Unity Signs New Deal To Help US Army, Government

Image: Kotaku / Unity Popular video game engine Unity has had a lot of bad press over the last year, the result of things like large-scale layoffs and some really terrible comments from its CEO. Today the trend continues, as it was announced recently that the company has signed a new multi-million dollar, three-year deal … Read more

Microsoft Bug Says Elden Rings, GTA V Available On Game Pass

Image: Elden Ring / GTA V Earlier this week, some folks checking Microsoft’s Cloud Gaming beta website noticed something weird: listings for games like Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto V not only said they were part of the company’s Game Pass offering, but would also be playable on the cloud. Here’s a screen grab … Read more

Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16’s Safety Check Feature

Photo: rafapress (Shutterstock) with iOS 16Apple is bringing even more privacy-focused features to your iPhone. We’ve already discussed Lockdown Modewhich protects your data when you suspect you may be targeted by a sophisticated cyber attack. Not exactly a universal use case—but another new feature, Safety Check, can benefit anyone with an iPhone. It lets you … Read more

Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro Promises 4000Hz Polling Without Wires

Razer’s new DeathAdder V3 Pro comes in black and white. Image: Razer Razer has announced the DeathAdder V3 Pro gaming mouse, the third-generation follow up to its popular DeathAdder lineup. The mouse promises better ergonomics and a lighter build for extended gaming sessions. But its biggest trick is that it pairs up with the sold-separately … Read more

Breaking Bad Creator Wanted GTA-Like Game Based On Show

Image: AMC One of the most critically acclaimed and popular TV shows of the past few decades was Breaking Bad on AMC. Its spin off, Better Call Saul, has also been hugely popular and successful. Now ahead of Saul‘s final episode, the creator behind both shows, Vince Gilligan, has confirmed that there were plans and … Read more

Big climate bill: Spending green bucks to spur green energy

By SETH BORENSTEIN, MATTHEW DALY and MICHAEL PHILLIS August 11, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/technology-science-congress-climate-and-environment-f084d23d61ebb068068d4aa92c82fdbb After decades of inaction in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warming, Congress hopes to make clean energy so cheap in all aspects of life that it’s nearly irresistible. The House is aimed to pass a transformative bill Friday … Read more

Microsoft Claims Sony Blocking Games From Coming To Game Pass

Photo: Beata Zawrzel (Getty Images) Last week, Microsoft argued to Brazilian regulators that call of Duty was not an essential game series while Sony protested that it was. In the latest episode of the Activision Blizzard acquisition drama going down in Brazil, Microsoft accused the PlayStation manufacturer of trying to “inhibit growth” of Game Pass. … Read more

These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related … Read more

Trump’s shadow looms over last ditch effort to revive Iran nuclear deal

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. London/Abu Dhabi CNN  —  After yet another round of talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal last week, the country’s negotiators are now consulting with the leadership … Read more

The Best Way to Make AI-Generated Digital Art for Free

Image: Brendan Hesse / Midjourney The internet is collectively obsessed with art-generating AIs lately, and one of the newest tools is Midjourney. And while the full version requires a monthly subscription, Midjourney is free to use for up to 25 images, and you can browse and download images made by other users even if you … Read more