Brandon Yates

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Court upholds findings in $9.2M Epic Games, Silicon Knights lawsuit

Epic Games is entitled to the $9.2 million from Silicon Knights awarded to them in connection with a civil suit kicked off by Denis Dyack's Canadian studio more than half a decade ago, according to a recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.<p>"We are thankful for the …

India's Mars mission suffers glitch

India's Mars spacecraft suffered a brief engine failure on Monday as scientists tried to move it into a higher orbit around Earth.<p>During a fourth repositioning to take it 100,000 kms from Earth, the thruster engines briefly failed, leading the auto-pilot to take over but controllers denied any …

Yosemite Valley - Twilight Fog

FCC app taps masses for mobile broadband speed research

The commission this week will discuss an app that could allow consumers to determine whether they are getting the mobile data speeds they're paying for.<p>Mobile broadband speeds can vary widely, but now the Federal Communications Commission is turning to the smartphone community to get a more …

Typhoon Haiyan death toll in Philippines estimated at 1,200

The Philippines Red Cross said it has received reports of 1,200 deaths in two areas devastated by typhoon Haiyan.<p>The agency said that at least 1,000 had been killed in Tacloban and 200 in Samar province. The typhoon has passed over the Philippines and is expected to hit Vietnam later today. …

The Irish Monster

Aquatic Sports

Take a peek inside the PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 is set to be released on Nov. 15, just over a week from today, and Wired got a look at the internal components that will power Sony's next-gen console.<p>Yasuhiro Ootori, director of the PS4's mechanical engineering team, showed off the hardware recently at Sony's Japanese …

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever seen, hit the Philippines with record force

Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines at 4am local time today with winds near 195 mph, making it the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in recorded world history, according to satellite estimates. That astounding claim will need to be verified by actual measurements at ground level, …

Blockbuster’s Demise Puts to Rest the Movie-Rental Store Era

It’s been years in the making, but DISH has finally pulled video store rental chain Blockbuster off life support. The company announced today that it will shutter Blockbuster’s remaining 300 retail stores in the US and cease its DVD mail distribution service.<p>Blockbuster by Mail will halt in …

Google chairman calls NSA’s spying efforts ‘outrageous’

Google chairman Eric Schmidt had some harsh words to say about the U.S. government’s personal data collecting methods led by the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>In particular, Schmidt took issue with the NSA possibly infiltrating Google’s private data centers, which would not only put Google at risk …

Half-life 3 will not be exclusive to Steam OS

For any gamers worried Half-life 3, the PC-gaming holy grail, might be locked to Valve's upcoming console, Greg Coomer from Valve reassures you that, "You won’t see an exclusive killer app for SteamOS from us. We’re not going to be doing that kind of thing."<p>Speaking in an interview with IGN, …

Obama signs order to create climate change task force, may give fed overreaching authority

Through the stroke of the pen, President Obama on Friday used his executive powers to elevate and take control of climate change policies in an attempt to streamline sustainability initiatives – and potentially skirt legislative oversight and push a federal agenda on states.<p>The executive order …

Pixelstick Takes Your Long Exposure Photography To A Trippy New Level

Remember that night when you and your friends discovered how to “draw” with your camera’s long exposure function?<p>You started out simple, piercing the dark with a cheap handheld flashlight as you traced a terrible rendition of your name through the air. You were hardly halfway through the last …

Watch the gloriously gory 'Dead Island' trailer re-enacted in live action

Two years and tens of millions of YouTube hits after its debut, the iconic trailer for <i>Dead Island</i> still commands a passionate audience of fans. A group of them have put together the live action remake below, recreating the slow-motion reverse chronology of an island holiday gone terribly for a …

Space Agencies Of The World, Unite: The U.N.'s Asteroid Defense Plan

The United Nations General Assembly may approve a plan soon for the world's space agencies to defend the Earth against asteroids.<p>The plan, introduced last week, is expected to be adopted by the General Assembly in December. It would do two things: create an International Asteroid Warning Network so …