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by | June 23, 2017 | 04:53

Fischinger left Nazi Germany in 1936 for Hollywood as Adolf Hitler cracked down on abstract art. Since much of Fischinger's work involved putting music to geometric animations, Google builds a basic synth / sequencer for you to play with.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:04

Under the new system, the dev team has "drastically" reduced the chance of duplicates appearing when players open new loot boxes. "But we think the change should be very drastic and significant, and feel fantastic", he said. The existing automatically generated highlights will remain in a new "Today's Top 5" category and held for 24 hours. The game will also receive an improved Highlights feature that makes it easier to save good plays for later viewing.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:08

According to a report by Cadena COPE , Cristiano Ronaldo is willing to pay 14.7 million euros and make a pact with the judge in order to avoid the possibility of going to prison. REAL Madrid president Florentino Perez has admitted he expects Cristiano Ronaldo to remain at the Bernabeu - but stopped short of confirming the Portugal superstar definitely will.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:11

This breaks the marque's 11-year absence from the awards. This means that the compact and powerful three-cylinder petrol engine remains undefeated in its category since launch in 2012. As well as dominating the Award's Above 4-litre and Performance Engine categories in the past six years, Ferrari has now taken a record number of wins for any high-performance sports vehicle manufacturer.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:44

Not only did Kalanick build a global empire and upend the taxi industry, he created a service so ubiquitous that its name has become a verb - an honor that gives Uber a place of distinction alongside Google in Silicon Valley lore. The company has been exposed this year as having a workplace culture that is rife with sexual harassment and discrimination, and has pushed the envelope in dealing with law enforcement and even partners.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:29

Trump tweeted ahead of Wednesday's talks that Beijing's efforts to sway Pyongyang weren't working. Warmbier's death came just days after he was released by the North Korean government and returned to the United States suffering from extensive brain damage, according to the U.S.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:26

Phoenix , which sits atop of a plateau and is surrounded by a bubble of high air pressure, often achieves heat levels that greatly exceed even that of other cities in Arizona like Tucson. Expect to see more of the same over the coming years and decades, as rising temperatures bring down quite a number of the services and infrastructure that modern industrial society depends upon.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:25

The Golden Knights appeared to land a particularly strong corps of blueliners, providing the foundation for the tough, young team envisioned by general manager George McPhee . They could attempt to re-sign Johnson on July 1 - if he hasn't already inked a deal with the Coyotes, whom acquired his rights in the Smith trade and are protecting him in the NHL Expansion Draft - or find a suitable back-up like Mike Condon, Jonathan Bernier or Anders Nilsson.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:50

They have not cited any specific death's cause but blamed "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea . It is unclear how he fell ill. Asked whether Trump had lost faith in China's ability to restrain North Korea, Mattis said the president's view represented Americans' "frustration" with Pyongyang's provocations and after seeing "a young man go over there healthy, and with a minor act of mischief, come home dead, basically".

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:41

Trump did not directly call out former President Barack Obama . The talks held Wednesday at the state department with State Councilor Yang Jiechi and People's Liberation Army chief of joint staff Fang Fenghui were part of the new US-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue , a forum aimed at addressing key disputes between the world's two largest economies, as well as security issues where they can work together.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:41

Thursday at Wyoming High School, where he was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class. Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum in Cincinnati says all who wish to join his family in a celebration of life are "cordially invited ". Doctors in Cincinnati said they found no active sign of botulism or evidence of beatings. Trump had placed a heavy bet on China during a two-day summit with President Xi Jinping in Florida in April, personally lobbying him to impose sanctions on Chinese ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:31

He was salutatorian of his 2013 Wyoming High School class before attending the University of Virginia. The United States holds North Korea accountable for its treatment of U.S. After his death on Monday, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH confirmed that it received and examined the 22-year-old's body. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:30

A spokesman told the "Evening Standard": "We are ready to do everything we can to help the victims of the awful fire at Grenfell Tower ". "We can not emphasize enough how vehemently opposed to this numerous affected residents we've spoken to are".

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:29

In March, she told Kalanick he needed to give up his "scrappy entrepreneur" management style and start acting like the "leader of a major global company". " While change does not happen overnight, we're committed to rebuilding trust with our employees, riders and drivers ". In February, Susan Fowler detailed in a blog her sexual harassment during her year working at Uber , including being propositioned by her manager.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:00

The recently announced Metroid Prime 4 will head to Nintendo Switch in 2018, the publisher confirmed at E3. Metroid 4 , meanwhile, is a continuation of the 3D Metroid Prime series, though done under a new studio. When asked what the message is for Switch and Nintendo for the rest of the year, Scibetta replies "Games", explaining that they want there to be no dry spell in the next few months.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:38

The decision means that devices on Eclair and below will no longer be able to install apps through an official source at all, and will only have the option to manually install APK files of the apps they want. "It has been 7 years since Android 2.1 Eclair launched", Google Play Software Engineer Maximilian Ruppaner wrote in a blog post. If you're one of the few people still clinging to an ancient Android device, it is officially time to upgrade.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:59

NY sees Mitchell as an Avery Bradley-type defender with more offensive upside. He's already learned about life at the trade deadline. But don't look at Fultz now and tell me he's considered to be an average National Basketball Association point guard at best, just because the Celtics decided not to keep the pick and draft him.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:43

They have up to 30 days to pay a tip to an Uber driver after their ride is completed. The San Francisco company will continue to collect a portion of ride-cancellation fees, as well as the new waiting-time charges. The company said it would be making "meaningful changes and improvements to your driving experience" over the "next 180 days (and beyond)". Holt declined to describe what is planned during the rest of the campaign.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:40

Uber is struggling with legal issues and internal woes, with not only the corporate leadership being called into question, but also its foray into self-driving automobile technology that had come under a lawsuit from Alphabet's Waymo. Multiple media outlets reported Sunday that the board was considering a leave of absence for Kalanick. In addition to firing 20 employees, Uber said Tuesday that it was hiring an Apple marketing executive, Bozoma Saint John, to help improve its tarnished brand.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:37

The resignation came after a shareholder revolt that resulted from months of negative corporate governance in the company. Tusk was an early adviser to and investor in Uber beginning in 2011. The changes include a new tipping feature, a shorter window for riders to cancel an Uber, and an end to unpaid wait times. Most recently venture capitalist David Bonderman resigned from Uber's board of directors last Tuesday evening after making a sexist comment at the all-staff meeting where the ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:34

His book makes it clear that Kalanick was always the company's greatest strength and its biggest problem. Beyond cultural issues, Wolff said he believes investors started souring on Uber after it was unable to find success in China and instead sold its UberChina business to rival Didi Chuxing in August 2016.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:36

The four-time world player of the year, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Real Madrid over the affair. Following the tax allegations , Cristiano Ronaldo put out a lengthy and strongly worded statement defending himself.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:19

Uber's founder Travis Kalanick has reportedly vacated his role as CEO, following a string of scandals at the vehicle service company. One of the investors pushing for Kalanick's resignation included venture capital firm Benchmark.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:16

The 31-year-old Spaniard picked up his tenth French Open title last week, not losing a single set in the tournament. US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , the man Nadal beat in Sunday's final in Paris , is also due to play, as are Milos Raonic , Juan Martin Del Potro and Nick Kyrgios .

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:14

As in, no more Android . Mobile telephone carrier Virgin Mobile is making you an offer you might not want to refuse: The carrier is so anxious to drum up new business that it's offering a year's worth of unlimited talk, text, and data for just a U.S.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:08

His exit comes after major investors reportedly pressured him to resign Tuesday. Kalanick , who was in Chicago at the time then consulted with some of the investors and board members as a last resort before finally agreeing to step down.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:08

He was released by the New York Jets two weeks ago as the team chose to ramp up their rebuilding plans, quickly dropping wide receiver Eric Decker as well. Harris , who was known for his durability, started and played in 137 of the past 138 games. In 2014, in the week leading up to a December game with the Jets, Belichick answered a question comparing Harris' role to Jerod Mayo's at the time.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:07

But even though Kalanick has lost his CEO position, he has what's known as "super voting stock", which will enable him to control the company with a couple of key allies on the board of directors, said Adam Lashinsky , author of the book "Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination".

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:08

Just a couple hours later, Barge posted a snapshot of a work email that made it seem like the dress had inspired a change in policy. We all know how hard it is to stick to office dress codes in the middle of a blistering heat wave. Barge joins the company of many people, mostly women, before him who have stood up to unfair outfit policies. "Employers can give their staff a break by relaxing dress code rules temporarily and ensuring staff doing outside work are protected".

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:58

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lamented his side's failure to close out victory over Mexico after conceding an injury-time equaliser in Sunday's 2-2 draw at the Confederations Cup . Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final corner in added time . According to reports , after Lars Stindl, Leon Goretzka, and Julian Draxler delivered their respective goals, the German team scored their first victory in the sporting event.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:49

South American champions Chile and Africa Cup of Nations holders Cameroon opened the Group B fixtures at Spartak Stadium in the first 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup game held in Moscow . [But] this is not a game we are going into at all fearful or over-respecting the opposition at all. The incident occurred on Sunday at Mexico's 2-2 draw against Portugal in Kazan , FIFA said in a statement, just days after it announced stricter measures to crack down on fans' behaviour at the ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:33

Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said USA officials are "going to give the DPRK/North Korea issue top priority in our discussions, aiming to advance concrete cooperation with China towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea".

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:25

The creatures will likely be stronger than the more easily obtainable Pokemon in Pokemon GO , so the mythical encounters will have to be limited carefully in the near future. But the game still possess an enormous player base - around 65 million people as of April 2017. These berries will replenish the Pokemon's motivation and help ensure that it can stay in the gym continuing to collect coins for much longer.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:06

Trump has had high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance. Warmbier was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor for trying to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. McCain, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said North Korea "murdered" Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from detention ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:10

The British carmaker also stated the E-Pace will feature all-wheel drive technology derived from its high-performance cars as well. Consequently, the company has now made a decision to introduce a new and more affordable and smaller Jaguar-badged SUV .