Category: Technology
  • <p>Sony and Activision announced today that the Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta test on the PlayStation 4 was the biggest ever for that platform. Millions of players played the beta test for the game from August 19 to August 23. Black Ops III is the second title to debut under the new&#

  • <p>Today Twitter revealed its latest staff diversity statistics and announced its intention to be slightly less white in 2016. In 2015, U.S. Twitter employees are still predominantly white men. Since last year Twitter has managed to increase the number of women in its workforce by four percent, with

  • <p>On-demand parking service ZIRX is changing the way that it classifies its workers. The company is in the process of converting its parking attendants and dispatchers to employees. The company says that it expects to complete this process by the end of 2015. With a mission of “reinventing wh

  • <p>BRUSSELS (By Julia Fioretti, Reuters) – Brussels will launch a study in September of the taxi-hailing app Uber, in an effort to settle the legal disputes that have pitched the U.S. start-up against conventional taxis across Europe, three people familiar with the matter said. Since opening i

  • <p>Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! You can tell that the holiday season is getting close, because we published a ton of game reviews this week, including Mega Man Legacy Collection, Until Dawn, and Disney Infinity 3.0. We also covered the launch of Hearthstone’s second expansion,

  • <p><SPAN CLASS="POST-LABEL VBWEBINAR-POST">VB WEBINAR:</SPAN> Join us for this live webinar on Tuesday, September 1 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Register here for free. Agile has historically been seen as a development methodology, but more organizations are integrating aspects of agile into

  • <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters, Lawrence Hurley) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge’s ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has since been amended by Congress. The U.S. Court of Appeals for th

  • <p>As the global game industry makes its way toward $100 billion in sales, the growth is happening on all fronts. Mobile either has or will shortly become the biggest part of the market, based on various market research reports. While mobile gaming has grabbed most of the headlines, the other emergi

  • <p>Lionsgate, the maker of blockbuster movies such as Divergent and The Hunger Games, has agreed to make a movie based on the Borderlands gun-filled sci-fi video game series. The movie company will collaborate on the project with 2K, the video game label at Take-Two Interactive; and Gearbox Software

  • <p>This morning Ilya Sukhar, the CEO and cofounder of Parse, announced on Twitter (of all places) that he’s leaving Facebook. In a series of tweets, Sukhar said: “it’s time to do something new,” “For now, I’m going to eat burritos and write questionable code on my couch,&#822

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