Thursday, September 23, 2021
Well, we've never seen this version of the Wii remote before! Behold: a GameCube port on a wired Wii-like controller. Yahoo Auctions This controller comes with a sensor bar, meant to plug into a GameCube's memory-card port. This image includes the final Wii sensor bar for comparison's sake. This one-handed "nunchuk" controller looks nearly identical…
President Donald Trump says his administration was "looking at" antitrust proceedings against tech giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google. In an interview with Axios' Jonathan Swan and Jim VandeHei on the news site's premiere HBO show Sunday night, Trump said the European Union's $5 billion fine against Google made him consider pursuing regulation. "You look at…
Court records in a divorce case show that Mr. Jones’s businesses netted more than $5 million in 2014. Court proceedings show that he and his then-wife, Kelly Jones, embarked on plans to build a swimming pool complex around that time featuring a waterfall and dining cabana with a stone fireplace. Mr. Jones bought four Rolex…
• 2018’s Most Powerful.  Fortune launched our 21st annual Most Powerful Women in Business list this morning. The 2018 ranking includes seven newbies; two execs who previously dropped off the list—only to return in grand fashion this year; public company CEOs who collectively control nearly $1 trillion in market cap; and, oh yes, Oprah! But the…
Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding an alliance with Uber Technologies Inc. through a new investment and a plan to get self-driving cars on the road, said a person familiar with the matter. The Japanese automaker will invest about $500 million in a deal that will value the ride-hailing company at $72 billion, said the person,…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Burt Reynolds, who topped box office charts in the 1970s, passed away of a heart attack Burt Reynolds, the wisecracking 1970s movie heartthrob and Oscar nominee, has died at the age of 82.He reportedly passed away in a Florida hospital from a heart attack with his family by his…
The KY-O1L from the front. The KY-O1L from the back. The KY-O1L from two angles. The KY-O1L next to a credit card, for size comparison. The KY-O1L in a user's hand. A marketing image of the KY-O1L in a purse. A marketing image of the KY-O1L next to a MacBook. With Apple and most Android…
Enlarge / Barley grain used in the production of beer at the Asahi Kanagawa Brewery in Japan Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesThere's nothing quite like putting your feet up after a long, hot summer day and enjoying a refreshing cold brew if you're a beer lover. But a warming climate could give rise to global barley shortages,…
WHAT IS THE biggest problem facing America? Or Japan? Or Britain? Or France? Opinions vary, naturally, but some worries crop up again and again. Those of a materialist bent point to decades of slow growth in median incomes, which has bred disillusion and anger among working people. Fiscal hawks decry huge public debts, destined to…
“The quck brosn fox…” That’s the gibberish I ended up typing on Tuesday when I tried Apple’s brand new MacBook Air. I had intended to produce the usual typing test phrase “the quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs.” But as an admittedly poor typist, I was having some problems with the Air’s new…