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g1nG3Rj0urNAl157 (2926785) writes "Leap Motion was one of the many companies that participated in early April's NASA’s Space Apps Challenge, the NASA incubator innovation program. Thousands of people are involved from over 100 cities, while the company supplied seven host cities around the world with devices for the challenge.
Teams will be able to use the Leap Motion Controller to create and manipulate 3D experiences. Real-world use cases include:
Operating a Mars rover remotely to collect specimens
Manipulation of 3D data clusters
Space navigation around the solar system" Link to Original Source top
California's anti-game senator Leland Yee arrested on corruption, bribery charge
g1nG3Rj0urNAl157 (2926785) writes "Democratic California state senator Leland Yee, an outspoken critic of the video game industry, has been arrested on bribery and corruption charges. The FBI nabbed the politician this morning during a sting operation, sources have told NBC Bay Area. Yee represents District 8, which includes video game development hotbeds like San Francisco and San Mateo County. Gamers know him as the man who put forth the much-publicized violent game law that the United States Supreme Court struck down in 2011." Link to Original Source top
Washington taxi group sues to shut down Uber in Seattle
g1nG3Rj0urNAl157 (2926785) writes "The Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association has filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. in King County Superior Court, saying the company that began a ride-sharing service last year in Seattle has an "unlawful and deceptive business practice which harms the economic interests of taxicab drivers."" Link to Original Source