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Technology News on Friday, July 23rd, 2021

👉Amazon Stock: This Is How Subscriptions Matter❗️ link 👉🏽Overwatch may have pulled planned map reveal amid this week’s abuse allegations❗️ link 👉🏿MagSafe Battery Pack teardown confirms dual-cell design❗️ link 👉Netflix will soon stream games to your phone. 3 things to know about how it will work❗️ link 👉🏽Ted Lasso season 2 lands Friday. Here’s how…
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Epic Games Briefly Suspends Fortnite Personality Over Homophobic Comments

Fortnite’s latest event, Rainbow Royale, is supposed to be a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. But elsewhere, developer Epic Games chose not to suspend a popular creator for more than a few hours after discovering a history of homophobia. While the …❗️ read more

Blizzard Harasser From Lawsuit Is Still All Over World of Warcraft, Fans Dismay

Field Marshal Afrasiabi is one of multiple NPCs named for Alex Afrasiabi who is mentioned in the Activision Blizzard lawsuit. Screenshot: Blizzard / Kotaku. Yesterday, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed a lawsuit against Activision …❗️ read more

Poll: What’s your favorite iPad that’s currently in Apple’s lineup?

Apple sells today four different types of iPads. From the 10.2-inch base model with Touch ID up to the 12.9-inch version of the M1 iPad Pro, which of them is your favorite? The iPad was first introduced by Steve Jobs in 2010, three years after the debut of the …❗️ read more

Corning’s new Gorilla Glass protects smartphone camera lenses and lets in more light

The new composites, called Gorilla Glass with DX and Gorilla Glass with DX+, offer “advanced optical performance, superior scratch resistance, and durability” according to Corning. Technically, this DX variety of composite …❗️ read more

Ted Lasso season 2 lands Friday. Here’s how to watch (and make sense of Apple TV Plus)

Apple TV Plus launched in late 2019, offering a yearlong free trial to people who purchased Apple gadgets — a free period that Apple kept extending (until now). Sarah Tew/CNET. Ted Lasso — a feel-good, fish-out-of-water sports dramedy that’s perhaps Apple …❗️ read more

Netflix will soon stream games to your phone. 3 things to know about how it will work

The veteran streaming service will start with ad-free games for mobile devices with no extra cost to subscribers as early as next year. Netflix’s plans to enter the gaming world won’t be the first, but could be a game changer, not only for the streaming giant, but for …❗️ read more

Overwatch may have pulled planned map reveal amid this week’s abuse allegations

Earlier this week, the state of California filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for fostering a “frat boy” culture of discrimination, harassment, and gendered pay gaps. While the publisher denies the allegations, it has recognised that now may not be the best …❗️ read more

MagSafe Battery Pack teardown confirms dual-cell design

For starters, it confirms recent speculation that it uses a pair of battery cells wired in series like Apple’s previous Smart Battery cases, but it also gives us a look at the NFC circuitry and heat shielding within.❗️ read more

Amazon Stock: This Is How Subscriptions Matter

But if potential investors were to consider buying Amazon stock today, should they focus their due diligence on Amazon’s “side gigs”, particularly subscriptions? Amazon Prime, Prime Video and others: could they be an important piece of the investment thesis?❗️ read more