Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds

They’ll require all publishers of upcoming PlayStation, Xbox and Switch games to reveal the chances of earning rare items. Some publishers do so already, and several others have agreed to make the disclosures in their forthcoming titles. Those who have signed up include Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Bungie, EA, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft, Wizards of…

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Microsoft Puts Slack On Internal List of ‘Prohibited and Discouraged’ Software

Microsoft Puts Slack On Internal List of ‘Prohibited and Discouraged’ Software

Microsoft Puts Slack On Internal List of ‘Prohibited and Discouraged’ Software (geekwire.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Sunday June 23, 2019 @09:34AM from the permanent-mute dept. PolygamousRanchKid shares a report: GeekWire obtained an internal Microsoft list of prohibited and discouraged technology — software and online services that the company doesn’t want its employees using as part…

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Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a ‘Discouraged’ List

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a ‘Discouraged’ List

Photo: Altaf Qadri (AP)PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Geekwire obtained a copy of the…

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RapidAPI nabs $25M led by Microsoft as its API marketplace cracks 10K APIs and 1M users

RapidAPI nabs $25M led by Microsoft as its API marketplace cracks 10K APIs and 1M users

APIs — the lightweight programming interfaces used by developers to integrate other applications with theirs, or to help their apps integrate with others — have become an essential building block of our software-powered world, with a majority of organizations building and working with them and, by some estimates, upwards of 50,000 of them in circulation…

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