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A dozen ways to avoid that $617bn 'fat finger' moment

Have you ever ordered too many items online – say, buying 20 courgettes when you meant two? Then you might feel a little sorry for the anonymous broker in Japan who lost US$617 billion to a trading typo error. ...

Oct 10, 2014
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Girls got game

Debi Taylor has worked in everything from construction development to IT, and is well and truly socialised into male-dominated workplaces. So when she found herself the only female in her game development ...

Aug 29, 2014
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A lack of leading ladies haunts game industry

Video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents at last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo. They all had one thing in common: They're men. ...

Jun 19, 2014
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At E3, not everyone diving headfirst into VR

While the lines to try virtual reality have been among the longest at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the buzzed-about technology isn't necessarily a dominating force at the game industry's annual gathering, ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Win or lose, this computer game teaches biology

As in many computer games, the goal of "Cellvival" is to survive in a hostile environment. Unlike most others, though, this game teaches some basic science. And unlike a lot of educational games, it's fun ...

May 02, 2014
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