11-year-old Valorant player banned on Twitch for being underage, despite parental supervision

Dec 4, 2022

Strict guidelines enforced. An 11-year-old Valorant player has been banned on Twitch for being underage, despite parental supervision. The Brazilian streamer, called Lucas, has managed to reach Radiant level in the game, its highest rank. However, Twitch has banned Lucas for being underage - the minimum age to use the platform is 13. Eurogamer Newscast: Why is Sony worried about Call of Duty on PlayStation 6? Lucas has been streaming Valorant with supervision from his ...read more

Twitter is now relying more on AI to identify harmful content, says its new trust and safety chief

Dec 4, 2022

Twitter's new trust and safety chief said it was relying more on AI to identify harmful content. Ella Irwin told Reuters Twitter favors restricting distribution rather than deleting certain content. Musk also met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday to discuss content moderation. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Twitter is now relying more on artificial intelligence to id ...read more

'Yeezy come, Yeezy go': Kanye West tattoos are being removed for free by a studio in London

Dec 4, 2022

A tattoo removal studio in London is offering to eliminate Kanye West tattoos free of charge. Naama Studios announced its "Yeezy come, Yeezy go" offer on Instagram. The rapper has been condemned for antisemitic comments in recent months. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. If you happen to have a Kanye West tattoo and now regret it, a tattoo removal studio in London is offering to get ...read more

A patch to address The Callisto Protocol's PC stuttering is now available

Dec 4, 2022

"We are working on further optimisations in the days ahead." A patch is now available for the PC version of The Callisto Protocol. Since the sci-fi horror released yesterday, players have taken to Striking Distance's social media channels to complain about the stuttering plaguing the PC version of the game, which even Digital Foundry's John calls "unplayable". The Callisto Protocol 5 things We Liked ( 2 Things We Didn’t) PS5 NEW GAMEPLAY. Yesterday, the studio said in ...read more

Aeroflot tells passengers to read a book or take a nap after sanctions end in-flight entertainment on some services

Dec 4, 2022

Russian airline Aeroflot has been forced to remove in-flight entertainment on some services. The airline suggested passengers read, meditate, or take a nap while it works on a "domestic solution."  Aeroflot has managed to keep flying despite western sanctions increasingly hobbling operations. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Aeroflot has suggested its passengers take a "digital de ...read more

How To Use An Old Samsung Phone As A Smart Home Sensor

Dec 4, 2022

Jan Maly/Shutterstock Samsung has steadily risen in popularity over the years to become one of the most sought-after Android phone brands. In fact, according to Statista, the South Korean-based company has supplied a whopping 275 million smartphones globally in 2021 alone. As of the third quarter of 2022, Samsung represents 21.2% of all smartphones shipped globally. These figures alone show how well-loved Samsung is across the world, but while many people are buying newer releas ...read more

Google Wallet is About to Get Digital Driver’s Licenses in Beta

Dec 4, 2022

Kellen November 30, 2022 We may earn a commission when you click links to retailers and purchase goods. More info. When Google announced the new Google Wallet back in May, digital IDs were one of the major new features they highlighted as one of the reasons for re-launching the name “Wallet.” While not supported at first, the idea was that one day, probably far down the road, we might be able to add a digital driver’s license or state ID to Google Wallet and truly ditch ...read more

Refresh Rate Vs. Motion Rate: How TV Brands Fudge The Numbers

Dec 4, 2022

Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock Nowadays, buying a TV or a monitor may seem easy, but it isn't. Not only are there a ton of models with varying specifications available, but there is also some deliberate confusion being created by TV manufacturers due to the marketing jargon getting in the way of standardized technological specifications. The most important example of this is the sheer amount of numbers you need to pay attention to while buying a TV. To begin with, there's the resolution, ...read more

The unraveling of $3 billion crypto lender BlockFi amid FTX's 'death spiral', according to bankruptcy filings

Dec 4, 2022

BlockFi filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, citing hefty exposure to FTX.  The crypto platform owes $30 million to the SEC, per bankruptcy filings. FTX, which once offered BlockFi a $400 million credit line, ultimately led to the firm's bankruptcy. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Crypto lender BlockFi filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday in the wake of FTX's ...read more

Here's How Long A Lucid Air Battery Will Probably Last

Dec 4, 2022

Bloomberg/Getty Images After working for Tesla to develop the Tesla Model S, Peter Rawlinson left the company and became the founder of Lucid Air. He told the New York Times he resigned from Tesla because he felt Elon Musk was mistreating him, and he had to look after his sick mother. As fate would have it, he assembled a team that went on to develop a 1000-hp Lucid Air that could compete with Tesla. Beyond that, Lucid Air is setting itself apart as the luxury brand of electric ...read more