FCC Launches Tools For Devs

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski and Managing Director Steven VanRoekl have introduced new suite of tools designed to open up FCC data and spur innovation in the public and private sector. The suite of tools released by the FCC includes a number of APIs that enable communication between independent databases — for use by… Continue reading FCC Launches Tools For Devs

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Tax Cuts For UK Game Devs Nixed

Our sympathies to UK game developers, but the new government isn’t going to show them as much affection as its representatives pledged.  The tax breaks that were supposed to come their way have been canceled because experts now feel they don’t represent the best approach to addressing the less-than-hospitable economic climate. Michael French reported earlier,… Continue reading Tax Cuts For UK Game Devs Nixed

UK Gives Videogame Devs Tax Relief

The UK sounds like a great place to live for all sorts of reasons, including the landscapes, the culture, and the cars.  And despite a not-favorable-to-Americans exchange rate, developers may now want to admire it for financial reasons, too, since videogame developers are set to get tax relief. Richard Wilson, the chief executive of the… Continue reading UK Gives Videogame Devs Tax Relief

RIM Exec Warns Of Bandwidth Hogs

The co-CEO of RIM would very much appreciate it if iPhone developers would stop putting out bandwidth-intensive apps.  He’s concerned that all of them are placing (or will soon place) too much of a strain on networks. According to Jonny Evans, Mike Lazaridis specifically said, “If we don’t start conserving that bandwidth, in the next… Continue reading RIM Exec Warns Of Bandwidth Hogs