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  • Super Mario Odyssey (for Nintendo Switch)

    June 17, 2017 11:05 AM 13

    The general thrust of Super Mario Odyssey's story is similar to most Mario games. Bowser abducted Princess Peach and Mario has to save her. This time he's assisted by a magic hat named Cappy, and flies in a hat-shaped spaceship called the Odyssey between different worlds. Well, Cappy isn't just a hat. He's a ghost hat that gives Mario magic powers; his "normal"

  • Amazon shops Whole Foods to cure its Apple Store envy

    June 16, 2017 8:12 PM 7

    Commentary: With the purchase of Whole Foods, Amazon isn't just buying prime grocery real estate. It's buying a brand that enjoys a lot of goodwill. Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Jeff Bezos, shown here at the Satellite 2017 conference in March, is now buying ready-made goodwill. He sees a future

  • Amazon’s ready to own the future of grocery shopping

    June 16, 2017 6:34 PM 8

    $13.7 billion might be cheap if every other supermarket goes out of business. That anecdote might help us understand why Amazon has just purchased Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. The Woot founder explained that Amazon employees were desperate for data on how Woot, a site that famously sold a "bag of crap," was successful. If true, then it's likely

  • Amazon's massive acquisition brings with it a Microsoft cloud customer

    June 16, 2017 5:35 PM 10

    In acquiring Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, Amazon isn't only buying a large upscale grocery store chain. It's also taking ownership of a company that uses Microsoft's rival cloud-computing technology. While Amazon Web Services (AWS) has a big lead in the cloud infrastructure market, Microsoft is investing heavily to catch up. Whole Foods deployed

  • Here's How Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Could Help Austin Startups

    June 16, 2017 4:53 PM 11

    Following Amazon's announcement that it has agreed to acquire Austin-based Whole Foods, I reached out to Harlan Beverly, a serial entrepreneur and assistant director of Texas Venture Labs at the University of Texas, for his take on how the deal impacts Austin. AI: How does Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods impact Austin’s biz/tech scene? Beverly: Amazon

  • CRTC to ban unlocking fees for smartphones Add to ..

    June 15, 2017 3:00 PM 8

    Canada’s telecom regulator is putting an end to fees charged to “unlock” smartphones, a costly irritant to customers who want to switch wireless providers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said Thursday that as of Dec. 1, customers will have the right to have their mobile device unlocked free upon request, making it possible

  • Delve into the Milky Way in this 3.3 gigapixel image of clouds of gas and dust

    June 14, 2017 7:10 PM 13

    European Southern Observatory zooms in on region of space 7,000 light-years away The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has photographed a region in our galaxy 7,000 light-years away that is springing to life with new stars. The highly detailed, three gigapixel image shows three nebulas — giant, pink clouds of gas and dust — lit up by nearby stars

  • I played Nintendo's insane new 'Super Mario' game for the Switch — here's what it was like in person

    June 14, 2017 3:04 PM 9

    LOS ANGELES — The new "Super Mario" game coming to the Nintendo Switch is fantastic. That's the most important thing you take away from this. Just as "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" was a massive evolution of the long-running, celebrated "Legend of Zelda" franchise, "Super Mario Odyssey" appears poised to challenge and evolve the Super Mario

  • E3 2017: Lots of Nintendo games coming for the Switch, including Super Mario Odyssey

    June 13, 2017 10:25 PM 8

    Nintendo's Switch game console, with its unique controls and portability, is a success. And now that the company—and its fans—have had that sigh of relief, we can all turn our attention to the games that we'll be playing on Switch. In the Nintendo Spotlight that broadcast today, Tuesday morning (June 13), although Nintendo revealed that Metroid Prime

  • E3 2017: Nintendo’s 'Super Mario Odyssey' super fun

    June 13, 2017 7:43 PM 17

    LOS ANGELES – Nintendo’s plucky plumber Mario has encountered some incredible creatures across many strange worlds. But in Super Mario Odyssey, he’s meeting some of the weirdest of all: human beings. At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo – the annual video game trade show that draws tens of thousands of game developers, retailers, media and fans to Los Angeles