Everyone’s A Gamer Now

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Digital and mobile game sales have grossed more money than physical games for the first time, a new report shows. It’s part of a trend that means the stereotype of gamers as teenage boys is increasingly outdated. The figures come from industry trade body the Entertainment Software Association. It’s latest annual report reveals that last […]

Google To Offer Accounts For Kids [News]

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google may offer user accounts specifically designed for children, the logic being that kids are already signing up and lying about their age. As the newspaper notes, once Google officially knows a user is under 13, there are legal implications: Google and most other Internet companies tread carefully […]

Cancer Researchers Strike Gold

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British scientists believe that nanoparticles that include gold could help fight cancerous tumors. The work by a team including Mark Welland of Cambridge University targeted gliobastoma multiforme, the most common and aggressive form of brain tumor. One of the biggest challenges is that it creates a pattern of cancerous and healthy tissues mixed up to […]

Scribble Color Pen Update [News]

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On Wednesday we covered a Kickstarter campaign for Scribble, a pen that could capture any color and reproduce it in ink or on screen depending which version you got. However, shortly after we ran the story, the Kickstarter campaign was mysteriously canceled by its creators despite getting nearly four times its goal of $100,000 in pledges. It […]