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10.16.12
UK gaming pioneer Mike Singleton dies at 61
10.16.12

UK gaming pioneer Mike Singleton dies at 61

Mike Singleton, a prominent and prolific game developer based in the UK, died on October 10 of natu...

By J. Conditt,   10.16.12
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02.10.12
Fallout 3 concept artist Adam Adamowicz passes away
02.10.12

Fallout 3 concept artist Adam Adamowicz passes away

Adam Adamowicz died of cancer yesterday, and while his career may have focused on building digital...

By J. Conditt,   02.10.12
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06.16.11
Alan Haberman, barcode advocate, dies at 81
06.16.11

Alan Haberman, barcode advocate, dies at 81

A man whose impact on the world is nearly unfathomable died Sunday. Alan L. Haberman, supermarket-ex...

By C. Trout,   06.16.11
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04.23.11
Norio Ohga, former Sony chairman and multimedia pioneer, dies at 81
04.23.11

Norio Ohga, former Sony chairman and multimedia pioneer, dies at 81

There's more sad news out of Japan this morning, we're afraid -- Sony is reporting that former chair...

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04.13.11
Jerry Lawson, creator of cartridge-based video game consoles, dies at 70
04.13.11

Jerry Lawson, creator of cartridge-based video game consoles, dies at 70

Gerald "Jerry" Lawson, the man who invented the video game cartridge, died Saturday morning of a he...

By C. Trout,   04.13.11
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05.23.07
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, father of LCDs, passes away
05.23.07

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, father of LCDs, passes away

We'll admit, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes didn't exactly get the ongoing credit he deserved for spearhead...

By D. Murph,   05.23.07
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02.09.07
Microsoft Clippy, RIP: 1997 - 2007
02.09.07

Microsoft Clippy, RIP: 1997 - 2007

Not too long after MobileESPN breathed new life, now we've got the unfortunate duty of informing the...

By D. Murph,   02.09.07
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01.26.07
Strange family sues KDND-FM and employees for wrongful death
01.26.07

Strange family sues KDND-FM and employees for wrongful death

Yeah, you could see this one coming way back when the original tragedy actually happened, but after...

By D. Murph,   01.26.07
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01.16.07
Sony's Walkman monkey "Choromatsu" passes away at 29
01.16.07

Sony's Walkman monkey "Choromatsu" passes away at 29

While devices such as the GameBoy and original Atari are more like slivers of history than gadgets o...

By D. Murph,   01.16.07
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