February 1st, 2021

All posts published on February 1st, 2021

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Daily Crunch: Google shutters internal game studios


Google rethinks its gaming strategy, Microsoft rolls out its quantum computing platform and UiPath is now valued at $35 billion. This is your Daily Crunch for February 1, 2021. The big story: Google shutters internal game studios When Google announced its Stad... More »

Congee Is the Ultimate Comfort Food


Phongthon Preuksrirat/Shutterstock You can add pork floss, a century egg, or a deep-fried youtiao cruller, but I prefer it how it was first served to me: soothing, bland, and ideal for sick days Something magical happens to rice if left to boil for too long in... More »

Google shuts down its internal Stadia game studios


When Google originally announced Stadia, its cloud gaming service, the company also announced a first-party game studio. Stadia Games and Entertainment was supposed to release exclusive titles for the new platform. And yet, Google has changed its mind and is n... More »

Gwoop Academy wants to help you get better at video games


Every sport has its practice drills and exercises to help players hone skills between games. Why would esports be any different? Gwoop, a startup out of Minnesota, wants to be the place where gamers go to train between matches. They’re building up a collection... More »

Google’s weather frog spotted on smart displays


Users are reporting seeing Froggy as a screensaver option on their smart displays. | Screenshot: Jay Boromeusz / YouTube Google is testing a new background for Assistant smart displays that shows a cartoon frog enjoying, or coping with, the weather in real-tim... More »



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