Fifth Annual SOE Competition to Award $10,000 Scholarship

Sony Online Entertainment has just announced their fifth annual "Gamers In Real Life" (G.I.R.L.) scholarship competition. Although the acronym has always mildly annoyed me, I think the program itself is great. Winners receive $10,000 in scholarship funds and the opportunity for a paid internship at SOE's San Diego… » 2/17/12 10:40am 2/17/12 10:40am

Kinect Helps High School Duo Win $100,000 National Science Prize

Who says gaming can't lead to a higher education? Ziyuan Liu and Cassee Cain of Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge are splitting a $100,000 college scholarship awarded in the Siemens Foundation's annual high school science competition after creating a Kinect-powered application that uses Microsoft's magical camera to… » 12/05/11 5:20pm 12/05/11 5:20pm