Daily Archives: April 7, 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda Players Report Problems Starting Game on PC

Although this week’s Mass Effect: Andromeda update was supposed to fix the game in many ways, it has also apparently created new problems. Some PC players have found that the new PC update for Mass Effect: Andromeda prevents them from starting the game, and no solution suggested by Electronic Arts will solve the problem. Mass Effect: Andromeda Update Introduces New ProblemsOn Thursday, BioWare launched a massive Mass Effect: Andromeda update that, among other things, improved the faces and anima

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Valve is now selling a real-life Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ‘Five Year Veteran Coin’

Are you a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive veteran with an urge to blow a few bucks on silly swag? If so, then allow me to direct your attention the Valve Store on WeLoveFine, where a real-life version of the Five Year Veteran Coin is now available for preorder for $45. As the FAQ explains, if you haven't earned the coin in the game, then you're not allowed to buy this physical rendition. If your account is straight-up ineligible for some other reason, however, that's the end of it. "We have no

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Carrie Fisher will appear in Star Wars: Episode 9, says her brother

Carrie Fisher's brother says the late actress will appear in Star Wars: Episode IX — scheduled to premiere in 2019 — and that the appearance will not be a computer-generated image of her. Todd Fisher told the Daily News of New York that the family has given Disney rights to use recent footage of Carrie Fisher for the final movie in this trilogy. Filming on Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi wrapped in July 2016. To me, Star Wars is the holy grail of storytelling and lore and you can't mess wi

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Marshadow is on the way to Pokémon Sun and Moon soon

The next mythical Pokemon, Marshadow, has been known since November, when Pokémon Sun and Moon’s Z-moves were revealed. This new teaser video means Marshadow will finally be available soon. Dataminers pulled out Marshadow's vitals long ago, though the creature has only now been formally announced. It's one of seven Generation 7 legendary and mythical Pokémon. Above is Marshadow's Z-Move, the "Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike.” Below, Marshadow appears in the latest trailer for the next Pokémon movie,

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Microsoft’s Spring Sale • The Save Spot

Microsoft’s Spring SaleIt’s that time of year folks, this years Microsoft Spring sale is coming and will run from April 11th – 17th. This is was announced by Microsoft’s Major Nelson, revealing that their will be up to 350 games involved in the sale. With Xbox Live Gold members saving at least 10 percent more on their purchases. It’s worth noting that not only games will be on sale, but also movies and music as well. Let us know in the comments what games you’d like to see go up on sale.

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Report: GameStop investigating serious breach compromising credit card info

GameStop is investigating the possibility hackers may have stolen credit card and customer information from its website, the retail giant acknowledged yesterday to Brian Krebs, a journalist specializing in computer security. The Grapevine, Texas-based company acknowledged that it had been alerted to a claim of payment card data, stolen from GameStop.com, being offered for sale on a black market website. Other information compromised in the breach includes credit card numbers, expiration dates, n

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Bannon, Kushner meet to clear air, end White House rift

Kushner and Bannon were both at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., where the president hosted a summit with the leader of China. Other administration officials declined to discuss staff relationships, but denied reports that a major staff shake-up is imminent. In recent weeks, officials have said Kushner has taken on a larger role as Trump's main troubleshooter, which spurred speculation about a growing rift between him and Bannon. That group includes Kushner, who has emerged as a tr

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US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men. A U.S. Department of Labor official disclosed the agency's allegations during a Friday court hearing in San Francisco. "We found systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce," Janette Wipper, a Labor Department regional director, testified, according to a report published by The Guardian. Google said it veheme

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Diakont’s robot could help prevent oil and gas pipeline spills

The RODIS crawler is connected to a truck with an operator who steers it through the pipe. Diakont says it's has inspected hundreds of miles of oil and gas pipelines around the world for major energy companies. The company's managing director, Edward Petit de Mange, said that inspecting pipelines is a growing part of their business. "We have been inspecting pipelines for in the U.S. for four years now," managing director Petit de Mange told CNBC. Diakont's robot inspection service costs "tens of

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Ford CEO ‘encouraged’ by US-China future as Trump, Xi end summit

Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields is feeling optimistic about the outlook for U.S.-China relations, the executive told CNBC on Saturday, a day after the conclusion of a summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. On Friday, Trump said that the two leaders had made progress on tough bilateral issues as both men met at the president's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. However, Trump added that "only time will tell" whether the two countries could find common ground on trade. China

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