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Archive for October, 2009

Video-game start-up picks up the pieces

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

A modestly sized office tucked in the leafy northern corner of Baltimore might seem an unlikely perch from which to crack into the big-bucks video-game industry, but that’s what Kalypso Media USA is setting out to do. Having opened its doors in June, the firm just launched its first title, a strategy game called Tropico 3.

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Google launches music search with Lala and iLike

Friday, October 30th, 2009

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Google Inc on Wednesday partnered with Web services Lala and MySpace’s iLike to give music fans an easier way to find, sample and buy songs on the Internet, expanding its music industry footprint.

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DJ game aims to buck predictions

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

DJ Hero will be launched in the UK on Thursday and allows players to emulate their music-mixing idols.

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Report: AMD ex-CEO said linked to Galleon case (AP)

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is “thoroughly reviewing” published reports fingering former chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz as the AMD executive who gave confidential company information to a defendant in the Galleon Group insider trading case.

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