Mobile

Oppo F9 Pro Now on Sale in India, via Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Mall, and Offline Stores

Oppo F9 Pro, launched in India last week, went on sale in India for the first time today. The smartphone is now available to buy via Flipkart, Amazon India, and Paytm Mall, apart from offline stores in the country. To recall, the company had started pre-orders for the smartphone exclusively on Flipkart, and at the time had revealed pre-order offers. Oppo now […]

Internet

PUBG Xbox One ‘G-Coin’ Currency Announced, Requires Real Money

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting a new in-game currency called ‘G-Coin’ on Xbox One, its developer announced Wednesday, which can only be purchased with real money unlike Battle Points. PUBG Corp. cited the lack of a marketplace on Xbox, as opposed to Steam, as the reason for its creation. The new PUBG G-Coin currency will be first rolled out […]

Facebook

Facebook Briefly Removed Cross-Posted Tweets, Says Deleted Twitter App for Facebook Responsible

Facebook removed all cross-posted tweets from its site, before restoring them. All the tweets that users had shared on Facebook, with the cross-posting option, were no longer showing up in memories, and the comments and likes associated with that post had disappeared. Facebook was quick to acknowledge the issue, and said that it was investigating the […]

Games

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox One X Update Now Live

The Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox One X update is now available for download. It brings 4K and HDR support to Microsoft’s collection of sci-fi shooters. In addition to this, Halo: The Master Chief Collection patch promises improved matchmaking, offline support for LAN, faster load times, and customisable installation. The Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox One X update […]

Facebook

German Antitrust Watchdog Plans Action on Facebook This Year

Germany’s antitrust watchdog expects to take first steps this year in its probe against Facebook after finding that the social media giant abused its market dominance to gather data on people without their knowledge or consent. The probe is being closely watched in Europe amid mounting concerns over leaks of data on tens of millions of Facebook […]

Games

Spider-Man Game Length, Minimum Download Size Revealed

Insomniac Games has revealed the average length of its upcoming Marvel’s Spider-Man game on PS4, putting it at 20 hours long. Responding to a fan query about game length on Sunday, Insomniac Games community director James Stevenson said on Twitter: “Our average play tester took around 20 hours on default difficulty, but some spent a lot longer if they did […]

Tech Updates

IoT and Its Impact on Manufacturing

With digitalization, the manufacturing industry has witnessed an unmitigated reformation, becoming the market space where most of the Industrial IoT (IIoT) projects are materialized, and a market where major IIoT investments are made. IoT is the principal constituent of the most recent industrial transformation, crowning the manufacturing industry the leader amongst the others. The following […]

Internet

Is The Internet Evil?

Since it’s the weekend, let’s bat around one of those endless debates which cropped up yet again this week at the Washington Post, where Christine Emba asks the perplexing question, is the internet evil? Personally, I’ve had countless moments over the past two decades where I would have jumped out of my seat with one of […]

Facebook

Facebook fixes bug that marked some posts as spam

A day after some users complained about their Facebook posts being marked as spam, Facebook on Saturday said it has fixed the bug that caused the problem. “We have fixed a bug that caused some posts to be incorrectly marked as spam. We’ve restored the posts that were affected and are very sorry this happened,” […]

Computer

DOE Gets New Powerful Computer System Dedicated To Energy Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced today that it has selected its next high-performance computing (HPC) system, which will be used to advance early-stage R&D on energy technologies spanning multiple DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) programs. The new system, named Eagle, will be […]