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MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, marking a final end to the 15-year-old service

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Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger, originally known as MSN Messenger, will be switched off in China in October, marking a final end to the 15-year-old...

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A recent study has found that PC and console games are declining in popularity, as many gamers are turning to the online and mobile...

Amazon has bought video-game streaming service Twitch for $970 million

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Amazon has bought video-game streaming service Twitch for $970 million. Earlier in the year, Google's YouTube had been reported to be in late-stage acquisition talks...

The Intex Cloud FX is only for sale on India's online shopping site, Snapdeal

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Mozilla has launched low-cost smartphone Intex Cloud FX that will retail for only 1,999 rupees ($33) in India. The Intex Cloud FX is only for...

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Google Play has been on the scene since October 2008 and during this six-year period it has grown to be one of the two...

PlayStation network has been shut down after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what's known as a distributed denial of service attack

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PlayStation network has been shut down after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what's known as a distributed denial of service attack. Sony said in a blog...

More than 500 bubbling methane vents have been found on the sea floor off the US east coast

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More than 500 bubbling methane vents have been found on the sea floor off the US east coast, researchers say. The unexpected discovery indicates there...

Galileo satellites Doresa and Milena have not gone into the correct orbit after launch

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Two of ESA’s Galileo satellites - Europe's version of the American GPS satellite navigation system - have not gone into the correct orbit. However, the...

Hackers wrote on Dmitry Medvedev’s Twitter account that he had resign and would be pursuing a new career as a freelance photographer

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Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev’s Twitter account was hacked on Thursday with the infiltrators posting a message claiming the premier had resigned. The Russian-language feed, which...

Sony has revealed release dates for its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe

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Sony has revealed release dates for its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe. PlayStation TV is available in Japan since last year. The micro-console...

Experts believe the Amphipolis tomb belonged to an important figure dating back to the last quarter of the 4th Century BC

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Archaeologists have made an important discovery by unearthing a burial site at the ancient city of Amphipolis, in north-eastern Greece, after two years of...

Extra-supermoon, the largest and brightest full moon of the year, will be rising on the evening of August 10

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Extra-supermoon, the largest and brightest full moon of the year, will be rising on the evening of Sunday, August 10. The lunar show is the...

Apple and Samsung have agreed to withdraw all patent suits against each other outside the US

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Tech giants Apple and Samsung have agreed to withdraw all patent suits against each other outside the US. The two rivals have sued each other...

Rosetta probe has arrived at comet 67P after a 10-year chase

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European Space Agency's Rosetta probe has arrived at comet 67P after a 10-year chase. In a first for space history, the spacecraft was maneuvered alongside...

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While Google has created an operational prototype of their self-driving car, they are not alone. Downside? Google's cutesy and fun looking vehicle shares a resemblance...

Tor's users include the military, law enforcement officers and journalists, who use it as a way of communicating with whistle-blowers

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An attack on Tor network may have unmasked users for five months, developers of software used to access the network say. The Tor Project said...

Driverless cars will be allowed on UK’s public roads from January 2015

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Driverless cars will be allowed on UK’s public roads from January 2015, the government has announced. The UK’s government also invited cities to compete to...

Kanye West has won the legal case against online currency Coinye West, after a judge issued a default ruling in the rapper's favor

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Kanye West has won the legal case against the online currency named after him, Coinye West, after a judge issued a default ruling in...

Russia has made an offer of $110,000 in a contest seeking a way to crack the identities of users of the Tor network

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Russia has made an offer of 3.9 million roubles ($110,000) in a contest seeking a way to crack the identities of users of the...

Dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid impact when they were at their most vulnerable

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According to a new study, dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid impact when they were at their most vulnerable. Dr. Steve Brusatte, of Edinburgh...

Wikipedia has imposed a ban on page edits from computers at the US House of Representatives

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Wikipedia has imposed a ban on page edits from computers at the US House of Representatives, following "persistent disruptive editing". The 10-day block comes after...

The mash-up video poking fun at Kim Jong-un has been watched millions of times in China and around the world

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Fat Guy Number 3, a mash-up video poking fun at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has been watched millions of times in China and...

Scammers are using Malaysia Airlines plane crash in east Ukraine to spread objectionable links

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Scammers are using Malaysia Airlines plane crash in east Ukraine to spread objectionable links, online security experts have warned. Links to different websites disguised as...

Yahoo has bought app analytics company Flurry to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones

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Yahoo has bought app analytics company Flurry to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones. San Francisco-based Flurry helps app developers analyze data about their...

The Buk missile system is a family of self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air missile systems developed by the Soviet Union

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The Buk missile system is a family of self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air missile systems developed by the Soviet Union and its successor, the Russian Federation. The...