Smash Bros. Ultimate Shaken Up By Its Own Wave – Dashing Moment

screenshot: nintendo Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans are obsessed with ranking the game’s extensive, crossover cast of video game characters in tier lists. Tier lists constantly change to reflect alterations to the game’s meta, caused by balance updates released by Nintendo, but also players finding new techniques. Tea Smash community recently found a new technique … Read more

Ford plans to add 6,200 jobs in Ohio, Michigan and Missouri

AVON LAKE, Ohio — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models. The company says it will invest $3.7 billion in the three states between now and 2026. It also will convert about 3,000 temporary workers to … Read more

Google Maps to Cut Location Reminders Assistant Feature

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) “Okay Google… Set a reminder to remind me to remind you to stop your location reminder feature.” “…Done.” Thanks, Google. Well, if you go to the Google Assistant Help page, it now says that the ability to create reminders on the app “is going away soon.” Additionally, the ability to … Read more

Take-Two CEO Skeptical Of Metaverses, Worthless Digital Land

Photo: Jonathan Leibson (Getty Images) The metaverse has quickly become a popular topic of speculation for tech companies and rich CEOs as they scramble to not be left behind while people look for ways to escape our hellish current-day digital landscape. But the metaverse is (probably) a giant bust, and Strauss Zelnick, CEO of GTA … Read more

UST debacle will ‘probably be the end’ of algorithmic stablecoins

Luna, the sister cryptocurrency of controversial stablecoin TerraUSD, dropped to $0. The collapse of the algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD has raised question about the future survival of similar crypto assets. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images News | Getty Images Algorithmic stablecoins like terraUSDwhich collapsed and sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency market, are unlikely to survive, the … Read more

Javier Olivan, Meta’s new COO, built his career on global growth

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., right, pauses while speaking as Javier Olivan, vice president of growth and analytics at Facebook Inc., looks on at Billionaire Carlos Slim’s Telmex Foundation annual event for scholarship students in Mexico City, Mexico, on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Zuckerberg said he’s willing to spend whatever it takes … Read more

Self-driving car companies’ first step to making money isn’t robotaxis

A WeRide robotaxi with health supplies heads to Liwan district on June 4, 2021, in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. Southern Metropolis Daily | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — While governments may be wary of driverless cars, people want to buy the technology, and companies want to cash in. It’s a … Read more

Google Killing Duo, Rolling its Features into Meet

Duo will become Google Meet. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo I get annoyed by all the jokes people make about Google killing things willy-nilly. I think that’s because I’m so deep into the ecosystem that these kinds of changes usually directly affect me. Google’s latest assassination target is Duo, which is now being combined with … Read more

iPhone 14 Performance Upgrade Expected Be Minimal

iPhone 13Photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo When revealing a new product, Apple often spends time talking about how much faster it is than the previous model and how favorably it stacks up against the competition. Claims like “the Macbook Air is faster than 98% of PC laptops,” make headlines, whether they’re accurate or not. It’s an effective … Read more

Novel genetic experiment shrinks tough-to-treat cancer

In a novel experiment, a woman with advanced pancreatic cancer saw her tumors dramatically shrink after researchers in Oregon turbocharged her own immune cells, highlighting a possible new way to someday treat a variety of cancers. Kathy Wilkes isn’t cured but said what’s left of her cancer has shown no sign of growth since the … Read more