Tag Archives: Combat

The Advertising Industry Must Act Now To Help Combat The Coronavirus

During this very challenging time, where is the coordinated leadership from the advertising industry? The advertising experts know how to effectively capture our attention, and communicate a convincing message? Jonathan Bernstein of Bloomberg Opinion points out that although there have been “… some quality PSAs already” we could use a “… more systematic effort….” We hear from the basketball star Steph Curry ... Read More »

WhatsApp Will Now Label Forwards in a Bid to Combat Misinformation

What the WhatsApp ‘Forwarded’ indicator will look like HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp has now started labelling forwarded messages The feature was previously seen in a beta version It can help limit the circulation of fake news and misinformation WhatsApp has started rolling out a feature that will indicate to users which messages they receive were forwarded by as is the sender. Seen by Android beta users ... Read More »

Nintendo Kills Nintendo Switch Pre-Owned Games to Combat Piracy: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Nintendo has apparently resorted to banning Nintendo Switch game cards This has been done to combat growing piracy concerns The Nintendo Switch has been in the crosshairs of hackers since launch Nintendo has taken a drastic step to combat piracy on the Nintendo Switch. The hybrid console, while enjoying early success, has been the centre of attention for hackers aplenty ... Read More »

Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

A new research suggests that moderate to high-intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia. Although the exercise programme improved physical fitness, it cannot be recommended as a treatment option for cognitive impairment in dementia, say the researchers. Nearly 47.5 million people worldwide have dementia and the view that exercise might slow cognitive decline has gained widespread ... Read More »

How FIFA Inspired God of War’s Combat

HIGHLIGHTS God of War’s combat is designed to be ‘non-deterministic’ The game should have puzzles that aren’t as difficult as past titles God of War is out on April 20 PS4-exclusive God of War release date is April 20. In the lead up to that God of War Creative Director Cory Barlog has let slip what to expect from the game. He ... Read More »

Burnout developers Criterion are working on an original game focused on melee combat

Criterion are best known as the makers of Burnout (rest in peace) and some of the more recent Need for Speed titles, but lately they’ve been working quietly in the background of EA to support development of titles like Battlefield Hardline and Battlefront II. Now it seems they’re working on a brand new title again, and before you ask – ... Read More »

This anti-ageing protein may increase longevity and combat obesity, cancer

Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional (3D) structure of an anti-ageing protein, that may not only increase human lifespan but also help develop therapies for age-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cancers. The Klotho proteins — alpha and beta — named after the Greek goddess Clotho, who spun the thread of life, play an important role in the regulation of ... Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Origins Combat, Level Design, and Weapon Systems Explained

HIGHLIGHTS Assassin’s Creed Origins is out on October 27 Its gameplay borrows from modern day massively multiplayer games Far Cry appears to be another inspiration Assassin’s Creed Origins’ release date is October 27. And while most of what to expect has been leakedintentionally or otherwise – some finer details of the game have emerged in terms of how the game world of ... Read More »

The News Literacy Project, JWT Team Up to Combat Fake News

The News Literacy Project and J. Walter Thompson New York are looking to fight the ongoing problem of fake news with a campaign that includes a newly created sideways-facing font. “We’re hoping the campaign gets people to really take the time to read and think about what they’re reading before they share it and keep it going,” said Aaron Padin, ... Read More »

Google’s New Emoji Aim to Combat Gender Inequality

You can grow up to be anything you want to be – and now so can your emoji. Google unveiled a slew of female emoji characters Thursday that the tech giant says are designed to promote gender equality. They depict women with an array of skin tones in various professional careers, including rock star, doctor and welder emoji. “While there’s ... Read More »