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Firefox Maker Battles to Save the Internet—and Itself

Mozilla helped an open Web flourish in the 2000s. Now it's struggling to play a meaningful role on mobile devices.In Silicon Valley, most pioneers pursue big ideas and giant personal fortunes ...

Fri 22 May 15 from MIT Technology Review

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Mozilla Euthanizes $25 Firefox Phone, Will Focus On 'Quality' Products

Having failed to put a dent in the smartphone market with its modest $25 offering, Mozilla has decided to overhaul how it goes about this whole mobile thing. According to a new email from ...

15 hours ago from HotHardware

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Bandai Celebrates Pac-Man's 35th Birthday With New Pac-Man 256 Game

If you ever want to feel old, you should know that Pac-Man, an all-time arcade classic and favorite, has recently turned 35 years old. Yes, there are probably some of us who weren't even born ...

Fri 22 May 15 from Ubergizmo

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Rockstar sues BBC over Grand Theft Auto film starring Daniel Radcliffe

Rockstar, the developer behind the Grand Theft Auto series of games, is suing the BBC over a film about their creation.

Thu 21 May 15 from The Independent

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Zombie MMO unbans cheaters if they shame themselves on YouTube

If you’re an avid player of online games, the banhammer has probably pounded you like a nail at some point throughout your illustrious loot-grinding, min-maxing career. Whether it was ...

Thu 21 May 15 from

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DrumPants as a trigger-activated communication system

DrumPants, the wireless device that converts your pants into a wearable MIDI controller and music sequencer, can now bring a different kind of music to the ears of those around you. ...

Fri 22 May 15 from Gizmag

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Microsoft Flow: new chat app being developed that hopes to fix email and messaging

Microsoft is to launch its own chat app called Flow, which hopes that it can streamline email and enter the hotly-contested market.

Thu 21 May 15 from The Independent

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Windows 10 Build 10122 Races To Insiders On Fast Ring, AMD Radeon Owners Beware

Microsoft has just released build 10122 of its Windows 10 Preview, which for users on the "Fast Ring" should begin downloading the next time you access Windows Update. Microsoft encourages ...

Thu 21 May 15 from HotHardware

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Windows 10 Beta For Xbox One Arriving 'Post-Summer'

For a couple of months now Microsoft has been running a public preview program for the new software that it’s working on. It has already released public preview builds of Windows 10 for ...

Thu 21 May 15 from Ubergizmo

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$350 White Xbox One Halo bundle coming soon

The special edition Master Chief Collection bundle will be available in "limited quantities" later this month.

Wed 20 May 15 from CNET

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