Month: May 2022

Xbox plans to launch a streaming puck and Samsung app in the next year

Xbox plans to launch a streaming puck and Samsung app in the next year

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more.  Microsoft is done waiting for you to come to Xbox. Instead, the company is gearing up to bring Xbox to wherever you are. This is part of the company’s Xbox Everywhere initiative, which is expanded yesterday by …

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US Treasury issues first-ever sanctions against a cryptocurrency mixer

US Treasury issues first-ever sanctions against a cryptocurrency mixer

Cryptocurrency mixers are sometimes used to help online criminals launder their stolen money by hiding its true origins, and the US Treasury is now ready to clamp down on them when hostile governments are involved. The department has issued its first sanctions against a Bitcoin mixer, Blender.io, for allegedly and “indiscriminately” helping North Korea launder …

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Xbox’s game streaming device and TV app could arrive soon

Xbox’s game streaming device and TV app could arrive soon

It’s been 11 months since Microsoft confirmed it’s making a dedicated game-streaming device and a smart TV app for the Xbox ecosystem. The company hasn’t announced many more details about either since then, but a new report suggests they could arrive in the coming months. The streaming device, which can be plugged into a TV …

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Amazon fires senior managers from unionized Staten Island warehouse

Amazon fired a number of senior managers from its JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island on Thursday, only a month after workers voted to unionize. The New York Times reported that the company axed more than half a dozen senior-level workers on Thursday, many of who were involved in union organizing. A number of anonymous employees …

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