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Shweta Basu

Nintendo will jointly operate ‘Dragalia Lost’ gaming application with Cygames

Today, Apr. 27, 2018, the Nintendo Co., Ltd. Based in Minami-Ku, Kyoto and Cygames, Inc. based in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo entered a partnership agreement. The presidents of the two companies, Tatsumi Kimishima of Nintendo and Koichi Watanabe of Cygames have reached a business agreement, the partnership on a new gaming application for smart devices. As for […]

HMD Global’s Teaser suggests the revival of the iconic Nokia N9 on May 2, 2018

HMD Global has successfully launched Android smartphones across different price segments. It has also effectively used the nostalgia factor in users, by bringing back the Nokia 3310, Nokia 8110, and reintroducing the ‘Sirocco’ brand. Now, it has announced hosting an event in China, in the city of Beijing on May 2, where we may see […]

PlayStation Plus announces free games for the month of May

Leading the lineup of PS Plus free games for May 2018, come Beyond: Two Souls and Rayman Legends – both games with cutting-edge animation and intriguing cutscenes. In Beyond: Two Souls, the players are granted an entry into the remarkable life of Jodie Holmes. This protagonist was born with a connection to a mysterious entity […]

Elon Musk’s next project is apparently A Cyborg Dragon

Elon Musk, with his history of juggling multiple projects between companies like the SpaceX, Tesla, and The Boring Company, has now his sights set on creating a Cyborg Dragon. Impossible as it may sound, Musk’s casual tweet ran on this Wednesday afternoon. Oh btw I’m building a cyborg dragon — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 25, […]

Microsoft Launcher 4.8 released with improved features and bug fixes

The official version of Microsoft Launcher 4.8 for Android has been released today, April 25, 2018. Its full version number is This main update will include a series of functions which have been tested out by Beta users till the release. These will now be available to all users. For the users who have […]

Amazon Alexa for kids – Colorful Echo Dot edition with parental controls

Amazon is trying to make it easy for both kids and parents to use Alexa in their daily lives with the help of the new Echo Dot Kids Edition and FreeTime services for Alexa. Following the same formula adopted in Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablets, the Echo Dot Kids Edition is a standard Echo Dot. […]

Samsung’s move to bring AR Emoji’s to video calls may not be a publicity stunt

Samsung has recently acquired a patent for a system which replaces the user’s face with a Samsung AR Emoji-like 3D model during video calls. The said patent was filed in the first quarter of 2016 and gained recognition by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on 17th this month. According to the Korean smartphone manufacturer, […]

Facebook’s effective use of technology in keeping terrorists at bay

Internet’s democratizing power has been a blessing for individuals, activists, and small businesses across the world, while those with negative minds and goals have usurped its advantages to their own ends. In the 1980’s, White supremacists used electronic bulletin boards, and the mid-1990’s saw the first pro-al-Qaeda website. Counterterrorism measures taken online may not be […]

Uber to stop storing exact pickup and dropoff locations in driver logs

In a launch to be a pilot program, Uber will obscure riders’ exact pickup and drop-off locations in the driver trip history and will display a broader location instead. This change will enhance rider privacy and safety. This is the first of the upcoming changes in Uber systems and policy, which will limit the exposure […]

Apple runs MacBook Pro free battery replacement program

Apple.Inc is in talks to replace the swollen batteries of some MacBook Pro Laptops sold between October 2016 and October 2017. The concerned “limited number” of 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops have a potentially faulty component in their hardware which causes the inbuilt battery to expand. According to the company, this situation will not pose a […]

LG encounters issues in the supply of screens for new Apple iPhones

Apple is facing problems to find a second supplier for its new iPhone screens and will have to keep on using Samsung displays if LG Display’s manufacturing issues aren’t fixed anytime soon. Apple doesn’t want to depend on Samsung for supplying phone screens, but it is now facing an unforeseen problem. According to The Wall […]

Upcoming Battlefield V to have a ‘Battle royale’ mode

The upcoming “Battlefield V” game, developed by the studio EA dice, might have a “battle royale” style game mode similar to the massively popular games “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” or “PUBG.” This report is not at all surprising considering the popularity of the two aforementioned games. The battle royale mode of these games follows a […]