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Uncharted 4 Copies Stolen 'While In Transit', Sony Working With Police

Uncharted 4 Copies Stolen 'While In Transit', Sony Working With Police According to Sony’s Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida, a “number of copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End” have been stolen “while in transit” ahead of the game’s release in the United Kingdom.Sounds a lot like a truck hijacking, which is something of a British speciality when it comes to video games.

How the blockchain could revolutionize welfare — or undermine the poor

How the blockchain could revolutionize welfare — or undermine the poor The blockchain (more accurately called “distributed ledger technology”) has long been a fixation for nerds of all stripes, but lately the real world has been taking notice as well.Now, the UK is testing the most intriguing example yet: blockchain-based tracking of welfare spending.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Tech companies have to fight fake news

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Tech companies have to fight fake news Tech companies are finally catching up to their responsibility in spreading fake news — and that includes Apple.Facebook introduced a few fixes in December meant to stem the spread of misleading information on its platform.

Never mind the Oscars, Britain hosted its own awards ceremony... for kebabs

Never mind the Oscars, Britain hosted its own awards ceremony... for kebabs Britain hosted its very own equivalent of the Oscars — the British Kebab Awards.Seventeen kebab shops from across the UK won awards in categories ranging from Best Kebab Van to Best Fine Dining Restaurant.

This politician doesn't like that there's no 'enduring reminder' of Britain's colonial atrocities

This politician doesn't like that there's no 'enduring reminder' of Britain's colonial atrocities In a searing piece in Al Jazeera, Tharoor stressed upon the need for an "enduring reminder" of the atrocities meted out to 35 million Indians "in totally unnecessary famines caused by British policy, or the 'divide and rule' policy that culminated in the horrors of Partition in 1947.He writes: “This famous monument stands testimony to the glorification of the British Raj in India.