Second Life

  • Another smash hit for Stephenie Meyer July 2, 2010

    New York: Stephenie Meyer, author of the "Twilight Saga", has yet another smash hit on her hands. "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: an Eclipse Novella" has scored sales of more than 1 million copies in the U.S. since its June 5 release. Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers said,...
  • Stephenie Meyer's latest for Twihards only! June 15, 2010

    A Twihard reads The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner - an Eclipse novella by Stephenie Meyer Stephenie Meyer needs no introduction, that is, unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple of years as the phenomenon that is Twilight exploded across our universe. If you don't know...
  • Caught in Net: Couple divorces over virtual affair November 17, 2008

    London: A British woman is divorcing her husband after discovering his online alter-ego was having an affair with a virtual woman in the fantasy world of Second Life, media reported on Friday. Amy Taylor, 28, said her three-year marriage to David Pollard, 40, came to an end when she twice...
  • Online divorcee jailed for killing virtual hubby October 25, 2008

    Tokya: A 43-year-old Japanese woman whose sudden divorce in a virtual game world made her so angry that she killed her online husband's digital persona has been arrested on suspicion of hacking, police said on Thursday. The woman, who is jailed on suspicion of illegally accessing a computer and manipulating electronic...
  • Can't afford the actual one? Try virtual holidays July 5, 2007

    New Delhi: The Internet is now revolutionising holidays, brining with them a new kind of web vacation experience. Virtual holidays are the latest trend in the cyber world. The luggage required for this holiday is a high-speed Internet connection, a credit card and a tech avatar and one is ready to...
  • Create online ego, get a second life June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: People who are bullied at work or in school may not be able to escape their tormentors in the virtual world, researchers are quoted as saying by Daily Mail. Millions of people have logged on to Second Life, an internet craze which allows a user to create an...
  • IBM to open islands in virtual world December 13, 2006

    San Francisco: IBM Corp is launching an ambitious marketing campaign in the hip virtual world "Second Life." Big Blue has developed 12 "virtual islands," and most will be open to anyone with a Second Life account starting next week. Other areas will remain private haunts for about 800 IBM employees –...
  • Reuters opens virtual news bureau October 16, 2006

    San Francisco/New York: Reuters Group Plc is opening a news bureau in the simulation game Second Life this week, joining a race by corporate name brands to take part in the hottest virtual world on the Internet. Starting on Wednesday, Reuters plans to begin publishing text, photo and video news...