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7 crew members missing after container ship hits U.S. destroyer

The 7th Fleet commander, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin , thanked the Japanese Coast guard in a post on the fleet's Facebook page, adding: "We are committed to ensuring the safe return of the ship to port in Yokosuka". The US Navy destroyer hit a Philippine merchant vessel southwest of the Japanese city of Yokosuka on Saturday. "I am humbled by the bravery and tenacity of the Fitzgerald crew".

Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

It is now unknown if it will be compatible with PC upon release. Xbox boss Phil Spencer announced during this year's Microsoft E3 2017 press conference that original Xbox games would be playable on Xbox One later this year. The Xbox One X also has a superior optical drive, as the new unit comes equipped with a 4K/HDR capable Blu-ray drive, compared to the PlayStation 4 Pro which comes with an older Blu-ray/DVD drive.

Microsoft unveils keyboard with fingerprint ID for Windows Hello sign

The Modern Keyboard looks very identical to the Surface Keyboard as it borrows same design from its younger sibling. It can be used to pay for things on the web, unlock your PC, and even log into websites. The mouse will set you back $50 (around £40, AU$65). Microsoft says it also feels just like any other key, offering a "flawless typing experience".

Bill Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault

She says he drugged her - leaving her nearly paralyzed - and then molested her.Cosby, once beloved by American audiences as the dad in the long-running TV hit " The Cosby Show " is not charged in the Johnson incident. Constand claims that she replied, "I did not, I just want to know what you gave me", to which Cosby did not give her a clear answer. She was unable to speak or move to make him stop, she alleged.

Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish military base

Saudi Arabia has led other Arab nations in cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations the small Gulf nation backs terror groups and that its policies, including its support for Islamist groups, threatens the region. The statement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly said he had offered to build a military base in the Muslim kingdom shortly after work began on Turkey's facility in Qatar .

Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X

Like most consoles before it, The Xbox One X will be a loss leader, with Microsoft taking a hit on the hardware, so they can make it up later on software sales. If game designers have to support four-year-old hardware, how are they supposed to max out the capabilities of this beastly (yet surprisingly small) new box? Currently, the PS4 Pro sells for $399 while the Xbox One will cost $100 more.

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility For Original Xbox Games Will Be Limited

Ryan thinks game makers will make one enhanced version that will work identically on both Xbox One X and PS4 Pro . And while some games, like Forza 7 , run at the magical native 4K/60fps mark, others, such as Destiny 2 , are locked to 30fps at 4K.

Microsoft aims for hard-core gamers with Xbox One X

What title of the console would you like it to be in backwards compatibility? Before the launch of this new implementation, some questions arose from the users of Xbox. Xbox One X will join the Xbox One family of devices and coexist alongside Xbox One and Xbox One S , and all Xbox One games and accessories are compatible.

IBM Says This Breakthrough Will Breathe New Life Into Moore's Law

Huiming Bu, IBM's director of silicon integration and device research , said that all this means transistors can be packed four times as densely on a chip compared with today's technology . IBM Research scientist Nicolas Loubet holds a wafer of chips using 5nm silicon nanosheet transistors manufactured using an industry-first process.

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus users can now pre-test Bixby

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ can be purchased for $750 or $790, respectively. Samsung has yet to announce an official release date for their virtual assistant, though they assure users that Bixby will "launch in the near future". Now, it looks like the US users can test Bixby's voice commands in English from this link. Bixby is definitely one of the new features Samsung focused on during development.

Warriors celebrate NBA crown with street parade

Residents of Oakland, which recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. Golden State Warriors fans are using the word dynasty to describe this year's championship team. Green wore a t-shirt at Thursday's championship parade and rally in Oakland, California that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the Cavaliers arena, which is referred to as The Q.

Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

But in February, Whole Foods said it no longer saw the potential for expanding its flagship chain to 1,200 locations, up from about 460 in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom . Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. Revenue from Whole Foods accounts for less than 10% of Instacart's revenues, according to a different source familiar with the partnership .

AG Jeff Sessions curious use of executive privilege -- for Trump

Sessions: Well, I think most cabinet people as the witnesses you had before you earlier, those individuals declined to comment. Last Thursday, Comey told the same Senate panel during a hearing that he was confused over the circumstances under which he was sacked on May 9, and said Trump had "hoped" that he would drop the FBI investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over alleged collusion with Russian Federation during the Trump campaign.

Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop

Is it a good replacement for the old 9.7-inch iPad Pro, or is not worth your time? The new iPad Pro's screen is about 20% larger than the last, while the tablet itself is only slightly bigger. After spending several days using the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which starts at $649 and begins shipping this week, I'm convinced this is the best tablet for productivity Apple has made so far.

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in England T20 series

Instead of continuing Morkel's targeting of Malik and Babar Azam's ribcages, with a leg gully and two men on the hook to take advantage of any mistakes, De Villiers got Morkel to shift his line to off-stump and just outside. Du Plessis has enjoyed the Midas touch when he has led the one-day side as well, his nine matches in charge leading to eight wins and one one-day defeat including five successive victories against the Aussies.

LG is probably making the next Pixel phone

On whether the issue was resolved or not is irrelevant to this article. This new report lines up with one earlier this year from Droid-Life, where a device codenamed "taimen" was reportedly being developed, which featured a screen size bigger than both the Pixel and Pixel XL .

Invite Confirms Moto Z2 Launch on June 27th

A dozen Motorola handsets, namely the Moto Z , Moto Z Force , Moto Z Droid, Moto Z Droid Force, Moto Z Play, Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen) aka Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X Force, Droid Turbo 2, Moto G4, and Moto G4 Plus, have been updated to Android 7.0 Nougat.

26 minutes of Fire Emblem Warriors gameplay

A release date was not offered for either figure, but both can be used in the upcoming New Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch game. Six months later, here's our first look at the in-game story. Stay tuned to IGN for more Nintendo news, and find all of the big announcements from the show in IGN's E3 hub . The Dynasty Warriors-style game lets players control of known and original Fire Emblem characters, issue strategic commands during battle, unleash cooperative attacks, and more.

Bethesda Kicks Off With Doom VFR At E3

During their E3 2017 showcase, we got an idea of what this will look like. As of now, we already know that the game will be released in October 2017, so less than five months from now! Bethesda is much more secretive than other game developers, and this extends to the conferences it hosts.

Sessions And Wyden Get Testy During Hearing

Democratic senators repeatedly criticized Sessions for dispatching Rosenstein to testify Tuesday in his place about the Justice Department's budget to an Appropriations subcommittee. I never asked for any documentation. The committee's chairman, Republican Richard Burr , told Sessions the hearing was "your opportunity to separate fact from fiction" and "set the record straight on a number of allegations reported in the press".

Uber CEO under fire

The Times reported that three people with knowledge of the matter have confirmed that Uber's board was meeting to consider recommendations from a law firm hired to review Uber's corporate culture and that the board may decide to put CEO Travis Kalanick on temporary leave.

Everything you need to know about the insanely powerful Xbox One X

Because of the fact that the Xbox One X can run nearly all games at 4K, he says that he considers the PlayStation 4 Pro an Xbox One S competitor. Today, I'm pleased to announce an exciting expansion to the [Backward Compatible] program: "Our team of engineers is working hard to bring you some of your favorite original Xbox games to today's Xbox One library".

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

Sessions, a senior member of Republican President Donald Trump's Cabinet and an adviser to his presidential campaign, faced criticism from Democratic senators at Senate Intelligence Committee Public Hearing, for declining to answer their questions relating to conversations he had with Trump.

Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patches

As we've become accustomed to Microsoft, the company didn't say which of these KBs patched the three flaws exploited by the NSA hacking tools. "Due to the elevated risk for destructive cyber-attacks at this time, we made the decision [to issue updates for older versions] because applying these updates provides further protection against potential attacks with characteristics similar to WannaCrypt ", she wrote in a separate post to a company blog .

Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc

The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $11.36 and compares with the $11.3 52-week low. Jefferies Group LLC set a $188.00 target price on shares of Baidu and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, April 1st.

E3 2017: Call of Duty: WWII's Multiplayer Trailer is Really Cinematic

Call of Duty: WWII is scheduled to be released November 3rd, 2017, on PC, Playstation 4 , and Xbox One . As this is a return to the world's bloodiest conflict this makes a lot of sense from a narrative perspective. Activision can not sell Call of Duty: WWII in Germany with Swastikas. In this Call of Duty iteration, players are able to choose from five divisions in the multiplayer.

Uber Fired 20 People In A Harassment Investigation

Aside from those fired, 31 employees are in counseling or training, while seven received written warnings from the company, an Uber spokesman said . Uber launched the investigation when a former employee claimed that the company had not taken action after a manager mistreated a female employee.

Kasowitz To File Complaint Against Comey On Trump Memos

Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee asked on Friday for Comey's memos to be handed over, and separately sent a letter to the White House demanding any "recordings or memoranda" of conversations with Comey that Trump or the White House may or may not possess.

E3 2017: Shadow of Colossus gets a PS4 Remake

Sony is comfortably in the lead in the video game market and can just continue to dominate with exciting PS4 games. A later tease revealed Miles Morales, a character who becomes Spider-Man in the comics, will also be in the game. There's plenty of Spider-Man stealth-attacking baddies from above, zipping from building to building with his web, and doing a bunch of fun-looking ground-based fights as well.

Nokia's Android phones in direct battle with Xiaomi and Lenovo

It is going aggressively against competition by offering Nokia 3 through offline stores, where the biggest competitors are online-only. While clearly, the Nokia 6 is the superior one out of the trio, what remains to be seen is if the Nokia 6 can fare well against its competitors; the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 , Motorola Moto G5 Plus and the Lenovo Z2 Plus .

Shadow of the Colossus reemerges on the PlayStation 4 in beautiful remake

PS4 software sales, led by critically acclaimed titles such as Horizon: Zero Dawn , also remain strong with more than 487.8 million copies sold at retail stores globally and through digital downloads on PlayStation®Store as of June 11, 2017.

E3 2017: Superhot VR Is Coming to PSVR

For us United Kingdom gamers it can be a troublesome time of year as E3 takes place in Los Angeles. PlayStation has had success in keeping the focus on gamers and what they like. The Xbox One X will be released on November 7 in the United Kingdom and will cost £449 ($499 in the US). "The future is here and it's now with PlayStation 4 Pro and PS VR", said Shawn Layden, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment America, unveiling the "Spider-man" game.

Fire Emblem Warriors Announced For 2017 At Nintendo E3 Showcase

They'll all take on an evil dragon plaguing the new heroes' world as it threatens to "bring chaos and destruction to the land". Featuring characters from several previous Fire Emblem games battling against hordes of enemies. In North America and Europe, the game is still slated for a fall release. Clash with legions of soldiers and fierce monsters as Marth, Xander, Corrin, and other Fire Emblem heroes unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves.

Seagate launches 8TB hard drive for Xbox One

Now, the company will release the Game Drive for Xbox Hub which boasts a whopping 8TB of storage space. It looks to be essentially the same as some of Seagate's other large hard drives, with an 8TB capacity and two USB 3.0 ports on the front.

Massive monsters aplenty in new God of War trailer

During their E3 Conference, Sony showcased the new God of War game in a brand new "gameplay" trailer, which was rich with monsters, murder, and atmosphere. A new main weapon and new abilities retain the defining spirit of God of War while presenting a vision of violent conflict that forges new ground in the genre.