Workers at World of Warcraft studio Proletariat withdraw union petition

The two unions under Activision Blizzard move forward into contract negotiations, a third subsidiary studio started to organize. Workers at Boston-based World of Warcraft support studio Proletariat attempted to unionize under the Communications Workers of America, just like Raven Software and Blizzard Albany before them. Workers announced their petition in late December, but withdrew the … Read more

Blizzard Boston Devs Blame Boss For Torpedoing Union

Image: blizzard Workers at Proletariat Studio, also known as Blizzard Boston, won’t be unionizing after all. The Communications Workers of America Union announced on Tuesday that it will pull its petition for a union election, and blames Proletariat CEO Seth Sivak for treating workers’ organizing efforts as a personal betrayal and holding a series of … Read more

Microsoft Lists Review | PCMag

All planning, and consequently many collaboration apps, boil down to lists. It doesn’t matter if you’re tracking inventory, thinking up which books you’d like to read, or training a new employee—you’re going to be making lists. You can use paper, or even a spreadsheet, but neither of those tools are designed to make it easy … Read more

The Last Of Us Tess tendril kiss

Anna Torv, Bella Ramsey, and Pedro PascalPhoto: Liane Hentscher/HBO [Spoiler warning: The following discusses events from the second episode of the first season of The Last Of Us. If you haven’t seen it, you may want to wait until you have before reading on.] Whether you’ve played the game or not, the end of “Infected”—the … Read more

What’s the story so far?

Apple iPhone leaks typically run throughout the entire year. No sooner does the latest iPhone series arrive – sometimes even before – than rumors start about the next models. For 2022, there were four iPhone models: the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. We’ve covered off what … Read more

DevZero Raises $26M, Launches Platform Enabling Developers to Code in the Cloud

DevZero makes Uber, Meta, Carta, and Twilio DevOps technology accessible to all developers. Seattle, WA –News Direct– DevZero DevZero today announced it raised $26M in funding, with a Series A round led by Anthos Capital and a Seed round led by Foundation Capital. Fika Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Madrona Venture Group participated in the Series … Read more

Apple patches are out – old iPhones get an old zero-day fix at last! – Naked Security

Last year, on the last day of August 2022, we wrote with mild astonishment, and perhaps even a tiny touch of excitement, about an unexpected but rather important update for iPhones stuck back on iOS 12. As we remarked at the time, we’d already decided that iOS 12 had slipped (or perhaps been quietly pushed) … Read more

Security Keys Are Now the Best Way to Protect Your Apple ID

Photo: Formatoriginal (Shutterstock) If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, your Apple ID is among your most important digital accounts. If it is compromised, bad actors can access your iCloud information, see your location, or outright steal your devices from you. Keeping your Apple ID safe is obviously paramount. While code-based two-factor authentication (2FA) … Read more