Minecraft has real-world life lessons to teach us

Aug 23, 2017
Max Brooks talks about his new book "Minecraft: The Island" and what he learned from playing the online game.
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Swatting: not a new phenomenon, but the cost is rising

May 19, 2015
The prank's cost is going up for police departments and emergency call centers.

Zynga eyes online gambling

Jan 7, 2013
Social gaming company Zynga looks to stage a comeback with real-money gambling, first in Europe and then the U.S.

Inside the sexual harassment in online gaming

Aug 2, 2012
Trash talk in online gaming is pretty standard. But some women in the virtual world face verbal and even physical harassment that's all too real.
Trash talk in online gaming is pretty standard. But some women in the virtual world face verbal and even physical harassment that's all too real.
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