Category: Entertainment

Overwatch League(TM) Opening Week Draws More Than 10 Million Viewers

8:02 am Eastern | Entertainment

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Declining trust in facts, institutions imposes real-world costs on US society, report finds

16 Jan 17:07 | U.S. News

Americans' reliance on facts to discuss public issues has declined significantly in the past two decades, leading to political paralysis and collapse of civil discourse, according to a RAND Corporation report. read more »

Team Kaliber Crowned Champion of the CWL New Orleans Open

15 Jan 13:00 | Business

Event Standings Help Determine Sixteen Qualifying Teams to Competeread more »

Call of Duty World League Takes over New Orleans

12 Jan 13:03 | Entertainment

City Hosts Second Open Event of the Season for Call of Duty Worldread more »

Activision Blizzard to Release Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results on February 8, 2018

11 Jan 16:06 | Business

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Check Out What's New For You This January

10 Jan 17:00 | Entertainment

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Overwatch League(TM) Inaugural Season Begins Today

10 Jan 08:03 | Business

First major global professional city-based league opens new era inread more »

Overwatch League(TM) and Twitch Sign Landmark Multi-Year Media Rights Deal

9 Jan 15:20 | Entertainment

Every match from season one and two of the Overwatch League will beread more »

Twitter, Trump and sexual assault: A call to men for action

8 Jan 15:23 | U.S. News

The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men to condemn violence against women, finds a first-of-its-kind study by Michigan State University scholars. read more »

The CSI effect: Viewing TV crime shows does not make better criminals

5 Jan 2018 | U.S. News

Does watching the work of fictional forensic investigators on TV influence viewers? There is a belief that this is the case and that the consequences of people watching shows such as the American crime drama television series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" are filtering through into real life, a phenomenon that has been called the CSI effect. read more »

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28 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

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Could a new app help cure loneliness?

21 Dec 2017 | World

Researchers from Lancaster University are exploring whether technology could be the key to tackling the UK's loneliness epidemic by better connecting older adults with their more »

Fake social media accounts can be hazardous to your health

21 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

Fake social media accounts already have a reputation of swaying political discourse, but a Keck School of Medicine of USC researcher says these automated accounts are even more dangerous -- they can be bad for your more »

How great is the influence and risk of social and political 'bots?'

20 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

The role and risks of bots, such as automated Twitter accounts, in influencing public opinion and political elections continues to provoke intense international debate and controversy. read more »

Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 Are the Two Top Selling Console Games in North America Based on Revenue, with Call of Duty: WWII Topping More Than $1 Billion in Global Sales

20 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

Call of Duty: WWII is the Top Selling Console Game of 2017 in Northread more »

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating at New Low

19 Dec 2017 | Business

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How do you spot a Russian bot?

18 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

A team of researchers has isolated the characteristics of bots on Twitter through an examination of bot activity related to Russian political more »

Music streaming sites benefit indie singers at the expense of top 100 artists

18 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

While free or low cost music streaming sources like Spotify decrease the use of paid music platforms, such as iTunes, a new study shows they significantly increase exposure for and access to lesser known or indie artists that fall outside the top 100 or even top 500 listings. read more »

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17 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

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The Gift That’s Naughty and Nice

16 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

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Books to Give You Bragging Rights

14 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

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Children's screen-time guidelines too restrictive, according to new research

14 Dec 2017 | World

New Oxford University research suggests that existing guidance managing children's digital media time may not be as beneficial as first more »

The View of PUBG from Lagland

14 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

The trouble with a lot of video game reviewers is they have all the latest most powerful computers and Internet connections and their expectations are very high. So it was with the Xbox release of “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” on Xbox One this week. Some critics are panning more »

Pokémon Go could help people who struggle socially

13 Dec 2017 | World

Video games may have a reputation for attracting introverts, but when it comes to augmented reality games like Pokémon Go, extroverts tend to be better more »

Screen time before bed linked with less sleep, higher BMIs in kids

13 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

It may be tempting to let your kids stay up late playing games on their smartphones, but using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children, according to Penn State College of Medicine more »

Team Kaliber Crowned Call of Duty World League Dallas Open Champions

11 Dec 2017 | Business

Earns Winner's Share of Event Prize Pool and Becomes Earlyread more »

Call of Duty World League (CWL) Competition Begins in Dallas Today

8 Dec 2017 | Business

Debut Event of Season Brings in Record Number of Teams to a CWLread more »

Activision Blizzard Announces Sale of Special Call of Duty(R): WWII Bravery Pack to Support Veteran Careers

7 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

Activision Blizzard Announces Sale of Special Call of Duty(R): WWII Bravery Pack to Support Veteran Careers

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Kobolds & Catacombs(TM) Now Open to All Hearthstone(R) Treasure Seekers

7 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

Unearth 135 new cards from Azeroth's deepest dungeons in the latestread more »

Lack of sleep could cause mood disorders in teens

6 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

Chronic sleep deprivation--which can involve staying up late, and waking up early for work or school--has become a way of life for both kids and adults, especially with the increasing use of phones and tablets late into the night. But this social jet lag poses some serious health and mental health more »

Winter Siege Community Event Kicks-off Seasonal Free Celebration for Call of Duty(R): WWII

6 Dec 2017 | Entertainment

Exclusive Winter-Themed Carentan Multiplayer Map, Gun Game Mode,read more »

Smartphone addiction creates imbalance in brain

4 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones and the internet, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).read more »

Kids and screen time: Signs your child might be addicted

4 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

It's a familiar sight in the majority of young families: young children bent over a screen for hours, texting or gaming, lost in a digital world. Many parents worry, how much screen time is too much?read more »

Researchers find link between excessive screen time and suicide risk

1 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

New research presents compelling evidence that the more time teenagers spend on smartphones and other electronic screens, the more likely they are to feel depressed and think about, or attempt, suicide. read more »

What's Your Literary Flaw?

30 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

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Activision and Bungie Bring Amazon Alexa Skill to Destiny 2, First of Its Kind for Games-Industry

30 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Amazon Alexa is First-of-its-Kind for Videoread more »

The Lead Role for the Detective Pikachu Movie Has Been Cast

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Justice for allread more »

Switch and Nintendo Systems Dominated US Hardware Sales in October

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Super Mario Odyssey led in software, tooread more »

Portal Knights is Just a Week Away on Nintendo Switch

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Includes special Switch featuresread more »

Guide: 9 Straightforward Tips to Help You Get Started in Rocket League

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

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Nintendo Download: 16th November (Europe)

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Skyrim! Pokemon! Batman! Rocket League! RIVE! Much more!read more »

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Heads To Switch Early Next Month

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

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Nintendo Download: 16th November (North America)

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Skyrim! Pokemon! RIVE! Lumo! Battle Chef Brigade! Much, much more!read more »

Sky Force Reloaded is Blasting Onto Switch in December

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Includes local co-op and weekly tournamentsread more »

World To The West Gets Release Details for Nintendo Switch

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Word to the westsideread more »

Video: Digital Foundry Gives Its Full Analysis of Skyrim on Nintendo Switch

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

It's pretty darn good, basicallyread more »

Naughty Hackers Have Homebrew Running On Switch Now

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

But your mileage may varyread more »

Guide: How to Unlock Zelda Gear in Skyrim on Nintendo Switch

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Toto, I don't think we're in Hyrule anymoreread more »

Video: Check Out Resident Evil Revelations Collection's Motion Controls And amiibo Support

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

It's a tasty Jill sandwichread more »

Nintendo Reveals Misango as the New ARMS Fighter

16 Nov 2017 | Entertainment

Putting that new attack type to useread more »