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'Obsolete' gangsters proving problematic

Organized crime syndicates are not fading away, they’re just becoming obsolete.<p>Lawyer Hideaki Kubori and journalist Atsushi Mizoguchi, the country’s …

Lenovo gives us our first look at a fully-functioning foldable smartphone

Foldable phones have been teased by the big mobile players countless times over the past few years, but companies have left it up to consumers to …

Gear & Gadgets

What is Nest?

Catch up on the basics of the popular smart home company and its products.<p>If you hear your friends talk about their "Nest," they're probably referring to their Nest Learning Thermostat. It's a popular smart home product that connects to your Wi-Fi network, lets you control the temperature with an …

Nintendo posts strong profits driven by new console

<b>Japanese gaming giant Nintendo said it returned to profit in the first quarter due to strong demand for its Switch console.</b><p>The company hoped the Switch would be a viable competitor against Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.<p>Nintendo posted an operating profit of 16.21bn yen ($144.95 million; …

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Elon Musk gives us first look at the Boring Company's car elevator

The Boring Company may have risen out of a pun, but with each passing day it gets more serious.<p>On Wednesday, Elon Musk shared a video on Instagram …

The best-selling game of 2017 so far is… GTA V

The year’s most successful video game in the UK wasn’t even released in 2017, as Ghost Recon: Wildlands takes second place.<p>2017 has already been …

The Terminator: James Cameron wants new trilogy of films

The Terminator: James Cameron wants new trilogy of filmsTerminator: Salvation and Terminator: Genisys were supposed to launch new trilogies. Now? …

Science Fiction

'Deadpool 2' Star Stefan Kapicic Really Wants to Tell You the Plot

Fresh from the Vancouver set, the actor promises Colossus' role "will continue to grow" in the sequel.<p>There's one problem with being in one of the …

Lionsgate Eyes A ‘John Wick’ Cinematic Universe With The Potential Spin-Off ‘Ballerina’

Not all cinematic universes are built equal (howdy Universal’s Dark Universe!), but you certainly can’t blame a studio for taking a swing at creating an expanding world of their own. Especially if its early offerings have been works of death-dealing art.<p><i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> has shared that …

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Dunkirk outguns blockbuster competition at UK box office

Christopher Nolan’s intelligent war movie does refreshingly well at multiplexes and arthouse cinemas, while Despicable Me 3 breaks the £30m barrier<p><b>The winner: Dunkirk</b><p>While summer is traditionally a strong season for multiplex cinemas, it can prove a tough challenge for venues trying to offer an …

Daniel Craig to return as James Bond for 2019 film

The 25th film in the long-running spy film franchise was officially announced by producers last night (July 24)<p><b>Daniel Craig</b> will play James Bond in …

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Videos: 10 Controversial Changes Movies Made To The Comics (That Actually Improved It)

This is a new video from WhatCulture Comics that lists 10 controversial changes movies made to the comics that actually improved it. This is open for …

Call of Duty Commentator Raises Funds For Anti-Bullying Charity After Getting Kink Shamed

<i>Call of Duty</i> commentator Jack Campbell left his esports career behind last month in the wake of the internet’s response to leaked screencaps that …

Call of Duty

The smallest drone DJI has ever created

The smallest drone DJI has ever created<p>It’s the size of an average smartphone and promises to feature all of DJI’s signature technologies. As someone …

Nintendo swings to operating profit, beats estimates on Switch console sales

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd (T:7974) on Wednesday said it swung to a profit in the first quarter, beating analyst estimates, due to …

Gigi Hadid’s Mom Yolanda Hadid, 53, Shows Off Perfect Butt & No Cellulite — Pic

Bella and Gigi Hadid’s mother Yolanda is showing off her perfect booty in an Instagram photo she posted on July 25. The mom and former model looks …

Gigi Hadid

Michael Caine Made A Secret Cameo In 'Dunkirk' (And This Is Where You Missed Him)

Christopher Nolan has confirmed that his regular star Sir Michael Caine IS in his sensational war epic <i>Dunkirk</i>.<p>In an interview with <i>NJ</i>, the director …

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Stuns in Brand New 13 Minute Gameplay Footage

Over 13 Minutes of New Gameplay for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Revealed<p>Today, Naughty Dog and Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed over 13 minutes …

Tesla Model 3 spotted performance testing just ahead of the launch

We are only a few days away from the official reveal of the production Tesla Model 3 and sightings of prototypes, release candidates and production units have been multiplying.<p>Like we reported earlier, there’s not a lot of room for surprises after some good looks at the first few production units …

Miss USA's Brittany Oldehoff opens up about Hooters past

Brittany Oldehoff may be best recognized by fans as the 2014 Miss USA fourth runner-up, but before the 28-year-old found fame as a swimsuit pinup and fashion model, she got her start as a Hooters Girl. And for the 21st Anniversary Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant, Oldehoff was one of the …

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What is Nest?

Catch up on the basics of the popular smart home company and its products.<p>If you hear your friends talk about their "Nest," they're probably referring to their Nest Learning Thermostat. It's a popular smart home product that connects to your Wi-Fi network, lets you control the temperature with an …

No One Seems To Know When The Hell Their Tesla Model 3 Will Arrive

Hundreds of thousands of people plopped down $1,000 over a year ago to reserve a spot on the Tesla Model 3 production list. They were told, upfront, …

Fisker: about those graphene electric-car batteries? Never mind

Fisker's promise to bring advanced, solid-state graphene cells to the battery pack of its upcoming Emotion electric car is officially …

Electric Vehicles

Lost at Sea: Mulliner Puts a Boat Deck inside a Bentley Continental GT’s Trunk

Presenting the Bentley Motors Continental GT Convertible Galene Edition by Mulliner, a car with nearly as many syllables in its name as examples being built. It is a hand-crafted batch of exactly 30 vehicles, and yet another luxury automaker’s ode to yachts, this time named after the Greek goddess …

Bentley Motors

Tesla Model S Tops Consumer Reports' Ratings After Getting Key Safety Feature

The Tesla Model S is again Consumer Reports' top-rated ultra-luxury sedan after the automaker updated its software to include automatic emergency …

Research finds people who play games are more culturally engaged

People who play video games are generally well educated and more likely to engage with other cultures, according to research conducted by innovation …

Game Development

8 Smart Suitcases that Make Travel a Breeze

Today’s luggage will weigh, lock and locate itself at the push of a button

Luggage
Pokémon

Subaru Breaks Four-Door Nurburgring Lap Record

WRX STI Type RA NBR Special laps 'Ring in 6 minutes, 57.5 seconds<p>Subaru set out to capture the Nürburgring lap record for a four-door car, and it has done just that with a time of 6 minutes, 57.5 seconds in the WRX STI Type RA NBR Special.<p>Keep in mind that this isn’t a production car record, as the …

This is why Nintendo bet big on Google to bring Super Mario to the iPhone

Notably, everything went smoothly: While the game requires an internet connection to work, the massive crush of players from all around the world barely even slowed down the "Super Mario Run" servers. Months later, the game's Android launch would go off without a hitch, too.<p>In a new blog entry, …

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