New studio Embark announces new free-to-play shooter, The Finals

New studio Embark announces new free-to-play shooter, The Finals

Four years ago, Electronic Arts’ chief design officer left to co-found his own studio, created with Nexon’s backing. On Monday, Patrick Söderlund’s studio showed off its first game: The Finalsa squad-based, free-to-play multiplayer shooter inspired by sci-fi bloodsport narratives like Squid Game and The Running Manwhere pretty much everything on the game’s maps can be … Read more

States get final OK to build highway EV charging network

States get final OK to build highway EV charging network

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention, potential car buyers: New electric vehicle charging stations are on their way to highway locations near you. All 50 states received final approval Tuesday to begin construction on a first nationwide network of EV charging stations that places one roughly every 50 miles (80 kilometers) along interstate highways, part of the … Read more

The latest iPadOS 16 beta brings Stage Manager to older iPad Pro models

Nathan Ingraham

Probably the biggest change Apple announced with iPadOS 16 earlier this year is Stage Manager, a totally new multitasking system that adds overlapping, resizable windows to the iPad. That feature also works on an external display, the first time that iPads could do anything besides mirror their screen on a monitor. Unfortunately, the feature was … Read more

Guard officer pursues, confronts senior citizens

Guard officer pursues, confronts senior citizens

A tour bus bringing senior citizens to their East Falmouth hotel on Sept. 19 was aggressively pursued by a National Guard officer from Joint Base Cape Cod who thought the bus was carrying migrants because of a Tallahassee, Florida, sign on the side of the bus. The off-duty officer, Lt. Col. Christopher Hoffman, 51, of … Read more

Hurricane Ian update: Storm strengthening to ‘dangerous’ Category 4 on path to Florida

Hurricane Ian update: Storm strengthening to 'dangerous' Category 4 on path to Florida

Florida bracing for Hurricane Ian Hurricane Ian is gathering strength and bearing down on Florida as the state races to finalize storm preparations and evacuate its most at-risk people ahead of expected landfall on Wednesday. The enormous, Category 3 storm was already bringing impacts to Key West on Tuesday after it lashed Cuba with heavy … Read more

Hurricane Ian packs ‘catastrophic’ storm surge threat made worse by climate change

Hurricane Ian packs 'catastrophic' storm surge threat made worse by climate change

Hurricane Ian is forecast to make landfall Wednesday along Florida’s southwest coast, bringing with it a potentially “catastrophic” 12-foot storm surge made worse by rising sea levels due to climate change. The National Hurricane Center posted a forecast on Tuesday that showed that a stretch of coastline south of Tampa Bay down to Bonita Bay … Read more