Country towns produce the biggest crop of football stars
The NRL grand final is shaping up as a Sydney city showdown, but new research from the University of Sydney confirms country footy clubs are the League's lifeline, and breed more professional Rugby League stars than the major ...
Panasonic shuts DVD-player plant in Slovakia
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday said it will close its Blu-ray and DVD player plant in eastern Slovakia as a result of declining sales.
'NBA 2K15' drafts 3D face mapping for latest game
"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.
Football: Rio slum unveils unique floodlights in 'world first'
It may only be a modest patch of land, but a Rio slum is laying claim to having the first football pitch in the world with floodlights generated by player movement.
Apple's smartwatch: Timely idea or clocked out?
Apple is a habitual party crasher, but can the company's history of arriving late and making a big splash in various gadget categories continue with the Apple Watch?
Video game teaches kids how to code
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have successfully funded on Kickstarter a new and improved version of CodeSpells, a first-person player game they developed that teaches players ...
'Destiny' video game soars at launch
Hotly-anticipated video game "Destiny" soared at launch, setting a trajectory intended to eclipse the blockbuster hit its makers had with "Halo."
Bold new video game 'Destiny' manifests on Tuesday
The video game studio that won players' devotion with blockbuster hit "Halo" is out to eclipse its enviable success with the Tuesday launch of massive new science-fiction action title "Destiny."
Developers explore game experience for the blind
Physicist develops stochastic model to describe interbeat variation patterns between musicians
NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video
Tablets are making their debut on the NFL sideline Sunday.
NFL players to get tracking chips in shoulder pads
Beginning with the NFL's regular season, players will be equipped with tracking technology in their shoulder pads measuring how fast, far and what routes they run - in real time.
P90X? Why consumers choose high-effort products
Stuck in traffic? On hold for what seems like an eternity? Consumers often face situations that undermine their feelings of control. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, when a person's sense of con ...
Culture influences strategy in online coordination game
People strategize better with those from their own culture and they are poor at predicting the behaviour of those from different cultures, suggests a new study published in Proceedings of the National Ac ...