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Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson goes Fruit Ninja

Watching one of our favourite authors slicing things up with a sword is too cool for words.

By January 15, 2013

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Neal Stephenson wants your help funding a new sword game

Science fiction writer makes pitch for donations on Kickstarter for a new game that features more realistic steel-on-steel swordfighting.

By June 10, 2012

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Neal Stephenson to launch interactive novel for the iPad

Famous author will work with other novelist and the public on a multimedia metaverse known as "The Mongoliad."

By May 25, 2010

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Google bestows author Zora Neale Hurston her own doodle

Showing an illustrated portrait of the writer, along with a backdrop that easily fits into her acclaimed novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," the Web giant pays homage to the great American author.

By January 7, 2014

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Pen and sword equally mighty for science fiction's Stephenson

Futurist author Neal Stephenson regaled a bleary-eyed but enthusiastic Black Hat crowd with behind-the-scenes tales of baking science into his fiction and the struggles in creating a first-person video game sword-fighting system.

By July 26, 2012

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Amazon opens Kindle Worlds fan fiction bookstore

The new online bookstore will offer commissioned works based on existing TV series, books, comics, and music.

By June 27, 2013

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Wearable book lets readers feel the fiction

A project out of MIT called Sensory Fiction relays characters' emotions through networked sensors and actuators worn by the reader. Will future books be yet another wearable technology?

By January 28, 2014

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Square Enix announces Collective for crowdfunding games

Think Steam Greenlight meets crowdfunding: Square Enix's new initiative will allow independent developers to get crowdsourced feedback on pitches before taking to Indiegogo for funding.

By October 8, 2013

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AT&T defends benefits of proposed DirecTV merger

In two separate congressional hearings, AT&T's CEO makes the case for the $48.5 billion proposed merger with DirecTV.

By June 24, 2014

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AT&T CEO vows to 'shake up' no-contract wireless with Cricket

AT&T's head honcho teases lower priced plans and different offers in the pre-paid arena.

By January 28, 2014