• 'The Last of Us: Part II' announced with a reveal trailer
'The Last of Us: Part II' announced with a reveal trailer

I'd expect that the game won't release until 2018 or 2019 at the absolute earlier but it's great to see that the story of Ellie and Joel will continue from where we left off. They released a reveal trailer and promised to reveal more info about the game in the next months. To which Ellie replies " I'm gonna find, and I'm gonna kill, every ...

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  • Stumbling champion Leicester loses 2-1 at Sunderland in EPL
Stumbling champion Leicester loses 2-1 at Sunderland in EPL

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy stands dejected after Sunderland's Jermain Defoe scored his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Leicester City, at the Stadium of Light, in Sunderland, England, Saturday Dec.

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  • Will President Obama pardon Bowe Bergdahl?
Will President Obama pardon Bowe Bergdahl?

A Justice Department official has confirmed to Fox that it received a pardon petition from Bergdahl. Bergdahl, of Hailey, Idaho, walked off from his post in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban and its allies for five years. 'Given the many incendiary comments that have been broadcast and otherwise disseminated about Sgt. Bergdahl, his immedi...

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  • Twitter Acquires Tiny Startup, Installs Founder As New Product Head
Twitter Acquires Tiny Startup, Installs Founder As New Product Head

Before starting Yes, Coleman was director of product management at Google for Gmail and other products, according to his LinkedIn profile. Twitter has been without a full-time product chief since January 2016, after the departure of the company's longtime executive Kevin Weil, who left Twitter to spearhead product for Facebook-owned photo-sha...

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  • Chess champ triumphs against Russian challenger
Chess champ triumphs against Russian challenger

They'll share a prize of $1.1 million , the victor getting 60 percent. The defending world chess champion Magnus Carlsen, of Norway, retained his crown last night, destroying Russia's hopes of reasserting itself as the dominant force in the sport.

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  • Cyber Monday deals are here
Cyber Monday deals are here

According to a report from Reuters, sales already totalled $490 million by 10 a.m. EST, pointing toward the biggest Cyber Monday ever. After a four-day holiday weekend shopping frenzy, consumers have their sights set on the next discount shopping target - Cyber Monday .

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  • Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms
Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms

While the recount is underway in three states, President-Elect Donald Trump is claiming voter fraud in three other states, including Virginia. Now that the election is certified the door is open for a recount. Bodes well for the next four years, doesn't it? "Certainly not to my knowledge", she said. And now you've got the Democrats and Jill S...

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  • Defending Champion Nebraska No. 1 Seed In NCAA Volleyball
Defending Champion Nebraska No. 1 Seed In NCAA Volleyball

The victor of Friday's match advances to the second round to face the victor of Washington (26-4) and Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (24-7). "But it's really exciting to see Washington State announced during the selection show and we're excited to go play".

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  • Malicious images on social media spreading ransomware
Malicious images on social media spreading ransomware

It's not, though: It's actually a hoax site that tells a user they must install a Chrome extension to view it. The malware is being distributed via images in.SVG format through Facebook accounts that have been compromised. Facebook also notifies users and provides them with anti-virus scans when the social platform detects anomalous account behavio...

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  • Pop singer Selena Gomez gets emotional at AMAs
Pop singer Selena Gomez gets emotional at AMAs

The pop prince beat out hip hop titan Drake and R&B/soul singer The Weeknd to take the Favorite Male Artist of the Year Award. And I kept it all together enough never to let you down... Meanwhile, Niall Horan , who's still in 1D, performed his debut solo hit, "This Town". Twenty One Pilots were voted best pop/rock group. He had to try and ...

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  • Microsoft's Famous Solitaire Game Comes To Android And iOS
Microsoft's Famous Solitaire Game Comes To Android And iOS

The Premium Edition is free on Android and iOS from now until the end of the year. Microsoft is bringing one of its most popular products to iOS and Android, and if you needed the flawless distraction from Trump talk at the Thanksgiving dinner table, this is it.

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  • New software could get Facebook back into China
New software could get Facebook back into China

A spokesperson for Facebook has not explicitly denied a report claiming that the social media company developed a "censorship tool" that would allow it to "suppress posts from appearing in people's news feeds in specific geographic areas", as part of efforts to enter into the Chinese marketplace.

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  • After dieselgate, Volkswagen goes electric
After dieselgate, Volkswagen goes electric

The long-term goal, he said, was to lift the VW brand's operating profit margin to 6 percent by 2025, compared with just 2 percent forecast for this year. "We want to take a big step and then continuously expand", Mr. Diess said. Volkswagen is experimenting with an electric version of the full-size Crafter van , so the commercial vehicle offensi...

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  • In Latest About-Turn, Trump Says Human Activity And Global Warming Connected
In Latest About-Turn, Trump Says Human Activity And Global Warming Connected

This year's climate change talks concluded in Morocco yesterday, with Kenya and other countries pledging to keep up the momentum in fighting global warming. The Paris Agreement on climate change was forged on the consensus that man-made climate change does have a scientific basis, that the developed countries are responsible for accumulated emi...

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  • Supermoon lights up skies across world
Supermoon lights up skies across world

The moon will appear full on both Sunday and Monday nights. Monday's event is the biggest and best in a series of three supermoons. Paris: Skygazers took to high-rise buildings, tourist landmarks and beaches worldwide today to catch a glimpse of the closest "supermoon" to Earth in nearly seven decades.

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  • HTC 10 Evo Smartphone with IP57 Certification & Android 7.0 Nougat Officially Launched
HTC 10 Evo Smartphone with IP57 Certification & Android 7.0 Nougat Officially Launched

The phone will be available exclusively from HTC's website in gun metal grey and glacial silver. As it was already reported earlier that the same smartphone would be launched as HTC 10 Evo in other markets, it is exactly what happened here.

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  • NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson becomes the oldest woman to travel to space
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson becomes the oldest woman to travel to space

Whitson, Pesquet and the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy will remain on board the ISS until next spring. Eight minutes after the launch, the crew went into orbit. This places the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft and the three astronauts in orbit, according to Spaceflight Insider . This will be the third space station mission for Whitson, an Iowa-born bio...

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  • Sorry Apple, Samsung's Note 7 Loss Is China's Gain
Sorry Apple, Samsung's Note 7 Loss Is China's Gain

Fourth-placed Oppo was the third quarter's biggest gainer, as its shipments more than doubled to 24.9 million, while its share of the market has risen from 3.4 to 6.7 percent in the past year. Fourth-placed Oppo almost doubled its market share to 6.7 percent from 3.4 percent a year earlier, selling 24.9 million smartphones, while fifth-placed BBK s...

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  • Amazon to sell Fiat Chrysler cars with big discounts
Amazon to sell Fiat Chrysler cars with big discounts

An Amazon Vehicles Hub may have launched back in August, but it didn't actually sell cars. The auto purchasing concept will be available in Italy first and limited to three Fiat models - the Panda, the 500 and the 500L. Amazon will contact buyers after they click online and help them finalize the purchase at a physical dealership. In research...

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  • PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Mods With Minor Drawback
PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Mods With Minor Drawback

Bethesda .net now has nearly 200 Fallout 4 PS4 mods up for gamers to sample, most of which are basic tweaks to game mechanics, items, quests and more. "Mod support will come to Skyrim first". Modders can create and modify content with the Creation Kit as usual, but for PS4, they'll be limited to using the game's existing assets.

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  • Bookies offer 6/1 on Newcastle beating Leeds
Bookies offer 6/1 on Newcastle beating Leeds

Rafael Benitez's side were worthy winners, producing some fine football to carry them to an eighth straight league win and their ninth in all competitions. Yoan Gouffran's low fizzing drive flew wide soon after, but Leeds gained some parity as half-time beckoned and defender Luke Ayling's header was tipped over the crossbar by visiting keeper Kar...

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  • Google hits Pixel resellers with 'digital death sentence'
Google hits Pixel resellers with 'digital death sentence'

Here, Google's Live Case service wants its Pixel phone series owners to upload some related images to create matching live wallpaper. This case is probably better for people who love staying up with the latest trends and news online, while those who could care less will likely steer clear of this option.

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  • Offshore lease plan excludes Arctic
Offshore lease plan excludes Arctic

The draft version included 10 potential lease sales in the GOM, three in offshore Alaska (one each in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas and the Cook Inlet ) and one in the Atlantic Ocean, covering areas offshore Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

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  • Facebook sets $6 billion buyback; accounting chief to leave
Facebook sets $6 billion buyback; accounting chief to leave

Apple had repurchased $10.9 billion worth of shares in the fiscal 2016 second quarter; while Google had announced a $5 billion stock buyback in 2015. Facebook , like other major tech companies, has amassed a stockpile of cash in recent years.

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  • Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 835, with superfast Quick Charge 4
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 835, with superfast Quick Charge 4

That, the company says, will give you up to five hours of extra battery life with just a five minute charge. In comparison, Quick Charge 3.0 only fast charges up to 80 percent in 35 minutes (a rate of 2.29 percent per minute) or up to 34 percent in 15 minutes.

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  • Firefox Focus Is A New Fast And Private Browser For iOS
Firefox Focus Is A New Fast And Private Browser For iOS

Something like this would happen on the Firefox focus as well. For some users, it seems as though your web activities can follow you everywhere - across devices, across accounts. There are sensitive situations where the users might find the browser extremely useful, this includes searches for engagement rings, flights to Las Vegas or expensive ci...

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  • Climate change not a hoax that we invented: China to Donald Trump
Climate change not a hoax that we invented: China to Donald Trump

President-elect's past claims that China invented the concept of global warming to hurt the American manufacturing sector. Liu's comments follow statements made by China's top climate official, Xie Zhenhua, shortly before Trump's unexpected election victory.

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  • Tinder update includes 37 new gender identity options
Tinder update includes 37 new gender identity options

The company, based in West Hollywood, California, said that users can also choose to be shown in searches that best reflect that identity. Tinder worked on its update closely with media watchdog GLAAD , along with other advocates who had been pushing for the company to make it easier for transgender people to date using the app.

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  • Pence Will Complete Term As Governor Before Inauguration As VP
Pence Will Complete Term As Governor Before Inauguration As VP

Whatever the case, donors are sending in donations under Pence's name and as a result, certificates mailed out by Planned Parenthood to express gratitude to donors are being sent to Pence's address at the State House in Indianapolis, CNN reports .

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  • Tinder just announced that its next update will be Trans-inclusive
Tinder just announced that its next update will be Trans-inclusive

Nick Adams, GLAAD's transgender media program director who worked closely with Tinder on the changes, emphasized that listing gender is only an option - not a requirement. "I think that assimilating trans people into a mainstream dating pool is one step towards our evolution; not only as a subculture, but as a global community".

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  • Christian Aid: Trump election means European Union must take lead on climate change
Christian Aid: Trump election means European Union must take lead on climate change

Roberts said it will be hard for Trump to step away from it immediately, because President Obama signed us on for four years. The election of a president who has called global warming a "hoax" has understandably anxious green campaigners, or indeed anyone who has a vested interest in the environment.

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  • Argos gearing up for Black Friday Bonanza - but deals remain secret
Argos gearing up for Black Friday Bonanza - but deals remain secret

Amazon has already announced it's Black Friday discounts will go live starting Monday 14, and go on until Black Friday , while several other outlets will be slashing prices over the coming weeks. "We are all very excited about this year's Black Friday event, and we think our customers will love what we've got lined up". Home Depot's 32-page ...

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  • Drop in China's Carbon dioxide emissions helps to hold down global levels
Drop in China's Carbon dioxide emissions helps to hold down global levels

WMO's preliminary data through October showed world temperatures, boosted by the El Nino phenomenon, are 1.2 degrees Celsius (2.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. CO2 emissions from the two sources last year were steady at about 9.9 gigatonnes, slowing from a pace that had reached as much as 3 per cent a year during the past decade...

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  • Bernie Sanders Doesn't Rule Out 2020 White House Run
Bernie Sanders Doesn't Rule Out 2020 White House Run

I hope he will do pay equity for women. SANDERS: Do you think that your vote and votes for Johnson were spoilers in the election? And while there is the possibility that the electors could go rogue, these wishful thinkers might want to note that 99% of electors have voted as pledged.

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  • Motorcycling: Lorenzo signs off in style from Yamaha
Motorcycling: Lorenzo signs off in style from Yamaha

With Valencia having a reputation as a track hard to overtake on, the four at the front proved the exception to the rule with an incredible showcase of the best of Moto2™. Lorenzo can finish no higher than the third in the championship which has already been wrapped by Marquez, who claimed his third title in four years last month in Japan.

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