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While Valve might be keeping us in the dark when it comes to future game releases, the company has no gripes with going back and patching up its older games. Thanks to Grant Hernandez (@Digital_Cold) for reporting this. The rational among you will think this has nothing to do with whether or not Valve is ramping up work on a Half-Life sequel, seeing as the patch was made to address specific problems.
  • These 'Game Of Thrones' Spoilers Are Everything

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    The huge spoiler was revealed when the costume designer was interviewed by UPROXX and she was discussing the clothes worn by Jon Snow , played by Kit Harrington. That means the King in the North and the Khaleesi are related, but they don't yet know that (only Bran Stark is aware of the truth at this point). The previous season of Game of Thrones concluded with Daenerys Targaryen finally making her way to Westeros with an impressive posse of fan-favorite allies by her side, ...
  • Donald Trump postpones trip to United Kingdom until next year

    Donald Trump postpones trip to United Kingdom until next year

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    Thousands of protesters rallied outside parliament in February as MPs debated the visit, with some lawmakers calling for it to be downgraded from the regal affair represented by a state visit , to a regular visit. The U.K. plans to exit the European Union in 2019. In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%).
  • Three blasts regulator over cap on mobile air-space

    Three blasts regulator over cap on mobile air-space

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    Later this year, Ofcom will auction licences to use 190 MHz of spectrum in two frequency bands - 40Mhz in the 2.3GHz band, and 150Mhz in the 3.4GHz band. "We've designed this auction to ensure that people and businesses continue to benefit from strong competition for mobile services". Vodafone has 27% followed by Three at 14% and O2 at 13%.
  • Microsoft Plans on Bringing Better Broadband Internet to Rural America

    Microsoft Plans on Bringing Better Broadband Internet to Rural America

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    Almost 34 million people in the USA lack access to advanced telecommunications capabilities, meaning broadband download speeds of 25 Mbps, according to the Federal Communication Commission's 2016 Broadband Progress Report. The U.S.is now in 10th place with an average connection speed of 18.7 Mbps, compared to the 28.6 Mbps average of connectivity leader South Korea, according to the Q1 2017 State of the Internet report from content delivery network provider Akamai Technologies.
  • Trump and Putin discussed creating cybersecurity group

    Trump and Putin discussed creating cybersecurity group

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    Considering the Washington Post reported on Saturday night that Russia's government has hacked into USA nuclear power and other energy companies, Trump's enthusiasm at working with Putin is an interesting position to take. Mr Putin said he left the meeting thinking that Mr Trump believed his in-person denials. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he and President Donald Trump didn't expect anything other than a denial from Vladimir Putin that Russian Federation interfered in ...
  • Rx for Survival: A Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

    Rx for Survival: A Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

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    While nuclear weapons still exist, any nation that violates the above conditions will now be in breach of global and humanitarian law and should be considered a pariah state and ultimately on the wrong side of history. "This is really about removing the prestige from nuclear weapons", said Beatrice Fihn, director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons .
  • Electric massage: Polestar tweaks hybrid XC60 SUV to 421 horsepower

    Electric massage: Polestar tweaks hybrid XC60 SUV to 421 horsepower

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    Polestar's racing team Cyan Racing has helped ideal the XC60 Polestar kits: claimed improvements focus on overall engine performance plus accelerator response (and off-accelerator response), the speed of gearchanges and even an enhanced ability to hold onto gears during sporty driving (it senses G-forces and holds gears when it detects high sideways forces).
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Expected To Release in India on July 18

    Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Expected To Release in India on July 18

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    This latest member of Xiaomi family has already been unveiled in China in May 2017 and is going by the tagline of company-'Big is Back'. The Mi Max 2 comes with a larger battery, improved camera and more RAM compared to the Mi Max that was launched previous year.
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc

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    A higher ROA compared to peers in the same industry, would suggest that company management is able to effectively generate profits from their assets. It dived, as 29 investors sold Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc shares while 93 reduced holdings.
  • North Korea: Behind the US war threat

    North Korea: Behind the US war threat

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    The annual meeting produced a communique written to work around Trump's objections on climate and trade, leaving the US president isolated among the other 19 leaders of the world's largest economies. "This is China holding the ground on the North Korean issue and also a show of confidence that China-US relations are so deeply entwined and mutually dependent that they won't be easily derailed by North Korea", said Jia Qingguo, dean of Peking University's diplomacy department and a foreign ...