Epic delays the next ‘Fortnite’ event and season again

Epic delays the next 'Fortnite' event and season again

“Recent events are a heavy reminder of ongoing injustices in society, from the denial of basic human rights to the impact of racism both overt and subtle against people of color,” Epic wrote in a blog post. “We’re acutely aware of the pain our friends, families, team members, players, and communities are experiencing. We believe … Read more

Fitbit’s COVID-19 ventilator gets emergency FDA approval

Fitbit's COVID-19 ventilator gets emergency FDA approval

Fitbit is one step closer to putting its Flow ventilator into use during the pandemic. The FDA has given Fitbit an Emergency Use Authorization for the Flow to help with severe COVID-19 cases. It still doesn’t have customers lined up, but it’s “in talks” with US government agencies to gauge needs and hopes to work … Read more

California’s statehouse is considering a controversial facial recognition bill

California’s statehouse is considering a controversial facial recognition bill

As protestors square off against police across the country, California is readying a bill that could expand the state’s use of facial recognition, including for law enforcement purposes. Introduced as Assembly Bill 2261, the bill would provide a framework by which companies and government agencies could legally engage in facial recognition, provided they give prior … Read more

Uber signals recovery in rides as lockdown restrictions ease

Uber signals recovery in rides as lockdown restrictions ease

FILE PHOTO: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi attends a meeting with the Economic Club of New York in New York City, New York, U.S., December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday trip requests were gradually picking up, but still remained significantly below prior year levels, as several countries start to … Read more

Paradox Interactive signs collective bargaining agreement with labor unions in Sweden

Paradox Interactive signs collective bargaining agreement with labor unions in Sweden

Game developer Paradox Interactive, known best for publishing countless PC strategy games, has signed a collective bargaining agreement with two Swedish unions, Unionen and Saco, with over 200 members combined between the two groups. The new agreement will provide Paradox employees within Sweden with a formal avenue for “influencing their pay, benefits, responsibilities, and more,” … Read more

Annual PS Plus and PS Now memberships drop to $42 at Amazon

Annual PS Plus and PS Now memberships drop to $42 at Amazon

Buy PlayStation Now (1-year) at Amazon – $42 Amazon will deliver both codes digitally, so no need to wait for anything in the mail. However, one thing to note is that you’ll need to add the pre-paid codes to your cart before you’ll be able to see their sale price.  PlayStation Plus is virtually mandatory … Read more