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Russian Hackers Grab More than 1-Billion Passwords

A Russian crime ring has amassed over 1.2 billion user names and password combinations making it the largest known security flaws in history. Security researchers say that beyond the user name and password combos, there were more than 500 million e-mail addresses and credentials intercepted. The crime was discovered by Hold Security, a firm in …more

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League of Legends Season 4 Worlds Playoffs Schedule Outlined

Riot Games has pushed out the full event schedule for the Season 4 World Championship, the highest premiere League of Legends tournament event where 16 of the world’s best team compete for $1 million and the World Championship title. Previously, three host countries were announced with the group stages being held in Taipei and Singapore …more

Justin.tv Closes Down

Justin.tv Closes Down After Seven Years

The pioneering internet livestream site Justin.tv closed down today after providing a platform for users a platform to broadcast live video for seven years. Founded in 2007 by Justin Kan, Emmett Shear, Michael Seibel and Kyle Vogt originally as a 24/7 video broadcast of Justin’s daily life, Justin.tv eventually became a live web video broadcasting …more

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Apple iPhone 6 To Debut September 9th

It appears that Apple will be holding a media event on September 9th and at that event Apple could launch the iPhone 6. Judging by past releases, the Apple iPhone 6 could then go on sale to the public from Friday, September 19th. The news comes from Re/code, which often has accurate information about Apple …more

MSI X99S SLI PLUS Motherboard

MSI Shows Off The X99S SLI PLUS Motherboard

MSI has released an image of an upcoming Intel X99 motherboard called the X99S SLI Plus that is worth taking a look at.  The Intel X99 platform for Haswell-E processors is close to launching and the motherboard makers are already releasing images of their boards. Take a look below and the sleek looking board that …more

AMD Radeon R7 SSD Series

AMD Radeon R7 SSD Series Expected This Month – Rebranded OCZ?

Is AMD getting ready to re-brand Solid-State Drives and jump into the growing SSD market? It looks like AMD is going to move beyond processors, video cards, and memory modules and is looking to release a Radeon R7 series of consumer SSDs. The Radeon R7 SSD series will be made up of standard 2.5″ SATA …more


OCZ ARC 100 Series SSDs Show up on Amazon and Scan

OCZ hasn’t announced the ARC 100 series of Solid State Drives yet, but they are available to be pre-ordere on both Amazon.com and Scan.co.uk. The online retailers show that the drive uses a proprietary Barefoot 3 M10 controller with Toshiba 19nm MLC NAND Flash. The drive appears to be available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB …more

BioShock for iOS

2K Games Announces BioShock is ‘Coming Soon to iOS’

BioShock, the critically acclaimed 2007 shooter and the first game in the BioShock series, is soon to make its way to Apple devices later this summer. Mobile gamers with iPhones and iPads will soon be able to experience the chaos in the underwater dystopian city of Rapture in the complete iOS port of the game. …more


Rumor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 Video Card Coming in September

Videocardz is reporting that NVIDIA will announce the GeForce GTX 880 video card that is powered the GM204 Mawell GPU sometime next month! No exact date was given, but they site believes that the launch will happen in the middle of September and that NVIDIA is planning a big event for press members as well. …more

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Microsoft Announces $30 Halo-Themed Mouse

Microsoft recently announced the limited-edition Halo-themed Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500. It looks like Microsoft has just re-skinned the existing Mobile Mouse 3500 that normally sells for $15.99 shipped on Amazon and are selling it for $30. So, for an extra $14 you can get the Mobile Mouse 3500 decked out with Master Chief himself. The funny …more


Laclede’s LAN – Trying To Bring A LAN Party Back To St. Louis

The PC gaming community in St. Louis has never been exactly strong, but groups like War Factory and Laclede’s LAN once hosted LAN parties in the metro St. Louis area. Both organizations fizzled out in recent years, but it appears that a small group of folks are trying to bring LAN parties back to St. …more

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Stanford Researchers Find “Holy Grail” in New Battery Design 

Researchers at Stanford University have reported that they have made tremendous strides in accomplishing something that engineers and scientists have trying to achieve in many decades of work – a pure lithium anode.  Yes, we already have Lithium Ion batteries, but since these are not pure lithium, there is still more efficiency to be found.  …more


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Released

The Official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Campaign Story Trailer has been released by Activision today. This trailer focuses on the story behind the game titles campaign mode. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare takes place in a plausible future in which technological progress and today’s military practices have converged with powerful consequences. In this carefully …more


Intel LGA 2011-3 Motherboard and Haswell-E CPU Appear on eBay

Could this be the very first Intel Haswell-E processor to hit eBay? We noticed that there is a listing up for an Intel Confidential Xeon processor with stepping QFGH that is being sold along with an Intel LGA 2011-3 motherboard. It can be yours for a $2,597.77 with free shipping. Here is a gallery of …more