Tag Archives: Dead

Vine Co-Founder, 34, Found Dead In US Apartment; Drug Overdose Suspected

Colin Kroll co-founded Vine, the popular short-form video service acquired in 2012 by Twitter.   New York, United States: US tech star Colin Kroll, who co-founded Vine and popular gaming app HQ Trivia, was found dead Sunday in New York of an apparent drug overdose. Police found Kroll, 34, unconscious and unresponsive in a bedroom of his Manhattan apartment, a New ... Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 India Price Revealed

  HIGHLIGHTS Red Dead Redemption 2 is up for pre-order in India The game cost Rs. 3,999 on PS4 and Xbox One It’s out on October 26 Hotly anticipated open-world adventure Red Dead Redemption 2 finally has a price for India. Red Dead Redemption India price on PS4 and Xbox One is Rs. 3,999. The game is now available for pre-order on specialist ... Read More »

The Humble Store is giving away free copies of Telltale’s The Walking Dead

Summer is officially over in two weeks, but a bunch of PC game stores want to keep the seasonal fun going with free and discounted titles. Right now, The Humble Store—run by the makers of the famous Humble Bundle—is giving away copies of The Walking Dead: Season 1 by Telltale Games. Arguably, Season 1 is the best set of episodes in the series and ... Read More »

Are ‘Social Media’ Companies Dead?

“Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking” is your boilerplate definition of social media. When somebody says it, you likely think of Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram or another platform. Yet, is “social media” becoming a useless connotation that misrepresents what these companies actually are? Despite an understandable hesitation about embracing ... Read More »

Roguevania Dead Cells comes to Steam Early Access on May 10

Hoping to channel elements of the Souls series, Metroidvanias and roguelikes, developer Motion Twin has set a date for the early access launch of Dead Cells. Coming to Steam on May 10, Dead Cells is hoping to make death “the new backtracking” and further develop the ‘roguevania’ genre. See what other PC games are on the horizon with our list ... Read More »

With Cyanogen dead, Google’s control over Android is tighter than ever

It wasn’t too long ago when Cyanogen announced its plan to destroy Android. Back in 2015, Kirt McMaster, then the CEO of the company behind the fledgling fork CyanogenMod, declared in no uncertain terms that Google was the enemy. McMaster told Forbes that Cyanogen’s intention was to put “a bullet through Google’s head.” But as McMaster would soon find out, ... Read More »

Pac-Man Like Protein Eats Dead Cells, Helps Prevent Cancer

LONDON: Scientists have identified a Pac-Man like protein which causes cells to eat their dying neighbours, helping to prevent inflammation that can lead to cancer, a finding that may find new therapies to combat the disease. Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK discovered the Rac1 protein switches cell function and causes cells to respond to ‘eat me’ ... Read More »