Nintendo can quickly ban Switch pirates from online play

Nintendo has implemented some pretty stringent anti-piracy measures for the Switch, and according to one console hacker, it has already started banning game cart certificates. In a lengthy PSA on the SwitchHacks subreddit, “SciresM” said Nintendo can now quickly detect if the game you’re trying to play online has been legitimately purchased, whether it’s a […]

Twitter acquires online safety company to bolster anti-abuse efforts

Twitter has repeatedly come under fire for not doing enough to stop hate speech, allowing outside groups to sow political discord and failing to limit the spread of misinformation. To address these issues, the company announced earlier this year that it was looking for outside experts to help in its effort to promote healthy, open […]

Kroger is surging after crushing earnings thanks to booming online sales (KR)

AP Kroger easily topped first-quater expectations on Thursday. Digital sales spiked 66% over the previous quarter as Kroger faces increasing competition from Amazon. The stock surged more than 8% in early trading. Follow Kroger’s stock price in real-time here. Kroger surged more than 9% early Thursday after the US’s largest grocery chain posted earnings that […]

World Cup 2018 live stream: Is it illegal to stream the World Cup online?

The World Cup 2018 has brought the world closer together, as football fans from different cultures and nations band together to enjoy the greatest sporting event in the world. Millions of fans across the UK have been tuning in to watch each game, with the BBC and ITV sharing licensing rights to broadcast games.  Both channels are offering […]

Fallout 76 beta players won’t have to worry about online trolls on release date

While Bethesda hasn’t confirmed when the big Fallout 76 beta will be running, we do know some key facts about it. It was recently announced that the beta release will arrive first on Xbox One, before going live on PS4 and PC. The studio team haven’t confirmed when they will be running the new server […]

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski slammed online for mocking migrant girl with Down Syndrome

Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, has angered critics after mocking a story of a disabled migrant being separated from her mother. READ MORE: Campaign manager who ‘let Trump be Trump’ unceremoniously dumped During an appearance on Fox News, Lewandowski responded to a story of a 10-year-old girl with Down […]

Croatia v Nigeria LIVE STREAM: How to watch World Cup 2018 online in 4K Ultra HD

Croatia square off against Nigeria in the day’s final World Cup game at 8pm. And with Iceland picking up a point against Argentina, both teams know that a win would take them top of Group D. And the good news for Nigeria is that Odion Ighalo starts on his 29th birthday. The striker will be […]

Vietnam’s new tech laws may stifle online dissent

Today, lawmakers in Vietnam voted in favor of a bill that requires tech companies that do business in the country to house all user data domestically. Additionally, social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook must remove any offensive content within 24 hours of receiving a request from Vietnamese authorities. This law is similar to […]

David Lynch Has Apparently Opened His Own Online T-Shirt Shop

David Lynch, an artist who exists in a whooshing void full of amazing hair, cigarettes and beautiful, horrifying movies, has decided to open his own T-shirt shop on Amazon. David Lynch doesn’t make many movies anymore – last year’s Twin Peaks revival was the first thing he’d filmed in nearly 11 years. Instead, he bides his […]

The mysterious new ‘Fallout’ game is reportedly using the same survival formula that’s seen wide success in other online games

There was a time, around four or five years ago, when it seemed the only games that were being released followed the same formula: early access, open-world, and survival. Games like Day Z and Rust exploded almost overnight, and many copycats followed. The premise of an open-world survival game is relatively simple —  you’re thrust […]