Twitch allows everyone to customize streams with multiple tools

Twitch’s work on Extensions — video overlays and visual embellishments for streams — keeps plugging along. Today the broadcasting service announced that now every user can turn on up to three different video overlays and a trio of below-player Extensions for their channel. It all sounds pretty easy to use, too. Just head over to […]

Court allows man to sue Google for defamation over search results

An Australian court has given a man the go ahead to sue Google for defamation after image search results and autocomplete predictions linked him to underworld crime. Milorad “Michael” Trkulja was shot in the back by an unknown gunman in Melbourne in a 2004, at a time when there were a series of underworld killings […]

Hand luggage rules: Which UK airline allows the most bags in the cabin for free?

Hand luggage rules can become confusing for passengers who fly with different airlines when travelling abroad. Some offer free baggage in the cabin, while other airlines do not. Airlines may also have different measurement restrictions, as well as weight restrictions for cabin bags. Which UK airlines offer passengers the most hand luggage, both weight and […]

A rare bipartisan moment allows a timid rollback of banking regulation

REPUBLICANS in the House of Representatives had hoped to cut a swathe through the Dodd-Frank act, a titanic set of financial regulations passed in 2010 in the wake of the 2007-09 crisis. The “Financial Choice Act”, drafted last year, would have lessened bureaucratic oversight and relied more on stiff capital requirements. Responsibilities and penalties would […]

Ramble Allows Players To Walk Through Gorgeous Paintings

Ramble has taken procedural generation and used it to create shifting worlds of watercolor artwork, having you traverse beautiful landscapes as you watch the visuals come to life. You’ll have a front row seat to an ever-changing art show as you explore painted worlds, meandering through the generated areas in first person. While there is […]

How a “location API” allows cops to figure out where we all are in real-time

Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The digital privacy world was rocked late Thursday evening when The New York Times reported on Securus, a prison telecom company that has a service enabling law enforcement officers to locate most American cell phones within seconds. The company does this via a basic Web interface leveraging a […]

This Hotel Allows You to Sleep in A Tequila Barrel

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Judge allows Goldman Sachs gender-bias class-action lawsuit to proceed

Goldman Sachs Women accusing Goldman Sachs of discriminating against them in pay, promotions and performance reviews may pursue their claims as a group in a class-action lawsuit, a judge ruled on Friday. The ruling covers female associates and vice presidents who have worked in Goldman’s investment banking, investment management and securities divisions since September 2004, […]

Florida lawmakers pass gun bill that allows arming ‘some’ school staff

By a narrow margin, Florida legislators have passed controversial gun safety legislation limiting sales of certain firearms and providing for the arming of some school staff, in the wake of the recent massacre in Parkland. Senate Bill 7076 passed by a 67-50 vote on Wednesday evening, after over eight hours of debate, and will become […]

US Bank Now Allows for Instant Reward Redemptions for Travel Booked Anywhere

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