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Minecraft Dungeons gets May 26 launch date

Minecraft developer Mojang on Tuesday announced that its upcoming top-down dungeon crawler finally has a firm launch date. The game, set in the Minecraft universe, will break cover on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Xbox Game Pass on May 26. First announced at Minecon 2018, the dungeon crawler pits up to four players […]

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Phone carriers must have STIR/SHAKEN framework implemented by mid-2021

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced new rules that will require all phone companies have the STIR/SHAKEN framework implemented by June 30, 2021. The FCC has been pushing the deployment of the system since 2018. A little over a year ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai strongly urged carriers to have the STIR/SHAKEN (aka SHAKEN/STIR) […]

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Two more astronauts have been added to SpaceX’s first operational Crew Dragon flight

After months of testing with mixed results, SpaceX is finally ready to move forward with its Crew Dragon project. Later this year, SpaceX will use the spacecraft to launch a crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS). This mission will transport four astronauts to the station, two of which were just added to the […]

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Fitbit launches its Charge 4 tracker with GPS, NFC payments, and Spotify controls

Before getting absorbed into Google, Fitbit is launching one more fitness wearable. It might not be the best time to do so, but the Charge 4 is a compelling upgrade to its predecessor that brings improvements in the right places. That is, if you’re willing to sacrifice battery life and trust Google to support it […]

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Humble Bundle helps fight coronavirus with 71-item game/book bundle for only $30

It’s turning out to be a pretty good season for the gaming community. Not only is there an influx of new content streaming in this spring, but we have also seen several excellent sales to keep us sated while we wait out quarantine efforts. But few of them can boast that 100-percxent of the sales […]

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Ubisoft encourages players to stay home with a month of free games, discounts, and more

Gaming has proven to be a helpful distraction for the millions of people that have stayed home to protect themselves during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. To further incentivize users to remain inside and avoid spreading or catching Covid-19, Ubisoft is kicking off a month-long series of offers, trials, free games, and discounts for players to […]

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Apple buys popular weather app Dark Sky, plans to shut down Android versions

Apple on Tuesday acquired Dark Sky, a popular weather app that launched eight years ago, for an undisclosed amount. Dark Sky has received Apple “Editor’s Choice” awards and has been praised for its design and alerts that warn you when it’s about to rain. “Our goal has always been to provide the world with the […]