Desktop tool traces animal movement using consumer video equipment
People love to watch animals. That's why zoos exist. That's why photographic safaris command princely sums. That's why cat videos have become an unstoppable force.
Lego to build on movie success, tackle globalisation challenge
With record sales and a hit movie expected to propel them further, Lego could be expected to bask in its successful turnaround, but the Danish maker of colourful toy blocks is pressing ahead to face the challenges ...
Nigeria seeks to conquer African video games market
It's a common enough scenario in Nigeria and across Africa: how to get rid of pesky mosquitoes whose buzzing disturbs sleep and whose bites can carry malaria and other diseases.
Disney video game arm slashes workforce
Walt Disney Company on Thursday confirmed that it is cutting about a quarter of the workers at its money-losing video game division.
Shaq seeking funding for new 'Shaq Fu' video game
Shaq wants to be back in a video game.
Video games target Japan's silver generation
At a nursing home in suburban Tokyo, 88-year-old Saburo Sakamoto darts his fingers energetically to catch characters that appear on a touch screen in front of him.
Apps thrill toddlers as Swedish schools go digital
Two-year-old Mia traces out a letter on the screen with her forefinger, then claps with joy when the computer chants "wonderful!" and emits a slightly metallic round of applause.
Roku gets into streaming-stick fight with Google
Roku is getting into an Internet video-streaming stick fight with Google's Chromecast.
World-class orchestras judged by sight not sound
(Phys.org) —World-class orchestras can be accurately identified by silent video footage of performances, but not through sound recordings, a UCL study has found.
Report: UK spies intercept webcam pics, nudity
(AP)—Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation ...
TiVo founders try to reprogram Internet video
(AP)—The founders of DVR pioneer TiVo are shifting their focus from broadcast TV to broadband Internet as they introduce a new device designed to make it easier for people to find and manage video.
How Candy Crush, Angry Birds get your money
They are free to download, fun to play, and fiendishly addictive: mobile games like Candy Crush Saga, Angry Birds and Clash of Clans want to get you hooked, then get your money.
Japan gamers finally get PS4 at midnight launch (Update 2)
Diehard gamers in Japan who began queuing earlier this week finally got their hands on a new PlayStation 4 as Sony unleashed its console on home turf in a midnight launch.
Health care organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says
Add this to the list of reasons for consumers to fret over privacy: Health care organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.