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

DraftKings, FanDuel warn high rate rate could threaten NY mobile sports betting success

New York has reaped the rewards of mobile sports betting, but operators warn that the state’s high tax rate could put its success in jeopardy. The heads of two of the largest mobile sports betting operators in New York, DraftKings and FanDuel, testified at a joint legislative hearing on Tuesday and urged lawmakers to lower … Read more

Inside look at MLB’s evolving technology race from Mariners’ front office

A young Dave Cameron once asked his parents for a bus pass so he could go to Mariners games at the Kingdome. And that he did, guided from his South Sound home to the ballpark by a voice on the radio. “I fell in love with baseball through Dave Niehaus talking to me about Harold … Read more

Destiny 2 Feels Like It’s Held Together With Duct Tape Lately

Image: Bungie / Kotaku / Kat Ka (Shutterstock) Free-to-play online MMO looter shooter destiny 2released in 2017, is one of my favorite video games. I play it all the time. I have multiple characters. I own all the recent seasons. It’s fantastic. But I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t concerned for the game’s … Read more

Utah plans to sue social media companies for alleged harms to children, teens

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox talks about social media from the Gold room at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Monday. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said the state plans to sue major social media companies over the alleged harms to children, … Read more

Smash Bros. Player’s Controller Toss At Tourney Riles Community

Genesis 9, a major fighting game tournament, took place over the weekend. There were stellar combos and massive upsets as the supermajor event for Super Smash Bros. melee and ultimate concluded on January 22. Unfortunately, while the tournament was underway, one of Canada’s top Kazuya players, Michael “Riddles” Kim, sparked some heated discourse in ultimate‘s … Read more

Search for Dan McLaughlin’s replacement heats up, but could he eventually return to Cardinals broadcasts?

The search is on for Dan McLaughlin’s replacement as the television voice of the Cardinals, a position former Cards broadcaster and now prominent national sportscaster Joe Buck has called the top TV local baseball job in the country. Candidates from far and wide are being considered by officials from Cardinals telecaster Bally Sports Midwest. They, … Read more

Fortnite’s New Weekly Quests Sucks, Even After Latest Update

Image: epic games Last month, fortnite‘s newest season, Chapter 4 Season 1, started. With it came some big changes, fresh content, and a new island to explore. Most of the new stuff this season has been great! But one change to how quests work has frustrated some players, myself included, and while Epic’s recent attempts … Read more

Kartrider: Drift’s Preseason Brings Arcade Thrills to Kart Racing Fans on PC and Mobile Platforms | regional sports

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 11, 2023– Starting today, KartRider: Drift, Nexon’s highly anticipated free-to-play kart racing party game, is available to download and play on PC and mobile platforms via Steam, Nexon Launcher, iOS App Store, and Google Play. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230111006031/en/ KartRider: Drift from Nexon America now … Read more

‘Putting you on notice’: Utah governor, lawmakers plan crackdown on social media companies

Gov. Spencer Cox speaks to members of the media during a Social Media and Youth Mental Health Symposium at OC Tanner in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox had strong words for social media companies during his Social Media … Read more