Microsoft: Hackers linked to Iran targeted U.S. presidential candidate

(Reuters) — A hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government has carried out a campaign against a U.S. presidential campaign, Microsoft said on Friday. Microsoft saw “significant” cyber activity by the group that also targeted current and former U.S. government officials, journalists covering global politics and prominent Iranians living outside Iran, …

Call of Duty: Mobile marches past 35 million downloads

Activision Blizzard announced today Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed 35 million downloads less than a week after its launch. The mobile version of Activision Blizzard’s hit shooter franchise launched on October 1 for Android and iOS. According to Activision Blizzard, it achieved this milestone faster than any other first or third-person shooter on Android …

The RetroBeat: Give me a Diablo II remaster, not Diablo IV

We’re less than a month away from BlizzCon, Blizzard Entertainment’s yearly fan event that always hosts major announcements. The show happens on November 1 and November 2 this year, and I’ll be there covering the proceedings for my third year in a row. This looks like it could be the most exciting BlizzCon I’ve been …

Rep. Tlaib v Detroit PD, round 2, was a missed opportunity to bridge facial recognition debate gap

Weeks ago, a brief Twitter spat ensued between Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and the Detroit Police Department over the latter’s use of facial recognition software, ending with an invitation for Tlaib to visit the Real Time Crime Center headquarters. I predicted here that if the congresswoman took them up on the offer, it would make …

PayPal becomes first member to leave Facebook’s Libra Association

(Reuters) — U.S. payments processor PayPal said on Friday it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital currency Libra, making it the first member to exit the group. PayPal said it would forgo any further participation in the group and would instead focus on its own core businesses. …

Respawn ‘loves the Quest’ even if Medal of Honor’s VR focus is the Rift

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond is an Oculus Rift-exclusive VR shooter coming from Respawn Entertainment. It marks the first entry in the long-running World War II shooter series in over seven years. At a reveal event a couple of weeks ago I got the chance to go hands-on with Medal of Honor VR briefly and took …

What Is SEO & Why Is It Important?

You have actually most likely heard a hundred times that Search Engine Optimization (Search Engine Optimization) is an essential digital marketing tool, but also if you have a basic understanding of what it entails, you might still not have a strong understanding on this complicated and multifaceted creature. SEO is made up of multiple different …