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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild started as an 8-bit prototype - The Verge;

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild started as an 8-bit prototype - The Verge

The VergeThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild started as an 8-bit prototypeThe VergeThe next Zelda adventure is the biggest yet, but it's also a game that helms closely to the series' roots on the NES. And it actually started life as an 8-bit game. During a presentation at the Game Developers Conference today, Breath of the Wild ...Review: Nintendo Switch earns an 'incomplete,' but 'Zelda' a worthy launch titleThe Mercury NewsPreorder Pains: Breath of the Wild Not Expected Until April For SomeHeavy.comThe Legend of ZeldaThe Daily Star (satire)Nintendo Wire -ValueWalk -SegmentNext -USgamerall 43 news articles »

Facebook slashes the price of its Oculus Rift VR headset and controller by $200 - Daily Mail;

Facebook slashes the price of its Oculus Rift VR headset and controller by $200 - Daily Mail

Daily MailFacebook slashes the price of its Oculus Rift VR headset and controller by $200Daily MailFacebook's virtual reality unit Oculus has cut the all-in price for its Rift and Touch products by $200. The virtual reality headset, Rift, and motion controller Touch will together retail for $598. 'We believe this lower entry price will attract ...Facebook is slashing the price of its VR headset as competition heats upBusiness InsiderFacebook's Oculus Cuts Virtual Reality Headset Price to Spur SalesBloombergOculus slashes price of Oculus Rift with Touch controllers by 25%Ars TechnicaUploadVR -USA TODAY -New Atlas -MSPoweruserall 87 news articles »

Newfound 3.77-billion-year-old fossils could be earliest evidence of life on Earth - Chicago Tribune;

Newfound 3.77-billion-year-old fossils could be earliest evidence of life on Earth - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneNewfound 3.77-billion-year-old fossils could be earliest evidence of life on EarthChicago TribuneScientists say these hematite tubes represent the oldest microfossils and evidence for life on Earth. (Matthew Dodd). Sarah KaplanThe Washington Post. Tiny, tubular structures uncovered in ancient Canadian rocks could be remnants of some of the ...Earliest evidence of life on Earth 'found'BBC NewsBritish scientists discover 'oldest known' fossils which could help search for alien life on MarsThe IndependentScientists Claim to Have Found Our Planet's Oldest FossilsGizmodoThe Guardian -Quartz -Telegraph.co.uk -New York Timesall 63 news articles »

Nintendo Switch Review: To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The Question - Forbes;

Nintendo Switch Review: To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The Question - Forbes

ForbesNintendo Switch Review: To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The QuestionForbesThis is part one of our Nintendo Switch review. Expect more aspects of the new video game console to be touched on in the future as more features are rolled out and more content is added. Credit: Erik Kain/Nintendo. I've spent the past week playing ...Nintendo Switch review:CNETNintendo Switch review: revolutionary, but it still needs workEngadgetNintendo Switch review: a brave and fascinating new consoleThe GuardianNew York Times -Washington Post -Business Insider -Mashableall 235 news articles »

Twitter Just Told Users How To Block Your Brand Forever - Forbes;

Twitter Just Told Users How To Block Your Brand Forever - Forbes

TechCrunchTwitter Just Told Users How To Block Your Brand ForeverForbesTwitter has launched a sweeping set of tools that are aimed at curbing abuse on the platform. The trouble is the new tools also enable users to control a lot more than that - namely blocking great swathes of content including any mention of your brand ...How Twitter has increased its anti-abuse controlsChristian Science MonitorTwitter adds more anti-abuse measures focused on banning accounts, silencing bullyingTechCrunchTwitter ramps up abuse controls as it lets users silence anonymous 'eggs'Telegraph.co.ukUSA TODAY -BBC News -Computerworld -KSNTall 84 news articles »

Uber CEO says he needs to 'grow up' - CNET;

Uber CEO says he needs to 'grow up' - CNET

CNETUber CEO says he needs to 'grow up'CNETUber is known for having a corporate culture that reveres aggressive attitudes and stepping on toes. CEO Travis Kalanick appears to also bring that same credo to his interactions with drivers. In a dashboard video, published by Bloomberg on Tuesday, ...Uber CEO apologizes after being caught in argument with Uber driverWTSP.comUber image battered by company culture skidsRapplerUber CEO Caught on Video Arguing Over Fares With DriverNBC Southern CaliforniaBloomberg -TechCrunch -News18 -Recodeall 461 news articles »

Microsoft's new VR headset could bridge HoloLens, Windows and Xbox (hands-on) - CNET;

Microsoft's new VR headset could bridge HoloLens, Windows and Xbox (hands-on) - CNET

CNETMicrosoft's new VR headset could bridge HoloLens, Windows and Xbox (hands-on)CNETAcer's opaque, VR-style headset for Windows developers. Microsoft. Microsoft doesn't have its own VR headset. It has five -- last year, Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo all signed on to make wearable screens for Windows PCs. There's just one thing ...Acer's Windows VR headset shows promise, needs polishPC World New ZealandMicrosoft will bring mixed reality to Xbox One and Project Scorpio in 2018TNWWindows Mixed Reality dev kits shipping this month - Windows Experience BlogWindows Experience BlogWindows Blogall 24 news articles »

Facebook wants to get smarter about suicide prevention - CNNMoney;

Facebook wants to get smarter about suicide prevention - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyFacebook wants to get smarter about suicide preventionCNNMoneySuicide is the second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds -- and Facebook wants to leverage artificial intelligence to help with prevention. The company announced Wednesday it is testing the ability for AI to identify potential "suicide or ...Facebook leverages artificial intelligence for suicide preventionThe VergeFacebook to use artificial intelligence to combat suicidesTelegraph.co.ukFacebook testing AI for suicide prevention toolsNew AtlasBuzzFeed News -International Business Times UK -Daily Mail -PC Magazineall 75 news articles »

Snap explored selling a 360 camera - TechCrunch;

Snap explored selling a 360 camera - TechCrunch

CBS NewsSnap explored selling a 360 cameraTechCrunchWhat comes after Spectacles for the “camera company”? Snap has explored 360 cameras as a future product, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Snap brought in a camera developer with expertise in 360 cameras and stereoscopic cameras to ...Beyond Snapchat And Spectacles: Snap Reportedly Working On A Camera DroneTech TimesSnap already seems to be running on old ideasThe VergeSnapchat rumoured to be working on a selfie DRONE ahead of initial public offeringMirror.co.ukCNET -Popular Mechanics -Market Realist -Mac Rumorsall 236 news articles »

Internet down: Many of the world's biggest websites stop working after Amazon Web Services cloud breaks - The Independent;

Internet down: Many of the world's biggest websites stop working after Amazon Web Services cloud breaks - The Independent

The IndependentInternet down: Many of the world's biggest websites stop working after Amazon Web Services cloud breaksThe IndependentMany of the world's biggest websites have stopped working because of a problem at Amazon. Amazon Web Services (AWS), the division of the retail giant that provides the infrastructure for much of the internet, appears to have broken. That means that all ...Google, Microsoft and Amazon Joust At WSJ's Cloud ConferenceForbesAmazon AWS S3 outage is breaking things for a lot of websites and appsTechCrunchAmazon's AWS S3 cloud storage evaporates – websites, Docker stungThe RegisterUSA TODAY -Express.co.uk -BGR -WMUR Manchesterall 39 news articles »

SpaceX is sending two private citizens around the moon in 2018 - fox2now.com;

SpaceX is sending two private citizens around the moon in 2018 - fox2now.com

Chicago TribuneSpaceX is sending two private citizens around the moon in 2018fox2now.comA SpaceX rocket makes a successful launch on March 4, 2016 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images). By Meg Wagner. Two wealthy but non-celebrity space tourists. Elon Musk's aerospace manufacturer and space travel company SpaceX ...What we know about the 2018 SpaceX mission to the MoonWHAS11.comHow much are SpaceX tourists actually paying to fly around the Moon?The VergeNASA returns priceless bag of moon dust to Chicago-area woman after lawsuitChicago TribuneBBC News -Ars Technica UK -Hot Air -TechCrunchall 54 news articles »

Google Home speaker to rival Amazon's Echo will hit UK shelves this year - Daily Mail;

Google Home speaker to rival Amazon's Echo will hit UK shelves this year - Daily Mail

Daily MailGoogle Home speaker to rival Amazon's Echo will hit UK shelves this yearDaily MailGoogle has revealed its Amazon Echo-rivalling smart speaker, Google Home, will come to the UK later this year. The technology giant launched the voice-activated device in the US last October but is yet to extend its release outside of the country ...Hey, Alexa — tell me about voice interface technology at Weber StateStandard-ExaminerGoogle Home prepares for its UK debutCNETAmazon Working On Voice Recognition Technology For AlexaiTech PostPYMNTS.com -TrustedReviews -AppAdvice -Ars Technica UKall 141 news articles »

FCC head Ajit Pai: You can thank me for carriers' new unlimited data plans - Ars Technica;

FCC head Ajit Pai: You can thank me for carriers' new unlimited data plans - Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaFCC head Ajit Pai: You can thank me for carriers' new unlimited data plansArs TechnicaEnlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaks during a keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 28, 2017. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images. reader comments 70. Share this story. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai ...New FCC chairman wants to fix net neutrality 'mistake'Gant DailyFCC Chairman Pai: Calling it like it isThe Hill (blog)FCC Chairman takes a swing at net neutralityUSA TODAYCIO Today -WeAreGreenBay.com -Engadget -Daily Mailall 131 news articles »

Xbox's New Gaming Subscription Is Just What the Struggling Console Needed - Gizmodo;

Xbox's New Gaming Subscription Is Just What the Struggling Console Needed - Gizmodo

GizmodoXbox's New Gaming Subscription Is Just What the Struggling Console NeededGizmodoIn this generation of console wars, the Xbox One has lagged behind the PS4 in both sales and consumer mindshare. In fact, a January report from games intelligence firm SuperData pegged Microsoft has selling half the number of consoles as Sony.Xbox launches Netflix-like service for gamersCNBCXbox apes Netflix with $10 per month, 100-game unlimited “Pass”Ars TechnicaMicrosoft announces Xbox Game Pass, a Netflix-like video game subscription serviceCBC.caTech Times -TechRadar -TechCrunch -Forbesall 157 news articles »

iPhone 8: New Unexpected Rumor Claims An Impactful Change Is Coming - Forbes;

iPhone 8: New Unexpected Rumor Claims An Impactful Change Is Coming - Forbes

ForbesiPhone 8: New Unexpected Rumor Claims An Impactful Change Is ComingForbesRumors about Apple's upcoming iPhones have been surfacing over the last year or so, and many of those rumors have been consistent across multiple reports. Some of the consistently reported upcoming iPhone features include three choices (one option ...Apple's Curved iPhone Is Coming This YearFortuneThis WSJ iPhone 8 Rumor Is Absolutely InsaneGizmodoApple's upending the iPhone with a $1000 model featuring curved glass and—wait for it—a USB portQuartzArs Technica -Zacks.com -TIME -Business Insiderall 115 news articles »

Google officially reveals its latest robot - CNNMoney;

Google officially reveals its latest robot - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyGoogle officially reveals its latest robotCNNMoneyThe Google-owned robotics company officially unveiled its latest robot, Handle, in a YouTube video posted Wednesday that immediately captivated the Internet. Handle, which stands 6-foot-6, looks vaguely human with a torso, arms and legs that have ...Boston Dynamics Reveals New “Nightmare-Inducing” RobotFortuneBoston Dynamics reveals 'nightmare-inducing' new robot HandleTelegraph.co.ukBoston Dynamic's New Leaping Robot Dog Is Pretty Cute Before It Kills YouCo.ExistMashable -Irish Independentall 82 news articles »

The Corporate Strategy Office has been key to Samsung's success. Now it's shutting down. - Vox;

The Corporate Strategy Office has been key to Samsung's success. Now it's shutting down. - Vox

VoxThe Corporate Strategy Office has been key to Samsung's success. Now it's shutting down.VoxLee Jae-Yong, vice chairman and de facto leader of Samsung, is facing bribery charges. Photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun-Pool/Getty Images. Where technology and economics collide. Samsung is facing its biggest crisis in decades. Last month, as it was working to ...Samsung Chief Indicted Over Corruption And Bribery ScandalTech TimesSamsung heir Jay Y Lee charged with bribery and embezzlement in corruption scandalTelegraph.co.ukActing Samsung Head Indicted On Corruption & Bribery Charges Related To Cronyism By South Korean CourtWccftechPhone Arena -iTWire -New York Times -Ars Technicaall 219 news articles »

Xiaomi's Surge S1 In-House Processor to Help Streamline Production, Cut Prices - NDTV;

Xiaomi's Surge S1 In-House Processor to Help Streamline Production, Cut Prices - NDTV

NDTVXiaomi's Surge S1 In-House Processor to Help Streamline Production, Cut PricesNDTVChinese smartphone firm Xiaomi Inc announced its first in-house designed chipset, named Surge S1, on Tuesday, as it works to streamline production, lower prices, and gain greater control over handset design to counter the impact of slowing sales.Chinese tech giant Xiaomi eyes global market with custom chipGMA NewsChina smartphone maker Xiaomi designs its first chipFinancial TimesXiaomi Mi 5C: All you need to know about the Surge S1-powered phoneTrustedReviewsAndroid Authority (blog) -iTech Post -Android Police -Engadgetall 99 news articles »

Amazon's doing something incredibly smart with its Twitch service: selling games to viewers - Business Insider;

Amazon's doing something incredibly smart with its Twitch service: selling games to viewers - Business Insider

Business InsiderAmazon's doing something incredibly smart with its Twitch service: selling games to viewersBusiness InsiderAmazon's purchase of video game streaming Twitch for $1 billion has been paying off for years already, but it's about to become an even smarter investment with the introduction of a new service. Starting this spring, people watching games on Twitch ...Twitch will start selling video games you're watching on streamsPCWorldTwitch will let you buy games directly from streamsCNETTwitch To Start Selling Video Games This SpringTech TimesTechCrunch -Bloomberg -San Francisco Chronicle -Engadgetall 55 news articles »