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Zynga tries to resuscitate virtual farming with FarmVille 2

The game creator wants to attract new players -- as well as bring back some former FarmVille addicts -- with a more interactive version of the farming game.

By Sep. 5, 2012


Wind could be next great farming subsidy

Puget Sound Energy deal shows another example of wind energy symbiosis with farmers.

By May. 19, 2010


China bans online 'gold farming'

The practice of trading virtual goods for real currency generates big money for Chinese gold-farmers. A government ban won't dissuade the practice from continuing.

By Jun. 29, 2009


'Gold farming' good for multiplayer games?

Virtual goods have a place in gaming, and developing countries may well gain from them, but there are risks associated with trading virtual gold--including destroying the game experience.

By Oct. 2, 2008


Climate change and the origins of farming in Mexico

Mexico's Iguala Valley saw farming spread during Earth's warming after the last Ice Age.

By Jun. 4, 2007


Hydroponic plant farming in your house? Hmm...

I'm pretty sure people will use this for pot.

By Feb. 16, 2007


FIRe start-ups: Fish farming, battery overhaul, studio magic

Three of the ten start-up companies featured at the Future in Review conference are tackling a wide variety of markets, from food production to music composition.

By May. 22, 2008


Microsoft woos gamers with Surface Pro 2 bundle

The tablet bundle, which starts at $899, includes two downloadable PC games and an Xbox Wireless controller for Windows.

By Apr. 4, 2014


Flatulent cows make shed explode, report says

Methane gas from 90 cows comes together with a static electric charge to cause a lot of damage.

By Jan. 27, 2014