For ages now, every annual report on desktop operating system market share has had the same top two contenders: Microsoft’s Windows in a commanding lead at number one and Apple’s macOS in distant second place. But in 2020, Chrome OS became the second-most popular OS, and Apple fell to third.
Facebook has decided to block both Australian users and media companies from sharing links to news articles and related content on its main social network, following the country’s proposed landmark regulatory measure that would force tech giants to pay Australian news organizations for using their content.
The bill passed the Australian House of Representatives today and is believed to have enough votes to pass the Senate, The New York Times reported. The bill also targets Google, which at one point last month threatened to leave the country entirely. However, Google has since decided to start cutting deals with major Australian media organizations, like Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., to comply. Facebook, it appears, will not follow suit — for now.
NVIDIA has set a release date for the GeForce RTX 3060, but the wait won’t be the biggest challenge. The $329 mid-tier GPU, the first at this price to feature ray tracing, will be available on February 25th at 12PM ET.
“Ok, so technically Bill Thorpe hasn’t done the impossible and successfully got classic first-person shooter Doom II to run on an actual cardboard box. But his 10-minute long video is the next best thing. It recreates many of the game’s best moments using cardboard sets, characters, and weapons. It’s a huge project that the video’s description says took nine months of work to complete.”
The Google Stadia team will add over 100 games to its cloud gaming service this year, a new post on its community blog has revealed. In the post, the team highlighted nine of the titles arriving on the service in the near future, including FIFA 21 (March 17th) and detective/action RPG title Judgment (April 23rd) by the studio behind the Yakuza franchise.
Michigan man who sued his parents for throwing out his prized pornography collection is now in line to collect a hefty reimbursement from them.
In a ruling handed down Wednesday by US District Judge Paul Maloney, Beth and Paul Werking will have to pay their son David, 42, as much as $75,000 for destroying the porn.