Angry Birds AR can make the franchise fun again

Game studio Rovio Entertainment just dropped a trailer for its upcoming iOS game, _Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs_. The clip, which you can watch below, shows how you can catapult your crew of feathered friends into droves of evil pigs, with the game’s visual elements overlaid on top of real-world objects around you, like a table at a cafe. This is Rovio’s second attempt at making an AR-enabled Angry Birds title after it released a demo version for Magic Leap headset last year. Looking at the trailer, I feel that this installment might make the Angry Birds franchise exciting… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Malware rises from the dead to take vengeance on cryptocurrency trading firms

A Trojan-style malware that did the rounds a couple of years ago has risen from the ashes, and is reportedly going after Israeli fintech and cryptocurrency trading software companies. The Cardinal RAT malware was first spotted back in 2017 and went largely undetected for two years. It used a novel technique to infect computers, using a downloader called Carp and malicious macros in Microsoft Excel documents to compile the source code into an executable which then deploys the malware. However, the malware is resurfacing after a recent series of updates which help it “evade detection and hinder analysis,” according to… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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The first day of spring is finally here for about 90% of us. Here’s how equinoxes drive the changing seasons.

This year’s spring or vernal equinox will happen on Wednesday, March 20. Earth’s rotation does not cause the spring equinox. Rather, equinoxes occur because the planet has a tilted axis. Spring comes when the sun’s warming rays line up perpendicular to Earth’s axial tilt. During an equinox at Earth’s equator, the sun appears almost directly overhead. The year’s spring equinox, also called the March or vernal equinox, falls on Tuesday at precisely 5:58 p.m. ET, according to NASA. This astronomical event signals the arrival of spring, winter’s end, and the trend toward increasingly warm and bright days that come with the pending arrival of summer. At least, that’s the case… Read More

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Google announced a huge gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video-game streaming platform named Stadia. The service is intended to run high-resolution blockbuster games on any device that runs Google’s Chrome — from smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs. Google unveiled a new controller for its Stadia gaming service on Tuesday, which connects to Google’s data centers and pairs with whichever device the game is being played on. The controller also includes a button for the Google Assistant, which makes it possible to ask for tips when playing a difficult level without having to reach for your phone… Read More

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Theresa May abandons request for long Brexit delay after Cabinet revolt

Theresa May abandons plan to seek a long Brexit delay. Downing Street confirm she will now only seek a short extension of around 3 months. Any longer extension would require Britain to take part in European Parliament elections and could come with conditions, such as that Britain holds a second EU referendum or a general election. May’s ministers have reportedly threatened to resign if Britain agrees to a long extension of Article 50. LONDON — Theresa May has abandoned her plan to request a lengthy delay to Brexit of up to two years after a threatened revolt from her Cabinet. The prime minister had been intending to write to European… Read More

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