Games

The differences and similarities between Fortnite Battle Royale and PUBG

The Battle Royale genre started heating up last year thanks to the release of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). After that, Epic Games released the worldwide hit Fortnite which is arguably the more popular option.  Despite both video games having very similar concepts, they also differ a lot from each other. If you’ve played both games before, […]

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Vodafone and ESL announce international esports partnership

Vodafone New Zealand announced that globally they have become a Premium Partner of ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and will sponsor ESL’s flagship event series: Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One and ESL Pro League. Esports is one of the fastest-growing international sports, with ESL tournaments taking place in arenas around the globe as the […]

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As automated scan unearths pen-testing gold, careless businesses must polish their DevSecOps

Concerns over the security of companies’ development cultures were validated for an Australian cybersecurity specialist after a recent global scan of GitHub projects identified more than 200,000 servers where developers had left hardcoded passwords and other sensitive information in publicly available source code. Cameron Stokes, a technical specialist with cybersecurity firm HivInt, decided to run […]

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Uber overhauls bug bounty rules after breach-ransom fiasco

Uber has amended the rules of its bug bounty program following the controversy over it paying hackers behind a massive 2016 data breach to destroy data acquired.  The breach, which Uber disclosed almost a year after it occurred, affected 50 million users and 7 million drivers around the world.  Soon after the ride-hailing firm admitted […]

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5 signs you’ve been hit with an advanced persistent threat (APT)

Advanced persistent threat (APT) hackers and malware are more prevalent and sophisticated than ever. APTs are professional hackers, working either for their government or relevant industries, whose full-time job is to hack specific companies and targets. They perform actions relevant to their sponsor’s interests, which can include accessing confidential information, planting destructive code, or placing […]

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NZ company to supply 150 autonomous shuttles to Korea

The New Zealand company Ohmio Automotion (a subsidiary of the HMI Group) signed an agreement to supply 150 Ohmio autonomous shuttles to the Korean company, Southwest Coast Enterprise City Development Co Ltd (SolaSeaDo).  The agreement was signed by Mohammed Hikmet, the founder of HMI Group and its’ subsidiary, Ohmio Automotion, and SolaSeaDo President Yoon, Jin Bo.  SolaSeaDo […]

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Opinion: Why YouTube’s ad algorithm is killing your favourite creators

In December YouTube and google shared how they’re expanding their work to remove content that violates ad policies.  Today, they’re providing an update and giving users additional insight into their work, including the release of the first YouTube Community Guidelines Enforcement Report. YouTube says they are taking an important first step by releasing a quarterly […]

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AMD desktop processors supposedly deliver best-in-class compute performance

AMD announced the global availability of its 2nd Generation Ryzen desktop processors, starting with four models optimised for gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts: Ryzen 7 2700X, Ryzen 7 2700, Ryzen 5 2600X, and Ryzen 5 2600 processors.  Using the world’s first 12nm process technology, these 2nd Gen Ryzen processors can offer up to 15% higher gaming […]

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Summon the power of the Gods in this AR game

The Ancients AR is a new jaw-dropping augmented reality game where players command a fleet of warships and call on legendary Ancients, gigantic creatures and fire-spitting dragons. The game supposedly boasts larger-than-life, full-scale sea battles. Jakub Różalski’s art provided the starting point for The Ancients AR, a fantasy world in which the Ancients live in […]

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Hands-on with the Detroit: Become Human demo on PS4

Quantic Dream is renowned for making many decision based video games including Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. Now the talented developer is releasing its first ever PS4 video game called Detroit: Become Human.  The demo for Detroit: Become Human is out now and it features one chapter for you to play through. You get […]