Google’s new adventure game takes a top-down trip through ancient Mesoamerica

I love the cute characters in the game. | Screenshot by Jay Peters / The Verge Google’s Arts & Culture division has released a charming new educational game all about ancient Mesoamerica. The game, The Descent of the Serpentis available to play right now in your browser or via the Google Arts & Culture iOS … Read more

A closer look at Google’s remote-controlled $30 Chromecast • TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hey, folks! Chromecasts have been a hacker and nerd favorite for a moment or two, and we’re pretty psyched to see the price (with a remote!) dropping to $30. Apropos hardware, Brian … Read more

Google’s battery-powered Nest Doorbell gets fall ringtones update

What you need to know Google has announced a slate of seasonal ringtones coming to Nest Doorbell (Battery). These include new ringtones for Oktoberfest, Diwali, and Halloween. You’ll be able to download the new tones via the Google Home app starting next month. Google made Halloween a little spookier last year with eerie ringtones for … Read more

Google’s open-source bug bounty aims to clamp down on supply chain attacks

Google has introduced a new vulnerability rewards program to pay researchers who find security flaws in its open-source software or in the building blocks that its software is built on. It’ll pay anywhere from $101 to $31,337 for information about bugs in projects like Angular, GoLang, and Fuchsia or for vulnerabilities in the third-party dependencies … Read more

Google’s Pixel Buds A-series Bluetooth earbuds are now just $69

Google’s Pixel Buds Pro may be getting a lot of attention — and deservedly so — but if you don’t mind not having noise cancellation or multipoint support, the lower-tier Pixel Buds A-Series are a great deal at $69. The Pixel Buds A-Series are on sale for that nice price at Amazon, Best Buy, and … Read more