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Google's latest doodle celebrates Maurice Sendak & Where the Wild Things Are

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Google has been cooking up clever “doodles” that celebrate people and events for years. Today’s latest doodle goes for a walk on the wild side by celebrating the 85th birthday of author Maurice Sendak, best known for the 1963 book Where the Wild Things Are. Where the Wild Things...
Google's latest doodle celebrates Maurice Sendak & Where the Wild Things Are

Hisense building budget-friendly Google TV set-top box, will put Android in your living room for under $100

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Looks like consumers are about to get another option in their search for an affordable connected TV solution: Hisense is building its own Google TV set-top box. The product doesn't have a price -- let alone a name -- but will sell for under $100 when it hits shelves...
Hisense building budget-friendly Google TV set-top box, will put Android in your living room for under $100

Epic Mickey 2 controllers invoke the power of the brush, are made for you and me

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Do you like your M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E with a side of eXtreme? So do the developers at Junction Point, which is why a sequel to the mouse's first Epic is on its way. But the impending release of that title's not all grown-up Mouseketeers-cum-gamers have to look forward to, as...
Epic Mickey 2 controllers invoke the power of the brush, are made for you and me

Barnes & Noble unveils NOOK Snaps, a selection of exclusive short reads for its tablets and ereaders

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Barnes & Noble is increasing the amount of exclusive content available on its range of NOOK tablets and ereaders today through NOOK Snaps, a new bi-monthly program that offers users a batch of original, short-form literature. The initiative will feature new fiction and non-fiction works from the “most compelling voices”...
Barnes & Noble unveils NOOK Snaps, a selection of exclusive short reads for its tablets and ereaders

Chatterbox: Wednesday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterJust back from presenting Disney's Epic Mickey 2 event in London, so putting Chatterbox up early for any talkative night owls...GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this...
Chatterbox: Wednesday

Hulu launches a new online hub for video-game trailers

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Video-streaming service Hulu is branching out its offering ever so slight to cover video game trailers via a new dedicated hub, the company announced today. The Video Games hub is live now, and besides release information around games, you’ll note that it features trailers in HD, game-play demos and even...
Hulu launches a new online hub for video-game trailers

Photography In Public Is Not A Crime

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Sadly, we talk way too often about police arresting people for doing nothing other than taking a picture or filming them. The police officers being filmed and photographed make these arrests using various excuses, but frequently the charges get dropped for lack of merit. The reason charges rarely stick when...
Photography In Public Is Not A Crime

Warby Parker puts on new pair of investors, J. Crew, AmEx join team

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Warby Parker is looking even smarter by adding American Express and the CEO of J. Crew to its latest round of financing. This hot e-commerce startup is known for turning geek into chic with its line of fashionable eyewear. In September, Warby Parker filed an SEC form for a $36.8...
Warby Parker puts on new pair of investors, J. Crew, AmEx join team
How Disney found Oswald's voice again in 'Epic Mickey'
How Epic Mickey 2 is like Deus Ex

Keen On... Marketplace 3.0: Why The Future of E-Commerce Might Be Japanese [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517723936"] So what’s the future of e-commerce? According to Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani, the multi-billionaire founder and CEO of the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, it lies in making online stores more hospitable. In his new book, Marketplace 3.0; Rewriting the Rules of Borderless Business, Mikitani lays out his vision for...
Keen On... Marketplace 3.0: Why The Future of E-Commerce Might Be Japanese [TCTV]

Two Fedoras - Daily Fig: Scrooge McDuck and bonus Epic Mickey ramblings.

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Two Fedoras - Daily Fig: Scrooge McDuck and bonus Epic Mickey ramblings.

The Force Was Never With LucasArts

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One hundred fifty four days after acquiring Lucasfilm -- and the rights to everything Star Wars -- for a cool $4 billion, Disney has shut down LucasArts, the Lucas division long responsible for making video games. The tech press had two immediate reactions to the news, both of them wrong....
The Force Was Never With LucasArts

Reminder: meet Warren Spector

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There is still space at our Gamesblog and Disney Interactive event with Warren Spector and epic Mickey 2If you didn't see our story last week, Gamesblog Live has teamed up with Disney Interactive for a very special event, taking place in London on Tuesday night.I'll be interviewing industry legend Warren...
Reminder: meet Warren Spector

Exclusive event: Meet Warren Spector and play Epic Mickey 2

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Gamesblog and Disney Interactive are hosting an event with Warren Spector next week - and you could be thereLegendary games designer Warren Spector, creator of Deus Ex and Disney's Epic Mickey title, is in London next week - do you fancy meeting him?Well here's your chance, because the Guardian and...
Exclusive event: Meet Warren Spector and play Epic Mickey 2

Junction Point, PDP make Wii Nunchuks for Epic Mickey 2

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Epic Mickey 2 developer Junction Point and its hardware accessory partner PDP have shown a pair of special Wii Nunchuk add-ons being built just for the game. The lead, an updated version of the Paintbrush Chuk, resembles Mickey's magic paintbrush and now has a glowing blue tip. A completely new...
Junction Point, PDP make Wii Nunchuks for Epic Mickey 2

The unlikely group putting the kibosh on cable TV: Parents

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Tykes are dream customers who don't care how they watch Mickey and clamor to watch him again and again. With Netflix and Amazon catering more to kids, parents may be the next big group to cut the cable cord. [Read more]...
The unlikely group putting the kibosh on cable TV: Parents

DealBook: Pinterest on Wish List of Rakuten, Japan's Amazon

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Hiroshi "Mickey" Mikitani, the chief executive of Rakuten, said he would buy the rest of the social bookmarking site, if he could....
DealBook: Pinterest on Wish List of Rakuten, Japan's Amazon

Four great game deals for PC and Wii

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Enjoy some cheap thrills with bargains on Batman, Mickey, the Sims, and more. [Read more]...
Four great game deals for PC and Wii

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two due this fall

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Junction Point and Warren Spector developing sequel for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii with coop play, full-voice acting, and a focus on music. [Read more]...
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two due this fall

Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets

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Whether you see Windows Vista and Windows 7 Gadgets as handy tools or a blight upon a pristine desktop, you might want to shut them off for safety's sake. Mickey Shkatov and Toby Kohlenberg have found that the desktop widgets' web-based code have flaws that would allow malicious Gadgets,...
Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets

CyanogenMod releases SimplyTapp NFC payment app for CM9, launches CM9.1

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If you decided to change your NFC Phone's OS over to CyanogenMod 9 to avoid all the skinning and restricting, now you have a mobile payment option called SimplyTapp. Produced by the modding group and two of its members, the app requires free or paid NFC cards from CyanogenMod...
CyanogenMod releases SimplyTapp NFC payment app for CM9, launches CM9.1

Epic Mickey 2: Warren Spector enthrals with tales of how the series evolved

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The game designer revealed some fascinating detail about Epic Mickey 2 at a talk arranged by the Guardian and DisneyAt an event arranged by the Guardian and Disney on Tuesday night, legendary game designer Warren Spector gave a fascinating talk on his latest title, the action adventure sequel Epic Mickey...
Epic Mickey 2: Warren Spector enthrals with tales of how the series evolved

Google Wallet hack hits Verizon Galaxy S III

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Verizon may not want you to have Google Wallet on your phone, but that won't stop intrepid rooters and hackers from shoehorning the app into Big Red's handsets. Mike Beauchamp and Dustin Evans took some time away from their recent Kansas City trip (to check out Google Fiber, of...
Google Wallet hack hits Verizon Galaxy S III

BlackBerry has had it up to here with your terrible passwords

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Research in Motion has created a list of passwords that users of its BlackBerry 10 operating system will be forbidden from using, according to a report released Monday at RapidBerry. The 106 passwords, including “123456,” “batman,” “changeme,” and “butthead,” cannot be used to log in to BlackBerry websites, apps,...
BlackBerry has had it up to here with your terrible passwords
What does the Disney buyout mean for LucasArts' gaming catalog?

Master Moves Mickey hands-on: challenges Bieber and TOSY to dance-off (video)

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Beethoven's Fifth or Michelangelo's Pietà it's not but, while Master Moves Mickey can't stand as a cornerstone of civilization, it can certainly throw down on the dance floor. The b-boy bot has a speaker hidden under its garb that kicks out the jams while this mechanical mouse break dances...
Master Moves Mickey hands-on: challenges Bieber and TOSY to dance-off (video)

As Wii U shares launch lineup, rumors of cable cloud-gaming service swirl

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Nintendo announced Wednesday that it will debut with 23 games in its launch lineup for the Wii U. The next-generation console from the embattled company will be out in time for the holidays. The games announced Wednesday are heavy on ports from other consoles and titles from Nintendo itself. They...
As Wii U shares launch lineup, rumors of cable cloud-gaming service swirl
Imagoo raises $1.5 million for mobile "Hot or Not" with instant answers and challenges
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