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Back in August, Massively wrote a little post about Swedish research on MMOs and language learning. That article provoked me, a gamer and teacher of English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), to hunt down the original research and talk directly to the researchers, Dr. Liss Kerstin Sylvé...

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Wall Street is worried. Not about government regulation or investigations by law enforcement agencies. No, the countries financial institutions are concerned about cyber attacks. The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, or SIFMA, has proposed that it and the government join force...

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It might not pack the same thrill as the rumors of in-feed video, but Twitter has added clickable stock symbols on tweets. This now throws up search results for both the stock and the company, using a new 'cash' tag, like $FB, to differentiate from typical links and tags. As noted by TNW, it's bad...

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Ready for your daily dose of "Thanks, Captain Obvious"? A recent Reuters report is suggesting that the mayhem on Wall Street could really pose a threat to handset makers, with RIM in particular at risk. The logic goes something like this: lots of finance workers probably use BlackBerries, and if t...

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There is no doubt that we give DirecTV a hard time around here; after all ,they were at one time the undisputed HD leader. It looks like we're not the only one mocking their claim to add 100 National HD channels this year. Sanford C. Bernstein's Craig Moffett explains DirecTV's interesting methods o...

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We'll admit, even we're a bit frightened that immensely intelligent humanoid bots may one day oust us from these seats, but according to whispers going around at IBM's HQ, something just as momentous could be going down as early as this year. Shortly after Lenovo told 1,400 of its US-based employees...

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INHD's Mojo TV for "adventurous men" is preparing to debut a new show this Sunday, Wall Street Warriors. Since launching this summer, its featured some enjoyable HD shows including the recently added Doctor Danger. The New York Observer has an article on one of the subjects, the kind of guy who has ...

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Whoa Nellie. The folks who scooped Disney's ESPN-branded cellphone service -- MobileESPN -- are now calling for "big changes" in the MVNO. According to Rafat Ali and Staci Kramer who cite "numerous sources," the doomed MobileESPN MVNO is set for "a phased winding down/transition, or getting sold" ou...

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Yesterday's news that Blizzard will be focusing exclusively on MMO games in the future has been debated ever since it first hit the media, but this might just clear up the controversy once and for all...or at least debunk it, which is half as good. The Cesspit.net has aquired scanned copies of the W...

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