Five years after its launch, Amazon has decided to end its Fire tablet live video support service, Mayday. The feature will be discontinued this month according to a customer support page.
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The state capital of the United States is filing a lawsuit against the two conglomerates for allegedly violating campaign finance law. The state seeks penalties and an injuction on the two companies.
Ninja Theory - the developer (and publisher) behind the upcoming Xbox title, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice has vowed to donate $25,000 if its title moves 50k units within the first week.
Having garnered over 3100 signatures, a petition by Google employees requests CEO Sundar Pichai to not lead the company into "The Business of War" by being a part of Project Maven- a Pentagon program.
Announced at CES this year, the Vive Pro will begin shipping in April. The original Vive's price has dropped a hundred bucks to $499 and will remain available to purchase for the foreseeable future.
PUBG has shown strong numbers ever since its launch through the Xbox Game Preview program back in December. The game crossed the 4 million player mark on the Xbox console in January.
The Chicago-based company has reportedly laid off half of its engineering workforce and canceled the upcoming Moto X5. The company is also be scaling back on Moto mods focusing on the profitable ones.
Amazon claims that the digital assistant sometimes mistakenly hears the phrase, "Alexa, laugh", which leads to her laughing - an occurrence that several users have experienced over the past few weeks.
The PlayStation 4 timed-exclusive from last year, Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, will be releasing on Nintendo Switch, PC, and Xbox One in July this year and can be pre-ordered right now.
In its annual audit of working conditions among its suppliers, Apple found that the environmental and labor violations had doubled over the previous year. The company found 44 core violations in 2017.
Two independent Israeli researchers have found a loophole with Microsoft's digital assistant- Cortana. The assistant can be used by anyone with malicious intent to bypass a locked PC.
Microsoft and its partner OEMs introduced several budget devices last year that has helped its market share in the K-12 education market, which grew 6.5 percent in the sub-$300 category.
The Redmond firm has announced its Microsoft 365 suite for the U.S. Government, which offers Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), and Windows 10 for the organizations.
The Seattle-based tech giant has been in talks with banks such as JP Morgan Chase to build a checking accounts-like facility targeted at a younger demographic and customers without bank accounts.
Microsoft recently trademarked "Mixplay", which might be a play on the word Mixer- a streaming service that the company already owns. The trademark points to a video editing software for gamers.