So all that hidden geometry is there to make sure anyone with anything less than a top-end GPU basically chokes to death rendering unseen details. Great way to move those premium class GPUs!
“Over the last 18 months, SpyEye has made a lot of headlines, especially when it was revealed that the development team behind the malware was effectively merging it with that of the older Zeus code,”
Calling this technique "culturomics" makes it sound like it is some new field, and that analysis of this type has never been undertaken before. It is actually called bibliometrics, and it has been around for decades. Digital resources such as Google books allow now much larger amounts of data to be analyzed than was possible in the past, but this isn't some new field just invented by these researchers.
By "smartphone," don't you really just mean the iPhone? Game devs certainly aren't making a run for the booming Android goldmine. Also, the only genre that touchscreen controls aren't so hot in is traditional action games (platformers, shooters, fighters) where you have to move your character around with fast reaction times. Everything else works pretty damn well, I've found.
The headline is a bit misleading... "Police Sgt. John M. Delaney, aide to Commissioner William J. Fitchet, said Sedergren filed the complaint personally, not on behalf of the Police Department. “If officer Sedergren feels his rights were violated under the law then he has the opportunity to make his case in court, just like everyone else,” Delaney said." The Police did not file, a police officer filed.