Nintendo-SNES-062717.jpgJapanese game maker Nintendo announced its plans to launch Super NES Classic Edition, the standalone mini console, which will feature 21 pre-installed classic games. The Mini 16-Bit System is expected to hit the stores on September 29 for $79.99.
Toyota-sold-Tesla-060517.jpgJapanese auto giant Toyota Motor Corp. has sold all its 1.43 percent of stake in U.S. electric car-maker Tesla, reported Bloomberg. Toyota was one of the early investors in the innovative Tesla. Toyota has not revealed the return from the sale of stake happened in 2016.

Social media app Snapchat has introduced a new location service, Snap Map, that will allow users of the app to see the location of all their friends on a map. The new feature will essentially allow a user to see where his friends are hanging out and what they are up to and also share his own location with friends in real time.


Netflix Inc. is allowing viewers to shape the narratives of stories they are watching by launching its first interactive episodes. In each interactive title, the viewer can make choices for the characters, shaping the story as they go. The new episodes will give viewers about half a dozen decision points throughout the length of the episode.


Pop star Britney Spears' Instagram account was used by Russian hackers to communicate utilizing malware, according to a report released by Slovakian security firm ESET. In a blog post, ESET said it found encoded messages in the comments section of Spears' account that contained covert malware instructions.


Apple Inc. will deploy its proprietary machines for repairing damaged iPhone glass in about 400 authorized third-party repair centers in 25 countries by the end of 2017, Reuters reported, citing Apple executives. The so-called Horizon Machine was built by Apple four years ago.


Google plans to add a new feature to its Chrome browser that will block "annoying, intrusive" advertisements not meeting company standards. The search engine giant confirmed in a blog post that its plan to add a new feature early next year to its Chrome web browser and wants to work with publishers to help them understand the kind of ads that will no longer be acceptable.

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