While Grand Theft Auto offers the thrill of criminal hijinx and Angry Birds celebrates interspecies warfare, the video game Money Metropolis has a more modest, if equally outlandish, goal: Teaching children that "saving for a goal is a world of fun."
There are strong arguments for a change in the U.S.’s program of drone attacks, and they are made in two reports released this week by human-rights groups. Both reports, however, fail to emphasize a salient point: The program has already been modified.
You might think the International Committee of the Red Cross would have plenty to do just providing humanitarian aid to people in war zones. And so it does. So why is the organization poking its nose into the debate over violent video games?
After the Great Recession laid waste to the housing market, decimated portfolios and cost Kaylene Murzin's father his construction job, the 15-year-old found another way that she, like many teenagers, didn’t want to emulate her parents: financially.
Netflix Inc. is poised to pass HBO in paid U.S. subscribers, showing Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings is making progress toward a goal of transforming the streaming service to a Web-based television network.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell as much as 8.3 percent after forecasting fourth-quarter sales that may trail estimates, as a focus on orders for game-console chips failed to make up for a slump in personal-computer demand.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. forecast fourth-quarter sales that may miss analysts’ estimates as orders for game-console chips fail to outweigh a decline in the personal-computer market, where AMD competes with Intel Corp.