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Hundreds of gamers flock to Brazil tech fest

Hundreds of geeks and gamers braved Sao Paulo's torrid heat Tuesday to play online video games at the fifth edition of Brazil's Campus Party, an annual, week-long technology fest.

Feb 08, 2012
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Google stock surges to new record above $900

Google shares leapt to a new all-time high Wednesday, topping $900 for the first time, as the Internet giant opened its developers' conference and reports said new services were planned.

May 15, 2013
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Web world for music fans hopes to gain following

(AP) -- Music fans who want to mix games and social networking while listening to songs on the Internet now have a site called Loudcrowd, created in part by developers behind "Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero."

Mar 17, 2009
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Activision bets on online play for 'Call of Duty'

(AP) -- Activision knows it's more fun to blast on-screen enemies into oblivion with friends, so this fall it's launching an online service for its "Call of Duty" games that's part Facebook, part player matchmaker ...

May 31, 2011
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Sony remodels PlayStation Home

Sony is remodeling PlayStation Home to put games at center stage in a virtual world that merges console-quality play with styles of social gaming that are hits at venues such as Facebook.

Aug 23, 2011
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Zynga sues French startup over "Ville" game

Zynga is out to strip "Ville" from the name of a social game made by French firm Kobojo on the grounds it piggybacks on a line of its titles including "CityVille" and "FarmVille."

May 08, 2012
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Facebook spawns ecosystem of startups

To get the true measure of what's often called "The Facebook Effect," look beyond the company. Generally ignored in the klieg lights focused on Facebook's IPO is a growing ecosystem of other startups that are using the social ...

May 11, 2012
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