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Super Mario Odyssey Is the Followup to Sunshine We've Been Waiting For

Playing as Mario remains mostly the same. A prompt shows up on the screen during this game that alerts players who can then control both Mario and Cappy ...


Weekend Open Forum: What's your take on the Xbox One X?

What a good question, I said to myself as my two boys played on their recently purchased Xbox One console, but I already made up my mind. The Xbox One X ...


The Xbox One X Is Not For Everybody, Says Microsoft's Phil Spencer

Maybe they would create a new piece of software that enabled a core set of functions between both platforms, 0r maybe they'd adapt one of their own services to ...


Details released on Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Orlando

In co-op mode, Cappy hovers at a slight distance above Mario's head, and an onscreen prompt also appears to explain the basic controls. Cappy is also un...


The Top Ten E3 2017 Announcements (So Far)

Virtual reality can be considered a slightly contentious area, but what can be said with certainty is that Sony is the only one of these three manufacturers to ...


US accuses Chinese company of transferring NKorean money

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said North Korea would top the agenda of the talks. In an effort to deprive North Korea of the funds and materia...


Wall Street dips as Amazon-Whole Foods deal roils retail

The $42 per share offer represents a premium of 27 percent to the upmarket grocery chain's Thursday close. The Amazon deal sent shockwaves through the food ...


Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

According to an NYT article, the grocery industry in the U.S. alone accounts for close to $800 billion in annual sales. The Dow Jones industrial average added...


Amazon Continues Quest for World Domination by Buying Whole Foods

There are a couple of stores which have an global presence in the United Kingdom and Canada. "It's a little different when you're Amazon ", Jan Rogers Kniffen,...


Nokia 3 goes up for sale in India

The Nokia 3 has been priced at INR 9,499. As an introductory offer, Vodafone customers will get 5GB mobile data per month at Rs. 149 per month for 3 months on p...


Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India

For me, the number of runs does not matter at this stage. Once you're bowling the second half it's always hard, but as I said before that, we have to learn a bi...


Nintendo: Metroid is 'an important franchise for us'

That is not going to be the only solution. "There's over 66 million of these devices out in the hands of consumers", said Fils-Aime, holding up a 3DS. As soon...


Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 bln

The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2017 following regulatory approval and a Whole Foods shareholder vote. But what does all of this ...


How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta

This update will go on iPhone , iPad and even the Car Play. The iPad 4, released in 2012, is also excluded from the list of devices that can upgra...


Facebook bug may have exposed moderators to extremists

The worker is now seeking compensation for the psychological damage caused by the data exposure through a legal claim filed against Facebook and CPL, the contra...


Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods on the Cheap

Amazon didn't acquire an iconic grocery store brand just for the quinoa: Whole Foods operates hundreds of retail data mines, and Amazon just married a worl...


Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Treasury yields. Bucking broader declines on news of the deal, Amazon shares surged 3 percent while Whole Foods shot up 27.2 percent. Co-founder John Mackey ...


Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Trump has been growing increasingly agitated with Rosenstein over the last day or two in private White House meetings and in conversations with friends, mu...


India Just Launched Its Giant 'Monster' Rocket

At present, India has two rockets - the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and GSLV-Mk II - with a lift-off mass of 415 tonnes and a carrying capacity of 2.5 tonnes...


Nintendo Switch and Mario Take E3 by Storm

But in co-op, while one player is controlling Mario using a Joy-Con, player two will be invincible while acting as support. Instead, we used circuits to trave...


Mumbai blasts: 6 convicted; 1 acquitted

Abdul Qayyum Ansari: Acquitted Abu Salem's arrest and confession revealed the role played by Ansari. According to the prosecution, in order to avenge the d...


South Africa supports mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

Officials in Doha say an alleged hack of the state-run Qatar News Agency in late May saw controversial comments attributed to its ruling emir published. As ...


Shaken it off! Taylor Swift ends Spotify spat

One wrote on Twitter: "In other news: Taylor Swift putting all her music back on Spotify on Katy Perry release day?" At the time , Swifty explai...


Last of the London killers named by police

The four others known to have been killed in the attack are Londoner James McMullan, 32 , Australian Kirsty Boden, 28 , Canadian Chrissy Archibald, 30, and ...


The 9 most exciting Xbox One games of E3 2017

At 12GB RAM memory and a memory bandwidth of 326GB/s, it is way ahead of other similar products in the market. However, this feature is one of the many issu...


Bob Seger catalog now available for streaming

Neither Seger nor his longtime manager, Punch Andrews, commented on the move or the reason why certain titles were excluded from the services. Rolling Stone fi...


Behold, the Tesla Model Y (in near-total darkness)

But Tesla has been beset by production delays in the past. "It's insane hard to make cars, " Musk said on Tuesday. Which is why the Design Studio for ...


Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction

In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week . Special counsel Robert Mueller , appointed to...


CIA hacked Wi-Fi routers for years, reveals Wikileaks leaked documents

Most modified source code for the WRT54G, such as OpenWRT and Tomato added enhancements which turned that SOHO router into a more fully featured, enterprise...


Google reportedly faces record US$1.1bn European Commission fine

Both the European Commission and Google declined to comment. If the giant is found guilty, the Commission could impose a fine of up to 10% of the company's re...


'Wonder Woman' outperforms Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' at box office

Fans in the domestic market might be longing for the days of Rachel Weisz and Brendan Fraser, but at least the film is outperforming expectations in China a...


Microsoft's new Modern Keyboard comes with a seamless fingerprint sensor integration

The big change is the addition of a fingerprint sensor for logging into Windows 10 via Windows Hello , meaning no more typing in passwords. Microsoft has i...


President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

U.S. President Donald Trump says that an investigation touching on whether he tried to obstruct justice stems from what he asserts is a " phony story " about ...


Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

Mr Mueller was named as a special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , eight days after Mr Comey's dismissal to lead the Russian Federation inv...


Nursery school blast which killed eight in China 'caused by home-made bomb'

The explosion left eight people dead, including Xu, and 65 others injured. Investigators found bomb-making materials at Xu's nearby residence in the city of X...