Nov.23rd.2021

Latest technology news November 23rd, 2021

Latest technology news November 23rd, 2021

8P-Design presents its selection of articles on the latest digital news:

Netflix video games are now available on Iphone

In our tech news two weeks ago, we told you that Netflix had finally made its video games available for Android! This week, we share the news that these video games are now available for iPhone users! Once again, the same 5 games are available:

  • Stranger Things: 1984
  • Stranger Things 3: The Game
  • Shooting Hoops
  • Card blast
  • Teeter Up

Now that they're available on iPhone, are you tempted to give this new Netflix feature a try? For more information on these video games, visit the Moderator's Blog site!

Original title: Les jeux vidéo Netflix sont disponibles sur iPhone : comment ça marche? - Le Blog du Modérateur
Informations: French, Netflix, November 10th, 2021

Meta launches Workplace, partnering with Microsoft Teams

Since the big news of Facebook renaming their parent company “Meta”, Meta took the opportunity to announce the new features to come! The first news is that they are teaming up with Microsoft to integrate Teams to Facebook in order to create a working environment! The platform will be called "Workplace" by Meta and the functionalities will be exactly the same as Teams! In addition, it will also be possible to access Workplace directly on Teams! For more information, see The Verge article.

Original title Microsoft s'associe à Meta pour intégrer Teams dans son espace de travail de type Facebook - The Verge
Informations: English, Facebook, November 10th, 2021

Instagram follows twitter's footsteps with paid subscriptions

As we shared a few weeks ago, Twitter introduced a new “Twitter Blue” feature that allows creators on the platform to offer a paid subscription to their followers. Now there are rumors that it's Instagram's turn to offer paid subscriptions! Rumors say that subscriptions could vary between 0.99$ and 4.99$! It's not yet clear exactly what the exclusive content would look like, but rumors revolve around stories limited to subscribers! It looks like Instagram officials will make an official announcement in the next few days! Let's stay tuned! For more information on the rumors, check out the full Moderator's Blog article!

Original title: Instagram : bientôt des abonnements payants pour soutenir les créateurs? - Le Blog du Modérateur
Informations: French, Instagram, November 10th, 2021

Retail stores in the future for Meta?

The news keep on going for Facebook, now Meta. Only a few weeks after announcing the name change of the parent company, it seems that Meta is preparing the unveiling of physical stores! Indeed, there are rumors that Meta could sell their virtual reality, augmented reality, and other digital connection tools. Currently, it'ss already possible to buy Facebook products in stores, so it'ss normal for them to be looking to sell their products without the products of their competitors next to them. For more information on this Meta project, check out the Social Media Today article!

Original title: Meta is Reportedly Planning to Open Retail Stories to Sell VR, AR and Other Digital Connection Tools - Social Media Today
Informations: English, Meta, November 10th, 2021

4 out of 10 jobs in Quebec are in the video game industry

In Quebec, we can boast about being leaders in the video game industry! In fact, a recent article in La Presse revealed that the video game industry currently represents a large percentage of jobs! Currently, more than 13,000 people have jobs in this industry. It's also important to mention that there are over 2,000 video game jobs available at the time of writing this article. For more information on this subject, see the article in La Presse!

Original title: Quatre emplois sur dix au Québec - La Presse
Informations: French, Video games, November 10th, 2021

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