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Dozens Killed as Islamic Militants Burn Down a Nigerian School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Islamic militants set fire to a Nigerian boarding school early Tuesday morning, killing dozens of …

Associated Press News

This game tracks your fear and teaches you how to master it

<i>Nevermind</i> is made up of the stuff of nightmares, literally.<p>First created as a master's thesis project at USC's Interactive Media Program, <i>Nevermind</i> is a game that virtually drops you into the terrors of a trauma patient and uses the player's real heart rate to tweak the difficulty of the game and …

Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite China warnings

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Barack Obama held low-key talks with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday after warnings from Beijing that the meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would “seriously damage” ties with Washington.<p>The private meeting lasted about an hour, …

Resolution or frame rate? Consoles need to join PCs and give players a choice

This generation's version of the console war may come down to resolution and frame rate, at least if you listen to the endless bickering of fans on either side of the aisle.<p>If a game running in 1080p at 60 fps is the ideal for gaming, the console that can get each game the closest to that ideal on …

Which of These 27 Gamer Classifications Do You Fall Under?

<i>In today's extremely lengthy yet entertaining edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Nightram details 27 different types of gamers he's observed</i> …

Board Games

Bye XP, hello Windows 7: Yeah, the change made me nervous

It was a little slow sometimes, and I started to have trouble finding functioning drivers for some newer peripherals, but it was solid.

Microsoft Windows

Windows 8 designer: Why Microsoft forced Metro on us all

Microsoft designed its Metro, aka Modern, interface for "your computer-illiterate little sister, for grandpas who don't know how to use that computer 'dofangle' thingy, and for mom who just wants to look up apple pie recipes."<p>At least that's the take from someone who claims to have worked on the …

Software

Despite Anti-Gay Propaganda, Grindr Use Is Exploding In Sochi

The number of users on the app have more than tripled since the start of the games.<p>Grindr, the social dating and hook-up app for gay men, now has 541 active users in the Russian beach town, according to a Grindr spokesperson who spoke to Vocativ.<p>Before the arrival of the athletes, Sochi only had …

AT&T reveals number of NSA and location demands in first-ever transparency report

Phone giant AT&T(s t) published its first “transparency report” on Tuesday morning, providing a snapshot of how often the government asks for data …