Sadly, Atelier Ryza 2 Won’t Get A PlayStation 5 Upgrade In South Korea

Originally announced for the PlayStation 4, Atelier Ryza 2 is also coming to the PlayStation 5 via a free update. In South Korea, however, it’s not. 

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According to the game’s South Korean publisher Digital Touch (via tipster Sang), the company does not have the publishing rights to the PlayStation 5 version. Rather, Digital Touch only has the PS4, Steam, and Switch publishing rights. But since Digital Touch never licensed the PS5 version, it’s not able to offer the free upgrade. Perhaps it didn’t know that it should have?

Tecmo Koei is publishing the game internationally in regions including North America and Japan.

The PS5 upgrade was only announced in September, and Digital Touch seemed flatfooted by the news. Even after following up with Tecmo Koei, as no licensing agreement had been drawn up, Digital Touch stated it still won’t be able to offer the PS5

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Chrissy Teigen Reveals Why She Won’t ‘Clap Back’ on Social Media Anymore

For as many loyal fans as celebrities have on Twitter and Instagram, it seems they have just as many haters, hurling hundreds of cruel comments at them every day. But some stars have been able to rise above their social media trolls—like Chrissy Teigen, who has become famous for her iconic clap backs. However, in a new interview, Teigen revealed that she may be putting an end to her famous comebacks, after realizing that commenters’ harsh words could be coming from a place of hurt. “I’ve gained a point of empathy where I can actually understand that [people] might have some s*** going on themselves,” she said. Read on for more about the star’s decision and for the celebrities who steer clear of social media full stop, check out 18 Celebrities Who Are Not on Social Media.

In a Nov. 24 interview with People, Teigen revealed that she

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How to update a Windows computer manually, or pause automatic updates so your PC won’t restart

an open laptop computer sitting on top of a table: It should only take a few minutes to update your Windows computer. Hollis Johnson

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It should only take a few minutes to update your Windows computer. Hollis Johnson

  • You can update Windows through the “Update & Security” section of your computer’s Settings app.
  • By default Windows 10 downloads and installs updates automatically, but you can check for updates manually as well.
  • If you want to stop Windows from updating, you can pause updates for about a month at a time.
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In Windows’ earlier days, keeping your computer updated was a chore. This made it easy for viruses to spread, and it sometimes seemed like no two computers ran Windows in the same way.

Luckily, Windows 10 makes updates almost effortless. By default, Windows 10 should be downloading and offering updates automatically (although you may need to restart the computer on your own).

If you think there might be an update you

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Most NJ students have computer access, but that won’t close divide, advocates say

Parents lined up at schools in Dover, Haledon and Camden last week to pick up computer devices for their children, as New Jersey makes strides to close a digital divide that has strained families and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Distribution of over 200 free Chromebooks in Paterson to help students during the pandemic



About 35,000 students across the state still lack computer devices or internet connections at home, a big improvement from the 231,000 tallied in August, according to a New Jersey Department of Education survey this month.

But while the number is narrowing, it doesn’t give a full picture of remote-learning challenges, say advocates and school leaders.

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“We’re in a good place when it comes to devices,” said Norma Fernandez, deputy superintendent of Jersey City’s schools. “But the

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YouTube will run ads on some creator videos, but it won’t give them any of the revenue

Starting today, YouTube will begin running ads on some creators’ videos, but it won’t give them a portion of the ad revenue because they’re not big enough to be enrolled in its Partner Program.

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When advertisements run on YouTube videos, those creators typically receive a portion of the revenue through their role in YouTube’s Partner Program. With the new monetization rules, a creator who is not in the partner program “may see ads on some of your videos,” according to an update to the platform’s Terms of Service.


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Prior to the update, YouTube says these videos only received ads in limited circumstances, like if they were monetized by a record label as part of a copyright claim. The update will mostly affect smaller creators without a huge viewership; YouTube’s Partner Program requires creators to have accrued 4,000 total hours of

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Bill Gates predicts half of all business travel won’t return once COVID-19 is gone, report says


Bill Gates: Companies will have a “very high threshold” for traveling to conduct in-person meetings.

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates predicts that half of all business travel won’t return after the coronavirus pandemic ends and that people will also work far less often from a physical company office, Business Insider reported. Gates made the remarks Tuesday at The New York Times DealBook conference, BI said.

“My prediction would be that over 50% of business travel and over 30% of days in the office will go away,” Gates reportedly said, adding that from now on, businesses will have a “very high threshold” for traveling to conduct in-person meetings.

Microsoft has already announced a permanent work-from-home policy for eligible employees, who can also choose from a hybrid model

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How Technology Could Help Managers Be More Effective (and Why It Wont)

Artificial intelligence could improve our ability to manage people when they work from anywhere – but there are realistic barriers to achieving this.

Managers have been able to allow their employees to work remotely for some time, yet it took a pandemic to accept that working from home, or working from anywhere (WFA) was not just a useful resource, but potentially a productivity booster.

Today we are all spending more time on Zoom than we would want, and probably missing some analogue interactions with colleagues. It has also been a taxing year for most managers as they had to reinvent their approach to organizing, monitoring, supervising, and rewarding people’s output without so much consideration of their input. Again, this should have happened before, as in any area of life there has long been a gap between style

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Why won’t my hotspot work? How to troubleshoot your phone’s mobile hotspot and provide an internet connection for other devices

a man sitting on a beach near a body of water: If your mobile hotspot isn't working, here's how you can try to fix it. Westend61/Getty Images

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If your mobile hotspot isn’t working, here’s how you can try to fix it. Westend61/Getty Images

  • If your phone’s hotspot won’t work, there could be a number of different culprits causing the problem.
  • Most issues with a hotspot can be solved by troubleshooting at home — and if you have an Android instead of an iPhone, you have more options to fix the problem.
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Picture this: You’re out somewhere and you need to do some work on your laptop, but the Wi-Fi is unbearably slow. Normally, this wouldn’t be a problem — your cell phone gets good LTE service, you can just connect your computer to your phone’s mobile hotspot. But you try to connect to it and it won’t work. Why?

This is a question with many possible answers, and many of them also depend on what

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‘Free speech’ social media platform Parler is a hit among Trump supporters, but experts say it won’t last

Parler, a Twitter-style social media platform, has gained popularity mostly among President Donald Trump’s supporters and right-wing conservatives after the 2020 presidential election, but experts told ABC News they believe it’s unlikely the platform will grow any further.

“They have this echo chamber and they can’t trigger anyone or target anyone because everyone believes what you believe,” said Fadi Quran, campaign director at Avaaz, a global civic organization that studies misinformation. “It gets boring to be sharing the same type of hate, and so they end up having to come back to the top five social media platforms.”

Parler was founded in 2018 by John Matze and Jared Thomson, two Nevada-based conservative programmers. The app receives financial backing by Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of Robert Mercer, a hedge fund manager and the co-founder of Cambridge Analytica, who revealed her involvement in a post on the app on Sunday.

“John and

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Apple blamed IBM and Intel for Mac chip delays, but TSMC won’t be next

What happens when the world’s most ambitious mobile chip designer is constrained by the production capacity of its only chip manufacturing partner? Thanks to Apple’s introduction of M1 chips for Macs this week, we might soon find out, but leading chip fabricator TSMC won’t be the one to blame.

It’s not hyperbole to state that Apple has pushed the entire mobile chip industry forward, and is now poised to do the same with PC chips. In 2013, Apple released the world’s first 64-bit mobile CPU, A7, which shocked rival chip designers by bringing iPhones closer to processing parity with low-end PCs. Five years later, the A12X Bionic enabled iPad tablets to match the performance of more expensive Intel Core i7 MacBooks, foreshadowing the end of Apple’s need for Intel chips. Now the M1 is here, and thanks to a breakthrough 5-nanometer manufacturing process, the tiny chip packs enough transistors to

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