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Crytek CEO says Mantle will bring CG quality real time graphics

by Ryan Burgesson April 19, 2014
Cevat Yerli Crytek CEO, has said today that he thinks AMD’s Mantle is paving the way to bring CG quality to real time graphics. Yerli said: …with Mantle we think that we can achieve our vision that we had shared with in another keynote where we shared the vision that around 2013-2014 we believe that […]
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DirectX with Granite API can reduce shader complexity and memory usage

by Ryan Burgesson April 14, 2014
It looks like this year it will be the battle of the API’s after the DirectX 12 announcement for Xbox One, companies have been capitalising on the weird notion that somehow DX12 will double performance on the Xbox One. Graphine Software seem to be one of these companies piggy backing on the excitement for DX12 […]
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DirectX 12 is coming to Xbox One

by Ryan Burgesson April 8, 2014
It was revealed at the GDC that DirectX 12 would be coming to Xbox One and now we have some details on what exactly DX12 will bring to the table for Microsoft. Stardock CEO Brad Wardell had this to say on Neowin about the updated API: The results are spectacular. Not just in theory but […]

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Gamefly introduces their new film rental service

by Ryan Burgesson March 4, 2014
Gamefly are introducing their film rental service alongside their game rentals next month. On April 4th Gamefly are set to send off DVD and Blu-Ray discs to subscribers with a 2 game or higher Gamefly subscription. Gamefly CEO Dave Hodess said: We’re viewing this as test based feedback we’ve received from subscribers who asked for […]
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Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop To Head Microsoft Devices and Studios

by Ryan Burgesson February 25, 2014
Stephen Elop is set to take over from Julie Larson-Green as the head of Microsoft’s Devices and Studios department. Elop himself was a strong candidate to become Microsoft’s new CEO but lost out to Satya Nadella. Microsoft’s Devices and Studios covers a wide range of products from the Xbox to the new feather in Microsoft’s […]

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Apple is Developing Sensors for iWatch That Predict Heart Attacks

by Nick Adamson February 17, 2014
Apple’s head of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Adrian Perica, along with CEO Tim Cook, reportedly met with Tesla’s Elon Musk. Also, Apple’s Tomlinson Holman, the inventor of THX and 10.2 surround sound, has reportedly been looking at ways to detect heart attacks. Both bits of news come by way of Thomas Lee and David R. Baker […]
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iPhone 6 (iPhone Air) Release Date, Price, Specs, News and Rumors

by Nick Adamson February 2, 2014
Will it be called iPhone 6, iPhone Air or something else? (technically it’ll be the 9th iPhone). According to a reputable Chinese analyst, Apple is looking to push production on the much anticipated iPhone 6 to May 2014 and much to surprise of probably everyone, the phone will not be any larger than 4.7 inches. There have been many conflicting […]

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Zynga Announces NaturalMotion Acquisition For $527M And Workforce Cut

by Nick Adamson February 1, 2014
Zynga is purchasing NaturalMotion, a U.K.-based gaming company behind franchises like CSR Racing and Clumsy Ninja, for $527 million in cash and equity. The acquisition of NaturalMotion shows that Zynga is keen on cornering the mobile gaming market. Zynga also announced that it is laying off 314 workers (15% of the company’s workforce) and it looks like the company is shutting down […]
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Apple’s iBeacon May Change The Way We Are Mobile Shopping

by Nick Adamson January 31, 2014
iBeacon has been deployed in its first retail environments. It’s not as flashy as a new iPhone or iPad, but Apple’s iBeacon has the intentional to revolutionize the in-store experience. It opens a door to new set of applications such as indoor maps and in-store marketing, it makes the internet of things a realty and it […]

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Aquion Energy Thinks Its Battery Can Solve Renewable Energy’s Problem

by Nick Adamson January 26, 2014
Sodium battery startup Aquion Energy, founded in 2007, is looking to finally commercialize its battery this year. Aquion Energy also announced that it’s raised another $20 million from investors like Bill Gates, Tao Invest, Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital and others, completing a $55 million Series D financing round. The financing round was initially set at $35 million back […]
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Millions of Snapchat Usernames and Phone Numbers Leaked

by Nick Adamson January 2, 2014
Several million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers were apparently leaked online late Tuesday night. The New Year may have only just started, but for Snapchat developers it has already been marked by the greatest security fail in the mobile app’s history. The anonymous group of hackers has compiled and dumped a database containing phone number […]
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Ninja Sphere: The Gadget For Controlling Everything In Your Home

by Anna Johnsonon December 9, 2013
A while ago the remote-controlled home was science fiction, but a Sydney start-up called Ninja Blocks is making it a reality. This new device called Ninja Sphere, an all-white object that could almost pass for a modern piece of sculpture, is controlling almost everything in your home. The gadget aims to keep tabs on things and […]

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Intel, A Clean Millennium Company

by Chris Murphyon July 2, 2013
Intel is taking corporate responsibility a step further, by integrating core renewable responsibilities into employee’s compensation, increasing green power purchases to equal 100 percent of the company’s projected U.S. supply for the year, and achieving its goal of manufacturing “conflict-free” microprocessors for the metal tantalum, an industrial metal used in computer manufacturing. Coltan mining, which […]
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First Lady Opens Tech Door to Service Members

by Chris Murphyon May 2, 2013
Service members face big challenges when they come home. Don’t forget what happened with Vietnam. Now the White House, with a push from First Lady Michelle Obama, has partnered with some of the biggest technology powerhouses in America to get them jobs before they even leave the force. The new program is known as, The […]

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$210,000 for a cup of coffee with Apple CEO

by Chris Murphyon April 26, 2013
Through a charity auction site called Charitybuzz, the top bidder can enjoy a cup of coffee with Apple CEO, Tim Cook, at Apple Headquarters. Proceeds benefit the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, as it has its Spring Auction with opportunities to meet celebrities and experience wonderful opportunities. The current highest bid […]
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Invest in Cannabis the Right Way

by Chris Murphyon April 25, 2013
“Cannabis is going to be the next great American industry,” straight from the Marijuana Venture Capitalist himself, Troy Dayton. CEO of ArcView, the Marijuana investors Angel Network. ArcView has a little over 50 investors. All accredited. Some billionaires. Some with smaller amounts of venture capital. And invests in the ancillary pot market. They own See […]

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Nokia CEO Throws an Apple iPhone During Interview (WATCH)

by Eric Brownon March 25, 2013
Stephen Elop, Nokia CEO, appeared on Thursday, at the MTV3 TV station, in Finland, for an interview with the host, Hjallis Harkimo. The subject of the discussion was supposed to be Nokia’s future, Lumia 928 and a the launch of a new version of Lumia 920, but things turns wrong when Nokia CEO throws an […]
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Bass Egg Review: It Makes Everything a Speaker

by Nick Adamson March 14, 2013
The Bass Egg line represents portable, wireless audio devices that use different surfaces and vibrations to amplify music. Bass Egg is the creation of Jonathan Bouchlas (currently CEO of Bass Egg LLC), Cameron Hitchcock, Adam McPherson (EVP). The first product from the Bass Egg line is VERB, which offers capabilities of a frequency range of […]

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Crunchies Winners: GitHub Wins Best Startup Overall

by Eric Brownon February 1, 2013
The 6th Crunchies Annual Award Show has ended with TechCrunch, GigaOm and Venture Beat handing out 20 awards to the best startups, founders and venture capitalists. The big winner of the 2012 Crunchies is the GitHub, which is the Best Startup overall. Congratulations to all the winners: Best Technology Achievement (2011 winner: Siri) Mars Curiosity – […]
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iPhone Owners Are Happier and More Loyal Than Android Users (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Matthew Lucason January 31, 2013
According to a Rebtel new survey almost all smartphone users are happy with their choice, but when it comes to Apple’s iPhone, 80 percent of its users said that they are “very happy”. 1,632 phone owners were surveyed to get these results. While 83 percent of the iPhone users also have an iPad or an […]
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Microsoft Revenue Is Up Thanks to Windows 8, But Profit Declines

by Gizmoration January 25, 2013
Microsoft revenue increased to $21.46 billion (a 2.7 percent jump) for the second quarter of its fiscal year, which ended Dec. 31., partly because a 24 percent jump in sales from its Windows 8. Despite this good news for Microsoft, the profits of $6.4 billion were actually down 4%.  By comparison, Apple’s profits were up 13.5%. The […]

 
 
 
 

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