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Timestamps:
0:00 ENOUGH’S ENOUGH
0:11 Gamestop getting Xbox revenue
1:24 Quest 2 users locked out
2:28 Google’s stupid Music strategy
3:26 VESSI FOOTWEAR
4:02 QUICK BITS
4:06 Intel CPU leaks
4:35 Google could sell Chrome
4:57 YouTube cracks down on QAnon
5:25 Xbox Elite Controller warranty extended
5:47 Doom on a graphing calculator powered by potatoes

NEWS SOURCES

WELCOME TO BOXSTOP
Microsoft to give GameStop a share of Xbox digital revenues
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/10/microsoft-will-give-gamestop-a-share-of-xboxs-digital-revenues/
https://www.slashgear.com/gamestops-new-deal-with-microsoft-includes-xbox-digital-revenue-sharing-15642849/
https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/372001/GameStops_Microsoft_partnership_reportedly_lands_it_a_cut_of_digital_Xbox_revenue.php

OOF! I GOT FACEBOOKED
Oculus Quest 2 Facebookening has its first casualties
https://www.kitguru.net/tech-news/featured-tech-news/matthew-wilson/oculus-quest-2-buyers-finding-themselves-banned-when-linking-facebook-account/
https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/15/21518194/oculus-quest-2-headset-facebook-account-suspension-problems

I USED TO PLAY MUSIC
Google Play Music is in the Endgame now
https://9to5google.com/2020/10/14/google-play-music-assistant-speakers/
meanwhile YouTube music gets an app on Apple Watch… but not on Wear OS
https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/10/15/youtube-music-proves-google-cares-more-about-apple-watch-than-its-own-wear-os-platform/
BUT you can hum to identify songs now
https://www.engadget.com/google-search-hum-to-search-song-ai-200947045.html

QUICK BITS

THAT ROCKET GOT TURBO?
Intel Rocket Lake-S can turbo up to 5.5GHz?
https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1258148-intel-rocket-lake-s-cpu-rumors-core-i9-chips-can-turbo-all-the-way-up-to-54-55-ghz-engineering-samples-already-reaching-53ghz/
And look, an Alder Lake-S CPU https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1257889-first-pictutres-of-intels-hybrid-design-alder-lake-cpus-lga1700-emerge-with-a-rectangular-package/

IT’S A VALUABLE METAL
Multiple govts are looking at forcing Google to sell off Chrome
https://hexus.net/business/news/internet/146200-google-may-forced-sell-chrome-browser/
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2020/10/15/google-might-forced-sell-chrome-browser/

AT LEAST IT’S NOT ABOUT ALIENS
YouTube cracks down on QAnon content that targets individuals or groups
https://apnews.com/article/youtube-qanon-conspiracy-theories-ef03a889e68239de6692ce42666d97d8
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-youtube-content/youtube-cracks-down-on-qanon-banning-conspiracy-content-targeting-individuals-idUSKBN2702BQ

AND I WILL TRY… TO FIX YOU
Microsoft extends Elite controllers warranty to 1 year in response to complaints
https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-extends-xbox-elite-series-2-controller-warranty-class-action-looms
https://www.slashgear.com/xbox-elite-controller-series-2-owners-just-got-a-nice-warranty-surprise-15642753/

2020: DOOM ON EVERYTHING
Doom on potatoes
https://www.pcgamer.com/heres-doom-running-on-100-pounds-of-moldy-potatoes/

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