Sunday January 23-rd, 2022

The Game Awards Switch eShop sale revealed, includes Fire Emblem The Game Awards Switch eShop sale revealed, includes Fire Emblem

Geoff Keighley loves his limited-time demos for unreleased games, and so do we. Nintendo is getting in on it too. The full sale page also highlights winners from previous years - everything from Disco Elysium to The Witcher 3. Both the sale and...

Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Almost 3,000 initial claims for state unemployment insurance were made in the week ending December 5, a nearly 60 percent increase from the previous week, the Maine Department of Labor reported Thursday. So far, Congress and the White House have not ...

Microsoft's xCloud Coming to iOS, PC in 2021 Microsoft's xCloud Coming to iOS, PC in 2021

Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will have access to cloud gaming on Windows PC via Xbox app as well as browser. "We are doing this by embracing multiple devices and providing a consistent Xbox experience wherever you log in, whether that's on your X...

AT&T is selling Crunchyroll to Sony for $1.18B AT&T is selling Crunchyroll to Sony for $1.18B

Sony will acquire USA anime-streaming service Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion from AT&T , the Japanese electronics company said Thursday, gaining access to Crunchyroll's 90 million-plus members around the world. Crunchyroll has more than 3 million...

DoorDash Raises $3.37 Billion in Above-Range IPO DoorDash Raises $3.37 Billion in Above-Range IPO

The company is part of a cadre of consumer-facing, web-based businesses that are expected to go public in December - including home-rental platform Airbnb Inc., which is set to price its IPO Wednesday. In the third quarter, Airbnb's revenue decline...

China orders removal of 105 apps, including TripAdvisor China orders removal of 105 apps, including TripAdvisor

China on Tuesday said it has removed leading USA travel platform Tripadvisor's app along with 104 other mobile apps from various online stores in the country as part of cleaning up the internet. Recently, for example, the Trump administration has t...

"Will Unleash Massive Network": Cabinet Clears Public Wi-Fi Access Plan

Public Wi-Fi hotspots at a large number of restaurants, grocery stores, hotels and other places across the country could be a reality in the near future, with the Union cabinet on Wednesday clearing a project to expand wireless broadband connectivit...

Halo Infinite now scheduled for a 'Fall 2021' release, says 343 Industries Halo Infinite now scheduled for a 'Fall 2021' release, says 343 Industries

This news comes to us by way of a blog post published by 343 Industries and written by Jospeh Staten, someone who's been involved with Halo since the very start. However, with almost every mainline Halo game since Halo 2 receiving a ful...

Apple says its own apps will also show privacy labels Apple says its own apps will also show privacy labels

The upcoming feature, called App Tracking Transparency, will ask for users' permission before companies and apps are allowed to track their online activity, which they can either deny or approve with a click of a button. Apple first announced the new...

Apple Car could hit the road in 2024 Apple Car could hit the road in 2024

While autonomous vehicle technology is rapidly evolving in this area, we're still a long way away from the point at which a auto will be truly 100% autonomous and able to handle every possible scenario in which a human driver may find themselves.

US Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Says Attacked by Nation With 'Top-Tier Capabilities' US Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Says Attacked by Nation With 'Top-Tier Capabilities'

Red Team tools are often used by cybersecurity organizations to mimic those used in real-world attacks with the goal of assessing a company's detection and response capabilities and evaluating the security posture of enterprise systems. "They used a...

Adobe to support Photoshop, Lightroom natively on Apple Silicon Adobe to support Photoshop, Lightroom natively on Apple Silicon

Adobe has been working tirelessly to ensure that the Creative Cloud apps are available to the new Macs, and they have announced the release of Photoshop Beta last month for Apple silicon and talked about how they are now working on a native v...

NY attorney general launches massive antitrust suit against Facebook NY attorney general launches massive antitrust suit against Facebook

She added that nearly every state in the nation has joined the bipartisan lawsuit, "because Facebook's efforts to dominate the market were as illegal as they were harmful". Lastly, it seeks unspecified additional relief. The Federal Trade Commissio...

Logitech Circle View Doorbell with HomeKit Secure Video introduced to Apple Logitech Circle View Doorbell with HomeKit Secure Video introduced to Apple

Logitech has taken the covers off of the Logitech Circle View Doorbell - a smart video doorbell that boasts Apple's HomeKit Secure Video platform. Face Recognition identifies people you tag in your Photos library or recent visitors captured b...

Cloudflare starts testing new secure DNS standard with operators Cloudflare starts testing new secure DNS standard with operators

Cloudflare is partnering with PCCW, SURF and Equinix on ODoH. When visiting a website, browsers use a DNS resolver to convert web addresses into machine-readable IP addresses to locate where the page is located. The new DoH variant removes Cloudfl...

Canada's Trending 'How To' Google Searches This Year Were So 2020 Canada's Trending 'How To' Google Searches This Year Were So 2020

In terms of general news queries, the IPL, coronavirus and US Presidential election also triggered the most searches, along with the Nirbhaya case, Beirut explosion, lockdowns, China-India skirmishes, and the locust swarm attack in June and July.

Staying power: Airbnb boosts its IPO price range, taking valuation to $42bn Staying power: Airbnb boosts its IPO price range, taking valuation to $42bn

The company will trade under the symbol ABNB and will make its debut this Thursday on the Nasdaq stock market. Airbnb was launched in 2007 as a website to take bookings for rooms during conferences, including the Democratic National Convention ...

Californians Can Track COVID-19 Exposure By Smartphone Californians Can Track COVID-19 Exposure By Smartphone

The app technology was also tested at universities in Colorado, Nevada, Washington and OR - the members of the Western States Pact, along with California. Given the privacy-first focus of CA Notify , we do not know how many students, faculty, staff ...

PS5 System Update Fixes Wi-Fi and PS4 Connection Issues PS5 System Update Fixes Wi-Fi and PS4 Connection Issues

This setting doesn't apply to party chat audio. The update just specifies that "This system software update improves system performance". There's also yet another issue for PS4 players, "Due to a recent fix for PS4 friends lists, PS4 players ...

Google's Secretive Open Source Fuchsia OS Goes Public For Contributions Google's Secretive Open Source Fuchsia OS Goes Public For Contributions

But whereas Android is based on the time-tested Linux kernel, Fuchsia is based on a much newer piece of software called Zircon. It is also unique in that, although it has been developed "in the open" in publicly searchable repositories, no one real...

What's happening on board Royal Caribbean cruise with Covid-19 passenger What's happening on board Royal Caribbean cruise with Covid-19 passenger

Cruise ships are now banned in Australia. Late on Wednesday morning, a Reddit user, who said they were quarantined on the ship, posted that passengers were "not cleared to disembark yet". Dream Cruises launched its Singapore "cruises to nowhere" ...

Facebook adds carts to WhatsApp to make shopping easier Facebook adds carts to WhatsApp to make shopping easier

Either way, the new CART feature has been rolled out globally for business users and it really adds up some convenience to the buyers and sellers. Meanwhile, the company says that more than 175 million people message a WhatsApp Business account e...

Forza Horizon 4 Update Lets You Build Your Own Tracks Forza Horizon 4 Update Lets You Build Your Own Tracks

Yes, now here comes one more: as we are getting " Super7 ". The new game mode allows racers to create individual challenges based around drifting, speed, air or others and, upon playing these challenges, seven randomly selected challenges will appe...

GTA Online adds new underground club The Music Locker GTA Online adds new underground club The Music Locker

Players will breach into one of the most secure private islands, Cayo Perico, and steal art, drug money, and gold. Introducing The Music Locker - Los Santos' newest underground dance club, soon to be open to the public. Created to be the hottest ...

10m rural Americans to receive high-speed broadband following FCC auction 10m rural Americans to receive high-speed broadband following FCC auction

SpaceX is one of the biggest winners in the FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) auction. The money will come from a $9.2 billion fund the FCC created to subsidize expanding high-speed internet to underserved rural areas across the U.S.

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