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Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, November 19, 2012
Nov 19, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, November 19, 2012

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What is the Wii U? The first thing you notice is that the system's controller is like a tablet computer that supplements the big image the Wii puts onto your TV. And what good is that? Well, the small screen is enough to keep the kids happy if they want to play with the Wii U while the grown ups are watching TV. In a few weeks, Nintendo will unveil software that also lets the second screen act as a souped up remote control for all the digital content, from music to movies.

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Nintendo's Wii U, and Facebook's sales tracking tool for e-retailers

Nov 19, 2012
Nintendo's Wii U tries to offer a game changer, and Facebook tries to draw a direct line between advertising and sales for retailers.

What is the Wii U? The first thing you notice is that the system’s controller is like a tablet computer that supplements the big image the Wii puts onto your TV. And what good is that? Well, the small screen is enough to keep the kids happy if they want to play with the Wii U while the grown ups are watching TV. In a few weeks, Nintendo will unveil software that also lets the second screen act as a souped up remote control for all the digital content, from music to movies.

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