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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ticket holders face anxious wait following reports of postponement of Games due to coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ticket holders face anxious wait following reports of postponement of Games due to coronavirus pandemic

Holders of tickets for the Tokyo Olympics face an anxious wait as the future of the Games hangs in the balance, following media reports they might not get a refund in case of a postponement or cancellation.

Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?
World

Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?

On top of that, home networks — such as the Wi-Fi routers that residents set up — can be finicky.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers announce softball as opening event for Games amid coronavirus concerns
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers announce softball as opening event for Games amid coronavirus concerns

An organising committee member said that any decision to delay the Olympics should be made before May but Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said there was no change in planning for the Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers postpone training of volunteers for Games due to concerns over coronavirus
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers postpone training of volunteers for Games due to concerns over coronavirus

Some investors are starting to worry whether the coronavirus threat could scupper the Olympics, which are scheduled to start in Tokyo on 24 July

The most anticipated games of 2020 — from The Last of Us II to Half-Life: Alyx and Cyberpunk 2077
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The most anticipated games of 2020 — from The Last of Us II to Half-Life: Alyx and Cyberpunk 2077

Hopefully, game realeses in 2020 will be better than the last year. May the loot box odds be ever in your favour.

PUBG addiction: 15-year-old stabs brother for repeatedly interrupting his game
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PUBG addiction: 15-year-old stabs brother for repeatedly interrupting his game

The boy allegedly banged his brother’s head against the wall and stabbed him repeatedly with scissors.

From teaching math through games in India, Dinasim Learning expands to Asian countries; expects Rs 50-lakh revenue this fiscal
Business

From teaching math through games in India, Dinasim Learning expands to Asian countries; expects Rs 50-lakh revenue this fiscal

SLA (Subconscious Learning Approach) allows teachers to engage with children using games and subconsciously introduce/ reinforce math concepts

Parenting in the age of PUBG: How gaming addiction affects children, adolescents
Gaming

Parenting in the age of PUBG: How gaming addiction affects children, adolescents

Why do some seemingly normal girls & boys become tough to be around after developing a gaming habit?

Nokia 106 feature phone with dual SIM goes up for sale on Amazon and Flipkart
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Nokia 106 feature phone with dual SIM goes up for sale on Amazon and Flipkart

The phone will also include the iconic Snake Xenzia game and others like Nitro Racing can be bought.

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny denies giving data to the Chinese government
Gaming

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny denies giving data to the Chinese government

The allegation against Epic Games is based on an assumption, there are no facts to prove it guilty.

China approves release of 80 online video games after months-long freeze
Gaming

China approves release of 80 online video games after months-long freeze

The approved titles, however, don't include games from Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Man busts Steam bug that allowed unlimited free downloads, wins a $20,000 bounty
Gaming

Man busts Steam bug that allowed unlimited free downloads, wins a $20,000 bounty

Moskowsky discovered a Steam bug which basically let anybody generate license keys without paying.

Facebook unveils its new VR headset Oculus Quest with touch controllers for $399
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Facebook unveils its new VR headset Oculus Quest with touch controllers for $399

The company also plans to launch more than 50 games for the new headset.

Sony reports 23.7% increase in first quarter operating profit, exceeds estimates
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Sony reports 23.7% increase in first quarter operating profit, exceeds estimates

Sony maintained its profit forecast for the year ending March at 670 billion yen.

Tablet games may act as speech therapy for kids and help in communication: Study
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Tablet games may act as speech therapy for kids and help in communication: Study

Researchers conducted case studies with a small number of children aged 3-12 with speech problems.

Jim Carrey to play Robotnik in the movie adaption of Sega video game Sonic the Hedgehog
Entertainment

Jim Carrey to play Robotnik in the movie adaption of Sega video game Sonic the Hedgehog

Jim Carrey is in final negotiations to join James Marsden in Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Puzzle-based games are more popular among Indian women: Study
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Puzzle-based games are more popular among Indian women: Study

For the study, a survey was conducted across 25 markets involving nearly 25,000 active paying gamers.

Facebook starts gamifying videos, adds support for quizzes and polls in lives
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Facebook starts gamifying videos, adds support for quizzes and polls in lives

Video creators will now be able to add quizzes, polls, challenges and games on videos and lives.

Over 275,000 gamers on Windows XP and Vista will lose access to their Steam library by 2019
Gaming

Over 275,000 gamers on Windows XP and Vista will lose access to their Steam library by 2019

When Microsoft eventually drops support for Windows 7, or Valve hits a switch and turns evil, what does one do about their game library?

Apple updates App Store review guidelines to prevent apps from hosting their own app stores
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Apple updates App Store review guidelines to prevent apps from hosting their own app stores

As with the purchase of apps themselves, Apple takes a 30 percent cut of in-app purchases distributed through its App Store.