An oral history of the last 20 years of gaming, as told by PlayStation’s Shuhei Yoshida

The three weeks out of every month that Shuhei Yoshida’s in Japan, he has the same routine every day. He wakes up, opens a tablet, and gets back to work on PlayStation consumer feedback via his favorite interaction tool: Twitter. The man who heads Sony’s PlayStation group is incredibly, perhaps detrimentally, accessible on social media. It’s not his job, but a role he’s taken on. “It’s my personal...

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Tibco 6.0 moves outside the data center

Updating its platform for the hyper-connected cloud era, Tibco has equipped the new version of its flagship application-integration software with the ability to communicate with external applications. Tibco ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 also includes a redesigned visual interface and an in-memory data grid for faster processing. “What we’ve seen in the past year is a shift in what organizations need to integrate,”...

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Apple Expands Worldwide Access to Educational Content

CUPERTINO, California—January 21, 2014—Apple® today announced iBooks® Textbooks and iTunes U® Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe and elsewhere around the world. iBooks Textbooks bring Multi-Touch™ textbooks with dynamic, current and interactive content to teachers and students in 51 countries now including Brazil, Italy and Japan; and iTunes U Course Manager, available in 70 countries now...

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Xbox One Titanfall bundle now costs £349, the same as a PS4 in the UK

Next-gen console price wars have officially hit the UK, and they’re getting serious. Going one better than their US counterparts, British retailers have slashed the cost of the Xbox One Titanfall edition by £50, with both Amazon and Asda currently offering the bundle for £349. For those keeping track, that means you’ll get an Xbox One and its most popular game for the same price as a standard PlayStation 4. Microsoft...

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How you need to respond to Heartbleed, and how you can explain it to others

Is the Internet broken? According to some, it may be. A newly discovered bug dubbed Heartbleed is capturing attention. As each hour passes, more information is revealed. With the desire to provide useful insights, the tech world – and even the mainstream media – is awash with stories. What’s the deal? Sometimes it’s hard to cut through the flood of technical information to get a solid sense of what needs to be...

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