Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Thirty years after the debut of the NES, Nintendo still finds themselves as a leader in the video game industry. That’s an unprecedented position to be in, as all Nintendo’s rivals have fallen to their might, and stranger still, Nintendo persists in being the “model” example of many of the best practices of the industry.

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Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What

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There’s been a nonstop stream of chatter that it’s time for companies to shed the husks of their analog and manual ways and evolve into digital enterprises. It really sounds like the way to go: one, because it’s cool; and two, because there are too many scary stories out there about entire industries (publishing and music to name a couple) being thrashed, ground up and spit out in little pieces by digital competitors.

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The other day my niece and nephew came to visit. They walked into the house and were drawn, almost magnetically, to the table where all of my gadgets were laid out. They caressed my phone. Fondled my digital camera. Gazed curiously at my noise-cancelling headphones. Petted my back-up battery. Admired my ThinkPad.

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Right now is a great time to be an analyst tracking the mobile SoC industry as we are seeing some of the strongest mobile SoC offerings from almost all players. The mobile SoC market could start to get closer to maturity, especially with some players’ most recent crop of 64-bit SoCs. The most prominent SoCs that are publicly known are from Apple, NVIDIA Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm and Intel. This isn’t to discount chips from MediaTek, Marvell, AllWinner, or HiSilicon but most of their products don’t target the same markets as their competitors in terms of peak performance and feature sets.

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The U.K.’s decision to press ahead with a controversial new method of ‘three-parent’ IVF has raised concerns among scientists and ethicists who believe the science needs to be more fully explored first.

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Harvard psychology professor is the author of ten books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, , The Better Angels of Our Nature, and most recently, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. It’s no surprise, then, that he would have perhaps the clearest explanation of #thedress that took over the internet. Read it below.

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Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said that more than 2,000 leading and giant economic companies and institutions will participate in Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) due to be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El-Sheikh in March, according to Egypt’s body State Information Services (SIS).

Mahlab stressed that more than 20 countries including the United States, Russia, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, China and Japan will attend the conference. He added that Gulf countries will participate in the conference , SIS reported.

For his part, Minister of Planning Ashraf El-Arabi said that the unified investment law will be announced before the conference, SIS said .

Egypt aims to attract US$10-15 billion investments after EEDC, Ashraf Salman minister of investment said recently, 

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