The End of Google Stadia

Google Stadia is shutting down. Just three years after it launched, Google’s big bet on cloud gaming will stop operating on January 18, 2023.Its rapid demise isn’t a complete shock. Despite Google’s extravagant efforts to build hype around the service it branded the...

Twitch’s Crypto Casino Ban Ignores the Bigger Play

During a heavily-watched Twitch stream on September 18, UK-based creator Sliker delivered a tearful admission to his audience. “It’s time for the truth,” he said between sobs. “I lied to many people … I borrowed money off people.” He’d pried, he confessed, at least...

Clocking In at the Virtual Reality Kmart

Trolls she can mute or block. VRC Kmart employee infractions require more nuanced solutions. The store maintains its own HR department and documents complaints, which can be filed anonymously. If an employee were to report a homophobic comment by a coworker, Carbon...