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Summer Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon for charity is set for July

Summer Games Done Quick, the mid-year installment of the semiannual video game speedrunning marathon, now has a firm schedule. The flagship event will kick off on July 4 and run non-stop through July 11. Due to ongoing safety precautions related to the pandemic, the event will again be held entirely online, with participants streaming from […]

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Bang & Olufsen’s new wireless gaming headset is the same price as an Xbox Series X

How much cash would you shell out for a pair of high-quality gaming headphones? A couple hundred dollars — maybe even $300? What about $500? That’s how much luxury consumer electronics maker Bang & Olufsen expects you to pay for its first-ever wireless gaming headset, the Beoplay Portal. The Portal was, according to B&O, designed […]

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Hackers pushed malware to PHP repositories to open a “backdoor” to websites

PHP is an open-source scripting language web developers embed in HTML to manage dynamic content, databases, and other everyday tasks. The PHP project maintains its repositories on its own git infrastructure. Over the weekend, someone pushed malicious commits that may have allowed hackers to attack websites that use the PHP repositories. Over the weekend, attackers […]

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Virgin Galactic unveils its flashy next-generation spaceship, the VSS Imagine

When the world first envisioned the future of space travel decades ago, our collective imaginations conjured up images of shiny, sleek shuttles capable of transporting us far beyond our solar system. While we’re still quite a ways from achieving the latter, Virgin Galactic is already working toward the former with its all-new class of eye-catching […]

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Here’s how to tell if your Facebook account was one of the half billion that were breached

Over the weekend, cybersecurity experts revealed that about half a billion Facebook users’ personal information was breached — a treasure trove of data the includes full names, birthdays, phone numbers and their location. Facebook said that massive leak stems from an issue in 2019, which has since been fixed. Still, there’s no clawing back that […]

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CD Projekt Red outlines plan to develop multiple AAA titles simultaneously

CD Projekt Red is restructuring so that the studio can develop multiple AAA games at a time. Some of you may be wondering, “How can it focus on more than one title when it could not even launch Cyberpunk 2077 on time and without bugs?” However, it is because of the CP2077 fiasco that the […]

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Foxconn’s profit disappoints, but the big manufacturer has set its sights on electric vehicles

The impact of the pandemic on Foxconn’s business lasted into the fourth quarter of 2020, and an ongoing shortage of chips will reduce its outlook for the present year. However, the Taiwanese manufacturer giant expects its revenue to grow 10 percent for the year, and is optimistic about the supply chain’s ability to recover in […]