Second Life Maker Linden Lab Buys Desura For Games Distribution, Plans To Keep It Openview story

http://techcrunch.com – Linden Lab is continuing with its mini-acquisition spree in gaming: it has just announced that it is buying Desura, a Australia-based digital distribution service for PC gamers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but it follows on from the company’s acquisition of LittleTextPeople in February 2012 and Blocksworld in January of this year. (IT news)

[Q] Porting number - How do I change account name?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I have a fun question. Me and my wife have decided that $160 a month and mediocre data speeds aren't worth it anymore, so we're thinking about making the jump to AT&T which seems to have pretty good coverage and speed here in Tampa Bay. I'm out of contract, she still has a year left, but we'll be breaking hers since it'll cost us like a month of service, which we'll get right back. (HowTos)

Amazon's Publisher Ambitions Target Comics With New “Jet City” Imprint Launchview story

http://techcrunch.com – Amazon is about to take on Marvel and DC with a new publishing imprint for comics, the company announced today via press release. The new publishing brand is called “Jet City Comics,” and will begin with a series penned by Neal Stephenson called Symposium. Later this year, it’ll get a George R. R. (IT news)

Full Circle Podcast Episode 35, Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2013 Specialview story

http://fullcirclemagazine.org – Full Circle Podcast Episode 35, Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2013 Special Welcome to the second of our 2 part conference special, in this episode the presenters reflect on the first ever Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp held at the MadLab on 16th March 2013 File Sizes: OGG 40.9Mb MP3 63.6Mb Running Time: 1hr 09mins 16seconds Feeds for both MP3 and OGG: RSS feed, MP3: http://fullcirclemagazine.or (Distributions)

Creative HS-950 USB headset bug --- fix?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hello,I have been having this bug for a long while and it seems to have been fixed on Ubuntu:https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour … ug/1080882https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour … ug/1007575Is there a way to apply the same fix on Arch? If so, how?Thank you. Carlinhos https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=50374 2013-04-17T23:42:15Z (HowTos)

Nearly 33 million Android devices infected with malware in 2012view story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – Malware on mobile devices grew by 163 percent in 2012, with Android being the platform most targeted, according to a recent report from mobile security provider NQ Mobile. (Distributions)

What Games Are: The Shady Side Of Gamesview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. There’s a reason why games and organized crime have often gone hand in hand. (IT news)

Is An Always-On Xbox Indefensible Or Is Taking To Twitter Just The Wrong Way To Defend It?view story

http://techcrunch.com – After a very public defense of rumors about the next Xbox’s always-on Internet requirements, a new report claims that Microsoft creative director Adam Orth is no longer with the company. (IT news)

Backed By $3.25 Million From NEA, 500 Startups, Felicis & Others, Tynker Launches Its Visual “Learn To Code” Platform For Childrenview story

http://techcrunch.com – Mountain View-based startup Tynker is launching a new platform aimed at helping kids of all ages learn to program. (IT news)

FuzeBox Adds 50K New Enterprise Subscribers In Q1 2013, Debuts Improved iPad Clientview story

http://techcrunch.com – San Francisco-based virtual meeting player FuzeBox has had some impressive success to kick-off 2013, posting a 200 percent rise in demand for its product in the initial quarter of the year, with 50,000 new subscribers added in just a few short months. (IT news)