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 companiesvery likely does not want to talk about money to his employees while the Big Tech giant is in … Read more

TikTok Company’s New VR Headset Competes with Meta on Price

The Pico 4 headset is the closest-priced and sufficiently powerful VR device to the Meta Quest 2 we’ve seen to date. Screenshots: Pico / ByteDance Meta is terrified of TikTok’s domineering presence in the social media market, and now it seems the company behind the app, ByteDance, is coming for Meta’s own stake in the … Read more

Will the Rockstar Hack Delay Grand Theft Auto 6?

Photo: Luca Lorenzelli (Shutterstock) What, if any, is the impact of a severe hack earlier this week going to be on Rockstar Games’ business? The game publisher’s systems were breached just days ago in what some are calling the biggest hack of its kind in recent memory. Known for popular franchises like Red Dead the … Read more

Samsung’s New Rugged Tablet and Smartphone Look Great For a Hike

Samsung’s newest rugged tablet has a removable battery and S Pen capabilities. Image: Samsung Samsung’s newest hardware for the US market is a pair of rugged devices made for hiking or jobs that would put them in harm’s way. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active4 Pro tablet and the Galaxy XCover6 Pro smartphone feature military-grade device … Read more

Black Panther Wakanda Forever Toy Reveals Ironheart Final Suit

Screenshots: Marvel Studios Producer Barbara Broccoli wants the next James Bond to last a while. The Flash‘s final season has found a new Captain Boomerang. Plus, get another look at Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who exit, and what’s coming on The Handmaid’s Tale and Rick & Morty. Spoilers, away! Wicked Collider reports Bridgerton and Final Fantasy … Read more

Grandmaster Carlsen Breaks Silence Over Chess Cheating Debacle

Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen keeps making underhanded remarks to imply rival Hans Niemann is cheating in his games.Photo: ARUN SANKAR / AFP (Getty Images) The ongoing chess cheating scandal won’t die out, and it’s starting to seem like the rest of us are just pawns being shuffled from one accusation to the next. Earlier this week, … Read more

Getty Says ‘No’ to AI-Generated Images

Getty Images is fine with altered photos or artistic images, so long as they were created by human hands.Photo: Wirestock Creators (Shutterstock) Deepfakes are no longer desired, fakes are now forlorn, and any AI-originated content will be ostracized from image hosting website Getty Images. Getty provided a communication originally sent to the site’s contributors to … Read more

Air Taxi Company Kittyhawk Calls It Quits

Photo: Kittyhawk Kittyhawk, the company named for the green hills where the Wright brothers made their first controlled winged flight, has struggled to get off the ground. Now it seems the folks behind the air taxi company are ready to throw in the towel, offering little fanfare while they dive their little bird into the … Read more

Director and Pinhead Actor Interview

Jamie Clayton as a new version of a horror icon.Image: Spyglass Media Group The new Hellraiser arrives on Hulu next month, and fans of Clive Barker’s horror franchise are eagerly waiting to see what director David Bruckner does to differentiate his film from the many series entries that’ve come before. One big change that makes … Read more

Beyond Meat’s COO (Allegedly) Bit a Guy’s Nose

Thoughts and prayers for Beyond Meat in this trying time. The plant-based burger replacement company is currently swimming in struggle sauce. Doug Ramsey, Beyond’s chief operating officer, has been suspended from the company after being arrested for allegedly biting a man’s nose in a brawl. Then there’s the food-disruptor’s deepening financial woes. Ramsey reportedly got … Read more