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It's about time: RuneScape dumps Java for HTML5

commentary A widely used online game and longtime Java ally is ditching Oracle's security-plagued programming technology. Your move, Minecraft.

By April 18, 2013


Interview with a DDoS troll: Meet 'the Gods of the Internet'

DDoS attacks are a way to keep corrupt corporations honest, according to an anonymous member of DerpTrolling, who gives us an inside look at the self-proclaimed gods of the Internet.

By October 7, 2014


Clean up after space horror with Viscera Cleanup Detail

The heroic astronaut has saved the day, and all the alien invaders are dead. Now who's going to clean up that awful mess? Well, you.

By July 11, 2013


Java-based MMOG RuneScape goes HD

Browser based MMOG RuneScape has been largely unchanged since 2005, but is making a big move this morning with higher detail.

By July 14, 2008


Jungle is massive-ly multiplayer as Panasonic launches handheld console

Pansonic has given a glimpse of the Jungle, an MMORPG-playing handheld device that will see Battlestar Galactica fans playing online.

By October 5, 2010


Michael Jackson tops Google, Yahoo search in 2009

That No. 1 ranking should come as no surprise. Web traffic surged on word of the singer's death in June--so much that Google initially suspected an attack.

By December 1, 2009


No escaping Britney Spears: 2008's top searches

Celebrities dominated the top search terms at Yahoo in 2008. Also: people ask Ask.com how to get pregnant and what "maverick" means.

By December 1, 2008


Top 10 Visited U.S. Games Websites July 2008

More people play video games than you realize. New traffic numbers show what sites are the dominant forces.

By August 26, 2008


Avengina Project puts gorgeous 3D worlds in your browser

Explore lush 3D environments with the Avengina Project, a browser-based 3D graphics engine that runs off Java--not something you have to install.

By August 6, 2008


Meet the Echo Boom hackers

Part One of a three-part series on computer hacking within the Echo Boom generation.

By April 8, 2008