‘Among Us’ developers cancel sequel plans, focus on their new/old smash hit

imageBack in 2018, Innersloth released Among Us, a simple Mafia-style party game that requires teamwork from its players, but also tasks one of them as an imposter whose job is to undermine the group’s efforts. Until about August of this year it hadn’t at…

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Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite leaks ahead of tomorrow’s hardware event

imageAmazon is expected to reveal new devices at its big Alexa hardware event tomorrow. Thanks to a leak, we’re pretty sure a new Fire TV Stick Lite will be one of them. Zatz Not Funny! shared images of the Lite, along with accessories like a new Alexa vo…

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Opera update uses QR codes to sync data between PC and Android browsers

imageThe Opera browser is making it easier to sync between desktop and Android devices. The latest updates (version 71 on desktop and version 60 on Android) include a new feature called Sync that doesn’t require the use of an email and password. You just…

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Tesla lays out ‘Battery Day’ plans that lead to a $25,000 electric car

imageThe Tesla Battery Day presentation is under way, and CEO Elon Musk has shown off a number of changes the company is making that he says can halve the cost per kWh of building electric vehicle battery cells. Just before showing off the $ 140,000~ Model…

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Facebook takes down Chinese-run accounts that posted about US elections

imageFacebook has taken down a network of fake accounts that were run out of China and posted about US politics, the company disclosed Tuesday.As CNET points out, Facebook has found fake accounts from China in the past, but the latest takedowns are the fi…

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TikTok removed more than 104 million videos in the first half of 2020

imageTikTok’s surging popularity has resulted in more video takedowns. The company’s latest transparency report states that it removed 104 million clips during the first six months of 2020. For comparison, the last report — which was published a couple of…

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NASA outlines how it will take humanity back to the Moon in 2024

imageWhen NASA officially announced the Artemis program last year, it revealed its plans to land the next man and the first woman on the Moon in 2024. It’s no small feat, so it’s no surprise that there are aerospace experts who remain unconvinced that a g…

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Microsoft keeps the same price for its new wireless Xbox controllers

imageOn Tuesday morning Microsoft will start taking pre-orders for its next-generation console family, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. While the consoles will work with existing Xbox One gamepads, if you want a second Xbox Wireless Controller to main…

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Nikola founder resigns following SEC probe into electric truck business

imageFollowing a fraud accusation by a short firm and potential probe by the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Nikola founder Trevor Milton is stepping down as executive chairman. “Nikola is truly in my blood and always will be, and the focus shoul…

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Twitter has ‘more analysis to do’ after algorithm shows possible racial bias

imageTwitter is learning first-hand about the challenges of eliminating racial bias in algorithms. The social network’s Liz Kelley said the company had “more analysis” to do after cryptographic engineer Tony Arcieri conducted an experiment suggesting Twit…

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