Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 event is 5G’s ‘fake news’ wake-up call

Real 5G news has multiplied exponentially over the past year as the next-generation cellular technology has raced from theoretical to commercially viable faster than most observers expected. As VentureBeat’s resident “Mr. 5G,” I’ve personally sifted through all the year’s 5G teases and news, tested the first “5G-upgradeable” phone, and gone back and forth with 5G […]


Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review in progress — A fresh experience for those with an open mind

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 could have been a disaster. Battle royale games from rivals came out at a very inconvenient time: during the middle of development of Black Ops 4. Fan expectations changed completely. Activision’s Treyarch studio responded by dropping the Black Ops 4 single-player campaign, tripling the Zombies co-op experience, and adding […]