Collapsed crypto exchange FTX has about $1.24 billion of cash in total — but still owes at least $3.1 billion

Collapsed crypto exchange FTX has about .24 billion of cash in total — but still owes at least .1 billion

In this photo illustration, a bitcoin logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a FTX logo on the background.  Avishek Das | Lightrocket | Getty Images FTX’s vast web of entities had a total of around $1.24 billion in cash balances as of Nov. 20, according to a new court filing out late Monday. The … Read more

Ubisoft Back On Steam For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Last Update

Ubisoft Back On Steam For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Last Update

Image: Ubisoft / Valve / Kotaku Ubisoft was one of many publishers in the last few years to ditch Steam for its own storefront or Epic’s launcher. And like so many, including Activision, Ubisoft is now coming back to Steam with the upcoming release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on the platform, after 2019 comments from … Read more

Here’s How Many Streams It Takes to Equal an Album Sale

Here’s How Many Streams It Takes to Equal an Album Sale

Photo: melissamn (Shutterstock) When was the last time you bought an album? For many of us, it’s likely ancient history. Taylor Swift’s Midnights costs $12.99 for the CD ($29.99 for the vinyl), when you could spend less on an Apple Music subscription and listen to millions of songs instead. But it begs the question: How … Read more

How to Download Every Issue of Nintendo Power Ever

How to Download Every Issue of Nintendo Power Ever

Nintendo Power is an iconic part of Nintendo history, and gaming history generally. Its 24-year, 285-issue run spanned multiple generations of gamers, and helped us finish tough games played on systems from the OG NES to the Wii U. Many of us have fond memories of flipping through it, but didn’t have the forethought to … Read more

Intel Says Their Deepfake Detector Has 96% Accuracy

Intel Says Their Deepfake Detector Has 96% Accuracy

A video of Vladimir Putin that has been deepfaked with Donald Trump’s likeness. Deepfake technology—where someone’s likeness is digitally placed over someone else’s—has some very spooky implications. Intel says that its new deepfake detection tech, called FakeCatcher, is able to clock a deepfake video 96% of the time. Intel announced that FakeCatcher can operate in … Read more

OG Splinter Cell Goes Free As Ubisoft Shares Remake Concept Art

OG Splinter Cell Goes Free As Ubisoft Shares Remake Concept Art

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell turns 20 this month, and in recognition of the anniversary, Ubisoft has uploaded a 20-minute-long YouTube video with various developers talking about their experience behind the multi-vision goggles of stealthy assassin Sam Fisher. Additionally, the Toronto studio currently helming the remake announced last year has shared a handful of high-def “early … Read more

Amazon is looking to trim headcount through a voluntary buyout program

Amazon is looking to trim headcount through a voluntary buyout program

The Amazon headquarters sits virtually empty on March 10, 2020 in downtown Seattle, Washington. In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon recommended all employees in its Seattle office to work from home, leaving much of downtown nearly void of people. John Moore | Getty Images Amazon is offering voluntary buyouts to some employees inside the … Read more

You Should Start Texting Yourself in WhatsApp

You Should Start Texting Yourself in WhatsApp

Photo: Nadir Keklik (Shutterstock) The beauty of WhatsApp, along with other popular third-party chat apps, is that it allows you to message anyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re reaching out to friends, family, or new acquaintances, or if those people have an iPhone or Android. If they have a WhatsApp, they can chat. However, there … Read more

The Best College Science and Tech Programs

The Best College Science and Tech Programs

University of Washington campus.Photo: Karen Ducey (Getty Images) Diversity & Gender Studies Diversity studies broadly tackle social constructs and systemic issues in society, examining factors like race, ethnicity, sociality, class, and age, among others. Gender studies focus on the social structures that have historically defined gender and current ideas about gender. Taken together, the two … Read more

The Best Firefox Extensions Everyone Should Use

The Best Firefox Extensions Everyone Should Use

Photo: monticello (Shutterstock) If you use Firefox, you can make it a better browser by installing add-ons. Yes, that’s what Mozilla calls them—they’re talking about what everyone else knows as “extensions.” Whatever you call them, there are good ones out there that can help you do everything from improving your privacy to getting around restrictions … Read more