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Trump approves Oracle / TikTok deal … in concept

President Donald Trump approved Oracle's purchase of the U.S. assets of TikTok, as the new company that will be formed pledged $5 billion to an education fund.
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Sony apologizes for PlayStation 5 pre-order mess, promises more consoles

Sony apologized for the chaos caused by PlayStation 5 pre-orders, which suddenly started among retailers, causing many gamers to miss out on securing a console.
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First major Marvel’s Avengers patch since launch fixes more than 1,000 issues

The first major patch for Marvel's Avengers since its September 4 launch fixes more than 1,000 issues, including in the game's campaign and multiplayer modes.
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Trump reportedly still wants U.S. government to get paid in proposed TikTok sale

President Donald Trump reportedly spoke to Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison about a possible payment to the U.S. government in the proposed deal to acquire TikTok.
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The Hummer EV is getting a ‘Crab Mode’ to drive diagonally

General Motors has set an October 20 unveiling for the GMC Hummer EV, which will come with a feature named Crab Mode that will allow it to move diagonally.
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A Lovecraft Country star may become Kang the Conqueror

Lovecraft Country's Jonathan Majors has reportedly been added to the Ant-Man 3 cast as the iconic, time-traveling Marvel villain known as Kang the Conqueror.

Gearbox to roll out free Borderlands 3 next-gen upgrade, 4-player split screen

Gearbox will roll out a free next-gen upgrade for Borderlands 3, which will allow players to continue their progress on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
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Leaked PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds mode combines FPS, auto-battler elements

A leaked new mode for battle royale pioneer PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will apparently combine first-person shooter elements with auto-battler mechanics.
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PlayStation 5 box reportedly includes console base, but no headphones

The PlayStation 5 box will reportedly include a base so there is no need for a separate purchase to make it stand, but there will apparently be no headphones.
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Gods and Monsters reportedly retitled Immortals Fenyx Rising over trademark issue

Ubisoft changed the title of Gods & Monsters to Immortals Fenyx Rising due to a dispute with Monster Energy, according to information on the USPTO website.
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Square Enix may reveal Final Fantasy XVI at upcoming PlayStation 5 showcase

Square Enix may finally reveal Final Fantasy XVI at the next PlayStation 5 showcase, after the RPG's announcement was reportedly dropped from Sony's June event.
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition reportedly coming to U.S. through Verizon

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, the specifications and renders of which were leaked in August, is reportedly coming to the United States through Verizon.
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Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 will push through in January, but goes online-only

Organizers of Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 have decided that the speedrunning showcase will be an online-only event in January due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Xbox Series S appeared in the background of Phil Spencer interviews months ago

The Xbox Series X has been hiding in plain sight in the bookshelves of Xbox head Phil Spencer for months, long before Microsoft officially revealed the console.
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Nvidia reportedly close to sealing more than $40 billion deal to buy ARM

Nvidia is reportedly finalizing the purchase of chip designer ARM from SoftBank for more than $40 billion, with the deal potentially closing early next week.
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China would rather see TikTok shut down than have Trump force a sale

The Chinese government reportedly prefers TikTok to shut down in the U.S. instead of ByteDance being forced to sell the video-sharing app to one of its suitors.
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Fauci says things might not go back to normal until the end of 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci believes that even with the development of a vaccine, it may take more than a year before the world returns to where it was prior to COVID-19.
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Minecraft will add PlayStation VR support this month through free patch

Mojang Studios will roll out a free patch this month for the PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft that will allow players to play the game on PlayStation VR.
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Call of Duty: Warzone vehicles temporarily removed due to game-crashing glitch

Infinity Ward has temporarily removed all vehicles in Call of Duty: Warzone, while the developer works to fix a glitch that kicks out all the players in a game.
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LG Wing confirmed; rumored rotating smartphone to be unveiled September 14

LG confirmed the long-rumored LG Wing, which will be unveiled in a September 14 event. The smartphone will reportedly feature a rotating 6.8-inch main screen.
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Microsoft launches Xbox Academy for aspiring developers. Here’s how to sign up

Microsoft launched the Xbox Academy, which is offering free workshops that will introduce the basics of designing and developing games to aspiring developers.
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Scalpers already taking advantage of Super Mario 3D All-Stars’ limited release

Scalpers have started selling pre-orders for Super Mario 3D All-Stars for as much as $130, more than double the Nintendo Switch game's retail price of $60.
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Electronic Arts taps out to player backlash against UFC 4 in-game ads

Electronic Arts decided to roll back the addition of in-game ads to UFC 4, which were introduced more than two weeks after launch, following player backlash.
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Fans of karaoke game Twitch Sings get 400 new songs ahead of January 1 shutdown

Twitch Sings, the platform's karaoke game where streamers sing along to the song of their choice by themselves or with a partner, will shut down on January 1.
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Even NBA 2K21 cover star Damian Lillard is struggling with the game’s shot meter

The shot meter in NBA 2K21 has drawn complaints from players for being too hard, including the game's cover star, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trailblazers.
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold S will reportedly challenge Microsoft Surface Duo in 2021

Samsung will reportedly challenge Microsoft's Surface Duo with the Galaxy Z Fold S, a foldable phone with a 360-degree hinge and a single flexible OLED screen.
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Trump administration looking at banning business with China’s largest chipmaker

The U.S. government is reportedly looking at adding Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, China's largest chip maker, to its trade blacklist.
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Black Panther comic books suddenly free to download on Amazon’s Comixology

Most of the Black Panther comics on Amazon's Comixology are free to download. The promotion was unannounced, but it is likely a tribute to Chadwick Boseman.
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Oculus Quest marked as discontinued by retailers ahead of Facebook Connect

Some retailers marked the Oculus Quest as discontinued ahead of Facebook Connect, leading to speculation that the Oculus Quest 2 will be unveiled at the event.
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FCC says it will cost more than $1.8 billion to replace Huawei, ZTE equipment

U.S. telecom providers will need to spend more than $1.8 billion to replace the Huawei and ZTE equipment in their networks, according to an FCC report.
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U.S. trademark hints at upcoming Western release for Persona 5 Scramble

The Western release of Persona 5 Scramble may be coming soon, as hinted by an approved U.S. trademark application, but it will be known as Persona 5 Strikers.
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Marvel’s Avengers beta test draws more than 6 million players

More than 6 million players spent more a total of more than 27 million hours in playing the Marvel's Avengers beta, which will result in fixes from Square Enix.
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Ubisoft apologizes for raised fist symbol in Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad

The raised fist, linked to the Black Lives Matter movement, will be removed from the opening video of Tom Clancy's Elite Squad after an apology by Ubisoft.
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8th-generation iPad will reportedly look like the iPad Pro, ditch Touch ID

The eighth-generation iPad, which is expected to be unveiled alongside the iPhone 12, will reportedly feature a larger screen, thinner bezels, and Face ID.