Tag: Software

Netflix tests a programmed linear TV and movie channel in France

Netflix is testing out a programmed linear content channel, similar to what you get with standard broadcast and cable TV, for the first time (via Variety). The streaming company will still be streaming said channel – it’ll be accessed via Netflix’s browser-based website – and it will be initially available…

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Daily Crunch: Social media confronts election misinformation

You may have heard that the United States had a presidential election yesterday, with plenty of implications for the tech world, particularly with social media as one of the battlegrounds in the fight over the results. Meanwhile, major tech-relevant ballot measures, like California’s Proposition 22, also passed. I’ll do my…

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Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft’s OS history

Microsoft is no stranger to Windows source code leaks, but a new incident might just provide insights into its history. Bleeping Computer and ZDNet report that a 4chan user has posted what’s believed to be source code for Windows XP Service Pack 1, W… Source

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Microsoft gives Outlook for Mac a facelift for Big Sur

Microsoft’s big changes to Outlook don’t end with an updated iOS app — Outlook’s Mac version will also get a major facelift in October, just in time for Apple’s macOS Big Sur release. Announced as part of Microsoft’s Ignite developer conference, the… Source

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Fortnite’s anti-cheat solution comes to ‘Fall Guys’ in major update

As part of a major mid-season update, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is getting Epic’s Easy Anti-Cheat software. This should, finally, take care of all the cheaters lurking in the game. If you’ve played Fall Guys, you may have encountered ruthless chea… Source

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‘Fall Guys’ will use the same anti-cheat software as ‘Fortnite’

The runaway hit Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has attracted plenty of positive attention — it’s the most downloaded PS Plus game of all time and has seven million downloads on Steam. Unfortunately, it has also attracted lots of cheaters, at least on… Source

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