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Not only is it Capcom's fastest-selling game ever, Monster Hunter World has now become the company's best-selling game ever. The Monster Hunter franchise has achieved a total cumulative lifetime sales figure of more than 48 million units globally, as of March 5th, 2018.
  • Worm moon 2018: What to know about the full 'worm' moon

    Worm moon 2018: What to know about the full 'worm' moon

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    And, another full moon at the end of March is more generically named a Blue Moon . This full moon will reach peak fullness at 8:36 a.m. ET on March 31, so those who live where it will be light out at that time might have to wake up before sunrise to see the almost full blue moon .
  • Researchers discover hidden supercolony of 1.5 million penguins

    Researchers discover hidden supercolony of 1.5 million penguins

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    However, the Danger Islands are notoriously hard to reach, with large slabs of sea-ice floating around the archipelago even in summer, making it hazardous for shipping. When he arrived, he spotted penguin nests, and since then he has known that he discovered something big on the islands. Lynch, who works at the Stony Brook University in NY, said the find will help create new Marine Protected Areas in the region.
  • European Watchdog: Neonicotinoid Risks to Bees Confirmed

    European Watchdog: Neonicotinoid Risks to Bees Confirmed

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    But environmental groups celebrated the new EFSA report. The Efsa assessment includes bumblebees and solitary bees for the first time. The agency undertook a systematic literature review of 1,500 studies and collected additional data to assess the risk of using the insecticide on both wild bees and honeybees .
  • Audi Lunar Quattro Rovers to connect to Vodafone 4G Moon Network

    Audi Lunar Quattro Rovers to connect to Vodafone 4G Moon Network

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    It was also revealed that they had chose to build a 4G network rather than the upcoming 5G network as the next generation networks are in testing phases and it is not that stable yet to ensure if they will work well from lunar surface. Nokia , through Nokia Bell Labs , will create a space-grade Ultra Compact Network that will be the lightest ever developed - weighing less than one kilo, the same as a bag of sugar.
  • Amazon Wants To Turn Alexa Into A More Complex, Real-Time Translator

    Amazon Wants To Turn Alexa Into A More Complex, Real-Time Translator

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    Amazon Alexa is already available in India on the Echo devices. Alexa may also, in the future, translate multiple speakers talking in different languages at the same time. Context and cultural awareness is something that's still missing. Last year, Google debuted the Pixel buds wireless headphones, which are capable of real-time translation using Assistant, Google Translate and the user's Android phone.
  • Lewis Sells 1797 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stock

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    The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $104.59. About 748,978 shares traded. White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. Therefore 59% are positive. The company was upgraded on Monday, April 18 by Pivotal Research. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has "Equalweight" rating given on Thursday, July 14 by Morgan Stanley.
  • Bollywood legend Sridevi mourned by fans in Mumbai

    Bollywood legend Sridevi mourned by fans in Mumbai

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    Over the last few years, Sridevi had been grooming her older daughter, Janhvi Kapoor, for her debut Bollywood film slated for release later this year. She passed away in Dubai on Saturday night due to "accidental drowning". "Based on the findings and results of the police procedures and post-mortem report, prosecutors will decide on the next step", said the source.
  • This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday

    This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday

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    The images, which can be accessed on the YouTube feed from above when the asteroid passes, will be taken with a 41-inch robotic telescope at Tenagra Observatories , in Arizona, the USA. However, the asteroid will come within just 70,000 miles of Earth which is extremely close. NASA classifies any object which is 492ft wide and propagates in an orbit within the distance of 4.6 million miles from Earth as "near-Earth" asteroids or NEA and there are over 17,774 NEA.
  • Facebook will no longer split your newsfeed in two

    Facebook will no longer split your newsfeed in two

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    That is still the priority, but separating the two groups completely isn't the way to accomplish that. "In surveys, people told us they were less satisfied with the posts they were seeing, and having two separate feeds didn't actually help them connect more with friends and family".
  • Release Date Announced For Detroit: Become Human

    Release Date Announced For Detroit: Become Human

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    Set in a dystopian vision of the near future, Detroit: Become Human tells the story of three androids - Kara, Connor and Markus - as they struggle to process human emotions they've never felt before. Quantic Dream stresses that your actions as you play Detroit: Become Human will reflect heavily as you continue on. Entire scenes can be skipped based on actions.
  • Storm Emma sweeps north over Europe to meet blizzard from the east

    Storm Emma sweeps north over Europe to meet blizzard from the east

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    The situation is extremely serious , with the heavy snow and plummeting temperatures posing a real risk to life across the United Kingdom and Ireland . Scotland was downgraded from a red to an amber warning this morning. A 75-year-old woman was also found dead in a snow-covered street in Leeds. - The Royal Air Force was drafted in to help relief efforts in snow-hit Lincolnshire.
  • New Character Brigitte Joins the Overwatch Roster

    New Character Brigitte Joins the Overwatch Roster

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    Brigitte becomes the seventh support class character in the game, but she incorporates some traits of a tank as well, making her an intriguing hybrid that is a bit more offensively capable than other supports. This move allows her to shut down all sorts of dives, particularly against characters like Genji and Tracer who would be looking to pick off a pesky support.
  • Scientists Now Know When the First Stars Formed in the Universe

    Scientists Now Know When the First Stars Formed in the Universe

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    If the signal stands up to scrutiny, the detection simultaneously opens up a new line of cosmological inquiry and offers a few conundrums to tackle. Despite the obstacles, astronomers were confident that finding such a signal would be possible, thanks to previous research indicating that the first stars released tremendous amounts of ultraviolet light .
  • Average temp in North India to be above normal from March-May

    Average temp in North India to be above normal from March-May

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    Overall the temperature anomaly patterns shows an increase in the magnitude of anomalies from south-eastern to north-western India, implying temperature rise is likely to be more in the north than in the southern parts of India. "Studies also indicate increasing trends in the frequency and duration of heat waves over the country, which can be attributed to increasing trends in the greenhouse gases and the warming of the sea surface temperatures over the equatorial Indian and Pacific oceans", ...
  • Gilu Joseph's breast feeding cover photo goes viral

    Gilu Joseph's breast feeding cover photo goes viral

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    There have been numerous incidents where women have been shamed, humiliated, and even assaulted for breastfeeding in public. She says in the cover story,"Whatever criticism this picture elicits, I will celebrate happily, as it is for all the mothers who want to breastfeed openly", She was quoted as saying.
  • Hangouts Chat on G Suite is now available for all

    Hangouts Chat on G Suite is now available for all

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    The company introduced this software in March 2017. However, to this day, it is not available to companies registered Google's Early Adopter Program. "No longer are chat rooms just for conversations", said Mike Sorvillo, product manager, Hangouts Chat and Wesley Chun, developer advocate for G Suite , wrote in a blog post.
  • Amazon is acquiring doorbell videocamera startup Ring

    Amazon is acquiring doorbell videocamera startup Ring

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    Financial terms of the deal are not yet public, but Reuters reports that the sale price was more than $1 billion. But this isn't the first time Amazon has taken notice of Ring: The online giant invested in the start-up two years ago through its Alexa fund, which provides venture capital for products that use voice technology.