Not able to buy a house in the Bay Area? Now there is a way you can, and make money like a landlord, but it all happens in a virtual world. Owning property virtually is a new frontier for the Web.N...
With 60,000 square feet of retail and warehouse space, Sierra Snowboard is as real a bricks-and-mortar business as you can get. And like many businesses, the sports equipment store in Sacramento, C...
Rick Schwartz seems bullish on Florida's economy. After all, he's the virtual governor.Schwartz, a Boca Raton resident, recently dropped $18,047 to buy the state - and theaccompanying gubernatorial...
Meet Tony D'Andrea, the "other" mayor of Kelowna. D'Andrea is not only the virtual mayor of Kelowna, he bought the whole city. D'Andrea found a new Canadian website called Weblo.com that allows ...
Gartner Research reported that 80% of Active Internet Users will be in virtual worlds by 2011. They also noted that moving into fantasy worlds like Second Life or World of Warcraft may prove les...
EDMONTON - Meet the new premier of Alberta and B.C. -- Gela Chisholm of St.Albert.She bought both provinces on weblo.com, the new virtual world that's sort of Monopolyfor real money.So why would...
Kids who immerse themselves in Club Penguin, the online virtual world for youngsters from 8 to 14, can chat with friends' penguin avatars in icicle-covered cafes and earn coins for accessories l...
As a tool of communication and technology sharing, the Internet has become a powerful force that is difficult to control. According to Castells the Internet has become the center for libertarian value...
This article investigates such important aspect of virtual reality as the Internet. Understanding other people's languages, cultures, etiquettes and taboos is necessary for every person. Nowadays it i...
This article is concentrated on the Internet phenomenon and on the spreading of the Internet culture and its effects on people. Manuel Castells is broadly regarded as the chief analyst of the Informat...