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Sony announces investment and partnership with Discord to bring the chat app to PlayStation

Sony and Discord have announced a partnership that will integrate the latter’s popular gaming-focused chat app with PlayStation’s own built-in social tools. It’s a big move and a fairly surprising one given how recently acquisition talks were in the air — Sony appears to have offered a better deal than Microsoft, taking an undisclosed minority stake in the company ahead of a rumored IPO. The exact nature of the partnership is...

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Spixi chat client/instant messenger and wallet for the Ixian platform.

ProjectIxian/Spixi Spixi chat client/instant messenger and wallet for the Ixian platform. Users starred: 9Users forked: 5Users watching: 9Updated at: 2020-05-22 21:12:33 Ixian Project - SPIXI Ixian decentralized chat client for desktop and mobile. About Ixian Ixian DLT is a revolutionary blockchain that brings several innovative advantages, such as processing a high volume of micro-transactions quickly while consuming a low...

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The Problem with Voice Chat

I was reading on Kotaku (as a Vic Reeves fan I always want to say Uvavu) about yet another internet brouhaha. This one stemmed from comments made by live streamer and social media commentator Steph “FerociouslySteph” Loehr (no, I have no idea who they are either), about the use of voice chat in video games. Her comments were willfully taken out of context by the usual suspects and yet another internet drama kicked off. As I have...