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Twitch is changing the way its users can edit and archive their gameplay videos, the company announc

<b>Twitch is changing the way its users can edit and archive their gameplay videos, the company announced today</b>. While this is meant to improve the way …

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Assassin's Creed Rogue, Far Cry 4 playable in Ubisoft's Gamescom lineup

Gamescom attendees will have the chance to play the first public demos of <i>Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed Rogue</i> and more at this year's show, Ubisoft announced today.<p><i>Assassin's Creed Rogue</i> was confirmed by Ubisoft yesterday, following a leak, as the next entry in the series for Xbox 360 and PlayStation …

Twitch implements YouTube-like system for blocking copyrighted audio

Twitch users now need to be more vigilant about the music they play while making gameplay videos. Starting today, Twitch is now scanning videos for unauthorized third-party audio — in-game and ambient music — and automatically muting that content.<p>In an announcement, Twitch says it has partnered …

Library of Congress says it found source code of a never-released 'Duke Nukem' game

The Library of Congress believes it's found the source code to a never-released version of handheld game <i>Duke Nukem: Critical Mass</i>, unearthed from a trove of games submitted for copyright registration. <i>Critical Mass</i> came out for the Nintendo DS in 2011. It was originally supposed to be the start of a …

'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

Rebellion bringing Evil Genius Online to Facebook and Zynga

Developer Rebellion will release a follow-up to world domination simulator <i>Evil Genius</i> later this year. <i>Evil Genius Online</i>, the studio announced today, will bring the super-villain sim to Facebook and Zynga as part of a simultaneous launch.<p>The successor to 2004's <i>Evil Genius</i> (pictured) will …

'Civilization Online' will turn Sid Meier's strategy classic into a role-playing game

Set aside everything you know and love about <i>Civilization</i> — like the strategic turn-based gameplay or control over vast expanses of land, population, and materiel — and prepare for a whole new way to experience Sid Meier's world. <i>Civilization Online</i> promises to let players assume the role of a single …

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag's modern setting is about exploring

The modern day setting in Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed title, <i>Black Flag</i>, will feature no combat and is "all about exploring, eavesdropping and hacking," lead writer Darby McDevitt said during a recent Q&A session.<p>McDevitt answered questions "to help shed some light on the present day story" …

Duolingo brings free language courses to the iPad

The service has 5 million users across its Web, iOS and Android smartphone versions, said CEO Luis von Ahn, and is among the most popular education apps.<p>Duolingo, a free language-learning service that doubles as a crowdsourced text translation platform, is now available for the iPad.<p>The service, …

Language Learning

Xbox Live will phase out Microsoft Points rewards next month

As part of its plan to transition from Microsoft Points to real currency, Microsoft will phase out Points-based Xbox Live Rewards beginning Aug. 1, according to an email sent to Polygon this morning.<p>Currently, the Xbox Live Rewards loyalty program gives members Microsoft Points and other digital …

Why iTunes Radio could be worth a small fortune for Apple

It's easy to forget that the largest music retailer in the world isn't Amazon, it's Apple: the iTunes Music Store is now 10 years old and has more …

Woz: This is not my America

Stopped by Latin American tech journalists at an airport, the Apple co-founder says that after the NSA revelations, he questions his own government and wonders whether it's behaving like a king.<p>As the passions and justifications swirl around the revelations concerning the NSA, the rest of the world …

Clint Eastwood

Apple Discloses Government Requests on as Many as 10,000 Accounts

Apple is now the latest company to disclose requests by U.S. law enforcement agencies.<p>In a disclosure published overnight, the company said that from …

The NSA Is Still Looking for a Way to Capture iMessages and FaceTime

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In its second official statement on the matter, Apple has clarified its relationship with the U.S. …

Siri Takes Another Beating From Microsoft In Latest Anti-iPad Commercial

More than 600,000 people have viewed this new commercial in the last couple of days.<p>The ads hark back to the days of Apple's "Mac vs. PC," campaign, the long-running and much beloved ads featuring Jon Hodgman and Justin Long as the cool and dorky personifications of Apple and Microsoft, …

Siri

What’s Fueling Growth In The Fragmented World Of Messaging Apps? Immigrants.

Even though it might seem intuitive that one messaging app will rule them all, WeChat, Line, WhatsApp and others are proving that messaging remains a stubbornly fragmented category with many geographic regions of the world seeing different leaders. KakaoTalk rules in South Korea, while WeChat …

The HTC One Mini Is The Perfect Robin To The One’s Batman

The days of a standard phone size are gone. 3.5-inch? 4.3-inch? 5-inch? Phone makers are less concerned with which size is right, and clearly becoming more concerned with offering as many sizes as possible.<p>Case in point: Engadget has surfaced a leaked photo of what appears to be a smaller version …

Apple Reportedly Trying 4.7- and 5.7-Inch Screens On iPhones Next Year, Cheaper Model Coming In Fall

Apple is looking at various changes to its iPhone lineup over the course of the next year, according to a new report from Reuters, including two sizes of larger smartphone devices, in both a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch flavor. The “phablet” plans are also being considered alongside a less expensive …

'Activation lock' to tighten iOS security

Apple's top-shelf security in iOS gets a bit tougher with new features revealed at this year's Apple developers conference.<p>Apple may not be able to do anything to stop a mugger from stealing your iPhone, but changes in iOS 7 will prevent the thief from trying to sell the phone as new.<p>At its …

Apple

Apple To Assemble Mac Pro In The U.S.

The U.S. manufacturing industry isn’t a lost cause after all: Apple has made good on its promise to make the new line of Mac Pros in America. There were very few details announced during the keynote at Apple’s WWDC today, but we’re guessing they’ll be assembled in Apple’s new Texas plant.<p>The slope …

iOS 7 Leaves Older iPhones And iPads Out Of The Fun

iOS 7 hits iPhones this fall, but only the iPhone 5 and iPod touch will get all the features announced at WWDC. The iPhone 4 and 4S will only get the new iOS 7 look and a splattering of features. And forget about the iPhone 3GS and older iPhones. They will be stuck in the skeuomorphic world of iOS …

Take A Good Look At Apple’s New iOS 7 With These Early Screenshots

iOS 7 was announced today officially at WWDC 2013, and it brings a lot of visual changes to Apple’s mobile OS, plus a host of new features and functionality as well. The official release is still a few months off, but one enterprising developer, Brian Roizen, has posted a fairly extensive …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Apple Unveils iTunes Radio, A Streaming Music Service With The Full Power Of The iTunes Library

Apple had no shortage of new things to announce at WWDC 2013 today, and iTunes Radio is one of the highlights. The company’s new music service has been long-rumored, but now the curtains are drawn and we can see what the Pandora-like streaming radio offering actually looks like.<p>iTunes Radio is …

And So It Begins: Order Pizza Hut via Xbox Live

With commercials skippable on TV and ads blockable on the internet, it can be hard to break through to tech-loaded consumers these days. That’s why it can often take some…unusual steps in order to get people’s attention.<p>Case in point this morning would be Pizza Hut’s new app on Xbox Live. As you …

Xbox Live Gold free weekend hits US, Canada, Latin America and Japan on Apr. 19

Xbox 360 owners in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Japan will be able to enjoy the online services Xbox Live Gold membership offers for free this weekend, according to an Xbox.com announcement.<p>Beginning Friday, April 19 at 7 a.m. PT, Xbox Live will be unlocked, granting Silver-level …