Facebook Pay Is Being Renamed Meta Pay

From PC Mag: The Meta-fication of the internet continues with the rebranding of Facebook's mobile payment platform to Meta Pay.

Customers can expect to see the name change "soon," according to Stephane Kasriel(Opens in a new window), head of commerce and financial technologies at Meta....

Elon Musk's $44B Twitter Deal 'Temporarily on Hold'

From CNET: Elon Musk's $44B deal to buy Twitter is temporarily on hold, the tech entrepreneur tweeted on Friday, alongside a link to a Reuters article about spam accounts. The article reported that Twitter had said in a filing that false or spam accounts represented fewer than 5% of its monetizable...

Google Pixel 7 With New Tensor Chip Teased Ahead of Fall Launch

From CNET: Google provided an early look at its Pixel 7 and 7 Pro phones during its Google I/O conference on Wednesday. Both devices will be launching in the fall with a new version of Google's Tensor processor, Android 13 and a more refined version of the Pixel 6's general design.

Google didn't...

AT&T, Verizon Will Sell Different Pixel 6a Models

From PC Mag: They did it again—AT&T and Verizon will be selling two different models of Google's new Pixel 6a phone. The difference is millimeter-wave 5G - a change which makes Verizon's unit $50 more expensive than AT&T's.

Verizon says its Pixel 6a, coming on July 21, will support all three...

Bethesda’s Starfield and Redfall have been delayed to 2023

From The Verge: Starfield, the biggest upcoming title from Microsoft-owned Bethesda, has been delayed to the first half of 2023, according to a tweet from the studio. The game was originally set to launch on November 11th, 2022, an homage to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s release date. The new space...

Lexar Announces ARES DDR5 OC Memory And ARES DDR4 RGB Memory

From Lexar Press Release: Lexar is excited to announce the launch of the new Lexar ARES DDR5 OC Desktop Memory and ARES DDR4 RGB Desktop Memory. ARES DDR5 OC Memory is designed for PC enthusiasts, gamers, overclockers and creatives while optimized on the latest Intel CoreTM processor. ARES DDR4 RGB...

Samsung’s next flagship foldable allegedly leaks

From The Verge: Samsung’s anticipated 2022 flagship foldable — the Galaxy Z Fold 4 — may have just leaked in unofficial renders published by SmartPrix, based on information from the often reliable Onleaks. The renders of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 show a similar overall design to its predecessor, the Z...

YouTube Starts Testing Membership Gifting

From PC Mag: YouTube has begun testing gifted memberships for select channels.

The video-sharing platform's take on Twitch subscriptions lets viewers offer financial support to creators in return for perks like loyalty badges and custom emoji.

A beta version of Channel Memberships Gifting is...

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