Bethesda is, as of today, suing Warner Bros over alleged code theft in creating a “blatant rip-off” of Fallout Shelter. The details: Bethesda’s suit, filed yesterday in a Maryland US District Court, is aimed both at Warner Bros and developer Behaviour Interactive. In it, Bethesda says the two companies misappropriated trade secrets while developing their game, allegedly to copy Bethesda’s successful 2015 mobile game as closely as possible. The trailer for Westworld Mobile, which dropped yesterday, shows you managing a team of hosts (the series’ advanced robots) to keep the titular park’s guests happy, with its dark moments of violence… This story continues at The Next Web
SINGAPORE: Most South East Asian shares traded on a weak note on Friday as investors assess the likely fallout of a global trade spat on corporate earnings, with the Philippines continuing its dismal run with an over 2 percent fall in early trade.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Malaysian ringgit’s fair value today is the same as the peg that his previous government established in 1998 in a controversial move during the Asian financial crisis.
Asked in an interview Friday where he saw the fair value for the ringgit, Dr Mahathir said “3.8.” That’s more than 5% stronger than its current level against the dollar, and a rate it hasn’t seen since mid-2015, when worries about China hit emerging markets. The currency climbed 0.3% after his remarks were published.