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Elden Ring Twitch Streamer’s Drawing Tablet Run Is Ridiculous

Another day, another Elden Ring challenge run. Since FromSoftware’s massively popular Soulslike dropped on February 25, Tarnished the world over have tackled the game in some absolutely nutty ways. But while beating it with a single hand and playing it with a harp are impressive, Twitch streamer Luality has been taking it to a whole … Read more

Why Adobe Wants Figma and Why Some Investors Are Worried

Adobe Inc., ADBE -3.12% the low-key maker of digital tools to create PDFs and edit photos, pleased investors by reinventing itself as a subscription-software business. Its latest effort to keep pace with the times isn’t landing so well. Adobe this past week unveiled its largest-ever acquisition, agreeing to buy Figma, a little-known software startup that … Read more

Games That Push the Brain to the Limit Get Scientists’ Attention in Fight Against Dementia

You may be able to prevent or delay dementia with changes in diet and exercise, research has found. Now another possible tool for avoiding dementia is getting researchers’ attention: specially designed videogames. Companies are marketing a crop of digital games that promise a workout for the brain, with a battery of speed, attention and memory … Read more

Netflix Estimates Ad-Supported Tier Will Reach 40 Million Viewers by Late 2023

Executives from Netflix and its advertising partner, Microsoft Corp. MSFT 0.09% , have met with ad buyers in recent weeks, seeking to lock in deals ahead of a planned launch later this year. Netflix’s subscriber count fell for the first time in nearly a decade, causing its stock to post its worst one-day percentage decline … Read more

Valve Built A Giant Steam Deck In Japan For TGS

Image: Valve / Kotaku The Tokyo Game Show begins tomorrow, just as Valve is on the cusp of launching its wildly successful Steam Deck in Asian markets. What better way to flex than by building a super-enormous version of the portable PC to loom large over the show floor? While Valve’s new wunderkind of a … Read more

These five stocks in the S&P 500 lost almost half a trillion dollars in value in one day amid widespread wipeout

A decline in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on Sept. 13: Core consumer prices resumed their rapid increase during August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s ongoing tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -3.94% down 1,276 points (or 3.9%) to 31,104, with all 30 … Read more

Terence Tao, dubbed the ‘Mozart of maths’, wins Global Australian of the Year award

Most of us might baulk at the thought of strolling to the front of a university classroom to correct a lecturer in the middle of a lesson. But in Terence Tao’s defence, such boldness deserves to be forgiven as a mere folly of youth — because he can’t have been much older than nine at the … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook won’t raise iPhone 14 prices. He must first deal with a fierce rival — and it’s not Samsung

Apple has something more important than Samsung’s 005930, -0.71% foldable phone to worry about: Inflation. None of the new iPhone 14 devices sport increased prices relative to their iPhone 13 counterparts, Wednesday’s event showed, despite many analysts expecting the company to increase prices on the higher-end offerings. When Apple AAPL, +1.88% unveiled the iPhone 13 … Read more

Steam Deck May Be The Best Way To Play Disney Dreamlight Valley

Image: Valve / Disney/ Gameloft / Kotaku The recently released multiplatform life-sim, Dreamlight Valley, is a bit Animal Crossing, a bit Stardew Valley, and a whole lot of Disney. It’s also the kind of game you might want to play while watching a TV show, multitasking with a handheld console. But while it did come … Read more

Google Will Unveil the Pixel 7 on Oct. 6 in New York City

The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are slated to be announced on Oct. 6 in New York.Image: Google Not to be forgotten in the maelstrom of the Apple event news, Google has officially announced the next Made By Google launch event. The event is happening Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7 a.m. PT / 10 … Read more