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Google's Project Zero is supposed to goad companies into patching software security flaws before they pose a threat, but that's not exactly how the effort has panned out. As Apple and Microsoft will tell you, the strict 90-day disclosure deadline sometimes leaves developers scrambling to finish pa...

February 15th 2015 at 4:59pm 0 Comments
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Valve updated its policies for Steam Curators this week, requiring that curators disclose any compensation received for recommending games on the service. The company introduced Curators late last month, allowing any person or brand (such as good old Joystiq) to list their favorite games on the di...

October 3rd 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We wouldn't blame you for worrying about the US government's willingness to remain silent on internet vulnerabilities in the name of national security; no one wants to be left open to a preventable attack. However, the White House sees these disclosures as a complicated issue, and has posted an e...

April 29th 2014 at 5:39pm 0 Comments
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Between October 1 and December 31, 2011, when the Entertainment Software Association wasn't having its quartet of lobbyists pushing lawmakers on subjects such as international trade, constitutional rights, immigration policy, and STEM initiatives, it was petitioning in favor of "copyright/patent/tr...

February 3rd 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We've already discussed the seemingly suicidal situation Tesla finds itself in with relation to its 2011 Roadster production cessation, but that SEC submission for the company's IPO is a long, long affair (which you may read below), and there were more nuggets of madness to be found. Apparently, CE...

February 4th 2010 at 9:11am 0 Comments
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As Eliah noted the other day, Blizzard is running another hardware survey -- your WoW client will be sending them information about what kinds of hardware are in your computer. They've done this before, and as you may have realized, this type of information helps them determine system requirements f...

August 5th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments