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It appears that AMD is now the latest victim of cybercrime and a data breach, as company data is being offered for sale on a message board frequented by criminal hackers. AMD acknowledged the situation in a statement, noting that, "we are aware of a cybercriminal organization claiming to be in possession of stolen AMD... Read more...
The latest Nintendo Direct was chock full of games, with just about something for everyone in the gaming company’s wide audience. It was a solid showing in what’s probably the last big Direct event for the current Switch hardware as the Switch 2 looms on the horizon. However, some of the games shown off certainly... Read more...
Owners of Sony’s PlayStation Portal will be getting an update that adds several quality of life improvements to the device, as the company says it looks to “continue to evolve the experience on PS Portal.” The update will be making it easier to join public Wi-Fi networks, and it also improves the emulated touchpad by... Read more...
YouTube is looking to combat misinformation on its platform by allowing notes to be added to videos that will add context, similar to the feature found on the X social media platform. Some examples the company provides are, “notes that clarify when a song is meant to be a parody, point out when a new version of a... Read more...
A report in the Korea Economic Daily is indicating that Samsung will be ready to start rolling out 3D packaging for high-bandwidth memory (HBM) later this year. This is a key technology that will enable the company to deliver its anticipated HMB4 offering, which is aimed at the AI market, sometime in 2025. This new... Read more...
TDK, an Apple supplier based in Tokyo, Japan has announced a breakthrough for its solid-state battery technology. The company says it has managed to develop a new material that will allow these batteries to attain “an energy density of 1,000 Wh/L, approximately 100 times greater than the energy density of TDK’s... Read more...
President of FromSoftware, Hidetaka Miyazaki, shared his distaste for all the layoffs currently plaguing the gaming industry this year during an interview with PC Gamer. He said that "speaking to myself and this company, I want to say that this is not something I would wish on the staff at FromSoftware in a million... Read more...
Broward County in Florida is now incorporating drones in its efforts to control the mosquito population, according to the South Florida SunSentinel. It’s an important development as the county looks to fend off viruses delivered by the pests that lead to illnesses such as dengue, zika, and yellow fever. It will also... Read more...
The PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium tiers are getting a fresh new set of titles added to the game catalog for the month of June, including an entry from the popular Monster Hunter franchise. An interesting wrinkle to the additions for this month is the inclusion of a PS VR2 title available in the Premium... Read more...
Hidetaka Miyazaki, president of game studio FromSoftware, made it known during an interview with PC Gamer that he isn’t the least bit opposed to Bloodborne making its way to PC. Fans have long requested updates for the game on console along with a PC port. However, nothing has materialized, not even a performance... Read more...
Chromebooks are going to be getting more feature rich as Google aims to make it easier for the company to deliver AI to its customers. As part of this effort, chunks of Android code are going to be added directly into ChromeOS. In a post on the Chromium Blog, the ChromeOS team says that “Chromebooks now give us the... Read more...
As part of its push to deliver AI to its customers, Apple teamed up with OpenAI to offer ChatGPT as a solution to assist users with Siri requests and with various writing tasks. However, it seems as if Apple is getting an incredible deal according to reporting from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, who says Apple will be... Read more...
Market research firm Liftr Insights is claiming that it has spotted Amazon Web Services (AWS) running an instance with a staggering 896 cores, surpassing the company’s previous best of 384 cores. This current offering blows away anything else available from other cloud providers, with the closest competitor being... Read more...
Adobe is having to work overdrive in order to contain the fire it started with its customer base concerning the most recent release of the company’s Terms of Use. Users were less than pleased with the included language that made it seem as if anything being worked on using Adobe’s software suite was fair game when it... Read more...
According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple has lost a key member of its AI team to rival Samsung. Dr. Murat Akbacak's LinkedIn profile indicates he is still the Head of Contextual and Conversational AI for Apple’s Siri team, having served at that position for nearly a decade. If Gurman's information is accurate... Read more...
Researchers from MIT and the University of Texas at Austin worked together to achieve a breakthrough in the world of 3D printing, creating a protype the size of a US quarter. The researchers say that “this system is completely rethinking what a 3D printer is. It is no longer a big box sitting on a bench in a lab... Read more...
Apple is loosening up in how users can customize iOS, with several new options coming in iOS 18. Some of these new features will probably elicit several shrugs from those living in Android but, these are some big-time changes for Apple users. The Home Screen, Lock Screen, and Control Center will be able to get tweaked... Read more...
Apple took the wraps off its AI efforts with the debut of Apple Intelligence, which will be available to users across the next versions of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS that will officially release later this year. The company says its rollout of AI “understands personal context to deliver intelligence that is helpful and... Read more...
Bethesda had some surprises in store for fans of its latest franchise, Starfield, which it showed off during this year’s Xbox Showcase. Not only did the company unveil the upcoming Shattered Space expansion, but revealed that it will also be delivering a significant June update with several new features. One of the... Read more...
In a wide-ranging interview with IGN, Xbox CEO Phil Spencer discussed several aspects of the business, including teasing the possibility of a PC gaming handheld without fully coming out and confirming a release. This isn’t the first time Spencer has mentioned these devices, and it’s clear that he’s a fan of the form... Read more...
While most of the excitement surrounding Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) is about how it will integrate AI into its product lineup, the company will also be debuting a new password management app. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says this new feature will be included in the upcoming releases of iOS 18 iPadOS... Read more...
Microsoft is bringing its own AI based super resolution technique, dubbed Automatic super resolution (Auto SR), to the masses by baking it right into Windows. Like other solutions from AMD, Intel and NVIDIA, Microsoft's solution takes a game rendered at a lower resolution and upscales it using AI-powered algorithms to... Read more...
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