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StarCraft II Is Finally Going Free-To-Play Later This Month

The game, originally released in 2010, will be going free-to-play starting on November 14 , although some aspects will remain premium only. But, that deal is only available from November 8th to December 8th. There's never been a better time to jump into StarCraft II , now free-to-play. Included in the free package is access to the Wings of Liberty campaign, ranked ladder multiplayer, and all Co-Op Commanders.

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Mobile US, Sprint Working To Salvage Merger

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said that even though the companies could not reach a deal, "we certainly recognize the benefits of scale through a potential combination". Reports suggest that a major hurdle to the merger wasn't Sprint or T-Mobile directly, but rather the their ownership. But some investors wonder whether the best years may now be behind T-Mobile, whose shares have risen ninefold from the low they hit after the global financial crisis to a peak of $68 in June.

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Beyonce cast as lioness Nala in live-action 'Lion King'

One fan made a super bold prediction and said that the " Formation " songstress will totally receive an Oscar for her role in the remake. It is expected that the Lion King will borrow and improve on CGI techniques used in last year's Jungle Book remake, which was also directed by Jon Favreau .

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Nielsen estimates Stranger Things 2 numbers

A whopping 361,000 United States viewers binge-watched all nine episodes of " Stranger Things 2 " on Netflix within the first day that the new season was made available. With Netflix last reporting it has more than 52 million members in the United States, that works out to about 30 percent of its USA subscriber base firing up the sequel.

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HTC U11 Life Price $350; Specs Lack Headphone Jack

Mini versions of phones have all but gone away with only really Sony offering this type of device with, most recently, the Xperia XZ1 Compact . Broadly, the design is very similar to the existing HTC U11, as you might expect, although there are some changes to make way for the enlarged display .

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How To Get An iPhone X On Launch Day

Now seeing as how the iPhone has always been Apple's primary revenue driver, it's no surprise that quarterly iPhone sales is the metric analysts typically pay most attention to. Analysts are expecting Apple to ship 80 million iPhones during the current quarter, which includes the crucial holiday shopping season, according to FactSet.