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Microsoft is pulling back support for its popular game "Minecraft" from Apple TV given the small number of people who accessed the game via Apple TV.

Microsoft wants Linux to stay, joins Open Invention Network Oct 11 2018

After waging years of legal battles against firms working on open source technologies, Microsoft is now joining the Open Invention Network ("OIN"), a community dedicated to protecting Linux and other open source software programmes from patent risk.

Google ends support for its experimental smart reply app: Report Oct 11 2018

Google is putting an end to "Reply" -- its experimental smart reply app that offered responses for other third-party messaging apps like Hangouts and Messenger.

Huawei introduces AI chips for data centres, smart devices Oct 10 2018

Huawei unveiled new chips with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities that can run data centres and smart devices, thereby pitting it against some of the world's major semiconductor companies such as Nvidia and Qualcomm.

WhatsApp bug let hackers hijack accounts with a video call: Reports Oct 10 2018

A bug in Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service allowed hackers to take over users’ applications when they answered an incoming video call, technology websites ZDnet and The Register reported.

Twitter kills ability to create 'Moments' on mobile Oct 10 2018

Twitter has announced killing the ability to create "Moments" within the iOS and Android apps because it was apparently not seeing a lot of use of the feature that essentially gives users a way to stitch multiple tweets together to tell a story.

iPhone repair fraud in China cost Apple billions of dollars: Report Oct 10 2018

Fraudulent iPhone repair claims made in China cost Apple billions of dollars over a period of five years, according to a report in The Information.

Microsoft fixes bug, re-releasing Windows 10 October update Oct 10 2018

Microsoft said it has identified and fixed all known issues in the Windows 10 October 2018 update and has begun re-releasing the key update.

Google to bring Pixel 3, 3 XL to India next month, priced Rs 71,000 onwards Oct 10 2018

Google has unveiled the third generation of its Pixel smartphone - Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL - that will make their way into the Indian market from November 1 as the tech giant looks to cash in on the burgeoning premium mobile phone market in the country.