Overwatch 2 launch marred by multiple DDoS attacks

Enlarge / Artist’s conception of Blizzard fighting off DDoS attackers. When a highly anticipated online game launches, unforeseen server capacity issues and long entry queues are nothing out of the ordinary. In the case of this week’s Overwatch 2 early access launch, though, the usual crowding problems are apparently being exacerbated by coordinated distributed denial … Read more

Our musical youth: why we must cherish and celebrate BBC Young Musician and its talent | Classical music

Competitions can be strange beasts. Especially with music. The highest profile events in this country are probably sports contests. The fastest runners, the highest scoring teams and the farthest distance jumpers are victorious. The winning line is literally painted on the floor – cross it first and win. With music, however, we are dealing with … Read more

46% of Americans continue to make this expensive credit card mistake

One of the biggest credit card misconceptions is that carrying a balance month to month will give your credit score a boost. To that point, 46% of Americans incorrectly believe that leaving a small balance on their card is better for their credit score than paying off the balance each month, a recent NerdWallet study … Read more

Schumacher ‘definitely an option’ for Williams in F1 2023

The Grove-based outfit are looking for a new driver to partner Alex Albon in F1 2023 after confirming Nicholas Latifi’s departure at the end of the current season.  Schumacher faces an uncertain F1 future after a difficult sophomore campaign. The German reportedly has a 50-50 chance of staying at Haas next year, with Nico Hulkenberg … Read more

Biden to tour Ian damage in Florida with DeSantis feud on hold for now

CNN  —  President Joe Biden is in Florida on Wednesday to see first-hand the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian, once again putting a spotlight on his icy relationship with Gov. Ron DeSantis, the combative Republican leader posed to potentially challenge the Democrat for the presidency in 2024. For the time being, Biden and DeSantis have … Read more