Playing mobile games may relieve work stress more effectively than mindfulness

Playing mobile games may relieve work stress more effectively than mindfulness

Playing games on a smartphone may relieve work stress more effectively than using a mindfulness app, according to a study. Researchers at UCL in London and the University of Bath gave students a 15-minute maths test before asking them to play a shape-fitting game, use a mindfulness app or twirl...

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Twitch King Ninja leaves Twitch for Mixer

Twitch King Ninja leaves Twitch for Mixer

Fortnite superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has left Twitch and is taking his video game live streams to Microsoft’s Mixer platform. Blevins’ move ends a hugely profitable partnership with Twitch, a live streaming giant owned by Amazon. “I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunities Twitch has provided me,” Blevins told The Associated...

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British teenager ‘really happy’ after scooping almost £1m at Fortnite World Cup

British teenager ‘really happy’ after scooping almost £1m at Fortnite World Cup

A British teenager who won almost £1 million at a gaming tournament said he is happy to have shown his mother that he was not just wasting time in his bedroom. Jaden Ashman, from Essex, will split 2.25 million US dollars (£1.8 million) with his Dutch partner after the pair...

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Tokyo unveils 2020 Olympic medals made from recycled gadgets

Tokyo unveils 2020 Olympic medals made from recycled gadgets

The medals to be presented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been unveiled, with the metal in each one made using materials from recycled gadgets. Designed by Junichi Kawanishi, each of the 5,000 medals contains metals extracted from consumer electronics handed in by the Japanese public over the last...

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AI beats esports world champions for the first time

AI beats esports world champions for the first time

The OpenAI Five team beat human team OG 2-0 at a live event in San Francisco. This is the first time it had achieved the feat in public. It had previously lost a public meeting with human competitors despite victories over other teams behind closed doors.

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