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Pokemon Go events: Grab a Super Incubator in Pokemon Go's Equinox Event

Pokemon Go events: Grab a Super Incubator in Pokemon Go's Equinox Event

Pokemon Go ushers in the start of autumn with a new seasonal event.
By Staff Writer Sep 22 2017, 1:15PM
Friday Linky Links: The Linkening

Friday Linky Links: The Linkening

A grab-bag of pop-culture news to send you into the weekend healthier, wealthier and wiser. (Health and wealth not guaranteed.)
By Ewa Grygier Sep 22 2017, 12:47PM
WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp apparently refused the UK government's entreaties to build what would essentially be a backdoor into its app earlier this year.
By Teri Robinson Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
WordPress patches nine security vulnerabilities

WordPress patches nine security vulnerabilities

WordPress.org released version 4.8.2 of its content management system that fixes nine security issues, five of which involve cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.
By Doug Olenick Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Hate having to press three buttons instead of one in Windows? So does Bill Gates.
By Vaughn Highfield Sep 22 2017, 9:31AM
Minecon Earth: How to watch the live stream dedicated to all things Minecraft

Minecon Earth: How to watch the live stream dedicated to all things Minecraft

The annual Minecon event is being replaced with a live stream in November alongside a series of community events.
By Victoria Woollaston Sep 22 2017, 9:25AM
Google confirms buyout of HTC's Pixel team for $1.1bn

Google confirms buyout of HTC's Pixel team for $1.1bn

The money will pay for around 2,000 of HTC's staff and intellectual property.
By Staff Writer Sep 22 2017, 9:15AM
SEC victim of hacking, filing system breached

SEC victim of hacking, filing system breached

Hackers may have profited from insider trading by using stolen confidential information
By Staff Writer Sep 22 2017, 9:15AM
Hyper PixelCast 91

Hyper PixelCast 91

What even is freedom in games? It would seem that we asked a question that borders on meaningful for our topic this week. Crazy, huh.
By Tim Henderson Sep 21 2017, 9:30PM
More NieR? Lazy Yoko needs some help

More NieR? Lazy Yoko needs some help

How's your Japanese? Because if it's up to scratch (and you can, err, design games) then said help could be you!
By Tim Henderson Sep 21 2017, 1:16PM
Red Alert banking malware steals credentials

Red Alert banking malware steals credentials

A new strain of banking malware is targeting Android users, security researchers have discovered.
By Rene Millman Sep 21 2017, 12:50PM
Overwatch League's first season is finally dated

Overwatch League's first season is finally dated

Activision-Blizzard dates the start of Overwatch League's first season.
By Vaughn Highfield Sep 21 2017, 12:33PM
Intel's 18-core i9-7980XE benchmarks show up online

Intel's 18-core i9-7980XE benchmarks show up online

New high-end part clocks up to 4.2GHz.
By David Hollingworth Sep 21 2017, 12:16PM
Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Do you wince when your partner suggests you head to IKEA on a Sunday morning?
By Chris Wiles Sep 21 2017, 12:02PM
Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

A free mobile anti-virus app developed by the DU group, a developer of Android apps, has been found to collect user data without the device owners' consent.
By Tony Morbin Sep 21 2017, 11:19AM
Australian launch date and pricing for Xbox One X revealed

Australian launch date and pricing for Xbox One X revealed

November is X-Month!
By David Hollingworth Sep 21 2017, 11:12AM
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL images, storage and price leak

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL images, storage and price leak

They are reportedly going to come in 64GB and 128GB versions.
By Zach Marzouk Sep 21 2017, 10:11AM
Every Xbox One X enhanced game coming from day one

Every Xbox One X enhanced game coming from day one

Microsoft finally reveals every game to benefit from the Xbox One X's immense power
By Staff Writer Sep 21 2017, 8:57AM
Amazon's next CAPTCHA could test your knowledge of physics

Amazon's next CAPTCHA could test your knowledge of physics

The test will show the user a set of scenarios, and ask them what would happen next.
By Staff Writer Sep 21 2017, 8:57AM
Check out the Xbox One X at a special Sydney event this weekend

Check out the Xbox One X at a special Sydney event this weekend

Sydney's Microsoft Store is showing off the company's latest console. And some hot games!
By David Hollingworth Sep 20 2017, 4:13PM