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  • The dirty secret inside your Xbox 360 ... revealed

    The dirty secret inside your Xbox 360 ... revealed
    In its own special way, my Xbox 360 let me know it was time for some spring cleaning this week. I could've danced with Bill Gates' minions and mailed in my system for service. Instead, like Sarah Palin, I went rogue.  Before we begin, let's get...
  • Friday Buffet: The 'Worst Company in America' makes some darn good video games

    Friday Buffet: The 'Worst Company in America' makes some darn good video games
    News Roundup •••• The PAX East gaming convention kicks off today in Boston, with the fans and journalists eager to get a hands-on look at titles like Harmonix’s newest offering, “Rock Band Blitz.” It’s...
  • The real genius of Apple: Tax avoidance

    The real genius of Apple: Tax avoidance
    Apple has gone on a very public tax strike. Months after reporting the second-highest quarterly profits in U.S. history, America's favorite company is refusing to bring home more than $60 billion of offshore funds in protest of the taxes it would have...
  • Mitt Romney: Friend of the rich and selfish

    Mitt Romney: Friend of the rich and selfish
    Mitt Romney has a great deal of empathy for people like himself -- rich guys -- and he would serve them well as president. Of course, the wealthy have seldom not been served well by our commander-in-chief. Father and son Bush came from among the affluent,...
  • Employers weed out job candidates with off-the-wall questions

    You walk into a job interview prepared to be grilled about your skills and what you can bring to the position. Instead, the interviewer throws a curveball: "If you were a box of cereal, what would you be?" That's an actual question Wegmans posed to a...
  • Hopefully, someone might learn something

    In a New Yorker cartoon from thirty years ago, a man turns to another in a bar and asks belligerently, "Hopefullywise? Did I understand you to say hopefullywise?" There you have the hopefully brouhaha encapsulated. The Wrong People, the sloppy, trendy...
  • How to fix sports gaming's perennial problem

    How to fix sports gaming's perennial problem
    As far as downloadable content goes, "Fifa 12's" add-on “UEFA Euro 2012” leaves plenty to be desired. Released yesterday, the expansion to the hit game suffers from a lack of officially licensed teams, lackluster presentation and no support...
  • Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up behind Nook

    Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up behind Nook
    Barnes & Noble has teamed up with Microsoft to create a powerful competitor to the Amazon Kindle -- setting up a mano a mano battle for dominance of the e-reader market. The deal is built around the Barnes & Noble Nook and related digital business....
  • OUYA and the assault on the 'big three' of console gaming

    OUYA and the assault on the 'big three' of console gaming
    Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo should consider themselves “on notice.” Making a gaming console is not an act of magic or divine intervention. The old paradigm is about to be shaken up by OUYA (pronounced OOH-Yah), a free-spirited Android-powered...
  • Commentary: A blue hue surrounds Laurel Art Center's closing

    Commentary: A blue hue surrounds Laurel Art Center's closing
    If you were to paint the collective mood of those in the checkout line Saturday at the Laurel Art Center, the brush could have been dipped in the deepest of blues. The Main Street landmark, which closed in February but reopened April 28 and 29 for a two-...
  • College vs. career a false choice for students

    College vs. career a false choice for students
    In 2002, a handful of technology powerhouses — Apple, Microsoft, SAP — realized there was a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they would need to compete in typical 21st...
  • TV, Web shine with sound, keen coverage

    Television loves ritual and pageantry. And Tuesday, the medium absolutely soared on the feast of both, found in the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States. TV and its small-screen online cousins have never provided more...