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Indie sensibilities embraced at gaming conference

It's a time of transition for the video game industry. With last year's launch of the Wii U, the impending arrival of the PlayStation 4 and the likelihood of a new Xbox on the horizon, the next generation ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Software
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Nintendo chief rules out price cuts for Wii U

Nintendo's president Thursday ruled out price cuts for its new Wii U home console as a way to boost sales, vowing to become profitable again in its core businesses as smartphones and tablets increasingly ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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US gun debate: Video game industry defends itself

(AP)—The video game industry, blamed by some for fostering a culture of violence, defended its practices at a White House meeting exploring how to prevent horrific shootings like the recent Connecticut ...

dateJan 12, 2013 in Other
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Biden voices interest in new technology for guns

Vice President Joe Biden says he's interested in technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought it. He says evidence shows such technology may have curtailed ...

dateJan 11, 2013 in Other
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EU tightens up online gambling controls

The European Commission outlined measures on Tuesday to tighten controls on online gambling, a fast-growing, multi-billion-euro industry, to combat fraud, money laundering and rigging of sport fixtures.

dateOct 23, 2012 in Internet
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Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet

Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they'll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free ...

dateOct 15, 2012 in Business
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