Apple Meets with Valve

Those of you who reload the Valve job postings page every morning hoping to find a way out of your meaningless, dead-end career may have noticed that the esteemed game developer is now looking for a couple of hardware engineers to "conceive, design, evaluate, and produce new types of input, output, and platform hardware." The job postings don't go into any specifics on what kind of hardware Valve is looking for help with exactly, but the company says it wants to "invent whole new gaming experiences" that can "enhance" the kinds of software it's already making. Some might immediately try to connect the job postings to recent rumors of a PC-based "Steam Box" game console designed to run Valve's digital distribution service. But it's just as likely that the company is looking for people to further develop the kind of biofeedback devices it talked about at last year's Game Developers Conference, or even work on its patent for a "pivotally translatable handle" controller that came to light last year. Or maybe it's

Apple Meets with Valve

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Fri 13 Apr 12 from Arstechnica

Valve looking to build hardware beyond 'me-too-mice and gamepads'

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Fri 13 Apr 12 from Dvice

Rumor: Apple may team up with Valve to make gaming hardware

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Mon 16 Apr 12 from Techradar

Apple CEO Tim Cook seen at Valve HQ, sending rumor mill spinning

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Sat 14 Apr 12 from CNET Crave

Job post confirms Valve is working on gaming hardware

Rumours that Valve is to make its own hardware moved up a notched this week with a job post hinting that this is indeed what the company is planning to do.The posting is for all to see on Valve's ...

Fri 13 Apr 12 from Techradar

Are Apple, Valve Collaborating On Wearable Computing Technology?

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Sun 15 Apr 12 from RedOrbit

Apple CEO Tim Cook visits corp. HQ of gaming co. Valve Software

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Sat 14 Apr 12 from Examiner

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