Month: October 2012

*Update* Star Citizen: Squadron 42

Moving right along  So, where were we? Oh right, the biggest living breathing crowd-funded space simulation the world has ever seen, is well on it’s way to becoming very real. The original intention was to raise between 2-4 million dollars in order to complete the development and release around the end of 2014. Well, things …

Is it the end of the Social gaming era?

With news coming in on both Zynga and Bigpoint laying off hundreds of people, it seems that the Facebook IPO put into motion a chain of events that may end in the death of social gaming in it’s current form. It looks like the gigantic hype that made these companies and their product seem so …

Algotrading – NOT trading in Algae

A few years back, I first heard the term Algo trading. At first, I seriously thought it had to do with the trade in Algae. It is not. Algo trading, also known as Algorithmic Trading, Black box trading, or automated trading, is a new kind of “animal” in the world financial trading venues. It refers …

Chinese Tablets get a heavy weight champion

Two new tablet models by Ainol are making their way to the crowded Android tablet market: Ainol Novo 10 Captain and Ainol Novo 10 Hero II So, what’s so special about these two that makes them rise above the crowd? Ainol is a chinese tablet and other gadgets chinese manufacturer founded in 2004 and located …