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Video Gaming Becomes a Scholarship Sport at University of Utah

The University of Utah will become the first big-time sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming, so far the most high-profile entry into collegiate esports. Backed by the Salt Lake City school’s video game development program, Utah’s first varsity esports team will play Riot Games’ popular League of Legends and compete in Riot’s collegiate league. More teams in ... Read More »

Father,of,Indian,Supercomputer,Vijay,Pandurang,Bhatkar,becomes,Nalanda,University’s,new,vice-chancellor

Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar, 70, has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir, in Bihar. President Pranab Mukherjee, in his capacity as visitor to Nalanda University, named Bhatkar for the post with effect from January 25. Nalanda University gets a new vice-chancellor RELATED STORIES Rajasthan: Chapter on demonetisation to be included in high school syllabus UPSC CDS (I) ... Read More »

Moto M becomes official in China

UPDATE: Motorola (read Lenovo) just made the Moto M official on the maker’s Chinese website. Lenovo will show the Moto M along with the Lenovo P2 at an event today. The Moto M can be bought through this site. Few days after the phone leaked, the Moto M has gotten an official listing on Lenovo’s website ahead of the November ... Read More »

LG V20 finally becomes available at T-Mobile on October 28 with free B&O headphones

There was a rumor going around last month saying that, despite technically being the first phone to ship with Android Nougat on board, the LG V20 would only manage that feat in a few places, and definitely not in the US. Well, guess what? It turns out that’s exactly what’s happening. Google’s Pixels will start shipping around October 20, and ... Read More »

This week in games: Stranger Things becomes an 80s-style SCUMM, Duke Nukem returns from the grave

I had to take a break last week from wrapping up the week’s gaming news and putting a big floppy bow on it, thanks to a 103-degree fever (40 degrees for you not-Americans). But now I’m back! I’d say “Better Than Ever,” but I’d be lying. Anyway, this week we’ve got a Stranger Things adventure game, some sort of Duke ... Read More »

Moto E3 Power becomes available in Hong Kong with 3,500 mAh battery

If you’re underwhelmed by the Moto E3, then perhaps you’ll like the Moto E3 Power. This new device that we saw getting Wi-Fi certified back in June is now available to buy in Hong Kong, even though it hasn’t been officially announced yet. The E3 Power is identical to the vanilla E3 in some respects, but pretty different in others. ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK50 becomes official, runs Android and costs $299

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a lot of leaks and rumors regarding BlackBerry’s second Android-running smartphone. At various points this was referred to as Hamburg, Neon, or DTEK50, with an official press render leaking mere hours ago. And now we know that, out of those three, BlackBerry chose DTEK50 to be the phone’s official name. As rumored, the ... Read More »

Vertu’s new Signature Touch for Bentley becomes official

Vertu and Bentley are repeating history with a new smartphone collaboration. While the firstVertu for Bentley device was based on the original Signature Touch from 2014, the new one presented today is actually just a rebranded second-gen Signature Touch. The Vertu Signature Touch for Bentley has two-tone Beluga and Hotspur Bentley leather, with Hotspur stitching. The phone features “knurled side ... Read More »

Vertu’s new Signature Touch for Bentley becomes official

Vertu and Bentley are repeating history with a new smartphone collaboration. While the firstVertu for Bentley device was based on the original Signature Touch from 2014, the new one presented today is actually just a rebranded second-gen Signature Touch. The Vertu Signature Touch for Bentley has two-tone Beluga and Hotspur Bentley leather, with Hotspur stitching. The phone features “knurled side ... Read More »