Week in review: Game on for Sony
Sony joins the motion controller wars, and broadband gets ready for a big leap. Also: SXSWi goes geolocation.
Sony is making a play for motion control dominance.
The entertainment and technology giant this week unveiled the Move, a small device that looks like a microphone and represents Wii controller, although many think they will be dominated by Microsoft and its Project Natal controller system.. Those wars are currently led by Nintendo, with its
To Sony, releasing the Move is an obvious move for the PlayStation, given it believes it started the motion controller era with its Eye Toy. Sony held its press conference during the
Super fast broadband speeds are possible today, but the problems are what to do with all that bandwidth and who really wants to pay for it?
Links in direct messages on Twitter and e-mail notifications about direct messages will be filtered in an attempt to stop phishing attacks.
The Firefox backer wants to modernize and simplify the Mozilla Public License and sets an ambitious November deadline.
Mozilla aggressively asks older Firefox users to update
Thunderbird beta 'Lanikai' released
Talks between Google and Chinese government are ongoing, Google's Eric Schmidt says, and he expects the matter to be resolved sooner rather than later.
The U.K.'s High Court sides with famed British rock band and tells EMI no more selling individual song downloads without Pink Floyd's permission.
The competition will be particularly fierce at the annual digital-culture bash between Foursquare and Gowalla, rival social-media services that want to own the location-based networking market.
Steve Jobs personally threatened to sue Sun Microsystems, Jonathan Schwartz says. Sun warded off that and a Microsoft threat with its own patent portfolio.
Investors say we've already experienced "mini bubbles" driven by hype or subsidies. But there remains a societal push for cleaner and domestic sources of energy.
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