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It is unclear if the tech bubble is slowly deflating or if it is just a sign of the broader economy, but layoffs are seemingly the thing to do at the top of 2024. We have seen this with Google across several business units as well as Amazon, specifically with Twitch. Now, popular gaming and community social media... Read more...
NVIDIA rolled out a new 'Game Ready' GPU driver for GeForce owners this week, version 546.29 WHQL, which brings optimizations to Cyberpunk 2077: Ultimate Edition (not to be confused with the 2.1 update) and some bug fixes. Since then, however, NVIDIA has made available an optional GPU hotfix—version 546.31—to squash a... Read more...
' Discord is a great voice, text, and video platform that allows friends, family, and communities of all types to connect in a common space. However, it’s been known that Discord has been used for some terrible things, such as the massive leak of intelligence from the U.S. Pentagon. Now, threat actors are leveraging... Read more...
You may have suffered a moment of panic this morning when you tried to fire up Discord only to be told, "Sorry, you have been blocked." Even more startling is a blurb of text explaining why you were supposedly blocked, which claims some unknown action by you "triggered the security solution" to deny you access. Don't... Read more...
Discord is an incredible service, if you think about it. Anyone, with a free account, can create their own private space to chat over text, voice, or video. These Discord "servers" allow an unlimited number of file uploads and downloads, and you can even link the resources hosted on Discord externally. It has a... Read more...
Discord may not be the first place one would think about when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), but it is quickly becoming the place to find groups discussing and exploring the future of the technology. Now, Discord is expanding on the AI experience by adding a few new AI experiences on the platform. The... Read more...
It took a bit to arrive, but the PlayStation 5 finally supports Discord voice chat with the latest system update (version 7.0) that has begun rolling out to both iterations of the game console (disc and disc-less). This is a feature that Xbox Series X|S owners have been enjoying since last September, though the... Read more...
Over the past few years, more and more people have taken to online communication methods like Zoom, Google Meet, FaceTime, and more. None have become more ubiquitous in gaming and hardware than Discord. Developers, manufacturers, professional teams, and just groups of friends have been using it more and more every... Read more...
TikTok’s meteoric rise is due, in part, to viral challenges that spread on the social media platform. Some of these challenges are not only dumb, but down right dangerous. One of the more recent challenges revolves around a TikTok filter that masks people’s bodies with a blur of color intended to match the background... Read more...
Researchers at the cybersecurity company Cyble have published a technical analysis of a new ransomware known as “AXLocker.” Aside from the regular data encryption performed by ransomware, AXLocker also searches victims’ systems for Discord login tokens, then hands these tokens over to the threat actor behind the... Read more...
Researchers at the cybersecurity firm Checkmarx have managed to map out a complex web of criminal activity that all ties back to a threat actor known as LofyGang. This group of cybercriminals caters to other nefarious actors and Discord users by offering hacking tools, Discord-related npm packages, and other services... Read more...
Xbox and Discord have come together to make communicating with your teammates across various platforms much easier. Discord Voice Chat is making its way to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles, rolling out to Xbox Insiders first, with everyone else to follow soon. Being able to communicate with a group of friends... Read more...
Most of us likely babysat, mowed lawns, or worked part-time jobs to earn money as teens. However, teens in 2022 have some rather interesting and unexpected ways to make some extra cash. Minors are reportedly developing, discussing, and selling malware through a Discord server. What happened to paper... Read more...
In the past year, the increase of malware-as-a-service has spurred significant growth of ransomware, phishing, and information theft attacks. Recently, Zscaler ThreatLabz researchers came across “BlackGuard,” a sophisticated information stealer advertised for sale on Russian hacking forums with a lifetime price of... Read more...
In May 2021, Discord announced an upcoming feature allowing gamers to link their PlayStation Network accounts to the chat platform. That feature is finally rolling out, after Discord’s announcement on Jan. 31 that it would soon arrive. Here’s how to link your PSN account, if you either didn’t get the invite... Read more...
Do you remember what you used to do before the internet? Whether it's reading a book, hiking, or watching a TV show, you may have to return to those activities. Snapchat and several other services are down for some users today as an apparent and massive Google Cloud outage wreaks havoc with a bunch of popular apps... Read more...
Update 10/29/2021: After this story was published, a representative for Ubisoft reached out with an official response. "“Our customer support teams released an article more than three years ago detailing some recommended steps for players to try as a starting point for troubleshooting – it has been removed to prevent... Read more...
In late April, Microsoft’s Discord acquisition dreams were dashed after talks came to a screeching halt. Though any hopes of a buyout were gone, Discord was still looking for funding evidently, as it has now been announced the Sony and Discord are new partners. Perhaps this is a way to make Microsoft jealous, but it... Read more...
Were you worried that Microsoft would ruin Discord if a deal went through? If so, you can rest easy—Discord is no longer for sale, apparently, having ended discussions with Microsoft about a massive buyout offer. It's not just Microsoft, either. It seems Discord is no longer interested in being acquired, after seeing... Read more...
Microsoft's next big acquisition could be a $10 billion payout for Discord, the popular text and video messaging platform that is widely used by gamers. That is if Discord decides it makes more sense to sell itself than to go public, which is another option that is on the table (as is finding a buyer that is not named... Read more...
Late last year and early this year, gamers have been faced with a minimal stock of consoles and computer components. This in part due to extremely high demand, bots, and scalpers trying to get their hands on tech. It seems that the scalpers have gotten crafty in recent months, as some were able to buy PlayStation 5s... Read more...
Discord has a message for Valve and its Steam platform, and that message is 'Game on!' The popular online voice and text chat service for gamers is going to sell video games, just as Steam does, and Valve should take notice of its new competition. Why? Discord is not a small outfit—it currently has around 150 million users There is an interesting Read more...
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