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October 4, 2016
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Economics study finds volume discounts don’t increase profitability for video games

Experiment involved more than 14 million app players Discounts tied to buying large quantities of virtual goods have little impact on profitability and do not increase the number of customers making purchases, according to economists at the University of Chicago.

May 17, 2013
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Brick by brick

Professor, author Robertson discusses innovation evolution at Lego When you hear Lego, if all you think about are shiny, plastic bricks and toys, think again. From a toy concept brought to life by a carpenter to tales of failed innovation … Continue reading

November 26, 2012
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Female ‘Halo’ Player Takes Her World-Class Gaming to Microsoft

A onetime top 10-ranked “Halo” player, Alex Hebert-Ruiz is now at Microsoft, where she advocates for Xbox LIVE Arcade games when she’s not playing “Halo 4.” REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 26, 2012 — Alex Hebert-Ruiz remembers the day she got … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
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Adolescents with Autism Spend Free Time Using Solitary, Screen-Based Media

*MU researcher encourages capitalization on interest in screen-based technology, cautions against overuse* COLUMBIA, Mo. – Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) tend to be fascinated by screen-based technology. A new study by a University of Missouri researcher found that adolescents … Continue reading

May 10, 2011
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comScore Reports $38 Billion in Q1 2011 U.S. Retail E-Commerce Spending, Up 12 Percent vs. Year Ago

*comScore Chairman Gian Fulgoni to Present Update on Q1 2011 E-Commerce Trends in Upcoming Webinar* RESTON, VA, May 10, 2011 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its Q1 2011 U.S. retail e-commerce sales estimates, … Continue reading

April 15, 2011
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Fable Creator Blames Success on Baked Beans, Happy Accidents

*Peter Molyneux, creator of the popular “Fable” games series and head of Microsoft Game Studios in Europe, recalls the highs and lows of a 22-year career in video games – a career that was just honored by two lifetime achievement … Continue reading

November 23, 2010
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Amazon.it Launches Today, Providing Vast Selection, Significant Savings and Great Convenience for Italian Online Shoppers

New Site Offers Everyday Low Prices on Books, DVD, Music, Video Games and Consumer Electronics – just in time for Christmas shopping Amazon Prime membership program is available with unlimited free guaranteed 2-3-day delivery at an annual fee of 9.99 … Continue reading