Alex Fitzpatrick · TIME

Time: Q&A: Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More

June 12, 2019 at 07:23PM Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy day for Nintendo, which on Tuesday announced a sequel to… Continue reading Time: Q&A: Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More

Associated Press · TIME

Time: Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed

June 12, 2019 at 04:20AM (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim also was clear in a speech in Israel that he is well aware that just… Continue reading Time: Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: Missed the E3 News? Here Are the Games and Consoles We’re Most Excited About

June 11, 2019 at 09:09PM Ah, the Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short — that time of the year when the video game industry gathers to tell us all about the incredible games and projects it’s working on. From a Breath of the Wild sequel to Keanu Reeves taking the stage and calling us… Continue reading Time: Missed the E3 News? Here Are the Games and Consoles We’re Most Excited About

Tali Arbel and Mae Anderson / AP · TIME

Time: New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal

June 11, 2019 at 08:20PM (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone service. They said… Continue reading Time: New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why

June 11, 2019 at 02:45PM During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating systems, including macOS, iOS and the brand new iPadOS, include new features designed… Continue reading Time: Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why

Alana Semuels · TIME

Time: ‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change

June 11, 2019 at 10:00AM Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in… Continue reading Time: ‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change

Associated Press · TIME

Time: Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Hints That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales

June 11, 2019 at 08:40AM (SHANGHAI) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it would have become the world’s number one smartphone maker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances — a hint that pressure from the U.S. may be hurting its sales. “If we had not encountered anything unexpected, we would… Continue reading Time: Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Hints That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales

Alana Semuels · TIME

Time: ‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change

June 10, 2019 at 10:34PM Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in… Continue reading Time: ‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change