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Ubisoft and Apocalypse Join to Commemorate World War I

Ubisoft just announced its association with CC&C (France) and IDEACOM INTERNATIONAL (Canada), two of the most prestigious production agencies specialised in historical productions, as part of the creation of 'Valiant Hearts: The Great War'. Valiant Hearts is an interactive adventure showcasing the graphic power of the UbiArt Framework and putting in motion the lives of touching characters lost in the trenches of World War I. This partnership allowed the 'Valiant Hearts: The Great War' dev ...
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The Monuments Men Special Giveaway

The Monuments Men is the latest movie directed by George Clooney. This awesome WWII movie revolves around the story of  the “Monuments Men”, a group of approximately 345 men and women from thirteen nations who comprised the MFAA section during World War II. Many were museum directors, curators, art historians, artists, architects, and educators. Together they worked to protect monuments and other cultural treasures from the destruction of World War II. In the last year of the war, they tracked, ...
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The Monuments Men: Photo Call & Press Conference

Publicity began yesterday as some of the key players from THE MONUMENTS MEN gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California for a photo call, followed by a press conference. In attendance were George Clooney, Matt Damon, (the very lovely) Cate Blanchett (who was glowing after the announcement of her Oscar nomination), John Goodman, Bill Murray, Bob Balaban and producer Grant Heslov. Everyone was in great spirits throughout and the press conference was lively with the actors exchanging ...
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Happy Birthday Mr. Transistor!

Information has become a science itself. Or very close to it. One could argue, in fact, that the transistor was the most important breakthrough of the 20th century because subsequent advances in other scientific fields relied on the computing power made possible through integrated circuits and semiconductors. How was that possible? A Bit of History On December 16, 1947,  William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain created an electronic amplifier that could boost an input signal by 100 ...
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