According to the latest leak from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, massive multi-player online video games have been targeted for years, though for only very modest intelligence gains.
A user of Entropia Universe, an online game, earned $335,000 in a record breaking virtual real estate deal.
The Kremlin is embracing the Internet, heralding online participation as 'direct democracy.' This might seem like a progressive step for Russia. In reality, it’s just a smokescreen – the guise of free society without real political process or representation.
In Second Life's Al-Andalus, a virtual world patterned after medieval Andalus in Spain, avatars of Muslims mix with avatars of Jews and Christians to strive for a more perfect union.
We're marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. That's a little embarrassing considering our 4.5 billion-year-old planet has been so hospitable.
Novelist Jonathan Lethem’s ambition and talent outstrip his focus in this provocative tale of urban life.
How 'tweet nothings' became a $250 million cultural phenomenon