SimCity Launch Plagued by Locked Games, Download Issues and Server Queues

This morning at 12:01 AM Eastern time, my copy of the SimCity digital deluxe version unlocked in EA's Origin service. For the next 20 minutes I experienced download failures, until finally the game began to come down the pipes. While it updated I napped, and when I woke at 3:30 AM the game was ready to play.… »3/05/13 9:20am3/05/13 9:20am

A Colleague Shares the Trauma of the Southern Tornadoes

Tiffany Nevin, news editor at (we've featured her work before) lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Her neighborhood and much of the rest of the American southeast has been mauled by tornadoes, claiming the lives of more than 200 people. Yesterday, another tornado ripped through her neighborhood. She shot… »4/28/11 4:00pm4/28/11 4:00pm