Author: Mike Harrison

Urian B., Tech Times 06 May 2021, 01:05 am (Photo : Screenshot From Commons.Wikipedia.org) Blizzard Players Drop by 29% but Company Still Sees Rise in Sales: Why? Blizzard Q1 reports show a 29% drop in player base over the course of the last three years. Despite the drop in users, financially, the company was still able to grow and do well despite players leaving. Blizzard Increase in Sales According to the company’s financial report, Blizzard sales were able to hit $2.28 billion from the previous $1.79 billion in Q1 of 2020. With the new games coming out and a lot…

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Google envisions a “hybrid workweek” where employees work from the office three days a week and two days “wherever suits them best.” Google is reimagining the office and post Covid-19 workplace environment through a series of new initiatives. On Wednesday, in an email sent to employees, Google’s chief executive officer Sundar Pichai said the company a workforce where about 20 per cent of the staff would work from home on a permanent basis, while another 20 per cent would shift to new offices. The rest 60 per cent of the staff will be working from their current location. “We’ll move…

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Hisense is bringing the first dual-cell LCD TV, which is expected to compete with OLED, to the United States. It will exclusively be available on Hisense at a hefty price of $3,500 — it has been the common case for new technology on TVs.  China-based Hisense is bringing the dual-cell LCD TV technology to the U.S. for the first time. It will be in the form of a 4K resolution and 75-inch-sized TV, CNET reports.  The new technology is set to lure in the TV shopping market with its enhanced picture quality. To add, the new TV, according to CNET,…

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Urian B., Tech Times 05 May 2021, 11:05 pm (Photo : Screenshot From Commons.Wikipedia.org) ‘Rocket League’ Mobile Could Launch for Android, iOS This 2021! One major “Rocket League” update is that it could actually be coming to mobile really soon! The game is notably one of the largest hits when it comes to competitive gaming in the course of the last few years especially since it was acquired by one of the largest gaming companies in the business! Epic VS Apple ‘Rocket League’ Game According to the story by 9to5google, as of the moment, the whole Epic VS Apple trial…

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The previous four tests flights ended in fiery explosions before, during or soon after touchdown at the southeastern tip of Texas, near Brownsville. SpaceX launched and successfully landed its futuristic Starship on Wednesday, finally nailing a test flight of the rocketship that Elon Musk intends to use to land astronauts on the moon and send people to Mars. The previous four tests flights ended in fiery explosions before, during or soon after touchdown at the southeastern tip of Texas, near Brownsville. This latest upgraded version of SpaceX’s full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocketship soared more than 6 miles (10 kilometers) over…

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Facebook’s Oversight Board maintains the suspension of Former President Donald J. Trump from the platform. But not until the social network further decides the fate of the former leader’s account in six months.  The technology conglomerate restricted access to both Trump’s Facebook and Instagram, on January 7. And that is about to extend. (Photo : Gert Altmann/Pixabay)Facebook’s Oversight Board maintains the suspension of Former President Donald J. Trump from the platform. Trump, in a report by Reuters, has answered back and called the decision and the overall banning across social media “a total disgrace.” He even goes on to threaten…

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Urian B., Tech Times 05 May 2021, 09:05 pm (Photo : Screenshot From Pxhere Official Website) New Tesla Crash in Fontana Sees 1 Dead & 2 Injured as EV Slams Person Helping Truck Driver: ‘40% Safer’ Allegedly Flawed? Tesla cars rarely crash but when they do, they are usually a big thing. This is because a lot of people look to Tesla as one of the safest, if not the safest EV that one could possibly drive. Just recently, however, a crash claimed the life of one man and left two others severely injured. Tesla Crash Fontana According to LosAngeles.CBSLocal.com,…

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Urian B., Tech Times 05 May 2021, 08:05 pm (Photo : Screenshot From Commons.Wikipedia.org) Tesla Bull Says Elon Musk Will Announce a Tesla Delivery Van In About 12-18 Months Although on some fronts, Tesla has found itself in a tight spot, there is still a lot of optimism surrounding the company. As of the moment, a particular Tesla bull shares his thoughts saying the company could announce an upcoming Tesla delivery van in just about 12 to 18 months. Tesla New EV Could be a Tesla Van? According to a particular Dave Lee, one of the public Tesla bulls on…

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The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it supported waiving patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines, calling the pandemic a “global health crisis.” “This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures. The Administration believes strongly in intellectual property protections, but in service of ending this pandemic, supports the waiver of those protections for COVID-19 vaccines,” United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai said in a statement. Waiving those protections would theoretically let countries and organizations manufacture patented vaccines without facing repercussions. But they would need to have the expertise and materials on…

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(Photo : Flickr/Victor Daniel Palacios) Samsung Galaxy S21 FE features The Galaxy S20 FE was such a massive hit for Samsung, and the Galaxy S21 FE is predicted to be a hit too. It is reported that the S21 alternative will enter mass production in July, which is now only two months away. Galaxy S21 FE Production The actual release date is rumored to come in August. Fans have already seen renders of the device, which unsurprisingly follows the Galaxy S21 design language, according to GSMArena. The S21 FE is also expected to bring a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a centered 32MP…

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