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The president announced earlier in the day Tuesday his plans to visit the island next week. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's got "plenty of time on my hands" - rejecting criticism that he was too preoccupied tweeting over the weekend about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to respond to the crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico .
  • You Can Now Preload the Call of Duty: WWII PC Open Beta

    You Can Now Preload the Call of Duty: WWII PC Open Beta

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    The Beta itself will start on Friday, September 29th, and end on Monday, October 2nd . And while aim assist will be supported in the final version, this feature has been completely disabled for the open beta. To get that pre-download going, simply click on this Call of Duty WWII link that I decided I should make extra long for you . See the announcement from Activision below, and follow through to the blog for details on minimum and recommended specs and whatnot.
  • Vimeo Acquires Livestream, Launches Vimeo Live

    Vimeo Acquires Livestream, Launches Vimeo Live

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    Livestream already streams over 10 million events a year and will be used as a platform for professional users to produce and distribute their events on Vimeo . Vimeo's subscribers, who now pay as much as $50 per month to host their videos on the website, will have the option of signing up for a similar monthly or annual subscriptions for access to Vimeo Live's new live-streaming tools.
  • Ataribox will have AMD inside, run Linux, cost under $300

    Ataribox will have AMD inside, run Linux, cost under $300

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    Atari trickled out some more details in an email Tuesday about its much anticipated Ataribox, a modernized take on its popular Atari 2600 , which turned the big four-O on September 11. "We've chosen to launch Ataribox with Indiegogo given their focus on delivering technology products, and their strong worldwide presence in over 200 countries, allowing us to reach and involve as many Atari fans around the world as possible", Mac adds.
  • Alexa now works in Amazon Music on iPhone and Android

    Alexa now works in Amazon Music on iPhone and Android

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    If you have a particular song in mind but can't quite remember the name, you can even tell Alexa the lyrics and it will try to find the song. Instead of using a traditional search box and typing in song titles, users will now be able to ask for them on the Amazon Music app on Apple's iPhones and iPads, as well as Android smartphones.
  • Andrew Tye replaces Pat Cummins for India T20s

    Andrew Tye replaces Pat Cummins for India T20s

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    File image of Australia's Andrew Tye . Cricket.com.au reported that Tye has replaced Cummins for the series beginning in Ranchi on 7 October. Tye has played only five T20I matches with last coming in February. The Aussies have lost the first three ODIs of the series and will be looking to overturn fortunes having not won an ODI in the last eight outings. He picked up 12 wickets from 6 matches at 11.75 for the Lions in IPL 2017 and finished his stint, which included a hattrick and a ...
  • Confirmed: The Hardy Boyz Will Be DLC In WWE 2K18

    Confirmed: The Hardy Boyz Will Be DLC In WWE 2K18

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    Prior to WWE 2K18 , the WWE 2K games have launched on PC months after their initial console release. Like any other annual sports video game, WWE 2K18 will make a couple of new additions and mild gameplay improvements from WWE 2K17.
  • Enhanced Microsoft Teams app gives Slack tough competition

    Enhanced Microsoft Teams app gives Slack tough competition

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    Skype for Business, the company's voice and video-chat software, will be replaced in Microsoft's Office 365 bundle by Teams, Microsoft said Monday at Ignite , its annual conference for business-technology buyers. This is a big change for Microsoft as it means the end of the Skype of Business brand. In related news, Microsoft also plans to release a new version of Skype for Business Server in the second half of 2018 for customers who are not yet ready to move their PBX and advanced ...
  • AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement Ending Video Game Strike

    AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement Ending Video Game Strike

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    It calls for actors who work multiple sessions on games to receive additional payments and contains a requirement that companies disclose to actors what game they will be working on. Carteris said. This payment, which must be delivered no later than a game's release date, is calculated by the number of recording sessions an actor worked on a title.
  • Oops! End of World Delayed a Month

    Oops! End of World Delayed a Month

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    Instead, he claimed the Book of Revelation will manifest that day, leading to a series of catastrophic events that will happen over the course of weeks. Self-published author and conspiracy theorist David Meade of Wisconsin said the Earth will encounter a rogue planet named Nibiru and will start the apocalypse, according to his work on Biblical numerology.
  • US President Trump Decides on Iran Deal, But Mum's the Word

    US President Trump Decides on Iran Deal, But Mum's the Word

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    The deal between Iran and world powers does not strictly prohibit Iran from developing missiles, but after the agreement came into effect last year, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution calling on Iran not to take any actions related to ballistic missiles "designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons" for eight years.
  • What's different about the revised Graham-Cassidy bill

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    But the comments by Ms. Collins and Mr. Cruz left the Republican drive to uproot President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act dangling by an increasingly fraying thread. Arizona Republican John McCain is opposing the bill, and Senator Susan Collins of ME says she's leaving heavily against it. Democrats oppose the measure.