GDC ‘postponed’ as multiple participants pull out over coronavirus fears
Organizers are pulling the plug on the 2020 Games Developer Conference for now. Fears related to the spread of coronavirus have led multiple major companies to pull out of the important industry event. This left GDC with a difficult choice. It could hobble forward without key participants, or it... Read more
Laurene Powell Jobs’s charitable group is going to give away almost all of its money
Laurene Powell Jobs, one of the richest women in the world, shared important news, buried in a new interview, about what she plans to do with her wealth. Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, is one of the world’s most important philanthropists, overseeing a sprawling media,... Read more
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S is a proper performer
It’s much harder, but far more rewarding, to create something that is perfectly fine to putt around in but immediately ready to jump into action at a moment’s notice with a character shift that almost makes the SUV feel like two cars in one.       Read the article... Read more
More Companies Drop Out of GDC Over Coronavirus Fears
Welcome to Replay, WIRED’s rundown of the week’s biggest videogame news. Quite a bit happened in the industry this week—and a big chunk of it involved coronavirus. Let’s get started. Many Companies Are Pulling Out of GDC Over Coronavirus Concerns Last week, we reported that a few companies, notably... Read more will raise money to provide relief for developers affected by GDC postponement, a nonprofit group dedicated to creating online events for game developers, has announced that it will raise money for indie game developers affected by the postponement of next month’s Game Developers Conference. Moments ago, the GDC announced that it will postpone the 29,000-person conference this March because of... Read more
Activist investor seeks to replace Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO, report says
Jack Dorsey  Getty Paul Singer, the billionaire founder of the activist fund Elliott Management, is preparing a plan to try and replace Jack Dorsey as CEO of Twitter, according to a report Friday by Bloomberg.  Elliott, based in New York, has nominated four directors to Twitter’s board and also... Read more
Amazon Pulled Over 1 Million Items Capitalizing on Coronavirus
Amazon is cracking down on third-party merchants who violate its policies while selling items related to the new coronavirus disease known as Covid-19. Following reports by WIRED and others of price gouging and misleading claims, the retail giant confirmed it had removed or blocked over 1 million products that... Read more
The RetroBeat: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 shines on Switch thanks to Sega Ages
If you’re like me, you were probably in the mood to play some classic Sonic the Hedgehog games after checking out his recent movie. It’s convenient that Sega Ages as just released a fantastic version of one the best games in the series. Sega Ages is the name of... Read more
The Catholic Church and Pope Francis plan to fight back against AI
On Friday, Pope Francis backed a document that outlines how artificial intelligence, including facial recognition technology, should be regulated. This so-called “Rome Call for AI Ethics” carries the endorsement of the Vatican as well as Microsoft and IBM. Believe it or not, the future of AI is actually one... Read more
Congress gives small ISPs $1 billion to rip out Huawei, ZTE network gear
Enlarge / Huawei’s logo at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona in November 2019. Getty Images | SOPA Images Trade War! USA v. China View more stories The US House and Senate approved legislation to create a $1 billion fund that will help small telecom providers remove... Read more