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The last record Valve ban saw over 15,000 user accounts facing a ban due to cheating previous year in October and the current ban is more than triple this number. Players have also been banned in the past for gambling on Steam. This effectively means the cheaters have lost the money they spent during the sale, and the games they bought, adding insult to injury.
  • Chinese students started new space experiment close to Beijing

    Chinese students started new space experiment close to Beijing

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    But those astronauts may be staying for longer a bit longer than Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin: As part of its Lunar Palace 365 project, China is testing a self-sustaining space station that provides inhabitants with everything a person needs to survive, which could lead to extended stays on the moon.
  • NASA's Juno spacecraft finally visits Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot

    NASA's Juno spacecraft finally visits Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot

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    All eight of Juno's instruments, including its camera, will be on when the spacecraft passes about 5,600 miles (9,000 kilometers) above the Giant Red Spot clouds, NASA said. Juno's main antenna will be pointed away from Earth during the closest approach, so it will be a few days before the data and pictures stored on board can be downlinked to Earth.
  • Amazon Looks to Boost Summer Sales with 3rd Annual Prime Day

    Amazon Looks to Boost Summer Sales with 3rd Annual Prime Day

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    Did you find good deals and discounts during Prime Day 2016? Prime members would also get a sneak peek of the second season of " The Grand Tour " and if someone streams video for the first time on TV, they would get $10 to spend on Amazon.com on or before Prime Day.
  • Jayden K. Smith, The Hacker

    Jayden K. Smith, The Hacker

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    You should ignore the request to share this warning. The messages about #Jayden K. Smith are going insane. The frightening warning says Mr. Smith is a hacker and "has the system connected to your Facebook account". Of course, there are still reasons why you may not want to add someone you don't know to your friends list on Facebook . Facebook Profile Cloning Scam - If the Facebook request comes from someone you know, and in fact are already friends with on Facebook , then alarm ...
  • UK, Australia Vow Close Cooperation On Terrorism, Post-Brexit Trade

    UK, Australia Vow Close Cooperation On Terrorism, Post-Brexit Trade

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    Ms Zelenak, from Brisbane, was one of eight people killed by knife-wielding assailants who executed people at random during a frenzied attack in London on June 3. May said Britain wants to use the opportunity brought about by Brexit to strengthen its "close partnership with Australia". "The three of us did our best not to burst into tears", he said.
  • Destiny 2 gets limited edition Glacier White PS4 Pro bundle

    Destiny 2 gets limited edition Glacier White PS4 Pro bundle

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    The console, which comes with a matching glacier white controller, will also give users early access to bonus content for Destiny 2 before other users. The package will set you back $449.99 in the United States, while up in Canada, its recommended retail price is $549.99. With a wealth of games enhanced for PS4 Pro, and a variety of 4K video streaming content, now is a great time to dive in.
  • WWE 2K18 Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch

    WWE 2K18 Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch

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    The news was announced on the WWE website as well as a video from WWE and 2K18 cover Superstar Seth Rollins on their WWE YouTube channel. It will be the first of the 2K era to feature on a Nintendo platform, with the last WWE game to feature on one being WWE '13 on the Wii.
  • Summer Games Done Quick Raises $1.7 Million

    Summer Games Done Quick Raises $1.7 Million

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    Summer Games Done Quick involves streamers playing video games in a speedrun marathon. Held since 2010, Games Done Quick events have helped raise money for several charities, including Doctors Without Borders and the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
  • How Sandeep from UP became a frontman for the Lashkar in Kashmir

    How Sandeep from UP became a frontman for the Lashkar in Kashmir

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    The Inspector General of Police, J&K, Munir Khan said in a press conference that they have arrested Sandeep from Muzzafarnagar, UP and he is now being questioned. But he returned in January with plans to rob ATMs, and made contact with LeT militants through local informants and allegedly became an associate of notorious LeT militant Bashir Lashkari, police added.
  • Smart home device alerts New Mexico authorities to alleged assault

    Smart home device alerts New Mexico authorities to alleged assault

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    Barros allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend with a firearm, asking her "Did you call the sheriffs?" Google Home apparently heard "call the sheriffs", and proceeded to call the sheriffs. Barros was charged with possession of a firearm or destructive device by a felon, aggravated battery against a household member, aggravated assault against a household member and false imprisonment.
  • Google honours Eva Ekeblad - the pioneering scientist who made alcohol from potatoes

    Google honours Eva Ekeblad - the pioneering scientist who made alcohol from potatoes

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    Following experimentation, she found that potatoes were a source of flour after they were cooked, crushed and dried. "The Swedish scientist brought potatoes, then a greenhouse curiosity, to the people". While the humble vegetable is today considered a culinary staple, in 18th century Sweden they were a relatively new foodstuff, reserved for animals and considered inedible for humans.