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League of Legends' Riot Games now completely owned by China's Tencent

Californian company Riot Games, best known for its billion-dollar franchise League of Legends, is now 100 percent owned by Chinese company Tencent.

By December 16, 2015

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Windows turns 30, Sky's Q box and Black Friday blues (CNET UK podcast 458 show notes)

We discuss Sky's fancy new premium TV service Sky Q, wish Windows a happy 30th birthday and debate whether the UK is sick of Black Friday riots.

By November 20, 2015

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Uber suspends low-cost service in France in the name of safety

Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional.

By July 3, 2015

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Quiet riot on Spotify as band pays for free tour with silent album

Silence is gold for LA funk band ​Vulfpeck's album Sleepify, which you play as you sleep to fund free shows near you.

By March 28, 2014

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As pride soars, Apple adds LGBT featured section to the App Store

Apple has added an LGBT section to its App Store that showcases apps, books, movies, TV shows and podcasts to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots.

By June 26, 2015

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iPhone 5S and 5C official pictures are a riot of colour

Feast your eyes, phone fans, on the first official pictures above of the rainbow-hued iPhone 5S and 5C.

10 Images By September 11, 2013

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Dwarvicise: New 'Hobbit' video diary is a riot

Despite a hectic production schedule for the remaining "The Hobbit" movies, Peter Jackson and crew take time to create a behind-the-scenes video showing sets, pick-up shooting, and dwarves doing jazzercise.

By July 1, 2013

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Facebook outages ripple across Myanmar after violent clashes

Users report experiencing several-hour blackouts on the social network after sectarian riots left two people dead and 14 injured. Facebook says it can't find any technical issues on its end.

By July 7, 2014

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Pepper spray and laser-armed drone receives first orders

A mining company has ordered 25 Desert Wolf Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles for breaking up riots with pepper spray and "blinding lasers."

By June 18, 2014

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Russian court: Get 'extremist' Pussy Riot videos off the Web

The punk band's videos are now blocked from access within the country, thanks to the government's Internet law.

By November 29, 2012