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Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Get off, you damn bug!screenshot: CD Project Cyberpunk 2077 will always be a cautionary tale of how not to make and release a game. It was notoriously marred by technical bugs and developmental woes and now, according to a new report from YouTuber Upper Echelon Gamers, a QA firm allegedly misled CD Projekt Red during …

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Google Killing Hangouts to Make Way for Google Chat

Google Chat is officially the dominant chat app on the Google Workspaces platform. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Google is officially urging Hangouts holdouts to migrate over to the new messaging suite, called Chat. Starting today, if you’re still using Hangouts on your mobile device, you’ll see an in-app screen urging you to move to …

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RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

Stolar pictured during the Dreamcast’s launchPhoto: Associated Press (PA) Bernie Stolar, one of the most important video game executives of the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 75, GamesBeat reports. Stolar began working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before moving to Atari, where he did everything …

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Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reverse: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the US, which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and SpaceX CEO …

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Amazon Alexa will be able to mimic deceased loved ones’ voices

The company announced on Wednesday during its annual re:MARS conference, which focuses on artificial intelligence innovation, that it’s working on an update to its Alexa system that would allow the technology to mimic any voice, even a deceased family member. In a video shown on stage, Amazon (AMZN) demonstrated how, instead of Alexa’s signature voice …

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Google Maps Now Has a Label for LGBTQ+ Owned Businesses

Businesses can now choose to self-identify on Google Maps.Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack (PA) Google has introduced a new label in Maps and Search that allows businesses to self-identify as LGBTQ+ owned, adding to a series of labels already on Google Maps that are meant to help people locate and support local businesses. It also comes …

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