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Twitter’s New “Verified” Filter Lets Celebs Hob-Nob In Peace

Life is hard for famous people. You’re trying to @ reply with your celebrity friends on Twitter, but the conversation gets drowned out by rabid fans and spammers mentioning you. So Twitter’s begun rolling out to people with verified profiles two new filters for the Connect tab. Filtered, which …

Here's how sniper rifles are changing in Call of Duty: Ghosts

Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin took to TwitLonger yesterday to explain the changes coming to sniper rifles in <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> when it launches this November.<p><i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> will include a new marksman class, the design of which changed how sniper rifles will work in the next …

Transparent, flexible speaker runs on ions

The transparent ionic speaker, with parts labeled, above a laptop screen showing what it is playing.<p>A research team at Harvard has created a remarkable proof of concept device: a thin, transparent speaker powered by ions instead of electricity. Such "ionic devices" could lead to artificial muscles, …

Engineering

Call of Duty still "in the realm of plausibility"

Call of Duty "still plays in the realm of plausibility," according to Activision community manager Dan Amrich. Writing on his blog, Amrich explained that the latest trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts--which featured combat in space--is "actually more science than science fiction."<p>Amrich said though …

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Philadelphia Eagles

Caron Butler to Bucks: Phoenix Suns Officially Agree to Trade with Milwaukee

Earlier this offseason, the Phoenix Suns completed a trade to acquire Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler from the Los Angeles Clippers. Less than two months later, Butler is on the move again.<p>Marc Stein of ESPN reports the Suns have agreed to trade Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks:<p>One source close to talks …

Concussion-related settlement reached by NFL

The National Football League has agreed to pay $765 million to settle a lawsuit with over 4,000 former players over head injuries.<p>Dan Kaplan, NFL writer for the Sports Business Journal, says that even though most league watchers expected a larger settlement, this is still good news for many who …

Football (U.S.)

EA: Battlefield unlikely to be annualized

The Battlefield series is unlikely to become an annualized franchise like Call of Duty, developer DICE has told VideoGamer in a new interview from Gamescom.<p>"I think the core Battlefield idea that we're working on at DICE is… We can't build a game at DICE every year," Battlefield 4 executive …

Nissan says it will bring multiple self-driving cars to market by 2020

Move over Google: automaker Nissan says it's aiming to have multiple self-driving cars on the market by 2020. The company made the ambitious announcement on Tuesday in a presentation to reporters, where it also revealed that it's not collaborating with Mountain View on the effort. Instead, Nissan …

Tracy McGrady retires: A look back at T-Mac's greatest moments

We take a look at the best moments from Tracy McGrady's incredible career. Strap in and enjoy the highlights.<p>After 15 seasons in the NBA, Tracy McGrady announced his retirement live on ESPN's First Take, just two months after his first and only appearance in the NBA Finals. Finishing with career …