Nintendo Sees Smartphone Games, New Console Pushing Up FY Profit

TOKYO/OSAKA (Reuters) – Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd said on Wednesday it expects operating profit to rise 36.9 percent in the year through March 2017, as the videogame maker plans to

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Chromebooks May Soon be Able to Run Almost Every Android App

By Rich McCormick (The Verge) – It looks like Google may soon be breaking down barriers between its two operating systems and giving Chrome OS users access to Android apps

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Here’s a Thorough Look into the Technology Powering Magic Leap’s Mysterious ‘Mixed Reality’ Headset

Ben Gilbert,Tech Insider What is Magic Leap? Other than “the company that Google co-funded to the tune of $500 million,” no one really knows. There have been no press tours,

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AI Researchers Get Ready for a Deathmatch with Doom Gaming Challenge

By James Vincent (THE VERGE) – Artificial intelligence made short work of Go, a 3,000-year-old Chinese board game with more possible moves than atoms in the observable universe, so how it will

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Microsoft Says Game Over for Xbox 360

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp <MSFT.O> said on Wednesday it would stop production of its popular Xbox 360 video game console, which helped the company gain a firm foothold in the

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Facebook’s Oculus Starts Shipping Rift Virtual Reality Headset

(Reuters) – Virtual reality company Oculus started shipping its highly awaited Rift headsets from Monday, about two years after the company was acquired by social media giant Facebook Inc <FB.O>.

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Leading the Way: Japanese Innovation with Global Impact

(Reuters) NTT R&D Forum 2016 was an annual showcase for the research and development undertaken at all the various NTT laboratories in Japan. The theme of this year’s event was

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Virtual Reality Takes Centre Stage at MWC

(Reuters) As the virtual reality sector continues to grow apace, the showcasing of the new HTC Vive at this week’s Mobile World Congress shows VR is here to stay. Jim

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