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Rockstar to dole out $500k 'stimulus' to GTA V online users

Grand Theft Auto V maker Rockstar Games says it plans to give players half a million dollars each of in-game currency to make up for online gameplay hiccups.

By Oct. 11, 2013


Canada's stimulus plan advertised on The Pirate Bay

Whoops. Perhaps an ad on a notorious piracy-oriented file-sharing site is not the best way to encourage Canadians to spend money. The government says it was all a mistake.

By Sep. 29, 2012


Ballmer urges stimulus approval

The Microsoft CEO sent a letter to every member of Congress on Wednesday calling for quick approval of the pending financial recovery bill. Here's how it reads.

By Feb. 11, 2009


Energy and efficiency intact in stimulus bill

Tens of billions of dollars for renewable energy and energy efficiency in direct investment and tax incentives are packed into a compromise bill.

By Feb. 12, 2009


Obama's stimulus plan: The energy debate

The goal is to double U.S. renewable energy in three years, but there's still much to be sorted out about clean-tech incentives from Washington.

By Jan. 9, 2009


Leap applies for stimulus funds as big carriers pass

Major ISPs, such as Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast, are sitting out the first round of stimulus funding, but smaller players like Leap Wireless are applying.

By Aug. 18, 2009


Miami to tap stimulus for $200 million smart grid

With 1 million smart meters on tap, Energy Smart Miami program is intended to help residents cut utility bills by providing data on home energy usage in real time.

By Apr. 20, 2009


Australia vs. U.S. in broadband stimulus plans

Australia and the U.S. see broadband as important, but the two countries have different ideas of how to build those networks and stimulate their economies.

By Apr. 8, 2009


Wireless industry wants in on health care stimulus money

Wireless industry is hoping it can reap the rewards of billions of dollars being spent on health care technology as part of the economic stimulus package.

By Apr. 7, 2009


Green-tech pros gird for stimulus jolt

Although it's early, green-tech investors and executives so far have been impressed with the Obama administration's direction and tactics on clean energy.

By Mar. 26, 2009