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Research How Rupert Murdoch could respond to the latest Sky curveball
Author: 0 How Rupert Murdoch could respond to the latest Sky curveball

If Comcast successfully acquires Sky , it would almost double its more than 29 million subscriber base with an additional 23 million customers in Europe. Since then, AT&T has acquired satellite-TV operator DirecTV and is seeking federal approvals to buy Time Warner Inc., the entertainment conglomerate that owns premium cable channel HBO and CNN .

Research 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' news: 'PUBG' rival gets jetpacks in-game
Author: 0 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' news: 'PUBG' rival gets jetpacks in-game

While it gives people an aerial advantage, you need to remember it makes you a very visible target. Getting you multiple playlists (solo, duo and squads) during LTMs is at the top of the priority stack. Server issues remain an intermittent problem as Fortnite's popularity grows, but those issues will hopefully be sorted out by the time the game reaches a retail state of completion later this year.

Research Apple will launch 'the biggest iPhone ever' later this year
Author: 0 Apple will launch 'the biggest iPhone ever' later this year

While this giant iPhone is said to be similar in size to the iPhone 8 Plus (6.2 x 3.1 x 0.3 inches), it will offer that larger screen thanks to its smaller bezels, using the iPhone X's design. Last September Apple announced the iPhone X which was the successor to the iPhone 7 series. However, consumers and bloggers alike began to postulate whether the company would release an iPhone X Plus , seeing as how the phone was only released in one standard size.

Research MWC 2018: Sony Embraces A New Design With The Xperia XZ2
Author: 0 MWC 2018: Sony Embraces A New Design With The Xperia XZ2

There's just one problem. Both devices are, of course, powered by the new Snapdragon 845 , and sport new blazing designs. Ever. In fact, the only company I can think of that has less look is Microsoft with its mobile aspirations. As for the front-facing camera, Sony has placed a 5MP, 23mm wide angle, F2.2 shooter with the same 5-axis stabilization available on the rear camera.

Research Hearthstone Year of the Raven details revealed
Author: 0 Hearthstone Year of the Raven details revealed

In addition to honing their skills in practice matches against the computer and taking on their buddies via their Battle.net friends list, players can challenge each other in two competitive game modes. Three new expansions will come out during the Year of the Raven. As expected, new cards were announced to rotate to the Hall of Fame. Blizzard has explained that these will start out pretty basic in their functionality, but new features will be added over time.

Research Apple Moves Chinese iCloud Encryption Keys To China, Worrying Privacy Advocates
Author: 0 Apple Moves Chinese iCloud Encryption Keys To China, Worrying Privacy Advocates

This meant that if anyone wanted to access iCloud data without the assistance of the user, they would have to go through the United States legal system. The Chinese government can now ask access iCloud data much more easily. As TechCrunch noted , while iMessage communications are encrypted on the sender's phone and decrypted on the recipient's, "Apple uploads a backup of your phone data to iCloud if you activate iCloud during the iPhone on-boarding process".

Research Animator & Voice Actor Bud Luckey Dies Age 83
Author: 0 Animator & Voice Actor Bud Luckey Dies Age 83

In addition to Luckey's animation work - his credits include designing characters for Cars, Monsters Inc ., and A Bug's Life - he was known for creating a number of memorable counting cartoons and songs for Sesame Street . Bud Luckey joined Pixar in 1992 - he was the fifth animator hired by the company. Pixar animation chief John Lasseter once said of him: " Bud Luckey is one of the true unsung heroes of animation ".

Research Apple Ditches Beats, Developing AirPod's Bigger Sibling Under its Brand Name
Author: 0 Apple Ditches Beats, Developing AirPod's Bigger Sibling Under its Brand Name

In addition, the new 2018 Apple AirPods will be assembled by Inventec, a Taiwanese manufacturer, who is also responsible for developing the current version AirPods. With that kind of demand for wireless audio, Apple is obviously aware of the potential to grow its market by expanding beyond earbuds. The high-end wireless device will feature an "all new" design with acoustical improvements.

Research SeaWorld CEO suddenly out as theme park attendance wanes
Author: 0 SeaWorld CEO suddenly out as theme park attendance wanes

Robinson, Lead Independent Director, said , "The Board agreed that this transition plan is the right approach to advance the Company's progress and create value for all our important stakeholders". SeaWorld Entertainment Inc .is posting a fourth-quarter loss of $20.4 million and said Tuesday that CEO Joel Manby is stepping down . We are proud of contributing to the evolving understanding of one of the world's largest marine mammals.

Research Goalkeeper goes for water and gifts opponents equaliser in Germany, watch video
Author: 0 Goalkeeper goes for water and gifts opponents equaliser in Germany, watch video

Duisburg's No.1 Mark Flekken didn't seem to know where he was when Ingolstadt mounted an attack from deep, somehow failing to realise that the ball was in play when he turned back into his goalmouth to retrieve a water bottle. Flekken then turned in a panic but it was too late and Ingolstadt had the ball in the net with Stefan Kutschke getting the final touch. But he wasn't watching...

Research OnePlus' Fix for HD Streaming
Author: 0 OnePlus' Fix for HD Streaming

Hi everyone, if you were celebrating Chinese New Year, we hope you had a good holiday. OnePlus said that to ensure that consumers are hit minimally, it will allow them to ship their OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T to the service centre for free to get this update.

Research Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with Snapdragon 845 to be released on March
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with Snapdragon 845 to be released on March

However, Xiaomi has gone ahead and spilt the beans on its MWC 2018 plans. Yesterday, Lei Jun even posted the AnTuTu benchmark score of the device with Snapdragon 845 . Now the official details are out, so we have to wait for the day to get the glimpse of thia powerful device. Apparently, the tweet suggests that Mi Mix 2S will have Qualcomm's new flagship processor Snapdragon 845 SoC.

Research Samsung Announces Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, Available March 16
Author: 0 Samsung Announces Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, Available March 16

In addition, the fingerprint scanner is now placed under the camera , where should be easier to reach. Even watching the live streaming at that moment was an awesome experience. "Images are becoming the new mode of expression". It goes up to 240fps at 1080p and a staggering 960fps at 720p. In contrast, the Galaxy S9 + has dual cameras on the back with dual OIS and allows for the "Bokeh" feature .

Research Killing of Filipina suspect interrogated in Lebanon
Author: 0 Killing of Filipina suspect interrogated in Lebanon

Cayetano said he immediately informed on Friday night the arrest to President Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte who "welcomed" this development in the quest for justice for Demafiles and her family. The 29-year-old's body, which allegedly showed signs of torture, was found earlier this month inside a freezer in the abandoned apartment unit of the detained couple.

Research Scottish Borders weather: Area set for heavy snow
Author: 0 Scottish Borders weather: Area set for heavy snow

If this is implemented, they aim to advertise this from tomorrow. So before it gets cold check on friends, family and neighbours, who may be at risk and make sure they're heating homes to at least 18C, see if they need any particular help or just someone to talk to and keep an eye on the Met Office's forecasts and warnings.

Research Sony announces 'Ghostbusters World' mobile AR game
Author: 0 Sony announces 'Ghostbusters World' mobile AR game

The developers haven't released many details at present simply saying in a press release that Ghostbusters World will feature "skill-based gameplay". Ghostbusters World will also have a presence at next month's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Sony has confirmed. The game website said that it will use the latest "augmented reality technology to reveal the magic all around us" and "explore real-world neighborhoods and cities to discover mysterious artifacts, learn to cast ...

Research The Nokia 8 Sirocco edition is 95-percent vacuum-molded glass
Author: 0 The Nokia 8 Sirocco edition is 95-percent vacuum-molded glass

Our commitment to pure, secure and up-to-date Android is core to our strategy and is loved by consumers. Also new in the Nokia 8 is 360-degree Ozo audio recording, which we're sure will also make its way to the Nokia 9. The Nokia 7 Plus' dual rear camera setup comprises a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary camera with an f/1.75 aperture, and a 13-megapixel camera with an f/2.6 aperture and 2x optical zoom.

Research United Kingdom opposition leader to support remaining in customs union post-Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom opposition leader to support remaining in customs union post-Brexit

But the stance puts the Government on course for a clash in the Commons after Tories and Labour MPs backed an amendment to Theresa May's Trade Bill which would commit the United Kingdom to a customs union with Brussels. He said: "We will have to have a say but the real point is - because we all want trade agreements, we all want more trade agreements - are we more likely to get them if we do it jointly with the European Union or on our own? But they are so close to our amendments", he said.