Link to The Daily Roundup for 02.28.2013

The Daily Roundup for 02.28.2013

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours —...

Link to Xbox 360 250GB Spring Value bundle now available in the US for $299

Xbox 360 250GB Spring Value bundle now available in the US for $299

Sure, the next wave of gaming consoles may be arriving pretty soon, but while we wait for the PS4 and whatever Microsoft has in store for us, why not have yet another Xbox 360 bundle to choose from, right? Today the Redmond-based company released its...

Link to Marketing to men: Break Media and the business of bro videos

Marketing to men: Break Media and the business of bro videos

Break Media, through sites like break.com, is building a growing content empire around “bro videos” — short clips that show things like a blacksmith making swords or elephants fighting crocodiles. Some content is crass or sexist (like this clip of a guy playing “butt drums”) but,...

Groupon founder fired as shares dive

The founder and chief executive of Groupon, Andrew Mason, is ousted after another quarterly loss prompts a 24% slide in the online voucher firm’s share price. Powered by WPeMatico

Fujitsu makes 'smart walking stick'

A walking stick designed for old people – with built in GPS and a heart monitor – is demonstrated at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Powered by WPeMatico

4D printed objects 'make themselves'

A 4D printing process is demoed at TED which could herald an age of self-assembled objects say experts. Powered by WPeMatico

Link to OUYA's Kellee Santiago talks game publishing, her new role as Head of Developer Relations

OUYA's Kellee Santiago talks game publishing, her new role as Head of Developer Relations

When Kellee Santiago resigned from her previous gig as president of thatgamecompany, she left behind a job running one of the most highly acclaimed indie game studios in the industry. But she left on a high note, having helped craft Journey — not just one...

Link to Can evil data scientists fool us all with the world’s best spam?

Can evil data scientists fool us all with the world’s best spam?

While most of the concern over web security has to do with criminal activity such as cyberterrorism, state secrets and hacktivism, there’s a far more annoying threat lurking beneath the surface. It’s a new generation of spam that does away with brute force email barrages...

Link to Google CFO says the Motorola pipeline doesn't 'wow,' hasn't heard of the Osborne Effect

Google CFO says the Motorola pipeline doesn't 'wow,' hasn't heard of the Osborne Effect

Common wisdom would suggest that executives talk up their existing device lines to keep customers buying until the next generation is ready. Leave it to Google CFO Patrick Pichette to think outside the box, if not necessarily for the better. He told guests at the...

Link to Bradley Manning provides more evidence of why we need a media entity like WikiLeaks

Bradley Manning provides more evidence of why we need a media entity like WikiLeaks

Bradley Manning, the former U.S. army private who is being tried by a military court for leaking classified documents after spending almost three years in jail, admitted on Thursday that he gave information — including a video of an attack by U.S. forces on civilians...

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