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The Changing Face of Game Development

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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In 1982, Canada’s first commercial video game was developed by two high school students. Called Evolution, it’s hard to believe that this appropriately named title would lead to an evolution of video game companies and how games are made. Most games from that time period were developed by one or two people, and now teams often blossom to be in the hundreds. ....

Apple Sells Fewer iPhones than Expected as it Breaks Quarterly Profits Record

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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SAN FRANCISCO  - Apple Inc. reported lower-than-expected iPhone sales in the latest quarter, its slowest-ever growth in shipments, and forecast sales below Wall Street's estimates for the current quarter as the company began to feel the effects of economic softness in the critical Chinese market.


Apple said on Tuesday it sold 74.8 million iPhones in its fiscal first quarter, ended Dec. 26, the first full quarter of sales of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The 0.4% growth in ....

Samsung, LG unveil new phones

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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BARCELONA  - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc. unveiled their latest smartphones at the Mobile World Congress industry show in Barcelona on Sunday, seeking to buck the slowdown in industry growth.


Phone makers face another tough year in 2016 as subdued global growth and persisting currency weakness in key emerging markets sap consumers' spending power. A push by Chinese manufacturers to expand overseas amid slowing growth in their domestic market may ....