Paribus : Conflicting Narratives

If the past year has taught us anything it’s that no one has a crystal ball when it comes to predicting future moves in the crypto market. Macroeconomic factors and black swan events have time and again overpowered technical analysis. This week China will celebrate the Lunar New Year and move from the year of the Tiger into the year of the Rabbit. Already there are several confusing and sometimes conflicting narratives as to what the coming year will bring. Many commentators are expecting 2023 to be beset by continued

How to clean your headset

Headsets and headphones add to the immersion of gaming and are essential pieces of gaming equipment. In being essential, they absorb sweat and get dirty after hours of use for days on end.  While it’s common for over-ear headphones and headsets to become dirty, in-ear headphones can also pick up ear wax, which can block the speakers and reduce sound quality. Both types of headsets can also pick up dirt and bacteria from users’ hands, leading to infections in extreme cases. Some users travel with their headsets or game on

League of Legends World Championship Headed to Reykjavik

League of LegendsWorlds 2021 kicks off in October. / Photo courtesy of Riot GamesThe 2021 League of Legends World Championship will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, Riot Games announced Thursday.Players will descend on the Laugardalshöll indoor sporting arena's Hall A beginning Oct. 5 and compete through the finals set for Nov. 6. In the interest of public safety with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, no in-person crowd will attend the event. The competition was previously scheduled to take place in China, but Riot changed course to allow as many players

Sources: Worlds 2021 to be held in Iceland after success of MSI

Following the announcement that the 2021 League of Legends World Championship will be held in Europe instead of China, Riot Games has decided to once again rely on Iceland as its venue, sources tell Dot Esports. Less than a week ago, Riot Games confirmed (following a report from Upcomer) that Worlds 2021, League’s biggest event of the year, will be moving from China to Europe due to the COVID-19 Delta variant. “Travel restrictions and COVID protocols have been even MORE complicated to navigate in 2021 than they were in 2020,”

Square Enix Shifts to Permanent Work From Home

Square Enix plans to enable a permanent work-from-home program starting in December. | Chesnot/Getty ImagesGame developer and publisher Square Enix will offer employees a work-from-home option permanently, the company announced Wednesday.Rather than utilizing work from home solely as a means of preventing infections during the current pandemic, the Company will establish it as a permanent and core program among the working styles it accommodates," reads the announcement. "In so doing, the Company hopes not only to create a flexible and diverse working environment, but also to further bolster productivity and