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A conversation with Bison Trails: the AWS-like service inside of Coinbase

Coinbase shares tumbled today to their their lowest point since the company began trading publicly on April 14. The market often moves in mysterious ways, but several drivers could be at play, including Coinbase’s high opening price at the time.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMay 7th, 2021

Babylon’s Fall is a multiplayer, live service hack n’ slash game

More Babylon's Fall gameplay was revealed at Square Enix's E3, along with multiplayer gameplay and its live-service model......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Patch Released for 7-Year-Old Privilege Escalation Bug In Linux Service Polkit

Long-time Slashdot reader wildstoo writes: In a blog post on Thursday, GitHub security researcher Kevin Backhouse announced that Polkit, a Linux system service included in several modern Linux distros that provides an organized way for non-privileged.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Rocksmith+ debuts as a subscription service, PC closed beta starts today

Rocksmith+ subscribers can look forward to a suite of different features geared toward teaching them how to play an acoustic, electric, or bass guitar......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

New York State Low-Cost Broadband Law Blocked by US Judge

A federal judge granted a preliminary order blocking New York state from enforcing a law that requires internet service providers to offer high-speed broadband service to low-income customers at a discount. From a report: U.S. District Judge Denis Hu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Amazon Music unveils hosted streaming radio service dubbed DJ Mode

We took this feature for a spin, and although the idea is intriguing, a half-baked rollout and underwhelming host commentary hold it back......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Qrypt Makes First Step Toward Widespread Quantum Secure Cryptography Through the Cloud

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qrypt Launches from Stealth and Announces First of Many Entropy-as-a-Service Security Solutions The post Qrypt Makes First Step Toward Widespread Quantum Secure Cryptography Through the Cloud appeared first on We.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Netflix Opens an Online Shop To Hawk Items From Popular Shows

Netflix is branching into toys, games and clothing based on its popular shows, looking to mine popular characters for added revenue much like Walt Disney. From a report: The streaming service is launching Netflix.shop, a retail arm that will sell cur.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

TestBox launches with $2.7M seed to make it easier to test software before buying

When companies are considering buying a particular software service, they typically want to test it in their own environments, a process that can be surprisingly challenging. TestBox, a new startup, wants to change that by providing a fully working p.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Microsoft is Building Its Own Streaming Devices as Part of a Major Xbox Game Pass Expansion

Microsoft on Thursday announced plans to expand its Xbox Game Pass subscription service to many more screens, including third-party smart TVs and also streaming devices the company is currently building itself. From a report: Microsoft intends to del.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Xbox unveils cloud-centric strategy: New hardware, servers, regional plans

Pre-E3 briefing takes shots at rivals, confirms "new game every quarter" aspirations. Enlarge / If you want to play Xbox Game Pass titles on a weaker device, you'll need to sync to the subscription service's cloud library—and Microsoft is bull.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Punchbowl nabs $5M investment, acquires VidHug to add video to party planning platform

When the pandemic hit last year, Punchbowl, an online party planning service was left in the lurch with gatherings all but shut down, but instead of lamenting the situation, founder and CEO Matt Douglas went to work to rethink the company’s app.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Essential workers" tweets show surprising positivity during pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people turned to social media platforms to share their feelings about the changes happening in the world around them. Essential workers—such as medical providers, retail and food service employees, and public tran.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Newsroom: US Ecommerce Forecast Revised Upward, 18% Growth Expected in 2021

More than 1 in 5 digital buyers will use a ‘buy now, pay later’ service June 9, 2021 (New York, NY) — Following a strong Q1 fueled by government stimulus, […].....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

SpaceX Starlink internet could be coming to an airline near you

In the not-too-distant future your in-flight internet may be supplied by SpaceX's Starlink service, according to comments made this week by a company executive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Does what happens at YC stay at YC?

Community has never felt louder in startupland. Bringing people together over a shared interest is innate to human nature, and coming out of a lonely, draining pandemic, every startup is looking to cultivate community, conversation and camaraderie. L.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

An obscure service provider briefly broke the internet Tuesday. It could happen again

A giant chunk of the internet briefly broke on Tuesday because of an outage at a company most people have probably never heard of before......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Binge, a new gaming content service, to be revealed at E3

Binge, a new streaming service featuring original content from gaming franchises, will reveal more information at this year's E3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Record labels sue another ISP, demanding mass disconnections of Internet users

Frontier sued amid concerns that ISPs will have to disconnect "innocent" users. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Artur Debat) The major record labels yesterday filed another lawsuit demanding that an Internet service provider terminate many mor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

New gaming content service Binge to be revealed at E3

Binge, a new streaming service featuring original content from gaming franchises, will reveal more information at this year's E3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Is HBO Max Broken?

Last week, Apple TV users reported issues with HBO Max refusing to rewind, fast-forward, or pause content. According to The A.V. Club, the issue is still ongoing. From the report: Strangely enough, HBO Max's customer service Twitter account acknowled.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021