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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.
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CenturyLink subscribers report widespread internet outages

Thousands of CenturyLink subscribers reported problems with their internet service, in a service outage that has sprung up across the U.S. and parts of Europe.
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Capcom will reportedly soon reveal new Monster Hunter game for Nintendo Switch

Capcom is reportedly working on a new Monster Hunter game for the Nintendo Switch that will run on a version of the RE Engine compatible for the hybrid console.
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Final tweet by Chadwick Boseman’s Twitter account breaks record for most likes

The final tweet on Chadwick Boseman's account now has the most likes ever on Twitter, with about 5.9 million likes along with 2.9 million retweets and comments.
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Japanese startup reveals videos of flying car’s first manned test flight

Japan-based SkyDrive has completed the first manned test flight for its SD-03 flying car, which was designed to be the world's smallest electric VTOL vehicle.
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Sony to explore releasing more first-party PlayStation games to PC

Sony Interactive Entertainment is exploring the possibility of launching more first-party PlayStation games on PC, after the platform jump of Horizon Zero Dawn.
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ByteDance reportedly receives $20 billion offer for TikTok from rival Triller

Triller and Centricus have reportedly offered $20 billion to ByteDance for TikTok's assets in several countries, but it remains unclear if the bid is real.
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Epic Games’ apps are officially off the Apple App Store

Apple followed through on the termination of Epic Games' developer account on its App Store, removing its apps from the digital storefront amid a feud.
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Samsung’s Find My Mobile app now works even when your lost phone is offline

Samsung is rolling out a Find My Mobile update that will allow the app to track down lost smartphones even if they are offline, though another device is needed.
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Fall Guys heads to mobile in China; datamine hints at Nintendo Switch version

Chinese company Bilibili secured the rights for a mobile version of Fall Guys, while a dataminer found a file that may hint at an upcoming Nintendo Switch port.
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Microsoft wades into legal war between Apple and Epic

Microsoft showed support for Epic Games in its dispute with Apple through a legal filing that tags the Unreal Engine as critical technology for game creators.
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Twitter labels Trump’s unverified claims on mail drop boxes for breaking rules

Twitter flagged President Trump's tweet against the use of mail drop boxes for voting as it violated the platform's civil integrity policy, but kept it online.
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Summer Games Done Quick 2020 goes online-only, raises $2.3 million for charity

Summer Games Done Quick 2020 was able to raise just over $2.3 million for Doctors Without Borders, despite organizers making the event an online-only affair.
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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League trailer confirms Superman as the target

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League was finally revealed at DC FanDome. The game will launch sometime in 2022 for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC.
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The Suicide Squad’s full list of characters, behind-the-scenes trailer revealed

James Gunn was at the DC Fandome to introduce the complete list of characters for The Suicide Squad, in which Idris Elba will be playing the role of Bloodsport.
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TikTok to challenge Trump’s order to ban U.S. transactions

TikTok is reportedly planning a legal challenge, which may be filed as soon as August 24, against the executive order to ban U.S. transactions with the app.
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Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, Robin take on the Court of Owls in Gotham Knights

The first Gotham Knights trailer showed Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin stepping up as Gotham City's protectors after the apparent death of Bruce Wayne.