What your business needs to know about CPRA

After achieving a narrower than expected mandate of 56% on November 3, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) has now passed. This new act overhauls the preexisting California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and is a landmark moment for consumer privacy. In essence, the CPRA closes some potential loopholes in the CCPA – but the changes […]

BioWare confirms it is making a new Mass Effect game

BioWare announced that it is making a new Mass Effect game in a surprise for N7 day, or November 7, the official holiday of the game series. The announcement was made by Casey Hudson, longtime shepherd of the game series, and he said it involves a veteran team working on the next chapter of the […]

India's Future Retail challenges Amazon in court over Reliance deal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Future Retail has challenged its partner Amazon.com Inc in a New Delhi court to stop interfering in its $3.4 billion asset sale deal, the Indian company said in a statement on Saturday. Amazon is locked in a bitter legal dispute with Future Group, which in August sold its retail assets to […]

Game industry TV ad spend drops nearly 30% from September to October

Gaming brands spent an estimated $28.1 million on TV advertising in October — a 28.73% decrease from September’s outlay of $39.5 million and a 53.32% decrease from October 2019. Together, PlayStation and Nintendo made up over 75% of the industry’s total spend. Overall, 11 brands aired 54 spots over 5,200 times, generating 1.2 billion TV […]

Joe Biden Won—and Not Because of Voter Fraud

“By having the public observation, that holds people accountable—making sure that people can see what you’re doing, why you’re doing it, and that you’re following the rules,” Marian Schneider, an election and voting rights consultant for the ACLU of Pennsylvania and the former president of the election integrity nonprofit Verified Voting told WIRED in August. […]

Reimagining a more equitable sharing economy in the post-COVID-19 world

The first saplings of the sharing economy grew from the ashes of the last financial crisis in 2007-2008. Looking back from the vantage point of 2020, it’s easy to forget the original ideals that many of the earliest proponents of the sharing economy held. The idea was that new models of cooperation, coupled with advances […]

Update iOS Right Now to Fix Some Bad Security Bugs

Congratulations, the week that somehow lasted four months is finally over. At the time of writing this post, the Associated Press still hadn’t called a winner in the United States presidential election. (Donald Trump tried to declare victory early Wednesday morning, but it doesn’t work like that. At all.) While you wait, let’s get you […]

China sends world’s first 6G test satellite into orbit

China has successfully launched the world’s first 6G satellite into space to test the technology. It went into orbit along with 12 other satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the Shanxi Province. High-speed technology will be trialled, which will be one of the core elements of sixth-generation communications. The satellite also carries technology […]

PS5: Hands-on with the next-gen console and games

Games journalists and reviewers have been given their first taste of the upcoming PlayStation 5 console. BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak was among the first to go hands-on with the console, trying next-generation games including Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The next-generation console promises ultra-high definition 4K gaming at high frame rates and super-fast loading times, although there […]