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Massive, China-state-funded hack hits companies around the world, report says

Enlarge / Computer chip with Chinese flag, 3d conceptual illustration. Steve McDowell / Agefotostock Researchers have uncovered a massive hacking campaign that’s using sophisticated tools and techniques to compromise the networks of companies around the world The hackers, most likely from a well-known group that’s funded by the Chinese government, are outfitted with both off-the-shelf […]

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Nintendo’s very good NPD report, and next gen becomes current gen | GamesBeat Decides 172

Get the most out of your game’s subscription plans Best practices for designing and managing your subscription strategy Access guide here PlayStation 5 and the new Xbox systems are out, and GamesBeat editors Jeff Grubb and Mike Minotti talk about how they’re feeling about next-gen — er, current-gen gaming. Mike also ranks the PS5 launch […]

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Report: The first Apple Silicon Macs will be the MacBook Pro and Air

Enlarge / The first Mac with Apple Silicon, technically: the developer transition kit. The consumer products will likely differ. Sam Machkovech Apple will start the Mac’s transition to ARM-based Apple Silicon CPUs with three laptops—both 13-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros and the 13-inch MacBook Air—according to a report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, who has built up […]