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The Company Deleted by One Line of Code Was a Hoax!

Yesterday we reported that a man had mistakenly deleted his entire company using just one line of faulty code. Now it turns out that the entire thing appears to have been made up by the poster…

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Nintendo NX Controller Was a Fake – Here’s How It Was Done

Earlier this week, a programmer, claiming to be in possession of the Nintendo NX dev kit, revealed photos purporting to be the controller for the new console (above), the design of which certainly matched a patent…

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Former Intel Sub-Contractor Arranged Bomb Hoax Call to Avoid Work

Aaron O’Neill is a 20-year-old former sub-contractor for Intel who asked a friend to make a hoax bomb threat to avoid attending work. Unbelievably, he gave money to his friend, Colin Hammond to make the hoax…

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Update: FrozenCPU to Remain Open!

An update following our earlier coverage of this story, which can be found here, it turns out FrozenCPU is not shutting up shop after all. Following a sympathy/reminiscing thread over on HardForum.com, Mark Friga, the owner…

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MPAA Settlement Figures Are Nothing but Hot Air

The Sony hack has provided us with a lot of insight in what is going on behind the lines and at places the public usually doesn’t even know about. The amount of leaked data was huge…

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People Fall for iOS 8 ‘Wave’ Hoax and Microwave Their Phones

Last year it was the ‘waterproof’ software update that clever, but evil, people over at 4chan thought up. Last time there were some that fell for it, and this time it’s no different. It isn’t the…

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SWAT Team Called in to Tackle Call of Duty Player

There have been a number of times when we have heard about Call of Duty players taking things a bit too personal and getting too frustrated when they get shot or Pwned in-game by another happy…

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Fallout 4 Teaser Website Was A Hoax

Looks like we’ll have to wait a little while longer for details of a new Fallout game from Bethesda. As the now infamous website thesurvivor2299.com has been teasing Fallout information for weeks, only to end up revealing a…