Weekend tech reading (5.04)

By on May 4, 2008, 5:41 AM
Shrink Wrapped: A history of PC game packaging trends In the early days of PC gaming, trendsetters like Infocom and Sierra On-Line took game packaging from minimalist to majestic; in recent years, however, we've witnessed a decline in quality when it comes to common packaging practices. 1up.

Microsoft Withdraws Proposal to Acquire Yahoo Microsoft today announced that it has withdrawn its proposal to acquire Yahoo! Inc. Yahoo has responded with a statement as well. Microsoft/Yahoo.

Yahoo-Google ad deal could be announced next week? The search company had planned to announce the partnership by midweek, a source familiar with the plan said. News.com.

Adobe opens up Flash on mobiles Adobe has announced a plan to try to get its Flash player installed on more mobile devices and set-top boxes. BBC News.

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