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iOS arcade shooter has a heart on for you this V-Day

Looking to play a fast-paced, arcade-inspired video game on your iPhone or iPad? Polyblast, like a modern mashup of retro arcade favorites Space Invaders, Missile Command, and Tetris, has just gotten a Valentine’s Day update, making this simple yet addictive little shooter a fantastic choice for your day of love. […]

Putin’s Internet czar wants more taxes from Apple
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Putin’s Internet czar wants more taxes from Apple

German Klimenko wants Apple and other U.S. tech companies to pay more taxes. Photo: iPhones.ru Russia’s new internet czar loves his Apple devices. Google the name German Klimenko and up pops a series of pictures, many of him either at a MacBook or using an iPhone. But that doesn’t stop […]

Dashy Crashy is a fun and flashy iOS game, but will it last?
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Dashy Crashy is a fun and flashy iOS game, but will it last?

Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-play iOS game, put it through its paces, and let you […]

IBM launches 26 new cloud services for data scientists
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IBM launches 26 new cloud services for data scientists

IBM is launching 26 services new services on its IBM Cloud which it describes as a ‘sweeping portfolio for data scientists and app developers’. Its new offering includes 150 publicly available datasets. The new initiative aims to help developers build and manage applications and help data scientists to read events […]

Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil ‘predicts’ early spring
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Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil ‘predicts’ early spring

“There is no shadow to be cast!”, announced Jeff Lundy, vice president of the Inner Circle of The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club (via AP). NOAA’s October predictions for America’s winter included colder and wetter than normal conditions for the Southeast, mild weather in the West and warmer weather in the Midwest […]