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IT Star Wars Battlefront II Will Feature Loot Crates and Star Card Crafting
Author: 0 Star Wars Battlefront II Will Feature Loot Crates and Star Card Crafting

According to the video, the crates can be purchased with credits that are earned simply by playing the game. In this case you'll have to pray to lady luck, as each of these legendary cards can only be picked up in a loot box. Unfortunately, no set date has been revealed for the public test, only that it will be advance of the November 17 launch of the game. There appear to be crates rewarded for things as simple as logging in once per day, but we also know that crates will also be ...

IT The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017
Author: 0 The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

For Huntington Mayor Steve Williams, cuts to Medicaid are a cut to substance abuse treatment, as most of those seeking addiction treatment are covered under Medicaid expansion. Instead, the new bill would apply arbitrary dollar amounts to the care a person could receive. The richest earners, or the top 0.1 percent, those who make $5 million or more a year, would get an average tax cut of $250,000 - representing a tax cut of 2.5 percent.

IT Say hello to the BMW X5M and X6M 'Black Fire' editions
Author: 0 Say hello to the BMW X5M and X6M 'Black Fire' editions

BMW used two-color black and Mugello Red leather with contrast stitching on the seats, door panels, the underside of the dashboard, and the center console. Not literally, as a Lamborghini Aventador might, but both pack the same twin-turbo V-8 with a ground-scorching 567 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque, good for zero-to-60-mph times of 3.8 seconds (X5) and 3.7 seconds (X6) in our testing.

IT Amazon patent reveals drone delivery 'beehives'
Author: 0 Amazon patent reveals drone delivery 'beehives'

Amazon filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office in 2015 that showed something called "multi-level fulfillment centers" and last week, that patent was made public. The company also made headlines a year ago with a patent for flying warehouses , called "airborne fulfillment centers", that could be located above metropolitan areas, functioning like giant airships coordinating drone deliveries.

IT These tweets show why Trump's renewed travel ban is stupid
Author: 0 These tweets show why Trump's renewed travel ban is stupid

Supreme Court . These new guidelines come following Trump's initial travel ban , which caused havoc in U.S. airports as visas that had been previously issued were exempt. However, the definition of "close" relationship excludes grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law, and fiances.

IT Instagram introduces automatic blocking of offensive comments
Author: 0 Instagram introduces automatic blocking of offensive comments

The anti-abuse filter, meanwhile, is only available in English at the moment with plans to release updates in nine more languages. The second filter blocking obvious spam will be introduced in a number of languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, German, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese.

IT German annual inflation accelerates in June
Author: 0 German annual inflation accelerates in June

With the euro zone economy rebounding and the European Central Bank facing a scarcity of eligible bonds for its bond-buying stimulus, focus has turned to a "tapering" of the ECB's stimulus scheme even as the European Central Bank tries to calm market expectations for a tighter policy.

IT Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro
Author: 0 Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro

The combined effect of all aerodynamic modifications has seen the cars torque considerably increase - from the Vulcan's standard 3150Nm to the AMR pro's 4000Nm. The wing's edge has an 0.8-inch Gurney flap , and the wing's slotted end caps have 0.6-inch flaps. Officially revealed today at the Goodwood Festival of Speed , work is already underway on upgrading the first customer cars, which are expected to be completed in the Autumn.

IT Obamacare repeal and replace harder than GOP thought
Author: 0 Obamacare repeal and replace harder than GOP thought

Most wore grim expressions. In his Tuesday floor speech, Hatch said that he has been engaged in an effort to reach out to Democrats on the substance of tax reform, and that he's encouraging a ground-up process in which GOP senators on the Finance panel are working on specific issues like worldwide taxation and the effect of tax reform on agriculture.

IT Sony to start pressing vinyl records again after nearly 30 years
Author: 0 Sony to start pressing vinyl records again after nearly 30 years

The Japanese company stopped making vinyl records in 1989 when CDs took over as the preferred format, before the invention of mp3 and streaming services. Japanese consumer electronics firm Panasonic relaunched its popular Technics SL-1200 turntable several years ago as the vinyl market gathered pace.

IT Amazon's grocery business could be 'good for us — BLUE APRON CEO
Author: 0 Amazon's grocery business could be 'good for us — BLUE APRON CEO

It also suggests that some investors and possibly some employees who joined the venture-backed company at a later stage are underwater. That gives Blue Apron a market value of nearly $1.9 billion. In Blue Apron's case, there is a growing sea of competition with countless meal kit delivery services. Should it choose to expand that service, the Whole Foods acquisition would give Amazon access to more than 450 retail locations in affluent communities on top of hundreds of fulfillment ...

IT China's Vivo renews title sponsorship of India's IPL with $341m deal
Author: 0 China's Vivo renews title sponsorship of India's IPL with $341m deal

While Vivo sealed the deal, another mobile phone manufacturing company - Oppo - was the next bidder at Rs 1,430 crore. Oppo had beaten Vivo in March this year when it went on to grab the jersey rights of the Indian cricket team-men, women, seniors and juniors-for Rs 1,079 crore, a four-fold increase over the previous deal with Star India.

IT Minister calls for vigilance as new computer virus spreads
Author: 0 Minister calls for vigilance as new computer virus spreads

The virus is a form of ransomware that locks users out of their computers. The message then went on to say how to pay the ransom in Bitcoin . Security experts do not recommend paying criminals a ransom, and their contact email address has already been suspended.

IT Expect more Super NES Classic units than with NES Mini
Author: 0 Expect more Super NES Classic units than with NES Mini

However, one of the biggest areas of criticism about the device was the length of its controller cords. The Super NES Classic will also be capable of saving where you left off in all 21 games, making starting games from scratch a thing of the past.

IT Moto E4 to launch in India at Rs 8500 soon
Author: 0 Moto E4 to launch in India at Rs 8500 soon

Compared to that, Moto E4 Plus features a bigger 5.5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage options. There's a 16MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera to take care of the imaging department. Sensors on the device include a Proximity sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor (in some models) and E-compass sensor. The latest countries to get the OS (for Moto X Force ) are Australia and New Zealand.

IT Google News Redesigned With an Emphasis on Fact Checking
Author: 0 Google News Redesigned With an Emphasis on Fact Checking

It's also cleaned up the navigation column on the left, which now lists sections like World, Health, and Technology with symbols for each. The latter two can be personalised once you log in with your Google account; local can be focused on any part of the world, while " For You " is like a social news feed of sorts.

IT Hasbro and Nintendo introduce MONOPOLY GAMER, a new way to play MONOPOLY
Author: 0 Hasbro and Nintendo introduce MONOPOLY GAMER, a new way to play MONOPOLY

That particular problem will be solved in this Monopoly gamer edition: The heart of the gameplay remains intact, as each player rolls the dice to traverse the outside of the board and buy up properties. Obviously, the player with the highest score wins. Not only has Hasbro embraced gaming concepts like power-ups and boss fights, they also have downloadable content locked down in the form of Power Packs.

IT Waymo, Avis Reach Deal to Manage Driverless Cars
Author: 0 Waymo, Avis Reach Deal to Manage Driverless Cars

Alphabet spun out Waymo as a separate, fully owned subsidiary a year ago with the charter to commercialize self-driving vehicles. The companies did not reveal financial terms. A new revenue stream would be a lifeline for the rental industry, whose shares have trailed the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index over the past five years.

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