Amazon invests in electric truck-maker Rivian

imageAmazon is staking a claim in the EV market after it led a $ 700 million investment round in electric pickup truck and SUV maker Rivian. Other details about the investment aren't being disclosed, but previous shareholders are involved and Rivian is rem…

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Amazon Moments makes it easy for apps to give physical gift bonuses

imageStick around for long enough in your favorite app and you just might have a gift arrive at your doorstep. Amazon announced today a new service called Amazon Moments that will allow app developers to reward users for engaging with their services with…

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Amazon won’t build its HQ2 in NYC after all

imageAmazon is officially pulling out of its plan to build a second headquarters (aka HQ 2) in New York. Reports suggested last week the company was having doubts about the project in Long Island City, Queens, following stern opposition from residents and…

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The Morning After: Mars Opportunity rover, R.I.P.

imageHey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Some sad news as NASA declares that its Mars Opportunity rover is no more. Happy news though: Nintendo dropped a ton of games news late yesterday, including a battle royale Tetris (stay with me) and the return o…

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Canon’s next full-frame mirrorless camera is the EOS RP

imageWell, it looks like the recent rumors were spot on: Canon is getting ready to launch a compact version of its EOS R camera. And here it is. Meet the EOS RP, a full-frame mirrorless shooter that costs a reasonable $ 1,299 (body-only). For those of you…

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Switch owners can play ‘Assassin’s Creed III Remastered’ May 21st

imageAssassin's Creed is coming to the Switch for the first time, although it might not be in the way you were anticipating. Ubisoft has revealed that Assassin's Creed III Remastered will be available on Nintendo's multi-mode console on May 21st. Aside…

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The ‘Breaking Bad’ movie could debut on Netflix before it hits AMC

imageIt's not clear when the long-awaited Breaking Bad movie will arrive, but you might be able to watch it on Netflix before it hits AMC. Variety reports the service could get first dibs in what would be a role reversal from the series, which initially a…

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‘Red Dead Online’ will turn the tables on griefers

imageRed Dead Online fans have been fairly vocal about their issues with the game since its launch in November. The in-game economy, lack of missions and griefing are just some of the more commonly cited problems, but Rockstar Games is taking steps to add…

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Amazon and GM may invest in Rivian’s electric pickup trucks

imageRivian might be attracting some big money just a few months after unveiling its electric pickup truck and SUV. Reuters and Bloomberg sources say Amazon and GM are in discussions to invest in Rivian in an agreement that would value the EV startup bet…

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Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery hits another snag

imageWalmart's same-day grocery delivery service has hit a snag. The giant retailer had partnered with Google-backed logistics company Deliv to get orders to customers' front doors, but the two companies are parting ways after Deliv served Walmart with a…

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