Gaming

Discord Nitro adds 2K Games’ BioShock, Mafia, and more to subscription

Discord is adding some big games to its monthly Netflix-style Nitro subscription service. Anyone who pays the $ 10-per-month membership fee can now download a handful of releases from publisher 2K Games. Those include the following: XCOM: Enemy Unknown BioShock Remastered BioShock 2 Remastered Sid Meier’s Civilization IV Complete Mafia “We are super-excited to bring […]

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Fujifilm XP140 squeezes more durability, low-light ability into a waterproof cam

Fujifilm Fujifilm’s waterproof compact just got more durable. On Thursday, February 14, the company unveiled the Fujifilm FinePix XP140, a compact camera with better water sealing, a wider ISO range, and enhanced auto-intelligent modes compared to the predecessor. The compact continues Fujifilm’s XP series of waterproof compacts. The Fujifilm XP140 is waterproof to 82 feet […]

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Emoji 12.0 brings us waffles, more diversity, suggestive “finger pinch” glyph

Say hello to the “finger pinch” emoji. Please use this responsibly. Emojipedia Lots of representation for people with disabilities. We’ve got a hearing aid, deaf people service dogs, probing canes, lots of wheelchairs, and bionic arms and legs. Emojipedia “People holding hands” in all 70 gender and skin color combinations. Emojipedia Here is a yawning […]

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Microsoft unveils more cheap hardware, Teams features, and pens for education

Enlarge / Lenovo 300e with its stylus and, uh, fallback stylus. Lenovo At the Bett educational technology conference in London, Microsoft has announced cheaper Surface Go pens, new Teams integrations with educational software, and a range of third-party Windows laptops and two-in-one devices with prices as low as $ 189. Microsoft has felt new competitive […]

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Free games like 'Fortnite' earned more than $87 billion last year, and the rest of the gaming industry is starting to take note

Epic Games Free-to-play video games generated $ 87.7 billion in revenue during 2018, according to a new report from research firm SuperData. Asian players account for 62% of spending on free games, and seven of the top 10 grossing free-to-play games belong to Asian publishers. “Fortnite” was the top grossing game of 2018, free or […]

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Millions of customers will now pay more for Netflix—here’s how much

Enlarge / Netflix company headquarters in Los Gatos, California. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Another round of Netflix price hikes is upon us. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Netflix will increase the prices of all of its subscription plans, effective immediately, for all new customers. Existing customers will see their […]

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More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost

Supported by More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost ImageFrom left, Jennifer Brandel, Aniyia Williams, Mara Zepeda and Astrid Scholz of Zebras Unite. The group encourages a more ethical industry with greater gender and racial diversity.CreditCreditAdrian Hallauer for The New York Times By Erin Griffith Jan. 11, 2019 On a sunny […]