Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency

As some of you might recall, Microsoft officially threw in the towel for the Kinect back in October last year where they stopped the production of the device. Now it seems that in addition to killing off the Kinect’s production, they have also announced that the adapter for the Kinect has now been discontinued as well.In a statement provided to Polygon, a Microsoft spokesperson was quoted as saying, “After careful consideration, we decided to stop manufacturing the Xbox Kinect Adapter to focus attention on launching new, higher fan-requested gaming accessories across Xbox One and Windows 10.”For those unfamiliar, the adapter basically allowed the Kinect’s sensor for the Xbox One to be connected to other devices and consoles, like the Xbox One S, the Xbox One X, or a Windows device. The discontinuation of the adapter means that should you lose your existing adapter, or if you don’t own the adapter but have a Kinect, then you won’t be able to use it with other devices save for the Xbox One.While the Kinect mig

Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency

 Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources ...

Mon 8 Jan 18 from TechCrunch

Microsoft Discontinues the Xbox One Kinect Adapter

Back in October of last year, Microsoft (finally) decided to kill off the Kinect camera. It should come as no surprise the Kinect adapter used to connect the device to Xbox One S, […] The ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Geek.com

Microsoft Kills The Kinect - Another Nail

If you need a lesson in how Microsoft, and to be fair other tech companies, can kill an important product, you need look no further than the drawn out death of the Kinect. Read more...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from iProgrammer

Microsoft Discontinues Kinect Adapter for Xbox One

Microsoft revealed the future of gaming in in November of 2010 and it was called the Kinect. This motion-tracking camera accessory for the Xbox 360 was supposed to usher in an era of controlling ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Extremetech

RIP Kinect: 2010-2017(ish)

Discontinued USB adapter is the last nail in the coffin for influential tech.

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Arstechnica

Iran blocks Telegram messaging app amid anti-government protests

What started as a protest against rising costs and economic conditions has grown to a full-on protest against government oppression in Iran. Some protesters have even called for the removal ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Techspot

Microsoft ends production of the Kinect adapter

In October last year, Microsoft put the final nail in the Kinect’s coffins by announcing it would no longer produce the motion control device. Now, the company has said it will stop producing ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Techspot

Xbox One Kinect Adapter Has Been Discontinued

As some of you might recall, Microsoft officially threw in the towel for the Kinect back in October last year where they stopped the production of the device. Now it seems that in addition ...

Tue 2 Jan 18 from Ubergizmo

Iran blocks messaging app used by protesters to share info about demonstrations

The messaging app Telegram has been criticized by U.S. officials for offering a way for terrorists to communicate secretly.        

Tue 2 Jan 18 from USA today

Microsoft stops selling the Xbox One Kinect adapter

You knew Kinect peripherals weren't long for this world when Microsoft stopped producing the Kinect in October, but it's still a sad day. The company has stopped making the ...

Tue 2 Jan 18 from Engadget

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