Discover Pinterest's Manifestival Activation at Cannes 2023 While not all of us have the luxury of attending the glamorous annual ad industry gathering at Cannes, Pinterest is preparing a unique activation for those in attendance. Dubbed 'Manifestival', this event aims to demonstrate the platform's potential value to influential advertising executives, convincing them to invest more in Pinterest campaigns.
The Manifestival event is set to showcase the latest creative and engagement trends gaining popularity on Pinterest. By highlighting these trends, the company hopes to establish itself as a key player in the advertising ecosystem. Pinterest has come a long way since its inception as a purely social platform, evolving...
May 31, 2023
Amazon Prime Video Takes a Jab at Netflix's New Password Sharing Restrictions The streaming wars have taken an interesting turn as Amazon Prime Video recently mocked Netflix's new account-sharing restrictions. Netflix's decision to limit account sharing among non-household users has generated buzz and prompted their competitor to take a light-hearted dig at the popular streaming service.
On Twitter, Amazon Prime Video posted an image showing two people watching something on a laptop with the text, "Sharing is caring." This cheeky reaction soon went viral, attracting attention from users who found humor in the situation. One user commented, "Amazon clapped Netflix so hard," to which the Prime Video account replied, "giggling and tweeting and...
May 28, 2023
Surface Laptop 6: A Challenger Emerges to Rival Apple's MacBook Air Microsoft's upcoming Surface Laptop 6 is stirring up quite the buzz in the laptop market with its potential to give Apple's MacBook Air a run for its money. Recent leaks shed light on the new specifications of the Surface Laptop 6 models, promising users an impressive set of features and configurations to choose from. As rumors circulate about a 15-inch MacBook Air on the horizon, Microsoft seems to be stepping up its game to offer consumers a powerful alternative.
According to leaked information, the Surface Laptop 6 will be available in two versions - a 13.5-inch and a 15-inch model. The...
May 12, 2023
UK's Competition and Markets Authority Dives into AI Review After Microsoft-Activision Block The United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently announced its plan to undertake a review of artificial intelligence (AI) models. Having recently blocked Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision, the regulatory body aims to ensure AI development continues to benefit consumers, businesses, and the UK economy as a whole.
AI foundation models, such as GPT-3 and DALL-E 2, which are based on vast datasets and have multiple applications, will be the focus of the CMA's assessment. The UK government has outlined five principles that regulators must consider as they support the innovative development and deployment of AI. These principles include...
May 11, 2023
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Receives Crucial Performance Update for PC and Consoles Respawn Entertainment and EA have released an update to address the performance issues faced by players of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. The developers apologized for the subpar performance on these platforms since the game's launch last week. Fixes were provided for some issues, but a comprehensive solution for PC performance remains elusive. Console players also experienced rough gameplay, with the 30FPS quality mode being the best option on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.
A new patch has been deployed to improve the performance of the game on PC. This update should offer...
May 03, 2023
Brave Search Achieves Independence with Exclusive Use of Its Own Index Brave, the privacy-focused browser company, has announced that its search engine, Brave Search, will now exclusively use its own index instead of relying on third-party solutions like Bing. This move signifies a significant milestone for the search engine as it demonstrates independence from major tech giants and reinforces its mission to prioritize user privacy.
The main advantage of utilizing Brave's own index is that it enables the search engine to deliver fully independent results to its users. According to a blog post from the company, users will now receive 100% of their search results from the Brave Index, ensuring that their...
Apr 28, 2023
New Crackdown on Third-Party Peripheral Cheaters: Bans Incoming! Bungie has announced a major crackdown on cheaters using third-party input devices such as XIM and Cronus to gain an unfair advantage in Destiny 2. This comes after years of complaints from top-level players that these devices are being used to give themselves an edge in the popular shooter game. The studio has said it will be implementing stricter measures to identify, ban, and take action against those found cheating with peripheral hardware.
In the past, Bungie had implemented anti-cheat systems designed to detect keyboard and mouse peripherals, but this was not enough to stop cheaters from gaining access to third-party...
Apr 14, 2023
A Fresh Look at Southwest Germany: Euro Truck Simulator 2 Patch 1.47 Brings New Landmarks and Roads SCS Software’s highly-acclaimed truck driving simulator, Euro Truck Simulator 2 (ETS2), recently received a major update with patch 1.47. This patch focuses on overhauling the outdated areas of the map in southwest Germany with newly designed cities, roads, and even historical landmarks. Players can now experience a refreshed look at the country's landscape while navigating through its routes.
In total, four cities have been redesigned from scratch as part of this "touch-up": Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, and Erfurt. All four feature an array of new destination points like warehouses and service stations as well as detailed recreations of familiar landmarks such as...
Apr 13, 2023
The Lost Tale of Hyrule: An Ocarina of Time Fan Sequel is Here! For years, fans of the classic N64 title The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time have dreamed of a sequel. Now, those dreams are coming true thanks to a group of dedicated modders and fans who have created their own version. Recently released on social media, The Lost Tale Of Hyrule offers new content while staying true to the spirit and feel that made Ocarina such an amazing game.
Players will explore ancient dungeons and battle monsters in order to find these artifacts that are necessary for completing their quest. In addition, players can upgrade their weapons with special abilities and...
Apr 04, 2023
Elon Musk's Twitter Blue Verification Move Costs New York Times its Gold Tick Twitter has removed the gold "verified" marker from the New York Times' main account, following an initiative by CEO Elon Musk to open up verification for paying subscribers. This move comes as part of his new subscription service called 'Twitter Blue'. The news organization will now have to pay a monthly fee of $1,000 in order to retain the gold tick under this system.
It was last year when Elon Musk took over the microblogging platform and announced that he would be opening up "blue checkmark" verification to paying subscribers. As of April 1st, 2023, legacy blue checkmarks have started winding...
Apr 03, 2023
WhatsApp Gives Attachment Menu a Much-Needed Makeover WhatsApp has been the go-to communication app for many Android users, thanks to its ease of use and simplicity. Over the last few years, it has been constantly updated with new features and interface changes, making it a better communication app than ever before. Now, it looks like WhatsApp has spotted one particular UI quirk and is finally giving its attachment menu a much-needed makeover.
The attachment menu on WhatsApp has long been a source of frustration for many users. It was outdated and didn't keep up with the ever-growing feature list of the app. Thankfully, WhatsApp has finally decided to...
Mar 18, 2023
Twitch CEO Emmett Shear Steps Down After 16 Years Amazon-owned Twitch announced on Thursday that Emmett Shear, who co-founded the platform, will be stepping down as CEO after sixteen years in charge. Dan Clancy, who has been with Twitch since 2019, will be taking over the role with immediate effect. Shear will remain on board as an advisor.
Twitch has grown to become one of the most popular video streaming platforms, with celebrities like Tyler "Ninja" making millions of dollars by playing video games and interacting with fans. However, Twitch has come under fire lately for reducing the earnings its biggest streamers could get from subscriptions, which used to be...