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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Coming as Stand-Alone Title ‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Coming as Stand-Alone Title

Back in December Ubisoft released the first campaign-focused DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV. Titled Freedom Cry, the content put players in the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate in the main story of Assassin’s Creed IV. Today Ubisoft announced that …

‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Coming March 25 ‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Coming March 25

Just last week 2K released a new preview for its upcoming BioShock Infinite DLC. The preview teased returning BioShock characters and a new, intriguing situation but was light on the details when it came to the content’s release. Today that …

Xbox One System Update Coming February 11 Xbox One System Update Coming February 11

Microsoft today announced that the first major system update for the Xbox One since launch will be coming on February 11. Another large update will follow on March 4. The most important feature coming with the February 11 update is …

Former KKK Leader Faces Prison Time Over Cross Burning Former KKK Leader Faces Prison Time Over Cross Burning

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that Steven Dinkle has pleaded guilty to charges related to a 2009 cross burning in Ozark, Alabama. According to the DOJ, the 28-year-old Dinkle is the former Exalted Cyclops of the Ozark …

Millions of Ultra HD Smartphones Coming Next Year Millions of Ultra HD Smartphones Coming Next Year

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with Ultra HD TV sets, some even reaching what manufacturers are calling “8K” resolutions. While the ultra HD market will be focused on TV displays for some time, the falling cost of …

Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Are Coming to the U.S. in February Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Are Coming to the U.S. in February

One month ago at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Samsung officially announced its long-rumored 12-inch mega-tablets. Named the Galaxy Note Pro and the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, the devices are 12.2-inch tablets with all of the features of Samsung’s smaller …

‘Murdered: Soul Suspect’ Coming to PS4, Xbox One ‘Murdered: Soul Suspect’ Coming to PS4, Xbox One

One year ago, on the eve of the PlayStation 4 announcement, Square Enix revealed Murdered: Souls Suspect. The game’s first teaser trailer promised a type of supernatural detective work that hasn’t yet been seen in video games. Since that time, …

Electric Vehicle Production to Ramp Up This Year Electric Vehicle Production to Ramp Up This Year

Millions of electric vehicles are set to hit U.S. and European roads in the coming decade. This trend is already beginning as government mandates and consumer demand catch up to electric car technology. Market research firm IHS today released a …

FDA Reveals New Anti-Smoking Campaign For Teens FDA Reveals New Anti-Smoking Campaign For Teens
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today revealed a new anti-smoking ad campaign targeted at teens. The ads will be geared toward preventing teens aged 12 to 17 from ever smoking cigarettes. The agency estimates that 10 million teens …

Energy Drinks Could Be Gateway Drugs, Shows Study Energy Drinks Could Be Gateway Drugs, Shows Study

Over the past decade energy drinks have risen to prominence with ads promising to give workers that extra boost they need after lunch or jack up customers’ mood to “extreme” levels. Teens a big market for such products, and now …

Biometric Security is Coming to the Mobile Workplace Biometric Security is Coming to the Mobile Workplace

With the workplace becoming more mobile and bring-you-own-device programs beginning to become popular, more businesses than ever now need potent mobile security. While the mobile security software industry will certainly become a major segment of the business-to-business tech market in …

Defence Budgets to Rise, Shift Toward Middle East Defence Budgets to Rise, Shift Toward Middle East

The global economic downturn that began in 2008 didn’t just affect consumer businesses. The effects of the recession reached all the way to the most sacred of government spending initiatives – military spending. Global defense budgets have been falling since …

Ultra HD PC Monitor Market Seen Rising Ultra HD PC Monitor Market Seen Rising

Ultra HD TV sets were the main attraction at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. TV manufacturers are hoping that higher resolutions can entice consumers who were so apathetic about 3D over the past two years and prices for ultra HD …

Sprint Brings Push-to-Talk to More Smartphones Sprint Brings Push-to-Talk to More Smartphones

The push-to-talk walkie talkie-type feature of many feature phones of old may seem antiquated, but such capabilities were once highly valued by certain people and professions. Because of this, many Nextel phones were mainstays of many construction sites and manufacturing …

‘Thief’ Stealth, Combat Previewed in New Trailer ‘Thief’ Stealth, Combat Previewed in New Trailer

The release of Square Enix’s Thief reboot is less than a month away. As a re-imagining of one of the most lauded PC game franchises in history, a lot is riding on the game attracting new fans while pleasing old …

‘Ready to Run’ Announced For PlayStation 4 ‘Ready to Run’ Announced For PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 may not have launched with many exclusive games, but in the past two months newly announced PS4 games have been popping up almost every week. This week already Kalypso Media announced that it will be porting its …

NASA Crowdsources WISE Data Mining NASA Crowdsources WISE Data Mining

NASA this week announced a new website, DiskDetective.org. The website allows visitors to help NASA researchers cull through data to help uncover young systems that could one day spawn planets. “Through Disk Detective, volunteers will help the astronomical community discover …

Jesse Eisenberg Cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman Jesse Eisenberg Cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman

After the reveal that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, it would seem that casting for the movie couldn’t get any stranger. That assumption has now been proven wrong. Warner Bros. Pictures today announced …

FDA Outlines New Food Transportation Rules FDA Outlines New Food Transportation Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced new proposed rules that would tighten restrictions on food transportation. The regulation would put new rules into place about sanitary practices for the food transportation sectors. The proposal includes criteria for …

78 Million Smart TVs Shipped Last Year 78 Million Smart TVs Shipped Last Year

3D TV is dead. TV manufacturers were betting that consumers wouldn’t mind putting on glasses to watch things pop out of their screens while sitting at home, and they were wrong. With that fad out of the way, though, TV …

Wyoming, Mississippi Among the Reddest U.S. States Wyoming, Mississippi Among the Reddest U.S. States

With Americans now more-or-less hating congress, it might seem that U.S. voters could unite around a few common issues, such as a functioning legislative branch. It turns out this isn’t the case, though, as a new poll is showing that …

Windows Phone Grew 69% Last Year Windows Phone Grew 69% Last Year
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Microsoft was late to the smartphone game. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer himself laughed at the iPhone when it was released, calling attention to what he considered the device’s outrageous price. More than six years on, Microsoft is still trying to …

‘Rambo: The Video Game’ Coming to Europe in February ‘Rambo: The Video Game’ Coming to Europe in February

As bad as the new Rambo video game looks, Reef Entertainment has certainly been proactive in promoting it. The publisher has released numerous trailers for the game, including new gameplay clips showing that it is, in fact, an on-rails shooter …

‘Arkham Origins’ DLC Cancelled For Wii U ‘Arkham Origins’ DLC Cancelled For Wii U

Since the launch of the Wii U, arguably the biggest third-party series on the console has been the Batman: Arkham games. The console launched with a well-polished version of Arkham City packed with all the extra content already out for …