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E3: The 'uncanny world' of Cyberpunk 2077

  Cyberpunk 2077 has been one of the most anticipated games previewed at E3. In a demo shown at the California conference, visitors got to see the game's sci-fi city setting. "It's an uncanny place," says quest designer Patrick …

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Hellblade: Bafta for first-time actress

  Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice was the big winner at the Bafta Games Awards, including picking up best performer - which was won by a video editor. Melina Juergens was asked to stand in for one of the characters and ended up getting …

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Overwatch: Bigger than the Premier League?

  Could Overwatch be the game to take e-sports mainstream? Its developer Activision Blizzard has just announced the first seven team owners for a forthcoming league. It believes, in time, the tournament could prove more lucrative than …

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Kingdom Hearts 3 game released 'without an ending'

  Highly anticipated game Kingdom Hearts 3 has been launched with a twist - the ending comes separately. The move was made to prevent spoilers from leaked versions of the long-awaited sequel. Excerpts of the game, which allows …

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School bomb hoax suspect arrested in US

  An American man accused of deluging schools and Los Angeles's airport with hoax bomb threats has been arrested. Timothy Dalton Vaughn is suspected of being part of the Apophis Squad hacker group that was allegedly behind the pranking …

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Researchers create 'malicious' writing AI

  A team of researchers who have built an artificially-intelligent writer say they are withholding the technology as it might be used for "malicious" purposes. OpenAI, based in San Francisco, is a research institute backed by Silicon …

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Tech Tent: Will Apple ban that Saudi app?

  Smartphone apps have transformed many areas of our lives, but in Saudi Arabia they are being used to curtail the rights of women. On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we ask whether it is the responsibility of technology companies to …

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Ad code 'slows down' browsing speeds

  Ads are responsible for making webpages slow to a crawl, suggests analysis of the most popular one million websites. The research by developer Patrick Hulce looked at which chunks of code take longest to load. About 60% of the …

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Mobile networks call for 5G security inspector

  The mobile network industry has called for a new European security testing scheme to check the safety of 5G equipment before it is deployed. Several countries have stopped individual companies supplying equipment for their …

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