• Winners, Losers and No Shows at E3 2019

    E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, was in full swing in Los Angeles this week. The annual trade show for the video game industry was not without a few surprises, a few disappointments and as usual a few companies that opted to forego the whole thing. Sony was among the companies that chose to skip the […]

  • Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart's size, access to rivals' data in blocking app deal

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc’s deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field for rival retailers, whose customers use the app to order groceries and other goods, according to an official document and an interview with the top competition regulator this week. FILE PHOTO: […]

  • Keanu Reeves and Cyberpunk 2077: 'Gaming doesn't need legitimising'

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  • Pixel 4 leak: 3 reasons Google did this – CNET

    The Pixel 4 — really! Google In a rare move by any tech company, Google confirmed the existence of the Pixel 4 several months ahead its anticipated release in October. The tech giant not only posted the news on its own Made By Google Twitter account, but it also included an image of the phone, […]

  • MX Linux Reinvents Computer Use

    By Jack M. Germain Jun 6, 2019 11:36 AM PT MX Linux is a blend of mostly old and some new things. The result is an appealing midweight Linux operating system. The midweight category is a bit unusual. Desktop environments that run well on minimal hardware typically fall into the lightweight category. Lightweight environments like […]

  • Dodging Facebook's 'Like' Trap for Small Businesses

    Despite complaints about user privacy and the sharing of personal data, Facebook remains the de facto powerhouse in the world of social media. It may have started out as a place to connect with friends, but with 2.23 billion users worldwide it isn’t hard to see why it matters to marketers. For the past decade […]

  • G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique

    FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) – Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc’s communique obtained by Reuters showed. Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso poses next to IMF Managing Director Christine […]

  • Tech Tent: Apple takes a stand on design

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The price of the monitor stand has attracted comment from across the industry Just as at every Apple event, every detail of the new Mac Pro was greeted with whoops and cheers – until it came to the price of one accessory. When they realised that they were being […]

  • YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage

    In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from making any money on videos he uploaded to the site, following a torrent of outrage from left-wing groups about insulting remarks he made about a gay political personality working at Vox. YouTube, a Google […]

  • Deepin Linux: Security Threat or Safe to Use?

    By Jack M. Germain May 31, 2019 9:40 AM PT Open source operating systems in general are less worrisome because their code is open to inspection by anyone with the skills to understand it. Does that mean Linux computing platforms from nongovernmental sources in politically tense countries are equally worry-free? At least one situation last […]