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DEFINITION: A LAN party is a gathering in which gamers (devotees of computer games) gather to share a local area network (LAN) and participate in extended gaming sessions of popular games such as Quake, Doom, or Wolfenstein. On a LAN, response time among players is much faster than the same interaction over the Internet, changing the quality of the game. In addition, gamers have the opportunity to meet other  … 
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Online Gaming Reports
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Dissecting the XWM Trojan Kit: A Peek at China's Growing Underground Online Gaming Economy
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research paper introduces a popular online gaming Trojan kit known as the "Xiang Wei Ma (XWM) Kit," which roughly translates to "Rattle Trojan," that targets popular online games in China.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Social Gaming in the Cloud: A Business White Paper
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: Major gaming publishers such as Zynga, Crowdstar and Playfish use RightScale to scale to tens of millions of players per day. RightScale has the experience and tailored solution for launching and managing social games on the cloud.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

RightScale

Entraction Uses Device Reputation to Carry Out "Zero Tolerance" for Fraud
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Entraction has no reservations about the effectiveness and efficiencies that are possible using device fingerprinting paired with device reputation; this is real data pulled from the user's computer, coupled with fact-based evidence of fraud from that computer's past. Read this case study to learn about how Entraction is fighting fraud.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

Akamai Insight: Time to Market Matters for Online Video Media
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Akamai, with Stream OS, provides a streamlined video distribution workflow and a scalable, global distribution platform to get more media to market, faster than ever.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Akamai Technologies
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ONLINE GAMING DEFINITION (continued): …  participants in the flesh. LAN parties range in size from a few players getting together in a private home to gatherings of over a thousand players converging to participate in a large public event. Large LAN parties often attract corporate sponsorship from hardware and software vendors.One of the largest LAN parties is QuakeCon (for Quake convention), which began in Garland, Texas in 1996 with 150 gamers in attendance. QuakeCon 2002, held in Mesquite, Texas (home of id Software, developer of Quake) attracted about 3,000 players from all over the world attending the four-day event. In addition … 
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