Monthly Archives: July 2012

Valve’s Gabe Newell predicts Windows 8 will be a ‘catastrophe’

The co-founder of hit game maker Valve believes that Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 8 operating system will spell disaster PC makers, some of which he believes will exit the market altogether. Speaking at the Casual Connect videogame conference in Seattle, Wash., … Continue reading

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Nintendo posts $220 million net loss for first quarter

Another year, another not-great first quarter for Nintendo. Although not as bad as last year’s (and the year before’s) net loss of ¥26 billion ($332M), the company still reported a loss of ¥17.23 billion ($220 million). Nintendo acknowledged 3DS sales … Continue reading

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Windows 8 ‘bad’ for desktop users – Gartner’s one-word review

Analyst firm Gartner has chosen just one word to describe Windows 8 for desktop users: “Bad”. Research Director Gunnar Berger put the imminent OS through its paces in a five-part review which found that Windows 8 is pretty good when … Continue reading

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‘DARK KNIGHT RISES’ REVIEW: NOLAN MASTERPIECE SLAPS OBAMA

From a purely cinematic standpoint, director/co-writer Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” is a genuine masterpiece. Actually, it’s a triumph. Surpassing the extraordinary hype and expectations surrounding the conclusion to his epic trilogy seemed impossible, and yet somehow Nolan achieved … Continue reading

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‘OH YES WE DID’: 3 OF 4 AMERICANS BELIEVE SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS DID IT THEMSELVES

President Barack Obama may believe “you didn’t build that,” but 72 percent of Americans disagree, according to a newly-released poll by Rasmussen. According to the poll, 72% “believe small business owners [are] primarily responsible for success of their business,” while … Continue reading

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CONGRESS’ IRRESISTIBLE LUST FOR POWER

They just can’t help themselves. Congress’ lust to control the Internet is like the evil wizard Saruman’s coveted Ring of Power: irresistible and destructive. It’s coming down to the wire this week in the U.S. Senate, when that “august” body … Continue reading

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A Warning to the Gun Owners of the World

This is a must see

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