Microsoft backtracks on Xbox Live Gold price hike

Microsoft has reversed its controversial Xbox Live price increase. The company announced a price hike on Friday that would have doubled the cost of a yearly subscription to the service, which is required to play games online on Xbox consoles, to $120 for many users. Now, though, Microsoft says the price will stay the same. Beyond that, Microsoft More...

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By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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An EU parliament website for COVID testing allegedly broke the EU’s privacy laws

The European Parliament is being investigated by the European Data Protection Supervisor after allegations that its COVID testing website didn’t meet EU privacy standards. Six members of the European Parliament More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Honor announces its first post-Huawei phone

Honor has announced the new V40 5G flagship phone, its first since Huawei sold the company off to a Shenzhen-based consortium of Chinese partners. The phone is exclusive to China for now, but Honor’s V-series More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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No brand is safe from Fortnite

Starting this week in Fortnite, you can have the Predator doing a Pelé victory dance while wielding TheGrefg’s gamepad pickaxe. On Thursday, a Faze Clan streamer played Fortnite with a Manchester City star More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Samsung Display is mass-producing 90Hz OLED screens for laptops

Samsung Display has announced plans to mass-produce the world’s first 90Hz OLED screens designed for laptops and says that “several global IT companies” are expected to release models with the new panels More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Volkswagen boss joins Twitter with a jab at Elon Musk

Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess joined twitter Wednesday, and his first tweet was a light trolling of Tesla CEO Elon Musk. “Hello @Twitter! I’m here to make an impact with @VWGroup, especially on political More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski

One of President Trump’s final acts in office is to pardon a former Google engineer who was convicted of stealing trade secrets. Anthony Levandowski worked for Google’s self-driving car division, now called More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Today I learned bats are trendsetters in tracking tech

Bats are elusive little creatures, which makes them the perfect subjects for scientists to try out new animal tracking systems. This is great news for me specifically, because I love both bats and seeing images More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Cyberpunk 2077 discs are $30 today for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X

This story is part of a group of stories called Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Verge Deals stamp of approval, so if you’re looking for a deal on More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Capitol rioter planned to sell Nancy Pelosi’s laptop to Russian spies, witness told FBI

A capitol rioter may have stolen Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop with plans to sell it to the Russian government, according to an FBI affidavit filed on Sunday. The affidavit charges Riley June Williams with More...