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Fortnite Players on PlayStation 4 Get 14.50 Update With Jetpacks, Improvements, Bug Fixes

first_imgThe update brings several bug fixes, including improvements for creators in Fortnite. They can now use up to 150 Channels on their Islands, the Button device now has an Interact Time option to slow activation, and Conditional Button device can be activated via Triggers remotely.In terms of big fixes for the island, the wind speed through grass has been reduced, issues with black glass tiles on PC in certain conditions has been sorted, and an issue with players unable to create a new island without changing the name of the island to its default has now been addressed.With the new update for Fortnite, the Creatures on the island can now navigate through doorways. They will also be able to navigate through copy/pasted player-built structures.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Other bug fixes include prefab and gallery bug fixes, new options to Score Manager device have been added, an alignment issue with the Princess Castle Archway Support has been fixed, and many more.Is OnePlus 8T the best ‘value flagship’ of 2020? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below. Fortnite players on PlayStation 4 have finally received the 14.50 update after some delay, the developers announced on Twitter. The popular game with a free-to-play battle royale mode was updated to version 14.50 on November 3 for all players, but PS4 players were left out due to some issues. Fortnite update 14.50 brings several bug fixes to the gameplay, along with new map locations, weapons, and more. Recently, developer Epic Games announced there is a next-gen version of the game that will be available for the PS5 and Xbox Series S/X consoles from Day 1.Fortnite update 14.50 detailsPlayStation 4 players now have access to update 14.50 after some delay, as tweeted by the developers. It was not revealed why there was a delay but the issue was sorted out quickly enough. It marks the end of Fortnightmares, the Halloween-based event in Fortnite. It also brings back Stark Jetpacks to the game.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more

PREMIUMMassive layoffs loom due to COVID-19

first_imgTopics : LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Forgot Password ? Linkedin Log in with your social account Facebook Google COVID-19 employee employment layoffs labor Manpower-Ministry stimulus Indonesia coronavirus A labor leader has called on the government and companies to promptly take measures to avoid widespread layoffs as COVID-19 threatens workers’ welfare.Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal suggested last Friday an alternating shift system or partial dismissal in a bid to keep production running without laying off workers. In the case of a partial lockdown, he also urged employers to send their employees home without cutting their salaries.”We know that the coronavirus pandemic situation is very difficult. But the government and employers must act decisively and responsibly to provide protection for workers,” Said said in a press statement.Said’s concern echoes global worries that COVID-19 will cause mass job losses as it adversely affects businesses. Almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide as a result of COVID-19, t…last_img read more

Festival set to celebrate new stage and designs in retirement living

first_imgModular homes and land lease are proving popular at Ingenia Lifestyle Chambers Pines over 50s living community.CELEBRATIONS are in full swing at Ingenia Lifestyle’s Chambers Pines project with a street festival set for June 3 to celebrate a new stage and new home designs.The street festival will run from 10am to 2pm complete with soulful live jazz, a selection of food trucks and expert advice on the downsizing process.Downsizers are jumping at the chance to be part of the land lease home ownership model with the Chambers Pines over 50s living community at Chambers Flat, set to launch its new stage development as well as a range of innovative homes.Project sales manager Lynda Ruddell said the land lease model offered by Ingenia Lifestyle was becoming a sought after option for downsizers with the final few modular homes in the current stage selling fast. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoIngenia Lifestyle Chambers Pines over 50s living“The major difference with these new homes is the traditional construction method of homes being built on site and without stairs, offering over 50s an alternative housing solution with all the benefits of quality, speed and affordability,” Ms Ruddell said.The minimal use of stairs assists the homeowners with ageing in place, she said.“The land lease ownership model is already answering the affordability demand and is now set to help ease the reported pain on the shortage of suitable homes for Logan’s senior population,” Ms Ruddell said.She said the homes enabled residents to downsize but still retain their eligibility for government rental assistance on the weekly site fees. “Due to the strategic placement of the homes on site, residents are able to downsize to a more manageable home while still being able to take full advantage of financial assistance from the Government,” Ms Ruddell said.Ingenia Lifestyle Chambers Pines offers buyers brand new modular homes from $239,000 and new traditional built homes from $247,000.The next stage of the community is set to include a modern clubhouse, a resort-style swimming pool and a competition standard bowling green.last_img read more

LMC slams N6m fine on Nasarawa Utd over Martins’ death

first_img Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone8 Most Expensive Mistakes In History7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?7 Inventions Created To Start Saving The World12 Iconic Actors Whose Careers Were Stunted By A Single MovieThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them League Management Company has fined  Nasarawa United N6m for breaching regulatory requirements regarding stadium health and safety protocols and personnel in the course of the match against Katsina United. The club was also charged for breach of Rule B12.7.8 for failing to ensure that a standard, equipped and duly-staffed ambulance was available at the ground to transport any player or official requiring emergency treatment to the hospital. On the fourth count, Nasarawa United was charged for breach of Rule C1 of the Framework in that as the home team, it failed to comply with mandatory terms of the league rules and the club licensing regulations, including the provision of fundamental safety and medical requirements, which constituted conduct capable of bringing the league to disrepute. In its ruling, the LMC said it took cognizance of the club’s compliance with the mandatory medical examinations and records of contracted players under Rule B12.10 in imposing sanctions. Read Also:Martins’ death: Sports Ministry, NFF ban Matches without Medical Equipment and PersonnelMeanwhile, the LMC also made a suspended order of six points deduction/forfeiture which will be activated should a similar breach occur before the end of the 2020/2021 season. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… The club was fined N5, 000,000 to be paid within ten (10) working days and another fine of N1, 000,000 for conduct capable of bringing the league to disrepute. In Summary Jurisdiction Notice issued on Thursday , the Lafia based club was charged with breaches of Rule B12.7.1, B12.7.4 and C1 of the Framework and Rules of the NPFL. Nasarawa United were also charged with breach of Rule B12.7.5 of the Framework and Rules of the NPFL for failing to ensure that no person other than the official medical personnel were permitted to treat players.Advertisementlast_img read more

Senior players at Barcelona ‘totally against’ Pochettino as new manager

first_img Even important figures behind the scenes are encouraging president Josep Bartomeu to look elsewhere. It is claimed how the club and manager have remained in contact since January and Pochettino even had dinner with Bartomeu last month. Pochettino’s loss could be Xavi’s gain with the former midfielder touted for a return to his boyhood club. There are serious concerns that the size of the job would come too soon for Xavi who still has a year left on his contract managing in Qatar. read also:Messi now ready to leave Barcelona That could open up a shock move for Thierry Henry who has emerged as another candidate for the job. The Frenchman is currently managing Montreal Impact in MLS, having endured a dreadful stint at AS Monaco in the 2018-19 season. Other potential candidates include Ronald Koeman, Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa and Roberto Martinez. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Mauricio Pochettino may have talked himself out of the Barcelona job with senior players “totally against” his appointment. Chiefs at the fallen giants want the Argentine to rebuild the squad as they plan a huge restructure behind the scenes after their humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich. Current boss Quique Setien is technically still manager but the writing is on the wall for the beleaguered boss. Poch, 48, has been without work since his was sacked as Tottenham manager in November. But his previous comments about managing Barca appear to have come back to haunt him. The gaffer once said he’d rather work on a farm than manage at the Nou Camp because of his affinity with neighbours Espanyol. Pochettino made 318 appearances for their rivals as a player and later returned to the club as manager. The Argentine even labelled Barca legend Xavi “his enemy” three years ago after the Spaniard allegedly tipped Dele Alli for a move to Manchester United. AS report how Barca’s senior players like Lionel Messi, who have a huge influence on decisions at the club, refuse to bury the hatchet. Loading… center_img Promoted Content18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist Magnets27 Breathtakingly Beautiful Albino Animals10 Most Praised Historical Movies8 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Video To Stream Right Now8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too Soon6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The Worldlast_img read more

WBL: Perfect start for Delta Force, Dolphins

first_imgRelatedPosts NFVCB, Stakeholders hold dialogue on funding for film industry Delta: Four new tenants die mysteriously, one unconscious eight days Arik Air begins flights to Benin, Jos, Owerri, Asaba Delta Force started their 2019 Women’s League National Final 8 campaign on a winning note after defeating Delta Force 56-44 points.Despite starting behind schedule, the group A game lived up to expectations as the Asaba based team sealed their win 11-10, 23-12-12, 12-21, 9-13 on the back of the man of the match performance from Ruth Okafor, who recorded a double double, scoring  20 points, 10 rebounds and two assists.Plateau Rocks won the first quarter 23-22 but it was not enough as Delta Force roared back in the second half to win.The second game of the day between BlackGold Queens of Abuja and Dolphins of Lagos in Group B was a one sided contest as Dolphins decimated the Abuja based team 84-35.Gbihi Cynthia scored 13 points, two assists and two rebounds to hand her team a perfect start to the 2019 National Final 8 campaign.The 18 points and four rebounds by Wandoo Hembem were not enough to give Black Gold the desired win.More group games will be decided on Saturday. Tags: Asabalast_img read more

Mata at the double in United win

first_imgJuan Mata inspired Manchester United to a 4-0 victory at Newcastle which took them into the Barclays Premier League’s top six. The win was not without controversy, with referee Kevin Friend – the official who had to deal with Alan Pardew’s head-butt on Hull’s David Meyler – coming under fire for awarding the free-kick from which Mata gave United a first-half lead. However, there were no complaints thereafter as Mata extended the lead five minutes after the break and further strikes from Javier Hernandez and substitute Adnan Januzaj wrapped up the victory. The defeat was Newcastle’s fourth in five league games, a run which has seen them score just one goal, and in truth there was little prospect of them completing a first league double over United since 1931 from the moment that Mata struck. There was an end-of-season feel about the game before kick-off, with Moyes keeping one eye on Munich and opposite number Pardew missing five of the men who started the 1-0 win at Old Trafford in December. As a result, there was inevitably a makeshift look about both sides with United patient in their build-up, in which a deep-sitting Marouane Fellaini figured prominently, as they tried to find space for Hernandez and Mata. Newcastle’s approach was more direct with Davide Santon, lining up at right-back rather than on the left, making life difficult for Patrice Evra to supply a series of dangerous crosses. It was he who produced the second-minute ball from which Dan Gosling, making his first Barclays Premier League start for the Magpies since December 2011, headed just wide, and he who picked out striker Papiss Cisse to force a fine 24th-minute save from Anders Lindegaard with a glancing header. But, too often, the home side squandered possession in promising positions to let the visitors off the hook. The 25-year-old Spaniard struck twice to take his tally to three goals in his last two games and pay off another slice of his £37.1million transfer fee. On a day when manager David Moyes was without the injured Wayne Rooney, and decided to make eight changes to the side which drew 1-1 with Bayern Munich in midweek ahead of Wednesday night’s return leg, United ran out deserved winners as the Magpies’ early promise dissolved. Moyes’ men lost winger Ashley Young with a dislocated finger after just 18 minutes and home keeper Rob Elliot had little to do for much of the first half. However, the game turned six minutes before the break and it did so in controversial circumstances. Gosling was furious to be penalised for a trip on Darren Fletcher on the edge of the box, but as the home fans made their feelings known to Friend, Mata stepped up to curl a delicious left-foot free-kick high into the top corner with Elliot powerless to resist. The game could have been effectively over in the final minute of the half when, after Friend had allowed play to continue with central defender Mike Williamson appealing for a foul by Hernandez, the Mexican ran on to Shinji Kagawa’s through-ball to shoot past Elliot, only to see the ball come back off the foot of the post. However, any hopes of a fightback were dealt a fatal blow within five minutes of the restart and this time Newcastle had no-one to blame but themselves. Skipper Fabricio Coloccini’s ambitious attempt to chest a long ball to full-back Massadio Haidara fell short and Kagawa stole in to pick out Hernandez’s run. The striker fed Mata inside the box and he cleverly side-stepped Coloccini’s desperate lunge before slotting calmly into the bottom corner. Hernandez might have made it 3-0 with a snapshot which flew over on the hour, and it was then that the Magpies opted for change with Hatem Ben Arfa replacing the ineffectual Luuk De Jong. But Hernandez made amends with 25 minutes remaining when he slid home from close range after Januzaj and Kagawa teamed up to play him in. Lindegaard had to turn away Cisse’s curling 71st-minute effort and then produced a remarkable stop to deny the same man from just six yards before Mata set up Januzaj to complete the rout with an audacious back-heeled pass. Press Associationlast_img read more

Hidden Cyclone on course for Hilly Way date at Cork

first_img He said: “He’ll definitely go to Cork on Sunday, all being well. “He had no race the last day. I think he just got blinded at the fence and got rid of Brian, but he jumped every fence after that and came back absolutely fine. “Hopefully he’ll bounce back to winning ways this weekend.” Hidden Cyclone is one of eight entries for the two-mile-one-furlong feature, with last year’s winner Felix Yonger, 2013 scorer Twinlight and 2012 victor Days Hotel all in contention. Bright New Dawn, Clarcam, Jacksonslady and Mozoltov complete the list. There are 11 possible runners in the Grade Three Kerry Group Stayers Novice Hurdle, with Willie Mullins responsible for Gangster and Stone Hard. The fast-improving Damut could bid for his fifth victory on the spin for trainer Joseph Dullea. Mick Winters’ in-form mare Perfect Woman is the star name among eight entries for the other Grade Three of the afternoon, the Kerry Group European Breeders Fund Mares Novice Chase. Hidden Cyclone is set for a swift return to action in the rescheduled Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork on Sunday. The Grade Two contest and the rest of the card had to be cancelled due to flooding last weekend, but was quickly moved forward a week. Hidden Cyclone only made it as far as the ninth fence before parting company with Brian Hayes in Sunday’s John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase, but jumped the rest of the track riderless and his trainer Shark Hanlon reports him to have returned home safe and sound. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Cricket News ICC announces T20 Men’s, Women’s World Cup 2020 fixtures

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The fixtures for the ICC T20 World Cup Australia 2020 were revealed in Sydney on Tuesday morning. For the first time, the women’s and men’s T20 World Cups will be held as standalone events in the same year and in the same country. The finals of both the premier events will be played at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will begin on February 21, 2020, with the final being played on March 8. The 10 top women’s teams will contest 23 matches. The Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be played from October 18 to November 15 later in the year and the 16 best men’s teams will play 45 matches.Both the tournaments will be played across 13 venues in Australia with as many as eight host cities. The men’s team led by Virat Kohli will begin their campaign against South Africa in the Perth Stadium on October 24. The women’s team led by Harmanpreet Kaur will take on Australia in the tournament opener on February 21. A spectacular opening for the women’s T20 World Cup will be held at Sydney Showground Stadium featuring hosts and reigning champions Australia taking on India. On the men’s side, hosts Australia will play the world’s top-ranked team, Pakistan, at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in the first Super 12 match of the tournament.ICC T20 World Cup Australia 2020 Local Organising Committee CEO Nick Hockley said: “We’re so excited to be able to let fans all around Australia and the world know when and where their teams will play, so they can start planning now.“World Cups are all about bringing people together. We know that passionate fans of all generations and cultures will travel from near and far to support their teams and that they will receive the warmest of welcomes in our wonderful host cities.”The top eight ranked teams in the current ICC T20 rankings have directly qualified for the World Cup while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, who are currently placed ninth and tenth in the ICC T20 rankings, are currently only the two known qualifiers who will take part in the First round qualifiers of the men’s tournament. The remaining six teams will be decided via a qualifying tournament which will take place in 2019. Two teams each from Group A and Group B will make it to Super 12. last_img read more

LGBT resource center expands to include lounge

first_imgTwo years ago, a comparative study of LGBT resource centers at top academic institutions found that USC’s center, at 169 square feet at the time of the study, was the smallest in the country. Since then, USC’s LGBT resource center has been expanded to include a new lounge, dubbed the “Lavender Lounge.”“[The study] did draw some awareness to the size of the center,” said Rev. Kelby Harrison, the center’s director. “We were given about a 270-square-foot room to turn into a student lounge, which has been very popular.”Ronnie Dong, a junior majoring in communication and sociology and the communication coordinator of the center, cited the center as a space of comfort for LGBT students.“The Lavender Lounge is a really chill and safe place,” Dong said in an email to the Daily Trojan. “LGBT students can go [there] to do work, take a nap, grab a snack or coffee or just come to unwind and doodle on the walls, all of which are things I’ve done.”According to Harrison, the lounge has built a community among USC’s LGBT students in a way that was not possible before.“We certainly have a consistent group of students who make use of it daily or at least weekly,” Hamson said.Dong agrees that the “Lav Lounge,” as it is known, is consistently populated with students.“It’s small enough that it allows students to mingle and meet new peers as well,” they said. “It’s a comfortable space where anyone can come to relax or do whatever and having that accepting atmosphere at work is so relieving. Being at a place where I know my pronouns are respected — and I don’t have to hide my queerness — has really helped create a positive impact at USC.”Lead undergraduate student worker Angel Zayas explained that the renovation has had a noticeable effect on the amount of students who come into the center, but that the space is lacking.“I would say 10 times the number of people come in now,” Zayas said. “We could still use a lot more space, but I guess we’re working with what we have.”Zayas feels that a comfortable space for not only the LGBT community, but also other communities on campus, is important. However, he believes that supporting minorities should be more of a priority for USC.“USC has a lot of funds that go into a lot of other things,” Zayas said. “But they don’t see the value in having a space where marginalized communities can not only be around each other, but also escape. Especially in times like this, under a Trump administration and with hate crimes happening basically every day now. We have a lot of money going into the [USC village], and I’m sure it’s going to be amazing. That’s profitable, but serving certain communities isn’t always profitable, but it’s necessary.”Additionally, Dong feels that the LGBT presence is smaller than they originally expected it to be.“I wouldn’t say that the LGBT community is weak, but that it’s a niche and rather small and insulated,” they said. “The queer clubs that exist and the resource center [are] supportive and a good place to go for support and like-minded peers, but I still feel that overall USC doesn’t really tend to openly support or assist those marginalized identities, including but not limited to just the LGBT community.”Despite these concerns, Harrison has noticed a growing sense of acceptance and inclusion that has extended past the center.“Students make connections with each other there,” Harrison said. “Then, they can build friendships and relationships outside of that space, which is also healthy for our student organizations across the board.”In addition to allowing for expansion, the University also doubled the LGBT resource center’s programming resources and staff budget in response to the comparative study, allowing the center to hire another staff person and more student workers. However, even with the extra resources and expansion, USC’s LGBT resource center is still smaller than the other centers compared in the original 2013 study.“We’re still a couple hundred square feet smaller than the second smallest of our peer institutions, which is Rutgers,” Harrison said. The 2013 study found that the average size of LGBT resource centers is about 1,200 square feet. Rutgers University’s LGBT center has an area of 700 square feet, noticeably larger than the size of USC’s center even after it was expanded about 270 square feet. Harrison notes that more space at the center would mean more opportunities for the LGBT community at USC. “If there was more space, we’d have more programming, more community building, more people using the lounge,” Harrison said. “We know that students sometimes will stop by and it’s too crowded, so they’ll leave again.” According to Harrison, there is no space to expand the center in its current location, so the center hopes to relocate to an area with more space.Dong would also like to see the center expand and continue to receive greater resources. “I think that these small programs can always do with being expanded further,” Dong said. “Though I wasn’t aware of the study, I’m not surprised at all. Hearing from friends at many of the UCs, they have a lot more space or resources or clubs for their LGBT students, and I think that USC could also take a page out of that and follow suit.”last_img read more