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Sony is killing PlayStation Now almost everywhere 

Sony is killing PlayStation Now almost everywhere

Goodbye Vita and TV support, but Windows 10 and PS4 get a pass.
FIFA 18: The Journey will return in the next slice of EA footballing fun 

FIFA 18: The Journey will return in the next slice of EA footballing fun

Will it be Alex Hunter or a another star altogether?
Could Windows 10 Cloud be Microsoft’s answer to the Chromebook? 

Could Windows 10 Cloud be Microsoft’s answer to the Chromebook?

The name may suggest a subscription service, but sources whisper this is a streamlined version of Windows with Chrome OS in sight.
The world’s most prolific national grid hackers have nothing on squirrels 

The world’s most prolific national grid hackers have nothing on squirrels

When it comes to attacks on the national grid, a scurry of squirrels is a better bet than a hacking collective.
Revenge really does make you feel better, study finds 

Revenge really does make you feel better, study finds

We really do use revenge to pick ourselves up, and it works.
Uber opens up its traffic data for city planners and researchers 

Uber opens up its traffic data for city planners and researchers

Movement provides inside data to show how cities are navigated in the 21st century.
The White House Social Media Archive means Obama’s digital musings will not be forgotten 

The White House Social Media Archive means Obama’s digital musings will not be forgotten

More than 250,000 social postings from the outgoing president have been archived for posterity.
There’s life in Android Wear yet, as Google buys up team behind Alexa smartwatch 

There’s life in Android Wear yet, as Google buys up team behind Alexa smartwatch

Cronologics made the CoWatch using Amazon’s Alexa, but now the team work for Google again.
Google now speaks emoji for some unknown reason 

Google now speaks emoji for some unknown reason

Tweet an emoji to Google and it will send a link to local search results
Fitbit set to buy Pebble? 

Fitbit set to buy Pebble?

The company that made the first popular smartwatch looks set to join the fitness wearable giants.
Donald Trump concedes that maybe – just maybe – humans might be warming the planet after all 

Donald Trump concedes that maybe – just maybe – humans might be warming the planet after all

Trump backs down a little on his climate change denial – but don’t expect him to do much about it.
The Linux Foundation’s newest member is… Microsoft 

The Linux Foundation’s newest member is… Microsoft

Microsoft pays around $500,000 for platinum member status.
Super Mario Run: Nintendo shares jump like Mario, as plumber gets his iOS release date 

Super Mario Run: Nintendo shares jump like Mario, as plumber gets his iOS release date

Nintendo shares jump up to 5% as release date looms.
Spotify has been overworking your hard disk since June 

Spotify has been overworking your hard disk since June

For five months, a bug in Spotify for desktop has been writing hundreds of gigabytes per day to subscribers’ hard drives.
17 things Elon Musk believes 

17 things Elon Musk believes

The SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal mogul wants to change the world, but what are his core beliefs?
Steve Ballmer: “I probably did some of my very best work at the company after Bill left” 

Steve Ballmer: “I probably did some of my very best work at the company after Bill left”

In an interview with Bloomberg, Steve Ballmer discusses his life at Microsoft, Bill Gates and that iPhone quote.
Samsung would REALLY like those Galaxy Note 7s back, please 

Samsung would REALLY like those Galaxy Note 7s back, please

Flammable phablet gets an update limiting its battery life to prevent further explosions from recall refuseniks.
Note 7 production reportedly paused as Samsung fails to fix flammable phablet 

Note 7 production reportedly paused as Samsung fails to fix flammable phablet

Reports in South Korea indicate that Samsung is pausing production of the Note 7 amid continued safety fears.
Will humans work in 2050? 

Will humans work in 2050?

“The least likely future is nothing’s going to change,” says Richard Susskind.
Netflix’s US library halves in four years 

Netflix’s US library halves in four years

Netflix’s American library has shrunk from around 11,000 shows in 2012 to 5,300 today.

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