Little girl tries repeatedly to get Alexa to play song, before mom launches cute ‘Baby Shark’ attack

One of these days, cute Alexa videos will probably jump the proverbial shark. We’re not there yet, because we need to squeeze in this one showcasing a little girl repeatedly trying to get Amazon’s voice assistant to play “Baby Shark Dance” by Pinkfong. Duh-nuh, duh-nuh, duh-nuh … your cold heart is chum in the water[…]

Analog

The following is an exclusive excerpt from Eliot Peper’s forthcoming Borderless. Here, the characters log off at the enigmatic offline club, Analog, in a world where controlling the feed is paramount. Enjoy. -the ed Diana had always liked the way Analog stood apart from the surrounding buildings. Unlike the glistening superstructures or meticulously maintained Victorians[…]

Professional 'Counter-Strike' Player Caught Cheating in Tournament

A Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team, OpTic India, was disqualified from a tournament and disbanded entirely today after one of the players was caught cheating with an auto-aim program. Something about the way Nikhil “forsaken” Kumawat was playing caught the attention of tournament administrators, and the Shanghai, China-based event came to a standstill while they sorted[…]

The buzz is building for Amazon’s HQ2

(GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) The buzz is building for Amazon’s highly-touted HQ2 efforts — the company’s ambitious plan to build a secondary headquarters that could rival — or possibly surpass — its massive operation in Seattle. The stage is set, with 20 finalists now in the running for a new headquarters that could employ[…]