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Eve Online’s world war, explained | Polygon

Gaming’s best stories are written by the people who play, and World War Bee is no exception<p>Over the last several months tens of thousands of players in <i>Eve Online</i> banded together to wage war against the largest ruling faction in the game. The result was the single most deadly engagement in the …

World History

5 Keys That Will Decide Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals

The next 2016 NBA Finals game decided by single digits will be the first. And yet, this is still a series for the history books.<p>The Golden State Warriors made a pair of entries during their 108-97 Game 4 win Friday, hitting a Finals-record 17 threes and picking up their unprecedented 88th win of …

Basketball

Chicago Blackhawks complete series comeback, eliminate Blues in Game 6

Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith led the way for Chicago.<p>Ryan Miller was supposed to be the difference for St. Louis, but even he couldn't slow the decline of the Blues's season, which ended with a 5-1 loss in Game 6 to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.<p>Chicago completed a four-game comeback, winning …

Sports News & Articles – Scores, Pictures, Videos

Holding signs with messages such as "Shut it down!" as they converged arm-in-arm outside the Sacramento...<p>TAMPA, Fla. -- For at least one day, the …

New York Yankees

AP News: Basketball

NBA Players Association Wants Say in Donald Sterling's Punishment

Donald Sterling's racially charged tirade sparked plenty of reaction from the NBA's players, who have now made it clear they want a say in how he's punished.<p>TMZ first released an audiotape of the Los Angeles Clippers owner having an obscene conversation with girlfriend V. Stiviano. Deadspin later …

Basketball

Samsung Breaks Into A New Product Category: Premium Headphones And Audio Devices

Samsung is getting into the premium audio business.<p>The company announced Sunday night a new line of headphones along with a wireless Bluetooth speaker called Level. Level products will launch globally in the coming weeks, but Samsung hasn't announced finalized dates and pricing for the U.S. yet. …

Consumer Tech

What’s Next For PonoMusic, The Startup That Took Kickstarter By Storm And Raised $6.2M

Once in a while, a Kickstarter project just hits a nerve and compels thousands of people to donate money to make sure it becomes a reality. PonoMusic, a startup that aims to create a music download service and physical music player focusing on ultra high-quality sound, is the most recent …

Microsoft Web Browser Security Bug Could Impact Millions of Users

Microsoft issued a security advisory on Saturday warning users of a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser that could allow malicious …

Associated Press News

NRA leadership uses $50M Bloomberg gun control push to rally members

NRA’s leadership has used a recent announcement by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg – who has vowed to spend $50 million to push gun control measures – to remind members that their Second Amendment rights are in jeopardy.<p>Rallying his troops, NRA Executive Director Chris Cox, speaking at …

Obama leads backlash against LA Clippers owner's alleged racist remarks

• Deadspin releases extended version of offensive recording • President: 'Ignorant folks advertise their ignorance'<p>Barack Obama on Sunday led politicians, sports stars and other public figures in condemning racist comments attributed to the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, a barrage of …

Iran's president faces pressure from all sides

Nine months after taking office, Iranian President<p>Hassan Rouhanifinds himself under pressure from both his reformist supporters and hard-line conservatives as efforts to spur political change and economic progress have stumbled.<p>Rouhani has faced a backlash in recent weeks from the very base that …

Pro-Russian Separatists Force Hostages to Give Scripted Press Conference

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Masked pro-Russian gunman in Slovyansk showed their softer side on Sunday by releasing a hostage …

Tornadoes strike central, southern US, killing 12

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (AP) — A broad tornado sliced through Little Rock's suburbs Sunday, killing at least 11 people and leaving behind a miles-long path of destruction as a powerful system rumbling off the Plains provided a violent kick-start to the nation's tornado season.<p>The scene was the same in town …

Why Wii Need Ubisoft

The Wii U is having a bit of a rough time. While it\’s a bit of a cliche to mention that in a Nintendo article, it\’s hard to ignore their relatively …

The Oculus Rift and Nintendo's Role in Virtual Reality

With the premise of virtual reality slowly making its way into the minds of modern gamers, many have wondered which of the big three console …

Lessons in game marketing from the Ubisoft guy whose team just won 27 awards for it (interview)

Every year, the French video game publisher Ubisoft convinces gamers to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on games like Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Just Dance 2014.<p>Tony Key, the senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft, is one of those people behind that clever marketing. …

A security expert examines if the hackers of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs could actually take over a real smart city (interview)

One of the appealing parts about Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs video game is just how plausible its scenario is in the real world. In Watch Dogs, a hacker named Aiden Pearce and his friends take over the “city operating system” in a near-future Chicago. They spy on smartphones and use security …

A Behind-the-Scenes Peek at Marvel Universe Live

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Marvel Universe Live is an upcoming live-action stunt show featuring a huge cast of Marvel superheroes and villains. It may be …

Watch Dogs: What Can You Do Besides Hacking?

If you've been paying even the slightest bit of attention to Watch Dogs, you'll know there's one dominant theme that runs throughout Ubisoft's latest open-world action game: hacking. This is, after all, a story that concerns itself with our modern reliance on technology and all the ways one clever …

'Dark Souls II' Final Review: The Trouble With Sequels

<i>Read Part One of my review of Dark Souls II here. Part Two is here. Spoiler warning.</i><p><i>Dark Souls</i> didn’t need a sequel, and as far as I’m concerned one never should have been made. Allow me to explain…<p>We saw significant changes between <i>Demon’s Souls</i> and <i>Dark Souls</i>, not simply in terms of game design but …

The World's Most Dangerous Naval Weapon

The weapon that has damaged more U.S. naval ships in the last 60 years is not the torpedo, the deck gun, the anti-ship missile or the terrorist attack.<p>It’s sea mines.<p>Fifteen U.S. Navy ships have been sunk or damaged by mines since World War II, almost four times more than any other weapon.<p>But …

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Exotic species are settling in at L.A. Zoo's new rain-forest exhibit

The Los Angeles Zoo's new Rainforest of the Americas exhibit doesn't open until Tuesday, but it is already filled with commotion.<p>Dwarf caimans and a giant bird-eating spider were exploring the creature comforts of their enclosures this week. Construction workers were inspecting thermostats and …

Family Tree Of Pertussis Traced, Could Lead To Better Vaccine

Whooping cough was once one of the leading killers of babies around the world. Now that it's largely controlled with a vaccine, scientists have had a chance to figure out how the disease came into being in the first place.<p>That story is told in a study published online this week in the journal <i>mBio</i>. …

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