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....Game said in a statement to the London Stock Exchange that it was aware Sports Direct had taken “significant strategic equity stakes in a number of retail and brand businesses across both the UK and US”, and that it was “pleased that the strategic value of the group has been recognised by Sports Direct”. It added: “The group looks forward to working collaboratively with Sports Direct to explore the clear opportunities that a constructive partnership and collaboration can deliver for all stakeholders in the gaming, live events and rapidly growing eSports markets in which it operates. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... “The gambling industry should be under no illusion that if they don’t comply with consumer law, we will see this as a breach of their operating licence, and take decisive action,” she said. Firms are accused of misleading customers over the terms and conditions of sign-up promotions, aimed at attracting new players on to casino-like gaming websites by offering bonus cash when they put in their own money. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Sports Direct buys 26% stake in Game Digital image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 06:59:54 AM
....Game said in a statement to the London Stock Exchange that it was aware Sports Direct had taken “significant strategic equity stakes in a number of retail and brand businesses across both the UK and US”, and that it was “pleased that the strategic value of the group has been recognised by Sports Direct”. It added: “The group looks forward to working collaboratively with Sports Direct to explore the clear opportunities that a constructive partnership and collaboration can deliver for all stakeholders in the gaming, live events and rapidly growing eSports markets in which it operates. ...
Online gambling firms face clampdown after watchdog's probe image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 07:46:11 AM
.... “The gambling industry should be under no illusion that if they don’t comply with consumer law, we will see this as a breach of their operating licence, and take decisive action,” she said. Firms are accused of misleading customers over the terms and conditions of sign-up promotions, aimed at attracting new players on to casino-like gaming websites by offering bonus cash when they put in their own money. ...
I need the right KnowHow to fix my son’s laptop image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 06:00:03 AM
....This is tricky as we don’t know what websites your son has been visiting, although he may be entirely innocent. Some of the gaming sites used by teens can seriously slow down a computer, and it’s hard to know what’s happened. ...
Bosses under fire for telling staff to vote Tory or risk losing jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 04:05:44 PM
.... “In fact they will go online completely unregulated,” he added. Internet gaming firms require a licence from the Gambling Commission to operate, but Knight’s comment is understood to relate to unlicensed betting operations based abroad but accessible online. ...
Tories have ‘shameful record’ on FOBT gambling, says Labour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 05:19:03 PM
....“The most profitable shops are located in the least deprived areas. “Those with vested commercial interests in calling for a cut in stakes on bookie gaming machines want to put 21,000 people out of good jobs, close 4,500 full business rate paying shops, deprive horse racing of £290m in media payments and drive people to other forms of gambling while doing nothing to address problem gambling. ...
Air pollution fears see demand for diesel cars fall by fifth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 04:36:46 PM
....“Cleaner technology exists. Instead of lobbying for weaker standards and gaming tests, car manufacturers need to ditch diesel altogether and go electric. ...
UK gamblers lose record £13.8bn as industry braces for FOBT crackdown image
....The industry review, by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, is widely expected to recommend new curbs when it is published after the election, with industry insiders expecting stakes will be cut from the current £100 to between £10 and £20. The Association of British Bookmakers said: “The increase in revenue from gaming machines in betting shops of 3% [compared with the last report] is in line with the average growth in revenue across the whole of the gambling industry (3%) and growth in the economy as a whole. ...
Google AI defeats human Go champion image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 08:11:28 AM
.... . Prof Cristianini added that while competition at a gaming level is fine, it should not govern how we view our relationship with intelligent machines going forward. ...
Nintendo's share price hits seven-year high as Switch sales soar image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 01:29:39 PM
. Nintendo’s share price has hit its highest point in seven years, thanks to booming sales of the new Switch, its hybrid between a traditional home console and a handheld gaming machine. ...
Not just Bitcoin... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 09:07:22 AM
.... and carve out an allocation for digital assets," he says. At the moment Bitcoin is used for cross-border transfers, payments for online activities such as gaming and gambling - and as an investment, says Peter Smith, chief executive of Blockchain, one of the major trading platforms. ...
Online betting firm 888 investigated by watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:37:15 PM
....“The review has been initiated to assess certain measures that the licensee employs to ensure social responsibility to its customers including, amongst other items, effective self-exclusion tools across different operating platforms,” 888 said. “The company is dedicated to providing players with a responsible as well as enjoyable gaming experience and the licensee will be proactively engaged in a cooperative and collaborative manner with the UKGC throughout this review. ...
888 shares hit by Gambling Commission review image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 07:40:51 AM
....The company's UK business, which accounts for about 45% of group revenues, is involved in poker, casino, sports and bingo gambling. Analyst Simon Davies of Canaccord Genuity said the review followed a period of "increased regulatory activity in the UK online gaming market". ...
Watch me, watch me image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 11:15:21 PM
....While many brands are already running their own live streaming sessions, We Are Social head of strategy Harvey Cossell believes there are opportunities for brands to capitalise on live streaming by co-creating with individuals who have already amassed a loyal audience. The success of such collaborations in the social gaming world, on sites such as Twitch, are a case in point. ...
Move over Mulberry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 11:22:13 PM
....The new wave of small companies set up to deliver customisation flip that model on its head. Mon Purse uses a visualisation tool based on 3D gaming technology, through which the customer can select size, leather texture, the type of metalwork, and shade of lining. ...
MPs' report on FOBTs found to breach parliamentary standards image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 05:51:21 PM
....The verdict has been hailed as a victory by bookmakers, who derive more than half of their revenue from the machines and say cutting the maximum stake would cost jobs in the industry. The report was published during a government review into gaming machines, which is due to conclude after the general election and is expected to recommend that the maximum stake be cut to between £10 and £20. ...
Nintendo says Switch will help double profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 12:33:24 PM
.... . Like other console makers, Nintendo is having to counter the rise of the smartphone as a tool for gaming. ...
Labour plans clampdown on 'sweetheart deals' to close £36bn tax gap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 11:01:09 PM
.... He said the “tax gap” between what companies should be paying and what is actually received by the exchequer amounts to some £36bn. Successive governments, including Theresa May’s administration, have pledged to crack down on multinational companies gaming the international tax system to pay less tax. ...
CEO Secrets: Yogscast boss tells YouTubers 'Do it for love' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:30:53 PM
. Mark Turpin, chief executive of Yogscast - which streams video gaming to 23 million subscribers globally - gives newbie YouTubers tips on building their brand. ...
The car-loan boom isn’t the housing bubble. But there still might be a crash image
.... Running a Hollywood studio remains a glamorous job, but amid the premieres and parties the challenges are piling up. The US film industry is threatened by the rise of the Netflix-led streaming companies, by rampant piracy and by the popularity of alternative distractions, such as gaming and social media. ...
Broadband users could see bills slashed as BT is forced to cut charges image
....“It is good that Ofcom is starting to regulate but it is only partial for some products and not others,” said TalkTalk’s chief executive, Dido Harding. “This leaves Openreach a lot of opportunity for gaming. ...
China's Tencent buys 5% stake in Tesla image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 02:30:31 PM
....4bn) on buying a 5% stake in electric carmaker Tesla. Tencent, best known for its WeChat mobile app, has been investing in a number of sectors, including gaming, entertainment, cloud computing and online financing. ...
Gamblers 'lost more than £10,000' on fixed-odds betting terminals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:49:55 PM
....GambleAware said there was not sufficient evidence to suggest that problem gambling was being caused by FOBTs. But it said it was “irrefutable that gaming machines are associated with harms”. ...
Robots delivering pizza and house viewing by VR: is 5G really the future? image
....11Gb to 1. 26Gb between 2011 and 2016, as gaming and video streaming services such as Netflix took off on mobiles. ...
Switch sales 'close to Nintendo records' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:39:41 AM
....The Switch can be seated in a dock to play games on a television, or used as a stand-alone portable device. The early sales figures suggested "Nintendo's fans like it best when it innovates," according to Sam Reynolds, gaming analyst with IDC. ...
Liverpool FC in the red after spending big on players image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 11:24:10 AM
....The club said it expected "significantly improved" results for the current financial year. It has hired Peter Moore, chief competition officer at gaming firm Electronic Arts, to take over as chief executive in June. ...
MWC 2017: Samsung unveils two new tablets but no phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 08:18:09 PM
....6cm) screen. It is targeted at consumers who want to prioritise gaming and video playback. ...
William Hill's potential next CEO backs curbs on TV gambling adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 05:53:03 PM
....GambleAware recently launched adverts highlighting the risks of addiction. The ads, one addressing fruit machines and one highlighting online gaming, appear on YouTube for internet users in the north-east and north-west of England, but could be rolled out nationally. ...
Betting turf war is torpedoing efforts to help problem gamblers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....The UK’s leading gambling charity also warned that a “narrow” focus on controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), potentially ignoring online betting and fruit machines in pubs, amusement arcades and casinos, risks undermining efforts to help addicts. The government is conducting a review of gaming machines that industry figures fear will lead to tighter curbs on betting machines and reduced profits. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... “At one point, I had 10 to 15 numbers in my phone of the best black-car drivers in San Francisco,” he says. Then he started gaming the system further: texting a favourite driver hours before he needed him and telling him to meet him at a restaurant or bar at an appointed time. ...
Bookmakers face losing their licence and huge fines over problem gambling image
....Gambling firms that fail to tackle problem gambling and money laundering face heftier fines and a higher risk of losing their operating licence under a tougher regime to be unveiled by the industry’s regulator. The Gambling Commission will lay out its new enforcement strategy this month, detailing how bookmakers, casinos and online gaming companies who are deemed to have breached regulations will be punished. ...
Nintendo reveals Switch price and date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:20:30 AM
....It was rapidly outsold by Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One, although Nintendo has enjoyed success with its handheld 3DS device. "The Switch release is a watershed moment for Nintendo as it puts into practice a strategy to defend its traditional console business by also appealing to those gamers that routinely use tablets and smartphones for gaming," said Piers Harding-Rolls, gaming analyst at IHS Technology. ...
E-made it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:18 AM
....His channel has almost 250,000 subscribers and millions of views, and Lira says he is making well above his old salary. Brazil is one of the fastest growing markets for gaming in the world. ...
The rise and rise of e-sports in Latin America image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:05 AM
. The global gaming industry could be worth $100bn (£80bn) by next year. ...
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Basic shop disciplines deliver Morrisons a merrier Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 03:13:19 PM
.... Interesting but, again, how would this be policed? It sounds like torture for tax officials already struggling to ensure compliance with minimum-wage rules. And an unwelcome effect could be companies gaming the system by outsourcing their lowest-paid roles. ...
CES 2017: Razer three-screened laptops 'stolen' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 03:22:22 AM
. Two prototype models of an unusual gaming laptop with three screens have been stolen at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, according to PC maker Razer. ...
'A major bank will fail' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:06:14 AM
....There's simply no escaping the cybersecurity issue in 2017. While Pokemon Go showed how augmented or mixed reality tech could take the mobile gaming world by storm, 2017 is likely to see more businesses adopting the technology, too. ...
Gambling firms charmed MPs ahead of betting review in 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 05:37:37 PM
....The gambling industry also ramped up its lobbying efforts with the Back Your Local Bookie campaign, launched by the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB). The ABB tweeted about the campaign in mid-October, which coincided with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport launching its call for evidence on gaming machines and social responsibility. ...
Tech startups to make your life more slick, secure and stylish in 2017 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 12:00:00 PM
.... US wearables company Pebble sold to Fitbit for less than a 10th of its peak valuation. But on the plus side, Europe minted – foaled? – 10 new unicorns, and Finnish gaming company Supercell became the continent’s first “decacorn” (a startup valued at over $10bn). ...
Do you feel me? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 12:16:24 AM
.... . For most of us, our experience of haptics has been restricted to a buzz in our pockets when a phone message arrives, or "force feedback" on gaming joysticks and steering wheels. ...
Super Mario Run launches on the iPhone and iPad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 08:54:27 AM
....Experts predict the new game will also prove popular, but suggest an anti-piracy feature is misguided. "Mario is one of the best loved and established icons of gaming and I think this is going to be tremendously successful," said Piers Harding-Rolls from the IHS Technology consultancy. ...
Japan parliament legalises casinos image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 12:38:33 AM
....The move paves the way for casino resort developments that also include hotels and shopping centres. International gaming firms including Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts and Caesars have expressed an interest in running businesses in Japan. ...
ECB's quantitative easing programme investing billions in fossil fuels image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 01:36:07 PM
.... The Bundesbank’s most frequent securities acquisitions were in car industry flagships Daimler and BMW (15 times each), and in VW (7 times). The ECB has also purchased bonds in Estonia’s Eesti Energia, which invests heavily in north American tar sands operations, and in the Austrian gaming corporation, Novomatic. ...
100 Women 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 12:14:09 AM
.... The BBC has chosen its list of inspirational and influential women for 2016. They will bring you groundbreaking moments of defiance, new takes on fairy tales, stories of octogenarian cheerleading, and take you inside the world of e-gaming. ...
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Nintendo shares rise on Super Mario iPhone game date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 03:23:23 AM
....When Japan's PM appeared as Mario. Smartphones are the gaming industry's fastest growing source of revenue and the Japanese firm has been criticised for being slow on the uptake. ...
Trade is the lifeblood of humanity. Closed doors lead to closed minds | Will Hutton image
....They have spearheaded successive rounds of tariff cuts and multilateral trade deals and stood by, first, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Gatt) and its successor, the World Trade Organisation, to keep the system honest. They have cut regional trade bargains, promoted the European single market and, above all, kept their markets open despite other countries, notably China, gaming the system for their own narrow advantage. ...
Business winners and losers from a Donald Trump presidency image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 04:25:51 PM
....The outlook is uncertain, especially for AT&T’s plan to buy Time Warner, which Trump has said he would block. Once again pollsters called it wrong (see Brexit etc) while gaming companies were also caught unawares, with Paddy Power paying out on a Clinton victory three weeks early. ...
Chinese conquest image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 4th of November 2016 12:14:29 AM
....The Chinese are coming and they're hungry for games companies. They need new content to feed their 560 million avid gamers, who contribute to the biggest gaming market in the world - worth an estimated $24. ...
Football Pools sale called off by owner Sportech image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 09:25:47 AM
....The company said it would "continue to focus on maximising opportunities for the business". The Football Pools, the world's oldest football gaming business, were once the main way to gamble on football, boasting 10 million customers at its height. ...
Clicks and bricks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 11:03:15 PM
....San Francisco-based Vizerra, has introduced "gamification" and VR capability to its BIM product, Revizto. "Revizto uses 3D gaming technology and cloud solutions to bring together various building design environments and workflows into a single, navigable view," says chief executive Arman Gukasyan. ...
Government to review 'fixed-odds' gambling machines image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 04:26:46 PM
....". Simon Blackburn, chairman of the Local Government Association's Safer and Stronger Communities Board, said: "Councils have long called for a review into gaming machine stakes, so the announcement by the government today is a significant step in the right direction. ...
Game's PlayStation VR demo charges spark anger image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 10:46:16 AM
.... . "The demos are intended to give our customers access to one of the most exciting new gaming technologies in 2016 and provide them with the opportunity to get a feel for VR before they commit to buy. ...
Online gambling companies probed by CMA over winnings image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 05:01:25 AM
....". The investigation could result in enforcement action against individual gaming sites, or prosecution in the courts. ...
Let's play!  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of October 2016 11:23:56 PM
....It adopted gamification to raise awareness of pensions and savings among its 36,000 employees. Communications agency Teamspirit created a gaming app for them called "Bolt To The Finish" involving characters from the fictional Bolt family collecting coins and being chased by a nut (of the metal variety). ...
Australian casino shares tumble after China arrests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of October 2016 06:58:25 AM
....Vitaly Umansky, an analyst at Bernstein in Hong Kong, said the detentions appeared to be a repeat of China's crackdown on South Korean casino marketing efforts. "The Chinese government seems to be making a clear statement about its view on gaming activity being offshored to foreign jurisdictions, while Macau is not being targeted in the same way," he said. ...
Quick question image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of October 2016 11:03:30 PM
.... This aims to be a more educational tool, with teachers able to easily create their own quizzes for their students. Enrique Carrier, an Argentine new media and gaming analyst, says Trivia Crack has been so successful because of the user generated questions. ...
China tops US in numbers of billionaires image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of October 2016 07:13:28 AM
....Alibaba's Jack Ma is a close second with $30. 6bn, and Pony Ma of internet and online gaming giant Tencent comes third with $24. ...
William Hill in £4.5bn merger talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of October 2016 10:52:36 AM
....The FTSE 250 betting company confirmed it was in discussions with Canada's Amaya about a "potential all-share merger of equals". The move is the latest example of consolidation in the gaming industry. ...
Meteoric rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of September 2016 11:00:50 PM
....Samantha Kingston fell into the video games industry by accident - but her rise has been meteoric. Two years ago she had a marketing job at a community theatre when a recruitment consultant approached her, and asked whether she had ever considered a career in gaming. ...
YouTuber Nepenthez charged over video game gambling site image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of September 2016 11:08:40 AM
.... . Mr Douglas makes gaming videos on YouTube under the pseudonym Nepenthez. ...
Football Pools to be sold for nearly £100m image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of September 2016 07:20:38 AM
....The pools are now played by about 300,000 people, although at their height 10 million customers took part. Players of the pools, the world's oldest football gaming business, pick up to 12 matches that they predict will finish in a draw. ...
Nintendo shares surge on Super Mario game for iPhone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 01:51:02 AM
....Nintendo, which announced the tie-up at Apple's launch event for the iPhone 7, saw its shares jump 18% before falling back to around a 13% rise. Smartphones are the gaming industry's fastest growing source of revenue and Nintendo has been criticised for being slow on the uptake. ...
Sony reveals PS4 Pro with 4K graphics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 07:18:41 PM
....However, unlike Microsoft's Xbox One S, the PS4 Pro will not be able to play 4K Blu-ray movies - a move which has disappointed some fans. "The PlayStation is primarily a gaming platform, and everything we do is to make the gaming experience as seamless as possible," Jim Ryan, head of PlayStation Europe, told the BBC. ...
Hundreds of Pokemon Go incidents logged by police image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of August 2016 06:37:43 AM
. Pokemon Go players have been involved in hundreds of police incidents since the gaming app phenomenon launched, the BBC has learned. ...
Neil Woodford scraps bonus pay at his investment firm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of August 2016 11:06:18 PM
....To back up the claim that bonuses are ineffective or damaging, the statement from Mr Woodford's firm points to several academic studies, and quotes from an article in the specialist publication The Journal of Corporation Law. This said: "Financial incentives are often counterproductive as they encourage gaming, fraud and other dysfunctional behaviours that damage the reputation and culture of the organisation. ...
William Hill bidders abandon three-way deal plan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 04:17:08 PM
....Rank and 888 said a combination of the three business could have resulted in £100m of cost savings a year and would have created Britain's "largest multi-channel gambling operator". The withdrawal has broken a wave of consolidation in the gaming industry. ...
Tencent overtakes Alibaba as China's biggest tech company image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 09:56:44 AM
....2bn) in the three months to June. Revenues surged due to growth in its online gaming business and advertising. ...
WeChat owner Tencent sees profits surge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of August 2016 12:15:07 PM
....Tencent is best known for its messaging app WeChat, which dominates the local market. Out of China's three internet titans, the online gaming and social media company Tencent is the biggest, but also the least known in the West. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 06:00:18 AM
.... Agreed. All I can say is that every non-work moment of my day is spent making things, from robots to garden watering systems to gaming consoles. ...
Reynolds painting accepted in lieu of £4.7m inheritance tax image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 02:03:18 PM
....Reynolds, the first president of the Royal Academy of Arts and the leading British portrait painter of the 18th century, was the natural choice for such an important commission. Howard was a man who liked to enjoy himself, often losing large amounts of money at gaming tables. ...
I'm good at making things, so why can't I find a job that uses my skills? image
.... Agreed. All I can say is that every non-work moment of my day is spent making things, from robots to garden watering systems to gaming consoles. ...

Uzbek receptionist at luxury Thai resort accused by FBI of aiding £22m hack
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.... Sergei Ryabkov, the deputy foreign minister, accused the US of “extrajudicial and illegal abductions of other countries’ nationals”, describing the latest extradition request as “categorically inadmissible”. Thailand is considered a “major money laundering country” by the US State Department, which warns that “proceeds of illegal gaming, official corruption, underground lotteries, and prostitution are laundered through the country’s financial system”. ...
Game on image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 11:11:57 PM
.... . The problem? His technology falls under the catch-all term "cloud gaming", a somewhat toxic phrase associated with false dawns and failures. ...
Pokemon Go: Player claims to have caught all UK characters image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of July 2016 11:10:12 AM
....A Brooklyn-based collector, Nick Johnson, was reported as completing the set in the US. Mr Clark, a phone repair engineer and lifelong gaming enthusiast, said he had spent hours walking around Southampton's city centre parks to try to track down the creatures. ...

Britain could 'enjoy better broadband after leaving the EU' because Ofcom will have more power
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.... She told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "My concern is that what it looks like Ofcom is proposing is another regime that lawyers and Ofcom required to interpret. They have been absolutely brilliant at gaming the existing regulatory system. ...
BT avoids Openreach breakup but Ofcom orders more investment image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of July 2016 07:12:29 AM
.... Britain has a second-rate infrastructure. ” She explained: “Legal separation still means a highly complex web of regulation, and BT has proven itself expert at gaming this system. ...
BT avoids Openreach broadband break-up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of July 2016 06:28:02 AM
...."In taking one cautious step forward, I fear Ofcom has accidentally taken five steps back," Talk Talk chief executive Dido Harding said. "Legal separation still means that we'll all be poring over a complex web of regulation and BT has proven itself expert at gaming the system," she added. ...
O2 customer data sold on dark net image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 11:00:03 PM
....O2 customer data is being sold by criminals on the dark net, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned. The data was almost certainly obtained by using usernames and passwords first stolen from gaming website XSplit three years ago to log onto O2 accounts. ...

Millions will be condemned to 'dire' broadband after regulator refuses to break up BT, MPs warn
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....The move has already infuriated BT's rivals such as TalkTalk, Sky and Vodafone, which have warned that only a forced separation will guarantee that BT does not unfairly profit from it's monopoly over the network. Dido Harding, chief executive of TalkTalk, which uses the BT network to offer broadband to its customers, said in a statement: “Legal separation still means that a highly complex web of regulation, and BT has proven itself expert at gaming this system. ...
Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit fears image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 01:45:02 AM
. Shares in Nintendo have fallen sharply after the Japanese gaming giant said Pokemon Go's success would have a limited impact on its profits. ...

British businessman stands to make millions after investing in Pokémon Go
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....A British businessman is set to make a fortune after making a wise investment in the world’s fastest growing new game. David Jones is the only British investor in Pokémon Go, the Nintendo mobile phone game credited with creating a “whole new world” of gaming. ...

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