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UK reportedly plans its own satellite navigation system

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UK reportedly plans its own satellite navigation system

UK reportedly plans its own satellite navigation system Now that the UK likely won't be involved in the EU's Galileo positioning satellites, it's in a tough spot. How does it get the most accurate navigation technology it can once Brexit is official? By building its own satellite network, apparently. Sources talking to The Telegraph claim that Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered the creation of a UK-built satellite positioning system, with up to £100 million (about $128.5 million) set aside for "mapping out" how it would work. An official announcement could happen as early as this week, according to the...

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SSC Tuatara makes long-awaited debut

1750hp Pebble Beach SSC Tuatara

SSC Tuatara makes long-awaited debut

SSC Tuatara makes long-awaited debut at Pebble Beach with 1750hp Some may have forgotten, but way back in 2011 boutique carmaker SSC North America revealed a concept for the SSC Tuatara, promising it to be a real American-made “hypercar.” The original planned release date of 2013 came and went, but at this year’s Pebble Beach car show, the same place the concept debuted, the final production-ready SSC Tuatara has arrived touting an incredible 1,750 horsepower. The new version of the Tuatara looks almost identical to the original concept from seven years ago, minus some changes to the rear end. This...

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Nintendo Download: It’s Monster Hunting Time!

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Nintendo Download: It’s Monster Hunting Time!

Nintendo Download: It’s Monster Hunting Time!   This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate – This critically acclaimed action RPG series makes its debut on the Nintendo Switch system. Choose from 14 different weapon types, mix and match them with unique Hunting Styles and Hunter Arts, or even play as an adorable but ferocious Felyne in Prowler Mode. The Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate game features the largest cast of monsters for any game in the series, from returning fan favorites to mysterious never-before-seen monsters. Monster Hunters Generations Ultimate will...

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Queensland, Australia Invests Portion of its $6.1Mil Ignite Ideas Fund in Crypto Startup

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Queensland, Australia Invests Portion of its $6.1Mil Ignite Ideas Fund in Crypto Startup

Queensland, Australia Invests Portion of its $6.1Mil Ignite Ideas Fund in Crypto Startup “Tourism is one of Queensland’s most important industries,” Innovation Minister Kate Jones announced. “Travelbybit has devised a clever way to make it easier for visitors to our state to pay for their purchases with a growing number of local businesses accepting cryptocurrency payments.” The company was chosen as part of a larger government initiative, the Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas funding. Minister Jones continues, “Ignite Ideas was about supporting entrepreneurs from across Queensland to grow their businesses and employ more staff. I understand TravelbyBit is specifically targeting places...

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Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV

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Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV

Nintendo rockets to first place in July for gaming industry ad spend on TV It’s a Nintendo TV world, and Sony’s just living in it, dropping out of the top 5 for gaming ad spend in July. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs, to bring you a monthly report on how gaming brands are spending. The results below are for the top five gaming industry brands in July, ranked by estimated national TV ad spend. Notable for the period measured is the absence...

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