Google has announced the unveiling of its paid translation service for Android developers, which will allow businesses to have their apps quickly localized by professional translators at a low cost.
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Microsoft has announced that it is starting the automatic phased rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update and that users with the most suitable devices will be offered the feature update first.
A few months back, Bethesda sued Warner Bros. claiming that the latter's Westworld game on mobile used assets from Fallout Shelter. Although the two reached a settlement, Westworld is shutting down.
Google has announced deadlines for its transition to 64-bit applications in the Play Store. It is important to note that unlike Apple, support for 32-bit applications has not been phased out.
Google has announced that apps which access Call Logs or SMS without permission from the company will be removed over the next few weeks. Developers have been asked to modify their apps in some cases.
Following in Steam's footsteps, Epic has updated its store's refund policy, allowing users to return games that were purchased less than 14 days ago and have been played less than a couple of hours.
A proposed amendment to India's Cinematograph Act suggests that camcorder pirates in India should face up to three years in prison and pay fines up to $14,000 if they distribute copyrighted content.
Microsoft has highlighted some of its achievements in gaming for 2018, and has also promised exciting first- and third-party games, updates, and showcasing "new Microsoft technologies" in 2019.
Python 3.7 has landed in the Microsoft Store. While it appears to be quite functional, there are still a few known issues, some of which have to do with limitations imposed on Microsoft Store apps.
Steam will apparently stop working on Windows XP and Vista starting on January 1, 2019. Valve has recommended that users upgrade to Windows 7 or above in order to receive further updates.
Netflix has decided to ditch in-app iTunes billing for new customer subscriptions, instead directing them to its website. Through this, the company will skirt the 15% cut demanded by Apple.
Valve has revealed the top selling Steam games of 2018, categorizing Early Access and VR titles as well. Headliners include GTA V, Assassins Creed Odyssey, Far Cry 5, and Kingdom Come: Deliverance.
Microsoft has quietly run battery tests with its Edge browser in Windows 10 October 2018 Update, once again finding it to be more power efficient than Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Microsoft wants firmware development to follow the Firmware as a Service (FaaS) model. It has announced an open-source release of Project Mu, which allows UEFI development in a modular manner.
Microsoft is working on Windows Sandbox, which is a lightweight virtual desktop environment integrated in Windows 10 that allows you to test potentially harmful applications in a sandbox.
Microsoft is hosting a competition where it wants people to create an AI model - using 9.4GB of anonymous data collected from 16.8 million machines - that detects malware attacks before they happen.
The most disliked video on YouTube is now a video posted by the website itself. Its Rewind 2018 upload has beaten Justin Bieber's 2011 'Baby' to the ten million dislikes mark in less than eight days.
While it was initially believed that Samsung is partnering with popular American brand, Supreme, to promote its products, it has now been revealed that it is collaborating with a cheap knock-off firm.
Microsoft is teaming up with Mastercard on a service that allows users to "enter, control and share their identity data their way" using their personal devices, to enhance digital identity management.
Microsoft has blocked the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for some Intel PCs due to problems caused by Intel's accidental release of display drivers which "turned on unsupported features in Windows".
A bug has been discovered in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which prevents the installation of iCloud. While Microsoft and Apple resolve the issue, the update will not be offered to select users.
Nintendo has settled for $12 million in a lawsuit that it filed against a married couple who were operating ROM sites. The accused have also signed off the websites, games, and emulators to Nintendo.
Following reports of racist remarks and taunts being used during Dota 2 tournaments, Valve has published a statement saying that it will not tolerate such language from pros at its events.
Xbox chief Phil Spencer has committed to fixing the issues present in the Microsoft Store, to make it a viable option for PC gamers in a market that is largely dominated by Valve's offering, Steam.
It appears that Twitter is refusing to ban allegedly extremist accounts in Pakistan, despite repeated requests from the government. The accounts in question belong to a religious political party.
It appears that Google may be fined for not following Russia's site-blocking rule, which forces ISPs and search engines to connect to a database of blocked sites before displaying search results.
Microsoft has updated its "By the Numbers" website, providing interesting tidbits of information about the company and its products, such as Cortana being asked 18 billion questions since its launch.
In the ongoing legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple, the former has claimed that the Cupertino giant owes it $7 billion in royalties. Apple has rejected this claim, deeming it to be unfair.
Microsoft has officially announced that it has finally completed it $7.5 billion acquisition of code-sharing repository GitHub. The transaction received the European Commission's nod a week ago.
A group of interns under Microsoft's Garage wing have teamed up and developed an "Earth Lens" app for iOS in 16 weeks, which allows object detection, analysis, and tracking in aerial images.
It appears that disgruntled customers who purchased Shadow of the Tomb Raider when it launched have been review-bombing the game on Steam, because it went on sale just a month after launch.
Google has announced a beta for its peer-to-peer offline app installation program, which verifies that an app that is being transferred to another offline device is secure, by checking its metadata.
One of the most elusive Steam achievements, present in the unique title "The Stanley Parable", can now officially be claimed. It is achievable by not playing the game for over five years.
Mobile devices that have not been approved by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will be blocked from using cellular services after October 20, unless their IMEI number is verified before then.
Following numerous reports of user files being deleted after installing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Microsoft has pulled the release from circulation. It's unclear when rollout will resume.
After a complaint filed by Microsoft India, 24 tech support scammers have reportedly been arrested from various fake call centers in India, for impersonating Microsoft support officials.
According to Pakistan's new finance minister, PayPal or an online payments platform similar to it could launch in Pakistan within the next 3-4 months, which is welcome news for freelancers.
It appears that someone at Google hid a full text-based adventure game in google.com without anyone knowing about it until now. The game can be accessed by using a particular search query.
Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the web, is working on a new project that will change how we interact with people, apps, and services on the web, by allowing us more control over our data.
Microsoft has announced an experimental build of the Robot Operating System, ROS1, for Windows 10. It includes libraries and tools so that developers can build robots powered by Windows Azure and IoT.