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Iran's new video game: Verdict on Salman Rushdie

Produced by the Islamic Association of Students, it has a mouthful of a title: The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict. Will it rival World of Warcraft?

By Jun. 29, 2012


Technology's impact on similar crises, two decades apart

The current anti-American tensions in the Middle East shows how much digital media impacts such crises when compared to the time of Salman Rushdie's Iranian fatwa in 1989.

By Sep. 18, 2012


Ick! Researchers find E. coli on 1 in 6 cell phones

With 16 percent of both phones and hands sampled containing E. coli, researchers say a lack of handwashing--or a bad job doing it--is to blame.

By Oct. 14, 2011


Vibe and MySpace team up for online rap battle

Vibe magazine, MySpace, and KickApps are combining forces online to discover the next great rapper.

By Nov. 16, 2007


Analyst cuts growth projections for Net, e-commerce companies

A Wall Street analyst says investors should brace themselves for companies lowering their forecasts for future quarters.

By Oct. 3, 2008


Analyst: Google's favorable foreign exchange rate to hit bump

After 10 consecutive quarters of healthy foreign exchange rates, the search giant could encounter a reversal of fortune in the third quarter, according to an analyst report.

By Aug. 25, 2008


Apple settles with Canadian iPod owners

Company offers Canadian iPod owners a $45 store credit, in response to two class action lawsuits over the advertised battery life of its devices.

By May. 9, 2008


Can China now claim most Internet users?

More Chinese are now surfing the Net than even Americans, according to figures from China's government. But ComScore says otherwise.

By Apr. 24, 2008


Internet or sex, which would you choose?

A study into Americans' reliance on the Internet found a near majority of women would rather give up sex for two weeks than their Web access.

By Dec. 15, 2008


Yahoo shares fall into the $13 range

The Internet company also sets a new 52-week low as its battered stock falls to a level it has not seen since May 2003.

By Oct. 8, 2008