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Huawei to launch mobile service app store in Africa

Huawei to launch mobile service app store in Africa

"Huawei's consumer mobile services in Africa will include an app store for locally-developed games, music, movies, books, and other content", the company said.

The first official Mario game from Nintendo to come to the iPhone and iPad topped the free download charts on both the smartphone and tablet.

Apple just revealed the most popular apps of 2017 and Snap nabbed the top two spots on the list, beating out Facebook, Google, and Netflix. In games, Splitter Critters was the top iPhone pick, and the open-ended exploratory puzzler The Witness was the 2017 iPad Game of the Year. While virtual reality remains locked to a niche audience, Apple opening up the flood gates with iOS 11 and a plenty of AR apps and games for new and recent iOS-powered devices surely seem to have increased the adoption of AR as a practical and everyday technology. The app has a plethora of tools that provide a ground for layer-based video editing right on the iPhone.

Apple also has new editorial this time around; "trends of the year". Unsurprisingly, Super Mario Run leads Apple's list of United States best-selling mobile games after prevailing in Google's contest for the most downloaded new Android game of the year too.

Black Mirror Season 4 Just Got An Official Release Date
Check it out in the player below and hit the links for the individual trailers for each episode. Perhaps the most counterintuitive of the Season 4 offerings, "U.S.S.

On Apple Music, Drake's "More Life" was the top album of the year and Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" was the top song. Taylor's Swift album Reputation is already the number 3 best-selling album for 2017, despite debuting only a few weeks ago.

In the movie category, Moana led the way followed by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Wonder Woman. Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead were the top TV shows of the year while NPR's Fresh Air was the most downloaded podcast.

You can check out the full list of Apple's top apps and more over at iTunes.


  • Honor V10 globally launched: Price, features and specifications

    Honor V10 globally launched: Price, features and specifications

    This Honor 7X device rolls with a 3340 mAh battery and the following physical dimensions: 156.5mm (L) x 75.3mm (W) x 7.6mm (T). Honor View 10 marks the beginning of a new AI era, enabling a productive, entertaining and fun lifestyle for users.
    FB debuts Messenger Kids to kidnap teens from Snapchat

    FB debuts Messenger Kids to kidnap teens from Snapchat

    Once the parent has authenticated it with their own account, they set up a mini-profile with their kid's name and photo. And US Facebook users aged 45-54 account for 21% of total time spent on the platform, more than any other age group.
    Willie Taggart leaving OR  to become head coach at Florida State

    Willie Taggart leaving OR to become head coach at Florida State

    Taggart will try to take an extremely talented roster that underachieved last season back into national title contention. After just one year at Oregon, Willie Taggart will reportedly be named Jimbo Fisher's replacement at Florida State .
  • Sensex Zooms 179 Points to 32776, Nifty at 10099

    Sensex Zooms 179 Points to 32776, Nifty at 10099

    In the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index closed higher by 1.38 per cent and the small-cap index by 1.29 per cent. On the NSE, 1,273 shares advanced, 473 declined, while 60 remained unchanged.
    IOC suspends Russian Federation  from the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games

    IOC suspends Russian Federation from the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games

    As it stands, the Games in South Korea, which start on 9 February, will now be without one of the powerhouses of Olympic sport. That commission, chaired by International Olympic Committee member Denis Oswald, was tasked with handling individual cases.
    Cboe to Launch Bitcoin Futures Trading on Sunday

    Cboe to Launch Bitcoin Futures Trading on Sunday

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    Mecklenburg County won't pay hacker, Kinston had previous ransomware attack

    Departments affected by the outage are implementing contingency plans. "We're continuing to try and manage as best we can". Among the affected services is the county's Department of Social Services transportation scheduling system.
    Videos Of Wildfires Reaching Sepulveda Pass Threatening Getty Center

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    Wildfires broke out near Santa Paula, California, on Monday and prompted evacuation orders for 200,000 people to flee their homes. Fixed-wing aircraft are unable to fly and gusts of up to 45 miles per hour are being felt, LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said.
    Mueller issues subpoena to Deutsche Bank in Russian Federation  probe

    Mueller issues subpoena to Deutsche Bank in Russian Federation probe

    It is not clear whether the investigation has Trump's tax returns, but Mueller is authorized to access such documents. Deutsche Bank spokesman Chalie Olivier told Newsweek the bank declined to comment on the matter.
  • Pizza Hut starts delivering beer and wine

    Pizza Hut starts delivering beer and wine

    During the summer, the pizza chain announced that it would be hiring 14,000 more drivers around the country by the end of 2017. Owned by Yum! Brand , CNN notes that Pizza Hut is performing worse than the company's other chains, KFC and Taco Bell.

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    Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Coast guards continue rescue operation

    Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Coast guards continue rescue operation

    Thiruvananthapuram district Collector S Vasuki said strict instructions have been given that "none should venture into the sea for fishing".