Avengers: Endgame Tickets Expected to Go on Sale Sunday in India

Avengers: Endgame tickets are expected to go on sale in India this Sunday, April 21, given that was the case with the film’s direct predecessor — Avengers: Infinity War — last year, and the standalone chapter Captain Marvel last month. Gadgets 360 has reached out to Disney India for confirmation. Tickets for both those Marvel movies were made available to …

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Meitu, Chinese Selfie App, Forays Into Skincare to Counter Drop in Users

Meitu, the Chinese firm best known for its selfie image-enhancing app, said on Wednesday it is venturing into the offline skincare market as it attempts to offset the impact of dwindling app users and a money-losing smartphone business. Meitu, which listed in late 2016 in what was then Hong Kong’s largest tech IPO in a decade, has since suffered losses …

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TikTok Ban in India May Not Have the Desired Results, Claim Experts

With crores of people in India already using TikTok and all of them having the option to share the app with others, blocking its access on Google Play Store and Apple App Store may not have the desired results, say experts. TikTok, which is very popular among children, is facing criticism from different quarters for circulation of “pornographic content”. Google …

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Phones With Snapdragon 855: New and Upcoming Mobiles With Qualcomm’s Flagship SoC

Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm’s top-end mobile SoC, one that is powering the current breed of flagships from the likes of Samsung, Sony and Xiaomi, among other smartphone makers. So far, a total of 18 Snapdragon 855-powered smartphones have been officially announced, with more expected to arrive later this year. Based on an octa-core architecture consisting of the Kryo 485 cores, …

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Ericsson, Swisscom Launch Europe’s First Large Scale 5G Network

Telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson said Wednesday it had launched the first European large scale commercial 5G network together with Swiss operator Swisscom, as Ericsson posted a first quarter profit boosted by sales in North America. The Swedish supplier of network equipment said in a statement that the 5G network, launched in 54 cities in Switzerland, had been switched on just …

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BSNL Updates Rs. 666 Prepaid Recharge Plan With 134 Days Validity, Discontinues Rs. 999 and Rs. 2,099 Long Validity Plans

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has updated its Rs. 666 prepaid recharge with a validity of 134 days. The Rs. 666 BSNL prepaid recharge plan was originally offering 129 days validity and it was revised with 122 days validity in February this year. Called the “BSNL Sixer 666”, the recharge plan provides unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages per day, …

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The Witcher Series Will Release in Q4 2019, Says Netflix Content Head Ted Sarandos

Netflix’s series adaptation of The Witcher will launch towards the end of 2019, sometime between October and December, the streaming service’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos revealed during the quarterly earnings call on Tuesday. Starring Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) as the protagonist Geralt of Rivia, and based on the book series of the same name, The Witcher will follow …

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The Priory fined £300k over death of 14-year-old girl

Image copyright Family handout / PA Image caption Amy El-Keria was found hanged in her room in November 2012 The Priory healthcare group has been fined £300,000 over the death of a child at one of its hospitals. Amy El-Keria, 14, was found hanged in her room at the Priory in Ticehurst, East Sussex, in November 2012. The private company, …

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Mozilla Questions Apple’s Privacy Claims, Launches Online Petition

Mozilla, the maker of the Open Source browser Firefox, has launched a campaign asking Apple to make it harder for advertisers to track iPhone users by changing the unique ID for each iPhone every month and building comprehensive profiles of users over time. Apple, which has always positioned itself as a champion for privacy, sells each iPhone with a unique …

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Insect-Inspired Arm Technology to Enable Drones Fly in Windy Conditions

Researchers have developed a drone with ‘movable-arm technology’. It is inspired by the wings and flight patterns of insects. The new technology enables the drones to function in windy conditions along with making it more energy efficient.   The details about the technology is published in the Journal – Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control. Drones are used to assist in …

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Steam’s Future ‘May Look Like a Dying Store’: Borderlands 3 Boss

Steam may be a dying store in the future according to Borderlands 3’s Randy Pitchford The future of Steam may resemble a dying store according to outspoken Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford. Gearbox’s next game, Borderlands 3 is a six month timed-exclusive on the Epic Game Store, leading many PC gamers to proclaim that despite the game having a September 13 …

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