The Steam Summer Sale arrives with historically deep discounts

You can also earn animated stickers as rewards. Valve Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors No plans for the upcoming long holiday weekend? No problem—Valve’s got plenty for you to spend hours on in its Steam Summer Sale, which kicked off Thursday and runs…

In The Know, The New York Times and Harvard Business Review are Digiday Media Awards winners in 2021

June 24, 2021 by Digiday Awards The 2021 Digiday Media Awards honors the companies, technologies and campaigns that have stood out throughout the media over the past year. This year, the competition was fierce and the programs robust. Innovation and big ideas expanded the playing field for many of the winners, even in a year…

Cheat Sheet: Google extends cookie execution deadline until late 2023, will pause FLoC testing in July

Ivy Liu June 24, 2021 by Kate Kaye Google will let the third-party cookie live on for nearly two years longer than planned. The company has extended its self-imposed deadline to deprecate third-party cookies in its popular Chrome web browser from its original date of January 2022 until late 2023, Google announced today. Even that…

This circle is actually a crazy A$6,500 Bang & Olufsen speaker that can go on your floor or your wall

After you cover technology for more than a decade, it’s quite easy to assume you’ve seen everything. Well a new speaker from Bang & Olufsen in collaboration with Saint Laurent Rive Droite, is called the Beosound Edge and is anything but conventional. Resembling a contemporary art piece with a minimal design, the perfectly circular aluminum…

Visa to acquire Swedish open banking fintech for €1.8bn

Julien Eichinger – stock.adobe.c Payments giant Visa agrees to pay €1.8bn to acquire Tink, a specialist open banking fintech By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 24 Jun 2021 16:30 Payments giant Visa is taking over Swedish open banking fintech Tink, bringing open banking capabilities to its European business and consumer customers. Thousands…

Google hands third-party cookies a stay of execution

Google’s proposed Privacy Sandbox initiative – which will see third-party cookies phased out in the Chrome web browser – has been pushed back to 2023 By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 24 Jun 2021 15:31 Google has postponed the introduction of its planned Privacy Sandbox initiative – including the timeline for the phasing out third-party…

Peacock app finally lands on Fire TV devices, following a 14-month wait

After a lengthy standoff, Amazon and NBCUniversal have hammered out a deal to bring the Peacock app to Fire TV streaming players and TV sets. NBCUniversal/Amazon Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Nope, you don’t have to deal with sideloading Peacock onto your Fire…

What Windows 11 could do to solve Windows 10’s worst problems

Will Microsoft use Windows 11 to fix these problems with Windows 10? Let’s hope so. Mark Hachman / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 11 this Thursday, and with that comes the…

Melbourne’s Formula 1 Grand Prix track, Albert Park, gets serious upgrades to improve racing in Australia

The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix was canceled in 2020 and rescheduled from March 2021, until November thanks to our friend Covid-19. During that time, the circuit has undergone some major changes in an effort to improve racing, overtakes and ultimately to enhance the experience of F1 fans in Australia and across the globe. The…