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Project Treble points to Android's less-fragmented future

Google’s annual developer conference wrapped last week, and while there was some incredible AI technology on display, I feel the the most tangible announcement may have been missed. It was an announcement that really began at last year’s I/O, but is only now starting to make an impact; Google’s Project Treble. When Google announced the beta of their latest mobile […]

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Facebook suspends 200 apps following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has suspended roughly 200 apps amid an ongoing investigation prompted by the Cambridge Analytica scandal into whether services on the site had improperly used or collected users' personal data. Facebook did not immediately provide detail on which apps were suspended or how many people had used them. The company said in an update, its first look since the social […]

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‘Gear of War’ Creator Cliff Bleszinski Shuts Boss Key Studio

“Lawbreakers” and “Radical Heights” studio Boss Key Productions is “effectively no more,” according to co-founder Cliff Bleszinski. He shared the news on Twitter Monday. Boss Key’s first game, an online shooter called “Lawbreakers,” came out in August 2017 to generally favorable reviews but failed to grow a strong player base. Two months after launch, it reportedly had a concurrent player […]

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Facebook suspends 200 apps in data privacy investigation

Facebook has so far suspended around 200 apps in the first stage of its review into apps that had access to large quantities of user data, in a response to a scandal around political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The apps were suspended pending a thorough investigation into whether they misused any data, said Ime Archibong, Facebook’s vice president of product partnerships. […]

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Accessibility-Friendly Xbox Controller Leaks Ahead of E3

Promotional images for an unannounced Xbox controller have leaked online, according to Windows Central. The controller is designed for people with accessibility needs and was likely going to get a big reveal at next month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. There aren’t any details on how it works, according to Windows Central, but it apparently has grooved impressions on […]

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Streamer Wins ‘Fortnite’ Tournament With a PS4 Controller

Popular PS4 streamer NickMercs won one of the most high-profile “Fortnite” tournaments on Friday, and he apparently did it with a Dualshock controller. DramaAlert host Keemstar held a celebrity competition on May 11 called “Fortnite Friday.” It featured 32 players broken into 16 teams of two. Members of esports organizations like FaZe and OpTic Gaming participated in the event, along […]

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Tivo Adds Alexa Support to Bolt, Romio and Premiere DVRs

Tivo now allows consumers to control their DVRs with voice commands via Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant: The company is adding Alexa support with a software update to select Tivo models, giving consumers the ability to change channels, launch apps and do basic playback control with the power of their voice. However, there is one thing Tivo owners won’t be able […]

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‘Rage 2’ Trailer Leaks (Watch)

A “Rage 2” teaser trailer hit the internet Sunday night, seemingly confirming the Walmart leak from earlier this month that the id Software shooter is in development. You can watch the short, colorful, completely off-the-wall video below. It doesn’t appear to show any gameplay, but instead sets the tone for what will be a bizarre game. Earlier this month, Walmart appeared […]

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