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TotalBiscuit death: YouTube star and gamer John Bain dies aged 33

The vlogger documented his treatment for cancer in his videos

2 hours ago from The Independent

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Quantic Dream Builds a Better Robot With Detroit: Become Human

Quantic Dream produces titles people either love or hate. It’s rare to find someone who feels lukewarm about the developer’s offerings. I fall into the “love” crowd, but can understand why some ...

18 hours ago from

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Avast Finds Pre-installed Android Malware on Hundreds of Phones You’ll Never Use

Avast researchers report that several hundred different Android devices are shipping with malware pre-installed, but as usual, the hysteria doesn't align with reality. The post Avast Finds Pre-installed ...

14 hours ago from Extremetech

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Edge is still the most efficient Windows browser, but Chrome is getting close

Once Edge had a big advantage over competing browsers. It doesn't any more.

19 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Ubisoft’s Gaming Assistant Sam Is Now Available Globally

These days just about everyone is launching their own take on digital assistant software. Even Bank of America launched their own, so it’s not surprising to see that there are also digital ...

Thu 24 May 18 from Ubergizmo

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GameFly cloud gaming assets and talent picked up by EA

Today Electronic Arts announced its acquisition of GameFly. The takeover includes the company’s cloud gaming technology and its personnel.

Wed 23 May 18 from Techspot

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Watch the Battlefield 5 reveal with Trevor Noah: WWII and free DLC - CNET

Dice is taking its iconic shooter back to the series' original setting -- and you'll be able to play it on October 19.

Wed 23 May 18 from CNET

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A real conversation piece: Social chatbot in China does phone talk

The voice is sweet, youthful but not childish, just vibrant enough to hit all the marks of a call from a good friend who can listen and react. It is not the voice of a human. It is a chatbot ...

Thu 24 May 18 from TechXplore

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New Battlefield game zeroes in on women soldiers of the second world war

Battlefield V aims to showcase the “unseen locations and untold stories” of war, with both epic battles and individual missions to engage in from Norway to north AfricaWARNING: video content ...

Thu 24 May 18 from

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Fortnite developers to give $100,000,000 to the game's best players

The prize fund immediately makes Fortnite one of the most rewarding esports games in the world

Tue 22 May 18 from The Independent

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