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  1. Super Mario Run Android Release Slated For March

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.20 / 01:42 nintendo-insider.com
    After a promise that it would be released “as quickly as possible” and the chance to pre-register your interest on Google Play, Nintendo has announced that Super Mario Run will become available on Android in March. It has been quite the wait and, somewhat surprisingly, arrives after the company’s next mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes, arrives on February 2nd. We are still enjoying our time with Super Mario Run, concluding in our review: “It is Nintendo’s…
  2. Mii Maker Returns In Nintendo Switch System Settings Menu

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.20 / 01:22 nintendo-insider.com
    Nintendo has confirmed that Mii Maker will make a return on Nintendo Switch, although the app has found a new home in the System Settings menu. The app allows players to create Mii characters to represent themselves and was first introduced on Wii, where it was named Mii Channel. It became a prominent component in nearly every multiplayer game after Nintendo scored success in allowing players to use their Mii likeness in the smash hit pack-in Wii Sports. While StreetPass and the Miiverse…
  3. Girls to take part in GCHQ event to find cyber spies of the future

    Teenage girls are being invited to put their technology skills to the test in a competition that could unearth the cyber spies of the…
  4. 2018 Dodge Demon, 'Fast and Furious 8' timelines seem awfully close

    The latest season of "Sherlock" came to a strange close, so we're putting our deductive logic to the test if you don't mind. "The Fast and the Furious" franchise is predicated on fast cars and Vin Diesel. The eighth installment, "The Fate of the Furious," arrives in theaters April 12. (Vin Diesel is already here, we think.) The 2018…
  5. Oil firms, automakers form council to promote hydrogen

    Electric cars have moved from the fringes of the new car market to the mainstream, thanks mostly to the efforts of Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] but also the ease and low cost at which owners can “refuel” their cars. Coming as no surprise, it’s the exact opposite for hydrogen fuel cell cars, despite the best attempts of proponents of the…
  6. Challenger SRT Demon teased, Continental GT spied, Commodore celebrated: Today’s Car News

    Dodge has released the second video in its teaser campaign for the upcoming Challenger SRT Demon. The video hints at some of the mechanical mods we can expect on the car, which will be shown for the first time at the 2017 New York auto show. We’ve got our own video of prototypes for the redesigned Bentley Continental GT. I…
  7. 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is 200 pounds lighter than a Hellcat

    A week ago Dodge came out with the statement it’s about to unleash the Challenger SRT Demon for 2018, likely the final model year for the current generation of the muscle car icon. Along with that bombshell, the company released a ballsy teaser video featuring a hellish big cat made out of car parts prowling atop scurrying white m…
  8. Holden rolls out special editions to mark end of Aussie-built Commodore

    General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Australian division Holden will shutter its plant in October, ending four decades of Aussie-built, rear-wheel-drive Commodore tradition in the process—as well as resulting in the demise of the Chevrolet SS. A redesigned Commodore has been revealed, but it’s a rebadge of the front…
  1. Tesla Autopilot training for new drivers must improve, urges road safety regulator

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 01.20 / 10:48 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    There will be no recall, but US road safety administration asks for more tuition on how Autopilot…
  2. The art of creating customer-centric assortments

    Onwindows.com -Technology 01.20 / 09:54 www.onwindows.com
    This article first appeared in the Winter issue of The Record. In a perfect world, retailers build flexible product assortments that can be adapted to new trends and tailored to suit unique customer preferences across all their store locations and sales channels. However, unlike some aspects of retail planning that are predominantly guided by data analytics – such as inventory management – assortment planning remains a largely art-based process driven by the unique knowledge and the …
  3. Microsoft rolling out Windows 10 new upgrade benefits to customers with subscription in CSP

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 01.20 / 09:07 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Upgrade options and links will be visible on the Office 365 Admin centre by 21…
  4. This app is designed solely to monitor the stock market's reaction to what Trump says

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 01.20 / 06:24 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The app will reportedly use AI to separate tweets from messages, spotting Trump's comments on…
  5. Girls to take part in GCHQ event to find cyber spies of the future

    Teenage girls are being invited to put their technology skills to the test in a competition that could unearth the cyber spies of the…
  6. You’re in the cloud – what do you do now?

    Onwindows.com -Technology 01.19 / 11:55 www.onwindows.com
    This article first appeared in the Winter issue of The Record. Over the past few years, there’s a good chance you’ve moved or began planning to move at least a piece of your business operations into the cloud. If so, you’re not alone – 17% of enterprise-level companies have more than 1,000 virtual machines in the public cloud and 31% in the private cloud. These numbers continue to increase rapidly year on year. While the benefits of migrating to the cloud distinctly outweigh th…
  7. Anonymous threatens Donald Trump. Again

    Pcpro.co.uk -Technology 01.19 / 08:09 www.pcpro.co.uk
    Anonymous threatens Donald Trump. Again There’s a certain sense of deja vu over hacking collective’s latest threat to the president elect 19 Jan 201…
  8. Civil rights groups accuse Facebook of 'racially biased censorship' in hate speech takedowns

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 01.19 / 05:55 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The advocacy groups claim Facebook consistently and disproportionately censors posts from people of…
  1. Russia developing next generation hypersonic weapons using plasma

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 01.20 / 06:49 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Russia also expects a breakthrough in laser and electromagnetic weapons, Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov…
  2. Treasures from 2,600-year-old grave of Celtic princess in Germany reveal their secrets

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 01.20 / 00:13 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Features of gold jewellery found in the grave suggest a child found next to the woman was her…
  3. Watch adorable baby elephant take first steps with help of Mum at Chester Zoo

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 01.19 / 18:26 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    CCTV footage captures the elephant calf being helped to stand by his mother and another family…
  4. Resisting Trump: How his chaotic nuclear policy might play out

    Newscientist.com -Science 01.19 / 15:25 www.newscientist.com
    The red “button” might not be safe under Trump's finger – but the new presidency brings some strange and surprising silver linings for disar…
  5. Study maps carbon recovery after Amazon logging

    Scidev.net -Science 01.19 / 12:15 www.scidev.net
    Capacity to store carbon after selective logging varies by area, with northern sites showing higher…
  6. Last ditch attempt announced to save vaquita porpoises from humans' 'acquatic cocaine' habit

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 01.19 / 11:34 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    There are less than 60 vaquita porpoises left in the wild and it may be difficult to catch any to protect…
  7. Historic volcanic eruption devastated fisheries on the other side of the world

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 01.18 / 19:10 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Mount Tambora eruption of 1815 was the largest volcanic eruption in historical…
  8. Resisting Trump: How to survive the next surveillance state

    Newscientist.com -Science 01.18 / 18:26 www.newscientist.com
    Trump has signalled his desire to follow the UK in eroding online privacy. From Tor's hidden dangers to the right secure chat apps, here’s how to stay under the r…
  1. Super Mario Run Android Release Slated For March

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.20 / 01:42 nintendo-insider.com
    After a promise that it would be released “as quickly as possible” and the chance to pre-register your interest on Google Play, Nintendo has announced that Super Mario Run will become available on Android in March. It has been quite the wait and, somewhat surprisingly, arrives after the company’s next mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes, arrives on February 2nd. We are still enjoying our time with Super Mario Run, concluding in our review: “It is Nintendo’s…
  2. Mii Maker Returns In Nintendo Switch System Settings Menu

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.20 / 01:22 nintendo-insider.com
    Nintendo has confirmed that Mii Maker will make a return on Nintendo Switch, although the app has found a new home in the System Settings menu. The app allows players to create Mii characters to represent themselves and was first introduced on Wii, where it was named Mii Channel. It became a prominent component in nearly every multiplayer game after Nintendo scored success in allowing players to use their Mii likeness in the smash hit pack-in Wii Sports. While StreetPass and the Miiverse…
  3. Fire Emblem Heroes Strikes Mobile Devices On February 2nd

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.19 / 02:00 nintendo-insider.com
    Nintendo has revealed Fire Emblem Heroes as their next foray into the mobile market, the free-to-play game helping to introduce their lauded strategy-RPG series to a wider audience. It will centre around two warring kingdoms embroiled in a bitter clash. As a summoner, players will call upon Fire Emblem heroes plucked from across the history of the series to build their army. Waging war in strategic tactical battles that have been streamlined for on-the-go play, you will level up both new…
  4. GAME’s Initial Neon Red And Blue Nintendo Switch Stock Allocation Sold Out

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.18 / 01:37 nintendo-insider.com
    GAME has listed that their initial stock allocation for the Neon Red and Neon Blue Nintendo Switch bundle has sold out, promising that they are “working with Nintendo to bring in more stock for launch day.” The Grey Nintendo Switch bundle hasn’t been met with the same level of demand, as, on the product page, the specialist retailer mentions: “At this time we have not received official confirmation of stock allocation. Until we have our allocation confirmed by…
  5. Splatoon Tournament Takes Place This Saturday

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.18 / 01:17 nintendo-insider.com
    Nintendo of Europe has announced that a one-off Splatoon tournament will take place this week, hosted by ESL. This will start at 5pm GMT (6pm CET) on Saturday 21st January, and those interested in participating can register for the Community Cup #1 on the ESL website. Players will be required to rally a team with at least four players that have their own Nintendo Network ID, with the game modes that you will participate in randomised per round. Inklings will compete across Kelp Dome,…
  6. Nintendo Will Attend GDC 2017

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.18 / 00:16 nintendo-insider.com
    With Nintendo Switch now revealed to the world, Nintendo has been confirmed as an exhibitor at GDC 2017 next month. Their booth will be situated at BMR5225, BMR5226, and BMR5230 in the Moscone Center’s North Hall, and the company will be looking to capitalise on the excitement that has surrounded their new home gaming system. That will likely see them try to rally more independent developers to consider bringing games to the console, with many having already revealed their plans to…
  7. EA On Why They Chose To Support Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.17 / 23:55 nintendo-insider.com
    Electronic Arts executive vice president Patrick Söderlund took to the stage at the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 to announce that the company were developing a “custom built” FIFA experience for the console. Quickly abandoning support for Wii U after FIFA 13, Madden NFL 13, Mass Effect 3: Special Edition, and Need for Speed: Most Wanted U sold below expectation, the third-party publisher is clearly approaching Nintendo Switch with more caution. But, in FIFA, it brings a …
  8. Aonuma: Another Zelda Game Could Release On Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo-insider.com - Games 01.17 / 23:15 nintendo-insider.com
    The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has hinted that another adventure with Link could release on Nintendo Switch later in console’s lifecycle. “I haven’t been able to fully use all of the new features of the system,” Aonuma admitted to IGN. “There could be the possibility of another Zelda on Nintendo Switch.” When asked where the series could be taken next after Link’s expansive open-air adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, h…
  1. Renault and Dacia dealers claim 2017 Driver Power Dealer of Excellence Awards

    Autoexpress.co.uk -Auto 01.20 / 11:08 www.autoexpress.co.uk
    News 20 Jan, 2017 A group of 17 Renault and Dacia dealers have been given 2017 Dealer of Excellence Awards from Driver…
  2. UK's most popular car colours revealed

    Autoexpress.co.uk -Auto 01.20 / 11:08 www.autoexpress.co.uk
    News 20 Jan, 2017 Figures reveal that Britain prefers monochrome cars, with white, black and grey the top three colour choices in the UK in…
  3. The most amazing bespoke Rolls-Royces of the last 12 months

    Autoexpress.co.uk -Auto 01.20 / 10:07 www.autoexpress.co.uk
    News 20 Jan, 2017 No two Rolls-Royces are exactly alike, and here’s some of the most interesting cars that the company’s Bespoke division created in 201…
  4. JLR using virtual reality so customers won’t have to wait any more

    JAGUAR Land Rover is pioneering a new way of buying cars across its global network, using Virtual Reality so that customers won’t need to wait for newly-launched vehicles to arrive in their local showroom. Jaguar Land Rover’s world-leading Virtual Reality Experience packs will be introduced across retailers by the end of this month to immerse customers The post JLR using virtual reality so customers won’t have to wait any more appeared first on Car Dealer Maga…
  5. The priciest and prettiest cars of Bonhams’ 2017 Scottsdale auction

    Autoexpress.co.uk -Auto 01.19 / 20:10 www.autoexpress.co.uk
    Features 19 Jan, 2017 Bonhams’ auction at Scottsdale this year is full of delightful – and expensive – machines. Have a peak at some of our favou…
  6. Jennings Motor Group raises more than £135k for air ambulance service

    MOTOR dealer group Jennings has raised more than £135,000 for its chosen charity for 2016 – the Great North Air Ambulance Service. The cheque presentation took place at the group’s ‘supersite’ in Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough, where it was also announced that they will be committing to the charity for a second consecutive year. Nas Khan, managing director The post Jennings Motor Group raises more than £135k for air ambulance service appeared first on Car Dealer Magazine…
  7. 'Clean air' stickers introduced in Paris, UK motorists without one face £117 fine

    Autoexpress.co.uk -Auto 01.19 / 14:03 www.autoexpress.co.uk
    News 19 Jan, 2017 New rules enforced to cut pollution in French capital require all motorists to display a 'Crit'Air' windscreen sticker or face a…
  8. Garage owner jailed for sex assault and perverting course of justice

    A DUDLEY garage owner has been jailed after admitting sexually assaulting a client then intimidating her into dropping the charges against him. Robert Parke was jailed for 52 months at Wolverhampton Crown Court for sexual assault and perverting the course of justice. The sentence also took into account three unconnected counts of sexual activity to which he pleaded guilty The post Garage owner jailed for sex assault and perverting course of justice appeared first on Car Dealer Mag…
  1. Those X-Men Comics In the Logan Trailer Were Made Just for the Movie

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.20 / 09:53 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    The comics used aren’t actual X-Men books—but now we know who made them for the mov…
  2. A Quick Animated History of Why We Use the Numbers We Use

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.20 / 08:31 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    The history of numbers is so much more fascinating than the application of…
  3. No, You Should Not Put Jade Eggs in Your Vagina Because Gwyneth Paltrow Tells You To

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.19 / 23:32 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    You shouldn't even need a scientist to tell you not to. But here's one…
  4. Best Webcams

    Laptopmag.com -Gadgets 01.19 / 22:42 www.laptopmag.com
    We've noticed a pattern after years of notebook testing: Built-in webcams generally . With the exception of a few standouts, those cameras are grainy, blurry, off-color and lacking in detail. You can…
  5. This Never-Ending Parade of Snow Plows Is Easily the Best Way to Clear Snowy Roads

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.19 / 21:30 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    There are so many trucks at work that the ones bringing up the rear don’t have anything to d…
  6. Watch the Seconds Blink By on This Freaky Eyelash Clock

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.19 / 20:49 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    Rather than moving hands or a digital display, Bina Baitel’s Lash Clock uses a clever hidden mechanism that creates moving gaps between the individual h…
  7. Sun Spots Are More Terrifying Than Ever in New Close-Up Photos

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.19 / 19:27 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    Sun spots have become more terrifying than ever in these new close-up photos. Read More…
  8. Reminder: Blindly Trusting Google Cards Can Make You Miss Your Flight

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 01.19 / 15:20 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    A letter in the Guardian serves as a useful reminder not to put all your trust in automated…