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Can we finally admit that Kinect is dead?

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One S earlier this week, it ticked off a laundry list of characteristics: Blu-ray UHD support, 4K video playback, High Dynamic Range (HDR) displays, even a significant uptick in available internal storage. The one thing ...

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Steam machine sales are abysmal, SteamOS may be dead in the water

Yesterday, Valve announced that it has shipped more than 500,000 Steam controllers since unveiling them in November. While that number sounds initially impressive for a brand new console and operating system, a closer analysis reveals it’s actually pretty bad. Said analysis ...

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Keyboardist Keith Emerson found dead in possible suicide

Michael Putland/Getty Images Keyboard player Keith Emerson, of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, pictured in 1977, died Thursday night at the age of 71. Keith Emerson, the legendary Emerson, Lake and Palmer keyboardist who turned the instrument into every bit the ...

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Legendary Beatles producer George Martin dead at 90

Vince Bucci/Getty Images Beatles producer George Martin has died aged 90. We read the news today, oh boy. Iconic producer George Martin, who worked on most of the Beatles’ recordings and was one of the people referred to as the ...

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Gunmen storm Pakistan university leaving 20 dead

A gang of Taliban militants stormed a northern Pakistan university, killing at least 20 people and wounding 19, authorities said. Explosions rang out amid foggy conditions at the start of classes at Bacha Khan University, where Pakistani police and army ...

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David Bowie dead at 69: Music legend loses cancer battle

Rock icon David Bowie — whose decades of self-reinvention influenced generations of artists — died Sunday of cancer, two days after his 69th birthday. His latest album, “Blackstar,” had been released Friday. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his ...

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Prominent cracking group claims game piracy could be dead within two years

Share This article For as long as games have had copy protection, there have been ways to break said copy protection. In the earliest days of gaming, games often required you to enter a random word or sentence from the ...

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American among 27 dead after terrorists storm Mali hotel

An American was among at least 27 people killed in Mali’s capital Friday after grenade-hurling Al Qaeda gunmen stormed a posh hotel — taking scores of hostages and setting in motion a bloody standoff. Several hostages were able to save ...

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ISIS 'Jihadi John' believed dead from U.S. drone strike

Uncredited/AP The ISIS killer known as “Jihadi John” was targeted by a drone strike. Jihadi John has gone to hell. A U.S. drone strike most likely finally wiped the masked ISIS executioner known as “Jihadi John” off the face of ...

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Ex-BBC journalist found dead in Istanbul airport bathroom

AFP/AFP/Getty Images A Turkish state-run report claims an emotional Jacky Sutton, 50, hanged herself in a bathroom at Ataturk Airport after missing a flight. Some who knew her suspect she was murdered. A former BBC journalist was mysteriously found dead ...

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