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Dragon Age 4 Lead Producer Fernando Melo leaves BioWare
A few days ago, Windows Central reported that Ben Irving, the Lead Producer of Anthem, was leaving BioWare. This was seen by many as a massive blow…
Aug 17, 2019 23:36 UTC Technology Read More

'Extreme' Bitcoin Warning Spooks Crypto Market
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency traders and investors are nervously watching prices after market sentiment appeared to take a turn for a worse, dropping to its lowest…
Aug 17, 2019 23:10 UTC Markets Read More

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets
The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.
Aug 17, 2019 23:03 UTC Business Read More

The rise of student entrepreneurs at British universities
For years, the red brick building on Hythe Bridge Street near the station in Oxford was a nightclub frequented by students searching for cheesy music and a late…
Aug 17, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Colorado city may require detention center disease reporting
AURORA, Colo. — A Colorado city is considering whether to require detention center employees to promptly notify health officials of infectious disease…
Aug 17, 2019 22:56 UTC Health Read More

Diablo III Season 18 Start Date Announced
It has been over seven years since Diablo III initially launched, and with it finding its way to all major consoles since then, the game has been able to retain a…
Aug 17, 2019 22:49 UTC Technology Read More

Top Insider Buys Highlight for the Week of Aug. 16
The largest insider buys this week were Mastercard Inc. (NYSE:MA), Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT), General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) and Athenex Inc.
Aug 17, 2019 22:40 UTC Business Read More

Making calls with Siri or Google could lead to you getting scammed
If you've ever used Siri or Google to call a business, you could be in danger of falling victim to a new scam. Phone calls made with voice assistants could open…
Aug 17, 2019 22:10 UTC Technology Read More

Viewing Tips for Peak of Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight
The Perseid meteor shower is upon us. It is the most famous and active meteor shower of the year with up to 80 meteors an hour leaving long trails across the.
Aug 17, 2019 22:07 UTC Science Read More

Dragon Age 4 Lead Producer Leaves BioWare
Today, lead producer on Dragon Age 4, Fernando Melo, left BioWare, a company he has been at for the past 12 years. As you may know, this comes only two…
Aug 17, 2019 21:43 UTC Technology Read More

Google Assistant is much smarter than Siri and Alexa
Google is the best and most accurate smartphone assistant, according to new research from Loup Ventures.
Aug 17, 2019 21:39 UTC Gadgets Read More

Trump Mused About 100% French Wine Tariff at Hamptons Fundraiser
President Donald Trump suggested he might impose a 100% tariff on French wine to retaliate for President Emmanuel Macron's tax on multinational technology…
Aug 17, 2019 21:31 UTC Business Read More

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision…
Aug 17, 2019 21:21 UTC Business Read More

Bugatti Centodieci Looks Even More Stunning at Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach is underway, which can only mean automakers have begun to pull back the covers. Bugatti is at the Quail with the hypercar everyone is talking…
Aug 17, 2019 20:46 UTC Business Read More

Alabama native ready to lead NASA back to the moon
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, hands off the space agency's astronaut lunar landing program Aug. 16, 2019 to Human Landing Systems Program…
Aug 17, 2019 20:44 UTC Science Read More

Dauphin County sample tests positive for West Nile Virus
Add Dauphin County to the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that has tested positive for West Nile virus in 2019. Dauphin County Conservation District staff…
Aug 17, 2019 20:41 UTC Health Read More

Healthy food choices for kids this holiday
It is the holiday season, one of the most exciting, adventurous, memorable and fun time of the year for kids. But many parents get stressed planning what to feed…
Aug 17, 2019 20:38 UTC Nutrition Read More

NAMI golf tournament helps support local mental health programs
GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) – A golf tournament in Hampshire County is hoping to raise awareness and funds for people struggling with their mental health.
Aug 17, 2019 20:31 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Crypto Markets Descending, With Bitcoin Price Sinking Below $10,200
Most major cryptocurrency markets have seen a slight drop today, with Bitcoin price falling below the $10200 point.
Aug 17, 2019 20:07 UTC Markets Read More

Democrats, including three presidential candidates, want FCC to delay vote on T-Mobile-Sprint
Some Democrats are asking the FCC to delay voting on the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint until the regulatory agency collects comments on…
Aug 17, 2019 19:49 UTC Business Read More

Pokemon Go: Should you power up or evolve first?
Even three years after Pokemon Go's release, a lot of trainers still don't know whether you should power up or evolve your Pokemon first. Advertisement. Speed.
Aug 17, 2019 19:42 UTC Technology Read More

Swiss Scientists Develop New Cat Allergy Vaccine
Swiss scientists have developed a vaccine for cats that could protect animal lovers who are allergic to them.
Aug 17, 2019 19:40 UTC Health Read More

How low-paid Microsoft contractors train Cortana by listening to you
Not only does Microsoft have human contractors listen to some of your Skype and Cortana voice recordings, those contractors are paid poorly and given…
Aug 17, 2019 19:05 UTC Technology Read More

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