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Here's What Nintendo Told Us It's Doing With the Wii U

When the vanguard voice of a 140-year-old financial institution makes bold, bolt-from-the-blue claims, people tend to pay attention. So Japanese biz …

Retrogaming

Paul slams Congress over trillion-dollar spending bill he claims no one read

A fired-up Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday he voted against the massive $1.1 trillion spending bill because not only was it rushed through Congress -- but no one had a chance to read it.<p>“It was over a trillion dollars, it was all lumped together, 2,242 pages, nobody read it, so frankly my biggest …

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

Singularity

Here's What Windows 10 Does For Gamers

"Windows 10 is kind of a big deal."<p>Microsoft has outlined what the upcoming Windows 10 update will bring to gamers, including details on the new Xbox …

Xbox

Alien swarm? 10 UFO-like objects filmed flying over Japan (VIDEO)

A video shot in Japan’s port city of Osaka has been making the rounds online, displaying a swarm of white spherical objects of unknown origin flying …

Liveblog: AMD Presents A New Era Of PC Gaming

<i>[UPDATE: Due to unexpected mobile and wireless connectivity issues, I'm unable to live blog this event. I apologize for the inconvenience, but you can expect deep dives into the new hardware, interviews with AMD executives, and news updates throughout the day. Beginning with AMD's incredible</i> …

Computer Hardware

Physicists are still puzzled by a particle that seems to defy the laws of physics

A cosmic ray from space, it possessed 320 exa-electron volts (EeV) of energy, millions of times more than particles attain at the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful accelerator ever built by humans.<p>The particle was going so fast that in a yearlong race with light, it would have lost by mere …

Physics

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Franck Petricola dies in motorcycle race in Isle of Man

DOUGLAS, Isle of Man -- A French rider has died in a crash during a motorcycle race on the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea.<p>Organizers of the Isle of Man …

New Star Wars RPG coming set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens

<i>Star Wars Uprising</i>, a new role-playing game from Disney, Lucasfilm and Kabam, is coming to mobile devices later this year. Set between Star Wars films <i>Return of the Jedi</i> and the upcoming sequel <i>The Force Awakens</i>, <i>Uprising</i> is centered on an insurrection against what remains of the Galactic …

Star Wars

Steam's New Refund Policy Has A Big Problem With Little Things

Recently, Valve announced a refund policy for its digital games marketplace, Steam. That in itself is, in many ways, revolutionary, and one of the most important pro-consumer steps taken by any video game company in recent memory. They may have gone through some sticky situations to arrive here, …

Gaming Industry