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Valve’s Gabe Newell Was This Close To Collaborating With Nintendo

Valve doesn’t just team up with anyone – the team, headed up by the legendary Gabe Newell, puts time and research into what it plans to do next. Heck, we can’t even imagine the kind of negotiations Sony had to put in to get Newell to appear on their stage to announce Portal 2. So imagine our surprise when we learned ... Read More »

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the student and said, “In her prize winning essay, Ravisha from Goa writes about what should be done for a @swachhbharat. I compliment her for her work.” PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar congratulated and praised a class 9 student for her essay on ways to keep ... Read More »

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the student and said, “In her prize winning essay, Ravisha from Goa writes about what should be done for a @swachhbharat. I compliment her for her work.” PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi along ... Read More »

I built my own PC and it was super easy – here’s how to do it

In the summer of 2016, I decided to build my own computer – specifically one that can handle running high-resolution video games.I could’ve just bought a ready-made PC from Asus or Alienware, two of the most well-known gaming PC brands. But I like the idea of choosing the parts that go into my computer so I know exactly how much they ... Read More »

John McCain’s Health-Care Vote Was an Act of Defiance

I had agreeable disagreements with two friends yesterday, several hours before the Senate’s 1:30 a.m. vote on the Republicans’ scaled-down motion to repeal the Affordable Care Act. When the final vote was called, three Republican senators—Susan Collins, of Maine; Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska; and John McCain, of Arizona—drove a long knife through the cold heart of Trumpcare/McConnellcare/Ryancare. Senators Collins and Murkowski had ... Read More »

I cancelled my car insurance in the cooling-off period, but was still charged

I’d like to ask your views on insurers offering cooling-off periods if you change your mind, but still levying substantial charges if you do. I recently purchased car insurance from One Call Insurance. In my view the application process wasn’t great and when I received the certificate via email the next day, it was unreadable. When I complained I was ... Read More »

Samsung was granted yet another patent for flexible display technology

Bendable and flexible screens have been a lot like the iconic self-lacing shoes from Back to the Future for some time now. There has been a lot of of talk about the feasibility of the technology at least as far back as three years ago and we have all grown so accustomed to the thought, that it almost feels weird ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai was shot today: Here’s all you need to know about the women’s education activist

Four years ago, on this day Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner has since then come a long way in advocating Human Rights, specially education for women. Here are few things about Malala that you should know: 1. Born in 1997 in Pakistan, Malala became an activist for women’s education ... Read More »

Raghuram Rajan says attacks on him abominable; was open to extension

Terming political attacks on him as abominable, outgoing RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said he was open to staying a bit longer to complete the unfinished work of bank clean up, but is perfectly happy to go. Rajan, who had in June decided against seeking a second term after 3-year tenure which ends next month, said the process of ... Read More »

Cramer: Home Depot’s quarter was amazing

Home Depot’s latest quarterly results have competitors in awe, CNBC’sJim Cramer said Tuesday. The home improvement giant and Dow component posted better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and revenue, as U.S. same-store sales rose 8.9 percent. “This is the kind of quarter where you just think it’s not possible. I looked at this quarter, I said 8.9? … There must be something ... Read More »