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Technology Citing son Barron, Trump to meet with video game makers on guns
Author: 0 Citing son Barron, Trump to meet with video game makers on guns

His discussions with the group "centred on whether violent video games , including games that graphically simulate killing, desensitise our community to violence ", the White House said in a statement . During that time , the video game industry has grown to a billion dollar a year juggernaut. "We have to look at the Internet", he shared at the table, "because a lot of bad things are happening to young kids and young minds [which] are being formed".

Technology Apple could ditch the notch design in 2019 iPhones
Author: 0 Apple could ditch the notch design in 2019 iPhones

The iPhone X's notch houses a number of sensors such as the Flood Illuminator, Dot Projector, and 8MP selfie camera. It is interesting from a standpoint that Apple is looking for another strategy that will differentiate itself when Chinese Smartphone manufacturers are imitating and applying notch design to their new Smartphones.

Technology Rabada in hot water over nasty Smith send-off
Author: 0 Rabada in hot water over nasty Smith send-off

The quick bowler may also have added to the ill-feeling between the teams, which burst into plain view with a confrontation between Australia's David Warner and South Africa's Quinton de Kock near the dressing rooms in the first test at Durban.

Author: 0 Trump to hold games violence meeting

As the video played, Trump commented, "This is violent, isn't it?" Henson criticized those in attendance from the video game industry. The ESA stated that they had not been contacted by the White House about the meeting prior to its announcement, and a list of attendees, which was promised to be revealed Wednesday night, wasn't released until Thursday morning.

Technology Super Smash Bros. coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year

None of the characters may be considered as surprise additions, as they have all already appeared in previous Super Smash Bros . titles. This week, at its Nintendo Direct , The Big N went out in style, ending with a dramatic teaser for an upcoming title in the crazy-popular fighting series, Super Smash Bros .

Technology Trump spurns experts for his video game meeting
Author: 0 Trump spurns experts for his video game meeting

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed conditions to President Donald Trump's potential meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It has been suggested, by Mr Trump, that video games contribute to the mass shootings that the U.S. has experienced recently. To discuss the same things, the President - on Thursday - held a meeting with the game executives that went on for about an hour, but failed to arrive at any conclusive outcome, according to Kotaku .

Technology Motorola reportedly cancels Moto X5; its Chicago engineering team faces layoffs
Author: 0 Motorola reportedly cancels Moto X5; its Chicago engineering team faces layoffs

As part of the strategy to consolidate its retail presence, earlier in January 2018, Motorola had announced the opening of 50 new Moto Hubs in New Delhi. The official statement also added that the move that Lenovo announced past year will continue to happen "over the next few quarters" impacting less than 2 percent of its workforce across the globe.

Technology EagleVail's Shiffrin claims second-straight overall World Cup title
Author: 0 EagleVail's Shiffrin claims second-straight overall World Cup title

And having placed fourth on her first run, the 22-year-old put herself onto the podium with a total time of 2:35.54, earning her 60 points - enough to take her 603 clear of Switzerland's Wendy Holdener , who finished down in 14th. Attention will now turn to a slalom race tomorrow. The Vail, Colorado, native joins Lindsey Vonn as the only other American female skier to win multiple overall World Cup titles .

Technology Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S leaked video reveals selfie camera notch
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S leaked video reveals selfie camera notch

The feature is yet to show up, but the Mi Mix 2s , launching in Shanghai on March 27, seems like a sensible place to introduce it; the Mi Mix series carries a certain expectation innovation-the original device was one of the first in the recent wave of handsets to feature a "bezel-less" design.

Technology Robot's Rubik's revenge: Cult cube torn asunder in lightning fast solution bid
Author: 0 Robot's Rubik's revenge: Cult cube torn asunder in lightning fast solution bid

But much more input was needed on the software front to enable an actual machine to physically solve a puzzle, including work to synchronize the motors to prevent collisions when making moves. " It took tightening the cube way past what intuitively felt appropriate in order to stop the camming action from happening ". The algorithm designed inside the cube determines the step by step process involved in solving the Rubik's cube.

Technology Sensex rises 136 points; Nifty gains over 45 points
Author: 0 Sensex rises 136 points; Nifty gains over 45 points

Key Indian equity indices opened in the green on Friday on the back of positive global markets and healthy buying in metals, capital goods and auto stocks. Except, Nifty Metal (0.45%), Nifty FMCG (0.41%) and Nifty Pharma (-0.33%), all the other sectoral gauges ended positive. SAIL cracked 6.40 per cent, Jindal Steel dropped 5.24 per cent, Nalco dipped 2.19 per cent, NMDC 1.85 per cent, Vedanta 1.59 per cent and Hindalco fell by 1.26 per cent.

Technology 'Undertale' marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch
Author: 0 'Undertale' marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch

The big software release this week is The Trail: Frontier Challenge for Nintendo Switch , a casual game for those looking to compete in fun challenges. Finally , Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud , announced past year, got an update: It will include Breath of the Wild costumes and equipment. Super Smash Bros Nintendo Switch will arrive with new characters in tow, widening its already impressive roster of characters from across all of Nintendo's history and from other publishers as ...

Technology Snapchat's latest feature has been ripped straight from Instagram
Author: 0 Snapchat's latest feature has been ripped straight from Instagram

You just type a username in the text field of your image or video caption. Snapchat confirmed they're testing the feature to TechCrunch but didn't reveal when the feature will go live. Snapchat has recently gone through the wringer after news broke that the company's stock price plummeted to an alarming new low, alongside the revelation that they have also laid off 100 employees.

Technology Octopath Traveler Gets July Release Date
Author: 0 Octopath Traveler Gets July Release Date

Octopath Traveler hooked us back in September . The newest characters revealed are Tressa, the Merchant, and Alfyn, the Apothecary. There will be a standard edition and a special edition. It allows her to buy unique items from NPCs, which are not sold in shops. It enables him to talk to townsfolk and open new conversation options that reveal discounts, hidden items, and secret information.

Technology Valve: We're making and shipping games again
Author: 0 Valve: We're making and shipping games again

Take a look at the gallery of screenshots below, along with some of the card art for the game . Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. That's a trait that Valve now has, which we can expect to eventually see utilized. When Miyamoto is sitting down thinking about the next version of Zelda or Mario , he's thinking what is the controller going to look like, what sort of graphics and other capabilities [will the platform have].

Technology Mario will kart you around in Google Maps update
Author: 0 Mario will kart you around in Google Maps update

To action this, you need to tap the little yellow question mark button - a familiar mystery box icon to anyone who's played Mario-related games through the years - at the bottom of the Google Maps app. You can also choose to screenshot your route and share it to @GoogleMaps on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #MarioMaps, Google suggests. Google Maps even featured Ms.

Technology New McLaren 3-seat hypercar is gunning for the legendary F1's records
Author: 0 New McLaren 3-seat hypercar is gunning for the legendary F1's records

McLaren is to launch a three-seat hypercar that'll be the spiritual successor to the McLaren F1 - one of the world's fastest and most iconic performance cars. McLaren seeks to build an Ultimate Series auto for each type of driving its customers are likely to enjoy. McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt also confirmed at Geneva that we'll be seeing the new auto in a public reveal before 2018 is out.

Technology Letter to the Editor: Hire vets to protect schools
Author: 0 Letter to the Editor: Hire vets to protect schools

The difference is not the latest gun massacre, which killed 17 students and teachers on February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. This was particularly astounding to me because he readily admitted there is no Second Amendment violation resulting from the longstanding ban on automatic weapons or the 21 year age requirement to buy a handgun.

Technology Windows 10
Author: 0 Windows 10 "Spring Creators Update" coming soon

As many have pointed out, this naming convention is confusing and not only because "Spring" isn't the same worldwide. It is a light version of the operating system announced by Microsoft about 10 months ago which can only run apps from Microsoft Store.