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My brief life as a Diablo III hacking victim

The world's first entirely 3D-printed gun has been made

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We've been following the 3D printed gun for a while now. In internet time, it's been generations. In real time, it's been less than a year or so. What is legally defined as a gun has already been printed, but technically that's not the entire object, just some of the...
The world's first entirely 3D-printed gun has been made
Defender II’s Android-exclusive castle defending sees strong success

Steam lets you play in the streets of Gotham City Impostors for free

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Now terrorizing the streets of Gotham City is an achievable dream for every Bat and Joker with a decent computer and an Internet connection. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that Gotham City Impostors, a first-person multiplayer shooter that developer Monolith Productions released early this year, is now free...
Steam lets you play in the streets of Gotham City Impostors for free
Bomb-carrying Navy robots take orders from odors

Open-air plasma device could revolutionize energy generation, US Navy's weaponry

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Researchers at the University of Missouri have devised a method of creating and launching rings of plasma through open air. Depending on your point of view, this could have significant repercussions for the energy generation and storage industry... or the nascent plasma weapons industry, of course....
Open-air plasma device could revolutionize energy generation, US Navy's weaponry

Meteor Games to publish high-end online game Hawken in December (exclusive)

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Hawken is one of the coolest online games in development for publication on the web. Adhesive Games, the startup studio that is making the game, is announcing today that its Meteor Entertainment division will publish the game as a free-to-pay title in December. Hawken is a “mech shooter” title,...
Meteor Games to publish high-end online game Hawken in December (exclusive)

You Can't Have It Both Ways

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Gun control is control of all guns. This tautology, in a developed society, is non-negotiable. If guns can exist in our country, then gun plans can exist, and, although I’m firmly on the side of draconian control over most weapons, I find the move to ban Defense Distributed’s plans for...
You Can't Have It Both Ways

"Gun" "Control"

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Please note that this is a post about technology, not politics. The tech industry cheerleads the displacement and reconfiguration of huge institutions like the music industry and telecoms. The arms industry shares many of the attributes of those industries, and is poised for fundamental change that is much like the...
"Gun" "Control"
Best new apps: Ridiculous Fishing for iOS

Borderlands 2 - preview

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Gearbox's shooter is Borderlands on steroids - the same addictive loot drops, twisted creativity and depth, only more soIt's hard to explain the allure of Borderlands to anyone who hasn't played it, but I think it's all tied up in the loot drops. Sure, Gearbox's shooter boasts insane weaponry, twisted...
Borderlands 2 - preview

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: How Mobile Devices Will Shake Up E-Commerce

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Mobile Insights is the new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile strategy news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Look Where Mobile Is Going To Find The Key To Social (eMarketer and Memeburn)According an eMarketer study, CEOs agree...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: How Mobile Devices Will Shake Up E-Commerce

Autumn Dynasty; Bridge Constructor – review

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£4.99, iPad, BulkyPix; £1.99, iOS, Headup GamesThe iPad's touch-screen and HD display make it a good fit for real-time strategy games, so it's nice to see developers taking advantage. Autumn Dynasty (£4.99, iPad, BulkyPix) eschews graphical supremacy and hi-tech weaponry in favour of storybook battles created in a beautiful, hand‑drawn...
Autumn Dynasty; Bridge Constructor – review

DARwIn-OP learns to skate, contemplates NHL career (video)

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On the list of dangerous humanoid bots DARwIn is easily topped by the bow-happy iCub. Still -- we don't trust this thing one iota. While we haven't seen it pick up any weaponry just yet, our friends to the north are teaching it one of man's most notoriously violent...
DARwIn-OP learns to skate, contemplates NHL career (video)

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot - preview

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Ubisoft combines castle building and dungeon hacking into one intriguing free-to-play comedyThe name should give you plenty of clues about the nature of Ubisoft's newly announced free-to-play dungeon crawler. It's silly, it's self-conscious and it wants to poke a bit of fun at this most straight-faced of ridiculous game genres....
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot - preview
Human Rights Watch calls for worldwide ban on 'killer robots'

Barack Obama Is The First Cyber War President, But A President Can't Win A Cyber War

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The Commander-in-Chief has made a massive troop reassignment to U.S. Cyber Command and pushed new legislation and executive orders expanding pre-emptive cyber attacks, but it'll take more innovation than government can muster to win the war against hackers with cheap, destructive weapons. President Barack Obama ran on "change we...
Barack Obama Is The First Cyber War President, But A President Can't Win A Cyber War

Trying to make 3D-printed guns un-happen is admirable, but futile

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What do you do when someone has done something bad and you know there’s nothing you can do to stop them, but you’re in a position of authority and you have to try anyway? You brave humiliation, as the U.S. State Department just did when it told 3D-printed gun designer...
Trying to make 3D-printed guns un-happen is admirable, but futile

9 multiplayer PC games that redefine 'holiday family time'

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In Hitman: Absolution, it's not as though you're joining a server and stealthily convincing 31 other players that you're not standing behind them with a garrote. (Try the Assassin's Creed series for that.) Instead, IO Interactive has built a brilliant multiplayer hook into this delightful, single-player title. Other players...
9 multiplayer PC games that redefine 'holiday family time'

MakerBot pulls blueprints for 3D-printed gun parts in wake of school shooting

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Gun control is a hot topic in the United States, and the recent school shooting in Connecticut has made the topic even more volatile. MakerBot, a 3D printing company, has taken this opportunity to pull blueprints for gun parts from its community site. It’s well within its rights to do...
MakerBot pulls blueprints for 3D-printed gun parts in wake of school shooting

Inversion - review

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PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Namco Bandai, cert: 18, out nowThis week's alien invasion comes courtesy of the Lutadores, a barbaric horde with advanced weaponry and gravity-warping technology seemingly beyond their own control. Playing as generic hero-cop Davis Russel and his partner Leo Delgado, you'll battle your way from being prisoners...
Inversion - review

The Qassam Cyber Fighters Send Holiday Greetings With Renewed DDoS Attacks On Banks

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Wells Fargo, hit by al-Qassam Cyber Fighters DDoS attacks. Denial of Service elves Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters issued a new statement Tuesday and apparently renewed DDoS attacks on American bank websites. In a brief Pastebin post the hackers–who claim they are mainly motivated by outrage over the anti-Muslim video, Innocence of...
The Qassam Cyber Fighters Send Holiday Greetings With Renewed DDoS Attacks On Banks

Sony Ericsson Windows Phone prototype hits eBay, reminds us sliders existed

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eBay is as close as it comes to a genuine Aladdin's cave, and we've seen plenty of ancient rarities, prototypes, sci-fi weaponry, and the odd killer robot go under its gavel. One of the latest artifacts of interest comes from eBay's Netherlands site, which is hosting an auction for...
Sony Ericsson Windows Phone prototype hits eBay, reminds us sliders existed

Habits Are The New Viral: Why Startups Must Be Behavior Experts

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Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Nir Eyal, a founder of two startups and an advisor to several Bay Area incubators. Nir blogs about technology and behavior design at nirandfar.com. Face it; you’re hooked. It’s your uncontrollable urge to check for email notifications on your phone. It’s your...
Habits Are The New Viral: Why Startups Must Be Behavior Experts
Mass Persuasion, One User at a Time
The Apple / Google / Facebook Message War Starts Now
'Dishonored' encourages player creativity when going for the kill
Blast some undead heads with Call of Mini: Sniper
5 addictive (and free!) browser games for holiday hijinks

Old Time Sling Shot

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Fell your own Goliath with the Old Time Sling Shot ($21). This piece of classic weaponry is made from the hearty "Y" branches of the Buckthorn bush, with natural latex...Visit Uncrate for the full post....
Old Time Sling Shot
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