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The Best Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Mods

The recently launched Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition marked the end of the line for Geralt’s latest outing – pulling together the outstanding …

M.W.A: Fozzie and Kermit do Express Yourself by N.W.A

AnimalRobot always does great mashups, and this timely version of Fozzie Bear doing N.W.A's "Express Yourself" taps into the moment's …

The Muppets

Carrier alliance sues to stop net neutrality rules

That didn't take long. The FCC's tougher net neutrality rules have only just been published in the federal register, and the lawsuits are already pouring in. The US Telecom Association has filed a suit claiming that the utility-style regulation of internet access is an "arbitrary and capricious" …

Telecoms

The 'Grand Theft Auto V' Rockstar Editor is exclusive to PC

Anyone who plays <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> on PC will get a special treat when the game launches tomorrow, April 14. The Rockstar Editor is exclusive to the PC version of <i>GTAV</i>, offering tools that allow players to cut up in-game shots, create unique scenes with hand-selected characters, animals and physics, …

FCC approves net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband as a utility

It's a good day for proponents of an open internet: The Federal Communications Commission just approved its long-awaited network neutrality plan, which reclassifies broadband internet as a Title II public utility and gives the agency more regulatory power in the process. And unlike the FCC's last …

Net Neutrality

'The Hobbit' Trilogy Grossed Almost $3 Billion And No One Cared

<i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>‘s Pamela McClintock and Scott Roxborough <i></i>dropped a fascinating report last week concerning how the recent strengthening of the greenback has translated into lower earnings in dollar terms for the studios overseas from would-be global blockbusters. As the headline of the piece …

Movies

'Encryption should be a global human right, Mr Cameron'

<i>This is a guest post by Nico Sell, founder of encrypted messaging service Wickr and WIRED 2014 speaker.</i><p>Dear Prime Minister Cameron,<p>Those of us who …

Privacy

Comics of the week reviewed for 07 February

Having taken over movies, television and animation, comics have never been cooler. Now, WIRED.co.uk picks out the best and worst of the week's titles …

Graphic Novels

'New 3DS XL' Review: Nintendo's Best Handheld Yet

Nintendo is one of the most interesting and peculiar companies in the tech world.<p>This is a 126-year-old company that began as a playing-card business, and has adapted to become the most famous video game company of all time, with over 4 billion software units sold to-date.<p>It’s a company that is …

Retrogaming

Björk, Vulnicura, review: 'raw exhilaration'

Björk's ninth album charts a relationship break-up with emotional honesty and musical daring, says Helen Brown<p>“These abstract, complex feelings/ I just don’t know how to handle them” frets Björk on an album which details the break-up of her long-term relationship with <b>artist Matthew Barney</b>. But …

Kim Dotcom Launches Skype Competitor MegaChat

Kim Dotcom, the infamous entrepreneur behind Megaupload, has released his latest product. Currently in beta, MegaChat is a browser-based encrypted video calling and file-sharing platform that is being positioned as a Skype competitor.<p>MegaChat is being rolled out feature-by-feature today and there …

Kim Dotcom

Xbox's Kinect Reminds Us To Be Skeptical Of Microsoft's Windows Holographic

Microsoft closed out their lengthy Windows 10 press event today with the unveiling of Windows Holographic and the HoloLens, a device that may look like a VR headset to compete with the likes of Oculus and Sony, but focuses on Augmented Reality (AR) instead.<p>The demo video showed users projecting …

Augmented Reality
Extremism

Everything You Need To Know Before Buying And Playing 'Elite: Dangerous'

To say I’m hooked on Elite: Dangerous would be an understatement. I’m sinking an average of 30 hours per week into the game. I’ve programmed a space-themed Spotify playlist for those long voyages between star systems. When those songs aren’t blaring out of my cockpit speakers, I’m streaming in …

Trucking

The Blackberry Classic Is A Noble Throwback To The QWERTY Era

It’s 2003. Outkast’s “Hey Ya” is playing on your Archos Jukebox as you take the train into work in the near dark. At your hip is strapped a Blackberry 7200, one of the first color smartphones in the world. Your belt buzzes – it’s an email from your boss. You tap out a response without thinking, …

Street Artists Turn An Old Scottish Castle Into A Psychedelic Graffiti Haven

Dear readers, riddle me this: What's the only thing cooler than a Scottish castle? A Scottish castle covered in psychedelic graffiti, of course.<p>Allow us to introduce the Kelburn Castle, a 13th century building located 35 miles outside Glasgow. As you may notice, it has quite the unusual facade. The …

Why Joe Cocker Sang the Blues

Joe Cocker, the Grammy-winning British blues singer, died Monday at the age of 70, leaving behind a legacy that included dozens of albums.<p>But back …

Soul Music

The Perfect Gaming Phone

<i>Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog What Games Are. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>A sketch comedy show in the UK called <i>The Fast Show</i> used to have a farmer/bumpkin character named Jesse who would emerge from a shed …

Kerrang!

It's the weekend! So treat yourself to our Christmas special, and get in the festive …

Microsoft Employee Pens The Worst/Best Corporate Blog Post Of All Time

Recently a Microsoft employee published a blog post on the company’s Office blog. The missive, under the name of Tim Carroll, a “senior product manager on the Office 365 team,” is perhaps the worst and best corporate blog post of all time. A Microsoft spokesperson informed TechCrunch that “the blog …

5 Reasons That 2014 Was Actually An Awesome Year In The Game Industry

This week the virtual pages of the gaming press are rife with negativity, denouncing the industry at large for an embarrassing, critically subpar, or culturally tone-deaf year. Those observations aren’t unjustified, but there are two sides to every story. And <i>this</i> side is all about shining a bright, …

Sony hack snowballs as movie scripts, celebrity phone numbers leaked

Sony Pictures is in full-blown damage-control mode and has called an all-hands meeting following another huge leak of sensitive, confidential info. The new trove of data released by the so-called GOP (Guardians of Peace) includes more private employee info, actor phone numbers and traveling …

Social Engineer - Social Engineer - Chapter 1

YOU ARE READING<p>Social Engineer<p>A Wattpad Featured Story! A pharmaceutical company under cyberattack from China. The chemical formula for their …

Squid Myths: From Kraken to Cthulhu

Squid Myths: From Kraken to Cthulhu<p>Updated on December 28, 2014<p>Giant Squids in Mythology and Reality<p>What has ten tentacles, a beak, a googly eye, and …

‘Expendables 3’ Leaked Online. What Does It Mean for Indie Filmmakers?

'Expendables 3' Leaked Online. What Does It Mean for Indie Filmmakers?<p>How much damage can piracy do? Take the national average ticket price of $8 and …

Watch: Darren Aronofsky Talks Myth, Storytelling And The Value Of Tragedy In 7-Minute Video

While we wait for <b>Darren Aronofsky</b> to announce his next feature project, the below clip is as good a placeholder as any. The filmmaker recently …