PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Won’t ‘Add Anything that Affects Gameplay’: PUBG CEO

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG won’t get items that impact gameplay Only cosmetic items are planned post-release The game is coming to the Xbox One on December 12 After the Star Wars Battlefront 2 debacle surrounding pay-to-win micro-transactions, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) team has stated it won’t be doing so at all, preferring to focus on cosmetic items instead. This came to […]

Kitchen Gadget: You’ve cleaned your kitchen sink … but what about that sink strainer?

A mesh strainer placed over your sink drain — or the kind that suctions shut so you can fill the sink — protects the pipes. Just don’t forget to clean the thing regularly. CHEAP CLEAN: We scrub our kitchen sinks, we wash dish cloths, we replace sponges … and still, studies show the kitchen sink is […]

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes […]

Waves that drive global weather patterns finally explained, thanks to inspiration from bagel-shaped quantum matter

They are about as far apart as two things in science can be: a type of ocean wave that helps drive the El Niño climate cycle, and quantum materials that, thanks to a particularly strange bit of physics, have insulating interiors and conduct current along their surface. Yet, in a remarkable case of lateral thinking, […]

Killer Web Design Hacks That Will Actually Work for Your Agency

Is your website getting a large number of visitors but not giving you the quality results you want? Efficiently directing your visitors and persuading them to convert is not an easy feat and there is no shortcut to achieve overnight success. Ecommerce is the fastest growing industry, and it is expected that ecommerce sales will […]

Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in […]

5 Powerful Tech Trends That Could Affect Your Business

Huffington Post Partner StudioHuffington Post Partner Studio DAVID LEES It would be an understatement to say that technology has disrupted the business landscape. Every aspect of modern organizations today—how they create, communicate, transact and serve—is shaped by technologies that were far beyond the wildest dreams of business leaders a couple of decades ago. To paraphrase […]

The Key Movie That Inspired Atomic Blonde’s Most Badass Action Sequence

SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains minor spoilers for Atomic Blonde. If you have not yet seen the film, and don’t wish to have any details at all revealed before your screening, please bookmark this page and save it until after you’ve gone to the movies! Director David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde pulls off something rather extraordinary about three-quarters […]