The Best Cloud Gaming Services, Ranked

Availability Screenshot: Boosteroid Boosteroid is another service that lets you play games on cloud servers. The service has a European focus, and most of the prices are in Euros. In the U.S., there are servers available in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Texas, Illinois, Florida, and Washington. The app is available across Windows, Mac, Chromebook, and Linux, … Read more

The EU Targets Apple, Meta, and Alphabet for Investigations Under New Tech Law

Apple is among three tech giants being investigated for failing to comply with the European Union’s new competition rules, in another blow to the embattled smartphone maker. Apple was the primary focus of an EU press conference on Monday morning. But authorities also opened formal investigations into Meta and Alphabet, Google’s parent company. The trio … Read more

Apple, Meta, and Google targeted by EU in DMA non-compliance investigations

The European Commission is opening five non-compliance investigations into how Apple, Google, and Meta are complying with its new Digital Markets Act antitrust rules, the regulator announced today. “We suspect that the suggested solutions put forward by the three companies do not fully comply with the DMA,” the EU’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said in … Read more

If you watched certain YouTube videos, investigators demanded your data from Google

If you’ve ever jokingly wondered if your search or viewing history is going to “put you on some kind of list,” your concern may be more than warranted. In now unsealed court documents reviewed by Forbes, Google was ordered to hand over the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and user activity of Youtube accounts and IP … Read more

Google Earth vs. HQ Trivia

Welcome back to Gizmodo’s March Madness bracket challenge to name the greatest app of all time! Flashlight continues to be an unstoppable force and it eliminated Evernote in yesterday’s contest, taking more than 66 percent of the vote. Today, we have two apps that have gotten a lot of love so far but one has … Read more

Nvidia chip, GPT-5, Microsoft AI devices, and Google health redesign top ZDNET’s Innovation Index

Jensen Huang, Nvidia CEO, shows the new Blackwell GPU chip (left).  Nvidia This week’s ZDNET Innovation Index continued to be AI top-heavy with AI-related topics taking three of the top four spots again — and it was further dominated by some of the largest tech companies in the world and the company that’s now synonymous … Read more

This Website Tells Travelers If They’re Flying on a Boeing Plane

Some travelers have become nervous about flying on Boeing planes after a string of highly publicized technical issues, including the door plug that simply fell off an Alaska Airlines flight at 16,000 feet back in January. But is there any way to easily check the type of plane you’ll be flying on? The Fujifilm X100VI … Read more

The Antitrust Case Against Apple Argues It Has a Stranglehold on the Future

The US Department of Justice had long been expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Apple. But when the suit arrived Thursday, it came with surprising ferocity. In a press conference, attorney general Merrick Garland noted that Apple controlled more than 70 percent of the country’s smartphone market, saying the company used that outsize power … Read more

Dive into summer with a Google Nest Thermostat for $90 during Amazon’s Big Spring Sale

Maria Diaz/ZDNET Amazon’s Big Spring Sale is in full swing and the deals just keep popping up wherever you look. The Google Nest Thermostat is one of the best ones for smart homes everywhere and one of my personal favorites, especially at just $90 on Amazon.  Also: Amazon Big Spring Sale: The 85+ deals you … Read more

Apple’s iMessage Encryption Puts Its Security Practices in the DOJ’s Crosshairs

The argument is one that some Apple critics have made for years, as spelled out in an essay in January by Cory Doctorow, the science fiction writer, tech critic, and coauthor of Chokepoint Capitalism. “The instant an Android user is added to a chat or group chat, the entire conversation flips to SMS, an insecure, … Read more