Technology News for Sunday 12th June 2022

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Jun 12th 2022

1. Sony PlayStation's new God of War video game planned for November

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The highly anticipated PlayStation game God of War Ragnarok is planned for release this November, according to three people familiar with the game's development, despite reports this week that it had slipped to 2023. Publisher Sony Group Corp. is ...

2. Apple iPhone 14 Max: Here's everything to know about the most exciting smartphone of 2022

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For the past few years, Apple has been releasing four different iPhone models at its fall event, including a compact-sized version. But in 2022, Apple is rumoured to shake up the lineup by introducing a new mid-range 6.7-inch model as part of the ...

3. Overwatch 2 Reveals New Mad Max Hero, Coming In October

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The sequel to Blizzard's popular hero shooter, Overwatch 2, is officially launching in early access on consoles and PC with new PvP content on October 4. During today's Xbox and Bethesda presentation, the studio also announced that the game will ...

4. Heidi Göess-Horten, Austrian Billionaire with World-Class Art Collection, Dies at 81

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Göess-Horten was not just one of the top collectors in Austria but in the world writ large. With 700 works in her holdings, she has ranked on the ARTnews Top 200 Collectors list each year since 2018. But it was not until recently that most were aware of ...

5. Microsoft Unveils New Titles as Xbox Game Pass Builds Momentum

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(Bloomberg) -- During a flashy 90-minute presentation full of game trailers, Microsoft Corp. revealed dozens of new titles for its subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, including several from the big publishers it purchased in recent years.

6. What iOS 16 and Android 13 Tell Us About the Future of Smartphones

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Both tech giants want to turn your phone into an electronic wallet for storing your legal ID, pushing your phone closer to your identity than ever before. The companies also continue to improve the way phones communicate with cars, smart home gadgets and ...

7. 2 Changes to Apple Maps for iPhone and How You'll Use Them

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Apple

Several changes are coming to the Maps app on iPhone this year with the launch of iOS 16, Apple announced at its WWDC event on Monday. New features range from high-resolution imagery for apps like Zillow to new tools for developers, like making Bird ...

8. Free DLC for Boyfriend Dungeon includes datable weapon designed by Ikumi Nakamura

Domain: eurogamer.net

Nakamura is CEO and creative director at Unseen Inc., formerly the director of Ghostwire: Tokyo. Her character, Dr. Holmes, is the villain of a brand new dungeon. They're also a whip, because this is Boyfriend Dungeon.

9. Police Investigate Serious 3 Vehicle Collision

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On June 11, 2022, at approximately 1:57 PM, Fort Collins Police were notified of a three car injury crash involving two vehicles and a motorcycle at the intersection of W Suniga Road and N College Avenue. The motorcycle rider, an adult male, ...

10. Apple's New MacBook Pro Tells A Disappointing Story

Domain: forbes.com | Companies: Apple

Apple announced the next major iteration of its Apple Silicon chipset in the M2 at this month's WWDC. As with the launch of the M1 chipset, the M2 was launched alongside a new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. The MacBook Air looks impressive, but once more ...

11. WhatsApp to alert users for the missed calls. Know who's getting it first and when

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If everything goes well, the instant messaging app might bring this feature to all the other users. Previously, WhatsApp allowed the Business users to rename their linked devices. The missed call alert will work if the user of the Business account has ...

12. HTC "Viveverse" smartphone to be launched on June 28

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HTC has teased its return to the smartphone market with a "Viveverse" event scheduled for June 28, when the company is expected to launch a metaverse-themed phone. The Taiwanese technology company was once a huge name in the Android smartphone business ...

13. Google Sidelines Engineer Who Claims Its AI Is Sentient

Domain: nytimes.com | Companies: Google

SAN FRANCISCO — Google placed an engineer on paid leave recently after dismissing his claim that its artificial intelligence is sentient, surfacing yet another fracas about the company's most advanced technology. Blake Lemoine, a senior software ...

14. Google engineer put on leave after saying AI chatbot has become sentient

Domain: theguardian.com | Companies: Google

The technology giant placed Blake Lemoine on leave last week after he published transcripts of conversations between himself, a Google “collaborator”, and the company's LaMDA (language model for dialogue applications) chatbot development system.

15. Hollow Knight: Silksong is coming to Xbox, and it will be out within the next year

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Microsoft

Hollow Knight: Silksong, the sequel to the 2017 indie side-scrolling action platformer Hollow Knight, is coming to Xbox, Microsoft announced during the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase on Sunday. It will be available on Xbox Game Pass the day it's released.

16. How to watch the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase

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Team Xbox is holding its Xbox & Bethesda Game Showcase today. The 95-minute event will feature the latest on games from Xbox Game Studios, Bethesda, and other third-party studios. Naturally, it will also include a lineup of games that are coming to ...

17. The biggest trailers and announcements from the 2022 Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase

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Xbox revealed a ton of exciting news at the Xbox & Bethesda Game Showcase, ranging from a longer look at Starfield to news about Overwatch 2 and Diablo IV. For this event, Xbox only focused on games available to play within the next 12 months.

18. Apple Wants to End Passwords for Everything. Here's How It Would Work.

Domain: wsj.com | Companies: Apple

The technology generates unique passkeys for each app or browser-based service in the place of characters. Those passkeys, a new type of identity authentication, prompt a scan of your face or fingerprints to log you in.