Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 21, 2011

US Government Calls Online Poker Site Ponzi Scheme

The US government claims that Full Tilt, an online gambling site based in Dublin, Ireland, is a ponzi scheme.

Will Your Xbox 360 Replace Your Cable Box?

Unveiling a live television service for the Xbox 360 console at the E3 gaming expo in June, Microsoft left many details unanswered other than it would “partner with TV providers” for its content.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.