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The real reason Zynga is out of steam

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The games are lacking. If the social gaming company wants to save itself, it needs better titles. FORTUNE -- Zynga can't catch a break. Shares are down nearly 74% since its stock market debut. User engagement has dropped 53% in less than three years according to social game analytics firm...
The real reason Zynga is out of steam

Is Android Having a Bad Year?

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For some time now, Google's Android system has been number one in terms of the quantity of devices that use the software. But recent statistics suggest that the almighty robot has been losing steam in the United States....
Is Android Having a Bad Year?

Microsoft job post hints at Web-based Skype

thenextweb.com
This is quite important. Microsoft, fresh off its enormous Skype acquisition, appears set to drive the platform onto the Web itself, potentially greatly expanding its reach and functionality. This leak comes, as many do, from a rather bluntly worded job posting. The specific listing, which you can find in is entirety...
Microsoft job post hints at Web-based Skype

Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

venturebeat.com
July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Mozilla’s low-end smartphone efforts are picking up steam — and some major allies. It’s latest partner is electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has inked a deal to create devices running Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. But this isn’t just about smartphones. Foxconn...
Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

Steam for Mac Launches Today - http://bit.ly/9ebRUs

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Steam for Mac Launches Today - http://bit.ly/9ebRUs

Oculus Rift won't come bundled with Doom 3, credit or refund offered instead

www.engadget.com
This news is likely to be a bit disappointing to some Oculus Rift backers. Project supporters were set to be rewarded with a copy of Doom 3: BFG Edition, which was to arrive bundled with each development kit. Unfortunately, it turns out that the device won't support the game...
Oculus Rift won't come bundled with Doom 3, credit or refund offered instead

Apple Gives Podcasts a Gentle Push Out of iTunes

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Podcasts were supposed to be a big deal several years ago, but that boom never happened. Now there’s at least anecdotal evidence that the format is actually picking up steam, as creators, listeners and advertisers warm to the format. So why have podcasts disappeared from the new version of iTunes...
Apple Gives Podcasts a Gentle Push Out of iTunes

Steam arriving to the Mac on May 12th. http://bit.ly/aXn55Y [For games, not ironing shirts. Just to clarify.]

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Steam arriving to the Mac on May 12th. http://bit.ly/aXn55Y [For games, not ironing shirts. Just to clarify.]
Good Deal: 'Hotline Miami' is $5 on Steam this weekend
When Games Allow Mods, Beautiful Things Can Happen

After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Here's something that will make you feel a little bit queasy. Yesterday, investment manager, and media personality, Doug Kass tweeted a rumor that Apple was going to announce a stock split today. Right around the time he fired off his tweet, Apple's stock was taking off, erasing a loss on...
After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

Exclusive: Daniel Kim Stepping Down As Nexon America CEO

allthingsd.com
After three years running Nexon’s U.S. office, Daniel Kim is stepping down as CEO to join his family in Korea. Nexon confirms to AllThingsD that effective Sept. 1, Min Kim, Nexon’s SVP of live games will be replacing Daniel Kim. The announcement was made in front of the company’s 200 U.S....
Exclusive: Daniel Kim Stepping Down As Nexon America CEO

The Groupon deflation laid bare, and what it means for all tech IPOs

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Tonight, before the next financial week begins, I want to take a moment to stare at Groupon, and its marked recent decline. It’s important, as the tech IPO well could be quite poisoned if Groupon is about to suffer even greater losses. Facebook, for example, could experience public-market discomfort when it...
The Groupon deflation laid bare, and what it means for all tech IPOs

Sales of Unused IPv4 Addresses Gathering Steam

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A growing number of U.S. carriers and enterprises are hedging their bets on IPv6 by purchasing blocks of unused IPv4 addresses through official channels or behind-the-scenes dealmaking....
Sales of Unused IPv4 Addresses Gathering Steam
What Lies Beyond The Check-In: Foursquare To Launch Big New Redesign Next Week

Madballs Steam Free Weekend Is Here

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Madballs Steam Free Weekend Is Here

Humble Bundle game sales now coming weekly, starting with Bastion

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Who would've thought that letting consumers pay what they think is fair for quality games would prove popular? That's the concept behind Humble Bundle, and so far, it's been rather good to developers and charities alike. Now, deals from the company are set to get a whole lot more...
Humble Bundle game sales now coming weekly, starting with Bastion

Sh*t My Dad Says Engages Google Buzz

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Shit My Dad Says, the Twitter phenomenon with over 1.2 million followers, and more notably, a TV pilot in the works, has taken his act to the new hot (or at least, controversial) social network, Google Buzz. Now, before you get too excited, you’ll note that all this account is...
Sh*t My Dad Says Engages Google Buzz

New Evidence that the PC May Be Disappearing

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While PC sales are declining, the iPad is only picking up steam....
New Evidence that the PC May Be Disappearing

Steam Big Picture TV mode goes live

news.cnet.com
Valve's television service for Windows and Mac is now available for Steam's 50 million members. A related weeklong sale includes Portal 2 for $5. [Read more]...
Steam Big Picture TV mode goes live

We'll be live from HTC's press conference tomorrow at 10:00AM!

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HTC (2498) finds itself in quite a predicament right now. As has been the case with HTC products for years, the vendor's 2012 smartphone lineup was absolutely gorgeous. But as the iPhone and Galaxy smartphones continued to gain steam, Apple (AAPL) and Samsung's (005930) huge marketing budgets and extensive carrier support left HTC scrambling....
We'll be live from HTC's press conference tomorrow at 10:00AM!

Players drive zombie game offline

www.bbc.co.uk
A zombie-themed video game has been removed from the Steam online store after players complain about its shortcomings...
Players drive zombie game offline

Approxy promises instant gaming gratification with "cloudpaging" tech

arstechnica.com
Imagine a gaming service similar to Steam, where instead of having to wait a few hours for the game to download, you could get started in just a few minutes. Or imagine a gaming service like OnLive, but where you could play even if your Internet was down, with...
Approxy promises instant gaming gratification with "cloudpaging" tech

Steam download service moving beyond games

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Starting in September, the Steam online distribution platform is adding creativity and productivity apps for both PC and Mac. [Read more]...
Steam download service moving beyond games
Valve says Steam hacker probably has data from old transactions
Valve removes player-made copycat 'Aion' weapon from 'Dota 2'

Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising is 75% Off on Steam This Weekend

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Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising is 75% Off on Steam This Weekend

8 years in the making: Half-Life 1 remake Black Mesa Source is here

thenextweb.com
The Source-engine based remake of the original Half-Life has finally arrived. Black Mesa Source began development in 2004 as a fan-made reworking of the original classic by Valve Software and had been dubbed vaporware many times over the course of its life. Now, anyone with a PC and a copy...
8 years in the making: Half-Life 1 remake Black Mesa Source is here

Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"

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Everybody wants their own app store and cloud, and Valve is no different. The source of many of the greatest games in the past few years (Portal 1 and 2, people!), Valve’s Steam game platform has become renowned for its ease of use in buying games and the Source game...
Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"
Romney back on top this week on Inside Facebook’s Election Tracker
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