Tag Archives: Report

Employer Reputation Key Factor Considered By Job Seekers: Report

Employer reputation is the key factor considered by job seekers for ascertaining the genuineness of job postings as most people tend to distrust companies that have no branding information online, a report said on Tuesday. According to the report by global job site Indeed, 97 per cent of the job seekers surveyed in India deem it essential to have insight ... Read More »

Huawei planning major job cuts in US: Report

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which is subject to US sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in Beijing, is planning to make major job cuts at its US operations, The Wall Street Journal reported. The layoffs are expected at Huawei’s US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, the paper reported, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation. The ... Read More »

HSBC mulls job cuts in investment banking to salvage margins: Report

HSBC Holdings is mulling over extensive job cuts  in the company’s investment banking unit to salvage its financials, sources told Bloomberg. As many as 500 jobs are on the chopping block with Greg Guyett, who heads the Global Banking vertical, expected to begin the process by mid-June, the wire added. The vertical employs 24,000 in HSBC. The report noted that this is ... Read More »

Facebook’s Location Tracking for Ads Can’t Be Switched Off: Report

You can try but you can’t hide seems to be the mantra of Facebook’s advertising system that utilises users’ location to target ads. One American researcher recently discovered that there is virtually no way to stop Facebook from trying to determine your location even if you have turned off Facebook’s access to your location every way possible. The inability to stop ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Now Has 3 Million Players in the US, Most on Android: Report

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile now has 3.1 million US players Out of those, 1.7 million are on Android PUBG Mobile recently achieved 100 million downloads In a new development, the popular PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) mobile game has managed to achieve three million players in the United States. According to the latest data from analytics platform App Ape, the PUBG Mobile game has crossed ... Read More »

Fortnite Micro-Transaction Revenue Hits $1 Billion: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Fortnite has an Android version in the works Fortnite has surpassed PUBG on revenue It’s currently on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and PC Battle royale shooter Fortnite is on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and PC with a Fortnite Android version in the works as well. And it seems that Epic Games’ efforts with the title have seen ... Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to Get More Free Content Than Any Other Game in Call of Duty History – Report

HIGHLIGHTS Black Ops 4’s free content includes maps and specialists Themed events could allow access to premium maps The game is out on October 12 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out on October 12 and in the run up to this it seems that the game will have a wealth of free content drops, so much so that Activision ... Read More »

Nvidia Overestimated Bitcoin Mining Demand, Stuck With Excess GPU Inventory: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Nvidia apparently has a surplus of current generation GPUs This has resulted in the delay of launching new ones A top OEM has reportedly returned 300,000 GPUs to Nvidia At Computex 2018, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced that the company would not be launching any new GPUs for “a long time”. Perplexing when you consider that the GeForce 10 series of cards ... Read More »

Nintendo Kills Nintendo Switch Pre-Owned Games to Combat Piracy: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Nintendo has apparently resorted to banning Nintendo Switch game cards This has been done to combat growing piracy concerns The Nintendo Switch has been in the crosshairs of hackers since launch Nintendo has taken a drastic step to combat piracy on the Nintendo Switch. The hybrid console, while enjoying early success, has been the centre of attention for hackers aplenty ... Read More »

WhatsApp May Be Working on a Windows App for PCs: Report

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is reportedly working with Microsoft to deliver a proper desktop app. WhatsApp is one of the few developers that consistently delivered updates to its Windows Phone app, but a report by Windows Central suggests WhatsApp is actually getting ready to deliver a proper desktop app as well, The Next Web reported on Friday. Concept art for a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version of WhatsApp showed up on Behance ... Read More »