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Gamers Throw Hoax on Opponents

Gamers Throw Hoax on Opponents
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 and threatening.
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NBA 2K15 Drafts 3D Face Mapping
The developers of the interactive basketball game NBA 2K15 are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3D renditions of their faces onto virtual players in the series' new installment.
Clear Channel Is Now iHeartMedia
The nation's biggest radio station owner, Clear Channel, is broadcasting a new signal to listeners and advertisers. The media company has changed its name to iHeartMedia, after its iHeartRadio online network.
Devices, Apps Act Like One in iOS 8
The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity. With the new iOS 8 software for iPhones and iPads, Apple devices start to act like one.
Apple Intercepts Microsoft's NFL Play
Microsoft thought it scored a touchdown when it struck a multiyear deal with the NFL that would allow teams to use Surface tablets during games. Too bad announcers keep calling them iPads.
Logitech's Smart Home Remotes
But they may soon be obsolete.
Amazon's Debuts Tablets, e-Readers
And a new Fire mobile OS to boot.
Preserve Your Online Life After Death
Planning for your digital afterlife.
Calif: Self-Driving Cars Permit Req'd
To regulate testing already underway.
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