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Nexon Buys Gloops for $486 Million in Cash to Push Into Mobile Gaming

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Nexon, a Toyko-based games company that raised $1.2 billion the day before Zynga went public, continues using that cash to make acquisitions. Maple Story Today, it has acquired Gloops, a mobile game developer also based in Japan, for $486 million in cash. Gloops, which is known for the titles JapanPro Baseball Card Battle and Warriors...
Nexon Buys Gloops for $486 Million in Cash to Push Into Mobile Gaming

City Haze “Lost In Toyko” (Produced By RZA)

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City Haze “Lost In Toyko” (Produced By RZA)

$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Toyko latency by 60ms

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Starting this summer, a convoy of ice breakers and specially-adapted polar ice-rated cable laying ships will begin to lay the first ever trans-Arctic Ocean submarine fiber optic cables. Two of these cables, called Artic Fibre and Arctic Link, will cross the Northwest Passage which runs through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago....
$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Toyko latency by 60ms

Are You Ready For Beer With 32% Alcohol Content?

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It could be the biggest thing from the UK to hit American shores since the British Invasion -- or at the very least it could do more harm to a teenager than a Beatles song. A Scottish brewery is slowly unleashing a beer on the former colonies that contains...
Are You Ready For Beer With 32% Alcohol Content?

SIGGRAPH 2012 wrap-up

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Considering that SIGGRAPH focuses on visual content creation and display, there was no shortage of interesting elements to gawk at on the show floor. From motion capture demos to 3D objects printed for Hollywood productions, there was plenty on entertainment at the Los Angeles Convention Center this year. Major...
SIGGRAPH 2012 wrap-up

Dear Santa: Please Buy Me This $26,000 Transforming Robot

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I’ve seen a few transforming robots in my day but few are as fluid and fast as this odd creation from Brave Robotics, a Toyko-based company that is selling its creation for a mere 1.98 million Yen. The little robot starts out as a car and then quickly transforms...
Dear Santa: Please Buy Me This $26,000 Transforming Robot

'Slim' Sony PlayStation 3 to debut in North America September 25, worldwide October

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Sony has taken the wraps off its new ‘slim’ PlayStation 3 at the Toyko Games Show. The new version of the console will debut in North America on September 25 before hitting Japan, Europe and the rest of the world from October in a phased, product-by-product rollout. The much-rumored device...
'Slim' Sony PlayStation 3 to debut in North America September 25, worldwide October

Chilly Chair uses static electricity to raise your arm hair, force an emotional reaction (hands-on video)

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Hiding in the back of the SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies demo area -- exactly where such a project might belong -- is a dark wood chair that looks anything but innocent. Created by a team at the University of Electro-Communications in Toyko, Chilly Chair, as it's called, may be a...
Chilly Chair uses static electricity to raise your arm hair, force an emotional reaction (hands-on video)
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