News tagged with computer game

'Gamify your PhD': Gaming and research collide

After a two-day games hack in which scientists and games developers came together to create video games from doctoral research, a bacterial shoot-em-up game, 'Dysbiosis', has emerged as the winner of the ...

Sep 14, 2012
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Building ultra-low power wireless networks

(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Obama stepped up cyberattacks on Iran: report

US President Barack Obama accelerated cyberattacks on Iran's nuclear program and expanded the assault even after the Stuxnet virus accidentally escaped in 2010, the New York Times reported Friday.

Jun 01, 2012
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Sony's Stringer 'to step down' as president

Howard Stringer, the Welsh-born American head of Japanese games, music and electronics giant Sony, is to step down as the firm's president, reports said Saturday, while remaining CEO and chairman.

Jan 07, 2012
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South Korean execs plead guilty to price-fixing

Three South Korean executives have pleaded guilty to rigging bids and fixing prices of optical disk drives and agreed to serve prison terms in the United States, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2011
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Kinect for Xbox - the story behind the science

Have you ever wondered about the story behind one of the most exciting computer gaming inventions of late? If so you’re in luck, because Jamie Shotton, one of the developers of Kinect for Xbox, will be telling the story ...

Mar 09, 2011
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Reading emotions, computer style

Having a computer that can read our emotions could lead to all sorts of new applications, including computer games where the player has to control their emotions while playing. Thomas Christy, a Computer Science ...

Jan 20, 2011
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