• We were 'blindsided' by Epic's cheek, claims Apple exec on 4th day of antitrust wrangling 08 May 2021 01:24 An Apple exec has spoken of his shock after Fortnite creator Epic Games installed a hotfix that allowed it to deploy its own payment methods, thus skirting the 30 per cent App Store tax. Testifying on the fourth day of the bench trial, Apple's vice …
  • Cool, with a chance for showers 08 May 2021 00:55 Weather Happy Mother's Days weekend, Central Oregon! Temperatures Friday night will continue to cool for us into the upper 20s and low 30s. Starting Saturday, our skies should begin to clear, but our daytime temperatures will stay below average, in the …
  • After update, only 4 percent of iOS users in U.S. let apps track them 07 May 2021 23:29 Sorry, Facebook. Apple released iOS 14.5 to the public at the end of April, which included the ability to stop apps from tracking your activity for ad targeting purposes. New data shows just how popular the feature is. When a user opens, downloads, or …
  • Reviewer finds Apple AirTags can be used to stalk people 07 May 2021 23:27 You can track your keys, your backpack and apparently your roommate. Or another human. Mashable tech reporter finds a fault with new Apple AirTags tracker. GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — If you lose things, and who doesn't? Then the new Apple AirTags were …
  • Analytics Suggest 96% of Users Leave App Tracking Disabled in iOS 14.5 07 May 2021 22:57 An early look at an ongoing analysis of Apple's App Tracking Transparency suggests that the vast majority of iPhone users are leaving app tracking disabled since the feature went live on April 26 with the release of iOS 14.5. MacRumors reports: …
  • Facebook: Nice iOS app of ours you have there, would be a shame if you had to pay for it 07 May 2021 22:42 The number of Facebook and Instagram users on iOS agreeing to be tracked by the social networking behemoth for targeted ads has fallen drastically in the week since Apple's iOS 14.5 debuted – and Zuck & Co have hit back. The App Tracking …
  • SAP-NHL Coaching Insights app enhances real-time game data 07 May 2021 21:45 The National Hockey League and SAP have joined forces to update the SAP-NHL Coaching Insights App for iPad, which expands real-time, in-game statistical analysis for coaches. First released in 2019, the NHL Coaching Insights app is used by hockey coaches …
  • Epic v. Apple shows games industry at its most absurd | This Week in Business 07 May 2021 21:42 Share this article I love a good games industry lawsuit. The games industry is an absurd place, and nothing shows this off more than a legal battle. Without lawsuits, we never would have found about Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser begging Rockstar …
  • Analytics: 96% of iPhone Users Have Disabled App Tracking After Apple Privacy Update 07 May 2021 21:04 According to an ongoing analysis of Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature, the vast majority of iPhone users are choosing to shut down app tracking cutting off many apps from accessing their personal data. According to user data, only 4 percent of …
  • Google Play Store ‘App Privacy Nutrition Labels’ seem to focus on the ‘how’ and ‘what’ user data is collected instead of ‘why’? 07 May 2021 20:46 Google Play App Privacy Labels to arrive next year. Pic credit: Gerd Altmann/Pixabay Google seems serious about deploying solutions that respect Android smartphone users’ privacy. However, the new “Safety” section in Google Play seems to focus on how …
  • Immersion Corp (IMMR) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript 07 May 2021 20:13 Image source: The Motley Fool. Immersion Corp (NASDAQ:IMMR) Q1 2021 Earnings Call May 6, 2021, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day, and welcome to the Immersion Q1, 2021 …
  • 96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find 07 May 2021 19:49 Enlarge / The Facebook iPhone app asks for permission to track the user in this early mock-up of the prompt made by Apple. Apple 51 with 47 posters participating It seems that in the United States, at least, app developers and advertisers who rely on …
  • 70/30 Is Fine for Me, but Not for Thee 07 May 2021 19:49 Friday, 7 May 2021 Tom Warren, writing for The Verge last week: Microsoft is shaking up the world of PC gaming today with a big cut to the amount of revenue it takes from games on Windows. The software giant is reducing its cut from 30 percent to just 12 …
  • Apple v. Epic: Time is running out for Epic to make its antitrust case 07 May 2021 19:48 As Epic Games Inc. methodically made its case in the opening week of its antitrust trial v. Apple Inc., it carefully laid out economic and technological evidence that included testimony from representatives of other major gaming developers and some eyebrow …
  • The DeanBeat: Sorting through the steamy evidence in Apple v. Epic Games 07 May 2021 18:43 Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  The game industry has been buzzing about the Apple v. Epic Games antitrust lawsuit since testimony in the three-week trial began on Monday. The arguments aren’t surprising, but much of the material …
  • Conoce las 5 atracciones con las que Disney World celebra 50 años 07 May 2021 17:47 (CNN Español) — Walt Disney World en Orlando, Florida, cumple 50 años y los visitantes podrán disfrutar en breve de… (CNN Español) — Walt Disney World en Orlando, Florida, cumple 50 años y los visitantes podrán disfrutar en breve de un sinnúmero de …
  • Epic v. Plan to avoid Apple and the “Baddies look”. 07 May 2021 17:30 “You will enjoy it the coming fireworks show, “Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney wrote to Microsoft’s Xbox CEO Phil Spencer on August 7, 2020, just days before Epic launch publicly The Liberty Project, the main plan for dismantling this $ 91 billion as we know …
  • Would you install iPhone apps from a third-party iOS store? 07 May 2021 17:24 There's pressure -- both legal and otherwise -- on Apple to open up iOS and iPadOS to third-party app stores, freeing both customers and developers from Apple's iron grip. But would you buy apps from a third-party app store? As I see it, there are …
  • Apple carves out a new niche for paid ads on App Store 07 May 2021 17:23 (Subscribe to our Today's Cache newsletter for a quick snapshot of top 5 tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.) Apple has introduced a new paid ad slot for developers to promote their apps on App Store, a move that will expand the company’s …
  • Apple, Earthlink and the digital transformation of everything 07 May 2021 16:47 Can you imagine life without the internet? Yet, 23 years ago when Apple introduced the iMac, internet access was expensive and unreliable. Even so, then-CEO Steve Jobs was among the first to see that connectivity should be baked inside the product that you …
  • Google to launch privacy feature for apps on Play Store 07 May 2021 16:00 Google has announced a new privacy feature for apps on Google Play Store, which will be implemented next year. An upcoming safety section in Google Play will “help people understand the data an app collects or shares, if that data is secured, and …
  • Google follows Apple by making developers reveal what data they collect from users 07 May 2021 15:45 Google will be introducing the same privacy labels that Apple brought to the iPhone and iPad this year. Apple’s recent iOS 14 update rolled out “nutrition labels” that are aimed at giving users more information about what data an app collects. Google will …
  • What the battle between Epic Games and Apple could mean for you 07 May 2021 15:25 By Frederike Kaltheuner Michelle Durbano The future of the rules used to regulate big tech companies hangs in the balance. Epic Games, the maker of online video game Fortnite, is currently facing Apple in a US federal court, in a trial that could not just …
  • Your Next Phone Should run iOS 07 May 2021 14:47 Smartphone ownership is an inexorable part of modern life. Indeed, an unexpected side effect of in-person college during the pandemic is that students are tied more closely to their phones than ever. Want to get a COVID test? You need a phone. How about …
  • Epic needs to tarnish Apple’s App Store halo 07 May 2021 14:22 At the beginning of this week’s Epic v. Apple trial, Apple described Epic’s lawsuit as an “assault” on the entire iOS philosophy. One of the iPhone and iPad’s defining features is a curated ecosystem (or, from a different perspective, a walled garden). A …
  • Epic vs Apple: What we've learned so far 07 May 2021 14:17 Share this article The long-awaited antitrust trial between Epic and Apple is in full swing, and GamesIndustry.biz will be chronicling the biggest developments and revelations throughout. You can already follow the biggest stories via our dedicated feed, …
  • Oppo Watch review 07 May 2021 14:07 Google's Wear OS has its fair share of critics and while the company has made a point of reworking its wearable user experience numerous times over the years, it still hasn't curried much favour. With Apple and Samsung offering what are widely …
  • Google Play Store developers will soon have to share details about user data 07 May 2021 13:29 New Delhi: Google has made a 'pre-announcement' about an upcoming safety section in Google Play that it claims will help people understand the data an app collects or shares, if that data is secured, and additional details that impact privacy and …
  • Roku pulled the YouTube TV app. Here's how to stream it with AirPlay, Android or Windows 07 May 2021 13:10 Getting YouTube TV on your Roku has gotten a bit more complicated.  Sarah Tew/CNET If you have a subscription to YouTube TV and a Roku streaming box, you've probably received emails detailing a dispute between the two companies. Roku says Google …
  • 2021 iPad Pro: The best new features 07 May 2021 13:09 The new iPad Pro has a lot going for it. These are the best new features. [MUSIC] First up is that M1 system on a chip. This is an absolute game changer. The M1 is the same SOC that's an Apple's newest max. So, for the first time the iPad Pro has …
  • Playlists and front page readings: The Washington Post has big plans for audio articles as it begins Amazon Polly roll-out 07 May 2021 12:19 The Washington Post is plotting a series of new audio article features after it recently introduced Amazon Polly technology to its audience. The Post, owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, this week announced that all of its technology articles are now …
  • Best backup software for Windows 10 07 May 2021 11:41 More than ever these days, our data is digital. But, having all your important files on a single device is a big risk, arguably even more so than keeping everything in physical form. If your PC or laptop ends up being lost, stolen or just isn't working …
  • Selling your phone? 5 steps to take first 07 May 2021 10:47 There are lots of reasons you might want to sell your old phone. Perhaps you’ve upgraded early and still have a newer model phone worth a bit of money. Sometimes we forget that our old phones are worth anything, and suddenly you have a drawer of phones …
  • Inside Apple’s unforgettable “future is here” campaign 07 May 2021 09:24 The iPhone X was a big deal. Apple had perfected the art of releasing an iPhone yearly with barely any changes aside from the fact that it might be a little faster, have a slightly better camera, including one or two other small feature changes. But the …
  • Google to give users more controls on how apps use their data sharing 07 May 2021 09:24 After Apple gave users more control over their data sharing with app developers, Google has now pre-announced an upcoming safety section in Google Play that will help people understand the data an app collects or shares. Starting Q2 2022, new app …
  • Apple wanted to keep Netflix using in-app purchases: Report 07 May 2021 09:22 Image Source : PIXABAY Apple wanted to keep Netflix using in-app purchases: Report Apple employees were considering giving Netflix special treatment to convince the streaming service to not abandon in-app purchases, internal emails revealed during the Epic …
  • Life In Entertainment With Gena Heelz is looking to assist in promo services for entrepreneurs, entertainers & producers 07 May 2021 06:51 Life In Entertainment With Gena Heelz is looking to assist in promotional services for entrepreneurs, entertainers & producers MEMPHIS, TN, UNITED STATES, May 7, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Cassandra Askew, professionally known as Gena Heelz …
  • Apple users can now decide if they want their app activity to be tracked 07 May 2021 06:28 CUPERTINO, Calif. (KGO) -- For the first time, iPhone and other Apple users will have a say in whether the apps they download can track their online activities. At stake are the targeted ads many of us get. Anyone who downloads a new app using an Apple …
  • Google will force app developers to tell users what data they collect 07 May 2021 06:21 Google said it will create a new safety section in its Play mobile-app store that will let Android smartphone users see what data developers collect about them and share, plus give access to additional privacy and security information. Android app …
  • Google to give users more controls on how apps use their data 07 May 2021 05:48 After Apple gave users more control over their data sharing with app developers, Google has now pre-announced an upcoming safety section in Google Play that will help people understand the data an app collects or shares. Starting Q2 2022, new app …
  • Facebook’s whingey ad-tracking response 07 May 2021 03:48 Facebook tells users intrusive, privacy abusing tracking keeps the social media service free-of-charge. It’s a snow job. A week ago Apple upgraded its iPhone operating system. One key new feature of iOS 14.5 enraged online advertisers. It allows users to …
  • Android developers will need to add iOS-like privacy information soon 07 May 2021 03:37 Image: Google Google will follow in the footsteps of Apple and is set to introduce privacy information requirements for developers that publish apps in its Play Store. The company said in a blog post that developers will need to state what data is …
  • World: Google Will Make Android Apps Tell Users About Data Collection 07 May 2021 03:37 By Nico Grant May 6, 2021, 8:01 PM Word Count: 243 Android app developers have until the second quarter of 2022 to declare this information, the Alphabet Inc. unit said Thursday in a blog post. Users will begin seeing the safety section in Google Play …
  • Google to impose Two-Factor-Authentication: Android and iOS smartphones will soon be automatically enrolled in Two-Step-Verification 07 May 2021 03:28 Two Factor Authentication compulsory soon. Pic credit: Thomas Breher/Pixabay Google has confirmed that it will soon enroll all its users into the Two-Factor-Authentication or 2FA for added security. The search giant indicates an exponential surge for “ …
  • Google Is Launching Its Own Version of Apple’s Privacy Nutrition Labels 07 May 2021 01:52 Google’s new privacy disclosure policy in the Play Store will help better inform Android users about what apps are up to in the background.Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Google is taking a page from Apple’s playback with a new safety section in the …
  • Scattered showers likely overnight and into Friday 07 May 2021 01:14 Weather Lows Thursday night will be a bit cooler, in the 30s, which is closer to average this time of year. Thursday night into Friday brings us a chance for showers throughout the region and mixed showers to snow in the Cascades. Daytime temperatures will …
  • Wellbeats named Best Overall Fitness Technology Company in... 07 May 2021 00:55 Prestigious annual awards program recognizes Wellbeats for its innovative approach to providing on-demand, virtual wellness solutions that allow employers to support employee well-beingST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (PRWEB) May 06, 2021 Wellbeats, a national leader …
  • Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer 07 May 2021 00:30 Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Steven Johnson and David Olusoga are guiding viewers through three centuries of health innovations. “Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer,” airing Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting May 11, is a new four-part series that …
  • Biostrap Has Been Selected as the Remote Monitoring Partner for the Advancingx Career Astronaut Program 06 May 2021 23:59 Biostrap Has Been Selected as the Remote Monitoring Partner for the Advancingx Career Astronaut Program Press Release From: Biostrap Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2021 AdvancingX, a research and technology leader for markets such as space exploration and the …
  • Day 3 of the Apple vs Epic trial: What actually is an iPhone anyway? 06 May 2021 23:50 The legal spat between Epic Games and Apple entered somewhat philosophical territory on Wednesday as the battling sides debated over whether the iPhone legitimately constitutes a general-purpose computing device, or is merely a locked-down platform with a …
  • Apple Booted Microsoft’s Shadow From App Store in xCloud Row 06 May 2021 23:04 This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple’s iOS walled garden is facing its most serious assault yet in the ongoing Epic Games v. Apple trial. Microsoft exec Lori Wright told the court yesterday that …
  • Research: 60% of School Apps Sending Student Data to Third Parties Without Parental Consent 06 May 2021 23:03 Roughly 60 percent of school apps have been sending student data to a variety of potentially high-risk third parties, without the knowledge or consent of students or parents, according to research by the nonprofit organization Me2B Alliance. Public school …
  • Best security system in 2021: Secure your home or business 06 May 2021 21:54 You don't need to spend a fortune on making your home office secure, and thanks to mobile technology, our options are now far beyond a locked door and window fastenings.  Smart video doorbells that record both video and audio feeds in real-time when …
  • Sony facing lawsuit over 'monopoly' on digital PlayStation game sales 06 May 2021 21:40 A collection of gamers are readying to file a lawsuit against PlayStation-maker Sony Interactive Entertainment, arguing that it operates an unlawful monopoly by limiting where players can purchase digital copies of PlayStation games to only Sony …
  • Google will require Android apps to disclose data collection practices 06 May 2021 21:20 Google LLC today previewed plans to implement a new Google Play policy that will require Android developers to disclose what user data their apps collect and what for.  The move could enable the search giant to improve privacy in the Android ecosystem and …
  • Best headphones for grads in 2021 06 May 2021 20:08 With the coronavirus pandemic still lingering, this year's graduation season won't quite be a return to normal. But that's even more of a reason to celebrate the graduates in your life with a gift -- and a pair of new wireless headphones nicely …
  • HomePod owners can now ask Siri to play music from Deezer 06 May 2021 19:41 Deezer Music streaming service Deezer can now be added to the HomePod and HomePod mini. Doing so means that if you own one of Apple’s smart speakers, you’ll be able to ask Siri to play tracks, artists, albums, favorites, or playlists. It will work for …
  • Apple vs. Epic: Why cloud gaming became a huge topic in antitrust trial 06 May 2021 18:55 The headlines in week one of the Epic Games Inc.-Apple Inc. trial were mostly about exorbitant commission fees charged by the App Store. But a compelling strategy from Epic in its attempt to paint Apple as a monopolist emerged from its depiction of Apple’s …
  • News and New Gear for Spring 2021 06 May 2021 18:04 As we continue to emerge from the Great Pandemic with even the most reluctant of reluctant states finally looking to lift restrictions, Spring 2021 continues to pay dividends with an eclectic and, in some cases, season-specific mix of A/V news and gear …
  • Apple should follow Google’s lead and force 2FA on all accounts 06 May 2021 17:36 In honor of World Password Day, Google will automatically enable two-factor authentication for all Google account holders who have proper recovery information on their accounts (email or phone). That's fantastic news and a bold step for Google, and I …
  • Apple’s HomePod and HomePod mini can now integrate with music streaming service Deezer 06 May 2021 17:20 Owners of Apple’s HomePod and HomePod mini can now connect their smart speakers directly to Deezer and make the music streaming service their default player. That means they can take advantage of the HomePod’s Siri voice controls to navigate their tunes …
  • She responded to a smishing scam. Then the spam texts got worse. Experts explain why 06 May 2021 17:02 It took just a momentary lapse in judgment for Alyssa Beckwith to fall for the scam. The text message she received looked legitimate — even expected. After some of her personal information had already been stolen a few years ago, she signed up for text …
  • The Latest iPhone Update Said to Break Down a Key CarPlay Feature 06 May 2021 16:45 If you use CarPlay when driving and you recently noticed a Siri glitch on your fully up-to-date iPhone, you’re not alone. Because as it turns out, there’s a bug in the latest iOS version that prevents the digital assistant from reading the full content of …
  • Lawmakers wonder: ‘How did we let Facebook get this big?’ 06 May 2021 16:02 With help from Alexandra S. Levine, John Hendel, Leah Nylen and Benjamin Din Editor’s Note: Morning Tech is a free version of POLITICO Pro Technology's morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro …
  • Tile trackers with super cute, limited-edition patterns are 20% off for Mother's Day 06 May 2021 15:35 Save 20%: Tile is holding a Mother's Day sale where you can save 20% on limited-edition patterned Bluetooth trackers — get a bundle of two for as low as $49.99. Moms have infinite things on their minds all... the... time. If you're scrambling for a …
  • Epic Games vs. Apple Court Recap Going Into Day Four 06 May 2021 15:32 Back in August 2020, Epic Games ignited the fires for a legal battle that would be one for the edges. When Epic Games circumvented iOS storefront policies for in-app purchases by sneaking in a hotfix that cuts out Apple's 30% fee and allows players to …
  • Google is going to start automatically enrolling users in two-step verification 06 May 2021 14:50 Google will soon start pushing more Gmail users and Google Account holders to enable two-step verification — the extra layer of security that can protect people when their credentials have been phished or exposed through a data breach.  May 6 is " …
  • Facebook threatens to make iOS users pay. Please do it, Mr. Zuckerberg 06 May 2021 14:47 Such a good idea. Image: Getty Images On certain days, I dream. more Technically Incorrect I dream that all viruses will disappear, all people will learn to dance and at least some tech companies will embrace (relative) honesty as a guiding light. Today …
  • Should You Buy Unity Software Stock Ahead of Q1 Earnings? 06 May 2021 14:38 Shares of Unity Software (NYSE:U) fell sharply over the last few months, as some investors shifted from growth stocks into better values. Investors will get their chance to find out if the sell-off is justified when Unity reports earnings next week.  Unity …
  • Newzoo: Global game market will shrink in 2021 for first time in many years 06 May 2021 14:37 Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  For the first time in many years, the global video game industry is forecast to shrink slightly in 2021, according to a new report from game and esports data firm Newzoo. It’s kind of a “sky is …
  • Why the bad iPhone web app experience keeps coming up in Epic v. Apple 06 May 2021 14:35 Something keeps coming up at the Epic v. Apple trial as a potential alternative for getting Fortnite on the iPhone: web apps. It’s an intriguing idea, as web apps are able to do surprisingly complex things: just look at a Chromebook or even game streaming …
  • Project Liberty: What was Epic's battle plan against Apple? 06 May 2021 14:13 Share this article Companies in this article A document detailing Epic Games' plans to use Fortnite to oppose mobile platform holders' 30% commission fee has emerged as part of the ongoing antitrust lawsuit against Apple. In a filing titled ' …
  • Apple Is a Top 5G Stock to Buy as the iPhone Juggernaut Starts Rolling 06 May 2021 12:45 Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) latest quarterly report has made it clear that the smartphone giant has entered the 5G smartphone era on the right foot, with iPhone revenue jumping 65% year over year in the second quarter of fiscal 2021. Apple sold nearly $48 …
  • Apple adds new beta tool for iOS 14.6 06 May 2021 12:41 Apple has added a new tool for developers in the iOS 14.6 beta. The tech giant released its operating system’s new version (14.5) earlier this week, which featured features such as turning off ad tracking in apps and AirTag support. Now, CNET has outline …
  • Project Liberty: What happens if Epic wins lawsuit against Apple? 06 May 2021 12:28 Share this article Companies in this article Epic has documented a roadmap of changes to implement if the company wins its ongoing antitrust lawsuit against Apple. In a filing titled 'Project Liberty', the firm has unveiled a "battle plan…
  • Take your best ever landscape photos with your phone 06 May 2021 12:19 Andrew Hoyle/CNET The latest crop of phones like the iPhone 12 Pro Max and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra have powerful cameras on board that can snag the sort of beautiful photographs you'd normally expect to see coming from pricey DSLRs. The 12 Pro Max …
  • Internal emails reveal how badly Apple wanted to keep Netflix using in-app purchases 06 May 2021 12:17 Internal emails revealed during the Epic Games v. Apple lawsuit show that employees at Apple were considering giving Netflix special treatment to convince the streaming service to not abandon in-app purchases. In the run up to Netflix removing its …
  • How to master your passwords using iCloud Keychain 06 May 2021 11:53 If you're not using iCloud Keychain on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you should definitely turn it on. It's basically a full-fledged password manager built right into iOS and macOS that stores all of your sensitive logins with end-to-end encryption …
  • Firefly Games commit to developing mobile gaming in Australia... 06 May 2021 11:25 The mobile gaming industry is growing at 30% per annum, yet Australia is slower to embrace it, worth 48% of the Canadian market, a similar sized country. Firefly games & sister company Galaxy Racer see this as opportunity and are investing in …
  • Apple AirTag review 06 May 2021 11:21 After months of leaks and rumours, Apple’s AirTag is finally here and, when combined with the billion-device-strong Find My network and ultra-wideband-based precision tracking, it has the potential to be one of the best Bluetooth trackers in 2021. However, …
  • Arlo Technologies, Inc. (ARLO) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript 06 May 2021 11:18 Image source: The Motley Fool. Arlo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ARLO) Q1 2021 Earnings Call May 05, 2021, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing …
  • Roku loses YouTube TV: What's a cord-cutter to do? 06 May 2021 10:19 It’s been just over a week since Roku and Google had a public falling out, culminating in Roku’s decision to remove YouTube TV from its Channel Store last Friday. Since then, a bunch of folks have asked me what to do about it, and for good reason: Some of …
  • Epic plans to bring full Rocket League game to mobile 06 May 2021 09:41 Epic Games is reportedly planning to bring the full version of Rocket League to mobile, with a beta potentially kicking off in the second quarter of 2021. The upcoming release is not to be confused with Rocket League Sideswipe, which is coming to iOS and …
  • Best Android and Apple phones for under $600 06 May 2021 09:25 There’s an argument that spending heavily on a high-end phone may not be the best value you’re your money. That argument has gotten even stronger in the last 12 months as some very impressive mid-tier handsets have popped onto the market – smartphones like …
  • How Apple Went To Extremes To Persuade Netflix Against Abandoning In-App Purchases 06 May 2021 09:15 Apple Inc’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) internal email correspondence sheds a light on efforts it made to prevent Netflix Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX) from abandoning in-app purchases offered to its viewers, The Verge reported Wednesday. What Happened: The emails were revealed …
  • Apple’s AirTag trackers made it frighteningly easy to ‘stalk’ me 06 May 2021 08:12 For most people, AirTags will be a useful convenience that offers precise tracking and a replaceable battery. So why focus on these problems? Because personal tech is no longer just about you. My job as a consumer advocate is to consider the people …
  • Epic Games vs Apple trial: Here are all the latest developments so far 06 May 2021 07:55 Epic Games, developer of the popular video game Fortnite and Apple locked horns as a three-week-long historic trial kicked off Monday in an Oakland, California courtroom. The blockbuster court battle, which is being covered by the global tech press with …
  • Sharon Van Etten Releases Amazon Original Live Album 'Epic Ten: Live From Zebulon' 06 May 2021 06:54 New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Today, Sharon Van Etten releases her new Amazon Original live album epic Ten: Live From Zebulon available now to stream and purchase only on Amazon Music. The album documents Van Etten's April 2021 virtual concert from …
  • Zynga (ZNGA) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript 06 May 2021 05:43 Image source: The Motley Fool. Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) Q1 2021 Earnings Call May 05, 2021, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome …
  • Apple's EU and Epic Games legal clash questions its app store supremacy 06 May 2021 05:00 OPINION: Is the App Store a monopoly? Something odd happened this week. Apple's stock price dropped nearly 5 per cent following impressive quarterly profits of US$1.40 a share versus the industry's estimate of US$0.98. Mark Lennihan/AP In this …
  • Free Virtual Event Explores Youth Mental Health Hosted by PBS... 06 May 2021 04:33 Multi-year Well Beings Campaign in Coordination with WETA Provides a Platform for Young People to Share Mental Health Stories and Find Resources; Local Event ‘Lowering Barriers: Race, Income & Mental Health’ PBS SoCal and KCET, Southern California’s …
  • TOBY SHAPSHAK: Apple’s privacy tilt shakes Facebook 06 May 2021 03:40 Apple’s iOS 14.5 update will prevent advertisers from tracking users — but Facebook is not going down without a fight BL PREMIUM 06 May 2021 - 05:00 For the past few years, my favourite tech companies have been Apple and Microsoft. It’s not just that I use …
  • Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript 06 May 2021 03:02 Image source: The Motley Fool. Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) Q1 2021 Earnings Call May 5, 2021, 8:30 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, and welcome to the Match Group First …
  • Apple Puts More Advertisements In App Store After Ad-Tracking Ban 06 May 2021 02:44 Apple has added extra paid-for advertisements to its App Store, a week after its new operating system limited tracking for ads from other companies. The BBC reports: The new ad space lets app-makers advertise on the App Store search tab, rather than just …
  • American Schools’ Phone Apps Send Children’s Info To Ad Networks, Analytics Firms 06 May 2021 02:44 LeeLynx shares a report from The Register: The majority of Android and iOS apps created for US public and private schools send student data to assorted third parties, researchers have found, calling into question privacy commitments from Apple and Google …
  • Epic v. Apple turns into Windows v. Xbox 06 May 2021 02:34 Is an iPhone more like a PC or an Xbox? That question was asked — implicitly and explicitly — over and over on the third day of Epic v. Apple testimony. The antitrust trial started on Monday with some heady pronunciations about Fortnite, the game and/ …
  • Apple moving forward on app privacy, despite pushback 05 May 2021 23:49 An update to the software powering some billion iPhones around the world kicks in Monday with an enhanced privacy feature critics fear will roil the internet advertising world. Apple will begin requiring app makers to tell users what tracking information …
  • Zynga’s Q1 2021 bookings of $720M are up 69% from a year ago 05 May 2021 23:48 Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  Zynga beat analysts’ expectations today, reporting stellar bookings and revenues in the first quarter that ended March 31 thanks to the strong performance of its existing games and Harry Potter: …
  • Zynga agrees to buy mobile ad and monetization firm Chartboost for $250 million 05 May 2021 23:48 Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  Mobile game publisher Zynga has agreed to acquire mobile ad and monetization firm Chartboost for $250 million in cash. It’s an interesting deal because Zynga is reaching outside of its usual food …
  • Should you buy an AirTag or a Tile tracker? Here's how they stack up 05 May 2021 23:19 (CNN) —   In the realm of item tracking, Tile is likely the most well-known Bluetooth tracker. With a plethora of models to choose from and compatibility across devices, Tile has made it easy to locate items at various price points. Now Apple is in the …