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esports

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IeSF reverses position on male-only e-sports championships

After receiving criticism for its male-only e-sports championships, the International e-Sports Federation has opened those tournaments to all comers.

By July 2, 2014

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YouTube takes on crowdfunding and e-sports rivals with donations and 60fps video

YouTube has launched a raft of new tools for video creators to lure them away from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Twitch.

By June 27, 2014

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The 404 1,512: Where we can't afford to pay attention

The first Instagram-only episodic TV series, video game scholarships for eSports "athletes," and a team of engineers built a robot to hitchhike across Canada.

By June 24, 2014

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The 404 1,512: Where we can't afford to pay attention (podcast)

The first Instagram-only episodic TV series, video game scholarships for eSports "athletes," and a team of engineers built a robot to hitchhike across Canada.

By June 24, 2014

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Ep. 1414: Where a podcast is just a story we tell ourselves

Google adds artificial intelligence to their equation of total world domination, how to survive the Netflix winter blues, the best of eSports competition freak-outs, and the 1% can now bid on the original Velociraptor cage from "Jurassic Park."

By January 27, 2014

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The 404 1,414: Where a podcast is just a story we tell ourselves (podcast)

Google adds artificial intelligence to their equation of total world domination; how to survive the Netflix winter blues; the best of eSports competition freak-outs; and the 1 percent can now bid on the original velociraptor cage from "Jurassic Park."

By January 27, 2014

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StarCraft player recognized by US as pro athlete

Some say playing video games is a waste of time. But it earned South Korea's Dong-hwan "Violet" Kim a career in the United States.

By December 11, 2013

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Hot Wheels car races down world's highest wall track

A toy Hot Wheels car takes a huge plunge down the side of an apartment building on what may be the world's highest wall track.

By August 31, 2013

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US issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the UK's Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By July 16, 2013

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The 404 1303: Where stupidity will be punished (podcast)

Today Jeff Bakalar and Bridget Carey try to come up with something that's worse than "Sharknado," deconstruct a Tennessee man's nonsensical Apple lawsuit, and laugh at the RIAA's inability to convince a woman they sued to help them combat piracy.

By July 15, 2013