Valve pushing for Linux as safeguard
Latest crowd-funding hit headed by American author Neil Stephenson
Buzzing sector has triggered short-term profit plans, industry veteran claims
Valve 'porting games, tech and platforms to the open-source OS'
'The closer developers are to their users, the more the line blurs between both'
The games sector will 'live or die based on whether it can find new ways to make users happy', says Newell
Gabe Newell says studio is looking at 'open hardware solution in both the living-room and mobile spaces'
Unexpected results, positive and negative, appear to have postponed the game's development
Gabe Newell returns to issue of charging players based on how likeable they are
But the studio's co-founder hopes for future partnerships
Veteran developer believes realisation of sci-fi tech possible in three to five years
Two tech giants could launch joint assault on the living room, unconfirmed report claims
Valve 'worth more than $3 billion', claim equity analysts
As separate report claims to have early specs for the so-called 'SteamBox'
'If you're not making your customers happy you're doing something stupid' says Valve founder
Valve boss 'frustrated' by mediocre gaming inputs on platform
'A lot of people are still approaching it in almost a pre-Internet fashion'
'We're trying to be careful not to get people too excited and then have to go and disappoint them'
Half-Life developer ponders 'hardware as a service'
No evidence data has been compromised, Gabe Newell advises caution