In this article ROKU Anthony Wood of Roku and Reed Hastings of Netflix CNBC; Ernesto S. Ruscio | Getty Images When Netflix founder Reed Hastings spun off the streaming video box he was developing to a little-known start-up called Roku in 2008, he thought it would probably fail. “There was Xbox and PlayStation and Samsung
As the story of a young ‘sea monster’ boy who comes of age in a seaside town on the Italian Riveira in the 1950s, water is naturally everywhere in Luca. It creates the home for Luca (voiced by Jacob Tremblay, from Room) and his people. But it’s also something to be feared, for Luca’s shapeshifting
Sony Bravia XR A80J OLED TV has been announced in India. The 65-inch model is powered by Cognitive Processor XR for an immersive viewing experience and supports Sound-from-Picture Reality for better audio quality. There is a dedicated game mode for ultra-smooth experience and supports HDMI 2.0 and 4k 120fps video as well. Other features include
E3 2021 concluded this week and there were a lot of interesting new titles. We got to see Starfield, Forza Horizon 5, and Guardians of the Galaxy. At the Xbox and Bethesda showcase, Microsoft also gave us a look at the free-to-play multiplayer mode of Halo: Infinite — the next version of the popular Xbox
Russia’s telecommunications and media regulator Roskomnadzor (RKN) on Thursday introduced restrictions on the operation of VyprVPN and Opera VPN services in the country. “In accordance with the regulation on responding to threats to circumvent restrictions on access to child pornography, suicidal, pro-narcotic and other prohibited content, restrictions on the use of VPN services VyprVPN and
NASA has launched a contest for space enthusiasts to name the manikin, a spacesuit-donned dummy, that will fly around the Moon during an upcoming mission. The dummy, which the space agency affectionately calls “moonikin”, will fly around the lunar surface and help gather data during the uncrewed Artemis I test mission expected later this year before
When Facebook began testing its new “Neighborhoods” feature in Canada last October amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the tech giant described it as a dedicated place for people to connect with their local communities. Here, in a corner of the world’s largest social network, people met neighbours, shared banana bread ingredients, helped locate missing cats and
How to protect your game from cheaters and pirates Join Dean Takahashi and others to learn how to defend your game against cheaters and pirates. Register Now Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Digital twins promise to be a key enabler as the construction industry races to catch up with demand
Battlegrounds Mobile India, the PUBG Mobile replacement, is finally available to play, sort of. The game was available in open beta but only to a limited number of testers, though the official Facebook page which has been updated to show open beta access does not mention anything about the limited access. Battlegrounds Mobile India was
As software supply chain attacks emerge as a point of concern in the wake of SolarWinds and Codecov security incidents, Google is proposing a solution to ensure the integrity of software packages and prevent unauthorized modifications. Called “Supply chain Levels for Software Artifacts” (SLSA, and pronounced “salsa”), the end-to-end framework aims to secure the software
An Arizona beta user of Starlink internet service from SpaceX, a company headed by Elon Musk, was recently forced to resort to an unconventional method to get back online after his satellite dish overheated and went into a thermal shutdown. Following the service disruption, the Starlink app displayed an error message, that read, “Offline: Thermal shutdown.
Facebook is set to test advertisements in its Oculus virtual reality (VR) headsets. The social media giant said on June 16 that it will start the in-headset advertising experiment with the video game Blaston developed by Resolution Games. Advertisements will also show up on a couple of other apps in the coming weeks. The primary
Transform 2021 Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy. July 12-16 Register Today Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. In a paper published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Nature last week, scientists at Google Brain introduced a deep reinforcement learning technique for floorplanning, the process of arranging the placement of different components of computer chips.
Motorola Defy rugged smartphone has gone official. The phone is IP68 and military standard certified to survive extreme conditions. Motorola says the phone has a dual-sealed housing and is able to survive under water for up to 5 feet for 35 minutes. It is also sand, dust and dirt, humidity, and salt mist resistant. Motorola
MIAMI – Mayor Francis Suarez says Miami’s doors are open to bitcoin miners in China who are currently scrambling to find a new home after Beijing made it clear that their days are numbered. Mining is the energy-intensive process which both creates new coins and updates the digital ledger of all transactions of existing tokens.
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday sent a legal notice to the Managing Director of Twitter India Manish Maheshwari regarding the viral video of the assault on an elderly man in Loni. The MD has been asked to record his statement after the microblogging site “let the anti-social messages go viral”. According to the legal notice, the managing
Realme is hosting a virtual launch event on June 24 in India, Realme India and Europe CEO Madhav Sheth has confirmed. Sheth says that the company is launching two smartphones and one TV. Realme Narzo 30 and Realme Narzo 30 5G phones are launching in India alongside the 32-inch Realme Smart full-HD TV. Realme Narzo
Battlegrounds Mobile India Early Access went live on Thursday, with the game being made available in beta via Google Play. We managed to get our hands on it, and played a full match. It is clear that Battlegrounds Mobile India is essentially PUBG Mobile with minor tweaks, which we’ll get into in a bit. With