Laid off in your living room: The chaos of remote job cuts

Kerensa Cadenas opened Slack on Friday morning to an expletive-laden message from a colleague that said essentially: “I got let go.” Cadenas, steeling herself, checked her email. Then she typed out her own expletive. She’d been laid off, too. Alone in her New York City apartment. Cadenas, with more than 100 of her Vox Media … Read more

Microsoft’s Main Argument Against Sony’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Protests Doesn’t Work

Modern Warfare 2 IW Sony is once again reportedly trying to convince regulators to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, and once again, citing the fact that they don’t believe Microsoft will offer them parity on Call of Duty once they own it. Microsoft has repeatedly promised that isn’t the case, even offering Sony decade-long … Read more

Layoffs 2023: Layoffs in 2023: list of companies that have announced job cuts amid economic downturn

After the pandemic boom of a few years, technology companies ended 2022 with a bleak outlook. Across the sector thousands of jobs were cut to correct the over-hiring of the Covid period, and brace for, what experts call, a period of slower growth for the sector. The layoff wave has swept not only startups and … Read more

Cyberpunk's Most Expensive DLC, Rick and Morty Co-Creator Fired, & More! | IGN The Weekly Fix – IGN

Cyberpunk’s Most Expensive DLC, Rick and Morty Co-Creator Fired, & More! | IGN The Weekly Fix  IGN

Phil Spencer Defends Future Of Halo Amid Cuts And Criticism

Image: 343 Industries / Microsoft Things haven’t been going great for Xbox recently. Microsoft is facing stiff resistance in its attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard. It released hardly any big exclusive blockbusters last year. And it just cut over 10,000 jobs last week, including many senior developers at Halo Infinite studio 343 Industries. Microsoft Gaming … Read more

BuzzFeed to Use ChatGPT Creator OpenAI to Help Create Quizzes and Other Content

WSJ News Exclusive Media & Marketing CEO Jonah Peretti intends for artificial intelligence to play a larger role in the company this year

S&P 500 Closes Lower as Investors Digest Earnings

Markets U.S. Markets Dow, other indexes recover from early losses as investors parse reports from Microsoft, Boeing and others

Google Is Screwed, Even If It Wins Its Antitrust Case

Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty Images) In 1982, the Department of Justice wrapped up a 13-year antitrust case against IBM. The DOJ lost, but so did IBM. The tech landscape changed, and IBM was distracted and had to move slowly under the increased scrutiny. Microsoft and Apple swooped in and knocked IBM off its perch. 20 … Read more

‘GoldenEye 007’ is coming to Nintendo Switch and Xbox

CNN  —  James Bond fans may be waiting on the next actor who will play the British spy onscreen, but a beloved Bond adventure of yore is making its return. “GoldenEye 007,” a classic first-person shooter made for Nintendo 64 in 1997, is being revived for Nintendo Switch and Xbox more than 25 years later. … Read more