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Bing and Wolfram Alpha team up

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Microsoft's Bing search engine is to team up with Wolfram Alpha, the search engine that attempts to answer questions directly rather than providing links. The move will see Wolfram Alpha provide answers on Bing, which...

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Is Google worried about Bing?

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Everybody knows about Microsoft's recent re-branding and re-engineering of Live Search, Bing, and how it has recently become available for the public to use. There was certainly a big fuss kicked up over this; there...

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Havok Physics Engine is here

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Yesterday Havok announced that the famous physics engine is finally free(with some limitations obviously). The No-Charge Havok PC download is a binary-only bundle that includes all of the standard features and functionality of both the...

Far Cry 2 Engine Demo

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Far Cry 2 is an upcoming first person shooter published by Ubisoft and is the sequel to Far Cry. The game will be released for PC on March 25, 2008, with PlayStation 3 and Xbox...

Yahoo! Widget Engine 4.5.1

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The Yahoo! Widget Engine (formerly known as Konfabulator) is a JavaScript runtime engine for Windows and Mac OS X that lets you run little files called Widgets that can do pretty much whatever you want...

Microsoft unveils Tafiti, the animated search engine

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Microsoft Corporation has launched Tafiti (which means "do research" in Swahili), a test search engine powered by the software giant's Live Search and Silverlight technologies. The whole "search experience" is animated and although more intuitive,...

id Software Shows Off New Game Engine

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At Apple's worldwide developer conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, California, John Carmack, the chief technology officer of id Software, a well-known game developer, has demonstrated the company's new game engine, which, it claims already works...

People Power Fuels New Search Engine

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Backed by a group of investors with impressive track records, Jason Calacanis has launched Mahalo into alpha stage – a search engine that does not rely on computers to scan the Web and does not...

Yahoo Tests Customizable Alpha Search Engine

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Yahoo Incorporated is quietly testing a search engine which users can customize by adding, removing and rearranging components. Yahoo Alpha, which is hosted on an Australian domain, offers a default results page with a list...

Search Engine Targets Aging, Impatient Boomers

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A new search engine, Cranky.com, was launched earlier this week and plans to profit from age-specific ads by targeting the 50-year-old-plus baby boomer. The man behind the site is Jeff Taylor, known for founding the...

MySQL on track with storage engine

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Open-source database maker MySQL AB will soon release the alpha version of its Falcon storage engine, designed for high-volume Web server environments, a company executive said Wednesday. News of the release slipped out early, but...

Source Engine does a 360

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Valve Software announced today that a version of the Half-Life 2 engine dubbed "Source" was to be made available as a middleware solution for developers on the Xbox 360. Currently the gaming world is in...

Serious Engine 3 news

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I'll just post this straight from the Seriouszone forums. Apparently the CroTeam has been showing their Serious Engine 3 to people behind closed doors lately, and this beta tester was one of those lucky few...

Microsoft's New Search Engine Exits Beta Status

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Windows Live Search, currently in distant third place, is going final this week. Microsoft is anxious to take on Google and Yahoo mainly because search engine-based advertising is a very lucrative business. So far, to...

EA signs Unreal Engine 3 for next-gen games

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Electronic Arts and Epic Games have confirmed that the Redwood company has licensed Unreal Engine 3 for use in a selection of next-generation titles. EA becomes the latest licensee of Unreal Engine 3, which has...

Gearbox licenses Unreal Engine 3

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Gearbox Software announced yesterday that they had entered into a long-term agreement with Epic Games to use the Unreal Engine 3 technology in thier future next-generation Console and PC games. Previously, Gearbox has used the...

VU Games Gains Unreal Engine 3.0 License

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Vivendi Universal Games announced on Wednesday that they had gained licensing for the next Unreal engine accross all next generation consoles and of course, the PC. The deal, made between VU and...

AOL Adds Partners for Video Search Engine

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Keeping up in the heated race to build the best video search engine, America Online has signed 10 new content partners, including parent-company property CNN. AOL's audio and video search engine Singingfish...

BitTorrent to launch Search Engine

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Wired News is reporting that whiz kid inventor Bram Cohen and a small cadre of developers and entrepreneurs are in the final stage of launching an advertising-supported search engine dedicated to cataloging and indexing the...

Yahoo developing an audio search engine

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Web giant Yahoo is developing a search engine for finding downloadable songs and music data from across the Internet, CNET News.com has learned. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company plans to introduce the music...

Midway Chooses Unreal® Engine 3

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Midway Games Inc., a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced a multi-year licensing agreement with Epic Games giving Midway use of Epic's Unreal Engine 3 technology and tools for next generation...

Half-Life 2 engine licensed for MMORPG

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Source engine is picked up by Smiling Gator Productions to drive its upcoming title, Twilight War: After the Fall. HL:2 Engine creators Valve announced today that it has licensed the source engine...

BioWare Licenses Unreal Engine 3

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BioWare has sent word that they've signed a license agreement with Epic Games for the Unreal Engine 3. The engine will be used in an unannounced upcoming title, which will feature BioWare's third new intellectual...

MSN Beta Search engine closed

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Bink is reporting that MSN have shut down their search engine preview. The preview had been made available for members of the public to test it out. Developers left the following message : ...

BioWare trademarks new game engine

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Developer tight lipped on its recently trademarked "Eclipse Engine" which it says is part of its "next generation of technology." When Atari announced development had begun on Neverwinter Nights 2, they said...

New Doom engine to get Creative sound

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Sound Blaster-maker will integrate its EAX audio technology into id's Doom 3 engine. Though the Doom 3 engine has gotten the most attention for its graphics, its sound promises to be innovative...

Critical flaw found in Unreal game engine

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A security researcher warned Tuesday of a "critical" flaw in a widely used piece of game software that could let attackers take over vulnerable PCs. Security company Secunia issued a bulletin warning...

Unreal Engine 3

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A big thanks goes out to syphern for spotting this gem. Unreal Engine 3 is a complete game development framework for next-generation consoles and DirectX9-equipped PC's, providing the vast array of core technologies,...

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