From ‘Titanfall’ to ‘Star Wars,’ the evolution of game studio Respawn mirrors our search for story

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Respawn Entertainment began with a mission to build a better shooter. That became the hit “Titanfall.” In 2019, the studio expanded with the free-to-play “Apex Legends” and “Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order.” The studio run by Vince Zampella is just getting started, with a virtual reality project on tap for 2020. Zampella also is taking over the Los Angeles offices of DICE.

The explosive problem with recycling iPads, iPhones and other gadgets: They burst into flames

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What happens to gadgets when you’re done with them? Too often, they explode.

As we enter new gadget-buying season, spare a moment to meet the people who end up handling your old stuff. Isauro Flores-Hernandez, who takes apart used smartphones and tablets for a living, keeps thick gloves, metal…

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