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NewsBytes Briefing: PUBG Mobile bans millions for cheating, and more

08 Apr 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: PUBG Mobile bans millions for cheating, and more

When your game is predicated upon competitive multiplayer gameplay, it's a terrible prospect to have cheaters run amok. PUBG Mobile's Ban Pan initiative has been banning in excess of a million players every week.

PUBG Mobile permanently bans 1.6 million players for cheating

07 Apr 2021

PUBG Mobile permanently bans 1.6 million players for cheating

PUBG Mobile has long had a chronic problem with cheaters. The developers have been releasing weekly reports detailing anti-cheat measures. And, now the company has permanently banned a massive 1.6 million player accounts in the five-day period between March 28 and April 1.

'PUBG' just one of many violent, explicit mobile games: Javadekar

01 Mar 2021

'PUBG' just one of many violent, explicit mobile games: Javadekar

Many mobile games are "violent, explicit and addictive," and PUBG was just one example, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday, announcing a government plan to set up a center of excellence in gaming and other related areas to promote Indian cultural ethos.

Indian Government will continue ban on PUBG and TikTok

26 Jan 2021

Indian Government will continue ban on PUBG and TikTok

The Indian Government has reportedly sent notices to Chinese app makers relaying that their existing bans will continue. The government had blocked 59 Chinese apps in June and 118 more in September last year.

PUBG introduces Reputation Levels for good conduct; Won't affect gameplay

22 Jan 2021

PUBG introduces Reputation Levels for good conduct; Won't affect gameplay

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' (PUBG) release notes for the 10.2 update list the inclusion of Reputation Levels to promote good conduct. The levels are indicative of perceived player behavior.

Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

21 Jan 2021

Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G), a game by Studio nCore Pvt. Ltd. and promoted by Akshay Kumar is set to hit Android devices on January 26. It will compete with popular battle royale game PUBG for a share of the Indian mobile gaming market.

PUBG Mobile India not granted permission for launch, confirms government

17 Dec 2020

PUBG Mobile India not granted permission for launch, confirms government

The central government has confirmed that it has not granted any permission to PUBG Mobile India for a launch.

Centre bans 43 more mobile apps; check full list here

24 Nov 2020

Centre bans 43 more mobile apps; check full list here

The central government on Tuesday decided to ban 43 mobile applications for being "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity" of India.

PUBG Mobile is returning to India: Here's everything to know

12 Nov 2020

PUBG Mobile is returning to India: Here's everything to know

PUBG Corporation, the creator of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), has announced it is preparing to soon launch a new game called "PUBG Mobile India" specifically created for the Indian market.

PUBG ban not likely to be revoked anytime soon: Report

27 Sep 2020

PUBG ban not likely to be revoked anytime soon: Report

The ban on PUBG came as a big blow for PUBG Corporation, the creator of the title, and Tencent Games, the Chinese company behind its mobile version.

#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

13 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, especially in the consumer tech department.

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

08 Sep 2020

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

PUBG Corporation, the original developer of PUBG, has announced the decision to break association with China's Tencent Games in India.

#WeeklyRecap: PUBG banned, PM Modi's Twitter account hacked, and more

06 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: PUBG banned, PM Modi's Twitter account hacked, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, but two events gained particular attention.

#TechBytes: 5 PUBG MOBILE alternatives you can try

05 Sep 2020

#TechBytes: 5 PUBG MOBILE alternatives you can try

India's decision to ban PUBG MOBILE among 118 Chinese apps has left fans of the battle royale hit reeling.

All you need to know about Akshay Kumar's FAU-G game

05 Sep 2020

All you need to know about Akshay Kumar's FAU-G game

Just days after the Indian government placed a fresh ban on more than 100 Chinese apps including the popular battle royale game PUBG amid escalated tension in Ladakh, a made-in-India alternative has been announced.

PUBG maker Tencent will engage with India for ban reversal

04 Sep 2020

PUBG maker Tencent will engage with India for ban reversal

Earlier this week, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced the decision to ban more than 100 Chinese apps over national security concerns.

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

03 Sep 2020

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

After India banned several Chinese mobile applications, China has said that it strongly opposed the move. China's Commerce Ministry on Thursday urged India to "correct its mistakes."

After TikTok, India bans PUBG, 117 more Chinese mobile apps

02 Sep 2020

After TikTok, India bans PUBG, 117 more Chinese mobile apps

Amid fresh provocation by Chinese in Ladakh, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has banned as many as 118 Chinese applications.

India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG

27 Jul 2020

India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG

Weeks after banning as many as 59 applications from China over safety concerns, India has put 275 more apps from the neighboring nation on its radar.

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

14 Jul 2020

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

#WeeklyRecap: Instagram's Reels, Jio's WhatsApp clone, Google's smart speaker, more

12 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Instagram's Reels, Jio's WhatsApp clone, Google's smart speaker, more

This week, tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Jio made headlines in the world of technology.

A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

10 Jul 2020

A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

If you are running into frequent app crashes on your iPhone, you are probably not alone!

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

09 Jul 2020

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M1) gets Android 10 beta: Details

05 Jul 2020

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M1) gets Android 10 beta: Details

Taiwanese tech giant ASUS has started rolling out the third beta version of Android 10, in addition to the June 2020 Android security patch for its Zenfone Max Pro (M1) handset.

#GamingBytes: Five tips to defeat PUBG squads single-handedly

13 May 2020

#GamingBytes: Five tips to defeat PUBG squads single-handedly

PUBG is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royales where gamers play in solos, duos or squads, trying to win the chicken dinner.

PUBG: Five things you should know about 'Vikendi'

12 May 2020

PUBG: Five things you should know about 'Vikendi'

PUBG is one of the most tactically accurate, competitive Battle Royale games where players must fight in solos, duos or squads as they try to win the chicken dinner among 100 gamers.

#WeeklyRecap: New MacBook, Surface notebooks, Unacademy breach, and more

10 May 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New MacBook, Surface notebooks, Unacademy breach, and more

This week, some notable developments were made in the world of technology, particularly in the consumer tech category.

#GamingBytes: Best loot locations and landing spots in PUBG

07 May 2020

#GamingBytes: Best loot locations and landing spots in PUBG

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds or PUBG is one of the most popular 'Battle Royale' games.

Battle of Battle Royales: PUBG vs Fortnite vs Apex Legends

04 May 2020

Battle of Battle Royales: PUBG vs Fortnite vs Apex Legends

Gaming space, in recent years, has been dominated by Battle Royale titles.

#GamingBytes: Five PUBG tips for quick healing

03 May 2020

#GamingBytes: Five PUBG tips for quick healing

PUBG has made its mark in the Battle Royale genre for its military tactical approach. Due to this, both planning the looting and killing in-game become instrumental in winning the chicken dinner.

PUBG Mobile: Five best guns to use in Miramar

23 Apr 2020

PUBG Mobile: Five best guns to use in Miramar

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games and for players to survive, their choice of weapon becomes really important.

#GamingBytes: Five guns pros prefer to use in PUBG Mobile

21 Apr 2020

#GamingBytes: Five guns pros prefer to use in PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile is a competitive Battle Royale and the intensity increases with a rise in the number of gamers.

#GamingBytes: Five easy tips to win chicken dinner in Sanhok

20 Apr 2020

#GamingBytes: Five easy tips to win chicken dinner in Sanhok

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games and the competition is getting tougher with an increase in the game's popularity.

#GamingBytes: Best loot and landing locations in PUBG Vikendi

19 Apr 2020

#GamingBytes: Best loot and landing locations in PUBG Vikendi

The snow map of PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Vikendi, delivers an intense Battle Royale experience.

#GamingBytes: Use these guns in PUBG Vikendi, win chicken dinner

18 Apr 2020

#GamingBytes: Use these guns in PUBG Vikendi, win chicken dinner

The snow map of PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Vikendi, delivers an intense experience.

PUBG Mobile: Five tips to win squad games in Vikendi

17 Apr 2020

PUBG Mobile: Five tips to win squad games in Vikendi

PUBG Mobile enjoys immense popularity in India as it delivers an intense Battle Royale experience.

#GamingBytes: Five tips for Counter-Strike beginners

13 Apr 2020

#GamingBytes: Five tips for Counter-Strike beginners

Most gamers acing popular Battle Royales like PUBG and Fortnite, made their bones playing Counter-Strike.

PUBG gets 50% discount on Microsoft's Xbox Store: Details here

07 Apr 2020

PUBG gets 50% discount on Microsoft's Xbox Store: Details here

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, aka PUBG, is getting a massive discount on Microsoft's Xbox Store.

#GamingBytes: The most underrated landing spots in PUBG Miramar

05 Apr 2020

#GamingBytes: The most underrated landing spots in PUBG Miramar

PUBG is one of the most tactically challenging Battle Royales.

#GamingBytes: Five things H1Z1 does better than PUBG

30 Mar 2020

#GamingBytes: Five things H1Z1 does better than PUBG

PUBG, also called PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, gets its name from the creator, Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene.