Avengers: Infinity War Directors Tease Mysterious On-Set Image

Avengers: Infinity War is currently in production, and promises to be the biggest Marvel movie to date. It’s directed by the Russo brothers, who helmed the last two Captain America movies, and they have now tweeted a new image from the set. It’s unclear what it is exactly. One of Tony Stark’s gadgets perhaps? Or maybe the vault where the villainous Thanos keeps the Infinity Gauntlet? We’ll find out next year, but for now, here’s the picture: It follows a behind-the-scenes promo that was released in February. The video provided ...

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Trump says he is under investigation in Russia inquiry

President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. In a tweet, the president also seemed to accuse the US deputy attorney general of pursuing a “Witch Hunt”. He said: “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo the White House used to justify the firing of the ex-FBI chief. Mr Rosenstein took over the investigation into ...

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A closer look at Trump and 'Late Night' with Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers has a long history with Donald Trump The current late night era can be split into two parts: before Donald Trump and after. But for Seth Meyers, Trump has always been a “looming cloud” over the “Late Night” host. Meyers told CNN recently that Trump has been “a part of my life since that night in 2011” when he famously roasted the then-host of “Celebrity Apprentice” at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Some in the media bill that night as the moment Trump realized his presidential ambitions. Meyers ...

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LeBron strikes back: I didn't start superteams

11:54 AM ET While LeBron James disagrees with the assertion that he started the so-called superteam era in the NBA, he took satisfaction from Draymond Green taking time out of the Golden State Warriors‘ championship parade Thursday to mention his name. James appeared as a guest on the “Road Trippin'” podcast hosted by Cavs players Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye and sideline reporter Allie Clifton and addressed the latest round of trash talk between the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, which spilled onto social media Thursday with Green and James taking ...

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E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking

So-called electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become increasingly popular over the past few years, as the number of people who smoke traditional cigarettes in the United States has continued to decline. Proponents of e-cigarettes have argued that they can help people stop smoking (and I’m personally friends with one former smoker who used e-cigarettes as a stepping stone to quitting nicotine altogether). Proponents also say they’re less dangerous than conventional tobacco. Others have argued that the aerosolized fluid that e-cigarettes create can create health issues of its own. A number of businesses ...

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Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

Over the last decade, the rise of smartphones and tablets has fundamentally transformed the semiconductor business. As the market has matured, however, an increasingly large number of companies have struggled to remain profitable. Firms like Samsung and Apple earn the vast majority of the profits on smartphone sales. A handful of SoC providers dominate the component business, with Qualcomm at the relative top of the market and companies like Rockchip, Allwinner, and Mediatek holding large swathes of the budget and midrange segments. The above means less profit for other firms. ...

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UK to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks – EU sources

The UK has agreed to sort out its EU “divorce bill” and citizens’ residence rights before starting Brexit trade talks, EU sources have told the BBC. But the UK’s Brexit department has insisted a trade deal must be agreed at the same time. Brexit negotiations are due to start on Monday in Brussels but that will be the only day of talks next week. The talks are set to continue every month throughout the summer. Hammond: Brexit talks must prioritise jobs Brexit: What is at stake in EU-UK talks? The ...

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Minecraft’s New 4K Textures Don’t Even Look Like Minecraft

Minecraft became a smash hit without all the fancy high-resolution textures and lighting effects that other popular games hype. In fact, developer Mojang intentionally eschewed that in the name of building a simple, block-based world that could be rendered on even mediocre PCs. With Microsoft at the helm, Minecraft has added new features and come to more platforms, but it hasn’t looked any different until now. Microsoft expects to launch a new texture pack alongside its 4K update later this year that completely changes how the game looks. There are ...

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NBC slams Alex Jones, but is still airing Megyn Kelly's interview with him

NBC’s Alex Jones problem keeps getting worse. But the network says Megyn Kelly’s taped interview with the notorious radio host is still going to air on Sunday night. “Despite Alex Jones’ efforts to distract from and ultimately prevent the airing of our report, we remain committed to giving viewers context and insight into a controversial and polarizing figure, how he relates to the president of the United States and influences others, and to getting this serious story right. Tune in Sunday,” the network said in a statement Friday morning. The ...

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E3 2017: Nintendo Talks About Switch's Clunky Voice Chat Solution

One of the more puzzling and odd announcements from Nintendo about the Switch is that voice chat will be handled through a smartphone app, not via the console itself. Speaking to Kotaku, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime talked about why the company chose this approach and discussed why he thinks it’s in the best interest of Nintendo gamers. “We actually think that the phone is going to deliver a better, more robust execution,” Fils-Aime explained. “In terms of the APIs that we can build into an app, the fact ...

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