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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 23/08/2022
Quote of the day:
When we are no longer able to change a situation — we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E. Frankl
Jokes of the day:
What does a pirate pay for his corn? A buccaneer!
A horse walks into a bar. “Hey”, the Bartender says. “Sure”, the horse replies.
Top 10 news of the day:
Experts say case highlights well-known dangers of automated detection of child sexual abuse images
Google has refused to reinstate a man’s account after it wrongly flagged medical images he took of his son’s groin as child sexual abuse material (CSAM), the New York Times first reported. Experts say it’s an inevitable pitfall of trying to apply a t… [3598 chars]
Embracer Group uses the force — The troubled PS5 remake of Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic has been handed to a diff…
The troubled PS5 remake of Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic has been handed to a different developer, according to reliable Bloomberg journalist Jason Schreier. The project — which had been in production at Aspyr Media — will now be led by one o… [959 chars]
Grand Theft Auto designer Mike Dially has been hit with a copyright strike for sharing early prototype footage of the game’s graphical engine.
Grand Theft Auto creator Mike Dailly has been hit with copyright strikes for his own work. Dailly was one of the founders of DMA Design, which eventually became Rockstar North and was responsible for the original Grand Theft Auto. But after he posted… [2982 chars]
The new Saints Row game features a bunch of clever Easter eggs, but our favorite is this humongous memorial for Red Faction. Here’s how to find it.
It’s a minor miracle Saints Row has returned after a turbulent move to a new publisher, a nearly decade-long hiatus, and a botched spinoff. It’s fitting then that the latest entry’s largest Easter egg celebrates a dormant video game franchise that ha… [3126 chars]
A rendering of a modern freeride machine that Josh Bender would love.
AN INTRODUCTION WHO AND WHAT IS YOKI ? Yoki INITIAL MUSINGS Case in point: Josh Bender and his 12" Karpiel Apocalypse. No man has matched his style, no other man can pull off this fashion sense. The progression from initial idea to final frame “I wan… [3573 chars]
A baby game for children — Marvel’s Spider-Man is a goldmine for Sony; the character is immensely popular across basically…
Marvel’s Spider-Man is a goldmine for Sony; the character is immensely popular across basically all media, appealing to a wide audience, and Insomniac Games put together a truly brilliant open world adventure the superhero deserves. It’s just a win a… [898 chars]
WRC — DirtFish’s sources indicate that an announcement could come as early as this week
Former McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as Hyundai Motorsport team principal. DirtFish sources have indicated that Boullier could be named as Andrea Adamo’s replacement in the role as early as this wee… [301 chars]
Respawn Entertainment has fired out Apex Legends update 2.03 to bring in fixes to the shooter. Here’s the Apex Legends August 22 patch notes.
Respawn Entertainment has fired out Apex Legends update 2.03 on all platforms, and this is once again to bring in fixes to the shooter. Curious what’s new? Read on for the Apex Legends August 22 patch notes below. Apex Legends Update 2.03 Patch Notes… [2870 chars]
Minecraft’s default player skin Steve has finally regrown its original beard, after 13 years. Developer Mojang has upda…
Minecraft’s default player skin Steve has finally regrown its original beard, after 13 years. Developer Mojang has updated the character designs for both Steve and Alex for the first time in over a decade. The changes add extra 3D elements to both of… [1176 chars]
Fans take to Twitter to crack the case — The closing ceremony of the Pokémon World Championship was packed full of new in…
The closing ceremony of the Pokémon World Championship was packed full of new information about Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, the most notable reveal being the identity of a brand new ‘mon, Cyclizar, who will be landing in the Pokédex on November 18th. T… [2886 chars]