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Futurology: Mobile (GAFA and AI) are eating the world

Benedict Evans is a long-time mobile tech analyst who joined the Andreessen Horowitz ranks a few years ago. Not unlike Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report, Evans' latest revision of the presentation "Mobile is eating the world" is chock full of insight…

Nintendo finally returns to profitability

For the first time since 2011, gaming giant Nintendo is a profitable company. In the company's financial report for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2015, Nintendo posted net sales of 550 billion yen (around US$4.61 billion), which…

Stardock: PC gaming is about to break free of 'poisonous' decade-old standards

Game developers have been stuck with DirectX 9 and 2GB of memory for the past decade. While this hasn’t harmed first person shooters (they only have to manage a handful of objects at once), it has been poisonous to other genres. Next time you’re playing an RPG in first person with no party you can refer to DirectX 9 and 2GB of memory as a big reason for that.

Report: child abuse hidden in legitimate looking sites

Pedophiles are increasingly hiding child abuse images on websites that appear to the casual internet user as ordinary web stores according to the latest annual report by UK Charity, the Internet Watch Foundation...

Report: Intel readies Sandy Bridge-based Pentium chips

Intel is looking to introduce a range of Pentium processors based on the 32nm Sandy Bridge microarchitecture, according to a report by Chinese site Inpai. The budget-oriented family will apparently comprise four different chips, with the dual-core Pentium G850 leading…