Author Archive for: ‘Richard Stalker’

Yahoo And Liquid Teaming Up To Publish Motion Comics

Yahoo announced today that thy will be partnering with Liquid Comics to further expand their motion comics offerings. The two companies said they’ll make the first two titles, which were created by film directors Barry Sonnenfeld and Guy Ritchie, available online later this summer through Yahoo! Screen. If you aren’t familiar with motion comics, they are a not so new …

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Israel, U.S. Team Up To Create Flame Computer Virus

Back in the mid-2000’s The need to start to keep Iran’s nuclear goals in check was obvious. So the United States, led by George Bush, and Israel started to develop a massive piece of malware that secretly mapped and monitored Iran’s computer networks, sending back a steady stream of intelligence to prepare for a cyber­warfare campaign. This virus, called Flame, …

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Sony Will Attend Gamescom After All! So Will EA

There are 3 major gaming conventions in the world. E3, which just happened. The Tokyo Game Show which is in Tokyo of course, and Gamescom which is held every year in Cologne, Germany. Gamescom, despite being the largest has had to deal with many publishers and console makers pull out of their conference one after another. First it was Nintendo, …

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Underwater Expedition Produces Odd Sea Creatures

Middle Earth is a great place, mostly because it is so beautiful. Well that beauty is actually real and takes place in New Zealand. A few weeks ago some scientists there decided to explore another part of their country that hasn’t ever been explored. The ocean around it. So some Scientists with New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric …

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Starhawk Releases Companion App For iOS and Android

The new Playstation 3 exclusive game called Starhawk has announced that they have released a companion app for the iOS and Android operating systems. The app, titled the “Uplink App,” makes it so you can easily check out detailed player and clan stats, while staying current on the all of the latest Starhawk announcements and news. The app features a …

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Mantis Shrimp Clubs May Help Lead To Ceramics Discovery

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are looking to a strange place to try to improve the ceramics used in artificial joints and body armor for the military: The mantis shrimp. The research could lead to an exponential increase in the strength of the ceramics used by the military and the biotechnology fields. The study looked how the mantis shrimp …

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Indian Navy To Launch First Satellite

The space surrounding the planet Earth is about to get a little more crowded with the Indian Navy about to launch their very first satellite into geosynchronous orbit. Once the satellite is in orbit it will carry out monitoring duties and provide communication functions for the Indian Navy. The launch of the satellite would make the Indian Navy the 4th …

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Ethiopian Regime Criminalizes Skype And Other VoIP Services

In what some people are calling a response to the “Arab Spring” that recently swept across Northern Africa, the extremist regime currently running the impoverished nation of Ethiopia has outlawed Skype and other VoIP services. The new law prohibits all VoIP traffic along with audio and video data traffic via social media. The new law, which came into effect on …

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New Phishing Scam Targeting Veterans In New Jersey

There are as many scams out there as there are stars in the sky. Just this morning I received an email about filling out an Apple survey to get free money for the app store. It even had an apple.com email address. The problem with most scammers is that they prey on the easy victims. That is what makes this …

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Microsoft To Join Nintendo And Not Be At Gamescom

Just like the industry it self has whittled down over the years, the video game convention circuit is also starting to whittle down and Gamescom might be the next victim. Microsoft is joining Nintendo in announcing that they will not be at this years convention in Cologne, Germany. Major Nelson released this statement on his blog: “As you saw at …

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Sony Survey Hints At More PS Plus Changes

Sony’s surveys that they send out to customers have the tendency to give away a lot of information about the potential direction that the company is going in with some of its products. The revamp to the Playstation Plus program was brought to light months ago in this exact way. The survey question was about if the survey taker felt …

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Medal Of Honor Warfighter Gets Military Only Version

There are 2 big boys on the block these days when it comes to online first person shooters: Call of Duty and Battlefield. Well, the once proud Medal of Honor series is looking for a major comeback. They tried last year with a subpar effort when they released Medal of Honor. The game underperformed because the multiplayer was, in my …

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