A recession is a period of decline in general economic activity, typically defined when an economy experiences a decrease in its gross domestic product for two consecutive quarters.
Other recession indicators include rising unemployment, falling retail sales,... More »
US stocks slid on Thursday after economic data showed the US's biggest gross domestic product contraction on record.
The country's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 33% in the second quarter, the Commerce Department announced Thursday. Economists expecte... More »
In the past few weeks, a new vocabulary has emerged among parenting social media groups: pandemic pods, copods, microschools, homeschool pods. All describe cobbled-together groups of students who will study at home together this fall as the pandemic creeps int... More »
Sphere packing might seem like a topic only a mathematician could love. Who else could get excited about finding the most efficient way to arrange circles in the plane, or spheres in space? But right now, millions of people all over the world are thinking abou... More »
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Sponsored LinksDisneyWith Disney acquiring Fox, the entire Simpsons catalog came to Disney+ streaming, which was great for fans of the show. However, after learning nothing from FXX, Disney aired the pre-2009 seasons in widescreen rather than the... More »
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Companies around the world are being affected by COVID-19 right now. Game developers, smartphone makers -- everyone is scrambling to figure out what, if anything, they can do to suppor... More »
Acer has announced that it will release a new version of its Aspire 5 laptop this year, powered by AMD’s Ryzen 5 4500U mobile chip. The company has also revealed the release date for its Ryzen-powered Swift 3.
With both lines, Acer aims to provide fairly slim... More »
Key National Health Service (NHS) workers in London are being offered a three-month e-bike loan to help them commute to work while social distancing. There are currently 20 Gocycle GS loaner e-bikes available, with more brands like Raleigh soon to join. The e-... More »
Developer: Infinity Ward
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4
Version Reviewed: PC
After an embarrassingly short few rounds of Warzone, my team and I finally got the hang of Call of Duty’s new, free-to-play battle royale mode. By this... More »
Computex 2020 has been postponed until the end of September due to concerns in Taiwan over the Coronavirus.
It's the latest in a string of postponements and cancellations due to the global pandemic, and one that's been encouraged by other parties for a while ... More »
If you weren’t playing games when Half-Life came out, it’s hard to drive home just how shocking a departure it was from what had come before. Though some familiar mechanics served as a base to build off of, the injection of elaborately scripted sequences that ... More »