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Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.<p>It sounds like science fiction, but I assure you it’s quite real — although you probably don’t have to worry about this particular …

The Witcher is getting a Netflix series

Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels being adapted for TV<p>Netflix is developing an English-language drama series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher, according to a press release from production company Platige Image.<p>The Witcher series will be based on Sapkowski’s eight novels and story collections, the …

New Board Game The Captain Is Dead Is All About Surviving a Scifi Horror Scenario

The captain’s been killed, the engines are dead, and aliens are at the front door just waiting to come in and make a bloody mess. New board game <i>The</i> …

You no longer need a Mac to code iOS apps on Windows

Developing iOS apps no longer requires access to a Mac, thanks to a new program introduced by Microsoft called Xamarin Live Player.<p>Microsoft unveiled the new tool today at its Build 2017 developer conference. With Xamarin Live Player, developers can deploy iOS apps directly to an iPhone using …

GameStop Cooks up a New Four in One Nintendo Switch Bundle

Honestly, It Might Be the Best Nintendo Deal out There<p>If you are committed to buying a Nintendo Switch and want to get as much as possible for your …

The Beautiful Video Made When a Computer Predicts 100,000 Frames

Machine learning is an incredibly powerful thing. Damien Henry, a technical program manager at Google, took advantage of this, feeding a machine …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

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Max Payne Creators' New Game Gets a Publisher, Won't Be a Sequel

505 Games steps in to help.<p>Max Payne creator, Remedy Entertainment, has entered into a publishing agreement with 505 Games to work towards its newest …

How to play computer games for a living - and yes it IS possible and some people make millions

Last month premier league club West Ham announced an exciting new signing. But it wasn’t the full back or centre forward the club so desperately …

Haha Here's The Witcher 3 Running In 8K Haha

This is footage of <i>The Witcher 3</i> running 60fps at 8k resolution. That’s 7680 x 4320. On max settings. Gulp.<p>If you need to know what kind of monster …

Report: 80% of companies have hired a coding bootcamp graduate, all said they would do it again

The vast majority of tech hiring managers and recruiters believe that coding school graduates make good technical employees. However, they also …

For Honor Strikes Back with New Maps and Classes Coming This May

For Honor’s Faction War Is about to Get Bigger<p>With everything they have implemented thus far, Ubisoft is updating the whole of <i>For Honor</i> with Season …

Brutal Survival Game "ROKH" Created by All-Star Dev Team Launches on Steam Next Month

Adaptive Survival & Colonization Game ROKH Coming to Steam<p>Darewise Entertainment and Nvizzio Creations announced today that their adaptive survival …

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A Complete Breakdown of How You Win at Catan

We could say that breaking down the play of <i>Catan</i> into algorithms and probability charts takes all the fun out. Then again, we’re discussing a game …

Lyrebird claims it can recreate any voice using just one minute of sample audio

The results aren’t 100 percent convincing, but it’s a sign of things to come<p>Artificial intelligence is making human speech as malleable and replicable as pixels. Today, a Canadian AI startup named Lyrebird unveiled its first product: a set of algorithms the company claims can clone anyone’s voice …

'Overwatch' pro goes on racist tirade on stream, destroys his own career

<i>Overwatch</i> player Matt "Dellor" Vaughn caused his title to change from pro to former pro over the weekend after he angrily spewed a series of racist …

Don't Miss: 7 memorable boss fights that every developer should study

We reached out to developers to ask for their favorite examples of great boss fights that are worthy of close study. They tended to favor the …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

This VR glove for Vive and Oculus looks like the armoured hand of Sauron

VR hasn't even come close to mastering its visual illusions yet – but already some corners of the industry are settings sights on our other senses.<p>A …

After tragedy strikes, a dev's friends strive to complete his game

Former Harmonix programmer Roger Morash had been working on his passion project, a co-op platformer called <i>Shard</i>, for years before he died in January …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is playable at 4K ... on the PC

Wii U emulator makes Breath of the Wild look amazing<p>The Wii U and Nintendo Switch versions of <i>Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> run at either 720p or 900p resolutions depending on whether the Switch is docked or not, but some fresh updates to Wii U emulator CEMU allow the game to be played at much higher …

Breath of the Wild players are killing its toughest enemy in absurd ways

No items, Link only, final destination<p>One of the most satisfying things you can do in <i>T</i><i>he Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is take down a Lynel, a super powerful, centaur-looking enemy who can resist almost any attack. Tons of players have made it a point to defeat these creatures when they run …

How Zelda and Horizon fix open worlds in very different ways

How do you fix open world games?<p>Once, long ago, the answer was to constantly give the player stuff to do. "Thou shalt not be idle" became the …

100 Disney Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

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Working Pokémon Red recreated entirely inside Minecraft (update)

Look mom, no mods!<p><b>Update:</b> We’ve got a half-hour long tour with the creator. Come inside this crazy contraption in the video above.<p><b>Original story:</b> One industrious builder has recreated <i>Pokémon Red</i> entirely inside <i>Minecraft</i>. Mr. Squishy, the same man behind the working <i>Pac-Man</i> cabinet from a few years …

Microsoft is disgustingly sneaky: Windows 10 isn't an operating system, it's an advertising platform

Don't believe what Microsoft tells you -- Windows 10 is not an operating system. Oh, sure, it has many features that make it <i>look</i> like an operating …

Breath of the Wild Beaten in Under an Hour

Breath of the Wild Completion Record Currently at Just Over 58 Minutes<p>Nintendo’s newest Zelda title, Breath of the Wild, is enormous. It’s the sort …

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Is Running On An Emulator Already

You can't play the game through to the finish yet, thanks to a series of game-breaking bugs. But to some degree <i>Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> works on an …

Super Smash Bros AI beats top humans before ‘failing spectacularly'

Last week, MIT showed off Smashbot, an AI trained to beat humans at <i>Super Smash Bros Melee</i>. Playing as Captain Falcon, Smashbot beat a number of highly-ranked players.<p>Smashbot was built by a team led by Vlad Firoiu. Through a combination of deep learning algorithms and practice against the in-game …

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