Valve is making Dota 2 players pay to avoid toxic gamers

Dota 2 is no longer free to play if you want to have the best experience. In this year’s Dota 2 “Battle Pass” — a premium subscription that usually offers cosmetics...

AR Game Minecraft Earth Bridges the Gap Between the Blocky World and Real Life

Minecraft Earth was the surprise announcement Microsoft and Mojang shared yesterday with Minecraft fans during the game’s 10th anniversary (by the way, the franchise has now surpassed 176 million units sold...

Jony Ive’s latest product is the Apple Stage, a giant rainbow under which Lady...

According to MacRumors, Cult of Mac and a variety of social media reports, Apple employees are having a unique day at Apple’s spaceship campus — one filled with rainbows. Last week, drone...

Budgeting Software Options to Keep Linux Users From Seeing Red

Budgeting apps come in all sizes and shapes. Budget apps for Linux are part of a software category that has been all but abandoned. But take heart. A number of Web-based...

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping the Workforce

Walmart last month announced that shoppers soon might see a lot more robots in its stores -- but the company wasn't referring to toy robots or even human assistant gadgets that...

Rocket Arena Is an Upcoming 3v3 Multiplayer FPS Featuring Crossplay Between PC and Xbox...

Nexon America and Final Strike Games have announced Rocket Arena, a new 3v3 multiplayer first-person shooter that’s due to enter Closed Beta testing next week. This testing phase will run between...

Amazon targets Uber Eats with Deliveroo investment

Amazon lead a $575 million funding round in the UK-based food delivery company Deliveroo, continuing its efforts to diversify into the takeaway market. In a press release Deliveroo said it would...

Digging for Bitcoin Is a Labor of Love

It would have been reasonable for those attending Josh Bressers' session at last month's CypherCon -- myself included -- to expect a presentation by a cryptocurrency expert. It was billed as...

Zombieload, Fallout, and 2 Other CPU Flaws Have Intel on the Hop

The high-tech industry once again is in a tizzy over flaws discovered in Intel CPUs. Four microarchitectural data sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities came to light on Tuesday. MDS is a sub-class of previously...

Electric air taxi startup Lilium completes first test of its new five-seater aircraft

German air taxi startup Lilium announced the first test of its full-scale, all-electric five-seater aircraft. It was the latest in a series of successful tests for the nascent electric flight industry,...