Archive: 22/05/2009

Online educational empowerment

Online learning communities flourish best if individual learners have self-governance. That is the conclusion of a US study published in the International Journal of Web Based Communities.

dateMay 22, 2009 in Social Sciences
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EBay wins court fight against L'Oreal in UK

(AP) -- A British court on Friday ruled that Internet marketplace eBay is not liable for bogus beauty products sold on its Web site, dealing a blow to cosmetics company L'Oreal's campaign against the online auction giant.

dateMay 22, 2009 in Business
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Raven teenager gangs play by game theory

Game theory models predicted that young ravens gain the greatest advantage from hunting in a pack. Now the young birds have figured this out for themselves, and form gangs to oust older raven pairs from tasty carcasses.

dateMay 22, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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'The Sims' return with more personality quirks

(AP) -- Maybe it's neat, childish, lucky, ambitious and insane - just depends on what traits gamers choose for their neighborhood of virtual playthings in "The Sims 3," Electronic Arts and Maxis' popular life-simulating ...

dateMay 22, 2009 in Software
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