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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has finally brought cross-play program on PlayStation 4 (PS4). It has started with Epic Games’ Fortnite cross-play for the open beta test. The news arrived as a big relief to the fans of PS4 who wanted to compete and enjoy video games with a wider audience. The cross platforms for Fortnite gameplay include operating systems - Android, Windows, iOS, and Mac along with rival gaming consoles - Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. “We recognize that PS4 players have been eagerly awaiting an update, and we a...
The US-based cloud computing company, Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM.NEW YORK) on Tuesday announced its board has promoted Chief Operating Officer Keith Block to Co-Chief Executive Officer role. He will work alongside the company’s co-founder Marc Benioff, who will also continue as the Chairman of the Board. Benioff will lead the company’s vision and innovation segment, whereas Block will oversee the growth strategy, execution and operations divisions. “This announcement really reflects how Salesforce is run today, which is that Keith an...
So this is what the modern gaming industry belongs to – Create Together, Explore Together, Survive Together. In short, Better Together! Nintendo Switch’s recent commercial co-promoting the competitor’s console, Xbox One has come as a sweet surprise. Though, it is indeed a necessitated inflection point in the hottest market of video gaming. Nintendo Switch released a 34-second commercial about Minecraft update that you can watch above or on its official YouTube channel. But the gaming company did it with a striking twist that achiev...
In general conjecture, Blockchain concept goes parallel with a male-dominant industry, dubbed as “bitcoin bros” or “blockchain bro”. It is statistically proven too. In a study of the leading 50 blockchain companies, it was found that only 16 percent of them are conceived or led by women. But International Business Machines (IBM) has an entirely different story to tell. In 2017, IBM was honored as Blockchain industry leader followed by Microsoft and Accenture. Impressive fact! What’s more impressive is that the IBM Blockchain platform...
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) carries out numerous researches on almost all fields of science possible and has also provided accurate results. Owing to its constantly efficient performance, the institution has earned itself a reputation of being reliable in terms of information. We humans can predict a number of scenarios through long-term observation and accurate calculations but we fail to predict our own lives. A latest MIT research tries to fulfill this motive. The initial efforts for the same began four years ag...
Time and again, the world of technology has drawn strong criticisms for being a male-dominated society. When we’re talking about male leaders in the tech industry, we do not have to think when it comes to naming a few. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, and Box CEO Aaron Levie are few of the prominent names that everyone has heard of. The same is not the case when we talk about females in the same industry....
Sometimes you come across an idea and it looks so great you can’t believe that it hasn’t been used before. The same thing happened to Bio-bean Founder Arthur Kay who envisaged turning coffee grounds into fuel (No Pun Indeed!). The phenomenal idea of utilizing barren coffee lands to generate biodiesel and biomass pellets came to Kay, in 2012, when he was taking his architecture degree at UCL. When he was tasked to follow a closed loop system of waste-to-energy for building, Bio-bean founder chose to go for a coffee cup instead. ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook is certainly the star of this week. He has been constantly striking the headlines whether it’s for Apple’s great technical performance in Android vs iOS war, a massive drop in iOS sales, or his visit to China. Tim Cook is known as world’s most powerful leader. He sure knows how to keep the reigns in his hand. Will he be able to drag Apple away from the downfall? Only time will tell. In case you’ve missed this week’s happenings, have a look at our top reads on Tim Cook. Tim Cook will Visit India to Drive the ‘...
The inventor of email, Ray Tomlinson, died at the age of 74. The reason behind his death was an apparent heart attack. Have you sent a handwritten letter for your professional or personal communication lately? Of course you haven’t. Writing letter is so old fashioned compared to the entire modern email thing, right? Thanks to Raymond Samuel Tomlinson, the inventor of email, who has enabled us to ditch the out-of-date pen and paper. Ray Tomlinson was a computing legend who sent the first email in 1971. He was a computer programmer ...
Digital communications have always been somewhat socially handicapped. The recent trend of emojis merges immediacy with intimacy in such a way that drains context and strips nuance, unlike the conventional written and typed communiqués. Remember the time when everyone was worried that text-speak was killing the English language? To my surprise, at one point high school examiners in some of the places even started allowing students to write essays with the shortened words as they were afraid that the students couldn’t spell. And now...