The United States House of Representatives passed a unanimous resolution to ban UN regulation of the internet. The UN plans to transfer control over key components of the internet to the ITU (International Telecommunication Union), voting which will be held in Dubai.
IPKeys, a company which provides services in cyber security, system integration, training and more, has licensed the Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games and Applied Research Associates (ARA) to for the creation of IGAME, an advanced Warfighter military simulator.
Microsoft's big social networking project, Socl (pronounced "social") opened doors to everyone with a Microsoft or Facebook ID. It bears a more decentralized "pinteresting" look over what was shown last year. Its underlying idea is collaboration enhanced by search.
File this one under, "What the heck were they thinking?" Square Enix released a Facebook app promoting their game Hitman Absolution that allowed users of Facebook to place "hits" on their friends for reasons that are not only offensive but in absolute bad taste.
Mozilla has launched Facebook Messenger for Firefox as an add-on feature. The new Messenger is built on a new Social API for the Web which lets you chat with friends and stay connected with the updates wherever you go on the web, without needing to switch between tabs.
Apple finally launched its iTunes Store service in 56 countries, which include Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa. The service allows customers from those parts of the world to buy music in their local currencies, who were till now redirected to the UK or US stores.
In less than 24 hours the latest expansion to the hit Sci-Fi Space MMO, Eve Online, will be ready for player consumption. This is Eve's 18th expansion pack and, as always, is released free of charge to its subscribing customers. Time to sharpen that bounty hunter skill.
A massive bug swept Tumblr this morning and infected some of the biggest blogs. Fortunately, Tumblr reacted quickly and within a few hours worm was removed and the issue was permanently fixed. Sites that were infected seem to have returned to normal.
Back in the 2009, founder of WhatsApp application offered Facebook to purchase the app, but they turned them down. Since then, WhatsApp has become so popular, serving up to 1 billion messages per day. After seeing its potential, Facebook has been in talks to acquire it.
Major record companies in U.K. wants to censor requests to the Pirate Bay. On Thursday the British Phonographic Industry, the U.K. counterpart of RIAA, reportedly sent a letter to British Pirate Bay demanding that the Pirate Bay proxy must be shutdown.
Yesterday, NCSoft pulled the plug on City Of Heroes. For eight years CoH has brought the thrill and excitement of playing a super hero to thousands of fans. Crimefighters everywhere will miss the game and it will long be remembered as a hallmark MMO game.
Curiosity, a gaming experiment by Peter Molyneux and 22Cans, was released a couple of weeks ago but what is it ... or maybe more importantly why? What is it that attracts so many people to such a simple concept? What makes them curious enough to continue?
Game publisher Zynga and Facebook are no longer as synonomous as they were previously. Revealed in an SEC filing, the social gaming company is no longer getting a special deal from Facebook and is free to publish games on any social network that it chooses.
It's only natural for China's biggest internet search engine, Baidu, to have a handheld device branded after it. Unlike its American counterpart, it doesn't have the luxury of its own operating system and app store just yet. Nevertheless Baidu is in it for a big slice.
Microsoft's search engine arm, Bing, is launching a national campaign to inform consumers about Google's "pay-to-rank" practice when they use Google's search engine. It's an effort to inform the public about fair and honest search results, and the risks to consumers.
Want to see your face beamed to the universe at Times Square but don't have big corporate dough? It's Google to the rescue. As part of its Chromebook "For Everyone" campaign, it's letting you upload pictures and captions, which will be displayed on a large screen.
What's the next logical step when you find out people use your game console more for watching TV shows, live TV streams, and movies online? You turn it into a cheaper set-top box. Post the arrival of next-generation Xbox "Durango" the 360 could get compacted further.
Those planning to toss out their Xbox 360 for a Wii U can rejoice, as the for the indispensible YouTube app is over. Not only will you be able to watch videos at 1080p on your TV, but also browse through what to play next, preview, and comment using the controller.