Simone Biles and the Unprecedented Olympic Pressure
Olympic athletes are used to pressure. Before every Games, a handful of stars from each country get singled out as medal contenders, their faces plastered across billboards and newspapers, on social media and in yogurt ads. They work with sports psychologists and performance coaches to help them handle the... Read more
Annapurna’s Skin Deep is a clever stealth shooter from a small team
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Annapurna announced it is backing Skin Deep, an immersive sim shooter based in space. The stealth-action title is coming out for the PC at an unannounced date, and it’s being developed by Blendo Games. You’re outfitted with... Read more
Robinhood’s IPO is here. Will it be a new meme stock to go public?
Robinhood helped usher in the latest day-trading wave. Now, the company is about to find out just how far it can ride it. The free trading app started trading publicly on Thursday as part of its initial public offering that priced its shares at $38. It’s been a long... Read more
Feds list the top 30 most exploited vulnerabilities. Many are years old
Government officials in the US, UK, and Australia are urging public- and private-sector organizations to secure their networks by ensuring firewalls, VPNs, and other network-perimeter devices are patched against the most widespread exploits. In a joint advisory published Wednesday, the US FBI and CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency),... Read more
6 Ways to Perfect the Online Presence of Your Business in 2021
There are around 1.95 billion websites on the internet. This means there are 1.95 billion online businesses out there who want the same thing as you: the attention of their customers. The competition might not be direct but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. At the end of the... Read more
Best 27-inch monitor deals: 7 QHD displays for under $310
Ready for a monitor upgrade? Need more room than your laptop’s screen offers? I feel you, work-from-home warriors. While I agree that bigger is better when it comes to monitors, how much display space do you really need if you aren’t a PC gamer or creative professional? Further, do... Read more
How Gravity Turns Me Upside Down
The back and forthing through rabbit holes is a great deal like real life, as an artist friend used to put it. He often talked about the tunnel at the end of the light, which we tend to forget invariably accompanies the light at the ends of tunnels. There’s... Read more
Horizon Blockchain Games raises $4.5M for blockchain games like Skyweaver
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Horizon Blockchain Games has raised $4.5 million to further develop its blockchain-based gaming ecosystem around games such as Skyweaver. Toronto-based Horizon Blockchain Games views itself as both a game company and a Web3 wallet and platform for... Read more
Why SpaceX and commercial space companies must prepare for hackers
From offering joyrides for the ultra-rich to beaming the internet down to Earth, private space companies are very much open for business. But some cybersecurity experts say this emerging industry is a giant target for hackers. Amid the surge in commercial rocket launches and a recent spike in ransomware... Read more
Gaia GPS off-road navigation app gains Android Auto compatibility
Where you’re going, you don’t need roads. You may, however, still need maps. Gaia GPS Gaia GPS adds Android Auto compatibility to its navigation app, offering drivers an alternative to Google’s first-party Google Maps and Waze apps. However, Gaia’s focus on off-road and backcountry navigation makes it unique from... Read more