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PiratesOnline.com A slightly more Grown up ClubPenguin.com from Disney

Following the success of ClubPengiun.com Disney is Launching a Pirates of the Caribbean online game at PiratesOnline.com.  With 3d graphics and an actual download Pirates Online.com is closer to the Second Life.  The Pirates of the Caribbean Online Game may Read More

Building Brandwidth in the Web 2.0 Economy, and the upcoming Web 3.0

The Fearless Leaders: Steve Jobs knows brandwidth. Apple is not competing with PC’s anymore. A PC is a tool, a Mac is a status symbol, and brandwidth is what got Apple to that designer label status. Steve Jobs was recently Read More

Building Brandwidth in an Internet Economy (Original)

In the days before Google your brand was measured by your .Com. Today your page rank at Google says a lot, but if someone will buy your T-shirt you know you have hit the big time. CitiBank gives its T-shirts Read More

Bungie + Microsoft + Separation: Bungie is Not Leaving Microsoft, But if they were…

Someone started a very vague rumor that Microsoft was going to spin off Bungie.  There was a discussion around what is Bungie worth, so here is a rough approximation based on things we know about Bungie. Bungie averages a 3 Read More

Google is just like Elvis…

Google is just like Elvis… Everyone does their own bad impersonation, and a lot of people claim he’s dead. Yahoo Search is less Google Killer and, More Google Impersonator. I hate to be the purveyor of "you can’t beat Google Read More

Microsoft Flight Simulator X gets an Expansion Pack

Red Bull Air Racing makes me happy, I’d pick up a copy just for that bit. Expansion pack for “Flight Simulator X” franchise adds a host of new planes, missions and modes and hits store shelves Oct. 23rd Microsoft Game Read More

Scale up with SQL Server 2005 / SQL Server 2008 – NUMA

This article is related to the NUMA (Non Uniform Memory Access) feature available with SQL Server. NUMA is a very useful feature to scale up the Server. Even before we discuss how SQL Server 2005 supports NUMA we have a Read More

Project Gotham Racing 4 (PGR4) Goes Gold

New game web site launches as the latest installment of the legendary racing series gets set to release exclusively on Xbox 360 on Oct. 2 Microsoft Game Studios and Bizarre Creations today announced that “Project Gotham Racing 4” (“PGR 4”), Read More

Sun softens stance, agrees to install Windows in servers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sun Microsystems Inc. will begin building servers with one-time foe Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system installed directly inside of them, instead of forcing customers to install the ubiquitous software on their own or defect to a Read More

Software via the Internet: Microsoft in ‘Cloud’ Computing (John Markoff/New York Times)

Software via the Internet: Microsoft in ‘Cloud’ Computing  —  The empire is preparing to strike back — again.  —  In 1995, Microsoft added a free Web browser to its operating system in an attempt to fend off new rivals, an Read More

Microsoft Sidewinder Brand returns with a new Mouse

The new Sidewinder is the first Gaming mouse to sport an LCD. These new features allow gamers to do the following: —  Turn on a dime. The new Quick Turn feature — a performance-enhancing    macro — is built right into Read More

Japanese RPG Blue Dragon Lifts Its Wings and Flies To North American Shores

U.S. gamers will finally have the chance to join Shu and his friends in the eagerly awaited ?Blue Dragon? for Xbox 360, when the game journeys to retailers on August 28 Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the highly anticipated Read More

Age of Empires III announces Asian Dynasties Expansion

“Age of Empires III” Expands Into the Eastern World This Fall Big Huge Games to develop second expansion pack for massively popular Games for Windows franchise. REDMOND, Wash. — May 18, 2007 — Pack your bags — “Age of Empires® Read More

Shadowrun for PC and Xbox 360 Go Gold

Cross-Platform Innovator “Shadowrun” Goes Gold, Twice, For Windows Vista and Xbox 360 Gaming communities on Xbox 360™ and Windows Vista™ will come together for the first time over Xbox LIVE and Games For Windows – LIVE, when “Shadowrun™” teleports to Read More

“Halo 3” Multiplayer Beta Hits Xbox LIVE Worldwide on May 16

Make Sure you have your Crackdown ready.  Halo 3 is on the way.    “Halo 3” Multiplayer Beta Hits Xbox LIVE Worldwide on May 16 Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Studios offer gamers exclusive first experience of one of 2007’s Read More

Gears Of War Tournament

I was always all about the Unreal Tournament, and Quake Tournaments.   I’m less of a GoW Fan but for those of you who are.   Gamers Set to Battle Their Way to Worldwide Domination in the “Gears of War” 2007 Read More

Microsoft Unites Xbox and PC Gamers

Microsoft Unites Xbox and PC Gamers With Debut of Games for Windows — LIVE Xbox LIVE extends to Windows Vista to create single online gaming service starting with “Halo 2” on May 8. REDMOND, Wash. — March 14, 2007 — Read More