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Facebook’s E-Commerce Plans Could Shift Digital Markets

Instagram may not come to mind when chasing down online sales, but Facebook’s photo-oriented property very well may become an online storefront through a partnered app. News of Facebook’s intentions to step into the realm of storefronts run by artificial intelligence broke as early as July revolving around a plan …

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EU Commission continues push for single digital market

The European Commission is keen to continue improving the ability for online shoppers to buy from wherever they want without facing additional hurdles. Its latest proposals would see retailers banned from treating customers differently and would have to sell to foreign buyers, thought they wouldn’t be required to handle international …

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Nintendo’s next system may ditch the disc-drive

Earlier this year, Nintendo revealed that it is already planning its follow-up to the Wii U, currently known as the Nintendo NX. While the company isn’t ready to publicly say more about its future console until next year, this recently filed patent may give us a peek at its plans. …

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Ubisoft explains why digital games are more expensive on console

With this generation of consoles, Sony and Microsoft increased its emphasis on digital downloads in an attempt to push the industry forward from physical discs. However, despite the fact that digital games are cheaper for publishers to release in the long run, we often see digital copies remaining fairly expensive …

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Fashion media company to produce VR films

Yet another firm seems set to jump on to the virtual reality bandwagon as it rounds the next bend on its journey to consumer level hardware and experiences, and this time around its a fashion publisher. Conde Nast, the company behind magazines like Vogue and GQ, has announced that with …

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GAME acquires Multiplay for £20 million

UK retailer GAME has made quite the comeback since its 2012 bankruptcy. Now the company is venturing in to new territory by acquiring Multiplay, who many of you will know as being behind the I-series Insomnia LAN events here in the UK. GAME is managing to nab Multiplay for £20 …

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92 percent of PC game sales are digital

It turns out that digital downloads made up 92 per cent of all PC game sales worldwide in 2013, according to a new analyst report. In addition, that figure is supposed to grow over the next few years. The figures were obtained by Analyst, DFC Intelligence, which points out that these statistics …

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Microlab Solo 8C Stereo Speakers review

Today we are looking at one of Microlab’s high grade speaker systems- The Solo 8c. These speakers promise to deliver powerful, clear sound quality with an appearance to suit placement on a desk or as a part of a home entertainment set up. We’ve reviewed cheaper offerings from Microlab in …

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Driver records to be put online, could drop insurance prices

The British government seems to have finally decided that this old internet fad isn’t going away and it could actually help speed up and simplify some of the more stuffy, traditional activities that citizens are forced to drudge through, like renewing car insurance. Along with 20+ other services, driver records …

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Deadpool delisted from digital outlets

If you’re at all interested in playing the Deadpool game, which was released mid 2013, then you might want to do it soon as the game is mysteriously disappearing from digital stores without explanation or warning. Deadpool the game was developed by High Moon Studios and published by Activision, the …

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Digital media sales continued to boom in 2013

Despite what many copyright lobbyists would have you believe, the media industry is continuing to do very well indeed, as despite a small drop in physical media sales last year, digital is booming and raking in billions of pounds. The stats show physical goods sales dipping in music, video and …

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Killzone: Shadow Fall is huge

As we all know, both Sony and Microsoft chose to release next gen systems with 500GB HDD’s. That doesn’t sound so bad at first, but UK managing director of Sony, Fergal Gara, has just revealed that Killzone: Shadow fall will require 50GB of space to install. That’s huge by anyone’s …

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Music industry revenue is growing

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In a move that will make it a little harder for groups like the BPI to cry poverty, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has announced that the music industry’s revenue grew by 0.3 per cent throughout 2011, totalling nearly £11 billion. The reasoning behind the trend is …

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Digital tool kit launched to help prevent loneliness

Being connected and communicating with other human beings is not only good for you, it could actually help you live longer – according to the Government’s Minster for Care Services, Paul Burstow. KitGuru sticks ‘When I’m 64’ on the gramophone and Zimmers off in search of answers. Scan through the …

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