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Happy birthday to you: Free stuff from Google for your Android phone
Touchdown for cord cutters: DirecTV offers 'NFL Sunday Ticket' on PlayStation 3 again
Microsoft acquires home automation company R2 Studios to beef up Xbox

Olympic Games: media casts its biggest-ever net

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As the BBC streams 24 Olympic channels, newspapers are battling to win gold for online clicksThe world is watching London for the next two weeks. But there are many online publishers in the UK who are also hoping that millions will be downloading our content as well.The BBC's head of...
Olympic Games: media casts its biggest-ever net

San Diego Comic-Con Costume Gallery - Games, movies, and latex... oh my!

venturebeat.com
Don’t be fooled by the name: San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t been about comic books in a very long time. Once movie studios and game publishers smelled the blood of 100,000 geeks in the water, the annual convention’s comic offering was drowned out and overrun by massive The Hunger Games...
San Diego Comic-Con Costume Gallery - Games, movies, and latex... oh my!
NFL will bring exclusive original TV content to Xbox One

HTML5 versus Adobe Flash (infographic)

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One of Steve Jobs’ last major acts before passing was to launch an attack on Adobe Flash. Mobile Apple devices began blocking Flash-powered content, and Apple even went so far as to prevent iOS developers from using Flash — one of the most popular multimedia programming platforms — in their...
HTML5 versus Adobe Flash (infographic)
BYOT Episode 6: The world of Internet videos
Redbox Instant gains support for Xbox Live

Asura's Wrath manga art class – we have 10 tickets to give away

www.guardian.co.uk
To mark the forthcoming launch of Asura's Wrath, Capcom is holding a manga art event in London on Wednesday – and we have 10 tickets to give awayFeaturing boss characters the size of planets and a hero with enough insane combo attacks to take down a moderately sized army, Asura's...
Asura's Wrath manga art class – we have 10 tickets to give away
Obama calls for CDC research on link between gun and gaming violence in new plan
PlayStation Network picks up Epix library of movies

Game over: the changing face of games retail

www.guardian.co.uk
Keza MacDonald hopes the demise of Game Group might herald the return to the high street of small enthusiast shopsGame Group, the company that owns both of the specialist high-street games retailers Game and Gamestation, has officially gone into administration , after suspending trading on its shares and filing for...
Game over: the changing face of games retail

Huh? EA builds an app for sharing music and photos (exclusive)

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Electronic Arts has stretched beyond its roots as a game publisher by creating a social networking app for sharing music and photos. That’s right. It has nothing to do with games. Vue is a free mobile app that EA has released on the iPhone and iPad in Canada and Australia....
Huh? EA builds an app for sharing music and photos (exclusive)

Augmented reality bridges sight and sound in the Project Paperclip photography exhibit

thenextweb.com
We’ve seen augmented reality make its way into the worlds of games, media and marketing, and beyond, and we’re bound to see yet more innovation in this field in the future. Project Paperclip, an exhibition currently taking place in Portugal, and partially online, brings the world of augmented reality to photography. With the...
Augmented reality bridges sight and sound in the Project Paperclip photography exhibit
After a decade of service, Xbox Live usage hits an all-time high
With the new Xbox One, you'll never watch TV the same way again
LOTR fans see some real magic: Peter Jackson says that The Hobbit is now a trilogy
Live: Sony's big PlayStation (4?) announcement
Xbox Live removes Facebook & Twitter apps you weren't using

Obama Urges $10 Million to Study Video Games and Violence

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In a highly-anticipated press conference Wednesday morning to address gun violence in the United States, President Barack Obama called for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to renew scientific inquiry into the relationship between “video games, media images, and violence,” and urged Congress to support a bill that...
Obama Urges $10 Million to Study Video Games and Violence
Sony testing a web-based PlayStation store for movies & games
Hulu finds a use for the Wii U's second screen: Changing the channel
Angry Birds maker Rovio plans to reveal its mobile book app
Xbox rolls out new SmartGlass iOS app update

Obama Tasks CDC With Study Of Video Games And 'Violent Media'

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In the middle of a much larger speech introducing his "Gun Violence Reduction Executive Actions," Obama threw in a little something for the videogame crowd: Congress should fund research into the effects that violent video games have on young minds. While it may seem like a shot across the bow...
Obama Tasks CDC With Study Of Video Games And 'Violent Media'
Nintendo TVii plays catch-up in the living room wars (hands-on video)
YouTube's Xbox Live app gets updated for speed, ad support
Adam Orth fired? Microsoft Xbox exec who insulted fans on Twitter has left the company

Nvidia hires new chief to replace outgoing Tegra leader

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Nvidia’s future is all about its Tegra mobile processor these days. So it is interesting to note that the company said it has replaced its Tegra chief today. Phil Carmack, who was at Nvidia for 10 years and...
Nvidia hires new chief to replace outgoing Tegra leader
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