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Here is a Better Look at the Nintendo Switch UI

The market research firm has acknowledged concerns around the console's availability and launch line-up, but believes that " demand is expected to be strong and...


2016 was Earth's warmest year for third straight year

NOAA calculated that the average global temperature last year was 14.84 degrees Celsius - beating the previous year by.04 degrees. The planet's average surfac...


At least 4 dead after tornado tears through southern Mississippi

Search and rescue teams have raced to the area to assist Forrest County emergency management in the Hattiesburg area. The Mississippi office of emergency mana...


Google helped itself to best positions for its own ads

During a conversation with a Pixel owner who have found that the audio bug affects his smartphone, a Google rep said that the company has already identified th...


Britain's Halley VI Research Station Closed by Giant Ice Crack

While there is no immediate risk to life, officials said there was "sufficient uncertainty" about what could happen to the ice during the coming Antarctic winte...


Netflix (NFLX) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

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Why FIFA 17 on the Nintendo Switch risks being hugely disappointing

At $299, the Nintendo Switch is cheaper than the $399 PS4 Pro and will nearly assuredly be cheaper than Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio. Nintendo will m...


Titanfall 2's next big update is pilot-only 'Live Fire'

Players can win by eliminating everyone on the opposing team, or by carrying the flag when the one minute round timer ends. Speaking of maps, Coliseum is also g...


Giant alligator strolls past tourists without a care in the world

A massive alligator caused quite a stir when it took a weekend stroll in a central Florida nature reserve. Although, his identification hasn't been confirmed,...


Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers will come to Nintendo Switch

Choose between classic pixel-art graphics for a retro nostalgia trip, or enjoy HD graphics created by UDON Entertainment. A new game mode also comes to Ultra...


House, Senate Committee Approve Mattis Waiver

Adam Smith, D-Wash. And when it came to the more than 2-year fight against Islamic State, he said the battle to take the terror group's de facto capital, Raqq...


New Nintendo Switch UK release date revealed

There's also the predictions that mobile gaming would cause the death of the games console overall. The Switch is a hybrid home/mobile console that can be d...


U.S. holiday sales exceed forecast: NRF

Also, department stores decreased by 7.0% unadjusted from a year ago. Department store sales plunged 8.4 percent year-over-year, while sporting goods, hobby, ...


Takata will pay $1 billion in air bag suit

They include Shinichi Tanaka, executive VP of Inflator Global Operations, Hideo Nakajima, director of engineering of automotive systems laboratory and Tsuneo Ch...


Alphabet ended drone Internet project, saying economics didn't work out

Google owner Alphabet's subsidiary research company, X, has shut down its project aimed at building a solar-powered drone meant to bring internet access to remo...


Is Carl Edwards worthy of the NASCAR Hall of Fame?

Mexican driver Daniel Suarez , the reigning Xfinity Series champ, will take over Edwards' #19 Toyota Camry for the 2017 season. "I believe people have the ri...


Amber Alert issued for Jacksonville teen

Deputies initially responded to the home not long before midnight after being contacted by residents of the home, the release said. They told authorities that...


Autonomous Pacifica vehicles to hit the streets this month

Krafcik's language is telling - those "firsts" imply that this is just the start of Waymo's autonomous partnerships, with many more to come. The tech space, o...


Technical glitch mars Jimmy Fallon's Golden Globes monologue

Below, the best jokes from Fallon's opening monologue. This would eventually catch up to Fallon, as many felt the host had no business making jokes about Trump....


Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away

Larsen C - a sprawling sheet of ice in western Antarctica - is now attached to its parent shelf by 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) of ice, according to UK-based re...


70000 diesel VWs get approval for a fix requiring software, hardware updates

Volkswagen is now facing lawsuits from at least 19 states of the U.S. Adding to this, a judge recently declared that it will face investor lawsuits in a Califor...


Nissan teams up with Nasa to help out autonomous cars

For instance, should the vehicle encounter a problem it is unable to solve, it can request help from a command centre, where a "mobility manager" can ascertain ...


Audi and Nvidia Partnering on AI System for Self-Driving Audis

Nvidia plans to develop localisation technology based on the Here HD Live Map as part of its DriveWorks software. Just one step below fully autonomous driv...


The mesentery: A 'new' organ you didn't know you had

But, until recently, it was believed to be numerous distinct membranes. J. Calvin Coffey, professor of surgery at the University of Limerick , has identified...


Two celestial bodies discovered — NASA's NEOWISE Mission

Nasa discovered the comet C/2016 in October 2016, and it was expected to fly close to earth this week, as per the website of the agency. The object orbits t...


Another study disproves global warming 'hiatus'

The comparison was apples to oranges, and bucked the actual warming trend that was happening from 1998 to 2012, the new study says. Zeke Hausfather , a gra...


Samsung At CES 2017

Since being excluded from the Galaxy Note 7 supply chain following the first recall, Samsung SDI has focused on improving quality testing, the report says. Th...


Super Troopers: McLaren Previews Second-Gen 650S With New Carbon-Fiber Monocoque

Rumours of the new second generation McLaren supercar have been floating around the automotive press for a few months now - with spy shots of camouflaged test c...


Stock On Watchlist: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Price Target Watch

This showed the surprise of 18.6% in the last quarter earnings. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Ford Motor Company by 3.8% in the second quarter. Ford...


SpaceX Wants To Return To Orbit 4 Months After Explosion

In its latest anomaly update , the private spaceflight company said analysis of over almost 3,000 channels of video and telemetry data revealed that the mish...