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Flight to greener aviation fuel has hit turbulence – here's why

By Simon Blakey

When it comes to reducing carbon emissions, one of the biggest hurdles is the worlds addiction to flying. And this is only going to get more intense as developing countries grow bigger middle classes who want to explore...

Sons of Iraq: Mosul will only recover if we heed the lessons of the US invasion

By Pui Hang Wong

After months of fighting, Iraqi Security Forces have finally regained control of the eastern half of Mosul, the last urban stronghold of Islamic State in Iraq. They are now advancing on the citys west. The recapture of...

After a tense election, Ecuador is divided over its political future

By Franklin Ramírez

After three tense days of waiting, Ecuadors National Electoral Council has confirmed that former vice president Lenin Moreno, of the ruling Alianza Pais (AP) party, won the first round in the countrys presidential...

Thieves in the night: can a slogan trigger real improvement in Romanian politics?

By George Jiglau

It is rather unusual for a country like Romania to catch the eye of the international public to the extent it has in the past month. An unprecedented wave of protests saw thousands of Romanians take to the streets...

Here's what smart cities do to stay ahead

By Colin Russo

Smart cities create a symbiosis between information, the Internet of Things and technologies to make better decisions and provide desired services. These cities map community preferences to improve services and...

The ultimate deal: US presidents and the allure of peace in the Middle East

By Lee Schrader

A lot of people tell me, really great people tell me, that its impossible … I have reason to believe I can do it. So boasted Donald Trump about nothing less than the resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict as he...

Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

By Shirley Jackson

The Fair Work Commission decided to cut Sunday and some public holiday rates of pay across the hospitality, retail, pharmacy and fast food industries for full time, part time and some casual workers. This will hit young...

YouTube star PewDiePie rails against 'the media', but he's a part of it too now

By Anthony McCosker Et Al

PewDiePie the online alias of Felix Kjellberg is a bit of an enigma. Here is a man who made US$15m (A$19.5m) in 2016 playing videogames on YouTube for his audience of nearly 54 million subscribers, the largest in the...

Women aren't failing at science — science is failing women

By Lorena Rivera León

Female research scientists are more productive than their male colleagues, though they are widely perceived as being less so. Women are also rewarded less for their scientific achievements. Thats according to my teams...

2017 could be a turning point for European integration – but not in the way you think

By Lionel Page

There can be little doubt that this years elections in Germany and France may determine the future of the European Union. For nearly a decade now, the EU has been facing unprecedented challenges, from the euro crisis...

Mexico, unified against Trump but divided on its president

By Salvador Vázquez del Mercado

The relationship between Mexico and the United States continues to evolve with each aggressive move from the White House, from threats to renegotiate NAFTA to a new executive order aimed at deporting millions of Mexican...

Broadband internet can help rural communities connect – if they use it

By Brian Whitacre

Being able to connect to the internet is crucial for many rural Americans. It allows them to buy goods and services that may not be available locally; market their own goods and services to a much larger area; connect...

Gambling lobby gives big to political parties, and names names

By Charles Livingstone Et Al

The gambling industry declared A$1,294,501 in donations to Australian political parties in 2015-16. Our analysis of the latest Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) donation disclosures shows various branches of the...

Why there's no legal barrier to a Melbourne drug injecting room, despite political setbacks

By Kate Seear

Drug injecting rooms have made news this week following a coroners recommendation to set up a trial of a supervised injecting facility in the Melbourne suburb of North Richmond. Despite opposition from Victorian Premier...

Push for longer hours makes headlines, but more Australians want to work less

By Mark Wooden

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) abandoned plans requiring its staff to work 37.5 hours per week following an employee backlash. This would have been an increase of 45 minutes per week, or nine minutes per day, over whats...

Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here's what they could be like

By David Rothery

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years. Now things are getting even more exciting. Scientists have documented a star surrounded by no...

Warnings over wine prices are enough to make you hit the bottle

By Jonathan Owens

As uncertainty over the Brexit effect continues, every line of business seems to have its own brand of questions about the future. And maybe it was a coincidence that shortly after the end of that driest of months,...

Kerala was a beacon of hope for India on gender issues, but things are changing for the worse

By Shoba Arun

The alleged abduction and assault of a well-known actress in the southern Indian state of Kerala has caused outrage among activists who say the case highlights the dangers faced by all women in India and a lack of justice...

South Africa’s airports company faces a hard landing. Why this is bad news for the country

By Stephen Labson

The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) until recently held as a model for other South African state-owned enterprises to emulate now faces a drastic reversal of fortune stemming from a regulatory decision to reduce...

How years of IMF prescriptions have hurt West African health systems

By Alexander E. Kentikelenis Et Al

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides financial assistance to countries in economic trouble. But its policy proposals dont always yield positive results for the countries it purports to help. For instance, critics...

Will the Brexit divorce bill cost the UK €60 billion?

By Giacomo Benedetto Et Al

A wide range of figures are flying around regarding how much the UKs divorce settlement from the EU will cost. This is nothing to do with retaining market access or agreeing to a trade deal its the bill that the EU may...

Rio's Olympic legacy: six months on, how has the city fared?

By Michael B. Duignan Et Al

Its been over six months since the Olympic games came to a close in Rio. With the benefit of hindsight, many are surveying the city with a critical eye, wondering whether the multi-billion dollar mega-event was worth...

Richard Nixon's authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump

By Randall Stephens

When things go wrong for the president, his administration in crisis mode and his approval rating down to a weekly average of 41%, he turns to the press, anger in his eyes. He pleads, cajoles, or mocks. That could describe...

Shorten goes on front foot over renewables 50% 'target'

By Michelle Grattan

Australia could be the energy capital of Asia but instead it is going backwards, Bill Shorten will say in a speech on Thursday, vigorously defending Labors target of 50% of Australias electricity coming from renewables by...

The shape of Brexit is probably already written in a 60-year-old document

By David Phinnemore

For the United Kingdom, March 2017 represents a significant turning point. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to trigger Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union and the Brexit clock will start ticking. But March 2017 also...

If Facebook ruled the world: Mark Zuckerberg's vision of a digital future

By John Jewell

Mark Zuckerberg, the 32-year-old multi-billionaire co-founder and CEO of Facebook has published his manifesto for the future. Its a comprehensive vision, running at nearly 6,000 words and the political and media elites...

Why universities and academics should bother with public engagement

By Jamie Lewis Et Al

Universities and their academic members benefit from significant sums of money from the UK taxpayer. It seems only right then, that academics should engage the public in what they do. Its fair to say though that this...

Is there a link between owning a cat and mental illness?

By James Kirkbride Et Al

Over the past few years, cats have increasingly attracted media attention due to a number of scientific studies reporting that a Toxoplasma Gondii (T. Gondii) infection is linked with mental health issues, including...

Fact or fiction - is sugar addictive?

By Amy Reichelt

Some of us can definitely say we have a sweet tooth. Whether its cakes, chocolates, cookies, lollies or soft drinks, our world is filled with intensely pleasurable sweet treats. Sometimes eating these foods is just too...

Yes, we can do on-the-spot drug testing quickly and safely

By David Caldicott

The Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashtons recent claim that its not practical to conduct on-the-spot drug tests safely and quickly is, at best, misinformed. These tests have been taking place successfully in...

Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study

By Mehrdokht Pournader Et Al

More than 90% of business students in a study on corporate social responsibility said they would be willing to sacrifice some percentage of their future salary to work for a responsible employer. A surprising number of 14%...

How 'evolving' technology leads to fewer choices and creates mountains of waste

By Sharad Sinha

Let me ask you a question. Are you periodically forced to buy a new laptop because the technology hardware or software in your current laptop is no longer supported even though its fully functional? The Microsoft...

Artificial intelligence: here's what you need to know to understand how machines learn

By Matt Escobar

From Jeopardy winners and Go masters to infamous advertising-related racial profiling, it would seem we have entered an era in which artificial intelligence developments are rapidly accelerating. But a fully sentient being...

Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say?

By Steven Chermak Et Al

On a Tuesday morning in September 2001, the American experience with terrorism was fundamentally altered. Two thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six people were murdered in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Thousands...

Life imprisonment raises questions about proportionality, equity and human dignity

By John Anderson

A New South Wales man, Robert Xie, was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole last week for the horrific murders of five members of the Lin family. Due to the shocking nature of the crime, Xies sentence has not...

Playing politics with renewables: how the right is losing its way

By David Holmes

This summer has seen a concerted attack on renewable energy coming out of Canberra, featuring everyone from One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts to Coalition ministers channelling the far right of their party. So absurd and...

Kenyan court forces the country to review its options on Dadaab refugee camp

By Cristiano D'Orsi

The hundreds of thousands of people living in Kenyas sprawling Dadaab refugee camp have been spared eviction for now. Early in February the High Court in Nairobi overturned a government directive to close the camp and...

How predictable are the Oscars? More than you might think

By Stephen Woodcock

This week, most of the major figures in film-making will gather in Hollywood for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony. You can bank on seeing a few painfully inane red carpet interviews, several fawning acceptance speeches and...

No animal required, but would people eat artificial meat?

By Matti Wilks Et Al

Futurists tell us that we will be eating in vitro meat (IVM) meat grown in a laboratory rather than on a farm within five to ten years. IVM was first investigated in the early years of this century and since then...

Tax and dividend: how conservatives can grow to love carbon pricing

By Andrew Hopkins

In some political circles, hostility to climate policy has become a way of showing off ones conservative credentials. But a suggestion for pricing carbon, grounded in classic conservative principles, has now emerged in the...

What's most likely to kill you? Measuring how deadly our daily activities are

By Hassan Vally

Its always distressing and tragic when we hear a report of shark attack. But what is the actual likelihood of dying due to a shark encounter in Australia? How concerned about this are you as you go swimming? How concerned...

Why algorithms won't necessarily lead to utopian workplaces

By Uri Gal

Using computer algorithms to make decisions about employees might seem like an objective management strategy, but it could actually give an inaccurate picture of productivity and compromise employees rights in the...

Steering the budget between excess patronage and prudence

By Patrick Bond

After investigating the massacre (as termed by both the opposition Democratic Alliance and African National Congress Youth League) of more than 100 mental health patients under the guise of cutting costs, South Africas...

Norse gods make a comeback thanks to Neil Gaiman – here's why their appeal endures

By Carolyne Larrington

The Norse gods are back and ready for a new generation in acclaimed fantasy author Neil Gaimans newly published book Norse Mythology. Yet the truth is the immortality of the gods was never in doubt. These all too human...

A horrific accusation against police reignites anger in Paris suburbs

By Fraser McQueen

Protests have broken out in Pariss economically-deprived outskirts (the banlieues) in recent weeks, some of which have degenerated into riots. The unrest was sparked by a shocking case of alleged police brutality in...

Peugeot prepares to bulk up for a battle over GM Europe takeover plan

By David Bailey

Why is one of the worlds resurgent car companies trying to buy a troubled, loss-making division from one of its rivals? PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, is in advanced talks to buy General Motors...

Time crystals: how scientists created a new state of matter

By Rodrigo Ledesma Aguilar

Some of the most profound predictions in theoretical physics, such as Einsteins gravitational waves or Higgs boson, have taken decades to prove with experiments. But every now and then, a prediction can become established...

Nurses should not participate in executions by lethal injection

By Roger Watson

In some US states, prisoners condemned to die are killed using lethal injections. This takes place in two steps which make the prisoner unconscious and then stop breathing. Nurses are often present, but do they really need...

Government losing the argument on energy, according to poll

By Michelle Grattan

A series of questions by Essential on energy policy has found the Turnbull government is so far failing to persuade people of either its performance or its arguments on energy security. More than seven in ten (71%) said...

Private military companies don't stand much of a chance against Islamic State

By Ulrich Petersohn

Western governments find themselves in a dilemma in their fight against the so-called Islamic State (IS). The organisation has proved remarkably resilient to military force, which so far has depended heavily on air...

Asian markets in green, gold stabilizes above $1,250

04:43 AM| Commentary

All the major Asian indices were trading on a higher note on Tuesday. Gold was trading around $1,252 mark while silver was trading around $18.30 mark. Japans Nikkei was trading around 0.63 percent higher at 19,228...

Chart of the Day Series

Chart of the Day: lengthening commutes

18:18 PM| Commentary Economy

Lack of workable citiesoffering jobs with affordable accommodationsis forcing people to stay further away from their places of work, leading to ever-increasing commute time. While the chart only shows US data, it is a...

Australia current account deficit narrows significantly, following surge in commodity prices

05:51 AM| Commentary Economy

Australias current account deficit narrowed significantly, from a revised AUD10.2 billion to AUD3.9 billion, the smallest deficit since 2001. The surge in commodity prices, particularly for iron ore and coal, was largely...

French election: Odds for Macron Presidency improves after latest polls

05:27 AM| Commentary

The latest survey conducted by Opinionway showed that the former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, a centrist independent candidate is set to win the French election and with an improved margin. According to the survey,...

Moody's: UAE regulatory changes are credit positive for insurers

02:08 AM| Research & Analysis

United Arab Emirates (UAE) insurers will likely see a medium-term improvement in their credit profiles as the sector adjusts to financial regulations introduced in February 2015 and overcomes initial compliance hurdles,...

Deutsche Börse/ London Stock Exchange merger at risk, European Commission unlikely to approve the €24bn deal

16:00 PM| Commentary Economy

The planned merger between Deutsche Brse AG and London Stock Exchange Group PLC to create Europes largest exchange is at risk after the LSE said late Sunday that it wouldnt sell its majority-owned fixed-income trading...

S&P projects 4 pct decrease in sovereigns borrowing in 2017

14:47 PM| Commentary Economy

The US-based ratings agency Standard Poors in its latest report published on Sunday forecasts a 4 percent decrease in commercial borrowing by the 130 sovereigns it currently rates, to reach $6.8trn in 2017. Standard ...

Economic Sentiment rises marginally in both euro area and EU, remains at highest since 2007

15:22 PM| Commentary Economy

Despite heightened uncertainty about future policies ahead of a series of key elections across the currency area, data released earlier on Monday by the European Commission showed that the economic sentiment remained...

Central Banking Series

Bundesbank hawk assures stability in ECB policy

10:09 AM| Commentary Central Banks

Most notable hawk in the European Central Banks (ECB) governing council and the chief of German central bank Jens Weidmann maintained his sharp criticism of the ECBs monetary policy as usual; however, he was ready to...

Scoxit fear pushes pound lower

09:42 AM| Commentary

A time report that suggested that Scotlands first minister Nicola Sturgeon likely to demand a second referendum on Scottish independence as early as next week has triggered a selloff in the pound. As the report surfaced,...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike Aftermath Series: Hike odds review

09:07 AM| Commentary Central Banks

With January meeting gone, there are eight more Fed meetings scheduled ahead for this year and according to the December projection, the Fed is expected to hike rates by 25 basis points in three of them. Lets look at the...

Australian mining companies' gross operating profits hit record high

07:19 AM| Commentary

The gross operating profits report showed what can be achieved via cost cutting measures. 2016 has been a very good year for metals, which as a pack was up almost 30 percent (industrial and precious); some like iron ore...

Fundamentals to watch out for this week

06:11 AM| Commentary Central Banks Economy

This week is pretty light in terms of data and events, but there are certain economic data and events scheduled that can trigger high volatility. What to watch for over the coming days: Central banks:...

FxWirePro: EUR/JPY’s mounting hedging sentiments, highest among G10 Fx space – PRBS to arrest downside risks ahead of Eurozone polls

06:29 AM| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

The Swiss franc, Norwegian and Swedish Kroner have all suffered slightly this week from French political concerns, Euro has not been an exception. French opinion polls and Presidential politics generallyare now moving...

U.S. jobless claims remain near record low territory, underscore strengthening labour market

14:36 PM| Commentary

U.S. initial jobless claims for the week ending February 18 rose slightly last week by 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 244,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The rise was modestly above consensus expectations at...

Top Stories

Blockchain Revolution Series

DTCC, Digital Asset complete first phase of blockchain PoC for repo transactions

05:20 AM| Digital Currency

The Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC), post-trade market infrastructure for worldwide financial services industry, announced that it has successfully completed a blockchain proof-of-concept that manages netting...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Over 30 industry giants team up for Enterprise Ethereum Alliance – Report

05:10 AM| Digital Currency

The reports regarding the formation of an Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have been recently doing the rounds. Latest reports now state that business titans such as JPMorgan Chase Co, Microsoft Corp, Intel Corp., along...

50,000 New Seed Deposits Go To Doomsday Vault In Norway

10:07 AM| Science

Norways Svalbard Global Seed Vault or the Doomsday vault, as it is more commonly known, is home to countless species of plants and crops. The facility is meant to house and protect these seeds so that in the event of a...

Scientists Dare To Ask If Gene Editing Is A Human Right

10:06 AM| Science

For the longest time, humans have had to accept that they had limitations due to their genetics. With the advent of powerful gene-editing tools like CRISPR, however, this is no longer the case. Now, humans can potentially...

Blockchain Revolution Series

SoftBank, Sprint, TBCASoft team up to develop blockchain for telecommunication carriers

04:56 AM| Digital Currency

SoftBank Corp., a Japan-based mobile communication, fixed-line communication and Internet services provider, has partnered with U.S.-based communications services company Sprint and blockchain company TBCASoft, in order to...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Blockchain application platform Lisk releases version 0.6.0 to main network 

04:09 AM| Digital Currency

Lisk, the blockchain application platform, has announced the release of version 0.6.0 to the main network after it successfully completed the latest Core development sprint. With this, the Lisk platform will now run on the...

Uber Gets Sued By Waymo Over Stolen Self-Driving Car Secrets

10:03 AM| Technology Law

With so many tech companies vying for supremacy in the race for self-driving cars, some of them were bound to clash at some point. This is exactly what is happening between Googles driverless car division Waymo and the...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Blockchain firm Lykke launches 1-year forward offering

10:15 AM| Digital Currency

Swiss-based fintech firm Lykke that uses blockchain technology to build a global marketplace, has announced a special limited offer of 1 year Lykke forward offering. The offer will run until 28 February2017, during...

Blockchain Revolution Series

ING and Société Générale successfully use blockchain prototype for live oil trade

05:57 AM| Digital Currency Fintech

ING and Société Générale Corporate Investment Banking have successfully used blockchain technology to carry out a live oil trade between parties with Mercuria, a global commodity trading...

Migrant Crisis Series

How Australia decides who is a genuine refugee

By Mary Anne Kenny - 07:44 AM| Insights & Views Law

Every year, Australia provides protection to thousands of refugees under its humanitarian program. In 2015-16, the government issued 15,552 visas to people in need of humanitarian assistance overseas. These included people...

Migrant Crisis Series

How undocumented immigrants negotiate a place for themselves in America

By Robert F. Barsky - 07:46 AM| Insights & Views Law

Once undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers arrive on American soil, they run the risk of being stopped by law enforcement officials who are charged with investigating their status. A Feb. 17 memo released by the...

Decades into diabetes, insulin therapy still hard to manage

By Israel Hodish - 07:52 AM| Health

So, your doctor told you that you need insulin therapy for your Type 2 diabetes. This is a common problem and likely to be more so in the coming years. About 29 million people in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes, and...

Tourist trap: how news of terrorism skews our holiday choices

By Grzegorz Kapuscinski - 06:43 AM| Life

Terrorist attacks are designed to intimidate and change behaviour. It should be no surprise then that we allow fear to be a great motivator when we plan trips abroad. News of an attack is a vivid factor as we decide where...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Financial messaging firm Swift to recruit banks for blockchain project

11:37 AM| Digital Currency

Financial messaging service provider Swift is recruiting banks and other financial institutions to join its ongoing blockchain project on research and development, CoinDesk reported. The announcement was made by Stephen...

Blood transfusion refusals – why new guidelines aren't up to scratch

By Clayton O'Neill - 06:33 AM| Health

Blood transfusions are a common and often lifesaving procedure. However, some groups, such as Jehovahs Witnesses, forbid blood transfusions on religious grounds. Recently, the Royal College of Surgeons issued new...

Econotimes Series


FxWirePro: Driving forces of Asian growth in 2017 - Option trading radar in Asian EMFX pool

Asia focus: 2017 growth drivers: With GDP growth for the final quarter of 2016 rolling in from around the region. As per the JPMs projections, EM Asia GDP grew 5.8% in 2016, in line with their expectations at the beginning...

ECB likely to stretch QE beyond March 2017, says Commerzbank

The European Central Bank is expected to extend its quantitative easing programme beyond March 2017 at its last monetary policy meeting this year, scheduled on December 8. Also, the Italian constitutional referendum, to be...

Dutch election: Complicacy and political limbo

Netherlands, the first European country to hold a generalelection this year is undoubtedly heading for a political limbo as the polls show a more fragmented parliament than ever. Three decades ago, top three Dutch parties...

Philippines likely to continue with strong economic growth in near-term, says ANZ

The Philippines robust economic growth is expected to sustain, according to an ANZ research report. However, it also weakens the external accounts. The Philippine authorities have taken a benign view of the situation as...

NZD/USD likely to trade marginally lower this year, says Commerzbank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand wants a lower exchange rate given the dampening impact of the stronger currency on the pace of inflation. In February, the RBNZ stated that depreciation is required in the exchange rate. The...


In latest skirmish of western land wars, Congress supports mining and ranching

Republicans in Congress are enthusiastically using the Congressional Review Act to overturn regulations finalized during the last weeks of the Obama administration. One measure on their list is the Bureau of Land...

How social media stars are fighting for the Left

In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. elections, numerous accounts surfaced of nefarious content creators profiting by posting fake content on social media. The most successful engaged in anti-Clinton fervor, promoted Donald...

Oroville dam danger shows how Trump could win big on infrastructure

Disaster was narrowly averted after Americas tallest dam threatened to release a deluge of water over thousands of homes on February 12. Dramatic scenes of water cascading from the Oroville dam emerged after a hole the...

Dems Want To Probe Trump Over Lax Security Practices

Just to add to Donald Trumps increasingly full plate of political troubles, House Democrats are now pushing for an investigation into the new presidents tendency to practice weak security measures. The representatives are...


Scientists Think The Arctic Can Be Refrozen If They Had $500B

A lot of climate experts, global leaders, and financial giants have already declared Climate Change as the single biggest threat that humanity is facing as a species. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of people and...

Bioterrorism To Kill 30M In The Near Future, Warns Bill Gates

He might be most well-known for founding the international tech behemoth Microsoft and for having the title of richest man in the world several times, but Bill Gates is also an active player in the health industry. Most of...

Scientists Created Foldable Shields That Can Stop Bullets, Light And Portable Protection

Law enforcement officials are facing constant danger as part of their duties, which is why they need all the protection that they can get. Body armor, helmets, and padding are all provided to police officers, FBI agents,...

Organoids - the future of medical research

Most of the research behind new medical advances is carried out using either animal tissues or cancer cells. Both tools have their problems: results from animals and humans do not always match up and cancer cells grown for...

Five of the most explosive non-nuclear chemicals ever made

A chemistry department at a British university was recently evacuated after a student made the known explosive, TATP. The chemical, tri-cyclic acetone peroxide, or TATP, was made by accident as the product of a...


This Teddy Bear Recorded Millions Of Voice Messages, Which Got Leaked

In the age of the Internet of Things, households are now more vulnerable to data breaches than ever before. Take the case of the toys that were made by a company called CloudPets, which can receive and play messages by...

Twitch To Become Video Game Retailer With Streamers Getting A Cut

As the go-to live-streaming platform for gamers, Twitch has a pretty significant influence in a community that number in the hundreds of millions. Now, the video hosting site is about to widen its horizons by also becoming...

‘Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’ Pirated Before Launch, Images And Videos Posted

Everyone is already aware of how heavily Nintendo is betting on the success of the Switch in order to rally from the disaster brought about by the failed Wii U. One of the biggest titles that are supposed to sell the...

"Middle Earth: Shadow Of War" Confirmed, Epic Trailer Released

Recently, reports started circulating about the sequel to the critically-acclaimed video game published by Warner Bros., which a leaked Target listing exacerbated. Along with the games title, several key details were also...

Nokia And BlackBerry Bet On Nostalgia To Generate Buzz, Experts Concerned

There was once a time when both Nokia and BlackBerry ruled the roost as the top providers of mobile devices in the world. Everybody wanted a phone that they made, with Nokias 3310 and BlackBerrys 9900 garnering some...
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