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Soon "Let me Google That For You" might not be just a phrase you hear from annoyed friends when you ask a silly question, it might be a law. No, really. Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) introduced the Let Me Google That For You Act of 2014 in Senate last week, a bill that wou...

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Two weeks ago, we were greeted with the news that Apple was planning to move the Apple Store at the corner of Stockton and Ellis Streets in San Francisco to a new flagship facility to be located in the city's Union Square retail area. Now things aren't as rosy for the future of the new store, with...

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When I first saw this news on MacRumors this morning, my immediate thought was "Duh! China has 4.4 times the population of the U.S." But there's more to the story of China passing the U.S. in iOS and Android activations, since the per-capita income is almost twelve times greater for Americans t...

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Although the PlayStation 3 doesn't launch in Europe until March of 2007 (or maybe even later), and the Wii won't be out until next month, Microsoft has fired an opening salvo across the bow of the UK while both the PS3 and Wii launch in North America. Joystiq reader Ian noticed that today's issue of...

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American hardware sales from October from the NPD group indicate that the trend continues -- video game sales are up, revenue is up, and if this continues, it's going to be a banner year for game sales. With two console launches less than a week away, we're pretty sure the industry will hit that gra...

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AAIIIEEEE! It's PS3-zilla! Seriously, this crowd looks about five seconds away from erupting into a full scale riot. Girls screaming, men grimacing and lots of shoving. It's consumerism gone rampant, fueled by months and months of waiting and possibly nuclear radiation. It will be a mad scene next ...

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Reuters covers the release of Counter Strike, a game that charges players with the goal of sinking a U.S. oil tanker in a critical channel, blocking the path that two-fifths of all the world's oil travels. Iran's government sponsored the game for distribution within that country. The topical nature ...

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Sony's announcements this week about PS3 delays were certainly big news, though they can't really be called surprising. Dark rumors of manufacturing troubles have haunted the company for weeks. What with outcries over advertising campaigns and their less-than-stellar showings at the trade shows, Son...

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For the Final Fantasy fans lucky enough to be near Hollywood yesterday night -- and in line for free tickets during the middle of a regular workday -- there was much rejoicing to be had as Advent Children celebrated its U.S. theatrical premiere in style. Siliconera has a write-up on the event with q...

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