Kevin Spacey launches theatre arts academy in Middle East

Kevin-SpaceyOscar-winning actor & theater producer Kevin Spacey on Sunday announced plans to launch a theatre arts academy in the Middle East to promote theatre culture in the region.

According to a report published in the New York Times, the Kevin Spacey Foundation will join hands with Crescent Investments chief executive Badr Jafar to offer classes and workshops in everything related to theatre, ranging from acting to stage design.

Angry Birds’ Super Bowl ad features embedded code for new level

Angry-BirdsAngry Birds’ Super Bowl commercial aired this Sunday featured an embedded code, which unlocks a secret level in the popular game.

The thirty-second commercial, which depicts Blu flapping his way through a sequence of weird situations, highlight the Angry Birds Rio application for phones and tablets.

Watson to compete with Jeopardy champions this month

JeopardyWatson, a computer built by IBM, will compete with the champions of the US popular quiz show Jeopardy.

This month, the US quiz show Jeopardy will position two of its past champions against IBM’s super-intelligent computer Watson, which knows everything from children's fictions to the musical oeuvre of Maurice Chevalier, and is capable of answering questions in a soft digital voice.

Undead Labs confirms zombie game ‘Class 3' for Xbox Live

gameWashington-based Undead Labs has announced that it would create an open world zombie-survival game, codenamed Class 3, in collaboration with Microsoft.

The open world zombie-survival game, which has been scheduled to launch on Xbox Live Arcade for the Microsoft Xbox 360, will let players to answer how they would react in the face of zombie apocalypse.

Google’s Matt Cutts expresses surprise over Bing denial

Google’s Matt Cutts expresses surprise over Bing denialGoogle Principal Engineer Matt Cutts expressed surprise at the degree at which Microsoft denied claims that its search engine Bing is a copycat.

Expressing surprise on Microsoft’s strong denial, Matt Cutts wrote in his personal blog, “I didn’t expect that Microsoft would deny the claims so strongly.”

HTC Inspire 4G available for pre-order

HTC Inspire 4G available for pre-orderThe HTC Inspire 4G can now be pre-ordered from retailer RadioShack, which is offering the smartphone for $99 with a two-year contract.

Pre-ordering customers will get a $30 accessory credit which in actual fact means that pre-ordering customers will receive a free case.

Its affordable price tag is expected to allow it to compete with rivals, such as the Apple iPhone and the Motorola Droid X, efficiently.

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