Call of Duty: Warzone season 4 kicks off next week

Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War's season 4 will go live next week, and will incorporate new weapons, operators, maps, and zombies content for free......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJun 10th, 2021

T-Mobile vanishes from Call of Duty and Overwatch websites as Activision Blizzard lawsuit draws controversy

Dexerto reports that the T-Mobile logo no longer appears on the Call of Duty League (CDL) website, despite being visible on July 21. The Overwatch League website is also missing the company's name, though it was there as recently as July 27, and T-Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Sony stops the McDonald"s PS5 controller giveaway; fast-food chain claims there were no release plans

This dumpster fire of a situation started last week when McDonald's Australia said it would give away a limited number of special edition PS5 controllers to celebrate its 50th birthday in the country. A must-have for collectors, fans of the fast-food.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Microsoft accidentally leaked almost the entire plot for Halo Infinite

Over the weekend, Halo Infinite's Creative Director Joseph Staten issued a tweet acknowledging that the development team had accidentally left files for the single-player campaign in the multiplayer beta they released last week. Data miners uncovered.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Rani Therapeutics’ $73M IPO will fund upcoming clinical trials

Rani Therapeutics, a San Jose-based company developing a pill to replace medical injections, went public on Friday.  According to S-1 filings, shares were estimated to price between $14 and $16 last week. On Friday, shares debuted slightly lower, ar.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Substack doubles down on uncensored ‘free speech’ with acquisition of Letter

Substack announced last week that it acquired Letter, a platform that encourages written dialogue and debate. The financials of the deal weren’t disclosed, but this acquisition follows Substack’s recent $65 million raise. Newsletters are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Diablo Immortal delayed to 2022 amid hectic week for Blizzard

Blizzard announced Diablo Immortal's delay, citing polish issues as the reasoning behind the push......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Blizzard"s President is Stepping Down Amid Culture Scandal

Activision Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is stepping down from the company after Blizzard was sued by the state of California last week for discriminating against women and fostering a "frat boy" culture that entailed sexual harassment and discri.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

Smart water tank to improve platypus breeding odds

Water authorities will be turning to Melburnians to help with a novel system of 'smart' rainwater tanks and urban lakes that can provide crucial water to support platypus habitat when it's most needed—just before the breeding season......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 34 min. ago

The Activision Blizzard lawsuit could be a watershed moment for the business world. Here"s why

Even if you're not an avid gamer, there's a good chance you've heard of "Call of Duty," "World of Warcraft" or "Candy Crush." Those games, which are played by hundreds of millions of people around the world and have in some cases attained the status.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News14 hr. 3 min. ago

Amazon Prime Video’s Lord of the Rings series finally has a premiere date

The first season of Amazon Prime Video's Lord of the Rings series has wrapped with a new picture from the set, and the show will finally bow in September 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro mark new smartphone era for Google

Google on Monday kicked off smartphone season by previewing its new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones. But it also signaled a new era for the Pixel, shifting it away from a mid-tier line with a niche user base to premium status, in a move that coul.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Harmful algal bloom becomes detectable along western Lake Erie

Nearly a month into bloom season, a harmful algal bloom has been detected along Lake Erie's shores by the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Ikea’s Starkvind does double duty as a smart air purifier and side table

Ikea has launched its first air purifier that's built into a side table, combining form and function to improve the air quality in your home......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The tale of two edtech IPOs

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Last week, Natasha and Alex jumped on Twitter Spaces to discuss the tale of two edtech IPOs: Duolingo, the consumer.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Galaxy Watch 4 images leak, revealing the fruits of Samsung-Google collaboration

New live images of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic has leaked, just a week out from launch, offering us our first glimpse of Samsung's OneUI watch interface......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

YouTube Bans Sky News Australia for One Week Over Misinformation

"YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week, saying it had breached rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation," writes the BBC. Long-time Slashdot reader Hope Thelps shares their report: YouTube issued a "strike" u.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 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

Best cheap coffee maker deals for August 2021: Keurig, Ninja, Breville, and more

Hot coffee tastes especially good in every season, so we gathered the best deals for coffee and espresso makers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The tech industry in China has had quite a turbulent week. The government is u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021