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Amazon sure knows how to pique our interest -- it recently posted an invitation to a Boston recruiting event that, until an edit, teased the possibility of working on something "even bigger than Kindle." The original pitch (preserved by Boston.com) is all too short on details, but it hints at a f...

January 14th 2014 at 7:57pm 0 Comments
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President of Boston's Fire Hose Games, Eitan Glinert, breaks down four types of indie developers he sees in the wild: The developer starving, eating ramen, with no support system because she's nobody The developer begging publishers to give him money, but it turns out the publishers drive him n...

November 14th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Thanks Boston! We had a blast at last night's event at Space 57, our first-ever combined Engadget + gdgt meetup in Beantown. We got a look at the latest gear from companies like iRobot, Roku, TiVo and 3D printing startup, FormLabs. We also had the chance to talk with all you collegiate types -- se...

October 11th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We've been traveling all across this great nation of ours over the past year, and now it's time to pay a visit to Beantown. Our pals at gdgt will be joining us next month to bring our electronics event to Boston's Space 57. Come and check out exhibits from Nokia, Microsoft SkyDrive, TiVO, iRobot a...

September 23rd 2013 at 4:17pm 0 Comments
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We've been eager to try out Aereo's TV streaming service, which sends live broadcast content to devices over the internet. But the service has had at least one significant flaw: it's only available to subscribers in the New York City area. That will soon change when it heads to Boston on May 15th,...

May 13th 2013 at 11:08am 0 Comments
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Boston's fighting game community is hosting a 26-hour gaming marathon to raise money for The One Fund Boston, benefiting those who were affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.Starting today at 8 PM Eastern time and running through 10 PM on Saturday, participants will stream tournaments, speed run...

April 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Good news, Bostonians: yours is the second major US city to get Aereo live television access via the web, and it's starting on May 15th. Aereo announced its next city expansion this morning, and said the service will go live to pre-registered parties on May 15th. It will eventually become widely a...

April 23rd 2013 at 9:18am 0 Comments
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Zynga closed its Boston studio late last year, and some of its former developers have created a new company called Proletariat Inc. The group is set to release its first iPhone game next week, called Letter Rush. The folks at Proletariat, Inc. aren't new to the startup game. They were origina...

February 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In 2004, Curt Schilling ignored his doctor's advice and hobbled to the pitcher's mound with a wounded right ankle to win Game Two of the World Series, clenching the second of four straight victories against the St. Louis Cardinals and proving that the Curse of the Bambino had run its course. The...

January 17th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The Boston Festival of Indie Games is back for round two this year, taking place on September 14 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the MIT campus. The Boston Festival of Indie Games is a free event, open to the public, and last year included 36 showcase games, such as Resonance, Cognition, Snapshot, Field...

January 16th 2013 at 7:15pm 0 Comments