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by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

Zoom adds third-party apps to video calls

Zoom became indispensable during the pandemic, and now the company wants to ensure it stays that way when things return to some sense of normalcy. To that end, it’s adding third-party integrations, allowing you to use apps like Asana and Dropbox Spac...

by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

Valve announces a $1 million 'CS:GO' art contest

Valve is on the lookout for new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive weapon skins, and it's hoping to entice creators to submit designs with a $1 million art contest. The company will select 10 original, dream-themed looks. The creators of the winnin...

by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

Clubhouse's audio chat rooms are now open to everyone

Folks who want to check out Clubhouse no longer need to join a waitlist. Sixteen months after it debuted, the audio discussion app is moving out of beta. It’s now open to everyone. To commemorate the big milestone, the company is also unveiling a new...

by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

Tumblr bloggers can soon charge for access to their posts

Tumblr is giving its bloggers a way to make money directly from their posts. They’ll be able to switch on paid subscriptions and paywall as much of their work as they want.For now, only a few invited US creators have access to the Post+ feature durin...

by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

Epic Games buys 3D asset platform Sketchfab

Epic Games seems determined to give developers everything they need to make games in Unreal Engine without having to look elsewhere for parts. The company has bought Sketchfab, a 3D asset platform."By joining forces, Epic and Sketchfab will be a...

by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

UK man arrested over 2020 Twitter celebrity hacks

Authorities are still cracking down on participants in the July 2020 Twitter celebrity hacks. Spanish National Police have arrested UK citizen Joseph O'Connor at the US' request over his alleged involvement in compromising over 130 Twitter ac...

by Agnes Linsay - 3 months ago

The best student discounts we found for 2021

They say your college years are the best of your life. But they tend to leave out the part where you’re scrounging every dollar for textbooks, food and (if you’re lucky) the occasional weekend outing with friends. Money is tight when you’re a student...