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Battlefield 3 servers hit by DDoS attack

Battlefield 3’s and Battlelog’s servers are suffering outages following Distributed Denial of Service attacks. The Battlefield 3 status site says PC …

Publishing

FIFA and EA sign exclusive deal through 2022

Hope you weren't expecting to see much new blood in football/soccer video games: Electronic Arts today announced it signed a continued exclusivity …

EA Sports

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

Iron Man 3 continues to demolish the competition at the UK box office

UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th May 2013…<p>Marvel’s <b>Iron Man 3</b> continued its stellar box office run by …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi might see Luke Skywalker sharing an island with a 9-foot sea creature – and here’s what it could look like

Star Wars is nothing without its weird and wonderful creatures and aliens, from the Cantina band to womp rats to even (*shudder*) the Ewoks. And Star …

Hatchet III Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Danielle Harris, Adam Green Movie HD

#2 - Batman Begins (2005)

<i>Throughout April, we’re counting down to the release of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 with our picks for the Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time; here’s</b> …

Bayern Munich agree £32m deal to sign Mario Gotze from Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Germany midfielder Mario Gotze will join Bayern Munich in a £32million deal.<p>Mario Gotze: Joining Bayern Munich …

Boxee launches its cloud DVR service in the San Francisco Bay Area

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Boxee’s cloud DVR service is now available to San Francisco Bay Area residents, as the company turned on recording capability …

Microsoft new Xbox launch event confirmed for May 21st | Trusted Reviews

Microsoft has confirmed it’ll introduce the new Xbox games console to the world on May 21st after sending an invite out to the media on Wednesday …

Xbox

Four-midable Dortmund follow Bayern's lead

Robert Lewandowski was in sparkling form for Borussia Dortmund © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Robert Lewandowski inspired Borussia Dortmund to an impressive …

Soccer

Hart criticises City team-mates

• Premier League<p>ESPN staff<p>Joe Hart insists Manchester City can bounce back from the disappointment © PA Photos<p>Enlarge<p>Related Links<p>News: Kompany: City …

Soccer

Fantastic free kick from Leon | Quevedo v Independiente

Luis Suarez charged with violent conduct

• Premier League<p>ESPN staff<p>What now for Suarez?<p>Related Links<p>News: Ivanovic 'declines Suarez apology'<br>• News: PM calls for strong stance on Suarez<br>• News: …

Soccer

Manchester United v Aston Villa: as it happened

Read live coverage of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Monday April 22, 2013, kick-off 20.00 (BST).<p><i>Email thom.gibbs@telegraph.co.uk or tweet @thomgibbs with the answer to this question: How can we make the Premier League more interesting next</i> …

Soccer

Manchester United crowned Premier League champions after Robin van Persie hat-trick

Manchester United have been crowned English champions for the 20th time thanks to a stunning first-half hat-trick from Robin van Persie.<p>The Dutchman …

Look, no hands - Driverless cars

Special report<p>Driverless carsLook, no hands<p>DRIVING THROUGH SILICON VALLEY on freeway 101 in busy Friday lunchtime traffic, Google’s Chris Urmson …

Apple's iPhone 5S launch 'delayed by fingerprint scanner'

The iPhone 5S could be delayed until after June because of problems with a new fingerprint-scanning feature designed by Apple to replace the passcode-based unlocking system on previous models.<p>A supply chain source in Taiwan said Apple was trying to find a coating material that did not interfere …

Mobile Technology

Reports say Twitter has reached multimillion dollar deal with ad-buying company

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: GigaOM<p>The Financial Times is reporting that Twitter has reached an advertising deal “worth hundreds of millions of …

OK Glass, RIP privacy: the democratization of surveillance - http://tcrn.ch/XWCoyk

Jomi’s Smart Water Bottle Sleeve-Plus-App Wants To Track & Chart Your Liquid Intake To Make You Drink More

Move over HAPIfork. Estonian startup Jomi Interactive is cooking up a pair of smart devices that will remind people to drink <i>more</i> water. Or at least whatever liquid/poison of choice you put in your water bottle. The aim, says the startup, is to encourage healthy behaviour and counteract the mild …

Comic Book Review - Northlanders Vol. 7: The Icelandic Trilogy

<i>Robb Ghag reviews Northlanders Vol. 7: The Icelandic Trilogy…</i><p>“<i>In this final epic from issues #42-50, young Ulf Hauksson takes over his clan’s</i> …

From Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion: the reinvention of a gangster rapper

Snoop appears, as if by magic, in a puff of his own smoke. The rapper, actor, gangster and stoner extraordinaire has reinvented himself as a …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Looking for the moon tonight?

If you’re looking for the moon, you’ll need get up early or stay up late.<p>If you’re looking for the moon around April 7, 2013, you’ll need get up …

Astronomy

Microsoft Apologizes, But Refuses to Comment on 'Always On'

I was planning on avoiding yet another controversy started on Twitter yesterday, as it seems there’s a new gaming-related one every few hours.<p>In it, Creative Director at Microsoft Studios Adam Orth kicked things off by saying he “didn’t understand the drama around ‘always on’ consoles” because …

Always-Online, Always Connected Would Be A Terrible Business Decision For Microsoft's Next Generation Xbox

<i>Rumors, leaks, and anonymous sources all point to an always-online requirement for Microsoft’s next Xbox.</i><p>The next Xbox may have an always-online requirement, according to sources across the internet. These back up earlier leaks that suggest the next-gen video game console will be “Always Online, …

Dell Slashes Alienware X51 PC By $100, Adds Ubuntu Linux Option

Alienware’s console-sized X51 PC, classified as a “Mini Gaming Desktop” by Dell, is now shipping at an introductory price of $599 if configured with Ubuntu Linux and an Intel Core i3 processor.<p>The announcement holds deeper implications than merely being a more affordable, living room-friendly …

BioShock 2 is the underrated human heart of the BioShock trilogy

<i>Editor's note: To mark the announcement of the BioShock Collection - okay, the confirmation of the BioShock Collection after more leaks than even the</i> …