Sony announces layoffs at PlayStation Studios, around 900 jobs being cut

What you need to know Sony is laying off around 900 employees across PlayStation Studios.  This round of layoffs will PlayStation’s London Studio shut down.  There are also significant cuts at Naughty Dog, Insomniac Games, and Firesprite.  Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan is leaving the company in March 2024. Sony is the latest company […]

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A Startup’s Mission to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth Is Being Made Into a Docuseries

Reed: It doesn’t feel like an odd choice for us. It’s a bit disruptive and, in trust, that’s the sort of thing we’re interested in, and I think that’s the sort of thing people need and the industry needs. People need something more from nature documentaries? Reed: I think so. We’re in a period where […]

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A Startup’s Mission to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth Is Being Made Into a Docuseries

Reed: It doesn’t feel like an odd choice for us. It’s a bit disruptive and, in trust, that’s the sort of thing we’re interested in, and I think that’s the sort of thing people need and the industry needs. People need something more from nature documentaries? Reed: I think so. We’re in a period where […]

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A Startup’s Mission to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth Is Being Made Into a Docuseries

Reed: It doesn’t feel like an odd choice for us. It’s a bit disruptive and, in trust, that’s the sort of thing we’re interested in, and I think that’s the sort of thing people need and the industry needs. People need something more from nature documentaries? Reed: I think so. We’re in a period where […]

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Galaxy Ring is already being shown in Samsung’s Good Lock

There’s a lot of excitement for the Galaxy Ring, the first truly “new” mobile product from Samsung in a while. Samsung teased the Galaxy Ring during the Unpacked event for the Galaxy S24 series last month, only saying that the device will be out later this year. It may be a while until the company […]

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Microsoft’s GitHub is being abused by hackers and ransomware groups. But can it be fixed?

What you need to know Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are always looking for ways to blend in with normal activity. By utilizing Microsoft’s GitHub, a known good platform, to host malware or command and control techniques, APTs are finding more success. The Insikt Group, Recorded Future’s threat research division, published a report on the increased […]

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The Division 2 Title Update 19.4 is rolling out, but there’s no mention of the most irritating bug in the game being fixed

What you need to know The Division 2 players can look forward to a new update today, with TU 19.4 rolling out.  It’s not a massive update, with larger changes still to come as part of Project Resolve, but there are some important fixes.  The most annoying bug in the game, however, does not seem […]

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The Xbox backlash continues as another console ‘exclusive’ is reportedly being explored for PlayStation 5

What you need to know At the weekend, rumors began to swirl that Hi-Fi Rush, one of Microsoft’s biggest Xbox hits from last year, is coming to other console platforms.  It would mark a departure from Xbox’s previous comments, wherein they suggested they wouldn’t explore these avenues again after creating confusion with Ori and the […]

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Samsung must love Apple being forced to surrender by its own arrogance

There’s a fine line between pride and arrogance that often gets blurred. Every company is proud of the products that it makes as it should be, but when that pride exercises itself in a way that it begins to make users’ decisions for them, that’s when it starts feeling like arrogance. Apple and its walled […]

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Nintendo Switch Sports is being sold at Walmart for $30, its lowest price ever for Black Friday

The Nintendo Switch is filled with many exciting party games where the whole family can relax and have fun together. One such title is Nintendo Switch Sports, a successor to Nintendo’s Wii Sports franchise, which features a collection of entertaining sports games like soccer, tennis, bowling, volleyball, and more. Sadly, though, Nintendo Switch games have […]

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Microsoft Xbox Rewards is being shut down from December, could this spell the end of freebies for gamers?

What you need to know Xbox consoles are today showing players a message stating that Microsoft Xbox Rewards is coming to a close. The weekly series of quests will continue until the end of November, and be removed permanently from December. The weekly Microsoft Xbox Rewards quests were an easy way for players to earn […]

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Microsoft Xbox Rewards may be being shut down from December, could this spell the end of freebies for gamers?

What you need to know Xbox consoles are said to today be showing players a message stating that Microsoft Xbox Rewards is coming to a close. The weekly series of quests will continue in the app until the end of November, and be removed permanently from December. Moving forward, those quests would display in a […]

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 catches delay to 2024 — but the release date is being revealed soon

What you need to know Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the 2011 hack-and-slash shooter.  Originally slated to launch at some point in 2023, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is being delayed to the second half of 2024.  Publisher Focus Entertainment states the delay is due to ensuring the game hits the […]

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Microsoft hires OpenAI’s Sam Altman after being fired as CEO last week

What you need to know Microsoft has announced that is it hiring Sam Altman, ex-CEO of OpenAI. Altman was fired by OpenAI last week after the board said they had lost confidence in his leadership. Altman will be joined by Greg Brockman to lead a new AI research team at Microsoft. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella […]

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The CEO and face of OpenAI and ChatGPT is fired after not being “consistently candid in his communications with the board”

What you need to know OpenAI CEO and face of the company, Sam Altman, is departing the company effective immediately and will also be removed from the board of directors.  Altman, recently seen on stage at OpenAI Dev Day, is being replaced after not being “consistently candid in his communications with the board.” Chief technology […]

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Galaxy S24 is still being tested in disguise despite all the leaks

We all know Samsung doesn’t have what it takes when it comes to making sure information about its upcoming flagships doesn’t leak online months before those flagships are unveiled. Well, the company can do a fantastic job when it really wants to, which is how Samsung’s first foldable phone was a complete mystery until it […]

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Samsung Gangnam flagship store being internally viewed as a failure

It appears that there’s growing internal discontent about the direction that Samsung is taking. Prior to its first Unpacked event in South Korea, the company opened up its flagship Samsung Gangnam store. This was in response to Apple opening its first retail store in the same swanky Gangnam district. A new report out of South […]

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A new AI feature for Microsoft’s Android SwiftKey makes you look like a great writer (without actually being one)

What you need to know A new version of Microsoft SwiftKey beta for Android adds Microsoft Editor as an option. The feature is an extension of the recently added Bing Chat button. Microsoft Editor can auto-correct up to 500 words at once in addition to changing the tone or going to a more significant composer […]

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip6 being tested, has a 50MP primary camera

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 unveiled last month comes with the same 12MP primary camera used by the Korean brand on last year’s Flip4. However, if Dutch publication GalaxyClub is to be believed, next year’s Galaxy Z Flip6 could finally get a much-awaited camera upgrade. The publication claims that Samsung has begun testing the Galaxy […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 5, Z Fold 5 being sold in India are assembled locally

Yesterday, Samsung announced the pricing of the Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Watch 6 series, and Galaxy Tab S9 series in India. While announcing the price of its new devices for the Indian market, Samsung also revealed that its new foldable phones sold in India are also made in India. The […]

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