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Soon, You Will Be Able To Book An Uber From WhatsApp: Here’s How

US-based ride-hailing company Uber said on Thursday it would roll out a feature that will allow users in India to book rides via messaging service WhatsApp. The move could help Uber tap into the more than 500 million user base of Meta Platforms-owned WhatsApp in India. “Starting this week, we are rolling out a new […]

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Alder Lake boosts Intel’s CPU market share, but AMD remains dominant

Alder Lake only launched on November 4, but Intel’s 12th-gen processors are already proving very popular with consumers, helping increase Chipzilla’s market share. However, team blue remains in the shadow of dominant AMD, whose chips made up 70% of all CPU sales in Germany during November. The data comes from Germany’s largest retailer, Mindfactory, and […]

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Apple commissions TSMC to build custom 5G modem for iPhone

Apple has reportedly tapped Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to build 5G modems for future iPhones. It’s unclear exactly when the new hardware will be ready for deployment, but we are hearing it’ll be built on TSMC’s 4nm process sometime in 2023. Sources familiar with the matter told Nikkei Asia that Apple aims to use […]

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Ubisoft’s NFT announcement video has received a flood of dislikes

Like so many things, it appears that adding NFTs to video games is something few people want, but companies do it anyway because, well, money. Ubisoft, repeatedly voted the most disliked studio in the world, recently confirmed that non-fungible tokens would be coming to one of its major titles—Ghost Recon Breakpoint—and it’s angered a lot […]

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Amazon slapped with $1.3 billion antitrust fine in Italy

It isn’t uncommon for Amazon to find itself embroiled in an antitrust investigation or even be fined by regulators and lawmakers across the globe. However, it is uncommon for tech giants to be fined an amount that actually has any meaningful impact on their bottom line — that’s why today’s news is interesting. Amazon has […]

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You can add items to your cart in the Epic Store now… three years after launch

One of the challenges facing any competitor to Steam is catching up with the massive feature set it has built up since 2003. Digital PC game stores like EA’s or Ubisoft’s were criticized for lack of functionality when they launched. Even Steam wasn’t immediately well-liked. The Epic Games Store is no exception, but most other […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in Unreal Engine 5 will blow your mind

YouTuber RwanLink has painstakingly recreated the Kakariko Village area from Ocarina of Time using Epic’s latest game engine. In the video’s description, he expressed interest in wanting to explore what the game’s various environments could look like utilizing modern technologies and features found in Unreal Engine 5 – namely, Lumen and Nanite. Zelda projects have […]