Google’s $500M DOJ fine all about illegal online drug ads

The mysterious $500 million Google set aside in the last quarter for an ongoing Department of Justice probe was finally made clear last night. Google is apparently close to settling a criminal investigation over ads from illegal online pharmacies that have earned the company hundreds of millions, the Wall Street Journal reports.

What naughty stuff will get your video game into ratings trouble? (NSFW)

The Entertainment Software Ratings Board came up with a questionnaire today that it hopes will address the need to provide appropriateness ratings for the growing number of downloadable online games. Now game developers will have a better picture about what is OK to submit in terms of racy, violent, or other potentially offensive content.