missions

missions

How Video Games Make You Healthier

blogs.wsj.com
Companies are using game-like health programs that include "missions" and rewards to encourage employees to get healthier. MarketWatch's Jen Wieczner reports....
How Video Games Make You Healthier
What a Navy Seal Team Six veteran can teach professionals about failure

Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, and James Cameron will begin space mining operations by 2022, details later today

www.theverge.com
As promised, Bellevue, Washington-based Planetary Resources is letting everyone else in its plans. The project, backed by Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, film director James Cameron, and Ross Perot Jr., will initially focus on the creation of low-cost robotic spacecraft designed for use in surveying missions. Ultimately, the...
Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, and James Cameron will begin space mining operations by 2022, details later today
Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces 'Perks' To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers

Happy Biiiirthday Mr USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane

www.engadget.com
The X-37B was only meant to stay up in space for a gestational nine months, but a full year has now passed since launch and the US Air Force apparently has little interest in bringing its baby home. On the contrary: according to Space.com, the plan is to send...
Happy Biiiirthday Mr USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane

Dishonored: The Knife Of Dunwall - review

www.guardian.co.uk
Xbox 360, PS3, PC; Bethesda; £6.80-£7.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewThe first story-driven downloadable content for Dishonored is The Knife Of Dunwall, putting you in the stealthy boots of Daud the assassin, the man responsible for killing the empress, thereby starting the whole dishonouring process. There are three...
Dishonored: The Knife Of Dunwall - review

Google wants to change your reality with Ingress, a mobile game played out in real life

www.engadget.com
All the viral ads courtesy of Niantic Labs told us something was coming, and now its here -- an alternate reality game from Google called Ingress. The theme is one of worldwide mind control, and it'll be played out in real life, where you'll be a part of one...
Google wants to change your reality with Ingress, a mobile game played out in real life
NikeFuel Missions make daily exercise into an exciting game

How Google Translate Works Its Magic

www.readwriteweb.com
Google Translate has reached a milestone of 200 million users on translate.google.com. Ordinarily, we wouldn’t report a basic usage statistic like that, but this one deserves to be celebrated. Google's scale could someday make it possible for all human beings to understand each other. Here's how. Translating the Web into...
How Google Translate Works Its Magic

6waves is bringing Ravenwood Fair to mobile

www.insidemobileapps.com
6waves is taking its Facebook hit Ravenwood Fair to mobile. The game quietly appeared in the Canadian iTunes App Store last week, when it was soft-launched on June 29. Although the game’s App Store listing credits Ravenwood Fair Mobile to 6waves alone, the game was actually developed by New York-based...
6waves is bringing Ravenwood Fair to mobile
Live From The "Meet The New LinkedIn" Event, Watch The Transformation Of The World's #1 Professional Social Network

Games for the weekend: Gravity Guy 2

gigaom.com
Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Gravity Guy...
Games for the weekend: Gravity Guy 2
Battle evil through the ages with Time Defenders
'Halo 4' Spartan Ops mode combines co-op and episodic

NASA's Curiosity rover lands on Mars

www.computerworld.com
One of the most complicated missions ever attempted by NASA, the landing of the one-ton rover Curiosity inside a crater on Mars after a 500 million kilometer journey, has apparently gone without a hitch....
NASA's Curiosity rover lands on Mars

Boeing CST-100 capsule could shuttle astronauts to ISS, shows off its innards in Colorado Springs

www.engadget.com
With the Space Shuttle now officially grounded, NASA has been researching alternatives for ferrying astronauts from Earth to the International Space Station, orbiting some 230 miles above the planet. One such vehicle has made its way from Boeing's HQ to the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, where a...
Boeing CST-100 capsule could shuttle astronauts to ISS, shows off its innards in Colorado Springs

SpaceX founder Elon Musk just posted this epic (and much deserved) tweet

thenextweb.com
Just when he thought his week couldn’t get much better — what could top pioneering private space travel? — Elon Musk, the serial entrepreneur behind SpaceX, got a call from President Obama which prompted him to post this epic tweet. The President just called to say congrats. Caller ID was...
SpaceX founder Elon Musk just posted this epic (and much deserved) tweet

The shape of 2013 for UK startups

thenextweb.com
The New Year is upon us and most hungry startups are back at the coal face, if they took a break at all over the festive season. So what is there to look forward in tech business and trends for 2013? What are the more practical hopes for startups and...
The shape of 2013 for UK startups

Here's What the Space Around Earth Sounds Like

www.theatlantic.com
One of NASA's newest missions has recorded the radio waves coming from our magnetosphere. Musicians: Sample away....
Here's What the Space Around Earth Sounds Like
Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon comes to Facebook [video]
SpaceX rocket blasts off, ‘new era’ of private spaceflight begins
SpaceX awarded contract from the US Air Force to provide Falcon rockets for two missions in 2014 and 2015
BandPage & Ning team up to help musicians create 'fan communities'
How to blow $6 billion on a tech project

Israeli Raid Cancelled After Very Stupid Facebook Post [Bad Ideas]

gizmodo.com
If you're in the military, here's a tip: don't put upcoming missions in your Facebook status. You wouldn't think someone would need to tell you that, but here we are. A raid on suspected militants in the West Bank was cancelled yesterday after an Israeli soldier updated his Facebook status...
Israeli Raid Cancelled After Very Stupid Facebook Post [Bad Ideas]

Meet MiniFlame, The Ninja Assassin of Cyber Warfare Tools

betabeat.com
Countries where MiniFlame and Flame have been found. (Kaspersky Lab) Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have been patiently picking apart the ingenious malware packages that romped through computer networks in the Middle East, sucking up data and destroying Iranian nuclear centrifuges. Kaspersky finds a new addition to the allegedly U.S. and...
Meet MiniFlame, The Ninja Assassin of Cyber Warfare Tools

Boeing's Phantom Eye goes for a low ride

news.cnet.com
The unmanned aircraft, burning liquid hydrogen as a fuel, aces a taxi test as Boeing eyes high-flying future missions. [Read more]...
Boeing's Phantom Eye goes for a low ride

Empire Avenue Revamps Interface, Adds Google+ Scoring

techcrunch.com
Empire Avenue, while a great service, has been a bit confusing. In fact, the idea itself can kind of boggle the mind — users build up their personal brands via Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks, and allow people to buy and sell virtual shares of human beings. Users can...
Empire Avenue Revamps Interface, Adds Google+ Scoring
OneID develops ring of strategic partnerships to keep identities top secret
SpaceX: countdown to the era of commercial space flight
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?