Read the whole thing.It's just marketing. It's not even particularly brilliant marketing. It's hype for hype's sake. But the irony is that the slogan, "BELIEVE," is the problem with all marketing towards the hardcore gamer. We (and I mean me) read everything. We watch everything. We drool over the plate-scraps of developers. We BELIEVE in capital letters. We want to believe. Our belief that what is coming tomorrow is better than today is unshakable. Boy are we stupid.
Patent reform bills currently pending in Congress include a "dangerous" requirement that would effectively outsource the patent search, "allowing applicants to contract searches to anyone, including foreign entities," the Patent Office Professional Association wrote in a new policy paper.
Just in time for the second anniversary of Katrina, M$ is running a sickeningly cynical Vista sale and using Lousiana state resources to do it:
Controversial adware outfit Zango has withdrawn legal proceedings against anti-spyware firm PC Tools. The decision follows its failure to persuade a court to issue a temporary restraining order that would have prevented PC Tools from classifying Zango's software as potentially malicious. Both firms hail the outcome of the case as a victory.
Administration: An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president. -- Ambrose Bierce