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RIP Bernie Stolar, who helped launch the PlayStation and Dreamcast

RIP Bernie Stolar, who helped launch the PlayStation and Dreamcast

Stolar pictured during the Dreamcast launchPhotograph: Associated press (SHOVEL) Bernie Stolar, one of the most important video game executives of the 1990s, has passed away at age 75. Beat Games reports. Stolar began working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin company before moving to Atari, where he did everything from …

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Apple's mixed reality headset will come with an M2 chip

Apple’s mixed reality headset will come with an M2 chip

Apple’s mixed reality headset has been shrouded in rumors for months, and a new report from BloombergApple’s Mark Gurman indicates that it may come with Apple’s M2 processor. According to Gurman, the latest version of Apple’s device, which is supposedly capable of delivering augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences, includes a base M2 …

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Google says attackers worked with ISPs to deploy Hermit spyware on Android and iOS

Google says attackers worked with ISPs to deploy Hermit spyware on Android and iOS

A sophisticated spyware campaign is enlisting the help of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to trick users into downloading malicious apps, according to research published by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) (via TechCrunch). This corroborates previous findings by security research group Lookout, which linked the spyware, nicknamed Hermit, to Italian spyware vendor RCS Labs. Lookout says …

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Google warns of 'hermit spyware' infecting Android and iOS devices

Google warns of ‘hermit spyware’ infecting Android and iOS devices

As part of Google’s efforts to track the activities of commercial spyware vendors, the company’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) released a report on Thursday about spyware campaigns targeting Android and iOS users. Google TAG researchers Benoit Sevens and Clement Lecigne go into detail on the use of enterprise-grade spyware dubbed “Hermit”. This sophisticated spyware tool …

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PSA: PS Plus Extra, premium games removed from service are not yours to keep

PSA: PS Plus Extra, premium games removed from service are not yours to keep

Image: Push Square We recently reported on some games featured in PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium who will leave the service soon. This caused a bit of confusion, as many believed that the massive game libraries in the new tiers would be accessible forever as long as you stayed subscribed and downloaded to …

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Round Up: Criticism is for Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes

Round Up: Criticism is for Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes

Image: Nintendo It’s an incredibly busy week for the Switch with the launch of titles like Fall Guys, Roller Champions and Sonic Origins. Along with all these games, we also have the original title Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. This is another spectacular game from Musou from the Omega Force team that sees you (the …

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