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Mayor reacts to Energy East

The Energy East pipeline would have carried oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan to New Brunswick, and would have seen 612 kilometres of natural-gas pipeline in th...


Samsung Odyssey is the most powerful Windows Mixed Reality headset available

So, you fending off a sabre-tooth tiger in a tropical jungle is VR, but you fighting a sabertooth tiger in your living room is MR. AR is when you can see, say, ...


Sony To Out New Refreshed Virtual Reality PlayStation VR Headset

The update adds a host of new features to the PlayStation 4. The fresh VR headset, which is primed to feature minor hardware refinements rather than a com...


Google is building competitor to the Amazon Echo Show, says report

Granted I'm not such a big fan of the Echo anyway, but adding a screen to a dedicated virtual assistant box seems like creating devices for the sake of it. Th...


Nintendo Developers: 'Mario is Punching Yoshi'

It wasn't until Super Mario World on the SNES started to have a dinosaur-themed world that the choice was made to have Mario abuse a cute little dinosaur ...


GoPro hopes to turn its fortunes around with new Hero6 action camera

Transferring video from the camera shouldn't take almost as long, either, thanks to new 5G Wi-Fi support ( GoPro says users can expect 3X offload speeds). ...


Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Abdul Qayoom Najar killed in Baramulla

Najar was active in Kashmir for the last seventeen years and was allegedly involved in over 50 killings, J&K police said. "Najar was killed as security forces...


IPhone X battery larger than iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

The device also costs about $7.36 for basic manufacturing, bringing its overall cost to $295.44, almost $20 more than the iPhone 7 Plus when it was released. ...


Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge

With cameras installed in their homes, customers can follow the entire process from beginning to end, and also receive alerts to their smartphones once the proc...


The hidden change on Apple's new iOS 11 that's infuriating users

The most notable changes are under the hood, probably the reason why you've never heard of. If you double tap on the left Air Pod, it will trigger Siri,...


Jake LaMotta, boxing champion immortalised in Raging Bull - obituary

LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for almost two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of America's biggest...


Toshiba to Sell Memory Chip Unit to Group Including SK Hynix

Toshiba Corp . will sell its prized chip unit to a Japan-U.S. The deal includes a $3 billion by Apple and smaller commitments from Dell, Seagate, Kingston a...


Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'Numb' After Record-Tying Emmy Win

Are you excited about Julia-Louis Dreyfus' win? Overall, it fills her trophy case with eight acting wins, bolstered by her 1996 Supporting Emmy for Seinfeld ...


U.S. submarines will use Xbox 360 controllers to operate their periscopes

In surveys, younger officers said they disliked current scope controls and found them to be clunky to operate. While most people associate Xbox 360 with a g...


Rolling Stone is putting itself up for sale

Jann Wenner and his son Gus, who now runs Wenner media, announced Sunday they would be selling of Rolling Stone magazine. The 2014 article "A Rape on Campus",...


Samsung is the newest player in the self-driving vehicle business

Samsung Electronics said on September 14 it is setting up a fresh fund worth US$ 300 million to invest in autonomous driving technologies such as sensors, art...


Facebook promises brand safety: keeps ads away from controversial issues

The company has been dealing with the spread of misinformation on its platform, reporting last week that fake accounts, likely linked to Russian Federation, spe...


'Hate Symbol' Removed from Destiny 2

Once the notification went out, Reddit went to work and quickly sussed out that the Road Complex AA1 gauntlets are (probably) the offending kit. Though the ...


Destiny 2's Servers Go Down For a Few Hours Today

The same goes for the first game. If a player has trouble logging back into Destiny 2 after the hotfix has been implemented, they should try clearing their...


Features That Finally Make the New Apple Watch Worth It

Apple claims the system, said to be even more secure than the Touch ID fingerprint reader, reads your face and works even if you grow a beard, wears glasses, o...