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Melbourne Esports Open Cements Melbourne As Esports Capital

38 minutes ago   |   N4G

Melbournes working toward claiming the title of Esports Capital to go with Sporting Capital of the World with the first Melbourne Esports Open to launch in September this year.
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Siris Capital unit to buy Web.com for $2 billion

48 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Internet services company Web.com Group Inc said on Thursday an affiliate of private equity firm Siris Capital will buy the company for about $2 billion in cash.
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Siris Capital unit to buy Web.com for $2 billion

56 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Internet services company Web.com Group Inc said on Thursday an affiliate of private equity firm Siris Capital will buy the company for about $2 billion in cash.
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A $66 billion acquisition may kill Monsanto's under-the-radar venture capital arm - and it could have consequences for Bayer

A $66 billion acquisition may kill Monsanto's under-the-radar venture capital arm - and it could have consequences for Bayer

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Monsanto had an under-the-radar venture capital arm. But after its $66 billion deal with chemical giant Bayer , that group has disappeared, with all three of its staff members...
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SkipTheDishes to donate to Canadian LGBT youth for orders placed during Pride

SkipTheDishes to donate to Canadian LGBT youth for orders placed during Pride

1 hour ago   |   MobileSyrup

Food delivery service SkipTheDishes has announced a charity campaign supporting LGBT youth in Canada. As the official Pride food delivery app in several major Canadian cities...
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China's VIPKID, which links native English speakers with online learners, raises another $500M, reportedly at $3B+ valuation

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

The online language school market is continuing to heat up, and a startup that connects native English speakers with an audience of students spanning China and 35 other...
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Silexica, which optimises how disparate applications work together on autonomous cars, raises $18M

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

As we inch closer to building increasingly autonomous cars, the complexities that these vehicles will present as programmable hardware are increasing, with some 250...
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Indian food delivery startup Swiggy raises $210M at a $1.3B valuation

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

India's food delivery race is hotting up after Swiggy , one of the startups vying for pole position, landed $210 million in new capital for expansion and joined the...
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Metro Exodus Hands-On Preview: A Brand New Wasteland Awaits | Entertainment Buddha

7 hours ago   |   N4G   |   2 articles

EB: In total this one little mission took me about 45-minutes, so it was a great sample of what to expect in the final version of the game. I found the experience to be a bit...
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SigFig Finds $50M More

SigFig Finds $50M More

12 hours ago   |   SiliconTap

San Francisco-based SigFig, a developer of automated investment portfolio software, has raised $50M more in funding, the company said on Wednesday...
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Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

The Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote with voice commands, but Alexa isn't up for the challenge. Read more ...

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

Days after completing its monumental acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T is announcing a second streaming TV service that's priced lower than the company's existing DirecTV Now... Read more ...

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Microsoft has put plans for VR support for Xbox devices on hold, according to an interview with Xbox's chief marketing officer. Speaking to gamesindustry.biz , CMO Mike Nichols... Read more ...

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

Microsoft has launched a new current affairs app for iOS and Android, giving you yet another way to funnel the latest news to your phone. The app is a total overhaul of the old... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following ‘technical hurdles'

Apple first announced its AirPower wireless charging mat 282 days ago back in September, with a 2018 release promise. Previous rumors had suggested it would launch in March... Read more ...

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

If you find yourself frustrated by the short time limit of Instagram Stories and videos, then you'll be pleased by Instagram's latest announcement: the launch of IGTV. That's... Read more ...

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Finnish smartphone maker Nokia is all set to introduce its mid-range smartphone, the Nokia X6 in India. While there has been no announcement from the company, the support page... Read more ...

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

And this time Sky Q viewers can join in for the semis Read more ...

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

It's time. The sun may be shining, but you're about to spend the next few weeks sat in front of your gaming PC, as the Steam Summer Sale 2018 is set to kick off today. That's... Read more ...

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

The retail giant admitted there's “plenty of work to do” Dixons Carphone saw pre-tax profits for 2017/18, falling 24pc to £382m from £500m year-on-year. The financial year... Read more ...