Obama’s face appears in 18 video games

Have you played any Burnout Paradise lately? Notice anything unusual? Anything, say, like the democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama plastered on a virtual billboard beside the blown up words "Early Voting Has Begun"?

Published on: October 17th, 2008 Matt Peckham

Gates talks connected entertainment with unveiling of Windows home server

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMicrosoft Corp. is at a crucial point in its expanding efforts in the consumer arena. Company Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates used his keynote address at the International

Published on: January 7th, 2007 Marc Ferranti


Microsoft's move to create its own-brand digital music player and services may hurt its existing partners more than it impacts against Apple's iPod, an analyst warned Monday. American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu

Published on: July 25th, 2006 Macworld staff

Microsoft countersues Lucent in Xbox row

Microsoft Corp. has filed a countersuit against Lucent Technologies Inc. in a dispute over Microsoft's alleged misuse of patented technology in its Xbox 360 games console. In court papers filed Monday, Microsoft denied

Published on: May 17th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

Quick Hits

Fired pizza-loving programmer wins prizeEmployees be forewarned: grabbing that leftover snack could lead to getting the sack. James Garrison, previously a software developer for a mortgage firm, recently won an Internet contest for

Published on: September 29th, 2005 No Author

XNA is all fun and games

One of the brightest young coding talents I know aspires to be a game developer. His reasoning: games are the best way of demonstrating technology advancements to the average person. The demand for

Published on: September 16th, 2004 Robert Cooney

Intel misses revenue, earnings expectations

Intel Corp.'s recent warning of lower second-quarter revenue proved true Tuesday, as the Santa Clara, Calif. chip maker announced revenue of US$6.32 billion and net income of US$446 million.The company also announced that

Published on: July 16th, 2002 Tom Krazit

Carleton IT students to use telco lab

More than 400 Carleton University engineering students will have access to a new sophisticated telecommunications laboratory that will enable them to achieve hands-on experience and research excellence in emerging Internet Protocol technologies. IP

Published on: October 4th, 2001 No Author