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London Calling: A Recap of TechCrunch Disrupt London 2014

October 29, 2014 |


By Victoria Wood Staff Writer


TechCrunch’s highly anticipated technology conference, Disrupt Europe 2014 wrapped up on Oct. 21 in London. From the Hackathon held before the event to the usual excitement surrounding the Startup Battlefield, the London Disrupt … Read More

Time to ditch those wallets, Apple Pay has finally arrived

October 28, 2014 |

By Victoria Wood Staff Writer

During the Sept. 9 launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple discussed plans for a refreshed approach to near field communication (NFC) payment, Apple Pay.  As of the app’s debut on Oct. … Read More

Because Race Car

October 22, 2014 | 4

What drives the ODU Society of Automotive Engineers

Members of Old Dominion University’s Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, participate in yearly competitions where they are responsible for building, testing, and fine tuning a kit car from the ground up. … Read More

The sound of silence: Intel’s response to Gamergate

October 15, 2014 |

Industry giant Intel came under fire from #Gamergate supporters recently for their latest ad campaign on gaming website Gamasutra. After receiving complaints from #Gamergate members for involving themselves with Gamasutra, Intel pulled them from the market. The issue with advertising … Read More

MOD Makes it to Madison Square Garden: DOTA 2 ESL Tournament

October 15, 2014 |

Eight teams duked it out in Madison Square Garden during a two-day ESL “Defense of the Ancients 2” tournament on Oct. 9 and 10. Hosted by Turtle Entertainment and sponsored by T-Mobile, Pizza Hut, Twitch and more, the tournament sported … Read More

First Look: HTC’s enters photo/video market with “Double Exposure” event

October 9, 2014 |

HTC’s announced its newest line of devices at its “Double Exposure” press conference on Oct. 8.  Yes, devices, not just smartphones. The small, Taiwan-based company unveiled the HTC Desire Eye and the HTC Re, emphasizing their respective camera performance.

The … Read More

Bungie balances botched booty system

October 7, 2014 |

Imagine a desolate future: Our galaxy has been attacked by an alien force known as the Darkness, and it’s up to protectors called the Guardians to travel to other planets to defeat them.

But instead of doing that, dozens of … Read More

Steam updated for its 100 million users

October 1, 2014 |

Steam announced its latest milestone on Sept. 22, having surpassed 100 million active users.  Valve announced this on their official website along with the fact that “in the past nine months, over 1,300 new titles have been added to Steam.”

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HTC and Google partner up for the Nexus 9 tablet

October 1, 2014 | 1

It looks like HTC has learned to never say never when it comes to tablets. NVidia blew the lid on Google’s latest secrets last week surrounding HTC’s involvement on the Nexus 9.

HTC’s previous attempts into the tablet market, the … Read More

PlayStation TV proves Sony’s not satisfied with just games

October 1, 2014 |

Sony is setting up for a global release of PlayStation TV, a device similar to Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV. The device has been available in Asian markets for almost a year now under the name PlayStation Vita TV.

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