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Gaming

Asheron’s Call & Asheron’s Call 2: Closing Jan. 31, 2017

When I read that Asheron’s Call and Asheron’s Call 2 are closing in January, it was a bittersweet moment for me. Asheron’s Call was one of the first MMORPGs I’ve ever played. I have a lot of fond memories from playing the game but have to admit that, in 2017, it’s probably time for it […]

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Technology

When DVRs watch you

It seems that the Xbox One might violate the proposed “We are watching you” legislation: These DVRs would essentially observe consumers as they watch television as a way to super-target ads. It is an incredible invasion of privacy. “Given what we have recently learned about the access that the government has to the phone numbers […]

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Business

Has Microsoft failed as a company?

As a business, is it possible to “fail” and make millions in profits? Or is it that the people who say a company has failed (when it is profitable) aren’t the company’s target audience?

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Technology

Microsoft needs to wake up

Dare Obasanjo writes: The main problem is that Microsoft is good at competing but not good at caring for customers. The focus of the developer division at Microsoft is the .NET Framework and related technologies which is primarily a competitor to Java/JVM and related technologies. However when it comes to areas where there isn’t a […]