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.
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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.