Month: July 2018

Nintendo Switch Lifetime Sales Hit 19.67 Million

The Nintendo Switch has sold 19.67 million units since its launch. Nintendo announced this figure during its quarterly earnings report. In addition to this, the Nintendo Switch game total sales stands at 86.93 million lifetime to date until June 2018. Switch aside, the Nintendo 3DS hardware sales sit at 72.89 million while 3DS game sales are at a colossal […]

Beijing Said to Shut Down 1,000 Manufacturing Firms By 2020

China’s capital Beijing will shut around 1,000 manufacturing firms by 2020 as part of a programme aimed at curbing smog and boosting income in neighbouring regions, state media said on Monday. Beijing will focus on dynamic, high-tech industries and withdraw from “ordinary” manufacturing, the Communist Party paper People’s Daily reported, citing a recent policy document […]

Huawei Plans to Launch Foldable Smartphone Before Samsung: Report

Huawei may beat Samsung in the race to launch the world’s first truly foldable smartphone. A foldable smartphone by Samsung has been a part of the rumour mill for over two years now, with the company in recent months confirming that it would be bringing the smartphone to market this year, adding it would not be a gimmick. Reports have indicated however that the South […]

IBM Wins $83 Million From Groupon in Internet Patent Fight

A US jury on Friday awarded International Business Machines (IBM) $83 million (roughly Rs. 569 crores) in a patent dispute with e-commerce company Groupon. A jury in Delaware said Groupon used IBM’s patented e-commerce technology without authorisation following a two-week trial. “IBM invests nearly $6 billion annually in research and development, producing innovations for society,” IBM spokesman […]

Honor Play India Launch Date Is August 6, Confirmed to Be an Amazon Exclusive

The Honor Play gaming-centric smartphone will be launched in India on August 6, according to a listing on e-commerce website Amazon India. The upcoming Honor Play will an Amazon exclusive in the country, as per the listing on the website. It is one of the first phones to feature Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology for gaming and overall performance, and has a powerful HiSilicon […]

Fallout 76 Crossplay Not Happening Because ‘Sony Is Not as Helpful as Everyone Would Like’: Bethesda

Post-apocalyptic shared-world role-playing game Fallout 76 is out on November 14 for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. And if you were expecting it to sport crossplay think again. What this means is, if you wanted to play Fallout 76 on the PS4 with your friends playing the game on the Xbox One and PC, you won’t be able to. Game director […]