French game developer Ubisoft has announced the first ever Rainbow Six World Cup, a new and independent layer of competitions featuring the best national teams from 45 countries and regions across the world in Summer 2021. This would be the first world cup ever in the history of Rainbow Six Esports. International athlete Tony Parker will be the ambassador for the Rainbow Six World Cup. For the first time in Rainbow Six Esports history, players from 45 countries and regions across the world will compete for the trophy. The competition starts with the Qualifiers. Out of the 45 countries and regions, 14 will get direct invites to the Final Stage without having to go through the Qualifiers. The other 31 countries will have to go through online qualifiers for one of the 6 remaining slots. Finally, a total of 20 teams will be ready to battle it out in the final stage. The 5 online qualifiers will be held at the beginning of next year. To select the national teams, a two-step process has … [Read more...] about Ubisoft announces first-ever Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six World Cup
"You invite conflict when there's weakness, and I believe you deter conflict when there is strength, and that is the path we're on," Shaw said. Taking this approach "will lead us, I believe, to a more strategically stable situation that deters conflict in space," he added. … [Read more...] about Countries around the world want a Space Force — but why?
Chad – 1 percentCentral African Republic – 2 percentHaiti – 2 percentBurkina Faso – 3 percentCambodia – 3 percentNiger – 3 percentTajikistan – 3 percentTanzania – 4 percentMali – 4 percentComoros – 4 percentThriving was lowest in sub-Saharan Africa, where no country had a thriving rate of more than 19 percent. Globally, wealthier nations tended to be those with the highest rates of well-being. … [Read more...] about Denmark Tops World Well-Being Rank, U.S. Comes in 12th
We've put together a list of the best cloud storage services availableThese are the best anonymous browsers on the marketWe've also highlighted the best cloud computing services aroundOracle, VMware, SoftBank, NEC, Fujitsu and other tech firms have signed on to the US' Clean Network program and countries such as the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, Romania, Denmark, and Latvia have agreed to allow only trusted vendors in their 5G networks. At this time though, China has not revealed whether any other countries or tech firms have joined its new initiative. … [Read more...] about China wants to lead the world in data security
But rather than treating such a choice as doing business with the People's Republic of China as a whole, she went on, organizations are upgrading their visibility into the country, ensuring that they're making investments and doing business with specific suppliers in specific cities or locales. Especially with IT goods, purchasers are more eager to know the details of how its components and constituent materials are sourced, what kind of labor is used to produce them, and whether that labor is well-compensated. "Those sorts of things help the manufacturers to influence the supply chain," she continued, "knowing that they won't get the funds they need to carry on work, or they won't be able to engage their consumers as they might like to, unless they had these [protections] in place in their supply chain." … [Read more...] about Aftershock: COVID-19’s permanent impact on tech supply chains