Bethesda and Blizzard should learn from how Square Enix fixed its Final Fantasy XIV problem

It’s any game publisher’s worst nightmare — you’ve announced or launched the latest version of your big franchise, and instead of widespread acclaim, your biggest fans are angry and disappointed. What should you do? This is the challenge for Bethesda after Fallout 76 debuted to terrible player feedback, followed by harsh criticism for shipping its […]

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Amazon scouted airport locations for cashier-free Amazon Go stores

Amazon’s ambitious plans to expand the number of cashier-free Amazon Go stores may include opening locations at major airports, Reuters reports. Representatives from two California airports told Reuters of emails and conversations in June with Amazon personnel exploring potential interest in Amazon Go stores in their terminals. Since those initial contacts, however, the process has […]


Huawei MateBook X Pro review

Huawei is huge. It’s larger by revenue than Dell or HP, the giants of computing in North America, and employs more people than both those competitors. You likely didn’t know that, of course. Gaining traction in the U.S. and Canada for further growth hasn’t been easy. Just look at the company’s cancelled smartphone partnership with […]


Lenovo Legion T730 Tower

Lenovo’s gaming desktops have undergone a rename and a revamp. The Legion T730 Tower (starts at $ 1,429; $ 1,529 as tested) under review is the company’s fastest gaming tower, sporting top-of-the-line components like six- and eight-core Intel CPUs and the latest Nvidia graphics. The Legion T730 ticks key boxes on the gamer-essentials list, including […]


This graph shows 90% political donations from big tech workers went to the Democrats, with Googlers leading the charge

BI Graphics/Skye Gould More than 90% of the political donations made by Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google staff went to the Democrats, figures dating from 2004 show. Staff at Google’s parent company Alphabet were the biggest benefactors to Democratic candidates and causes, according to the data from GovPredict. The findings come at a delicate […]