Jessica earned her BA in journalism from ASU's Walter Cronkite School in 2011, and she's written for online outlets since 2008, with four years as senior reporter at Joystiq. She specializes in covering independent video games and esports, and she strives to tell human stories within the broader tech industry. Jessica is also a sci-fi novelist with a completed manuscript floating through the mysterious ether of potential publishers.
Chrome will automatically block annoying ads in early 2018
Adios, auto-playing advertisements.
What we played in May
Our favorites this month include a GameCube remaster of a PlayStation classic.
'Fallen London' and the secret to writing an infinite gothic game
It's been eight years since Victorian London was swept underground by a swarm of bats.
Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US
Take note if you ate at Chipotle in March or April this year.
Uber is free to operate in Italy on a long-term basis
Italian taxi drivers say they're unfairly penalized by the app.
Android exploit adds secret, thieving layers to your phone
Google is aware of the issue.
Facebook redesigns Trending topics in its war on filter bubbles
The changes should invite more voices into your echo chamber.
Wikimedia is clear to sue the NSA
The US' spying apparatus faces a fresh attack.
'LawBreakers' makes the leap to PlayStation 4
Cliff Bleszinski's low-gravity gun battles aren't just for PC players anymore.