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  • EverQuest II has gone free to play!
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    EverQuest II has dropped a bomb on their community today by announcing EverQuest II Extended — a new version of the game that allows you to play without paying a subscription fee. EverQuest II Extended works very much like any free-to-play game, relying on an item shop and tiered membership access to garner revenue.

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  • Valve Apologizes For 12,000 Erroneous Anti-Cheating Bans
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    Earlier this week, there were reports that large numbers of Modern Warfare 2 players on Steam were getting erroneously banned by Valve’s Anti-Cheat software. While such claims are usually best taken with a grain of salt, the quantity and suddenness caused speculation that Valve’s software wasn’t operating correctly. A few days later, Valve president Gabe Newell sent out an email acknowledging that roughly 12,000 players had been inappropriately banned (more…)

  • We’re Winning! Poll Shows CA Pot Legalization Ahead 52%-36%
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    Pothead Power, people. California’s Proposition 19, which would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and older, is currently leading by a wide margin among state voters, according to a new poll. The measure is supported by 52 percent of voters, and opposed by only 36 percent.

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  • Amputee Golfer Still Able To Compete On PGA Tour
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    Green has had nerve complications in his right leg since an SUV accident in Mississippi last June, when he was on his way to a Champions Tour event. The crash killed his brother, girlfriend and dog.

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  • Google Nabs Patent To Monitor Your Cursor Movement
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    bool2 writes “Google has been awarded a patent for displaying search results based on how you move your mouse cursor on the screen… Google’s plans are to monitor the movements of the cursor, such as when a user hovers over a certain ad or link to read a tooltip, and then provide relevant search results, and ads, based on that behaviour. It means that it does not require users to actually click a link to know that they were interested in it, opening (more…)