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EC cloud plan addresses data protection problem. Sort of.

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The European Commission says its eagerly-anticipated new cloud computing strategy, released Thursday, could add 2.5 million jobs and boost the EU’s gross domestic product by €160 billion in the next eight years. In many ways, this call to action, which also talks up green energy initiatives such as the use of a new...
EC cloud plan addresses data protection problem. Sort of.

Understanding Instagram and why Flickr might just have a chance

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You might think photo-sharing is just a harmless activity enjoyed by many mobile-phone users, but over the past few weeks it has become the latest battleground where internet giants try to topple each other and/or build fortresses around their networks. The recent contretemps between Instagram and Twitter — in which...
Understanding Instagram and why Flickr might just have a chance

Starhawk – review

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PS3; £39.99; cert 16+; Lightbox Studios/Sony Computer EntertainmentThere are a couple of obvious correlations between Starhawk, Lightbox's brand new space western third-person shooter on the PS3, and Warhawk, Incognito's online warzone for Sony's console back in 2007.Both put a premium on fast-paced, arcade style third-person-shooter action involving land and air...
Starhawk – review

Shorter cuts: news doesn't get any smaller

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John Peel's album collection goes online, why cake should be banned and a top tip from Prince CharlesDiscs of the dayThe John Peel Centre for Creative Arts has begun posting details of 2,600 albums from his collection online. His widow Sheila talks G2 through it later this week.Cake standElitism –...
Shorter cuts: news doesn't get any smaller

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot - preview

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Ubisoft combines castle building and dungeon hacking into one intriguing free-to-play comedyThe name should give you plenty of clues about the nature of Ubisoft's newly announced free-to-play dungeon crawler. It's silly, it's self-conscious and it wants to poke a bit of fun at this most straight-faced of ridiculous game genres....
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot - preview

Crave giveaway: Age of Empires helmet signed by game's developers

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OK, gamers, this one's for you. We're giving away a free Spartan helmet you can wear while assembling armies and destroying enemy fortresses. [Read more]...
Crave giveaway: Age of Empires helmet signed by game's developers

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: In-House Datacenters

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A business' data is still its most important asset, but that doesn't mean it every company needs to spend millions of dollars building and maintaining its own datacenters. The cloud has grown up, and the days of the company-owned-and-operated datacenters are numbered. The Basics In the pre-PC days, computers were...
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: In-House Datacenters
Feature: Coolest jobs in tech: hackers for hire

Sumioni: Demon Arts - review

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(PS Vita, Xseed Games, cert: 12)Before play even begins, offbeat action platformer Sumioni makes an impact based on its striking art style alone. Inspired by Japanese sumi-e, or ink wash, the game presents a world of unique visuals steeped in rich mythology. It's not the first game to adopt the...
Sumioni: Demon Arts - review
The Angry Birds Space experience: the gameplay is pretty clever

Halo 4 - preview

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Eleven years on from the first classic version of Halo, along comes a fourth incarnation, and it's packed with even more bangsThere's something almost nostalgic about Halo 4 (Xbox 360). It is 11 years since the galaxy-trotting saga began with the defining flagship title of the original Xbox, Halo: Combat...
Halo 4 - preview
Diablo III: demon-cleaving, refined
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