Top 25 public gaming companies earned $54.1 billion last year, industry up 10% overall

Eric David | April 20th

The video game industry shows no signs of slowing as the global game market grew 10.4 percent in 2014, according to research firm Newzoo. Last year, the top 25 companies in gaming earned of $54.1 billion in...»

How the desire for Jedi killed Star Wars Galaxies

Eric David | April 20th

While the "New Game Enhancement" update is considered by many to be the death blow that eventually killed Star Wars Galaxies, former creative director Raph Koster says the seeds for the game's...»

Teradata rolls out warehouse appliance, adds virtualization feature

Paul Gillin | April 20th

While Teradata Corp.’s recent acquisitions should leave little doubt that the data warehousing giant is serious about distributed Hadoop Big Data, the company is also demonstrating that it hasn't forgotten about the big integrated appliances that...»

Hands on review with TREZOR, the Bitcoin hardware wallet

Kyt Dotson | April 20th

On February 1st 2015, I bought 0.4091 BTC ($119 at the time) from Coinbase to purchase a Trezor. The transaction with the website went extremely smoothly, I put in my information, address, sundry for the order and the...»

Sony Xperia Z4 quietly launches with few minor upgrades

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

Sony Corp. has quietly launched its flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z4, in Japan. If you’re wondering why the quiet launch, it might be due to the fact that the device doesn’t have any outstanding...»

Steam now limits features until you spend at least $5

Eric David | April 20th

Valve Corp's Steam Client is one of the most popular digital distribution platforms in gaming, reaching several million concurrent users each day. As with any...»

What you missed in the Smart World: Smart devices, new partnerships and a smart drone

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

This week’s Smart World Series features a new smart drone, startups that help you retrofit your smart home, a new round of funding for a mobile vision company, and new devices and partnerships for the connected world. For those...»

NetApp takes cloud computing to a higher level through flexibility | #AWSSummit

Filicia Morrison | April 20th

“Cloud computing,” by definition, refers to the on-demand delivery of IT resources. Cloud computing provides a simple way to access servers, storage, databases and a broad set of application services over the Internet with a pay-as-you-go pricing. Amazon...»

Facebook makes “big strides” in fighting fake likes

Eric David | April 20th

It may seem strange that people would be willing to spend money on fake likes on Facebook, but it is a big enough problem that Facebook has been forced to continuously create new systems to combat...»

Using Docker in production just got a lot easier

Maria Deutscher | April 20th

Hot on the heels of Wikibon releasing its recommendations for CIOs to start factoring containers into their plans, Docker, Inc. has enhanced its hugely popular flavor of the emerging virtualization paradigm to take more of the...»