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PlayStation digital sales grew nearly 83 percent year-on-year in this past lockdown-hit quarter, bringing in over JPY 394 billion (roughly Rs. 27,960 crores) in total revenue, Sony revealed in its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday in Tokyo. That also helped its subscription service PlayStation Plus rack up nearly 45 million members — as of June
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In a surprising move, Microsoft has declared its intent to acquire the popular Chinese app TikTok. Soon after declaring its interest, the US government almost shut down the deal. However, after a discussion, Microsoft has been given the green light to make the purchase. Microsoft’s Acquisition of TikTok: The Story So Far On Friday, July
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The chairman of UK Parliament’s Defence Committee has suggested making popular app TikTok subject to Huawei-style code reviews by GCHQ, if its reported move to a new London HQ comes true. Tobias Ellwood, Conservative MP for Bournemouth East, made the suggestion on Twitter after The Sun newspaper broke the news this morning that video-making app
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In films and TV shows, there are always hackers for hire. From action movies to crime procedurals, a skilled computer hacker can help disable security systems, locate confidential information, or piece together a crime in seconds. It’s easy to dismiss this as fiction and creative license, though. That said, it does make you wonder whether
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Critical digital rights battles over privacy, free speech and anonymity are increasingly being fought in video games, a growing market that is becoming a “new political arena,” experts and insiders said on Thursday. With the industry set to more than double annual revenues to $300 billion (roughly Rs. 22.44 lakh crores) by 2025, questions about
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Three individuals were charged on Friday for allegedly hijacking a string of high-profile Twitter accounts after hoodwinking the social network’s staff. It is claimed a social-engineering-driven phishing campaign against Twitter employees led to hacking spreethe brief takeover on July 15 of 45 out of 130 targeted prominent accounts to promote a Bitcoin scam. Accounts belonging
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Noise Colorfit Nav smartwatch, the company’s first wearable with built-in GPS, has been launched in India. Noise has been teasing it for quite sometime and now it has officially unveiled the smartwatch. The wearable is equipped with a high-resolution display, customisable watch faces, 10 sports modes, heart rate and sleep monitor, and supports social media
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Australian regulators have proposed to compel web giants to divulge forthcoming changes to the algorithms they use choose the content their users see, and to submit to binding arbitration when publisher seek payment for their content. The draft code, released today, suggests imposing the following “minimum requirements” on Facebook and Google: Give news media businesses
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