• Microsoft Announces Taking Action Against Trickbot, One of the World's Largest Malware Vendors, to Protect US Elections from Cyber Attacks

    Microsoft Announces Taking Action Against Trickbot, One of the World's Largest Malware Vendors, to Protect US Elections from Cyber Attacks

    Microsoft said on Monday it had taken action against Trickbot, one of the world's largest malware vendors, in an effort to protect the U.S. election from cyberattacks.
  • Sony’s PlayStation 5 console to cost $499, will be released Nov. 12

    Sony’s PlayStation 5 console to cost $499, will be released Nov. 12

    Sony’s PlayStation 5 finally has a release date and price tag. The next-generation video game console will hit stores Nov. 12 — two days after the Xbox Series X’s release — and will retail for $499. The all-digital edition of the gaming system, which doesn’t feature a disk drive and can only play downloaded software, …
  • Sony shares dip after it reportedly cuts PS5 production by four million

    Sony shares dip after it reportedly cuts PS5 production by four million

    Investors sent shares of PlayStation maker Sony down on Tuesday amid reports that it’s cutting production of its new console by 4 million. The Japanese gaming giant’s stock fell as much as 2.3 percent in early morning trading after Bloomberg reported that Sony had to reduce its outlook due to issues with the high-tech chips …
  • Walmart still interested in TikTok deal despite Microsoft’s rejection

    Walmart still interested in TikTok deal despite Microsoft’s rejection

    Walmart says it is still pursuing a deal with TikTok even though its bidding partner, Microsoft, is out of the race to acquire the popular app. America’s biggest retailer confirmed its continued interest in the video-sharing platform Sunday as Microsoft revealed TikTok parent ByteDance had rejected its offer. The Beijing-based firm has instead chosen California-based …
  • Microsoft rejected, Oracle wins bid for TikTok’s US operations

    Microsoft rejected, Oracle wins bid for TikTok’s US operations

    Microsoft’s bid to purchase TikTok’s US operations was rejected, the company announced Sunday, with Oracle reportedly winning the bid to help run the popular social media app in the states. The deal between Tiktok’s Beijing-based owner ByteDance and Oracle is not believed to be structured as an outright sale, a source told The Wall Street …
  • China would reportedly rather see TikTok banned than sold to US company

    China would reportedly rather see TikTok banned than sold to US company

    The Chinese government would reportedly rather see TikTok banned in the United States than allow a forced sale of the app to a US company. The popular video platform’s Beijing-based parent company, ByteDance, for the past month has been in discussions to sell its US business after President Trump issued an executive order banning TikTok …
  • Sony may discount PlayStation 5 after Xbox Series X price reveal

    Sony may discount PlayStation 5 after Xbox Series X price reveal

    Microsoft’s shockingly low price for its upcoming Xbox Series S surprised more than just video game fans — it also stunned chief rival Sony. The Japanese gaming giant is under pressure to slash the MSRP of its upcoming PlayStation 5, which European blog Gamereactor reports was “considerably” higher than the prices Microsoft announced for its …
  • TikTok’s owner reportedly in talks with US to avoid a sale of the app

    TikTok’s owner reportedly in talks with US to avoid a sale of the app

    TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company is reportedly in talks with the US government about a possible deal to avoid an outright sale of the popular app’s US operations. ByteDance and top US officials are negotiating possible arrangements that would allow it to maintain some ownership stake in TikTok while still satisfying the US’s demand that China …
  • Microsoft confirms $499 next-gen Xbox will arrive Nov. 10, preorders start Sept. 22

    Microsoft confirms $499 next-gen Xbox will arrive Nov. 10, preorders start Sept. 22

    The next generation of video game consoles is right around the corner. Microsoft on Wednesday announced that its hotly anticipated Xbox Series X will hit stores on Nov. 10 with a price tag of $499. The machine will go up against Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation 5, which is also expected to make its debut in time …
  • Microsoft confirms new, budget Xbox Series S that will sell for $299

    Microsoft confirms new, budget Xbox Series S that will sell for $299

    Microsoft has confirmed that its upcoming next-generation Xbox console will have a cheaper option for price-conscious consumers. In a tweet sent at 3 a.m. Tuesday, the Seattle-based tech giant unveiled a photo of the mini version of its new Xbox Series S console, which it said will sell for just $299. The console, which Microsoft …