YouTube’s top video of the year is somber but beautiful

YouTube’s top video of the year is somber but beautiful

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit Next 2022? All sessions are now available for viewing in our on-demand library. Click here to start watching. YouTube has always been destination for gaming content, and this year is no different as the two of the top ten videos involving gaming. However, the top video of…

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s review: A premium Arm-based ultraportable with 5G and long battery life

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s review: A premium Arm-based ultraportable with 5G and long battery life

Pros Compact and lightweight Good battery life 5G support Quiet in operation (fanless) 5MP webcam with IR Cons Moderate performance No HDMI or Thunderbolt 4 ports No memory card reader Some Windows apps may not work on Arm platform Lenovo’s ThinkPad X13s, which was announced at MWC back in February, is the first laptop powered…

Neuralink CEO Elon Musk expects human trials within six months

Neuralink CEO Elon Musk expects human trials within six months

It’s been six years since Tesla, SpaceX (and now Twitter) CEO Elon Musk co-founded brain-control interfaces (BCI) startup, Neuralink. It’s been three years since the company first demonstrated its “sewing machine-like” implantation robot, two years since the company stuck its technology into the heads of pigs — and just over 19 months since they did…

Neuralink Shows Sake the Monkey Typing With Its Brain Chip

Neuralink Shows Sake the Monkey Typing With Its Brain Chip

Neuralink, the Elon Musk startup that hopes to get our brains to link directly to computers, on Wednesday demonstrated how a monkey named Sake could type by using just its mind to control a virtual keyboard. The monkey didn’t know how to spell, but it could track the keys Neuralink spotlighted in yellow on the…

HBO Max The Last of Us Series Character Posters: Pedro Pascal

HBO Max The Last of Us Series Character Posters: Pedro Pascal

Screenshot: HBO Max If there’s a genre that won’t die, it’s survivors doing their best (and sometimes their worst) amid a zombie apocalypse. Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us PlayStation games offer a particularly compelling take on the story—which is why the series is soon making the jump to HBO Max. Today, we’ve got close-up looks at the main…

San Francisco’s Killer Police Robots Threaten the City’s Most Vulnerable

San Francisco’s Killer Police Robots Threaten the City’s Most Vulnerable

One effect of AB 481 is to add local oversight to hardware like the kind obtained through a US Department of Defense program that sends billions of dollars of military equipment such as armored vehicles and ammunition to local police departments. Equipment from the program was used against protesters in the wake of the police killings…

ICE doxes thousands of immigrants seeking asylum on its website

ICE doxes thousands of immigrants seeking asylum on its website

Thousands of immigrants had their personal information released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday. On Wednesday, the LA Times reported that 6,252 migrants who said they were escaping torture and persecution in their countries of origin had their personal information published by ICE on the agency’s website. According to the report, ICE…

Elon Musk says Tim Cook told him Apple ‘never considered’ removing Twitter

Elon Musk says Tim Cook told him Apple ‘never considered’ removing Twitter

After a conversation with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Elon Musk now says that Apple actually wasn’t threatening to pull Twitter from the App Store. On Monday, Musk claimed that Apple had “threatened to withhold Twitter” from the store, but according to a Wednesday afternoon tweet, Musk said it was a “misunderstanding” and that “Tim was…

Musk at Twitter has ‘huge work’ ahead to comply with EU rules, warns bloc • TechCrunch

Musk at Twitter has ‘huge work’ ahead to comply with EU rules, warns bloc • TechCrunch

European Union regulators have fired another warning shot at Elon Musk over his erratic piloting of Twitter since his takeover last month — saying he has “huge work” ahead if the social media site is to avoid falling foul of major new governance rules for digital services which entered into force earlier this month. Reminder:…

Smash Bros esports in chaos: Nintendo quashes unaffiliated events

Smash Bros esports in chaos: Nintendo quashes unaffiliated events

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit Next 2022? All sessions are now available for viewing in our on-demand library. Click here to start watching. The Smash World Tour (SWT), a grassroots Super Smash Bros. circuit organized by VGBootCamp, announced that Nintendo is shutting down its finale less than two weeks before the event….