Pixel horror finds a Home on PS4 in October

Home, the pixelated horror game from Benjamin Rivers, is due out on PS4 on October 28, "just in time for Halloween," Rivers writes on the PlayStation Blog. The Vita version will come out soon after, and it is a Cross-Buy game, meaning those who buy…

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Beats Music is down

Amid a report from The Wall Street Journal that Beats Music will be tied into iTunes starting in 2015, the music service is currently unavailable to some users. The Apple-owned music service throws up an odd message in the app and via the browser that indicate the service is experiencing a large number of sign ups. Maybe everyone decided that since the service will be reportedly ingrained in iTunes next year, they might as well sign up now. Maybe everyone forgot about Dre and just today remembered the man and the company he founded and decided to sign up for that…

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The Legend of Korra review: Bend it like Bayonetta

Bending the elements like folks do in The Legend of Korra is an intoxicating dream. Much as they did in the original Avatar: The Last Airbender cartoon, many people born in Korra’s world can freely manipulate the four elements through martial arts….

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Uber is launching in three cities today, including strictly-regulated Las Vegas

Residents of Sin City rejoice: Uber today announced that it has started offering its service in Las Vegas, sharing up some estimated fares as well. In subsequent blog posts, Uber also added Reno, Nevada and Monterrey, Mexico to its coverage. As with any other cities, all you need to do is download the Uber app, tell it where you want to be picked up, and wait for your driver. Uber is constantly adding cities to its coverage, but Vegas is notable for its relatively strict taxi regulation. For instance, taxis can’t just pick up someone walking down the street unless at a designated taxi stand….

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Google’s Sundar Pichai to become head of product amid major staff reshuffling

According to a report by Recode, Google CEO Larry Page sent a staff memo denoting some major changes at Google HQ, including handing the reins of several key Google products over to Sundar Pichai. The Next Web has independently confirmed the report. Picahi is currently a Senior Vice President at Google, overseeing Chrome, Android, and Google Apps. Recode’s report notes his new role would give Pichai control over research, search, maps, Google+, commerce and ads, in addition to the products he already handles. According to the report, Page hopes the move will help Google maintain a sense of innovation, as well as…

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Sidecar Tests A New “Commute” Service, With Discounts When You Pay For A Week Of Morning Rides

sidecar-selection Ridesharing service SideCar invited me today to beta test a new feature called Sidecar Commute.
Here’s how it works, as explained on the tester signup page: You pay $35 for a one-week SideCar Commute Pack, then you can request a ride every morning that week, and you’ll get a $15 credit for that ride. Read More

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Google’s Search Czar Just Smashed Felix Baumgartner’s Sky Dive Record

Google’s Search Czar Just Smashed Felix Baumgartner’s Sky Dive Record

Google’s search czar just broke the record for highest sky dive ever. As reported in the New York Times, Alan Eustace jumped from a balloon that was 135,908 feet above the Earth.

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