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BioShock Infinite and games as edutainment

Can (and should) video games teach history and politics?

By Mar. 26, 2013


GE challenge seeds consumer clean-tech start-ups

In its green business plan contest, General Electric and venture capitalists put $68 million in home energy start-ups to bring their products to market.

By Jun. 23, 2011


Netflix pays $9 million to settle privacy violation lawsuit

After a higher-than-expected fourth quarter, the video subscription service unburdens itself of a pending yearlong class action suit and settles for $9 million.

By Feb. 13, 2012


Feds seize illegal sports-streaming sites

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, the federal agents announce they have seized and shuttered 307 Web sites that either live-streamed sports or sold fake NFL paraphernalia.

By Feb. 2, 2012

Editors' Take

BioShock Infinite (PlayStation 3)

BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else.

Mar. 25, 2013


GE funds energy start-ups in smart grid contest

General Electric and VC partners to invest $55 million in 12 start-ups while GE to make $10 million to students to encourage training in electric power engineering.

By Nov. 16, 2010


GE brings smart grid home with energy monitor, EV charger

As part of a smart-grid initiative, General Electric rolls out a home energy management system that works with smart meters and an electric vehicle charging pedestal for cities and campuses.

By Jul. 13, 2010


Politician who banned abortion-related Web sites dies

Henry Hyde, 83, died on Thursday, leaving behind a federal law that penalizes Internet discussions of abortion with five years in prison. The law's still on the books today.

By Nov. 29, 2007


Lunar rover flies, then falls

Armadillo Aerospace is the lone competitor in NASA's $2 million Lunar Lander Challenge and it almost won some money Saturday.

By Oct. 27, 2007