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Society & Education: October 2013


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Russian Government Announces Possible Ban of Video Games

Joey Lee. Oct. 9, 2013
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  It appears the Russian government is becoming rather touchy with the way their country is being portrayed. After a complaint about foreign video games that "discredit the Russian soldier" and "distort history facts,"—Relic Entertainment's portrayal of a criminal-minded Russian WWII soldier in the game "Company of Heroes" comes to ...
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YouTube Aims to Get “Serious”

Joey Lee. Oct. 14, 2013

Success on YouTube can sometimes be elusive. So what makes some videos hit that viral sweet spot and others tank? It may be as simple as “Programming 101.”
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Apple Unveils iPad Air and New OS

Joey Lee. Oct. 24, 2013
Source: NBC News

The pressure is on for Microsoft, as Apple recently introduced their latest desktop operating system, dubbed "Mavericks," and has also announced the accompanying software upgrade would be free of charge, regardless of your current OS. With a range of upgrades that would make Mavericks feel more like the iOS software ...
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Pepcom’s Holiday Spectacular: Our top 5 tech picks for the holiday season

Joey Lee. Oct. 29, 2013

On the evening of October 16th, The Metreon City View in San Francisco, CA was transformed into every tech-lover’s paradise, with previews of tech toys ranging from the hottest smartphones to the latest apps, from more than 40 leading companies. We’ve spared you all the research and instead have handpicked ...
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Samsung Files Design Patent for Product Similar to Google Glass

Joey Lee. Oct. 29, 2013
Source: The Daily Mail

It appears Samsung is coming for Google's blood, as they have filed a design patent for a glasses product that's meant to partner with Samsung smartphones. Essentially, Samsung's version of Google Glass. With claims to have a longer life and a lighter weight than Google Glass, Samsung calls it a ...
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