Computer learns human language to teach itself to play games

MIT's developed a machine-learning system that allows a computer to read the instructions for playing Civilization - in one of several different languages - and improve its game.

iPhone iOS4 problems require new level help

Apple releases phone troubleshooting manuals online. IT managers clamber for iPhones to save tech support jobs.

Ubisoft will no longer print video game manuals

Something will feel different when you open that video game box later this year if it's a Ubisoft product: that little instruction booklet that has become a staple of the industry won't be there.