Here are all of the video game attractions at Fan Expo Canada 2023

It’s that time of the year again: Fan Expo Canada. The country’s largest pop-culture convention takes place from Thursday, August 24th to Sunday, August 27th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC). This year is a little different because of the ongoing SAG-AFTRA actors’ strike, meaning that attending guests will be unable to promote any …

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Small urban greening projects can dramatically increase number of insect species in cities

Site in Melbourne, Australia. Credit: Mata, Et al By increasing the diversity of indigenous plants in urban areas, researchers from the University of Melbourne have seen a seven-fold increase in the number of insect species in just three years, confirming the ecological benefits of urban greening projects. The findings are published in Ecological Solutions and …

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SoftBank-backed chip designer Arm reveals filing for blockbuster U.S. IPO

The Arm Ltd logo and a U.S. flag are seen in this illustration taken March 6, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File photo SoftBank Group Corp’s Arm Holdings Ltd reported a 1-percent fall in annual revenue due to a slowdown in smartphone sales, after the chip designer disclosed the paperwork for an initial public offering (IPO) that is expected to be the …

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Weekly Kusoge – Mr. Pibb

I have an unhealthy fascination with advergames. Well, advertising in general, but advertising has gotten so boring since we started expecting companies to tell the truth and not try to kill us too blatantly. Advertising games in general aren’t super common anymore, usually relegated to browser or mobile platforms. It’s not that I expect them …

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Madras Day: A Celebration of Chennai’s History, Culture, and Pride

Curated By: Nibandh Vinod Last Updated: August 22, 2023, 09:36 IST Madras Day 2023: The Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central railway station in Chennai. (Image: Shutterstock) Madras Day 2023: Madras was founded on August 22, 1639, when a piece of land known as Chennapatnam was acquired by the British East India Company from the local …

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Pride flag shooting: A Californian was shot and killed after an argument over a flag hanging outside her clothing store, deputies say

CNN  —  A Southern California clothing store owner was shot and killed after an argument about a rainbow Pride flag hanging outside her business, police said, as the LGBTQ+ community continues to face violence and threats across America. Laura Ann “Lauri” Carleton, 66, died from a gunshot wound Friday evening at her store, Mag.Pi, in …

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Meta has a severe warning for employees not coming to offices

The Covid-19 pandemic ushered in a new culture — forced and then for some voluntary — of working from home. To keep employees safe, organisations had little choice but to allow them to work from home. However, in the last 12 months or so, a lot of organisations have some form of working from office …

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SSI doubled six-month profit on higher sales volume, margins

MANILA -The Tantoco family’s specialty retail business SSI Group doubled profits during the first six months of the year as sales and profit margins increased. Net income from January to June this year surged 105 percent to P1 billion versus the same period in 2022. Its profit during the second quarter alone expanded by 30 …

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