Racing NSW changes dual licence policy

Racing NSW has approved dual jockey-trainer licences which means Melbourne Cup winning hoop Michelle Payne can now ride the horses she trains if she wants to run them in NSW. The new rule (LR56) comes into effect from January 1 after Racing NSW were initially reluctant about it due to possible integrity issues. Racing NSW […]

Fortnite update 7.10 early patch notes: X-4 Stormwing Plane changes, Ziplines, NEW items

Fortnite update 7.01 is being prepped for release by Epic Games. The next Fortnite update is expected to be available to download on the morning of December 18. Expect the game to go offline at around 9am UK time, and the patch notes to be revealed at the same time. The update will then be […]

Red Dead beta UPDATE: Red Dead Redemption Online making money changes revealed

Plenty of feedback has been given to Rockstar Games following the launch of the Red Dead Online beta. This included a lot of fans complaining about the price of items in Red Dead Redemption 2 Online. While Rockstar appears to be addressing the realism of the time period, rifles and other top pieces of gear […]

Valve changes developer terms to try to retain top games

(credit: Aurich Lawson) For years, game distribution platforms like Steam, GOG, Apple’s App Store, and major game consoles have generally taken a 30 percent cut of any revenue made from online game sales. Now, Valve is moving to change those terms to be more generous to Steam developers, but only for the absolute biggest games […]

Fortnite season 7: Release date, skins, leaks, teaser, theme, map changes, new Battle Pass

Fortnite season 7 release date is fast approaching with Battle Royale fans saying farewell to season 6 and hello to a brand new Battle Pass. Fortnite season 6 is set to have its final full day soon, with Fortnite season 7 possibly launching as early as next week. Epic Games will be launching Fortnite season […]

Rocket Report: Russia’s nuclear rocket, airspace wars, BFR changes explained

Enlarge (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 1.27 of the Rocket Report! After a week off for Thanksgiving break, we’re chock full of news about rockets and engines from around the world—some of which seem fanciful, and some of which are real developments. As always, we welcome reader submissions, and if you don’t want to […]

BlackRock is making changes at the top as the $6.4 trillion manager continues its pivot towards Asia-Pacific

BlackRock US global investment giant BlackRock has appointed Geraldine Buckingham as chair and head of BlackRock Asia Pacific, as the $ 6.4 trillion manager continues its Asia-Pacific pivot. Buckingham, global head of corporate strategy at BlackRock, will succeed Ryan Stork from February 2019. The shift comes as BlackRock continues to consider Asia-Pacific as one of its […]