David Simmonds, director of business development at MindArk, joins CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari via Webcam to discuss how "Entropia Universe" differs \r\nfrom Linden Lab's creation "Second Life," how people make a living on Entropia, and what lies ahead for the virtual landscape. Three-year-old Entropia has nearly 500,000 users.
Blue Calypso, a marketing company that sued Groupon earlier this month, alleges Living Social is also infringing on its patents.
Groupon isn't immune to the wave of patent lawsuits hitting the technology industry.
Both Groupon and Living Social, both promising stars not long ago, both ran into financial and legal trouble in 2012.
A 30 year-old Sydneysider has amassed a small fortune by trading virtual items for real cash in the online game Entropia Universe. What next, though?
Planet Michael will combine social networking, musical legacy of King of Pop late next year. The game will also focus on global issues championed by the singer.
Azentek builds a PC for your car
A so-called upside-down mountain in France has become the focal point for New Age types who believe it contains an alien spaceship that will save them when the world ends.
Next spring, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques, will lead a 31-day mission, living in an underwater lab and exploring the mysteries of the deep. And you're invited to come along.
The virtual world developer has decided to focus its main business on building tools, and the spin-off will manage the in-game side of things.