Treyarch: Black Ops III More Ambitious Than World at War

Activision on Monday announced the launch date for Call of Duty: Black Ops III — Friday, Nov. 6. The company is departing from its tradition of Tuesday releases. Instead of conflicting with school and work schedules, the Friday release will give players the weekend to dive into the sci-fi shooter and get a feel for […]

Transmission from Vladimir: Putin ‘welcomes the news of Obama’s victory’

Transmission from Vladimir: Putin ‘welcomes the news of Obama’s victory’

Interfax quoting Putin's spokesman: Putin has sent a message of congratulations to Obama. — Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR) November 7, 2012 Of course he did. After all, Mitt Romney said, “There will be no flexibility with Vladimir Putin,” while President Obama promised he’d have way “more flexibility” after the election. Hey now we get to find out […]

Can Microsoft Take Back Momentum From Google and Apple?

Microsoft is holding its Build event this week, marking the beginning of its major push to launch Windows 10. Build is in San Francisco this year, which effectively puts it right in the back yard of both Apple and Google — a nice “in your face” move. I was the featured launch analyst for Windows […]

Edward Snowden Laughed At Neil Patrick Harris’s Oscars Joke About Him

Edward Snowden Laughed At Neil Patrick Harris’s Oscars Joke About Him

Living in Russia hasn’t frozen the NSA whistleblower’s sense of humor. During last night’s Oscars, host Neil Patrick Harris made a joke about Edward Snowden, the subject of the documentary CitizenFour, saying the National Security Agency whistleblower was “unable to attend for some treason.” View this image › John Shearer / AP The throwaway pun […]