Google CEO Pichai fields questions on cost cuts at all-hands meeting

Google CEO Pichai fields questions on cost cuts at all-hands meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee dissent over cultural changes, CEO Sundar Pichai is finding himself on … Read more

Kotaku’s Trombone Champ Impressions, Rhythm Game Now On Steam

Kotaku’s Trombone Champ Impressions, Rhythm Game Now On Steam

I had seen screenshots of Trombone Champ earlier this week and thought it was some kind of Wii Music meme I’d completely missed. Now that I know it’s an actual game of its own, though, I am very glad I’ve had the chance to check it out. Developed by Holy Wow, Trombone Champ is currently … Read more

Why Is Apple Music So Slow? How to Speed It Up

Why Is Apple Music So Slow? How to Speed It Up

Photo: FellowNeko (Shutterstock) Apple Music’s app is one of its biggest weaknesses of its app-based streaming service, which seems…not ideal. Whether you’re on your iPhone or your Mac, the app has never been known for being particularly snappy; Reddit users in particular love to complain about it. If you’ve found the Apple Music app to … Read more

Amazon loses PillPack founders four years after acquisition

Amazon loses PillPack founders four years after acquisition

With Amazon Pharmacy, Prime customers in the United States can get their prescription medications shipped to their home for free. Amazon Two Amazon executives who played a formative role in the retail giant’s push into health care are departing. TJ Parker and Elliot Cohen, the co-founders of prescription drug startup PillPack, will leave Amazon at … Read more

EV Batteries Could Stop Power Outages In California and U.S.

EV Batteries Could Stop Power Outages In California and U.S.

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) California is going all-in on EVs within the next decade. In light of its recent power grid woes, the state’s EV schedule seems rushed. Heat waves are straining the power grid in the Golden State, raising the question of how it plans to power EVs when there’s little power to … Read more

Ether (ETH) drops 15% since Ethereum merge as traders take profits

Ether (ETH) drops 15% since Ethereum merge as traders take profits

Ethereum underwent a huge network upgrade called the merge which proponents say will make transactions much more energy efficient. Following the merge, ether prices have dropped following a huge run up ahead of the event. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Ether has fallen more than bitcoin since the cryptocurrency’s underlying technology, the Ethereum … Read more

Free internet coming to hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents – CBS New York

Free internet coming to hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents – CBS New York

Free internet coming to hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents  CBS New York NYC to Offer Free Broadband to 300000 Public Housing Residents  Bloomberg Mayor Adams unveils free WiFi program for NYCHA residents that could cost upward of $30M annually  New York Daily News Mayor Adams, CTO Fraser Announce Nation’s Largest Free Municipal Broadband Program  nyc.gov View Full Coverage … Read more

Book review: ‘Escape Into Meaning’ with YouTube star Evan Puschak | Entertainment

Book review: ‘Escape Into Meaning’ with YouTube star Evan Puschak | Entertainment

By DREW GALLAGHER FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR A few years ago, Evan Puschak started a YouTube channel under the moniker The Nerdwriter in hopes of marketing his novel. By his own admission, the novel was not very good and he gave up pushing the novel, but maintained his YouTube channel, which now has a few … Read more

Australian business owners urged to shorten web addresses to avoid cybercrime attack

Australian business owners urged to shorten web addresses to avoid cybercrime attack

Business owners across Australia are being told to update their domain names or risk being targeted by cybercriminals.  Key points: New domain names that end with .au are now available. Business owners who already own a .com.au domain are being urged to buy their .au equivalent. Experts are worried that cyber criminals will be able to … Read more

Facebook stock falls to yet another ignominious level

Facebook stock falls to yet another ignominious level

Facebook was a member of the exclusive $1 trillion club a year ago, but it’s fallen a long way since then. Now named Meta Platforms Inc. META, -2.18%, the company saw its market value fall below $400 billion Friday for the first time since Jan. 7, 2019, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Meta’s valuation … Read more