Netflix cuts around 300 jobs after losing subscribers

Netflix is cutting around 300 jobs today as part of a second round of layoffs. The company previously laid off around 150 employees and dozens of contractors in May. The layoffs impact “many different teams” and mostly workers in the US, though international roles are being cut as well, Netflix spokesperson Bao Nguyen said in […]

How to sign up for Amazon Prime

Amazon has announced that its annual Prime Day sales are scheduled for Tuesday, July 12th, and Wednesday, July 13th, and this year, as always, Amazon will be dropping prices on a lot of its products for its Prime members. In fact, it looks like there’s already some momentum building up to the big two-day event […]

Nintendo and the Steam summer sale are here to ruin you financially

It seems that both Nintendo and Valve are determined to keep me indoors all summer, and that’s fine by me. Both the Nintendo eShop and Steam have kicked off their seasonal sales, discounting a number of excellent titles. While these sales tend to roll around several times a year, this is an ideal time to […]

Where’s the next generation of COVID-19 shots?

Over a year after the US authorized its first vaccines, COVID cases continue to pile up, leaving many vaccinated people wondering: “Do I need a vaccine upgrade?” People who are fully vaccinated and boosted have been testing positive in huge numbers, particularly since the omicron-triggered wave started its relentless burn across the United States in […]

Khaby Lame is now the most-followed TikToker in the world

TikTok has a new reigning champion. Khaby Lame, a 22-year-old Senegalese-born creator, became the most-followed person on TikTok last night, surpassing American TikTok star Charli D’Amelio, who formerly had the distinction. Lame now has more than 142.7 million followers compared to D’Amelio’s 142.3 million. Lame, who’s based in Italy, initially rose to fame through his […]

Kate Bush loves that Stranger Things is introducing the youth to her music

Thanks to the popularity of Stranger Things’ music-heavy fourth season and social media, Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” has climbed up to the very top of music charts around the world 37 years after the song initially released. A number of Bush’s longtime (and generally older) fans have felt a type of way about […]

Bungie sues Destiny YouTuber for sowing chaos with fake copyright strikes

Bungie has sued a Destiny player who allegedly filed dozens of fake copyright strikes in its name. The lawsuit, covered by TheGamePost, says California YouTube creator Nick Minor turned a single Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notice into 96 fraudulent claims against other YouTubers. The complaint claims Bungie “brand protection” contractor CSC Global sent […]

New White House partnership aims to speed construction of offshore wind farms

The White House and 11 governors from East Coast states forged a new partnership on Thursday to build up domestic supply chains for offshore wind farms and related infrastructure. The new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership includes governors from Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Rhode […]

Cruise is now charging for rides in its driverless vehicles in San Francisco

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle company backed by General Motors, is now officially a commercial service. The company began charging for rides in its self-driving taxis in San Francisco this week, marking an important milestone for the company’s plans to expand its service. The company said that fared driverless rides are currently taking place with “most […]