Facebook buys studio behind collaborative game-making platform ‘Crayta’

Unit 2 Games is now part of Facebook Gaming.

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G7 deal will likely raise taxes for tech giants like Apple and Google

G7 countries have reached a deal that will likely increase taxes for tech giants like Apple, Amazon and Google.

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Kia 2021 Niro EV adds tech perks while maintaining the price

Kia has unveiled the 2021 Niro EV, which adds new features like wireless CarPlay and Android Auto while maintaining the same price.

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GM’s Cruise can give California passengers fully driverless rides

The California Public Utilities Commission has issued Cruise the permit needed to give passengers a ride without a driver behind the wheel.

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ICYMI: The new Apple TV 4K gets a significantly better Siri remote

This week’s tech reviews on Engadget include the new Apple 4K TV, the latest Google Pixel Buds A-Series and the Dyson V15 Detect vacuum.

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Apple employee group rejects planned return to the office

Apple employees sent a letter objecting to a policy that will require them to return to offices in September, arguing that they should be allowed to work…

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Hitting the Books: Future humans may mine rare earth metals from today’s landfills

As futurist Byron Reese and entrepreneur Scott Hoffman explain in their new book, Wasted, mining rare earths is an intensive endeavor akin to extracting “a tablespoon of…

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Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack linked to a single VPN login

Last month’s pipeline shutdown started with hackers taking advantage of an unused but still active VPN account at Colonial Pipeline.

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USAF looks into commercial rocket-powered cargo delivery

The US military is expanding an experimental program that could one day see the Space Force use reusable rockets to move material and equipment across the planet.

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Facebook’s ‘Bulletin’ newsletter platform could launch before the end of June

Facebook hopes to release Bulletin, its take on a Substack-like newsletter subscription product, toward the end of June.

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