Super Mario Run brings in big bucks for Nintendo on iOS! – CIO


CIO

Super Mario Run brings in big bucks for Nintendo on iOS!
CIO
Nintendo’s Super Mario Run for iOS is a huge hit, with more than 5 percent of users paying the full $9.99 price for the game for a total of more than $53 million in revenue. CIO | Jan 31, 2017 8:07 AM PT …
Nintendo Is Increasing Switch Production As The Wii U Sunsets In JapanForbes
Nintendo reveals high unlock rate for ‘Super Mario Run,’ delays ‘Animal Crossing’ for iPhoneAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Charting which Nintendo systems got the most gamesPolygon
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Microsoft unveils final browser improvements to Windows 10 Creators Update – The Verge


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Microsoft unveils final browser improvements to Windows 10 Creators Update
The Verge
Microsoft is currently finalizing its feature set for the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. While the update contains many new changes and features, Microsoft is announcing its final improvements to its Edge browser for the Creators Update today.
Microsoft HoloLens isn’t a toy, creator says. At least not yetCNET
Microsoft’s mysterious ‘Windows Cloud’ could be the second coming of Windows RTPCWorld
PC industry struts its stuff at the BETT 2017 educational technology exhibitionZDNet
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Amid Turmoil in His Government, Trump Calls Democrats ‘a Mess’ – New York Times


New York Times

Amid Turmoil in His Government, Trump Calls Democrats ‘a Mess’
New York Times
… □ Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee are boycotting votes on President Trump’s Treasury and health secretary nominees to slow their confirmations. □ Amid chaos in his government, President Trump on Tuesday called Democrats “a mess” for a …
Senate Democrats Block Committee Votes On Two Trump NomineesNPR
Tensions flare in Senate over Trump Cabinet picksFox News
Democrats boycott confirmation hearings for Price and Mnuchin, blocking votesChicago Tribune
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Durant, Warriors among reasons for LeBron’s frustrations – ESPN


Washington Post

Durant, Warriors among reasons for LeBron’s frustrations
ESPN
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith says he isn’t interested in seeing LeBron James and Charles Barkley apologize to each other and wonders whether LeBron’s recent public statements have been spurred by his fear of the Warriors’ dominance. (1:12). Facebook …
LeBron James, tired of being criticized, fires back: ‘Screw Charles Barkley’Yahoo Sports
LeBron, ‘tired of biting tongue,’ calls Barkley ‘a hater’FOXSports.com
LeBron James on Charles Barkley: ‘He’s a hater’Chicago Tribune
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Daimler to operate self-driving cars on Uber’s network – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Daimler to operate self-driving cars on Uber’s network
TechCrunch
Daimler and Uber have announced a partnership that will see the automaker introduce its own self-driving cars for use on Uber’s ride sharing service. The team-up is the second alliance Uber has struck with a car maker in pursuit of its goal of
Uber teams up with Mercedes-Benz’s parent company on self-driving carsThe Verge
Uber, Daimler Strike Partnership for Self-Driving VehiclesBloomberg
Uber Partners With Daimler in a Step Toward a Driverless FutureNew York Times
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Dems should be thanking Trump for his immigration ban – The Hill (blog)


The Hill (blog)

Dems should be thanking Trump for his immigration ban
The Hill (blog)
Opponents of President Trump were at it again with more protests this weekend, this time because of his decision to put a stay on admitting refugees from seven countries. Countries, by the way, that President Obama flagged as being of particular
White House Says Obama’s Order On LGBTQ Rights Will Stay In EffectNPR
Trump vows to continue LGBT workplace rights protectionYahoo News
RABBI SHMULEY: Obama Created Refugee Crisis. Trump Should End ItBreitbart News
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Super Bowl LI: How New England Patriots were built – NFL.com


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Super Bowl LI: How New England Patriots were built
NFL.com
“He can take his’n and beat your’n and take your’n and beat his’n,” Phillips said. He may as well be describing Bill Belichick. As the Patriots coach prepares for a potential fifth Super Bowl title with New England — and the unquestioned title as the
Top 10 stats on Patriots, Falcons heading into Super Bowl LIESPN (blog)
2017 Super Bowl: Here are 51 things to know about Patriots vs. FalconsCBSSports.com
Tom Brady becomes emotional talking about his dadNBCSports.com
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Galaxy S8 Leaks Highlight Samsung’s Timid Decision – Forbes


Forbes

Galaxy S8 Leaks Highlight Samsung’s Timid Decision
Forbes
A lot rests on the Galaxy S8 handset for Samsung. 2017′s flagship needs to not only be a best-selling device in the face of increased Android competition, but it also needs to pick up the pieces of Samsung’s reputation after the Note 7 debacle. I
Samsung is reportedly going for bigger batteries for the Galaxy S8BGR
Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S8 To Ship With 4GB or 6GB of RAMAndroid Headlines
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Price Reduced As Galaxy S8 Launch NearsTech Times
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Oprah Winfrey joins CBS’ ’60 Minutes’ as a special contributor – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Oprah Winfrey joins CBS’ ’60 Minutes’ as a special contributor
Los Angeles Times
Oprah Winfrey is joining the CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes” as a contributor. The talk show host, actress, cable network owner and producer will appear in several segments a year on the program starting this fall, CBS News announced Tuesday. “I’ve been …
Oprah To Join CBS’ ’60 Minutes’ As A Special ContributorNPR
Oprah’s 60 Minutes Job Might Mean Stepping Into the Political FrayVanity Fair
Oprah Winfrey becomes special contributor to “60 Minutes”CBS News
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Carnegie Mellon creates a poker-playing AI that can beat the pros – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Carnegie Mellon creates a poker-playing AI that can beat the pros
TechCrunch
To be great at poker you gotta know when to hold them, know when to fold them, know when to walk away, and know when to core dump. That’s only part of the technique a new AI system created by researchers at Carnegie Mellon used to beat four of the …
A Mystery AI Just Crushed the Best Human Players at PokerWIRED
AI has definitively bested humans at pokerThe Verge
AI program beats humans in poker gameBBC News

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