Google exaggerated the severity of a 2018 security vulnerability it detected in Epic Games’ Fortnite app, Epic alleged in a newly unredacted filing from its antitrust lawsuit against Google. Epic said Google publicly described the problem as more severe than Google employees deemed it to be because Google wanted to discourage Samsung phone customers from downloading the game via Samsung’s Galaxy...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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