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    Facebook: Internal Glitch Caused Hour-Long Global Outage

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    Twitter Launches Password-Killing Service ‘Digits’

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    Why Facebook Is Helping You Chat at Work (and Why Your Boss Should Encourage It)

    Across the world, workers in many firms have started using social networks to transform their internal communications. Now, tapping into this, Facebook has created Facebook... Read more

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    Windows 10 Is Available for Free Download, Integrates With Xbox One

    Microsoft has made its newest operating system available on its website here. The upgrade is free for those who are using Windows 7 or 8... Read more

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  • Attendees walking past the Sony PlayStation PS Vita console on display in the Sony PlayStation booth at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on March 8, 2012. Sony's PlayStation network remains offline on Frday, Dec. 26, 2014, in an outage that began as video game players unwrapped new consoles on Christmas. Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which had also gone down, is back online but the company says some applications aren't fully functioning. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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    Microsoft Drops Xbox One Price Back to $349, Will Talk Gaming and Windows 10 Next Week

    Microsoft has announced today that they will lower the price of the Xbox One back to the $349 price point; this is the same price the... Read more

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    Microsoft Announces ‘Forza 6,’ Coming Exclusively to Xbox One With New Ford GT

    Developer Turn 10 Studios announced “Forza Motorsport 6″ at the Detroit Auto Show today, the most recent entry in the Microsoft-owned studio’s long-running racing franchise. While... Read more

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    Microsoft Announces Call of Duty Tournament, Top Prize Is $1,000,000

    Microsoft and Major League Gaming are teaming up to host and broadcast the largest Call of Duty Championship event in history. The finals, which are scheduled to... Read more

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    Kingdom Hearts 3 2015 Release Date? Voice Actor Teases Kingdom Hearts III Release

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    Sony announced on Tuesday that PlayStation 4 sales have passed 18.5 million units as of January 4th, a huge jump from the 13.5 million of late October... Read more

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    Sony Offers Discounts and Subscription Extensions After PSN Outage During Christmas

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    SimCity BuildIt, the newest Maxis game for iOS and Android, came out recently. There are “cheats” and hacks for the game. The free game has “cheats” but... Read more

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    Kim Dotcom Claims to Have Stopped the PSN and Xbox Live Outages by Lizard Squad

    Kim Dotcom, the head of Mega, apparently got Lizard Squad to stop the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live outages by making them an offer they... Read more

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    People all over the world tried to enjoy some online gameplay on their new PlayStation and Xbox consoles on Christmas Day, but they couldn’t. Millions more who already had video... Read more

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  • An article stating Rockstar has confirmed the next Grand Theft Auto (GTA 6) will take place in Chicago is bogus. Close view of the packaging of the console game Grand Theft Auto 5 at the midnight opening of the HMV music store in central London on September 17, 2013. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

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    An article stating Rockstar has confirmed the next Grand Theft Auto will take place in Chicago is bogus. The fake news item was posted on... Read more


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