India joins major tech companies as they announce expansion of green technologies at World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum and leaders from some of the world’s largest companies announce the expansion of a partnership focused on driving green technologies. The First Movers Coalition includes companies that make major purchases around green technologies and further down their supply chains. The idea is to send market signals that lead to more investment … Read more

Taiwan raids Chinese companies, R&D centers suspected of illegal poaching of chip engineers

Taiwan authorities this week raided 10 Chinese companies suspected of illegal poaching of chip engineers and other tech talent, the island’s investigative agency said Thursday, marking the latest crackdown on Chinese companies to protect their chip supremacy. Taiwan is home to chipmaker giant TSMC and is responsible for most of the world’s most advanced semiconductor … Read more

Threats in the Shadows: Fighting RF Attacks with Geofencing

Missed a session of GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are now available to stream. Watch now. There are no shortages of attack vectors that cyber criminals can use to infiltrate a company. From phishing and malware to routers and HVAC systems, security teams are already sparse and now they can add shadow IT to their … Read more

Lenovo China warns of shortfall in shipments due to supply chain issues amid slow sales growth

China’s Lenovo Group warned on Thursday that shipments would fall in the near term as China’s COVID-19 lockdowns exacerbated microchip shortages, following its slowest quarterly growth rate in seven quarters. The world’s largest maker of personal computers (PC) is one of several companies facing supply chain problems exacerbated by a prolonged shortage of chips, business … Read more

Amazon stops browsing older Kindle e-readers and buying new books

Amazon is disabling access to the Store from older Kindle models, so users can no longer browse, buy, and borrow books from the outdated e-readers. The change, effective August 17, applies to Kindle (2nd generation) International, Kindle DX International, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle (4th generation), and Kindle (5th generation). Amazon notified users of these devices about … Read more

The DeanBeat: What would Orwell think of big tech vs gaming?

I accidentally started writing this column while in the city of Barcelona, ​​where a square is dedicated to George Orwell, author of both Tribute to Catalonia and 1984† The last book is a reminder of the totalitarian society that could arise if we give one person too much power. This does not only apply to … Read more