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Dive on in: Fabien Cousteau and the urge to live under the sea

Next spring, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques, will lead a 31-day mission, living in an underwater lab and exploring the mysteries of the deep. And you're invited to come along.

By November 28, 2013


The man who virtually has it all

A 30 year-old Sydneysider has amassed a small fortune by trading virtual items for real cash in the online game Entropia Universe. What next, though?

By March 4, 2013


Deal sites have a rough year

Both Groupon and Living Social, both promising stars not long ago, both ran into financial and legal trouble in 2012.

By December 11, 2012


Marketer that sued Groupon now targeting Living Social

Blue Calypso, a marketing company that sued Groupon earlier this month, alleges Living Social is also infringing on its patents.

By August 27, 2012


Groupon sued for patent infringement

Groupon isn't immune to the wave of patent lawsuits hitting the technology industry.

By August 1, 2012


Alien spaceship awaits to save hippies from apocalypse

A so-called upside-down mountain in France has become the focal point for New Age types who believe it contains an alien spaceship that will save them when the world ends.

By March 25, 2012


Michael Jackson to get his own MMOG in 2011

Planet Michael will combine social networking, musical legacy of King of Pop late next year. The game will also focus on global issues championed by the singer.

By September 21, 2010


"Entropia Universe" enables members to make real incomes on online planet

David Simmonds, director of business development at MindArk, joins CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari via Webcam to discuss how "Entropia Universe" differs \r\nfrom Linden Lab's creation "Second Life," how people make a living on Entropia, and what lies ahead for the virtual landscape. Three-year-old Entropia has nearly 500,000 users.

November 1, 2007


MindArk creates 'Entropia Universe' planet as independent company

The virtual world developer has decided to focus its main business on building tools, and the spin-off will manage the in-game side of things.

By January 8, 2009


The business model of free

The Long Tail author and Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson proposes that Internet-based distribution is driving consumer payments toward zero in all industries, including music.

By February 26, 2008