What to Know About Bird Flu, or Avian Influenza
A man in Colorado tested positive for a bird flu virus, also called avian influenza, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported Thursday, marking the first human case in the US of an H5 virus. He was working directly with infected birds at a commercial farm and... Read more
Historical Novelists and Fantasy Writers Should Be Friends
Christopher M. Cevasco is an author of both fantasy fiction and historical fiction. As someone with a foot in both worlds, he’s constantly surprised by the lack of crossover. “I don’t see the same faces when I go to the Historical Novel Society Conference that I do when I... Read more
Zakeke on Ubisoft partnership and how it makes merch out of screenshots
GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Zakeke, the ecommerce platform, announced its partnership with Ubisoft earlier this year. The two have collaborated to bring customizable merchandise to the latter’s store, and the former spoke with GamesBeat... Read more
Apple’s App Tracking Transparency helps privacy but can’t stop all targeted ads
When Apple rolled out its long-awaited, much-hyped privacy update one year ago this week, it was accompanied by an ad that attempted to visualize what the new feature did. In it, there’s a man going about his day, and every time he interacts with a business, an employee latches... Read more
Mother’s Day Sale at Casely: Save 30% on Cases for iPhone, AirPods, Samsung Galaxy and More
This story is part of Mother’s Day Gift Guide. CNET editors round up the hottest gadgets for Mom this year. There are a plethora of fantastic Mother’s Day gift ideas out there, but if you’re looking for something simple that your mother would appreciate, a phone case might be... Read more
MiamiCoin Is Crashing, but It Won’t Go Away
On a sweltering Tuesday last August, a new cryptocurrency was born. Called MiamiCoin, it was styled as a way for the crypto-savvy to support the Magic City, and maybe earn some cryptocurrency in the process. A tongue-twisting press release said that MiamiCoins were “programmable city-based tokens that unlock a... Read more
European publishers are eyeing Turkey for its game-dev talent
GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Much like witnessing a sunrise from a camp site in the Big Sur or that crisp feeling of trying on a Saint Laurent suit for the first time, I was... Read more
Here’s When Ozark’s Final Episodes Hit Netflix In Your Timezone
Will Marty and Wendy Byrde find a way out of the Navarro Cartel, or will their perilous house of cards finally collapse? We’ll find out in the final episodes of Ozark, which hit Netflix on April 29. Like the upcoming Stranger Things, Ozark’s fourth season was split into two... Read more
Twitter Insiders Fear Elon Musk Heralds a Troll Takeover
Jon Bell, a designer who previously worked on Twitter’s anti-abuse team, says weakening Twitter’s moderation would be a mistake. Outsiders—including Bell before he joined the company—often don’t realize how much work it takes to prevent the site from being overrun by toxic content, he says. Although Twitter has been... Read more
Catalyst Black launching on May 25, says Super Evil Megacorp
GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Super Evil Megacorp announced its new game, Catalyst Black, will launch later this spring — May 25, specifically. The new battleground shooter from the developers of Vainglory will be a... Read more