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Hacking Group Chief Says Close to Breaking Encryption Used by Popular Games Like FIFA 16

In a complete volte-face, Chinese hacking group 3DM has announced that it is close to breaking the games industry’s copy-protection tech of choice, Denuvo. “3DM will soon announce that we have a solution to the latest Denuvo encryption used on games including ‘FIFA 16’, ‘Just Cause 3’, and ‘Tomb Raider: The Rise'[Rise of the Tomb Raider],” says 3DM leader Bird ... Read More »

Quantum Break Coming to Windows 10 PC and Xbox One on the Same Day

Yes, you read right. The anticipated third-person time-manipulating shooter will be gracing Windows 10 PCs on the same day. The news comes via German website Game Star that was at a preview event for the game. It was revealed to hit Windows 10 PCs on April 5, which is the game’s release date for the Xbox One by its developer, ... Read More »

The FBI Made a Terrible Game for Teens to Protect Them From Extremists

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), USA’s top body for domestic security and law enforcement, has unveiled a new project – “Don’t Be a Puppet” – in a bid to protect teens from “violent extremists”. And as part of the interactive website, the bureau commissioned a top-down game featuring a goat. Called “Slippery Slope”, players must use left and right ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Has a Hidden Chess Game; Here’s How to Get Started

The Facebook Messenger app, which many of us use every day for chatting and voice calls, has a hidden chess game. The game can be played by any user in a personal chat window. It works on the Messenger app for Android and iOS, the Messenger Web client (www.messenger.com), and via messages on the Facebook Web interface. To play chess ... Read More »

Obama’s $4 Billion Computer Science for All Program to Include Gaming

US President Barack Obama unveiled a $4 billion (Rs. 27,182 crores) plan to revamp the country’s education system, called the Computer Science for All initiative. Through this, $4 billion would be given to states, and an additional $100 million to school districts, with the aim to create or improve computer science learning programs in the nation. And it will feature ... Read More »

Titanfall 2 to Feature Single-Player Campaign

Titanfall 2 doesn’t have a solid release date besides releasing before March 2017. Though this hasn’t stopped creator Respawn Entertainment from divulging what to expect in the sequel to 2013’s multiplayer hit. Namely a single-player campaign. Something that was teased awhile ago on a podcast. “So we are doing our best to deliver a vision of grand global colonial warfare ... Read More »

Instagram’s Multiple Account Support Brings Privacy Bug to Android

Instagram last week began the rollout of multiple account support, which it has been testing since November last year. The feature is now said to face a major bug, one that lets people access other user’s Instagram notifications. The bug is restricted to the Android app only for now. It is said that if two users are for instance accessing ... Read More »

Uber Inks Pact With Maharashtra to Create 75,000 Jobs

Taxi-hailing app Uber Tuesday signed an agreement with the Maharashtra government to help create 75,000 jobs across the state. Through this memorandum of understanding (MoU), Uber will focus on training women and people from marginalised sectors of society. “This is to promote equal and fair opportunity for all sectors of society to earn sufficient fares as independent entrepreneurs on the ... Read More »

Apple Pay to Go Live in China on Thursday

Apple Inc’s Apple Pay mobile payment system will be available in China from February 18 for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) customers, bank representatives said in social media posts on Tuesday. The technology giant had previously said the system would launch in China in early 2016, making it Apple Pay’s fifth country as it accelerates development of ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe X3 to Be Available With Limited Stocks on Wednesday

Lenovo has announced that the Vibe X3 smartphone will be available to buy on Wednesday starting 2pm IST. The company in a press statement confirmed that the Lenovo Vibe X3 will be available with limited stocks and will be available online exclusively via Amazon India. To recall, Lenovo unveiled the Vibe X3 last month in India priced at Rs. 19,999. ... Read More »