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Author: 0 Fake Version of Cuphead Listed on Apple's iOS Store

Fake apps have certainly appeared on the App Store before. Not everyone has access to a Windows PC or Xbox One , though, so news this morning that the game quietly launched for iOS was met with excitement. That is not true and the website of the actual developer is studiomdhr.com. Due to the nature of the App Store and the weird way games are released on it, it is very normal for games to just randomly pop up at 2:00 AM like Cuphead did.

Science Spacex has successful ISS mission with reused rocket and Dragon capsule
Author: 0 Spacex has successful ISS mission with reused rocket and Dragon capsule

SpaceX launched the Dragon from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Friday, using a previously flown Falcon rocket. The spacecraft delivered over 2 tons of NASA's supplies, just before Christmas. It will mark another milestone on SpaceX's march toward regular re-flight of its rockets and spacecraft, a key pillar in its strategy to reduce the cost of spacefaring.

Science Microsoft Rewards Ohio Kid with Xbox One X for His Generosity
Author: 0 Microsoft Rewards Ohio Kid with Xbox One X for His Generosity

Earlier this month, Ashland 9-year-old boy made a decision to give up an Xbox in order to purchase more than sixty blankets for the homeless wandering in the cold. His grandmother says Mikah's family once faced homelessness, so he knows what it's like. That's why I want you to have your own blanket. Today, I live in my own house, and someday you will too.

Science Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts

Even though Verizon had a large cash discount, it was a discount over each installment payment. When you activate a Pixel 2 or 2 XL on Verizon, Target will give you a $250 gift card. If anything, looking at the market competition, it would make ideal sense if Google priced the Pixel 2 at between $400 and $500 while the Pixel 2 XL at between $600 and $700.

Science Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station
Author: 0 Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

Even though most spacecraft and launch vehicles are one-time use items, like, say, sanitary napkins, the history of re-using spacecraft goes back much further than many realize. The launch also marks a return to Space Launch Complex 40 for SpaceX . SpaceX has made major strides in its rocket reusability program this year, re-flying four recovered Falcon 9 first stages.

Science Woolly mammoth skeleton sells for $645G at auction
Author: 0 Woolly mammoth skeleton sells for $645G at auction

The skeleton of the ice-age extinct elephant species stands 3-metre tall with three meter long tusks. "It is an exceptional specimen", said Eric Mickeler, worldwide natural history expert, quoted in FranceInfo . The ancient set of bones was discovered in Siberia about 10 years ago by a professional hunter and has an estimated value of $530,000, said France-based auctioneer Claude Aguttes.

Science Every Xbox One X Purchase Gets A Free PUBG Copy
Author: 0 Every Xbox One X Purchase Gets A Free PUBG Copy

Now, those who prefer to play games on their Xbox One can also enjoy the game because Battlegrounds has landed on Microsoft's platform as a console exclusive. Microsoft has now confirmed that for a limited time, every Xbox One X purchase will receive a free copy of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . Well, it's the twelfth and final day of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals promotion with the company having offered discounts on PCs of various form factors ( including Surface Pro hardware ), ...

Science Google to stop Tango, carry on with ARCore
Author: 0 Google to stop Tango, carry on with ARCore

But Google definitely doesn't see a point in continuing Tango since it started ARCore . Further, it was hard for Google to get phone manufacturers to build this fairly expensive functionality into their products, and it only succeeded in getting the Tango platform running on a few gimmicky devices .

Science Space Station astronauts can now watch Star Wars in Space
Author: 0 Space Station astronauts can now watch Star Wars in Space

And yes, they are going to do it so while they are orbiting in space . Then, Inverse followed the space agency and received the re-confirmation from a spokesperson. Among her accomplishments after three long-duration stays in space , she holds the USA record for time in space with 665 days, and places eighth on the all-time space endurance list.

Science Amazon to Once Again Sell Chromecast, Apple TV
Author: 0 Amazon to Once Again Sell Chromecast, Apple TV

In September, Google stopped YouTube playing on the Amazon Echo Show . Amazon's decision to restock the devices, which was first reported Thursday by CNET , may be particularly helpful in smoothing things over between Amazon ( amzn ) and Google ( googl ).

Science Stephen Hawking's search for extraterrestrial life came up short
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking's search for extraterrestrial life came up short

They are listening for electromagnetic signals, no stronger than those emitted by a mobile phone, that can not be produced by natural celestial bodies. While the search isn't over yet, it is possible that this may turn out to be nothing more than a space rock. Other astrophysicists like Dr. Jason Wright from Penn State University think that Oumuamua's unusual motions suggest it could be an alien spaceship with broken engines that is tumbling through our solar system.

Science South Africa ruling party meets to choose leader
Author: 0 South Africa ruling party meets to choose leader

Others were barred by court orders from attending the leadership contest of the African National Congress (ANC). The party's choice likely will become South Africa's next president in 2019 elections. Neither the ANC nor South Africa have yet had a woman leader and Dlamini-Zuma winning the party leadership at a conference starting on Saturday would be a ground-breaking moment for the African continent.

Science Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks Free Preview 12/15/17
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks Free Preview 12/15/17

It is clear that Mirotic is not the sole reason for the Bulls' recent play. This season he has made lot of three pointers which in the past he would be scared to take. Milwaukee scored at least 100 points for the 11th consecutive game. This man is playing on another level. They're having one of their smallest players defend the biggest and most dynamic guy on the other team.

Science Asteroid of 5 km in diameter to pass near from Earth today
Author: 0 Asteroid of 5 km in diameter to pass near from Earth today

Instead, an asteroid called 3200 Phaethon is projected to come close enough to Earth that it's been classified as " potentially hazardous " by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. At three-miles long, 3200 Phaethon would definitely ruin your day if it were to strike the earth. Thankfully, that's not going to happen. The Greminid shower has been attributed to 3200 Phaethon , which has some at NASA wondering if Phaethon is an asteroid, a dead comet, or something in ...

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.