Most Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Don’t Work Well

Image: Toyota In-vehicle driver safety assistance systems are so normalized now that even the most basic vehicles come with some sort of feature, from lane departure warning to lane keep assist. But you might not want to be so quick to entrust your life with some of these features, as they don’t always work as … Read more

Use This Site to See How Long It’ll Take to Finish a Video Game

Photo: Gorodenkoff (Shutterstock) It’s easy to check how long it takes to watch a movie or a TV show, so why shouldn’t it be the same for video games? No one wants to spend $70 on a game that’s too short, or accidentally start a 200-hour JRPG when time is limited and precious. The next … 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

Marjorie Taylor Greene and MacKenzie Scott are both getting divorced. Their cases have two major differences — and one key similarity.

First, the news broke that billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon AMZN, -2.72% founder Jeff Bezos, was divorcing her second husband,  Dan Jewett, a former science teacher, after less than two years of marriage. Then came the news that Perry Greene, the husband of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican Georgia congresswoman, was … 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

BMW’s Next-Gen In-Car Assistant Will Be Powered by Amazon’s Alexa

This image is almost as exciting as BMW’s news about its coming Alexa integration.Photo: BMW A ton of new cars are coming equipped from the factory with Amazon Alexa integration because, presumably, some people are into that for some reason. Now, according to an announcement made on Wednesday, BMW is going a step further. Specifically, … Read more

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

Second time was not the charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, Jewett did not contest the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The former couple — who quietly got … Read more

Amazon hikes pay for warehouse and delivery workers

A worker sorts out parcels in the outbound dock at Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, California on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. Watchara Phomicinda | MediaNews Group | The Riverside Press-Enterprise via Getty Images Amazon is raising its hourly wages for its warehouse and delivery workers, the company announced Wednesday. Beginning in October, Amazon’s average starting … Read more

Far Cry 6 Game Of The Year Edition Leaked, We Have Questions

Image: Ubisoft An image found on the backend of the Xbox online store seems to reveal that Ubisoft is gearing up to launch a “Game Of The Year Upgrade Pass” for Far Cry 6. That’s…fine, I guess, but it raises the question: Which site out there thought it was the best game of 2021 and … Read more