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Ant-Man review: Marvel finds its new secret formula

I remember talking to a friend in what would now be considered the early days of Marvel’s movie empire, and appreciating how clever the studio had been in grounding even the most ridiculous concepts. We were living in the era of gritty superheroes, I argued, and there was no way to buy into the …

Microsoft Is Stepping Back From The Smartphone Business

The company is firing 7,800 people mostly in the phone business it acquired from Nokia.<p>Microsoft is backing down from its attempt to become a major smartphone maker, saying today that it is moving away from efforts to build "a standalone phone business."<p>The company will cut about 7,800 jobs …

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 …

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 …

International Trade Commission Bans Certain Samsung Products, Saying Some Apple Patents Were Violated

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Friday that certain Samsung products do infringe on two Apple patents and should be barred from …

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