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Apple stock hits all-time-high as it soars towards $700 a share

Apple stock hits all-time-high as it soars towards $700 a share Apple closed at a new high yesterday of $676.27, as it continues its assent to $700 a share. This is despite Amazon, Nokia and Google’s Motorola division introducing new devices. And the on-going competition from Samsung’s Galaxy S III, which Apple is hoping to add to its list of ...

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US MS case goes back to lower court

US MS case goes back to lower court The US Court of Appeals ruled to return Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson’s decision in the government’s antitrust case against Microsoft to a lower court yesterday. The court also ruled that another judge should handle the case. It “vacated” – or cancelled – Jackson’s remedy of breaking up the company, but upheld the ...

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RealViz brings VTour to the Mac

RealViz brings VTour to the Mac RealViz has released VTour for the Mac. VTour originally launched for Windows in March this year. The solution for the creation of photo-real 3D environments, 2D pictures or panoramas and is based on RealViz’s award-winning Stitcher and ImageModeler products. According to the company, VTour has been “specifically developed for use in a wide range ...

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Sims House Party in development

Sims House Party in development The Sims House Party Expansion pack is being developed for the Mac by Westlake Interactive for games publishers Aspyr. The Sims House Party was recently released by EA Games and developed by Maxis. House Party is all about getting the Sims to socialise. The add-on doesn’t feature any new careers for the Sims, but there ...

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Microsoft has closed Skype acquisition

Microsoft has closed Skype acquisition Microsoft said Friday that it has closed its US$8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, the Internet telephony provider in Luxembourg, and the company will function as a new business division within Microsoft. Skype CEO Tony Bates will assume the title of president of the new Skype Division immediately, reporting directly to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. The ...

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MACWORLD FIRST: Apple ‘to buy Universal Music’

MACWORLD FIRST: Apple ‘to buy Universal Music’ In what could be the IT/Entertainment story of the year, Apple Computer is reportedly in talks to acquire the world’s largest record company Universal Music in a $6 billion deal, reports the LA Times. Citing “sources”, the LA Times report explains that Vivendi Universal’s Universal Music division reaps about $6 billion annually in ...

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Launch trailer for Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst shows smooth parkour action

Launch trailer for Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst shows smooth parkour action Serious question: is a launch trailer really a launch trailer when the game launch in question is 14+ days out? To be fair, EA’s launch trailer for Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst is pretty snazzy. It sets up the story, which sees you, in the comfy running shoes of series protagonist Faith, running and jumping and ...

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FFXV GamesCom 2015 Trailer Titled As "Dawn", Dev Shares Brief Glimpse via Animated Gif, Looks Stunning

FFXV GamesCom 2015 Trailer Titled As “Dawn”, Dev Shares Brief Glimpse via Animated Gif, Looks Stunning Square Enix has just shared a small sneak peek at new Final Fantasy XV footage which will be showcased today at GamesCom 2015 at 11PM Pacific. Via Final Fantasy official Twitter account, Square Enix released an animated gif showing glimpse of FFXV GamesCom 2015 ...

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J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell to Give Keynote on 'Storytelling Across Platforms' at DICE Summit | Assassin's Creed 3 | Half-Life 2 | Half-Life

J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell to Give Keynote on ‘Storytelling Across Platforms’ at DICE Summit | Assassin’s Creed 3 | Half-Life 2 | Half-Life 0   Leading Hollywood director J.J. Abrams signs up to address the interactive entertainment industry alongside Valve’s Gabe Newell at the D.I.C.E. summit on the 6 February. J.J. Abrams, Hollywood film director renowned for Cloverfield and the ...

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