The Biden administration says Apple’s and Google’s app stores are stifling competition • TechCrunch

The Biden administration is calling out Apple’s and Google’s app stores for stifling competition. A new report, issued on Wednesday by the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), said it had investigated the competitive conditions in the mobile app ecosystem and found that it’s “not a level playing field, which is harmful to … Read more

T-Mobile Unleashes the Ultimate 5G Experience on the Samsung Galaxy S23 Lineup | Nation/World

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 1, 2023– The Un-carrier takes it to the limit … one more time. T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it’s kicking off pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23+ and S23 in stores and online here with availability starting Friday, Feb. 17. And only T-Mobile’s network can light up 5G standalone three-carrier … Read more

Damus, another decentralized social networking app, arrives to take on Twitter • TechCrunch

Another decentralized social networking application to challenge Twitter has hit the App Store. Last year, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey donated around $245,000 in bitcoin (then roughly 14 BTC) to fund the development of an open and decentralized social networking protocol known as Nostr, which is based on cryptographic key pairs. Now, the first mobile app … Read more

Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House

The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition. The finding is contained in a Commerce Department report being released by the administration on Wednesday. (Gene J. Puskar, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is taking aim at … Read more

Netflix’s New Password Sharing Rules (and How to Get Around Them)

Photo: Elliott Cowand Jr (Shutterstock) We knew this day was coming: Netflix wants you to stop sharing your account with friends and familyand would prefer that those users pay for their own account or not stream at all. You’ve probably heard about the company’s plans to crack down on this sharing, and even talk that … Read more

You Can’t Play One Of The Best Dead Space Games In 2023

Dead Space mobile (2011) screenshot: EA / Kotaku The recently released Dead Space remake is a triumph among video game remakes, many of which haven’t been very well received by fans over the last few years. And as a massive Dead Space fan, I’m so damn happy to see EA spending money on the franchise … Read more