With Bethesda, id Software, and more, Microsoft becomes an RPG powerhouse

Source: Bethesda Softworks Microsoft has announced its acquisition of ZeniMax Media Inc., onboarding heavyweights in video game development and publishing, under its Xbox Game Studios umbrella. The historic deal brings id Software, Bethesda Game Studios, Arkane Studios, MachineGames, and more within the corporation, bolstering Microsoft’s influence as a content powerhouse. It comes as it prepares […]

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Campus Cyber : Finalement, ça sera La Défense

La cybersécurité française n’échappera donc pas aux joies de la ligne 1 bondée : le nouveau campus cyber, prévu pour ouvrir au mois de septembre 2021, s’installera à La Defense, dans l’immeuble Eria, selon les informations du Figaro. Cet immeuble de 26 000 m2 était l’un des cinq lieux proposés par le dirigeant d’Orange Cyberdefense pour accueillir le nouveau campus. […]

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Windows 10 v2004 et le plantage de certains PC Lenovo, solution

Microsoft a confirmé que certains PC Lenovo et Windows 10 ne font pas bon ménage. Un bug est à l’origine d’un plantage de la machine avec un bel écran bleu de la mort (BSOD). Ce problème a été découvert en août dernier. A l’époque Lenovo a publié une alerte indiquant qu’une instabilité importante était possible […]

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Galaxy S20 Fan Edition pre-order bonuses cater to gamers, fitness lovers

The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition will be officially unveiled on September 23 and Samsung will probably launch the device on pre-order terms on the same day. The company has yet to reveal any pre-order details for its upcoming budget flagship but according to a tip passed along the Twitter sphere by @rquandt, early Galaxy S20 […]

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A New Tool Detects Counterfeit Whiskey—Without Wasting a Drop

There’s nothing quite like the pleasure of sipping a fine Scotch whiskey, for those whose tastes run to such indulgences. But how can you be sure that you’re paying for the real deal and not some cheap counterfeit? Good news: Physicists at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland have figured out how to test […]

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L’acteur français Michael Lonsdale, qui a notamment joué dans “Hibernatus”, “Moonraker” et “Des hommes et d… – franceinfo

Entre théâtre et cinéma durant toute sa longue carrière, Michael Lonsdale a servi les auteurs les plus pointus, comme Marguerite Duras, et les plus populaires, tel Edouard Molinaro.  C’est un immense comédien qui vient de nous quitter. Michael Lonsdale est mort à l’âge de 89 ans, a appris franceinfo auprès de son agent, lundi 21 […]

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It’s official: Samsung Developer Conference 2020 has been canceled

Samsung’s won’t be opening the doors to its annual Developer Conference for the first time in five years. The company confirmed its decision to cancel this year’s event due to COVID-19 concerns, but claims that it remains committed to finding ways of keeping the developer community in the loop with future developments and important news […]

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Ericsson s’offre Cradlepoint pour 1,1 milliard de dollars

Ericsson enrichit encore son portefeuille de services dédiés à la 5G. Lancé dans la course à la 5G, l’équipementier suédois a annoncé ce vendredi le rachat de la société américaine Cradlepoint, spécialisée dans les solutions sans fil pour les sociétés, sur la base d’une valeur d’entreprise de 1,1 milliard de dollars. Une belle pioche pour […]

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Microsoft has acquired Zenimax (DOOM, Elder Scrolls, Fallout) for Xbox

Ahead of the launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S console preorders this week, today, Microsoft decided to drop a bombshell commitment to the future of its gaming portfolio. Microsoft has unveiled its acquisition of Zenimax Media, the holding company of Bethesda Softworks, id Software, Arkane Studios, Machine Games, Tango Gameworks, and […]

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Twitter preview images being questioned for racial bias

Over the weekend, Twitter exploded with discussions over racial bias. According to some Twitter users, the micro-social site exhibits racial bias in photo previews. It’s not clear what’s been happening but apparently, Twitter favors white faces over blacks or darker ones. Many people have shared their “experiments” while others were also trying to provide explanations. […]

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Des hackers s’en prennent aux forces de l’ordre biélorusses

Un groupe de hackers a divulgué ce samedi les noms et les informations personnelles de plus de 1 000 policiers biélorusses de haut rang en réponse à la violente répression policière contre les manifestations antigouvernementales d’opposition au régime autoritaire d’Alexandre Loukachenko. Les données divulguées comprenaient les noms, les dates de naissance, les services et les […]

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iPhone 12 Lineup Rumored to Be Named ‘iPhone 12 mini,’ ‘iPhone 12,’ ‘iPhone 12 Pro,’ and ‘iPhone 12 Pro Max’

Leaker known as “L0vetodream” has today shared the alleged naming for the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup on Twitter. The tweet proposes that the upcoming ‌iPhone 12‌ models will be titled “‌iPhone 12‌ mini,” “‌iPhone 12‌,” “‌iPhone 12‌ Pro,” and “‌iPhone 12‌ Pro Max.” The names likely correspond to the three expected sizes of iPhone 12, […]

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Galaxy Fold, Z Flip join September 2020 security update rollout

The September 2020 Android security update is now reaching the global variants of Samsung’s first two foldable smartphones – the original Galaxy Fold and the (even) more pocket-friendly Galaxy Z Flip. Identified by build numbers F90XXXS4BTH2 for the former and F70XXXTBS2BTI1 for the latter, the new over-the-air releases contain no other novelties. As for the actual vulnerability […]

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Galaxy Tab A7 (2020) will debut in Taiwan next week for $240

The Galaxy Tab A7 (2020) was unveiled at the beginning of September around the time the Galaxy Z Fold 2 got formally introduced, but as usual, Samsung’s first official announcement exposed a lot of technical details without revealing the tablet’s price and release date. Regardless, we’re getting closer to the tablet’s debut with each passing […]

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