The Nets own the longest win streak in the East and are exactly one game out of first in their division. Deron Williams is playing like an All-Star. Remind us, again: What was all that panic about?
Study: smartphone game shows baggage screeners likely to miss ultra-rare items
A study has used data collected from a smartphone app that
allows gamers to act as airport baggage screeners to prove that
ultra-rare items are highly susceptible to search errors.
Cognitive psychologists from Duke University in North Carolina
analysed data collected from a game called Airport Scan
Academics, games designers and hospital play specialists are
coming together to explore the ways in which video games can help
improve the lives of hospitalised children, with the ultimate goal
of designing games tailored to their specific needs.
The project is one of six networks that have receive
Only hours after Twitter introduced changes to the functionality
of its block feature, it was forced to reverse them amid widespread
outrage from users who claimed the social networking was exposing
victims of abuse to perpetrators.
According to Reuters, executives held a late-night
Market analysis company the NPD Group has reported the best
November ever in terms of gaming hardware sales.
The report covers US sales data between 3 and 30 November, 2013
and notes that hardware sales were up (as you might expect from a
next-gen console launch month), increasing by 58 percen
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