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Research Overwatch Deathmatch Mode Revealed
Author: 0 Overwatch Deathmatch Mode Revealed

A new game mode is on the way to the Overwatch Arcade, and it's actually one of the oldest of them all: Deathmatch , the classic game of kill everything that moves (while everything that moves tries to do the same to you) is now live on the PTR.

Research HBO Hackers Leak Top Executive's Emails
Author: 0 HBO Hackers Leak Top Executive's Emails

The hacker or hackers behind the HBO data breach have posted online a publicly accessible link to a cache of internal documents, including a script summary of an upcoming Game of Thrones episode and a month's worth of emails from the inbox of one of the company's executives.

Research LG V30 Camera Confirmed To Feature F/1.6 Aperture Lens
Author: 0 LG V30 Camera Confirmed To Feature F/1.6 Aperture Lens

Not only is this the first LG smartphone to feature an f/1.6 lens, but it's also the largest aperture on any existing smartphone camera. This Crystal Clear Lens will be able to deliver greater light-collecting ability as opposed to a plastic lens, along with far better color reproduction.

Research Uber investor lawsuit accuses Kalanick of rigging board
Author: 0 Uber investor lawsuit accuses Kalanick of rigging board

Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber , to entrench himself on Uber's Board of Directors and increase his power over Uber for his own selfish ends. "In 2016, Kalanick fraudulently obtained control of three newly created seats on Uber's Board by his material misstatements and fraudulent concealment from Benchmark of material information that would have led Benchmark to reject the creation of the seats", Benchmark Capital wrote it its complaint .

Research Facebook introduces`Watch' video product for short series
Author: 0 Facebook introduces`Watch' video product for short series

The social network's director of product Daniel Danker says that "watching video on Facebook has the incredible power to connect people, spark conversation, and foster community". Eventually, the platform would be open to any show creator as a place to distribute video, the company said. For instance, it's unclear if you'll be able to find Facebook's original programming only in Watch or if you'll see third-party videos as well.

Research Diplomacy fails to defuse India, China border crisis
Author: 0 Diplomacy fails to defuse India, China border crisis

Indian and Chinese troops have been embroiled in a seven-week confrontation on the Doklam plateau, claimed by both China and India's tiny ally, Bhutan. Beijing had then warned New Delhi of adverse consequences. "The chance of a conflict is low, nobody is expecting Xi Jinping to go to war before the Communist Party's congress", said Srikanth Kondapalli, a China specialist at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi , referring to an Oct-Nov meeting expected to confirm a second five-year ...

Research North Korea threatens missile strike near Guam, warns of all-out war
Author: 0 North Korea threatens missile strike near Guam, warns of all-out war

Japan and South Korea, the two countries most at risk from a US attack on North Korea, largely brushed off Trump's threats. The common currency had lost about 0.4 percent overnight after news US job openings surged to a record in June reinforced Friday's robust payrolls data and supported the greenback.

Research Mobile Tips Budget-Friendly Revvl Phone
Author: 0 Mobile Tips Budget-Friendly Revvl Phone

Talking about T-Mobile REVVL specifications, we have the device with 5.5 inch HD display with quad core processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal memory. If you think of doing so through the latter, you can pick up any of the aforementioned phones for $0 down and either $7 or $8 a month. And you'll be able to upgrade to a new phone whenever you want.

Research Amazon makes an investment in the Essential Phone
Author: 0 Amazon makes an investment in the Essential Phone

All three images highlight the titanium frame and ceramic body in various machining stages. With executives headed out the glass door, Andy Rubin's Essential is hurting in morale. Are you still waiting on the Essential Phone? But, even with its expanded war chest, the company will have a hard time trying to break into the highly competitive phone market, which is dominated by Samsung and Apple.

Research Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 12
Author: 0 Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 12

Whilst it officially started on 17 July, running through until 27 August, the Met Office has confirmed that the peak dates to see the shower are 12-13 August, with up to 100 meteors visible per hour. The earth passes each year through a place where comets flew in the past. The Perseids radiant, to the northeast at midnight on August 12-13, 2017.

Author: 0 Here's Why A Total Solar Eclipse Is So Unusual

The Great American Eclipse will drape itself over Frostburg, Md., and families can join in on the rare event at the Frostburg State University Multimedia Center and Planetarium. Naturally, solar-powered generators on the path of totality will be affected the most, as the moon will block all direct sunlight for up to three minutes.

Research Largest ever dinosaur may have been as long as 7 elephants
Author: 0 Largest ever dinosaur may have been as long as 7 elephants

The researchers named the dinosaur after the Patagonia region where it was found and the Greek word titan, which means large. The team chose the second name in honor of a rancher family that housed them during their excavations. If you'd like to compare Patagotitan to the famous carnivores that have made residence in the popular imagination, forget about it: Tyrannosaurus rex , for instance, " look like dwarfs when you put them against one of these giant titanosaurs ", Pol told Time ...

Author: 0 Game of Thrones season 7 stars' contract details leaked: Details here

This also raises questions about some of the hackers' other claims, and their interactions with the media. Those documents include data like HBO CEO Richard Plepler's email contact list (with almost 40,000 entries) and a cast list for Game of Thrones that includes actor phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses.

Research Pentagon Chief Issues Own Sharp Threat To North Korea
Author: 0 Pentagon Chief Issues Own Sharp Threat To North Korea

Mattis added that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should "take heed" of the United Nations Security Council's "unified voice", referring to recent sanctions issued against the nation, and called for the country to "cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people".

Research Lenovo K8 Note Price and Specifications Announced
Author: 0 Lenovo K8 Note Price and Specifications Announced

The launch is slated to start at 12pm, but as with any tech launch nowadays, expect a delay of a few minutes. As per the announcement, the Lenovo K8 Note will unveiling at 12 pm in the head of India , New Delhi. Lenovo has not yet confirmed the pricing or the specifications of the phone, though the dual-rear camera is being seen as a given thanks to all the teasers the company has been putting out.

Research Valve announces Artifact, a Dota-themed digital card game
Author: 0 Valve announces Artifact, a Dota-themed digital card game

This has resulted in quite a few digital card games such as The Elder Scrolls: Legends, Gwent, and now it looks like Valve wants in as well. According to descriptions given by broadcaster Sean "Day9" Plott, Artifact will involve classic Dota staples like lanes, creeps, and barracks.

Research Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta dated for late August
Author: 0 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta dated for late August

Final Fantasy XIV has exceeded 10 million cumulative players worldwide, Square Enix announced. This is 2 million shy of Blizzard's behemoth World of Warcraft's record when it was at its peak. In addition to access to the Comrades beta, the Season Pass also unlocks all the previously released DLC for Final Fantasy XV , along with upcoming content such as Episode Ignis.