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Sony has sold 60.4 million PlayStation 4s

Sony has sold 60.4 million PlayStation 4s There was also a montage of a lot of PlayStation VR games being released in the near future. Microsoft stopped providing Xbox One sales figures some time ago, but numbers released by analysts at the start of the year suggest Sony's console has outsold its rival by two-to-one. [Full Article...]

New Yorker among NASA's astronaut candidates

Chari has found a place among 12 new astronauts chosen by the American space agency to join the Astronaut Candidate Class 2017. - Air Force Lt. Since 1959 only 338 astronauts have been selected, and of those, only 44 are active NASA astronauts. Lieutenant Commander Matthew Dominick, originally from Wheat Ridge, is now a test pilot in the United States Navy stationed in Japan. [Full Article...]

Baking Where Nobody Has Baked Before! Fresh Baked Bread Soon In Space!

Baking Where Nobody Has Baked Before! Fresh Baked Bread Soon In Space! On the ISS, due to constraints regarding water generation, most of the food is be delivered frozen, refrigerated, or thermostabilized once every 90 days. Since then, it is forbidden to bring bread on the ISS. This would make the bread fluffy and soft. A German company promises to introduce a revolutionary new crumb-free bread, just for the astronauts' consumption! "I do mostly cake decorating so... [Full Article...]

Maryland, Washington DC Officials Sue Donald Trump for Self-Dealing

In January, government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a similar federal lawsuit in the Southern District of NY. The attorneys general aren't the first to sue Trump over emoluments. Congressional Democrats are expected to file a similar suit. "We do not sue the president of the United States casually", Mr. [Full Article...]

Uber board weighs report on workplace culture

Uber board weighs report on workplace culture Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick , facing a likely suspension from the ride-hailing outfit in the wake of a sexual harassment probe into the company , was fighting Monday evening to avoid any separation from the tech startup. According to a report by Recode , Singhal was terminated because he didn't tell the company about a sexual harassment complaint against him while working for h... [Full Article...]

Key takeaways from the Jeff Sessions Senate hearing

Key takeaways from the Jeff Sessions Senate hearing Sessions admitted he met twice with Kislyak twice after failing to disclose the conversations during his confirmation hearing . Sessions has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work

Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work Lawyers attached to the case wore similarly somber expressions as the seven men and five women left the Montgomery County courtroom about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, the jury asked for large portions of Cosby's deposition to be read back to them. [Full Article...]

Amazon rolls out contact blocking for Alexa voice-calling feature

Amazon rolls out contact blocking for Alexa voice-calling feature The block feature can be added from the contacts list; you just scroll down, choose the person you don't want to receive calls or messages from, and tap "block contact". As of now, there's no easy way to turn off the feature altogether, doing so requires a phone call to customer service. As The Verge points out, it seems that this feature hasn't made it onto the Android version of Alexa yet, b... [Full Article...]

Xbox and Switch are becoming online buddies, where is Sony?

Now, it seems the company is willing to overlook some rivalries by allowing players to get together regardless of whether they own the game on Windows 10 , iOS , Android , Xbox One , Nintendo Switch, or a VR device. Where was the PlayStation 4 mention you wonder? To signify the decision to unify the many versions of Minecraft , the console versions of the game will be renamed. [Full Article...]

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement Roy Cooper has put an estimate of alleged damages by man-made climate change ahead of the state's economic health, the state's Republicans said after Cooper announced he will sign on to the Paris Climate Agreement. The mayor recently became a member of Climate Mayors, a network of 200 US mayors working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support efforts for federal and global-level policy mak... [Full Article...]

Uber CEO Kalanick takes leave of absence, to lose some power

The report recommended re-evaluating Kalanick's responsibilities as well as " enhancing board oversight ". Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick would take an indefinite leave of absence as it unveiled steps at restoring confidence in scandal-plagued giant. [Full Article...]

E3 2017: Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Announced

E3 2017: Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Announced Right after playing the reveal trailer, Treehouse Live employees demonstrated about 30 minutes of game footage, which can be seen above. The " Bowser's Minions " part is a new storyline starring enemy characters. The existence Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions was discovered last month, when dataminers found 3DS icons and an eShop listing for the game . [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors Victory Parade Set For Thursday In Oakland

But Durant , being a team player as well as a scoring machine, made the Warriors better from day one. Kevin Durant celebrates after being named Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player on June 12, 2017. Golden State turned an eight-point deficit after the first quarter into a 69-52 lead with a minute left to go before halftime. They have few means of drastically improving this off... [Full Article...]

Ultra-Powerful Xbox One X Unveiled

Many out there have been rallying behind the Scorpio, now the X, for a year now saying it will be a huge Microsoft comeback. Most curiously EA has already confirmed Madden 18 and Need For Speed: Payback for the enhanced treatment, but not the PlayStation-affiliated Federation Internationale de Football Association. [Full Article...]

Eero Unveils a New Device That Sports Tri-Band Wireless Technology

Eero Unveils a New Device That Sports Tri-Band Wireless Technology We'll have an in-depth, hands-on review of the second-generation Eero as soon as we can get our hands on one. Eero is taking pre-orders on three different bundles right now: A $299 Home WiFi System that comes with one Eero router and one Eero Beacon, a $399 Home WiFi System that includes one router and two Beacons, and a $499 Pro WiFi System consisting of three Eero routers. [Full Article...]

New Kirby Game Announced for Switch in 2018

In fact, other than the name and a logo we know nothing about the game itself. Among them are Pokkén Tournament DX , a Switch edition of the game in which players battle against each other, each with one of the two Joycon controllers, and Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, both of which arrive in September. [Full Article...]

E3 2017: Here Is Everything That Bethesda Had To Offer

E3 2017: Here Is Everything That Bethesda Had To Offer These links leave Siliconera. The Doom remake, which was a big hit at E3 2015, has now been remastered for the world of virtual reality, so shooting demons has amazingly become even more intense. The game will launch officially in October. The last piece of Elder Scrolls news was a amusing one. Elder Scrolls Legends is getting an expansion called Hereos of Skyrim on June 29 and is ... [Full Article...]

Uber CEO takes leave of absence amid crises

Uber CEO takes leave of absence amid crises After allegations of sexual harassment and a toxic workplace from a former employee, Uber hired former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm to come up with recommendations for changes. She alleged that her former manager had propositioned her for sex and that Uber's HR department told her it wouldn't punish him because he was a top performer. [Full Article...]

S. Korea suggests 2030 World Cup bid to include N. Korea

The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said last Friday that the suspected drone was similar in size and shape to the DPRK drone that was seen in March 2014 at Baenyeong Island near the western border. The soldier, who has not been publicly identified, approached a South Korean border guard post and expressed a wish to defect, the ministry said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Roma sign seasoned defender Moreno from PSV Eindhoven

Roma sign seasoned defender Moreno from PSV Eindhoven Director of football Monchi , who only took the role with the Italian outfit after leaving Sevilla earlier this year, expressed his delight after finally managing to sign a defender he has been scouting for a long time. Moreno played for Mexico at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, helping them win the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2011. Moreno registered 38 appearances between the Eredivisie and the UEFA Ch... [Full Article...]


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