Topic: games

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Amazon's custom Alexa Blueprints skills show how far ahead of Siri and Google Assistant it is

Amazon has released a super-easy tool for anyone to make their own Alexa skill, and you won't find anything like for Siri or Google Assistant.

Maximum usership, various new features; yet Facebook & Co lack an Indian head

While the social media giant is scouting for a WhatsApp India head, Instagram and Facebook still lack leadership on ground, despite India being their largest user base.

Asia and Middle East a hotbed of new threat actors in Q1, 2018

Kaspersky Lab’s latest quarterly threat intelligence summary reveals a wave of new APT activity based mainly in Asia and the Middle East, with a number of new techniques used by actors.

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Facebook says GDPR means ‘new privacy experiences for everyone’

Facebook will ask all its users to make decisions about how they want advertising on the platform personalized to their interests, and whether to continue sharing religious, relationship or political information on their profiles, as it complies with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Microsoft's chip push continues with Azure Sphere: Securing gadgets with chips and Linux

Microsoft's new Azure Sphere security package for billions of IoT devices includes two surprises: a new chip that Microsoft will license, plus its own Linux kernel.

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.

What tech captains can take away from the ball-tampering storm: Parthasarathy, M&M

Tolerance of unethical factors can destroy a company. If you don’t know what you stand for – then you stand for nothing, says V S Parthasarathy, Group CFO, Group CIO and member of the Group Executive Board at Mahindra & Mahindra. 

Reputational risk and social media: When you're blocked or banned without notice

Businesses depend on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, and Apple to interact with customers, promote their messages and store content. One complaint against you can shut you off from those services and damage your brand.

macOS High Sierra: Everything you need to know about Apple’s latest Mac operating system

Apple has taken the wraps off High Sierra, the next version of macOS, and while it may be a maintenance release, it still brings some exciting new features.

Top 8 trends in mobile gaming apps

From social gaming to augmented reality, here is a look at the mobile gaming trends that are influencing the market, with India being one of the biggest markets for growth.

Windows 10 Spring Creators Update: The best hidden features

Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade, code-named Redstone 4 and informally known as the Spring Creators Update and possibly Windows 10 Version Next, offers many smaller additions and changes you might miss. We've highlighted them here.

Microsoft plans to bring native 64-bit apps to Qualcomm-powered PCs, but it'll take time

Microsoft confirms that it will make an announcement regarding 64-bit app support for Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered ACPCs at its Microsoft Build conference, but that's all.