The best TV shows of 2023 so far, according to Rotten Tomatoes

The 10 best TV shows of 2023 so far, according to Rotten Tomatoes critics' scores. It provides a ranked list of shows, along with trailers and brief synopses. The top 3 shows are Happy Valley Season 3, The Other Two Season 3, and Foundation.

Key Facts & Points

  • Rankings are based on Rotten Tomatoes critics' scores
  • Top 3 shows are Happy Valley, The Other Two, and Foundation
  • Rankings include shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, The Bear, and Primo

Netflix finally streams video games, too

Netflix launching cloud gaming in limited beta tests in Canada and the UK. Subscribers can play games like Oxenfree on smart TVs, streaming devices, and web browsers.

Key Facts & Points

  • Netflix cloud gaming is launching in limited beta in Canada and UK
  • Starting with 2 games - Oxenfree and Molehew's Mining Adventure
  • Control games on TVs via smartphone, dedicated app on iOS
  • Early beta to test performance and work out issues before wider rollout

Singapore Financial Regulator Issues Key Requirements for Stablecoin Issuers

New regulations for stablecoin issuers announced by Singapore's financial regulator. Requirements include maintaining reserves, minimum capital, meeting liquidity standards, and getting a "regulated" label.

Key Facts & Points

  • Regulations target single-currency stablecoins pegged to SGD or G10 currencies
  • Issuers must be able to redeem coins within 5 days and meet disclosure requirements
  • Unregulated stablecoins can still operate under the existing framework
  • New rules aim to increase the stability and credibility of stablecoins in Singapore
  • Regulated stablecoins must meet reserve, capital, liquidity, and disclosure standards
  • The regulator will monitor the landscape and may add other coins to the framework

Existential anxiety might be an important underlying mechanism in depressive disorder

A study investigating the role of existential anxiety in the link between lack of meaning in life and depression severity. The study found existential anxiety mediates this relationship.

Key Facts & Points

  • Study of 77 therapists in Belgium and Netherlands
  • Less meaning is associated with more existential anxiety
  • Existential anxiety connected to more severe depression
  • Existential anxiety may help explain the relationship between low meaning and depression
  • Addressing existential anxiety could aid the treatment of depression
  • More research is needed on these pathways

The 'Internet's favorite underwear' goes mainstream: Gen Z brand Parade agrees to be bought

Parade, known for its comfortable and inclusive underwear, will be acquired by Ariela & Associates.

Key Facts & Points

  • Parade was valued at $200 million in 2022
  • Ariela is a longtime player in intimates manufacturing
  • Deal helps Parade scale amid tough VC funding environment
  • Parade pioneered inclusive, comfortable underwear targeting Gen Z
  • Deal gives startup manufacturing capabilities and distribution
  • Allows digitally-native brand an exit as raising funds gets harder