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A New Mario Movie Could Happen As Nintendo Reportedly Nears Deal With Despicable Me Studio

Mario may be headed to the big screen once again. 24 years after the failure that is the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie, Nintendo is reportedly nearing a deal to make an animated movie based on the hit franchise. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which reports that Nintendo is in talks with Illumination Entertainment, a subsidiary of Universal Studios responsible for movies like Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets, and Minions. The WSJ says the two companies have been speaking about the prospect for a year but ...

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CVS reportedly in talks to buy Aetna

How Trump is upending Obamacare CVS and Aetna are said to be weighing a massive tie-up. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that CVS Health(CVS) is in talks to acquire the health insurer for $ 66 billion. The story, which posted just before the market close, caused Aetna(AET) shares to skyrocket as much as 12%. Shares of CVS fell almost 3% after hours. Both companies declined to comment on market “rumors.” If the merger is approved and goes through, it would reshape the health care industry. CVS Health controls a ...

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First Batch of iPhone Xs Is Reportedly Just 46,500 Units

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. From the moment Apple unveiled the iPhone X, there’s been concern over whether demand for the new device would pull sales away from the iPhone 8/8 Plus, and leave Apple scrambling to fill orders with what was initially intended as a halo product. We saw a similar situation with the iPhone 5s and 5c, when Apple launched the budget device expecting to gain market share, only to see a majority of its customers stampede towards ...

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Pokemon Go Was Reportedly Targeted By Russian Disinformation Efforts

Russia’s efforts to influence the United States were, and are, expansive, according to the American Intelligence Community and government officials. As we learn more, we are discovering that the scale of the interference efforts is much larger than previously thought–and even Pokemon Go was targeted. According to a new report from CNN, Russian-linked accounts leveraged the popularity of the mobile game in an effort to play up a divisive topic. Across Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter accounts, actors linked to the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency posted under the name ...

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Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nvidia or AMD launch a new GPU, there’s a typical rollout pattern. The first cards out the door are reference designs, based on a package Nvidia and AMD provide. Later, companies like MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, Asus, and PowerColor debut their own custom designs. These custom boards are generally clocked higher, have better, quieter coolers, or may be built on a custom smaller PCB. This time around, however, AMD’s board partners are reportedly having major ...

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Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nvidia or AMD launch a new GPU, there’s a typical rollout pattern. The first cards out the door are reference designs, based on a package Nvidia and AMD provide. Later, companies like MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, Asus, and PowerColor debut their own custom designs. These custom boards are generally clocked higher, have better, quieter coolers, or may be built on a custom smaller PCB. This time around, however, AMD’s board partners are reportedly having major ...

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Amazon Reportedly Working on Alexa-Powered Smart Glasses

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Amazon’s Alexa assistant platform started as the basis for the Echo speaker several years ago. While the utility of such a device was questionable at first, Amazon has attracted scores of developers to the Alexa platform and built the assistant into multiple successful devices. Now, the company may be trying to cram Alexa into its most ambitious form factor yet: smart glasses. Google famously failed to make Google Glass anything more than a curiosity during ...

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Apple Reportedly Targeting a $999 Price For the Anniversary iPhone

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For almost a year we’ve heard rumors that Apple would launch multiple iPhones this year. The 10th anniversary of the original iPhone’s debut is almost upon us, and the company is supposedly prepping a top-end device to showcase new and emerging technologies. This new technology, however, comes at a price — reports are that the upcoming Anniversary iPhone (iPhone 8? iPhone X?) will cost a cool $ 999. The New York Timesreports that sources close ...

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China Will Reportedly Ban Personal VPNs by February

For nearly 20 years, the so-called Great Firewall of China has limited the ability of mainland Chinese citizens to access the uncensored internet. The laws used to give the government authority to regulate the internet were passed in 1997, and work on what China called the Golden Shield Project began in 2003. The Great Firewall isn’t just a single, monolithic system. It includes a wide range of tactics and techniques, including IP blocking and DNS / URL filtering, suspected DNS poisoning, search term censorship, both automatic and manual monitoring of social ...

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