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Nifty new site warns you which games have microtransactions

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Now there’s a community-built site where you can check your games ahead of time to see if they have microtransactions, and if so, how they work It has a relatively diverse, if limited library of games at the moment — site creator “igrat” said on Reddit all content would be manually verified Each game entry on Microtransaction Zone comes with a series of icons, which are tagged if a game possesses...

‘BE THE CODE’ PODCAST: Hingeto Founder Talks Partnership with Marshawn Lynch

Founder of HingeTo, Leandrew Robinson (Image: file) “BE The Code” is Black Enterprise’s new podcast spotlighting the most influential and innovative blacks in technology, from celebrities to financiers, and how they are reshaping the industry with their unique perspectives This podcast is hosted by Sequoia Blodgett, a millennial entrepreneur and former cast member of the 2015 ABC Family reality...

Hungry birds as climate change drives food 'mismatch'

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Warmer springs create a "mismatch" where hungry chicks hatch too late to feast on abundant caterpillars, new research shows With continued spring warming expected due to climate change, scientists say hatching of forest birds will be "increasingly mismatched" with peaks in caterpillar numbers They also tested a theory that some bird species in southern Britain may suffer most due to a greater...

Madonna loses bid to stop auction of Tupac Shakur's break-up prison letter

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Madonna filed an emergency court order last July to try and stop the auction Other items included more letters, photos, and a pair of panties she had worn In letter Shakur said he felt he had to write 'in case something happens to me' Another letter revealed Madonna called Whitney Houston 'horribly mediocre' A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled on Monday that Madonna's former friend Darlene Lutz...

Prince William, Duchess Kate's Alma Mater Send Congrats After Third Baby

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Following the news that Duchess Kate and Prince William welcomed their third child on Monday, April 23, their alma mater took to Twitter to share their congratulations Celebrity Babies of 2018 The University of St Andrews, where the couple met in 2001, posted an adorable throwback photo of the couple “Baby joy for Fife graduates,” the tweet read Earlier that day, Kensington Palace confirmed that...

AAFCA, LA City Hall to Honor ‘Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.’

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The African American Film Critics Association has partnered with Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson to present the inaugural AAFCA Day at City Hall on April 27, the two announced on Monday ” will be honored, with cast members and collaborators from the show set to gather with the city council on Friday “‘ Unsolved,’ by showing a full LA, from areas very familiar to tourists to...

Windrush: UK citizenship fees and language tests waived

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Image copyrightPAImage caption The home secretary said she would do all she could to "right the wrongs" that had been done UK citizenship fees and language tests will be waived for the Windrush generation and their families, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said She told MPs she wanted people to have the "formal status" they should have had all along, without having to pay naturalisation fees or...

Amazon is cramming Alexa into household robot

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Amazon responded to requests for comment by saying it doesn’t discuss rumors or speculation In fact, this whole project could fizzle and never see the light of day — though that seems unlikely given the current popularity of AI-powered consumer products What we do know is, according to the Bloomberg report, sources familiar with the project say the robots are being designed as “a sort of mobile...

Despite African American Loyalty, Democratic National Committee Has Lousy Record of Hiring Black Businesses

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When it comes to hiring black businesses, the Democratic National Committee has much more to do Just 176% of the $175 million of the DNC’s contract spending for consulting work, including an anemic 64% for black businesses , was issued to minority-owned businesses the past year, a BuzzFeed News Analysis reveals The activity for Latino-owned businesses was lower, coming in at 43% The analysis came...

Heptio launches an open source load balancer for Kubernetes and OpenStack

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In addition, Heptio says its headcount quadrupled since the beginning of 2017 It’s easy to achieve high growth numbers if you’re starting out from zero, after all This new tool, Heptio Gimbal , has a very specific use case that is probably only of interest to a relatively small number of users — but for them, it’ll be a lifeline Gimbal, which Heptio developed together with Yahoo Japan subsidiary...

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