Here are today’s top trending stories from the world of technology
Uber is chasing BMW-Daimler’s ride-hailing business
It seems Uber is once again casting its eye on the global market after having exited several key markets over the years. According to unconfirmed reports, as part of this consolidation plan it is seriously planning to grow its presence in the European market and for this it is currently pursuing to acquire stake in BMW-Daimler’s ride hailing venture. BMW-Daimler’s ride hailing venture is known as ‘Free Now’ and is one of the biggest players in the European markets. To know more, click here.
Facebook to dump one of its most popular games by end of 2020
It will be hard for most Facebook users to forget the annoying FarmVilla invitation that their friends kept sending them. Well, Facebook has now decided to give much needed reprieve from FarmVilla’s invitations as it has decided to permanently shut the game after 31st December 2020. This surely spells an end of the gaming era on world’s most popular social networking platform. Launched in 2009, FarmVilla went on to become the most popular game on Facebook. To know more, click here.
Outage leaves Microsoft Office and Outlook’s Users in Lurch
Barely 5-6 hours ago Microsoft 365 services faced a major outage. As a result of this outrage, users across the world were unable to access Microsoft 365’s leading services including Outlook and Microsoft office for hours. Microsoft 365 said on its official twitter account that certain changes were responsible for this outage. To know more, click here.
Following the fiasco with Epic Games, Google comes with an Epic Reply
Google on Monday said that it will make it easier than ever before for installing third party apps from play store following the release of Android 12. However, the tech giant has hinted that there won’t be any changes in its payment policy that has resulted in ongoing fiasco with Epic Games. Epic Games is currently locked in a legal battle with Google and Apple. To know more, click here.