Adobe Releases Photoshop Elements 2022 and Premiere Elements 2022

Adobe announced this morning that Photoshop Elements 2022 and Premiere Elements 2022 are now available with AI-powered improvements for photo and video editing and sharing. “This year’s launch includes new automated features powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology that do the heavy lifting so you can easily turn photos into…

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Twitch Suffers from Massive Leak

According to a report, Amazon’s Twitch gaming service has been hacked, with the attacker leaking the service’s source code and user payout details. The attacker posted a 125 GB torrent to 4chan forum site, stating that they wanted to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space,”…

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Microsoft Reveals Forza Horizon 5 PC Requirements

With Forza Horizon 5 coming to the PC this Fall, Microsoft has revealed the minimum, recommended, and ideal configurations you’ll need to play the game. “Forza Horizon 5 on PC renders every detail throughout the world with stunning realism, down to the tiniest features like the light that glows through…

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Xbox Console Shortage to Last Into 2022

Microsoft head of Xbox Phil Spencer said in an interview that he now expects Xbox console shortages to last into 2022. And he’s trying to frame the issue as being broader than just a component shortage. “I think it’s probably too isolated to talk about it as just a chip…

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Microsoft Brings Dolby Vision to Xbox Series X|S

Microsoft announced today that Dolby Vision capabilities are now enabled on Xbox Series X|S and support over 100 games. “Starting today, gamers with compatible Dolby Vision-enabled TVs will be able to enjoy full-spectrum visuals with the rollout of Dolby Vision gaming on Xbox Series X|S,” Microsoft’s Katie Slattery writes. “With…

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Microsoft Announces Coming Skype Features

In an unexpected twist, Microsoft announced today that it is planning several new features for Skype, its consumer communications platform. What’s so unexpected about that, you ask? Well, Microsoft has been planning to kill off Skype in lieu of Microsoft Teams for years. But now it says that Skype is…

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RIAA: Streaming Drove Music Industry Growth in H1

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) said today that paid music streaming accounted for over $6 billion in revenues in the first half of 2021, or about 84 percent of revenues overall. “New data released today shows just how deeply Americans continue to value and engage with recorded music…

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Google Announces Hybrid Work Enhancements for Workspace

Today, Google announced a set of coming updates to its Microsoft 365 competitor, called Google Workspace. “In June, we shared our vision for navigating the future of hybrid work with a single connected experience in Google Workspace,” Google’s Sanaz Ahari writes in the announcement post. “Now, as many of our…

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Microsoft Purchases Web-Based Video Editing Solution

Microsoft announced that it will acquire Clipchamp, a web-based video editor. But it’s unclear how the tool will be integrated into existing offerings. “Clipchamp is an in-browser video creation and editing experience founded in 2013 with a mission to empower anyone to tell stories worth sharing,” Microsoft corporate vice president…

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Microsoft Brings Reading Progress to Teams

Microsoft announced the global rollout of Reading Progress, a new Microsoft Teams app, today. It allows students to independently read aloud, record themselves, and improve their reading skills while helping educators to better support their students’ progress. “Reading Progress is a free tool designed to support educators in creating personalized…

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