Hacking Group Hits Gaming Companies in Asia Behind MMO Titles

We review products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) An infamous hacking group has been found preying on several gaming companies in Asia with at least one of attacks capable of spreading malware to users’ machines.  On Thursday, the security […]

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Companies That Are Beating the Market During the Coronavirus Crisis

NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A comprehensive study was carried out in April 2020 by the global executive recruitment and consulting company Kroll Consulting. The survey gathered inputs from Israeli tech employees working in global or globally active companies. Israel, ‘the startup nation’, ranks third in the world in the number of Nasdaq […]

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IMF’s Georgieva urges tech companies to be responsible with pandemic windfalls By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, at a conference on Feb 5, 2020 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Big technology companies that are reaping gains as result of increased reliance on online systems during the coronavirus crisis should work to increase access to the digital economy for all, the head of the […]

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Ubisoft says it’s open to acquiring other game companies

Ubisoft has said it’s actively exploring the market for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) opportunities. During the Q&A section of the publisher’s full-year earnings call on Thursday, an analyst suggested some game companies might be struggling in the current economic climate, particularly if they don’t have a back catalogue of live service titles, before asking if […]

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Intel Capital invests in Chinese chip companies amid tech tensions By Reuters

© Reuters. SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Intel Capital, the venture arm of chipmaker Intel Corp (O:), has invested in two Chinese startups in the semiconductor sector, the company announced on Wednesday, as part of its latest batch of deals. The investments in companies that compete in fields typically dominated by U.S. players come as Intel remains […]

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Netherlands’ Central Bank Gave Crypto Companies Two Weeks

The Crypto industry is developing despite the coronavirus pandemic as crypto companies continue to expand their services. However, there are certain challenges as well. One of them is connected with regulations. For example, the Netherlands’ central bank is moving to quickly enforce Dutch anti-money laundering (AML) laws, approved by the parliament in April. As a […]

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France orders Google to pay news companies for showing article extracts

The French anti-competition watchdog on Thursday asked tech giant Google to negotiate with publishers and news agencies on paying them proper remuneration for re-using their content on its platforms. The new rule on so-called “neighbouring rights” is meant to guarantee that news publishers are paid when their work appears on search engines and social media. […]

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UK Government & Video Game Companies Spread “Stay Home” Message

The UK and several British video game developers have teamed up to spread the “Stay Home, Save Lives” message. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) has partnered with some of the UK’s leading games companies. Their aim is simply to spread the message. As the announcement states: “Getting through the crisis will […]

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Japan Sets $2.2BN Fund to Tempt Tech Companies out of China

It’s not exactly a secret, but while some of the biggest technology giants are officially Japanese companies, many of them outsource their manufacturing designs out to 3rd-parties in China. For example, the vast majority of components in a Sony PlayStation are made in China. Largely because China can produce the required items in volume and […]

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As Covid-19 Spreads, Laborocity’s Tech-Enabled Hiring Platform Matches Workers with The Companies That Desperately Need Them

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