5 big takeaways from Ubisoft Forward’s E3 announcements

Ubisoft’s E3 showcases are usually raucous events with awkward humor, a technicolor “Just Dance” performance and a slew of unintentional curse words. With the E3 Ubisoft Forward showcase being virtual this year, the company treated fans to announcements that were more subdued but nonetheless important. The publisher revealed several new games that surprised most players […]

Vallejo man found fatally shot in vehicle

VALLEJO — Police responding to a report of an apparently injured man in a parked vehicle Saturday morning found a local resident sitting behind the wheel with at least one gunshot wound, Vallejo police said. Emergency medical responders pronounced the man dead, in front of 201 Maine St. police said, adding that detectives are investigating […]

Saying goodbye to ‘Nun Grandma’: The San Francisco philanthropist, widow and mother of 10 who gave it all up to spend 31 years in a monastery

Before her death Saturday at 92, Sister Mary Joseph of the Trinity, O.C.D. , was the world’s most unlikely nun — a former millionaire with 10 children, 28 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. “It’s kind of like ‘The Great Gatsby’ turned into ‘The Sound of Music,’” said Jane Gubser, a granddaughter. The woman formerly known as Ann Russell Miller was […]

How To Install Remote Desktop (Xrdp) on Fedora

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a protocol that allows users to access desktops on remote systems. The XRDP service provides you a graphical login to the remote machines using Microsoft RDP (​Remote Desktop Protocol). The XRDP also supports two-way clipboard transfer (text, bitmap, file), audio redirection, and drive redirection (mount local client drives on the […]

14-year-old boy injured in Woodlawn shooting

CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood Saturday night, according to police. Police said the boy was in the 6500 block of South Champlain Avenue at approximately 6:45 p.m. when he sustained a graze wound to the neck from an unknown perpetrator. The boy was transported to […]

Japan to start antitrust probe on Apple, Google, Nikkei says

Takashi Mochizuki | Bloomberg The Japanese government will start investigating how Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google deal with Japanese smartphone makers, which could lead to tightening antitrust regulations, the Nikkei newspaper reported Sunday, without saying where it got the information. A government panel, which consists of officials, bureaucrats and external experts, will kick off […]