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Rockstar to dole out $500k 'stimulus' to GTA V online users

Grand Theft Auto V maker Rockstar Games says it plans to give players half a million dollars each of in-game currency to make up for online gameplay hiccups.

By October 11, 2013

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You wouldn't like a bigger battery in your iPhone, says Apple's Ive

Technically Incorrect: Apple's head of design says in an interview that there are emotional reasons why the iPhone needs regular recharging.

By March 8, 2015

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No loud tour guide here: A travel experience especially for introverts

A Los Angeles-based globetrotter organizes "the first travel experience for introverts by introverts." That means 10 days with other people, but single rooms and plenty of time to recharge.

By February 10, 2015

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Microsoft's end to clip art makes Fallon weep

What are Microsoft Office users to do now that clip art is no more? "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon is not happy. He also says goodbye to Google's Captcha.

By December 12, 2014

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Aussie game devs awarded AU$6m stimulus

Ten Australian game developers have been awarded between them an AU$6 million stimulus package to boost the local industry.

By June 19, 2013

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Scalzi's new sci-fi thriller 'Lock In' gets a theme song

"Redshirts" author John Scalzi commissions indie rocker William Beckett to perform a theme song for his new book "Lock In."

By August 22, 2014

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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Researchers erase, then restore memories in rats

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.

By June 1, 2014

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Personal Zen app promises to reduce stress in 25 minutes

This free game has science in its corner. But it's missing something else: fun.

By March 27, 2014

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Mathematician says Candy Crush is really, really hard

It seems that a large, logical brain isn't enough to crush it at Candy Crush. Its mathematical difficulty level is very high.

By March 12, 2014