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Company that created Switch console emulator settles lawsuit from Nintendo for $2.4 million

Last month, Tropic Haze, the creator of the Yuzu emulator for the Switch console, was sued by Nintendo, claiming that Yuzu "contributes to piracy on a colossal scale." Now both sides have reached a mutual agreement on a monetary settlement and a perm...

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EU fines Apple $2 billion over Spotify's complaint about 'blocking' alternative music apps

This is the third largest fine from the EU and the first one targeting Apple. As reported by Engadget, after several months of speculation, the European Commission finally imposed a $1.95 billion fine on Apple for restricting alternative music strea...

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"Still working for the good of humanity": OpenAI denies cause of action by Ilon Musk

Leaders of OpenAI disagreed with Elon Musk's claims outlined in the lawsuit against the company. They believe that Musk is simply upset that he is no longer part of the company that develops artificial intelligence. In an internal company memo, Sam ...

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Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman over 'AI threat'

The lawsuit alleges that OpenAI allegedly abandoned its initial mission to develop artificial intelligence for the benefit of humanity, instead focusing on profit. Lawyers representing Musk note that OpenAI's CEO, Sam Altman, and co-founder Greg Bro...

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EA will lay off 670 employees (5% of staff), close Ridgeline Games studio. Respawn's Mandalorian game is all.

Electronic Arts plans to lay off about 5% of its workforce, which translates to about 670 employees. This is being done to restructure the company and change its operational model. This information was revealed in a note distributed by EA's CEO Andre...

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Streaming TV: Max and Paramount Plus merger fails, shares fall

In December, we reported that the streaming TV services Max and Paramount Plus were seriously discussing joining forces. The companies were considering a merger that would allow them to better compete with Disney Plus / Hulu and Netflix. This could m...

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Intel plans to launch 1nm manufacturing process in 2027 and invest $100 billion in manufacturing capacity

During the Intel Foundry Direct Connect event, the company announced its plans to launch production/development of the Intel 10A node (equivalent to 1nm) by the end of 2027. In addition, production based on the 14A node (1.4 nm) is planned for 2026. ...

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Sony will lay off around 900 PlayStation employees - Naughty Dog, Insomniac and Guerrilla's most successful studios will be affected

Sony announced a "difficult decision" - the company is forced to "restructure its operations" and has decided to begin reducing the personnel of the PlayStation division. This will allow them to "optimize resources." A total of approximately 8% of t...

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Microsoft partners with AI startup Mistral ─ OpenAI competitor

Microsoft has announced a new long-term partnership with the French startup Mistral, which specializes in developments in the field of artificial intelligence. This startup is only 10 months old, but is already valued at €2 billion. The companies do ...

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Nvidia's free GeForce Now plan will show ads (up to 2 minutes) while games load

The completely free trial version of the cloud gaming service GeForce Now from Nvidia will soon cease to be so. Starting from February 28, users will begin to see advertisements. This applies only to the free level - not Priority or Ultimate - and i...

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Reddit plans to IPO and invites investment from active users

Reddit has filed an S-1 statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), detailing its finances and business goals ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RDDT. In this document, Reddit ...

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Demand for Nvidia chips is so high that Jensen Huang had to assure analysts that the company is distributing them "fairly"

Currently, there is such a high demand for AI chips from Nvidia that co-founder and CEO Jensen Huang had to assure that the company distributes them "fairly." We are doing everything possible to distribute them fairly and avoid unfair distribution. ...

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For $60 million a year, social network Reddit allowed Google to use its content to train artificial intelligence

Reddit has signed a deal with Google to make its content available for training artificial intelligence models of the search giant, with the contract reportedly worth around $60 million per year. The deal highlights that Reddit, preparing for a majo...

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Jim Ryan gave advice to his successor before his retirement and named the top games of each PlayStation generation

Having worked for three decades at PlayStation, Jim Ryan, who is leaving his post as president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment next month, has witnessed the industry he loves undergo radical changes. Drawing from his experience, he gave adv...

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Google will manufacture Pixel smartphones in India from April - Nikkei

Google has informed suppliers to start production of their Pixel smartphones in India no earlier than the next quarter, as part of its plan to ship more than 10 million Pixel phones this year, according to a report by Nikkei. In October of last year...

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