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Our interview with Sid Meier on the next 25 years of Civilization games

Sid Meier is the legendary designer behind many different computer games in a wide variety of genres, and he’s perhaps the only video game designer who can sell more copies by putting his name into the title of the game. Of all of his games, none has been as memorable and successful as Civilization. It […]

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Yahoo Sets Itself Up for Buyout

Yahoo on Friday announced that it has hired banking advisers and formed a committee to explore its strategic alternatives, the latest indication that it’s serious about pursuing a possible sale. The committee, along with advisers Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase and PJT Partners, will identify and recommend to the board transactions that it deems beneficial to employees and shareholders.

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Virgin Galactic unveils its new spaceship VSS Unity, as the push to ‘make space accessible’ continues

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has officially unveiled its new SpaceshipTwo, a space plane designed to take commercial customers into suborbital space. Unveiled at a packed event in Mojave, California, Professor Stephen Hawking officially named the new vehicle Virgin Spaceship (VSS) Unity via a recorded message. Built for altitudes of up to 100 kilometers (62 miles), […]

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Google is experimenting with article recommendations in Chrome

Google is working on a feature that would recommend articles directly in its browser. The suggestions would appear on the new tab page in Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. Google confirmed it is still testing the feature, which is not yet available. “We’re always experimenting with new features in Chrome, but have […]

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Samsung Pay now has 5M users, processes over $500M in first 6 months

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Samsung has announced that its mobile payment service Samsung Pay has more than 5 million “registered users”, with many of them coming from South Korea and the United States. In the first six months since its release, the service has processed over $500 million dollars. “Since its introduction last year, […]

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Las principales claves del éxito de Just Eat

Just Eat anunció a principios del mes de febrero la adquisición de cuatro negocios de Rocket Internet y Foodpanda por valor de 125 millones de euros, entre los que se encontraba la empresa La Nevera Roja. Una operación que deja a la compañía danesa como líder indiscutible del mercado de la comida online a domicilio en España. […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Mobile preview with Cortana and Edge improvements

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Mobile preview today to match the Windows 10 Mobile release yesterday. The latest build includes improvements to Cortana’s music feature and the Edge browser. Officially, Microsoft plans to roll out Windows 10 Mobile to existing Windows Phone users in Q1 2016. We’ve heard the internal target was February, but […]

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Salesforce acquires machine learning startup PredictionIO

Salesforce has acquired PredictionIO, a startup with general-purpose open-source machine learning software, Simon Chan, the startup’s cofounder and chief executive, announced today. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. “Over the past few years, we’ve been on a mission to scale and simplify development of machine learning technology,” Chan wrote in a blog post. “What started […]

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