‘Overwatch’ Celebrates First Anniversary On Switch, Goes Free-To-Play Next Week

KEY POINTS

  • “Overwatch” is celebrating the first year anniversary of its arrival on the Nintendo Switch next week
  • “Overwatch” will be free to play for Switch Online subscribers for seven days starting on Oct. 13
  • This trial period could be a way for Nintendo to bring in new players 

To commemorate the first year anniversary of “Overwatch” arriving on the Nintendo Switch, the game will be free to play for seven days starting next week.

The announcement was made on the official Twitter of Nintendo of America, which confirmed that Nintendo Switch Online users can play “Overwatch” for free from Oct. 13 to 20.

“Any experience or items you earn during this free trial will transfer over if you decide to purchase Overwatch: Legendary Edition; just be sure you purchase the game on the same Nintendo Switch Online account you played with during this Game Trial,” Nintendo stated on its

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Instagram marks its 10th anniversary with new anti-bullying features

Instagram is officially 10 years old, and is marking the end of its first decade with new features meant to encourage users to be nice to one another. 



graphical user interface, text, application, chat or text message: The Instagram app will remind users of the potential consequences when they make mean comments.


The Instagram app will remind users of the potential consequences when they make mean comments.

The company says it’s expanding its in-app warnings that “nudge” users when they try to post a nasty comment. Instead of asking users to rethink their mean comments, the new warnings will note that Instagram may disable users’ accounts if they repeatedly break its rules. As with its prior anti-bullying updates, it won’t prevent users from posting negative comments altogether, but will ask them to rethink it before they post. 

And for users who are on the receiving end of offensive comments, Instagram says it’s testing a new feature that will automatically hide comments that are “similar to others that have been reported.”



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Virginia Tech’s Hokie BugFest goes virtual for its 10th anniversary : Augusta Free Press

Hokie BugFest

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Bug enthusiasts will gather together for a 10th year in a row — this time online at hokiebugfest.org — to celebrate the exciting science of entomology from Oct. 7-17.

This unique, virtual event will feature 10 days of activities that culminate with a full day of online programming. The longer format is a key feature of the new virtual event, designed to increase engagement over an extended period. Festivalgoers can tune in each day from October 7-16 to discover one of the 10 most extreme insects on Earth, go on a backyard scavenger hunt, download a daily at-home activity, or get a sneak

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Dice Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Innovative Tech Advancements

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DHI Group, Inc. (DHX) announced today that Dice, its leading career hub for technology professionals, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. For three decades, Dice has been a leader in the technology career field and continues to drive innovation with the goal of making the recruitment experience as frictionless as possible for technologists and employers.

In its 30th year, Dice has launched a series of important innovations to help technologists further their careers and employers hire the quality professionals they need. “When Dice started in 1990, the total population of those in computer systems design in the United States stood around 413,000. That same subset of tech has more than 2.2M technologists today. With a total of 12M technologists across tech

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Dice Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Innovative Tech Advancements | News

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DHI Group, Inc. (DHX) announced today that Dice, its leading career hub for technology professionals, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. For three decades, Dice has been a leader in the technology career field and continues to drive innovation with the goal of making the recruitment experience as frictionless as possible for technologists and employers.

In its 30th year, Dice has launched a series of important innovations to help technologists further their careers and employers hire the quality professionals they need. “When Dice started in 1990, the total population of those in computer systems design in the United States stood around 413,000. That same subset of tech has more than 2.2M technologists today. With a total of 12M technologists across tech fields in the US in 2020, the growth of the industry is palpable. In the last 12 months, Dice surfaced over

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