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Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap. First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available. This new version of the game is a faithful reproduction of the original as far as its playstyle and visual effects, but the original assets have been reimplemented in native 4K and the game now supports 16:9 aspect ratios, leaderboards, replays, ladder ranks, player profiles, and cloud saves. More significant changes, ...

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Young Indian engineer leaves Silicon Valley to find success back in India

Trump threatens Indian engineers’ American Dream Each year, tens of thousands of Indian students head to the U.S. in order to get a college degree, find a job and pursue the American Dream. But as India’s economy booms and the U.S. continues to tighten its immigration policies, many of these young Indian professionals are making their way back home instead. Natasha Jain, 28, is one of them. Originally from Ambala in Northern India, she graduated with a master’s degree from Stanford University in 2006, landed a good-paying job in Silicon ...

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Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap. First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available. This new version of the game is a faithful reproduction of the original as far as its playstyle and visual effects, but the original assets have been reimplemented in native 4K and the game now supports 16:9 aspect ratios, leaderboards, replays, ladder ranks, player profiles, and cloud saves. More significant changes, ...

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Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap. First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available. This new version of the game is a faithful reproduction of the original as far as its playstyle and visual effects, but the original assets have been reimplemented in native 4K and the game now supports 16:9 aspect ratios, leaderboards, replays, ladder ranks, player profiles, and cloud saves. More significant changes, ...

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Day back in the mix at a major

9:47 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jason Day scrambled in the near darkness Friday evening, figuring a few rushed shots in the gloaming would be better than having to return to Quail Hollow in the dawn patrol hours on Saturday. The scene showed that players can get moving when need be, and Day — often accused of being a dawdler — put it in hustle mode to get to the clubhouse. Undoubtedly there was some excitement, too, as Day saw himself near the top of the leaderboard for one of ...

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Back at the scene in S.F.: Reliving the inning that changed Cubs history

7:47 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — When you think back to the Chicago Cubs’ 2016 postseason run, what’s the first moment that comes to mind? Maybe, it’s the Game 7 finish that made the Cubs champs or the ensuing final-out celebration on Cleveland’s infield — or the parade down the streets of Chicago. But none of that might have occurred if not for something that took place weeks earlier on the West Coast. One player called it as memorable as any World Series game — and for good reason. Game ...

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Oil races back to $50 — but can it stay there?

Is OPEC still relevant? Crude oil is once again back from the dead, hitting the $ 50-a-barrel threshold. But is this rebound for real or just another head fake? Oil rose above $ 50 a barrel early Monday before retreating a bit. While the milestone was brief, it marked the first time since May 25 that oil traded above $ 50. The development came after crude spiked nearly 9% last week, its biggest weekly rally in nearly a year. It’s been another remarkable reversal for the notoriously-moody oil market. Just ...

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Dunkin' Donuts drastically scales back expansion plans

Dunkin’ Donuts rolls out mobile ordering America may run on Dunkin’, but Dunkin’ Donuts is slowing its expansion plans to a light jog. The chain said Thursday it will only open 380 to 450 locations this year instead of the 585 it had planned. That’s about a third fewer. Most of the paring will be overseas, but Dunkin’ is also scrapping 50 planned locations in the United States. Dunkin’ Donuts blamed changing customer demands. Responding to feedback, the company will slim down the menu at some locations, remodel stores, bring ...

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Scaramucci says 'TV cameras are back on' at White House briefings

Sarah Huckabee Sanders replaces Sean Spicer After weeks of darkness, the cameraswill roll once again in the White House press briefing room. New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday on Twitter that the “TV cameras are back on.” Scaramucci confirmed later in the day that his tweet meant that the White House will once again be allowing the press briefings to be televised. Related: Why not turn the White House cameras on? On Friday, his first day on the job, Scaramucci appeared on camera at the outset of ...

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Sandoval back with Giants, sorry for '14 barbs

8:46 PM ET ESPN.com news services Pablo Sandoval is back with the Giants, the team he broke into the major leagues with, after signing a minor league contract with the organization Saturday. The 2012 World Series MVP walked into the Giants’ clubhouse at AT&T Park as if he’d never left, shaking hands with players and grabbing bullpen catcher and former teammate Eli Whiteside in a bear hug from behind. Sandoval, 30, was expected to be the designated hitter for Single-A San Jose later Saturday night and will join Triple-A Sacramento ...

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