Month: September 2022

  • Stadia is shutting down

    It comes as a shock, despite the warning signs. Just last month, Google was refuting claims that it would shutter Stadia, its cloud-based gaming service. Apparently, financial realities have caught up with them. Google has announced the impending shutdown of its Stadia gaming platform. Users will have access to the service until January 18, 2023.…

  • Twilio and anti-racist layoffs

    Wait what does that even mean? Layoffs being anti-racist. Does that mean you layoff people of majority races in the company? Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson announced in a message to all employees that 11% of its workforce would be laid off, stating that they made the layoffs through an “Anti-Racist” and “Anti-Oppression” lens. “As you…

  • Rockster confirms GTA VI leak

    The leak shows GTA VI having a female protagonist which is an interesting development in itself. Rockstar confirmed Monday morning that it has suffered a “network intrusion” where “confidential information… including early development footage for the next Grand Theft Auto” was illegally obtained by a third party. The admission seemingly confirms the veracity of a host of leaked Grand…

  • EVGA stops making video cards

    Interesting news this week that EVGA will stop manufacturing Nvidia cards. EVGA stops making video cards and blames Nvidia’s bad behavior EVGA is reportedly making the decision to no longer work with Nvidia because it feels the company was a bad partner, according to both Gamers Nexus and JayzTwoCents. The company claims that Nvidia wouldn’t tell EVGA how…

  • Tesla Texas produced 10,000th Model Y

    Looks like Tesla’s managed to, gradually, catch up with production in Texas which is great news. Tesla Gigafactory Texas has produced 10,000th Model Y electric SUV One of the biggest stories at Tesla right now as the production ramps up is that the automaker is trying to simultaneously achieve Gigafactory Berlin and Gigafactory Texas. Those…

  • Adobe plans to acquire Figma

    Adobe plans to acquire Figma

    I see this as Adobe is fading into irrelevance with product engineers. Today hardly almost all designers I know of are using Figma. Smart defensive play there Adobe. Adobe makes $20B bet on a collaborative future with Figma acquisition Prior to announcing its intent to buy Figma for $20 billion on Thursday, Adobe’s largest deal…