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  • March Madness Dunks Record Digital Views in Early Play -- with Apparently No Glitches

    Turns out somebody can deliver a high-volume digital video event without any noticeable snafus. The web and mobile NCAA March Madness Live service, managed by Turner Sports, registered record video streams and engagement for the first three days...
  • Orange launches mobile app for access to student grades, notifications, lunch menus

    Orange launches mobile app for access to student grades, notifications, lunch menus
    Orange County Public Schools' new mobile app has gone live. And with it, student grades, lunch menus and notifications from the school district will be accessible from any mobile device. Available for free from the Apple and Google Play app stores by...
  • Will Flappy Bird fly again? Developer is 'considering it'

    Will Flappy Bird fly again? Developer is 'considering it'
    The creator of Flappy Bird, the extremely popular mobile game that was surprisingly and suddenly removed from app stores last month, said he is considering re-releasing the game. Speaking with Rolling Stone, Vietnamese independent developer Dong...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Digital Sales Up 40% Over First Film

    Lionsgate tumbthumped digital opening-weekend homevideo sales of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," claiming the film scored record digital numbers for the studio that were up 40% compared with the first installment of the franchise in 2012. The studio...
  • Microsoft hoping users will get friends, family to leave Windows XP

    Microsoft hoping users will get friends, family to leave Windows XP
    Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software. That's why the company has asked tech-savvy users to encourage their friends to upgrade their computers or buy new ones....
  • 'Flappy Bird' to be removed from app stores, developer tweets

    'Flappy Bird' to be removed from app stores, developer tweets
    "Flappy Bird" will not be available for download after Sunday morning, game developer Dong Nguyen said Saturday in a surprising series of tweets. The game has recently risen to the top of charts of both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users tap...
  • Jennifer Lawrence gets comic book, because why not?

    Jennifer Lawrence gets comic book, because why not?
    There's a new J-Law biography, and fans might find it downright comical.  "Fame: Jennifer Lawrence" is the latest release in an online comic book series that chronicles the lives of Hollywood stars. The print, digital and (oh-la-la!) animated...
  • Use high tech, and Disney and Marvel characters, to get your kids to brush their teeth the right way

    Use high tech, and Disney and Marvel characters, to get your kids to brush their teeth the right way
    Hey, moms and dads: How many times has this scenario played out for you? First, you ask your youngsters if they’ve brushed their teeth before bedtime. They say yes, and then you ask, “Really?” After a pause, they admit the less-than-...
  • Paper: First impressions of Facebook's newsmagazine app [Video chat]

    Paper: First impressions of Facebook's newsmagazine app [Video chat]
    One day before its 10th anniversary, Facebook released Paper, an app that gives iPhone users a new way to see the content their friends post on the social network. Paper is laid out like a magazine, with numerous sections for users to turn to. The first...
  • Flappy Bird developer says he took down game because it was addictive

    Flappy Bird developer says he took down game because it was addictive
    Days after removing ultra popular mobile game Flappy Bird from the Apple App Store and Google Play, developer Dong Nguyen has finally given an explanation for his decision to kill the game: It was too addictive. Nguyen, a 29-year-old independent...
  • Fake Flappy Bird games may contain malware, Android users are warned

    Fake Flappy Bird games may contain malware, Android users are warned
    Security researchers are warning Android users not to install versions of Flappy Bird found in alternative app stores as they may contain malware that could lead to unwanted charges on their phone bills. Flappy Bird is a mobile game that rose to...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...