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The Division 2's closed beta starts February 7 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

The Division 2's closed beta starts February 7 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

French video game giant Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy's The Division 2's closed beta starts on February 7.
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Xbox Game Pass will add We Happy Few, Shadow of Mordor, Saints Row: The Third, and more

Xbox Game Pass will add We Happy Few, Shadow of Mordor, Saints Row: The Third, and more

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Microsoft announced more new titles coming to Xbox Game Pass in January.
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SuperData: Digital games grew 12% to $113.4 billion in 2018; Fortnite earned $2.4 billion

SuperData: Digital games grew 12% to $113.4 billion in 2018; Fortnite earned $2.4 billion

7 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Digital games grew 12 percent to $109.8 billion worldwide in 2018, driven by Epic Games' huge free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite.
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Surface Dial could be turned up a notch by adding a touch sensor

Surface Dial could be turned up a notch by adding a touch sensor

8 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

Microsoft could be planning some useful changes for its Surface peripherals, namely the Surface Dial and Surface Pen, at least according to a couple of patents which have just...
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Apple Pay Head Jennifer Bailey to Deliver Keynote at World's Largest Payments Technology Event

Apple Pay Head Jennifer Bailey to Deliver Keynote at World's Largest Payments Technology Event

8 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   2 articles

Apple Pay vice president Jennifer Bailey will be the keynote speaker at TRANSACT , the world's largest payments technology event. Bailey, who leads the Apple Pay team under...
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Poll: Would you like to see Slide Over and Control Center in macOS?

Poll: Would you like to see Slide Over and Control Center in macOS?

8 hours ago   |   9to5Mac

There has long been debate over the extent to which macOS and iOS will converge. Some think we've already gone too far down that route, with Launchpad coming in for particular...
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App Annie: Games made up 74 percent of consumer app store spending in 2018

App Annie: Games made up 74 percent of consumer app store spending in 2018

9 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Mobile users used 74 percent of their app spending on mobile games in 2018.
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Check Point finds flaw that could have enable hackers to break into Fortnite user accounts

Check Point finds flaw that could have enable hackers to break into Fortnite user accounts

9 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Check Point said that its researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the massively popular online game Fortnite. Epic Games has patched the flaw, which exposed user login...
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Eight months after discovery, unkillable LoJax rootkit campaign remains active

Eight months after discovery, unkillable LoJax rootkit campaign remains active

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: Lino Mirgeler/picture alliance via Getty Images ) Last May, researchers published a bombshell report documenting sophisticated malware attributed to the...
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Feather M0 WiFi with Stacking Headers

Feather M0 WiFi with Stacking Headers

10 hours ago   |   Geeky Gadgets

Electronic enthusiasts, coders and hobbyists that use the range of Feather development boards created by Adafruit. You might be interested to know that the company is now...
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The best Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus cases

The best Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus cases

The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S10 is nigh - about a month away, in fact. We'll know all the facts for sure when the company officially reveals the device at the Unpacked... Read more ...

Early Android Q build leaks with Dark Mode, focus on privacy, and much more

Early Android Q build leaks with Dark Mode, focus on privacy, and much more

If Google sticks to its past schedule, the first Android Q developer preview should land towards the middle of March. And ahead of this, the folks over at XDA Developers have... Read more ...

Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files' folder

Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files' folder

Chrome OS is rapidly becoming a serious player in the Linux field. Now, Google seems to be further integrating the Linux app support with the existing Android app support by... Read more ...

Apple to Cut Back on New Hires Following Disappointing Holiday iPhone Sales

Apple to Cut Back on New Hires Following Disappointing Holiday iPhone Sales

Apple plans to cut back on hiring for some divisions of the company after disappointing iPhone sales during the holiday season, reports Bloomberg . Apple CEO Tim Cook shared... Read more ...

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

Enlarge / A Seattle jury found Huawei liable in a civil lawsuit brought by T-Mobile for theft of robotic tech. Now the DOJ is ready to file criminal charges. In the wake of a... Read more ...

2019 iPhone Could Feature 10MP Front Camera, 10MP and 14MP Rear Lenses, No USB-C

2019 iPhone Could Feature 10MP Front Camera, 10MP and 14MP Rear Lenses, No USB-C

Apple's 2019 iPhones could feature upgraded front-facing and rear cameras, redesigned internal layouts, and Lightning ports, according to new details known leaker Steve... Read more ...

Google Maps appears to be testing speed trap icons w/ audible alerts...

Google Maps appears to be testing speed trap icons w/ audible alerts, rolling out for some users

Slowly but surely, Google Maps has been testing some useful reporting features similar to what's seen in Waze. Now, it appears Google Maps is testing out new speed trap alerts... Read more ...

Android Q leaks in early build w/ system-level ‘Dark mode,' improved...

Android Q leaks in early build w/ system-level ‘Dark mode,' improved permissions privacy, more

For the past several years, Google has released Developer Previews for the next major version of Android in March. Ahead of that, an early build of Android Q has leaked... Read more ...

Motorola RAZR to return this year as a foldable phone with a hefty price tag...

Motorola RAZR to return this year as a foldable phone with a hefty price tag says new report

Launched in 2004, the Motorola RAZR was the most popular clamshell cellphone ever, selling more than 130 million units over its four years on the market. Even after the Apple... Read more ...

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Not Compatible With iPhone X

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Not Compatible With iPhone X

Apple yesterday debuted new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and review units are in the hands of members of the media. Many iPhone X users have been... Read more ...