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China’s new effort to combat gaming addiction in youngsters

Chinese authorities have introduced new regulations in a bid to combat gaming madness in the country. Young gamers under the age of 18 will no longer be able to play video games without any restrictions. Under the new regulations introduced, children will be banned...

WeWork’s Chairman Marcelo Claure terminates 13 people for abusing vendor policies

WeWork's Marcelo Claure - the Chairman, has sent a memo to employees that states the company has investigated policy abuse and fired 13 employees.  Mr. Laure has further mentioned that layoff did not only happen at one office location but from all regions of...

HP receives a $30bn proposal from Xerox

Xerox is aiming to buy HP Inc. HP confirmed that it had received a potential business combination proposal from Xerox on Tuesday, 5th November 2019. As per Bloomberg, the company has not locked its final decision yet, and it will be made in...

Google to start the accelerator program for climate change startups 🚀

Google is planning to launch an accelerator program to support the startups working to measure climate change, environment, sustainability, and similar projects. Kate Brandt, Chief Sustainability Officer at Google, while attending the Web Summit 2019 tech event in Lisbon, Portugal announced the future...

China Vows Not to Sell E-Cigarettes

In the news reported by Reuters, China’s tobacco regulation authority has decided to ban the online sale of e-cigarettes. This move has been taken amid the health concerns reverberating over in the U.S.  The notice comes not long after the U.S government launched a...

Facebook reportedly aimed to acquire Fitbit before Google

The giant social networking company Facebook was also interested in buying Fitbit for $1 million that is approximately half of the amount Google offered to acquire it.  As we already reported about Google’s interest in buying Fitbit. Now, Google has acquired Fitbit for the...

Google acquired Fitbit for $2.1b

Google parent company ALPHABET is to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1 billion. In a blog post released by Google SVP of Devices & Services Rick Osterloh said that the acquisition of Fitbit is "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS...

AmazonFresh is Free for Amazon Prime Members now

Amazon has a piece of great news for its Prime Members, that it will no longer charge a fee of $14.99 monthly for using Amazon Fresh delivery services. In a press release, today Amazon announced that if you pay $12.99 a month (or...

Google’s third-quarter earnings

Google's parent company Alphabet reports its third-quarter earnings today, according to which expectations of earnings per share were missed, but still, it was in line with what investors expected. The stock (GOOG, GOOGL) fell around 2% after the company reported earnings and that it...

Sequoia Capital founder Don Valentine Dies at 87

Donald T. Valentine the founder of Sequoia Capital died in his home in Woodside, California at the age of 87 of natural causes. As a tribute to Valentine, Sequoia posted calling him as “one of a generation of leaders who forged Silicon Valley.” He gave...

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