Matthew Charles Carreno

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Has gerrymandering made politics more partisan? Ted Cruz argues not

Redistricting is blamed for polarising Congress. But Ted Cruz shows the cause is red-state voters' choice of strict conservatives<p>I have written about gerrymandering before, but the issue is back to the fore because numerous commentators have posited a link between gerrymandering and the shutdown. …

Kerry And Karzai Meet To Discuss U.S. Presence In Afghanistan

The U.S. desire to maintain a military presence in Afghanistan is the subject of talks today in Kabul, where Secretary of State John Kerry is in prolonged discussions with President Hamid Karzai. Most of the U.S. troops would continue training Afghan forces, while another contingent works against …

Get Ready For A Debt Ceiling Debate Deja Vu

"The fight over the debt limit in 2011 hurt the economy, even though, in the end, we saw an extension of the debt limit. We saw confidence fall, and it hurt the economy," Lew said on NBC's "Meet The Press." :Congress needs to do its job. It needs to finish its work on appropriation bills. It needs …

US government recognizes League of Legends players as pro athletes

The United States government now recognizes League of Legends players as professional athletes and awards visas for them to come to the country to play.<p>Riot Games eSports manager Nick Allen told GameSpot in a new video interview (below) that the "groundbreaking" decision came about after much …

League of Legends

Injustice GOTY Edition spotted for PC and Vita

Injustice: Gods Among Us Game of the Year Edition is set for release on November 6, according to a now-pulled product listing on Amazon’s French arm, …

Gaming

Acer Releases Predator AG3 Desktops, Starting at $999

Also available with up to 120GB SSD.<p>Staring today, Acer will start offering its Predator AG3-605 Series desktops in the U.S. market. The rigs are …

Rockstar hiring to bring "latest titles" to PC

Rockstar Leeds recently posted (and has since removed) a job listing for a programmer who would assist in bringing the company's "latest titles" to PC.<p>"Rockstar Leeds are currently looking for a talented graphics programmer to help bring our latest titles to the PC platform," reads a line from the …

Red Dead Redemption

8 distinct Galaxy Note 3 model numbers spotted online

A wild rumor made the rounds through the blogosphere yesterday, sparked by a report in the Korean publication <i>ETNews</i>. According to the report, Samsung is preparing no fewer than four distinct variants of the Galaxy Note 3, including a “limited edition” premium variant with an unbreakable display, an …

Galaxy Note

Murder Suspect Aaron Hernandez Removed From 'Madden NFL 25' And 'NCAA Football 14'

<i>Aaron Hernandez may be innocent until proven guilty, but that doesn’t mean EA Sports wants him in their video games.</i><p>EA Sports has announced that it has removed former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez from both its NCAA Football 14 and Madden NFL 25 games. This comes after an image of a …

A call for deeper moral complexity in video games

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>“Nnnyaarrwwghhhnn hh hh.”<p>What’s this anguished sobbing emerging from the doubled-over old man sitting underneath that giant floating punctuation mark in this …

Infinity Ward has a studio ‘wrapped around the idea’ of second-screen gaming

Infinity Ward is looking into further developing second-screen gaming and companion apps for future Call of Duty titles, executive producer Mark Rubin told Financial Post.<p>Speaking with the publication during a recent interview, Rubin said that companion apps will pick up in next-gen gaming, and …

Experts Destroy Obama's Argument That Americans Must Sacrifice Privacy For Security

Obama insisted "the right balance" had been struck between security and privacy, and said that we are "going to have to make some choices as a society Americans" so that the country can effectively fight terrorism.<p>This is a false choice, and a dangerous one for a free nation, according to several …

Leaked report shows Bin Laden's 'hidden life'

Former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was able to hide in Pakistan for nine years due to the "collective failure" of state military and intelligence authorities, a leaked Pakistani government report has revealed.<p>The report, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit, also outlines how …

Crunching The Numbers: Can Dual $269 Nvidia GTX 760s Outperform A $999 Titan?

As NVIDIA’s trio of graphics card launches winds down with the mainstream-level GTX 760, and only sporadic rumors of AMD’s new Radeon 8000 series launching in October, we have a few months to evaluate the best and most cost-efficient upgrade options. You may be tempted by NVIDIA’s GTX 780, which …

Apple Paid No UK Corporate Taxes In 2012: Report

Despite making millions in profit in Britain, Apple paid no corporate taxes to the U.K. last year, according to company filings cited by various news outlets.<p>The tech giant logged a pre-tax profit of 68 million pounds -- or more than $103 million -- from its main U.K. subsidiaries last year, the …

Is This the Fabled Cheap iPhone?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The cheap iPhone is maybe, potentially almost here. New pictures leaked by a website that builds …

EA considering offline mode for SimCity

EA may be looking at the possibility of adding offline play and other features to SimCity as part of its future updates for its world-building series, according to a customer survey that has surfaced on Reddit.<p>The survey, which can be seen here in screenshots, seeks player feedback on potential …

SimCity