World Of Warcraft Classes Will Get an Overhaul to be More 'Unique'
We already know that World of Warcraft is doing away with the traditional raid class sets in the upcoming Battle For Azeroth expansion, but Blizzard has given us more details on the changes they'll be implementing to balance the classes and make them more unique, including new abilities and refining the talent system.
The plans are detailed in the latest Developer Watercooler blog, with the focus on emphasising "what makes each class unique and [providing] greater distinction among their various capabilities, especially when it comes to utility—tools that fall outside of core role functions like damage, healing, or mitigation." [read more]
24 More Vehicles Added by Apple To Its Self-Driving Car Fleet
Last year when the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) permitted Apple to test its autonomous driving systems on public roads, the iPhone maker had registered just three Lexus RX450h SUVs for testing. Apple’s fleet of self-driving cars has grown from just three to 27 in less than a year, according to Bloomberg. However, Apple’s fleet is still much smaller than that of Waymo (Google). [read more]
New sneakers with LEDs from PlayStation shown by Nike
On the outside reeds are the logos of sneakers, equipped with LEDs and the internal — power button.
Sneakers PG-2 was created in collaboration with basketball player Paul George.
Nike introduced sneakers PG-2, created in partnership with PlayStation and NBA basketball player Paul George. On the outside reeds are the logos of sneakers, equipped with LEDs and the internal — power button. As you can see from the video, there are several modes of operation: the LEDs can be switched off, and can also blink. [read more]
NEWS 26 JANUARY 2018
ISS end raises concerns, presents opportunities
The White House’s next budget request for NASA will likely include plans to end the agency’s operations of the International Space Station by the mid-2020s, a plan that could create new opportunities for commercial space ventures but has already generated opposition from one key senator.
A draft budget document for the agency’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal calls for “ending direct federal government support of the ISS by 2025” as one of several items intended to implement Space Policy Directive 1, the executive order signed by President Trump Dec. 11 directing NASA to return humans to the moon. The document, rumors about which had been circulating in the space industry in recent days, was first reported by The Verge Jan. 24. [read more]
Facebook curious to know who or what you are sleeping with
Zuckerberg’s mega-corp invited users to respond to the question ‘I usually sleep with…’ as part of its ‘Did You Know’ personality quiz, which was introduced last month.
The social network already collects a vast amount of data about its users, which is then used to help advertisers target them. [read more]