Sony is reportedly close to buying Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion

From The Verge: Sony is close to finalizing a deal to buy US-based anime streaming service Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion, according to a report from Nikkei Asia.

Nikkei says Sony negotiated exclusive rights to bid for the streaming service and its 3 million paying subscribers earlier this...

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Expansion Launches Nov. 23

From PC Mag: Alongside streaming media, games are another form of entertainment helping people stay occupied (and sane) through the pandemic. There's no bigger gaming time sink than playing an MMO, and Blizzard has just announced the delayed next expansion pack for World of Warcraft finally has a...

Apple One is launching Friday, Tim Cook confirms

From CNET: The Apple One service bundle is launching Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during the tech giant's quarterly earnings report on Thursday. That confirmation came shortly after Apple CFO Luca Maestri revealed the news to Bloomberg in an interview, during which he also said Fitness Plus...

Turn Your Phone into a Webcam - CORSAIR Acquires EpocCam

From Corsair Press Release: CORSAIR is pleased to announce it has acquired smartphone app EpocCam.

EpocCam is one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high...

ROCCAT's Ridiculously Fast Titan Optical Switch Launches Tomorrow

From ROCCAT Press Release: ROCCAT today announced the new Vulcan Pro and Vulcan TKL Pro PC gaming keyboards, and the all-new Burst Pro PC gaming mouse, will be available at participating retailers worldwide tomorrow, Friday, October 30, 2020. ROCCAT’s latest Pro products feature the brand’s all-new...

Spotify surges past 300M users after successful Russia launch

From The Verge: Spotify now has 320 million monthly active users and 144 million paid subscribers, an increase of 29 and 27 percent respectively year-over-year, the company announced in its latest earnings release. User growth was driven by marketing campaigns in India, as well as the service’s...

Samsung posts highest-ever quarterly revenue as demand roars back

From CNET: The pandemic-caused lull in demand for phones appears to be over, at least for Samsung. The company on Wednesday reported its highest ever quarterly revenue, thanks to "significant increase in consumer demand" for its smartphones, computers and other products.

The company reported its...

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