Opportunity is a-knockin' for cube-dwelling "Game of Thrones" fans. Learn to shoot a mini-crossbow in a way that would make Ygritte proud.
Form a four-man freedom fighter cell and reclaim America with customizable weapons, open-ended tactics, and a free year of downloadable content.
This week on Crave, we become DIY dentists with Toothscan. We learn to build a crossbow lightsaber like the one pictured in the new "Star Wars" trailer. And while you have your DIY cap on, why not learn to build a hoverboard out of common yard gear. It's DIY day on Crave.
Nintendo has announced that it will bundle a Duck Hunt-esque Zelda shooting game with its Zapper peripheral
Nintendo will include Link's Crossbow Training with the $20 Wii Zapper when it ships in November.
Exposed: Crossbow, next-gen Windows Mobile OS
Crossbow for the Wii even has a laser sight.
Xytrans has raised $8 million in a second round of funding led by SpaceVest, along with participation from Grace Venture Partners. The recent round also included contributions from investors in the company's $4.5 million first round such as Alliance Technology Ventures, Crossbow Ventures, Sawtek and Stonehenge Capital. Xytrans will use the new financing to expand its sales efforts and develop new products. The Orlando, Fla.-based company makes chips and components for wireless gear that is used in satellite communication networks. Xytrans has exclusive licensing rights to technology from Lockheed Martin, a major supplier of equipment to the U.S. military.
Digital Envoy announced a $10.5 million first round of funding that included investments from Siemens Venture Capital, AOL Time Warner Ventures and H&Q Asia Pacific. Atlanta-based Digital Envoy announced several weeks ago that it had raised its first round of funding from Frontier Capital, Cordova Ventures and CrossBow Ventures. The company was not able to name its strategic partners, since the money was not in hand, said co-founder Sanjay Parekh. Digital Envoy's software is designed to enable companies to gather geographic information about customers and their connection speeds. A company can then automatically send targeted ads to those customers connected to the Internet from a specific city and provide appropriate graphics and information based on the connection speed being used. See complete list.
OmniCluster Technologies announced on Tuesday it received a $10 million first round of funding led by HIG Ventures. Other investors included Mellon Ventures and CrossBow Ventures. Boca Raton, Fla.-based OmniCluster designs hardware and software that links servers together so they can perform as one unit. OmniCluster's customers use its technology for such tasks as Web serving, firewalls and distributing processing power. See complete list.