Posts Tagged Technology

Review: Ambitious ‘Destiny’ lacks imagination

In this video game image released by Activision, a scene is shown from "Destiny." (AP Photo/Activision)

Midway through “Destiny,” the new science fiction epic from “Halo” creators Bungie, a smug prince is musing on the hero’s desire to visit a mysterious site on Mars.

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‘NBA 2K15′ drafts 3D face mapping for latest game

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 2K Sports Vice President Sports Development, Jeffrey Thomas, poses for a photo with his company's NBA 2K15 video game technology featuring NBA Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant, during a demonstration at the Associated Press's office in Los Angeles. The NBA 2k15 upcoming basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports  releases Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “NBA 2K15″ is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game.

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Maddon: Technology key to attracting young fans

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon maintains technology and not shorter games is key to attracting young fans to baseball.

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Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

NEW YORK (AP) — Some iPhone users are not happy that U2’s new album, “Songs of Innocence,” was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections.

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Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

In this April 22, 2014, file phot, Nassau County police officers enter a home in Long Beach, N.Y., in search of an armed killer, based on a phone call that turned out to be a hoax. Authorities say the dangerous and costly prank known as “swatting", is becoming increasingly popular among people who play combat games over live video feeds while thousands of people watch. Authorities estimated they spent $100,000 to send more than 60 officers to the Long Beach, Long Island swatting hoax.  (AP Photo/Newsday, Jim Staubitser, File)

DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.

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