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Steam is Finally Coming To China But Chinese Gamers Don't Want It
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Valve officially announced this week the arrival of Steam China in Shanghai. But Chinese gamers are telling the PC gaming platform to “get lost!” From a report: One of the most upvoted comments wrote, “Steam China get out of China.” It’s important to point out that gamers are directing their anger at Steam China, not […]

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A Bug in Steam, Which Was Recently Patched, Could Have Given Users Access To Activation Key of Any Game
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Ukrainian vulnerability researcher has found a bug that would have allowed him to download all the activation keys (also known as CD keys) made available through the Steam gaming platform, for any game, ever. From a report: Discovered by Artem Moskowsky, the bug resided in Steamworks, a platform that Valve runs to help developers with […]

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Apple has rejected iOS version of Steam Link app, Valve says
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Enlarge / A screenshot from the beta version of the Steam Link app, which has been denied approval by Apple. (credit: Steam) Valve says Apple has denied approval for the iOS version of its Steam Link app—which allows users to stream PC games from a computer on the same home network—after Apple initially approved the […]

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Valve will soon let you stream Steam games to phones and tablets
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Enlarge / The Steam Link app will go well beyond the functionality of the existing Steam Mobile app shown here, but we don’t have imagery for the Steam Link yet, so…. Users will be able to turn their phones and tablets into de facto portable PC monitors for playing Steam games around the house later […]

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Steam Spy returns with less accurate game stats
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Earlier this month, Steam revamped its privacy settings to let users change how much of their game data can be publicly viewed. The company made player libraries, along with time played per title, hidden by default — which ended up locking out game…

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Steam Spy announces it’s shutting down, blames Valve’s new privacy settings
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(credit: Aurich Lawson) In light of Internet and social-media privacy landing at the top of major news outlets this week, another major online service announced its own privacy-policy updates on Tuesday. The latest change comes from Steam, the Western world’s largest online PC game seller. According to Steam’s creators at Valve, an updated settings panel will […]

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#DeleteFacebook Movement Gathers Steam
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Many Facebook members reportedly have shuttered their accounts in the wake of reports that Cambridge Analytica, a voter profiling company working for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, harvested data from 50 million users, unbeknownst to them. Indignation over Facebook’s role in the data leak has mushroomed, and some users have taken to Twitter to announce their […]

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Steam ends support for Bitcoin due to high fees, volatility     – CNET
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Valve’s decision comes as the cryptocurrency notches more milestone values, passing $13,000 and then $14,000 for the first time.

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Popular Steam Extension 'Inventory Helper' Spies On Users, Says Report
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SmartAboutThings shares a report from Windows Report: If you installed the “Steam Inventory Helper” on your computer, you may want to uninstall it as soon as possible. Recent reports suggest that this extension used to buy and sell digital goods on Steam is spying on its users. Redditor Wartab made a thorough analysis of the […]

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