• Blizzard is Tweaking Overwatch Loot Boxes to Drop Less Duplicates
Blizzard is Tweaking Overwatch Loot Boxes to Drop Less Duplicates

There have been significant complaints over the Overwatch loot boxes due to the amount of money and/or time it takes to get much of the limited skins and other items during special events. These auto-generated highlights-now categorized as "Today's Top 5"-will be surfaced on a daily basis and persist for a full 24 hours (or until the game client ...

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Manchester Utd boss Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors, who are investigating his time at Real Madrid . Mourinho left Real Madrid in the summer of 2013. According to Cadena Cope , the star of Real Madrid has made a decision to pay the staggering amount and reached an agreement with the judges. It is...

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Portugal's win came at a cost though, as Borussia Dortmund defender Raphael Guerreiro had to be helped off on 65 minutes with a suspected broken leg. "We won, we have four points and you have to congratulate our team", added the 32-year-old, named man of the match for the second time in the tournament .

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  • Climate scientists predicted deadly to mankind the heat
Climate scientists predicted deadly to mankind the heat

A study also found that human activity was making the climate change 170 times quicker than its natural process, resulting in problems for plants and animal species. And this number is only expected to grow. From these results the predictions show one in two persons dying of heat wave related causes despite all efforts at reduction of carbon em...

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  • Expect to pay more to ship your packages this holiday season
Expect to pay more to ship your packages this holiday season

UPS announced this week that it will be adding a new charge during peak holiday shopping weeks for US residential packages, large packages and packages over maximum limits. A similar package shipped to a commercial address would have no additional cost. To handle that volume, UPS hired about 95,000 seasonal employees to handle the peak shipping per...

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  • South Korea Scraps Plants, Signals Shift From Nuclear Energy
South Korea Scraps Plants, Signals Shift From Nuclear Energy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday vowed to nullify all plans to build new nuclear power plants for environmentally-friendly energy sources. He said the seismic resistance of the country's nuclear power plants - which had been reinforced since the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi accident in Japan - would be re-examined.

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  • Pokemon GO Gets Raid Battles and New Gym Features
Pokemon GO Gets Raid Battles and New Gym Features

While the gym update detailed above is pretty significant in itself, Niantic aren't done with that alone. Trainers could leave one Pokemon at a gym controlled by their teams. After defeating a raid boss, Niantic says that players will receive "a collection of rewards ". This will place a powerful defender in a Gyms as an in-game event, givin...

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

In addition to Mr Scalise , a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were wounded on Wednesday morning when a man opened fire as the Republican lawmakers practised for the game in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • NASA Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have Life
NASA Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have Life

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone. Instead of directly spotting individual planets and identifying them with something like high-powered optics, Kepler ...

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  • Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage
Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

The Supreme Court has repeatedly ruled that states can not gerrymander districts in an effort to reduce the influence of minority voters. Burden said that if the Supreme Court overturns the lower court panel's decision, it could be a long time before another partisan gerrymandering case lands at its doorstep.

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  • Democratic Slumber Party Part VI: Seizing The Senate Floor Over Obamacare Repeal
Democratic Slumber Party Part VI: Seizing The Senate Floor Over Obamacare Repeal

So they should know that secrecy and haste may bring a narrow partisan victory that invites challenge if and when the other party gains power. But the bill does not have to be public for the CBO to do that. But this is dwarfed by the health care costs imposed on everyone from one major high-risk activity which only a small percentage of American ...

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  • Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods
Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

The turbulence highlights the fear Amazon may disrupt the brick-and-mortar retail world in massive ways. Amazon could try to use automation and data analysis to draw more customers to stores while helping Whole Foods cut costs and perhaps prices.

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  • Scientists Generate Quantum Entanglement in Space For the First Time
Scientists Generate Quantum Entanglement in Space For the First Time

Micius generated entangled pairs of photons and transmitted them at three ground stations across China , with one member of each pair going to one site while the other went to another. Defense Department has expressed concern that it will utilize its space technology to prevent rival countries from using space-based assets in the event of a c...

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  • Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry
Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

On Twitter Friday, the president appeared to confirm he is under investigation for his firing of former FBI Director James Comey . Trump has lashed out on Twitter repeatedly, calling the reports of obstruction of justice "phony" and railing against what he called "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history".

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  • Microsoft has finally beaten Apple's legendary keyboard design
Microsoft has finally beaten Apple's legendary keyboard design

The full-width design includes six-key Home section, cursor keys, a numberpad, and full alphanumerics picked out in grey laptop-style "island" keycaps, while the keyboard's frame is built from aluminium. The keyboard will retail for $129.99 in the USA, and features fingerprint ID functionality. Its Android and iOS compatibility choices are odd, as ...

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  • Ubisoft reveals 'Beyond Good and Evil 2' trailer at E3
Ubisoft reveals 'Beyond Good and Evil 2' trailer at E3

Beyond Good and Evil 2 was revealed with a stunning new cinematic trailer during Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference . And it was glorious. He's also broke down the trailer in a special development video, which you can check out below.

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  • Aisha Tyler is leaving CBS' 'The Talk' at end of season
Aisha Tyler is leaving CBS' 'The Talk' at end of season

She's recently been promoted from recurring character to series regular on the CBS drama Criminal Minds . Something had to give and for Aisha Tyler , who stars on CBS' Criminal Minds , hosts The CW's Whose Line is it Anyway , does voice work on FXX's Archer , and still performs standup comedy, it was her job on the popular daytime show ...

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  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is getting a 3DS remake
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is getting a 3DS remake

Nintendo quietly revealed the title shortly after their presentation on Treehouse Live , in a similar fashion to their reveal of Metroid: Samus Returns , another new 3DS title due out later this year. One of the Game Boy Advance's seminal RPGs is making a comeback. New Goomba and Koopa Troopa Amiibo were also announced, although Nintendo hasn'...

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  • Uber board approves Holder report recommendations; CEO may take a leave
Uber board approves Holder report recommendations; CEO may take a leave

Full view will be published shortly. Last week , Uber said it fired 20 staff after another law firm looked into 215 cases encompassing complaints of sexual harassment , discrimination, unprofessional behaviour, bullying and other employee claims.

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  • Shady developers are turning Apple's app subscriptions into giant scams
Shady developers are turning Apple's app subscriptions into giant scams

As he said in his blog, "I was one Touch ID away from a $400 A MONTH subscription to reroute all my internet traffic to a scammer". The iOS 11 features a redesigned App Store . For Apple , the tipping is not encouragement for content creators, rather the same as the purchase of game, music and video, which should be classified as in-app purch...

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