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Mann vs. Machine co-op mode comes to Team Fortress 2
— 1:42 PM on August 14, 2012

Team Fortress 2 is the game that keeps giving. Valve's class-based multiplayer hit has received a steady stream of updates since being released nearly...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Hard drive makers slimming notebook models down to 5 mm
— 10:54 AM on August 14, 2012

Most notebook hard drives conform to the 2.5" form factor. The standard, which calls for platters 2.5" in diameter, comes in multiple thicknesses. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Could Half-Life 3 be unveiled at Gamescom this week?
— 9:44 AM on August 14, 2012

A certain PDF file has been making the rounds this morning. It's from the website of German gaming convention Gamescom, and it lists the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rumor: Microsoft may hasten Windows release cycle
— 6:00 AM on August 14, 2012

We all remember the long dry spell between the releases of Windows XP and Vista—and Steve Ballmer's subsequent promise that it would never happen...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:41 AM on August 14, 2012

Eight is Enough Fudzilla: Qualcomm not buying AMD anytime soon and AMD fires China SVP, Taiwan VP and faster iteration of Core...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Borderlands 2 ''girlfriend mode'' stirs controversy
— 1:01 PM on August 13, 2012

Borderlands 2 lead designer John Hemingway appears to have stepped in it. In an interview with Eurogamer, he revealed that the game's fifth...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EA expects 40% of revenue from digital sales
— 11:24 AM on August 13, 2012

Valve is a privately held company, so it's under no obligation to share financial details with the public. As a result, we don't have...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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TR BBQ IX: probably the best yet
— 10:38 AM on August 13, 2012

The ninth annual edition of the TR BBQ is in the books, and it may just go down as the best one yet. We converged...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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ARM, GlobalFoundries join forces on 20 nm and FinFET devices
— 9:38 AM on August 13, 2012

Last month, ARM announced a partnership with TSMC involving sub-20-nm chips with FinFET, or non-planar, transistors. That results of that partnership are expected in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google to rank down alleged copyright infringers
— 6:00 AM on August 13, 2012

Has Google caved to pressure from copyright holders? Without explanation last Friday, the company announced that its search algorithm will soon start ranking down...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on August 13, 2012

The Starting Five TechCrunch: VP pick, Paul Ryan, has (mostly) been a friend to technology TorrentFreak: µTorrent becomes ad-supported to rake in...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:15 AM on August 12, 2012

Eight is Enough AllThingsD: Apple offered to license its patents to Samsung for $30 per smartphone, $40 per tablet Attendly: Linux founder Linus Torvalds...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 1:12 PM on August 11, 2012

Eight is Enough Toronto Star: Canadian hacker dupes Walmart to win Def Con prize Businessweek: Paul Otellini on Intel and the PC's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: Storage and memory coupons
— 5:27 PM on August 10, 2012

This week's deal post is all about getting the most gigs for your buck, whether you're looking at memory, solid-state drives, or good old-fashioned mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Next-gen Samsung SoC has USB 3.0, WQXGA display support
— 1:33 PM on August 10, 2012

Looks like next-generation Samsung smartphones and tablets will boast PC-class storage interfaces. Samsung's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Mobile computing

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Eye candy abounds in Crysis 3 trailer
— 10:52 AM on August 10, 2012

This morning's dose of graphics eye candy is brought to you by Crytek. The developer has released a CryEngine3 Tech Trailer that shows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Metro is now 'Modern UI style'
— 9:58 AM on August 10, 2012

Talk about an unfortunate name change. Last week, we learned that Microsoft was in the process of deprecating its Metro brand, possibly because of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Release roundup: GPU-toting nettops and cheap gamer keyboards
— 6:00 AM on August 10, 2012

Every week, we gather press releases that slipped through the net of our daily coverage, and we post them in the release roundup. Here's this...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems Input devices

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