March 29, 2017

FCC Launches Tools For Devs

September 7, 2010 Mike Sachoff

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 […]

Tax Cuts For UK Game Devs Nixed

June 22, 2010 Doug Caverly

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 […]

UK Gives Videogame Devs Tax Relief

March 24, 2010 Doug Caverly

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, […]

RIM Exec Warns Of Bandwidth Hogs

February 16, 2010 Doug Caverly

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 […]