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Mobile games are thriving as players turn to them for fun and friendship during the pandemic, with increasing numbers of women joining the trend.

“Being stuck at home has not stopped people from playing games on their phones,” said SensorTower mobile insights strategist Craig Chapple. “To the contrary, mobile gaming is more popular than ever.”

Smartphone game play involves taps on touchscreens with just a few moments of play at a time, often while sipping coffee or waiting for transit, in contrast to the console games with immersive worlds that can span hours.

Mobile games appeal to a broader demographic than do shooters and other genres popular on console or PC gamers.

More than 40 percent of mobile gamers are women, according to research firms Newzoo and Statista. That differs from gamers using consoles or personal computers, who are more likely to be males age 12 to 35 years old,

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A free game launched today allows players to role-play the deployment of a virtual vaccine to help to halt the global spread of a viral pandemic. The Vaccination Game, created by researchers at the University of Oxford’s MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London, challenges players to figure out how they can deploy limited doses of the vaccine to best control a disease modelled on influenza.

The idea of developing a game was conceived by Professor Hal Drakesmith and colleagues who are part of a research network focussing on immunising babies and mothers to fight infections in low and middle-income countries. Following funding from, and in collaboration with the IMPRINT research network, they were able to begin development of the game.

“We originally had the idea of the game and began developing it back in 2019, with influenza as our

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a group of people standing in front of a building: Player avatars from Zynga's FarmVille 2 are seen on a stairway at the entrance to Zynga headquarters in San Francisco, California April 23, 2013. Robert Galbraith/Reuters


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Player avatars from Zynga’s FarmVille 2 are seen on a stairway at the entrance to Zynga headquarters in San Francisco, California April 23, 2013. Robert Galbraith/Reuters

  • Zynga announced Monday that FarmVille is shutting down on Facebook by the end of the year.
  • The news comes after Facebook announced it would stop supporting games that run on Adobe’s Flash Player by December 31.
  • The farm simulation game launched in 2009 and quickly rose in popularity, drawing millions of online players.
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FarmVille is shutting down on Facebook by the end of the year, Zynga announced Monday.

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The company said the move is due to Adobe’s decision to stop distributing and updating its Flash Player software. Facebook announced in June that it in turn would officially end support for Flash games on December 31, at which point FarmVille users

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Sep 28, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Market Synopsis of Global Expense Management Software Market
Market Scenario An expense management software is a financial management software tool that assists enterprises in automating and streamlining the process of expense report management and approval. It significantly reduces the time and efforts required for submitting, approving, and processing employee expense reports, as well as reimbursing the expenses.The expense management software market is expected to witness significant growth. The market growth is attributed due to the centralization of enterprise expense-related data.

The global economy has witnessed constant alterations due to technological advancements, that enable businesses and employees to function efficiently. Centralizing all-expense-related data along with utilizing expense management software enables employees of an organization to review, monitor, and submit expense reports on the go. It also eliminates data entry errors and examines the

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Sep 24, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Medical Computer Carts Market” report includes overview of industry characteristics, manufacturing technology, industry chain analysis and latest market trends and dynamics. The Medical Computer Carts Market report also explores future trends for supply, demand and growth rate, size, prices, Medical Computer Carts market share, trading, competition and value chain as well as Key Players of the industry’s information with forecast from 2020 to 2026.

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Scope of the Medical Computer Carts Market report is as follows:

● To define and segment the market for Medical Computer Carts ● To analyse and forecast the Medical Computer Carts market share and size, in terms of value and volume ● Raw Material Supply and Downstream Consumer Information are provided in Medical Computer Carts market report.

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