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Friday, 7 Mar 2014

Bitcoin Founder Tracked Down, Possibly Residing in California, United States

Bitcoin Founder Tracked Down, Possibly Residing in California, United States

According to Newsweek, the enigmatic founder of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, has been tracked down. Apparently, he lives in a modest home, located in California, United States.

'The Last of Us' Game to be Adapted into a Movie

'The Last of Us' Game to be Adapted into a Movie

Playstation 3 hit, The Last of Us, is set to be adapted into a live-action movie. For more details, hit the link.

Thursday, 6 Mar 2014

Microsoft to Unveil DirectX 12 at Upcoming Game Developers Conference

Microsoft to Unveil DirectX 12 at Upcoming Game Developers Conference

Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.

Evernote Android Update Includes Handwriting Support

Evernote Android Update Includes Handwriting Support

Evernote for Android now lets you handwrite your notes, and also comes with other new features in the latest update.

Rumor: Intel to Acquire Wearable Tech Company Basis for US$100 Million

Rumor: Intel to Acquire Wearable Tech Company Basis for US$100 Million

According to TechCrunch, Intel has bought Basis for US$100 million. The alleged target of acquisition is a San Francisco-based startup that makes wearable health trackers.

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014

AMD Announces Catalyst 14.2 Beta as Launch Drivers for Thief

AMD Announces Catalyst 14.2 Beta as Launch Drivers for Thief

AMD has announced the availability of AMD Catalyst 14.2 Beta for Windows OS, as launch drivers for Thief. The new drivers promise graphical effects exclusive to the said game title, as well as improvements that include better support for the Mantle API, and multi-GPU frame pacing for Battlefield 3 and 4 titles.

Siri, Meet Cortana

Siri, Meet Cortana

More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.

Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014

Kickstarter has Raised Over US$1 Billion from Over 5.7 Million Backers

Kickstarter has Raised Over US$1 Billion from Over 5.7 Million Backers

Popular crowd-funding platform Kickstarter has just announced that it has raised over US$1 billion in pledges from over 5.7 million people.

Monday, 3 Mar 2014

"iOS in the Car" to Debut Next Week with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and More (Updated)

According to reports, Apple's iOS in the Car could debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show in new cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and more.

AMD Announces Industry Certifications for FirePro R5000 Remote Graphics Card

AMD Announces Industry Certifications for FirePro R5000 Remote Graphics Card

AMD announced their FirePro R5000 remote graphics card has been certified to support a number of professional graphics applications. It delivers the benefits of GCN-based graphics processing over Teracidi’s proprietary PC-over-IP (PCoIP) technology, on a remote server/thin client setup.

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