Researchers use chili and chocolate to determine how your virtual avatar may affect behavior after a game is over.
The Port Authority of New York will be trying out lady-sized video billboards through the end of the year.
You can now consider bequeathing your avatar to loved ones after you've died. But honestly, doing so is just creepy.
In a series of demo videos from Microsoft's Research group, the company shows off its efforts in 3D face-mapping and display technology that's user-aware.
Microsoft's Kevin Unangst shows CNET's Ina Fried the central role that Xbox Live avatars will play on Windows Phone 7 when the devices hit the market later this year.
Company's $41-a-month Online Meeting service enables businesses to customize a virtual world for conducting meetings with presentations, IM, and Skype conversation.
In conjunction with the rise of virtual worlds as a tool for business training and meetings, companies should assign a dress code to their employees' avatars, according to market research firm Gartner.
It's temporary, Twitter says, and due to a caching problem, but many users' Twitter icons have been gone for over a day now.
Microsoft has given us a taste of the revamped Games Hub in the Windows Phone Mango update, adding dancing avatars and improved Xbox Live features.
In this episode, CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari and CNET Download.com's Jessica Dolcourt explore their options in online avatar creation.