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Xbox One Cross-Play With Another Game Confirmed (But Not On PS4)

At E3 this year, Microsoft made a big announcement regarding cross-play. It confirmed that Minecraft would add cross-play between almost all versions of the game, meaning Xbox One players will play with people on competing platforms such as Nintendo Switch. Sony hasn’t allowed cross-play with Xbox One (or any other console platform as of yet), but it was an exciting and encouraging announcement all the same. Now, another game has been confirmed to offer cross-play between Xbox One and Switch. Developer Black Riddles has announced that its cel-shaded third-person shooter ...

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Harvey Weinstein scandal: Another legal team shakeup, more fallout ahead

Harvey Weinstein loses another lawyer Hollywood is saying good riddance to Harvey Weinstein. So now what? Weinstein is laying low, not commenting on his expulsion from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His former company is trying to stay afloat. And his attorneys are preparing for criminal investigations and lawsuits. On CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” former The Hollywood Reporter editor Janice Min reported that attorney Charles Harder, who she called the “Darth Vader of media,” is no longer working with Weinstein. She said this represented a shift in Weinstein’s ...

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Equifax is dealing with yet another security issue

Consumer watchdog chief wants more scrutiny for Equifax Equifax has taken down a webpage after a visitor reported being targeted with malicious advertising. Security analystRandy Abrams first discovered the malicious pop-up message when he visited the Equifax website to confirm personal data, he told CNN Tech. What he found instead was yet another security issue for the credit agency. A malicious pop-up asked Abrams to download something claiming to be Adobe Flash. But as Ars Technica initially reported, security companies consider the file adware. “We are aware of the situation ...

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Statement made: Clemson demolishes another top-15 foe

11:48 PM ET David M. Hale BLACKSBURG, Va. — There was a play midway through the third quarter — a key moment for Virginia Tech, to be sure, but in retrospect irrelevant to a 31-17 Clemson win that was never particularly in doubt. It was a fourth-and-3, a must-have for the Hokies. Josh Jackson swung a pass out to the far side of the field, connecting with receiver Sean Savoy on a screen. In an instant, Clemson’s Austin Bryant converged, blowing up the play for a 5-yard loss. All of ...

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Brady magic saves Patriots from another fourth-quarter meltdown

6:04 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In a familiar script that has played out at various NFL stadiums over the past 17 years, Tom Brady magic saved the New England Patriots on Sunday. Facing another fourth-quarter disappointment at home and looking at a 1-2 start, Brady rescued the Patriots with a magnificent game-winning drive to beat the Houston Texans, 36-33. The situation: Trailing by five points, the Patriots took over at their own 25-yard line with 2:24 remaining. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw five touchdown passes in Sunday’s win over ...

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Gulf refineries brace for another hit

See dramatic rescues as Harvey flooding spreads Oil refineries are still hunkering down along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Harvey, which came ashore in Texas over the weekend as a Category 4 hurricane, keeps on pelting the region with rain and catastrophic flooding. Motiva’s massive oil refinery in Port Arthur, the largest in the country, is now running at 40% capacity, according to the company. Earlier Tuesday, it was running at 60% capacity. “Although weather conditions continue to deteriorate, Motiva’s Port Arthur Refinery remains stable,” Motiva said in a ...

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Amazon eyes yet another industry: education

5 stunning stats on Amazon Amazon has already disrupted traditional retail and its recent acquisition of Whole Foods suggests it could change the way we grocery shop, too. But following in the footsteps of other tech giants like Google and Apple,the company is also quietly coming for the classroom. Amazon(AMZN, Tech30) on Wednesday announced a new tool for teachers that helps design a writing curriculum for elementary students. The tool, called TenMarks writing, is aimed at fourth to sixth graders for now and hopes to roll it out to older ...

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Yet another group pulls event out of Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Trump dissolves business councils Another group has ditched plans to host an event at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society on Sunday joined a list of what is now at least nine nonprofits, charities and other organizations that have said they won’t give business to the posh club in Palm Beach, Florida. “After thoughtful consideration by zoo leadership, we have decided it is important that we not allow distractions to deter us from our mission and culture,” said the organization’s CEO and president, Andrew Aiken, ...

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Why Steph Curry won't win another MVP

8:58 AM ET It has been the Summer of Steph, with Stephen Curry leading the unofficial NBA clicks counter (non-Cavaliers drama category) by doing everything from besting a few professional golfers at their own sport to vanquishing inflatable defenders in a version of basketball. We saw him lead a contingent of Golden State Warriors onstage to pick up an ESPY and watched him imitating LeBron James‘ dance moves at a wedding. The only place Curry hasn’t shown up is in the chatter regarding next season’s most valuable player contenders. Curry ...

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Lloyds sets aside another £700m for PPI insurance claims

Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1bn to cover the cost of insurance mis-selling and the treatment of mortgage customers. Another £700m will cover payment protection insurance (PPI) claims and £283m will be used to repay about 590,000 mortgage holders. It came as Lloyds posted half-year pre-tax profits of £2.5bn, 4% higher than last year. The results are the first since the government sold its stake in the bank. The repayment to mortgage customers comes after they were mistakenly charged from 2009 to 2016 after going into arrears. The ...

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