Xbox Series S Has Only 364GB Available for Games and App of the Total 512GB NVMe SSD Storage

The new Xbox Series S console comes with 512GB NVMe SSD onboard storage. However, users will have access to only 364GB of memory capacity for their games and other applications. According to an early buyer of the console (via Reddit), the reserved storage is meant for its operating system as well as the Quick Resume feature that stores gigabytes of game-related data that lets users jump straight back into the game from where they had left. The new Xbox Series S along with the Series X will go on sale…

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Facebook Removes Pro-Trump Group For Posts With False Election Claims, Violent Threats

Only for representation: Supporter wearing a Trump face mask due to the ongoing coronavirus disease outbreak, cheers as US President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Middle Georgia Regional Airport., October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria “In line with the exceptional measures that we are taking during this period of heightened tension, we have removed the Group ‘Stop the Steal,’ which was creating real-world events,” said a Facebook spokeswoman said in a statement. Reuters Washington Last Updated: November 06, 2020, 12:56 IST FOLLOW US ON: Facebook Inc on Thursday said…

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Pro-Trump Facebook Group Protesting Vote Count Adding 1,000 Members Every 10 Seconds

U.S. President Donald Trump’s supporters are pushing false claims online about Tuesday’s election and organizing protests against the baseless claim that Democrats were stealing the election, with more than 365,000 supporters joining one rapidly growing Facebook group in a single day. The “Stop the Steal” group, which calls for “boots on the ground to protect the integrity of the vote,” is run by the Trump action group Women for America First. The group organized protests against COVID-19 restrictions and supported Trump during his impeachment hearing and is adding 1,000 new…

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WhatsApp Pay Gets NPCI Clearance, But You May Still Have To Wait

WhatsApp Pay, the UPI payment interface by the Facebook owned messaging service has finally received clearance to roll out its services by the National Payments Council of India (NPCI). WhatsApp’s payment method had started its services on a trial basis in India quite some time ago but had so far failed to receive NPCI’s nod owing to concerns around data localisation and related factors. However, even after receiving NPCI’s clearance earlier today there is still a catch – WhatsApp has been only allowed to roll out its services in a…

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Vivo’s New Origin OS Based on Android to Debut on November 19, Will Replace Funtouch OS

Vivo will introduce its new custom user interface (UI), the Origin OS during the 2020 Vivo developer conference on November 19. The development was shared by the company earlier today in a post on the Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo. The post further highlights that the company had been working on the mobile UI for over a year, and it is expected to rollout on the flagship Vivo X50 series first. The upcoming Origin OS will replace Vivo’s current custom UI Funtouch OS that sits atop Android operating system on Vivo…

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Alibaba Beats Sales Forecasts On China E-commerce Growth

Alibaba Group beat third quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, driven by e-commerce growth after China emerged from coronavirus lockdowns, and said it was assessing the suspension of its affiliate Ant Group’s listing. China’s surprise suspension of Ant Group’s planned $37 billion Shanghai initial public offering (IPO) was seen by some analysts and investors as an attempt by Beijing to cut founder Jack Ma and his financial services empire down to size. Alibaba Chief Executive Daniel Zhang said during an earnings call that added that Alibaba is “actively evaluating” the impact…

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Alibaba Beats Sales Forecasts On China E-commerce Growth

Alibaba Group beat third quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, driven by e-commerce growth after China emerged from coronavirus lockdowns, and said it was assessing the suspension of its affiliate Ant Group’s listing. China’s surprise suspension of Ant Group’s planned $37 billion Shanghai initial public offering (IPO) was seen by some analysts and investors as an attempt by Beijing to cut founder Jack Ma and his financial services empire down to size. Alibaba Chief Executive Daniel Zhang said during an earnings call that added that Alibaba is “actively evaluating” the impact…

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Alibaba Beats Sales Forecasts On China E-commerce Growth

Alibaba Group beat third quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, driven by e-commerce growth after China emerged from coronavirus lockdowns, and said it was assessing the suspension of its affiliate Ant Group’s listing. China’s surprise suspension of Ant Group’s planned $37 billion Shanghai initial public offering (IPO) was seen by some analysts and investors as an attempt by Beijing to cut founder Jack Ma and his financial services empire down to size. Alibaba Chief Executive Daniel Zhang said during an earnings call that added that Alibaba is “actively evaluating” the impact…

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Mi 11 Concept Render Shows a Super Fancy Take on Xiaomi’s Possible Next Flagship

Image courtesy: YouTube/ TechDroider The Xiaomi Mi 11 concept render showcases the smartphone with an under-display front camera, a 192-megapixel camera and no ports. The back panel design takes inspiration from the Mi Mix Alpha concept phone that Xiaomi launched in 2019. News18.com Last Updated: November 05, 2020, 20:54 IST FOLLOW US ON: Xiaomi Mi 11 concept render has surfaced online, and it shows the smartphone with some wild features and a fancy design. As per the concept render showcased in a video by TechDroider, the smartphone is teased with…

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New Report Chat Tool Can Suspend Your Account

WhatsApp is testing a new feature that would enable the company to review reported individual chats and groups with more proof. According to WABetaInfo, when users file a complaint with the improved Report button, the Facebook-owned company would now access “recent messages” to review the situation more thoroughly. Typically when users report spammers and abusers on the platform, WhatsApp reviews the complaint based on reports received from other users along with other factors. The company; however, does not access messages as it compromises the platform’s end-to-end encryption. The feature was…

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Nintendo Raises Switch Forecast To 24 Million Units On Pandemic Gaming Boom

Japan’s Nintendo on Thursday said it expects to sell 24 million of its Switch games consoles in the year ending March 2021, up from a forecast of 19 million but still seen as cautious, as the COVID-19 pandemic drives a gaming boom. The Kyoto-based gaming company also hiked its operating profit forecast by 50 percent to JPY 450 billion (roughly Rs 32,120 crores) as titles such as “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” bring new consumers to the Switch in its fourth year on the market. Operating profit for July-September alone more…

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Volkswagen CEO Says Will Tweak Strategy To Maintain Electric, Autonomous Push

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen will tweak its strategy to maintain investment momentum for developing electric and autonomous cars as it tries to make up for lost revenues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s chief executive said. The multi-brand car and truck maker, which owns the Bentley, Bugatti, Porsche, Skoda, Lamborghini and Audi brands, is preparing a strategy meeting next week to discuss long-term trends and implications for manufacturing, investment and sales. “There are several million cars missing in our planning,” Herbert Diess said on Thursday, adding that sales in some markets…

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