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Sony's 'No Questions Asked' H1Z1 Refunds Don't Go Far Enough

Sony is offering refunds to anyone who recently purchased online zombie game <i>H1Z1.</i><p>The refund follows revelations that, contrary to statements from SOE in the days and weeks leading up to the launch of the game on Steam Early Access, microtransactions would be offered for items like guns and ammo.<p>SOE …

iSpy: Snowden leak shows how the UK tracked iPhone users

Apple has long been outspoken about the measures it goes to to keep your iPhone secure, but new documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden demonstrate how the British spy agency GCHQ was able to carry out “realtime tracking of target iPhones” — by compromising users’ computers.<p>Rather than …

Five-year-old misses friend's birthday party and gets invoice for £15.95

The parents of a five-year-old schoolboy have been invoiced for failing to attend a school friend’s birthday party and have been threatened with legal action if they do not pay.<p>Derek Nash and Tanya Walsh found a brown envelope with a £15.95 “no show fee” left in their son Alex’s schoolbag last …

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Much Ado About 'Hatred'

Ostensibly the best, or very nearly best, video game of 2014 includes a mechanic called Brutalize.<p>In <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>, a surprisingly fun and innovative open-world action game that came out last year, you play as Talion, a cursed ranger out for revenge.<p>The core gameplay element is …

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Everyone Hates Mitt Romney

Everyone hates Mitt Romney. Everyone. Not just the 47% of Americans he dismissed as welfare takers during his slapstick presidential charge in 2012, …

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 …