Nintendo Switch Place Holder Price Listed By Toys R Us

The Nintendo Switch was finally unveiled late last month in a short video that showed off the hybrid console in action. The full reveal isn’t coming until January 12, where the price and specific release date will be announced, but a major retailer may have given us a potential indication of the system’s price. Toys … Read more

Microsoft investigated by Russian antitrust body

Last Thursday, Russian antitrust authority said it had opened an investigation into Microsoft for allegedly abusing its dominance in the antivirus software market. The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) is investigating whether the tech giant is in violation of Part 1 Article 10 of the Federal Law ‘On Protection of Competition’ [PDF], which prohibits companies occupying … Read more

Hands On With Snapchat Spectacles

On Thursday morning, I woke up to texts from a friend. “Snapchat Spectacles Venice Beach vending machine. They’re here!” Snapchat’s Spectacles had arrived via a pop-up vending machine known as a Snapbot. There were long lines and people waited for hours, but my friend managed to get two pairs. Spectacles, revealed in September, are basically … Read more

FriendFinder Networks hack reportedly exposed

  If you have an account on AdultFriendFinder, Cams.com, Penthouse, Stripshow and/or iCams.com — and reused it on other sites — you should probably change your password. FriendFinder Networks, the parent company of those sites, has reportedly been hacked, resulting in the leak of of over 412 million accounts, according to Leaked Source (h/t to CSO). For … Read more

Facebook, in Cross Hairs After Election, Is Said to Question

  Throughout the election, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief, has defended his company as a place where people can share all opinions. CreditLluis Gene/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Late on Tuesday night, as it became clear that Donald J. Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton to win the presidential election, a private chat sprang … Read more