Archive: 12/10/2010

Peak of popularity a wistful memory for Wii

At Next-Gen Video Games, it has been two months since a customer bought a Nintendo Wii, the console that became a sensation for letting players swing a virtual tennis racket or steer a virtual car with a flick ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Business
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Dutch police investigate apparent hacker attack

(AP) -- Police said Friday they are investigating if hackers were responsible for taking down websites of police and prosecutors in the Netherlands after the arrest of a 16-year-old for involvement in a cyberattack on several ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Internet
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Scientists give insight into 200-year-old riddle

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Manchester researchers have played a vital role in an international study that has revived the 200-year-old question: why do different species share similar stages of embryonic ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Evolution
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Geek was chic in online search for 2010

Tech terms ruled when it came to queries on the world's leading search engine in 2010, with online stranger-pairing website Chatroulette and Apple's hip iPad tablet computer the hottest topics.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Internet
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US video game sales rise 8 percent in November

(AP) -- U.S. video game sales in November rose 8 percent from a year ago to $2.99 billion, helped by Microsoft Corp.'s new motion-detecting controller, Kinect, and hot sales of the first-person shooter "Call of Duty: Black ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Business
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