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Cybersecurity firm finds evidence that Russian military unit was behind DNC hack

A cybersecurity firm has uncovered strong proof of the tie between the group that hacked the Democratic National Committee and Russia’s military intelligence arm — the primary agency behind the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 election.<p>The firm CrowdStrike linked malware used in the DNC intrusion …

Russia

Trump alarms experts with call for 'expanding' US nuclear capability

Donald Trump’s zest for making offhand quips about his intentions on serious policy matters has launched the United States on a grand experiment: What happens when the world doesn’t understand what the American president is trying to say?<p>In the hours after President-elect Trump tweeted about his …

North Korea denies being behind Sony hack

<b>(CNN) —</b> A North Korean ambassador insisted that his country had nothing to do with the massive computer hack at Sony and called for the United States, which has blamed North Korea, to provide evidence.<p>The United States hit North Korea with new sanctions this month after the FBI said the country was …

OSVR's open-source VR headset is slowly taking shape

The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) headset will get a significant upgrade soon. Gaming peripheral company Razer announced the OSVR program back in January, but the first prototype headset was an underwhelming affair with uncomfortable ergonomics and a so-so display. That wasn't really the …

Virtual Reality

'Halo,' 'Destiny' composer Marty O'Donnell wins lawsuit against Bungie

Developer Bungie's former in-house composer Marty O'Donnell had his day in court and it's time for Bungie to pay the piper. In addition to the initial payout of $142,500 he's owed as a profit-sharing program, O'Donnell also gets to hold onto what <i>VentureBeat</i> describes as a "considerable" amount of …

Soundtracks

The year of change for 'Destiny' starts next week

Developer Bungie is treating <i>Destiny</i> a lot like an MMO and come next Tuesday the game shifts into version 2.0, what the studio is effectively referring to as "year two" for the game. There are a <i>ton</i> of changes coming, and even if you don't snag the kick-off expansion pack "The Taken King," you'll be …

High Level

'Minecraft' players on Windows 10 and mobile can now build together

<i>Minecraft</i> offers wondrous worlds for solo adventurers, but it also gives groups the perfect canvas to build on and break together. With this in mind, developer Mojang is making it easier to host your friends with cross-platform play between <i>Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition</i> and <i>Minecraft: Pocket Edition</i>. …

Windows 10

New in our buyer's guide: the Galaxy Note 5, OnePlus 2 and Moto G

Phones and gaming. Gaming and phones. That's about all we're adding to our buyer's guide this month. Since we last checked in, we've inducted a trio of new handsets, including the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Moto G and the OnePlus 2. (And yes, we'll soon have to update the iPhone part of the guide too.) …

Space-sim 'Elite: Dangerous' comes to Xbox One on October 6th

We're still not sure when <i>No Man's Sky</i> is coming to PS4, but in the meantime Xbox One fans have their own slice of space exploration nirvana to look forward to. <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> has been out on PC for some time, and since June it's also been available to Xbox players as part of the Xbox Game Preview …

Xbox

The new 'Guitar Hero,' 'Crossy Road' multiplayer head to Apple TV

The latest version of Apple TV offers a bunch of new apps and Siri functionalities -- and it also has games. Today during its 2015 iPhone event, Apple showed off some new gaming experiences, including <i>Rayman Adventures</i>, <i>Disney Infinity 3.0</i>, <i>Shadowmatic, Crossy Road</i> and the new <i>Guitar Hero Live</i>. Hipster …

$30 'Fallout 4' season pass guarantees all add-on packs

A real-life Pip-Boy might be painfully out of reach, but <i>Fallout 4</i> developer Bethesda has something else that might make up for it: a season pass for add-on content that actually sounds like a hellacious deal. Bethesda admits that it doesn't even know what future packs will look like, but says that …

AMD spins off Radeon graphics into new division

AMD has formed a new Radeon graphics division and put its highly-regarded CTO, Raja Koduri, in charge. The Radeon Technologies Group will run quasi-independently of AMD with the goal of recapturing market share from NDVIDIA and "staking leadership positions in new markets such as virtual and …

'GTA Online' Freemode update adds wild events next week

<i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i>'s next update adds a series of new gameplay challenges called Freemode Events, and it's due out on September 15th across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Freemode Events are randomly triggered modes integrated into the <i>Online</i> world -- while in Freemode, an event can begin at …

Grand Theft Auto

November's Xbox One update boosts speed and social

Microsoft has revealed new details on the major update coming to Xbox One this November. The tile-based Xbone dashboard that we've grown accustomed to since the days of the 360 will be replaced with a sleeker and faster UI based on Windows 10 and geared heavily towards social interactions. The …

Windows 10

Playdate: Chatting with the developers of 'Tearaway Unfolded'

Want a game with adorable stylized visuals and quirky gameplay mechanics that defy convention? Play <i>Tearaway</i>. Oh, you don't have a PlayStation Vita? Okay fine -- let us introduce you to <i>Tearaway Unfolded</i>, the high definition PS4 remake of Media Molecule's papercraft platformer. Not only will Tim …

US official: 'IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria'

<b>There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC.</b><p>The US has identified at least four occasions on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border where IS has used mustard …

Floyd Mayweather Took an Illegal IV Before Pacquiao Fight, Report Says

<b>UPDATE:</b> Floyd Mayweather has denied any wrongdoing, issuing a statement that reads, in part: "I did not commit any violations of the Nevada or USADA …

Boxing

Google's Android Pay mobile payments service arrives in US

For Google, the second crack at mobile payments could be the charm.<p>Android Pay, the search giant's latest attempt to spur people into paying for items using their smartphone, launched Thursday, the company said in a blog post. Google struck agreements to get the service into more than 1 million …

Android Pay

5 Topics for…NFL Season

Tonight a new NFL season kicks off with the Pittsburgh Steelers going up against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. There are plenty of bold predictions out there for what the 2015-16 season will hold, and don’t forget that Flipboard’s got a topic for every team and many top players. …

Underworld Ascension: The game that took 20 years to sign

Role-playing games changed forever when Ultima Underworld launched in 1992. Here was a first-person adventure set in a fully 3D simulated world - an …

Logitech G Unveils World’s Fastest Gaming Mouse

NEWARK, Calif., Jul 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Logitech (six:LOGN) LOGI, -0.91% a leading innovator of gaming peripherals, today introduced the …

Batman: Arkham Knight - Batman: Arkham Knight's Red Hood DLC - Podcast Beyond - IGN Video

The crew of Beyond discusses the newly announced Red Hood DLC for Rocksteady Studios' highly anticipated Batman title.

What does it really cost to open an indie studio? All your money, most of your life

It is common to hear about game companies having crushing financial woes in the games press.<p>It can be observed in companies of all sizes, from THQ going under to 38 Studios defaulting on millions of debts to the recent <i>Yogsventure</i> project fiasco.<p>I've seen the people behind these projects judged very …

Israel Allowed To Tap U.S. Munitions Cache For Gaza Offensive

<i>Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET.</i><p>The Pentagon has confirmed that Israel was given permission last week to dip into a little-known U.S. munitions stockpile to draw tank shells and illumination rounds for its ongoing offensive in the Gaza Strip.<p>NPR's Tom Bowman reports that the billion-dollar U.S. "emergency" …

House Scraps Vote On Bill To Address Border Crisis

WASHINGTON -- The House abruptly removed a bill from its schedule that would provide $659 million in funding to address the ongoing border crisis, after initially planning to vote on the measure Thursday. After meeting Thursday afternoon, House Republicans are set to meet again Friday morning to …

Gaza conflict: David Cameron says genuine peace deal becoming 'impossible'

Prime Minister says Israel's conflict with Hamas means two-state solution beginning to look 'impossible'<p>Israel's conflict with Hamas is making it "impossible" to agree a "genuine peace deal", David Cameron has said in what is the UK's most trenchant intervention yet in three-and-a-half weeks of …

Israel

Another Assassin’s Creed Game To Be Revealed At Gamescom?

It looks like Ubisoft is about to announce a new Assassin’s Creed for PS3 and Xbox 360 at Gamescom in August.<p>Titled Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, a Swiss …

Assassin's Creed

Call of Duty: Ghosts' latest map pack lets you kill with mine carts, extreme Canadian weather

<i>Nemesis</i>, the fourth and final downloadable content pack for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, launches Aug. 5 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, giving players all-new ways to kill each other in multiplayer. From mine carts to evil Canadian blizzards to vertical take off fighter jets, there's no shortage of fresh …