The new tech making game preservation more authentic and future-proof

Digital Eclipse is looking to change that, using a mix of technology and attention to historical detail to ensure that the classics of gaming remain in circulation in a cost-effective, accurate, and respectful manner. “Classic games are being devalu

Georgia Tech fraternity under investigation for alleged racial harassment

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity at The Georgia Institute of Technology is under investigation after allegedly shouting racial slurs at a black female student. The student says that on Aug. 11 she was getting into her car after work at around 6:45 p

Guatemalans Rally Against President Perez Amid Corruption Scandals

GUATEMALA CITY—Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets Thursday to demand that President Otto Perez resign, amid the country's biggest political crisis since the end of the civil war nearly two decades ago. Waving blue-and-white nationa

Top Judge Becomes Greece’s First Female Prime Minister

Vassiliki Thanou, Greece's top supreme court judge, was sworn in Thursday as a caretaker head of the government, becoming the country's first female prime minister. Thanou and her Cabinet will run the troubled country at least until early elections are

The View From the Classroom: A Response to ‘The Ed-Tech Unicorn’

In his guest post, Saperstein seems to be making the argument that amazing technology is to come to the classroom, but only if the people making education-focused technology don't mind getting a few bloody noses, allowing themselves to “fail forwa

Migrant crisis: Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds

Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized off the Libyan city of Zuwara, residents and officials say. The first boat, which signalled for help early on Thursday, had nearly 50 people on board. The second

Virginia Tech football players apparently assessed fines for missing meals … – Richmond Times

Babcock's comments came after Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster told media members, “We're going to look at doing that. Some people got in trouble for getting up and punishing people at 6 a.m. in the morning. You need some discipline and I think ...

Truck of corpses, new shipwreck intensify Europe’s migrant crisis

PARNDORF, Austria As many as 50 corpses were found in a parked truck in Austria on Thursday, and another migrant boat sank off Libya, deepening a crisis that is overwhelming Europe and throwing up new tragedies by the day. The abandoned ...

Polish official ‘convinced’ that mystery Nazi train exists

FILE 2012: Part of a subterranean system built by Nazi Germany in what is today Gluszyca-Osowka, Poland. (AP). WARSAW, Poland – A leading Polish cultural official said Thursday he is "convinced" of the existence of a Nazi treasure train that has been ...

Polish official ‘convinced’ that mystery Nazi train exists

FILE 2012: Part of a subterranean system built by Nazi Germany in what is today Gluszyca-Osowka, Poland. (AP). WARSAW, Poland – A leading Polish cultural official said Thursday he is "convinced" of the existence of a Nazi treasure train that has been ...

Guatemalans Rally Against President Perez Amid Corruption Scandals

GUATEMALA CITY—Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets Thursday to demand that President Otto Perez resign, amid the country's biggest political crisis since the end of the civil war nearly two decades ago. Waving blue-and-white nationa

Guatemalans Rally Against President Perez Amid Corruption Scandals

GUATEMALA CITY—Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets Thursday to demand that President Otto Perez resign, amid the country's biggest political crisis since the end of the civil war nearly two decades ago. Waving blue-and-white nationa

Man charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS – A suburban St. Louis man was charged Thursday with killing a 9-year-old girl who was sitting on her mother's bed doing her homework when shots were fired into her home. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch charged De'Eris Brown, 21

Man charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS – A suburban St. Louis man was charged Thursday with killing a 9-year-old girl who was sitting on her mother's bed doing her homework when shots were fired into her home. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch charged De'Eris Brown, 21

Deliberations begin in prep school rape trial

Jury deliberations began Thursday in a rape case that put the teen accuser under withering cross-examination, derailed the defendant's Harvard aspirations and threw a harsh spotlight on an illustrious, 159-year-old prep school. The jury of nine men and ...

Deliberations begin in prep school rape trial

Jury deliberations began Thursday in a rape case that put the teen accuser under withering cross-examination, derailed the defendant's Harvard aspirations and threw a harsh spotlight on an illustrious, 159-year-old prep school. The jury of nine men and ...

Labor board ruling puts more companies on hook for franchise workers

A federal labor ruling released Thursday could put thousands of companies on the hook for workplace disputes and union-organizing matters involving temporary and franchise workers. The National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-2 ruling splitting the boa

Clinton Likens GOP’s Views on Women to Those of Terrorists

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" ...

Labor board ruling puts more companies on hook for franchise workers

A federal labor ruling released Thursday could put thousands of companies on the hook for workplace disputes and union-organizing matters involving temporary and franchise workers. The National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-2 ruling splitting the boa

Truck of corpses, new shipwreck intensify Europe’s migrant crisis

PARNDORF, Austria As many as 50 corpses were found in a parked truck in Austria on Thursday, and another migrant boat sank off Libya, deepening a crisis that is overwhelming Europe and throwing up new tragedies by the day. The abandoned ...

For AI Startups, The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times

So it goes with startups in hot tech markets all the time, but AI is especially hot these days, thanks to big breakthroughs that have been applied to improve speech and image recognition. That's making for lots of new opportunities, and lots