Post Thumbnail

If you were worried that the Federal Aviation Administration would require a pilot's license before you could fly a drone for professional reasons, you can relax... well, sort of. The FAA has published its proposed commercial drone rules, and they're a bit more lenient than some had feared. The go...

February 15th 2015 at 11:16am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

They met on Twitch, so getting engaged on Twitch is wonderfully romantic. While blasting through a cutscene in the Nintendo 64 game Mischief Makers, Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunner Jackafur took a moment to thank his friends for their support over the years, and then he turned his attentio...

January 8th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The FCC may be about to redefine American internet access in a big, big way. Chairman Tom Wheeler has narrowed down the Commission's vote on new net neutrality rules to its next meeting, on February 26th. It's still not apparent exactly what those proposed regulations will be, although they're lik...

January 7th 2015 at 6:11pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

NASA knows that conventional battery power won't cut it at a certain point, especially when the agency's vehicles travel into deep space. To that end, it's asking both public institutions and companies to submit proposals for battery alternatives. The initiative will tackle both low-level energy c...

April 13th 2014 at 8:32pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The European Union is more than a little jittery about a US-centric internet after learning the extent of the country's mass surveillance. Accordingly, the European Commission has proposed a whole host of measures that would shift control to the international community. It wants a firm schedule...

February 12th 2014 at 10:15am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Rob and Shireen are both big Peggle fans. During the development of Peggle 2, Rob wrote in to PopCap for a little help with proposing to his girlfriend – and the studio obliged. PopCap came up with a special testing day scenario: Rob would tell Shireen he wrote this essay into PopCap tellin...

December 23rd 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Matt Gilgenbach proposed to his wife nearly three years ago with a homemade game called A Mobius Proposal. While the closest most such proposals ever get to public release is a video on YouTube, Gilgenbach has released A Mobius Proposal for everyone and anyone to enjoy. You can download the game by...

September 14th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The US Department of Defense values its wireless spectrum more than many government agencies, and it has been reluctant to lose those airwaves to private providers through government auctions. It just had a change of heart, however: the Pentagon tells the NTIA that it's now willing to free up spec...

July 23rd 2013 at 3:47pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Who says devs only want to beat us with a nerf bat? When a long-time Aion player decided he wanted to ask the most important question of his life using the game he and his beloved shared countless hours in over the years, devs jumped to his aid. To help make the experience memorable, Aion's devs p...

May 20th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments