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Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn

It's easy to assume that hackers work way above our pay grade. Electronic intruders must be able to exploit vulnerabilities in the software we use because they're evil geniuses, right?<p>That may be the case in some very sophisticated attacks, experts say, but in others, not so much. Programmers -- …

Cybersecurity

Game developer Zoe Quinn speaks in Congressional briefing about online abuse

With the violent abuse women often face online now firmly rooted in public consciousness, Zoe Quinn, the developer of <i>Depression Quest</i> and GamerGate's first target, has helped bring the issue to Washington. In a congressional briefing broadcast on Periscope, Quinn and her fellow speakers addressed …

Why do AAA devs often hate their jobs? Watch this video.

If you're a AAA-game developer at a big studio with a publisher and a big marketing budget, this video is probably enough to give you cold chills, or at least a knowing nod.<p>This is what it looks like when people who don't understand game development begin asking for things they assume are …

Game Development

How a startup called Cyanogen could put 'a bullet through Google's head'

"We're putting a bullet through Google's head," McMaster said in a recent interview with Forbes.<p>"We're taking control of Android away from Google," he said earlier this year to The Wall Street Journal .<p>McMaster is convinced companies that rely on Google's Android for their products, like Samsung, …

Emerging Markets

One of gaming's most underrated RPGs is waiting for you to try for free

Origin is offering Electronic Arts' wonderful role-playing game <i>Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning</i> free for 48 hours, with the full price of the massive adventure now down to $9.99.<p><i>Amalur</i> was released in 2012 to generally approving reviews. Its Metacritic average is 81 percent. But the game was a …

Dinosaur-filled survival game The Stomping Land hits Steam Early Access

<i>The Stomping Land</i>, a multiplayer survival game about living in a world with dinosaurs, is now available via Steam Early Access, developer SuperCrit announced.<p>In <i>The Stomping Land</i>, players assume the role of a hunter living amongst the now extinct creatures. Players gain experience, or Expertise, by …

Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY

Codeanywhere, a self-proclaimed Google Docs for coders, wants to become the defacto standard for code development on the go. Co-founders Ivan Burazin and Vedran Jukic presented on stage at Disrupt NY today after the audience voted them the best company in Startup Alley.<p>Jukic came up with the idea …

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Adds Support For Building Cross-Platform Hybrid Apps With Apache Cordova

At its TechEd event in Houston today, Microsoft is launching the latest update to Visual Studio. There are no massive changes here compared to the release candidate the company announced at its Build developer conference last month, but the company did make one announcement that will surely take …

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