Netflix plans to offer video games in push beyond movies and TV shows

Netflix Inc., marking its first big move beyond TV shows and films, is planning an expansion into video games and has hired a former Electronic Arts Inc. and Facebook Inc. executive to lead the effort. Mike Verdu will join Netflix as vice president of game development, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Greg Peters, the company … Read more

Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn share over 50% user data

The observations highlight the growing problem of lack of online privacy as companies share their users’ data with third party firms without their knowledge. (Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for a quick snapshot of top 5 tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.) A cybersecurity firm studied applications on Apple’s app store to … Read more

‘Embrace the coming crash’: A notorious market bear who called the dot-com bust warns big tech stocks are on the verge of succumbing to the economy’s downturn

Societe Generale’s Albert Edwards says tech stocks face a downfall similar to the dot-com bust he forewarned about in the late 1990s. While acknowledging their market leadership so far during this pandemic, he warns that their prices are rising at an unsustainable pace relative to profit growth. He likened the appeal of tech stocks today to … Read more