Kate Middleton is reportedly pregnant with her fourth child. All we hear about the future Queen Consort is her domestic skills. As the future Queen Consort, shouldn’t she be a whole lot more? Kate Middleton is reportedly pregnant again. According to the latest round of gossip, Middleton is reportedly expecting baby number four. If true,…
Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella reveals that there are no new Titanfall games in development. Zampella had teased a new Titanfall game that would be released in 2019. The future of the series now seems to be jeopardy after Titanfall 2’s disastrous launch in 2016. Speaking to IGN about the 10th anniversary of Respawn Entertainment,…
The author of the Percy Jackson novels, Rick Riordan, just announced that he will be adapting the story for a TV series. He was not a fan of the terrible movies. Riordan and his wife will oversee the TV series, which might make it even worse. Percy Jackson threw a lightning bolt on the internet…
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index is blaring red for the economy. But the stock market relief/FOMO rally is heedlessly humming along. When the fundamentals finally crash, the S&P 500 has some losing to do. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell for the eighth straight week to a six-year low for the week ending May 10.…
Universal announced a Scarface reboot today. Luca Guadagnino is slated to direct. Do we really need a reboot of this classic film? Hollywood loves reboots, and Scarface is the latest film to get the reboot treatment. Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino will sit in the director’s chair. The Coen Brothers — best known for their subversive style…
Today, PlayStation offered a sustained look at the gorgeous open-world of the upcoming exclusive Ghost of Tsushima. With a focus on exploration and combat, the extended look ran through the main gameplay beats. As the PlayStation 4 era comes to an end, Ghost of Tsushima is a fitting goodbye to stellar generation. The past few…
“The first Asian Jew in fake space” — that’s how Josh Burstein introduced himself to me when we hopped on the phone earlier this week. The fake space in question is the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS), where NASA has been periodically isolating teams of astronauts to study how they respond to the…
Riverdale will ‘flash-forward’ when it returns to The CW in January 2021. The problematic teens will now be problematic adults. The show’s cancellation is long overdue. When Riverdale first hit the small screen in 2017, it showed a lot of promise. Billing itself as a ‘gritty reboot’ of the wholesome Archie comics series, the show — which starred…
Sony has developed an interesting new hybrid technology: An image sensor with AI processing system built into the hardware, making it a single integrated system. The benefits and applications for this are potentially enormous as imagery and code continue to merge. The idea is fairly simple in concept. You take a traditional CMOS image sensor…

The Housing Market Is in Big Trouble

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Elon Musk listed more mansions for sale on Zillow Wednesday. The tech billionaire says he’s unburdening himself of material possessions. It’s hard to ignore Musk’s timing – and what it says about the U.S. housing market. Elon Musk is making good on his promise to sell all his possessions, listing more of his California mansions…
Today, Apple released its 2020 Supplier Responsibility progress report. In it, Senior Vice President of Operations Sabih Khan published a letter that details an outline of the plan it created to increase safety and protection efforts in its supply chain worldwide. As far as I can tell this is the first time that Khan has…
New data highlights how Valorant streams dominated the Amazon-owned Twitch streaming platform last month. Valorant accounted for over a fifth of the total Twitch viewing time, racking up 334 million hours. While impressive, the figures aren’t organic, but synthetically inflated thanks to the enthusiasm for Valorant’s beta access drop system. Last month, Riot Games launched…
Ettitude, the Los Angeles-based, direct-to-consumer startup making sustainable bedding and sleepwear from bamboo fibers, has raised a sustainably sized round that should keep the company going even in the face of an economic recession. Co-founded by the Melbourne, Australia native Phoebe Yu and serial entrepreneur Kat Dey, ettitude sells high-end bamboo bedding made using a…
Scener, a browser extension that allows users to co-watch Netflix — similar to the newly popular Netflix Party Chrome add-on — is expanding to support HBO NOW and HBO GO. The additions come alongside a full relaunch of Scener, which is reinventing its product for the coronavirus era as a virtual movie theater experience where…
In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo. The president of the United States has waged a one-man war on America’s most-liked government agency, calling it a “joke” and insisting it raise prices before it receives the manner of…
Cruise, the self-driving car subsidiary of GM that also has backing from SoftBank Vision Fund, automaker Honda and T. Rowe Price & Associates, is laying off nearly 8% of its more than 1,800-member workforce today as it tries to reduce costs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The layoffs will affect employees in Cruise’s product, marketing and…