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3D Realms are at it again, posting another job ad on Gamasutra (for senior and junior programmers). Sure, there's nothing special about a developer looking to hire. In fact, it happens everyday. But it's not every day that we see a screenshot from (cue the music) Duke Nukem Forever.
Digg Inc., which operates a news aggregation Web site that lets users determine the placement of stories through voting, last week found itself at the center of what some analysts and academics are calling a test case on who has control over user-generated content on social networking sites. What happened on Digg.com was described even more trenchantly as "an Internet riot" by many bloggers and online posters. And the outcome was clear: The rioters won.
The once legendary Commodore brand has returned to the UK as a high-end, customised PC supplier.
Once famous as the maker of the incredibly successful Commodore 64 system in the 1980s, the brand is hoping to rekindle its gaming spark with the opening of its online store.
Or just skip the article and go to the web site: http://www.polarrose.com/ (not much to see on the web site yet).Polar Rose is a new search engine now being tested that will allow you to find anyone in any photo on any site. Type in the name of a person you know, and find pictures of that person all over the web, on sites like MySpace or blog pages using face-recognition technology.
It's not even April 1st, but I got a huge laugh out of this one.In a surprisingly ambitious report, called Apple Should License the Mac to Dell, Gartner says Apple should concentrate on what it does best — create software — and make use of Dell's production and distribution infrastructure.
While the ideas aren't new, direct support by the hardware companies is pretty cool.Even before its merger with AMD closes, ATI plans to charge the server market with a new type of graphics product that could shake up the high performance computing scene. Advocates of ATI's technology say it could create a lucrative new revenue stream for the company and add some weight to the ATI/AMD marriage. ATI has invited reporters to a Sept. 29 event in San Francisco at which it will reveal "a new class of processing known as Stream Computing." The company has refused to divulge much more about the event other than the vague "stream computing" reference. The Register, however, has learned that a product called FireStream will likely be the star of the show.
It is impossible to travel faster than light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off. -- Woody Allen