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Russian Federation beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Cherchesov's 3-5-2 formation proved too strong for New Zealand's limited team, and the passing and movement of the hosts may even have earned the admiration of Putin , who watched from the stands alongside Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino after delivering a stirring pre-match address.


Pillars of Eternity is heading to PS4 and Xbox One

Pillars of Eternity is heading to PS4 and Xbox One

This will include both the base game and the After Dark expansion. Do you really wish you could play complex, computer RPG Pillars of Eternity on your telly, with a controller? It will be distributed at physical retail by 505 Games and more details will be shared by Paradox closer to the release of Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition .


Samsung working on standalone Gear VR headset with 2000 ppi display

Samsung working on standalone Gear VR headset with 2000 ppi display

Similarly, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ - both of which can be used in the existing Gear VR headsets - have 570ppi and 529ppi pixel densities respectively. Assuming this feature makes its way into future versions of the Gear VR, the technology will serve as a new type of biometric functionality; whether Samsung has any additional features that would leverage this functionality is unclear, however.



Xbox One X the Scorpio

When asked about how this difference will have an impact on multiplatform games and whether they will perform significantly better on Xbox One X, Spencer added: "The capability is in this box to make the difference extremely significant".



In Reversal, Uber Adds Tipping, Shortens Cancellation Window

The decision puts Uber on an even footing with Lyft , its biggest competitor, which allows passenger to tip a driver through the app up to 72 hours after the ride was completed. "Why now? Because it's the right thing to do, it's long overdue, and there's no time like the present". But for other drivers tips are not enough.


Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber

Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber

Kalanick consulted with at least one Uber board member, and after long discussions with some of the investors he agreed to step down, the paper said. At the same time , though, Uber was forced to admit in public that it loses a fortune . For Kalanick , his self-defeating impulses helped his company become synonymous with Silicon Valley startup culture gone wrong.