Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

Facebook will soon be the latest tech giant to enter the world of cloud gaming. Their approach is different than what Microsoft or Google has built, but Facebook highlights a shared central challenge: dealing with Apple. Facebook is not building a console gaming...
I’m a software engineer at Uber and I’m voting against Prop 22

I’m a software engineer at Uber and I’m voting against Prop 22

Kurt Nelson Contributor Share on Twitter Kurt Nelson is a mobile engineer at Uber based in San Francisco. These are his personal views. I’ve been a software engineer at Uber for two years, and I’ve also been a ride-hail driver. I regularly drove for Lyft in college,...
Google is turning Android Phones into seismometers

Google is turning Android Phones into seismometers

Google is launching a handful of new Android features today that don’t really have a lot in common but that are all interesting in their own right. There are updates to Android Auto and Android’s emergency location service, new accessibility features thanks to an...
Polestar’s first all-electric vehicle will start at $59,900 in the US

Polestar’s first all-electric vehicle will start at $59,900 in the US

Polestar, the electric performance brand spun out of Volvo, said the base price of its first all-electric vehicle will be $59,900 in the United States, lower than originally targeted. The 2021 Polestar 2, an electric performance fastback, is the first EV to come out...