Czech Leader Sends Note to Greek President Over Jailed Game Developers
As some might recall, Greece tossed two Bohemia Interactive employees in jail back in September. The charge? Espionage, of course. The two were working on Arma 3 prior to their arrest, but they've denied that they were doing anything other than having a holiday at the time. Thanks to a legal strike in the country, the pair are still waiting to appear in front of a Greek court. In an appeal to Greek president Karolos Papoulias, Czech president Václav Klaus has asked that Papoulias pay "special attention" to the matter.Read on...
Dow Jones Crash Scare Thanks to Good Old-Fashioned Tech Error? (Update2)
Earlier today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave Wall Street -- and a healthy chunk of the Internet -- quite a scare when it fell more than 1,000 points before healthily bouncing back later in the afternoon. Early reports tied the plunge to the hot-button finance story of the day -- the turmoil in Greece over debt concerns -- but as new details emerge, it appears that technical or math errors may have been to blame for the severity of the Dow's plunge.Update: According to CNN Radio reporter Lisa Desjardins, the tech error in question may have been on NASDAQ's end.Read on...