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Gamers suggest ways to combat addiction

  Gaming "addicts" have been talking to MPs about the dangers of spending too much time online. One told them that parents should set a three-hour-a-day limit on their children's gaming. It is part of an inquiry into technology …

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Mystery as Quadriga crypto-cash goes missing

  Efforts to recover millions in crypto-cash from the digital wallets of a man who died without revealing passwords to access them have hit a snag. The wallets have been found to be empty. The discovery was made by a firm …

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The chat room where you pay by the letter

  An entrepreneur has launched an online chat platform where users pay $0.01 (£0.0075) per character for the messages they share with the community. Marc Köhlbrugge described the service as a social experiment. At time of …

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PS Vita: The end of Sony handheld gaming?

  Sony has officially ended production of its PS Vita games console. The handheld console has been gradually phased out over the past few years - and this weekend Sony announced it would be discontinuing the Vita's final two models. …

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India beats UK and US on mobile data price

  A study into the amount people pay for mobile data has found that the UK has some of the most expensive prices in Europe. The research, from price comparison site Cable.co.uk, found that one gigabyte (GB) of data cost $0.26 …

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Qobuz Hi-Res Streaming Service Launches in NYC

  Paris-based hi-res music streaming and download service Qobuz officially opened its doors in the U.S. at a launch party held last week at the Devialet store in New York City’s SoHo district.     The service, which has been …

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Nativ Announces Tidal/MQA Update for Hi-Res Player

  Hong Kong-based Nativ has announced a software update for its Vita high-resolution (hi-res) music player/server that adds support for Tidal Masters, which provides access to thousands of albums encoded in the high-resolution Master Quality …

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