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Star Citizen Site Has Now Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars

Image: Cloud Imperium Star Citizen, a video game that exists as a Forever Promise, was first revealed to the world back in 2012 via a Kickstarter campaign that raised $2.1 million. In the decade since, through the announcements of spin-offs, modules, in-game economies and countless other features and half-baked ideas, the game seems no closer …

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Add More Flavor (and Get the Perfect Texture) by Sautéing Your Apples Before Baking Them

photo: Akhanov Michael (Shutterstock) Apples are wonderful when baked, play well with other flavors, and are fairly versatile. Apple cakes, pies, crumbles, and tarts, make for excellent gifts, breakfasts, or snacks…and who can turn down an apple cinnamon anything? The downside is that when raw apples are added to desserts, it can lead to leatheriness …

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Biden finalized his plan to rein in Big Tech. Big Tech wasn’t invited.

President Joe Biden’s administration issued a checklist of actions needed to rein in Big Tech on Thursday, after a roundtable “listening session” on issues within the technology industry. But administration officials were not “listening” to the companies that are the targets of many of the desired actions — Google parent Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +2.09% GOOG, …

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Roblox jumping into ads in effort to diversify beyond virtual goods

Roblox has built a userbase of over 52 million people by providing a gaming and entertainment platform that’s mostly been targeted at kids. Now the company wants advertisers to join the party. As part of its annual developer conference on Friday, Roblox is announcing plans to debut ads next year, marking the company’s first significant …

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Robinhood users buy and hold companies ‘they know, understand and believe in for the long-term.’ Here are their favorite stocks.

Tech companies, electric-vehicle makers and some meme stocks are part of the aggregate mix of equities inside the portfolios of Robinhood users, according to a new index from the brokerage app geared at new investors. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, +2.66%, Microsoft MSFT, +2.30%, Tesla TSLA, +3.60%, Apple AAPL, +1.88%, Ford Motor Company F, …

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Amazon acquires warehouse machinery and robotics maker Cloostermans

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 has acquired Cloostermans, a Belgian company that makes technology used in warehouses, the company announced Friday. Terms of the deal weren’t …

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Amazon plans job cuts in health-care unit after shuttering telehealth

The Amazon Spheres in Seattle Washington on Sept. 20th, 2018. Todd Haselton | CNBC Amazon is preparing to cut more than 150 jobs as it winds down its telehealth offering known as Amazon Care, according to filings submitted in Washington state. Amazon said 159 employees will be laid off from Amazon Care, based on Worker …

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Google and Amazon Workers Fill Streets To Protest Israel’s ‘Project Nimbus’

Workers rally outside Google’s New York City office on Thursday, September 8th, 2022.photo: Mack DeGeurin/Gizmodo “No justice, no peace, tech workers are in the streets!” Those words echoed through the air outside Google’s New York City office as workers left for the day on Thursday evening. Outside, they faced a street packed with dozens of …

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YouTube Viewers Flocked to Crypto Scam After Apple Event

Apple unveiled a suite of new products yesterday, from the iPhone 14 to updated AirPods, in a livestreamed and recorded event. You could’ve tuned in on the company’s website or YouTube to learn all about the “dynamic island” and the bigger/better cameras that are soon to be available on the newest generation of iPhone. And …

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