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Hacker improves GTA Online load times by 70 percent with a simple DLL

Without a doubt, Grand Theft Auto Online's load times are atrocious. A non-scientific poll conducted on Reddit last summer revealed that most were waiting three to six minutes for the game to start and more than 35 percent of players had load times l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMar 2nd, 2021

Touch Taiwan 2021 to kick off next week

Touch Taiwan 2021 will be hosted from April 21-23 in Taipei with the online edition to be available from April 19-28......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News29 min. ago

Lingoda, an on-demand online language school with live instructors and Zoom classrooms, raises $67M

A startup out of Berlin that’s built and grown a successful online language learning platform based around live teachers and virtual classrooms is announcing some funding today to continue expanding its business. Lingoda, which connects student.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

A 23-Year-Old Coder Kept QAnon Online When No One Else Would

Bloomberg's William Turton and Joshua Brustein have published a profile of the 23-year-old proprietor of VanwaTech, an internet provider in Vancouver, Wash. that "provides tech support to the U.S. networks of White nationalists and conspiracy theoris.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Creator monetization and CRM startup Pico raises $6.5M

Pico, a New York startup that helps online creators and media companies make money and manage their customer data, announced today that it has launched an upgraded platform and raised $6.5 million in new funding. In a statement, the startup’s c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

Source Engine bug could allow hacker to take over a PC with CS:GO Steam invite

According to a Motherboard report, the bug is found in Valve's Source Engine used by CS:GO, Dota 2, Team Fortress 2, and others. A security researcher who goes by the name of Florian said he reported the vulnerability to Valve via the bounty program.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

Grocery startup Mercato spilled years of data, but didn’t tell its customers

A security lapse at online grocery delivery startup Mercato exposed tens of thousands of customer orders, TechCrunch has learned. A person with knowledge of the incident told TechCrunch that the incident happened in January after one of the company&#.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Kroger launches its first Ocado-powered ‘shed’, a massive, robot-filled fulfillment center in Ohio

After inking a deal to work together almost three years ago, U.S. supermarket chain Kroger and U.K. online grocer Ocado today took the wraps off the first major product of that deal. Kroger has launched a new Ocado-powered customer fulfillment center.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 0 min. ago

China"s Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla

A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size Tesla sales in China more than doubled in 2020, to nearly $6.6 billion, accounting for 21 percent of the company’s booming worldwide total. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 28 min. ago

Gay dating site Manhunt hacked, thousands of accounts stolen

Manhunt, a gay dating app that claims to have 6 million male members, has confirmed it was hit by a data breach in February after a hacker gained access to the company’s accounts database. In a notice filed with the Washington attorney general&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

"Master," "Slave" and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing

Nearly a year after the Internet Engineering Task Force took up a plan to replace words that could be considered racist, the debate is still raging. The New York Times: What started as an earnest proposal has stalled as members of the task force have.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Ludwig Ahgren"s non-stop 31-day livestream breaks Twitch subscription record

Ahgren’s subathon had a simple premise: every time his channel received a new sub, 10 seconds would be added to the length of his livestream. He had expected the stream to last between 24 to 48 hours but ultimately had to limit it to 31 days or ris.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

Apple reportedly set to partner with LG and Magna on Apple Car

According to a Korean Times source, Apple wants to sign up with the two companies' joint venture, tentatively named "LG Magna e-Powertrain," which was announced in December. If Apple does ink the deal, it would see the firms produce the initial batch.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

Slice raises $40M to power ordering and marketing for independent pizzerias

Slice, a startup that helps independent pizzerias build an online business, has raised another $40 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Cross Creek, with participation from KKR, GGV Capital and Primary Ventures, as well as Twitter’.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 0 min. ago

Boasting menus from chefs at French Laundry, vegetarian mealkit startup Simple Feast hits the U.S.

Offering a respite from processed foods for the richest 20% of Americans, Simple Feast has landed on U.S. shores with a mission to expand its presence on the back of $45 million in financing from investors. The European startup is looking to take a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 0 min. ago

IC packaging equipment in severely tight supply

The supply of IC packaging production tools including polish grinders, wafer-dicing machines, and tape laminators has become severely tight, apart from delivery lead times lengthened for wire-bonding machines, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Samsung’s next Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for April 28

Samsung has announced its third Galaxy Unpacked event of 2021 so far, this one scheduled to stream online on April 28......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Kick It Out would back Premier League-wide boycott of social media

Anti-discrimination charity Kick It Out says it would back a Premier League-wide boycott of social media in protest at online racist abuse......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Tech Workers At the New York Times Have Formed a Union

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union under the NewsGuild of New York, and they are demanding voluntary recognition from the paper's management. The new union, called the Tech Times.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Finding resiliency in local, community news gathering

When the Webster-Kirkwood Times, a community newspaper in the greater St. Louis, Missouri area, had to endure layoffs and stop publishing its print edition—due to a loss in revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic—its readers felt the loss an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

How to fix Joy-Con drift on Nintendo Switch

Joy-Con drift is still an issue in 2021, but you can solve the problem with a few simple steps. Here's how to fix Joy-Con drift on the Nintendo Switch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021