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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 14, 2005

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Microsoft Corp. is making an unprecedented effort to woo Japanese gamers with its new Xbox 360 game console, but analysts say it will be lucky if it can put a dent in Sony Corp's PlayStation following.

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Warning: online game playing can be hazardous to health. So far, such a warning -- usually reserved for addictive products like cigarettes and liquor -- has yet to appear on the growing stable of online game titles rapidly gaining popularity in Asia. But that could soon change.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.