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4 September 2017 8:37 AM Watch this teen solve a Rubik's cube in 4.69 seconds

A 15-year-old has broken the world record time for solving a Rubik's cube. Patrick Ponce of the United States was competing at the Rally in the Valley, Virginia, on Saturday (local time) when he solved the classic puzzle in 4.69 seconds. After unscrambling the cube and throwing it on the table, Ponce had a good feeling about his chances, asking bystanders 5

24 August 2017 4:55 PM Call of Duty WW2 beta COUNTDOWN: Release date, start time and FREE CODES for PS4 beta

CALL OF DUTY WW2 beta is about to begin on PS4, as Activision tests out multiple maps, Operation Breakout and more ahead of the PS4, Xbox One and PC release date. Available to pre-order customers with a download code, the Call of Duty WW2 beta has an August 25 release date and a 6pm start time in the UK (10am PDT). The beta ends a few days later on August 2

23 August 2017 5:31 AM Taxpayers’ Union welcomes Peters' business tax policy

The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming NZ First leader Winston Peters' business tax policy announced at today's Business NZ Election Conference, specify the pledge to cut the corporate tax to 25 percent. Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union, said: “New Zealand’s company tax rate is now well out of step with the rest of the world. It needs 6

11 August 2017 4:56 PM Nintendo Hit With Patent Lawsuit Over Switch Controller Design

A maker of paired game controllers for mobile devices is suing Nintendo over the design of the detachable Joy-Con controllers for its Switch console. The suit, filed on Wednesday in California, alleges Nintendo infringed on a patent first filed in 2012 by Wikipad, Inc., now known as Gamevice. The patent describes a “pair of control modules” attached 18

2 August 2017 10:59 PM Here's What Rockstar's Parent Company Thinks About Platform-Exclusive Content

What do you think about platform-exclusive content? Platform exclusivity deals are nothing new in gaming, and now we know more about what Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption parent publisher Take-Two thinks about the practice. During an earnings call today, Take-Two president Karl Slatoff said this is not a big area of focus for the company, though 4

29 July 2017 2:25 PM PlayStation Plus Subscribers May Soon Get Access To The PlayStation Now Streaming Service

Could Sony be planning a bit of a shakeup for PlayStation Plus? The company recently hiked the price of PS Plus in Europe for no particularly well-explained reason, leading some to believe new features or content may be on the way for the premium online service. Digging a bit deeper, various clues point to PlayStation Plus members possibly getting access 6

27 July 2017 5:46 AM The North Korean elite use the internet just like we do, and we shouldn't be surprised

The small slice of folks who sit atop North Korea's sociopolitical hierarchy use the internet pretty much like anyone else in the world, according to a study published by Recorded Future on Wednesday. That might sound surprising, and indeed the report sparked a flurry of news stories on the topic. But it shouldn't come as a shock, according to experts 4

17 July 2017 11:57 PM Facebook to Launch Standalone VR Headset in 2018

“We don’t have a product to unveil at this time, however we can confirm that we’re making several significant technology investments in the standalone VR category. This is in addition to our commitment to high-end VR products like Oculus Rift and mobile phone products like Gear VR.” Currently, VR hardware is available in two categories based on price 16

13 July 2017 2:12 AM Four years, six months prison for O'Brien

Two out of three of the defendants found guilty in June this year of ‘Obtaining by deception’ in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution of a multi-million dollar gaming machine fraud have been sentenced in the Wellington High Court today. Michael O’Brien, guilty of five charges, received a sentence of imprisonment for four years, six months 8

13 July 2017 2:12 AM Pokie fraudster gets four-and-a-half years

Marlborough racing identity Michael O'Brien has received a prison sentence of four-and-a-half years for his part in an elaborate pokie fraud scheme. The man at the centre of New Zealand's biggest pokie machine fraud has been described as calculating, greedy and cynical during sentencing. Well-known Marlborough racing personality Michael O'Brien, 58, was found 6