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Revolution Controller Finally Revealed  —  We've seen it, touched it, played games with it.  Read this now.  —  The entire industry has been clamoring for a taste of Nintendo's so-called next-generation 'revolution.' So have we.  Every time Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has opened his mouth …
TGS 2005: Hands-on the Revolution Controller  —  We take Nintendo's innovative new peripheral for a joy ride.  Find out why it could change the way we play games forever.  —  September 15, 2005 - It was a rare opportunity.  Yesterday, just outside of Tokyo, Japan, Nintendo invited us …
Discussion: Joystiq and
Matt Casamassina /
Live from TGS: Iwata's Keynote  —  Want some Revolution news?  We'll be updating live with everything Nintendo's president says.  Click and refresh.  —  September 15, 2005 - The Tokyo Game Show 2005 is in full effect.  Nintendo's president, Satoru Iwata, gives his keynote speech beginning …
Discussion: Engadget and pasta and vinegar
TGS 2005: Revolution Controller: The Possibilities
Discussion: Joystiq
Rafat /
AOL-Microsoft Talks: Google's Exposure To It : Just thinking this through: It seems that this is a offensive flanking move by Microsoft, intended to hit Google where it hurts most: revenues from partners.  —  From Google's latest 10-Q quarterly filing with SEC: "We rely on our Google Network members …
Russ / Russell Beattie Notebook:
AOL Going  —  When I wrote about AOL Rising a few weeks ago, it didn't dawn on me that what they were really doing is prepping themselves up for a sale.  Reports are today that talks are under way with MSN, Google and who knows what the guys two floors down from me at Yahoo! are doing as well.
Joel Cere on Reputation Protection …:
Google Search Blogs: The End Of Bloggers' Influence?  —  Google launched its dedicated blogs search engine.  Many have reported on it and I did not feel that I had anything of value to add to the chatter.  However, this morning I came across this old article from "The Register while looking …
Tony Smith / The Register:
CPUs smarter than 'every human brain combined' by 2060  —  Computers will be able to out-think the entire world population put together within the next 60 years, the head of Lucent's research division has forecast.  —  First, though, phones will be able to tell how their owners smell …
Linda S. Boreman /
Google unveils new erotica search engine  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - September 15, 2005 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today its plans to enter the lucrative adult content market with a new search engine that will be kept separate from its main line of search services.
Kim Tae-gyu / KoreaTimes:
MARU the Robot to Debut at APEC  —  Korea looks to attract the world's attention with its advanced technologies during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in November in Pusan.  —  The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) Thursday said that the state-backed institute plans …
Discussion: Gizmodo and Smart Mobs
Ina Fried /
Microsoft's Vista looks to get tablets on write track  —  LOS ANGELES—After years of trying to decipher your scribbles on its own, Microsoft is looking for a little help.  —  In Vista, the new incarnation of desktop Windows, due next year, the software giant will let people give …
Sherman So /
Baidu sued over music downloads  —  The world's biggest music companies are suing Baidu, the mainland search engine that captivated Wall Street investors, for copyright infringement in a move that could force the company to shut down its MP3 search engine, a key to the company's popularity among young Chinese Internet users.
Linux trademark bid rejected  —  An attempt by the nation's peak Linux body to register the name 'Linux' on behalf of Linus Torvalds has failed.  —  The regulator, Intellectual Property Australia, turned down the application because the word 'Linux' was not distinctive enough to be trademarked.

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