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Unity, one gaming development platform to unite them all, up for sale

A presentation pitching Unity has been circulating around the games industry, sources say. The potential buyer gets popular software that powers games large and small.

By October 9, 2014

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Flappy Bird follow-up Swing Copters will drive you to insanity

The Flappy Bird creator's next mobile game isn't just more difficult than its predecessor. It may just be one of the hardest smartphone games ever made.

By August 21, 2014

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Read Steve Ballmer's resignation letter from Microsoft board

Saying "I bleed Microsoft," the onetime CEO makes a full break from Microsoft after more than three decades. Plus: Satya Nadella's response.

By August 19, 2014

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Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.

By July 25, 2014

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How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

By June 26, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Beyond JavaScript, 3 ways Eich changed the Web

Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.

By June 14, 2014

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The moon has better broadband than you do

Having trouble streaming HD video like many others in the US and elsewhere? New advances mean you might find a better connection on lunar soil.

By May 28, 2014

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Lego marshmallow man terrorizes Ghostbusters

Lego's official "Ghostbusters" play set has been unofficially expanded with an entire street scene featuring the giant Stay-Puft marshmallow man.

By May 27, 2014

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Real-life sonic screwdriver repairs damaged nerves

A "sonic screwdriver" uses acoustic force to build tartan-patterned tissue with the potential to repair damaged nerves.

By May 14, 2014

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Photographers howl at Amazon patent of decades-old idea

A patent that covers a technique for taking photos with no-fuss white backgrounds is decades old, raising a new round of criticisms about the merits of the US patent system.

By May 11, 2014