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Kickstarted Android Gaming Console Ouya Comes to Retail Shelves, Amazon

Ouya, an Android-based videogame console that raised $8.6 million on Kickstarter last year, is available today on Amazon and at GameStop, Target and Best Buy. Some of the people who preordered the $99 Ouya online have already received their consoles in the mail. The device connects to the TV, and can currently play more than 150 games developed specifically with the big screen in mind. To date, Ouya says more than 12,000 developers have signed up to publish games on the console’s Discover Store.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald