Daily Archives: September 8, 2008

Chris Nuttall

SporeSpore, the much anticipated evolution game from Electronic Arts, has won high marks from the gaming press but has currently earned only one star out of five from amateur reviewers on Amazon.com.

The reason – unusually restrictive digital rights management software that limits installations of the game. Read more

Chris Nuttall

More cowbell?Pandora and Last.fm may seem to have the online music discovery market cornered, but another variation on the theme emerged today with The Echo Nest opening up its platform to developers.

The Echo Nest’s selling point is what it describes as its Musical Brain – technology that can automatically listen to and classify music, read what is being written about it and learn from user reactions to music. Read more