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Ubisoft Toronto’s Watch Dogs: Legion is a triumph of innovative game design

Playing as multiple characters in a video game is hardly a novel concept, especially in party-based role-playing games. In fact, you could even argue that letting you assume the roles of many different characters is one of the most unique and appealing aspects of the medium. But what about a game where you can play…

Commvault launches Metallic backup service in Europe

viperagp - stock.adobe.com Backup giant adds backup as a service, with cloud-to-cloud backup and e-discovery functionality that can work across on-site datacentres and the AWS and Azure clouds By Antony Adshead, Storage Editor Published: 28 Oct 2020 0:01 Commvault has launched its Metallic cloud backup-as-a-service product in several European countries and in Israel. Metallic comes…

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed To Supreme Court, Cementing Conservative Majority

Topline After weeks of partisan back-and-forth over whether a justice should be appointed so close to the presidential election, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Monday, eight days before Election Day—making her the third successful nomination during President Trump’s tenure and the sixth conservative justice on the nine-person court. Supreme Court…

Lincoln Task Counters At Ivanka, Jared Over Times Square Signboard Legal Hazard

Topline The Lincoln Project, the coalition of anti-Donald Trump Republicans working against his reelection in November, has slammed Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s legal threats as “scare tactics” and called the pair inept and incompetent, the latest barb in a battle over billboards the group put up in Time Square that attacked the couple for…

CIOs who stay might wind up as COOs

The career path for chief information officers looks promising as large businesses digitise more of their organisation and IT becomes integral to operations By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 22 Oct 2020 11:16 Chief information officers (CIOs) who remain head of tech for the next four years may see their role evolve to chief operating…

Tarek and Christina Take a Frightening Danger Together on ‘Flip or Flop’

The stars of "Flip or Flop," Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa, have made a fortune flipping homes—but even they can get overwhelmed. On the episode “Better Be Quick,” El Moussa and Anstead buy a house in Fountain Valley, CA, for $670,000. However, these flippers can’t pay cash for the house, as they normally do,…

Coronavirus cases exceed as states around U.S. reel under rise

As the United States set records for the number of new coronavirus cases, states in every part of the country are reeling under the surge. Two back-to-back daily records for single-day increases in U.S. cases were set on Friday, with 79,303 new cases, and on Thursday with 77,640, according to NBC News' tally. The previous…

Xbox employer talks TELEVISION streaming stick, brand-new Video game Pass tier, xCloud app on iOS

A new wide-ranging interview with Phil Spencer points to several ways Xbox Game Pass could grow in the future Oct 23, 2020 12:41 PM EDT A new interview with Xbox chief Phil Spencer could indicate where the company is taking some its gaming services in the near future. Speaking to Stratechery, Spencer hinted at new ways…

Is an Intel Core i3 good enough for PC gaming? | Ask an expert

Though Core i3 CPUs serve as the entry point of Intel’s Core processor lineup, they still can take on gaming. Intel Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Q: Will an Intel Core i3 processor work for playing games? If yes, will it work if…

Huawei reveals the brand-new Mate 40 series with ‘Area Ring’ electronic camera module

The new lineup includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+ and Mate 40 RS. Oct 22, 2020 10:38 AM EDT During Huawei’s Mate 40 series event, the tech giant revealed — you guessed it — the new Mate 40 series. This lineup of smartphones includes the Mate 40, the Mate 40 Pro,…

Reducing Human Mistakes to Improve Data Center Dependability

A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives. Image: Denys Rudyi - stock.adobe.com To err is human, but that fact doesn't make it any easier to get a data center back on…

Trump Presented CBS With Book On His Healthcare Record – Opened To A Blank Page

Topline President Trump on Wednesday tweeted photos of 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl holding a large book ostensibly documenting his healthcare accomplishments – but one photo showed Stahl opening the book to a blank page, underscoring Democratic attacks against Trump’s health care record. 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl opens a book provided by the White House while preparing to…

SoundCloud creators raise $17.8 million to bring membership ebikes to market

Founders of music streaming platform SoundCloud are looking to bring subscriptions to the burgeoning ebike market with a European startup called Dance. The company today announced it has raised a €15 million ($17.8 million) round of funding to expand the service beyond its current pilot program in Germany. The funding follows a surge in demand…

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A Compilation of Command Prompt Tips, Tricks & Cool Things You Can Do

Although Windows settings provide easy access for configuring most things, the Command Prompt -- elevated or otherwise -- can be indispensable in a number of scenarios, especially when you know how to take advantage of it. Sometimes settings can be applied by typing a few characters instead of clicking through a series of menus, while…

White House Lists ‘Ending’ Covid-19 Pandemic As Trump Accomplishment

Topline The White House science office lists "ending the Covid-19 pandemic" as one of the top accomplishments of the Trump administration's first term despite the fact that new coronavirus cases are rising precipitously throughout the country, resulting in many hospitals nationwide approaching maximum capacity. President Donald Trump walks on the south lawn of the White…

Ubisoft Toronto’s Watch Dogs: Legion is a triumph of innovative game design

Playing as multiple characters in a video game is hardly a novel concept, especially in party-based role-playing games. In fact, you could even argue that letting you assume the roles of many different characters is one of the most unique and appealing aspects of the medium. But what about a game where you can play…

Commvault launches Metallic backup service in Europe

viperagp - stock.adobe.com Backup giant adds backup as a service, with cloud-to-cloud backup and e-discovery functionality that can work across on-site datacentres and the AWS and Azure clouds By Antony Adshead, Storage Editor Published: 28 Oct 2020 0:01 Commvault has launched its Metallic cloud backup-as-a-service product in several European countries and in Israel. Metallic comes…