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Microsoft's new gaming cloud division could change gaming forever

Microsoft's new gaming cloud division could change gaming forever

A report from The Verge reveals Microsoft is encouraging developers and game publishers to make use of Microsoft's Azure cloud infrastructure. The company announced in the beginning of this year that it's looking to boost spending to add cloud capacity.


Facebook Lite hits the US, UK & other countries

Facebook Lite hits the US, UK & other countries

The world's largest social network Facebook said on Thursday that it would be releasing its pared-down app, Facebook Lite which is designed for the people residing in developing countries with limited data plans, to the wider world, encompassing Canada, Australia, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the U.S.


Lyft partnering with Magna

Lyft partnering with Magna

The alliance comes amid reports that Lyft is gaining ground on U.S. ride-share market leader Uber, which has seen its image dented by scandal and litigation. "There is a new mobility landscape emerging and partnerships like this put us at the forefront of this change", said Swamy Kotagiri, Magna Chief Technology Officer (CTO).


A WRINKLE IN TIME | Classic novel gets thoroughly scrubbed

A WRINKLE IN TIME | Classic novel gets thoroughly scrubbed

He paid for more than 100 girls to see the film on Sunday. There the women reveal that Meg's father has been captured by an evil force known as IT, and that Meg and company must find a way to free her father. The first two planets the ensemble visits on their journey are detailed and colorful, but they look more like settings borrowed from a Star Wars film than the freakish, captivating worlds L'Engle created in the book.


Nest unveils video doorbell, Yale smart lock, and temperature sensor

Nest unveils video doorbell, Yale smart lock, and temperature sensor

Like rival smart doorbells, the Nest Hello has a camera that shows homeowners a live video feed who's at their door through the Nest App, with motion sensors that monitor nearby movements and sounds. At present, because the Nest thermostat only takes a temperature reading from a single location, it can play havok with a house that experiences large variations in heating.


Google Maps introduces 'Wheelchair Accessible' routes for users with mobility needs

Google Maps introduces 'Wheelchair Accessible' routes for users with mobility needs

Other augmented reality games are also coming this year, with developers hoping to emulate Niantic's outstanding success with Pokemon Go . "No Google Maps expertise needed". Aside from Pokémon GO , The Walking Dead: Our World and Jurassic World Alive are also powered by Google Maps , and with it now finally open for experimentation, the next big game on par with Pokémon GO might finally be on its way.