Engineers use 3-D gaming gear to give eye-opening look at cells in action
For hundreds of years biologists have studied cells through the lens of a microscope. With a little help from a team of engineers at Drexel University, these scientists could soon be donning 3-D glasses in ...
Android One won't make Google big bucks, so why bother with cheap smartphones?
Google launched its Android One initiative this summer, with the aim of bringing smartphones, apps and the whole mobile internet to the five billion people around the world who do not yet have access to a ...
A simulation game to help people prep for court
Preparing for court and appearing before a judge can be a daunting experience, particularly for people who are representing themselves because they can't afford a lawyer or simply don't know all the ropes ...
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. ...
Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women
Gender equality boosts a country's Olympic medal count for both women and men, shows a new study from the University of British Columbia.
Study will teach algebra with student-authored stories that draw on their own interests
Can students learn algebra from Instagram and video games?
'World of Tanks' game finds ally in 'Fury' film
"Fury" is rolling into "World of Tanks." Before the World War II tank drama reaches theaters Oct. 17, video gamers can make like Brad Pitt's character, Sgt. Don "Wardaddy" Collier, and steer a virtual rendition ...
Hackers charged in software theft from US army, others
Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with cracking the networks of the US Army and developers of blockbuster war video games to steal software, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut up to 130 jobs
Rovio, the Finnish maker of the popular mobile game "Angry Birds" announced on Thursday up to 130 job cuts, blaming flagging sales growth.
'Alien: Isolation' game an homage to original film
By the end of the original "Alien" film, warrant officer Ellen Ripley had been attacked by an android, stalked by an extraterrestrial and stranded in space. That's just the beginning of the interstellar mayhem ...
Hobbit fans step into "Shadow of Mordor" video game
Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday released a "Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor" video game that plays out between "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings."
A Closer Look: Stream-box gaming is a mixed bag
As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory.