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google play store: Google delisted apps from Play Store without giving due notice: Info Edge

Info Edge on Saturday said that the company’s mobile applications Naukri, Naukri Recruiter, Naukrigulf, 99acres and Shiksha have been delisted from the Google Play Store.In a stock exchange filing, the company said that the removal of apps "comes as a surprise to the company, since this action was taken by Google without giving due and sufficient notice."Elevate Your Tech Prowess with High-Value Skill CoursesOffering CollegeCourseWebsiteIIT DelhiIITD Certificate Programme in Data Science & Machine LearningVisitIIM…

Hit Game Balatro Pulled From Sale On Some Stores Due To “Unfounded” Ratings Change

The hit roguelike card game, Balatro, has been pulled from some digital storefronts due to an overnight ratings change.The issue has mostly affected EU storefronts such as the Nintendo eShop and PSN Store. However, publisher PlayStack is confident that the game's availability on Steam will not be impacted. "This is not an issue with the stores themselves, however a reaction to an overnight change to Balatro's age rating from 3+ to 18+ by a ratings board without any advance warning, due to a mistaken…

Balatro bumped from some console storefronts due to ratings change

Playstack wrote that the change happened “due to a mistaken belief that the game ‘contains prominent gambling imagery and material that instructs about gambling.’” Playstack went on to vehemently deny that Balatro contains gambling of any kind, affirming that its developer “is staunchly anti-gambling.”In an email to The Verge, Playstack PR manager Wout van Halderen went into a bit more detail about the affected consoles and countries, writing, “Most Nintendo Switch stores across Europe are temporarily affected, as well as…

Centenarian Celebrates Only 25th Birthday Due To Being Born On Leap Day

A lot of people lie about their true age – at first, to appear old enough to get into a club to party with their friends. Later on, they celebrate their 40-something birthday for a very long time. Well, Mary Lea Forsythe is lucky – despite turning 100, she’s actually celebrating her 25th birthday as she is one of the lucky few to be born on the 29th of February, which only appears in the calendar once every four years.Mary Lea Forsythe was born in 1924 but she only just celebrated her 25th birthdayShare iconImage…

Adele hits ‘pause’ on March shows in Vegas due to illness

Adele is going easy on herself, per doctor’s orders.Calling out sick, the powerhouse vocalist is postponing five weekends of her Weekends With Adele residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas because of a sickness she said she fought during recent shows that has come back with a vengeance.“Sadly I have to take a beat and pause my Vegas residency. I was sick at the end of the last leg and all the way through my break,” the “Easy On Me” and “Rolling in the Deep” singer wrote Tuesday on Instagram. “I hadn’t quite gotten the…

Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency Due to Illness

Adele has revealed that she had to postpone several dates of her Las Vegas residency due to an illness that has taken a toll on her voice. The Grammy-winning singer shared the news on her Instagram Tuesday, writing, “Sadly I have to take a beat and pause by Vegas residency. I was sick at the end of the last leg and all the way through my break,” she continued. “I hadn’t quite gotten the chance to get back to full health before shows resumed and now I’m sick again, and unfortunately it’s all taken a toll…

Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency Due to Illness, Takes Vocal Rest

"I love you, I’ll miss you like mad and I’m sorry for the inconvenience," the singer wrote Adele announced that her Las Vegas residency dates through March will be postponed and shared that she’s been recovering from a recent illness. Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the artist wrote, “Sadly I have to take a beat and pause by Vegas residency. I was sick at the end of the last leg and all the way through my break.” She continued, “I hadn’t quite gotten the chance to get back to full health before

New analysis shows anti-vaccination conspiracy theories gain political weight due to social media

Distribution of the percentage of anti-vaccine information spreading accounts in the friend list. Credit: Journal of Computational Social Science (2024). DOI: 10.1007/s42001-023-00241-8 Heightened use of social media during the coronavirus pandemic brought with it an unprecedented surge in the spread of misinformation. Of particular significance were conspiracy theories surrounding the virus and vaccines made to combat it.…

Mary Poppins changes age rating to PG due to ‘discriminatory language’

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeMary Poppins has raised its age rating from U to PG by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), six decades after it was released. The movie is being re-released in some cinemas next month to celebrate the film’s 60th anniversary, prompting BBFC to upgrade its classification for the first time since 1964.The age rating U signifies “no material likely to offend or harm”, meaning…

Mary Poppins’ UK age rating raised to PG due to discriminatory language | Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins has had its age rating lifted to a PG by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) almost 60 years after it was first released.The film’s rating has been upgraded from U – which signifies no material likely to offend or harm – to one advising parental guidance due to the use of discriminatory language, the Daily Mail reported.It was changed because of a derogatory term for the Khoikhoi, a group of people who were among the first inhabitants of southern Africa.Classifiers picked up on the term used by…