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Instagram’s next update will let users edit posts on desktop PCs

Dimapur, October 19 (EMN): Instagram is issuing a flurry of updates that will finally let its users edit and post their content directly from the browser on their desktop PCs. For years, the Instagram community has been clamouring for a way to upload...

19 Oct 2021

FIFA says it wants more developers making football games

Dimapur, October 18 (EMN): FIFA has suggested that it wants to end its exclusive partnership with Electronic Arts (EA) and “widen its gaming and esports portfolio”, the company said in a statement. FIFA says that it is reassessing its app...

18 Oct 2021

Valve bans NFT and blockchain games from Steam

Dimapur, October 17 (EMN): In a surprising move, Valve is reportedly banning all Non-Fungible Token (NFT) and blockchain games from Steam. On its documentation homepage, Valve wrote “Applications built on blockchain technology that issue or all...

17 Oct 2021

Twitch apologises for security breach, says ‘passwords have not been exposed’

Dimapur, October 15 (EMN): A week after hackers leaked sensitive data like source code and creator payouts, streaming platform Twitch has apologised for the security breach and confirmed that passwords were not exposed. On its blog, Twitch wrote, ...

15 Oct 2021

Moto E40 is an INR 9,499 phone with 48MP camera and 90Hz display

Dimapur, October 12 (EMN): Motorola has on Tuesday launched its affordable budget-friendly android device — the Moto E40 — in the Indian market. The Moto E40 is priced at an affordable INR 9,499 for the 4GB + 64GB variant and comes in two colour...

12 Oct 2021

xQc and Amouranth among most-watched streamers of Q3 2021

Dimapur, October 11 (EMN): Felix “xQc” Lengyel and Amouranth are among the top most-watched streamers of Q3 2021, according to a report by Stream Hatchet. Stream Hatchet announced its live streaming report for the third quarter of 2021 on...

11 Oct 2021

You can now tune your guitar in Google Search

Ukulele and Bass tuners next? Dimapur, Oct. 8 (EMN): Smartphones have made tuning a guitar easier than ever. You can just download a tuning app from the Google Play Store or ask Google Assistant to tune your instrument and you are good to go. However...

08 Oct 2021

Hackers leak Twitch’s source code and streamer payment figures

Dimapur, Oct. 6 (EMN): Twitch has apparently been attacked by hackers and sensitive data like source code and creator payouts have been leaked online, according to a report by Video Games Chronicle. According to the report, an anonymous user posted a...

06 Oct 2021

Genshin Impact gets official Paimon-themed Razer gear

Dimapur, October 5 (EMN): Genshin Impact announced its official Paimon-themed lineup of gear from Razer, including a mousepad, wireless mouse and gaming chair. On its blog page. Genshin Impact wrote, “Hello Travelers~ After joining the Razer Go...

05 Oct 2021

What Caused the Unprecedented Facebook Outage? The Few Clues Point to a Problem From Within

David Tuffley, Griffith University Suddenly and inexplicably, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus services were gone. And it was no local disturbance. In a blog post, Downdetector.com, a major monitoring service for online outages, ca...

05 Oct 2021

Apple Watch Series 7 price announced for India, pre-orders starts October 8

Dimapur, October 4 (EMN): American tech giant Apple announced today that its new Apple Watch Series 7 devices will be available for pre-orders from October 8 at 5:30 pm IST. The new Apple Watch Series 7 starts at INR 41,990 for the 41mm aluminium ver...

04 Oct 2021

Motorola launches flagship Edge 20 Pro with Snapdragon 870 SoC in India

Dimapur, October 1 (EMN): Lenovo-owned Motorola on Friday launched its latest flagship device, the Edge 20 Pro, in India. Priced at INR 36,999, the Edge 20 Pro features a 6.7-inch full-HD+ Max Vision AMOLED display with support for a 144Hz refresh ra...

01 Oct 2021

Here are the system requirements for Forza Horizon 5

Dimapur, September 30 (EMN): Playground Games‘ Forza Horizon 5 system requirements have been made public ahead of the game’s release in November. System requirements for Forza Horizon 5 were announced via a tweet from the official Forza H...

30 Sep 2021

Xiaomi launches Snapdragon 778G powered Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G in India

Dimapur, September 29 (EMN): A day after South Korean tech giant Samsung launched its Snapdragon 778G powered Galaxy M52 5G smartphone in India, Chinese tech company Xiaomi has followed suit with its Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G. Similar to the Galaxy M52 5G...

29 Sep 2021

YouTube to remove all content containing anti-vaccine misinformation

Dimapur, September 29 (EMN): YouTube will remove all content containing anti-vaccine misinformation, specifically about vaccines that have been approved by local health authorities or the World Health Organization, the company announced in a blog pos...

29 Sep 2021

Samsung launches Galaxy M52 5G with 120Hz display in India

Dimapur, September 28 (EMN): Samsung on Tuesday launched its newest device under its Galaxy M series in India. The Galaxy M52 5G has been launched as a successor to the Galaxy M51 with upgraded internals and 5G support. The Galaxy M52 5G comes in two...

28 Sep 2021

Ludwig announces Twitch Kickball event featuring OfflineTV and 100 Thieves

Dimapur, September 27 (EMN): Popular Twitch streamer Ludwig has announced a Twitch Kickball event featuring the internet’s biggest personalities including Valkyrae from 100 Thieves and Disguised Toast from OfflineTV. Ludwig’s Sh*tcamp eve...

27 Sep 2021

TikTok says it has reached 1 billion monthly active users globally

Dimapur, September 27 (EMN): In a blog post on Monday, popular short-form video platform TikTok announced that it has hit 1 billion monthly active users globally. Three months after Facebook announced that it had hit 2.9 billion monthly active users...

27 Sep 2021

China bans cryptocurrencies, says all crypto-related transactions illegal

Dimapur, September 24 (EMN): The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) on Friday announced that all crypto-related transactions are considered illegal and called for a formal ban. It cited concerns around national security and the “safety of peop...

24 Sep 2021

New EU proposal could force phone manufacturers to use USB-C, including Apple

Dimapur, September 23 (EMN): The European Commission on Thursday has announced plans to force electronic manufacturers to adopt USB-C charging ports on all devices including smartphones, tablets, cameras, headphones, portable speakers and handheld ga...

23 Sep 2021

Your Immune System Is as Unique as Your Fingerprint – New Study

Albert J.R. Heck, Utrecht University Every person appears to have a unique immune system. My colleagues and I discovered this immune diversity after charting antibodies in the blood from healthy and sick people. The discovery could help explain why, ...

22 Sep 2021

Microsoft unveils new wireless mouse made out of recycled ocean plastic

Dimapur, September 22 (EMN): Microsoft has unveiled its latest wireless mouse at its fall Surface event today and it is not like any other Microsoft mouse. Focussing on recycling and sustainability, the new wireless mouse is made out of 20 per cent r...

22 Sep 2021

Pokémon Unite to launch mobile version tomorrow with cross-platform play

Dimapur, September 21 (EMN): Pokémon Unite is set to launch on mobile devices tomorrow with full support for cross-platform play. On its official Twitter handle, Pokémon Unite announced the launch of the mobile version for iOS and Android devices. ...

21 Sep 2021

Dota 2: Team Nigma renames to Nigma Galaxy after merger with Galaxy Racer

Dimapur, September 20 (EMN): Team Nigma, an Abu Dhabi-based Dota 2 team comprised of multiple champions of The International, has merged with fellow MENA organisation Galaxy Racer. As a result of the merger, Team Nigma has been renamed Nigma Galaxy ...

20 Sep 2021

Oppo launches Oppo A16 with MediaTek Helio G35 processor in India

Dimapur, September 20 (EMN): Chinese smartphone maker Oppo on Monday has launched its latest smartphone in India, the Oppo A16. The new Oppo A16 is being launched as the company’s newest budget offering and successor to the Oppo A15 that launch...

20 Sep 2021