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Images and Details for Rainbow Six: Siege Leak from the Alpha Build

A Redditor has apparently leaked some information and screenshots from the Rainbow Six: Siege build. Reddit user ‘bDL-Z_ftw’ is the fellow redditor who shared the images, along with a video which unfortunately was taken down real…

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Apple Sharing Siri Voice Data With Third Parties

Apple’s voice recognition personal assistant Siri has been collecting and transmitting user voice data to third-party companies. The news was revealed on reddit by user FallenMyst. FallenMyst, in a post on reddit, said that after she…

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Lone Player Kills Crota, Destiny’s Hardest Boss, With no Guns

Crota, the toughest boss in Bungie’s first-person shooter Destiny, is a difficult enough raid with a team. The typical tactic for Crota’s End is to bombard the enemy with rockets while one player grabs a sword…

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Snowden Regrets Not Leaking Sooner

On Monday, whistleblower Edward Snowden held an AMA (As Me Anything) on reddit, during which he revealed that he wished he’d leaked details of the NSA’s spying programs sooner. When asked what his regrets regarding the…

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Exploding Kittens Kickstarter Ends, Raising $8.7 Million

Card game Exploding Kittens asked for $10,000 on Kickstarter. Thirty days later, the Kickstarter funding period ended, raising in excess of $8.7 million, with over 200,000 backers. The project had already become the most backed Kickstarter…

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Reddit Refused 42% of User Data Requests in 2014

  As part of its annual transparency report, released on Thursday, reddit has revealed that it turned down 42% of all official requests for user data in 2014. Granted, the total number of requests it received…

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Bill Gates the Latest to Warn of the Dangers of AI

Following grim portents from the likes of Elon Musk and Professor Stephen Hawking, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has also warned of the potential threat that artificial intelligence (AI) could pose to humanity. In an AMA on…

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World of Warcraft Community Helps Dad Mourn his Gamer Son

Yesterday, a father who lost his son posted to reddit, asking readers to help him understand his deceased son’s favourite game, Blizzard’s MMORPG, World of Warcraft. total noob. no clue what i’m doing. So im older…

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Hotline Miami 2 Creator Tells Australians to Pirate the Game

Jonatan Söderströmm, co-creator of video game Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, has told Australians that, if they want to play the game, they should “just pirate it”. Hotline Miami is the latest victim of Australia’s draconian…

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Final Fantasy XIV Gamers Stage Vigil For Dying Player

As Codex Vahlda, a 29-year-old Final Fantasy XIV player, lay braindead in the hospital, friends and strangers held a vigil within the game to pay their respects to the dying gamer. Codex, a level 50 bard,…

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Reddit Bans Users for Sharing Leaked Sony Documents

After receiving a number of takedown requests, reddit has started banning users found to have been sharing documents from the recent Sony hack. The documents include internal documents, e-mails, video files, and employee data. Over 200…

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Google Inbox to Support Custom e-Mail Addresses

The main complaint about Google Inbox – Google’s new Gmail app that displays related incoming message as ‘bundles’ – is that it doesn’t support custom e-mail addresses. On Wednesday, however, the Gmail Inbox Team, during a…

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Latest iPhone 6 Fault Revealed

Update your list, iPhone 6 users: there’s a new fault to be concerned about. A number of online threads, originating from sources such as Reddit, MacRumors, and iFixit, have been flooded with user comments complaining about…

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e-Cigarettes Can Give You… Malware?

Be careful plugging your e-cigarette into your computer’s USB port to charge: that USB adapter included with your healthy smoking alternative may not have been for your convenience. New reports suggest that certain brands of e-cigs…

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CEO of Reddit Resigns, Cites Office Space Problems

Reddit is going through a big shake up, with its CEO leaving the company and with the return of co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian left the company in 2010, will return as Executive Chairman, while Ellen Pao will…

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Reddit Launches Their Own CrowdFunding Service

Redditmade, a new crowd funding website from Reddit is finally here! Taking inspiration from sites like Kickstarter, the new service was designed primarily to give support to Subreddits, giving them an easy way to offer official merchandise…

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Reddit Launches Full-Site HTTPS Support

Reddit now offers its users full HTTPS support via CloudFlare, a popular CDN and DNS provider. However, there are a couple of catches to obtain this extra security feature; you must be signed into the site…

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Reddit Censors Links to Celebrity Photo Hack

In a controversial move, Reddit’s CEO Yishan Wong offered a blog post explaining as to why the company rarely takes down “morally objectionable or otherwise inappropriate” subreddits – all whilst the site took down /r/TheFappening and…

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YouTube’s Most Popular Gamer Is Sick of the Comments

Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, has had it with the YouTube comments and is blocking all comments on his future videos. Felix has the most popular gaming channel on YouTube and recently passed the 30…

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The Main Suspect behind the Celebrity Nude Leak Denies All Accusations

The leak of hundreds of erotic and nude photos of celebrities quickly got the interest of most of the internet and has dominated the news headlines for the past day already. As it is with every…

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15 Year Old Cashes in $100,000 Thanks to Bitcoin and Launched a Startup

Erik Finman is the 15 year old founder of Botangle, an online education program designed to link students with instructors across the globe. He’s said to be following in similar footsteps to his mentor, Alexis Ohanian,…

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Microsoft Launch Dedicated Xbox One Reddit App ReddX

Microsoft have just launched the first dedicated console app for Reddit. ReddX will allow Xbox One owners to browse the ever-popular social media sharing site from their console, submit ports, upvote and downvote content and more.…

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Reddit, Imgur and Twitch Join Forces as ‘Derp’ for Data Research

Some of the biggest names in social media have joined forces to form The Digital Ecologies Research Partnership (Derp). Somehow I doubt that acronym is a coincidence. Derp will grant academic researchers unprecedented access to their…

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Gamma International Hacked and 40GB Data Leaked

Gamma International, the company behind FinFisher, got hacked and 40 GB of their data leaked onto torrent sites. The data is already being widely redistributed with more and more offering up their seed-boxes to help it.…

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Reddit Launches its Live-Blogging Platform, Reddit Live

Reddit has officially launched its own live-blogging platform by the named of Reddit Live. The platform was previously in ‘open beta’ for a few months, having covered Twitch Plays Pokemon and the conflict in Ukraine up…

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Investigation Started After EA Caught Spying Via Origin Client

EA representatives have begun an investigation after it was discovered that the Origin Client is file snooping. With privacy concerns being a hotter topic than ever before in light of scandals such as the NSA, this…

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Julian Assange is Hosting a Reddit AMA Right Now!

We don’t normally share up this kind of thing, but this could be one of the most important things you read all day. The founder of WikiLeaks is currently answering peoples questions over on Reddit via…