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Rockstar Clarifies Red Dead Redemption 2 Work Hours

Rockstar Clarifies Red Dead Redemption 2 Work Hours

1 day ago   |   Game Skinny

Crunch time has been a controversial topic throughout the video game industry, and it's something that Rockstar Games have been hit with in the past; when Red Dead Redemption...
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Red Dead Redemption 2 is a "65 hour" game with a 2,000 page script

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a "65 hour" game with a 2,000 page script

2 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a mammoth game. So mammoth, in fact, that it'll conservatively take 65 hours to finish. That's according to a new article from Vulture which discusses...
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Dan Bunting interview - How Treyarch built battle royale into Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Dan Bunting interview - How Treyarch built battle royale into Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

6 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Dan Bunting has worked at Treyarch for 15 years, and he picked a heck of a time to become the co-head of the Activsion-owned Call of Duty studio. As Mark Lamia moved up to...
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Garmin Adds Spotify Integration With Its Smartwatches

Garmin Adds Spotify Integration With Its Smartwatches

13 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

Exercising while listening to music is a great way to get in the zone and to tune out any distractions around you. For fitness enthusiasts who rely on Garmin's smartwatches to...
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Ousted Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner comments on studio's fate

Ousted Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner comments on studio's fate

26 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

The cofounder and former chief executive officer of Telltale Games has posted a public statement about the studio's reported layoffs and potential closure. Kevin Bruner started...
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First iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 Models Begin Arriving to Customers in New Zealand

First iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 Models Begin Arriving to Customers in New Zealand

27 days ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   10 articles

Apple customers in Australia and New Zealand are always the first to get their hands on new devices on launch day because of time zone differences, and the iPhone XS, XS Max...
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ReadyUp raises $2 million to manage esports teams and help players improve

ReadyUp raises $2 million to manage esports teams and help players improve

27 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

ReadyUp, a platform for player connection and team management for gaming and esports, has raised $2 million in funding from game-savvy investors. Last month, ReadyUp acquired...
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GV leads $20 million investment in automated software testing startup Mabl

GV leads $20 million investment in automated software testing startup Mabl

29 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Fledgling automated software testing startup Mabl has raised $20 million in a series B round of funding led by Alphabet's venture capital arm GV, with participation from its...
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Facebook Offers Bounties For Reporting Bugs In Third-Party Apps

Facebook Offers Bounties For Reporting Bugs In Third-Party Apps

1 month ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   3 articles

Many online services run their own bug bounty programs. Security researchers are encouraged to find undiscovered vulnerabilities which can then be shared with the company in...
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U.S. lawmakers call for deepfakes counter measures

U.S. lawmakers call for deepfakes counter measures

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

Members of Congress sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats today asking for a report from intelligence agencies about the potential impact of deepfakes to...
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Notes app Google Keep is updated to add Material Design

Notes app Google Keep is updated to add Material Design

Productivity and note taking app Google Keep is now the latest app in the Google universe to be updated using the company's Material Design. That gives it a sleeker and... Read more ...

Huawei Announces Porsche Design Mate 20 RS With High-End Specs And Premium...

Huawei Announces Porsche Design Mate 20 RS With High-End Specs And Premium Pricing

On Tuesday, Huawei took the wraps off its Mate 20 line of smartphones, and while the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro have drawn the most attention, the Chinese company also debuted a... Read more ...

How to customize low heart rate notifications on Apple Watch

How to customize low heart rate notifications on Apple Watch

In addition to high heart rate notifications, Apple has recently introduced low heart rate notifications on Apple Watch starting with Series 4. While a low heart rate is... Read more ...

160: Google Lens, Spotify for Wear OS, Pixel 3 Titan M chip | 9to5Google Daily

160: Google Lens, Spotify for Wear OS, Pixel 3 Titan M chip | 9to5Google Daily

Today we've got a hodge podge of random stories. Google Lens, Spotify on Wear OS, and Google details its Titan M chip in the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL. 9to5Google Daily is... Read more ...

Apple's AirPods Out of Stock in Many European Countries

Apple's AirPods Out of Stock in Many European Countries

AirPods are sold out and unavailable for purchase in many Apple retail stores across Europe and in Apple's online stores in those countries, as noticed by French site Watch... Read more ...

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.1 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave 10.14.1 update to developers, a little over one week after seeding the third beta and three weeks after releasing... Read more ...

First Hitman 2 Elusive Target Revealed

First Hitman 2 Elusive Target Revealed

The first elusive target for Hitman 2 has just been announced: the Undying Man, played by Sean Bean. In Hitman 2 , Bean plays Mark Faba, a former MI5 agent who went on to... Read more ...

Mophie Launches New Powerstation USB-C 3XL for Charging Apple's MacBooks

Mophie Launches New Powerstation USB-C 3XL for Charging Apple's MacBooks

Mophie today announced the launch of the new Powerstation USB-C 3XL , which has been designed to charge Apple's line of MacBook devices. The fabric-covered Powerstation USB-C... Read more ...

Essential is alive but unwell, laying off 30 percent of its workforce to...

Essential is alive but unwell, laying off 30 percent of its workforce to focus on a new product

Essential Products, the ambitious startup founded around three years ago by ex-Googler and Android co-creator Andy Rubin, may not be dead... yet, but it's certainly not doing... Read more ...

Huawei's EMUI 9.0 to debut on the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro with additional AI...

Huawei's EMUI 9.0 to debut on the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro with additional AI features

Last month, Huawei introduced its latest Android skin; EMUI 9.0 is based on Android 9 Pie, and will make its debut with the release of the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro... Read more ...