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Valve: We're 'Absolutely Not' Making Left 4 Dead 3

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

Rumors swirled about a new 'Left 4 Dead' game, but Valve released a statement denying any active development. Valve did consider a next-generation installment several years ago, however.

Huawei Picks TomTom To Replace Google Maps

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

TomTom, which designs GPS-related technology, will serve as the location services provider on Huawei's yet-to-be-released operating system. Huawei continues exploring alternatives that lessen its reliance on American companies.

Instagram Realizes We Don't Love IGTV

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

Long-form videos will continue to exist on the platform, but Instagram has pulled the dedicated IGTV icon at the top of its app's user interface.

iOS 13.3.1 Beta Offers U1 Ultra Wideband Chip Toggle

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

iPhone owners discovered that disabling location services still left on the U1 Ultra Wideband chip, and now Apple appears to be offering a toggle for the technology in the most recent iOS 13.3.1 beta.

Feds Seize WeLeakInfo.com for Selling Access to Stolen Data

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

The FBI seizes the internet domain to WeLeakInfo.com, a site that was cataloging billions of records, such as email addresses and passwords, from more than 10,300 data breaches at various companies and service providers.

Google Wants Chromebooks Running Steam

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

The Chrome team is currently working to add official Steam compatibility to Chrome OS, which could pave the way for gaming-focused Chromebooks with dedicated GPUs.

What to Stream This Weekend

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

New streaming goodness abounds and might make you laugh, but there are plenty of classics to stream this weekend as well.

NBC's Peacock Arrives in July as Free, Ad-Based Streaming Service

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

Peacock will first launch on April 15 for Comcast subscribers, but it'll then go nationwide in the US on July 15 as a free, ad-supported service. To unlock access to more content, you'll need to pay $5 a month. At $10, you can get rid of the ads.

Microsoft to Go 'Carbon Negative' by 2030 to Combat Climate Change

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

Microsoft originally sought to become a 'carbon neutral' company, meaning it could generate carbon emissions as long as it offset them through other means, but "in short, neutral is not enough to address the world's needs," says Microsoft President Brad Smith.

Bad Flaw in Windows 10 Also Affects Chrome Browser

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

Security researchers are demonstrating how you can use the Windows 10 flaw, CVE-2020-0601, to spoof the trusted digital certificates for official website domains on Google's Chrome browser. These same certificates can warn you about hacking attempts.

What Is 8K? Should You Buy a New TV or Wait?

10:03 pm PST, January 20, 2020

4K is the resolution standard for televisions now, but we're starting to see 8K TVs trickle out. How much better is 8K, and is it worth waiting for?