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'Super Mario Run' Rates Mixed Reviews: Only 2.5 Stars Out Of 5 In 10,000 Reviews

By Victoria Stark - Dec 19, 2016 11:22 AM EST

After weeks of anticipating its release, gamers gave 'Super Mario Run' an average of 2.5 stars out of five. That this is the summary of 10,000 reviews was enough to give Nintendo's shares a tumble.

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Pre-historic Ghost Sharks Older Than The Dinosaurs Live 6,000 Miles Deep Under Californian Seas

By Victoria Stark - Dec 19, 2016 11:19 AM EST

After six years, National Geographic finally releases videos it took of prehistoric ghost sharks living today, and which are much older than the dinosaurs. These creatures now swim at least 6,000 miles deep under the waters of California.

Apple Holds Event To Announce New Products

You Can Play Games With Macbook Pro Touch Bar - Including Classics Like 'Pac-Man' And 'Pong'

By Victoria Stark - Dec 19, 2016 11:17 AM EST

Love the Macbook Pro or hate it, its Touch Bar is getting the thumps up from the gamer community, by recreating updated versions of classic video games like Pong, Pac-Man, and Doom.

Cortana, Microsoft's Personal Assistant Software, Has Danny MacAskill In A Spin

Microsoft Cortana's All-Appliance And Translation Features Give It An Edge Over Siri And Google's Va's

By Victoria Stark - Dec 19, 2016 11:15 AM EST

After years of playing catch up with Apple and Google, Microsoft wants to overtake them through its Cortana VA. Two features make it stand out: openness to all applinces, and translation into several languages.

Chinese Factory Produces Donald Trump Masks

As The Drone Dispute Escalates, Who Will Blink First: China Or The U.S.?

By Victoria Stark - Dec 19, 2016 11:13 AM EST

In the latest development in the verbal skimish over China's appropriation of a U.S. underwater drone near the Philippine Sea, Beijing says they are prepared to go on a 'wrist-fight' with the U.S. This statement was made even before President-elect Donald Trump turned down their offer to return it and said, "Keep it." Let's see what happens next.

Pokemon-Mania Takes Indonesia By Storm

The Unforgettable Games Of 2016; The Most Popular, The Most Googled, And The Most Radical

By Victoria Stark - Dec 17, 2016 09:28 AM EST

Naming the best games of the year has become a tradition and a cliche. Some media sites break from the usual ground to find other standards. Among them the most Googled, and the most radical.

Google Opens New Berlin Office

This So-Called Search Engine For Geniuses Is Now Expanding Into 100 Languages - And It's Not Google

By Victoria Stark - Dec 17, 2016 09:26 AM EST

Omnity, the search engine that specializes in technical and scientific research, is now going multi-lingual, and offering its services free to the public.

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U.S. Cities Gaining The Best Brains - And The Ones That Are Losing Them

By Victoria Stark - Dec 17, 2016 09:22 AM EST

The Bloomberg Brain Concentration Index identifies the American cities that are drawing in top talent from science, technology, engineerin, and math. It also mentions the ones that are suffering their absence, whiich is impacting their economy.

Electronic Arts Debuts New Games at E3 Conference

Why These 'Star Wars' Video Games Need A Sequel

By Victoria Stark - Dec 15, 2016 10:33 PM EST

'Star Wars' fans and gamers like can never have enough of 'Star Wars' games. One tech post lists down a few that deserves a sequel, and gives the reasons why.

Cuba Poised For Change As Diplomatic Relations Reestablished With U.S.

Cuba's First Video Game: Will 'Savior' Make the Post-Fidel Country a Gaming Nation? It Depends on Crowdfunding

By Victoria Stark - Dec 15, 2016 08:56 AM EST

The survival of Cuba's first video game, Savior, may depend on crowdfunding. Cubans are rooting for it because its success just might develop a gaming nation, post-Fidel Castro.

U.S. Secretary of State Visits China

China Can Hit the US In These Areas, If Trump Continues His Tough Trade Talk

By Victoria Stark - Dec 15, 2016 08:49 AM EST

President-elect Donald Trump's recent statements that his administration may not abide by the 'One-China' policy in its relations with Taiwan has caused deep concern in China. If pushed back, the Asian superpower can retaliate in ways that can hurt the U.S. economy and its geopolitical influence.

Gov. Brown Signs Legislation At Google HQ That Allows Testing Of Autonomous Vehicles

Car Ownership Will Disappear In 5 Years' Time - Killed by Car-sharing And Ride-Hailing Services

By Victoria Stark - Dec 15, 2016 08:47 AM EST

A former executive of Tesla and BMW says that the popularity of car-sharing and ride-hailing services will reduce the appetite of the driving public for ownership of their own vehicles. Another culprit are self-driving vehicles.

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These Games Don't Just Rock - They Hold You Spellbound With Their Beauty

By Victoria Stark - Dec 15, 2016 08:46 AM EST

Time Magazine cites the 'most beautiful games of 2016' and explains how these transcend their shoot-em-up objectives to immerse their players in visually stunning, breathtaking worlds.

Apple Holds Press Event to Introduce New iPhone

Apple's Air Pods Are 'Cool,' Say The Reviews - Better Buy Now To Beat The Christmas Rush

By Victoria Stark - Dec 14, 2016 09:41 AM EST

The initial reviews of highly-anticipated Apple's Air Pods give it high marks. That's one more reason to buy them now before they disappear from the shelves before Christmas.

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Games In 2017 Will Sense Your Mood And Emotions - And Adjust The Game Play!

By Victoria Stark - Dec 14, 2016 09:37 AM EST

Emotion-recognition software will bring gaming to a whole new level in 2017. By sensing the user's feelings, the game can shift gears to calm stressed-out players and ramp up the risks for the excited ones.

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