Ubisoft videogame hero "Rayman" hits new game consoles
Ubisoft's captivatingly colorful Rayman videogame hero hit new-generation consoles on Tuesday.
Wisdom of app stores: Early identification of malicious Android apps from Google Play
Apps on mobile phones can be dangerous data thieves. To expose those spies in your pocket, computer scientists from Saarland University present a new method to analyze apps en masse. To do this, they compare ...
Vietnam's hit game developer pulls plug on Flappy Bird (Update)
The Vietnamese developer behind the smash-hit free game Flappy Bird has pulled his creation from online stores after announcing that its runaway success had ruined his "simple life".
Bump, Flock apps to be discontinued
Smartphone file-sharing apps Bump and Flock have announced that they will be discontinued at the end of January.
Class0Firewall for SMS attack protection lands in Google Play
Sony aims at gamers with new PlayStation 4 console
Sony unleashes its powerful new PlayStation 4 video game console on Friday, seeking to win over consumers with immersive, realistic game worlds and easy online sharing with friends.
'Call of Duty' videogame sequel eagerly awaited
A keenly-awaited sequel to the blockbuster "Call of Duty" videogame franchise is expected to rally armies of zealous players and rack up dizzying sales when it is unleashed on Tuesday.
Startup "Play-i" using friendly robots to teach kids computer programming
New gadget frees mobile TV from blocky attachment
A new gadget lets you watch TV on your phone or tablet without a blocky attachment.
Pianists play their instruments as fast as experienced typists on a QWERTY keyboard
It is quite simple for pianists like the Chinese virtuoso Lang Lang: Whether it is music by Mozart, Rachmaninoff or Tchaikovsky, they can play the piano quickly. Saarbrücken researchers transferred this ...
UEFA's 'home-grown player' rule delivers only 'modest improvement'
UEFA's 'Home-Grown Player' (HGP) rule resulted in modest improvements in the competitive balance of teams, but not at a level significant enough to outweigh the restrictions it imposes on the movement of ...
Bitcoin's dilemma: go mainstream, or stay radical?
Bitcoin enthusiasts and libertarians the world over are in a state of confusion about the slowness with which the outside world is catching on to their new way of exchanging money. But regulators and lawmakers ...
Toddlers rush online—to unknown risks
Over the last six years there has been a major increase in online activity by children up to eight years old, a leading international internet survey has found.
Crowd-funded videogame console selling fast
The crowd-funded Ouya videogame console hit the market on Tuesday and sold out quickly at online retailer Amazon as well as on the website of major US chain store Target.