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Ars visits Afghanistan’s only PC manufacturer

However, following the American-led invasion of the country, Kabul's basic infrastructure was quickly upgraded as expats and foreign military powers moved in.On the outskirts of Kabul, one company has set up a factory showing how the future might look. read more

Netflix to raise standard subscription prices next month

Netflix announced on Friday that subscribers will see a two dollar increase to their standard subscription plans, according to Variety.Starting next month, subscribers will start to pay $9. read more

Former company head sues Rockstar North for $150 million

The former head of Rockstar North – the company that brought you Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption and the very best Table Tennis game ever made – is suing the company and its parent company for a cool $150 million.Former Rockstar North head Leslie Benzies claims the company owes him a fortune in royalties. read more

Microsoft sues US government over secret customer data access ()

With more and more people using cloud services, Microsoft argued that the government was seeking access to their "most private and sensitive information".The implication of using cloud services is that nobody would know when their data was accessed. read more

Alison Rapp was fired due to "violation of an internal company policy," says Nintendo -

Alison Rapp has had her employment as Nintendo product marketing specialist terminated, with Nintendo stating the decision was down to a violation of company policy and 'absolutely not' related to ongoing online harassment.It's not clear what this second job entailed, but Rapp has responded on social media claiming she was doing nothing wrong by moonlighting. read more

Rumor: Nintendo Insider Says NX Console To Get More First Party Support

A Nintendo insider has posted more information on what the company intends to do for the NX console.The company will be putting out more first party games from the sounds of things. read more

Apple pays $25M to a university—and the patent troll it cut a deal with

9 million to a "patent troll" to end a lawsuit over its Siri voice system, according to documents filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Publicly traded Marathon Patent Group, whose business is focused on patent licensing and lawsuits, will split the settlement cash with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), the New York technical university that provided the patents. read more

Platinum Games' President Has Resigned [Report]

jp (translated via GamesIndustry), Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami has stepped from his position at the studio.The report states that Minami resigned from his executive role at the end of March. read more

Nintendo Reveals That The Wii U Will "Continue To Fight On"

While many different topics were discussed during the meeting, they also briefly discussed the Wii U and their plans for it going forward.During the meeting Nintendo revealed that they have no plans to shut down production of the Wii U console or the development of games for it. read more

Sony's Adam Boyes Is Leaving Company To Return To Game Development

One of those was Adam Boyes, who has given us very memorable press conference moments in the past, but he has revealed that his time with Sony is over.PlayStation VP of Third Party Relations and Developer Technology Group at Sony Adam Boyes has been with the company for over four years, first joining back in April 2012. read more

Conan Exiles Full Release On PS4, Xbox One & PC Set For Q1 2018

Since the game entered its Early Access phase it has sold 480,000 copies, and the game has been available for about a month.Considering that the company initially had a goal of selling 487,000 copies in an entire year, these numbers are huge. read more

Xbox One Controller Chargers Recalled For Burn Hazard

The company that makes a stand that charges two Xbox One controllers at a time has issued a recall due to a defect that could seriously hurt someone.Performance Designed Products, better known as PDP, is recalling about 121,000 “Energizer Xbox One 2X Smart Chargers” in the U. read more

Mad Catz Files For Bankruptcy

It’s a sad day for fans and employees of video game peripheral maker Mad Catz, as the company has filed for bankruptcy in both Canada and the US.Whether it was fight sticks for Street Fighter IV, plastic guitars for the Rock Band series, or their failed attempt at making a gaming console of their own, Mad Catz has been a constant discussion topic. read more

Sony's Stock Rises After Forecasts Expect Biggest Profits in 20 Years

83% higher on Monday in Tokyo after the company had updated it forecast for the fiscal year that ended in March 31st, revising its operating income upwards from 240 billion yen to 285 billion yen ($2.The reason for this update would be an improvement in all divisions of the company except the components segment. read more

Activision Blizzard Gains Record Revenue in Q1 2017

The company increased its global net revenue a 19% from the same period last year, achieving record numbers in Q1 revenue, digital revenue and earnings per share.As part of the global results for the company, Activision Blizzard’s net revenue in Q1 2017 was $1. read more