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What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

Bitcoin will prosper — until governments or banks decide to crush it overnight

Advertisement<p>42 Comments<p>Credit: Guardian/Guy Grandjean, James Ball<p>Every currency created since the advent of money 2,700 years ago has fit nicely …

EVE Online Player Loses A Spaceship Worth Approximately $9,000

It smarts to lose a fight in a video game. It smarts more when you’re playing an MMO, where your losses are on display for your entire community to see. It smarts even more when in that fight, you lose a ship worth approximately $8-9000.<p>That’s what happened in EVE Online the other day, developer …

11 disturbing things Snowden has taught us (so far)

Falling behind on the increasingly byzantine NSA scandal? We’ve got you covered<p><b>1) Can you hear me now?</b><p>The Guardian reported on June 6 that, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the Obama administration enabled the National Security Agency to collect caller information from Verizon …

The Final Three: Sub-$100 Cases For Your Gaming Build

The journey was a long one, but we're finally wrapping up our round-up of sub-$100 gaming cases. Today we review the last three of 11 total product …

Irish authorities won’t grill Apple & Google over offshore tax practices

Unlike the U.S. and EU, Irish authorities won’t be forcing representatives from Apple and Google to answer questions on their tax practices after a motion to do so was voted down this week by the Irish parliamentary committee. The news, first reported by TheRegister, follows Apple CEO Tim Cook’s …

Mercenary Kings launching for Steam Early Access July 22

Tribute Games' 2D run-and-gun shooter, <i>Mercenary Kings</i>, will launch July 22 via Steam Early Access, the developer announced via a new trailer.<p>In <i>Mercenary Kings</i>, players take control of a mercenary up against the villainous CLAW organization. In addition to weapon crafting and customization, the game …