VR Developer Closes Russian Office Amid Invasion Of Ukraine

VRScout

The developers behind Jentrix and Requisition VR show their support for the Ukraine. London-based VR game studio Arcadia announced recently that it has shut down its Moscow branch as a direct result of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine wages war by phone

Digital Trends

Ukraine is using smartphones to gather intelligence and spread information in its conflict with Russia. Feature Mobile Streaming Ukraine YouNow

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

How mobile phones are changing war in Ukraine

Digital Trends

Feature Mobile military russian ukraine warRussian forces are reportedly targeting their Ukrainian adversaries using sophisticated electronic warfare systems.

Spotify halts service in Russia and pledges Ukraine aid

Digital Trends

Music and podcast streamer Spotify has ceased all operations in Russia effective immediately, and announced plans to send aid to Ukraine. Movies & TV News Joe Rogan music streaming services Russia russian ukraine war Spotify Ukraine

Musk says Starlink satellite internet now enabled in Ukraine

Digital Trends

SpaceX has enabled its Starlink satellite-based internet service in Ukraine, according to CEO Elon Musk. News SpaceX Starlink Ukraine

The growing list of tech companies’ responses to the Ukraine War

Digital Trends

Here's how some of the biggest names in tech have reacted to Russia's decision to go wage war on Ukraine. News Russia russian sanctions russian ukraine war Ukraine

Intel Joins 600 Companies Leaving Russia Over War in Ukraine

GizModo VR

Intel will suspend all business operations in Russia in response to the country’s continued war on Ukraine, according to a statement from the company late Tuesday.

How the video game industry is aiding Ukraine

Digital Trends

Video game developers from inside Ukraine and surrounding nations are rallying to support the country as Russia invades. Gaming News 11 bit studios 4A Games cd projekt red GSC Game World Russia Ukraine

Why are so many people booking Airbnb rooms in Ukraine?

Digital Trends

People from around the world have booked more than 60,000 nights at Airbnb accommodations in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion. News Airbnb Ukraine

Epic Games’ Fortnite funds continue to roll in for Ukraine

Digital Trends

Fortnite players have so far raised $50 million to help support relief organizations working in war-torn Ukraine, gaming giant Epic Games said on Wednesday. Gaming News Epic Games Fortnite Ukraine

David Beckham hands his Instagram account to Ukraine doctor

Digital Trends

David Beckham has handed control of his Instagram account to a doctor in war-torn Ukraine in a bid to highlight the challenging working conditions there. News David Beckham Instagram Ukraine UNICEF

Epic Games and Xbox raise $36 million for Ukraine in one day

Digital Trends

Epic Games and Xbox will continue to donate money toward humanitarian operations in Ukraine until April 3. Gaming News Epic Games Fortnite Ukraine xbox

5 technologies you didn’t know came from Ukraine

Digital Trends

Feature News UkraineFrom hard drives to helicopters, Ukrainians have helped reshape the world of modern technology more than most people realize. These are their greatest hits.

5 technologies you didn’t know came from Ukraine

Digital Trends

Emerging Tech Feature UkraineFrom hard drives to helicopters, Ukrainians have helped reshape the world of modern technology more than most people realize. These are their greatest hits.

As Ukraine crumbles around them, IT workers code on

Digital Trends

Feature News IT UkraineAs Russian tanks parade down the streets, many Ukrainian IT workers at outsourcing firms cling to coding as a vital source of income and reminder of normalcy.

Ukraine is legalising the cryptocurrency market

Mashable VR

Ukraine will soon legally recognise cryptocurrency, after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a virtual assets bill into law on Wednesday. Under the new legislation , Ukraine will be able to establish a legal, regulated crypto market.

Tech Exec Claims He's Funding Volunteer Army to Fight on Behalf of Ukraine

GizModo VR

If you want to fly to Ukraine to join the war effort against Russia , a tech executive says that he will front the cash to make it happen. Read more.

Ukraine vice PM asks game companies to ban Russian accounts

Digital Trends

Gaming News Microsoft Sony UkraineRussia's vice prime minister singled out Microsoft and Sony in a message, though it appeals to game development companies and esports platforms in general.

Fortnite's Ukraine Fundraiser Just Hit A Huge Milestone

Slashgear

Epic Games reports it's reached an impressive threshold in its relief efforts for Ukraine. Gaming News

How to help refugees fleeing Ukraine

Mashable VR

SEE ALSO: How to keep up with the news from Russia and Ukraine. Donations go to the organization's global mission to provide food, hygiene and medical supplies, and other emergency resources for refugees, and there isn't a way to earmark funds specifically for Ukraine on its website.

Russia Blocks Google News for 'Unreliable Information' on War in Ukraine

GizModo VR

The Russian government blocked access to Google News in Russia late on Wednesday, citing “unreliable information” about the war in Ukraine, according to state media outlet Interfax.

Sean Penn is filming a doc in Ukraine during the invasion

Digital Trends

Before Russia invaded Ukraine, actor Sean Penn was in the country to film a new documentary from Vice Media, and he's still there now. Movies & TV News best dramas on hulu Russia Sean Penn Ukraine Vice Media

Ukraine's official Twitter account: Kick Russia off the platform

Mashable VR

Ukraine's official Twitter account has a message for the social media platform: Get Russia out of here. Thursday, the verified account of Ukraine posted an appeal to the people of Twitter, asking them to demand that Twitter remove the official Russia account from the platform.

Facebook Enables Profile Lock Safety Feature For Users In Ukraine

Slashgear

Facebook has brought back its profile lock feature, this time for users located in Ukraine. The tool was previously released in 2021 for users in Afghanistan. News Technology

Apple Ends All Product Sales In Russia Over Ukraine Invasion

Slashgear

Apple has announced plans to stop all product sales in Russia, citing the nation's invasion of Ukraine as the reason. Apple Pay has been limited, too. News Technology

Viral Video With BBC Logo Blaming Ukraine For Civilian Deaths Actually Fake

GizModo VR

Have you seen a viral video from the BBC suggesting a rocket attack on a railway station in Kramatorsk, Ukraine that killed 50 people and injured at least 100 was actually a false flag by the Ukrainian military, and not the Russians?

Hypergrid Art Hoppers are going to Ukraine

Hypergrid Business

You can join the Hypergrid Hoppers  — a club for explorers of the OpenSim hypergrid —  as they travel to Ukraine. A virtual Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, will meet the HG Hoppers as part of the presentation.

Game bundle supporting Ukraine offers nearly 1,000 products

Digital Trends

Russia UkraineItch.io's s latest bundle includes numerous indie hits, like Superhot, Celeste, and Baba is You. Gaming News itch.io

How Elon Musk Answered Ukraine's Call For Help

Slashgear

Elon Musk appears to have used his position of power to deliver internet services to the people of Ukraine with Starlink - but is all as it seems? News Technology

Ukraine Military Calls on Citizens With Hobby Drones to Help Kyiv

GizModo VR

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense has called on all citizens of Kyiv who own hobby drones to bring them in and help monitor the city as Russia invades, according to a new Facebook post by the military.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could worsen chip shortage

Digital Trends

The global chip shortage might be taking a turn for the worse in the near future as component manufacturers in Ukraine suffer from the war's impact.

Ukraine's everyday heroes are owning social media

Mashable VR

On the first day of their 2022 invasion of Ukraine , Russian forces sweeping north from the illegally-annexed Crimea peninsula took one of their first targets, the tiny port of Henichesk. There are a lot of tractors in Ukraine; roughly one for every square kilometer.

Humble Bundle launches 'Stand with Ukraine' charity offer

Mashable VR

Humble Bundle is releasing a new collection to help support relief efforts during the war in Ukraine. 100% of its proceeds from the gaming company's "Stand with Ukraine" bundle will go toward humanitarian aid for those affected by the Russian invasion.

Fortnite And Xbox Cap Off Ukraine Fundraising With A Truly Huge Total

Slashgear

Epic Games and Xbox have wrapped up their "Fortnite" funding campaign, revealing the huge amount of money raised for charities supporting Ukraine. Gaming News

Ukraine President Zelenskyy awards medal to beloved mine-sniffing dog

Mashable VR

Patron, the Jack Russell terrier on the frontlines of the war in Ukraine, has been recognized for his heroic efforts.

Elon Musk 'donated' Starlink terminals to Ukraine. U.S. taxpayers paid SpaceX millions for it.

Mashable VR

In the early days of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Elon Musk's fairly new satellite internet service Starlink had a moment in the spotlight when its billionaire founder pledged to help Ukraine stay digitally connected with the rest of the world.

PayPal ditches Russia over its unprovoked war with Ukraine

Mashable VR

The move was a direct reaction to Russia's unprovoked war with Ukraine. Ukraine's minister of digital transformation, Mykhailo Fedorov, posted a letter from PayPal on Saturday confirming the news. SEE ALSO: How to keep up with the news from Russia and Ukraine.