<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[Red Dead Redemption gambles on a new frontier: the Old West]]> Ask Dan Houser what Red Dead Redemption is about and the usually loquacious VP of creative at Rockstar Games pauses for 10 seconds. "It's America," he finally replies. "The birth of modern America. What was gained and what was lost." Some might scoff at the idea that a video game can tackle such heady themes, but Houser and his brother Sam, the co-founders of Rockstar, are used to being underestimated. Their label, part of Take-Two Interactive, is best known for its massively popular Grand Theft Auto series, which has sold more than 100 million copies and generated lawsuits, boycotts and legislation because of explicit violence and sexual content.]]> <![CDATA[Amazon pits its Kindle Fire directly against iPad Mini]]> Competition in the tiny tablet market is getting fierce, thanks to an attempt by Amazon to ignite a rivalry with Apple.]]> <![CDATA[Did AntiSec really steal Apple IDs from FBI?]]> Last week, computer hacking collective AntiSec made the startling announcement that it had stolen the user IDs from 13 million Apple devices from an FBI laptop.]]> <![CDATA[Digital signs recognize viewers, target ads to them]]> <![CDATA[Sony slices price of PlayStation 3 game console]]> <![CDATA['Fooducate' app tells consumers if foods contain GMOs]]> California's Proposition 37, which would require all food containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled, is expected to pass despite slightly waning support, according to polls.]]> <![CDATA[Google, Microsoft battle for cloud-computing customers]]> <![CDATA[Activision blasts ex-developers as 'self-serving schemers']]> Activision Blizzard Inc. came out with guns blazing in its battle with two former lead developers of "Call of Duty," the game publisher's multibillion-dollar military franchise. In a lawsuit that read more like a dramatic Hollywood script, Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision claimed it fired Jason West and Vincent Zampella in March because the two "morphed from valued, responsible executives into insubordinate and self-serving schemers who attempted to hijack Activision's assets for their own personal gain."]]> <![CDATA[China imposes new rules for personal Web sites]]> <![CDATA[Military readies Iron Man suit for summer testing]]> Though the public consciousness likely thinks of futuristic cyborg battle armor as the sort of thing still relegated to sci-fi films, it's closer to reality than the average person might realize. ]]> <![CDATA[IRS memos: Agency can search personal emails without warrant]]> Internal memos from the Internal Revenue Service indicate that the agency would try to read personal emails without a warrant.]]> <![CDATA[Broadband reaches warp speed in British test]]> The BCC is reporting that the “fastest ever” broadband speeds have been achieve in a test in London. ]]> <![CDATA[Gaming for a good cause]]> <![CDATA[Hackers steal at least 1 million Apple IDs from FBI]]> AntiSec, a hacking group spun off from Internet ne'er-do-wells Anonymous, has announced that it stole 1 million or more Apple user IDs from an FBI database.]]> <![CDATA[Atomic clock at CU Boulder sets new records in precision and stability]]> The world’s most precise clock now resides on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder.]]> <![CDATA['Modern Warfare 2' navigates a sea of second-guessers]]> <![CDATA[AT&T to call off acquisition of T-Mobile]]> <![CDATA[Google Music to offer free storage, streaming, social sharing]]> <![CDATA[AT&T considers charging iPhone users for high data usage]]> <![CDATA[Rivals already eying Google eyewear; Project Glass competitors now in development]]> Google unveiled “Project Glass” earlier this week, an undertaking that it hopes will bring eyewear equipped with heads-up display technology to the masses. The new glasses currently in development include an integrated transparent display that projects images and data in the wearer’s field of vision.]]>