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After Resident Evil 3, Does PlayStation 5 Even Need a Resident Evil 4 Remake?

  • With the success of Resident Evil 2 Remake and the franchise’s seventh iteration, the name is a household one once again.
  • However, with the lackluster reception to the remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, it’s fair to be worried about an upscaling of the franchise’s fourth entry, Resident Evil 4.
  • While it hasn’t been confirmed, many rumors are surrounding a remake of Resident Evil 4.
  • The favorite numbered entry of many, will it suffer from cut content and an altered story?
  • Resident Evil 2 and 3 are much shorter games, playable in just a few hours if you’re fast.
  • If Capcom screwed up such a short game by making it even shorter, it’s safe to assume they’ll cut content from four’s much longer length.
  • There’s no question that a Resident Evil 4 remake would play fantastically.

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COVID vaccine execs hyped vague data to cash in $90M in stock, watchdog says

  • An anti-corruption watchdog is pressing the US Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate executives of the biotech company Moderna after they cashed in about $90 million in company shares days after promoting “positive" but vague data from its early COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial.
  • The watchdog group, Accountable.US, called the timing of the trades suspicious and questioned whether executives coordinated their stock sales prior to the data release.
  • On May 18, the company sent out a press release saying that eight trial participants had developed neutralizing antibodies at levels that mimicked those seen in people who recover from a SARS-CoV-2 infection.
  • Amid the surge, Moderna’s CEO, several executives, and funds controlled by the chairman of the board sold about $90 million worth of stock, according to CBS Moneywatch.

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The Next-Gen Xbox Store Has Leaked - And Xbox Owners Will Love It

  • Ahead of official news from Microsoft, what appears to be a next-gen revamp of the Xbox Store for consoles has leaked online.
  • Following the leak, multiple outlets were given a hands-on test of the new Xbox Store layout, confirming the leak’s authenticity.
  • The pre-release build is relatively limited and has background glitches and content dead ends, but it gives a general sense of where Microsoft is heading the Xbox Store update.
  • From what we’ve seen, Microsoft is trying to strike a happy medium between the overbearing functionality of existing iterations and a more intuitive browsing experience defined by sleek graphics, animations, and a more defined visual identity with a bolder font and visuals.
  • We could be looking at the visual identity set to define Microsoft’s push into the next-gen.
  • There’s a suggestion that Microsoft could push out the updated app to the Xbox Insider Program sooner rather than later.

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Chris Trousdale, former member of Dream Street, dead at 34

  • Trousdale was just 8 years old when he began performing on Broadway in productions like "Les Misérables" and "The Sound of Music," according to a biography on his official Facebook page.
  • He was one of the original members of American boy band Dream Street, which he joined in 1999 and performed with until it was disbanded in 2002.
  • Trousdale's band mates included Jesse McCartney, Greg Raposo, Matt Ballinger and Frankie Galasso.
  • In 2012, he was featured on an episode of NBC's "The Voice," during which he auditioned for judges Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Adam Levine.
  • He did not get through the audition round.
  • Though he failed to get on any judges team, he continued to release music.
  • The last song he promoted on his social media accounts was a track called "Summer," which was release roughly a year ago.

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Endlesss, the iOS music making app from Tim Exile, takes to Kickstarter for desktop version

  • For Endlesss, the music-making app from Tim Exile, the timing feels just right.
  • More broadly, Exile tells me the app and cloud-service is based on the premise that music has always been about performance and social interactions.
  • A vision years in the making (see this video interview with Exile conducted by TechCrunch’s Mike Butcher in 2016), the resulting Endlesss app combines software recreations of drum machines, samplers, synths and FX, with a “tap to loop” workflow that should be familiar to anyone who has used a looper pedal or loop-based sequencer.
  • Dubbed Endlesss Studio, the idea is to retain the accessibility and sense of play that the iOS app delivers, but couple it with a more involved studio setup so the music-making possibilities really are endless.
  • However, the team already has a track record shipping software, including the iOS app and accompanying cloud-based back end, so hopefully the release dates won’t slip too much, if at all.

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BBC releases first beta of its Beeb voice assistant to UK Windows Insider members

  • Back in August 2019, the BBC made some waves with the news that it was developing a voice assistant called Beeb, an English language “Alexa” of its own that could interact with and control its array of radio and TV services, and its on-demand catalogue, and able to understand the array of accents you find in across the BBC’s national footprint to boot.
  • Voice-based interactive services are not exactly ubiquitous today — as of last year only one in five households in the UK had a smart speaker, according to research from Strategy Analytics, and my guess is that many people are not using them all too frequently — yet it’s still a market that is growing.
  • Building a voice-based interface is, like the now-huge iPlayer the BBC built many years ago to interact with its on-demand catalog, a smart piece of future proofing.

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Google fixes Android flaws that allow code execution with high system rights

  • Google has shipped security patches for dozens of vulnerabilities in its Android mobile operating system, two of which could allow hackers to remotely execute malicious code with extremely high system rights.
  • That’s because the bugs, located in the Android System component, could enable a specially crafted transmission to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.
  • In all, Google released patches for at least 34 security flaws, although some of the vulnerabilities were present only in devices available from manufacturer Qualcomm.
  • They’re among four System flaws located in the Android system (the other two are ranked with a severity of high).
  • Other vulnerabilities were contained in components shipped in devices from Qualcomm.
  • The two Qualcomm-specific critical flaws reside in closed source components.
  • The severity of other Qualcomm flaws were rated as high.

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Git-Flow is the Source of Productivity, Not Confusion

  • In this git-flow, there is only one main source branch where developments are merged into and releases are taken from.
  • Since this git-flow does not have a gatekeeper to sign off releases, bugs simply slip through automated tests to releases.
  • The release branch creates an isolated environment for the product manager to have more control over the feature development and release quality.
  • Within the product team, QA engineers run manual tests on the release branch to find and report bugs that must be fixed and merged into the release branch.
  • The first step in a git-flow is a code change, i.e., a feature development or a bug fix.
  • First, right before merging code changes into the source branch (e.g., master or release), second, before shipping a product to customers.
  • The cloud environments of master and release branches are called development (dev) and production (prod) respectively.

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Git-Flow is the Source of Productivity, Not Confusion

  • In this git-flow, there is only one main source branch where developments are merged into and releases are taken from.
  • Since this git-flow does not have a gatekeeper to sign off releases, bugs simply slip through automated tests to releases.
  • The release branch creates an isolated environment for the product manager to have more control over the feature development and release quality.
  • Within the product team, QA engineers run manual tests on the release branch to find and report bugs that must be fixed and merged into the release branch.
  • The first step in a git-flow is a code change, i.e., a feature development or a bug fix.
  • First, right before merging code changes into the source branch (e.g., master or release), second, before shipping a product to customers.
  • The cloud environments of master and release branches are called development (dev) and production (prod) respectively.

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Git-Flow is the Source of Productivity, Not Confusion

  • In this git-flow, there is only one main source branch where developments are merged into and releases are taken from.
  • Since this git-flow does not have a gatekeeper to sign off releases, bugs simply slip through automated tests to releases.
  • The release branch creates an isolated environment for the product manager to have more control over the feature development and release quality.
  • Within the product team, QA engineers run manual tests on the release branch to find and report bugs that must be fixed and merged into the release branch.
  • The first step in a git-flow is a code change, i.e., a feature development or a bug fix.
  • First, right before merging code changes into the source branch (e.g., master or release), second, before shipping a product to customers.
  • The cloud environments of master and release branches are called development (dev) and production (prod) respectively.

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