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Console game Titanfall to spawn a series of freemium mobile games

Partnership between developer Respawn Entertainment and free-to-play firm Nexon sees both invest in mobile studio that makes the games<p>First-person shooter Titanfall made a big impact when it stomped on to PC and Xbox consoles in 2014. Now the game is squeezing its giant mechanised armoured …

The inside story of why Marissa Mayer's most trusted executives have given up on Yahoo

Some even felt it was dishonest.<p>Mayer's executive bench has been bolting as Mayer struggles to grow revenue or develop new hit products. The two most recent departures were Jackie Reses and Kathy Savitt. Both were handpicked by Mayer. Reses ran mergers and acquisitions and human resources and was …

Apple rejects offer to sell Adele’s latest CD in retail stores

It’s been years since Apple got rid of CD drives in Macs, but apparently Adele didn’t get the memo. That’s all we can conclude from a new report, claiming that the team behind the gazillion album-selling songstress tried — and failed — to persuade Apple to sell physical CD copies of her upcoming …

Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio tangle in Republican debate

Donald Trump and Ben Carson defend seriousness of campaigns<p>BOULDER, Colo. — Jeb Bush targeted Marco Rubio in a fight for control of the Republican …

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There’s more to diversity than gender parity

When prime-minister-designate Justin Trudeau announces his cabinet next week, half of its members will be women. That's the promise he made on the campaign trail, one of his pledges to bring "real change" to Ottawa.<p>The prospect spurred some predictable bleating about subsuming meritocracy in favour …

Incredible New 3D Printing Technique Looks Like Sci-Fi

You've never seen a 3D printer like this<p>A new innovation by Carbon3D, unveiled Monday at the TED2015 conference, could finally move 3D printing out of the hobby shop and onto every factory floor.<p>Imagine you're in an emergency room with a blood vessel blockage. To save your life, a surgeon will …

Longer Than Life

Today we bring to you another great post about photo manipulation, it's a beautiful advertising piece created by Mladen Penev and Clemens Franke. The …

Oil heading for new lows despite industry concessions

A skid in crude prices to a six-year low is fuelling worry that the industry has entered a new phase of its downturn.<p>Canadian energy stocks have shed more than 11 per cent of their value in the past month – all but erasing an early-February rally as oil prices stabilized amid reports of declining …

Life After YouTube Fame: a Priest Becomes Ireland's Newest Tourist Attraction

On April 5, 2014, <b>Father Ray Kelly</b>, the parish preist in the sleepy Irish town of Oldcastle, County Meath, performed a routine wedding ceremony for …

Three Foreign Airlines With Amazing Loyalty Payoffs

If you bank miles with a flexible-points credit card, consider transferring them into foreign-airline loyalty programs, which can have bigger payoffs …

Free Things to Do in Dublin

TravelFree Things to Do<p>The Celtic Tiger may be long gone, but the boom times of the late 1990s and early 2000s saddled the Irish capital with the rep of being a pricey place to visit. Look closer, however, and you’ll find a city generous with its countless cultural blessings, like Dubliners …

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What Is a Snakebite Drink?

The snakebite is a matter of dispute: Is it half lager, half cider? No, not lager, but Guinness? Is it supposed to involve black currant juice? Is it …

Eater Today: Five Guys' Secret Menu; Loco'l's Crowdfunding Campaign Update; More

<b>Crowdfunding Countdown:</b> In early January, chefs and business partners Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson put their fast food concept Loco'l on Indiegogo in the hopes of raising funds to get the project off the ground. The campaign comes to an end this week, which means the team has three days to raise …

McDonald's Customer Chokes Cashier Over Order Mix-Up

One McDonald's customer in Georgia was definitely not lovin' it when he was overcharged for his meal last week. According to WALB, Willis Mann "lost his cool" after his order was accidentally rung up incorrectly. Instead of pointing out the error, Mann leapt behind the counter "choked the cashier, …

H&M

MODE PORTRAIT<p><b>Egérie de la nouvelle collection H&M Conscious, Olivia Wilde livre depuis son enfance un combat engagé en faveur du développement</b> …

20 trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016

FASHION INSPIRATION<p>With graphic black and white, hard-hitting punk, folksy tribal, military styling and an Eighties comeback, the continuation of a …

Shadowless Skyscrapers Designed For London

Hey, who turned on the lights?<p>London isn't exactly known for its bright and sunny climate, so the idea of more skyscrapers darkening the horizon of that metropolis isn't very appealing to people who enjoy seeing the sun every once in a while. But the skyscrapers are coming. A projected 250 are …

Fossilized whale bone in African desert holds clues to human evolution

A 22-foot beaked whale that apparently took a wrong turn up an African river about 17 million years ago may offer clues to the climate-change forces that shaped human evolution.<p>Lost for more than 30 years, the fossilized beak with part of the jaw bone helps determine that the East African Plateau …

If you remember this story, another memory will die off

Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories<p>Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Birmingham University and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit …

Neptune's Android Smartwatch Will Power a Suite of Devices

Last month, we wrote about the upcoming Neptune Duo, a dual-device offering that included the Hub, a smartwatch capable of running Android Lollipop independently, and a phone-sized display accessory. The company is now offering a bunch of mobile devices to complement the Hub.<p>The Neptune Suite adds …

Is Created Or Curated Content King? 'Who Cares,' Says About.com

Neil Vogel might be forgiven for thinking, with the obsession with internet media content, his company’s time has finally come.<p>As chief executive of About.com, Vogel has content by the bucketload. Formed in the dotcom boom of 1996 – two years before the incorporation of Google in the era of now …

China’s slowdown has suddenly become a “fiscal shock”

The latest numbers from China’s Ministry of Finance came with a few nasty surprises.<p>Total government income in January and February dropped 6.3%, compared to a rise of 7.1% a year ago, due in part to a 36.2% drop in proceeds from land sales, Deutsche Bank reports. And total government spending grew …

Bird-scaring drone startup scores $1.7M to, well, terrorize birds

Clear Flight Solutions has won €1.6 million (about $1.7 million) to invest in “robird” drones that mimic the flight of peregrine falcons in order to scare other birds away from damaging private property.<p>This modern scarecrow startup has come out of the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and …

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McDonald's facing complaints over worker burns

Fast-food giant McDonald's is facing more than two dozen workplace safety complaints from workers who allege that they suffered burns on the job, a labor-backed advocacy group announced Monday.<p>Restaurant workers have filed a series of complaints against 28 McDonald's restaurants in 19 cities, …

Elton John boycotts Dolce & Gabbana over IVF baby comments

With a single Instagram post, Elton John set metaphorical fire to one of Italy's most illustrious fashion houses this weekend — and literal fire to …