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  • News: Kevin Butler Resigns from Sony

    In weird news of the day that probably isn't really news, Sony's fictional VP, Kevin Butler, was reportedly left position for new endeavors.

  • News: Sonic CD Debuting on Android

    Sonic CD, one of the greater (but less well known) Sonic games, is apparently heading to Android before it hits Xbox Live Arcade.

  • News: Pokémon Trading Card Game Finally Goes Online

    If you want to play Pokémon online, but are looking for something a little more polished than unofficial flash games, the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online open beta just started yesterday.

  • News: GameStop Apologizes, Offers Deus Ex PC Customers $50 Coupon

    In news that'll hopefully bring this whole unpleasant fiasco to a close, GameStop CEO Paul Raines sent out the following e-mail to GameStop customers earlier today:

  • Opinion: MLG Raleigh: Streaming Survival Guide

    This weekend, thousands of gamers are storming Raleigh, NC for a Major League Gaming event. You don't have to be there to catch the action yourself, though--just read our handy-dandy guide to staying on top of the MLG streams, and you won't miss a single game (or a bathroom break). You can watch the stream from the MLG home page--it should be live by the time you read this.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Campus activities

    Let's keep it short and sweet: Cupertino's holding a meeting on the environmental impact of Apple's new campus, rumored pieces of the new iPhone are surfacing, and a reputed hacker goes to work at 1 Infinite Loop. The remainders for Friday, August 26, 2011 are over and out.

  • News: Apple CEO Tim Cook gets a million reasons to stick around

    Just how valuable is newly-appointed CEO Tim Cook to Apple? According to an SEC filing, his continued presence at the helm of Apple over the next decade is worth a cool one million--shares of Apple stock, that is. If you sold a million shares of Apple stock on Friday, it would be worth about $383 million.

  • News: Stanfords Open Networking Summit to highlight OpenFlow, SDN

    Stanford University this October will host the first Open Networking Summit, which will focus on the history, state and future of OpenFlow and software-defined networking technologies.

  • News: Cloud-Based Storage Improves Disaster Recovery at Situs

    When Bill McCown joined The Situs Companies six years ago, the Houston-based real estate consulting firm was anticipating growth, and the company figured its tape-based backup systems would need to be upgraded. Then came September 2008, when Hurricane Ike slammed into Houston. "Our data center stayed up but our office didn't have power for a week," recalls McCown, who is the director of IT for the firm. While employees in other locations had access to the data center, the central office was offline and out of the communications loop.

  • Opinion: Half of American Adults Use Social Networks, says Pew

    Nearly two-thirds of online adults in the U.S. use social networking sites, and they're generally pleased with the experience, according to a new survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. And perhaps more telling of just how pervasive Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ (and, OK, Myspace too) have become in our day-to-day lives, half of all U.S. adults now use social networks.

  • News: Apple axes TV show rentals for iTunes, Apple TV

    On Friday, Apple quietly removed the ability to rent TV shows from the iTunes Store. When Apple introduced the reimagined Apple TV in September 2010, the company also began offering television rentals at $1 per episode. But now the rental option for television is gone--and Apple has confirmed to Macworld that it's gone for good.

  • Opinion: Razer's Blade Proves Gaming Laptops Can Be Light, Sexy

    Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer today launched what might be the most attractive gaming laptop to date. The 17.3-inch Razer Blade is just 0.88 inches thin and breaks the 7-pound weight barrier, but still boasts the high-end hardware specs gamers require.

  • News: China yanks video that leaked hacking tool

    The state-run China Central Television network has yanked a video that inadvertently included a short clip of a cyber-attack tool targeting Falun Gong websites.

  • News: PAX in a Minute: Scavenger Hunt Champions

    PAX just concluded its annual scavenger hunt, and GamePro ended up being the winner! Find out who took home the prize!

  • News: Sneak Peek at Windows 8 Tablet Apps

    The Windows 8 tablet teasers keep rolling in, first with Microsoft showing a brief glimpse of a quad-core slate, and now with two early prototypes of Windows 8 tablet apps.

  • News: Look at This Friggin' Hipster-Style iPhone Case

    If nostalgia brings a smile to your face--and makes you kind of wish you still had a brick phone from the 1980s (but one with modern guts)--check out this 80s Cell Phone Case from Urban Outfitters.

  • News: Twisted Metal Release Date: February 14, 2012

    Fans of Twisted Metal were bummed earlier this year when the game was pushed into 2012. Now they have something (well, besides love) to celebrate on Valentine's Day.

  • News: Top Three Steve Jobs Speeches

    As a CEO, Steve Jobs will be remembered for many things--not just as a purveyor of innovative, landscape-changing products. He'll also be remembered as one of the most powerful and charismatic orators and marketers of our time. Here are my top three picks for Steve Jobs' most compelling speeches.

  • News: IT security rundown for week ending Aug. 26

    This past week in security news was highlighted by a hacking revelation out of China, bad news for banks, good news for Sony gaming customers and a curious email that might have been at the heart of the big RSA data breach.

  • News: What Will Zelda on the Wii U Play Like?

    On the Nintendo Wii?, Zelda was all about the motion controls. But what about the Wii U, which incorporates a touchscreen?



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