Google drops Australia from News Showcase launch amid regulator rancour

SYDNEY: Google has postponed the Australian roll-out of News Showcase citing regulatory complications, just three months after announcing the product, as the US internet giant grapples with one of the most audacious attempts to police its activities. After naming Australia, Germany and Brazil as markets where it would start paying publishers to feature their news, […]

Modus Games’ next-gen horror game In Sound Mind gets new story trailer

In this highly intriguing first-person horror puzzler, you assume the life of a small-town psychologist named Desmond navigating mysterious happenings occurring in Milton Haven. The story is structured around tapes from sessions with Desmond’s deceased patients, which you’ll review for clues about what might be happening in the usually-quiet town. There are sentient mannequins, big […]

LEKKI SHOOTING: Prof. Akinyemi cautions Burutai, advises Buhari to be mindful of words to international community

On the response to the Lagos incident by the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, Professor Akinyemi had this to say: “Let me also expand my comment to cover the lack of civility by the statement released to the public by the Chief of Army Staff. I have been dealing with military officers of […]

Play Baldur’s Gate 3 as a hobgoblin, minotaur, or mind flayer

Playable MinotaurPlayable Mind FlayerPlayable Goblins (6 types, plus Hobgoblin and Bugbear)There’s a tiny bit of work involved in getting these mods installed. In addition to downloading a .pak file and copying it into your mods folder, you’ll need to update your profile’s modsettings.lsx file with some text. Make sure you read the instructions on each […]


Speaking at the launching ceremony, Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen said the project will help perfect legal regulations on biosphere reserves in Vietnam, assist in sustainable forest recovery and management, promote community-based livelihood models to ease pressure on natural resources in three biosphere reserves, and raise awareness among stakeholders, to […]


According to Nguyễn Bích Vượng, Director of the Centre for Microfinance and Development (M&D), the latest Phase 5 of the project, implemented from October 2019 to September this year, offered 15 vocational training courses for 350 trainees. The courses included seven main traditional handicrafts of hand embroidery, rattan and bamboo weaving, shell inlaying, pottery, wood carving, […]

Russia, Iran meddling with US elections: ‘Hacking of our hearts and minds’

The concern that foreign powers such as Iran, Russia and China could meddle in the US presidential elections appears justified. In the run-up to the 2016 election, Russian hackers spread misinformation on social media via fake profiles and released stolen emails and files from Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee with the goal of harming […]

Local News Confirms SSC Has Broken Bugatti’s 304-MPH Top Speed Record

Officially, the current Guinness World Record for the fastest production car is held by the Koenigsegg Agera RS at 277.9 mph. That run took place in late 2017 on the identical stretch of State Route 160 in southern Nevada that SSC used this past weekend. To count as an official top speed run, a car […]

Everything we know so far about Marvel Phase 4: new MCU release dates, cast news, and more

Ant-Man 3Not much is known about Ant-Man 3 at this early stage outside of its villain (more on that in a moment), but the original THR report states that it is filming in 2020 or 2021 with the aim to release in 2022, while Rick and Morty writer Jeff Loveness is penning the script. That […]

Good news for 49ers’ banged-up offense: Seahawks’ defense appears historically awful

The Seahawks’ defense hasn’t been entirely awful. They have 12 takeaways, and their average of two a game is tied for the NFL lead. It’s a reason they rank 23rd in points allowed per game (28.7), which, while not stellar, at least isn’t threatening to break an NFL record.