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Two Weeks Later, Bitcoin is Forking Again

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On August 2, Bitcoin–easily the most valuable single cryptocurrency by orders of magnitude–suddenly forked when a group of users decided not to support the adoption of changes to the blockchain system proponents claimed would make BTC transactions faster. Right now, there are two forks, or divisions in Bitcoin: Bitcoin Cash, and Bitcoin. Bitcoin Cash supports a block size of up to 8MB and does not implement a feature called segregated witness, which stores some transaction ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Adds New Map, Three Operators Later This Month

The next major expansion for Rainbow Six Siege is just a few weeks away. Ubisoft has announced the release date and contents of the shooter’s next big update, though we don’t yet know many of the specifics. Operation Blood Orchid, as the next update is called, launches on August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It adds a new map and three Operators–one more than these expansions typically include. The map is set in Hong Kong, but Ubisoft hasn’t revealed what to expect from the Operators yet. All three ...

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10 years later: The build, stunning end, and influence of the 2007 Patriots

9:57 AM ET Ten years ago this week, the 2007 New England Patriots took to the field for the first time and lost 13-10 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their preseason opener. They lost the following week to the Tennessee Titans before winning their final two preseason games, all 16 regular-season contests and their first two postseason matchups. After 20 consecutive Patriots victories, the New York Giants narrowly topped Bill Belichick’s team to win one of the most dramatic Super Bowls in league history. Belichick and Brady have stretches ...

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Two Years Later, Halo 5 Still Getting More Updates

Developer 343 Industries has supported Halo 5: Guardians with regular and substantial updates since the game’s release in October 2015. While the game is no longer receiving major expansions, that doesn’t mean 343 is finished supporting the title. In its latest weekly blog post, 343 said, “Even as we’re nearing two years since release, the team is far from done.” Right now, 343 is working on a 4K update for Halo 5 on Xbox One X. 343 teased in the blog post, “From the early glimpses I’ve seen, it is ...

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation that exists for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, and can confirm that it will be made available for pre-order by various retailers late this month,” Nintendo wrote on its Facebook page. “A significant amount of ...

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation that exists for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, and can confirm that it will be made available for pre-order by various retailers late this month,” Nintendo wrote on its Facebook page. “A significant amount of ...

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10 years later: The massive industry that the iPhone created

iPhone 10 Years Later: The phone that almost wasn’t On this day 10 years ago, lines of Apple faithful formed outside of the company’s stores across the U.S. Some had staked out their spots days before. They brought folding chairs, umbrellas, sleeping bags and, in San Francisco, one mattress. Apple(AAPL, Tech30) handed out bottles of water. People offered to sell their spots in line for hundreds of dollars. A few people were doing it for publicity, but many just wanted to be among the first to own the expensive new ...

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AMD’s RX Vega Won’t Launch Until Later This Year

AMD’s Radeon Technology Group (RTG) held a Reddit AMA session yesterday and answered a number of questions about their upcoming Vega GPU. Those of you hoping for a quick launch are going to be disappointed. While the company demoed and discussed its Vega Frontier Edition this week at its financial analyst day, the company will not be launching a consumer Vega GPU at Computex or in June. The Frontier Edition, for professionals and scientists, will absolutely run games. But Raja recommends rather strongly that consumers not buy one if they’re ...

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AMD’s RX Vega Won’t Launch Until Later This Year

AMD’s Radeon Technology Group (RTG) held a Reddit AMA session yesterday and answered a number of questions about their upcoming Vega GPU. Those of you hoping for a quick launch are going to be disappointed. While the company demoed and discussed its Vega Frontier Edition this week at its financial analyst day, the company will not be launching a consumer Vega GPU at Computex or in June. The Frontier Edition, for professionals and scientists, will absolutely run games. But Raja recommends rather strongly that consumers not buy one if they’re ...

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Story on DNC staffer's murder dominated conservative media — hours later it fell apart

It took only hours for one of the biggest stories in conservative media this week, which some outlets had chosen to focus on over news that President Trump disclosed classified information to senior Russian officials, to fall apart. On Monday night, Rod Wheeler, a private investigator and Fox News contributor, put things in motion during an interview with WTTG-TV, a Fox affiliate in Washington. Wheeler, who was under contract with the family of Seth Rich, a Democratic National Committee staffer who was fatally shot in July, told WTTG-TV evidence existed ...

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