Google pilots new program to help indie studios self-publish on Stadia

In brief: Google is continuing its push to get more content onto its Stadia platform. It is now offering development kits and funding for projects to small studios that commit to supporting Stadia. Along with the kickbacks and equipment, the Unity team will provide technical assistance to developers in the Continue Reading

HP is teaming up with Valve and Microsoft to create a mysterious next-gen VR headset

Something to look forward to: After years of relative stagnation, the virtual reality industry has finally begun to revitalize itself. Valve’s innovative VR-focused return to the Half-Life franchise — Half-Life: Alyx — has just launched to critical acclaim, and now, reports suggest HP is working with the digital distribution giant Continue Reading

Intel Lakefield processor spotted in the wild outperforming Snapdragon 835

In a nutshell: Intel’s first-generation Lakefield processors are not due out until Q4 2020, but some have been getting their hands on early silicon providing us with a glimpse of what kind of performance to expect. The latest leak shows an SoC designated “Core i5-L15G7” that Geekbench rated better than Continue Reading

Microsoft reports new zero-day vulnerability in Windows that is being actively exploited

In brief: A previously undisclosed and yet to be patched critical security vulnerability is being exploited in the wild, affecting all recent versions of Windows (7/8/10) and Windows Server. Microsoft is working on a fix, but until then, it’s probably best to heed Microsoft’s workarounds to mitigate chances of exploitation. Continue Reading

As coronavirus ups DTC demand, Dirty Lemon’s Iris Nova pivots its retail strategy- Tempemail

Iris Nova, the startup beverage brand backed by Coca-Cola, is balancing a coronavirus-driven uptick in DTC demand with punctures in its hospitality and retail businesses. Its chief executive explains how being historically unafraid of strategy “pivots” has reduced the pressure of the past few weeks. Iris Nova is the brainchild Continue Reading

Gmail debuted in 2004 as an invitation-only beta offering how much free storage? Trivia

Development on Gmail began in 2001 by Googler Paul Buchheit, who dabbled in webmail as a college student prior to the existence of Hotmail. Released to the public on April Fool’s Day, 2004, the service was initially mistaken as a joke, not least because it launched with a whole gigabyte Continue Reading

Warning — Two New Unpatched Critical RCE Flaws Affect All Windows Versions – Tempemail

Microsoft today issued a new security advisory warning billions of Windows users of two new critical, unpatched zero-day vulnerabilities that could let hackers remotely take complete control over targeted computers. According to Microsoft, both unpatched flaws are being used in limited, targeted attacks and impact all supported versions of the Continue Reading

MMR acquires creative digital comms agency Together- Tempemail

MMR Group has acquired a digital creative agency Together for an undisclosed fee. The Nottingham-based acquisition was founded in 2006 and has specialised in branding, digital marketing, social media, communications and packaging design. Business partners Nick Honey and Jonathan Turner co-founded the agency which now boasts a team of 26 Continue Reading