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  1. Echo Fox Awarded One of Riot Gamesa Ten Coveted Charter North American LCS FranchisesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Gamasutra

    Echo Fox, the premiere esports organization, announced today that it has been awarded one of the ten charter North American League of Legends Championship Series franchises by Riot Games. League of Legends , the popular multiplayer online battle arena title is also the most widespread esport title in the world; its recent Beijing championship saw a peak of 106 million live unique viewers on Twitch and 80,000 event attendees.


  2. Ashes 2017: Tim Paine, Shaun Marsh selections highlight Australia's lack of depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Oh for the days when Damien Martyn, Darren Lehmann, Stuart Law, Jamie Siddons, Michael Bevan et al could not find a place in the Test team. Prolific scorers, such as Jamie Cox and Chris Rogers were considered unwanted tortoises that could occupy the crease, but not enliven a scoreboard.


  3. Apple seeds fourth betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, and tvOS 11.2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Neowin.net

    Today, Apple seeded all new betas for iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, and tvOS 11.2 to developers. With the fourth macOS 10.13.2 High Sierra beta arriving yesterday, they're all the second ones we've seen this week, since beta 3 was released on Monday .


  4. Outcast - Second Contact reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Eurogamer

    Initially turned off by its stock 1990s action game protagonist and fuzzy voxels, I came to appreciate Outcast rather late in life. At the time of its original release I craved titles that would put my fancy new GeForce 256 to good use, for which I was spoilt for choice: a new Dungeon Keeper was atop the PC hit parade, which, together with Hidden & Dangerous, System Shock 2 and Unreal Tournament, effortlessly outshined Outcast's dull palette.


  5. Nvidia launches new Game Ready drivers for Star Wars Battlefront IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | TechSpot

    Nvidia has l aunched a new set of Game Ready drivers that are optimized for several of the latest releases. Specifically, version 388.31 gets you geared up for EA's new Star Wars Battlefront II which launches on November 17. The game, the center of loads of recent controversy on Reddit , recommends at least a GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card which should get you a decent 60 FPS experience.


  6. GeForce 388.31 drivers unleash Pascal performance in Destiny 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | The Tech Report

    Nvidia's latest GeForce Game Ready drivers are here . Version 388.31 of the green team's software stands ready for the launch of the Star Wars Battlefront II and the DC Comics-infused fighting game Injustice 2 .


  7. Precursors to Today's Technology: These Products Had the Right VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | TechSpot

    Products like the Apple Newton and the Nintendo Power Glove immediately come to mind when reminiscing about technology that was before its time . Despite their innovative nature and cutting-edge features, however, most are remembered as immediate failures for one reason or another.


  8. Same-sex marriage debate: Religious freedom is, and should be, limitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Jesus People consider themselves a religion; they follow an ascetic form of Christianity. They also, allegedly, violently abuse women and practice polygamy, as a way of getting closer to God.


  9. This 404-HP Mid-Engined Honda Sports Car Isn't Real, but We Sure Wish It WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | Car & Driver

    What you're looking at is the rumored baby NSX that has been talked about among Honda fanatics for quite some time. We have bad news and good news about it: It's not a real car, but you can drive it-at least virtually.


  10. American Family Insurance Ambassador And Level Brands' Chairman...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Worldwide and Level Brands' dedication to promoting social consciousness initiatives, particularly those guiding young people into new career opportunities in technology, of Level Brands and Chair, CEO and Chief Designer of kathy irelandA Worldwide, who also serves as American Family brand ambassador, will be joined in the new mentoring initiative by representatives from Amazon and ChickTech, as well as 75-100 mother/guardian-daughter pairs, and The program will kick off with American Family agents and employees joining the role-model entrepreneur for One Satuday to Dream Fearlessly -- an event designed to inspire young girls to pursue STEM careers.


  11. Honda Unveils the Sports Vision Gran Turismo ConceptRead the original story

    Friday Nov 10 | Hypebeast.com

    Polyphony Digital , the developer of the Gran Turismo franchise has teamed with the Japanese automaker to reveal the Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo. The concept was specifically designed for Gran Turismo Spor t, the franchise's latest entry, but appeared as far back as 2015 in patent drawings under the trademark of "ZSX."


  12. Mystery mid-engine Honda revealed as Vision GT conceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | BenzConnection

    The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that's been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has been determined. Sadly, the car isn't a concept previewing a potential S2000 successor, as many had hoped.


  13. Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo is the Baby NSX We Can't HaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Super Street

    For years, rumors of a Honda -badged "baby NSX" have swirled, and now that car has finally arrived. Well, sort of.


  14. Honda reveals that 'baby NSX' - it's for 'Gran Turismo Sport'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Autoblog

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  15. Honda Sports Vision GT Shows What a Baby NSX Would Look LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Automobile Magazine

    Well, sort of. The sleek, seductive coupe you see rendered here is yet another concept designed exclusively for the Gran Turismo video game series.


  16. 'A loving father, partner and son': Family of slain motorcyclist speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. The heartbroken family of a motorbike rider killed in a hit-run in Melbourne's east say his death is being felt around the world.


  17. Watch 57 Minutes of Brand New Star Wars Battlefront 2 GameplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | IGN

    We recently got a full run-through of Star Wars Battlefront 2 , and tried out all its new modes, maps, heroes and villains. There isn't much in this galaxy more satisfying than getting a huge kill streak.


  18. What you need to know about esotropiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Medical News Today

    Esotropia is a condition where one or both eyes turn inward. The term derives from Greek, where 'eso-' means 'inward,' and 'trope' means 'turn.'


  19. ECCO Safety Group, Worldwide Leader in LED Lighting Technology,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    BOISE, Idaho: ECCO Safety Group , a worldwide leader in commercial LED lighting products, announces the launch of its premium off-road lighting brand in the United States. Product details are available at www.xrayvision.net.


  20. Inside The Pop Culture Influences of Cult Comic '4 Kids Walk Into a Bank'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    "While other people may have tasteful 'homages' to their influences, we just steal stuff from them," jokes writer Matthew Rosenberg. That's the question at the heart of 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank , the critically acclaimed indie comic book series by Matthew Rosenberg - who is now writing a number of series for Marvel - and artist Tyler Boss.