‘Battlefield V’ returns to WWII with ever-evolving multiplayer

Games in the Battlefield franchise have covered conflicts from the Vietnam War to a fictional future in 2142. Developer EA DICE took the series into new territory in 2016 with the well-received Battlefield 1, setting the game in the rarely tou…

Ukraine claims it’s the target of a massive Russian cyberattack

Cisco says hackers have infected more than 500,000 routers and other devices with malware to prepare for a cyberattack, and Ukraine could be the target. The country’s SBU security service claims the malware is evidence Russia is preparing for a major…

Facebook expands controversial revenge porn prevention to more countries

Facebook’s experimental tool for fighting revenge porn is now available beyond Australian borders. The social network is now testing its “proactive reporting”system in the US, UK and Canada, giving people a way to prevent harassment and humiliation…

Watch Disney’s Stickman robot show off its amazing acrobatic skills

Disney’s Stickman is an unorthodox robot capable of performing some spectacular acrobatic flips by swinging from a near-20-foot ceiling-mounted wire. Check out its amazing feats.

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Ubisoft’s AI-powered gaming assistant is now available

We got a sneak peek at Ubisoft’s gamer-centric virtual assistant this past January, but it was only out in Canada in a sort of soft launch. Now, the helpful chatbot named Sam — part of the Ubisoft Club mobile app — is available to everyon…

Hands on with Acer’s premium Chromebooks and Helios 500

If you’ve been turned off by the limited horsepower in Chromebooks so far, Acer’s new Spin 13 might be for you. It sports either an Intel Core i3 or Core i5 CPU, something we’ve only seen in Google’s pricey Pixelbook. In a brief hands-on sessio…

Facebook won’t require a phone number for two-factor authentication

One good thing to come from Facebook’s government scrutiny is that the social network makes an advancement in security, it’s very loud about the fact. Today Facebook announced that protecting your account via two-factor authentication is getting easi…

Facebook made a short film about its fight against fake news

Facebook is determined to show that it’s serious about fighting fake news and other forms of misinformation, and it just took an unusual step to get there: it made a short film. The 11-minute Facing Facts video explains the social network’s past and…

Hardly anyone likes watching baseball on Facebook

On Thursday May 24th, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will face the Toronto Blue Jays in Rogers Centre for the third time this year. The game will air at 12:37 p.m. ET, so if you’re a die-hard Angels or Blue Jays fan and you’ll be working during th…

UK Amazon Prime members can order a Volvo test-drive

The slice of Amazon Prime’s 100 million members that live in the UK now have a new perk: Using Prime Now to order a test drive of Volvo’s V40 hatchback. Simply pick a date and a specialist will deliver the vehicle to your door for you to try out for…