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In March, Blizzard will rebrand existing Overwatch leagues OGN Overwatch Apex, Overwatch Premier Series, and Overwatch Pacific Championship as Contenders Korea, Contenders China, and Contenders Pacific, respectively. The in-game Overwatch Open Division will continue, broken into the same regions as Contenders. Each year of Contenders will have three seasons, with prize pools worth up to $100,000 already having been offered.
  • No, we're not getting a Zack Snyder cut of Justice League

    No, we're not getting a Zack Snyder cut of Justice League

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    The petition is closing in on 150,000 signatures, but there's just one problem: some of them have been faked. Film critic John Campea posted a screenshot to Twitter saying his name was added to the petition without his knowledge, and that he's not alone.
  • Parent rebukes Epic for suing teenage Fortnite player accused of cheating

    Parent rebukes Epic for suing teenage Fortnite player accused of cheating

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    To address the issue Epic chose to go beyond the fourth wall by not only banning two players but getting the law involved, but it seems something didn't go as planned in their countermeasures against such cheaters. "Instead of Epic Games suing the websites providing the chat codes, they are going after the individuals using these codes". "It is my belief that due to their lack of ability to curve cheat codes and others from modifying their game, they are using a 14-year-old child as a ...
  • Tumblr founder David Karp to step down

    Tumblr founder David Karp to step down

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    Karp announced his decision in an email to employees, and later shared on his personal Tumblr page. Karp did not disclose if the end of the four years played a role in his departure from Tumblr and the larger Verizon conglomerate. Oath has not stated whether or not this move is permanent or merely a temporary measure while the company looks for an official replacement for Karp.
  • Facebook reveals how it uses AI to help suicidal users

    Facebook reveals how it uses AI to help suicidal users

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    The new feature is meant to detect such posts before anyone reports them. "Artificial intelligence can help provide a better approach". Facebook's AI is helpful for reducing response times to at-risk users, prioritising content which it deems especially worrisome so human moderators can review them and take the most appropriate action, depending on the level of risk.
  • Assassin's Creed Rogue Remaster listed by retailers

    Assassin's Creed Rogue Remaster listed by retailers

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    The game tied into a number of different Assassin's Creed games around it, being the sequel to Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag , the prequel to Assassin's Creed 3, and another prequel to Assassin's Creed: Unity , as Shay had a hand in the fates of many of those games's characters, such as Connor's mentor Achilles, Arno Dorian, and Haytham Kenway.
  • Bungie Turn Of Destiny 2's XP Throttling

    Bungie Turn Of Destiny 2's XP Throttling

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    This is at level cap, seemingly to prevent players from earning more Bright Engrams, which unlock special gear and cosmetic items. During this time, players will also be able to try out the clan functionality in Destiny 2 , with the ability to join clans and earn Clan XP while completing fireteam activities.
  • Flat Earth believer conveniently cancels homemade rocket launch

    Flat Earth believer conveniently cancels homemade rocket launch

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    Hughes, who despite his rocket-fairing ways, believes the Earth is flat (it is not - it is nearly round, more like an orange, with the depressed portions at the poles). It seems that in all his preparation for the event, Hughes failed to actually get written permission confirming that he was allowed to launch the rocket.
  • Oppo F5 featuring 6 GB RAM now available for ₹24990

    Oppo F5 featuring 6 GB RAM now available for ₹24990

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    Initially, when the selfie-centric tech giant made the OPPO F5 official , the company offered two variants alongside. It comes in Black and Red color options. As for camera specs, the F5 sports a 16MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and dual LED flash. The handset sports a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
  • Sensex Extends Gains To Eighth Session, Banks Support

    Sensex Extends Gains To Eighth Session, Banks Support

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    A total of 121 stocks registered a fresh 52-week high in trade today, while 11 stocks touched a new 52-week low on the NSE. Indian markets ended higher on Monday. The NSE's sub index of banking stocks, Nifty Bank, added 112.30 points, or 0.43 per cent, to close at 25,891.95. On the other hand, the S&P BSE metal index fell by 92.43 points, IT index by 24.81 points and oil and gas index by 20.80 points.