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EA's Free Apology Games for Simcity - Do You Accept?

EA has released a list of games customers who bought the tragically unplayable Simcity. You can get your hands on them still, if you buy Simcity before March...
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Free Wireless Internet | Free Internet | 4G Wireless Internet - FreedomPop

Free Wireless Internet | Free Internet | 4G Wireless Internet - FreedomPop | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
Free internet provider FreedomPop offers 4G wireless internet service to access the internet from home or on the go. Get wifi anywhere for free with FreedomPop, the only free nationwide 4G wireless broadband internet service.
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Copyright Alert System: Six Strikes and You're Annoyed | Piracy | E-Commerce Times

Copyright Alert System: Six Strikes and You're Annoyed | Piracy | E-Commerce Times | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
The Center for Copyright Information is ready to start implementing the Copyright Alert System, it said Monday.
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Google introduces internet-only Chromebooks to Canada - Technology & Science - CBC News

Google introduces internet-only Chromebooks to Canada - Technology & Science - CBC News | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
For consumers who find they only use a computer to get online and not much else, Google now has the Chromebook, a brand of internet-only computers officially introduced in Canada on Tuesday.
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Zynga's Going Down

Zynga's Going Down | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
My how quickly things can change. On March 21st, 2012 it was formally announced that Zynga would open its purse and buy up mobile game maker OMGPOP. Some blasted Zynga as a lost company throwing its...
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Video Game Shops, Bookstores, Music Stores = Dead And Gone, Now What?

Video Game Shops, Bookstores, Music Stores = Dead And Gone, Now What? | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
Bookshops and CD shops have already been hit. Are video game stores next to fall victim to the digital revolution?

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 16, 2013 10:45 AM

Not a huge surprise here since anything that can go digital will. Interesting contrast with the note I scooped about experiences being the new luxury goods: http://sco.lt/8Q87Kz

We (consumers) hunger for experiences, going to a mall to queue for something we can download is apparently NOT one of those experiences. The interesting part of this story is why there is still a video store out there in the old format. Surely the future demands a pivot?

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Copyright Alert System Goes Live

What is the "Copyright Alert System" and what will it do? Well, likely...not much for the time being. The Center for Copyright Information, which includes me...
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Universe Projects Inc

Universe Projects Inc | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
The most ambitious video game project in
history. This is a true simulation of humanity's
progression through time.
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Was Apple 'MySpaced'? Is Google Next? - Forbes

Was Apple 'MySpaced'?  Is Google Next? - Forbes | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
The biggest challenge to Apple’s future is not the competition, but the evolution of the consumer.
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SimCity On FIRE After Failed Launch

SimCity On FIRE After Failed Launch | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it

Danger still looms over SimCity as Electronic Arts and Maxis try to right the massive wrong caused by its botched launch earlier this week. Plus, refund drama!


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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 8, 2013 8:22 PM

Wow, botched launch leaves even hard cord SimCity fans wondering WTF. 

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Is It Time To Enforce a Gamers' Bill of Rights? - Slashdot

Is It Time To Enforce a Gamers' Bill of Rights? - Slashdot | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
adeelarshad82 writes "The SimCity launch debacle is only the latest in an increasingly frustrating string of affronts to gamers' rights as customers.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 12, 2013 9:48 PM

Had no idea customer service had slipped so far in the gamer space. Bill of Rights might be needed.

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PS4 release date, specs, price and controller | Expert Reviews

PS4 release date, specs, price and controller | Expert Reviews | Tech News Stories | Scoop.it
PS4 release date, specs, news & price rumours - UPDATED: Further controversy over second-hand games
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