additional support ...

Science Microsoft's Latest Foldable Design Patent Could Be For The Surface Phone
Author: 0 Microsoft's Latest Foldable Design Patent Could Be For The Surface Phone

Now it looks a recent patent filing by the Surface team may give us more clues. Subsequent diagrams show that the device in question can flip over and be used in a tent or nightstand mode, or as one large screen. Windows Central previously reported that Microsoft is also reportedly working on a dedicated notebook app for the device, that is said to mimic writing like a real notebook.

Science AOL Instant Messenger is actually dead now
Author: 0 AOL Instant Messenger is actually dead now

We've known this day was coming for some time now - AOL originally announced its plans to shut down AIM back in October , but now the day has come. The shutdown was coming for awhile, especially after AOL revoked access to AIM from third-party chat clients in March. AOL instant messenger shutting down closes the door on a nostalgic period of early internet communication.

Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sells 1 million Xbox One copies in 3 days

The preview program version of PUBG is now $29.99 so it's not a bad little Xbox One X Holiday perk at the moment. According to Microsoft, the Game Preview version of PUBG had a million players in its first 48 hours. "With the quality of the talent deployed on the title, we expected more ", wrote Digital Foundry earlier this week. PUBG's faithful PC base will be happy to know that Xbox One users aren't the only ones to receive good news, as some new details have emerged about the ...

Science Data miners uncover a Red Dead Redemption 2 mission in GTA
Author: 0 Data miners uncover a Red Dead Redemption 2 mission in GTA

Yes, as in Dutch van der Linde, the primary villain of the original Red Dead Redemption and a major character in its sequel. According to ExpertReviews , Rockstar will be capitalizing on this new tech, and there's a possibility the game would be exclusive to some console.

Science Eli Apple, Landon Collins now in a feud with the Giants
Author: 0 Eli Apple, Landon Collins now in a feud with the Giants

He said that he expects to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, however, coaches haven't told him if he'll be active or not. Last weekend Apple was battling a hip and ankle injury but was still a somewhat surprising scratch. Spagnuolo also said there would be repercussions for the tweeting incident and Apple did admit he could see why some people would have an issue with it.

Science SpaceX Launches and Relands First Used Rocket for NASA Mission
Author: 0 SpaceX Launches and Relands First Used Rocket for NASA Mission

It was used in a resupply mission flown in April 2015. SpaceX aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA today, following a couple of delays. But vehicle names are not the only thing that the SpaceX launch and the new "Star Wars" film have in common. The launch marks the return of SpaceX's Launch Complex 40.

Science Apple Developing a Completely Redesigned Modular Mac Pro
Author: 0 Apple Developing a Completely Redesigned Modular Mac Pro

In its official press release about the new iMac Pro becoming available to order, Apple has revealed that the next generation Mac Pro with an upgradeable design is already in the works. And by comparison, the fully loaded Mac Pro costs $7,128, or about 54% the cost of the fully upgraded iMac Pro. It is 5mmm thin at the edge. The biggest update for Final Cut Pro X is support for 360-degree VR video editing.

Science What Is Facebook Snooze? How To Use Feature To Limit Friends' Posts
Author: 0 What Is Facebook Snooze? How To Use Feature To Limit Friends' Posts

Whether they're re-sharing countless videos or refuse to keep quiet during an election season, Facebook's got your back with a new snooze option. Facebook Inc. Everyone has a Facebook friend they find annoying, whether because they post awful dad jokes, spout political nonsense, or simply have dissimilar views and interests.

Science Melbourne Uni to act as IBM quantum 'hub'
Author: 0 Melbourne Uni to act as IBM quantum 'hub'

Clients will have online access to the computing power of the first IBM Q systems by the end of 2017, with a series of planned upgrades during 2018. "Simulators don't now capture the nuances of the actual quantum hardware platforms, and nothing is more convincing for a proof-of-concept than results obtained from an actual quantum processor".