Google sued for tracking users’ locations without permission

Google has been hit with a federal lawsuit for invasion of privacy – one week after the tech giant was caught tracking iPhone and Android users’ location in spite of enabled privacy settings. San Diego resident Napolean Patacsil accuses Google in the suit of storing location data “against the express wishes and expectations of its users” in violation of California […]

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‘Fallout 76’ C.A.M.P. System Detailed in New Animated Trailer

A new “Fallout 76” trailer was streamed during Gamescom 2018; “A New American Dream,” which discussed the game’s building options, mining raw materials, and collecting resources. The colorful cartoony trailer introduced each feature with the playful Vault Boy animations showcasing the game’s various features. A major focus of the video was the “Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform,” the “workbench of […]

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Everything Wants to Kill Lara in ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’

New details on the expanded environments and exploration elements were revealed for “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” during Microsoft’s Inside Xbox Gamescom stream for Tuesday. Bigger tombs, underwater exploration, and killer puzzle elements are making their way to the next installment of the “Tomb Raider” franchise. “‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ is all about bringing the tombs to the most […]

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Netflix Disables Signup Through Apple’s App Store in Broad iOS App Test

Netflix is currently running a test of its iOS app in more than 30 countries that doesn’t allow users to pay for the service through Apple’s App Store billing system — which would let the company avoid paying the Apple “tax” on subscriptions. “We are constantly innovating and testing new signup approaches on different platforms to better understand what our […]

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Drake, Dwyane Wade, AT&T’s Otter Media Invest in Mars Reel

Mars Reel, a digital-media startup focused on high-school basketball athletes and teams, has closed its $4.7 million initial funding round with new investments from Drake, NBA star Dwayne Wade and Otter Media, now part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia. In addition to its cash investment, Otter Media will also serve as an adviser and strategic partner for Mars Reel in several areas. The […]

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NASA astronaut will play first tennis in space tonight – here’s how to watch

A NASA astronaut will take part in the first ever tennis match in space later today. Taking place on the International Space Station (ISS), the game will see NASA astronaut and tennis fan Andrew ‘Drew’ Feustel, attempt to play a game of doubles with fellow crewmates – European Space Agency flight engineer Alexander Gerst and NASA Flight Engineers Ricky Arnold […]

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Booming Asia Video Market to be Key Battle for Global Conglomerates (Study)

As Disney completes its acquisition of Fox and scales up entertainment and sports offerings in Australia, India, Japan and South East Asia, the Asia Pacific video industry is shaping up as a key battleground for global media firms. The online video sector in Asia has already hit massive scale, with revenues this year of $21 billion. These are forecast to […]

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