Stories By: Mandy Jean


Mandy Jean

Mandy covers the latest news in Tech and Business.

YouTube considers migrating all kids’ content to YouTube Kids app, among many sweeping changes

YouTube considers migrating all kids’ content to YouTube Kids app, among many sweeping changes

The platform is also considering disabling YouTube recommendations for minors....

3 hours ago

Google’s self-driving unit Waymo will help Renault, Nissan make driverless cars

Google’s self-driving unit Waymo will help Renault, Nissan make driverless cars

In the race with Tesla, whose self-driving car would make it to the finish line?...

4 hours ago

YouTube working on hiding comments section on Android app

YouTube working on hiding comments section on Android app

The good thing about it is that you no longer have to keep scrolling....

6 hours ago

Samsung exec says Galaxy Fold finally ready to launch; Note 10 coming out Aug. 7

Samsung exec says Galaxy Fold finally ready to launch; Note 10 coming out Aug. 7

A Samsung executive said the display problems "have been ironed out."...

15 hours ago, 5:35pm CDT

Last Labyrinth VR escape-the-room game delays launch

Last Labyrinth VR escape-the-room game delays launch to fall

The game is best played with VR devices like the PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Oculus Rift S and Windows Mixed Reality...

1 day ago, 6:44am CDT

Google Chrome launches new tools that flag suspicious sites, blocks deceptive URLs

Google Chrome launches new tools that flag suspicious sites, blocks deceptive URLs

Some users, however, raised concerns about how the safety extension flags companies that are outside the top 5,000 sites online...

1 day ago, 5:58am CDT

If you use Firefox, update your browser now as Mozilla reports “critical” bug in current version

If you use Firefox, update your browser now as Mozilla reports “critical” bug in current version

A bug tagged as critical allows hackers to run attacker code and install software without having to interact with a user....

1 day ago, 1:37am CDT

Tesla launches Mario Kart-style video game that drivers can play while charging their cars

Tesla launches Mario Kart-style video game that drivers can play while charging their cars

Fortnite is also coming to the Tesla Arcade soon....

1 day ago, 11:58pm CDT

Microsoft PowerPoint’s Presenter Coach listens as you rehearse your presentation

Microsoft PowerPoint’s Presenter Coach listens as you rehearse your presentation

The virtual coach also offers feedback to help you improve your presentation skills....

1 day ago, 11:08pm CDT

Youtube unveils ‘AR Beauty Try-On,’ letting users try on makeup while watching vloggers

Youtube unveils ‘AR Beauty Try-On,’ letting users try on makeup while watching vloggers

The platform also unveiled a new immersive 3D format for ads called Swirl....

1 day ago, 9:30pm CDT

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite release date set for June 21

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite release date set for June 21

“The wand chooses the wizard, Mr. Potter.”...

1 day ago, 8:23pm CDT

Facebook’s digital coin Libra will let users make financial transactions globally

Facebook’s digital coin Libra will let users make financial transactions globally

The move is expected to make cryptocurrencies and mobile banking mainstream....

2 days ago, 9:25am CDT

Volvo and Nvidia are making self-driving trucks using artificial intelligence

Volvo and Nvidia are making self-driving trucks using artificial intelligence

The companies will deploy autonomous trucks for the retail, public transport and construction industries, among others....

2 days ago, 8:20am CDT

Sprint now offers a tracking device, taking on AT&T and Verizon

Sprint now offers a tracking device, taking on AT&T and Verizon

Sprint's Tracker has almost twice as much battery power as Verizon's recently launched Smart Locator....

2 days ago, 7:39am CDT

Some app makers are skeptical of ‘Sign in with Apple’

Some app makers are skeptical of ‘Sign in with Apple’

Apple could require developers to make "Sign in with Apple" a standard for all apps amid the tension....

4 days ago, 7:30am CDT

Pokémon Go creator is suing hackers that help players cheat

Pokemon Go Creator is suing Hackers who help Players cheat

Niantic alleges that an association of hackers is giving players of its "hacked" versions of Pokémon Go and Ingress a...

4 days ago, 3:45am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumors: no headphone jack, no buttons, but with 4 cameras plus big battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumors: no headphone jack, no buttons, but with 4 cameras plus big battery

The Note 10 could be bigger than its predecessor with a 6.66-inch display....

5 days ago, 7:09am CDT

Hot Wheels goes digital with smart tracks, race portal and digital hub

Hot Wheels goes digital with smart tracks, race portal and digital hub

The Mixed Play experience lets you play your Hot Wheels physically and on your phone....

5 days ago, 12:57am CDT

Adobe will let you detect if a face online is Photoshopped

Adobe will let you detect if a face online is Photoshopped

The trained network can identify if a face was altered 99% of the time....

5 days ago, 8:37pm CDT

‘Game of Thrones’ game developer Yoozoo launches new mobile game ‘Saint Seiya: Awakening’ with Tencent

‘Game of Thrones’ game developer Yoozoo launches new mobile game ‘Saint Seiya: Awakening’ with Tencent

The game is already rated 4.3 stars in Google Play and 4.7 stars on the App Store....

6 days ago, 1:59am CDT

Can’t code? You can still make your own 3D game with Google's Game Builder

Can’t code? You can still make your own 3D game with Google's Game Builder

Just drag and drop and you're done!...

6 days ago, 1:13am CDT

Valve unveils Dota Underlords, a standalone Dota 2 Auto Chess mod

Valve unveils Dota Underlords, a standalone Dota 2 Auto Chess mod

Dota 2 Battle Pass owners will be able to play the game on beta starting today....

6 days ago, 6:01pm CDT

Facebook doubles down on e-commerce with investment in India's Meesho

Facebook doubles down on e-commerce with investment in India's Meesho

The move could help Facebook develop its existing Marketplace feature....

1 week ago, 7:06am CDT

Fortnite creator Epic Games buys social video chat app Houseparty

Fortnite creator Epic Games buys social video chat app Houseparty

Epic Games is foraying outside of video games after securing $1.25 billion in October....

1 week ago, 7:16pm CDT

Spotify’s new Daily Drive playlist blends music and news

Spotify’s new Daily Drive playlist blends music and news

The playlist updates throughout the day to keep music and news fresh....

Jun 12 2019, 6:03am CDT

Uber Air to launch flying taxis in Melbourne

Uber Air to launch flying taxis in Melbourne

The ride-hailing giant is taking flight in Dallas and Los Angeles, too....

Jun 12 2019, 4:57am CDT

Huawei delays laptop launch as US sanction blocks access to Microsoft, Intel

Huawei delays laptop launch as US sanction blocks access to Microsoft, Intel

Smartphones and laptops accounted for a huge chunk of Huawei’s consumer electronics business in 2018....

Jun 12 2019, 1:00am CDT

Four upcoming Twitter features you can’t miss out on

Four upcoming Twitter features you can’t miss out on

Twitter is improving its "Lights Out" feature, among many other app developments....

Jun 11 2019, 8:09am CDT

Ubisoft launches subscription service UPlay+ with over 100 titles

Ubisoft launches subscription service UPlay+ with over 100 titles

Here comes a challenger to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass and EA’s Origin Access for PC and EA Access for console....

Jun 11 2019, 4:22am CDT

Facebook to roll out new Portal devices this fall

Facebook to roll out new Portal devices this fall

Facebook Inc. is set to roll out new variants of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, CNBC reported, citing a statement...

Jun 11 2019, 4:18am CDT

Avengers reassemble! Marvel’s Avengers game comes out in 2020

Avengers reassemble! Marvel’s Avengers game comes out in 2020

It’s not the end yet as your favorite Marvel superheroes reunite for an epic action-adventure game. *Spoilers ahead*...

Jun 11 2019, 4:11am CDT

Cloud company Salesforce to buy analytics platform Tableau for $15.7B

Cloud company Salesforce to buy analytics platform Tableau for $15.7B

The companies expect to cash in on the growing digital transformation space, estimated to be worth $1.8 trillion in 2022....

Jun 10 2019, 6:42am CDT

Journey creator launching ‘Sky: Children of the Light’ on iOS July 11

Journey creator launching ‘Sky: Children of the Light’ on iOS July 11

It will soon be available to Android, macOS, tvOS, PC and console....

Jun 10 2019, 6:04am CDT

Gears 5, Battletoads, Bleeding Edge, over 30 others to premiere on Xbox Game Pass

Gears 5, Battletoads, Bleeding Edge, over 30 others to premiere on Xbox Game Pass

At its Xbox E3 Briefing on June 9, Microsoft Corp.’s gaming platform Xbox released dozens of new video games that it will be pu...

Jun 10 2019, 5:05am CDT

Dark Souls creator confirms George R.R. Martin collab for Elden Ring

Dark Souls creator confirms George R.R. Martin collab for Elden Ring

Elden Ring will have more options to tweak characters than Dark Souls....

Jun 10 2019, 4:29am CDT

Final Fantasy VII Remake comes out March 2020

Final Fantasy VII Remake comes out March 2020

More details are expected at Square Enix's livestream tonight at 6 p.m. Pacific time....

Jun 10 2019, 4:15am CDT

Fe creator Zoink launching new game ‘Lost in Random’ with EA Originals

Fe creator Zoink launching new game ‘Lost in Random’ with EA Originals

Lost in Random is set within a “beautifully dark and vivid world," according to EA....

Jun 8 2019, 11:19pm CDT

EA brings back FIFA Street with Volta Football on FIFA 20

EA brings back FIFA Street with Volta Football on FIFA 20

Take the game to an underpass in Amsterdam, a neighbourhood cage in London or a Tokyo rooftop....

Jun 8 2019, 10:22pm CDT

The Sims 4 goes Island Living — EA releases official trailer!

The Sims 4 goes Island Living — EA releases official trailer!

Get to live your mermaid fantasy!...

Jun 8 2019, 8:43pm CDT