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Amazon Has Vision with Twitch

Counter-Strike Could Be a New "Orange Is the New Black"
On 25 August, Amazon announced it had reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive for $970 million. Twitch provides a platform for gamers to broadcast live video feeds of game play. Read more

Posted By Peter Bryer on 27 August 2014

The Destiny of Console Gaming

Sony May be Ahead on Points, But the Fight's Not Over Yet
When Sony announced the PlayStation 4 last year, it came out with guns blazing in the hope of avoiding the mistakes it made with the PS3.
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Posted By Trevor Pardee on 26 August 2014

Out of Context

Nokia's Maps Buy Made Sense at the Time
The future of Here is under question following the announcement that its visionary leader, Michael Halbherr, will be leaving soon.
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Posted By Peter Bryer on 26 August 2014

A Niche of a Niche

Smartphones for Seniors Get Little Traction
Demographics don't always correlate with the realities of the market. Smartphones for seniors seems an obvious niche given the expanding penetration rate of smartphones and the growing elderly population. However, it appears there's been limited demand for such devices. Read more

Posted By Peter Bryer on 22 August 2014

Time for Smartphones to Toughen Up?

Samsung and Sony Could Make Waterproof Mainstream
Call it the GoPro effect, or perhaps it's the talk of hardened screens and metal casings. Smartphones are constant companions exposed to the same elements as their users, and consumers now expect to be able to use their devices under most conditions. Read more

Posted By Peter Bryer on 21 August 2014
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