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Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC beta codes were on sale at GAME today for 10p

UK shop GAME sold Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC beta codes this afternoon for the sum of £0.10 – although the link has now been removed. The codes did work though – we tried it. We contacted GAME and the retailer told us that the now-removed offer was a mistake – part of the bundle for pre-order customers which was ... Read More »

The Amazing Artificial Intelligence We Were Promised Is Coming, Finally

HIGHLIGHTS While past AI used brute-force computing, today’s uses machine learning. AI is now exceeding the capabilities of humans. AI will soon be everywhere. We have been hearing predictions for decades of a takeover of the world by artificial intelligence. In 1957, Herbert A. Simon predicted that within 10 years a digital computer would be the world’s chess champion. That ... Read More »

Businessman claims child abuse pictures were sent to computer after he ‘searched nudist websites’

A businessman claimed more than 200 indecent images of children were sent to his computer after he accessed nudist websites. David John Pearson told police the pictures appeared on his computer around 2007 when he searched for reviews of nudist locations. The 58-year-old claimed most of the images had been deleted but some had remained on his system. They were ... Read More »

Microsoft CMO: Forced Windows 10 upgrades were ‘pretty painful’

This year, Microsoft pushed users on taking advantage of its offer to upgrade their PCs to Windows 10 for free. That meant the company used a variety of tactics to get people to install an updater and run it to replace their old operating systems with the new one. Overall, Microsoft got the balance right between being too aggressive and getting ... Read More »

This week in games: What myth 4 would were, Mass effect Andromeda delayed

We’re keeping it brief this week because, nicely, Doom is fantastic and i want to go back to playing. This week in video games: The assassin’s Creed film gets a trailer, Diablo receives a postmortem, and Lionhead employees recount the time Peter Molyneux told his group “The hero has a dog and it dies” after which disappeared for 2 weeks ... Read More »

Cramer: We’re valuing Apple with the wrong number

Apple finally reported earnings on Tuesday, and Jim Cramer heard only one question about the stock — how the heck should it be valued? “That is the conundrum facing Apple, the greatest wealth creator of our generation,” the “Mad Money” host said. This is the same question that analysts are faced with four times a year when they are required ... Read More »

HTC’s sales were down 35% last year

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has released its annual financial report for the year 2015, revealing a sales drop of over 35%. The company’s last year’s revenue stood at NTD 121.68 billion ($3.65 billion), down from NTD 187.91 billion ($5.64 billion) in 2014. HTC saw its monthly revenue jump to a six-month high in the month of November, something that led ... Read More »