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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. ...

dateOct 10, 2014 in Other
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'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 ...

dateOct 02, 2014 in Software
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For gamers, waiting can be the hardest part

When it comes to video games, are they better late than never? At this week's GameStop Expo, the video game retailer's annual consumer-centric event, more than 3,000 attendees had the chance to test drive ...

dateSep 11, 2014 in Software
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Making videogames more fun for passive audiences

You might think watching other people play videogames is boring, but researchers at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI) at the University of Melbourne say it does not have ...

dateSep 10, 2014 in Software
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Electronic Arts drops Ray Rice from Madden game

Video game publisher Electronic Arts is removing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice from its recently released Madden NFL 15 title, the latest company to pull its support for the player.

dateSep 09, 2014 in Business
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