Why Epic’s new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed – The Verge

  1. Why Epic’s new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed  The Verge
  2. Epic Games Store Goes Live  PCMag
  3. Ashen: Indie action-RPG debuts on Epic Game Store and Xbox One  VentureBeat
  4. Epic’s PC game store is live now  The Verge
  5. Journey makes its PC debut on the Epic Games Store  Eurogamer.net
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ESA defend loot boxes again, while IGDA call for industry self-regulation – Rock Paper Shotgun

  1. ESA defend loot boxes again, while IGDA call for industry self-regulation  Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. International Game Developers Association Wants New Loot Box Standards  IGN
  3. ESRB Wasn’t Aware of Pending FTC Investigation Into Loot Boxes  Variety
  4. FTC To Investigate Video Game Loot Boxes | ScreenRant  Screen Rant
  5. FTC loot box investigation: What happens next?  Polygon
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Even before Chicago hospital shooting, industry was anxious about security

  1. Even before Chicago hospital shooting, industry was anxious about security  USA TODAY
  2. Chicago doctor called 911 moments before ex-fiance killed her, 2 others  CBS News
  3. Mercy Hospital Chicago Shooting: Funeral arrangements being made for fallen CPD Officer Samuel Jimenez  WLS-TV
  4. The devastating loss of the doctor killed at a Chicago hospital by her former fiancee  Washington Post
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Smaller, faster and more efficient modulator sets to revolutionize optoelectronic industry

A research team has successfully fabricated a tiny on-chip lithium niobate modulator, an essential component for the optoelectronic industry. The modulator is smaller, more efficient with faster data transmission and costs less than traditional ones. The technology is set to revolutionise the industry.
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Super cheap earth element to advance new battery tech to the industry

Worldwide efforts to make sodium-ion batteries just as functional as lithium-ion batteries have long since controlled sodium’s tendency to explode, but not yet resolved how to prevent sodium-ions from ‘getting lost’ during the first few times a battery charges and discharges. Now, researchers made a sodium powder version that fixes this problem and holds a charge properly.
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