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Valve Banned 40000 After Steam Summer Sale

Valve Banned 40000 After Steam Summer Sale

Nobody likes cheaters, so raise a glass this evening to the VAC team. Over 40,000 Steam accounts have been banned for cheating, marking the biggest ban hammer Valve has swung to date. This is a huge number, compared to the usual 3,000 or 4,000 users banned every day. The same month, Valve had also come under fire from the Counter-Strike community for not being able to counter Spinbot-hacking technique - which allows a player to be practically invulnerable to attacks from others in the ... Read More

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'Govt to file reference against JIT report'

'Govt to file reference against JIT report'

Respondent 1 refers to Prime Minister Sharif; Respondent 6 was Maryam; Respondent 7 Hussain; while Respondent 8 was Hassan. The report alleged that there was "irregular movement of huge amounts in shape of loans and gifts" to Sharif's family and Pakistan Based companies from the companies based in Saudi Arabia , UAE and the UK. Read More

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Microsoft is cutting 3000 jobs as part of a major reorganization

Microsoft is cutting 3000 jobs as part of a major reorganization

So, most of the job cuts is suppose to happen out the United States. The layoffs are part of a corporate reorganization under which Microsoft will be shifting its global workforce to focus more on selling its cloud-computing services. Microsoft also stated that the company's goal isn't to cut costs but instead bring a change in how Microsoft handles sales. The company's main competitor in the area of cloud computing and storage is Amazon Web Service. Read More

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Things Every Grown-Ass Woman Needs To Buy On Prime Day

Things Every Grown-Ass Woman Needs To Buy On Prime Day

New data from the Consumer Intelligence Research shows that customers who spend $99 for an annual Prime membership go on to spend an average of $1,300 per year with the retailer, almost double the amount spent by non-member customers. One of the biggest events in online shopping, the Amazon Prime Day is just a few days away. Now, the Amazon Prime Day sale is just around the corner, and is said to be among the biggest sales of the year, nearly akin to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Read More

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Instagram lets you reply to 'Stories' with photos or videos

Instagram lets you reply to 'Stories' with photos or videos

Instagram is rolling out the ability to send video and photo replies to Stories this week, making the experience of Stories a bit more than just a one way street. Instagram's is plugging disappearing photo and video messaging right into Stories . Similar to Instagram Direct's disappearing photos and videos, your friends will be notified if you take a screenshot or replay their response. Read More

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US Employment Jumps By 222000 Jobs In June, Much More Than Expected

US Employment Jumps By 222000 Jobs In June, Much More Than Expected

On June 1, Trump said that since Election Day the economy "is starting to come back, and very, very rapidly". "It really does say that we've got 2%-plus growth for the second half of the year", said Silvia. Employers had more applicants to choose from. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 222,000 jobs, the DoL said. That cycle of limited wage gains and low prices has kept inflation in check, to the consternation of the Fed, which wants to see slightly higher inflation to justify its campaign to ... Read More

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Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar, 1 killed and 2 injured

Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar, 1 killed and 2 injured

Even after the two terrorists were neutralised the joint teams of security forces were sanitising the entire school campus to rule out the possibility of another terrorist hiding in the area, as part of Standard Operating Procedure. After carrying the deadly attack, the militants ran into the nearby Delhi Public School (DPS) complex, which by then had closed for the day. Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba had yesterday claimed responsibility for the militant attack on CRPF ... Read More

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Bulsatcom's BulgariaSat-1 satellite set for June 23 launch

For Falcon 9 launches, the countdown process typically starts one hour and 13 minutes before liftoff. It's also the same pad Elon Musk and SpaceX are planning to use for their first mission to Mars. SpaceX wants both to land on robotic platforms. Sunday's Iridium launch is set for 1:25 p.m. PT. But it will carry an interesting payload: A group of satellites that will be used to help eliminate the "black zones" in tracking commercial airplanes, like the Malaysia Airlines flight which ... Read More

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Ford Moves Focus Production to China

Ford Moves Focus Production to China

Ford's new China factory will begin operations in Chongqing in 2019 after production at the MI factory ends. The Wayne plant will begin building a new Ranger midsize truck in late 2018 and a Bronco midsize SUV in 2020. "Today's announcement relates to the global sourcing of Focus for North America only", a Ford Australia spokeswoman told Wheels. Trump heralded that as a victory, even though Ford said it would still build the Focus in Mexico, just at an existing plant. Read More

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ZTE launches the Nubia M2 Play

ZTE launches the Nubia M2 Play

The device has metal design and 5.5 inches display with 720-pixel resolution and 274 ppi pixel density which is quite common these days. Earlier ZTE had released the Nubia M2 and M2 Lite and the new addition sits more closer to the M2 Lite rather than the M2 in terms of performance. Read More

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Gilbert suspended for one year for again violating NFL's substance abuse policy

Gilbert, who is now a free agent, was selected out of Oklahoma State by the Browns with the No. 8 overall pick in 2014. The suspension would start after a team would sign Gilbert. It now looks like Gilbert will have to sit out the entire 2017 season. He recorded three tackles in minimal action and was released in February. In his three-year career, Gilbert has registered 42 total tackles as well as one interception he returned 23 yards for a touchdown in his rookie campaign. Read More

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2-year-old dies after suspected tick bite

2-year-old dies after suspected tick bite

But she was admitted to hospital on Tuesday last week when the fever failed to break, before her whole body swelled and she developed a rash which covered her skin. As they wait for autopsy results, Ratliff's mother is now dedicated to honoring her daughter's memory by spreading awareness about this potentially deadly disease. Read More

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Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

Amazon has heavily dominated the field with its home speaker called Echo , which uses the digital assistant Alexa. If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. Safari, Apple's web browser, is getting new features aimed at online annoyances. It will allow users to automatically block auto-play videos by detecting videos that shouldn't be playing when you open a webpage to read an article, for example. Read More

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Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

At yesterday's WWDC keynote , Apple announced updates to nearly every piece of hardware in their product catalog other than the iPhone and iPad Mini. That should help Apple reposition the iPad as a work device capable of carrying out all the usual functionality users want from their laptops. Here's a visual tour of iOS 11 Beta using screenshots running on an iPhone 7 Plus smartphone. Read More

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