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  • UK Video Game Deals: Silver PS4 bundle, PSN sale, Dishonored 2, Super Mario Odyssey and more

    August 5, 2017 9:00 AM 13

    Your round-up of the week's best gaming deals and discounts. This week's round-up of the best video game deals and discounts in the UK includes the best of the summer's PSN Store sale, which is offering big discounts on The Last of Us Remastered, Hitman, Wipeout Omega, No Man's Sky and more. There's also 2016 game of the year contender Dishonored 2 for less than a tenner

  • Dishonored and Silent Hill composer Daniel Licht dies following cancer battle

    August 4, 2017 3:21 PM 11

    Composer was also famed for his work on TV series Dexter. Composer Daniel Licht has died at the age of 60 following a battle with cancer. Licht was best known for his work on all eight seasons of TV series Dexter, as well as video games Dishonored and Silent Hill: Downpour. Variety broke the news of his death, with tributes following on Twitter from those

  • Is Spotify finally coming to Xbox One?

    August 4, 2017 12:03 PM 12

    Screengrabs appear on Reddit suggesting Spotify's PS4 exclusivity is coming to an end. Evidence is mounting that music streaming service Spotify may finally be heading to Xbox One. A Spotify app has been available on Sony's PlayStation 4 since 2015, leaving Xbox owners wondering when they'd be able to stream music through their console. Spotify and Sony have always

  • WannaCry 'hero' Marcus Hutchins arrested for reportedly selling the Kronos malware

    August 4, 2017 6:21 AM 8

    Hutchins has now been charged in connection with a two-year cybercrime investigation Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher who helped stop the WannaCry attack earlier this year, has reportedly been arrested in the US on charges of creating, selling, and maintaining malware. Motherboard first reported news of Hutchins being detained by the FBI on his way home from the DefCon

  • Cyberwar? Pakistan's government website hacked to play Indian national anthem

    August 4, 2017 5:36 AM 11

    The website was reportedly defaced to display a message celebrating India's independence. Pakistan's government website ( reportedly got hacked on Thursday (3 August) by an unknown hacker going by the pseudonym Ne0-H4ck3r. According to reports, the attack involved the hacked website displaying an image of the Indian national flag's Ashoka

  • Earth will no longer have total solar eclipses in 600 million years

    August 2, 2017 11:36 AM 67

    A total solar eclipse like the one coming up in August might not happen in the distant future. Total solar eclipses will not always remain a celestial event in the way we experience them now. Astronomers say that in about 600 million years, total eclipses will not be possible. A complete eclipse happens only when "there is an exquisite alignment of the moon and the sun in our sky," said Richard

  • The 'creepy Facebook AI' story that captivated the media

    August 1, 2017 11:53 AM 21

    The newspapers have a scoop today - it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us. "'Robot intelligence is dangerous': Expert's warning after Facebook AI 'develop their own language'", says the Mirror. Similar stories have appeared in the Sun, the Independent, the Telegraph and in other online publications. So, is it time to panic

  • WhatsApp WARNING: New virus can reveal your internet history, messages and location

    July 30, 2017 5:00 PM

    Named GhostCtrl, the internet's newest threat comes in several forms including popular apps. So far, WhatsApp and Pokemon Go have been prime targets for the malware, which would allow the virus to attack over a billion devices. GhostCtrl works by installing a malicious software package to the device after the phoney app is downloaded. The malware then creates

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has surpassed Bill Gates as the richest man alive

    July 27, 2017 4:38 PM 53

    Get that man a monocle and a top hat! I'd like believe those may have been the words Jeff Bezos uttered to himself this morning, while sipping coffee in Seattle. I am of course referring to the news that the Amazon CEO has surpassed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the world's richest man. What's truly astounding is speed in which it was done. Bezos

  • Fairphone 1 dead: Company to stop supporting upgrades

    July 25, 2017 11:46 AM 54

    The world's first working modular phone will no longer receive any hardware or software support. The Fairphone 1 will no longer receive any updates and support from the phone's makers. New user-upgradeable spares and software updates beyond Android 4.4 will not be available from the OEM. Bas van Abel, the CEO of Fairphone, said in a blog post that the company