Celebrate the WordPress 15th Anniversary on May 27

Celebrate the WordPress 15th Anniversary on May 27

May 27, 2018 is the 15th anniversary of the first WordPress release — and we can’t wait to celebrate! Party time! Join WordPress fans all over the world in celebrating the 15th Anniversary of WordPress by throwing your own party! Here’s how you can join in the fun: Check the WordPress 15th Anniversary website to see if there’s a party already planned for your town. If there is, RSVP for the party and invite your friends! If there isn’t, then pick a place to go where a bunch of people can be merry — a park, a pub, a backyard; any family-friendly venue will do! List your party with your local WordPress meetup group (Don’t have a group? Start one!)  and then spread the word to other local meetups, tech groups, press, etc and get people to say they’ll come to your party. Request some special 15th anniversary WordPress swag (no later than April 27, please, so we have time to ship it to you). Have party attendees post photos, videos, and the like with the #WP15 hashtag, and check out the social media stream to see how the rest of the world is sharing and celebrating. Don’t miss this chance to participate in a global celebration of WordPress! Special Swag In honor of the 15th anniversary, we’ve added some special 15th anniversary items in the swag store — you can use the offer code CELEBRATEWP15 to take 15% off this (and any other WordPress swag you buy), all the way through the end of 2018! Keep checking the swag store, because we’ll be adding more swag over the next few weeks! Share the fun However you celebrate the WordPress 15th anniversary — with a party, with commemorative swag, by telling the world what WordPress means to you — remember to use the #WP15 hashtag to share it! And don’t forget to check the stream of WordPress 15th anniversary posts. When 30% of the internet has a reason to celebrate, you know it’s going to be great!
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Is Netflix Scared of Movie Theaters?

Is Netflix Scared of Movie Theaters?

Netflix has reportedly been in talks to purchase the Los Angeles-based Landmark Theater chain for an unknown sum in an attempt to garner more recognition for their films during award season. According to the Los Angles Times, the streaming provider decided not to pursue the deal further, due to the high asking price. One of the co-owners of Landmark is Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Even though Netflix has over 125 million subscribers and a reported $146 billion market cap, the company still suffers from a lack of Oscar and Golden Globe prestige for their feature films. For instance, in order for a film to receive Oscar consideration, the movie must play exclusively in New York and Los Angeles theaters for a specific amount of time, according to Business Insider. Continue reading…
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Ash vs Evil Dead Canceled After Season 3

Ash vs Evil Dead Canceled After Season 3

Starz has canceled Ash vs. Evil Dead after three seasons. THR reports the series, based on the Evil Dead movie franchise, won’t return for another season. The Season 3 finale, which airs on April 29 at 9pm PT/ET on Starz, will serve as the series finale. The episode follows Ash (Bruce Campbell) and his allies trying to save the world one last time. They’ll battle a global demon infestation whose epicenter is Elk Grove. Continue reading…
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The Best microATX Motherboards for Gaming

The Best microATX Motherboards for Gaming

Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Not all PCs need to be hulking behemoths. If you want to save a little space (and, potentially, a little cash), a micro ATX build could be the way to go. With a slightly smaller form factor than ATX, but bigger than Mini-ITX, micro ATX motherboards forego some features like extra PCIe slots and SATA ports, but have enough bells and whistles to allow you to build a serious PC in a smallish enclosure. Continue reading…
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Tina Fey Addresses 30 Rock Reboot Rumors

Tina Fey Addresses 30 Rock Reboot Rumors

Tina Fey confirmed she’s had talks with co-showrunner Robert Carlock about developing a potential 30 Rock reboot. While appearing last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Fey acknowledged the reboot rumors may have started with a comment she made on the red carpet for her new Mean Girls musical. “Okay, here’s what I’ll say,” Fey said. “So we were on the red carpet for the Broadway opening and someone was like, ‘Would you ever do a 30 Rock reboot?’ And I was like ‘Maybe’. And, like, a little bit of that is on me. I must be so thirsty for Internet attention that I was like, ‘Maybe.’” Continue reading…
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How Poe Survived in Star Wars: The Force Awakens Finally Explained

How Poe Survived in Star Wars: The Force Awakens Finally Explained

The latest issue of Marvel Comics’ Star Wars: Poe Dameron series reveals how the pilot survived after crashing the Tie Fighter when trying to escape the First Order with Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As reported by CBR.com, Issue #26—from writer Charles Soule and artist Angel Unzueta—features a series flashbacks that chronicle what happened to Poe after the crash. After Finn was ejected from the Tie Fighter, Poe was thrown from vehicle and knocked out. He then searched for BB-8 and crossed paths with a Blarina junker named Naka, who he then helped avoid robbers in a speeder chase. Continue reading…
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Darwin Project Battle Royale Goes Free-to-Play

Darwin Project Battle Royale Goes Free-to-Play

Scavengers Studio’s battle royale game, Darwin Project, is going free-to-play on Steam beginning today, April 20. Darwin Project was released on Steam Early Access and Xbox One Game Preview in early March for $15 USD. However, according to Scavengers Studio, there weren’t enough players in certain regions to fill the servers. “We want the game to reach as many players as possible,” the studio said, “so we decided to release Darwin Project for free sooner than we anticipated.” The pricing change is currently reflected on Steam, though the Xbox One version is still listed at $15 USD. When asked whether or not the console version will be going free-to-play as well, Scavengers Studio told IGN, “We’ll have more to share about Darwin Project on Xbox One soon.” Continue reading…
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Hearthstone Director Ben Brode Leaving Blizzard to Start New Company

Hearthstone Director Ben Brode Leaving Blizzard to Start New Company

Ben Brode, game director for Blizzard’s wildly popular card game, Hearthstone, is leaving the company to start one of his own. Brode made the announcement in a post on the Blizzard forums, where he told fans “after 15 years at Blizzard and almost 10 years working on Hearthstone, I have made the incredibly difficult decision to embark on a new journey” before continuing, “man, that was a hard sentence to type.” Brode says he is leaving the massive game developer to help start a new company. “We’ll probably make games” Brode says, “but we haven’t figured anything else out, yet,” he said, noting he’s “looking forward to designing, programming, and actually creating things again.” Continue reading…
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