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Gaming

Diablo Immortal Earns $1 Million A Day, Data Shows

Image: BlizzardIn its first month of release Blizzard’s controversial new mobile game, Diablo Immortal, has racked up nearly $50 million in reported revenue across 10 million downloads. Even as debates and criticism swirled around the free-to-play RPG, data shows that the game has made at least $1 million a day since launch. As first reported by Mobilegamer.biz, data from AppMagic seems to indicate that Blizzard’s Diablo spin-off is raking in the cash. According to the data, in the game’s first week it was downloaded 6.85 million times. By July 3, that number increased to 10.35 million downloads. And while not all of these players likely stuck around or spent money, enough players did that on June 11 Immortal racked up $2.4 million in revenue, its best day so far. 30 days after release, Im...
Making Online News Accessible for Everyone
Business

Making Online News Accessible for Everyone

How do we make online news accessible for everyone? This article addresses four key issues: Sources, forms of access, value of annotative journalism, and the impact of paywalls. In addition, it looks at the role of social media in enhancing access to content, and the future of journalism. There are many different ways to consume online news, and the following information is a brief overview of some of the most popular ones. Read on to discover more. Sources of content Many people have a favorite news source. They use a TV station, a radio show, a publication, or some other form of knowledge record. These sources, sometimes called news sources outside of journalism, may be individuals or organizations that report on news events or have direct access to the news. For example...
Are we too dependent on technology?, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity
Science

Are we too dependent on technology?, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Representative image (Source: iStock)Without a doubt, technology has made life easier, more convenient, safer and enjoyable and the more it has advanced, the greater its impact on society. Technology has acted as the great enabler of the modern age. Cars, planes, Google, smartphones, computers, business software – all make us more efficient.The invention of GPS has revolutionised travel and its mass adoption has made it easy for people to find destinations with ease. Map apps even pinpoint faster routes and the roads to avoid because of accidents or other blockades that slow down traffic. This has revolutionised public transport such as Ola and Uber. Most planes fly on autopilot today and the day is not far when cars would be driven by computers. The UpsideConducting research was a major ...