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Battlefield Play4Free Launched

"Electronic Arts today announced the launch of "Battlefield Play4Free", which combines the maps from Battlefield 2 with classes and weapons from Bad Company 2." Read more here.

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Mozilla's Do Not Track header gaining ad industry support

"One of the new features that Mozilla introduced in Firefox 4 is a Do Not Track (DNT) setting. When the user enables the DNT option in the browser's preference dialog, Firefox will transmit a custom header in HTTP requests that will inform servers that the user wants to opt out of Internet tracking." Read more here.

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Max Payne 3 is Coming

"The award-winning Max Payne franchise put players in the role of Max Payne, a hard-boiled New York City detective with a penchant for violence, out to avenge the death of his family. The latest installment delivers more of the classic elements and hyper-intense action that fans have come to love, while moving the story of Max in a new direction." Read more here.

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Economists say beautiful people are happier

"Good-looking people are generally happier than their plain looking or unattractive counterparts, largely because of the higher salaries, other economic benefits and more successful spouses that come with beauty" Read more here.

First images from Planet Mercury beamed home

"We’ve never really had a chance to see Mercury up close, but the MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging) probe is changing all that. This week, it sent back its first image" Read more here.

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The Master of Online Mayhem

"Valve announced last October that it was on track for its biggest year ever, with 200% year-over-year growth. Newell says that, per employee, Valve is more profitable than Google and Apple." Read more here.

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Sign of the Apocalypse? Bunker Sales Increase After Japan Earthquake

"While business is floundering in many markets following the Japan earthquake and resulting tsunami, in the U.S., business is booming in at least one area: doomsday bunkers." Read more here.

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Dungeon Siege III Katarina Trailer

"DUNGEON SIEGE 3 seamlessly blends intuitive action gameplay, a robust RPG system featuring a large selection of abilities, an extensive multiplayer component and the depth of story Square Enix and Obsidian Entertainment are known for creating." Read more here.

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New battery charges 100 times faster

"Cellphones could charge in seconds, and laptops or even electric vehicles in minutes, thanks to a new battery technology developed by scientists at the University of Illinois." Read more here.

Firefox 4 slips out before official launch

"The popular browser's fourth incarnation is available for download now in Linux, Mac OSX and Windows versions, a few weeks late for its planned February launch." Read more here.

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