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Nintendo had a record-setting Black Friday weekend, but Switch sales are still lower than expected after a slow year

Nintendo recently reported record sales in the United States during Black Friday weekend, with shoppers buying more than $250 million worth of Nintendo products. The company’s newest console, the Nintendo Switch, saw a 115% sales boost compared to Black Friday 2017, but it’s still lagging behind overall sales projections previously set by Nintendo. Nintendo also […]

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Elon Musk says Tesla will bring more video games and other Easter eggs to its cars — but one obvious choice won’t be included (TSLA)

Tesla vehicles will receive new video games and other Easter eggs before the end of this year, CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday via Twitter. “Super fun software Easter eggs coming to all Tesla S/3/X cars before the holidays! Romance mode, toilet humor & more video games,” he said. Tesla declined a request for comment […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled will each pay more than $100,000 in fines to settle charges that they illegally touted ICOs

Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and record producer DJ Khaled will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties to settle charges filed against them by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC charged Mayweather and Khaled with promoting an initial coin offerings (ICOs) without disclosing that they were paid for them. Both Mayweather and […]

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The makers of ‘Fallout 76’ have been caught in a cyclone of scandals since the game’s release — here’s why fans are outraged

The release of “Fallout 76” has largely been a disaster, and many players who bought the game after the launch two weeks ago are demanding refunds. Bethesda Studios is refusing refunds based on their digital store policy, but some players previously reported that their refunds were granted by the company’s support team. Players who paid […]

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Laura Loomer, a far-right activist who tweeted anti-Muslim remarks about Minnesota Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, handcuffed herself to Twitter’s HQ after the company kicked her off the platform

Laura Loomer has handcuffed herself to the entrance of Twitter’s headquarters in New York City. Loomer is protesting the platform’s decision to kick her off the platform for violating its rules on “hateful conduct.” In addition to Twitter, Loomer has been temporarily banned on Facebook, and was banned from Uber and Lyft last year for […]

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Google’s Dragonfly execs didn’t take written notes and isolated internal teams to hide China search plans from other employees (GOOG, GOOGL)

On Thursday, The Intercept released a report describing the efforts at Google to push aside internal security and privacy concerns over its controversial project, Dragonfly. Dragonfly is a censored search engine being built by Google for China. According to The Intercept, internal knowledge of the project was extremely limited, and some members of the Dragonfly […]