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Paul Walker's Death: Details on the Car Crash That Killed the 'Fast & Furious' Star

AFP/Getty<p>Paul Walker, one of the stars of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, died in a car accident yesterday in Valencia, Calif., when the Porsche in which he was a passenger crashed and burst into flames. He was 40.<p>TMZ was the first to report the news, and Walker's official Facebook page confirmed …

Glow-In-The-Dark Paths Could Be The Future Of Street Lighting

Particles absorb light during the day, then emit a blue glow at night.<p>Evening visitors to Christ's Pieces park in Cambridge, England are basking in the glow of a whole new type of street light. Starpath, a new type of resurfacing material being tested within the park, absorbs ultraviolet light …

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified films: an exercise in emotional advertising

2K Games didn't always plan for <i>The Burn Room</i>, its first live action trailer for <i>The Bureau: XCOM Declassified</i>, to spin off into a full-fledged miniseries.<p>But after that first trailer was well-received, 2K decided to pursue a longer series: a string of episodes that would serve to advertise the game …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Valve closes two-man San Francisco office

Valve has closed its remote two-man studio in San Francisco eight months after acquiring the duo, the company has confirmed.<p>Valve San Francisco was formed in December 2012 by ex-Popcap staff Tod Semple and Jeff Gates, with Semple credited as the programmer for the original Plants vs. Zombies. The …

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Lost actor teases "new Uncharted"

<i>Lost</i> and <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> actor Dominic Monaghan may have revealed an all-new Uncharted game.<p>Speaking during a conference call regarding his work on the live-action series for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, Monaghan referenced a "new Uncharted" game when discussing his thoughts on the …

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Microsoft 'committed' to original Xbox One plans, reveals new 'Home Gold' sharing features

Microsoft had originally planned to let Xbox One users share any games digitally, but a backlash over the used games policies and online check forced the company to reverse most of its promising plans. Although disc-based games can no longer be converted into digitally shareable copies, Microsoft …

PlayStation 4 May Struggle With Profitability

It’s a currency game.<p>Sony may be winning the race for positive buzz and consumer goodwill over its rival Microsoft in the months leading to the …

Conan tackles the Atari 2600 and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

In his latest "Clueless Gamer" segment on <i>Conan</i>, host Conan O'Brien tried his hand at the Atari 2600 and a handful of classic games from console's era.<p>After several pointed remarks on the console's appearance, Conan and comrade Aaron Bleyaert take up their joysticks to tackle tank fighting game …

Sony not expecting PS3-like losses for PS4

For the PlayStation 4, Sony is not expecting to incur losses on the same level it did with the PlayStation 3, according to Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House.<p>"We will not generate anything like the losses we did for the PlayStation 3," House told Bloomberg.<p>According to the report, Sony …

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'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Federal judge denies GameStop motion to dismiss lawsuit over used game sales

A federal judge in New Jersey this week denied GameStop's motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against the company alleging that GameStop violated the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act by selling used games that did not include single-use downloadable content, according to documents obtained …

HOW TO MAKE MONEY with PS4 / Xbox One! - Inside Gaming

CheapCast is an emulator that turns any Android device in a Chromecast

The Chromecast is very cheap, even without the three months of free Netflix that Google gave away in the first day of availability. But for some, it may still be too expensive, while many others simply can’t get hold of the device due to the limited availability of the device.<p>For those who want to …

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T-Mobile Pulls iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 From Its “No Money Down” Promotion

If you want to get the iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S as part of T-Mobile’s “no money down” offer, you’d better make some plans to head to a store …

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Next Xbox 360 System Update: Microsoft Points Going Away

Microsoft today announced the next Xbox 360 update will feature local currency. That’s right: Microsoft Points are finally going away.<p>The move has been a long time coming. While gamers have been hoping for the move for months, if not years, Microsoft finally confirmed the change during its E3 press …

Meta, The Crazy AR Glasses That Aim To Do What Google Glass Can’t, Go Up For Pre-Order

Over a year after the announcement Of Google Glass, many folks I talk to still seem to be misunderstanding what Glass can actually <i>do.</i><p>“It’ll be great for Augmented Reality!” they say, assuming that Glass can render objects directly into your full view of the world (it can’t.) “Ooh! It’ll be like …

Bitcoin Ticker Available On Bloomberg Terminal For Employees

Bitcoin is now officially mainstream. According to BTC Geek, Bloomberg terminal users can now look up Bitcoin’s pricing history. Data comes from ubiquitous Bitcoin exchange service Mt. Gox as well as Tradehill.<p>For now, only Bloomberg employees can access the ticker. But the feature should make its …

Xbox 360 will drop Microsoft Points starting next system update

Starting with the next Xbox 360 system update, gamers will no longer have to deal with the much-maligned Microsoft Points system that's long been used to facilitate digital downloads. Microsoft hasn't announced when that update is coming, but the software has been in a public testing phase for over …

Steve Jobs Once Considered Killing Apple's Pro Products

Ken Segall, the creative director behind the Think Different campaign and author of <i>Insanely Simple</i>, a book about his experiences creating advertising for Apple, writes in a blog post about Apple's "evolving view of 'Pro'" that Steve Jobs once considered killing Apple's entire line of Pro …

Blue Mountains: The Perfect Summer Retreat in Ontario

The reflection of the southern shores of Georgian Bay along with the clear blue skies created a blue hue on the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, and hence the name Blue Mountains. As unusual as it sounds to us, it is Ontario's popular resort destination.<p>Situated just outside …

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Is This Ohio’s Coolest Town?

Prior to a recent visit to Ohio, my only real connection with the Buckeye State was through multiple viewings of <i>Major League</i> (one of the joys of …

Hungry Ghosts Are Sated and Stimulated in Penang

The Gates of Hell are open and peckish spirits from the Underworld are wandering about. This can only mean one thing: it's time for the Hungry Ghost Festival.<p>Hungry Ghosts is a traditional Chinese month-long event, and the Straits Chinese who came to the Nanyang hundreds of years ago continue to …