These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another difficult week for US stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor Co. tumbling further on concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.72% fell 1.7% on Friday for a one-week decline of 4.6%, as investors continued to fret about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases to temper inflation. Among components … Read more

Netflix chief accounting officer gives up $2.4 million position after just 4 months on the job

Netflix Inc. is seeking a new chief accounting officer after its current one quit the role after less than four months. The streaming giant NFLX, -4.49% said in a regulatory filing Friday that Ken Barker has submitted his resignation effective Oct. 7. Barker, 55, joined the company on June 27 from Electronic Arts Inc. EA, … Read more

Videogame sales heading for decline in US, but one analyst sees a 2023 rebound

Videogames are heading for a US sales decline in 2022, but a looming recession and new releases could turbocharge a rebound in 2023, according to one analyst. Stifel analyst Drew Crum said he estimates US videogame sales to decline 6% to $57 billion in 2022, benchmarked against data from NPD Group. That contrasts with videogame … Read more

Steam Has New Sales & Popularity Charts, And They’re Great

Image: Valve People like to buy games from and play games in Steam, but anyone interested in really poking around the site (like us, it’s our job) has two things they want to know: which games are selling the most copies, and which games are being played the most. Valve’s new “Steam Charts” page puts … Read more

Videogame sales heading for decline in US, but one analyst sees a 2023 rebound

Videogames are heading for a US sales decline in 2022, but a looming recession and new releases could turbocharge a rebound in 2023, according to one analyst. Stifel analyst Drew Crum said he estimates US videogame sales to decline 6% to $57 billion in 2022, benchmarked against data from NPD Group. That contrasts with videogame … Read more

Microsoft’s app allows real-time document signing during team meetings

Tech giant Microsoft has created a sample app for teams that allows people to sign documents during remote meetings. According to Windows Central, the application lets users add a document to a meeting for attendees to sign, such as a purchase agreement, invoice, or NDA. The sample app was made by Teams Ecosystem Engineering as … Read more

Meta Dredges Sensitive Data for Over 100 Rival Companies

As much as Meta has gobbled up rival social apps and tech companies over the years, it’s still trying to make the case that it isn’t anticompetitive.Photo: mundissima (Shutterstock) An ongoing Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against Meta has claimed the tech giant has been anticompetitive. How does Meta respond? By demanding the sensitive data of … Read more

Google issues Android 13 patch to fix wireless charging, battery issues

Google has issued a first security patch to fix bugs in Pixel phones running Android 13 to address issues like increased battery drain and disabled wireless charging. The monthly software update for September 2022 will reach all supported Pixel devices running Android 13, starting from Tuesday. “The rollout will continue over the next week in … Read more

Kearney data center’s growth boosts NPPD’s economic ranking | Local News

COLUMBUS — Nebraska Public Power District has been ranked as one of the top 20 utilities in the country for economic development. The Compute North data center at Kearney’s Tech oNE technology park played a role in NPPD’s achievement, according to spokesman Grant Otten. A few of the projects in NPPD’s retail and wholesale service … Read more

Cloudflare blocks internet forum Kiwi Farms over ‘threats to human life’

Digital infrastructure services provider Cloudflare announced that it has blocked US-based Internet forum Kiwi Farms over “imminent threats to human life”. The platform said that visitors to any of the Kiwi Farms sites that use any of Cloudflare’s services will see a block page and a link to this post. Kiwi Farms may move their … Read more