Zynga acquires Turkey’s Peak Games for $1.8B, after buying its card games studio for $100M in 2017

Today, some news of a huge acquisition out of Turkey that represents the first billion-dollar-plus exit for a startup out of the country.

3D Printing and Growth Induced Bending based on PET-RAFT Polymerization

Polym. Chem., 2020, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0PY00600A, PaperChris William Anderson Bainbridge, Kyle Edward Engel, Jianyong Jin4D printing has steadily become an emerging area of advanced manufacturing research and has produced some truly fantastic innovations. Previously we have demonstrated the 3D printing process based on PET-RAFT...The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Coronavirus Lockdowns May Raise Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution

Smarter cooking and cleaning can lessen the risk

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From behind the Coronavirus Mask, an Unseen Smile Can Still Be Heard

Emotion researcher Ursula Hess explains why a facial expression can be detected when obscured by a face covering

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Anti-hyperuricemic potential of stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) residue extract in hyperuricemic mice

Food Funct., 2020, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C9FO02246E, PaperArshad Mehmood, Liang Zhao, Muhammad Ishaq, Xin Wang, Lei Zhao, Chengtao Wang, Imam Hossen, Huimin Zhang, Meili Xu, Yunhe LianHyperuricemia (HUA) is considered a potent risk factor for the development of gout, renal failure, and cardiovascular disease.

OpenAI’s gigantic GPT-3 hints at the limits of language models for AI

The California research outfit OpenAI is back with another gigantic deep learning model, GPT-3. While it shows that bigger can be better in natural language processing, it also points to a potential absolute limit on the whole practice of language modeling.

George Floyd death: Violence erupts on sixth day of protests

Protests continue in cities across the US sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police.

UK ex-foreign secretaries Hong Kong alliance

The UK should be leading the response to China's treatment of Hong Kong, seven former foreign secretaries say.

Joomla team discloses data breach

Joomla says a team member left an unencrypted backup of the JRD portal on a private AWS S3 bucket.

Joomla team discloses data breach

Joomla says a team member left an unencrypted backup of the JRD portal on a private AWS S3 bucket.

Australian bushfires impacted 1% of all NBN services

Fire directly impacted 12% of all affected services, with the rest being out as a result of lack of power.

IBM Australia revenue dropped by over AU$300m in 2019

It also declared that no dividend would be paid to its parent company for the 2019 financial year.

Facebook Australia full-year profit slips slightly as revenue receives 33% boost

The Australian arm of the social media giant paid AU$16.8 million in income tax during FY19.

Christo: Bulgarian-born artist who famously wrapped landmarks dies at 84

The Bulgarian-born artist, known for his monumental projects, dies at his home in New York.

Glimmer of hope for world's rarest primate

The discovery of a new breeding pair raises hope for the future of a critically endangered gibbon.

Dancing On My Own: The story behind Robyn's 2010 'sad banger'

The Swedish singer discusses her pop classic, and how she once became 'tired of the broken heart'.

Russia and Turkey risk turning Libya into another Syria

Gen Haftar's forces have been beaten back from Tripoli but that does not mean peace is at hand.

Remote working: How cities might change if we worked from home more

Our homes, transport and city-centre spaces would change if we worked from home for good.

Our masked identities: Cartoons of India's new normal

Cartoonist Priya Kuriyan documents how masks became prevalent in India - even before its lockdown.

Carly Fiorina's journey from secretary to CEO

The US entrepreneur started her business career answering the phone, and went on to lead Hewlett-Packard.

'People use us to go to sleep to': Sudoku solvers become internet sensation

Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world are watching these men solve Sudoku puzzles.

Coronavirus: The South African village preparing for Covid-19

For people in South Africa's rural areas trying to protect themselves from Covid-19, hand washing in clean water isn't possible.

Coronavirus changes how doctors deal with death

Five doctors administering end-of-life care reflect on the current crisis.

Coronavirus: Belgian Prince Joachim apologises for Spanish lockdown party

Prince Joachim, who contracted coronavirus after attending a party in Spain, "regrets" his actions.

Return to work: How the technology mix we rely on is about to change, again

Software as a service was the key to lockdown working, but as we start to leave our homes other innovations will have a role to play.

The man whose death convulsed US

He was an athlete, friend and father whose life and struggles were emblematic of any American.

Coronavirus: Queen seen in public for first time since lockdown, riding pony

The monarch is pictured riding outside Windsor Castle, where she is isolating with Prince Philip.

Barcelona to resume La Liga title defence against Real Mallorca on 13 June

Barcelona will resume their La Liga title defence against Real Mallorca following the coronavirus shutdown.

SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronauts welcomed to the space station

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have floated into the International Space Station.

George Floyd death: Why do some protests turn violent?

In the US, peaceful protests over police violence have escalated into widespread riots and looting.

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