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EDC opens in Vegas to 110-degree heat and existential questions

On top of a row of rusty shipping containers at Electric Daisy Carnival, a couple of burned-out cars were covered in graffiti. In the light of a nearby fire in an oil drum, one message in white paint stood out. It was a short, profane gesture of displeasure at the police. (It shares its name with a …

Docker, now valued at $1B, paid someone $799 for its logo on 99designs

If you asked me to name the hottest enterprise tech startup right now, I would have to say it’s Docker. The startup’s open-source container technology has become a hit among developers, and several major tech companies have moved to integrate with it.<p>When Docker announced its $95 million funding …

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Harris tackles Ford's new halo: watch the brand new film here...<p>It's Lambo's fastest, most focused car in years. But can it do fun, too? Over to …

Meet the 1,000bhp Hyundai Genesis

This is a Hyundai Genesis Coupe, modified to produce 1,000bhp and clothed in an electric blue paintjob that gives some idea as to its pace.<p>It’s been …

Why Grand Theft Auto V makes us feel good about playing bad

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>The release of Grand Theft Auto V has shown that people will collectively pay more than $1 billion dollars to play the villain. That doesn’t mean we all want …

On Gender And 'GTA 5'

Ever since I heard the first whispers of sexism-related controversy pertaining to GTA 5, this was a post I knew I was going to be writing eventually. It wouldn’t be Grand Theft Auto without some sort of drama, and as the initial “GTA has you torture” issue has been covered here already, it’s time …

Watch the alternate ending for The Last of Us, DLC details coming tomorrow

<b>Warning:</b> This video is laden with spoilers — steer clear if you haven't finished the game.<p>The video showing the alternate ending for Naughty Dog's <i>The Last of U</i>s <i>—</i> first shown during the studio's panel at PAX Prime earlier this month — is now available for all to see courtesy of creative director …

GRAND THEFT AUTO V REVIEW

The Bee Racing Subaru BRZ with rocket bunny kit is awesome

The Subaru BRZ is a great car, we all know that. We also know that it can feel a bit slow. Thankfully, it was built for people to tinker with, and that's precisely what Bee Racing has done.<p>Despite its badging, the car above is actually a Subaru BRZ; its Scion FR-S/Toyota GT 86 nose was applied …

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Audi Makes A Great Diesel Car, But It's Ignoring The Simplest Way To Promote Its New Technology

Diesel cars have a lot going for them. They're clean, more efficient than their gasoline counterparts, and offer tons of torque.<p>Audi customers have some really nice options in the diesel A6, A7, and Q5, which we tried out a few weeks ago. I was almost convinced I should buy one.<p>Part of Audi's plan …

The Hottest New-Car Features For 2014

The annals of automotive history are filled with innovations that literally changed the way motorists and passengers interact with their vehicles. A labor-intensive hand crank gave way to the power-operated engine starter. A clumsy steering column-mounted shifter and clutch was supplanted by the …

Bill Gates: Ctrl-Alt-Delete "Was a Mistake"

The keyboard combo that is Control-Alt-Delete may have become iconic—but according to Bill Gates it was all just a big mistake.<p>Talking to the Harvard …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Nintendo showcasing Pokémon X and Y, 2DS and more at EB Expo 2013

Nintendo Australia plan to offer EB Expo 2013 attendees the opportunity to get hands-on with the Nintendo 2DS, as well as several upcoming titles for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, the company announced today.<p>At the event, fans will be able to play <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Sonic Lost</i> …

Hands on with the Xbox One

Now Playing: Watch this: Hands on with the Xbox One<p>1:18<p><b>Ahead of its late November launch date, we got some hands-on time with the Xbox One at a</b> …

EA: Console evolution after Xbox One, PS4 won't be hardware based

With the release of Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year we will begin to see a change in philosophy around the development of both hardware and software — one that will affect how Gen 5 platforms will form in the years to come, EA's chief creative director Rich Hilleman said during …

Is 80% Of Your Content Marketing A Swing And A Miss?

Swing and a Miss (Photo credit: jeffk)<p>Lately, recent studies and reports on the effectiveness of content marketing have been sobering. Content …

5 Lessons On Influencer Marketing And Brand Transparency

The other day, I ordered a new drink at Starbucks. Normally, I have my go-to favorite, but for some reason I felt like a change. As I was sipping the foamy concoction, I realized something: I made the switch because of unofficial influencer marketing tactics. My friend had been gushing about the …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

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Social media shakes up marketing

A new era of digital marketing dominance is upon us, expat marketing sensation Sarah Robb O'Hagan says.<p>Companies, no matter their size, need to …

Justin Timberlake Shows Us How Dumb We Sound When We Use Hashtags

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon, comedy skit best friends and the human couple equivalent of a pair of colorful striped socks, teamed up yet again …

Creativity in the Age of the Maths Men

When I said earlier this year that the future of advertising and marketing services belongs as much to Maths Men (and women) as it does to Mad Men …