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7 Ways Video Games Will Help Your Kids in School

Kara Loo | Posted 11.04.2014 | Education
Kara Loo

Video games enable students to put themselves in the shoes of a character or immerse themselves in a place or culture that they are learning about in the classroom. These types of interactive experiences get students more excited about the material and support long-term retention.

Apps That (Continue) to Surprise and Delight

Joseph Farrell | Posted 09.01.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting apps and their makers, both old and new, that have a compelling story. It's not only the apps that impress and inspire us, but the stories and the people behind them.

One Trick To Beating Flappy Bird

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.10.2014 | Comedy

Flappy Bird, the massively addictive mobile game, took the world by storm before its creator removed it from the Internet over the weekend. What's lef...

Water Is the Enemy, Gatorade Mobile Game Tells Youth

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 01.08.2014 | Green
Nancy Huehnergarth

What else is Big Soda doing to quash consumer water consumption, and damage the First Lady's Drink Up campaign, that we have yet to discover?

The Secret to QuizUp's Record Setting Viral Growth

Kevin Merlini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology
Kevin Merlini

This is not how things usually work for mobile game developers, and what may seem like an overnight success was actually the result of almost three years of hard work and an obsession with creating an amazing product.

The Dark Side of Farmville: When Social Media and Mobile Gaming Go Too Far

Alissa Fleck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alissa Fleck

The sun may never set on Farmville, but hopefully a generation of people will be able to look back and say, I have not wasted my life and alienated those around me by buying fake cows and harvesting fake crops for hours on end under the guise of improving my social connections.

Moore College Creates Mobile Game Animation Major for Women

Diane Propsner | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

The world of gaming as we know it is changing. Women are the new target market as gaming applications continue to expand into the mobile market -- cell phones and tablets. With this shift, companies are looking for talented artists to provide the visual creative component in these devices.

WATCH: 'Candy Crush' Movie Trailer Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

Is a "Candy Crush Saga" movie in the works? With millions of people addicted to the popular smartphone game, it probably wouldn't come as too much of ...

The Secret To Fruit Ninja's Success

Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business

At least one video game developer out there seems to have found the key to engaging gamers on the go. Australia-based Halfbrick Studios is an emerg...

REVIEW: Power A's MOGA Game Controller for Android Devices

Turnstyle | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson When a game requires a joystick, virtual versions just don't cut it for me. The same is true for tilt based controls for racers a...

Getting to the Next Level: Social Gaming and Child Poverty

Wendy Lazarus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Wendy Lazarus

Over the last five years, social gaming has exploded. VirtuallyGood4Kids encourages game companies to partner with youth-related causes to create virtual goods and or match donations for check-ins on social network platforms

Facebook Gobbled Instagram -- But Who's Next?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.10.2012 | San Francisco

With the news breaking on Monday that social networking monolith Facebook went over to the San Francisco offices of mega-hot photo sharing app Instagr...

Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 4

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Health care today is all about you. Health care happens before you visit with your doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care provider.

PHOTOS: Draw Something Users Try To Draw 'Hunger Games'

Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games" are still the number one movie in the country, but the film's box office success apparently doesn't translate to the artistic skill...

Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 3

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Do you think gaming is changing the landscape in health care? Do you think it can help you live a healthier life?

Brian Wong: 20-Year-Old Tech Entrepreneur Gamifies Ads

Turnstyle | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Heavy Duty 'Briefcase' Lets You Game On The Go

AP | RON HARRIS | Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

ATLANTA — Console gaming on the go just got easier thanks to a mobile gaming kit that comes with a built-in high-definition display screen to co...

Sci-Fi Classic Coming To iPad

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

Attention, sci-fi lovers! Douglas Adams's cult classic adventure story, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, is getting its very own mobile app. Vanc...

PICTURE: 'Angry Birds Christmas' App May Be Coming Soon

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for picture.* After reportedly teasing a sequel to 'Angry Birds', 'Angry Birds' developer Rovio is now dropping hints about a holiday ve...

Dropping Out Of Princeton Wasn't The Plan, But My Startup Couldn't Wait

Seth Priebatsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Seth Priebatsch

Dropping out of school wasn't always the plan. In fact, I had a much more sensible path charted out as I entered my senior year of high-school. Here's...

Will the Internet Delete Rwanda's Past? A Look at Wifi and Development

xxxxAnnemarieDoolingxxxx | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
xxxxAnnemarieDoolingxxxx

The future looks bright for the advancement of this Third world and it's hopes for widespread online access. But there are major problems that even booming telecom cannot solve.