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.
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.
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.
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.
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.