AT&T looking to ditch DirecTV, report says
by Corinne Reichert on September 18, 2019 at 9:36 pm
AT&T is reportedly looking to offload DirecTV as a separate company or combined provider with Dish. Angela Lang/CNET. AT&T is looking into offloading broadcast satellite provider DirecTV, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday citing sources.
OnePlus 7T Pro render shows familiar design with a new camera sensor
by Chris Welch on September 18, 2019 at 9:35 pm
The OnePlus 7T Pro isn't expected to come to the United States, as it doesn't look like that much of an upgrade over the impressive 7 Pro from earlier this year. But a new press render of the phone from @Onleaks and iGeeksBlog indicates that OnePlus is ...
Microsoft won't reveal Xbox Live active users going forward as it focuses on Xbox Game Pass
by Asher Madan on September 18, 2019 at 9:32 pm
Ever since the Xbox One failed to take off in comparison to the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has stopped reporting sales figures for its hardware. Now, it seems like the company will only disclose growth going forward. However, this may be due to the fact that it's ...
'Destiny 2' Is Giving Away Free Annual Pass Content Ahead Of 'New Light' And 'Shadowkeep'
on September 18, 2019 at 9:25 pm
How do you buy Destiny 2? It's complicated, and it's about to become a lot more complicated. Starting on October 1, Destiny 2 becomes free to play alongside the "New Light" update, and people will buy content ala carte to meet their needs as things go on.
Ubisoft outlines plans to combat Rainbow Six Siege DDoS attacks
on September 18, 2019 at 9:03 pm
Ubisoft has detailed efforts to address an increase in DDoS attacks affecting Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. An upcoming ban wave will target identified attackers, while the studio has committed to gameplay, technical, and legal action. Tom Clancy's ...
Early iPhone 11 reviews, Apple Arcade, your hot takes, and more
by Roman Loyola on September 18, 2019 at 9:01 pm
The early reviews of the iPhone 11 are out; are Apple's new phones winners? Apple Arcade is here. Plus, your hot takes! That and more are all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast. This is episode 668 with Leif Johnson, Roman Loyola, and Michael Simon ...
Apple October 2019 event: 16-inch MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and more
by Alex Blake on September 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Apple may have announced new iPhones, watches, and iPads at its September event, but what was missing? Macs, Macs and more Macs. Oh, and the iPad Pro. There's no way the company will close out the year without touching on those key products.
2020 Corvette Spied In Rapid Blue Better Watch Out For Gargamel
by Chris Bruce on September 18, 2019 at 8:31 pm
While they aren't available at showrooms yet, Chevy no longer needs to camouflage pre-production 2020 Corvette C8 test mules when they're on the road. These new spy shots catch a Rapid Blue 'Vette cruising near General Motors' Milford Proving Grounds.
Death Stranding Is A Slow Build, Gets Really Fun As Game Progresses
on September 18, 2019 at 8:26 pm
UPDATE (Sept. 18, 2019 at 4:23 PM EST): The title of this article has been changed to better clarify the intent from the translated Hideo Kojima quote. Hideo Kojima revealed that Death Stranding won't get "really fun" until players get halfway through the game, ...
Stadia Founders Edition is almost sold out, so here's the Stadia Premiere Edition
by Andy Chalk on September 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm
The Stadia Founders Edition, a $129 package that includes Chromecast Ultra, a limited edition Stadia controller, a free three-month subscription of Stadia Pro for you and a friend, and a chance to nail down your Stadia username before everyone else, ...
Microsoft acquires code-analysis platform vendor Semmle
by Mary Jo Foley on September 18, 2019 at 8:24 pm
Featured. The ransomware crisis is going to get a lot worse · These 10 technologies are most likely to help save planet Earth · Apple iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max: How to pre-order and where to find the best deals · The best new features in iOS 13 (ZDNet ...
Create a deepfake of your own voice with this podcast tool
by Alison DeNisco Rayome on September 18, 2019 at 8:21 pm
Deepfakes are a major security concern for their ability to make it appear as though people are doing or saying something they never actually did, but one startup is trying to use the artificial intelligence technology for something simpler: Podcast editing.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint Open Beta Starts Next Week
by Steve Watts on September 18, 2019 at 8:20 pm
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint launches in October, but you can jump in to an open beta a little sooner than that. Ubisoft has announced that the beta will run from September 26-29 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The beta will be staggered between ...
Last chance to snag Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch for its lowest price ever
by Jufer Cooper on September 18, 2019 at 8:04 pm
For decades, Garmin has emerged as one of the top producers of exceptional fitness trackers and smartwatches that competes with major brands such as Fitbit and the Apple Watch. This year, the company celebrates its 30th anniversary by throwing out a ...
Apple Vice President of Communications Steve Dowling leaving in October
by Amber Neely on September 18, 2019 at 8:03 pm
According to an internal memo, Apple communications head Steve Dowling is leaving in October after 16 years of service to the company. Apple's Steve Dowling. A memo, obtained by Vox, says that Dowling is planning to leave, because "the time is right" for ...
Apple's PR Chief Steve Dowling Departing, Phil Schiller to Take Over on Interim Basis
by Juli Clover on September 18, 2019 at 7:48 pm
Apple's vice president of communications, Steve Dowling, is leaving the company after 16 years, reports Recode. Dowling in 2014 took over from Katie Cotton, Apple's former PR lead who left the company. Since then, he's been running Apple's PR team.
Windows Defender malware scans are failing after a few seconds
on September 18, 2019 at 7:47 pm
Image: ZDNet. Featured. The ransomware crisis is going to get a lot worse · These 10 technologies are most likely to help save planet Earth · Apple iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max: How to pre-order and where to find the best deals · The best new features in iOS ...
Apple communications VP Steve Dowling departing company next month
by Chance Miller on September 18, 2019 at 7:43 pm
Apple's vice president of communications is departing the company next month. According to a memo obtained by Vox, Steve Dowling informed staff at Apple that he plans to leave after 16 years at Apple.
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta Pre-Loading Now Live On Xbox One, PC
by Steve Watts on September 18, 2019 at 7:39 pm
The beta for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has begun pre-loading on PC and Xbox One, so you can load up your version of choice to be ready for the impending test. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Open Beta on PS4 · Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Open Beta on ...
Asteroid Dust Triggered an Explosion of Life on Earth 466 Million Years Ago
by Meghan Bartels on September 18, 2019 at 7:34 pm
Consider the possibility that an asteroid may have transformed the picture of life on Earth — but forget the dinosaurs and the massive crater, and rewind an extra 400 million years from that dramatic moment. Back then, life was primarily an oceanic affair and ...