EA Sues Zynga For Copying Sims Game
Read the document. Zynga even copied the exact same RGB values for the 8 skin tones. EXACT same.
Google Kills Desktop Search and Gadgets
That's still working, right?
New Attack Can Disable Phones Via SMS
My Palm Pre already locks up and sometimes reboots when I get a regular SMS from anybody.
I hate my phone.
Apple Passes $300B Market Cap, 2nd In the World
As the iPhone and iPad continue to succeed, Apple neglects the original iPod more and more. Especially anything with a hard drive. I miss the days of dedicated music players.
Microsoft Cancels Bing Cashback Program
It seemed like 2/3 of the posts on bargain hunting sites were focused around using this to buy stuff, and it made shopping online a real chore to make sure it went through and to wait to get the money back later. There was always an immense guilt if you didn't use it and I spent too much time crunching numbers.
China Warns Google To Obey Or Leave
They're pulling out because on top of all the bullshit censoring, they were CONSTANTLY attempted to be hacked by the GOVERNMENT. That's why they're leaving. It's not worth it.
Dirty Coding Tricks To Make a Deadline
Towards the end of my projects we had lots of similar hacks. But we have it on a separate BRANCH, IDENTIFY it as a hack so it doesn't get reverse-integrated AND we #define it with the game name around it so it WON'T happen in the other games.
SixApart Sells LiveJournal to Russian Media Company
I didn't know you could call murder of news reporters a 'wonder for the economy.'