All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Trials’

‘Trials Frontier’ Comes to iOS on April 10

The PC beta for Trials Fusion began last week and fans of the twitch-skill 2D motorbike puzzle games are now the game’s new tracks, modes, and features. The game is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 on April 16. Before these more dedicated gamers get a chance to play Trials Fusion, however, publisher Ubisoft …

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Trials Fusion Tricks Its Way To Consoles, PC On April 16

At last year’s E3, Ubisoft introduced us to two new games in the successful Trials franchise – Trials Fusion for consoles and PC, and Trials Frontier for mobile. Today, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer for the home console version. In a new trailer for Trials Fusion, we’re treated to a look at what’s being described as the best looking …

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New Genital Herpes Vaccine Trial Begins

With the HPV vaccine a success for preventing cervical cancer, doctors are now turning to the treatment of an even more common sexually transmitted infection – herpes. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week announced that it is sponsoring a clinical trial of a genital herpes vaccine. The trial will be led by the National Institute of Allergy …

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‘Trials Frontier’ Coming to Mobile This Fall

The Trials series earned a privileged place in gaming with a combination of irreverent, sadistic humor and a punishing difficulty curve. The latest game in the series, Trials Evolution, set sales records on the Xbox 360 when it was released. Now, with a new Trials game on the horizon, Ubisoft has announced a mobile companion game titled Trails Frontier. Frontier …

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Threatening Facebook Post Following Zimmerman Verdict Lands Man in Jail

If you happened to log on to Facebook or Twitter in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty decision, well, you probably saw your fair share of sharply-worded posts. The acquittal sparked massive social media protests – and to a lesser degree social media defenses. But what happens when you take your frustration and anger a little bit too …

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George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparked 4 Times As Many Angry Tweets As Supportive Ones

If you were on Twitter during the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict, you probably noticed that the majority of tweets referencing the trial did not support the decision. Hashtags like #justicefortrayvon and #nojustice spread quickly, as many users expressed shock, outrage, and sadness. Pew Research has crunched the numbers and used statistical patterns to identify the breakdown …

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Juror B37: Book Deal Killed with an Online Petition and Some Help from Twitter

On Monday morning, news broke that one of the jurors responsible for George Zimmerman’s acquittal was gearing up to write a book and that she already had the backing of a literary agent. Less than 24 hours later, the book deal no longer existed. Here’s how a petition and the power of Twitter combined to nip it in the bud. …

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Arias Jury in Tears During Sentencing Testimony

After being delayed due to a bomb scare, the sentencing phase of Jodi Arias’ trial has begun. Arias was found guilty last week for the brutal murder of her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Alexander’s body was found in a shower at his home with a slit throat, nearly 30 stab wounds, and a bullet wound to the head. Now, the …

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Trayvon Martin Shouts Analyzed in Court

Over one year ago, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed while walking from a convenience store to his home in his Florida neighborhood. The shooter, George Zimmerman, claims that he shot Martin in self-defense, but he is now on trial for the 17-year-old’s murder. This week, a pre-trial hearing for Zimmerman’s trial turned to the topic of the shouts heard …

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O.J. Simpson: One Hand Free in Court Hearing

In October 2012, the armed robbery and kidnapping case for which O.J. Simpson was convicted in 2008 was reopened. Simpson is currently serving 33 years in prison for the charges, but the former football star is hoping to get a new trial. He is claiming that he is entitled to a new trial due to his lawyers’ ineptness during the …

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Facebook’s ‘Timeline’ Trademark Trial Delayed

With no explanation, a U.S. District Judge has delayed the trial that has Facebook on the defensive over its “Timeline” product. The case involves Chicago-based Timelines.com, a site that allows users to create interactive “timelines” based on historical events. Back in October of 2011, they sued Facebook for trademark infringement just weeks after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the new …

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Facebook’s Timelines Trial Gets Underway

This morning, Facebook begins its defense of its Timeline product against a website who claims that its continued use amounts to trademark infringement. The website, Timelines.com, lets users create and edit “timelines” of historical events. They sued Facebook back in October of 2011, just weeks after Facebook announced their new Timeline product at the company’s f8 conference. As of now, …

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