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Activision Gets Patent for System Designed to Encourage Gamers to Buy Microtransactions

If they don't buy it, then their data will reflect that they have not purchased it. Their program will hopefully encourage the player to also purchase the same items after seeing them in action. But it wouldn't surprise me if something close did end up making it into games, and if implemented correctly it shouldn't be all too obvious either.

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Microsoft 'Did Not Disclose 2013 Breach Of Bug Database'

As reported by Reuters , Microsoft first caught wind of the breach in 2013 after a series of breaches were discovered at Apple, Twitter, Facebook , and other tech companies. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer said at the time.

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Motorola G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play tipped for 2018 release

Moto X4 features an anodized aluminum frame and 3D rear contoured design. Though there is no clear indication as to the price of Moto X4 in India, it's Europe price is Euro 399 which makes it approximately Rs 30,300. Motorola might launch a 4GB of RAM variant as well in the Indian market. The major highlight of the smartphone is the dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of a 12-megapixel sensor with 1.4-micron pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, and dual pixel autofocus along with ...

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Volvo calls out Polestar 2 as Model 3 challenger

The auto is equipped with a hybrid power plant on the basis of the 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with a power output of 338 horsepower. In addition, it would have a range of 150kms on pure electric power alone - the longest full electric range of any hybrid vehicle on the market.

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Facebook Buys Hit Teen Poll App

The tbh team wrote in an announcement post that "When we met with Facebook, we realised that we shared numerous same core values about connecting people through positive interactions". and attracting teenagers. The app lets you create surveys which you can send out to your friends anonymously without your original identity. TBH believes that it holds similar values to Facebook and is hopeful that the acquisition will help to bring its message to more people.

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Nintendo is encouraging mature games on the Switch

Chief executive of Inti Creates, Takuya Aizu was one of these developers, with Nintendo expressing interest in Gal*Gun 2, a rail-shooter that overtly depicts questionable themes and depictions that is most certainly not found in any Nintendo game I know of.