Apple's Cook tries to tantalize shareholders
(AP)—Apple CEO Tim Cook is still trying to convince shareholders that the iPhone maker remains a step ahead in the race to innovate, even though recent performance of the company's stock lags behind other technology trendsetters.
Adobe Flash Player updates confront zero-day exploit
Hit video game 'The Last of Us' gets new chapter
Sony Computer Entertainment America added a new chapter Friday to popular video game "The Last of Us," filled with combat against zombie-like infected people and tailored for PlayStation 3 consoles.
Flappy Bird obsession is not necessarily an addiction
Flappy Bird, a deceptively simple gaming app, has been withdrawn by its creator Dong Nguyen because it is too "addictive". ...
Two strategies for accurate dart throwing
Timing of dart release or hand position may improve dart throwing accuracy, according to a study published in PLOS ONE on February 12, 2014 by Daiki Nasu from Osaka University, Japan and colleagues.
Study suggest people act fairly due to spite, not altruism
Beating cancer through gaming
Current City University London students and alumni have been instrumental in producing a new smartphone game in which players analyse real cancer data with the aim of finding new treatments.
Living in fantasyland? Luck is more important than fantasy sports players think
Fantasy sports players can spend thousands of dollars and certainly that many hours developing sophisticated leagues and playing strategies steeped in analysis and superstition—all for teams that aren't real.
You'll never see another teenage tennis champ – here's why
Lleyton Hewitt won the Brisbane International last weekend at the age of 32. Roger Federer and David Ferrer, two of the world's top ten players, are over 30. And 35-year-old crowd favourite Tommy Haas still maintains a world ranking of 12. ...
Footballers not running for their money
Millions of pounds may be splashed on elite footballers in the English Premier League, but it is those who play in the second and third tier of football who run further on the pitch, new research reveals.
The iPod zombies are more social than you think
Teenagers get a bad rap for zoning out on their iPods at every given opportunity, but they may not be the unsociable narcissists they are often portrayed as. In fact, they are often skilled users who manage ...
Exploring media use among young Hispanic children
Hispanic children read for more than an hour a day, an average of 14 minutes more per day than non-Hispanic white children, according to a new study released today (Dec. 11) by Northwestern University and the National Center ...
How computers changed chess
For his precocity, newly crowned World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen was named "The Mozart of chess". For his tenacity and comfort with long games he was dubbed "The Nadal of chess". More prosaically, the BBC ...
MyVegas smartphone slots lure players to Sin City
PlayStudios on Tuesday blurred the line between online and real-world gambling with the release of myVegas Slots smartphone games that let players cash in on perks at Sin City casinos.