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Activision to spend billions to buy back Vivendi stake

Activision Blizzard, publisher of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft, is spending $5.83 billion to buy back roughly 429 million shares from majority shareholder Vivendi.<p>Activision announced Friday that it will acquire the shares for $13.60 each. In addition, ASAC II, led by Activision CEO Bobby …

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How these photographers are making a living on Instagram

In 2011, Ike Edeani bought his first iPhone, primarily so he could download a new photo app called Instagram.<p>At the time, Edeani yearned to quit his day job as a graphic designer to pursue his passion for photography. Instagram offered a creative outlet and a receptive audience, so he quickly got …

How a gang of global hackers changed the cybercrime game by stealing 160 million credit cards

Throughout history, the most successful criminals have been those clever and audacious enough to exploit a previously unknown vulnerability and steal loot in such a way that no one knew it was missing. When cybercriminals accomplish such a feat, their profits can be exponentially larger because …

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Bradley Manning defence gives closing arguments in WikiLeaks case

The defense was summing up its case on Friday in the court martial of Bradley Manning, the US army private who sent hundreds of thousands of US …

Tested: Stihl Battery KombiSystem

It starts at 6:00 p.m. every Friday. Like clockwork, the usual silence of suburbia is disrupted by the hum and thrum of a weekly lawncare ritual that …

Why Google Glass's Hotword is 'OK Glass' and Not 'Pew Pew Pew'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Glass users are going to say "OK" all the time, after the company settled on "OK Glass" as …

Press Start: Sony abandons appeal over PSN hack, research firm predicts flat next-gen console sales, and more

A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.<p>Sony abandons appeal over PSN security-breach fine | BBC News<p>The final act in the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Behind every architect, there is an ingenious engineer.<p>Mads Bjerre of AART Architects …

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Destruction Unit release "The World On Drugs" from new LP, announce tour, playing NYC w/ Pharmakon (dates stream)

by <b>Andrew Sacher</b><p><b>Destruction Unit at 285 Kent in June</b> (more by Lukas Hodge)<p><b>Destruction Unit</b> are one of the best live bands around right now, and if my …

Laura Marling announces summer US tour (2 nights at MHOW)

by <b>Andrew Sacher</b><p><b>Laura Marling at Roulette in May</b> (more by PSquared Photography)<p><b>Laura Marling</b>, whose new album, <i>Once I Was An Eagle</i>, is one of the …

Gogol Bordello releasing a new LP, touring (dates streams)

by <b>Andrew Sacher</b><p><b>Gogol Bordello at Wellmont Theatre in 2012</b> (more by Chris La Putt)<p>Gypsy punks <b>Gogol Bordello</b> have had a consistently solid run of …

Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' Is A Fait Accompli

<i>Magna Carta Holy Grail,</i> Jay-Z's 12th solo album,begins with pure superhero heraldry. Though the first track, "Holy Grail," cedes much to Justin Timberlake's semi-pained rumination where the singer equates the love/hate game of celebrity to an unhealthy romantic relationship and mythical objects, …

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Russian Lawmaker: 'Morally Impermissible' To Hand Over Snowden

Snowden, the 30-year-old former contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA), has been living in the transit zone of Sheremetyevo airport for over a week, unable to fly on with a revoked US passport or exit the airport without a Russian visa.<p>Snowden has requested asylum in Ecuador but is …

'Deeply Humbled' Obama Visits Mandela's Former Jail Cell

(We most recently updated this post at 1:50 p.m. ET.)<p>After visiting the jail cell on South Africa's Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison during the long struggle against apartheid, President Obama wrote on Sunday about the bravery of Mandela and others who demanded …

Senegal police arrest Chad former leader Hissene Habre

<b>Police in Senegal have arrested Chad's former leader Hissene Habre, who is wanted for alleged atrocities during his eight-year rule.</b><p>Mr Habre's lawyer El Hadji Diouf said he was taken from his home in Dakar by paramilitary police to an unknown location on Sunday.<p>The 70 year old has been under house …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Public voting for Architizer’s A+Awards is now open. It's officially in your …

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No-bake strawberry cheesecake

Tomorrow is Midsummer's eve, one of the biggest holidays in Sweden. This is when we eat lots and lots of strawberries, pickled herring (not...

ABC Cocina: Great Seasonal Latin, If You Can Stand the Wait

ABC Cocina<p>38 East 19th St New York, NY 10003‎ (b/n 5th and Park; map); 212-677-2233; abccocinanyc.com<b><br>Setting:</b> What's that? I can't hear you!<b><br>Service:</b> Looks good, tries hard, falls short<b><br>Compare To:</b> Spice Market, Dos Caminos, ABC Kitchen<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> Pea guacamole, short rib tacos, patatas bravas, sugar …

Soren Nordal Enevoldsen's Brilliant Double-Duty Drainage Ditch

For a designer to bring their own personal passion into a public works project can be indulgent, or it can be fantastic. This example is the latter. …

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