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Nintendo says its new smartphone games will drive console sales

The first game for smart devices will be rolled out in this calendar year

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Can gamification solve enterprises' engagement problem?

Big data and other new technologies are fueling the use of gaming principles in the workplace

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Mark Pincus tries again to save Zynga, stepping in as CEO

Pincus will replace CEO Don Mattrick, who took the helm less than two years ago.

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Report: Microsoft thought about giving Xbox away for free

Microsoft considered giving the original Xbox away for free, according to a new report with some of the console's original designers.

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Relive the N64 glory days and play this browser-based Super Mario 64 re-creation

Roystan Ross's revival of Super Mario 64's first level makes for a nostalgia-packed time-waster.

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Microsoft's Satya Nadella is picking March Madness winners better than Bing

It's actually worse than that. Cricket fan--yes, cricket-- and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is beating both Google and his own company's Bing at NCAA brackets. It's just not fair.

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Elves, pandas, and minotaurs: is Soul Clash ripping off World of Warcraft?

Soul Clash allegedly copies elements from Blizzard's Warcraft games, Blizzard alleges in a new suit.

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Twitch hit by possible data breach, resets user passwords

Twitch is recommending users also change their passwords on other sites

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, March 17

Nintendo and DeNA team on mobile games...Opponents to spar at H-1B Senate hearing Tuesday...Apple said to have online TV service plans

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Microsoft's Bing eyes the 2016 presidential election after predicting NCAA brackets

Microsoft's Bing team explains what to expect as March Madness rolls on: an updated NCAA bracket UI and keys to the game. And it's gearing up for the 2016 presidential election, too.

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March Madness? Nah. Microsoft's Bing picks undefeated Kentucky to win NCAA tournament

Microsoft's Bracket Builder tool is now live, and it will make your NCAA bracket picks for you if you have no idea who will come out on top of March Madness.

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Sony pulls the plug on PlayStation Mobile platform

The platform featured games from indie developers as well as PS classics, but now it is no more.

Sony looks to PlayStation to revive fortunes, could ditch smartphones

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Sony continues to spin off struggling divisions, including its video and audio business