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Monkeypox is now a global emergency, World Health Organization says

The Director-General of the World Health Organization declared the ongoing monkeypox outbreak to be a public health emergency. Monkeypox is now a...

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A small Canadian town is being extorted by a global ransomware gang

The Canadian town of St. Marys, Ontario, has been hit with ransomware deployed by the notorious LockBit cybercriminal gang, according to Mayor Al...

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Uber leaks reveal how it spread ‘fucking illegal’ ride-sharing globally

The "Uber Files" leak of over 124,000 internal documents from Uber reveals how the ridesharing company prodded politicians and bent or...

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Honor of Kings to get a global release

Honor of Kings, one of China’s most popular mobile games that has grossed over $13 billion since 2015, is getting a global release. Honor of Kings,...

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Global science project links Android phones with satellites to improve weather forecasts

The European Space Agency funded this crowdsourcing Android app to help improve weather forecasting. Camaliot uses signals from GPS and other...

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OnePlus 10 Pro gets its global launch on March 31st

OnePlus says its latest flagship smartphone will launch globally on March 31st at 10am ET, a little over three months after it launched in China in...

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Xiaomi 12 Pro global flagship announced for $999

Xiaomi has announced the international launch of its latest flagship phone, the Xiaomi 12 Pro. It goes toe-to-toe with Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series...

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Battle at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant raises global alarm

A fire broke out at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant, Zaporizhzhia, heightening fears that Russia’s invasion could imperil the nation’s...

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The global version of Steam appears to be banned in China

China appears to have banned the global version of Steam. This leaves Chinese gamers with access to just Steam China, which offers a much more...

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The global chip shortage is partially to blame for Final Fantasy XIV’s long queues

Many players eager to jump into Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker hit long queues, and the global chip shortage has prevented Square Enix from getting...

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HMD Global backs out of Nokia 9 PureView Android 11 upgrade, blames camera system

Just as Android phone makers are promising more years of software support, and users are hanging onto their phones for longer, HMD Global reneges on...

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‘Deep regret’: Global climate summit fails developing nations once again

Wealthy nations still aren’t spending enough to finance efforts around the world to adapt to climate change. The United Nations climate summit...

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The global chip shortage is a nightmare before Christmas

Gaming companies big and small are going to be feeling the sting of the global chip shortage well into next year. The Nintendo Switch, Valve’s...

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DoorDash will acquire European delivery company Wolt as it builds a global platform

DoorDash has acquired Wolt, a food delivery company based mainly in Europe, for $8.1 billion. The deal will bring Wolt’s 4,000 employees to...

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Nintendo cuts Switch sales forecast due to global chip shortage

Nintendo has announced its earnings for the second quarter of its fiscal 2021. Switch sales forecasts have been revised downward. Nintendo had a...

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Netflix Games starts global rollout on Android, with iOS ‘on the way’

Netflix will launch its mobile gaming service on Android devices with iOS support coming soon. Users will be able to download and play any of five...

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‘Historic’ global minimum corporate tax rate formally endorsed by world leaders

Estimated to generate an extra $150 billion in annual tax revenue World leaders have formally agreed to an overhaul of international tax rules that...

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Global climate talks in Glasgow aren’t very global

Highly anticipated global climate talks in Glasgow are missing key voices: people from places most vulnerable to climate change. Many faced too big...

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Huawei’s Ryzen 5000-equipped MateBook 16 is getting a global release

Huawei’s MateBook 16 is getting a global launch. Prices start at the equivalent of €1,099 for the Ryzen 5 5600H model and €1,199 for the Ryzen...

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Fortnite’s upcoming global music series will have an interactive experience for each artist

Fortnite’s next set of musical performances, the Soundwave Series, will feature artists from around the world. The first event, featuring Egyptian...

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Why the global chip shortage is making it so hard to buy a PS5

Harvard professor Willy Shih joins Nilay Patel to explain the chip shortage, the complexities of working with silicon, and how microchips snuck their...

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Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees a ‘de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk has tweeted his support of Epic Games’ fight against Apple over App Store policies, calling App Store fees a "de facto global tax on...

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Motorola debuts Edge 20 flagships globally with fast refresh screens and 108-megapixel cameras

Motorola has announced a trio of new flagship phones: the Edge 20, Edge 20 Pro, and Edge 20 Lite. All three devices offer 5G connectivity, a 6.7-inch...

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Microsoft reports weaker Surface and Windows revenue amid global chip shortage

Microsoft’s Windows and Surface revenues took a hit this quarter, amid a global chip shortage. Cloud and Office revenues have helped boost...

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Venmo drops the global social feed that could make your payments visible to strangers

Venmo announced on Tuesday that it’s removing the global social feed, Bloomberg writes. The feed allowed strangers to see some of your transactions...

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PC market growth slows amid global chip shortages

PC market growth has slowed down a little, amid mixed signals for demand and chip shortages. Both IDC and Gartner say 2021’s growth is still...

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New COVID-19 outbreaks in Asia could exacerbate the global chip shortage

New outbreaks of COVID-19 in Asia could create delays in the global supply chain and exacerbate the global semiconductor shortage, according to a new...

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Netflix will try to make Ultraman a global name with a new CG movie

Netflix has announced it’s developing a new CG Ultraman movie directed by Shannon Tindle. Netflix’s partners on the project, Tsuburaya...

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