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Phones to outnumber humans by the end of the year

There are almost more mobile phones on the planet than there are humans, according to a new report. There will be 7.3 billion mobile phones on the planet by the end of this year, up from six billion now, claims a study by theInternational Telecommunications Union. Comparatively, the United Nations …

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Messi given FIFA 15 cover star role

World Cup Golden Ball winner Lionel Messi has unsurprisingly been named as the global cover star of FIFA 15. He’ll likely be joined in the UK by a couple of others who are yet to be named. We’d vote for Rickie Lambert and Emile Heskey, although arguably Wayne Rooney is …

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eSports viewing almost doubled in 2013

New numbers suggest the boom in eSports is showing no sign of abating. Gamasutra reports that IHS Technology data suggests 2.4bn hours of eSports were viewed throughout 2013. That’s nearly double the 1.3bn watched in 2012. Furthermore, it estimates that this will have climbed to 6.6bn hours by 2018, by …

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PC games revenue overtakes consoles – report

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed. DFC Intelligence owner David Cole told PCR: "On a global basis PC games have surpassed console games but the new console systems means consoles should show an increase. "The MOBA games …

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