Why Google Made Results About You to Scrub Your Personal Info

Google released a new tool to help you scrub its search results of certain sensitive information, like your phone number and email address.Photo: Evan Lorne (Shutterstock) As our lives become more digital, they’ve also become more searchable. Today, lots of people can find out personal information about you—phone number, physical address—with a simple Google search. … Read more

Stadia’s Sudden Shutdown Blindsided Staff, Devs, And Bungie

Photo: Hulton Archive / Stringer / Kotaku (Getty Images) Few thought Google’s troubled streaming service, Stadia, might ever become a dominant player in the gaming industry, but almost no one expected it to shut down so abruptly, including the company’s own employees. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, fast becoming the grim reaper of new gaming initiatives, … Read more

Every Google Stadia Exclusive That Could Disappear Soon

Image: Q-Games / Google Earlier today, Google confirmed that its shutting down Stadia, its short-lived cloud gaming service. While the company plans on refunding all software and hardware purchases related to Stadia, the future of the few remaining exclusives on the service is less clear. And if they don’t get ported to other platforms before … Read more

Google to shut gaming service Stadia in latest cost-cutting effort

Google is shuttering its digital gaming service Stadia, the latest ambitious project to get cut as the company looks to shed costs. The gaming service, which launched in 2019 and runs on phones and the Chrome browser, “hasn’t gained the traction with users that we expected,” wrote Phil Harrison, a Google vice president, in a … Read more

Google Killing Stadia, Refunding All Purchases

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Google is shutting down its video game streaming service, Stadia, on January 18th, 2023, the company announced today. All purchases will be refunded and the technology will still be used for YouTube and other parts of its business, but the consumer-facing app and storefront will be shuttered for good less … Read more

Animanga Fans Don’t Miss The Anime Fest In El Paso This Weekend

Fans of all things anime, don’t miss the Sunland Park Anime Fest this weekend in west El Paso. Smash! Sydney Manga And Anime ShowGetty Images Animanga lovers will celebrate all things anime and pop culture during the anime fest, a mini-convention for fans of anime, manga, games, and other pop culture hosted by The Makers Collaborative … Read more

Google CEO Tells Workers They Don’t Need Money to Have Fun

It’s easy to tell workers that fun doesn’t have to cost money when you have lots of money, I dare say.Photo: Jerod Harris (Getty Images) Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who leads one of the world’s richest companies, very likely does not want to talk about money to his employees while the Big Tech giant is … Read more

Breath Of The Wild 2

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo, ever the iconoclasts, chose the most recent Nintendo Direct to announce not the GameCube Zelda remakes we’re certain they’ve already finished, nor any information about the upcoming Mario movie, but instead to surprise-reveal the official title of Breath of the Wild 2 . It was The Legend Of Zelda: Tears … Read more

Google CEO Pichai fields questions on cost cuts at all-hands meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee dissent over cultural changes, CEO Sundar Pichai is finding himself on … Read more

Study: Waist-to-hip ratio should replace BMI to measure healthy weight

Measuring waist-to-hip ratio, not body mass index is a better indicator of healthy weight — and may better predict early death, a new study says. Photo by PublicDomainPictures/Pixabay Sept. 21 (UPI) — New research suggests that waist-to-hip ratio, and not body mass index is a better measure of healthy weight — and may predict early … Read more