Nintendo has confirmed the belated release of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Wii U will be the last ever game made for the system.Speaking to Polygon, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime, confirmed there s no new development in the pipeline.He said: From a first-party standpoint, there's no new development coming after the launch of the legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.We really are at the end of life for Wii U. Fils-Aime did specify first-party development, but given the Wii U enjoys next to no third-party support, it s one and the same.Nintendo announced it would be ending Wii U production soon in mid-November last year.
Four cemeteries, from which at least 123 individuals have been excavated so far, have been unearthed near the remains of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan.The cemeteries and remains, which have been excavated over the past two years, are located at a monastery called al-Ghazali near the Nile River.The people who were buried there lived about 1,000 years ago, during a time when a series of Christian kingdoms flourished in the area, according to Robert Stark, a doctoral student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, who presented the findings this month in Toronto at the joint annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies.The discoveries include well-preserved burial shrouds that in a few instances still cover the skulls of the deceased, Stark said.In one cemetery, some people were buried in mysterious ways: For example, two individuals were found with post-mortem cut marks incised in their bones.See Photos of the Massive Burial Ground and Monastery
And so the transition of power begins.First up is the WhiteHouse.gov site where several pages are now changing or altogether disappearing — including a page on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.It s just been over an hour since Trump took office and whitehouse.gov/lgbt has now been replaced by a Trump transitionsplash page.The Obama administration introduced the White House LGBT page to highlight major legislative achievements, historic court victories and important policy changes for gay and transgender people.The page also shined a spotlight on certain campaigns for gay rights such as the It Gets Better campaign to help those in the LGBT community struggling with thoughts of suicide.That campaign, as of this writing, still redirects to a Strengthening Civil Rights page.
The day before Donald Trump won the election over Hillary Clinton, the Swedish ad agency Round & Round put out an invitation to all Americans: Escape Trump.Two months later, the nearly 900 applications the agency has"A lot has happened since November," Round & Round's head of content, Nahir Aslan, told the Swedish edition of the Local news site on Friday, the day Trump became the 45th US president.
Various other genes on the list are likely to help the pandas' digestion.Some of the genes are known to be involved in protein digestion, while others help with the uptake of vitamins A and B12, which are in low supply in bamboo.And in both species, the umami taste receptor gene has been pseudogenized —it can no longer produce a functional protein.Umami is a critical taste sense for meat-eating animals, the authors write, and the loss of function may be an evolutionary response to the dietary shift from carnivory and omnivory to herbivory.
NetApp s growing focus on as-a-service platforms continues with BaaS UK rolloutStorage and data management provider NetApp has launched it s Backup-as-a-Service BaaS in the UK, in partnership with Node4 and Daisy Group, following previous rollouts in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Spain.The cloud-based service enables UK organisations to securely store their data without any additional hardware investment, ensuring business-critical data is not lost in the event of a power outage or cyber attack.The launch marks the next step in NetApp s continuing strategy to focus more on as-a-service platforms and less on traditional hardware in line with a changing industry.Speaking in London, Matt Watts, NetApp s director of technology and strategy for EMEA, explained the reasoning behind the BaaS offering: We rely more on data, but our data is more at risk than it has ever been before.Therefore we have to have better processes, procedures and technologies in place to protect it to a level that we have never had to do before.
Tesla has made a name for itself as an electric carmaker that doesn't compromise on speed.The Model S with a 100 kWh battery can accelerate to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds — faster than the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder.But Tesla isn't the only one trying to push speed boundries with its electric vehicles.Several startups are also looking to put their names on the map by building absurdly fast supercars.And it's not just startups — even big names like Mercedes-Benz are showing off electric cars built for speed.We're talking crazy-quick 0-60 mph times here and top speeds — the dynamic duo by which all high-performance cars are judged.Scroll down for the 5 fastest ones we could find: View As:
Apple could be preparing a new facial and gesture recognition feature for its upcoming iPhone 8 according to an analyst.Cowen and Company's Timothy Arcuri has predicted via BusinessInsider that Apple's next handset will use a new front-facing laser-based facial recognition feature.Specifically, the analyst says the iPhone 8 will come in a 5.8-inch model, that packs "some form of facial/gesture recognition supported by a new laser sensor and an infrared sensor mounted near the front-facing camera .It's the first we've heard of such a feature, and is obviously far from verified.But it bodes well for a more innovative iPhone instalment than last year's somewhat anti-climactic iPhone 7.Apple bought infrared sensor company Primesense in 2013, so it would make sense for the firm to finally be adding some sort of infrared tech to its iPhone series.
Don t know if there s anyone out there with this beauty in his hands, but if there is, then you re in for a treat!Sony announced that Xperia Z4 tablet joins the Z5 series and Xperia Z3 on the list of Sony devices receiving Android Nougat this week.ICYMI Android 7.0 now rolling out for Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet & Z3 & Dual variants https://t.co/0o0f3KbhJH— Sony Xperia News @SonyMobileNews January 19, 2017The confirmation of the rollout was made with a tweet yesterday alongside a trailer for the new software.According to the video, the Z4 Tablet update was the fastest ever given to a tablet, since it only came 3 months after the official announcement.Have a look at the trailer for the new software and check what you will find once you hit the update button.Let us know in the comments what you think of Sony s take on Android Nougat.
While most Chinese manufacturers are already on vacation Bluboo are still working and prepared a massive sale event celebrating the Spring Festival and the Chinese New Year.Whole event is going to feature not just the discounts, but three waves of surprises for the lucky ones.Fifty lucky customers will have a chance to win free phone samples, another fifty will get the phone for just $9.99 with the rest of the price refunded and some others will also have a chance to win a free Bluboo Uwatch.Among the discounted devices will be the Bluboo s usual suspects including the dual camera Dual model for $99.99, dual curved Edge model for $109.99, huge screen Maya Max for $129.99, tiny compact 4,5-inch Mini model for $54.99, normal Maya for $74.99 or the budget Picasso 4G for $116.99.So something to choose from for everybody.Whole event will kick off on January 20th and will be running until February 5th.So if you would be craving to buy some discounted Bluboo device or even get it for free then visit this website where you can find all the details including the full offer.Or you can alternatively check out the official Bluboo Aliexpress store, which remains open even during the Spring Festival.
The mystery of why Samsung's Note 7 phones kept exploding mightThe company is planning to reveal the results of its investigation into the faulty devices this weekend, and according to a Wall Street Journal report, it's going to blame twoFirst up is that some Note 7 batteries were "irregularly sized", leading them to overheat and explode.That led Samsung to recall
As a huge network of professionals, LinkedIn provides 80 percent of all social media leads for B2B marketers.To help reach these audiences, data intelligence firm DataSift announced this week a new service that analyzes the topics and kinds of content that most interest specific job holders among LinkedIn s 467 million members.This new LinkedIn Engagement Insights, DataSift says, is the first such offering at scale.It utilizes DataSift s Pylon social analytics platform to deliver insights for finding audiences, boosting a brand or improving content for ad planning and content marketing.DataSift says it is the only strategic data provider for LinkedIn, and this is its first partnership with the social network.Search Engine Land's SMX West is returning to San Jose in 2017!
According to reports from various countries with a strong presence of Chinese phone brands, the Meizu M5 and the M5 Note could be heading out of China very soon.The phones are expected to launch in Indonesia and India very soon, along with a possibility of them hitting the European market soon after.The devices were spotted at Postel, which you can think of as the Indonesian cousin of the FCC.However, details provided by the authority were scarce.Thankfully, the devices have been around a while so we know what to expect.The Meizu M5 comes with a 5.2-inch 1280 x 720p display, and is powered by the mid-range MediaTek MT6750 SoC.Along with that, it has a 3070mAh battery, and features either 2GB or 3GB of RAM along with 16GB or 32GB of ROM respectively.The M5 Note, on the other hand, comes with a larger 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p display and runs on the newer MediaTek Helio P10 SoC.With that, it has 3GB or 4GB of RAM, 16/32/64GB storage and a beefier 4000mAh battery.
Last weekend, I spent some time with a couple of friends who both have Windows laptops and I found myself experiencing a hitherto unfamiliar feeling while watching them use their computers: envy.Let s be clear: I m not talking envy for Windows.No, what drew my eye was one specific hardware feature that their laptops—a Microsoft Surface Book and a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga—shared: a touchscreen.But as I watched them swiping away at the screen, I couldn t help but think that perhaps there s a missed opportunity for Apple here.The conventional thinking is that you don t want a touchscreen on a vertical surface, because your arms get tired if you hold them out for any length of time.Which I can say with some confidence as, like many other folks—and like Apple itself advertises—I often use my iPad with a physical keyboard.
Alongside new iPad Pro tablets, Apple is reportedly prepping a sequel to the don t-call-it-a-stylus Pencil accessory.The so-called Apple Pencil 2 will apparently include a magnet that allows it to attach to the iPad Pro s smart cover and as well as a shirt clip.The report from Letem Svetem Applem citing Chinese supply chain sources , suggests the next-gen Pencil will be much harder for iPad Pro users to mislay.Wednesday's report is given added credence by Apple patents that have explored ways of attaching the Pencil to the tablet.Apple first launched the popular Pencil accessory alongside the 12.9-inch iPad Pro back in the autumn of 2015.The $99/£99 accessory has been praised by creatives for its virtually lag-free responsiveness and ability to draw lines of any weight by varying the pressure.
DMN is excited to announce that Fox 5 New York on-air tech expert, inventor, author, and Emmy-nominee Shelly Palmer will be our keynote speaker on March 2.DMN Connect is a full day of Ted-Style talks, case study tutorials, thought leadership sessions, interactive workshops.It's preceded, on March 1, by the DMN Awards for innovative excellence.Named one of LinkedIn's Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group, a strategic advisory, technology solutions and business development practice, and a trusted strategic advisor to the C-Suite of leading digital media, content, broadcasting and technology firms.You can find out more at shellypalmer.com.
It looks like some protective case manufacturers don t keep their non-disclosure agreements with the companies, so after Samsung s Galaxy S8, today it s time to see new leaked images of LG G6, inside a – brand new- protective case!The images below come from the well-known case maker Ghostek and show a – not mentioned- smartphone inside a protective case, that looks a lot like the upcoming G6 flagship model.From the looks of it, the phone must be quite thin, with a fingerprint sensor and a dual camera set up on the back side, but without any annoying camera bumps thank God .The latest rumors insist that LG G6 will be made out of metal and pack a 5.7 inch 2880 1440 pixel touchscreen, with IP68 certification water proof .The Korean flagship is expected to use a powerful Snapdragon 835 SoC along with -at least- 4GB of RAM and 64/128GB of storage.It will be announced during MWC 2017 in Barcelona, but this is more than one month away, so we should just be patient and wait.
A huge wave has been spotted in the upper atmosphere of Venus, baffling scientists because it's staying so still above the planet's surface.Usually clouds in that region move at about 328 feet per second, whereas this cloud is stationary compared to the planet's rotation.New work suggests that the wave was created in the lower atmosphere when it flowed over a mountain, which would be similar to a phenomenon on Earth called a "gravity wave."The feature, related to atmospheric flow over mountains, has nothing to do with the similarly named "gravitational wave," which refers to space-time ripples in the early universe."Although it is unclear whether gravity waves induced by mountains can readily propagate upwards to the cloud tops of Venus, the observations suggest that the atmospheric dynamics of Venus are more complex at depth than previously appreciated," the journal Nature's statement on the finding said.Japan at Venus: Photos from the Akatsuki Spacecraft
In 2017 it is essential that SEO professionals secure the buy-in they need from their business leaders so they can accomplish their professional goals.Understanding this potential and the direction of the industry can help you establish yourself and your business within this changing field, laying a firm foundation for a strong brand moving forward.Here are seven ways you can elevate your SEO performance on both a personal and professional level.Brands that want to drive performance need to focus resources and budget on SEO, and as a marketer, you need to promote this channel.Invest your time and resources in improving performance in this segment so that you can begin to demonstrate both your own competence and the importance of digital marketing to your brand as a whole.2 Optimize your human capital
Samsung Galaxy S8 LeakedThis is no BS render or image of a screen protector!This is a real leaked photo of the Samsung Galaxy S8!It s widely believed that Samsung is waiting for MWC to launch the Samsung Galaxy S8, and that sounds about right to us but it doesn t mean that there aren t actual live Galaxy S8 s already in the wild!This photo was sent to me earlier today by a company that is making accessories for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and appears to show a leaked model of the upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone.We can see from the photo that this gold phone is clearly marked with Samsung branding, and in fact the area where the branding is seen is where the physical home button is found on the S7.This either means that the fingerprint scanner is now located on the rear of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or the new phone feature an under screen fingerprint scanner.The glossy gold body is curved to match the curved display of the Samsung Galaxy S8, and we can see from the onscreen icons that the S8 will feature NFC.It s also interesting that the Android system clearly shows Google services in the Chinese UI suggesting that this is an international version of the new Samsung flagship.So there you guys have it!