The Groundbreaking Legacy of Anne Rice, the Woman Who Humanized Monsters

In a tribute to Anne Rice’s legacy, we’ve gathered eleven of her novels as a snapshot of her revolutionary career. Searching for chills? Sign up for The Lineup’s newsletter to get terrifying recommendations delivered straight to your inbox. via Technology and News Today

Sony is buying ‘Destiny’ studio Bungie

Sony has plans to acquire Bungie, the studio behind the MMO Destiny, in a deal worth $3.6 billion. The deal follows news on January 18th that Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard for $69 billion. via Technology and News Today

Google’s new Nest Cam can’t yet stream live video to Chromecast or Android TV

Google’s updated Nest Cam products come with several advantages such as offline storage, battery power, and lower prices. However, they also come with some frustrating problems including the current lack of support for streaming Nest Cam video to Chromecast or Android TV. via Technology and News Today

Teen wants $50,000 to stop tracking Elon Musk’s private jet

Earlier this week, 19-year-old Jack Sweeney won a bit of internet fame when Protocol published a story about one of his Twitter bots. The college student maintains ElonJet, a tracker that tweets out when Elon Musk’s private jet takes off and lands. via Technology and News Today

Live-action Halo TV show release date revealed in new teaser

A new teaser for Paramount Plus’ live-action Halo series reveals the long-awaited show’s release date: March 24th, 2022 (via IGN). At around the 52-second mark, you can hear the announcer state the fast-approaching release date. We’re just getting started. via Technology and News Today

‘Lord of the Rings’: The Rings of Power, Explained

It’s difficult to talk about The Lord of the Rings without talking about, well, the rings; crafted by the unsuspecting Elves of Middle Earth under the careful eye of Sauron, who went on to create the One Ring by himself, the Rings of Power were meant to seduce the rulers of the world to evil so th via Technology and News Today

Cyberpunk 2077 Trends Online As Game Hits Big Turning Point

Cyberpunk 2077 is less than two weeks away from its one-year anniversary as of this writing, and noticeably, it’s trending online too. Many may recall how the game trended online at launch…where many shared bugs, game-breaking glitches, disappointing graphics, weak combat, and far more. via Technology and News Today

Joni Mitchell will remove her music from Spotify over ‘lies’ that cost ‘people their lives’

Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has announced that she’s removing all her music from Spotify. On her website, she published a short statement saying “irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives. via Technology and News Today

Neil Young says he ‘felt better’ after leaving Spotify and its ‘shitty’ sound quality

Even after departing the platform, Neil Young isn’t done criticizing Spotify yet. Today, the rock legend has published another letter on his website, describing Spotify as a purveyor of “more songs and less sound. via Technology and News Today

Android apps come to Windows 11 in ‘preview’ next month

You won’t have to run an unpolished beta to try Android apps on Windows 11. Microsoft’s Panos Panay has teased the release of a Windows 11 public preview in February that will bring Android apps to the Microsoft Store. via Technology and News Today