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Details of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Odyssey have surfaced online. A leak via the PlayStation Store has revealed elements of the game, including choice-driven gameplay and a Spartan protagonist. Read more...

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Researchers at MIT have created the "world's first psychopath AI", which is obsessed with death and murder. The disturbingly morbid AI was trained using data from the "darkest corners of Reddit". Read more...

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According to reports, Chinese government hackers compromised a U.S. Navy contractor, managing to secure a huge amount of data on submarine warfare. The breaches took place earlier this year. Read more...

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Sony has been working preemptively to combat World Cup piracy online. The firm, which holds the rights to the event in some Asian countries, told streaming sites not to stream the event, or else. Read more...

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This weekend's PC game deals include a brand new Daedalic Entertainment bundle that offers a variety of its games, discounts to promote all the upcoming E3 announcements, and more. Read more...

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To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the x86 architecture, Intel's first 5GHz Coffee Lake-based desktop chip, the i7-8086K is now on sale, but with only 50,000 units slated for retail availability. Read more...

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Following in the footsteps of the iPhone, an upcoming iteration of the Apple Watch is believed to be making the shift to solid-state buttons with haptic feedback generated by the Taptic Engine. Read more...

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According to Ubisoft's CEO, game consoles are heading towards extinction and we might see just one more generation of consoles before their inevitable demise. He believes game streaming is the answer. Read more...

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Microsoft's head of gaming, Phil Spencer, responded to fans' tweets by confirming this year's Xbox E3 briefing will be similar to last year in terms of time, running for about 100 minutes. Read more...

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Facebook continued to provide a select group of 'whitelisted' companies user data after it had allegedly stopped in 2015, according to a new report. The company questioned the accuracy of the report. Read more...

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Gmail for Android version 8.5.20 allows you to choose different actions for each swipe direction. The customizable swipe actions include archive, delete, mark as read or unread, move, and snooze. Read more...

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A bug on the American internet service provider's website allowed a determined attacker to reset the password of a customer's account using dedicated software. The company is investigating the issue. Read more...

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A new Microsoft patent for a solar-powered stylus was published yesterday, indicating that the company might be interested in launching such a Surface Pen at some point in the future. Read more...

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Verizon is today announcing that its current CEO Lowell McAdam is handing over the reigns to Hans Vestberg, who joined the company just last year. The change will happen on August 1. Read more...

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Starting June 9, you'll be able to tune into livestreams to see what gaming companies have to show off during this year's E3. We have compiled a list showing where you can watch and when. Read more...

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Synaptics, known mostly for its touchpads and fingerprint sensors, is reportedly in talks to merge with Dialog Semiconductor, responsible for the design of the PMICs in many Apple devices. Read more...

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The U.S. Department of Energy and IBM this week announced Summit, their latest and greatest supercomputer. Its purported 200 quadrillion calculations per second would make it the fastest in the world. Read more...

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Yahoo!'s nearly two decade old service will finally be shutting down next month. The company has also provided a way for users to download their chat history until the date of closure. Read more...

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Sony announced its Xperia Ear Duo wireless earbuds back at MWC earlier this year, and they're now available for purchase through the company's online store. The "dual listening" earbuds cost €279. Read more...

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Success is an individual responsibility—so put your professional future in your own hands with this resource! And thanks to our lovely partners, you can! This eBook is free to claim until June 19. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, go from Zero to Hero with these (for a limited time) discounted four courses and 198 lessons on the top Internet of Things device on the market via Neowin Deals! Read more...

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A new Surface Pro with Advanced LTE model has shown up on some Microsoft Store websites. This one includes a seventh-gen Core i5, 8GB RAM, and 128GB of storage, similar to the newest Wi-Fi only model. Read more...

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Apple has ordered 20 million fewer iPhone models this year, down from 100 million orders last year. The move comes as the smartphone market sees shrinking sales thanks to more powerful hardware. Read more...

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Intel demoed a 28-core 5Ghz processor earlier this week at Computex, stating that it would launch it later this year. However, the company "forgot" to mention that it had overclocked that processor. Read more...

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The ability to differentiate forwarded messages in a WhatsApp conversation has been spotted in the beta version of the Android app in the form of a label found above corresponding messages. Read more...

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