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Archive for January 19th, 2021

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Corsair CMX1024-3500LLPRO [Guru3D] TrustedReviews Christmas List [Trusted Reviews] EverCool GT-365 extended cooling device [A1 Electornics] Thermaltake Swing VB6000SNS Case [ Tweaknews] Steganos Security Suite 2006 [Techgage] Antec Neo HE 500W Power Supply [ThinkComputers] News – Spire DigiPanel II [Overclockers Online] Logitech G7 Mouse [Designtechnica News] Gigabyte GV-NX66T256DE Videocard [PCStats] Raidmax RX-9 Gaming Case [3DGameMan] Speed-Link Medusa 5.1 Surround Headset [HWzone] Victorinox Swissbit 1GB USB Swiss Army pocket knife [Hardware-Review]

Activision warns of “significantly lower” earnings

Hot on the heels of NPD’s bleak report on November game sales comes a stark earnings warning from a top third-party publisher. Following the end of trading in New York this afternoon, Activision issued a press release which told investors to brace themselves for quarterly and annual earnings lower than the company’s November 2 forecast. The warning comes despite Activision’s 54 percent year-on-year increase in sales during November. Interesting, Charlie Demerjian of The Inquirer recently wrote an article?predicting the death of the games industry,?and here is the first signs of something quite disturbing. What’s your thoughts? Is the game industry?over inflated?and too expensive to develop for? Are gamers starting to bore with the sequel, prequels, and utter garbage churned out these days? Post in our forums and?let us know.?

Browser users urged to patch up

Windows users are being warned about a bug that lets attackers take over a PC via the Internet Explorer browser. The bug makes it possible for webpages?to compromise a PC without a user spotting the attack, Microsoft warned. Code to exploit the bug was circulating online which led Microsoft to label the bug "critical" and said users should apply a patch immediately. At the same time a similar bug was found to be affecting earlier versions of the rival Firefox web browser.

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