Kingdom Hearts has two new development teams, new title coming “surprisingly soon” – Gematsu

Kingdom Hearts has two new development teams, new title coming “surprisingly soon” – Gematsu

Two new Kingdom Hearts teams separate from the Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts Union χ teams have been established within Square Enix, according to a “13 Questions of Darkness” Q&A posted on the Japanese Kingdom Hearts Twitter account today. And one of those teams will release a title “surprisingly soon.” The Q&A reads, “While…
The math of brewing a better espresso

The math of brewing a better espresso

The perfect recipe? — "The most reproducible thing you can do is use less coffee." Jennifer Ouellette - Jan 22, 2020 4:01 pm UTC Enlarge / A new mathematical model sheds light on the optimal brewing process for espresso.Five Senses Coffee (Australia)Skilled baristas know that achieving the perfect complex flavor profile for a delectable shot…
Substack builds multi-author support into its hybrid publishing, newsletter service

Substack builds multi-author support into its hybrid publishing, newsletter service

Substack announced today that it has built support for multiple authors into its service. The company provides a publishing tool that blends blogs and email newsletters into a single entity, with a focus on subscription monetization. The day’s updates also include a number of publisher-friendly tools, like shared access and homepage features closer to those…
Shared inbox startup Front raises $59 million round led by other tech CEOs

Shared inbox startup Front raises $59 million round led by other tech CEOs

Front is raising a $59 million Series C funding round. Interestingly, the startup hasn’t raised with a traditional VC firm leading the round. A handful of super business angels are investing directly in the productivity startup and leading the round. Business angels include Atlassian co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes, Atlassian President Jay Simons, Okta co-founder…
Inside Skip’s plan to appeal San Francisco’s scooter permit decision

Inside Skip’s plan to appeal San Francisco’s scooter permit decision

Electric scooter operator Skip is gearing up to appeal San Francisco’s decision to not grant it a permit to operate in the city. When the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced the permit grantees in September, it came as a surprise to Skip, which had previously received a permit to operate as part of the…

Show HN: Terminal Phase – Terminal-based space shooter

I'm pleased to announce that Terminal Phase, a space shooter game you can play in your terminal, has achieved version 1.0. The game is completely playable and is a fun game (well, at least a number of playtesters told me they thought it was fun). It includes two levels (one of which is more balanced…
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 prototype caught on camera sounding like race car with special V8 – Fox News

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 prototype caught on camera sounding like race car with special...

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray revealedThe eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the first mid-engine version in the model's history, and promises supercar performance at a bargain basement price less than $60,000.The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray isn’t even in production yet, but the next model in the Corvette lineup has been spotted in the wild. (Fox News…
Tesla races past $100 billion in market valuation

Tesla races past $100 billion in market valuation

FILE PHOTO: Philip Floyd, senior engineering technician for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), demonstrates a front crash prevention test on a 2018 Tesla Model 3 at the IIHS-HLDI Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville, Virginia, U.S., July 22, 2019./File Photo(Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday became the first publicly listed U.S. carmaker to cross…
Sure Looks Like Microsoft’s Next-Gen Xbox Leaked on Twitter – Gizmodo

Sure Looks Like Microsoft’s Next-Gen Xbox Leaked on Twitter – Gizmodo

Photo: MicrosoftMicrosoft caught people with a small surprise when it announced its next big game console—the Xbox Series X—late last year at the 2019 Game Awards. And now, someone may have just dropped the first real-world photos of the Series X months before its official release.On Twitter, @Doug-DragoX uploaded two pics of what appears to…
Industrial technologies get a big backer with Anzu Partners’ new $190 million fund

Industrial technologies get a big backer with Anzu Partners’ new $190 million fund

Advances in biology, biochemistry, sensors and automation have the potential to reshape the ways manufacturing in America is done and a relatively new firm called Anzu Partners has just raised $190 million to invest in companies turning these scientific achievements into new products and services. Far from Silicon Valley, Anzu is investing in technology companies…