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Nintendo Switch is getting a compilation of classic SNK games

While most people seem to have a lot of great things to say about the Nintendo Switch, there’s still one lingering problem with the system: no Virtual Console support. Though the Virtual Console has been a major component of Nintendo systems since the original Wii, Nintendo hasn’t announced any plans to create one for the Switch.

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SpaceX needs license to broadcast Earth from space says government

SpaceX is dealing with a minor issue resulting from a 1992 ruling that requires it to get a license to broadcast videos and images of the Earth from space.

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Chevrolet’s 2019 car refresh shows patience is wearing thin

It’s not a good time to be a sedan or a hatchback car in America.

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Mercedes-Benz EQ S all-electric luxury sedan due 2020

Mercedes’ all-electric luxury sedan is headed to dealerships in just a couple of years time, but the German automaker is taking a different approach from that of its cosseting rivals. Although the company already has a strong-selling full-sized sedan in the shape of the well respected Mercedes-Benz S-Class, it has apparently opted not to use that nameplate for the luxury … Continue reading

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Hero Arm: Luke Skywalker’s bionic limb made real

Powered prosthetics are becoming so well designed, they’re surpassing their sci-fi film predecessors. Look to Open Bionics, a group that’s working on a project called Hero Arm.

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YouTube TV adds Firefox support, PS4 users still waiting

The YouTube TV live-streaming television service was slow to expand into new markets and add support for major streaming devices, one of the primary criticisms from consumers. Over the many months since launching, though, YouTube TV has slowly expanded to cover major cities throughout the US, giving most people access to the service

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Walmart is adding 500 more ‘Pickup Towers’ to stores this year

Walmart is expanding the amount of its in-store "Pickup Towers" for online orders. The retailer is adding some 500 more of the across the country by year's end. Walmart says once the rollout is complete, nearly 40 percent of the country will have acc...

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Apple hires Jon McCormack, former Amazon and Google executive

Apple is on a hiring spree. Days after revealing that it hired Google’s former AI chief John Giannandrea to lead its own artificial intelligence efforts, Apple is back with another announcement: it has hired Jon McCormack. This isn’t the first time McCormack has transitioned from one big company to another; his previous employers include HP, Google, and Amazon.

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Backpage.com seized by feds under multi-agency enforcement action

Multiple United States Federal government agencies have seized the classifieds website Backpage.com. Anyone who attempts to visit the website will see an alert stating that the domain and its affiliated websites have been seized.

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Snapchat’s iPhone X AR Lenses are finally here

Snapchat has launched its special iPhone X Lenses, with the more accurately-placed augmented reality masks taking advantage of Apple’s TrueDepth front camera. The new iPhone X Lenses were part of Apple’s big reveal for the smartphone in September last year, and indeed one of the few things the company demonstrated that tapped into the complex camera array. That camera system … Continue reading

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