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July 28, 2022
NEWS

Forbes

Microsoft has demonstrated how important it is to apply security updates as soon as possible, with confirmation of how a zero-day vulnerability fixed in the July ‘Patch Tuesday’ rollout is being used in targeted attacks.

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Ars Technica

Members of the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, or MSTIC, said they have found Subzero malware infections spread through a variety of methods, including the exploitation of what at the time were Windows and Adobe Reader zero-days, meaning the …

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TechCrunch

For an industry that rarely has major news anymore, this was an awfully big week for virtual reality. Unsurprisingly, all of the important data points are related to the industry’s sole benefactor these days, Meta, which managed to raise the cost of …

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CNBC

Samsung is looking to push sales of its folding handsets to boost the profitability of its mobile division which has been hit by rising materials costs and waning consumer demand. For reference, Samsung shipped 190 million Note …

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The Verge

The new 1440p video output option will allow PS5 owners to choose this resolution on compatible TVs and monitors. If games support 1440p then native 1440p output will be supported, but otherwise 4K games will benefit from improve anti-aliasing by …

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The Verge

Video games aren’t hurting people’s mental health, and they’re not helping it. In fact, they don’t do much to move the needle at all, according to a new study of tens of thousands of gamers. For years, policymakers and public health bodies have …

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TechCrunch

Netflix released its July slate of mobile games yesterday, adding a range of new titles. One game, in particular, called “Before Your Eyes,” uses eye-tracking technology that progresses the story every time the camera detects that you’re blinking.

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Polygon

New details on Grand Theft Auto 6 have seemingly been revealed by Bloomberg in a new report on developer Rockstar Games. The report is about the changing culture at the company and how it may impact the development of the studio’s upcoming project, …

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The Verge

The other monthly games are some heavy hitters, too. There’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, which my colleague Andrew Webster said “might just be the perfect video game remaster,” and Little Nightmares, a horror game in the vein of Limbo.

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CNBC

Google says it will again delay its replacement of third-party cookies— a practice long used by advertisers. The company said feedback has shown that advertisers need more time to transition to Google’s cookie replacement. In this article.

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