Day: October 16, 2020

LucasArts adventure classics join Xbox Game Pass on October 29th

Double Fine A biker, insurance salesman and tentacle walk into a bar. That’s not the start of a bad joke, but rather Microsoft’s latest pitch for why you should get Xbox Game Pass. Starting on October 29th, the remasters of classic LucasArts adventure games Full Throttle, Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle will make …

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Your brand new Oculus Quest 2 can’t play Oculus Go games, John Carmack confirms

If you bought a new Oculus Quest 2 with the hopes of experiencing games from the now-discontinued Oculus Go, I have bad news: the company has decided not to include support for Go titles on the Quest 2, Oculus’ consulting CTO John Carmack confirms on Twitter. When the Oculus Quest 2 launched three days ago, …

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187,000 BTC Drained: Over $2 Billion in Bitcoin Leave the Top Exchanges Since June

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387399″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/wb_728x180-22.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>Cryptocurrency reserves held on digital asset exchanges have been dropping to new lows, as some of the top exchanges have seen significant bitcoin reserve balance drops. A few months ago trading platforms had a lot more bitcoin reserves …

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Sony clears up when and how it’ll listen to recordings of PS5 voice chats

Sony has clarified more details surrounding a controversial new PlayStation voice chat recording feature, first mentioned in its recent 8.0 update earlier this week, after some users were led to believe the company would be actively recording and moderating conversations among private groups. In a new blog post published Friday, Catherine Jensen, Sony’s vice president …

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Record-high Bakkt Bitcoin delivery exposes institutional frenzy for BTC

Data from Arcane Research shows Bakkt Bitcoin exchange saw another record-high month from Sept. 20 to Oct. 20. This follows a noticeable rise in institutional demand for Bitcoin (BTC) from public companies in recent months. Bitcoin delivery on Bakkt. Source: ICE, Arcane Research Bakkt, the digital asset payment platform and derivatives exchange, is tailored for …

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Ledger’s recent security audit was unconnected to their data breach in June

Popular hardware wallet company Ledger recently announced that they had passed a notable security evaluation, known as SOC 2 Type 1. This certification came following a significant data breach the company suffered in June. Ledger did not, however, decide to conduct its security audit because of the breach, according to comments from a Ledger representative.  …

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How the Trump admin devastated the CDC—and continues to cripple it

Enlarge / CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield. Getty | Alex Edelman The CDC has been neutered, shamed, and blamed amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and global crisis. From internal missteps that bungled the country’s rollout of diagnostic testing to blatant political interference and strong-arming on critical public health guidance, the CDC has gone from the …

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Google Chat goes free in 2021, while Hangouts loses features this month

Enlarge / This is happening whether you like it or not. Google It’s time to talk about Google messaging again. The company’s latest blog lays out future plans for its suite of messaging services, which includes stripping features out of Google Hangouts as we head toward its eventual demise and the promotion of Google Chat …

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