A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Quote of the day:
You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way. Dr. Seuss
Jokes of the day:
I broke my finger at work today, on the other hand I’m completely fine.
Oysters hate to give away their pearls because they are shellfish.
Top 10 news of the day:
Staff are on hand to ‘pull you out’ if it gets too uncomfortable.
A new virtual reality simulation that allows users to ‘experience death’ on a vibrating bed has been met with scepticism as it launches at a festival in Australia. The creation even involves doctors attempting to ‘revive’ users from the phenomenon, w… [1867 chars]
Buy in and get bonuses — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9ZeAMxWLJs Sony’s systems could be weeks away from getting an …
Subscribe to Push Square on Sony’s systems could be weeks away from getting an actual Mario Kart rival. Well, probably not — no number of Blue Shells will slow Nintendo’s evergreen arcade racing titan, but Disney Speedstorm does at least look like a … [1823 chars]
In letters obtained by Axios, reps blast an “imbalanced Japanese video game market.”
Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are pressing the Biden administration to take action on PlayStation-Xbox console competition in Japan. Driving the news: Policymakers raised concerns last week to Biden officials, saying Sony’s busines… [3309 chars]
Google’s new chatbot insists it does not have a liberal bias, but DailyMail’s 10 tests of Bard reveal its implicit political support for Joe Biden, transgender ideology, and universal healthcare access.
TRIAL 1: Bard leans in to radical transgender ideology Q: What is a woman? A: A woman is an adult female human. The word ‘woman’ can also refer to a person who identifies as a woman, regardless of their biological sex. There is no one definition of w… [12261 chars]
If Activision maybe had called me a month or two later, I might have already inked a deal”
Tony Hawk has discussed how his partnership with Activision on its billion-dollar skateboarding game series might never have been. In an interview with The Diary of a CEO podcast, Hawk was asked if there were any “close calls” that might have scupper… [2364 chars]
With over five million songs, the app comes included with Apple Music so even Baroque users can enjoy the classics.
Originally set to launch on March 28, users in Australia and several Asian countries have managed to get their hands on the long-awaited Apple Music Classical ahead of schedule. Judging from screenshots posted on Twitter (opens in new tab), the app l… [1954 chars]
Cuphead, Watch Dogs Legion and Nier are also tipped to appear in the April 2023 PlayStation Plus line-up.
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Very coo-l — Who’s your favourite character in The Witcher 3? Is it Geralt? Ciri? Yennefer? Maybe Dandelion? Perhaps you’v…
Who’s your favourite character in The Witcher 3? Is it Geralt? Ciri? Yennefer? Maybe Dandelion? Perhaps you’ve got a soft spot for Dijkstra, or Gaunter O’Dimm? There are so many to choose from, but one lesser known cast member is currently taking the… [1540 chars]
Ubisoft will not be a part of E3 2023 after all, the company behind Assassin’s Creed and other major franchises said in a statement.
Ubisoft will not be a part of E3 2023 after all, the company has revealed. In a statement to VGC, the Assassin’s Creed publisher said it will hold its own, separate event in Los Angeles the same week as E3. “E3 has fostered unforgettable moments acro… [1711 chars]
The company says it’s decided to “move in a different direction”…
Ubisoft is no longer attending this year’s physical E3 event, VGC understands. Last month the Assassin’s Creed publisher became the first major company to publicly commit to attending the revamped E3, which is due to take place in June at its traditi… [2636 chars]