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Premium-Inhalt. , it seems, may finally have tromped across the proverbial bridge too far. The online PC games storefront with the sales leverage of a lion but the transparency of a two-way mirror reportedly signed a deal with Activision to load its Steamworks technology into retail and digitally distributed PC copies of Modern Warfare 2, and its online competitors are bristling.
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Premium-Inhalt. If you love , but hate the idea of pre-dawn lines, surly shoppers, and the risk of bodily harm just to score a bargain or , major U.S. retailers have an alternative: Why not shop early? Some pre-Black Friday sales start Saturday, Nov. 7. Start brewing the coffee now.
Premium-Inhalt. Spencer's Retail was formed when the RPG Group and Dairy Farm International (JV partners in Foodworld Supermarkets) decided to part ways. As a result 48 Foodworld stores and other Music World stores were merged with RPG's hypermarket format. On the backend, the merger created chaos: different businesses had different IT systems and multiple article masters with different merchandise hierarchies. These made it next to impossible for executives to get a handle on the business, conduct accounting, and create consolidated reports - leave alone opening new stores.
Premium-Inhalt. has a report from a recent Nintendo investor briefing that the company's CEO, Satoru Iwata, has adamantly denied that rival companies and their competing technology have caused Nintendo to lose ground, stating "I cannot understand at all why some people come to think that Nintendo has lost its edge as soon as they hear such news that other companies are newly applying for motion sensing technology."
Premium-Inhalt. According to mobile analytics provider the release of Motorola's eagerly-anticipated Android 2.0 smartphone the "Droid" has provoked renewed interest in application development for Google's smartphone OS. Apparently, new Android development projects have increased some 94 percent since news of the more powerful Google handset leaked out. Games developers, in particular, have shown far more interest, in part due to the fact that developers now have access to Bluetooth connectivity (for multiplayer connections) and support for HTML5, which will allow browser-based web games to behave much more like downloaded apps. "Flurry market data shows that Android continues to gain interest from application developers, and that iPhone is no longer the only game in town," said Flurry president Simon Khalaf. Developers who used to develop only for iPhone are now adding Android applications to their line up in record numbers."
Premium-Inhalt. Halo Waypoint is being dubbed "the new virtual home for all things Halo." Launched yesterday as part of the Xbox Live service, Waypoint will serve as a social hub for Halo players, as well as a place to go for daily updates of Halo-related content. Microsoft promises "daily updates of fresh, exciting content such as developer interviews, trailers and screenshots, exclusive video footage, community activities and the latest Halo news."
Premium-Inhalt. In a blog post regarding the release and ongoing support of Doom Classic on the iPhone, Id Software technical director John Carmack shared his musings on possible future projects for the device. "We do read all the reviews in the App store," he stated, "and we do plan on supporting Doom Classic with updates. Everything is still an experiment for us on the iPhone, and we are learning lessons with each product. At this point, we do not plan on making free lite versions of future products, since we didn't notice anything worth the effort with Wolfenstein, and other developers have reported similar findings."
Premium-Inhalt. In a statement from the , a representative stated that the Game Boy was admitted to its "National Toy Hall of Fame" because of its role as a major industry innovator. "Nintendo Game Boy transformed the electronic-games market by popularizing handheld gaming. No video-game platform did more to put gamers "on the go" than this invention. And go they did, bringing their gaming experience to school, to summer camp, and to the back seat of the family automobile. Over the past two decades, Game Boy has become synonymous with hand-held gaming fun. Its portability and efficient design, ability to allow simultaneous multiplayer gaming, and scores of intriguing games (like Tetris and Super Mario Land, featuring Nintendo's already-iconic character Mario) make it a true innovator."
Premium-Inhalt. Comic book fan Shel Dorf founded the Comic-Con convention in 1970, and at the first event just 300 people showed up. This year, at the Comic-Con International event in San Diego more than 125,000 comic book, sci-fi, and video game aficionados showed up to rub shoulders with their heroes and get a sneak look at upcoming movies, TV shows and games.
Premium-Inhalt. Before Brutal Legend, there was . Tim Schafer's exploration of the inner workings of the mind was highly regarded when it was released in 2005, but sadly wasn't quite the commercial success that many fans felt it should be. It has since been revived as part of the program on Xbox Live, and now, as part of a deal between online service and Majesco, the (entirely DRM-free) PC version can be .
Premium-Inhalt. Big news from Linden Lab: The company has an open beta for Second Life Enterprise, and says it is planning a marketplace for enterprise applications and virtual goods such as collaboration tools and business environments.
Premium-Inhalt. What does Google know about you and when did they know it? Those are the questions Google claims it's trying to answer with .
Premium-Inhalt. It's a natural thing to want to improve one's self, no matter which aspect of it needs enhancement. And for a cosmetics and skin care firm like Forever Flawless, helping others improve their physical appearances entailed improving their company's business processes first. That is one of the reasons why they made the decision to take their business under the knife and undergo a major technological facelift.
Premium-Inhalt. Back in August, Apple entered the era of . Today, Speedmark test suite enters the Snow Leopard's den.
Premium-Inhalt. Information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure acts like a powerful magnet for business opportunities and other economic benefits.
Premium-Inhalt. Infonetics Research has released its new Fixed and Mobile Subscribers market forecast report. The communications industry market research firm predicts the number of worldwide mobile subscribers to reach 5.9 billion by 2013. It also expects the number of PON FTTH subscribers worldwide to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 32 per cent from 2008 to 2013.
Premium-Inhalt. for iPhone and iPod touch, which normally retails at £17.99 (US$30), for this weekend only will be available at a 30 per discount worldwide via the Apple App Store.
Premium-Inhalt. A is exiting stealth mode with technology that reduces power and by analyzing the energy consumption of IT equipment and applications.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Aviation Administration today said it would streamline the environmental review part of permit applications for the launch and/or reentry of suborbital rockets to help bolster a commercial space market.
Premium-Inhalt. The general consensus on the is that while it's a very strong device, it still doesn't match the iPhone.
Premium-Inhalt. Following the release last Monday of its 8 CG landscape design software for 3D pros, has launched a line of Vue 8 products for digital artists.