Gamers from across the eSports industry are paying tribute to the victims of the Madden shooting in Jacksonville

Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images Several prominent gamers and eSports leagues mourned the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred during the first event of the Madden eSports season. The shooting could prompt a re-evaluation of security measures at the growing number of eSports tournaments. The gaming community reacted […]

PayPal’s redesigned app is all about paying your friends

We wouldn’t blame you for thinking PayPal’s app has lost focus — it seems more interested in investments and ordering food than on… well, paying people. It’s a good thing the company is cleaning things up with a redesigned mobile app, then. The new version is a return to the basics of sending and receiving […]

Amazon paying employees to tweet nice things about warehouse working conditions

After a series of horror stories about Amazon workers peeing into bottles to avoid missing their targets, a number of accounts popped up on Twitter praising the company. TechCrunch discovered that all the accounts had Amazon’s smile logo as backgrounds, identical structures to their bios and the title ‘FC Ambassador’ in their name, followed by […]

We’ll Be Paying With Body-Implanted Credit Cards in 2 Years, Author Says

We May Pay With Body-Implanted Credit Cards Soon Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Michael Cohen reportedly balked at paying off Stormy Daniels until the ‘Access Hollywood’ tape was released — and that could cut through his and Trump’s defense

Richard Drew/AP President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly balked at the idea of paying off porn star Stormy Daniels prior to the release of the “Access Hollywood” tape in October 2016. That could hurt his argument that the payment was made to prevent Trump’s family from embarrassment and not to assist his […]

Van and lorry drivers soon face paying up to £100 a day to driving into cities, here’s why

A new Government proposal could see van and lorry drivers face paying hefty fees to enter cities in a crackdown on air pollution. The Government is set to introduce a number of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) which will charge drivers of the oldest and most polluting cars entering town centres and cities. While car owners […]

Germans favor withdrawal of US troops, not paying more for US ‘protection’ – poll

Almost every second German favors the withdrawal of US forces based there, according to a poll taken prior to the NATO summit, at which Donald Trump accused Berlin of relying on Washington’s protection and not contributing enough. Some 42 percent of Germans are ready to see 35,000 US troops return home, a new YouGov poll, […]

Planting spies, paying people to post on social media, and pretending the news doesn’t exist: This is how China tries to distract people from human rights abuses

Kevin Frayer/Getty The Chinese Communist Party is keen to portray itself as a peaceful and scandal-free power. It refuses to acknowledge its human rights abuses, and discrimination against LGBT community and feminists. It’s not easy to do in the digital age, where nearly half of China’s citizens use the internet. These are four of the […]

Ryanair check-in charge: How to avoid paying the £55 fee under strict new rules

Ryanair announced this week it was cutting its check-in window from four days to 48 hours. Any passenger who arrives at an airport without having checked in beforehand is forced to pay a fee of £55, so it’s going to be more difficult to avoid that fee after the new rule comes into force in […]

Trump tweeted a Mother’s Day video paying tribute to his own late mother — here’s what else he’s said about the life and lasting influence of Mary Trump

President Donald Trump tweeted a video Sunday in honor of Mother’s Day, in which he gave a touching tribute to his own late mother. Mary MacLeod Trump passed away in 2000 but has had a lasting presence in Trump’s public image, campaign and statements. President Donald Trump tweeted a video in honor of Mother’s Day […]