Carrion review – flesh-eating fun | Games

Carrion borrows the premise of Irvin Yeaworth’s 1958 science fiction horror film The Blob, in which a young Steve McQueen takes on a corrosive, human-gobbling alien biomass, but casts you in the role of the antagonist. The setup is pleasingly brisk: in the game’s opening scene, you crack open the Continue Reading

John Boyne accidentally includes Zelda video game monsters in novel | Books

John Boyne, the award-winning author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, has acknowledged that a cursory Google led to him accidentally including monsters from the popular video game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in his new novel. Boyne’s A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom opens Continue Reading

TikTok ponders HQ in London after Donald Trump’s hostility | TikTok- Tempemail

The Chinese firm behind the TikTok video app is weighing up plans to open a headquarters in London, with Boris Johnson reportedly prepared to risk Donald Trump’s anger by rolling out the red carpet for the company. The US president has been openly hostile to TikTok, amid widespread concern in Continue Reading

FACE Components: Interchangeable but not Equal- Tempemail

By Alex Wilson, Tempemail and Steven H. VanderLeest, Rapita Introduction The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) consortium will host its annual Technical Interchange Meeting and Exhibition in March 2021. Leading up to this event, Tempemail and Rapita Systems are providing some background on the FACE architecture with a focus on Continue Reading

17-Year-Old ‘Mastermind’, 2 Others Behind the Biggest Twitter Hack Arrested – Tempemail

A 17-year-old teen and two other 19 and 22-year-old individuals have reportedly been arrested for being the alleged mastermind behind the recent Twitter hack that simultaneously targeted several high-profile accounts within minutes as part of a massive bitcoin scam. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Mason Sheppard, aka “Chaewon,” Continue Reading

What happens to TikTok matters to the world economy. Improbable? Yes, but it’s no exaggeration- Tempemail

What happens to TikTok has become, improbably, one of the great stories of our time – one that will help us understand how the world economy is likely to develop over the next 30 years. This is about global rivalry between the US and China of course, but it is Continue Reading

Tory-linked PR firm granted £3m Covid-19 contract without tender | Politics- Tempemail

The political communications company behind the Conservative party’s controversial 2019 digital campaign strategy received a £3m government contract to work on Covid-19 messaging without a competitive tender and is now negotiating with the Cabinet Office for more work, the Guardian and openDemocracy can reveal. Topham Guerin, founded in 2016 by Continue Reading

Facebook moderators call for advertiser boycott to be extended | Technology

Current and former Facebook moderators have called for the unprecedented advertiser boycott of the site to be extended to prove that the action is more than a “PR stunt”. Speaking to the Guardian, one current moderator who asked to remain anonymous because they feared for their job, said that without Continue Reading

Protecting Against Disruptions During COVID-19 and Beyond- Tempemail

By Gareth Noyes COVID-19 has caused severe supply chain disruptions in both China and the U.S. As technologists, how do we dampen the effect of any future pandemic waves? 5G and container-based development in particular can provide paths for moving forward. A recent Tempemail® study (and the infographic below left) Continue Reading

Wanted: somebody to do the worst job ever advertised | Life and style- Tempemail

Name: Influencer PA. Salary: £19,000-£23,000 p/a. Description: The very worst job in the history of humanity. Taking pictures of an idiot for a living doesn’t sound that bad. I didn’t say photographer. I said PA. And what does that involve? I’m glad you asked. An influencer with 10 million Instagram Continue Reading