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YouTube Now Supports Higher-Quality Videos Playing at 60 FPS

blogs.wsj.com — YouTube has upped the ante on supporting higher-quality videos, a boon for videogame fans who like to upload clips of their gameplay. Google 's video site is now allowing videos to run at a smoother 60 frames per second, compared with up to 30 fps earlier.

Facebook’s Q3 Earnings and Conference Call - Live Blog

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook reports third-quarter results after New York trading wraps up Tuesday. We're live blogging the call with analysts.

Apple’s Next Chapter: A Q&A With Tim Cook - Live Blog

blogs.wsj.com — At the WSJD Live conference tonight, Cook sits down with Gerard Baker, The Journal's editor in chief, for a conversation about Apple's next chapter. We're living blogging the session, which is expected to begin at roughly 11 p.m. ET. Follow along here.

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Pledges $100 Million to Fight Ebola

blogs.wsj.com — Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen raised his donation to $100 million to fight the spread of Ebola. Allen, a billionaire investor who owns the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, is the latest member of the tech community to donate money to stop the spread of the disease.

Amazon Takes $170 Million Charge on Fire Phone

blogs.wsj.com — In reporting a hefty operating Thursday, Amazon offered a bleak assessment of how well the Fire phone is selling: It took a $170 million charge on inventory and supplier commitments. Financial chief Thomas Szkutak said on a conference call with analysts that as of the end of the third quarter, Amazon was sitting on about $83 million in inventory.

Yahoo: Tumblr to Make Over $100 Million in Revenue Next Year

blogs.wsj.com — Tumblr is expected to generate more than $100 million in revenue in 2015 thanks to a growing user base and a successful introduction of sponsored advertising, Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Tuesday.

Google’s Q3 Earnings Conference Call - Live Blog

blogs.wsj.com — Google is a hydra. It has many heads moving independently, and that makes it a fun company to watch. Just yesterday, the company unveiled a new line-up of Nexus devices that included an iPhone 6 rival, a tablet and a set-top box. The company could spend an entire call talking about spread of the Android operating system.

Apple’s Second Fall Event: iPads and More - Live Blog

blogs.wsj.com — Apple's event Thursday officially gets under way at 1 p.m. ET. Personal Tech columnists Geoffrey Fowler and Joanna Stern are live blogging their thoughts and first impressions.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Donate $25 Million to Fight Ebola

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is giving $25 million to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fight the spread of Ebola. In a post on the social network, Zuckerberg said that the Ebola outbreak was at "a critical turning point" and that the grant from him and Priscilla Chan, his wife, is "the quickest way to empower the CDC" to prevent the spread of the disease.

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bu.edu — Mailing List Contact Us Staff Aquatics Center: varsity and recreational swimmers buoyant over world-class facilities By Brian Fitzgerald To say that the opening of the new Aquatics Center is making a big splash with BU's men's and women's varsity swim teams would be quite an understatement.
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Oct 31, 2014

@mims And Nintendo's marquee titles were absent for far too long. Zelda, Metroid, Kart, Smash Bros, etc .. And underpowered means no ports.

Oct 31, 2014

@mims Which is hard for Nintendo to stomach after success of the Wii. But people who want to play dedicated games buy based on titles. 1/

Oct 31, 2014

@mims It didn't have to be this way. Launched a new "console" to race ahead of rivals, but no marquee software was lined up. Poor strategy.

Oct 31, 2014

"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin talks about many things, including his new book "The World of Ice & Fire" on.wsj.com/13ipf6I

Oct 30, 2014

I'm not a fan of watching videogame footage online, but I will concede 60 fps makes a difference. blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/10…

Oct 30, 2014

YouTube videos at 60 fps matters if Google wants to compete with Twitch as a destination for watching videogameplay. ign.com/articles/2014/…

Oct 30, 2014

If you like movies, worth your read. "Why Hollywood loves ‘Interstellar’ director Christopher Nolan on.wsj.com/1wNPzlr"



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