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Twitter Mocks the State of Halo World Championship Venue

The Halo World Championship, the biggest competitive event for Bungie’s/343 Industries’ military sci-fi shooter series, is underway this weekend. But, despite its premier ...

March 26, 2017 at 8:37 pm by

Bugatti Unveils $39,000 Bicycle

Bugatti has become famous as a luxury sports car maker, but now the Italian company has partnered with PG to translate its refined design and unrivalled build quality to the ...

March 26, 2017 at 7:42 pm by

Justice League Trailer Brings DC’s Greatest Heroes Together

Following the mixed reception of last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warner Bros is going all in on its new DC superhero menagerie, Justice League. Effectively ...

March 26, 2017 at 6:31 pm by

Game of Thrones Showrunners “Embarrassed” by Ice Stunt

Earlier this month, the premiere date of the penultimate season of HBO’s high-fantasy phenomenon Game of Thrones was unveiled via a florid performance event involving ...

March 26, 2017 at 5:27 pm by

“Drone Slayer” has Quadcopter Shooting Lawsuit Thrown Out

William Merideth, a Kentucky man who shot down a quadcopter that he thought was flying over his property, has had the resulting lawsuit from the owner of the drone dismissed ...

March 25, 2017 at 2:00 am by

Apple: Wikileaks CIA Exploits Are Old and Have Been Fixed

Apple has scoffed at a series of CIA documents released by Wikileaks today which revealed a number of vulnerabilities in the Cupertino company’s Mac and iOS devices. ...

March 24, 2017 at 10:59 pm by

Large Hadron Collider Discovers Five New Particles

In the eight years since it began operating, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland has changed the landscape of particle physics. The LHC has already proven ...

March 24, 2017 at 10:21 pm by

Razer Paying Gamers to Use its Cortex Software

Peripheral maker Razer has launched a new “pay to play” scheme to encourage gamers to use its free Cortex PC performance-boosting software. You won’t be getting money to ...

March 24, 2017 at 7:55 pm by

Startup to Fly Electric Planes on Short-Haul Journeys

A new startup based in Massachusetts, US is hoping to launch a fleet of electric-powered passenger planes for short-haul flights within the next ten or twenty years. Wright ...

March 24, 2017 at 6:03 am by

Twitter CEO Under Pressure to Resign Over Bot Scandal

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is under mounting pressure to step down for misleading potential investors about the amount of human users on the social media website. A recent study ...

March 24, 2017 at 4:01 am by

3DMark v2.3.3663 Adds Vulkan Support

Futuremark has announced that the latest version of its benchmarking tool, 3DMark, has added support for the Vulkan API. Vulkan is a relatively new 3D graphics API, developed ...

March 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm by

Netflix Launches Official Linux Support Through Firefox

Netflix has announced that its video streaming service is now officially available on Linux-based systems using the Firefox internet browser. Of course, Netflix has been ...

March 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm by

Nintendo Blames “Manufacturing Variation” for Joy-Con Connectivity Issues

Since the release of the Nintendo Switch earlier this month, many users have reported connectivity issues with the console’s Joy-Con controllers, particularly the left-sided ...

March 23, 2017 at 7:28 pm by

Samsung Launches “Intelligent” Bixby Virtual Assistant

Samsung has officially unveiled its Bixby virtual assistant, an “intelligent interface” which, unlike the likes of Siri, Cortana, or Alexa, uses AI to problem-solve, ...

March 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm by

UK Police Force to Launch First 24-Hour Drone Unit

It seems that automation isn’t merely the reserve of commercial interests: a UK police force has revealed that it is to employ a new 24-hour flying drone unit, the first of ...

March 22, 2017 at 11:01 am by