Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital

Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned a nomination for the Kennerspiel des Jahres (expert’s “game of […]

How digital media companies are recreating content bundles to overcome fragmentation and grow subscribers

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has produced new combinations of streaming video programming services to prepare for the progressive overhaul in how media is distributed.See the […]

Judge to Georgia voting officials: you’re terrible at digital security

Enlarge / An electronic voting machine sits in a privacy booth at a polling location during the Georgia primary runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Georgia’s upcoming November 6, 2018 election will remain purely electronic, and will not switch to paper to ward off […]

Review: Mega-hit boardgame Scythe goes digital on Steam

Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Scythe is a heavy German-style board game that combines worker placement, area control, resource management, a little combat, and a point salad scoring with a setup so ornate that Alice Waters wanted to put it on her menu (read our original review of the game to see for yourself.) Scythe has been among […]

Daily Podcast: The Bad Side Of Digital Movie Libraries, Kevin Smith, American Gods, South Park & Henry Cavill

On the September 13, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by writer Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Henry Cavill’s strange Instagram post, American Gods season 2 production problems, Kevin Smith’s secret IP Project, Apple’s control of your digital movie library, and the […]

How startups are facilitating the digital transformations of delivery and automotive companies

Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. The transportation and logistics industries are on the cusp of a massive transformation. After doing business largely the same way […]

Digital Side Mirrors Become a Production Reality, but You Can’t Get Your Hands on One Just Yet

I’ll admit it — my brow furrowed after first glimpsing the digital side mirrors adorning the Japanese-market 2019 Lexus ES. Strange, foreign, and unnecessary, the automaker’s new “Digital Outer Mirrors” seem like an answer to a question no one asked, but obviously someone did. My next thought was how this would meld well with automakers’ infuriating […]