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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...

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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...

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03.01.07
Obese gamer collapses, dies after "marathon" gaming session
03.01.07

Obese gamer collapses, dies after "marathon" gaming session

Well here we go again. Reuters is reporting that a Chinese gamer has died after a "marathon," weeklo...

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