Google is killing Stadia, issuing refunds for hardware and games

Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Stages not long for this world. Google’s cloud gaming service will be around for a few more months until it’s completely shut down in January. The news came through a blog post by Stadia’s General Manager, Phil Harrison, where he goes in details on how Google is phasing out its … Read more

Google CEO Pichai questions cost-cutting during an all-party meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee disagreements over cultural change, CEO Sundar Pichai is on the defensive. At … Read more

WinZo sues Google to stop new game policy, calls it discriminatory

Indian online gaming platform WinZo has sued Google to prevent the tech giant from allowing real-money fantasy sports games and rummy on its platform. WinZo offers paid games in those categories, as well as many others, such as carrom, puzzles and car racing, and therefore will not take full advantage of a newly adopted Google … Read more

Head of Google Gaming looks at esports potential with UH Mānoa

Moonlit Beshimov speaks with members of UH Mānoa’s esports team. the university of Hawaii at Mānoa’s esports program welcomed Google’s head of gaming strategy and initiatives, Moonlit Beshimov, to campus in September. Esports Program Leader Nyle Sky Service gave Beshimov and her husband tech executive Ilias Beshimov a tour of the iLab facility and hosted … Read more

Razer Unveils New Kishi Gaming Controller for iPhone

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Razer has released an updated version of its Kishi gaming controller for iPhones with an improved design and a new customization app. Razer’s new controller … Read more

Parallels Desktop 18 Enhances Windows App and Gaming Support on Apple Silicon

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac has been released, with the latest version bringing more support for Windows apps on Apple Silicon Macs, as well as … Read more

Google refutes claims of shutting down cloud gaming service Stadia

Tech giant Google has refuted claims that it will shut down its cloud gaming platform Stadia, stating that it is still “working on bringing more great games to the platform”. The company stated after a rumor circulated earlier this week that suggested the platform would disappear later this year, Engadget reports. … Read more