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Disney’s Head of Streaming leaves to become CEO of TikTok

One of the biggest dealmakers at Disney has left to get a CEO position elsewhere.

What you need to know Kevin Mayer has resigned from the Walt Disney Company to become CEO of TikTok. Mayer was the head of Disney’s Direct to Consumer & International division and was the head of streaming at the company. The move comes months after Mayer was passed over for Disney CEO when Robert Iger stepped down in February. Before leading DCI,  [Read More…]

Sony Santa Monica head Shannon Studstill leaves for a new Stadia studio

A big get for Google’s platform.

What you need to know Shannon Studstill was the head of Sony Santa Monica, a studio well-known for God of War. Google announced today that Shannon is leaving to become head of a new Stadia studio in California. This brings Stadia Games and Entertainment to three studios.

While Google’s Stadia gaming platform continues to come under criticism, Google is expanding its teams of developers to make Stadia-exclusive games. In a press  [Read More…]

Massive leak leaves 267 million Facebook users’ data exposed

The leaked information included Facebook IDs, phone numbers, and real names.

What you need to know A massive data leak affecting 267 million Facebook users was publicized this week. The database was exposed on the internet and accessible without any authentication or password requirements. It contained users’ IDs, phone numbers, and real names.

While Facebook’s busy making its own OS, millions of the company’s users’ data has been leaked, thanks to one of the largest data leaks  [Read More…]

Concrete Genie is charming even if it leaves a lot to be desired

A magical and heartwarming adventure.

You could easily mistake Concrete Genie for an indie game upon first glance. That’s not a knock on it; that’s just the vibe it gives off. It’s not some grand AAA-looking experience. But it’s actually developed by an in-house studio, Pixelopus, owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Think of it as something like Child of Light or Valiant Hearts, both created under a video game juggernaut, Ubisoft, but are smaller experiences that don’t  [Read More…]

Shawn Layden leaves SIE, no longer chairman of Worldwide Studios

Shawn Layden is departing Sony Interactive Entertainment and will no longer be the Chairman of Sony Worldwide Studios.

What you need to know Shawn Layden was the Chairman for Sony Worldwide Studios As Chairman, he helped manage and focus on the content and games that Worldwide Studios produced Today, the official PlayStation Twitter account announced that Shawn Layden was leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The official PlayStation Twitter account has announced that Shawn Layden is leaving Sony Interactive  [Read More…]

Shawn Layden leaves SIE, no longer chairman of Worldwide Studios

Shawn Layden is departing Sony Interactive Entertainment and will no longer be the Chairman of Sony Worldwide Studios.

What you need to know Shawn Layden was the Chairman for Sony Worldwide Studios As Chairman, he helped manage and focus on the content and games that Worldwide Studios produced Today, the official PlayStation Twitter account announced that Shawn Layden was leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The official PlayStation Twitter account has announced that Shawn Layden is leaving Sony Interactive  [Read More…]

Uncharted movie director leaves, film now part of PlayStation Productions

The Uncharted movie has lost another director but will now be a part of PlayStation Productions

What you need to know The Uncharted movie is currently in production, with Tom Holland signed on to star as Nathan Drake. The director of the movie, Dan Trachtenberg, has exited the film according to a report from Deadline. Additionally, the film will now be produced as a part of PlayStation Productions. PlayStation Productions is a media studio established by Sony  [Read More…]

Ive leaves Apple, ZenFone 6 review, Huawei keeping promises? [#acpodcast]

Andrew Martonik, Alex Dobie, and Jerry Hildenbrand talk about Jony Ive’s departure from Apple and what that means for the entire tech community, and Alex provides his review of the Asus ZenFone 6. Plus, the gang take a hard look at the various ways in which Huawei might be able to keep their Android update promise.

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Two controllers go in, only one leaves – Sony DualShock 4 or SCUF Vantage?

Controllers can make or break your gaming experience, so how do you know which is best for you? We’ve tested out the best premium money can buy to help you make a decision.

Sony DualShock 4

Standard issue

$ 46 at Amazon

Pros Inexpensive Simple Classic design Cons Fewer customization options Inferior for competitive play

The regular DualShock 4 meets most people’s needs, but it lacks several features that could take it to the next  [Read More…]

Allo and Duo Head of Product leaves Google for Facebook

Amit Fulay is no longer leading the Allo and Duo charge.

If you’re a frequent user of Google’s Allo and/or Duo, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with Amit Fulay. Fulay has been serving as the Head of Product for Real-Time Communications at Google since back in 2010, and along with the more recent Allo and Duo, Fulay also played a big part in creating Hangouts.

However, Fulay’s time at Google has come to an end. On  [Read More…]