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.
Ten Australian game developers have been awarded between them an AU$6 million stimulus package to boost the local industry.
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.
Stimulus dollars are connecting Eric Mack's tiny mountain town to a high-speed fiber network. But without further investment, the new technology could continue to pass him by.
A report released Thursday by labor groups calls for any stimulus subsidies to include "wage requirements" and a "prevailing wage policy" as well as an end to the practice of giving contracts to the lowest bidder.
At the Good Jobs Green Jobs conference, the labor movement and tech industry clash over the "buy American" provision of the bill, as well as the Employee Free Choice Act.
Government may be overlooking an open-source solution that already works for the U.S. Veterans Administration: VistA.
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.
The Senate Appropriations Committee, over Republican objections that not one hearing had been held on the measure, approves a $365 billion spending bill.
Republicans in the House Energy and Commerce Committee charge the FCC is given too much authority over broadband measures in the economic stimulus package, and that the process is being rushed through without any hearings.