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Everything announced at EA Live: Dead Space, Battlefield Portal, and more

EA held an hour-long live stream showing off new games. Here's everything we saw......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJul 22nd, 2021

UK Considers Blocking Nvidia Takeover of ARM Over Security

According to Bloomberg, the U.K. is considering blocking a takeover of Arm by Nvidia due to potential risks to national security. SoftBank announced plans to sell Arm to U.S. chip company Nvidia last September for more than $40 billion. It's been und.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Daily Crunch: For $20/month, crime alert app Citizen will connect users with live ‘safety agents’

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

What Square’s acquisition of Afterpay means for startups

The main takeaways? "Buy now, pay later" may be effective at driving retail conversion, but scale matters and long-term margins look slim for BNPL startups. On Sunday Square announced it was gobbling up Afterpay in a deal worth $29 billion.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

NYC Will Require Vaccines For Entry To Restaurants and Gyms; Requirement Can Be Met With An App

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that New York City will become the first major U.S. city to require proof of vaccination to enter all restaurants, fitness centers and indoor entertainment venues. "If you're unvaccinated, unfortunately, you will.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Microsoft"s business-focused Windows 365 Cloud PC subscription starts at $20/mo

Windows 365 Cloud PC is Microsoft's subscription-based service for the modern hybrid workspace, aimed at delivering the benefits and security of the cloud to small and big businesses. Microsoft recently announced general availability of Windows 365,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

AMD and Valve are developing an improved Linux CPU driver that will benefit the Steam Deck

When Valve announced the Steam Deck last month, it brought a lot of excitement among gamers who had been waiting for a way to play their favorite games from their Steam library wherever they want, without having to lug around a proper gaming laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Google teases Pixel 6 phones with custom-built Tensor SoC

Google has announced its next-generation Pixel family of smartphones powered by a custom System on a Chip (SoC) called Tensor......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Future Space Travel Might Require Mushrooms

The mycologist Paul Stamets discusses the potential extraterrestrial uses of fungi, including terraforming planets, building human habitats—and providing psilocybin therapy to astronauts -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Google Maps on iOS adds live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widget, dark mode

Google Maps announced today three feature updates to its iOS app. With live location sharing in the iMessage app, a traffic widget for the home screen and dark mode, Google Maps is positioning itself as a stronger competitor against iOS’ native.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Edtech startup bina raises $1.4M to teach 4- to 12-year-olds, launch School-as-a-Service

With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it’s no wonder edtech startups have piled into the space. But it has also served to highlight the abysmal nature of early years teaching: Some 40 million teachers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

YouTube’s $100 million Shorts Fund to challenge TikTok goes live

YouTube earlier this year announced its plans to significantly invest in original creator content for its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts, with the introduction of a $100 million YouTube Shorts Fund. The fund will reward creators for their most en.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 54 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 News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Sophos extends its spending spree with Refactr buy

Thoma Bravo-owned Sophos has announced its second takeover in as many weeks with the acquisition of Seattle-based DevSecOps startup Refactr. Refactr was founded in 2017 and offers an automation platform that helps cybersecurity and DevOps teams to co.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Russia’s Space Station Incident Points to Larger Issues

Nauka’s errant firings were likely the result of human error—and they raise concerns about the future of the country’s space program and its partnership with NASA......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News6 hr. 54 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 News6 hr. 55 min. ago

Boeing Scrubs Launch of Starliner Crew Capsule To Space Station

The launch of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule on an unpiloted test flight to the International Space Station was scrubbed Tuesday because of an undisclosed technical issue. Mission managers told the launch team to recycle for another attempt Wednesda.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 27 min. ago

NASA science chief says it’s OK to be “worried” or “terrified” about Webb

"This mission has a very troubled story with chapters that were disappointing." Enlarge / NASA's science chief, Thomas Zurbuchen, has worked hard to bring the oft-delayed James Webb Space Telescope to the launch pad. (credit: NASA) For scienti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

HBO Max finally launches on LG smart TVs in the U.S.

LG TV owners in the U.S. are finally getting the HBO Max app added to their sets, LG and Warner Media announced today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

"Problematic" Greenland polar bear may be shot

A polar bear in Greenland may be shot dead next time it endangers people after several close encounters, including one where it bit the hand of a documentary team member, authorities said......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 26 min. ago

Boeing delays key uncrewed test flight to ISS

Boeing delayed an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday over a propulsion issue, pushing back a key test it last attempted in 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 26 min. ago