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Google’s drone delivery service just got approved for public use in Australia

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Drone deliveries have been the subject of many a flashy promo video over the years, but until now, they haven’t been available for everyone to use whenever they want. That’s still the case in most of the world, but one part of Australia just won the ability to get things delivered through the air.

Limited drone deliveries courtesy of Wing are now available in Australia’s capital city of Canberra, the drone service announced on Monday. Wing is part of Alphabet, making it one of Google’s…

Yep, your IT guy blames you for your computer problems

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Have you tried turning it off and on?

Two new studies confirm every computer dunce’s worst fears: IT professionals (i.e. the technological bedrock of corporate America) blame the employees they’re bound to help for their computer problems — at least when it comes to security.

A column for ZDNet synthesizes the findings of two new surveys about what IT professionals consider the biggest security threats. Overwhelmingly, the people tasked with protecting our corporate digital lives fear the…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app

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It’s been a wild 24 hours at Facebook HQ, and employees are not handling it well. 

Following a blockbuster Jan. 29 report from TechCrunch detailing how Facebook paid teens to spy on their smartphones, and the subsequent backlash from Apple, employees of the social media giant have taken to the anonymous workplace discussion app Blind to vent. And oh boy, is it ugly. 

For those unfamiliar with Blind, the app is designed to allow employees of major companies to semi-anonymously discuss the…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app

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It’s been a wild 24 hours at Facebook HQ, and employees are not handling it well. 

Following a blockbuster Jan. 29 report from TechCrunch detailing how Facebook paid teens to spy on their smartphones, and the subsequent backlash from Apple, employees of the social media giant have taken to the anonymous workplace discussion app Blind to vent. And oh boy, is it ugly. 

For those unfamiliar with Blind, the app is designed to allow employees of major companies to semi-anonymously discuss the…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app

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It’s been a wild 24 hours at Facebook HQ, and employees are not handling it well. 

Following a blockbuster Jan. 29 report from TechCrunch detailing how Facebook paid teens to spy on their smartphones, and the subsequent backlash from Apple, employees of the social media giant have taken to the anonymous workplace discussion app Blind to vent. And oh boy, is it ugly. 

For those unfamiliar with Blind, the app is designed to allow employees of major companies to semi-anonymously discuss the…

Original ‘Fallout’ creators drop trailer for sci-fi adventure game ‘The Outer Worlds’

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From the original creators of Fallout, Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, comes a new single-player RPG we’re supremely keen to jump into.

The Outer Worlds is the latest sci-fi adventure from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division, with the first trailer dropped during the 2018 Game Awards on Thursday.

Coming in 2019 to Xbox One, PS4, and PC, the game is set in a corporate colony at the far reaches of the galaxy, where a deep conspiracy threatens to destroy everything. Classic. Read…

Original ‘Fallout’ creators drop trailer for sci-fi adventure game ‘The Outer Worlds’

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From the original creators of Fallout, Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, comes a new single-player RPG we’re supremely keen to jump into.

The Outer Worlds is the latest sci-fi adventure from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division, with the first trailer dropped during the 2018 Game Awards on Thursday.

Coming in 2019 to Xbox One, PS4, and PC, the game is set in a corporate colony at the far reaches of the galaxy, where a deep conspiracy threatens to destroy everything. Classic. Read…

Original ‘Fallout’ creators drop trailer for sci-fi adventure game ‘The Outer Worlds’

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From the original creators of Fallout, Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, comes a new single-player RPG we’re supremely keen to jump into.

The Outer Worlds is the latest sci-fi adventure from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division, with the first trailer dropped during the 2018 Game Awards on Thursday.

Coming in 2019 to Xbox One, PS4, and PC, the game is set in a corporate colony at the far reaches of the galaxy, where a deep conspiracy threatens to destroy everything. Classic. Read…

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‘Red Dead Redemption 2′ review: Great art at great cost

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Before we dive in with this review, a word about development crunch. In recent weeks, Rockstar Games has been mired in controversy after studio co-head Dan Houser suggested in an interview that the final sprint to Red Dead Redemption 2‘s release sometimes involved 100-hour work weeks.

Houser later clarified his quote, noting that the “100-hour work week” comment applied only to the four guys on the senior writing team and adding that “we obviously don’t expect anyone else to work this way”…

‘Red Dead Redemption 2′ review: Great art at great cost

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Before we dive in with this review, a word about development crunch. In recent weeks, Rockstar Games has been mired in controversy after studio co-head Dan Houser suggested in an interview that the final sprint to Red Dead Redemption 2‘s release sometimes involved 100-hour work weeks.

Houser later clarified his quote, noting that the “100-hour work week” comment applied only to the four guys on the senior writing team and adding that “we obviously don’t expect anyone else to work this way”…