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Google Stadia Might Shut Down Later This Summer [UPDATED]

Adrian Werner, 29 July 2022, 19:54

According to new rumors, Google's Stadia will not even make it to this year's fall. The service is expected to be shut down in the next two months.

TikTok Targeted by Federal Communications Commission

Przemyslaw Dygas, 30 June 2022, 13:43

TikTok has found itself on the target of the US Federal Communications Commission. The organization wants the app banned altogether.

How Many Camels are You Worth? Calculator Conquers TikTok

Bart Swiatek, 07 June 2022, 15:03

A calculator that enables us to count how many camels we could get when trying to sell our partner has recently become extremely popularOn TikTok.

Fake Reviews, Influencers and Toxic Marketing Examined

Kamil Kleszyk, 24 May 2022, 13:03

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission plans to tighten regulations on posting fake positive reviews online to sell products or services, including video games.

Nvidia Pays Multimillion-dollar Fine Over Cryptocurrencies

Patryk Michas, 07 May 2022, 16:02

Nvidia has been fined a sizeable amount of money. The reason is cryptocurrencies, or more precisely, the lack of disclosure of reliable information about their impact on the company's revenues.

One-on-one With a Stranger on Twitch; Streams Without Audience

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 March 2022, 15:56

A website was created that filters Twitch streams, which take place without any audience participation. It enables us to become the only viewer and establish an unusual relationship with the person conducting the stream.

Thanks to Google Every Company Will Have Its Own Stadia

Adrian Werner, 16 March 2022, 15:39

Google has unveiled Immersive Stream for Games, a system that will enable other companies to create their own game streaming services.

China Tightens Restrictions on Minors; Limits on Streaming and Social Media

Dawid Wanat, 15 March 2022, 11:20

China is restricting minors from streaming and using social media. This is another step in the fight against addiction among minors.

Windows to the Rescue - PC Games Playable on Google Stadia

Michal Ciezadlik, 11 March 2022, 14:52

There are many indications that Google will soon come up with a solution to run Windows-based games on its cloud gaming platform Stadia.

Almost 600 Games for $10; Bundle for Ukraine is a Great Success

Adrian Werner, 09 March 2022, 10:57

itch.io started offering Bundle for Ukraine. For a minimum of 10 dollars we can buy a package containing almost 600 games. All proceeds from the action will be donated to charity organizations in Ukraine.

Google Stadia in Trouble - Change of Name and Strategy

Miriam Moszczynska, 05 February 2022, 13:54

Google Stadia is in trouble. One is tempted to say that they are quite large, but the company from Mountain View still sticks to its project.

Puzzle Game Wordle Acquired for a Hefty Amount of Money

Adrian Werner, 01 February 2022, 16:11

The wildly popular word puzzle game Wordle has been acquired by The New York Times for a seven-figure amount.

Bobby Kotick Considered Buying Kotaku and PC Gamer, Rumor Claims

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 January 2022, 12:34

Before the announcement of the Activision Blizzard acquisition by Microsoft, Bobby Kotick was said to have been considering his own purchases. According to rumors, the CEO suggested improving the company's image - by buying Kotaku and PC Gamer.

DuckDuckGo Records 100 Million Searches a Day; Privacy Increasingly Popular

Arkadiusz Strzala, 29 December 2021, 15:56

The popularity of DuckDuckGo is growing, with the search engine already being used an average of 100 million times a day. It's worth knowing why this is happening, at least if you're concerned about the privacy of your data.

Windows 11 Will Force Us to Use Edge

Arkadiusz Strzala, 12 November 2021, 15:48

Microsoft doesn't make life easy for alternative browser enthusiasts. Ever since the last update, Windows 11 pushes for opening of certain links in Edge, even if we have another default program set.

YouTube Removes Dislike Counter to Protect Against Hate

Miriam Moszczynska, 11 November 2021, 14:03

YouTube is making changes to how videos are rated. Soon the number of negative video ratings will be visible only to the creators.

Battlefield Portal - EA Releases Experience Builder

Michael Zegar, 10 November 2021, 22:35

EA has released the browser-based Portal Mode Experience Builder for Battlefield 2042. Anyone interested can now create their own scenarios.

Google Employees Oppose Company's Cooperation With Israel

Arkadiusz Strzala, 02 November 2021, 17:36

Employees protest against the Nimbus project, a joint initiative of Google, Amazon and the Israeli government. Several of them renounce the anonymity of the petition and at the same time reveal their Semitic nationality.

More People Watch Streams on Facebook Than on YouTube

Miriam Moszczynska, 29 October 2021, 17:40

According to a Streamlabs report, Facebook Gaming has managed to overtake YouTube Gaming in terms of viewership over the past three months. However, both platforms are far from the streaming king that is Twitch.

Facebook is No More; Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Meta

Miriam Moszczynska, 28 October 2021, 20:40

During today's Facebook Connect presentation, the platform's creator Mark Zuckerberg announced a name change for his social network that clearly references the metaverse.

Online Bullying is a Scourge; Fortnite and Call of Duty Lead the Way

Przemyslaw Dygas, 25 October 2021, 14:28

The Anti-Defamation League has published a report on the bullying that young gamers experience online. The phenomenon affects at least 62% of minors in this community.

Mark Zuckerberg has More Problems; Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica

Michal Ciezadlik, 21 October 2021, 18:43

The Attorney General of the District of Columbia has decided to include Mark Zuckerberg in the investigation of the Cambridge Analyica scandal. Facebook Inc. CEO was allegedly „personally involved” in decisions related to the company.

Twitch Will Test New Features, Including Rewinding Streams

Miriam Moszczynska, 21 October 2021, 12:39

Twitch will soon begin testing three new features, including stream rewinding. The new features will arrive in November, be available to some viewers for a month, and then disappear.

Facebook Plans to Rebrand

Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 October 2021, 14:23

Unconfirmed information has surfaced that Facebook is looking to rebrand. If true, we should know more details soon. It may have something to do with planned expansion into a metaverse.

Doom Playable on... Twitter; Meet Tweet2Doom

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 October 2021, 12:03

You can run Doom on anything. Even on a social network that looks nothing like an FPS gaming platform.

Human Error Crashed OVH; Many Websites Went Down

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 13 October 2021, 12:58

OVH's servers suffered a major outage this morning, causing many websites to stop working. The problem reportedly occurred during routine hardware maintenance.

Twitch Leak Was a Matter of Time, Former Employees Say

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 11 October 2021, 10:10

Twitch has reportedly never paid the utmost attention to security, so the leak didn't surprise its former employees.

Type in The Witcher or Skyrim, and AI Turns the Text Into „Work of Art”

Miriam Moszczynska, 08 October 2021, 15:55

A trend has emerged on the Internet, which consists in generating images based on typed phrase. The NightCafe website is used for this purpose, its operation being based on artificial intelligence.

YouTube Rewind Disappears for Good - No More Cringy Recaps

Miriam Moszczynska, 08 October 2021, 13:56

Hated by the community, YouTube Rewind is finally disappearing from the platform for good. The company will look for another way to recap subsequent years of business.

Twitch Hacked - Leak Reveals Streamer Earnings and Plan to Compete With Steam

Hubert Sledziewski, 06 October 2021, 14:39

An anonymous hacker leaked the source code of Twitch. Among the 125 GB of data were also the earnings of major streamers using the service. The amounts are staggering.

Facebook Crash; Messenger and Instagram Not Working [UPDATED]

Agnes Adamus, 04 October 2021, 19:31

Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram are down. There was a global crash around 5:30 AM PT that has not been resolved as of yet.

Hackers Steal From Hackers - Ransomware Contains Backdoors for Seizing Money

Arkadiusz Strzala, 04 October 2021, 14:56

Cybercriminals seem to see no obstacles to stealing from the likes of themselves. Hackers who buy ransomware complain about the backdoors installed in it.

Chrome Will Get New Browsing History, What Does This Mean?

Arkadiusz Strzala, 04 October 2021, 14:06

Google says it's working on experimental features for the Chrome browser. One of them will group visited pages in history to make content easier to find.

Changes in Chrome May Restrict Ad Blockers

Adrian Werner, 02 October 2021, 21:54

Google has announced a timetable for moving away from the Manifest V2 spec. Its abandonment may cause big problems for ad blocker developers.

'Google' is the Most Popular Search Term on Bing

Arkadiusz Strzala, 01 October 2021, 15:13

Freshly installed Windows, Bing website opened in Edge. What's the first thing you're typing? Mostly just 'Google'. It's still the undisputed king of search engines.

Geoff Keighley Announces The Game Awards 2021

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 September 2021, 22:00

Well-known journalist and game presenter Geoff Keighley has announced that this year's edition of The Game Awards will take place in ten weeks' time - on December 9. Importantly, the event is planned as a „live” event at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Jail for Advising North Korea on Cryptocurrencies

Nicek, 29 September 2021, 16:32

Cooperation with North Korea is not profitable, as one US citizen has painfully discovered. He is facing up to 7 years in prison for advising this Asian country.

Discord Will Add Option to Change Avatars and Plan Events

Miriam Moszczynska, 28 September 2021, 14:56

There will be a new option for subscribers on Discord. You will be able to set a different avatar on each server.

China Bans Live Streaming for Minors Under 16

GRG, 28 September 2021, 11:44

New Chinese regulations are set to prevent minors from livestreaming, and they also introduce further restrictions as part of their concern for children's development.

Google Chrome 94 Introduces Controversial AFK Detection

Arkadiusz Strzala, 24 September 2021, 14:01

Chrome browser is introducing a feature that many may see as another level of surveillance. The new API that detects user inactivity takes into account much more data.

Discord and YouTube in One as Watch Together

Arkadiusz Strzala, 23 September 2021, 15:16

In response to YouTube's actions on music bots, Discord is working on direct integration with the service. Testing of a feature called Watch Together has already begun on some servers.

TikTok Limited to 40 Minutes a Day - More Restrictions in China

Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 September 2021, 15:50

China is imposing yet another restriction on minors' access to digital entertainment. This time it concerns TikTok. Its Chinese version can only be used by children for 40 minutes a day.

Facebook's VIPs are Allowed More

Arkadiusz Strzala, 14 September 2021, 13:52

Not everyone is equal on Facebook. Slightly different rules apply to famous people, celebrities and politicians. They can post much more than the rest of us.

YouTube With Improved Search Engine; Google Tests New Features

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2021, 19:42

Google is preparing new features for YouTube. The popular service will receive various search engine improvements, such as chapter display and automatic video translation.

Increasing Numers of Young People Fall to Online Scams

Arkadiusz Strzala, 12 August 2021, 14:45

Older people active on the Internet are considered to be particularly vulnerable to online scammers. However, it turns out that also teenagers are not very prudent in this matter.

Hackers Carried Out the Biggest Cryptocurrency Theft in History

Nicek, 11 August 2021, 21:27

Hackers exploited a security vulnerability and stole over $600 million worth of cryptocurrencies. This is the largest theft in the industry's history to date.

Google Slashes Salaries of Remote Workers Based on Where They Live

Arkadiusz Strzala, 11 August 2021, 17:01

How to earn less at Google? All you need to do is to permanently relocate in remote work mode to some place not too urbanized, it doesn't have to be far from the main office. Thanks to this, your salary could be reduced by up to 25%.

30 Years Ago the First Website was Launched

Arkadiusz Strzala, 06 August 2021, 21:22

Exactly 30 years ago, on August 6, 1991, Sir Tim Berners-Lee launched the first website. The technologies that were used then - HTML and WorldWideWeb - are still with us today.

Twitch Adjusts Subscription Prices to Match Earnings in Different Countries

Eklerek, 30 July 2021, 20:02

Twitch subscription price differentiation is gaining momentum. After tests in Mexico and Turkey, the changes gradually extend to other countries.

EU Cracks Down on Crypto; No More Anonymous Transactions?

, 23 July 2021, 13:00

The European Commission intends to limit the anonymity of transactions using cryptocurrencies. The reason is that they are used for money laundering and other financial crimes.