Microsoft expected to post sharp profit rise

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Microsoft is expected to report a sharp rise in quarterly profit this week, boosted by surging revenue as strong computer sales drive demand for its Windows operating system and Office software. Investors will also look...

U.S. game sales rise 28% in Deccember

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U.S. sales of video game hardware and software rose 28 percent in December from a year earlier as holiday shoppers snapped up new consoles like Nintendo Co Ltd's top-selling Wii, market research firm NPD said...

LCD-TV Prices On The Rise

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After falling over the last six months, the average selling price for LCD-TVs rose significantly in July and remained at the higher level in August, according to iSuppli, which blames the introduction of more expensive...

RIM shares rise on Microsoft takeover rumour

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Shares of Research In Motion Ltd. are climbing on rumours that the BlackBerry maker may be bought by software giant Microsoft Corp. RIM shares set a new trading record by rising as high as $89.68...

PS3 Sales Rise, Still in Last Place

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A price cut in early June seems to have boosted sales of Sony's PlayStation 3, but the floundering console is still trailing its rivals from Microsoft and Nintendo. After dropping the console's 60GB SKU price...

Pirate Downloads at All Time High and Set to Rise

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Illegal music downloading is at an all-time high and set to rise further, according to a report out today that urges the record industry to make legal buying easier and cheaper. Although social networking sites...

Rise of the Argonauts announced

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Yet another awesome sounding game from Codemasters! Codemasters added a further property to its 2008 portfolio today with the announcement that Rise of the Argonauts™ , an epic scale action-RPG, is now in development at...

2007 Security Threats on the Rise

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Security threats paint a constantly evolving landscape, and there is no end in sight in terms of threats that keep appearing. Enterprises have survived through extraordinary cycles of security threats, including the 2003 "summer of...

Huge rise in the number of spams sent!

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Last month the amount of spam that was send across the world increased by a whopping 35%, given that more than 90% of e-mail send is spam this is causing serious trouble for regular users...

'Image Spam' and VoIP Scam Attacks on Rise

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So-called "image spam" is on the rise once again -- as clever hackers try to sneak by spam screening software that tests messages for spam based on keywords. After declining steadily throughout 2005 -- from...

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War demo

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Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is a detailed real-time strategy game that lets players completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the ancient world: Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia. Rise & Fall...

Rise of Legends demo rises up Friday

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In 2003, Rise of Nations was released, which allowed gamers to build a civilization based on real history. The game quickly became a success. The lead designer Brian Reynolds has now been inspired to make...

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Movie

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Big Huge Games has released a new movie trailer for Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends, showing more of their upcoming techno-fantasy 3D real-time strategy game. This extremely high resolution trailer sports another good half-minute...

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Movie

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Big Huge Games has released a new movie trailer for Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends, showing more of their upcoming techno-fantasy 3D real-time strategy game. This extremely high resolution trailer sports another good half-minute...

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Screenshots

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A sizable set of new screenshots for Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends, the techno-fantasy 3D real-time strategy game in the works at Big Huge Games, is now available for download in regular and high...

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Screenshots

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A sizable set of new screenshots for Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends, the techno-fantasy 3D real-time strategy game in the works at Big Huge Games, is now available for download in regular and high...

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse Videos

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The overdose of trailers for X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse rolls on relentlessly with another four clips of the imminent top-down 3D superheroic action sequel by Raven Software. One high-resolution movie demonstrates more special...

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse Movie

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Activision has released a new movie trailer for X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse to show more of the top-down 3D superheroic action sequel in the works at Raven Software. This brief clip illustrates the...

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Screenshots

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A round-up of the slow trickle of screenshots for Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends is now available for download in medium and high resolutions to illustrate the techno-fantasy 3D real-time strategy game under construction...

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Screenshots

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A round-up of the slow trickle of screenshots for Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends is now available for download in medium and high resolutions to illustrate the techno-fantasy 3D real-time strategy game under construction...

Legal Music Downloads on the Rise

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According to a new survey conducted by Entertainment Media Research, around 35% of music listeners now legally download their favorite songs from the internet; a percentage that is quickly catching up to those who pirate...

Huge Rise in Yahoo! Profits

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Search giant Yahoo! has recorded a massive rise in profits over the past year. The company has announced a total profit of £1.2bn, a rise of 80% on the previous 12 months. Revenues also rose...

eBay Plans Fees Rise

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eBay plans to increase its listing fees have angered small business owners who use the site to reach many customers, reports AP. Fees for the eBay gallery are going up $0.10 to $0.35 on the...

Rise of Nations Gold Edition Sighted

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Microsoft Game Studios has sent word that Rise of Nations Gold Edition is now in stores across North America. The compilation contains Rise of Nations and the Thrones & Patriots expansion pack. Players explore over...

Rise of Nations: Gold Edition Announced

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Microsoft and Big Huge Games today announced Rise of Nations: Gold Edition, a one-box special packaging of RTS goodness set to hit this Fall. The Gold Edition features the original, acclaimed Rise of Nations as...

As Video Game Costs Rise, Industry Seeks Savings

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For years, video game companies have envied Hollywood moviemakers for their glamorous stars, gee-whiz special effects and mass-market appeal -- but now they are learning that these things can come at a high price. Behind...

Oracle earnings on the rise

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Oracle reported on-target quarterly earnings Friday that rose 28 percent over the same period last year, despite a downturn in new software license sales. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based company reported net income...

Sun Microsystems Shares Rise on Takeover Talk

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Shares of Sun Microsystems Inc., which makes computers that run networks, rose more than 5 percent on Friday as takeover speculation emerged yet again, analysts said. "This sounds a lot more like takeover...

Rise of Nations demo

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A playable demo for Rise of Nations has been released, offering the opportunity to try out the imminent real-time strategy game with 3D units by Big Huge Games. This demo contains four of the 18...

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