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Stadia controllers could become e-waste unless Google issues a Bluetooth update

Stadia controllers could become e-waste unless Google issues a Bluetooth update

Enlarge / Ars originally liked the Stadia controller, describing it as “solidly built, with springy, responsive inputs.” It could still be that way without a giant USB cord if Google unlocked its full Bluetooth capabilities. Kyle Orland Google’s Stadia game-streaming service will die an almost inevitable death early next year. Google is refunding players the …

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AT&T actress Milana Vaintrub says prioritizing her husband makes her a better mom: 'We're better parents when our couple needs are being met'

AT&T actress Milana Vaintrub says prioritizing her husband makes her a better mom: ‘We’re better parents when our couple needs are being met’

Milana Vaintrub is giving the world a glimpse into her home life. The actress, 35, who was introduced to many as AT&T saleswoman “Lily Adams” in the media company’s advertisements, joined Rebecca Lee for the latest episode of her podcast, How The F*** Did You Bounce Back?, where she spoke about how keeping a healthy …

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Rachel Nichols on Showtime Basketball's All The Smoke.

Rachel Nichols joins Showtime Basketball, addresses ESPN departure

We now know what’s next for Rachel Nichols. Nichols was pulled from ESPN programming last August following a year-plus of reporting and discussion over Nichols’ 2020 comments on Maria Taylor in a phone conversation that also wound up recorded on ESPN servers, the internal and external sharing of those comments, ESPN’s own actions in the …

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Barclays hit by $361 million US penalty for 'staggering' blunder

Barclays hit by $361 million US penalty for ‘staggering’ blunder

Sept 30 (Reuters) – British lender Barclays (BARC.L) agreed a $361 million penalty with US regulators on Thursday for “staggering” failures that led it to oversell $17.7 billion of structured products, racking up further costs for an error that has blighted CEO CS Venkatakrishnan’s first year in charge. The bank said after the London market …

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Micron cuts capital spending to stem 'unprecedented' oversupply cycle

Micron cuts capital spending to stem ‘unprecedented’ oversupply cycle

Micron Technology Inc. shares fell slightly in the extended session Thursday after the memory-chip maker said it was taking steps to emerge from an “unprecedented” current market downcycle by scaling back on plans to build out capacity. For the fiscal first quarter, Boise, Idaho-based Micron MU, +1.25% said it expects between an adjusted loss of …

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Stock market turnaround?  Why October is known as a 'bear killer'.

Stock market turnaround? Why October is known as a ‘bear killer’.

While September lived up to its reputation as a brutal month for stocks, October tends to be a “bear-market killer”, known for its historically strong returns, especially during midterm election years. Skeptics, however, are warning investors that negative economic fundamentals could overwhelm seasonal trends as what’s traditionally the roughest period for equities comes to an …

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Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Deliver Very Bad News

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Deliver Very Bad News

Meta Platforms (META) is not doing well. The social-media giant, parent of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has been sending alarming signals for several months. It was ejected from the world’s top 10 most valuable companies, and this year its market capitalization has fallen by nearly $545 billion. During the third quarter, which is about to …

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GameStop Pre-Orders Are A Mess Right Now, Staff Says

GameStop Pre-Orders Are A Mess Right Now, Staff Says

Photo: SOPA Images (Getty Images) “Is there anything you want to pre-order?” Almost nobody walks in and out of a GameStop without hearing those words. Employees are measured against how many pre-orders they can rack up while GameStop rakes in the cash months ahead of a game’s actual release. But lately, the strategy has been …

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Jason Heyward Speaks: How the Cubs Handled This Transition, Not Retiring, Future in Ownership, "Bad" Contract, More

Jason Heyward Speaks: How the Cubs Handled This Transition, Not Retiring, Future in Ownership, “Bad” Contract, More

Outgoing Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward met with the media at Wrigley Field for the first time since the organization announced in August that he would not be returning to play for them this season, or in 2023, the final year of his contract. The situation has been handled as well as possible, all things …

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