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.