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Microsoft Is Reportedly Working On A Completely New Web Browser

Microsoft is preparing to launch a new web browser with the release of the Windows 10 operating system, according to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. The new browser has the code-name “Spartan” and it will be less clunky than Microsoft Internet Explorer. Microsoft’s Spartan reportedly has a look and feel …

Project Spark for Xbox One and Windows 8.1 now has nearly 100,000 user-made levels

Project Spark, the game creation tool from Microsoft that was officially released in October for the Xbox One and Windows 8.1 platforms, now has …

Is this the most sickening computer game ever? 'Genocide crusade' Hatred involves players walking around city massacring passers-by with machine guns, grenades and knives

• <b>'Hatred' is the story of a lone wolf gunman who 'hates the world'</b>• <b><br>Hooded killer launches 'genocide crusade' because 'no life is worth saving'</b>• <b><br>Players</b> …

This "Minecraft" Community Is Saving The Lives Of Children With Autism

How a $2.50 experiment turned into one of the best places on the internet.<p>Angela was on call when a young boy with autism — who I'll call Tim — came up to her for help. Tim's friend had recently committed suicide, and it was clear he was shaken and upset. Within minutes of talking, Angela …

[Best of 2014] The Year in Animation

2014 was a lively year for animation.<p>Animated films brought some of the year's most breathtaking stories to life, from the box office to the laptop screen. Giant robot parodies, milkshakes with faces, and birds from a parellel universe captured our imaginations as we munched on stop-motion guru …

Animation

Sony stock soars after movie is shelved

Sony's stock is rebounding now that "The Interview" has been shelved.<p>The Sony mega-hack prompted executives to pull "The Interview" from theaters before it even screened. While fans and celebrities panned the Sony decision as an act of cowardice, investors rejoiced.<p>Sony (SNE) shares jumped 4% in …

5 Reasons That 2014 Was Actually An Awesome Year In The Game Industry

This week the virtual pages of the gaming press are rife with negativity, denouncing the industry at large for an embarrassing, critically subpar, or culturally tone-deaf year. Those observations aren’t unjustified, but there are two sides to every story. And <i>this</i> side is all about shining a bright, …

Best PC Games Of 2014: Our Top Picks Of The Year

It’s once again time to look back at some of our favorite PC games from the past twelve months. 2014 was an awesome year for PC gaming, and a number …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time (save $41!)

Yesterday’s post included a huge list of 10 paid iPhone and iPad apps that were all on sale for free for a limited time — and if you hurry, you can …

Minecraft to get an episodic, story-based game from Telltale Games

<i>Minecraft</i> has always focused on the creative, open nature of the game's world rather than try to craft any kind of story-based single-player mode, but today Mojang has announced a deal with Telltale Games that will lead an episodic game called <i>Minecraft: Story Mode</i>. The content will launch next year …

GTA Online now features adorable snowball fights and ugly sweater 'parties'

<i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i> players hoping to celebrate the holidays in Los Santos can download the "Festive Surprise" update to add snowball fights, Christmas sweaters and more, Rockstar Games announced today.<p>A new homing missile launcher and proximity mines are available permanently, as are new …

NES classic Duck Hunt is coming to the Wii U on Christmas Day

There are few better ways to spend the holidays than by shooting birds — so it's only natural that Nintendo is bringing its classic <i>Duck Hunt</i> to the Wii U on December 25th. The game will be available through the Virtual Console service starting on Christmas Day, and you'll be able to use a Wii …

Pandora's new Xbox One app lets you listen to stations while gaming

Vevo is also coming to Microsoft's console this week<p>Pandora, the hugely popular streaming music service, has launched its first app on a video game console. It's available on Xbox One starting today. "Pandora on Xbox One takes advantage of all the functionality the platform has to offer and our …

McDonalds puts notifications on the menu with iBeacon program

McDonald’s has announced they’ve begun testing the power of beacons. At several franchise locations in Columbus, Georgia customers are being treated …

McDonald's

'High-rise' chip could shrink supercomputers - Futurity

For decades, the mantra of electronics has been smaller, faster, cheaper. Now engineers have added a fourth word: taller.

Supercomputers

Was The Sony Hack Actually An Act Of Cyberwar?

Cyberwhatever, man<p>It is hard to concisely describe how strange our cyberpunk present is. Yesterday Sony announced it wouldn’t be releasing “The Interview,” a rather raunchy film that features the assassination of Kim Jong-Un. The decision to pull the film came after hackers released tons of Sony’s …

Cybersecurity

GadgetellSolutions Media

04Apr/18<p>Total Retail is excited to present to you its second annual Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers . The report, produced in conjunction with Radial , …

Marketing

World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta six-part documentary series starts tonight

• Episode 1: Balance - Premiering Thursday, December 18 @ 7:00 p.m. Eastern time, 4:00 p.m. Pacific time: The 343 Industries pro team gives their final …

2014 in review: The year in early access

Steam’s Early Access program launched in March of 2013. That makes this the first full year the industry has lived alongside a formal early access program.<p>The reward for gamers is a year positively bristling with new, exciting game experiences that may not have existed if early access wasn’t …

Evolve open beta comes exclusively to Xbox One next month | Ars Technica

Publisher also announces offline, single-player gameplay for the first time.<p>When 2K Games let invited players try out <i>Evolve</i> as part of its "Big …

Where Has All the (Sea Trash) Plastic Gone?

Microplastics embed into deep-sea sediment—and there's a lot more than thought.<p>When Spanish scientist Andres Cozar Cabanas compiled the first ever global map of ocean trash last July, he inadvertently uncovered a mystery. Much of the plastic he expected to find bobbing in the oceans, given a …

Gear VR is an amazing virtual reality device that you should not buy (yet)

The Samsung Gear VR is a self-contained, portable, high-quality virtual reality gaming headset. It's available now. You shouldn't buy one.<p>The $200 piece of hardware is a shell with optics and more advanced sensors than standard smartphones. It's a simple system to set up: You just attach your …

Forget the Xbox One, this is how Microsoft plans to reinvent gaming hardware next year

The Xbox One is definitely one of the most important products in Microsoft’s lineup, but the company might also be interested in offering gamers a …

These extraordinary 3D-printed 'wearable skins' allow humans to survive on other planets

MIT Media Lab have created 3D-printed 'wearable skins' that will allow humans to both travel through space and adapt to life on alien planets. Four …

Top 10 Xbox One Games of 2014

It's been a big year for the Xbox One, staging a brave fight back against the early Playstation 4 victories. Here's a look at our top 10 games<p>In no …

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover to star in Discovery Channel documentary

'Red Planet Rover' follows NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which looks for evidence that Mars was, or perhaps still is, able to support …

2014 in review: The year's must-play handheld games

At age 25, I'm starting to feel a little old.<p>It's not because I'm already a couple years into my career with college memories fading fast, or that weddings and baby showers are events I frequently attend. It has nothing to do with the fact that I now consider myself a master of cooking …

Valve restricts Steam gifting and trading between regions

Valve has implemented new region locks on Steam games that prevent them being gifted between certain regions. The move, according to a message …