French game developer Ubisoft has announced the first ever Rainbow Six World Cup, a new and independent layer of competitions featuring the best national teams from 45 countries and regions across the world in Summer 2021. This would be the first world cup ever in the history of Rainbow Six Esports. International athlete Tony Parker will be the ambassador for the Rainbow Six World Cup. For the first time in Rainbow Six Esports history, players from 45 countries and regions across the world will compete for the trophy. The competition starts with the Qualifiers. Out of the 45 countries and regions, 14 will get direct invites to the Final Stage without having to go through the Qualifiers. The other 31 countries will have to go through online qualifiers for one of the 6 remaining slots. Finally, a total of 20 teams will be ready to battle it out in the final stage. The 5 online qualifiers will be held at the beginning of next year. To select the national teams, a two-step process has … [Read more...] about Ubisoft announces first-ever Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six World Cup
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We need to telescope our broadband maps from the macro, census-block level to the micro, building level to understand with more precision where broadband is unavailable. The government's existing mapping methodology is past its shelf life. Currently, it does not identify the exact number and location of households that do not have meaningful broadband service, especially in rural areas. Congress recognized this in March by passing the Broadband DATA Act, which will create a more accurate and detailed map of broadband availability, helping companies like mine have the information needed to determine the focus and cost of deployment. The only problem is that Congress hasn't yet appropriated the funds for the more granular maps, although legislation is currently pending. … [Read more...] about AT&T hopes you’ll forget its years-long fight against accurate broadband maps
Tragically, all those community measures based on sound medical knowledge couldn't save the surviving residents of the Warsaw Ghetto from the occupying Nazis, who started deporting them to the concentration camps soon after. At least a quarter of a million Warsaw Jews were deported to Treblinka in the summer of 1942 alone. (Only Auschwitz boasted higher death tolls.) Those who were not deported resisted when the second wave of deportations began in January 1943—known as the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. The Nazis crushed the insurrection a few months later, burning and blowing up the buildings block by block, and capturing or shooting any Jewish people they could find. It's a sobering reminder of the staggering capacity of man's inhumanity to man that, frankly, feels especially relevant right now. … [Read more...] about How the Warsaw Ghetto beat back typhus during World War II
For example, in April and again in July, the Space Force detected an anti-satellite missile test conducted in low Earth orbit by Russia. The April test "provides yet another example that the threats to the U.S. and allied space systems are real, serious and growing," Space Force commander Gen. John "Jay" Raymond stated following that incident. … [Read more...] about Countries around the world want a Space Force — but why?
We've put together a list of the best cloud storage services availableThese are the best anonymous browsers on the marketWe've also highlighted the best cloud computing services aroundOracle, VMware, SoftBank, NEC, Fujitsu and other tech firms have signed on to the US' Clean Network program and countries such as the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, Romania, Denmark, and Latvia have agreed to allow only trusted vendors in their 5G networks. At this time though, China has not revealed whether any other countries or tech firms have joined its new initiative. … [Read more...] about China wants to lead the world in data security