Xbox Games with Gold for April includes Another Sight and Hue
GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Xbox has announced its Games with Gold for April 2022. As always, this means those with Xbox Live Gold subscriptions will have exclusive access to four games, two at the beginning... Read more
Data-harvesting code in mobile apps sends user data to “Russia’s Google”
Kirill Kudryavtsev | Getty Images Russia’s biggest Internet company has embedded code into apps found on mobile devices that allows information about millions of users to be sent to servers located in its home country. The revelation relates to software created by Yandex that permits developers to create apps... Read more
Save on Previous Models of Apple Watches and iPhones — Today Only
Woot/Screenshot by CNET Smart tech often comes at premium prices, especially when you’re talking about a popular brand like Apple. But you can find older, refurbished models for a much more reasonable price. Many of the smartwatches and phones currently on sale have the features we’ve come to expect... Read more
23 Best Cat Toys and Supplies (2022): Scratchers, Window Perches, Modern Furniture, Etc
Cats are beautiful, interesting, weird creatures. If you’re lucky enough to be loved by one, it’s your God-given responsibility to give them a comfortable and fun home. We wrote about the supplies you should get if you recently adopted a pet, but once you have that pet situated at... Read more
Mobile security firm Zimperium to be acquired for $525M, eyes IPO
We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – August 3. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Learn More Zimperium, a provider of security for mobile devices and apps, today announced an agreement for Steven Mnuchin’s... Read more
Amazon Glow Video Chat Projector Is Available to Buy Now
Amazon The Amazon Glow, the video chat device with a built-in projector for games and books, is now available to buy for $300. The Glow, which Amazon launched in a limited early access period in 2021, is designed for video chatting, but it also includes an ingenious downward-facing projector that... Read more
The Ghost of the Soviet Union Still Haunts the Internet
Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has inspired a global response. Musicians are protesting with music, artists with art, pastry chefs with pastry, and bicyclists by cycling. This raises the question of what internet policy nerds can do to show our horror and contempt for Russia’s Soviet-style imperialism. The answer... Read more
Aonic invests $35M into VR developer nDreams
GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! The recently formed Aonic Group is investing a crisp $35 million into virtual reality game developer and publisher nDreams. The VR studio plans to use the funds to create more ambitious... Read more
Some Twitter traffic briefly funneled through Russian ISP, thanks to BGP mishap
Getty Images Some Internet traffic in and out of Twitter on Monday was briefly funneled through Russia after a major ISP in that country misconfigured the Internet’s routing table, network monitoring services said. The mishap lasted for about 45 minutes before RTCOMM, a leading ISP in Russia, stopped advertising... Read more
WrestleMania 38: How To Watch, Start Times, Full Card and Peacock
WWE For the second year in a row, WrestleMania is a two-day event. The biggest show in pro wrestling takes place this Saturday and Sunday in Arlington, Texas — and live on Peacock. For the third time ever, WrestleMania is being main evented by a clash between Brock Lesnar... Read more