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Google’s ‘Tilt Brush’ virtual painting app comes to PlayStation VR

Google’s Tilt Brush painting app is conquering one of its few remaining frontiers: consoles. The search giant has teamed up with Outerloop Games to release the 3D creative tool for PlayStation VR. To no one’s surprise, it’s the familiar experience,…

Games Done Quick will host a charity stream for COVID-19 relief

If you want to help people directly affected by the coronavirus pandemic while watching some of the best speedrunners in the world show off their craft, you’re in luck. The good folks over at Games Done Quick (GDQ) announced today they plan to host a…

Roku is giving away 30 days of premium video

Add Roku to the list of companies offering free premium TV trials to keep people entertained while they stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s launching a Home Together initiative that provides extended 30-day trials of familiar networks an…

Netflix is working on a live-action ‘Dragon’s Lair’ movie

After the massive success of Stranger Things, Netflix is delving back into ’80s culture for another of its upcoming projects. It’s developing a live-action movie based on the classic arcade game Dragon’s Lair (which the Stranger Things kids actually…

Facebook introduces new livestreaming features as demand skyrockets

Facebook is working on new features that make it easier for people to access live streams — even if they don’t have a Facebook account — as it tries to meet the rise in demand for live video.

The company will begin allowing non-Facebook…

Slack is working on a way to call Microsoft Teams users

As much as modern technology makes our daily lives easier, there’s sometimes that frequent headache that comes when two competing services don’t play nicely with one another. It’s something Slack and Microsoft Teams users have had to contend with as…

NY court rules Postmates couriers are entitled to unemployment benefits

Gig economy workers in New York won a significant battle this week after the state’s Court of Appeals ruled in their favor against Postmates. Supporting a previous state decision, the court said Postmates couriers should be considered employees for t…

Capcom delays ‘Resident Evil Resistance’ PS4 and Steam betas

The remake of Resident Evil 3 will be out in just a few weeks, but Capcom wanted to give eager gamers the chance to play Resident Evil Resistance — a multiplayer game that comes with Resident Evil 3 — a bit early. The publisher had planned o…

AR therapy for kids on autism spectrum may be headed for FDA approval

Google Glass technology repurposed to help children

Google’s $800 million COVID-19 relief effort includes 2 million face masks

Google’s support for the fight against COVID-19 includes more than advisories and a search hub. The internet firm is making a $800 million-plus investment in multiple areas to aid treatment, support businesses and keep the public informed. This inc…