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Microsoft: Xbox One indie policy will benefit kids and students

The Xbox One's new policy for independent creators will benefit children and students, according to Microsoft Studios corporate vice president Phil Spencer.<p>"Opportunities for more kids/students to learn to program and build games is a great outcome of this policy," Spencer said on Twitter last …

Microsoft: Xbox One controller $60, headset $25

[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, a Microsoft representative confirmed that all Xbox One accessory pricing information through the Microsoft Store is correct.<p>"Yes, official pricing for Xbox One accessories at Microsoft Stores is accurate," the representative said.<p><i>The original story</i> …

Sony's Gamescom showing to focus on PS4 lineup

Sony's Gamescom showing next month will focus on the PlayStation 4 and its software, the platform holder has said on its Facebook page.<p>"With the buzz around PlayStation 4 building, 2013 continues to be one of the most exciting years ever for video games fans," Sony said. "A host of next generation …

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UK's second-biggest supermarket stops stocking Wii U

UK supermarket giant Asda, a subsidiary of US retailer Wal-Mart, is no longer stocking Nintendo's Wii U console at any of its 555 retail stores across the country.<p>The retailer says it will continue to stock selected Wii U titles through its online store, however. "Asda continues to offer customers …

Next-gen Star Wars: Battlefront due in summer 2015

The all-new next-generation Star Wars: Battlefront game from Electronic Arts and developer DICE will "most likely" release in summer 2015 alongside the new films, CFO Blake Jorgensen said today during EA's annual stockholder meeting.<p>Jorgensen said the Battlefront series, in the past, has performed …

Facebook Announces New Mobile Game Publishing Effort

A few weeks ago, we reported that Facebook was experimenting with becoming a mobile games publisher by offering distribution to studios in exchange for a cut of revenue.<p>Today, Facebook is formally announcing that effort at the Casual Connect conference in San Francisco, and they’re putting a call …

Do we really need eight core processors?

With Samsung upgrading its Exynos 5 Octa to make use of all eight cores at once, and MediaTek recently announcing its own true eight core processor, it looks like octa-core processors could soon become the new norm in high end mobile devices. But do we really need all those cores?<p>There are …

Breaking Down The Inertia Around Android And iOS Innovation

As Android closes in on 1 billion activations, the companies grouped around Mozilla’s Firefox OS are asking how, and over what period of time, can we break down the Google/Apple OS duopoly?<p>I got talking earlier this week to Dan Appelquist, of Spanish carrier Telefonica, a keen supporter of Firefox …

Sauced: Extra-Smooth Hummus

While hummus takes mere minutes to put together at home, I still buy it at the grocer's more often than not. Until recently, I just couldn't quite match the silky smoothness of the store-bought stuff. After posting my first hummus recipe, Serious Eaters told me the answer to this problem could lay …

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Apple played 'central role' in ebook price-fixing conspiracy, says federal judge

Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise ebook prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US …

Gigaom | Apple is guilty in the ebook case. For consumers, not much changes; for Apple, a lot could

Advertisement<p>The decision could have taken months, but U.S. District Judge Denise Cote took only a couple of weeks to rule that Apple (s AAPL) was …