Hackers open DEA databases
Published in News
Friday, 13 May 2022 12:45

Hackers open DEA databases


We know what you know

Redfaced US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says it is investigating reports that hackers gained unauthorised access to an agency portal that taps into 16 different federal law enforcement databases.

Computer games are spying on you
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 09 February 2022 13:10

Computer games are spying on you


Data gathering

It turns out that computer game’s companies are collecting shedloads of psychological data on players and there is concern about its use.

Apple explains to world why third-party payment options are bad
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Expects to get the Epic Games case thrown out


Fruity cargo cult Apple outlined its objections to allowing app developers to link to third-party payment options ahead of a hearing next month that could determine whether a set of antitrust court orders is put on pause.

Google suing Epic now
Published in News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:20

Google suing Epic now


Tame Apple Press cheers

Epic Games, which dared to take on the fruity cargo cult Apple and its mighty briefs, is now being sued by Google.

App store ruling could cost Jobs’ Mob $4 Billion
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Tame Apple press sobs that Apple will lose billions

The Tame Apple press has donned sackcloth and ashes over Friday's ruling in Apple and Epic lawsuit.

Apple tries to drag Valve into Epic war
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Monday, 22 February 2021 09:58

Apple tries to drag Valve into Epic war


Valve wants to be Swiss

Apple apparently subpoenaed Valve Software in November 2020, demanding it provide huge amounts of commercial data about Steam sales and operations going over multiple years.

Epic creates human faces for Unreal Engine
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:30

Epic creates human faces for Unreal Engine


MetaHuman Creator could be the next big thing

Epic Games has announced a new, browser-based software tool powered by its Unreal Engine called the MetaHuman Creator that can craft highly realistic human faces and help power more realistic body movements and facial animations

Epic buys an old shopping mall
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 05 January 2021 11:28

Epic buys an old shopping mall


For an HQ rather than a car chase

Epic Games is buying an old shopping mall -- with nearly one million square feet of space -- and plans to convert it into its new global headquarters by 2024.

Cook and Federighi in the dock in Epic lawsuit
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Time to face the laywers

A judge has ordered Apple to produce Tim Cook and Craig Federighi to testify for the Apple versus Epic lawsuit, and they must produce required documents before the next hearing.

Epic loses antitrust injunction
Published in Gaming
Monday, 12 October 2020 11:17

Epic loses antitrust injunction


Apple fanboys celebrate at the prospect of paying more money

Epic Games "did not win its preliminary injunction in its antitrust action against Apple, which would have forced Apple to allow Fortnite back onto the iPhone, iPad, and Mac".