Nintendo Switch Quietly Introduces Its First Video Streaming App In The US

Despite the fact that both Wii and Wii U offered video streaming apps for services like Netflix, Nintendo Switch launched without them. For its part, the company said it was focused on making Switch a solid games system and that such apps could come later, but firm plans were never revealed. Now, the US is finally getting its first Switch video app, some eight months after its initial launch. As always, Nintendo has sent out its weekly press release detailing the games releasing on the Eshop in the coming days. ...

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Who is Makan Delrahim, the Trump antitrust chief?

The media merger of the decade Makan Delrahim, the Justice Department’s top antitrust cop, has been on the job for all of six weeks and he’s already in the thick of one of the largest media deals ever. Delrahim is in charge of evaluating whether corporate mergers violate antitrust laws, which seek to prevent unfair competitive practices that could harm consumers. And Delrahim has a lightning rod on the table: AT&T’s pending takeover of Time Warner, the parent company of CNN, HBO, Warner Bros., and a host of other content ...

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Court denies motion; Elliott suspension back on

4:52 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — The emergency injunction request by the NFL Players Association on behalf of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was denied by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday. The ruling means Elliott’s six-game suspension is back on and he is currently ineligible to play Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did stipulate that the NFLPA’s appeal of Thursday’s ruling would be heard on an expedited basis. No date for that hearing was set, and the court ...

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The Extinction Event That Wiped Out the Dinosaurs Almost Didn’t Happen

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid roughly 9 kilometers in diameter slammed into the Gulf of Mexico near the Yucatán Peninsula. The massive impact created the Chicxulub crater (named for a nearby town) and wiped out the dinosaurs. It’s one of the most-studied mass extinction events. A new analysis of the impact suggests that we, by which I mean mammals and other modern species, were extremely lucky. If the impact had happened a few minutes ...

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Amazon Key Lets Amazon Open Your Door for Deliveries

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Amazon has released a lot of products over the years that raise some eyebrows among the more security-conscious. The concerns are usually about digital security, though. The newly available Amazon Key service allows the company’s delivery personnel to open your locked door in order to deliver a package. People are understandably a little uncomfortable with the idea. To use Amazon Key, you need to be in one of 37 cities where the company has its ...

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No alternative but to sack Carl Sargeant says Carwyn Jones

Media playback is unsupported on your device First Minister Carwyn Jones has said he had no alternative but to sack Carl Sargeant following allegations about his conduct. Mr Sargeant’s body was found on Tuesday, four days after he was dismissed as communities minister and suspended from the Welsh Labour party. It is understood he took his own life but Mr Jones said he had acted “by the book” over the matter. He said he would try to provide answers which Mr Sargeant’s family deserved. There has been criticism of the ...

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The DOJ, AT&T, and the Time Warner Merger: What We Know Thus Far

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the past day, we’ve seen a flurry of stories on the Department of Justice’s position on the AT&T/Time Warner cable merger, which was first announced back in October 2016. This story has been bouncing back and forth a fair bit, with various claims from multiple parties. Here’s what we know thus far. First, Reuters reported that the Department of Justice was threatening to scuttle the proposed AT&T/Time Warner deal unless AT&T agreed to sell ...

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Google says hackers steal almost 250,000 logins each week

How to protect yourself from hackers Google is digging into the dark corners of the web to better secure people’s accounts. Looking at cybercriminal black markets and public forums, the company found millions of usernames and passwords stolen directly through hacking. It also uncovered billions usernames and passwords indirectly exposed in third-party data breaches. For one year, Google researchers investigated the different ways hackers steal personal information and take over Google(GOOG) accounts. Google published its research, conducted between March 2016 and March 2017, on Thursday. Focusing exclusively on Google accounts ...

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Everything you need to know about college basketball

8:10 AM ET Welcome to The Opus, the most comprehensive view of the wide landscape of college basketball. The Opus is not a preview, it’s an awakening — not to what could happen in the game, but what will happen. The Opus removes all mystery and intrigue. The accuracy of The Opus is beyond pinpoint. The Opus is not a road map to be unfolded at a gas station by the side of the road. The Opus is more accurate than GPS and is both celestial and terrestrial. The big ...

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