Category: World

10 Ways PewDiePie Made the World a Little Less Sucky
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10 Ways PewDiePie Made the World a Little Less Sucky

A fellow YouTuber recently spoke about how negative press affects PewDiePie personally. While Felix continues his YouTube hiatus, JackSepticEye says, “I would have lost my mind by now.” So here are ten very admirable ways Felix Kjellberg has made the world a much better place. Or at least made it suck a little bit less.…

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Currencycloud nabs $80M from Visa, World Bank Group and more for its cross-border payments API
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Currencycloud nabs $80M from Visa, World Bank Group and more for its cross-border payments API

Sending money from one country to another — either because you are a business paying someone for a service, or a family member working abroad and sending money back home, or something in between — is a huge business, worth some $700 million annually. Today, a London startup called Currencycloud, which has built a set…

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World War 3 Memes & Mania Are the Latest Dumb Overreaction to Trump
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World War 3 Memes & Mania Are the Latest Dumb Overreaction to Trump

Google searches for “World War 3” are going ballistic, way beyond their previous all-time high. The Selective Service website crashed Friday as well. But on Twitter, #ww3memes isn’t taking it seriously at all. Good on the memers! It’s no surprise that a nation that’s compared Trump to Hitler is also fever dreaming about World War…

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How Unity built the world’s most popular game engine
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How Unity built the world’s most popular game engine

What do BMW, Tencent, Pokémon Go creator Niantic, movie director Jon Favreau and construction giant Skanska have in common? They’re all using the same platform to create their products. Founded in a small Copenhagen apartment in 2004, Unity Technologies’ makes a game engine — a software platform for building video games. But the company, which…

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2004’s World of Warcraft Rules as Unlikely Fornite Killer on Twitch – CCN Markets
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2004’s World of Warcraft Rules as Unlikely Fornite Killer on Twitch – CCN Markets

Although World of Warcraft launched 15-years ago, fan nostalgia for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game has seemingly not dwindled in the intervening years. Reboot World of Warcraft Classic, released yesterday afternoon, drew in over one million concurrent viewers on Twitch ousting mainstays Fortnite, Minecraft, Grand Theft Auto V, and League of Legends from the…

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World Jewish Congress Slams Rashida Tlaib for Suggesting Boycott of Bill Maher
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World Jewish Congress Slams Rashida Tlaib for Suggesting Boycott of Bill Maher

TEL AVIV – Rep. Rashida Tlaib has come under fire from the World Jewish Congress (WJC) for calling for a boycott of comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show over his recent criticisms of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, saying the congresswoman’s disregard for Maher’s right to free speech was “deeply disturbing.” WJC President Ronald…

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Fortnite World Cup has handed out $30 million in prizes, and cemented its spot in the culture
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Fortnite World Cup has handed out $30 million in prizes, and cemented its spot in the culture

The Fortnite phenomenon — the wildly popular battle royale game from Epic Games — has manifested itself in concerned articles, cultural shoutouts and now has sealed its place in the cultural firmament by wrapping up its first “World Cup” which saw the company give away $30 million in prizes. The big winner in today’s solo…

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