Apple and Google shares just had their worst week in more than two years

Apple and Google shares just had their worst week in more than two years

The shares of Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc. both suffered their biggest weekly declines since the start of the pandemic this week as Big Tech companies continued to draw closer scrutiny from Wall Street. Apple’s stock AAPL, -0.19% ended down 11.2% for the week, its worst weekly performance since the week ended March 20, 2020, … Read more

Amazon and Phillips devices are among the first to work with matter

Amazon and Phillips devices are among the first to work with matter

Picture: CSA It’s been a while since we talked about Matter and how it works, but the fundamentals have not changed. On a high level, Fabric is an open source standard that enables all smart devices to talk to each other, regardless of their company of origin. It works over your local network instead of … Read more

Alphabet cut off workers from pay transparency data, union says

Alphabet cut off workers from pay transparency data, union says

In a filing Thursday, the Alphabet Workers Union alleged that Alphabet and two of its staffing suppliers violated federal labor laws that protect employees’ rights to discuss their working conditions and organize. By revoking workers’ access to an online spreadsheet that compares pay rates, the companies “interfered with, restrained and coerced” the employees, the complaint … Read more

Google launches new beta to play Android games on PC

Google launches new beta to play Android games on PC

Android released its Google Play Games launcher beta to Western audiences on Tuesday, claiming you can save your progress between multiple devices.Gif: Google Tired of staring at your 5 x 2 inch screen to play Android mobile games? Well, on Tuesday, Google’s Android Developers blog announced that the company is launching a new beta for … Read more

Apple is now valued at more than Amazon, Alphabet and Meta – combined

Apple is now valued at more than Amazon, Alphabet and Meta – combined

Market cap prices have been updated to trillions, not billions. Apple Inc. shares have far outperformed their Big Tech peers over the past month, helping the company to a staggering feat: The smartphone giant is now worth more than Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and Meta Platforms Inc. combined. Apple AAPL, -3.73% ended Wednesday’s session with … Read more

Malicious app developer remains on Google Play

Malicious app developer remains on Google Play

Google has routinely been notified of apps containing malware listed in the Play Store, but it has routinely failed to catch already identified malware code.Photo: Eastern pop (Shutterstock) Google is still unable to catch malicious apps from being listed on its app store, but it appears that some develop it has been cited, is not … Read more

Here’s what Google covered during its AI@ event

Here’s what Google covered during its AI@ event

Google AI Research Scientist Timnit Gebru speaks on stage during Day 3 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 at the Moscone Center on September 7, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Kimberly White (Getty Images) A recurring theme at Google’s AI@ event was one of tentative reflection and cautious optimism. This sentiment was especially true on … Read more

9 things we just learned about Game Pass and the Xbox Series X/S

9 things we just learned about Game Pass and the Xbox Series X/S

Picture: Microsoft/Kotaku Microsoft is making big moves and Game Pass is only a piece of the puzzle. The subscription service has kept the Xbox Series X/S relevant despite the lack of recent conversation-stealing first-party exclusives, but the company appears to be eyeing the mobile space for its next big gaming push. While PS5 console warriors … Read more

This horror game looks gross (in a great way)

This horror game looks gross (in a great way)

Gif: Haenir Studio / IGN / Kotaku Medieval-themed video games exist in an anachronistic league of their own, atmospheric mash-ups of typically British accents, dull sets of silver armor, and organ-blasting weapons that, yes, sure, were probably invented within 200 years of the game’s stated time period, give or take. They’ll probably never teach you … Read more