Homeland Security Pushes Pause on New Disinformation Board

On April 27, the Department of Homeland Security announced the new Disinformation Governance Board, a group within the federal agency focused on researching the best ways to fight rampant online lies and misleading content seen as a danger to national …

Netflix Kneecapped Its Own Efforts to Champion Diverse Shows, Axed Writers Say

Alongside 150 full time employees Netflix axed Tuesday, dozens of contract writers were shown the door. Bitter tweets flooded in after the job cuts were announced. Many of those writers were part of Netflix’s large-scale diversity communications initia…

You Can Finally Listen to YouTube Music on Wear OS, No Phone Required

Good news for YouTube Music listeners! A compatible app for Wear OS is finally available so that you can take your playlists with you on the go.Read more…

How the Bob’s Burgers Creators Expanded Their Cult-Beloved Show Into a Movie

First announced back in 2017, then delayed and delayed again thanks to the pandemic, The Bob’s Burgers Movie—an animated musical based on the long-running Fox series created by Loren Bouchard—is almost in theaters. Ahead of the movie’s May 27 debut, io…

Vast Majority of Long Covid Patients Were Never Hospitalized, Report Finds

The average person suffering from long covid didn’t have a severe infection to begin with, a new report suggests. The study, an examination of private insurance claims, found that three-fourths of diagnosed long covid patients were not hospitalized for…

Whale Sharks Keep Crashing Into Ships

The oceans’ gentle giants are being wiped out by human activity, new research shows.Read more…

The Cast of Stranger Things on Tackling the Horrors of Coming of Age

In the time that has passed since the Battle of Starcourt, the friendships that make up the heart of Stranger Things have been spread apart, thanks to that season three cliffhanger. We’ll pick up with the characters six months after the events of last …

Ubisoft’s free-to-play ‘Roller Champions’ heads to PC and consoles on May 25th

After it first unveiled the game at E3 2019, Ubisoft will finally release Roller Champions on May 25th, the publisher announced today. The free-to-play title will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One – as well as Xbox Series X/S and PS5 throu…

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Gets Early Release From Prison

Martin “pharma bro” Shkreli has apparently been released early from a federal prison in Pennsylvania as revealed in a tweet from friend Edmund Sullivan who picked him up. Shkreli will now serve time in a U.S. Bureau of Prisons halfway house at a secre…

Napster Wants to Become a Web3 Company

File sharing pioneer Napster is getting a second chance at life, this time, on the blockchain. That’s right, nothing quite screams, “Web3 futurism” like a stumbling, hallowed out 23-year-old internet company.Read more…