Nvidia Said to Near Deal to Buy Chip Firm Arm for More Than $40 Billion

Nvidia is close to a deal to buy British chip designer Arm Holdings from SoftBank Group for more than $40 billion (roughly Rs. 2,93,817 crores) in a deal which would create a giant in the chip industry, according to two people familiar with the matter. A cash and stock deal for Arm could be announced … Read more Nvidia Said to Near Deal to Buy Chip Firm Arm for More Than $40 Billion

TikTok Pledges $2 Billion for Creators Amid Pressure From All Sides

TikTok has pledged to invest over $2 billion (about Rs. 14,960 crores) worldwide in the next three years to support its creators, it revealed Wednesday, as part of the TikTok Creator Fund. That’s a massive increase from the original $200 million (about Rs. 1,496 crores) TikTok pledged earlier in July. Over half of the $2 … Read more TikTok Pledges $2 Billion for Creators Amid Pressure From All Sides

Apple Supplier Foxconn Said to Plan $1 Billion Investment in India

Foxconn plans to invest up to $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,516 crores) to expand a factory in southern India where the Taiwanese contract manufacturer assembles Apple iPhones, two sources said. The move, the scale of which has not previously been reported, is part of a quiet and gradual production shift by Apple away from China … Read more Apple Supplier Foxconn Said to Plan $1 Billion Investment in India

PUBG Mobile Surpasses $3 Billion in Lifetime Revenue: Sensor Tower

PUBG Mobile, the uber-popular battle royale title from Tencent Games, has seen a massive global revenue gain in the first half of this year, bringing its lifetime collection to $3 billion (roughly Rs. 22,457 crores). PUBG Mobile, along with its Chinese variant known as Game For Peace, has collected a total of $1.3 billion (roughly … Read more PUBG Mobile Surpasses $3 Billion in Lifetime Revenue: Sensor Tower

Review: Billion Road – Like Pokémon Meets Monopoly, But Not As Cool As It Sounds

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Handheld/Undocked) In a world where Switch owners already have access to both a serviceable version of Monopoly and Pokémon Sword and Shield, do we really need a game that combines the two? For most people, the answer is “probably not”. But that’s got nothing to do with Billion Road’s concept, and … Read more Review: Billion Road – Like Pokémon Meets Monopoly, But Not As Cool As It Sounds

TikTok Crosses 1 Billion Installs on Google Play Store

With a lot of people stuck indoors during lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, social and video streaming apps have seen a surge in usage. Now, popular short-format video platform TikTok has surpassed one billion installs on the Google Play Store. Currently, the app ranks number three in the ‘Top Free’ category in India, behind … Read more TikTok Crosses 1 Billion Installs on Google Play Store

France Slaps Apple With Record EUR 1.1 Billion Fine

France’s competition authority slapped a record EUR 1.1 billion ($1.2 billion or roughly Rs. 91,000 crores) fine on US tech giant Apple on Monday for anti-competitive behaviour towards its independent retail distributors. The authority said it found that Apple acted to prevent independent retailers in France from competing on price and abused its economic power over … Read more France Slaps Apple With Record EUR 1.1 Billion Fine

Bandai Namco Delays The Release Of Billion Road In The West

Billion Road – an upcoming Switch and PC release where you spend, invest and earn a lot of cash – has been delayed here in the west. Instead of arriving next month, the game will now launch on 16th April according to the Nintendo game page and Steam. Here’s a brief rundown about what you … Read more Bandai Namco Delays The Release Of Billion Road In The West