It seems like just a few months ago we were talking about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds struggling to surpass the seeming unstoppable, untoppable Dota 2 on Steam for concurrent player count. Even though we knew it was huge, it’s still a bit wild to look at the numbers now. PUBG isn’t just passing Dota 2, it’s destroying it – the game surpassed 3 million current players on Steam just in time for 2018.
After weeks of rumors, the deal for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox was made official on Thursday morning.
If you’ve been dreaming of seeing the X-Men alongside the Avengers, that may finally be a reality now. Or perhaps you long to see the original theatrical cuts of the Star Wars films. That is also something that could happen thanks to this new deal. Continue reading “Disney and 21st Century Fox are officially merging”
Alphabet doesn’t want to let Spotify and Apple run away with the lead any longer. A new music streaming serviced powered by YouTube is in development and should be available within the next few months, according to a report from Bloomberg.
There’s a pretty major security vulnerability that affects machines running macOS High Sierra. According to developer Lemi Orhan Ergin, if someone has physical access to your Mac, they can easily gain administrative access without the need of a password.
Tesla took the wraps off its all-new electric semi truck this past week after months of anticipation. We still don’t know how much the truck will end up costing, but that didn’t stop retailing giant Walmart from pre-ordering 15 semi trucks to join its transportation fleet.
AT&T and Verizon have partnered with a third company to build hundreds of cell towers, Verizon announced today. The third company, Tillman Infrastructure, is a private company that makes and owns towers, and it will construct the towers to suit AT&T and Verizon.
Qualcomm has been working behind the scenes to make mesh routers a possibility. Its technology, after all, is what powers the Google Wifis and Eeros of the world. Its latest move is to make this technology much more accessible to casual customers by partnering up with internet providers and Plume Design Inc. to create a mesh router solution.
In a whole list of cool announcements at Microsoft’s E3 show this summer, one of the coolest – even if it was pretty low key – was the announcement of original Xbox backwards compatibility coming to Xbox One. Since the announcement, though, we haven’t heard a thing.
Apparently you can never have too much football in your life, so Facebook is adding exclusive content from the National Football League to its platform. Facebook and the NFL have reached a deal in which the league will provide highlights from every game as well as two studio shows through next season.
NFL Films, the league’s award-winning production company, will handle the creation of all content. It’s a global deal, too, that gives everyone on Facebook access to the highlights and other clips for free.
While HTC will continue to exist, Google is going to assume control of the pieces that ran the mobile division.