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BOSTON (AP) — Students are developing a virtual reality game based on James Joyce's ponderous tome "Ulysses" as part of a class at Boston College. The goal of "Joycestick" is to expose new audiences to the works of one of Ireland's most celebrated authors, as well as to give a...
BOSTON (AP) — College students in Boston are developing a virtual reality game based on James Joyce's ponderous tome "Ulysses." Joseph Nugent is an English professor at Boston College. He says the goal of "Joycestick" is to expose new audiences to the works of one of Ireland's...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan said Thursday it has asked Facebook and Twitter to help it identify Pakistanis suspected of blasphemy so that it can prosecute them or pursue their extradition. Under Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws, anyone found to have insulted Islam or the Prophet...
NEW YORK (AP) — Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts — and hackers are exploiting that. The Russian hackers didn't have to work very hard...
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada is bringing in strict measures and fines for recreational users of drones. Transport Minister Marc Garneau on Thursday announced restrictions to curb the number of incidents in which recreational drones have come too close to planes, which has more...
NEW YORK (AP) — Google is now directing its review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive in search results. The review teams — comprised of contractors known as "quality raters" — already comb through websites and other content to flag...
NEW YORK (AP) — Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts — and hackers are exploiting that. The Russian hackers didn't have to work very hard...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says it has asked Facebook and Twitter to help it identify Pakistanis suspected of blasphemy so that it can prosecute them or pursue their extradition. Under Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws, anyone found to have insulted Islam or the Prophet Muhammad...
MADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers in Spain's two main cities are striking to urge authorities to protect their regulated service against companies like Uber and Cabify, which offer cheaper services. In Barcelona, taxi drivers were stopping for 12 hours Thursday, causing disruptions...