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A video game about mass surveillance in the age of Big Brother and Little Brothers

We live in a hyperconnected, technologically turbo-charged world of mass surveillance and "digital shadows" that is so subtly controlling, that it makes the notion of Big Brother seem quaint.<p>In George Orwell's <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i>, the only person watching you was the government. In today's society, …

Microsoft, Sony 'heavily' investing in free-to-play for next-gen, says Epic

Microsoft and Sony are "heavily" investing in free-to-play business models for their next-generation platforms, Epic Games vice president Mark Rein asserted today.<p>As reported by Joystiq, the executive said today during a roundtable discussion at the Game Horizon conference that both platform …

Rwandan genocide

"Tutsi Genocide" redirects here. For the genocide against the Tutsi in Burundi, see Burundian genocides § 1972, and § 1990–94.<p>The <b>Rwandan genocide</b>, …

Rwanda genocide 20 years on: 'We live with those who killed our families. We are told they're sorry, but are they?'

Lucie Niyigena's seven-year-old mind was a jumble of panic and confusion as she stepped over the brutalised, bleeding corpse of her grandfather and …

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Hong Kong court allows transgender woman to marry a man

Hong Kong's top court has granted a transgender woman the right to marry her boyfriend in a watershed ruling that falls short of allowing same-sex …

Gunmen injure 19 at New Orleans Mother's Day parade

Police say 19 people, including two 10-year-old children, have been wounded in a shooting during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans.<p>Police spokesman Remi Braden said in an email that many of the 17 victims were grazed by bullets and most of the wounds weren't life-threatening. No deaths were …

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We’ve Hit the Carbon Level We Were Warned About. Here’s What That Means.

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><i>This interactive explainer originally appeared on the</i> Guardian <i>website and is</i> …

America's 10 Worst Prisons: Walnut Grove

<b>The youth prison's record on rape was the worst "of any facility anywhere in the nation."</b><b></b> Richard Ross, Juvenile-in-Justice<i>Part 9 of an 11-part</i> …