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Game of Viruses? HBO to dramatize ‘Stuxnet’ cyber attack on Iran

The story behind the shadowy US-Israeli cyber attack against the Iranian nuclear program may soon be coming to TV screens. HBO is reportedly working on a miniseries based on ‘Zero Days,’ an award-winning documentary about Stuxnet. The network behind ‘Game of Thrones’ has reportedly partnered with Carnival Films, the production company behind ‘Downton Abbey,’ to adapt a 2016 documentary by ...

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Protest & cheers at warm-up game for unified Korean Olympic hockey team (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Supporters and protesters gathered in Incheon, South Korea Sunday as the unified Korean women’s hockey team played out their first warm-up game ahead of the Winter Olympic Games later this month. READ MORE: N. Korea cancels joint event with S. Korea, blames media – report The team, made up for the first time of players from across North and South ...

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Microsoft’s Mixer follows Twitch with addition of direct tipping and game sales

Mixer, Microsoft’s answer to Twitch, will soon allow its streamers to start selling games and other downloadable content via its service, and will introduce tipping, the company announced this week in its year-end wrap-up. The game sales will be made possible through the new Mixer Direct Purchase program, which is now in testing ahead of a broad, public launch, Microsoft ...

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Facebook lets you tip game live streamers $3+

Facebook Live is launching monetization for video gameplay streamers, allowing users to tip creators a minimum of $ 3 via the desktop site. Right now, the contributor of the tips doesn’t get any special call-out or privileges, though Facebook tells me it’s considering different options for creators and gamers. For instance, it could have a special emoji Reaction float across ...

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Trump dumps on Dems, uses Pentagon in shutdown blame game

President Donald Trump said Democrats would bear responsibility for endangering the US military should Congress be unable to pass a short-term resolution to continue funding the government. “We’re just here to support the general and all of the generals. We’re here to support our country’s military,” Trump said outside the Pentagon on Thursday. “If the country shuts down, which could ...

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From White Walkers in Finland to ‘Wall’ found in Russia: Winter PHOTOS inspire Game of Thrones fans

While Game of Thrones fans brace themselves for the epic TV series to end in 2019, a world of ice and fire can be found beyond Westeros, from the inspired ice hotel in the Finnish Arctic to ‘The Wall’ in Russia’s Far East. Anyone looking for the ultimate GOT experience can now book an ice hotel in Lapland, where a ...

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Kate Spade gets into the smart watch game

As it stands right now, Apple is absolutely dominating the smart watch market. But that hasn’t stopped other entrants from trying their hand, or wrist, in the space. Most recently, Kate Spade New York has introduced a new line of smart watches in collaboration with Fossil. This is part of a larger push by Fossil Group to launch smart watches ...

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Couple tortured woman to death during ‘sex game’ in Berlin, then tried to flee to Turkey – report

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 03:56 A brutal murder which occurred in Berlin ahead of Christmas was likely committed during a bizarre “sex game” by a couple who tried to flee to Turkey afterwards, investigators believe. A 55-year-old German woman, identified as Marianne M., was likely tortured and killed during a gruesome “sex game” with two suspects, German media reported ...

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Chinese game streaming platform Chushou raises Series D, adds Google as investor

Google has added Chinese mobile game livestreaming platform Chushou to its list of investments in Asia. The Beijing-based startup announced today that it has closed a Series D round, which Google joined as a new investor, that brings its total funding so far to over $ 120 million. Chushou’s previous investors Qiming Venture, Shunwei Capital and Alpha X Capital, also ...

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Man bleeds out, reportedly too busy to notice fatal cut while playing Star Wars VR game

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 12:44 Some video games require time and dedication, but dying for one might be a little too much. A man in Moscow was reportedly too busy playing a Star Wars virtual reality game to notice a cut on his head, which proved to be fatal. The body of the 44-year-old was discovered in his apartment, ...

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