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‘God View’ and Other Uber Scandals This Week

This week has been a bad week for Uber, the car sharing service. First, Uber executive Emil Michael, caused a stir when he suggested paying “professional ...

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‘Let’s Encrypt’ Proposes Easy Web Encryption For All

HTTPS is the security standard of the internet. A glance at that tells the user that their data should be secure. But what if that web address prefix is absent? Only 24 ...

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Ubisoft Delays Online PvP Multiplayer Component of Trials Fusion

Trials Fusion was meant to have PvP multiplayer, but Ubisoft has delayed this into early 2015. The head-to-head mode was meant to launch soon, but it is running behind ...

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Just Cause 3 Multiplayer? Dev Says “I think it does make a lot of sense”

Although it won’t ship with multiplayer, I think it’s a foregone conclusion Just Cause 3 will eventually have it. Just Cause 3 was only officially announced ...

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1000 Precursor Orb Replicas Go On Sale For Naughty Dog’s 30th Birthday

Big fan of Naughty Dog? Celebrate their 30th birthday in style with a Precursor Orb! The Last of Us developer is offering 1,000 of these polystone replicas for $120 US each, ...

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Microsoft Wants to Use Minecraft as a Development Tool For Next Generation of Users

Microsoft broke out the check book when it decided to pay $2.5 billion for Mojang, developer behind the extremely popular title Minecraft, but it left many people wondering ...

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Inspired from Star Wars: Reusable Rockets from SpaceX

Elon Musk is a smart man, with SpaceX already using reusable rockets, but this is an amplified version. Musk has said that SpaceX is currently testing new “technologies ...

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Yahoo Buys Photo Aggregator Cooliris

In the latest purchase by the ambitious internet corporation, mobile photo aggregation app Cooliris has been bought up by Yahoo. The Cooliris mobile app allows users to ...

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e-Cigarettes Can Give You… Malware?

Be careful plugging your e-cigarette into your computer’s USB port to charge: that USB adapter included with your healthy smoking alternative may not have been for your ...

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Lovelace 2.0, the New Rival to the Turing Test

The Turing Test – named for mathematician and computer programmer Alan Turing –  is the world’s most famous method of assessing whether an Artificial Intelligence ...

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First ‘Poo Bus’ Gets to Work in Bristol

A bus entirely powered by human and food waste has gone into service. The waste is converted into bio-methane gas through a process called anaerobic digestion, with gas ...

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Ex-Valve Employees Ship First castAR Glasses

Technical Illusions, the group of people who ran a successful Kickstarter for the castAR Augmented Reality glasses, have started delivering the finished product to their ...

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Buy an Apple Pirates Flag for $1,900

Susan Kare, the designer of the original Macintosh’s graphics, fonts and icons, has announced that she is to start selling hand painted pirate flags. The flags have been ...

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Currys and PC World to Join in With Black Friday Sales

UK electrical retailers Currys and PC World (both owned by Dixons Retail) will be participating in the American “phenomenon” of the Black Friday sales. “The ...

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Parrot Bebop Drone Coming in December

Parrot, the French telecommunications company, now more famous for its A.R. Drone, has announced that its new Bebop Drone will go on sale next month starting at $500. The new ...

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Call of Duty Video Game Franchise Tops $10 Billion in Global Sales

The Call of Duty video game franchise has topped $10 billion in global sales, Activision proudly boasted, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the biggest game title, movie, ...

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Blood Sport Peripheral Wants Your Actual Blood During Games

Well then. Blood Sport has jumped onto Kickstarter asking for pledges to reach $250,000 for a device that would have some serious, real-world consequences while you’re ...

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GeForce GPU Shipments Could Stop Thanks to Samsung

NVIDIA and Samsung are in a legal battle right now, with Samsung threatening NVIDIA with a new sales ban. Samsung has submitted a counter lawsuit against NVIDIA with the US ...

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Alienware Launches Its Alpha “Steam Machine”, Starting at $550

Alienware has announced it is now selling its Alpha “PC console”, starting at $550. The Dell-owned gaming arm is selling its Alienware Alpha PC with an entry price ...

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Next Steam Sale Reportedly Starts on Wednesday, Nov. 26

Everyone break out your credit cards and get ready to use those PayPal accounts! The next Steam sale is reportedly going to begin on Wednesday, November 26, though Valve still ...

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American Gamer Who Flew to UK to Kill Woman Receives Life Sentence

Shane Coffey, a 20-year-old American gamer who attacked a British woman in a chaotic knife attack, has been sentenced to a life sentence. After pleading guilty for attempted ...

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UK National Crime Agency Arrests Five in Cybercrime Sweep, While Threats Continue

As part of an international operation targeting cybercriminals using remote access tools (RATs) to hijack computers, five people were arrested in the UK. There is an ...

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Taylor Swift’s YouTube Video Views Double After Artist Snubs Spotify

Popular music artist Taylor Swift snubbed Spotify by pulling her music from the online streaming music station – and her YouTube music video views have doubled since then. ...

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Workaround Provided For Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity Main Menu Problems

Gamers are reporting problems with Ubisoft’s Assassin Creed Unity, saying the game is crashing on the main menu screen. Game crashes have hit PC gamers, Sony PlayStation 4, ...

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Sony Asked People to Redesign Their Logo And Failed

Fast Company (via The Verge), has an interesting article that details Sony’s efforts to redesign its logo in 1981. Sony decided for its 35th Anniversary to launch ...

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