Apple releases new versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS

Apple’s latest slate of updates — iOS and iPadOS 15.6, macOS 12.5, watchOS 8.7, and tvOS 15.6 — are starting to show up for some users. Given the next versions of the OSes are likely due out in a few short months (and beta testers are already using them), it’s not a surprise that Wednesday’s […]

Google reportedly pauses hiring for two weeks to ‘review our headcount needs’

Google has reportedly internally announced a hiring freeze that will remain in place for two weeks. According to a report from The Information, Prabhakar Raghavan, Google’s senior vice president, sent out a company-wide email to inform workers about the decision. This follows Google’s announcement of a hiring slowdown that will last until the end of […]

NASA sets tentative launch dates for debut of its massive new rocket

NASA is aiming to launch its new monster rocket, the Space Launch System, on its first trip to deep space as early as late August, the agency announced today. NASA says it has placeholder dates for August 29th, September 2nd, and September 5th for the rocket’s debut, though there is still plenty of work left […]

Romanian hacker faces US trial over virus-for-hire service

Cybercrime may be a global industry — but that doesn’t mean criminals are immune from facing prosecution across borders. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that it had extradited dual Romanian / Latvian national Mihai Ionut Paunescu — known as “Virus” — to the US from Colombia for allegedly designing malware used to steal […]

EA’s last FIFA game goes all in on women’s soccer

With the 2022 edition of the Euros currently underway in a sweltering England, interest in the women’s game is particularly high right now — and EA is taking advantage with the next FIFA release. Today, the company unveiled the first trailer and gameplay details for FIFA 23, and, among other changes, the game includes the […]

Faze Clan goes public in $725 million SPAC deal

Faze Clan, one of the biggest esports companies in the world, has officially gone public via a SPAC merger with B. Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp. The deal values Faze at $725 million, according to Axios, which is lower than the original $1 billion valuation from when the merger was announced in October. Faze is […]

Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered will support DLSS and ultrawide monitors on PC

Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered from Insomniac Games is coming to PC on August 12th, and it’s going to come with a host of PC features like unlocked framerates, Nvidia’s Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS), and ultrawide monitor support. Insomniac Games has been working with Nixxes Software to port the game to PC, and it has included […]