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"Cyberpunk 2077" Returning To PlayStation Network on June 21

Sony will allow "Cyberpunk 2077" to be sold on its online PlayStation store starting June 21, the game's creators at CD Projekt Red said today. From a report: Sales of the buggy would-be blockbuster have been hit hard since Sony delisted the game sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 15th, 2021

Security flaws found in popular EV chargers

U.K. cybersecurity company Pen Test Partners has identified several vulnerabilities in the APIs of six home electric vehicle charging brands and a large public EV charging network. While the charger manufacturers resolved most of the issues, the find.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

Social Media Giants Failing To Remove Most Antisemitic Posts

Five social media giants failed to remove 84% of antisemitic posts in May and June -- and Facebook performed the worst despite announcing new rules to tackle the problem, a new report finds. Axios: The Center for Countering Digital Hatred (CCDH) note.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 18 min. ago

Ability of urban trees, soils to maintain critical ecosystem services

If you're a tree, country life is much easier than city living. Rural trees—which can live long, productive lives of sometimes more than 100 years—draw on vast resources of an extensive forest network of nearby trees. In urban areas, friendly, ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards

A study published June 16 in Biotropica by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, the UW Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, WWF Hong Kong and the University of Colombo has provided an important road map to conserving rough-n.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

"3Dfx" account suggests the company is returning, but it"s almost certainly a fake

An account named "3dfx Interactive" that purports to be "The official Twitter handle for 3dfx. Providing the world with the best graphics cards, ever," posted its first tweet on July 31 that reads: "3dfx Interactive is coming back, 20 years later. Pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Major Ethereum Upgrade Set To Alter Supply, Fix Transaction Fees

Ethereum, the second-largest blockchain network, is about to undergo a technical adjustment that will significantly alter the way transactions are processed, as well as reduce the supply of the ether token and sharply boost its price. The scheduled c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Latest Steam survey shows AMD rebounding, an excellent month for Ampere, and a Windows 7 resurgence

Having chipped away at Intel’s CPU lead since December and finally passing the 30% mark in May, AMD experienced a surprise decline in June, dropping to 28.41%. As predicted, it appears this was only a temporary blip: Team red rebounded with a share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

To Fight Vaccine Misinformation, US Recruits an "Influencer Army"

The New York Times tells the story of 17-year-old Ellie Zeiler, a TikTok creator with over 10 million followers, who received an email in June from Village Marketing, an influencer marketing agency. "It said it was reaching out on behalf of another.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Taiwan 2Q21 economic growth estimated at 7.47%

Taiwan's economic growth for the second quarter of 2021 is preliminarily estimated at 7.47%, 0.54pp higher than the 6.93% forecast in June 2021, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Russia"s "Nonsensical, Impossible Quest" to Create Its Own Domestic Internet

"It was pretty strange when Russia decided to announce last week that it had successfully run tests between June 15 and July 15 to show it could disconnect itself from the internet," writes an associate professor of cybersecurity policy at Tufts Flet.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Is Remote Work Forcing Smaller Cities to Compete With Big Tech Salaries?

Remote working seems like a boon to smaller cities, Reuters reports: About 30 per cent of remote workers plan on moving, according to two recent surveys: an April poll of 1,000 tech workers by nonprofit One America Works and a June survey of 1,006 na.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

TuSimple’s self-driving truck network takes shape with Ryder partnership

TuSimple, the self-driving truck company that went public earlier this year, has partnered with Ryder as part of its plan to build out a freight network that will support its autonomous trucking operations. Under the deal announced this week, Ryder&#.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

June Heatwave Was the "Most Extreme" On Record For North America

The devastating heatwave that struck the Northwest US and southwest Canada in June was "the most extreme summer heatwave" ever recorded in North America, according to a new analysis from nonprofit research group Berkeley Earth. The Verge reports: Rec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney, says Disney+ release of Black Widow broke contract

Lawsuit: Marvel star was promised exclusive theatrical release and cut of ticket sales. Enlarge / A billboard above the El Capitan Entertainment Centre promoting Marvel Studios' 'Black Widow' on June 22, 2021, in Hollywood, California. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Stray is a compelling cat simulator heading to PlayStation and PC in early 2022

Stray is much more than a basic cat simulator. In it, you assume the role of a cat that has fallen into a mysterious and forgotten city, separated from its family and injured. You’ll need to use your feline skills to explore and survive the environ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Sony unlocks PlayStation 5 M.2 SSD expansion bay, but only for beta testers

First and foremost, the expansion port is currently only accessible to users participating in the PS5 system software beta program (technically, anyone can physically access the port, but you’ll need the right software to make it work)......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Rover promises a network of "trusted sitters and dog walkers." That wasn"t enough to save these pets

Like many new pandemic pet owners, Nia Morgan knew her puppy, Zorro, had grown very attached to her due to all the time she spent at home with him. So she was understandably hesitant about leaving him for the first time with a sitter she'd hired thro.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Best cheap video game deals for August 2021

If you're looking for video game deals for the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, here are some of the best cheap video games across various retailers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Best cheap PlayStation deals for August 2021

We've gathered some of the best PlayStation deals that are available online, including offers for games and accessories for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Latest PlayStation 5 software beta adds M.2 SSD support

Before slipping an M.2 into your PS5, make sure it holds up to Sony's demanding specifications......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021