Microsoft faces a new antitrust complaint in Europe

Microsoft faces a new antitrust complaint in Europe

BRUSSELS— Microsoft Corp. faces an antitrust complaint from a European industry group over its cloud services, adding to the latest allegations of anti-competitive behavior against the US tech company. Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe, or Cispe, a trade group that includes Amazon.com Inc. among its members, said it filed the complaint with the bloc’s … Read more

Microsoft faces a new antitrust complaint in Europe

Microsoft faces a new antitrust complaint in Europe

BRUSSELS— Microsoft corp. MSFT 0.44% is facing an antitrust complaint from a European industry group over its cloud services, adding to the latest allegations of anti-competitive behavior against the US tech company. Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe, or Cispe, a trade group that includes Amazon.com Inc. among its members, said it filed the complaint … Read more

Activision scores some downside protection

Activision scores some downside protection

A billboard for the Activision video game ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.’ Photo: Richard B. Levine/Levine-Roberts/Sipa USA/Reuters Fantasy video games can still inflict wounds in the real world, but a 19-year-old franchise is also proving to be very hard to kill. Activision ATVI 1.57% Blizzard’s latest “Call of Duty” iteration is selling strongly, marking … Read more

Startups are looking to lay off techies

Startups are looking to lay off techies

Debt-laden with investor capital, tech startups plan to snap up software developers, engineers and marketers flooding the job market after job cuts at Twitter Inc., Lyft Inc. and other major tech employers. Kathy Zhu said she is fielding candidates for engineering, customer service and other roles at Streamline AI, the two-year-old tech startup she co-founded. … Read more

Startups are looking to lay off techies

Startups are looking to lay off techies

Debt-laden with investor capital, tech startups plan to snap up software developers, engineers and marketers flooding the job market after job cuts at Twitter Inc., Lyft Inc. and other major tech employers. Kathy Zhu said she is fielding candidates for engineering, customer service and other roles at Streamline AI, the two-year-old tech startup she co-founded. … Read more

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter Inc. said it has begun rolling out software updates to charge users $7.99 a month to mark their accounts with a blue check, part of Elon Musk’s early efforts to boost revenue a little more than a week after taking ownership of the social media network. Details of the latest software versions began appearing … Read more

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter Inc. said it has begun rolling out software updates to charge users $7.99 a month to mark their accounts with a blue check, part of Elon Musk’s early efforts to boost revenue a little more than a week after taking ownership of the social media network. Details of the latest software versions began appearing … Read more

Please stop putting launchers in PC games that are already on Steam

Please stop putting launchers in PC games that are already on Steam

Picture: Kerbal Space Program | Kotaku It was once a golden age of PC gaming where you could open Steam (or even just launch an executable yourself!), launch a game, and the next thing you’d see would be the game itself. For many large (and small) publications, those days are now long gone, replaced by … Read more

Stripe to cut 14% of jobs

Stripe to cut 14% of jobs

Stripe Inc., one of the world’s most valued startups, said Thursday it is laying off about 14% of its employees, citing the tough economic climate. Stripe, a payment processor for fast-growing Internet businesses like Shopify Inc. STORE 1.37% and Instacart, was a major beneficiary of the pandemic-driven surge in e-commerce in 2020 and 2021. Businesses … 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