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Apple is in direct competition with Google's Android. Steve Jobs hated it. He once told Walter Isaacson, "I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product. More »
Most teachers are regular folks. Before they entered education, maybe they worked in an office. Maybe they were students themselves. But how many of them were ninja, head-butting trees in the forest? More »
OK. So there's been a long-running mystery surrounding Final Fantasy VII and a pair of women's underwear.
For fifteen years now people have wondered what the hell these knickers - actually an unused item - were for, but some recent fan translations of Japanese-language interviews have finally... More »
While you might hate browser game FarmVille, Facebook revealed that it needs the game's developer, Zynga.
In its recent SCE filing, Facebook stated, "We currently generate significant revenue as a result of our relationship with Zynga, and, if we are unable to successfully maintain this... More »
Today, Sony announced its recent financials, and the Tokyo-based electronics giant is hemorrhaging money.
For the fourth year in a row, Sony is in the red. More »
In 2007, shares in publisher THQ were going for over $30 a piece. Today, in 2012, they're going for around $0.70. Studios are rumoured to be on the chopping block. More »
Crytek, the developers behind the Crysis series (and the CryEngine), will soon be helping release their own online multiplayer gaming service. It has a stupid name, but everything else about it is very interesting.
It's called GFACE. More »
"Violent video games," a governmental classification of speech and expression that the Supreme Court found a smidge troubling last June, would be taxed extra under a proposed law in Oklahoma, with the collected money going toward state programs fighting bullying and child obesity. More »
Reclaiming a hacked account is always a nuisance, but Josh Hinkle's nightmarish story of losing, reclaiming, re-losing, and then re-reclaiming his Xbox Live account takes the cake.
Settle in for a hell of a yarn that reads like a world tour of the Xbox's worst problems. More »
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