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Smokey's People & Community News Across The County Sept. 16, 2019  Smokey Barn News

Smokey's People & Community News Across The County Sept. 16, 2019. ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Welcome to Smokey's ...

AI can learn real-world skills by playing video games  Science News for Students

Video games are helping AI systems work together and adapt to real-world situations.

'Ban kids from loot box gambling in games'  BBC News

In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and so-called loot boxes banned entirely for children, MPs say. The industry's UK trade body ...

Online gaming serving 'covert' digital alcohol marketing to children  The Age

The rise of online video gaming has created an unregulated space for alcohol manufacturers to market their products to young Australians, a new study has ...

Beyer holding town hall in Gum Springs on Thursday  Covering the Corridor

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8) will be hosting a town hall meeting Thursday evening at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Gum Springs.

Vietnam startups gain on Indonesia and Singapore with new funding  Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE -- Vietnam's startup sector is growing at a rapid clip despite the global economic slump, as it closes the gap with regional leaders Indonesia and ...

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 4 review and interview – 'I'm not really sure if we are going back to Max and Chole'  Herald Publicist

GameCentral talks to French developer Dontnod about Trump's America, intercourse in video video games, and a doable comeback for Max and Chole.

Cheetah Mobile Inc. (CMCM) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript  The Motley Fool

CMCM earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2019.

Bombay High Court directed the Central Government to review PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)  Digit

The report does not specify whether it is the mobile version or all the versions of the game. PUBG is currently available for PCs, consoles, and mobile phones.

Difficult to ban PUBG: Centre to Bombay HC  Times of India

It is technically difficult to ban the online game PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG), the central government told Bombay high court on Wednesday.

PUBG and Tik Tok should be discouraged among students: Goa CM  India Today

The Goa government has taken steps to discourage the use of mobile app Tik Tok and online game PUBG among students, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told ...

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers – review  The Guardian

Six years after the adventure began, Shadowbringers sets up a heady climax, as well as the chance to uncover true friends. Simon Parkin. Sun 4 Aug 2019 ...

Student engagement is the name of the (interactive) game  TES News

Don't be switched off by technology-based educational games – research shows they can have an incredible impact on motivation and knowledge acquisition, ...

DfE to launch competition to find best Children's Education apps  Tech Digest

The Department for Education (DfE) is to launch a competition to find the best apps to help disadvantaged families to boost their children's education. It is part of ...

2019 Michigan Lottery Promo Code: LINEUPS $100 Free Bet + 10 Games  Lineups

Welcome Bonus amount is added to your account on first deposit. Applies to new players 18 years+. Verified Best Offer as of 9/19/19. Used 2354 times.

Markham quadruple murder suspect writes about killing family in chat group  CityNews

The man accused of killing four people inside a Markham home posted messages about the murders with people he met while playing an online game, shortly ...

How playing games can help science  Scope

Stanford researchers are developing scientific discovery games that allow players to contribute to experimental laboratory science.

Contributing to science through games  Stanford University News

Stanford University researchers Rhiju Das and Ingmar Riedel-Kruse like to play games. Specifically, they are champions of scientific discovery games – games ...

Blue Whale challenge: Pune youth hangs self as part of online game ‘task’  Hindustan Times

Police inspector D S Hake of Lonikand police station said that the family came to know about the incident after he did not respond to their calls.

‘Black panther is free now’: Man allegedly kills himself in online game task  Hindustan Times

Before hanging himself, the man left a note which said 'the black panther which was in the cage is free now and he is no longer in any kind of restrictions'.

Want to be a better fact-checker? Play a game  Poynter

Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and accountability journalism, from Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network & the American Press Institute's ...

Why are game developers so angry with G2A's marketplace?  Engadget

Once again, G2A is being forced to defend its marketplace for digital video game codes and keys. Mike Rose, founder of game publisher No More Robots, ...

Boy in UK spends Dh14,470 in online game - News  Khaleej Times

One parent was devastated to learn that their 22 year-old disabled son, who has cognitive ability of a seven-year-old child, was charged £3160.58 while playing ...

Hate spoilers? This AI tool spots them for you: Neural networks-based SpoilerNet is designed to catch online spoilers before they catch you off guard  Science Daily

Researchers have have developed an AI-based system that can flag spoilers in online reviews of books and TV shows.

Jordan bans online game PUBG over ‘negative effects’  Hindustan Times

Often likened to the blockbuster book and film series “The Hunger Games”, PUBG pits marooned characters against each another in a virtual fight to the death, ...

Respawn: Gamers, Hackers and Technogenic Life – Book Review  USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

Respawn: Gamers, Hackers and Technogenic Life. Colin Milburn. Duke University Press. 2018. Find this book: amazon-logo. 'All your base are belong to us.

Preview: ‘Vicious Circle’ is a cutthroat version of ‘Evolve’ that’s way more fun  East Bay Times

Rooster Teeth has built a business on creating *content* using other games. Its show “Red vs. Blue” was hugely successful and created a sprawling *content* ...

5 addictive online games that you can't miss playing  What Mobile

by Audrey Throne | Jun 25, 2019 | Latest, Opinion | 0 comments. 5 addictive online games that you can't miss playing. Nothing feels better than disentangling ...

Game Review: The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr (PC)  FutureFive New Zealand

Elsweyr is this year's major helping of new *content*, significantly more that than found in the steady stream of DLC that the players enjoy throughout the year.

Six ways to strengthen digital citizenship this summer  EdScoop News

Whether it's summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day. In a recent webinar hosted by ...

Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot disinformation and fake news  TechCrunch

Google announced this morning it's expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, “Be Internet Awesome,” to now include ...

Udemy Class Review: Chess For Everyone!  ExtremeTech

In this new series of online class reviews, we'll first take a look at Udemy's Chess For Everyone ($9.99) video course. This is one of the shorter courses offered ...

39 of the Best Online Game Development Courses - IGN  IGN

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. UPDATE: Udemy is having a sale on all the game ...

Week-in-Review: Apple’s shipping a refresh for its worst device, but why?  TechCrunch

Hello, weekend warriors. This is Week-in-Review where I get hopped up on caffeine and scour the hundred of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week ...

ROK to review WHO's gaming disorder decision  CGTN America

The multi-billion-dollar gaming industry is fighting WHO's decision to classify gaming addiction as an official medical condition. In the ROK, the government is ...

Bhopal: Class XII boy dies of cardiac arrest while playing game, father asks Prime Minister to ban PUBG  Free Press Journal

BHOPAL: After losing his son to an addictive video game the father of the deceased has urged PM Modi to ban PUBG in India.rom On May 26 a student of Class ...

Madhya Pradesh Boy, 16, Dies Of Cardiac Arrest While Playing PUBG  NDTV News

A 16-year-old boy died of a cardiac arrest in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch, allegedly after he played online multiplayer game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds or ...

Anders E. Kritsberg  Riverhead News Review

Anders (Andy) E. Kritsberg of Southold died May 24, 2019, at East End Hospice Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. He was 59. He was born in New.

He quit the NFL for a career in math. It wasn’t just about the concussions.  The Washington Post

John Urschel has heard it a lot: “You're that football player who's really smart.” It's an accurate description — Urschel, a former offensive lineman for the ...

PUBG Mobile Ban: Vadodara Lifts Ban on PUBG, After Several Were Arrested Earlier For Playing The Online G...  News18

PUBG Mobile has been banned in a number of places, and the events taking place as a result of playing the battle royale game is the reason why the game has ...

PUBG Mobile: Four Countries Banned The Popular Game, But Two Have Already Reversed The Ban  News18

Multiple cities in India had earlier banned PUBG and police in some cities had also arrested as many as 20 people for playing the game despite the ban.

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app  USA TODAY

Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.

How to Bounce Back From Rejection  The New York Times

When someone rejects you, it helps to remember that there's another you.

PUBG Mobile Ban: Rajkot Police Requests Google to Ban Popular Online Game in The City  News18

Last month we reported that the Rajkot Police has banned the online multi-player game PUBG Mobile citing it to be "addictive" and harmful for youngsters.

Gujarat HC rejects PIL challenging PUBG ban; Bombay HC directs MEITY to take action  MediaNama.com

On April 11, the Gujarat High Court dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) suit filed by the Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) which challenged the ban on ...

HC directs IT ministry to review online game PUBG  The Hindu

PIL seeks ban across Maharashtra; if parents allow children access to mobiles what will schools do, asks court.

Bombay High Court directs IT Ministry to review, act on PUBG  The Hindu

PIL seeks ban in Maharashtra schools; Court points to parents' role in preventing children's access.

Nepal bans popular online game  asianews.network

Police has said it will arrest anyone who is found playing the game after the district court allowed to implement a ban on Wednesday.

PUBG Mobile News: India Weighs Ban on Popular Online Game After Deaths  News18

A boy's suicide last week in southern India after his mother scolded him for playing a popular online game has inflamed a national debate over whether the ...

Age of Learning Announces Adventure Academy™, the World's First AAA Educational Massively Multiplayer Online Game  Business Wire

Age of Learning announces the release of Adventure Academy, a massively multiplayer online game for elementary and middle school age children.

India weighs ban on popular online game after deaths  The Hans India

A boy's suicide this week in southern India after his mother scolded him for playing a popular online game has inflamed a national debate over whether the ...

Why the Cool Kids Are Playing Dungeons & Dragons  New York Times

I started playing Dungeons & Dragons right around the time I completely gave up on Facebook. It was a little less than a year ago, as the first stories broke about ...

Boy commits suicide after being told to stop PUBG; Father wants the online game banned  gulfnews.com

NEW DELHI: A boy's suicide this week in southern India after his mother scolded him for playing a popular online game has inflamed a national debate over ...

Snap joins online game fray, unveils advertising products  The Spokesman-Review

Snapchat is joining the online-games bandwagon with a new *service* that lets people play together on its mobile platform. The company says it wants to make it ...

PUBG Mobile: Students in Chhattisgarh Get Beaten up Over Dispute While Playing The Online Game  News18

A violent clash took place among students in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh, where four students attacked two others over PUBG.

New game provides cybersecurity education for Girl Scouts  TechTarget

Girl Scouts can get cybersecurity education through an online game thanks to a partnership between the organization and HPE. Liz Joyce, CISO at HPE, ...

Kids at risk of gambling, gaming addiction  Herald Sun

School parents will be targeted in a new pilot to reduce the risk of their kids developing online gambling and gaming addictions.

Depressed and Anxious? These Video Games Want to Help  The New York Times

A growing number of games are taking on mental health issues like depression, anger and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Epic Games Unveils $100 Million ‘MegaGrants’ for Film, Game, Other Creators  Variety

Epic Games is offering $100 million to game makers, film and TV creators, students, educators, tool developers, and more.

PUBG Addiction: Karnataka Boy Writes How to Play Battle Royale Game in Answer Sheet, Fails PU Exam  News18

A young boy has failed in his first year pre-university exam after he wrote only about 'how to play PUBG game' in the Economics answer sheet. Earlier the boy ...

PUBG Addiction: Two Die in Maharashtra After Being Hit by Train While Playing The Battle Royale Game  News18

Two persons engrossed in playing online game PUBG were knocked down by a train in Hingoli district in Maharashtra, police said Sunday. The incident ...

Big Fish Games launches casual game 'Decurse'  Animation Xpress

Big Fish Games, the developer and publisher of popular casual gaming franchises Cooking Craze and Gummy Drop, has announced the release of Decurse.

Are Fortnite & Esports The Biggest Challenge To Streaming? – INTV  Deadline

It's been said that the the biggest threat to Netflix is a person's sleep, but it might just be in fact the online game Fortnite. At the INTV session in Jerusalem Israel ...

Why are Indian cities banning PUBG when it is useless to do so? Central govt should ban it if needed  India Today

City administrations and educational institutes in India are banning PUBG. But it's a useless exercise and doesn't solve anything, if at all there is a problem, until ...

Rajkot City Police ban PubG till April 30  Ahmedabad Mirror

The Gujarat government has instructed administrations to ban the popular online game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds aka PubG.

PUBG Mobile: Surat, Rajkot Are Banning The Popular Online Game as it Promotes Violence  News18

With the immense popularity of the online battle royal game PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds), we are seeing incidents being reported rather frequently ...

Days Gone: PS4 release date, demo details, early review round-up and everything about new zombie blockbuster  iNews

Days Gone pits you against hordes of mindless zombies chasing you across America.

States Consider Longer School Recess, and the Adults Aren’t Complaining  The New York Times

Four years ago, Lucy Dathan moved to New Canaan, Conn., where she enrolled her three children in public elementary school. They met new classmates.

Gorgeous & Deep Survival Game LifeAfter Puts You In Charge  Android Headlines

If you've ever consumed zombie fiction and thought that the characters were doing a bad job foraging, fighting, or running post-apocalyptic society, LifeAfter ...

Teacher fired for playing 'Fortnite' with students sues to get job back  New York Post

Brett Belsky says in his Manhattan lawsuit against the Department of Education that he was just being an inspirational educator when he scrawled his gamer ...

Anthem video game set for tough debut  BBC News

Highly-anticipated video game Anthem launches on Friday. The squad-based shooter challenges players to complete a variety of missions to defeat a series of ...

Multitasking increases in online courses compared to face-to-face  Science Daily

The phenomenon of multitasking across three or four internet-connected devices simultaneously is increasingly common. Researchers were curious to know ...

Apex Legends: How this surprise new online game has knocked Fortnite off its perch  The National

Things can change quickly in the world of online gaming. Nowhere is this more accurate than in the Battle Royale (BR) genre, which in less than two years has ...

From attraction to obsession: Children’s relationship with PUBG and other online gaming  Hindustan Times

Thanks to PUBG and more games like it, children in the city are channelising a lot of their time and energy into online and mobile gaming, much to the chagrin of ...

11-year-old in Maharashtra writes to govt seeking ban on PUBG game  India Today

A boy from Maharashtra, in his four-page letter, said the online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds promotes violence and cyber bullying and it should be ...

Unity and USC film school team up on online game design course  VentureBeat

Unity Technologies has partnered with the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts for an online game design course.

Jammu and Kashmir Students Association seeks ban on PUBG online game due to poor board exam results  The New Indian Express

The association claimed that PUBG has resulted in students performing poorly in the recently conducted class X and XII board exams.

'PUBG' online game addiction lands fitness trainer in hospital, sixth case in Jammu  The New Indian Express

The doctor said the patient is recognising people but is still not conscious and his mind is completely under the influence of the 'PUBG' game.

Top 5 Games Like PUBG Mobile For Android And IOS: Rules of Survival, Free Fire And More  News18

There are different mobile games that seem to run with the same format as PUBG, here are some of the mobile alternatives that you can try out comfortably.

Sims Creator Will Wright Set to Teach Class in Game Design  Variety

Now the man behind The Sims, SimCity, SimAnts, and countless other seminal titles, is ready to teach his unique game design approach through an online ...

Will Egypt kill this popular online game?  Al-Monitor

After the "Blue Whale," some Egyptian parliamentarians want to ban "PUBG," a game that allegedly incited a 16-year-old to kill his teacher.

Interview: ZeniMax Online's game director talks Elder Scrolls Online  FutureFive New Zealand

FutureFive's Darren Price sat down with Matt Firor, ESO's designer and now president and game director at ZeniMax Online.

PUBG addiction harmful for kids, school warns parents  Times Now

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds or PUBG is reportedly causing mental illness among students as their PUBG addiction is hampering their sleeping cycles while ...

The 9 Biggest Problems With 'Red Dead Online' [Updated]  Forbes

Here are the seven biggest problems and shortcomings with 'Red Dead Online.'

Chinese Gamers Review-Bomb 'Dota 2' After Pros' Racist Remarks  Sixth Tone

Players in China are threatening to boycott developer Valve if it doesn't address 'chingchong' remarks from two pro gamers.

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4' Review: The Good, The Bad And The Blackout  Forbes

This is the first time I've written a review of a Call of Duty game where I didn't have to either avoid spoilers or put in spoiler warnings. After all, this year Black Ops ...

Online Game Teaches Children How to Survive Storm Surges  Interesting Engineering

A new online game is hoping to help save lives during storm surges by teaching children, aged 12 and above, how to identify the early warning signs of coastal ...

Review: ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ excels by going all in on multiplayer  East Bay Times

The 'Call of Duty' franchise finally completes its transition to multiplayer format with 'Black Ops 4,' and it works like a charm.

‘Casual Game Insider’ Returns for Year 7  GeekDad

Casual Game Insider, a magazine focusing on casual tabletop games, is back on Kickstarter for its 7th year! I've been sent issues of the quarterly magazine to ...

Fortnite: schools warn parents of 'negative effects' of video game on students  The Guardian

Several Australian schools have issued advice to parents about potential for bullying or abuse.

Steam, After Pulling School Shooter Game, Says It Will Sell Nearly Everything  The New York Times

The online store Steam has announced its intention to open the floodgates to all types of *content* unless it's “illegal, or straight-up trolling.”

Online Game Application Wins IAEA Student Competition | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

With a computer game application to promote nuclear science, a secondary school team from Malaysia won the international student competition, whose ...

Roblox follows Minecraft into the education market  TechCrunch

Roblox, the massively multiplayer online game favored by the under 13 crowd, is following in Minecraft's footsteps with a move into the education market.

Razer’s gaming ecosystem gets bigger with the launch of its online game store  TechCrunch

Razer, known mainly for gaming laptops and peripherals, expanded its ecosystem today with the launch of Razer Game Store, an online game distribution ...

Skidos offers an SDK to turn mobile games into ‘learning apps’  TechCrunch

Skidos, an edtech startup based in Copenhagen after relocating its HQ from New Delhi, offers an SDK to help games developers turn casual games into ...

Google Designed an Online Safety Computer Game for Kids  Fortune

In celebration of Internet safety month, Google has released a classroom curriculum and computer game to teach children about online safety and security.

VR Golf Online Review – Par for the Course  UploadVR

VR Golf Online is an arcade golfing experience that uses motion controllers for HTC Vive. A free multiplayer update is coming soon. Read the full review!

The positive connection between games and online learning  The Tech Edvocate

There is a sweet spot for learning that lies between what a person can do without help, and what they can only accomplish with help. Lev Vygotsky coined the ...

8 educational resources to better understand the refugee crisis  Amnesty International Livewire

The world refugee crisis has led civil society to mobilise, and initiatives calling for greater support to refugees have multiplied across countries. But at the same ...

21-year-old computer geek makes £1m with online game  Telegraph.co.uk

Joe Chedburn, a self-confessed geek, was just 16 when he came up with the idea to write an online game focused on crime. Torn, which is text-based and has ...