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What could bring Apple down?

economist.com Tim Cook, boss of Apple, is having a rough start to 2024. In the past month his company has faced an unusual barrage of unpleasantness. A patent dispute forced it to remove…

Some Intel Core chips keep crashing, game devs complain

theregister.com Some recent Intel microprocessors are crashing systems – and the problem appears related to the chips' firmware and clock rates settings. RAD, a maker of game development…

Lady Gaga To Headline Metaverse Music Festival In Fortnite

mediapost.com Lady Gaga will be entering the metaverse via Fortnite. The singer-songwriter, actor and fashion icon has been asked to headline the second season of the metaverse gaming…

Even Lego Fortnite loves a fishing minigame

polygon.com Lego Fortnite is getting a fishing minigame. With the Gone Fishin’ update, v28.30, Lego Fortnite players will be able to craft a fishing rod and get to catching fishies.…

In a reversal, Apple is now demanding 30% of the donations to meditation app Insight Timer’s teachers

techcrunch.com The CEO of meditation app Insight Timer, Christopher Plowman, is frustrated. He doesn’t think the teachers who leverage his app’s marketplace to reach their students should…

‘Green bubble’ texts are not the FCC’s problem to solve

thehill.com When iPhone users see a green bubble pop up in their text messages, it has a way of dulling the experience. Emoji reactions, Facetime video calls, or even high-quality…

NodeShift wants to challenge the hyperscalers with its decentralized cloud

techcrunch.com When the large cloud providers have excess compute capacity, they tend to discount it through programs like AWS’s and Azure’s spot instances. Any time a server idles, it…

Competitors Say Apple’s Plans Don’t Comply With Digital Markets Act

pymnts.com Apple is reportedly facing pushback from rivals like Meta and Microsoft over its plans to comply with the Digital Markets Act in the European Union (EU). The tech giant is…

Lady Gaga Will Headline Fortnite Festival Season 2

variety.com Lady Gaga is trading in the “LoveGame” for a video game. The singer is coming to Fortnite Festival as the second season’s headlining icon, launching Feb. 22. Her hits…

Microsoft's Phil Spencer on Xbox growth, recent job cuts and the future of games on discs

gamefile.news Microsoft’s gaming chief Phil Spencer is upbeat about his vast Xbox team’s future. But he also tells Game File he is concerned about stagnation in the business and wary of…

Epic Games Disputes Apple’s Demand for Legal Fees

pymnts.com Epic Games has reportedly criticized Apple for demanding more than $73 million in legal fees following their antitrust dispute. The company told a U.S. judge in a Friday…

Whitney Houston Movie Lawsuit, Kanye Song Dispute, Cam’ron Photo Ruling & More Legal News

billboard.com This is The Legal Beat, a weekly newsletter about music law from Billboard Pro, offering you a one-stop cheat sheet of big new cases, important rulings and all the fun stuff…

Lady Gaga’s finally coming to Fortnite

polygon.com Musician, actor, and fashion icon Lady Gaga is coming to Fortnite later this week as part of the famous Fortnite Festival. On Tuesday, Gaga herself confirmed her…

Warframe is Now Available on the App Store for iOS

benzinga.com Bullet-Jump onto mobile and experience Warframe's sprawling action sci-fi universe on the go LONDON, ON., Canada, Feb. 20, 2024 /CNW/ -- and development partner have…

GAME ON! POWERA TO LAUNCH OFFICIAL LICENSED FORTNITE GAMING ACCESSORIES

benzinga.com WOODINVILLE, Wash., Feb. 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerA, a global leader in enhancing interactive entertainment with officially licensed gaming accessories, today announced…

What’s going on with all these video game industry layoffs?

polygon.com The video game industry has never been known for its job security. Game development works in cycles, and when games are released and projects end, people are often laid off.…

Apple faces possible €500m fine from EU over music streaming access

theguardian.com Apple is reportedly facing a fine from the EU of as much as €500m over restrictions on access to music streaming services, in what would be a landmark blow to the US tech…

2 Stocks Outperforming the S&P 500 With Room to Run

finance.yahoo.com Recent business updates from MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) are shining a big spotlight on the attractive values of these industry leaders. Shares…

Trian’s Disney Shares Have Gained $500 Million in Value So Far This Month. Why Is Activist Investor Nelson Peltz Still Unhappy?

variety.com Nelson Peltz, the activist investor who runs hedge fund Trian Partners, believes urgent change is needed at Disney. He’s waging a proxy-fight battle to install himself and…

Apple Brings Epic Games Store, Fortnite Back To iOS Devices In EU

mediapost.com Due to changes made by the Digital Markets Act (DMA), video game and software creator Epic Games announced that its Apple developer account has been reinstated in the…

Video game startups might be a bright spot for VC in 2024

techcrunch.com The global video game industry makes more money each year than movies and music combined. But that doesn’t mean the sector was immune to the macroeconomic impacts of the…

Epic says it “will start developing the Epic Games Store on iOS soon thanks to the new Digital Markets Act”, after Apple approved its developer account

appleinsider.com 'Fortnite' will return to the iPhone — but only in the EU If you buy through our links, we may get a commission. Read our ethics policy Three years after Apple kicked Epic…

Fortnite will return to iOS in Europe thanks to DMA

techcrunch.com Epic Games is preparing to return to iOS in Europe, as a result of the EU regulation, the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the company has now confirmed. The Fortnite maker says…

Epic Games CEO suggests Apple broke iPhone web apps in the EU for anticompetitive reasons

techcrunch.com After Apple confirmed yesterday it’s breaking web apps for customers in the EU due to its compliance with the EU regulation the Digital Markets Act (DMA), Epic Games CEO Tim…

Apple makes it official: No Home Screen web apps in the EU

theregister.com Apple confirmed on Thursday it will not support Home Screen web apps – commonly referred to as Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) – on iOS devices in Europe under its forthcoming…

Tomb Raider devs offer a peek at their new ‘unified’ Lara Croft

polygon.com Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics launched a new website for the franchise on Wednesday — Valentine’s Day is also Lara Croft’s birthday — with another peek at the…

Meta says it will pass on the Apple tax to advertisers paying to boost posts on Facebook and Instagram

techcrunch.com Meta is looking to leverage advertiser outrage in its battle with Apple over in-app purchase fees by announcing that it will soon pass on Apple’s 30% service charge to its…

Exverse Lands $3M in Private Round to Bring Web3’s ‘Call of Duty’ to Life

cryptopotato.com [PRESS RELEASE – Dubai, UAE, February 15th, 2024] As the gameplay-first project gears up for its upcoming alpha and token launch, Exverse hones in on refinement and…

Get Rich Quick With These 3 Metaverse Stocks to Buy Now

investorplace.com Here are just a few Metaverse stocks to buy and hold today It’s time to get greedy with down, but not out on metaverse stocks to buy. The digital world is making its…

Peltz Blasts Disney’s New Sports Service, Epic Games Investment

finance.yahoo.com Nelson Peltz has launched a fresh attack against the management of Walt Disney Co., saying plans to launch a new sports streaming service and invest in Epic Games Inc. are…

Nelson Peltz Throws Cold Water On Disney As Proxy Battle Heats Up: 'Very Little Meat On The Bones'

benzinga.com Despite Walt Disney Co‘s DIS string of recent announcements that sent shares higher, activist investor Nelson Peltz still isn’t convinced management knows how to bring the…

Meta was supposed to bring the metaverse to life. Epic is actually doing it

aol.com Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta (META) was supposed to bring the metaverse into billions of users’ homes via the company’s Quest AR/VR headsets. Heck, Zuckerberg even changed the…

Choreographer Ends Copyright Case Against ‘Fortnite’ Maker Epic Games Over Dance Moves

billboard.com Fortnite owner Epic Games has reached an agreement with a celebrity choreographer to resolve his lawsuit claiming the company stole copyrighted dance moves, three months…

Nelson Peltz Slams Disney’s Sports Streaming Joint Venture, $1.5 Billion Epic Games Stake

thewrap.com Nelson Peltz has targeted Disney’s new $1.5 billion stake in Epic Games and sports streaming joint venture with Warner Bros. Discovery and Fox, in a letter sent to…

Nelson Peltz Rips Disney’s Spree Of Earnings-Timed News As “Spaghetti Against The Wall”, Guarantees Victory In Proxy Fight

deadline.com Activist Disney investor Nelson Peltz, whose Trian Capital is at war with CEO Bob Iger, blasted the company’s spree of announcements timed to its earnings report last week…

A Metaverse Comeback? Zuckerberg Touts Meta’s VR/AR Headset Lead Over Apple

beincrypto.com Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has recently put a spotlight on the Meta Quest 3, posing it as a formidable rival to Apple’s Vision Pro. This development hints at a renewed vigor…

Disney’s Epic Deal Reignites Hollywood Love Affair With Video Games

hollywoodreporter.com Not long after he returned as Disney’s CEO in late 2022, Bob Iger sat down with Josh D’Amaro, Disney’s head of parks and experiences, and Sean Shoptaw, the company’s head of…

Nintendo Switch 2 Preview: Everything You Need to Know

decrypt.co The Switch is Nintendo’s best-selling home console of all time, and widely beloved for its rich library of games—a dramatic turn from the middling Wii U before it. But it’s…

You Can Now Earn Crypto by Playing Solana Game 'Aurory' on Epic Games Store

decrypt.co Aurory, a Solana role-playing and monster-battling game, has launched its Seekers of Tokane experience to the public on the Epic Games Store after previously restricting…

Why Bob Iger's second act at Disney is looking brighter after a rough start

latimes.com After a bruising year of Hollywood strikes, wrenching job cuts and stock setbacks, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger finally is racking up some wins. While delivering…

Disney's "Epic" Deal, Biden's Memory, and Guests Zoë Schiffer and Kurt Wagner

dcs.megaphone.fm Kara and Scott discuss the Taylor Swift effect on the Super Bowl, and pick their favorite ads. Then, they've got opinions about the new special counsel report that raised…

Disney Finally Has Good News. Will the Stock Keep Gaining?

finance.yahoo.com Walt Disney's (NYSE: DIS) turnaround seems to be finally gaining some traction. The House of Mouse delighted investors on Thursday with its latest quarterly report and the…

Interviews with 40+ developers detail reasons for layoffs in gaming, including an environment fraught with high costs and execs having little regard for staff

ign.com In August of last year, Ascendant Studios developer Aaron (name changed for anonymity) was ready to take a well-deserved victory lap. He had crunched hard with many of his…

Doctor Who Showrunner Russell T. Davies Debunks Fortnite Collab: 'It's a Complete Myth'

benzinga.com Doctor Who's showrunner, Russell T. Davies, has refuted rumors of a collaboration between Doctor Who and Epic Games' Fortnite. As reported by Eurogamer, Davies directly…

Por qué la participación de Disney de $1.500 millones de dólares en Epic Games tiene implicaciones que van mucho más allá de los videojuegos

digiday.com Suscríbete al newsletter de Digiday en Español aquí para recibir las últimas noticias sobre el sector de marcas y la industria del marketing. La participación de $1.500…

Why Disney’s $1.5 Billion Stake In Epic Games Is A Smart Play

forbes.com The media giant’s hot drop into the realm of Fortnite could be a game-changer for the metaverse, movies and theme parks. It’s an IP world, after all. fter returning to his…

13 Best Metaverse Stocks To Buy Right Now

finance.yahoo.com In this article, we discuss 13 best metaverse stocks to buy now. If you want to skip our detailed discussion on the metaverse, head directly to 5 Best Metaverse Stocks To…

Disney Reported Improving Figures As It Continues To Seek For Its Comeback

benzinga.com Last Wednesday, The Walt Disney Company DIS did its best to try to ease Wall Street's concerns. Although Disney did top earnings estimates as it narrowed its streaming…

Bitcoin Price Jumps as Net Inflow into BTC Spot ETFs Rises + More Crypto News

cryptonews.com Get your daily, bite-sized digest of blockchain and crypto news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s news. In today’s edition: Bitcoin Price Jumps…

London-Based Wine Platform Curated Ventures into the Metaverse

cryptonews.com Curated, a UK-based wine platform, has launched a new metaverse experience for its community members allowing them to fully immerse themselves in the provenance of wine. In…

20 Unmissable Blockchain Games Coming Soon to Epic Games

nftplazas.com Gamers are invited to explore cutting-edge interactive entertainment with these 20 blockchain-powered games poised to launch on Epic Games. Introducing a groundbreaking era…

Disney to Acquire $1.5 Billion Stake in Epic Games, Aims to Create Joint Metaverse

news.bitcoin.com Disney, one of the biggest entertainment companies, has decided to acquire a $1.5 billion stake in Epic Games, makers of the known persistent metaverse platform Fortnite.…

Why Disney’s $1.5 billion stake in Epic Games has implications far beyond gaming

digiday.com Disney’s $1.5 billion stake in Epic Games is not just a play to make video games. It’s Disney’s first step towards a potentially transformative future media business: the…

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