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Most popular PC games

15/11/2018

  Below, you can find Top 20 Most Popular Core PC Games worldwide*, ranked in order of the number of unique players who play them during a calendar month. The ranking is based on the millions of PC gaming enthusiasts who use any of Overwolf’s in-game apps. *Worldwide: Aggregate of 42 countries available for in-depth analysis in […]

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Massive ‘invisible’ galaxy hiding next to Milky Way

15/11/2018

A massive but extremely faint galaxy has been discovered right next to the Milky Way, according to o the data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia Satellite. The galaxy, though being large, has only a few stars as compared to the rest. The galaxy has been named Antlia 2. It is a dwarf galaxy. The […]

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Premier League launches esports platform for gamers

05/10/2018

Premier League is launching an esports competition for fans, who can participate on behalf of their clubs at the FIFA video game. The league will be held by EA Sports who own the game, and Gfinity who are the organisers of the tournament. All 20 Premier league teams will play the playoffs. 2 competitors will […]

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Iconic moments in Space Exploration

26/09/2018

From the launch of the first satellite; building $100 bn space laboratory to the latest Parker Solar Probe destined to Sun…mankind’s quest to explore the cosmos has led to several path-breaking initiatives… Sputnik 1 Launch of first satellite Sputnik 1 was the first satellite to be launched into space. It revolved around the earth for […]

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This new battery can absorb CO2 from air

26/09/2018

Researchers at MIT have developed a new type of battery that’s partly built from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. rather than attempting to convert co2 to specialised chemicals, which is highly challenging, this battery could continuously convert CO2 into solid mineral carbonate, as it discharges. The Battery The battery is made from lithium metal, […]

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New iPhones worth the cost: Tim Cook

21/09/2018

Defending the high price consumers will have to pay this month to own the most expensive iPhones, Tim Cook the CEO of Apple Inc. said that the device is worth the money as it replaces many other gadgets one might need. Apple’s latest range of iPhones consists of iPhone XR, XS and XS MAX. The […]

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Amazon eating into Google, Facebook ad market share

20/09/2018

Amazon’s marketing advertisements are gaining faster than expected in a market dominated by Google and Facebook. The world’s biggest online retailer has gained $4.6 Billion in advertisement sales this year which is equal to 4.2% of total online ad market. Google and Facebook remain the dominant digital advertising companies, with a combined of $111 Billion, […]

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MagicScroll: World’s first rollable, touchscreen tablet

12/09/2018

A Queen’s University research team has taken a page from the history, rolled it up and created a rollable touchscreen tablet- The MagicScroll. It is used to capture the the ancient scrolls into a modern device. FEATURES The device comprises high resolution 7.5 inch 2K flexible display that can be rolled or unrolled around a […]

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The airport security tray is dirtier than a toilet!!!

11/09/2018

The plastic tray on which you place your phones, laptop and wallet at the airport security clearance carries more respiratory viruses than a toilet, says a research report. Respiratory viruses detected on the tray include those of deno, influenza A, rhino and human corona OC43. None were found in the airport toilet- the research was […]

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How do some fish generate electricity?

26/08/2018

The electricity-generating properties of fish have been known for over 200 years now. These fish use electricity for multiple purposes, such as defending themselves or stunning their preys. How do they do it? The electricity-generating fish have certain organs known as electric organs near their tails. Through the nervous system, a signal is sent by […]

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