Sony’s PSP has suffered greatly thanks to an enthusiastic modding community that isn’t shy about ripping UMD games and distributing them digitally to anyone with a BitTorrent client and a “jailbroken” PSP. So now Sony is trying something new. This week it released SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 both digitally and on UMD. Both versions require online registration through the Playstation Network. SOCOM is primarily a multiplayer game so presumably most purchasers will have their PSPs online-ready; at first glance this system isn’t too big of a deal, at least for purchasers of the digital version.
Research presented in a paper by Morgan McGuire, page
assistant professor of computer science at Williams College, nurse and co-author Dr. David Luebke of NVIDIA, human enhancement
introduces a new algorithm to improve computer graphics for video games.
McGuire and Luebke have developed a new method for computerizing lighting and light sources that will allow video game graphics to approach film quality.
Their paper “Hardware-Accelerated Global Illumination by Image Space Photon Mapping” won a Best Paper award at the 2009 Conference on High Performance Graphics.
RSCM – Entrepreneurs looking for funding won’t have to go the traditional route of begging for a meeting and then having a second meeting and then waiting 3 months for traction until finally closing a deal. Instead, unhealthy
they will fill out an application – similar to applying to College – and receive a response in 2 weeks.
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Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSX: OTC), more
the preeminent provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) capabilities, and Nstein Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: EIN), a leader in digital content management solutions for information-rich organizations, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement by which Open Text will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Nstein through an Nstein shareholder-approved amalgamation with a subsidiary of Open Text under the Companies Act (Québec).
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2010 – Reply! Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis.
The name of that proof is GreenRoad. While so many entrepreneurs bang their heads against a Web and social media advertising brick wall, GreenRoad has applied common technology to an industry technology has largely passed by and—voila—they’ve got a business that’s growing and saving lives, money and the environment.
Driving is the third most deadly profession after deep sea fishing and working in a coal mine. Not only does driving more safely save lives but research shows it can also save 10% on annual fuel costs, and alleviate a good chunk of the $230 billion professional fleets spend on crashes each year. Enter GreenRoad: a system that helps professional drivers drive more safely and as a result save their company a lot of money.