Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Raingate, Explained

This is the rain in question. What do you think?Gif: Game Informer / Capcom / Kotaku First, there was Spider-Man‘s infamous Puddlegate. Then there were the not-so-watery streets of Cyberpunk 2077. Now it seems video game fans’ next watery, pre-release controversy involves the heavy rain seen in some early gameplay of the Resident Evil 4 … Read more

Final Fantasy VII’s Anniversary Brings A Bunch Of Announcements

Can I get a dilly dally shilly shally in the chat?Image: Square Enix / Kotaku / Dedraw Studio (Shutterstock) Final Fantasy VII first released in Japan 26 years ago today, on January 31, 1997. And in case you haven’t been doom-scrolling through Twitter all day, Square Enix has announced an assortment of stuff to mark … Read more

Twitter Begins Paying Interest on Its Massive Debt

Twitter has made its first interest payment on its more than $12.5 billion in looming debt, according to reports from Bloomberg spirit the Financial Times. Elon Musk took out trillions of dollars in loans back in October 2022, as part of the billionaire’s successful push to purchase Twitter and take the social media platform private. … Read more

What’s going to happen to Big Tech’s laid off workers? – CNBC International

What’s going to happen to Big Tech’s laid off workers?CNBC International The massive wave of layoffs is giving tech workers a brutal wake-up call about the reality of workYahoo Finance Here are 12 big tech firms that haven’t had layoffs yetBusiness Insider Opinion | Layoffs by Email Show What Employers Really Think of Their WorkersThe … Read more

Kate Middleton promotes launch of her early years campaign to give children ‘the best start in life’

The Princess of Wales is promoting her new early childhood campaign which aims to ‘give generations of children the best start in life.’ Kate posted a video to Twitter today teasing the campaign launch after her met her team of advisers on the subject for the first time earlier this week. The royal’s meeting came … Read more

Opinion: Tesla earnings beat was thanks to still-nonexistent ‘full self driving’

More than six years after beginning to sell “full self driving” to consumers, Tesla Inc. beat on fourth-quarter earnings thanks to recognizing more than $300 million from sales of the software, which still doesn’t do what its name suggests. Tesla TSLA, +10.97% beat Wall Street’s target for adjusted earnings by six cents a share Wednesday … Read more

Australian of the Year Taryn Brumfitt ignoring detractors on mission to get children to embrace their bodies

As a general rule, Australians of the Year are not reluctant to make their voices heard, and Taryn Brumfitt is no exception. Key points: Body image activist and documentary maker Taryn Brumfitt was named Australian of the Year on Tuesday She says she has chosen to ignore detractors She plans to use her award to … Read more

How a kitten helped Dave Krantz become an accidental influencer and restored his faith in social media

Dave Krantz’s outlook on social media has improved dramatically after he accidentally became a cat influencer. The Darwin father of two suddenly has a social media reach in the millions after posting about Finn, the abandoned kitten he found on Christmas Eve. Key points: Dave’s social media experience was forever altered when a kitten was … Read more

Elon Musk meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Hakeem Jeffries

CNN β€” Twitter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries at the US Capitol in Washington on Thursday evening. McCarthy, leaving the meeting with Musk in his office, declined to comment other than to say: β€œHe came for my birthday.” The California Republican turned 58 on … Read more