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Facebook and Twitter are more addictive than cigarettes or alcohol, study finds

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A new study suggests that social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter are more difficult to resist than cigarettes or alcohol. A team from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business recently conducted an experiment involving 205 people in Wurtzburg, Germany to analyze the addictive properties of social...
Facebook and Twitter are more addictive than cigarettes or alcohol, study finds

Questions for News Corp over rival's collapse

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Software company NDS allegedly cracked smart card codes of ONdigital, according to evidence to be broadcast on PanoramaPart of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation empire employed computer hacking to undermine the business of its chief TV rival in Britain, according to evidence due to be broadcast by BBC1's Panorama programme on...
Questions for News Corp over rival's collapse

Fighting FUD: cloud players try to make sense of European data protection laws

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When the European Commission unveils its new cloud computing plan of action this week, the hope is it will reduce fear, uncertainty and doubt around Europe’s confusing welter of data protection laws that are impeding the broad adoption of cloud — especially public cloud — technologies. The upcoming  European Cloud Computing Strategy...
Fighting FUD: cloud players try to make sense of European data protection laws

E3 2012: Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – preview

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With sandbox missions, branching storylines and gameplay choices, Treyarch's forthcoming Black Ops 2 is making a much-needed break from the rigid Call of Duty blueprintIn the last two years, the unstoppable juggernaut that is Call of Duty has begun to attract negative mutterings. According to the cynics, it has become...
E3 2012: Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – preview

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City – review

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PS3/Xbox 360/PC; £39.99; cert 18+; Slant Six/CapcomAfter a three-year hiatus, Resident Evil is well and truly back in 2012, with a positive welter of releases bearing the imprint of the genre-defining survival-horror franchise.3DS fans have already enjoyed the stupendous Resident Evil: Revelations, and the next full-blown iteration of the series,...
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City – review

[STUDY] Jonesing For A Retweet: Twitter Harder To Resist Than Cigarettes And Booze

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Sleep, sex and...Twitter? A new study suggests that people are more likely to give into the urge to check email and their Twitter account than they are to smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol. While the study headed by Wilhelm Hofmann of Chicago University's Booth Business School was limited in size,...
[STUDY] Jonesing For A Retweet: Twitter Harder To Resist Than Cigarettes And Booze

This week's new games

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Mario Tennis Open, 3DSIn Mario Tennis Open, as well as directing shots with the joypad you can also manoeuvre your player into coloured circles that pop up, before tapping the matching button on the touchscreen.Successful shots are lethally overpowered, helping to shape matches against familiar opponents whose playing styles you'll...
This week's new games

Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds

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People are more likely to give in to urge to tweet or check email than other cravings, say US researchersTweeting or checking emails may be harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, according to researchers who tried to measure how well people could resist their desires.They even claim that while...
Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds
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