Web3 is the future, a scam, or both: The crypto and NFT rebrand, explained
Web3 is a scam. Web3 is a world-changing opportunity to make a better version of the internet and wrest it away from the behemoths who control it today. Web3 will make some people a lot of money. But many other people will lose their shirts on it. I know!... Read more
HBO Max gears up for launch in 15 more countries
HBO Max enters next phase of its European rollout. Angela Lang/CNET And just like that, HBO Max is expanding its global reach. The streamer plans to scale up in Europe next month, owner WarnerMedia said Tuesday, launching in 15 additional countries and territories there on March 8. HBO Max... Read more
New York Times Games buys Wordle for a seven-figure sum
New York Times Games today announced it has acquired the popular new word game, Wordle. It did not disclose the sum, but it’s reportedly in the low seven figures. Wordle will move to the NYT games platform. Wordle creator Josh Wardle posted a statement on his Twitter, saying that... Read more
Authenticity Is the Key to Compelling Content in 2022: Here’s Why
Content marketers like to spend time debating amongst themselves about how the content world is going to change and which trends are going to dictate the future of the industry (as well as which fads are going to die out). But even in this opinionated crowd, it’s relatively uncontroversial... Read more
Pfizer will reportedly ask FDA to approve COVID vaccine for kids under 5
Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and CDC websites. Pfizer and its vaccine partner BioNTech SE are expected as early as Tuesday to ask the US Food and Drug Administration to approve emergency use of its coronavirus vaccine on... Read more
The Best Hiking Gear (2022): Backpacks, Boxer Briefs, and More
There’s a big, beautiful world on the other side of your front door. America has never had more public wilderness set aside for your enjoyment than it does right now, and no matter where you live, there are most likely trails near you. Like all hobbies, the hardest part... Read more
Why Sony is acquiring Bungie | GB Decides bonus episode
Sony announced today that it is spending $3.6 billion to acquire Destiny developer Bungie. This is the latest in a series of massive acquisitions in the gaming space this month. That started with Take-Take Interactive picking up Zynga, then continued with Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard. Now, acquisitions season has... Read more