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Ukraine in pictures: Threat of war between Ukraine and Russia - Telegraph

North Korea fires more missiles amid US-Seoul military drills

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles into the sea – the second such launch in less than a week – while annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington continue, South Korean officials said.<p>The launches appear to be a continuation of North Korea's protest against the drills it calls …

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High-tech military gear

High-tech military gear<p>Smart guns, robots and drones, oh my! Here are a few of the military's high-tech gizmos and gadgets.<p>Apache attack helicopters<p>Until now, Apache helicopter pilots were seeing in black and white. New tech just revealed by the U.S. Army allows AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots to …

7 Outdated Technologies the U.S. Military Still Uses

The U.S. military is the proud owner of some of the world's most advanced technology. It has a fleet of flying robots capable of shooting missiles at …

The Pentagon Has Selected 2013's Most Intense Military Training Photos

It all starts with boot camp, which is designed to drill in the military mindset from the get-go.<p>By applying various degrees of physical and mental stress, the six to 12 weeks of "hell" weeds out the weak and makes sure you know what to expect in military service.<p>Boot camp isn't even the end of the …

Syrian military drop devastating 'barrel bombs' on city

Footage released online puports to show Syrian military helicopters dropping improvised "barrel bombs" on Darayya in south Damascus during the Geneva II peace summit<p>Footage has emerged showing the Syrian regime using explosive "barrel bombs" on civilian neighbourhoods, killing hundreds, while its …

68 best shots of military tech in action

68 best shots of military tech in action<p>Last year we brought you our picks of the 100 best images of the military in action, highlighting the technology that the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines deal with every day. And the advances keep coming. Here are 68 of the greatest action …

Iran tests new ballistic missiles, saying they are not part of a deal to limit its nuclear work

Iran has test-fired two new domestically-made long-range missiles, according to the country’s defence minister.<p>The launch comes ahead of next week’s talks with six world powers to try to reach an agreement on curbing Tehran’s nuclear programme.<p>One of the missiles was said to have been a new …

Video: First Footage Surfaces Of New Iranian Submarine

The new mid-sized model is the nation's largest domestically built sub.<p>During a montage of military achievements broadcast February 3rd on Iranian television, something new slipped in with tributes to the past and present. It was the first footage of Fateh, an Iranian submarine so new it hasn't …

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10 Things You May Not Know About 'Flappy Bird'

There was a time when I didn’t know what <i>Flappy Bird</i> was, when I was blissfully unaware of its existence.<p>There will come a time, in the very near future, when everyone will pretty much forget about the weird little mobile game.<p>But right now, <i>Flappy Bird—</i>despite its removal from the App Store—is the …

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition beta brought in half a million players

More than half a million players took to the tanks during beta testing for <i>World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition,</i> according to Microsoft general manager Matt Booty.<p>Booty, who has served as producer on the title for a year a half now, told Polygon those 500,000 players proved to Microsoft and developer …

New Xbox One Headset and Adaptor Details Announced - VGU

Today, Microsoft have announced a headset and adaptor designed for Xbox One. While intended for use with the console, the headset is also compatible …

Rumor: Leaked Details for Sledgehammer's 2014 Call of Duty

Share Email<p>We very much dislike posting anonymous tips and will hardly ever do it unless there’s some real good credibility behind it. We were sent a …

10 great forgotten games that deserve a sequel

You can’t move these days for sequel-happy franchises creaking under the weight of a seemingly endless tidal wave of uninspired new entries. And yet …

GTA Online celebrates Valentine's Day with Massacre Special update

<i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i> players will have access to a free, limited-time update, the Valentine's Day Massacre Special, beginning on Friday, Rockstar Games announced today.<p>In addition to 10 new jobs, which include deathmatches and races, the update adds new vehicles, 1920s-themed clothing and …

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Battlefield 4's popularity magnified its launch turbulence, says EA exec

In an interview with Rock Paper Shotgun, Electronic Arts chief creative officer Rich Hilleman downplayed <i>Battlefield 4</i>'s shaky launch across five platforms and its ongoing issues experienced by players, saying that the problems were magnified because of the game's popularity.<p>"I think there was a lot …

Scammers Use Flappy Bird's Death to Push Android Malware

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably well aware that the popular mobile game Flappy Bird was pulled this past weekend by its developer Dong Nguyen for being “an addictive product.” Countless fake apps have since sprung up, and unfortunately scammers have already figured out how …

'Titanfall' Beta Registration Now Open For All On PC And Xbox One

Last night EA/Respawn took Titanfall beta registration live, and you can now head here to try and sign up for yourself. The beta is for PC or Microsoft's Xbox One, and you’ll only be asked a few simple questions before being considered. Beta registration closes mid afternoon Pacific Time on Friday, …

The Bird Lord Speaks: Why We Should Believe In 'Flappy Bird' Creator Dong Nguyen

Dong Nguyen has emerged from the shadows, and amazingly, he chose to speak with Forbes’ Lan Anh Nguyen exclusively. It’s his first interview since announcing he was taking down his #1 selling game Flappy Bird, and then promptly following through on the promise a day later.<p>I highly suggest you check …

Everything You Wanted to Know About Iran and Nuclear Enrichment

What does the new interim deal to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions really mean? Nuclear safety expert and PopMech contributor Andy Karam explains.<p><b>Over the weekend international diplomats</b> reached a six-month agreement with Iran. In exchange for the lifting of some economic sanctions, Iran agreed to …

Meet Taranis, The UK's Shiny New Stealth Drone

The future of warfare is another smooth, gray, v-shaped flying robot.<p>BAE Systems, a British defense and aerospace company, revealed last week that its stealth drone Taranis successfully flew in tests over the Australian desert in August. Named after a Celtic god of thunder, Taranis is a technology …

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Violent Video Games Can Turn Kids Into Progressive Intellectuals

According to a number of recent articles like this one from the BBC, “Violent video games leave teens ‘morally immature.’’”<p>The BBC writes about work done by Mirjana Bajovic, a researcher at Brock University, who published an article in the journal <i>Educational Media International</i> entitled: “Violent …

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away, Woz's Android iPhone

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the things that happened around Apple this week.<p><b>Apple’s big buyback.</b> There are many reasons why CEO Tim Cook may have opted to reveal to the Wall Street Journal that Apple bought back $14 billion in stock in the two weeks since delivering holiday financial …

Elder Scrolls Online receives unofficial Oculus Rift support

Developer Chris Gallizzi successfully implemented Oculus Rift support with <i>Elder Scrolls Online</i>, which is currently in closed beta, highlighted by test gameplay footage posted on YouTube.<p>The five-minute video illustrates the massively multiplayer online role-playing game's character creation system, …

Phones installed with Flappy Bird selling on eBay after game pulled from stores

Less than a day after the app was pulled from stores by its developer, phones installed with mobile game phenomenon <i>Flappy Bird</i> are cropping up on eBay with exorbitant price tags, ranging everywhere from $300 to over $90,000 for the minimum bid.<p>A majority of the phones listed are Apple's iPhone 5 or …

As Dong Nguyen Removes His Game, Who Is The True Winner Of Flappy Bird?

And so it came to pass that the prophet was correct. 2014′s first true viral hit in Flappy Bird is no longer available in the iOS or Android app stores. Dong Nguyen said it would be removed, and twenty four later that is exactly what has happened.<p>There’s going to be a lot of discussion over the …