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We spent a decent chunk of our Wednesday getting a load of what Microsoft's added to Windows 10 since the last time we saw it, and now the bravest among you can take (most of) that new stuff for a spin. The company launched the next build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview earlier this afternoon,...

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So you got your hands on an unreleased Apple product -- maybe even a prototype (oooooooh, yummy) -- and you want to let the whole damn world know about it? Good news! There's a tool that people like you often use to share their good fortune with the rest of the world, and it's called "The Intern...

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This time last year, EVE Online developer CCP Games was an untouchable powerhouse in the games industry. In addition to servicing around 350,000 EVE subscribers, the company was also developing the World of Darkness MMO and the full scale MMOFPS DUST 514 set on the planets of EVE. Everything seem...

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We don't normally cover the "business crime" beat, but there's a pretty interesting gadget angle here. As part of a larger crack down on insider trading, three technology executives and a "salesman for an 'expert network'" have been arrested for leaking confidential tips to hedge funds. What sort o...

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Care for a little more insight into Nokia's smartphone development habits? In an email to our pal John Gruber, a former Nokia software engineer has laid out his perspective on why the Finnish phone maker seems to be struggling in that lucrative high-end smartphone market: "Here's the problem: Hardw...

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Midway's bankruptcy proceeding has gotten even more dramatic, as accusations of fraudulent insider deals enter the mix. The full story gets very complicated, but the main issue involves the relationship between former Midway owner Sumner Redstone and the relatively unknown Mark Thomas, whom the bi...

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At one point in time or another, most guilds face at least a little bit of drama, from loot distribution, to relationships, to guild bank robbery. Zeida of Tichondrius has created an list of guild member archetypes for folks she does not want in her guild. The list of stereotypes covers the first fo...

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Apparently HKO Insider hasn't worked out as well as we originally thought it would. After a day full of covering Hello Kitty Online, readers have sent us an overwhelming message: they love WoW Insider, and World of Warcraft is the game we all want to see covered. So you get your wish: starting rig...

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Joystiq may be your source for Brawl news this week, but when you want to know what's up in Azeroth, there's only one place to turn: sister site WoW Insider. Things are hopping over there -- we're on top of the patch 2.4 news, and every single day we've got guild information, addon tips and tricks...

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According to a scan of The Retail Insider (we assume it's an in-company newsletter, we never worked for Best Buy) available over at Go Nintendo, all the Best Buys are going to be holding all of their available Wii units to sell on the weekend of December 17th. You can read the reasons why above, ho...

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We've managed to get our hands on some live shots of a prototype Black Diamond smartphone, a handset that's gained publicity not because of its feature set (WM5, 400MHz CPU, WiFi, quad-band GSM) or its design, but thanks to a $300,000 bank-busting pricetag and an exclusive five unit manufacturing ru...

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Not too long ago we were intrigued by some mysterious and confidential shots of a Pocket PC phone from a Russian company called ORSiO. Well, now the site that originally brought the phone to our attention has received some more detailed macro shots of the handset, presumably from the same pesky insi...

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Spend too much time in Second Life, away from real life? That's cool but, as part of any healthy, SL regimen, Joystiq recommends you log off every 16 hours to rest your eyes checking blogs about Second Life. To assist you in this endeavor, we've assembled a stellar troupe of Second Lifers to serve a...

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Guiding us through Noblegarden, a minor patch, and several food-for-thought questions, WoW Insider is a shining light: The Nostromo n52 Speedpad was listed by several readers as an essential WoW tool, so we're putting it to the test. more» Blizzard has opted to bring the public test...

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The last week of holiday and celebration has made the world of Azeroth even more fun; the WoW Insider bloggers have been opening their ingame presents and getting merrily drunk on the New Year's free beer. In amongst all this there's some moral pondering over the nature of the Horde, and news on th...

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