SAN DIEGO — On the heels of a second season that some fans thought moved a little too slow, the creators and cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead came here to Comic-Con to promise that the show’s forthcoming season would be much more action-packed — beginning with the prison arc beloved by readers of the graphic novels.
It?s easy to pile on when a tech company seems headed for the deadpool. But one classic example shows that ignoring the conventional wisdom can sometimes make you rich.
We talk with Sean Vanaman and Jake Rodkin, project leads on Telltale’s The Walking Dead adventure games, on today’s episode of the Game|Life podcast.
Does the rest of the cloud computing world really need to clone Amazon Web Services in order to succeed? Probably not, says Lew Moorman, the president of Rackspace, the San Antonio, Texas, company that plays second fiddle to Amazon in the cloud game.
There’s an intriguing story lurking behind one game I saw at E3 this year, The Unfinished Swan. Beyond the emotive tale of the game itself, that of an orphaned boy losing an unfinished painting his mother left him, is the story of how Sony is looking to repeat their success with thatgamecompany.
DISH Network plans to take a hatchet to AMC on June 30 as part of a purge that would also eliminate The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad and Mad Men. Given that The Walking Dead ranks as DISH’s number one scripted drama, according to Nielsen Media Research, why is the satellite service dropping AMC along with sister networks Sundance, IFC and WE tv?
In a recent conversation with Dave Raffo about the nand flash solid state disk (SSD) market, we talked about industry trends, perspectives and where the market is now as well as headed. One of my comments is, has been and will remain that the industry has still not reached anywhere near full potential for deployment of SSD for enterprise, SMB and other data storage needs. Granted, there is broad adoption in terms of discussion or conversation and plenty of early adopters.
Earth’s moon seems seismically quiet — its major volcanic and tectonic activity is confined to its distant past. But recent images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal smaller features that have escaped earlier notice.
In February of 2009, Google paid about $ 52 million for an abandoned paper mill in Hamina, Finland, deciding that the 56-year-old building was the ideal place to build one of the massive computing facilities that serve up its various online services. It’s the ideal metaphor for the internet age. Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso shut down its Summa Mill early in 2008, saying that a drop in newsprint and magazine-paper production lead to “persistent losses in recent years and poor long-term profitability prospects.” Newspapers and magazines are slowly giving way to web services along the lines of, well, Google.