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TECH 31 Oct 2018 | 11:00 PM

Hawking's signed thesis, wheelchair auctioned in London

A copy of Stephen Hawking's doctorate thesis signed in a shaky hand was unveiled Oct 30 as the highlight of a new auction of the British physicist's personal items in London.

TECH 04 Oct 2018 | 9:30 AM

Turkmenistan enters brave new world of eSports

Reclusive, gas-rich Turkmenistan is dipping its toe into the world of eSports having got a taste for gaming at a showcase sporting event it held last year.

TECH 27 Aug 2018 | 12:24 PM

Malaysian eSports player part of team to win RM16mil in Dota 2 tournament

Malaysian Yap "xNova" Jian Wei's China-based team PSG.LGD placed second in the International 8 Dota 2 tournament, taking home US$4.1mil (RM16.82mil) in prize money.

TECH 27 Aug 2018 | 4:34 AM

Asian Games: China crowned Arena of Valor champion as eSports makes ‘historical’ Asian Games debut

China defeated Taiwan to win the first ever Arena of Valor gold medal on Aug 26, as eSports made a splashy debut as an exhibition event at the 2018 Asian Games.

TECH 09 Feb 2018 | 7:31 AM

At long last, Japan finally OKs videogaming as a profession

A skinny chain smoker with pale skin, Yota Kachi doesn’t look much like a professional athlete. But this weekend, the 31-year-old will get a chance to become one by playing videogames.

TECH 15 Aug 2017 | 12:30 AM

Made in Serbia: A soccer game downloaded 170 million times

When Branko Milutinovic was growing up in Belgrade, air-raid sirens routinely cut short pickup soccer games with friends.

TECH 04 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

IAAF says medical records compromised by Fancy Bear hacking group

The governing body of global athletics (IAAF) said it had suffered a cyberattack that it believes has compromised information about athletes' medical records.

TECH 31 Mar 2017 | 2:00 AM

Battlefield 1 to add Premium Friends sharing service

Players who have paid for access to extra multiplayer levels in World War I action game Battlefield 1 will be able to invite non-paying friends to join them.

TECH 14 Mar 2017 | 10:00 PM

Portuguese start-up aims to revolutionise physical rehabilitation industry

When Virgilio Bento's brother had to go to Cuba 20 years ago to receive cheap physiotherapy as he recovered from a life-threatening car crash back home in Portugal, he did not know it would inspire an innovation.

TECH 23 Dec 2016 | 4:02 AM

Pokémon Go arrives on the Apple Watch

Despite some rumours to the contrary, Niantic has just released Pokémon Go on the Apple Watch.