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RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

Stolar pictured during the Dreamcast’s launchPhoto: Associated Press (AP) Bernie Stolar, one of the most important video game executives of the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 75, GamesBeat reports. Stolar began working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before moving to Atari, where he did everything …

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NASA’s Dust-Choked InSight Lander Likely Won’t Make It to the End of the Year

NASA announced in May that its InSight Mars lander — a spacecraft that has spent nearly four years investigating Martian geology and seismic activity — would likely cease scientific operations in mid-summer and terminate all operations by the end of the year, due to low power levels. Now, the agency plans to stretch InSight’s scientific …

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First 1.5TB microSD Card Will Destroy Your Budget

First 1.5TB microSD Card Will Destroy Your Budget

Although as inevitable as death and taxes, yesterday Micron revealed that its new industrial-grade i400 microSD will come in capacities ranging from 256GB to 1TB, and for the first time ever, a never-before-seen 1.5TB option that will undoubtedly be devastatingly expensive. Officially announced at the Embedded World 2022 conference currently taking place in Nuremberg, Germany, …

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Sam Bankman-Fried rescues crypto lenders BlockFi, Voyager

With no central bank willing to come to the rescue, beleaguered crypto companies are turning to their peers for help. Billionaire crypto exchange boss Sam Bankman-Fried has signed deals to bail out two firms in as many weeks: BlockFi, a quasi-bank, and Voyager Digital, a digital asset brokerage. FTX, Bankman-Fried’s crypto exchange, agreed Tuesday to …

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The PS2's Jak & Daxter Is Being 'Ported' To The PC By Fans

The PS2’s Jak & Daxter Is Being ‘Ported’ To The PC By Fans

Image: Naughty Dog Over the past few years we’ve started seeing something beautiful happen: fans of classic console games are taking old code and creating native PC versions of games that never saw an official release. We’ve seen it with some Nintendo gamesbut now we’re seeing it with a PlayStation platformer as well. This isn’t …

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