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The Music Industry Wants The Digital Copyright Law Reformed

First, we had live music, then we got vinyl records, then cassettes and CD’s and now we can enjoy our music anywhere we like in the palm of our hand thanks to Digital music. The problem…

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Storywriter Cameron Harris is Leaving BioWare

BioWare is known for their stories, from the magical world of Dragon Age: Inquisition to the space-faring scenes the of Star Wars and Mass Effect. One of the people responsible for these tales of adventure is senior…

Activision

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Activision Will Not be Hosting an E3 Press Event

Activision is one of the leading attractions during press events due to the Call of Duty series which continues to sell an impressive number of units every year. You might expect given the yearly release cycle…

Donald Trump

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If Elected President Donald Trump Vows to Cause Amazon Problems

Donald Trump seems to thrive on controversy and has rapidly become the favourite candidate for the Republican nomination. Initially, political commentators dismissed Trump and believed it was only a matter of time before he exited the presidential…

Warren Spector

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Warren Spector: ‘I Really Haven’t Seen a Whole Lot of Progress’ in Mainstream Games

Warren Spector is a video game level designer who helped pioneer the concept of non-linear gameplay and the ability to cater to different styles. The most famous example is Deus Ex which gave the player the…

GameTrailers

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GameTrailers Shuts Down After 13 Years

GameTrailers was a very popular video game website which specialized in unique previews, reviews, recorded footage and HD trailers. The website had a very passionate community and became involved in uploading community content. Sadly, this wasn’t…

Donald Trump

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Donald Trump Claims he Will Make Apple Start Building Computers in The US

Donald Trump is a divisive figure who seems to thrive on controversy. Whenever he voices any sort of xenophobic or racist remarks, his popularity increases. While there’s an ongoing discussion in the UK about banning Trump,…

3D Printer

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Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer Demoed @ CES 2016

CES 2016: 3D Printing is possibly the most exciting technological development in recent years and has the potential to change the world. This is a bold statement, but the option to scan any custom design and create…

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GAME Digital’s Revenue Falls Sharply And Warns of ‘Challenging’ Trading Conditions

GAME Digital is a UK retailer offering a huge array of consoles, accessories, games and digital content. Back in 2012, the GAME Group went into administration following ill-advised management decisions and inability to adapt to the…

Apple

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Apple’s Stock Drops by Over $160 Billion

The smartphone market is expected to stagnate as sales grow at a slower pace in major western territories. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule such as India where the introduction of affordable handsets increases…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Refutes Tax Avoidance Claims

Apple has been accused of tax avoidance and exploiting loopholes in US legislation to move profits to tax havens. For example, Apple’s tax base is in Ireland with a 12.5% corporate rate while the US taxation…

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Micron to Acquire Taiwanese Chip Company Inotera For $3.2 Billion

Micron Technology Inc. is an American manufacturer of memory chips, including dynamic random-access memory, flash memory, and solid-state drives. The company announced today it will purchase the remaining 67% of shares in Taiwan’s Inotera Memories Inc. This is…

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DirectX 12 3DMark Shown For The First Time!

3DMark is an essential tool in the technology industry and predominately used to differentiate between various graphics cards. More specifically, FireStrike, FireStrike Extreme and FireStrike Ultra determines the GPU’s performance at different resolutions and provides an…

Nintendo

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Gaming Industry Analyst Michael Pachter Doesn’t Expect The Nintendo NX to Arrive Next Year

Michael Pachter is possibly the only video game and electronics research analyst known to the public and renowned for making bold claims. As a result, he’s often ridiculed by the gaming community and every prediction he makes…

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Xbox Two And PlayStation 5 Rumored For 2018 Release With 4K Support

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are already struggling to keep pace with the demands of modern, graphically intense titles. As a result, the Xbox One’s resolution can drop to an absurd 720P and the PlayStation…

Razer

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Razer Launching Corporate Investment Fund in 2016

Razer is one of the leading peripheral manufacturers in the world and continues to grow at an impressive pace. More specifically, in 2014, the company was valued at over $1 billion due to an undisclosed investment from…

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Lenovo Reports First Loss in Six Years

Despite being one of the leading PC vendors, Lenovo is experiencing a tough financial period and recorded a $714 million net loss. This is the first loss the company has reported in 6 years and makes for…

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Asda Avoiding Black Friday Sales Chaos Due to ‘Shopper Fatigue’

Black Friday is a US tradition which involves heavily discounted items and has slowly become an integral shopping event around the world. Two years ago, UK supermarket Asda decided to launch their own Black Friday event…

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Apple CEO Believes PCs Are Pointless

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is a divisive figure and has now predicted the fatal demise of the PC platform. In an interview with The Telegraph, he made a number of outrageous comments and said: “I think if…

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LG Records $68 Million Loss in Mobile Division

LG’s G3 and G4 handsets have received widespread positive reviews and characterized by a remarkable image sensor. Additionally, the G4’s superb price, beautiful display and optional leather back make it a fantastic choice around the £350…

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Intel Posts Impressive Financial Q3 Results

Intel has reported a total revenue of $14.5 billion in Q3 of this year and gross margin reaching 63%. The revenue is up 10% compared the last quarter, and the gross margin increased by 0.5 point. Furthermore,…

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Apple Reigns Supreme at US Tax Avoidance

The legality and moral outrage surrounding tax avoidance has been a hotly-discussed topic throughout the world. Many leading corporations from Apple to IBM exploit loopholes in the tax system to reduce their bill and hold assets…

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The Pope Argues Social Media Has Caused Loneliness

Social media is an integral component of modern society and theoretically helps people to stay in contact with friends, family members and business acquaintances. However, our over-reliance on impersonal communication is arguably causing humans to experience loneliness…

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Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida Thinks Consoles Are Far From Doomed

Everyone’s favourite video gaming analyst, Michael Pachter, has claimed the current console generation will be the last, which ruffled quite a few feathers among console players and industry figures. Today, Shuhei Yoshida, the President of Sony’s…

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Sony Pictures Considered Purchasing BitTorrent Inc

Sony Pictures seriously considered the acquisition of BitTorrent Inc. according to leaked presentation slides procured from TorrentFreak. The documentation shows Sony Pictures added BitTorrent Inc. to a shortlist alongside Netflix, TiVo, Vongo and Starz to help diversify…

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Toshiba Reports $318m Net Loss

Toshiba’s fiscal performance from the year start to March has finally been revealed and recorded a net loss of $318 million. The delayed result was caused by the sale of its investment in Finnish firm, Kone…

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Metal Gear Solid V Retail Copy Only Contains Steam Installer

Metal Gear Solid V’s PC release is tantalizingly close and a number of physical copies have been dispatched early in anticipation of the game’s launch. Interestingly, the disc only contains the Steam installer and basic key information…