Origin Access and EA Access are both being renamed 'EA Play'

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Origin Access and EA Access are both being renamed 'EA Play'

An EA Access page recently appeared on Steam, promising that the subscription-based service is "coming soon" to the storefront. But it won't be known as EA Access when it goes live: Electronic Arts announced today that on August 18 it will bring EA Access and Origin Access, the PC subscription service offered through its Origin storefront, together under a single, new name of EA Play.

Mozilla lays off 25% of its staff as Firefox and Edge duke it out for second place

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Mozilla lays off 25% of its staff as Firefox and Edge duke it out for second place

Mozilla confirmed it is laying off around 250 employees, or a quarter of its workforce, amid a "significant restructuring" aimed in part at "fixing the internet." How this will ultimately affect the company's Firefox browser remains to be seen, though as a result of Mozilla's cost-cutting efforts, it will be reducing investments in some areas that directly affect Firefox, including developer tools and platform feature development.